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by Derk
Mon Sep 16, 2019 11:59 am
Forum: Cadet Flight Reports
Topic: Bishop IQT Progress
Replies: 18
Views: 262

Re: Bishop IQT Progress

Nice job Bishop!
by Derk
Mon Sep 16, 2019 2:46 am
Forum: Cadet Flight Reports
Topic: Alohir IQT Progress
Replies: 19
Views: 248

Re: Alohir IQT Progress

Congrats Alohir!
by Derk
Sun Sep 15, 2019 2:57 pm
Forum: Public Discussion
Topic: Falcon Online
Replies: 6
Views: 80

Re: Falcon Online

Nice video. Lots of action.
by Derk
Sun Sep 08, 2019 5:00 pm
Forum: Public Discussion
Topic: 100 Hour Congrats - Nick
Replies: 14
Views: 224

Re: 100 Hour Congrats - Nick

Nick wrote:
Sat Sep 07, 2019 12:36 pm
... I don't care about statistics...
This 'statistic' is more about recognition of time, effort, and support. Not about stature or rank, which we all know we're not about. So I think it's a worthy item to show care to reward.
by Derk
Thu Sep 05, 2019 11:59 pm
Forum: Public Discussion
Topic: Cadet Flight
Replies: 8
Views: 126

Re: Cadet Flight

Hi Redtail, I do not see an application in the list from you. I believe once you submit it, there is a confirmation email sent out that you need to click on to confirm it's receipt. You can also PM Zeus directly so he can check on it internally. Let me know if your still not getting a response via P...
by Derk
Thu Sep 05, 2019 11:51 pm
Forum: Public Discussion
Topic: 100 Hour Congrats - Nick
Replies: 14
Views: 224

100 Hour Congrats - Nick

Congrats on reaching the 100 Hour flight time! Thanks for your time supporting the 440th VFW and BMS. Looking forward to many more flights with you.
by Derk
Thu Sep 05, 2019 3:07 am
Forum: Cadet Flight Reports
Topic: Alohir IQT Progress
Replies: 19
Views: 248

Re: Alohir IQT Progress

Nice work Alohir!
by Derk
Thu Sep 05, 2019 3:03 am
Forum: Cadet Flight Reports
Topic: Buttons IQT Progress
Replies: 38
Views: 936

Re: Buttons IQT Progress

Congrats Buttons, and Welcome!
by Derk
Sun Sep 01, 2019 4:54 pm
Forum: Cadet Flight Reports
Topic: Venom IQT Progress
Replies: 24
Views: 520

Re: Venom IQT Progress

Cadet/IP: Venom / Derk Check Ride #: IQT-6 Check Ride Date: 31 August 2019 Score: Pass Debrief: Please help me welcome Venom to the 222nd Gamblers! Last night we completed the objectives for IQT-6 to wrap up the IQT course. Venom brought some good experience from a previous wing, but I was glad to ...
by Derk
Tue Aug 27, 2019 1:16 am
Forum: Cadet Flight Reports
Topic: Venom IQT Progress
Replies: 24
Views: 520

Re: Venom IQT Progress

Cadet/IP: Venom / Derk Check Ride #: IQT-5 Check Ride Date: 24 August 2019 Score: Pass Debrief: On Saturday night Venom completed the objectives for IQT-5. We had Blitz along for the ride again who helped silence the SA-3 with a Maverick for us after our HARMs failed to do it. But we were able to h...
by Derk
Mon Aug 26, 2019 3:29 am
Forum: Public Discussion
Topic: 100 Hour Congrats - Boomer
Replies: 12
Views: 204

100 Hour Congrats - Boomer

Congrats on reaching the 100 Hour flight time! Thanks for your time supporting the 440th VFW, and look forward to many more flights with you.
by Derk
Mon Aug 19, 2019 9:09 pm
Forum: Cadet Flight Reports
Topic: Blitz IQT Progress
Replies: 48
Views: 1097

Re: Blitz IQT Progress

Cadet/IP: Blitz / Derk Check Ride #: IQT-6 Check Ride Date: 18 August 2019 Score: Pass Debrief: Please help me welcome Blitz to the 222nd Gamblers. Last night we finished up IQT with a nice long flight deploying GBU’s, LGB’s, and Mk-82’s along with the timed air refuel. Blitz lead us out to the EOR...
by Derk
Sun Aug 18, 2019 9:37 pm
Forum: Cadet Flight Reports
Topic: Venom IQT Progress
Replies: 24
Views: 520

Re: Venom IQT Progress

Cadet/IP: Venom / Derk Check Ride #: IQT-4 Check Ride Date: 17 August 2019 Score: Pass Debrief: Last night Venom completed the objectives for IQT-4. Thanks to Blitz for coming along for extra credit and to help full the KOTAR pattern. Since both of these guys have been through the standard BLU-107 ...
by Derk
Sun Aug 18, 2019 3:02 pm
Forum: Cadet Flight Reports
Topic: Archer IQT Progress
Replies: 39
Views: 1015

Re: Archer IQT Progress

Congrats Archer! I was hoping you would wrap up IQT soon and get into the Wing flights as I've enjoyed your solid support on the few you were able to join recently.
by Derk
Wed Aug 14, 2019 9:20 pm
Forum: Cadet Flight Reports
Topic: Blitz IQT Progress
Replies: 48
Views: 1097

