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by Derk
Sun Jan 12, 2020 10:29 pm
Forum: Cadet Flight Reports
Topic: Cornfed IQT Progress
Replies: 10
Views: 145

Re: Cornfed IQT Progress

Nice work Cornfed!
by Derk
Sat Jan 11, 2020 5:37 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Wing Members Video Channels
Replies: 0
Views: 169

Wing Members Video Channels

This post will list YouTube channels or Twitch pages for 440th VFW Wing members in one convenient location to find our flight videos. This is a public thread so that guests may also easily find our videos to see how our Wing flies the BMS sim. To add your link here, please PM me or add a post below ...
by Derk
Fri Dec 13, 2019 11:27 pm
Forum: Cadet Flight Reports
Topic: Pipewrench IQT Progress
Replies: 39
Views: 1119

Re: Pipewrench IQT Progress

The dual role of an F-16 has a lot of overwhelming components to it, but in time it will click in more. A lot has for your already over the span of IQT.
by Derk
Thu Dec 12, 2019 9:58 pm
Forum: Public Discussion
Topic: 100 Hour Congrats - Tech
Replies: 11
Views: 210

100 Hour Congrats - Tech

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
Tue Dec 10, 2019 9:54 pm
Forum: Cadet Flight Reports
Topic: Pipewrench IQT Progress
Replies: 39
Views: 1119

Re: Pipewrench IQT Progress

Cadet/IP: Pipewrench / Derk Check Ride #: IQT-6 Check Ride Date: 9 December 2019 Score: Pass Debrief: Congratulations to Pipewrench for completing IQT last night. His journey through our IQT course has come a long way from our first flights learning comms, dozens of SOP procedures, and keeping up w...
by Derk
Tue Dec 10, 2019 1:43 pm
Forum: Public Discussion
Topic: 100 Hour Congrats - Blitz
Replies: 10
Views: 190

100 Hour Congrats - Blitz

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.
(Sorry for the delay. This one snuck up on me fast!)
by Derk
Sun Dec 08, 2019 6:29 pm
Forum: Cadet Flight Reports
Topic: Blade IQT Progress
Replies: 32
Views: 1121

Re: Blade IQT Progress

Congrats Blade! See you soon in the Wing flights.
by Derk
Sun Dec 08, 2019 3:04 pm
Forum: Cadet Flight Reports
Topic: Blade IQT Progress
Replies: 32
Views: 1121

Re: Blade IQT Progress

Nice job Blade! One more to go.
by Derk
Fri Dec 06, 2019 1:26 am
Forum: Cadet Flight Reports
Topic: Pipewrench IQT Progress
Replies: 39
Views: 1119

Re: Pipewrench IQT Progress

Cadet/IP: Pipewrench / Derk Check Ride #: IQT-5 Check Ride Date: 3 December 2019 Score: Pass Debrief: Tuesday night Pipewrench wrapped up IQT-5 with a nice SEAD flight along with the help of Blitz and Archer. This flight has the challenges of night flying, boresighting mavericks, and bad weather fo...
by Derk
Fri Nov 29, 2019 3:19 am
Forum: Public Discussion
Topic: JD “Chameleon” Jesonis: RIP
Replies: 16
Views: 1641

Re: JD “Chameleon” Jesonis: RIP

Puma257 here, just hit this side by chance. I'm very shocked hearing the news about Cham; I cannot believe it. Where did you get that news from? Thanks for stopping by Puma. The news came from contacts over at the 1st VFW where Cham was a member at the time. Thanks for sharing the info about how gu...
by Derk
Sun Nov 24, 2019 9:36 pm
Forum: Cadet Flight Reports
Topic: Pipewrench IQT Progress
Replies: 39
Views: 1119

Re: Pipewrench IQT Progress

Cadet/IP: Pipewrench / Derk Check Ride #: IQT-4 Check Ride Date: 23 November 2019 Score: Pass Debrief: Another IQT complete last night with Pipewrench as we flow IQT-4 joined by Tech and Archer. All the objectives went well and his BLU-107 run looked solid along with the CBU run on the moving tank ...
by Derk
Mon Nov 18, 2019 9:54 pm
Forum: Public Discussion
Topic: Friendly Hello
Replies: 6
Views: 257

Re: Friendly Hello

Hi Skat! Good to hear from you.
by Derk
Sun Nov 17, 2019 6:51 pm
Forum: Cadet Flight Reports
Topic: Pipewrench IQT Progress
Replies: 39
Views: 1119

