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LPA Alive and Well

By admin on June 2, 2008 in Nature of the Beast

IRON MAN LPA SETS NEW BAR Most of you, I’m sure, are familiar with the “Lieutenants Protection Association” or LPA, at least that's what it's referred to in the USAF, and every military flying organization, what ever you call it, has something like it at the squadron level.Read More >

Charles Nungesser - FU Hero

By Rowdy on May 31, 2008 in FU Heroes

Charles Nungesser was the kind of man that heroes are made of. He was an adventurer, a racecar driver and an ace fighter pilot.Read More >

Launch Traditions

By Rowdy on May 22, 2008 in Nature of the Beast

We didn't write this. Got it from Atze.  We're not witty enough to come with something like this.Naval Strike Pilot:   On a carrier, the Naval Aviator looks over at the Catapult Officer ("Shooter") who gives the run up engines signal by rotating his finger above his head.Read More >

Jimmy Doolittle - FU Hero

By admin on May 17, 2008 in FU Heroes

    Jimmy Doolittle was born in Alameda, California and spent his youth in Nome, Alaska.  After attending Cal Berkley, he entered the U.Read More >

Fighter Pilots Step Up

By Rowdy on May 13, 2008 in Nature of the Beast

Suppose you were a fighter pilot scheduled to do a little flying demo at an air show, oh, let’s say Hopsten AB, Germany, 2001.Read More >

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