Enter keywords or a search phrase below:

Aircraft Military Terminology

69 replies
1 rating 2 rating 3 rating 4 rating 5 rating
  • Member since
    November 2004
Posted by snapdragonxxx on Thursday, September 18, 2014 6:21 PM

How about this one, used by RAF Pilots during the Gulf War


Miles and Miles of Bugger All!

Just to confuse American ADC

  • Member since
    March 2015
Posted by Peaches on Saturday, November 4, 2017 5:28 PM

TO-Technical Order

AFI-Air Force Instruction


Academy F-15 (1/72)

On Deck 

MH-60G 1:48 (Minicraft)

C-17 1/144

KC-135R 1/144

Academy F-18(1/72)

Ting Ting Ting, WTF is that....

  • Member since
    October 2006
  • From: Tucson, AZ
Posted by Archangel Shooter on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 8:55 AM

CAD= Cartridge Actuated Device

TRM= Time Release Mechanism

 Your image is loading...

 On the bench: So many hanger queens.



  • Member since
    August 2014
  • From: Willamette Valley, Oregon
Posted by goldhammer on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 6:27 PM

SLEB=Self Loading Excess Baggage

  • Member since
    July 2019
  • From: Vancouver, British Columbia
Posted by Bobstamp on Thursday, September 24, 2020 2:03 PM

Tell personnel of the U.S. Marine Corps to secure a building.  They'll launch an infantry assault with artillery and air support.

Them's my guys! 

On the bench: Italeri 1/72 UH-34 Seahorse helicopter; Academy 1/72 F-86F Sabre; Revell S.S. Hope, being built as the hospital ship U.S.S. Repose, and a diorama to illustrate the crash of a Beech T-34B Mentor which I survived in 1962.

  • Member since
    September 2012
Posted by GMorrison on Thursday, September 24, 2020 2:34 PM

That is a Hall of Fame list of a lot of members who have (a) died, or (b) we've lost contact with. Kind of a treasure.



Modeling is an excuse to buy books


  • Member since
    January 2020
Posted by Space Ranger on Thursday, September 24, 2020 2:59 PM

JANFU: Joint Army-Navy Foul-Up

  • Member since
    January 2017
  • From: Colorado Springs
Posted by mawright20 on Friday, September 25, 2020 12:53 PM
Love it!
  • Member since
    January 2017
  • From: Colorado Springs
Posted by mawright20 on Friday, September 25, 2020 12:57 PM
So how do you judge those of us who were/are Mustangs (enlisted to officer)? I started as a crew chief and then became a flyer. Best of both worlds!
  • Member since
    January 2013
Posted by seastallion53 on Friday, October 9, 2020 2:31 AM

B.1.R.D. AND G.U.11 Navy terms for our seagoing feathered friends.


Our community is FREE to join. To participate you must either login or register for an account.

By signing up you may also receive reader surveys and occasional special offers. We do not sell, rent or trade our email lists. View our Privacy Policy.