For fun...you need to see this.

Discussion in 'Air Force Academy - USAFA' started by Mikeandcris, Jan 27, 2010.

  1. Mikeandcris

    Mikeandcris Parents of 2014 Grad and F-15 Pilot

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    After our sons and daughters leave for the Academy this summer, us parents will have time on our hands. How's this for a cool hobby?
    http://www.youtube.com/watch_popup?v=SDbQ5xvsrIU

    If the link doesn't work, go to Youtube and search "SR71" "model"
     
  2. bsa07eagle

    bsa07eagle Member

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    The academy has a model engineering club and they have tons of planes. Unfortunately none of them are turbine powered, just prop. They do have some pretty huge ones. It is pretty cool what they can do with them too, I have seen them hover a plane with a 6ft wingspan and pull g's that would be impossible with a pilot. They do some amazing stuff out on the athletic fields.

    Later,

    Brian
     
  3. Texasrocks

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    this is our neighbor, richard graham (sr-71 pilot) lives down the street on same mail route - going to get together with my son after he is done with HS state - too much going on with swimmming and school to find time:

    http://www.habu.org/graham/graham-bio.html :thumb:
     
  4. PDub

    PDub Prospective

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    Badass blackbirds!!!
     
  5. Keith Hatfield

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    That guy wins for having the best toys!

    If it only had an onboard camera, it would qualify as a drone. It begs the question: as drone technology gets less expensive and commonplace, Homeland Security will have to register buyers at point of sale and regulate them. Sorry to get all serious. Great video.:thumb:
     

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