Ejection_03

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  • Anonymous coward on 2004-Feb-10 01:55:14 Anonymous coward said

    FHH
    Your tax dollars at work...
  • Anonymous coward on 2004-Feb-23 08:34:50 Anonymous coward said

    JoeDoc
    About 300 car owners are about to speed dial their insurance offices.
  • Anonymous coward on 2004-Mar-01 02:11:57 Anonymous coward said

    TM
    lets always remember to set our altimeters correctly kids! and yes, of course... your tax dollars at work!
  • Anonymous coward on 2004-Mar-08 14:23:41 Anonymous coward said

    rdlongpre@noos.fr
    As a pilot I can attest that MSL and AGL are not the same thing. I wonder if GWB knows that when it comes to taxes!
  • Anonymous coward on 2004-Mar-21 08:56:02 Anonymous coward said

    MYAUN@SBCGLOBAL.NET
    READING THE COMMENTS ABOVE, BELEIVE ME THEY WERE NOT WRITTEN BY PILOTS. PUT THEM IN THIS BRAVE MANS PLACE THEY WOULD SH__ IN THEIR FLIGHT SUIT JUST BEFORE THEIR DEATH IN THE BALL OF FIRE. WE ALL KNOW WHAT WALLS THESE PEOPLE USUALLY WRITE ON.>>MAY GOD FORGIVE THEM
  • Anonymous coward on 2004-Apr-06 00:12:01 Anonymous coward said

    TM
    in response to the above comment:
    i am a pilot, and i have read the accident reports on this incident. it was, in fact, the pilots failure to set his altimeter corectly! careful what you assume, MYAUN!
  • Anonymous coward on 2004-May-22 02:58:13 Anonymous coward said

    Skibo777
  • Anonymous coward on 2004-Jun-05 04:39:08 Anonymous coward said

    Goibneu@AOL.com
    Willie finds out what "That" button does....
  • Anonymous coward on 2004-Jun-07 21:15:54 Anonymous coward said

    Intrepid
    This was in the Denver paper a few months ago, he didn't have his altimeter set correctly and he came out of a loop too low and couldn't recover quick enough.
  • Anonymous coward on 2004-Jun-08 03:26:31 Anonymous coward said

    TM
    intrepid, you are correct except for one thing. it was actually a split "s" maneuver. its all good though...!
  • Anonymous coward on 2004-Jul-22 06:52:31 Anonymous coward said

    sorin
    i gues the aircraft didn't tolerate him
  • Anonymous coward on 2004-Jul-24 22:01:48 Anonymous coward said

    shane
    that definetly isn't in the show schedule.
  • Anonymous coward on 2004-Sep-09 14:18:09 Anonymous coward said

    roman dude
    i feel bad for the jet...
  • Anonymous coward on 2004-Sep-23 20:17:24 Anonymous coward said

    Chilipepper
    And to think I skipped the airhsow to go fishing that weekend.
  • Anonymous coward on 2004-Nov-18 10:14:22 Anonymous coward said

    Lawdog15
    Mountain Home AFB airshow
  • Anonymous coward on 2004-Dec-23 21:43:18 Anonymous coward said

    Matt
    You say they do this at every show.
    I call that impressive.
  • Anonymous coward on 2005-Jan-06 20:04:32 Anonymous coward said

    Gumpster
    Does anyone else find it funny that you have to have a college degree in the Air Force to fly a plane but only a high school diploma to fix them???
  • Anonymous coward on 2005-Jan-12 00:59:24 Anonymous coward said

    Mcguyver
    Plus in the civilian world you can make more money driving a bus
  • Anonymous coward on 2005-Jan-30 20:16:25 Anonymous coward said

