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by Zeus
Sun Jul 05, 2020 6:01 pm
Forum: Cadet Flight Reports
Topic: Hyena IQT Progress
Replies: 8
Views: 121

Re: Hyena IQT Progress

Cadet/IP: Hyena / Zeus Check Ride #: IQT-2 Check Ride Date: 3 Jul 2020 Score: Pass Debrief: Congrats to Hyena for passing IQT-2 the other day. Our BVR engagements went off without a hitch and while he is still working through some controller issues and key mapping exercises, Hyena is most definitel...
by Zeus
Sat Jul 04, 2020 1:55 pm
Forum: Public Discussion
Topic: Happy 4th of July !
Replies: 1
Views: 27

Re: Happy 4th of July !

Thank you Elf - looking forward to celebrating the best way I know how...by flying all day. Off to the airport now!
by Zeus
Wed Jul 01, 2020 12:21 am
Forum: Cadet Flight Reports
Topic: Doc IQT Progress
Replies: 3
Views: 73

Re: Doc IQT Progress

Excellent work - glad to have you back. Don't forget to record your flight in the pilot log.
by Zeus
Tue Jun 23, 2020 1:41 am
Forum: Cadet Flight Reports
Topic: Hyena IQT Progress
Replies: 8
Views: 121

Hyena IQT Progress

Cadet/IP: Hyena / Zeus Check Ride #: IQT-1 Check Ride Date: 21 Jun 2020 Score: Pass Debrief: Please join me in welcoming our latest cadet - Hyena. He comes to us with a fair amount of BMS experience from a few years back and even specialized in ACM/WVR tactics so we are looking forward to getting h...
by Zeus
Sun Jun 21, 2020 12:40 am
Forum: Public Discussion
Topic: 222 Hour Congrats - Blitz
Replies: 10
Views: 233

Re: 222 Hour Congrats - Blitz

Awesome job Blitz! I can't thank you enough for your support and continued efforts in making the 440th one the best VFWs out there! Congrats on the milestone.

Zeus
by Zeus
Tue Jun 16, 2020 1:02 am
Forum: Cadet Flight Reports
Topic: Mailman IQT Progress
Replies: 9
Views: 303

Re: Mailman IQT Progress

Cadet/IP: Mailman/ Zeus Check Ride #: IQT-3 Check Ride Date: 14 June 2020 Score: Pass Debrief: Chalk up another sweet success for Mailman as he passes IQT-3 last night! We went up looking for 4 good engagements and we got them with good clean kills on each and many lessons learned with some good ta...
by Zeus
Fri Jun 12, 2020 12:23 am
Forum: Cadet Flight Reports
Topic: Wheelman IQT Progress
Replies: 17
Views: 425

Re: Wheelman IQT Progress

That's some nice flying there guys! Looking forward to seeing you more in the Wing flights.
by Zeus
Thu Jun 04, 2020 11:56 pm
Forum: Public Discussion
Topic: 100 Hour Congrats - Wheelchock
Replies: 9
Views: 196

Re: 100 Hour Congrats - Wheelchock

Way to go Wheelchock! Thanks for your support!
by Zeus
Thu Jun 04, 2020 12:46 am
Forum: Public Discussion
Topic: Brief salutation ... :)
Replies: 16
Views: 353

Re: Brief salutation ... :)

... Really looking forward to be part of the brotherhood (no offense to the ladies!). ....ahhh, yeah...the lady pilots among us...let's see, I know I saw them somewhere... :) Is there such a thing as a female BMS pilot? Never seen one but would be great if it was true! I've known some great R/L fem...
by Zeus
Wed Jun 03, 2020 9:37 pm
Forum: Public Discussion
Topic: Brief salutation ... :)
Replies: 16
Views: 353

Re: Brief salutation ... :)

Welcome - PM inbound.
by Zeus
Wed Jun 03, 2020 9:34 pm
Forum: Cadet Flight Reports
Topic: DHawk IQT Progress
Replies: 35
Views: 1235

Re: DHawk IQT Progress

Cadet/IP: DHawk/ Zeus Check Ride #: IQT-6 Check Ride Date: 1 Jun 2020 Score: Pass Debrief: Congrats to DHawk for completing IQT! The other night he and I went up with Birddog for IQT-6 and had a really good flight. DHawk demonstrated competency with all the weapons and buddy lasing. He struggled wi...
by Zeus
Wed Jun 03, 2020 9:29 pm
Forum: Cadet Flight Reports
Topic: Birddog IQT Progress
Replies: 25
Views: 793

Re: Birddog IQT Progress

Cadet/IP: Birddog / Zeus Check Ride #: IQT-6 Check Ride Date: 1 Jun 2020 Score: Pass Debrief: Congrats to Birddog for completing IQT! The other night he and I went up with DHawk for IQT-6 and had a really good flight. Birddog demonstrated competency with all the weapons and delivery tactics includi...
by Zeus
Sun May 31, 2020 12:22 pm
Forum: Cadet Flight Reports
Topic: Ghastly IQT Progress
Replies: 36
Views: 1044

Re: Ghastly IQT Progress

Nicely done! Welcome to the 440th Ghastly!
by Zeus
Sat May 30, 2020 12:30 am
Forum: Cadet Flight Reports
Topic: Birddog IQT Progress
Replies: 25
Views: 793

