Landing without one wing - fake or not?

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  1. seesul

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    Great! Incredible:shock:
     
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    Fake. Been discussed before somewhere on the forum.
     
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    If fake my hat off to the man who made this video...
     
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    Yep, it was filmed for a television commercial, and it is a fake, although a well done fake.
     
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    R/C model, right?
     
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    Although, more impressively, an Israeli AF F-15 really did land with a wing missing, which is what i thought this thread was going to be about when i saw the heading.
     
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    There was another thread about this a few months ago and there was a link to a website which showed how they did it.
     
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    There was also a DARPA F-18 that was used for adaptive flight control logic. As I recall the F-18 had a wing that folded to simulate battle damage and real-time flight control logic adaptation to compensate using other aerodynamic flight control surfaces and assymetric thrust vectoring.
     
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    If I only knew where it is....
     
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    A couple of links to its debunking in this thread.
    http://www.ww2aircraft.net/forum/off-topic-misc/footage-fake-21617.html

    Posted before:
    http://www.ww2aircraft.net/forum/off-topic-misc/amazing-piece-flying-15538.html

    There is mention of more threads where it has been posted but I couldn't find them at the moment.


    Wheels
     
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    Thats it Wheels!! Thanks!
     
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