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by Derk
Fri Jul 20, 2018 12:23 pm
Forum: Public Discussion
Topic: WWW Chit Chat
Replies: 67
Views: 24288

Re: WWW Chit Chat

This one left me breathless! SA Missile evasion.

by Derk
Mon Jul 16, 2018 3:38 am
Forum: Cadet Flight Reports
Topic: Cacique IQT Progress
Replies: 21
Views: 7529

Re: Cacique IQT Progress

Cadet/IP: Cacique / Derk Check Ride #: IQT-3 Check Ride Date: 15 July 2018 Score: Pass Debrief: Tonight Cacique completed IQT-3. Thanks to Schniderman for joining along and providing good radar search on incoming hostiles. Our flight today was a CAP mission protecting the tanker while MiG-21’s and ...
by Derk
Mon Jul 16, 2018 3:32 am
Forum: Cadet Flight Reports
Topic: Capt Stubing IQT Progress
Replies: 36
Views: 12339

Re: Capt Stubing IQT Progress

Excellent! Welcome to the 222nd Capt Stubing.
by Derk
Sun Jul 15, 2018 10:03 pm
Forum: Cadet Flight Reports
Topic: Walkman IQT Progress
Replies: 44
Views: 14240

Re: Walkman IQT Progress

]Cadet/IP: Walkman / Derk[/B] Check Ride #: IQT-2 Check Ride Date: 15 July 2018 Score: Pass Debrief: Today Walkman completed IQT-2. This comes after many hours or practice and learning new things in BMS, but the flight overall was smooth and well organized, so the time invested paid off well. The ru...
by Derk
Sun Jul 08, 2018 5:56 pm
Forum: Cadet Flight Reports
Topic: Cacique IQT Progress
Replies: 21
Views: 7529

Re: Cacique IQT Progress

Cadet/IP: Cacique / Derk Check Ride #: IQT-2 Check Ride Date: 7 July 2018 Score: Pass Debrief: Late last night Cacique completed IQT-2. This is the BVR engagements with mix hostiles We did a few formations and tac turns on the way to the first engagement and Cacique stayed with the lead pretty good...
by Derk
Sat Jul 07, 2018 5:33 pm
Forum: Cadet Flight Reports
Topic: Capt Stubing IQT Progress
Replies: 36
Views: 12339

Re: Capt Stubing IQT Progress

Nice job Capt! Let's wrap up one more and get you into our wing flights!
by Derk
Sun Jul 01, 2018 3:58 pm
Forum: Cadet Flight Reports
Topic: Capt Stubing IQT Progress
Replies: 36
Views: 12339

Re: Capt Stubing IQT Progress

Nice job Capt!
by Derk
Sun Jul 01, 2018 2:03 pm
Forum: Cadet Flight Reports
Topic: Capt Stubing IQT Progress
Replies: 36
Views: 12339

Re: Capt Stubing IQT Progress

Nice job Capt!
by Derk
Mon Jun 25, 2018 1:32 pm
Forum: Cadet Flight Reports
Topic: Capt Stubing IQT Progress
Replies: 36
Views: 12339

Re: Capt Stubing IQT Progress

Good job! Halfway through.
by Derk
Sat Jun 23, 2018 2:27 pm
Forum: Public Discussion
Topic: Hello from the Sandbox aka Saudi Arabia
Replies: 5
Views: 2436

Re: Hello from the Sandbox

Hi Sandbox. Thanks for stopping by.
by Derk
Sat Jun 23, 2018 1:10 am
Forum: News
Topic: June 2018 News
Replies: 0
Views: 1956

June 2018 News

At just over two months old, the 440th VFW Wing has been quite active and showing some very nice enhancements in many areas. This is due to the hard work of the admins and members alike who have offered support as well as taken the time and effort to put together missions or host flights. We are tha...
by Derk
Fri Jun 22, 2018 11:19 pm
Forum: Public Discussion
Topic: WWW Chit Chat
Replies: 67
Views: 24288

Re: WWW Chit Chat

Nice video. Some SOP fails, but they held good position so we can pass them on IQT. :D
by Derk
Fri Jun 22, 2018 12:15 pm
Forum: Cadet Flight Reports
Topic: Capt Stubing IQT Progress
Replies: 36
Views: 12339

Re: Capt Stubing IQT Progress

Nice job Capt!
by Derk
Tue Jun 19, 2018 3:58 pm
Forum: Cadet Flight Reports
Topic: Cacique IQT Progress
Replies: 21
Views: 7529