Re: Birddog IQT Progress

Cadet/IP: Birddog / Zeus Check Ride #: IQT-5 Check Ride Date: 28 May 2020 Score: Pass Debrief: And speaking of IQT-5, the very next night Birddog goes up and crushed IQT-5. He's one of the quickest bore sighters I've seen and knows how to use those Mavs. Not bad with a HARM either. :) He was also a...
by Zeus
Sat May 30, 2020 12:22 am
Forum: Cadet Flight Reports
Topic: Birddog IQT Progress
Replies: 25
Views: 793

Re: Birddog IQT Progress

Cadet/IP: Birddog / Zeus Check Ride #: IQT-4 Check Ride Date: 27 May 2020 Score: Pass Debrief: Been a busy week so I'm behind on my paperwork...Birddog is knocking it out of the park. We had a very successful IQT-4 mid-week. He took out a runway, obliterated an armored column and was spot on at the...
by Zeus
Wed May 27, 2020 12:04 am
Forum: Cadet Flight Reports
Topic: Ghastly IQT Progress
Replies: 36
Views: 1044

Re: Ghastly IQT Progress

Wow - I think we have a new record for progressing through IQT...awesome work Ghastly!
by Zeus
Wed May 27, 2020 12:03 am
Forum: Cadet Flight Reports
Topic: Wheelman IQT Progress
Replies: 17
Views: 425

Re: Wheelman IQT Progress

Nice flight Wheelman!
by Zeus
Sun May 24, 2020 1:56 pm
Forum: Cadet Flight Reports
Topic: DHawk IQT Progress
Replies: 35
Views: 1235

Re: DHawk IQT Progress

Cadet/IP: DHawk / Zeus Check Ride #: IQT-5 Check Ride Date: 23 May 2020 Score: Pass Debrief: It was a tricky mission with the SAM operators performing their very best but DHawk and I survived and succeeded at our task. DHawk did a great job during our only night mission of IQT managing a quick bore...
by Zeus
Fri May 15, 2020 7:09 pm
Forum: Cadet Flight Reports
Topic: Birddog IQT Progress
Replies: 25
Views: 793

Re: Birddog IQT Progress

Cadet/IP: Birddog / Zeus Check Ride #: IQT-3 Check Ride Date: 14 May 2020 Score: Pass Debrief: Birddog and I went up for a quick exercise in dogfighting last night. Birddog has definitely got a handle on our SOPs and the jet and continues to demonstrate some great piloting skills. We dispatched the...
by Zeus
Thu May 14, 2020 11:18 pm
Forum: Cadet Flight Reports
Topic: DHawk IQT Progress
Replies: 35
Views: 1235

Re: DHawk IQT Progress

Cadet/IP: DHawk / Zeus Check Ride #: IQT-4 Check Ride Date: 13 May 2020 Score: Pass Debrief: Last nihgt we let DHawk loose to do some A-G training and he did a great job. We started off with a low-level strike using BLU-107s - something he said he hadn't done before. Nice job turning the runway int...
by Zeus
Wed May 13, 2020 11:49 pm
Forum: Cadet Flight Reports
Topic: Mailman IQT Progress
Replies: 9
Views: 303

Mailman IQT Progress

Cadet/IP: Mailman/ Zeus Check Ride #: IQT-1 Check Ride Date: 12 May 2020 Score: Pass Debrief: After a long absence, its a please to welcome Mailman back to the flock. We went for his IQT-1 flight and found that under the cobwebs was the heart of a Viper pilot! :) Mailman did a great job with SOPs, ...
by Zeus
Wed May 13, 2020 11:42 pm
Forum: Cadet Flight Reports
Topic: Birddog IQT Progress
Replies: 25
Views: 793

Re: Birddog IQT Progress

Cadet/IP: Birddog / Zeus Check Ride #: IQT-2 Check Ride Date: 11 May 2020 Score: Pass Debrief: Birddog completed IQT-2 the other night easily downing everything from bombers to MiG-29s while executing sound tactics and understanding of the Viper and its systems. We grabbed a quick splash of fuel as...
by Zeus
Fri May 08, 2020 8:48 pm
Forum: Cadet Flight Reports
Topic: DHawk IQT Progress
Replies: 35
Views: 1235

Re: DHawk IQT Progress

Cadet/IP: DHawk/ Zeus Check Ride #: IQT-3 Check Ride Date: 6 May 2020 Score: Pass Debrief: Another really good flight with DHawk the other night. We tackled all 4 bandits including a MiG-21 that wanted to see how slow he could fly. DHawk managed to keep sight of at least a portion of each fight at ...
by Zeus
Tue May 05, 2020 9:49 pm
Forum: Cadet Flight Reports
Topic: Birddog IQT Progress
Replies: 25
Views: 793

Birddog IQT Progress

Cadet/IP: Birddog / Zeus Check Ride #: IQT-1 Check Ride Date: 4 May 2020 Score: Pass Debrief: Please give a warm welcome to Birddog, our newest cadet. Birddog joins us with a good deal of BMS experience even if most of it is in SP mode. But he's got some good MP experience as well and it showed las...
by Zeus
Fri Apr 24, 2020 2:18 am
Forum: Public Discussion
Topic: Newbie Inbound
Replies: 12
Views: 524

Re: Newbie Inbound

Hi Ramious, Welcome back to BMS - if you enjoyed it before you'll love it now! What kinds of issues are you having? I would start by just making sure Windows recognizes the device and all buttons. If that works then verify BMS sees it as just a pure joystick (no mapping software, etc.). Once that's ...