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Old Nov 12, 2005, 11:33 AM
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What happens if you have a lipo in your back pocket!

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Old Nov 13, 2005, 07:12 PM
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WOW, have any after shots of the plane?
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Old Nov 13, 2005, 07:21 PM
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Nope. My dad sent that to me in and email.
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Old Nov 13, 2005, 08:52 PM
Hey ya'll, watch this!
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Wow, that plane is flying really low
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Old Nov 13, 2005, 09:04 PM
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That was September 15, 2003 in Idaho. The pilot didn't reset his altimeter to the local elevation, he survived the ejection but was dropped from the Thunderbirds.

More info including the offical report here: http://www.f-16.net/f-16_news_article842.html

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Old Nov 13, 2005, 09:19 PM
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LOL!!!!!!!!

I beleave that was a airshow in the south pacific (south-west usa) that a f-16 lost stability, stalled ro something and had to eject. I remember reading about it in reader's digest or something (my dad pointed it out to me)

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Old Nov 13, 2005, 09:20 PM
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It was actually in Idaho......the pilot did not have enough altitude to complete a loop and had to eject. His rate of descent was too high to recover.
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Old Nov 13, 2005, 09:42 PM
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hmmmmmmm...............stupied me.

on the history channel there was a interview of a guy who ejected from a proweler sideways, who almost landed on his neck uch: when he got back on the ship, he was 2 and a half inches shorter!

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Old Nov 13, 2005, 09:54 PM
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For anyone who wants to see the videos I posted them in my gallery (including those who didn't believe my post above ): Geez, is Spencer J back again??

http://static.rcgroups.com/gallery/d...rd_crash_g.wmv

http://static.rcgroups.com/gallery/d...ckpit_view.wmv
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