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FRIDAY FUN: Top Ten Jet Low Fly-bys

How about some Friday Fun? Here are some nice Low Fly-bys a friend sent me on FB; share worthy most definitely. Watch until the very last one; he almost tied the record for low flight! Then look at the grass,

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Day and Night Aircraft Carrier Landings (split screen)

I’ve often been asked the difference: Day is basically a race track pattern; a flight enters the break at 800 feet and after passing the carrier turns hard to the down wind. In the break the jet decelerates to landing

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The Last Gunfighter; the F-8 Crusader

I grew up in St Louis, just down the road from McDonnell Douglass where F-4 Phantom II fighters were built. My parents would take me to the airport observation lot, and we’d watch the smoky Phantoms rip up the sky.

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2013 Paper Blue Angels Airshow

Funny and pathetic all wrapped up in one production. Yes this is how bad things have become. chip facebook Twitter Amazon Youtube

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Blue Angels CANCEL 2013 season

It is very ironic considering my recent posts about the history of the Blue Angels. They have cancelled the 2013 season. This country is in serious trouble when the basic things can not be done. chip facebook Twitter Amazon Youtube

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Blue Angels in the F/A-18

We saw the Blue Angels in F-4 Phantoms, A-4 Skyhawks and now the latest: the F/A-18 Hornet. Enjoy the show! chip facebook Twitter Amazon Youtube

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EA-18G Growler at sea

While I’m still active in Aviation: Airline Pilot, Flight Test and General Aviation. My Naval Aviation days are timing out. Above is the replacement for the last aircraft I flew in the Navy that is still in service. The EA-6B

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