WTF?? Another FA-18 goes down off the coast of Virginia Beach.

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  1. VAsiCkBoy

    VAsiCkBoy Well-Known Member

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    There are no routine ejections. All the training in the world doesn't prepare you for the real thing.
     
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    Ever go to Rudee's? That place is great
     
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    John McCain flying again?
     
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    Crashing billion collar jets but yet we have a pow in Afghanistan
     
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    Good one, Chippa
     
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    He was on his world tour. :D

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    How's fuckin' that 48 year-old, Gary?
     
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    military flys so many sorties a day it seems like more should crash. good mainentance by the crews & well trained pilots keeps the numbers pretty low.
     
  10. Daemon

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    That's why it's such big news when one goes down. It happens so seldom.
     
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    What kind of planes does the Norwegian air force fly?
     
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    I'll try, but I'm probably wrong. Since it's called the RNoAF, is the answer the "Royal No Air Force"? :D
     
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    oh, ok
     
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    spent three months on a norwegion air base & the only fighters were ours. cool little bunker type hangers tho.
     
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    My house is directly under the flight path they take from an AFB nearby. It bugs me out when they practice flying under radar. Usually just after dusk, and the planes fly so low and so slow it is fucking disturbing. Usually they go over high enough that the planes are tiny, but when they fly low, they things are as big as my garage, and flying directly over it.
     
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    Ha ha...not me, but a good friend. He flew these...badass!


    [video=youtube;pjjWtkW6EgY]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pjjWtkW6EgY[/video]



    This is actually a better video. Old as fuck, but the narrator will remind you of school movies as a kid.


    [video=youtube;ynHHASG66Eg]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ynHHASG66Eg[/video]
     
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  18. Rod-Stroker

    Rod-Stroker I'm gonna rock ya till it strikes the hour

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    Chinese neodymium magnets are being used in our fighter jets
    Un freaking believable.
     
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    30 year old aircraft. Go figure.
     
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    That movie is SO gay!