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by robyoung
Sun Jul 19, 2020 5:55 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: F-100 in Vietnam
Replies: 0
Views: 397

F-100 in Vietnam

Bruce Gordon talks about what it was like to fly the "Hun" in Vietnam that includes some very eventful stories from his 132 missions during the conflict.

https://www.aircrewinterview.tv/#/f100-brucegordon-pt1/
by robyoung
Sun Jul 05, 2020 5:51 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Tornado GR4 Pilot Mandy Hickson Talk
Replies: 0
Views: 409

Tornado GR4 Pilot Mandy Hickson Talk

Former Tornado GR4 pilot, Mandy Hickson, talks us through her most memorable story while flying the Tornado, answering our Patron questions (link to sign up below), what it's like being a motivational speaker and her new book, "An Officer, Not a Gentleman". https://www.aircrewinterview.tv/#/tornado-...
by robyoung
Mon Jun 22, 2020 10:22 am
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Rafale M pilot, "ATE" Chuet
Replies: 0
Views: 441

Rafale M pilot, "ATE" Chuet

The forum may enjoy our latest interview with former Rafale M pilot, “ATE” Chuet, as he chats about what it was like to fly the aircraft, taking it into combat and displaying it on the airshow circuit

https://www.aircrewinterview.tv/#/rafal ... et-part-2/
by robyoung
Mon Jun 15, 2020 8:03 am
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Super Étendard Pilot Interview
Replies: 0
Views: 273

Super Étendard Pilot Interview

Check out our latest interview with “ATE” as he chats about what it was like to fly the Super Ètendard with the French Navy.
You will hear what the role of the jet was, how it handled, the cockpit environment, DACT and more.

https://www.aircrewinterview.tv/#/super ... chuet-pt1/
by robyoung
Fri Jun 05, 2020 5:18 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Flying the F-16 in combat with John "Rain" Waters
Replies: 0
Views: 249

Flying the F-16 in combat with John "Rain" Waters

The members may enjoy part 1 of our interview with former USAF Viper pilot (and demo pilot), John “Rain” Waters, as
"Rain" chats about his training, how the aircraft handles, flying in combat and much more.

https://www.aircrewinterview.tv/#/f16-v ... rs-part-1/

Enjoy
by robyoung
Sun May 24, 2020 5:59 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: C-130 in Combat
Replies: 0
Views: 547

C-130 in Combat

Former USAF & RAF C-130 pilot, Todd Shugart chats about his time flying the C-130E/J with the USAF, his exchange with the RAF, flying in combat which includes some very poignant moments and we wrap it up with some personal stories & questions. https://www.aircrewinterview.tv/#/c130-hercules-todd-shu...
by robyoung
Mon May 04, 2020 4:33 am
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Tornado GR4 & Typhoon Pilot
Replies: 0
Views: 588

Tornado GR4 & Typhoon Pilot

Here is part 1 of our interview with former Tornado GR4 and Typhoon pilot, Will Cambridge.
Will chats about flying the GR4 and Typhoon in combat, taking the Typhoon to Red Flag, DACT, and more!

https://www.aircrewinterview.tv/#/torna ... ge-part-1/
by robyoung
Wed Mar 18, 2020 10:02 am
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Harrier T4 Flight Narrated by Harrier pilot, Mark Zanker
Replies: 0
Views: 488

Harrier T4 Flight Narrated by Harrier pilot, Mark Zanker

Former Harrier pilot, Mark Zanker narrates a flight he filmed in a Harrier T4 from briefing to landing, and it also includes a simulated bomb drop and plenty of exterior footage.

https://www.aircrewinterview.tv/#/harri ... rk-zanker/
by robyoung
Mon Feb 24, 2020 5:40 am
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: David Middleton on flying the Tornado F3
Replies: 0
Views: 564

David Middleton on flying the Tornado F3

In part 2, "Midds" chats about his time flying the Tornado F3, Tutor, Tucano, being the Wing Commander of The RAF Red Arrows, being stationed in Singapore, all wrapped up with some personal stories and insights!

https://www.aircrewinterview.tv/#/torna ... on-part-2/
by robyoung
Mon Nov 25, 2019 5:20 am
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: RAF Armourer - Andy King Interview
Replies: 0
Views: 464

