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Re: Show me your AFB!!!
« Reply #24 on: February 01, 2007, 01:06:09 AM »
What they do is to throw some fuel from the plnae, and, as it is dumped by the pipe that is just over the engines, the fuel burns when the afterburners are on. Simple,and cool ;D

the after burners need to ignite the fuel.. so techinqaully, it is on afterburner but you cant see it :)

AFB is Air Force Base. =.=

AFB is in America.. Everywhere else its Air Base.. or defence establishment (ergh thats a sucky name.. stupid Austrialian Government >:( )

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Re: Show me your AFB!!!
« Reply #25 on: February 01, 2007, 01:13:50 AM »
Yeah, so why is it show me your AFB? did he mean AB? for after burner.

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Re: Show me your AFB!!!
« Reply #26 on: February 01, 2007, 01:15:16 AM »
id call it the GB..Go Button >:)

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Re: Show me your AFB!!!
« Reply #27 on: February 01, 2007, 03:16:40 AM »
AFB is Air Force Base. =.=

glad I'm not the only one that was lost on that.
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Re: Show me your AFB!!!
« Reply #28 on: February 01, 2007, 05:21:27 AM »
oh i like that raptor pic

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Re: Show me your AFB!!!
« Reply #29 on: February 01, 2007, 05:54:19 AM »
AFB is in America.. Everywhere else its Air Base.. or defence establishment (ergh thats a sucky name.. stupid Austrialian Government >:( )

Ok. I agree. It's air base here. I think.
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Re: Show me your AFB!!!
« Reply #30 on: February 01, 2007, 07:02:46 AM »
In magazines i usally see "afb" as short for afterburner, both in english and swedish ones. As for "Air force base", the short for that one is "AB".  Thought you guys knew this and seen it yourselfs in magz.  :-\


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Re: Show me your AFB!!!
« Reply #31 on: February 01, 2007, 02:40:58 PM »
I can only speak for US Military bases, but it's always abbreviated as AFB

Air Force Link

Must be like Aeroplane and airplane  ;D
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Re: Show me your AFB!!!
« Reply #32 on: February 01, 2007, 10:25:00 PM »
Haha. Yeah, I usually see AFB but maybe its different in other mags and stuff.
BTW, I've been recieving Aviation History and still have like 11 months left...its a nice one...the History Channel mag has a 'Dogfights' part...after its show 'Dogfights'.
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Re: Show me your AFB!!!
« Reply #33 on: February 02, 2007, 12:50:51 AM »
Must be like Aeroplane and airplane  ;D

You probably have a point there. But you guys knew what i mean and the pics put up is of afterburners not bases so, no harm done.  :)
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Re: Show me your AFB!!!
« Reply #34 on: February 02, 2007, 06:37:54 AM »
Yupp, I agree.
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Re: Show me your AFB!!!
« Reply #35 on: February 02, 2007, 11:00:18 PM »
Me too  :)

 



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