A LOMAC Mission Report: My First Medal! Page 5

Back To Page 4

The British Tornadoes do a spectacular formation touchdown!

The return flight is uneventful. The British Tornadoes do a spectacular formation touchdown! I wish I could have seen it. I follow Col. Martin in, landing unspectacularly, but easily. The A-10 is such a joy to fly!

Lining up... Flaps down.

We taxi in, and he is waiting for me, with an offer for a drink at the O-club the Americans have set up.

“That was a fine piece of flying, Lt. Andreevna. The fireball from the bombs damn near caught you, though. Next time, you want to drop a little higher.”

“Our bombs, they blow things up, no?”

“Yes. Yes, they do.” He looked thoughtful. “Those parachute bombs of yours will prove handy. What other munis do you all have that can be delivered like that?”

“Our fuel-air explosive is delivered like that.”

“FAEs, huh. Interesting.” He took a sip of his drink and considered. “Ours are cluster munitions. Yours might be able to get dropped in hot and low, like you did today. It’s worth a thought. By the way, I’m sending a report to your commander. We’ll be proud to have you stay with us for a bit, if you’re game.”

“Game…?”

“If you want to. Interested?”

“Da! We will kill many of the Sheikh’s men together!”

And my commander, he was also pleased, for he reported to the Defense Minister, and I am awarded the Order of Courage! One must have much merit for this award. I am most happy about this.

And Muqtadeh, he has not heard the last of me, not yet. I will fly again with the Americans…soon.

Congrats, Sacha!


Download a pdf of this article here (2.20MB).


Test System Specs

  • AMD Athlon Thunderbird XP 2200+ processor overclocked to XP2500
  • Asus A7N8X mainboard with onboard Aureal AC97 sound
  • 512 MB 133MHz DDR SDRAM
  • Creative 12x CD-ROM
  • Maxtor 40GB main drive
  • Windows XP
  • Thrustmaster Fox2 Pro USB joystick
  • PNY Technologies NVIDIA GeForce 4 Ti4600
    using NVIDIA v52.16 drivers
  • The mission was flown using the LOMAC Gold version

 


Hartzell 2 Blade Airplane Propeller 8433-7 HC-A2VK-1 Large 77

Hartzell 2 Blade Airplane Propeller 8433-7 HC-A2VK-1 Large 77"

$487.50



Hartzell Airplane Propeller Cast Aluminum Sensenich 36” Blade EX picture

Hartzell Airplane Propeller Cast Aluminum Sensenich 36” Blade EX

$250.00



McCauley Propeller picture

McCauley Propeller

$1200.00



Sensenich Aircraft propeller 74DM6-0-60 for Piper Warrior Pa28-140 Not Airworthy picture

Sensenich Aircraft propeller 74DM6-0-60 for Piper Warrior Pa28-140 Not Airworthy

$600.00



One Hartzell Airplane Propeller Blade For Display Novelty Use Beechcraft Baron picture

One Hartzell Airplane Propeller Blade For Display Novelty Use Beechcraft Baron

$105.00



MT-Propeller Governor by Avia Propeller (Part# P-980-3) Straubing **EUC** picture

MT-Propeller Governor by Avia Propeller (Part# P-980-3) Straubing **EUC**

$250.00



Ultralight Small Engine Propeller picture

Ultralight Small Engine Propeller

$325.00



SENSENICH PROP ( PROPELLER ) W 74 EM-7254G ( .6 HRS SINCE NEW ) picture

SENSENICH PROP ( PROPELLER ) W 74 EM-7254G ( .6 HRS SINCE NEW )

$1525.00



McCauley 1A170/GM7452 Propeller.  Currently 73/56. picture

McCauley 1A170/GM7452 Propeller. Currently 73/56.

$600.00



Propeller Spacer SPM8S14 picture

Propeller Spacer SPM8S14

$140.00



Powered by WordPress. Designed by WooThemes