Let me know when you spot it.

Capt MJ

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Rut row.
At least there aren’t those tacky tail hooks in the “dirty” position.
😱

There are some great photos at this link to counterbalance the chilling whiff of salt air produced by the graphic:

 
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Capt MJ

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Double Rut Row. The paint job smacks you right in the face.

Is there pranking going on?

I can’t believe the typo in “year’s past.”
 

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trompe l’oeil (trick of the eye, or optical illusion) is what it should have said above. No idea why autocorrect changed the spelling and capitalized the trompe. That's what I get for using 2-dollar French terms. Here's a trompe l’oeil for everyone.
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I think some Navy and Marine pilots don't view it that way. ;)
No, they wouldn't...but then, they've never flown an Eagle (I can't speak for the Lawn Dart or the Raptor). The last F-18 I saw "close up" was in my HUD...he lost.

But all inter-service kidding aside, it's a VERY capable jet...especially in a "high alpha turning fight."

My comment was related to the parents' group member that didn't know what airplane they were choosing for the announcement.

Steve
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