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akruse21

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Unread post24 Aug 2006, 20:08

Wow, cant believe how calm and "relaxed" they stayed. What was the bitching man saying? Almost sounded german or something. Werent they close enough to just bring her around like they did and land?

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Unread post24 Aug 2006, 20:14

That's an Hawk, not an F-16.
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Unread post24 Aug 2006, 20:15

I stand corrected, just saw it online too
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Unread post25 Aug 2006, 15:35

Here's the text description that came via email with the copy of the video I received....

I don't know if it's accurate - just passing it along....


> Subject: FW: Birdstrike
>
> This is interesting . . . . . one small bird . . .. .one big plane.
>
> Subject: Birdstrike
>
> Read first
>
> DOUBLE CLICK IMAGE TO GO FULL SCREEN
>
> Jet vs. Bird
>
> Pretty interesting; a student in the front and an instructor in the
> back of a F-16B/D Foreign Sales- probably student training at
> Tucson IAP.
>
> A Bird Strike, as seen through the HUD. You can see the bird just
> prior to impact. The IP is very cool and note the heavy breathing...
> they flew longer than one would expect before ejecting.
>
> Airspeed on the left side of the HUD. You can hear the aircraft voice
> warning system telling them they have a problem and referring to the
> "D-6 NL" which means there is no engine RPM. They are also given
> "Gear Not Down" warnings due to speed and ground proximity. There
> were 2 relight attempts. But, evidently there was too much damage
> from the bird strike and they had to get out. No one hurt!
>
> Goes to show how quickly your day can go to pieces -45 seconds from
> strike to ejection. All in all not bad for the emergency checklist:
> two relight attempts, and picking out a plowed field for impact. You
> can follow the audio attached to it and hear the conversation between
> the pilot and instructor pilot and the tower including the pilot
> saying they were punching out. The tower didn't seem to copy the
> "emergency" transmission.

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