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    Putting things in perspective....

    The Air Force grounded about 450 F-15s after one of the fighters began to break apart in the air and crashed Nov. 2 in Missouri. An Air Force investigation found "possible fleet-wide airworthiness problems" because of defects in the metal rails that hold the fuselage together.
    Imagine one of these coming apart around you at 1,500 mph!

    http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20071226/..._UPZRYKugE1vAI
    Andrew Macpherson

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    Aluminum frame ?

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    Yes sir!
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    Take a look at this.... Looks unbelievable.....

    http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=0c0_1185413010

    R.

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    Wow, that is really something, great bit of flying!
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    Andrew, last friday I got a personal tour on a Dutch Air Force Base, and I was lucky; I got a chance to sit (didn't fly...) in a F16 falcon (with latest modifications regarding weaponry/aiming devices and computers). Awesome experience

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    Very nice - shame you couldn't get a ride!
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    Maybe next time Andrew.... I heard that you got to have a very healthy stomach....