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Holy F-18 just shook my building!!!

Discussion in 'TRIBE Main Forum' started by The Peej, Aug 29, 2003.

  1. The Peej

    The Peej TRIBE Member

    So I'm sitting 15 stories up on the 16th floor in highpark watching an F-18 pilot pull some CRAZY shit out of his ass... High G climbs While rolling... Pulling out inverted and just fuckin' gunnin' it... then He disapears for a bit... I've got the binoculars out trying to pinpoint exactly where he is... all of a sudden I can here him out on side of my building... BEHIND it!! Dude comes TEARING around the building on a Crazy bank fully showing off... Everyone in highpark village is out on their balco's screaming and cheering!! It was Dope... he totally circled around the village as a last pass knowing everyone was watching!

    Just when I think the show is over and my mind is blown... They park the rinky dinky Hornet... and our Screams the aptly named Eagle!!!!!


    The F-15 is the most beautiful peice of machinery to EVER fly in combat!!!!

    I LOVE THIS JET!!!!!!

    And Holy fuckin' POWER !!!

    *tim tailor* grunt grunt grunt *tim tailor*

    This thing is already rockin our appartments louder then the Hornet did and it's not even up close yet!!!!


    I love flying things!!!!!!

  2. lok

    lok TRIBE Member

    I cant wait to see the air show.

    i should have been a fighter pilot if I actually cared about giving up my life to serve my country.
  3. So that's the rumbling I keep hearing.
  4. The Peej

    The Peej TRIBE Member

    Jebus! the F-15 pilot's doing low pases over the park in what looks like full afterburner!!!

    no Wonder he's so loud!!


    Peej << Kid in a candy store... or better yet the Lego section at Zellers!!
  5. Top Gun is a gay lovestory in disguise.
  6. The Peej

    The Peej TRIBE Member

    hear hear
  7. lok

    lok TRIBE Member


  8. The Peej

    The Peej TRIBE Member

    OOOOOOOOHhhhhh AAaaaahhhh

    Snowbirds!!! Full formation run!!!

  9. lok

    lok TRIBE Member

    The best was when the A-10 fired a couple rounds off the cannon. Delicious
  10. deep

    deep TRIBE Member

    I've been told that the vulcan cannon on an F14 (same as the one in the A10 I believe) can stall the F14 midair while it fires due to the recoil
  11. Didn't think the F 14's used vulcans - they were heavy enough as is.
  12. lok

    lok TRIBE Member

    (F-14s do carry vulcans.. left nose)

    Thats crazy.

    The A10 has a 30mm chain cannon that is the size of a volkswagon jetta. The shells can penetrate most tank rear/side/top armor.
  13. The Peej

    The Peej TRIBE Member

    That was always one of my favorite planes too... Very G.I.Joe with the external pontoon things for the engines... Ugh... And that gun!!! Right on the nose!! TankBusta!!
  14. deep

    deep TRIBE Member

    was always partial to the harrier jumpjet myself
  15. alexd

    alexd Administrator Staff Member

    they may all look and sound snazzy, but they are pretty well useless against suicide bombers
  16. lok

    lok TRIBE Member

    they're pretty effective at wiping out the people that charge suicide bombers :)
  17. The Peej

    The Peej TRIBE Member

    FUNCTIONwise the Harrier was cool...

    but Holy UGLY!!!!!

    Alex... Imagine a suicide bomber in one of these jets! Eh? EH?

    Actualy... that's not a very nice thing to imagine... forget it...

    Harrier>> Ugly, yet cool
  18. lok

    lok TRIBE Member

    The Russians are awesome, too bad they have no money.


  19. alexd

    alexd Administrator Staff Member

    "There's no life like it!"

  20. The Peej

    The Peej TRIBE Member

    there are two guys now chasing each other around over lake Ontario... doing crazy near verticle climbs full afterburner then doing what looks to be a simulated dog fight... But I don't know what kind of plane they are...

    Single engine/verticle stabiliser fin, small and quick... Not F-16... bigger and more angular...

    they look russian... hehe

    I love the front fins on that thing... how the whole fin moves not just a flap! Dope... and when they point 'em almost srtaight down when thei landing to slow the thing down...

    and the big ECM tail piece! Dope!

  21. KiFe

    KiFe TRIBE Member

    I've been watching them all from my balcony for the last hour.

    got what a show... hell.. this is only the PREshow.. cant wait for the full on spectacle tmro!


    p.s. the vulcan cannon on an a-10 fires 30MM ROUNDS!!!!


    they dont call it the tank killer for nothing
  22. TaCk OnE?

    TaCk OnE? TRIBE Member

    the snow birds flew over my balcony last year (which has nothing above it but open sky) no more than 40 feet above me...it was fucking mental.

    in fact, their first pass was what woke me up in the first place...

    hope they do it again this year...the hornet too.
  23. EyeSpy

    EyeSpy TRIBE Member

    Wow you must be a happy kid.
  24. Balzz

    Balzz TRIBE Member

    Big motherfucking gun with wings. :eek:
  25. Static EQ

    Static EQ TRIBE Member

    Sad thing about the end of the cold war...

    No new fighter jets... :(

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