Robotech: Macross Saga
“White Tiger” : call sign for Prometheus Departure controller
“Golden Eye” : call sign for one of the SDF-1’s defense controllers
Fighter Direction Codes
“Knockers up” : engage armament switches, radar systems, homing equipment, warning equipment, and all offensive and defensive electronic warfare systems.
“Buster” : directs an aircraft on an intercept to use full military power.
“Ninety-nine (squad name)…” : call to all aircraft in group
“Tallyho” : pilot has spotted enemy units
“Tits up” : aviator’s term for “unserviceable/out of order.”
“Gripe Sheet” : log of aircraft malfunctions maintained by pilot and handed to aircraft captain on mission end.
BARCAP : Barrier Combat Air Patrol Wiki entry for Combat Air Patrols
RATA : Reconnaissance and Threat Assessment mission. Generally flying escort to a Cat’s Eyes Recon