You might think these stories are Urban Legends, but they’re not.
No not those “training films”. These are real yet dated military training films. We present them to inform the civilian world and to spark memories in our veterans.
Beginning in 2018 the entire WAPS system will change to reflect the needs of a more combat effective and socially acceptable Air Force.
Those bastards at Uncyclopedia DELETED my Air Force Slang Page, deleting work that was ten years in progress involving the contributions of thousands hundreds a few people
Aviation Nation, Nellis AFB’s annual Open house was this weekend. I was a little under the weather but Jamie and Rosie insisted we go. I’m glad we did.
As I turned to the runway, 269 was just lifting off and “flop” the left wing folds up. I was thinking, “Where’s this thing going to crash?”
There are many times when it is necessary to actually talk to a Dedicated Crew Chief. You might be a pilot preparing to fly and want to know if the jet you’re climbing into is safe. You might be a new flight chief who never had the privilege of being a DCC and are trying to figure out how to make these people work. You might be MARRIED to a crew chief and trying to convince them beer and pistachios aren’t the only food that needs to be in the house.
Have you ever read “Skippy’s List”? Also known as “213 Things that Skippy is no Longer Allowed to do in the Army”. Not to be out done, I began “Chippie’s List” a while back. 111 things (and counting) that we did in the 313th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, Hahn AB, Germany. Things that really should not have happened. Every word is true. The names have NOT been changed to protect the innocent.
I really can’t believe I haven’t posted this gem before. So without further ado, I present for your reading amusement…..in no particular order……
A Crew Chief is responsible for the day to day condition of the aircraft assigned to them. The best crew chiefs are assigned to fighter squadrons. Real crew chiefs have nothing what so ever to do with NASCAR. Why would they? Crew chiefs that fuck up really bad or show no talent work on helicopters [...]