posted on Jul, 22 2010 @ 06:47 PM
One of the most impressive takeoffs I've ever seen was one I witnessed on Okinawa.
Two F-104 Starfighters took off first , stood on their tails and lit their burners, looking way fast til the SR-71 Blackbird that took off after they
did passed between like they were standing still, then the Blackbird lit its burners. The 104s looked like they were frozen in amber or
Awesome sound, awesome power....just incredible speed, going straight up.