US pilots and aircraft owners- REMINDER on registration!

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  1. evangilder

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    I think this only effects Joe, but in case anyone else lurking is an aircraft owner here in the US, a gentle reminder.

    http://www.avweb.com/newswire/11_50b/leadnews/191179-1.html
     
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    Yep! I could just see the ole fireball getting shadowed by 2 F-16s!
     
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    Wouldn't that be something! Would make for some great photos. ;)
     
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    It would... until they started trying to force you to land.
     
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    Yep, the only redeeming thing here (and I think Eric could vouch for this) is I could probably land the thing in the same area used to park and F-16!
     
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    Definitely! The question is how would the F-16 shadow fireball. I am not sure of the stall speed of the F-16, but throttle down in the 150 and you would have them overshooting you. That would work until they got fed up and opened fire! :shock:
     
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    Yep, and I could probably turn inside their fire!! :shock: :lol:
     
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    :-k I am not sure I would want to be riding along for that engagement!
     
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    :evil4:
     
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    I trust your piloting skills, Joe. But it would be my luck the F-16 jock would be a reincarnation of Richard Bong. Then we'd be screwed! ;)
     
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    Sort of off Topic but while you were talking about getting intercepted by F-16 or whatnot. The other day we were doing an instrument flight in our Blackhawk and there was a NATO training mission going on with 20+ F-16's and some German Tornados and F-4's. Anyhow 6 F-16's and 2 F-4s intercepted us and started flying circles around (probably to fuck with us, being that we were the slow flyign helicoper in there airspace!) us. I took some pics but I am not sure how they came out. At one point we could see the faces of the pilots in the F-16's. We gave them the bird!

    Anyhow I will try and post the pics when I get them off my camara.
     
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    Very Cool!
     
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    Pretty cool Adler!
     
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    Well I looked at the pics and you can not make anything out unfortunatly. Atleat nothing worth posting.
     
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    Bummer. That sounds like it would have been interesting.
     
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    I can still throw them up but they were moving so fast, that by the time I pushed the button, the thing was just a speck in the sky.
     
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    Here is one of the photos, as you can see they are just specks now. If I had just been quicker or one had escorted us, I could have gotten a better pick. Next time we will have to contact them on the radio and see if they can pull up next to us.
     

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