    John
    Thunderbird #6 dissappeareing into a cloud of smoke!
  • Anonymous coward on 2005-Feb-22 09:29:42 Anonymous coward said

    caruba24
    Thank God for Martin Baker ejection seats!!!!!!!!!!!!!!11
  • Anonymous coward on 2005-Mar-07 10:13:09 Anonymous coward said

    maddog2840
    Now direct your attention to Show Center as Captain Chris Stricklin in Thunderbird Six demonstartes the Aces II Ejection Seat in a maximum performance climb.
  • Anonymous coward on 2005-Sep-28 11:27:50 Anonymous coward said

    FFR-31_Driver
    Eval Keneval decided to try something faster than a bike...
  • Anonymous coward on 2005-Sep-30 15:05:28 Anonymous coward said

    s2fjohn
    His altimeter was set correctly - the error was in his calculation done before show start for the height at the top of the maneuver, he used bad data (temperture vs barometric pressure) to calculate the altitude (not AGL but MSL) needed to safely perform the maneuver.
  • Anonymous coward on 2005-Nov-21 11:24:56 Anonymous coward said

    c morton
    DAMN IT!! Air Boss is gonna be pissed! God, please don't let my chute open!!!!
  • Anonymous coward on 2005-Dec-27 21:46:58 Anonymous coward said

    knight
    "Air Boss" is a NAVY position. That's an Air Force jet, moron!
  • Anonymous coward on 2005-Dec-27 21:50:06 Anonymous coward said

    knight
    I'm an aircraft mechanic in the Air force and believe me, we have more education than just a high school diploma. I've been in the Air Force for 18 YRS, and am STILL learning new things. Pilots graduate from college and they are done.
  • Anonymous coward on 2006-Jan-23 12:08:50 Anonymous coward said

    Sean
    Hey, pilots are not "done" when they get out of college. We learn stuff on the job, and in the air.
  • Anonymous coward on 2006-Mar-23 22:31:35 Anonymous coward said

    eman_woods
    i'll bet the pilot's gonna check his pants after that one!!
  • Anonymous coward on 2006-Aug-03 01:32:11 Anonymous coward said

    Spity
    Bit of an Expencive waste just to show how an ejection seat works!
  • Anonymous coward on 2006-Sep-22 18:58:51 Anonymous coward said

    lino
    i wonder what this does?
  • Anonymous coward on 2006-Oct-04 11:19:36 Anonymous coward said

    Rivas
    Easy on the pinto beans before you fly.
  • Anonymous coward on 2006-Oct-11 13:56:16 Anonymous coward said

    J.Smith
    OOOO what does this button d- SHIT!
  • Anonymous coward on 2006-Oct-29 13:45:18 Anonymous coward said

    Budman
    Sir James Martin saves the day (and the pilot) once again. Martin/Baker ejection seats kick ass.
  • Anonymous coward on 2006-Nov-16 11:08:28 Anonymous coward said

    JM
    I wanna be an airborn rangerrrrrrrrrrrrr ! where is the lysol and dont go in there
  • Anonymous coward on 2006-Nov-29 20:36:41 Anonymous coward said

    JR Miller
    At airshows shortly before takeoff, ground crews vigorusly massage the aircraft so that the aircraft ejaculates shortly after takeoff producing this truely spectacular effect.
  • Anonymous coward on 2007-Jun-07 21:19:13 Anonymous coward said

    Flipper
    Should have called Geico
  • Anonymous coward on 2007-Jul-01 04:32:13 Anonymous coward said

    Horrie
    Wrong buttom ????? I saw that many years ago in a Sabre.(Argentinian one)
  • Anonymous coward on 2007-Aug-01 01:07:14 Anonymous coward said

    Steve Edinger
    One "funny" point. A major purpose of air shows is to encourage people to join the military, including potential pilots. How many people saw this and decided to sign up?
  • Anonymous coward on 2007-Aug-01 01:08:31 Anonymous coward said

    Steve Edinger
    Also, there is no point in either enlisted or officers trying to suggest they are the ones who keep up on training while the other side of the house does not. Anybody who has been in the military knows training is "forever", except perhaps in times of war!
  • Anonymous coward on 2007-Aug-21 04:51:02 Anonymous coward said

