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U-2 Carrier Ops-

Post by righthandman » Wed Aug 27, 2014 8:23 am

Most unusual (scroll down for video): http://defensetech.org/2011/12/06/video ... rrier-ops/
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Post by ahramin » Wed Aug 27, 2014 11:42 am

Wow. That's really something considering the production they make out of landing one on a two mile long runway.
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Post by North Shore » Wed Aug 27, 2014 3:54 pm

ahramin wrote:Wow. That's really something considering the production they make out of landing one on a two mile long runway.
Navy pilots vs. Air Force pilots, I guess.... 'Flare to land, squat to pee!' and all that malarkey.....
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Re: U-2 Carrier Ops-

Post by righthandman » Wed Aug 27, 2014 4:58 pm

ahramin wrote:Wow. That's really something considering the production they make out of landing one on a two mile long runway.

I imagine they let one pilot become the "expert" at carrier ops. And I guess his initial response might have been... "You want me to do WHAT?" :rolleyes:
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Post by Rowdy » Sun Oct 05, 2014 5:46 pm

:shock: That looks incredible!
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Post by Changes in Latitudes » Sun Oct 05, 2014 8:33 pm

I land like that all the time, nice to know it has its place.
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