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Old 02-08-2013, 11:07 PM   #5701
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I guess that's what happens when it's reservists running stuff. We were all mad at those guys.
On a completely random note I was personally thanked by my MO for knowing so much about a new system called IMDS that monitors everything on the aircraft. It makes FCFs a lot easier... If you know how to use it.
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Old 02-09-2013, 11:14 AM   #5702
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I guess that's what happens when it's reservists running stuff. We were all mad at those guys.
On a completely random note I was personally thanked by my MO for knowing so much about a new system called IMDS that monitors everything on the aircraft. It makes FCFs a lot easier... If you know how to use it.
I was a reservist, and it never took us more than a couple of hours to do a full download. Even loading and unloading CH-53's shouldn't take that damn long.

The sad part is I probably trained some of those loads during the initial qual course, which pisses me off.

Were they all young guys or some old farts like me?
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Old 02-09-2013, 08:18 PM   #5703
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Maybe 205...

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Old 02-09-2013, 09:36 PM   #5704
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Maybe 205...
Pilot looks like he's 12. Maybe 14.
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Old 02-10-2013, 07:39 AM   #5705
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Pilot looks like he's 12. Maybe 14.
I looked like that at 28, 19-21 year-olds fight wars, but that's a different discussion. The car driver was probably 100+ lbs heavier than the pilot.
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Old 02-10-2013, 03:27 PM   #5706
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I lost my right seater this morning. Best pilot and best friend. We just finished up with a shoot a week or so ago in Chicago and then he went home for a break before this job. I don't know if there will ever be anyone I can trust with my life like I could David. A very sweet and gentle soul. I'm booking a flight to Cali now. If anyone here knows DG, maybe I'll see you this week around VNY.

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Old 02-10-2013, 06:39 PM   #5707
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Aw crap.

Sorry about your friend.

RIP, Sir...
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Old 02-10-2013, 06:46 PM   #5708
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I just heard this afternoon from some friends in the industry.

Always sad.

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Old 02-10-2013, 06:59 PM   #5709
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Ah man, that just sucks.

I'm near VNY - give a shout if you need anything.

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Old 02-11-2013, 05:52 AM   #5710
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I saw that article and was afraid they'd be known to people on this thread, small world that y'all have.

Sorry for your loss, and best wishes to the families of all in that crash.

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Old 02-11-2013, 10:49 PM   #5711
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This did go wrong ... luckily no one got hurt

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Old 02-12-2013, 12:09 PM   #5712
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This did go wrong ... luckily no one got hurt

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Old 02-13-2013, 09:17 AM   #5713
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Old 02-13-2013, 09:27 PM   #5714
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Can someone with knowledge of such things give us a bit more info on the condition the pilot described leading to the crash?
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Old 02-13-2013, 11:41 PM   #5715
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Two up... that is some close air support!
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