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F Sgt Kolo has arrived at Sutton Bridge

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Re: F Sgt Kolo has arrived at Sutton Bridge

Post by Gosho » Sun Jan 12, 2020 6:34 pm

Welcome, Kolo - see you soon on OPS!

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kolo
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Re: F Sgt Kolo has arrived at Sutton Bridge

Post by kolo » Mon Jan 13, 2020 9:00 pm

Thanks Guys, Appreciate the warm welcome. Look forward to flying (and crashing) with folks here at Tangmere.

Cheers,
KoLo

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Re: F Sgt Kolo has arrived at Sutton Bridge

Post by Tom » Tue Jan 14, 2020 11:34 pm

I am pleased to report that Kolo completed A/F 2 with his eyes closed tonight. His eyes must have been closed as he didn't spot anything until almost ramming it - a perfect candidate I thought.

Anyway, A/F 3 next week.
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Re: F Sgt Kolo has arrived at Sutton Bridge

Post by Sparky » Wed Jan 15, 2020 12:13 am

'Almost' ramming other aircraft? We'll fix that. Hey, @Eddie , come show this guy how it's done.
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Re: F Sgt Kolo has arrived at Sutton Bridge

Post by Eddie » Wed Jan 15, 2020 7:21 am

Sparky wrote:
Wed Jan 15, 2020 12:13 am
'Almost' ramming other aircraft? We'll fix that. Hey, @Eddie , come show this guy how it's done.
What do you mean?? There is a big difference between ramming and taraning!
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Re: F Sgt Kolo has arrived at Sutton Bridge

Post by Sparky » Wed Jan 15, 2020 11:15 am

Eddie wrote:
Wed Jan 15, 2020 7:21 am
Sparky wrote:
Wed Jan 15, 2020 12:13 am
'Almost' ramming other aircraft? We'll fix that. Hey, @Eddie , come show this guy how it's done.
What do you mean?? There is a big difference between ramming and taraning!
Yes, one is a pilot who shouts "Taran!" and intentionally crashes into the enemy. And then there's Eddie. :laugh2
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"No smoking within twelve hours of mission brief. No drinking within fifty feet of the aircraft."

"The mission...is...to fly and to fight, and don't you forget it."

"You have to go out. You don't have to come back."

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kolo
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Re: F Sgt Kolo has arrived at Sutton Bridge

Post by kolo » Thu Jan 16, 2020 8:00 pm

Sorry, I had my seeing-eye-dog in the shop, so I was flying by feel... Thus the scratches and dings and the landing ground-loop... I Need to fill the windscreen de-icer bottle so I can wash the Peshka's off the Perspex.
:blackeye There are 'Old' ground-attack pilot, and there are 'Bold' ground-attack pilots... But there are No 'Old-Bold' ground-attack pilots...

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Re: F Sgt Kolo has arrived at Sutton Bridge

Post by Moggy » Thu Jan 16, 2020 9:44 pm

@kolo I see you've been reading Tom's big book of excuses. 😸
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