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Monthly Archives: April 2007
Chris the Red
Yesterday I helped play Red Air for Colt’s flight lead upgrade SEAD mission. Shep, Agent, and I had to try to defend a point target, we had theoretical SAM backup, so Blue Air had the tougher job. Since … Continue reading
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Global Warming, Local Effects
Yesterday, Global Warming struck again. This time, it forced me to scrape frost off the windshield of the car. I left my coat and an artic-capable sleeping bag in the car. I’ll probably stop carrying them in July, … Continue reading
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It’s fairly early Sunday morning, the rain-mixed-with-snow is finally just rain only now, and seems to have washed away the slush that was forming on the road and patio. Normally I’m told the cherry blossoms are blooming and … Continue reading
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It’s a Conspiracy!
Here’s a good read from Eject! Eject! Eject!
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Chris vs the Volcano
Today’s flight was a quick hop up to the range to practice dry high-angle strafe (dry means we didn’t actually shoot anything, it was all simulated in our on-board computers). Afterward we cruised north along the ‘Hatchet,’ the northernmost … Continue reading
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Wild Once More
Thursday I completed my mission checkride that had begun on Tuesday. Tuesday was the standard emergency procedures simulator, and we covered a lot of stuff, so much that it took 20 minutes longer than normal. My flight examiner du … Continue reading
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