Interesting F 35 new helmet, pretty amazing.

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  1. Torch

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    Not much to go wrong there then :)
     
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    Is that the helmet, that's hooked up with those six cameras, for the x-ray vision?
     
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    Yup!

    This is one portion of the F-35 program that I have my doubts about, not that I don't think the thing will work but the way it will be handled in service. Those of us who have crewed jets will really understand this.
     
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    Quite the piece of kit all the same!
     
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    I wonder if the pilots will get spatial disorientation with it?
     
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    #7 FLYBOYJ, Apr 4, 2015
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    Only if they read "Yahoo News."
     
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    Yes, just like the WW2 gunners that couldn't use telescopic turrets because of the same issues. Spatial distortion.

    Explain that will you.

    Come on flyboy. You can do better than that.
     
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    #9 FLYBOYJ, Apr 4, 2015
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    I think there's a little difference between this helmet an a WW2 telescopic turret
    I can, I don't read Yahoo news bull sh!t!

    BAE's Striker helmet gives fighter pilots 'X-ray vision' - BBC News
     
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    Whats your priblem with me? I ask a valid question and you get in huffy puffy mood. Grow up.
     
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    You've been a friggin idiot around here for weeks and I'm calling you on your bullsh!t. I'm tell you to stop being a jerkoff or else you're in cyberspace for good - comprende @sshole!!!!
     
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    If you think I have offended this forum, its your absolute right to ban me. I have not insulted anyone nor used foul or vain language. If You feel I have threatened you, I apologize.

    Do what you want.
     
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    Apology accepted.

    I suggest you start backing up your rants with FACTS or at least try to validate your posts. That's all I'm going to say about this.
     
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    I believe 60 Minutes did a expo on the F-35 a while back and showed off that helmet. Looked like it would take some time getting used to because of no frame of reference to the plane. Wild.
     
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    For a drone (unmanned AC) to work all the data (and more) sent down those cables must be able to be reliably transmitted and received over huge distances.
     
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    Would like to know, what it would take to really give them x-ray vision in the helmets, I mean.....those machines aren't cheap, not small and most probably need a lot of juice to work as well....
     
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    So this is the second helmet? The one designed by BEA?
     
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    Wonder what the blasted thing weighs... :lol:
     
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    Was thinking the same, wonder if pilots have to do special neck strengthning excercises
     
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    there's been at lease one similar helmet around for years, I believe the French use it in the Rafel. Believe it of not I'm told it doesn't weight that much and is lighter than the old HGU-26 that I have used, but then again almost anything I've used seems lighter
     
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