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havoc

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Hugo a Gogo said:
Hugo a Gogo said:
LordGrover said:
shop! git aht!
testing does occur, yes


look familiar?

edit: look at the flap/stabiliser/wing thingmy/whatever Eric would call it at the back, no way it's in level flight
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.

RedWhiteMonkey

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Booey

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Hugo a Gogo

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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

20,971 posts

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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.
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Hugo a Gogo

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just found it

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

Blib

25,155 posts

77 months

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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

17,212 posts

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damn yer goggly eyes to hell

Ian Lancs

653 posts

46 months

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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

16,062 posts

64 months

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Wha d'ya say to a Picture?



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Morningside

18,143 posts

109 months

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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

7,148 posts

111 months

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Morningside said:
Anyone remember this?


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

Vieste

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hman

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74 months

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is that an army sniffer dog checking the horse for hidden drugs?

Paddy_N_Murphy

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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

20,982 posts

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Horse spit and snot eh? Mmmm.

Vieste

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I remember that photo in the dog threadlaugh

Paddy_N_Murphy

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Yep - ^^^^ he will stand on his back legs to get up there and lick the Horse !



Best climbing Frame Evaaar ?




Can't see me ? Its the Camafl..... oh what? wait?


Zaxxon

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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

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Booey said:
Looks like a candidate for HouseGymnastics http://www.housegymnastics.com/hfmoves/udfg.shtml

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