Sir. I would fly with you ANYWHERE.

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  1. k9kiwi

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    Now this here is just damn funny.
     

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    That Pilot does not take any sh*t, he is my type of a do not take bullsh*t from any one kind of guy.
     
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    Don't believe it.
     
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    :lol: I would say it was believable...
     
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    Yup.

    What would you do if you got shot at, say ok it is fine or kick the @ss of the idiot who did it?
     
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    I sure as hell wouldn't maneauver my 100ft 15ton helicopter right down into those who were firing at me. "Frindlies" or not. I'd wait and not jeopardize my crew for my own bravado.
     
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    Suspect the heat of the moment took over.
     
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    If true. I bet it scared the hell of that soldier.
     
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    It wouldn't surprise me I've seen some pretty wild aircrew. Der adler is the man to know he was in the Helo community
     
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    This incident allegedly happened in April, 2003. This was told on BBC24, was pulled after a couple of repeats.
     
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    Thats pretty funny. mmmmm I wonder he was winning the fight before it was broke up? Brit or Marine? :lol:
     
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    If he was a "West Coast Marine," I'd put my money on the Brit, if he was a "Paris Island" Marine, I'd guess the Brit got pounded...
     
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    Jeez, wondered why the marines fired on the helicopter? Theres no Iraqi airforce left.
     
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    I'm still skeptical.
     
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    Me too...
     
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    Believe it my friend. It happens all the time. We even got fired on in our Blackhawks a few times from our own guys.
     
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    Actually standard procedure is to turn into what is fire at you in most cases, because the signature is smaller and less of a heat signature. Whenever we had small arms fire come at us, we went over and got em.

    Depends on the situation and your mission as well. If you had a company of people shooting at you, ofcourse you would get the hell out of there, but in most cases it is just a few guys and youve got more fire power them most of the time.
     
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    Not true the Iraqi Airforce has been reformed and has helicopters and light aircraft. They are also recieving some C-130s now.

    As for the firing. It happens. The guys on the ground are nervous, besides if this happened in 2003, that was during the war against the Iraqi military and they still had helicopters. We found several Iraqi Hinds that got shot down in the Palm groves around Balad.
     
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