RAF Armourer - Andy King Interview

We chat with former RAF Armourer Andrew King as he talks about why he joined the RAF and became an Armourer, his first tour working with the Harriers, moving on to the Jaguar, teaching/instructing in his field and being involved with aircraft preservation projects. https://www.aircrewinterview.tv/#/...
by robyoung
Sun Nov 17, 2019 7:06 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: B-52 in Opertaion Desert Storm
Replies: 0
Views: 733

B-52 in Opertaion Desert Storm

In this interview, we chat with Keith Shiban about flying combat operations during Operation Desert Storm in 199 and flying in the first wave of B-52 low-level attacks against Iraqi targets on night one of Desert Storm. We also chat about flying the KC-135 with the 121st Air Refueling Wing, Ohio Air...
by robyoung
Sun Nov 10, 2019 7:23 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: B-52 Pilot Interview
Replies: 0
Views: 457

B-52 Pilot Interview

In this interview, I chatted with former B-52 & KC-135 Aircraft Commander, Keith Shiban. We talk about starting his USAF career, instructing on the T-38 Talon, moving on to the B-52, his training, the aircraft's handling characteristics, the roles of the 6 member crew and much more! https://www.yout...
by robyoung
Mon Oct 28, 2019 2:13 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Tornado GR1 pilot sit down chat
Replies: 0
Views: 600

Tornado GR1 pilot sit down chat

I sat down with former Tornado GR1 pilot Mike Napier to chat about all things aviation over a few glasses of Flight Club Spirits Tornado Gin and a few local beers.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m8w7KD3ePA0
by robyoung
Mon Sep 23, 2019 2:06 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: F-16CJ with Paul Godfrey
Replies: 0
Views: 476

F-16CJ with Paul Godfrey

We talk with Air Commodore Paul Godfrey as he chats about his time flying the Harrier GR7, and also the F-16CJ with the USAF on his exchange tour.
https://youtu.be/QI695o3fc9k
by robyoung
Mon Sep 16, 2019 8:18 am
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Bruntingthorpe Lightnings
Replies: 0
Views: 755

Bruntingthorpe Lightnings

A while ago I spent a good few hours at the Lightning Preservation Group to film what goes on for an Anti-Deterioration Run (engine runs) from the preparation of the aircraft, towing, engine runs (with reheat) and it also includes a cockpit tour from former pilot, Dennis Brooks. https://youtu.be/2gd...
by robyoung
Sun Sep 01, 2019 5:59 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Belgian Mirage 5 PT2
Replies: 0
Views: 482

Belgian Mirage 5 PT2

Here is part 2 of Marcel De Petter’s Interview. In this episode he talks about his book "Mirage M5 B", transitioning onto the C-130 Hercules and his involvement with the restoration of Mirage 5 BD 09.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wk3smGfvkSI
by robyoung
Sun Aug 25, 2019 6:23 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Dassault Mirage 5 Pilot
Replies: 0
Views: 714

Dassault Mirage 5 Pilot

Marcel De Petter chats about what it was like to fly the Belgian Mirage 5, being an instructor, DACT and his ejection in 1985 that includes his rescue from Sir Andrew Douglas Pulford.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DH66U0ZeJbo&t=251s
by robyoung
Sun Aug 11, 2019 6:00 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Mike Ling on the RAF Red Arrows
Replies: 0
Views: 490

Mike Ling on the RAF Red Arrows

*New Interview*
Mike Ling chats about how he became interested in aviation, flying the Tornado F3 that includes some brilliant stories from his time in Indian and of course joining the RAF Red Arrows and getting the Red suit for the first time!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MFlhyO6WDuk&t=207s
by robyoung
Wed Jul 31, 2019 7:12 am
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: T-45 Goshawk Pilot
Replies: 1
Views: 473

T-45 Goshawk Pilot

In part 1, Chris Marlar chats about his time flying the C-2 Greyhound in the COD role, working with the Saudis and moving on to be an instructor on the T-45 Goshawk!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bvTWXn8-tQQ&t=85s
by robyoung
Sun Jul 21, 2019 6:30 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Harrier GR7 pilot - Flying from HMS Invincible
Replies: 0
Views: 536

Harrier GR7 pilot - Flying from HMS Invincible

Mark Zanker chats about his time flying with the RAF Red Arrows and includes stories from the teams first time in Australia and flying in formation with Concorde over Heathrow. He also shares what it was like to fly the Harrier GR7 in combat and operating the jet off HMS Invincible, plus chats about...

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