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Old July 12th, 2013, 08:54 PM   #1
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Incoming! Low-flying fighter jet scares air-show spectators

http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/sideshow...3184.html?vp=1

I watched this with the wife a few times, at about 13 seconds in if you can pause it at the exact moment the running gear is over the birm wall I think he is less than three feet at the gear and a couple feet at the ass.

I think this guy being a show off almost made a tragedy occur.

Do you think it was skill or a close call by a show off.
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Old July 12th, 2013, 09:11 PM   #2
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Incoming! Low-flying fighter jet scares air-show spectators

http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/sideshow...3184.html?vp=1

I watched this with the wife a few times, at about 13 seconds in if you can pause it at the exact moment the running gear is over the birm wall I think he is less than three feet at the gear and a couple feet at the ass.

I think this guy being a show off almost made a tragedy occur.

Do you think it was skill or a close call by a show off.
Show off = 100%!

Now if you think about this on another approach (pun intended) on a carrier with a hook, the pilot would be trained to grab cable in such a manor.

OK not in that manor at all as it would be against training protocols with objects but for distances maybe? Still on a razors edge either way.
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Old July 12th, 2013, 09:21 PM   #3
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Skillz........good judgement....no
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Old July 12th, 2013, 09:28 PM   #4
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Pilot that knows every form of math plus has an armory that rivals any .45 caliber gun.
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Old July 12th, 2013, 11:10 PM   #5
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Damn I guarantee pants were shat skill or not
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Old July 12th, 2013, 11:27 PM   #6
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Probably not meant to get that close but skill kept it from becoming a fatal accident imo

That would pucker up the 'ol butthole just a little bit
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Netiher.... he is just used to landing at St. Maarten's Princess Juliana Airport.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TaFbk-RJrLI
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