Blue Angels Video

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I have to think the following videos would make any a young, red blooded American consider a career as a jet aircraft pilot or mechanic. These are exciting videos to watch as they do some very serious, very close, formation flying. A Split Second error could cause a catastrophe and they could all come tumbling out of the sky. These young Pilots demonstrate nerves of Steel. These nerves of Steel have to be necessary if they are ever flying into a war zone.

When you watch these videos, be sure to set your display to full screen and turn up your volume, then sit back and relax, you might feel your rear end trying to take a bite out of your seat cushion on a few occasions. I hope you enjoy them very much.

Did not know gum chewing was required of the pilots?
Blue Angels..check out the pilot chewing gum and his facial expressions!
Footage courtesy of the U.S. Navy & the Blue Angels
Ever wonder what “Pure Awesome” looks like? Wonder No More.
This may be one of the best…

Video runs 3:44. For Sure Go Full Screen….Guys…this footage is of the “slot man” in the Diamond formation…toughest flying due to wingtip vortices, etc…when he “smiles”, he is pulling some serious positive/ negative “g” forces.

WOW! What a ride! Notice the rest of the formation in the Pilot’s reflective goggles!

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Blue Angels – Insane Footage Takes You Inside the Cockpit …

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*****I want to dedicate this following video to my buddies who served in the United States Air Force, Don, Bob, Wayne, Dan who is watching from a different cyberspace than ours, and others who served in the Air Force. This is a long video, 46 minutes, but it gives credit to the Ground Crews, something I believe most of us were involved in. I hope you enjoy it, thanks for watching.  Thunderbirds



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Dancing On The Edge





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Living on the edge requires a special person. Someone who loves that rush of adrenaline that comes from flirting with fear or dancing around on the edge of danger. Aircraft pilots who perform in air shows have that heart, own those genes, a group of people who love to see and feel, exactly what living right on the edge is all about.

They are within seconds of totally destroying themselves and the airplanes they’re flying in, one small error in split-second timing is all that it would take to send them crashing to the ground in assorted balls of flames. There are very few things in this world that can compare to that type of a rush. Astronauts blasting off might be a close comparison.

They pull several G’s of negative energy, you feel your body being pressed against the pilot’s seat and your suit, as the G-forces try to crush your body. Then in another split-second, you are pulling positive G’s. You are traveling toward the Earth at the speed of sound, a few milliseconds later going straight up toward the sky and the other universes. You can continue flying to a higher altitude until your jet engines flame out. Then you can flip over and make a nose dive back toward the earth hoping that you can restart those engines on the way back down. You continue to dance on the edge until those engines start and you pull out of that dive, to keep from crashing into the ground at supersonic speed.