Backyard jet engines!

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  1. Wildcat

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    Noice

    I like the concrete busting run at the end
     
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    Thank God those numbnuts aren't my neighbors. :lol:
     
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    that's cool!
     
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    It'd be a worry wouldn't it Matt! When I first watched it I was waiting for the whole thing to blow up!! :lol: Notice no one was wearing any ear protection, surely that's not good for the old ears!
     
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    I agree with you Matt if they cranked that up next door to me they would be inspecting the combustion chamber from the inside.
     
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    Very interesting to watch. They must be a bit crazy though (and will perhaps be deaf later in life)...
     
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    When I was in A&P school we had a J-35 on an engine stand we used to run in the school parking lot. If you advanced the throttle too quickly you could make the compressor stall and it would shoot a fire ball out of the exhaust and sometimes blow one out of the intake - it was fun watching the faces of people walking by and seeing this happen!
     
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    Funny you say that. I was watching that with my sons and all I could say during the "supercharger" jet engine sequence, all I said to my son's was "see how that idiot is not wearing any eye protection".:rolleyes:
     
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