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The Camera can capture some fantastic moments....II

The Camera can capture some fantastic moments....II

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RedWhiteMonkey

4,485 posts

87 months

Thursday 19th April 2012
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Booey

7,573 posts

85 months

Thursday 19th April 2012
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Hugo a Gogo

19,916 posts

138 months

Thursday 19th April 2012
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IforB said:
There's also the point that there will be a testing program for both static ground tests (for zero zero seats) and airborne ones. So it's very unlikely that they didn't perform an airborne one.
it's not a test, it's from a film
havoc said:
The rear stabilisers are probably at that angle to give the plane a little bit of negative g - i.e. to put the plane in an arc so that there's quicker separation between plane and seat.
ah right, and the pic just caught it at the perfect point it looked ALMOST identical to the ground shot, if you overlay the two pics in photoshop with 50% transparency you'll see the ejecting bloke and all his equipment are identical

oh, except the video clip from the straight-to-video film shows it in level flight

http://gizmodo.com/5330468/mystery-of-the-crazy-su...

havoc

21,942 posts

140 months

Thursday 19th April 2012
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Why didn't you post that vid up before?

Airborne ejector seat testing isn't unusual - without a snopes-type ref like that there's no reason to think it's a 'shop.

Hugo a Gogo

19,916 posts

138 months

Thursday 19th April 2012
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just found it

apart from it looking like a shop, with the halo etc
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Blib

31,039 posts

102 months

Thursday 19th April 2012
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Hugo a Gogo said:
if you overlay the two pics in photoshop with 50% transparency you'll realise that you really should get out more.
EFA




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Hugo a Gogo

19,916 posts

138 months

Thursday 19th April 2012
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damn yer goggly eyes to hell

Ian Lancs

744 posts

71 months

Thursday 19th April 2012
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havoc said:
Why didn't you post that vid up before?

Airborne ejector seat testing isn't unusual - without a snopes-type ref like that there's no reason to think it's a 'shop.
Airborne ejector seat testing is unusual. I'm not aware of any fast jet in Western service that has done ejction testing in flight - on the ground yes (its epically cool to be sat watching it, hearing the whoosh of the test sled, followed by a pretty nig bang as the seat and canopy do their bits). Obviously the Russians are a bit different to us, but I don't think they're that different. Despite all the good stories, ejections are still pretty dangerous.

Paddy_N_Murphy

17,623 posts

89 months

Thursday 19th April 2012
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Wha d'ya say to a Picture?



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Morningside

21,169 posts

134 months

Thursday 19th April 2012
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RedWhiteMonkey said:
Maybe they will workout its the Prince Albert setting off the metal scanner wink

RedWhiteMonkey said:
thumbup That must have been a fantastic sight seeing that go over.


Anyone remember this?

much larger photo in silhouette

Strangely Brown

7,270 posts

136 months

Friday 20th April 2012
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Morningside said:
Anyone remember this?


They are two different aircraft. Fantastic, but different nonetheless.

Vieste

10,532 posts

65 months

Friday 20th April 2012
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hman

6,823 posts

99 months

Friday 20th April 2012
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is that an army sniffer dog checking the horse for hidden drugs?

Paddy_N_Murphy

17,623 posts

89 months

Friday 20th April 2012
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Vieste said:
Our Dog LOVES doing that.
Whenever the OH Horse has a Lather on he goes mental to lick the saliva......
Fortunately the horse is used to it / tolerates.



Stupid dog went up to another horse to do the same and the thing went a trifle mental biggrin !




LordGrover

27,042 posts

117 months

Friday 20th April 2012
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Horse spit and snot eh? Mmmm.

Vieste

10,532 posts

65 months

Friday 20th April 2012
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I remember that photo in the dog threadlaugh

Paddy_N_Murphy

17,623 posts

89 months

Friday 20th April 2012
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Yep - ^^^^ he will stand on his back legs to get up there and lick the Horse !



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Zaxxon

4,057 posts

65 months

Friday 20th April 2012
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Always makes me laugh when I see cam cream like that. Takes 20 minutes to apply, 5 minutes to drip and smear into a stty mess after you start sweating.

driverrob

3,977 posts

108 months

Friday 20th April 2012
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Booey said:
Looks like a candidate for HouseGymnastics http://www.housegymnastics.com/hfmoves/udfg.shtml

Paddy_N_Murphy

17,623 posts

89 months

Friday 20th April 2012
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Zaxxon said:
Always makes me laugh when I see cam cream like that. Takes 20 minutes to apply, 5 minutes to drip and smear into a stty mess after you start sweating.
Easy to wash off though wink


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