When I entered the operations room the mood was somber, the Supervisor of Flying, Major Gary "Kuma" McCloud, was transmitting on the radio trying to raise the missing aircraft on the expected frequency.
What does SOF stand for?
SOF stands for Supervisor Of Flying
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- Static-Output Feedback
- Statute of Frauds
- Strategic Offensive Forces
- Strength of Field (rankings)
- Strength Of Function
- Student Orchestra Festival (Linköping, Sweden)
- Study of Osteoporosis Fractures
- Subtlety or Force
- Summary of Findings (various organizations)
- Superior Orbital Fissure (crack in the bone above the eye)
- Survival of the Fittest (gaming clan)
- SWC Orders File
- Swiss Orchid Foundation (est. 2001)
- Switching Office Functionality
- Syndicat des Orthoptistes de France (French: Orthoptists Union of France)
- Special Operations Forces Imagery Receive and Intelligence System
- Special Operations Forces Intelligence Vehicle
- Special Operation Force Liaison Officers (SOCCENT)
- Special Operations Forces - Aircrew Training System
- Société Française de Chirurgie Plastique Reconstructrice et Esthétique
Samples in periodicals archive:
During our busy times, when half the people are out of the office, he comes in to be the supervisor of flying and picks up additional duties for other members of the unit.
About that time, the mission commander piped up from the back seat that we should call the Supervisor of Flying (SOF) and advise him of our situation.
He began a gentle turn away from high terrain and contacted the Supervisor of Flying to advise him of the situation and his intentions.
Ultimately, SENTRY 60 declared IFE with Air Traffic Control and returned to base following coordination with Supervisor of Flying.
Late that same afternoon, I was atop the Nellis AFB control tower serving as Supervisor of Flying (SOF).
After extensive coordination with Gila Bend tower, his wingman, and the supervisor of flying, he flawlessly aligned the aircraft for a straight-in approach to landing, making only turns into the good engine per A-10 single-engine operations.
After extensive coordination with the supervisor of flying and air traffic control, the crew dumped gas to get to a safe landing weight before executing a flawless single-engine approach and landing.