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Flying Tigers Squadron

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Flying Tigers Squadron

Another elite figting unit of the Raven AirWing...Are you one of the best...Join the Flying Tigers......

Bio:  The 1st American Volunteer Group (AVG) of the Chinese Air Forces  in 1941–1942, famously nicknamed the Flying Tigers, was composed of pilots from the United States Army (USAAF), Navy (USN), and Marine Corps  (USMC), recruited under  presidential authority and commanded by  Claire Lee Chennault. The ground crew and headquarters staff were likewise mostly recruited from the U.S. military, along with some civilians.

 

Website: http://www.battlestarraven-bfc-002.com/the-flying-tigers-squadron
Location: Battlestar Raven
Members: 45
Latest Activity: on Tuesday

WHO AMONGST YOU consider yourself the Best of the Best and wants to earn your place amongst the legendary pilots in the Colonial Fleet?  Who wants to earn the distinction of being called THE TOP GUN and cement your legacy as part of the Elite Group of Pilots.  Then step right up and take your Viper and Raptor test.

THIS IS HOW IT WILL GO:

Any one who would like to fly a Viper and join this group must first download the Viper Training Manual and complete the multiple choice test at the end:

http://www.battlestarraven-bfc-002.com/apps/documents/

Upon completion of the test, submit your answers to Admiral Rivera by E-mail at this address: cag_vf84@yahoo.com Admiral Rivera will grade your test and E-mail your score to you in a couple days.

AIM HIGH!  Aim for a perfect score for yourself because you know you can do it.

Discussion Forum

Viper and Raptor Training Manuals

Started by Maj. Roger "Reamer" Barstow. Last reply by Captain Eric "Hitman" Morelli Sep 20, 2017. 4 Replies

Hi Everyone,The new Raven Web site is shaping up to be quite an amazing place for all of us. In the mean time while it's under construction, the Viper and Raptor training manuals were not accessible…Continue

Flying Tigers Viper Mk II Model

Started by Lt.Grace "Bunny" Nonemaker. Last reply by Captain Eric "Hitman" Morelli Jun 5, 2017. 14 Replies

Fellow Flying Tigers!          For the last couple of weeks I have been working on putting together my very own “Flying Tiger’s” Viper Mk II model (FTV Mk II).  Thankfully, I’ve had a lot of support…Continue

CDF Operations Manual and Exam

Started by Maj. Roger "Reamer" Barstow. Last reply by Captain Eric "Hitman" Morelli Jun 5, 2017. 5 Replies

Hi Everyone,This is the CDF Operations Manual. The manual has eight chapters. The first chapter is an introduction and the eighth chapter is the exam. The exam is made up of 50 multiple choice…Continue

Nugget Rank

Started by Cpt Michael "Mik Mo" Morelock Feb 7, 2017. 0 Replies

There has been some confusion as to when new nuggets can assume the rank of Ensign. According to Command, immediately. So once you send your scores off, you can assume the title of Ensign and use it…Continue

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Comment by Maj. Roger "Reamer" Barstow on March 1, 2013 at 7:01pm

Roger That, CAG

Comment by Cdr. Keith "Leonidas" Ranson on March 1, 2013 at 6:54pm

Don't Worry About The Chief,Let Him Do his Job;Make Sure this System works as Advertised.

                                CAG

Comment by Maj. Roger "Reamer" Barstow on March 1, 2013 at 5:57pm

 

Thank You Sir, I will be sure to keep Actual and your self informed as to how the testing proceeds. Chief Beaton isn't going to be happy at all, but he's got no say in the matter. He should be happy that more of his birds will be home for him to fix after we kick some Cylon tail across the galaxy.

Reamer

Comment by Cdr. Keith "Leonidas" Ranson on March 1, 2013 at 4:09pm

Outstanding, Reamer! 

  This looks like something That Can Be Very Useful. Make Sure you Keep Raven Actual and Myself Apprised on This Program.

 Also,Make Sure Chief Beaton and his Deck Crew Are up to Speed Regarding The Mechanics Of The System.

                                                       CAG

Comment by Maj. Roger "Reamer" Barstow on March 1, 2013 at 3:48pm

“Attention to Orders” Flying Tiger’s!!!!!!

This briefing was called for an Important Anouncement!!!!!

 

I have volinteered our squadron to perform testing of a new Top Secret Weapons System called the “Cylon Exterminator Weapons System” (CEWS).

