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Iran military jet crashes, reason unknown

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posted on Jan, 29 2012 @ 09:14 PM
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Originally posted by SkyMuerte
I remember seeing a picture of an Iranian F-14 with car mirrors mounted outside the cockpit. I guess getting rear view cameras for that aircraft became a bit difficult......



All F-14 Tomcats had automobile-style rear view mirrors.




posted on Jan, 29 2012 @ 10:08 PM
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Originally posted by HattoriHanzou

Originally posted by SkyMuerte
I remember seeing a picture of an Iranian F-14 with car mirrors mounted outside the cockpit. I guess getting rear view cameras for that aircraft became a bit difficult......



All F-14 Tomcats had automobile-style rear view mirrors.


Here you go....


US Navy 031101-N-7732W-257 Cmdr. Richard LaBranche, from New Boston, N.H., exits the cockpit of an F-14D Tomcat assigned to the Tomcatters of Fighter Squadron Three One (VF-31) on the flight deck aboard USS John C. Stennis


US Navy 040420-N-4308O-016 Aircrew assigned to the Swordsmen of Fighter Squadron Three Two (VF-32) perform a pre-flight safety check of their F-14B Tomcat's cockpit


Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation Museum - Grumman F-14 Tomcat


US Navy 050728-N-3136P-012 Aviation Structural Mechanic Equipmentman 2nd Class Peter Vonszilassy, installs cockpit mirrors on an F-A-18F Super Hornet's wind screen inside the hangar bay aboard USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63).


Here is a detailed render of the pilots view from F-14A Tomcat
COCKPITS.NL/F-14A Tomcat for FF5 and OF



Here is a U-2 photo showing an external mirror housed in fairing similar to an automobile.
U-2S Dragon Lady

Hope this helps....



posted on Jan, 30 2012 @ 12:24 AM
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Originally posted by Drunkenparrot

Originally posted by HattoriHanzou

Originally posted by SkyMuerte
I remember seeing a picture of an Iranian F-14 with car mirrors mounted outside the cockpit. I guess getting rear view cameras for that aircraft became a bit difficult......



All F-14 Tomcats had automobile-style rear view mirrors.


Here you go....


US Navy 031101-N-7732W-257 Cmdr. Richard LaBranche, from New Boston, N.H., exits the cockpit of an F-14D Tomcat assigned to the Tomcatters of Fighter Squadron Three One (VF-31) on the flight deck aboard USS John C. Stennis


US Navy 040420-N-4308O-016 Aircrew assigned to the Swordsmen of Fighter Squadron Three Two (VF-32) perform a pre-flight safety check of their F-14B Tomcat's cockpit


Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation Museum - Grumman F-14 Tomcat


US Navy 050728-N-3136P-012 Aviation Structural Mechanic Equipmentman 2nd Class Peter Vonszilassy, installs cockpit mirrors on an F-A-18F Super Hornet's wind screen inside the hangar bay aboard USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63).


Here is a detailed render of the pilots view from F-14A Tomcat
COCKPITS.NL/F-14A Tomcat for FF5 and OF



Here is a U-2 photo showing an external mirror housed in fairing similar to an automobile.
U-2S Dragon Lady

Hope this helps....


Yes, you corroborated what I said.

It helps.



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