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My helmet cam of today's flight, Navy style...

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by bunk22, Mar 29, 2012.

  1. bunk22

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  2. jdavionic

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    Wow, that was cool! Thanks! T-45s?
     

  3. bunk22

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    Yep, T-45C in the clown fish cammo :supergrin:
     
  4. jdavionic

    jdavionic NRA Member

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    Outstanding...and thanks for serving our country!

    I used to work on some of the products that you are likely wearing. Conax Fl Corp...now owned by Cobham. Various water activated releases and inflation devices to help save lives.
     
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    Ah those were the days. I was an IP in the T-37.
     
  6. Vincine

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    ?? Do Marine aviators receive carrier training?
     
  7. robin303

    robin303 Helicopter Nut

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    Nice as always Bunk. Looks like their getting some IFR time. Funny thinking about it, what you guys travel in one hour took us all day.:supergrin:
     
  8. bunk22

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    Those selected strike do but there are only 4 Marine Hornet squadrons that cruise on the boat. The rest are Harrier or EA-6B Prowler's.
     
  9. bunk22

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    Maybe but we only carry 3000# of gas total. For flights like BFM or TACFORM, that's about an hour of flight time. These trainers just have no gas.
     
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    I can read. Plane said Navy.

    I can see. All grass and no water.

    I'm calling fake.

    LOL

    So cool. Thanks for serving and making me realize my job sucks. My cam would be pretty boring if I posted it on here.
     
  11. bunk22

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    Nice, I was an IP in the T-34C as well a few years back.
     
  12. F14Scott

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    Did he blow his rendezvous in #2, forcing the under run, or did he mean to do that? I always hated "correct" rendezvouses; I felt completely out of control being on CBDR, even with a lock and verified decreasing closure. I would much prefer the hot under run and squat the corner on the far side. That way seemed faster, too.

    Even worse were pilots who would wing down top rudder the jet to avoid the overshoot. When my stomach got that cross control feeling, I always had visions of Kara Hultgreen (one class behind me at the RAG) avoiding the "Wrapped Up At the Start" by skidding her turn, and snuffing her port motor in the process. Coughing a motor was a constant fear in the Tomcat A.
     
  13. bunk22

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    He came in a bit fast, it was a 300KIAS join-up but not too bad.

     
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    Nice videos. But you can you describe in English what is going on :) You are an instructor, guy in front is the student? You can take over from your seat if need be? How fast you going, and how high? How fast and how high can you go in those things? How long will the stay up on a full tank of gas? These are things my 6 year old might want to know. Also, does the trainee ever puke up there, if so, where does it go?

    And never once did I see the universal sign for peace :rofl:

    Is the squigley line in the windshield a defroster, FM antenna, or what?

    Thanks:)
     
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  16. Kikon

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    Kewl!!!! Thanks for sharing.
     
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  18. Dennis in MA

    Dennis in MA Get off my lawn

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    Is it really THAT loud in there??

    Yet another reason I never flew fighter planes.
     
  19. DScottHewitt

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    Nice planes. Fun to fly them?
     
  20. thejellster05

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    Great Stuff! Good job! Thanks for serving and you have a pretty awesome way to serve there sir!

    That last video was my favorite.