 

CEWS is a short range air to air missile system (SRAAM’s) that was designed mainly as a defencive weapon. Six Aim-9000 SRAAM’s will be mounted under the wings facing aft. CEWS will have a spereate targeting screen that will allow the missiles to be fired manually or automatically depending on the cercomstances.

 

In other words, CEWS is to protect your six in the event your wingman is shot down or lured away and you find yourself alone and outnumbered with raiders knocking at your back door.CEWS will come in handy when all Vipers are recalled to the ship due to a pending jump. In this case CEWS can be manually deployed to destroy any Cylons in persuit.

 

This system is “NOT INTENDED” as an aid for inexperienced piolts or a substitute for poorly excicuting proper tactics while engaging the enemy. As you know, the Cylons have resurection, Humans don’t. CEWS’s ultimate purpose is to allow us to live to fight another day Gods willing.

 

Now a little background and specs of the CEWS. I will make this as brief as possible, so pay attention.  Many of you know I’m from Scorpia, but none of you know anything about my family or the work my father was involved with before my parents were lost in a storm on the Palentia Ocean on Scorpia.

 

My father was a designer and major stock holder of the Viper production facility in the city of Amura on Scorpia. A missile system known as the AIM-9000 was designed by my fathers group and was a tried and true SRAAM used against the Cylons until it was made obsolete by the current HD-10 Lightning Javilen Missile system.

 

While I was recently on leave to my home world I meet with a close friend and designer that worked with my father. We had a few drinks and I explained how we were loosing Pilots to the Cylons. He told me of a large stock pile of Aim-9000’s that were awaiting dissarming and recycling in Amura. One thing lead to another and through this conversation, the “Cylon Exterminator Weapon System” (CEWS) was born and AIM-9000 has a new lease on life.

 

Aim-9000 specifications:

 

  • Advanced nose cone monuted micro processor enhanced by electro-optical imaging technologies and advanced digital processing and seeker technology.
  • This combination allows the AIM 9000 to discern more detailed images, improving their ability to distinguish between enemy fighter and any flare countermeasures they may deploy.
  • Resistance to infrared countermeasures, increased off-bore sighting capabilities and high in-flight agility.
  • Advanced heat seeker calibrated to seek out the thermal signature of Cylon targets.
  • Equipped with both proximity and impact fuses, it can engage Cylon targets autonomously in outer space or atmospheric conditions in all types of weather, during day or night and in full electronic countermeasure environments.
  • Improved performance made possible by its unique solid fuel, variable-flow, ducted propulsion system.

Testing will begin as soon as our Vipers are fitted with the new equipment.

 

Any Questions! ! ! ! !

 

Dismissed! ! ! ! !

 

Comment by Maj. Roger "Reamer" Barstow on February 26, 2013 at 3:37pm

“Attention To Orders” Flying Tiger’s Pilots! ! ! ! ! !

As per the CO’s orders, all those that have passed their Viper training must sound off here so your names can be added to the Ravens Flight Status Board as active pilots. It is imperative that Viper training to be completed to protect the Raven in the event of a Cylon attack as well as protect the Fleet! ! ! ! !

 

SO SAY WE ALL! ! ! ! ! !

Dismissed!

 

Comment by Cdr. Keith "Leonidas" Ranson on February 23, 2013 at 4:45am

Thank You,Reamer; I have My Certificates Downloaded As well.

                                                                    CAG

Comment by Maj. Roger "Reamer" Barstow on February 22, 2013 at 8:26pm

 

CAG, I posted a status of my qualifications on my page the same as you have done. I have had a copy of my CDF certificates in my photos since July of 2012. Anyone that wants to see what the "Top Gun" Award Certificate looks like just take a look at my photo album.

Lt Jg Reamer

Comment by Cdr. Keith "Leonidas" Ranson on February 22, 2013 at 5:12am

ATTENTION PILOTS

  By request Of Raven Actual,All pilots Are To List Their Viper/Raptor Qualifications On Their Individual BFC Profile Page.

                                                                  CAG

Comment by Cdr. Keith "Leonidas" Ranson on February 11, 2013 at 2:31pm

 In Addition,E-Mail SyFy at Feedback@nbcuni.com. Also Use Facebook and Twitter. Let them Know BSG Nation will not be denied! So say we All!

                                                                        CAG

 

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