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Buttons IQT Progress

Post by Zeus » Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:14 am

Cadet/IP: Buttons / Zeus
Check Ride #: IQT-1
Check Ride Date: 10 Jul 2019
Score: Pass

Debrief: Please welcome Buttons to the IQT program. We had a great first flight; Buttons has a really good sense of of the aircraft and did quite well with formation work and tac turns. I don't think we'll have to worry about his tanking skills either - he connected in a turn so not much more to work on there! We even had time to sneek in a little missile evasion practice since everything was going so well. Looking forward to IQT-2.

Getting ready to depart Kadena
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Joined up
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Nice tac turns
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On the boom in the turn!
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setting up for the OHB
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Welcome aboard Buttons!
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Re: Buttons IQT Progress

Post by Badger » Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:30 am

Nice job, Buttons.
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Re: Buttons IQT Progress

Post by Archer » Fri Jul 12, 2019 3:46 am

Great job, Buttons!
You were a bit worried before but you clearly seem to have done it better than me haha. Keep it up! :D

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Re: Buttons IQT Progress

Post by Micro » Fri Jul 12, 2019 4:49 am

Good start Buttons!!!
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Re: Buttons IQT Progress

Post by Tyrant » Fri Jul 12, 2019 5:32 pm

Excellent start! Keep up the good work!

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Re: Buttons IQT Progress

Post by Wheelchock » Fri Jul 12, 2019 8:39 pm

Nice work Buttons!!


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Re: Buttons IQT Progress

Post by Dan » Sat Jul 13, 2019 12:08 am

Turns look nice, well done!
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Re: Buttons IQT Progress

Post by Sly » Sat Jul 13, 2019 9:50 am

Well done Buttons! :-)
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Re: Buttons IQT Progress

Post by Derk » Sun Jul 14, 2019 9:27 pm

Enjoy your time in IQT Buttons!
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Re: Buttons IQT Progress

Post by Zeus » Sat Jul 27, 2019 2:29 pm

Cadet/IP: Buttons / Zeus
Check Ride #: IQT-3
Check Ride Date: 25 Jul 2019
Score: Pass

Debrief: Buttons and I wrapped up his A-A portion of IQT the other night with some really good dog fights including taking on a MiG-29 armed with all aspect IR missiles. Good comms, good engagement tactics and burning Migs everywhere...definitely a nice flight!

Nice formation takeoff
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Splash a MiG-23
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Splash goes the MiG-21
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On the boom
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Buttons takes out a MiG-29
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Recovery at Yechon
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Great flight Buttons - on to the ground pounding!
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Re: Buttons IQT Progress

Post by Elf » Sun Jul 28, 2019 5:47 pm

Nice work m8 !
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Re: Buttons IQT Progress

Post by Festus » Sun Jul 28, 2019 10:58 pm

good job buttons

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Re: Buttons IQT Progress

Post by Blitz » Wed Jul 31, 2019 1:49 am

Great work! Can't wait to fly with you in a wing flight!

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Re: Buttons IQT Progress

Post by Nick » Wed Jul 31, 2019 8:24 pm

Half way there - keep it up! :thumbsup:
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Re: Buttons IQT Progress

Post by Buttons » Wed Jul 31, 2019 10:55 pm

Thank you all for your kind words!

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Re: Buttons IQT Progress

Post by Sly » Thu Aug 01, 2019 10:30 pm

Well done Buttons, keep it coming!
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Re: Buttons IQT Progress

Post by Zeus » Wed Aug 07, 2019 12:41 am

Cadet/IP: Buttons / Zeus with Blitz & Derk
Check Ride #: IQT-4
Check Ride Date: 04 Aug 2019
Score: Pass

Debrief: Sorry for the late post - Buttons and I had a great flight with Blitz and Derk the other night as both cadets passed IQT-4 with ease. I can't remember that last time I flew a flight at KOTAR where there wasn't at least 1 dry pass but this group did it! Good comms and good weapon placement. Prior to that we had a nice strike on an enemy airstrip and shacked a lot of ground vehicles with our Mk20 Rockeyes. Looking forward to some SAM killin on the next flight!

Ready to go at Yechon
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Joined up heading to our OCA strike
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Good hits!
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Nice shack on moving vehicles
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Putting bombs on target at the range.
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Re: Buttons IQT Progress

Post by Derk » Wed Aug 07, 2019 3:00 am

Nice flying with you Buttons. Keep up the good work.
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Re: Buttons IQT Progress

Post by Raytio » Wed Aug 07, 2019 6:06 am

Great work guys!

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Re: Buttons IQT Progress

Post by Zeus » Tue Aug 20, 2019 12:25 am

Cadet/IP: Buttons / Zeus
Check Ride #: IQT-5
Check Ride Date: 18 Aug 2019
Score: Pass

Debrief: Another great flight with Buttons yesterday. He did a fantastic job putting HARMs on target and at the tanker during night conditions. He even made short work of the Mav bore sighting and the ILS approach. Just one more quick and fun IQT flight to go for Buttons!

Getting ready to depart Yechon
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Grabbing gas in a turn at night...sweet!
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That's its Mr Fan Song operator...just watch the Viper about to trespass your engagement zone. Pay no attention to that well timed HARM about to come crashing down on you.
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Mark Point / target received...and destroyed.
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Time to finish up IQT with one more A-G mission!
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Re: Buttons IQT Progress

Post by Venom » Tue Aug 20, 2019 1:18 am

Excellent! 8-)

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Re: Buttons IQT Progress

Post by Badger » Tue Aug 20, 2019 1:34 am

Nice job, Buttons

Finish line in sight
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Re: Buttons IQT Progress

Post by Nick » Tue Aug 20, 2019 7:36 am

Nicely done!

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Re: Buttons IQT Progress

Post by Micro » Thu Aug 22, 2019 8:44 am

Congrats man! Just one more left :twisted:
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Re: Buttons IQT Progress

Post by Elf » Thu Aug 22, 2019 12:39 pm

Nice Job M8, 1 more to go !
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