US Fighterjet bang over playa arround 6pm on 1 sep 2017

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US Fighterjet bang over playa arround 6pm on 1 sep 2017

Post by The darlings » Sun Sep 17, 2017 9:46 am

Hello out-there
We did some Burns allready and saw 2013 banana troop-helicopters/ 2014 jets at the corner/ 2015 i think booth...

But this year on the 1 sept arrond 6pm as we^ve been in deep playa a Jet fighter fly by ,so incredible near over us jeting in the sky
and i messed it up to catch a nice pic of the pilot he return but flew much higher...

did someone catch the low fly by as picture or Video :?:

we now BRC pilots were not happy about the Jet fighter visit...

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Re: US Fighterjet bang over playa arround 6pm on 1 sep 2017

Post by Ratty » Sun Sep 17, 2017 10:01 am

Hello Darlings. Welcome to eplaya. Why not jump on over to the 'greeters' thread and introduce yourself. I see by your post that English isn't your native tongue. Where are you from? Are you a pilot? Do you camp at the airport? Was this your first burn? Do tell.
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Re: US Fighterjet bang over playa arround 6pm on 1 sep 2017

Post by Traveller in Time » Sun Sep 17, 2017 10:05 am

Confirmation about the flyby, check YouTube for several recordings.
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Post by torrey.smith » Sun Sep 17, 2017 3:31 pm

Here is a clip I shot from vünderbar.

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Re: US Fighterjet bang over playa arround 6pm on 1 sep 2017

Post by Traveller in Time » Sun Sep 17, 2017 3:48 pm

Spectactular. Wonder if someone has the first greeting on camera.
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Re: US Fighterjet bang over playa arround 6pm on 1 sep 2017

Post by The darlings » Mon Sep 18, 2017 3:27 pm

Thx everyone for respond so fast :D

We were so close to the jet that i could see the helmet and we could feel the jetsteam.
Next to us someone were shocked while i pushed as hard the camera button on auto fc grrr dint work...
did some good one from far distance but just wonder.
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Re: US Fighterjet bang over playa arround 6pm on 1 sep 2017

Post by Leap » Mon Sep 18, 2017 3:43 pm

I'm hoping someone got the first pass (I think) when the pilot pulled straight up into a vertical climb.

That's interesting you mention the BRC pilots were not happy. I wondered how they would react. I thought one of the passes came from the direction of Gerlach, which would put it facing the take off traffic, many of which cut immediately right in front to give tours.

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Re: US Fighterjet bang over playa arround 6pm on 1 sep 2017

Post by Canoe » Mon Sep 18, 2017 5:14 pm

The pilot does have everything on his radar as he approaches.
He knows that the space he'll be moving through is empty.

Baring cannon or missile speeds, which as he's going over BRC, that isn't necessarily guaranteed...
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Post by BBadger » Mon Sep 18, 2017 5:18 pm

I wonder if the radar can detect the metal cables of barrage balloons?
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Re: US Fighterjet bang over playa arround 6pm on 1 sep 2017

Post by Canoe » Mon Sep 18, 2017 5:27 pm

What it can paint and what it can track is classified.

But I have been present where the discussion included talking about ranges for detection & tracking of profiles that are reduced to the sizes of a full range of birds, from ground and airborne, active and passive. And that was over 15 years ago.
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Post by Lonesomebri » Tue Sep 19, 2017 8:40 pm

I was serving drinks at my bar, promising everyone one on the house if our essential tax dollars went straight into the mountain.
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Post by ygmir » Wed Sep 20, 2017 7:30 am

Lonesomebri wrote:I was serving drinks at my bar, promising everyone one on the house if our essential tax dollars went straight into the mountain.
really?
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Re: US Fighterjet bang over playa arround 6pm on 1 sep 2017

Post by The darlings » Wed Sep 20, 2017 10:10 am

Yeah iam sure the Jet pilot is able to have an nice overview and radar controll,the sky divers not so and they land into the center area....
mean all BRC related planes circle arround the playa while our special visitor got straight through it,compare to the last years i never saw this inside the map-range

I am not complaining just mention that it fit to the RR-theme and i felt like on the red bull flying show just faster & louder.
my girlfrind realize that over us an huge objekt show up and like 3 secs later we hear the sound,so must be pretty fast before he went straight up...

By the way i read some time ago about BRC Ranger use Radar too for tracking activities on ground /behind trash fence
(anti sneak in check )
would be wired if they got interferences on using seperate radar technologies...
:wink:
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