funny pilot names
Instructor said, “He’s a f^cking caveman!”.Coma – a very slow talking Southern guyCaptain – F-16 Driver in Japan – real name was James KirkChocks – F-16 pilot started taxying before the chocks were removedCOOTS – Constantly Over-emphasizes Own Tactical SignificanceCypher – Broke through radio interference on a training flight. Barberpole – Gear unsafe warning or in transit indication – Not up or Down, Bugout – Egress a position or situation rapidly. IFF(Indent Friend or Foe), Snuggle Up - During formation flight, to close up under the wing of another aircraft. Gs, G-loading - High-performance aircraft subject airframes and occupants to centrifugal, Hangar Queen - An aircraft that suffers chronic "downs"; hangar queens are often, In the Spaghetti - Where you catch the wires on the deck. (AP Photo/Bay Area News Group, John Green), tragic plane crash at San Francisco International Airport, criticized for sounding like a stereotype of an Asian accent, The National Transportation Safety Board issued the following apology. The “Meatball” Similar to a PAPI or VASIBandit - Dogfight adversary positively identified as a bad guy. translation missing: en.cart.general.close, Abeam – Object located in your 3 or 9 O’clock position. The missing link between ape and man.Lunchbox – Ate anything left in the fridge for more than one day, Me-So – Last name HornMAHB – Man of hot & beauty – usually when the pilot’s wife or girlfriend is really looking good…Marx – First name was Karl, and he hated communists.Magellan – poor sense of directionMo’Gas – When during takeoff, always used to shout “More Gas! The name stuck with him in the squadron. Zero-Dark-Thirty - A half-hour after midnight. . The jet hadn’t been refueled on the turn!! On Friday, Bay Area Fox affiliate KTVU told viewers the purported names of the pilots on Asiana Flight 214. Furball - A confused aerial engagement with many combatants. Throttle Back - To slow down, Power backTiger - An aggressive pilot.Tits Machine - A righteous airplane. ex; VLR – Velocity for. Merge, Merged Plot - The point at which aircraft come into contact, after having been vectored toward each other by radar control. Jet intakes can ingest loose objects, and even the  smallest item, a rock or bolt can seriously damage jet  turbine or propeller blades. . Baldy Laughlin 1993: Female student married a classmate who got Vipers (F-16 aka “Lawn Dart”) BALD-D: Bangs A Lawn Dart DriverBambi – This pilot, who is now flying F-15s at Tyndall, hit a pregnant deer with his nosegear while taking off in a T-38 at Columbus. Knowing what your airplane is doing relative to its envelope, where your adversary is, where the ground is, the status of enemy threats  on the ground, and hundreds of other variables. Deadstick – Approach and landing without power. The problem was that the names — “Sum Ting Wong,” “Wi Tu Lo,” “Ho Lee Fuk” and “Bang Ding Ow” — were obviously fake. More Gas!”Myzone Got drunk and tried to catch a lady, to which she just simply said, “Get out of my zone!”, NAG – Not A Guy First Marine Corps F/A-18 female weapon system office (WSO)Notso – Fighter jock – last name Bright!Nuts – Embarrassing incident in the ‘O’ bar, Omelet – Dutch pilot who wanted to be called Bouncer because he used to be one at a club in Holland. F-15 pilot at Kadena, callsign “Audrey”. He would never ever stop telling stories, so they called him Jaws!Judge – Bachelor’s Degree was Pre-Law.Jugs – First female tacair pilot at Miramar — ’nuff said…, Key – Instructor pilot that starts every lesson with, “The Key is”.Kanga – Capt. New posts will not be retrieved. A nostalgic term referring to birds gone by. Also known as "paddles". Navigation aid which provides bearing and distance (slant range) between it and an airplane. Martin-Baker Fan Club - If you eject, you're a member (a reference to the Martin-Baker company, manufacturer of ejection seats). Rocket One - The skipper.Roof - The flight deck on the carrier. e.g. Sortie - A single mission by one aircraft.Speed of Heat, Warp One - Very, very fast.Speed Slacks, Speed Jeans - The G-suit. Opportunity to excel - A disagreeable job without the time or resources to properly complete. #aviation #avgeek #pilo, Cat plays with a bird... Hawk Circle - The orbiting stack of aircraft waiting to land on the carrier.Head on a Swivel - Keeping an eye peeled for an ACM adversary; also called "doing the  Linda Blair," for the 360-degree head rotation in the movie "The Exorcist". or "Lawn Dart". . Wash Out - To not make the grade at flight school. . Apparently it was a Gucci purse. Sign up for membership to become a founding member and help shape HuffPost's next chapter. Fly-by-wire ~ Electronic, computer-controlled operation of aircraft control surfaces.FM - "f#cking magic": very high-tech; used to describe how something you don't  understand actually works. Formally known as the FRS (Fleet Replacement Squadron). Deck Spotter - Derogatory term for a pilot who looks away from the meatball to peek at, Echo Range - A corner of the China Lake Naval Weapons Test Center outfitted with.


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