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JULY 1, 2020 - OFFICIAL 20th ANNIVERSARY 

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.

Squadron Commander- Captain Eric "Hitman" Morelli 

Website: http://www.battlestarraven-bfc-002.com/the-flying-tigers-squadron
Location: Battlestar Raven
Members: 48
Latest Activity: Oct 16

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

Mk-II Viper Pre-Flight Information

Started by Maj. Roger "Reamer" Barstow. Last reply by Maj. Roger "Reamer" Barstow Oct 10, 2018. 1 Reply

"Attention all Flying Tigers Pilots"It has been brought to my attention that some of our Junior Pilots don't know the proper Pre-Flight steps to perform each and every time they're about to launch…Continue

Viper Mk. II Preflight Checklist

Started by Maj Michael "Mik Mo" Morelock Oct 10, 2018. 0 Replies

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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 Capt.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

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Comment by Admiral Miguel Rivera on October 9, 2020 at 9:09am

Hello,

        My condolences to his Family.  I am sure he was a great person and obviously a fighter.  Once a Flying Tiger,  ALWAYS a Flying Tiger. ~Salutes~

Comment by Cdr. Keith "Leonidas" Ranson on October 2, 2020 at 5:08pm

From what I know,He was Suffering from Crohn's Disease for A while.

Comment by Cdr. Keith "Leonidas" Ranson on October 2, 2020 at 5:05pm

My gods...No.

Comment by Maj. Roger "Reamer" Barstow on October 2, 2020 at 11:24am

Oh, my gods! What happened to Hotwire, what took Hotwire's life away from him, and from Us?

Comment by Captain Eric "Hitman" Morelli on October 2, 2020 at 10:20am

Attention Tigers. It is with a very heavy heart that I come to you here this day. Today we say goodbye to one of our own. LT. Justin "Hotwire: James. 

Hotwire has returned back to from which we all come. He has finally found the peace he was searching for so ever vehemently.  Lt. Justin "Hotwire: James has passed. 

Hotwire and I came aboard the Raven roughly the same time. We flew many a mission together and he and I were each others wingman most of the time. Hotwire was one of best pilots in the fleet and was an even better man. Hotwire was the kind of man who had love for all in in his heart. 

I am going to miss you dear friend. The Flying Tigers will not be the same with out you. The Raven will be just a little more empty tonight without you.

When you find yourself gazing to the stars, feeling like you are all alone in this vast plethora, know that Hotwire is that brightest star in the distance smiling upon you.  

Gods Speed my friend. 

Thank you. 

Comment by Cdr. Keith "Leonidas" Ranson on July 19, 2020 at 5:56pm

Remember Guys,The Spartans and The Trireme are standing by on DRADIS..

Comment by Maj. Roger "Reamer" Barstow on July 19, 2020 at 4:46pm

Thanks, Mik Mo, I'm still around and watching from a distance and enjoying my retirement, but if the Cylons ever come in force, I'll be ready to launch if need be.

Good work Vampire, saving those Vipers for another battle.

GOOD HUNTING!!!

SO SAY WE ALL, WWG1WGA!!!

Comment by Maj Michael "Mik Mo" Morelock on July 18, 2020 at 9:35am

Good to see you, Major Barstow!

Comment by Lt. jg Joseph "Vampire"Vogt on July 18, 2020 at 9:31am

unfortunely my flight status is uncertain due to my knee injury which i am having knee surgery coming up at the end of the month. as for the black objects i found attached to the vipers the objects were explosives that were set to blow when the vipers were launched but they have been safely removed and our vipers are good to go.

Comment by Maj. Roger "Reamer" Barstow on July 18, 2020 at 7:20am

It's good to see you, Vampire. First, it was two against a multitude, and now we're four. Our odds are increasing by leaps and bounds. If the lords of Cobol are on our side, what toaster can be against us? 

Let's set adrift the sabotaged Vipers and set FireFox to auto mode. If the Toasters come in for the kill, the surprise they had for us will be to their destruction!!!

GOOD HUNTING!!!

SO SAY WE ALL, WWG1WGA!!!

 

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