Australian lawmakers confident in F-35's future

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Unread post24 Jun 2018, 23:49

YOU posted the video...same one I linked to. :bang:

Do I really have to spell it out to a former naval aviator? Really??
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Unread post25 Jun 2018, 00:05

Well I'm asking you to ain't I? The only meaning I can glean is 'low fast flyby port side' and I have given my explanation above. Do I need to say more than that? Now I have asked you to explain and you still have not. Why is this so? There are others here with no experience & not much knowledge of naval aviation, particularly 'stop then land' variety on flat decks.
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Unread post25 Jun 2018, 03:00

AAhh the perils of a long ASDL2 slow upload time (15 hours). In the last half hour a chap dug around my power pole where the phone line goes underground checking pole for termites. But he was good - did not disturb the phone line. <sigh> :shock:

This is a direct link to the latest 4.4Gb PDF which is not only about the A4G but NavAv in general from go to whoa and now with the F-35B/C but and also about the F-35 although the collection of info is idiosyncratically mine alone and not perhaps skewed toward any particular interest except the GREAT SOUTHERN LAND and Oz F-35Bs on Oz LHDs! :mrgreen:
23jun2018A4GskyhawkRANFAApp13866.pdf (4.4Gb) (that is 13,866 pages peeples) :doh: :devil:

https://drive.google.com/open?id=19fCZP ... mtsyHyLKss

Let me know if you have problems with the PDF. There are known knowns especially if one downloads the PDF first before viewing it with the latest Adobe Reader suitable for your Operating System. Some old embedded videos will NOW only play in any version of ACROBAT itself but no longer in Adobe Reader (exception some old versions of it such as v.11).

IF one allows some stupid program that Goggle uses to view PDFs online to actuate then youse are in for trouble. Best follow my advice. Otherwise more info always available here: https://www.faaaa.asn.au/spazsinbad-a4g/

Top Right Hand Corner of the first Google screen after clicking link has a download button to push (ignore the entreaties to open this humungous PDF with their shitawful PDF viewers) then you will see GIF graphic for the DownLoad Anyway!
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Unread post26 Jun 2018, 01:34

As already stated above a similar definition offered by sundries: "LL port flat-hat flypast, that's all" (without an FAA context) but I'll swear on my whatever that such a thing was not done exception being the photo or an authorized 'SHOP WINDOW' (flying display onboard for local press dunderheads or pollies). The term as originally stated never heard by me.

AN ADDITION to above: "...pretty much forbidden in RN - very rare, need the ship CO's permission, etc etc etc...."
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Unread post26 Jun 2018, 19:24

This web forum is turning to crap again. Had hard computer restart after everything froze trying to make an entry here.

3 page PDF from current RAAF NEWS attached dated 28 Jun 2018.
1000 Giant Leaps Forward
28 Jun 2018 Wing Commander September Clare

"Our personnel at Luke Air Force Base in Arizona, US, celebrated a capability milestone after Australian F-35A aircraft completed 1000 sorties....

...“We only accepted our latest four aircraft in recent months so the vast majority of those hours have been clocked by A35-001 and A35002.” Australian training operations at LAFB have progressively increased in tempo since acceptance of our first two aircraft in 2014. “Reaching over 1400 operational hours at this stage of the introduction of the F-35A is a testament to the high serviceability of the Australian aircraft,” SQNLDR Myles said....

...Air Force has six F-35A aircraft and expects delivery of four more aircraft in 2018. Australia’s first two F-35A aircraft to be permanently based at RAAF Base Williamtown are on schedule to arrive in December."

Source: https://www.airforce.gov.au/news-and-ev ... ps-forward & via http://images.cdn.realviewdigital.com/r ... 000002.jpg / PDF comes online later
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Unread post11 Jul 2018, 12:34

Why a port side low past was seldom seen in A4Gland was: SAR Helo 'Pedro' Wessex 31B (ASW gear removed) low port side, close for cats & wide for arrests.

The video that was to be attached is .WMV so I should change it eh.... It cannot be on YouTube because of sound track.

Cannot get the file size down with what I have here so .WMV it is - video needs to be under 11Mb here.... Bob Stumpf USN took the video when on exchange with VF-805 1980 for the RIMPAC that year. Bob went on to command Blue Angels in the HORNET era. I have chosen the music for the video.

APOLOGIES. The video eventually remained on YouTube at this OTHER site:

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Unread post11 Jul 2018, 12:58

I miss the 80's.... :wink:
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Unread post14 Jul 2018, 09:54

:devil: I miss the '70s. :doh: 2018 Growler Roller RW 03 NAS Nowra with 'J' Hangar on right in background. 'J' Hangar was formerly the JET Hangar in that era with the Kiwis A-4K Kahus last to use it before the 805 Sqdn SeaSprite disaster UhOH.

LIVING IN THE SEVENTIES by SKYHOOKS (famous Oz Band in the 1970s)…. [Killing Joke '80s!' first song]

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