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AG-51's Immortalized Callsigns
« on: December 15, 2015, 09:52:58 AM »
Hi all,

Below this section is a little read for you all about "Callsigns" in the military (Air Force referenced).
I announce now that as long as this group AG-51 is in operation the follow "Callsigns" listed below may never used
again in this organization. Any similar phonic, combination, Portmanteau, of any of the names listed below will also be refused. 

CALLSIGN - BRIEF

Pilgrim - (Outstanding Member) - He was the kindest soul to roam this earth. Rest in peace brother
Razor - (XO) -  The backbone of AG-51. His tireless efforts and contributions keep us united
Fireball - (Operations Officer) - His skills in Modding are forever appreciated by the community as a whole
Bulldog - (CO, DCS Division) - IL-2 Red Flight Leader and DCS Division Commander leading the way into our new venture
Cobraj - (CAG) - Long-time skipper (and tech guru) that has kept the squad going for the past several years. [Added by Fireball and Confirmed by the Squad]


You must be unanimously nominated by this group of fine individuals to be in this Elite group. You must be considered
a staple in the group and be a senior member with years of commented membership. To nominate a member please
PM the individuals listed above and CC them. Please state the callsign and reason for the nomination or any other
info that would be helpful in making the decision.

Best regards,
Cobraj
CO, Air Group 51



Looking Inside the Pilot Call Sign Tradition
Date: Wednesday, June 08 @ 15:11:03 UTC
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Re: AG-51's Immortalized Callsigns
« Reply #1 on: December 15, 2015, 10:14:09 AM »
 :thumbsup:

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Re: AG-51's Immortalized Callsigns
« Reply #2 on: December 15, 2015, 11:00:45 AM »
 :thumbsup: What Fireball Said Cobraj!!
« Last Edit: December 15, 2015, 11:08:14 AM by AG-51_Bulldog »


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Re: AG-51's Immortalized Callsigns
« Reply #3 on: December 15, 2015, 11:07:02 AM »
Well...thank you.

I did use my new-found distinction (and my forum administrator powers) to add one more name to the list.

(I know that wasn't your intent Cobraj, but you deserve it if anyone does.)

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Re: AG-51's Immortalized Callsigns
« Reply #4 on: December 15, 2015, 01:50:45 PM »
 :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
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Re: AG-51's Immortalized Callsigns
« Reply #5 on: December 15, 2015, 05:29:46 PM »
Ah thank you! I couldn't nominate myself that would have weird. LOL

Thank you committee for the acknowledgement!! 
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Re: AG-51's Immortalized Callsigns
« Reply #6 on: December 15, 2015, 06:39:02 PM »
 :thumbsup:


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Re: AG-51's Immortalized Callsigns
« Reply #7 on: December 15, 2015, 06:39:37 PM »
Not so fast there Skipper. You need to tell us the story behind that callsign before we retire it for all time! :icon_biggrin:

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Re: AG-51's Immortalized Callsigns
« Reply #8 on: December 15, 2015, 07:03:18 PM »
My callsign is easy. I'm a Ford nut as most know. At the time I was building a 70 Mustang with a 429 Cobrajet engine.
I bought Aces of the Pacific
http://www.listal.com/game/aces-pacific-pc-games
I think it was my first sim. Then 1942: The Pacific Air War, then Warbirds and some Janes Collection.

When I went to play online I typed in "Cobrajet" because most games where taking 8 characters. Well I got to Warbirds I think and typed in my "Cobrajet", connected to the game and saw my name was "Cobraj". This sim only allowed 6 characters. Basically from that moment on I went by "Cobraj"
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Re: AG-51's Immortalized Callsigns
« Reply #9 on: December 15, 2015, 07:19:34 PM »
 :thumbsup:
Salute
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Re: AG-51's Immortalized Callsigns
« Reply #10 on: December 15, 2015, 08:48:01 PM »
Congrats all.  RIP Pilgrim.  I surely miss him. 

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Re: AG-51's Immortalized Callsigns
« Reply #11 on: December 15, 2015, 08:53:18 PM »
How about the rest of your call signs....come on lets have it?
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Re: AG-51's Immortalized Callsigns
« Reply #12 on: December 15, 2015, 09:46:54 PM »
When I first started flying IL-2 several years ago with Croaker and Renegade, at some point we decided we were cool enough we needed call signs. So, for some unknown reason, probably alcohol involved, I came up with 'Fireballs'. Croaker's original callsign back then was 'Shtick', and I'm pretty sure Renegade's was 'Dritz'.

But anyway when we decided to started flying in public, instead of just amongst ourselves, I decided to make mine a little less risque, so I just dropped the 's' and became Fireball.  :icon_biggrin:
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Re: AG-51's Immortalized Callsigns
« Reply #13 on: December 16, 2015, 08:37:48 AM »
Mine came about a little like Cobraj's. I started flying in Warbirds and didn't realize there was a limit on the number of characters for the username. I didn't even realize that what I was typing was going to be shown to the public when flying online. I just thought I was registering my account with the Warbirds folks so I started out typing "Rserwin" and it came out "Rserwi". When I joined up with a couple other guys called The Volunteers, the leader of the group pronounced it "rizweee" and decided to call me Razor. I have kept it ever since.

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Re: AG-51's Immortalized Callsigns
« Reply #14 on: December 16, 2015, 09:00:58 AM »
Well my Callsign dates back to when I was with the CAF 96th and flying CFS-2. New to flight sims, computers and the whole online thing. I had picked some cheesy name (I don't even remember). After flying with the group and my flight lead (teacher) for a while he had made the comment that I was like some damn bulldog that latched on and wouldn't let go, after I chased him around for an hour (seemed like) then shot him down when we were doing some kind of head to head practice. Anyways that night he had me change my name and I have had it ever since. Some of you probably remember Doc from later on. Anyways he is why I am now the Dog!! I miss that drunken Alabaman Fireman...LOL


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