Skip to comments.CARRIER LANDING TERROR!
Posted on 02/21/2012 12:52:03 PM PST by navysealdad
This is very unnerving, landing with deck pitching 30 feet, at night, low on fuel. Incredible. You will never forget viewing this. I have seen a lot of aviation videos but the two videos below are undoubtedly the best. Turn on your sound. I guarantee this will definitely hold your attention.
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Is the term *Tailhooker* still in use?
Huh. The Top Hatters were my first squadron, back in 1967 flying A-4C Skyhawks.
Why, yes. But certainly.
Once a Tailhooker, always a Tailhooker!
Especially if you are low on fuel with no available divert.
Pucker factor, indeed
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That is definitely when your pucker factor goes into the negative range.
I try to read it every Christmas Eve.
You don't have to answer that SG; we can leave it at rhetorical. :)
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