Intro - Back into Flying

Discussion in 'Hangar Talk' started by Scott Scheurich, Jul 21, 2021.

  1. Scott Scheurich

    Scott Scheurich Filing Flight Plan

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    I just joined. Am a rusty pilot just getting back into flying. Taking tailwheel training right now and its a blast. (in a Champ). I am a former Naval Aviator, (A-7E, USS America). It's good to be back flying, and a big hello to any Sailors out there! (also to any Veterans).
     
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  2. BrianNC

    BrianNC En-Route

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    Congrats and welcome!
     
  3. luvflyin

    luvflyin Touchdown! Greaser! PoA Supporter

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    Welcome to the joint. There's a few other ex Navy jet jocks here. A7's off an LHA??
     
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  4. Warlock

    Warlock Cleared for Takeoff PoA Supporter

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    Pretty sure America was a Kittyhawk class carrier…Welcome from an Army Aviator in past life with seatime with the Navy…
     
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    BrianNC En-Route

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    Well I was gonna tell you my experience coming back after laying off from 2006 until 2017. Then I saw you were a Navy aviator and realized you didn't need anything from me. :D
     
  7. luvflyin

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    I googled it and got LHA-6. Did it again and this time got a CV-66. It was scuttled in 2005.
     
  8. kath

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    Welcome, and thank you for your service!

    I tried taking some tailwheel lessons in a Champ once... my instructor and I spent 45 minutes trying to hand-prop the engine (until my hands literally started to bleed) without success... came back the next day and it still wouldn't start. So my Champ dreams remain! Somedaaaaaaaayyyyy.... :)
     
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    Hi from Salome, AZ.
     
  10. Scott@KTYR

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    Welcome to POA
     
  11. Pugs

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    Welcome - made my way back to GA a few years ago after a career flying VAQ - No traps on CV-66 but had a couple friends in her in VAQ-137 in the late 80's and early 90;s cruises.