    Wes Mallory
    Ouch!
  • Anonymous coward on 2007-Sep-18 12:40:03 Anonymous coward said

    Diamond Joe Quimby
    We have a budget crunch people, catch the canopy.
  • Anonymous coward on 2007-Nov-19 11:27:04 Anonymous coward said

    Sorry, I pulled the wrong watcha me call it
    Sorry boss I pulled the wrong watcha me call it
  • Anonymous coward on 2008-Feb-06 16:46:08 Anonymous coward said

    donny dee
    Altimeter setting is simple, Make sure it at nought when you are on the ground
  • Anonymous coward on 2008-Feb-15 08:32:13 Anonymous coward said

    Dutch meister
    This guy must have thought that it would be part of the show.
    I guess he was wrong.
  • Anonymous coward on 2008-Feb-19 01:33:20 Anonymous coward said

    Thud Driver
    You know, if you look at the attitude & sink rate of the aircraft at the moment of ejection, I think he would have made it (barely) but I sure don't blame him for not waiting to see...
  • Anonymous coward on 2008-Mar-12 13:46:57 Anonymous coward said

    CF104
    ACES II seats are not made by Martin Baker(UK). They are made by Goodrich in the USA and equip the F-16. Eject, Eject, Eject!!!!
  • Anonymous coward on 2008-Mar-13 20:35:48 Anonymous coward said

    Air4ceFlyBoy
    So, where does this pilot work now?
  • Anonymous coward on 2008-Mar-13 20:36:05 Anonymous coward said

    Air4ceFlyBoy
    So, where does this pilot work now?
  • Anonymous coward on 2008-Mar-24 01:26:58 Anonymous coward said

    jj
    If my tax dollars are going down in flames...I only wish I was there to have seen this shit hit the ground.
  • Anonymous coward on 2009-Jul-21 19:49:36 Anonymous coward said

    Gordon
    As a pilot for more than 50 years (USAF abd Coommercial carriers) I can tell you that the pilot was thinking of two things: 1. Clear the crowd, and 2, EJECT and give the airplane back to Uncle Sugar!
  • Anonymous coward on 2009-Sep-22 09:43:32 Anonymous coward said

    DrTracy
    The most amazing thing about this is that the pilot went to work at the Pentagon after his screw up. As the old saying goes, screw up and move up!
  • Anonymous coward on 2010-Feb-07 17:07:42 Anonymous coward said

    Mike
    MYAUN, you are a bigger ass the the dope who destroyed this plane.Spare us your bullshit bravado
  • Anonymous coward on 2010-May-26 13:51:59 Anonymous coward said

    DrTracy
    This picture has been all over the internet with the story and I would guess the pilot feels like the biggest %$#@*&$ in the history of flying! Do you suppose the Air Force ever let him fly again in one of their airplanes?
  • Anonymous coward on 2010-Aug-25 12:47:00 Anonymous coward said

    texfuel454@embarqmail.com
    I TOLD YOU I HAD TO GO TO THE CAN
  • DrTracy on 2012-Apr-18 09:36:19 DrTracy said

    Hey mom, look! That guy is about to get fired and wind up in a job at the Puzzle Palace shoveling excrement for a living, don't ya think? That's what he gets for too much testosterone and not enough brains.
  • Dr. Tracy Baker on 2013-Oct-01 11:04:59 Dr. Tracy Baker said

    I heard that he got an assignment to Shemya Island(you know, the FROZEN one!). He asked the Personnel officer "Are there any girls there?" The Personnel officer replied "Don't worry, there is a girl behind every tree." Then he gets there and discovers that there are NO TREES! They can always hurt you more.
  • Dr. Tracy Baker on 2014-Sep-15 09:26:20 Dr. Tracy Baker said

    What was that? 24 million dollars down the crapper. I saw a picture of this guy BEFORE this incident and his face exuded excess testosterone. Someone could have seen this coming a mile away. He is another Bud Holland without the suicidal and homicidal intent.

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