MIL WTF is a rudder swing check v. Navy ??

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  1. EYOB

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    ATLANTIC OCEAN (July 23, 2008) The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) conducts rudder swing checks in the Atlantic Ocean after completing a six-month planned incremental availability at Norfolk Naval Shipyard.
     
  2. DeepRun™

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    I'm guessing it's exactly how it looks. Seeing how the carrier handles during an abrupt maneuver.

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    you go very fast then just turn on a dime. usually what's going on when you see pictures like above of the ships flight deck tilted that far like it is..
     
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    It's basically seeing what the ship is capable if you had to try and avoid something in the water at close range.

    You haul ass then turn as hard as possible.
     
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    ibthat'salotoffun
     
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    some poor asshole is going to be pissed when his xbox 360 slams into the ground
     
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    it is fun as hell.. shit just flies everywhere
     
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    secure for sea!!!
     
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    Fuck that shit.
     
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    me misses sea trials :(
     
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    Angles and Dangles on a Sub>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>*

    imagine diving to your desired depth...then beginning to go up and down at increasing angles of 5 degrees until you're at about a 45 degree angle:eek3:

    get some cardboard from the galley, and in certain hallways you can slide down the hallway on the decks and even get airborne!:rofl:. That shits the best:bowdown:
     
  12. DeepRun™

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    Is that the one where they launch out of the water?
     
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    boats have been known to come out of the water, yes:o

    There is an old Navy commercial that is the LA doing an emergency blow from test depth for video:o. She launches out of the water pretty good. Theoretically you never want the screw to come out though:o
     
  14. DeepRun™

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    Why?

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    I'm not in the military. I just saw this question in the forum preview and thought I could answer it.
     
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    why what? why don't you want the screw to come out of the water?

    you wanna spin the shaft bearings? I don't:o
     
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    we got underway for deployment and one of our guys was in his rack since he was going to be on nights with his BRAND new laptop he got like 3 days earlier. he fell asleep, we started doing swing checks and it flew out and broke his screen haha. he just got a replacement like 2 weeks ago and we're almost halfway done with deployment.
     
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    i remember it being called a turn and burn...rudder swing check is a new thing for me-
     
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    well rudder swing checks are a specific test, usually done after maintenance or an availability.. lot of times when you get underway after a decent in port period.

    i've never heard of them being done prior to every sea and anchor, that's just insane. and "Stand by for heavy rolls as the ship comes about" is used for any time a ship turns even it is the slowest turn in the world when you are going to have the current hitting the side of the ship and the rocking back and forth goes up.
     

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