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knightflyte
09-29-2006, 12:57 AM
...cool low level jet video on Break dot com

I think they're SU27s (not sure image isn't the best.)

http://www.break.com/index/flying_low.html

Capt.LoneRanger
09-29-2006, 01:14 AM
http://www2.osk.3web.ne.jp/~kurochan/gif/aircraft/su-27.gif
Su27

http://www.globalaircraft.org/photos/planephotos/MF1_3.jpg
Mirage F1

Haven't got too much time to verify, but that's no Su27 for sure. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-wink.gif

Treetop64
09-29-2006, 01:32 AM
Image was good enogh, so I'm not sure where he got the idea that those may be Sukhoi 27s. They definitely have a strong liking to the Mirage F1s that LR pointed out, however.

WTE_Ibis
09-29-2006, 06:41 AM
Mirage

NekoReaperman
09-29-2006, 08:18 AM
they look like tornados to me

http://www.aeroflight.co.uk/types/international/panavia/tornado/german%20tornado%20ecr%20fairford%2091.jpg

OD_79
09-29-2006, 08:22 AM
Definately a Mirage F1, the fixed Fuel probe gives it away, plus the fact that it has one engine and the pilot was using the map meant it was no Tornado!!!

Nice video.

OD.

Monty_Thrud
09-29-2006, 08:23 AM
SHEESH!...you people can't spot a Sopwith, clean ya glasses first and keep off the pron.

WOODY01
09-29-2006, 08:34 AM
Nice ride but, thanks.

Airmail109
09-29-2006, 10:14 AM
God knows how you map read hurtling along at 700mph

tigertalon
09-29-2006, 10:40 AM
The more challenging question would be: which airforce is that and where is this clip taken? (since it is obviously a mirage F1)

P.S. Did you notice how relaxed guy messed with switches on the panel and fiddled with map while hurling with full speed just a few feet above surface??

http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/53.gif

knightflyte
09-29-2006, 12:16 PM
D'oh!

Thanks for the correction.....After relooking at the clip I've no idea why I said SU 27.

We'll chock it up to 3am and no sleep....and a bit of laziness. (I would probably still not have come up with the right plane mind you..... but a single fin verses a two fin plane is a pretty big gaaf.)

Sordid_Sinister
09-29-2006, 05:21 PM
Originally posted by tigertalon:
The more challenging question would be: which airforce is that and where is this clip taken? (since it is obviously a mirage F1)

I'd be more interested in what song that is. Ideas, anyone?

AH_Gonzo
09-30-2006, 09:32 AM
The aircraft types in the video are Mirage F1CT's or F1CZ's (I really doubt this though. The latter type was developed in South Africa.) The CT versions were new builds meant to be low level attack aircraft produced in the early 90's. The fixed nose probe and large fuel tanks are common fixtures and these two variants.

As for the service operating it, my bet would go to the French or South African Air Force. The pilots are wearing standard French Air Force flight helmets. While South African pilots did use the same helmets, they've now switched to the more common US style helmet.

If you look around YouTube and Google, you'll mind more footage of Mirage types running around at crazy low altitudes.

StG2_Schlachter
09-30-2006, 11:27 AM
So the french are training how to run away from the fight i reckon http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/59.gif