Tag: F-15

Thrust to weight! Whether an F-15 in full burner or a light loaded airliner at full power, it is the thrust to weight ratio that dictates a shit hot vertical takeoff or lumbering the length of the runway clawing into …

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Jet Pilot Climbs 15,000ft In 45 Seconds When your job is to test out jet fighters 🙌🙌via Caters News Agency Posted by UNILAD on Thursday, March 9, 2017 I’m Irish, let’s launch in the vertical for St Patties Day! Back …

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Time to de-bunk another viral internet hoax. Years ago I put to rest the kill-a-thrill internet phenomenon by showing it was a hoax. Next came Mega Whoosh, then Software Malfunction; finally and most laughably, the government of Iran. Next up …

Another hoax like kill-a-thrill, mega-whoosh, software malfunction: this time an F-15 Read More »

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When I was flying F-4 Phantom II’s as an instructor in VX-30; we had Test Pilot Candidates come over the hill from Edwards Air Force Base from time to time. They would do whats called a Qualitative Evaluation on the …

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