Re: Pipewrench IQT Progress

Cadet/IP: Pipewrench / Derk Check Ride #: IQT-3 Check Ride Date: 16 November 2019 Score: Pass Debrief: Last night Pipewrench had some fast and furious dogfight engagements to complete IQT-3. We were joined by Archer who helped out with a two element Grinder and dragging the MiG’s to us. The first e...
by Derk
Sun Nov 10, 2019 4:03 pm
Forum: Cadet Flight Reports
Topic: Pipewrench IQT Progress
Replies: 39
Views: 1119

Re: Pipewrench IQT Progress

Cadet/IP: Pipewrench / Derk Check Ride #: IQT-2 Check Ride Date: 9 November 2019 Score: Pass Debrief: Last night Pipewrench and I ran through some BVR engagements to complete the objectives from an earlier IQT-2 flight. The earlier flight was smooth up to the MiG engagements as Pipewrench is pickin...
by Derk
Sat Nov 09, 2019 9:02 pm
Forum: Cadet Flight Reports
Topic: Blade IQT Progress
Replies: 32
Views: 1121

Re: Blade IQT Progress

Nice work Blade!
by Derk
Wed Nov 06, 2019 12:02 am
Forum: Cadet Flight Reports
Topic: Blade IQT Progress
Replies: 32
Views: 1121

Re: Blade IQT Progress

Keep up the good work Blade! Saw your flying skills in the Sunday mission and look forward to flying with you again soon.
by Derk
Thu Oct 31, 2019 9:17 pm
Forum: Cadet Flight Reports
Topic: Pipewrench IQT Progress
Replies: 39
Views: 1119

Pipewrench IQT Progress

Cadet/IP: Pipewrench / Derk Check Ride #: IQT-1 Check Ride Date: 30 October 2019 Score: Pass Debrief: Please help me welcome “Pipewrench” to IQT. Last night we finished the objectives for IQT-1 with a second flight which helped to give Pipewrench more stick time with multi-player flying and comms a...
by Derk
Tue Oct 29, 2019 1:27 am
Forum: News
Topic: New Video - AGAT
Replies: 0
Views: 374

New Video - AGAT

New video posted to the Wing video channel...

Advanced Ground Attack Training

https://youtu.be/cLvtS3AD3YQ
by Derk
Fri Oct 25, 2019 2:11 am
Forum: Cadet Flight Reports
Topic: Blade IQT Progress
Replies: 32
Views: 1121

Re: Blade IQT Progress

Welcome to IQT! Good luck in IQT.
by Derk
Wed Oct 16, 2019 3:45 am
Forum: Public Discussion
Topic: Dough Boy to fly the (real) F-16!
Replies: 9
Views: 544

Re: Dough Boy to fly the (real) F-16!

That's totally awesome Dough Boy! Thanks for sharing, and stop by for a chat anytime even if you don't have time for a flight. And, once you get to that Viper base, just let me know if you have any questions! :lol:
by Derk
Mon Oct 14, 2019 1:50 am
Forum: Cadet Flight Reports
Topic: Bishop IQT Progress
Replies: 45
Views: 2085

Re: Bishop IQT Progress

Welcome and congrats Bishop!
by Derk
Sat Oct 12, 2019 3:44 pm
Forum: News
Topic: New Video - Koksan Knockdown
Replies: 0
Views: 276

New Video - Koksan Knockdown

Just posted the Koksan Knockdown mission video we flew last week. Thanks to Micro for his quick turn-around on production edits. https://youtu.be/_ndugsVjk1w This was a nicely formatted mission with multiple layers and a well coordinated package plan. While the TARCAP was clearing the airspace, the ...
by Derk
Sun Oct 06, 2019 10:04 pm
Forum: Cadet Flight Reports
Topic: Redtail IQT Progress
Replies: 10
Views: 484

Redtail IQT Progress

Cadet/IP: Redtail / Derk Check Ride #: IQT-1 Check Ride Date: 5 Oct 2019 Score: Pass Debrief: Please help me welcome ‘Redtail’ to IQT. Last night we finished up the objectives for IQT-1 with our second flight which gave Redtail more experience at the level of BMS we fly. So as he was learning to ke...
by Derk
Sun Oct 06, 2019 4:19 pm
Forum: Public Discussion
Topic: Help with HOTAS setup
Replies: 1
Views: 171

Re: Help with HOTAS setup

Hi Mosquito. Thanks for stopping my. I'm better at giving a 'welcome' than tech support, but others here can be helpful if you can expand on your issue with more detail of what you mean by 'nothing works'. Is this 'nothin' on the HOTAS specifically, or even with keyboard commands. If it's just the H...
by Derk
Sat Oct 05, 2019 3:09 pm
Forum: Cadet Flight Reports
Topic: Bishop IQT Progress
Replies: 45
Views: 2085

Re: Bishop IQT Progress

Nice job Bishop! Good luck on the final IQT next.