Ahead of the aircraft

(adj.) Prepared to a greater extent than would be expected during flight. Ahead of the game cf. On top of things, All over it like a (cheap) rash

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Ahead of the game

(adj.) Prepared to a greater extent than would be expected. Ahead of the aircraft, Ahead of the drag curve cf. On top of things, All over it like a (cheap) rash

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Air tragic

(n.) The Air Traffic Control branch.

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Aircraft type mate

(n.) A fellow aircrew officer, from the fleet of that particular aircraft type. Eg: Jag Mate cf. Charioteer

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Aircrew reset/recycle

(v.) To turn a piece of equipment off and then back on as many times as are required before correct function is achieved. O.N. / O.F.F. Switch cf. Engineering tap

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Aircrew sunshine

(adj.) Very poor weather which restricts flying operations Clag, Shit and corruption, Shit and derision

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All over it like a (cheap) rash

(adj.) Competent in every way at dealing with the situation. Ahead of the aircraft, Ahead of the drag curve, Ahead of the game, On top of things

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Angels

(pl. n.) Height in thousands of feet eg “Everything Angels 14 and above is yours”

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Any spears for me?

(phr.. qn.) A question asking whether there is any impending criticism to come. Usually used at the end of a debrief.

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