The ultimate “selfieâ€.....

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  1. DarkFriday

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    The ultimate “selfieâ€: taken from the cockpit of an F-16 launching a Sidewinder missile.:pilot:


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    RDAF pilot fires AIM-9L air-to-air missile from F-16


    [video=youtube;sheYzLRhZ_8]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sheYzLRhZ_8[/video]
     
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    potroast Well-Known Member

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    Special tricked out helmet. All heads up display.
     
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    i-phone or android?
     
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    iPhone is a type of mobile device, android is an operating system
     
  5. newcastlefan

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    now define "anal retentive"


    oh wait: you already did. nevermind.
     
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    Grasshopper head
     
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    potroast:wub:
     
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    I hate to even bring this up, but did your father fly fighter jets, DF? If so, did you ever fly with him?
     
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    I don't think I could take the g's without puking.
     
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    the guys that cant cut the mustard fly transports.
     
  11. DarkFriday

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    Yes he did and yes I flew but not with him.

    I got 9 backseat rides over a few months in 1987.

    We did do some simulator time together in the S-3A. :coffee:
     
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    My pops flew the C-121 and C-130 before the S-2 and transitioning to the S-3.

    He cut the mustard.
     
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    Schmoopy Shit Mult Hunter Gold

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    Sorry to hear that, buddy. :nocheer:
     
  14. DarkFriday

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    Are U on drugs right now?

    Ur being waaaay to nice :right::hhh:
     
  15. Schmoopy

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    Yes. I get chattier and nicer.:eek:

    Enjoy it while it lasts.:hhh:
     
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    What model 130 did he fly? My unit flies MC-130Ps, refueler types
     
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    In WWI I flew an F-14.

    Bombed the shit out of the Japs.:slick:
     
  20. DarkFriday

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    It was 1962ish.

    Vietnam.

    I'd have to do some checking :secret: