Why do we Fly? – This Video Will Help you understand “Why”

Courtesy of Fighter Sweep.com. 

The first two videos in this post are taken in high definition (HD) clarity, so don’t hesitate to open each of them to full screen – and keep your sound turned on for the full experience.  If you watch the videos on a mobile device or in your email notice, you will miss the full experience seen on a larger computer screen’s monitor.

Two USN Super Hornets in formation, left ship is breaking to land . . .

This featured image, above, of Two F/A-18C Hornets, assigned to the “Knighthawks” of Strike Fighter Squadron One Three Six (VFA-136), performing a carrier break maneuver at the conclusion of the tactical air power demonstration during the 2005 Naval Air Station Oceana Air Show. U.S. Navy photo by Photographer’s Mate 2nd Class Daniel J. McLain

Classic US Navy carrier break – – – and landing. Lots to see and enjoy in this 2:07 long video. just below.  Want to know what it is like landing on an aircraft carrier? Here you go – – –  Hold on!

And, here below, is what it’s like (6:36 long video) to bring this same hot Navy fighter back to your pitching and rolling carrier – when the weather tries to make you fail . . . Case II Recovery in Low Visibility, with a Pitching Deck Swings from 6-10 feet.

And, for a special bonus, here below (10:49 long) is a video of a group of high speed passes as seen from either shipboard or land – – – and from both inside – and outside – the cockpits.



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