There’s nothing so heart stopping and so awe inspiring as watching a fighter jet do just about anything, including just sit there. We wanted to bring some great inspiration and some excitement to you in this posting, so we scoured the internet to find some awesome videos and articles on the top of the line fighter jets doing their awesome best. Check out all the great stuff we found in the articles below.
Watch The Navy’s Newest Fighter Jet Make its First Landing on a Super Carrier
In this article by Brad Lendon for CNN, we get to see the latest in aircraft technology, the F-35C Lightning II fighter jet, landing on the USS Nimitz the oldest air craft carrier in the US fleet. Able to reach speeds of 1200 miles per hour, or Mach 1.6, this awesome flying beauty can perform amazing battle techniques and can serve as a scientific vehicle helping to assist with environmental data collection. In this particular video, we see test pilot Commander Tony Wilson expertly land the awesome jet easily on the Nimitz. Get all the details and see this awesome piece of technology in action by reading the full article here.
The Jedi Transition: A Canyon That Fighter Pilots Love to Scream Through
There’s a gorgeous canyon in California that the state calls Rainbow Canyon, and air force pilots who zoom through it call The Jedi Transition. In this article by Tyler Rogoway for foxtrotalpha.jalopnik.com, we are treated with fabulous photographs and some amazing videos of our awesome fighter jets doing their thing in this gorgeous canyon. In addition, the author gives us the amazing details on how these photographs and film were captured by aviation photographer Gareth Brown. Check out all these amazing images and film by reading the full article here.
Flying the Typhoon through the Mach Loop at Low Level
Anthony Loveless brings us this awesome video of pilot Jamie Norris taking an RAF Typhoon on an ultra-low level sortie through the Mach Loop and the Lake District. Incredibly while performing these death defying tricks and techniques, the pilot manages to give us a running commentary. Our favorite part is when he’s giving the speed and G force like it’s no big deal. We get a front row seat as the camera is looking directly out the pilot’s front windshield. Check out the incredible thrills and chills, from takeoff to landing, of the full video below.
F-16 Fighter Jet VS. Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat
If you’ve ever wondered how your favorite muscle car would stand up to a fighter jet, then you’ll love this video and article by Ed Jones for dupontregistry.com. On a rainy day in Homestead, Florida, an F-16 fighter jet took on the Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat at the Homestead Air Force Base. We won’t spoil the surprise and tell you who won, though you can probably guess, but these two monster vehicles made the race more than exciting. Buckle your seat belts and hold on while you watch this awesome video and read the full article here.