Interesting video about the Scorpion jet and some technology integration that allows the pilot to simultaneously manage some UAVs. The video is slick…but is chock full of corporate/military buzzwords that will make you want to throw up in your mouth a little bit…(think: synergy and integration and ecosystem):
The whole “self launching” before controlling is pretty cool. Not hard to imagine how this would occur…and seems very futuristic and Arma 3-like.
I’m reminded of Tropical Thunder.
I’m a dude flying a plane, that is flying a plane, that is launching a bomb plane.
A little brrrrrrt
New jets to accompany a newer C-130
Was that the entire magazine?
I understand the physics and calculations behind this but I can’t stop being amazed.
That’s not a normal missed approach procedure? I’ve been doing it wrong this whole time then!
I’m not sure but it only carries 180 rounds if I remember correctly so I very well could have been.
Couple of neat videos from this years Pitch Black Exercise in Darwin, Australia. Gotta say I’m insanely jealous. My old Squadron was there this year, and probably got to refuel most of these guys.
Have you ever heard the tragedy of Darth Tomcat the Kickass? It’s not a story the LWF Mafia would tell you…
Ironic. He could save others from death but not himself.