RAF Tornado missed glider by just 100ft thanks to lightning reflexes of fighter pilot

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  1. v2

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    That was some manoeuvre at such a low height, bravo to the pilot.
     
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    An outside loop at 500 mph starting at 250 feet and ending at 100 feet? That's a 75 foot radius turn...what kind of G's would that entail? Something is not right with the stated numbers........
     
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    Could any aircraft do a bunt (or half a outside loop) in even 250 feet at 500mph ?
     
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