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    Taylortony's Avatar Senior Member
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    but as for this




    read the link to see what he hit

    http://www.55srwa.org/0106/06081104.html
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    but as for this




    read the link to see what he hit

    http://www.55srwa.org/0106/06081104.html
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    wow, that's low!!

    I grew up on a small island in Scotland where we had low flying Tornados blasting across the island regularly. One of them was following the terrain, and was climbing over a crest and hit the chimney of one of the houses!!!

    whit ye looking at, ya big jessie?!?!


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    A Jag only just recently did that and tore its wing tip off at 54 feet (which was the height of the lamp post he hit). He was one very lucky bugger to keep the jet under control just abd be able to land it. His court martial is still on going i believe

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    Good God!!! He was lucky he didn't chop that poor fellows head off...

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    Neat.
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    54 feet is 20metres
    court martial for flying too high


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    Actually 54 ft = 16.4m (Not 20m)

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    <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by h009291:
    Actually 54 ft = 16.4m (Not 20m)
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    Nope, it's not. It's 1645.92 to be precise.

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    when i was a kid back in the 60's on a farm in western NSW we were regularly buzzed by RAAF Dassault Mirage III's and they were well below roof height my estimate would be no more than 10 metres off the ground and often banking at that altitude

    i am sure they were not menat to be doing it

    about 5 years later the F111's turned up with their much vaunted terrain following radar but the F111's actually flew higher than the Mirage III's
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