Josh Hayes and Melissa Paris Go Ballistic in the F-16 Viper.
This motorcycling husband and wife take a wild ride far above the race track, cavorting about the sky in a pair of F-16 Vipers belonging to the Ohio Air National Guard.
Repeated American National Superbike Champion (2010, 2011, 2012) racer, Josh Hayes, lived out a childhood dream. He and his wife, Yamaha R6 Daytona Sportbike racer Melissa Paris, each got a back seat ride in an F-16. They even did a little dog fighting; no marriage counseling required. This chic flick is brought to you by OnTheThrottle (OTT). They announce that they don’t have F-16 parts – – – but they do have sport bike parts!
The below 8:00 minute long video allows you to follow them into the sky.
The above opening video still photo shows Josh Hayes (L) and his wife, Melissa Paris (R) in front row during pre – flight briefing. Sitting behind them is Ohio Air National Guard Lt. Colonel Zane E. Brown (Call Sign “Insane Zane” or “ZEB”). Colonel Brown has since been promoted to full Colonel. He is one of the pilots who flew the couple (Melissa) in the F-16s.