Oh this was high. It used to be, with the F-111 some of them would flip inverted as they crested a hill, and yank back on the stick as they
came over the top of the hill (at about 50 feet or so), so they'd dive down the back side of it, and never go higher than 100 feet or so at the top
of the hill.
Awesome video!! This must over my way in Washington. Where were these guys out of? Whidbey ?
Was that the Columbia river in the beginning of the vid? I'm not sure if it is or not. I haven't seen any leg of it that was that empty of
development. Also, that would be a fair distance from Whidbey Is.LOL
Not attempting to high jack your thread but this is from my backyard. Like how it shows what our boys go through when dog fighting. Lucky for me my
family has a pretty good military back ground and I have been able to see this up close and personal from the ground and air. I'm not in the military
or ever have been so it's pretty rare to have the kind of exposure I have had to our Air Force as a civilian.
I've got an hour long cruise dvd that VFA-211 did while we were on deployment. The guy was saying go pros are not meant for flight lol. But they had
shots of going negative g's and theyd be flipping nalgene bottles around the cockpit in midair. Couple shots of them dropping jdams and such. It's a
really cool video.
Many years ago, we had a bird downchecked because a pilot had some electronic device in the cockpit, and while on autopilot, dropped a battery as he
was changing it. Needless to say, the battery did as batteries do, and went right under the ejection seat. They almost had to pull the seat to get
it out. Thank god one of the egress guys was skinny, and a contortionist.
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