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Posted 24 September 2017 - 14:00

Good thing we got what we wanted... cause that would have been embarrassing. Looking back we probably jumped the gun a bit on that one.


Thank god! Laser removal would have been terrible.
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Posted 26 September 2017 - 10:59

 
My god how the time flies. Do you want C-12s or no? I understand the feeling if you don't -- a tiny part of the reason I went Army Aviation was because you were guaranteed helicopters...until like 3 months before my selection when they stuck C-12s in there. Hahahahaohgod.


Time flies?! I was 7-22!

Edited by CharyouTree, 26 September 2017 - 11:00.

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Posted 27 September 2017 - 17:31

Or get the WO ranks tattooed on your back, before WOCS. And have it be discovered and obviously mocked by all your WOCS brethren. Also don't marry a stripper at Teasers. Yes, that was the same dude.

I wonder what ever happened to that guy.



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Posted 28 September 2017 - 10:28

72 selection today:

CO
60M 6
64D 1
64E 2
C12 2

WO
60M 6
64D 1
64E 1
C12 5

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Posted 28 September 2017 - 11:14

72 selection today:

CO
60M 6
64D 1
64E 2
C12 2

WO
60M 6
64D 1
64E 1
C12 5

Ugh. That doesn't look promising for us Apache seeking individuals. Lmao

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Posted 28 September 2017 - 11:19

Youve got plenty of time to worry about getting Apaches.

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Posted 28 September 2017 - 12:07

Ugh. That doesn't look promising for us Apache seeking individuals. Lmao

 

You couldn't possibly find something worse to worry about. If anything, a trend of low 64 numbers will likely result in a scramble for more 64 pilots at some point.

 

There's no apparent rhyme or reason to any of this.  When I was in flight school, we literally had a class of all Apaches followed the next selection by a class of all Hawks (possibly vice versa).  In the wrong class for what you wanted? Too bad.  The fact that neither would actually class up to advance airframe for 3+ months, and a switch would be nothing more than a name change meant NOTHING.


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Posted 03 October 2017 - 15:22

To expand on other poster comments.
 
 
We say "C-12" but that really expands out to:

  • C-12 (King air)
  • C-26 (Metroliner)
  • UC-35 (Citation)
  • C-20 (G3 and G4s)
  • C-37 (G5)
  • RC-12 (SEMA Spooky king air)
  • EO-5 (SEMA DHC-7)
  • B-300 (SEMA Spooky super king air)
There are also more. Army got a few T-6s that are currently chilling out at Redstone along with some other cooler spooky craft.
 
Point is, we say "C-12" but it really expands to a much larger organization of fixed wing aviation inside the United States Army. The mission is transport, spooky sh*t, and test/research.

Just for clarification, if one were to end up selecting c-12, would they potentially end up in one of those other aircraft which you listed? Or do all start in the king air with hopefully having the opportunity to change airframes later in their career?

Thanks!

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Posted 10 October 2017 - 12:55

Just for clarification, if one were to end up selecting c-12, would they potentially end up in one of those other aircraft which you listed? Or do all start in the king air with hopefully having the opportunity to change airframes later in their career?

Thanks!

 

You would be able to change aircraft with an additional commitment.



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Posted 13 October 2017 - 10:23

CO
60M 2
64D 1

WO
60M 9
64D 1
64E 2
47F 1

47 went first 64e went second. COs took 64D first.
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Posted 14 October 2017 - 14:59

CO
60M 2
64D 1

WO
60M 9
64D 1
64E 2
47F 1

47 went first 64e went second. COs took 64D first.


I'm assuming this was a 67 class

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Posted 14 October 2017 - 19:52

I'm assuming this was a 67 class


That is correct.

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Posted 26 October 2017 - 08:12

Just for clarification, if one were to end up selecting c-12, would they potentially end up in one of those other aircraft which you listed? Or do all start in the king air with hopefully having the opportunity to change airframes later in their career?

Thanks!


In the c-12 course now and someone here said that they're getting a dash seven transition immediately following flight school. They'll be limited to bliss and Korea

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Posted 26 October 2017 - 08:59

In the c-12 course now and someone here said that they're getting a dash seven transition immediately following flight school. They'll be limited to bliss and Korea


Hey,

hows the c12 course thus far? Were you hoping to select it? I ship here in a couple weeks, so I guess Im a bit ahead of myself, but Im really putting a lot of thought into selection and just digging for info.

Safe flying,
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Posted 26 October 2017 - 16:30

CO
60M 2
64D 1

WO
60M 9
64D 1
64E 2
47F 1

47 went first 64e went second. COs took 64D first.

 

What happened to all the 64s! I guess the hawks are back in style?


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Posted 26 October 2017 - 17:44

 
What happened to all the 64s! I guess the hawks are back in style?


I was just as surprised as you. Im just glad there was a few 64s.

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Posted 27 October 2017 - 10:50

anybody got the results from the 72 selection yesterday?

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Posted 27 October 2017 - 11:01

72 selection this morning.

CO
60M 7
64D 2
C12 1

WO
60M 12
64D 4
C12 3

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Posted 27 October 2017 - 11:05

Hey,

hows the c12 course thus far? Were you hoping to select it? I ship here in a couple weeks, so I guess Im a bit ahead of myself, but Im really putting a lot of thought into selection and just digging for info.

Safe flying,


I'm just starting, two flights into the grob. It's a different environment, much more relaxed. I like it a lot so far.

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Posted 27 October 2017 - 14:06

I'm just starting, two flights into the grob. It's a different environment, much more relaxed. I like it a lot so far.

 

How many months is the fixed wing transition course before winging? How many hrs in the G 120 and C-12 approximately?






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