Monday, November 26, 2007

Connolly Airfield and Royal Caledon Air Force News for Monday 26 November

The Latest News from RCAF Command in Caledon Penzance (PenzCom)...

Recruitments/Promotions....

Eladrienne Laval has joined the RCAF with the full rank and privileges of Flight LT (FLT) in recognition of her many flights and promotional efforts.

Diamanda Gustafson has joined the RCAF with the full rank and privileges of Flight LT (FLT) in recognition of her many flights and promotional efforts.

Elrik Merlin has joined the RCAF with the full rank and privileges of Flight LT (FLT) in recognition of his many flights and promotional efforts.

The RCAF uses callsigns to aid communication over the wireless...Sin Trenton has developed a floating text device for the RCAF that will display our callsigns whilst flying and otherwise socializing at the Connolly Airfield/Aerodrome. Let me know your chosen Callsign as soon as possible, because if you don't create one, believe me - we'll make one up for you.

Here are the Callsigns amongst the group so far...

Air Marshal Zoe Connolly....."Foxy"
Air Chief Marshal Sin Trenton...."Biggles"
Air Chief Marshal Phineas Messmer...."Liftoff"
Group Captain Drake Moyer...."Ginger"
Group Captain Noddeh Slade...."Creaky"
Group Captain Expedition Offcourse ....CALLSIGN PENDING
Flight LT Pamus Bing...."Soapy"
Flight LT Crap Mariner...."Drag"
Flight LT Eladrienne Laval...."Skeeter"
Flight LT Diamanda Gustafson...."Cuckoo"
Flight LT Elrik Merlin...."Rik"

Uniforms are now under development from Miss Emilie Watkins - a designer with a great interest in the portrayal of authentic World War One era pilot uniforms.

General Airfield News....

SkyPirates of Penzance (SkyPoP) is a group for civilian aviation enthusiasts of Caledon as well as fellow flyers in all Victorian Steampunk nations. Our base of operations is The Connolly Airfield/Aerodrome in Caledon Penzance. SkyPirates of Penzance (SkyPoP) is not necessarily a pirates group, but is most definitely a group for flying, socializing, and fun!

Caledon Morgaine has arrived and is now under construction. Please be mindful of - and courteous to - the terraforming crew as they go about the business of developing our next Caledon Region. Do try to avoid flying into them, landing on top of them, or otherwise distracting them too much. And heavens! No Bombing practice or dogfights whilst crews are working!

With the impending opening of Morgaine by Guvnah Desmond Shang, our own Professor Phineas Messmer (RCAF Air Chief Marshal and Aethernautical Society Projects Director) will begin building his launchpad and Lab for Cape Messmer, which will become part of the Connolly-Tombola Aerodrome Complex, and be our first step-stone into Aether-Space.

Additional Notes....

Please be courteous and keep the runway clear of debris during and after use. If you encounter any unresolvable issues, do contact me by Aether-Messenger Device.

Ranks used by The Royal Caledon Air Force are loosely based upon the UK RAF rank system as outlined in the following link to NATO Air Forces on Wikipedia
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