Re: Blitz IQT Progress

Cadet/IP: Blitz / Derk Check Ride #: IQT-5 Check Ride Date: 13 August 2019 Score: Pass Debrief: Last night Blitz completed the objectives for IQT-5. This IQT was in two parts with Hurl and Venom joining us on the first run that was ended short by an SA-7, but wrapped up nicely last night with Rayti...
by Derk
Sun Aug 11, 2019 11:37 pm
Forum: Cadet Flight Reports
Topic: Venom IQT Progress
Replies: 24
Views: 520

Re: Venom IQT Progress

Cadet/IP: Venom / Derk Check Ride #: IQT-3 Check Ride Date: 10 August 2019 Score: Pass Debrief: Venom was quickly back at it again last night, completing the objectives for IQT-3. This was another good flight considering the ‘technical issues’ with the MiG’s while in ACM. (that’s our story and we’r...
by Derk
Fri Aug 09, 2019 4:10 pm
Forum: Cadet Flight Reports
Topic: Venom IQT Progress
Replies: 24
Views: 520

Venom IQT Progress

Cadet/IP: Venom / Derk Check Ride #: IQT-2 Check Ride Date: 7 August 2019 Score: Pass Debrief: Please help me welcome “Venom” to the 440th IQT. Venom and I go back a couple years as I was his IP with another vWing, and glad to see his return. During our ‘IP Intro’ meeting, I snuck in an extended BM...
by Derk
Wed Aug 07, 2019 3:00 am
Forum: Cadet Flight Reports
Topic: Buttons IQT Progress
Replies: 38
Views: 936

Re: Buttons IQT Progress

Nice flying with you Buttons. Keep up the good work.
by Derk
Mon Aug 05, 2019 9:23 pm
Forum: Cadet Flight Reports
Topic: Blitz IQT Progress
Replies: 48
Views: 1097

Re: Blitz IQT Progress

Cadet/IP: Blitz / Derk Check Ride #: IQT-4 Check Ride Date: 4 August 2019 Score: Pass Debrief: Last night Blitz completed the objectives for IQT-4 in a flight with Zeus and his cadet Buttons. The flight went very well as we made low- and high-level strikes along with work at the KOTAR range. Blitz ...
by Derk
Sun Aug 04, 2019 2:59 am
Forum: Cadet Flight Reports
Topic: Sharpe IQT Progress
Replies: 24
Views: 830

Re: Sharpe IQT Progress

Cadet/IP: Sharpe / Derk Check Ride #: IQT-5/6 Check Ride Date: 3 Aug 2019 Score: Pass Debrief: Today Sharpe had a double-header with back to back flights to complete IQT-5 and 6, so please help me welcome him to the 222nd Gamblers. Our first flight was a SEAD strike on an SA-3 site which required H...
by Derk
Wed Jul 31, 2019 9:02 pm
Forum: Cadet Flight Reports
Topic: Blitz IQT Progress
Replies: 48
Views: 1097

Re: Blitz IQT Progress

Cadet/IP: Blitz / Derk Check Ride #: IQT-3 Check Ride Date: 30 July 2019 Score: Pass Debrief: Last night Blitz completed the objectives for IQT-3. We did the initial training in the dogfight area where Blitz combined his skill with learning the 2v1 coordination and communications. The IQT flight la...
by Derk
Wed Jul 24, 2019 3:32 am
Forum: Cadet Flight Reports
Topic: Blitz IQT Progress
Replies: 48
Views: 1097

Re: Blitz IQT Progress

Cadet/IP: Blitz / Derk Check Ride #: IQT-2 Check Ride Date: 23 July 2019 Score: Pass Debrief: Tonight Blitz completed the objectives for IQT-2. We finished this with a second flight since our first ran us low on fuel after a feisty MiG-23 slipped by and decided to merge with us both. I was able to ...
by Derk
Tue Jul 23, 2019 1:34 am
Forum: Cadet Flight Reports
Topic: Archer IQT Progress
Replies: 39
Views: 1015

Re: Archer IQT Progress

Sounds like an exciting flight! SAM's are a game changer in 4.34.
{Next time ask the IP to demonstrate that SA-3 engagement first - haha}
by Derk
Sat Jul 20, 2019 10:22 pm
Forum: Cadet Flight Reports
Topic: Sharpe IQT Progress
Replies: 24
Views: 830

Re: Sharpe IQT Progress

Cadet/IP: Sharpe / Derk Check Ride #: IQT-3/4 Check Ride Date: 20 July 2019 Score: Pass Debrief: Today Sharpe completed the objectives for IQT-3 and 4 with a combination of ACM in the dogfighting arena and a flight to KOTAR. These were good refresher sessions and Sharpe was ‘sharp’ in the WVR engag...
by Derk
Sat Jul 20, 2019 4:38 am
Forum: Public Discussion
Topic: 100 Hour Congrats - Raytio
Replies: 10
Views: 300

100 Hour Congrats - Raytio

Congrats on reaching the 100 Hour flight time! Thanks for your time supporting the 440th VFW, and look forward to many more flights with you.