A tip of the hat to occasional reader James C., who – having read of your host’s issues landing his aircraft at night without any attitude displays – saw fit to ship him not one but two gooseneck flashlights.
I have the best readers.
The foul-deck thingie:
A descending Navy fighter jet’s close encounter with two sailors on the USS George Washington’s flight deck did not result in disciplinary action, but a video of the incident is being used for safety training throughout the Navy, officials said Friday.
The 11-second video, which was captured by a ship camera [...]
So: Your correspondent is nigh out the door and on his way to Ventura County, for to continue his ground training culminating in getting that bugger actually airborne, hopefully. With a full bag o’ gas and the ejection seat pins removed this time.
Which means that he will not be in Reno for Tailhook [...]
Through the email pipe (Team):
Hello Neptunus Lex Team,
You just received a call, there’s massive flooding in your region and a state of emergency has been declared. The destruction of the flood is spreading and people are scrambling to safety. The President has made the decision to send units to the scene. Your [...]
Casual interest was expressed by certain occasional readers in the promotional material provided to your host in his role as a citizen journalist earlier in the week.
Those who are interested may follow this link (updated) wherein you will find hosted for some indeterminate time a press release (yawn) and fact sheet (both in [...]
Your hosts is independently informed by two different sources that these our humble scribblings have been awarded “Best Veteran’s Milblog”, after the late unpleasantness with those submariners. Who, if they hadn’t have thrown the gauntlet down might have borne the bell away, etc. Ourselves being utterly unaware of the competition’s existence, even.
So much [...]