Derpy's first kill (fanfic)Derpy's first kill (fanfic) in Short Stories More Like This
Derpy's training was almost done. Her last bit was some training Combat Air Patrol (CAP) missions. For these she flew an F-14D (the same one from the landing incident) with Rainbow Dash as her Radar Intercept Officer (RIO) and of course for guidance. Derpy had grown quite accustomed to the Tomcat and seemed to take a liking to it.
This would be her next to last training patrol before transferring to a squadron permanently. Despite being a training mission, as per NLRAF rules for CAP, the tom was partially loaded with ordnance. In this case 2 each of the Sidewinder, Sparrow, and Phoenix missiles, plus the 20mm cannon.
With the pre flight checks done Derpy and Dash flew up and got strapped in to the cockpit by the ground crew. As Derpy lowered the canopy Dash said to her: "Ok Derpy. Another routine patrol. One more and you'll be all set".
"I'll miss flying with you though" She replied. After Dash was done training her she would be returning