Cacique IQT Progress

Cadet/IP: Cacique / Derk Check Ride #: IQT-1 Check Ride Date: 18 June 2018 Score: Pass Debrief: Please join me in welcoming Cacique to IQT as we completed IQT-1 last night. Cacique joins us with some BMS experience and you may have seen him in the Falcon Online area. We had a good flight and Caciqu...
by Derk
Sat Jun 16, 2018 1:06 am
Forum: Cadet Flight Reports
Topic: Lightswitch IQT Progress
Replies: 26
Views: 9347

Re: Lightswitch IQT Progress

Nice job Switch. Halfway!
by Derk
Thu Jun 14, 2018 4:09 am
Forum: Cadet Flight Reports
Topic: Walkman IQT Progress
Replies: 44
Views: 14240

Walkman IQT Progress

Cadet/IP: Walkman / Derk Check Ride #: IQT-1 Check Ride Date: 13 June 2018 Score: Pass Debrief: Please welcome “Walkman” to IQT. Tonight we completed the objectives for IQT-1. Walkman is new to online flying so it’s like learning BMS all over again, but his hard work over the past couple weeks has ...
by Derk
Wed Jun 13, 2018 4:02 am
Forum: Cadet Flight Reports
Topic: Capt Stubing IQT Progress
Replies: 36
Views: 12339

Re: Capt Stubing IQT Progress

Nice job Capt! Welcome to IQT.
by Derk
Fri Jun 08, 2018 4:18 am
Forum: Cadet Flight Reports
Topic: Lightswitch IQT Progress
Replies: 26
Views: 9347

Re: Lightswitch IQT Progress

Nice job Switch!
by Derk
Fri Jun 08, 2018 4:08 am
Forum: Cadet Flight Reports
Topic: Schnidrman IQT Progress
Replies: 39
Views: 14395

Re: Schnidrman IQT Progress

Cadet/IP: Schnidrman / Derk Check Ride #: IQT-6 Check Ride Date: 7 June 2018 Score: Pass Debrief: Please join me in welcoming Schnidrman as the newest member of the 222nd Gamblers as we completed IQT 6 tonight. This marks a milestone for the 440th VFW as the first cadet that has gone all the way th...
by Derk
Tue Jun 05, 2018 2:34 am
Forum: Public Discussion
Topic: WWW Chit Chat
Replies: 67
Views: 24288

Re: WWW Chit Chat

I have read that a left turn is more natural for planes with center sticks and pilots holding it with the right hand. I assume it was the ergonomics of the right hand pushing to the left being easier than pulling right. The right turn preference for buddy lazing has to do only with location of the T...
by Derk
Fri Jun 01, 2018 5:45 pm
Forum: Public Discussion
Topic: Late to your party!!
Replies: 4
Views: 2130

Re: Late to your party!!

Hi Junker. Thanks for stopping by.
by Derk
Fri Jun 01, 2018 12:15 pm
Forum: Cadet Flight Reports
Topic: Lightswitch IQT Progress
Replies: 26
Views: 9347

Re: Lightswitch IQT Progress

schnidrman wrote:
Fri Jun 01, 2018 3:44 am
LOL, I'm just glad I got through it before he set the standard! :lol:
Those were very nice Tac Turns, but you can dodge SAMs very well....so your good!
by Derk
Fri Jun 01, 2018 3:28 am
Forum: Cadet Flight Reports
Topic: Lightswitch IQT Progress
Replies: 26
Views: 9347

Re: Lightswitch IQT Progress

Welcome to the Wing Switch! Good luck in IQT and looking forward to flying with you.

S-man wants an IQT-1 redo? :D
by Derk
Thu May 31, 2018 3:46 am
Forum: Cadet Flight Reports
Topic: Schnidrman IQT Progress
Replies: 39
Views: 14395

Re: Schnidrman IQT Progress

Cadet/IP: Schnidrman / Derk Check Ride #: IQT-5 Check Ride Date: 30 May 2018 Score: Pass Debrief: Tonight Schnidrman (the “Twister”), completed IQT-5. Thanks to Zeus and a very late night Nick for joining the flight. Schnidrman is picking up on the SOP’s and comms more and more, and did a great job...
by Derk
Sun May 27, 2018 9:01 pm
Forum: Public Discussion
Topic: WWW Chit Chat
Replies: 67
Views: 24288

Re: WWW Chit Chat

That was a good read Schnidrman. I've flown sims where once you learn all of the button pressing combinations, there's not much challenge left. BMS is one that can go beyond that with the concept of evaluating decision making processes and setting personal rules for survival. To me, this is the chal...