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Russian Fighter Jet comes in fast and low over highway (Video)
American Live Wire ^ | 9-24-12

Posted on 09/24/2012 2:16:14 PM PDT by Dysart

Incredible Video

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TOPICS: Conspiracy; Outdoors
KEYWORDS: jet; russian
I had a similar experience as a kid on a hwy in a rural area when a low flying two-seater fighter jet flew low and crossed us over our starboard side. I have no idea what flavor it was, but it was a bronze colored jet...vividly recall making eye contact with both pilots. The closest AF base would have been Barksdale AFB about 85 miles South.
1 posted on 09/24/2012 2:16:26 PM PDT by Dysart
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To: Dysart

Looked like a SU-24.


2 posted on 09/24/2012 2:23:06 PM PDT by Red Steel
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To: Dysart

COOL!!!!


3 posted on 09/24/2012 2:23:47 PM PDT by MeganC (The Cinemark theatre in Aurora, CO is a 'Gun Free Zone'. Spread the word.)
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To: Dysart; Army Air Corps

yikes


4 posted on 09/24/2012 2:24:02 PM PDT by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: Dysart

Eastern European highway I presume...


5 posted on 09/24/2012 2:26:03 PM PDT by Baynative
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To: Dysart

Mine was in a fully loaded log truck near Ft Drum in NY. An A10 buzzed us at about 50 feet. It rocked that truck like a toy.

Cool as hell ;)


6 posted on 09/24/2012 2:29:54 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: Baynative
I have to wonder who put on that show. They just happened to be rolling tape and a military jet does a head on, very low pass? Don't think so.

Just maybe it was a Russian flying car...

7 posted on 09/24/2012 2:31:09 PM PDT by Dysart
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To: Dysart

Yowzer! That’d sure get my attention!


8 posted on 09/24/2012 2:33:23 PM PDT by carriage_hill (Libs, dems, unions, leftist scum & murderous muzzies - are like bacteria: attack, attack, attack!)
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To: Dysart
Regular thing ~ we usually go down to a parking lot just outside Ronald Regun National airport to watch jets come in low to land, or take off.

Last Thursday (?) was one of those DOD recognition days so they had a flyover. A few jets. A handful of helicopters. And a brand new Osprey!

They flew over the Pentagon, then the Mark Center, and begun their turn at my house ~ I was sitting there looking out the front window at them as they came over very low.

9 posted on 09/24/2012 2:35:38 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: Baynative

But coming soon to a highway near you in the United Socialist States of Amerika if comrade emperor Hussein 0bama gets his way.


10 posted on 09/24/2012 2:36:01 PM PDT by The Sons of Liberty ("Get that evil, foreign, muslim, usurping bastard out of MY White House!" FUBO GTFO!)
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To: Dysart

.... I have no idea what flavor it was, but it was a bronze colored jet...

a butterscotch flavored jet?


11 posted on 09/24/2012 2:44:45 PM PDT by RitchieAprile (my French needs no pardoning..)
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To: Dysart

More visuals for the DemocRAT National Convention 2016.


12 posted on 09/24/2012 2:49:03 PM PDT by MIchaelTArchangel
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To: Dysart
I have to wonder who put on that show. They just happened to be rolling tape and a military jet does a head on, very low pass? Don't think so.

Russian insurance companies require dash cams due to excessive fraud. This is why we are seeing so much cool video from Russian roads.

helicopter surprise

13 posted on 09/24/2012 2:57:10 PM PDT by Bon mots (Abu Ghraib: 47 Times on the front page of the NY Times | Benghazi: 2 Times)
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To: RitchieAprile

About my close encounter: I haven’t seen that exact plane before or since. It may have been an experimental model, though it fairly resembled an F-18, only longer; a big fighter jet as they go. And this was either 1978/1979.


14 posted on 09/24/2012 3:01:02 PM PDT by Dysart
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To: Bon mots
Interesting info. Tanks.

And not a bad idea either, come to think of it.

15 posted on 09/24/2012 3:04:43 PM PDT by Dysart
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To: Dysart

Sounds like an F-111 possibly?


16 posted on 09/24/2012 3:06:33 PM PDT by The Toll
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To: Dysart

Awesome video. Where was this? It looked like it could have been America.


17 posted on 09/24/2012 3:09:44 PM PDT by OldNewYork
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To: Dysart

You ever get the feeling some people film their entire lives. Why else would you catch this?


18 posted on 09/24/2012 3:10:39 PM PDT by Last Dakotan
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To: Dysart
My close encounter was when I worked at Pax River NAS. One part of the perimeter road had a stop sign at the tail end of a runway where pilots practiced touch and go, and catapult launches. You could look both ways, but over the water, especially there, were trees blocking part of your view. I literally stopped my car, and checked the auto for afterburner marks on one close call.
19 posted on 09/24/2012 3:10:48 PM PDT by firebasecody (Orthodoxy, proclaiming the Truth since AD 33)
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To: Dysart
In the early 70's I was hitch-hiking in the Saar valley in West Germany when a pair of German F-104 Starfighters did that, made me jump.
20 posted on 09/24/2012 3:16:49 PM PDT by fella ("As it was before Noah, so shall it be again")
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To: firebasecody

do they still have the Skyray on display? that was a cool looking jet!


21 posted on 09/24/2012 3:18:08 PM PDT by RitchieAprile (my French needs no pardoning..)
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To: Dysart

Didn’t the democrats use this video as a prop during their convention?


22 posted on 09/24/2012 3:18:40 PM PDT by Sawdring
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To: Dysart
“They just happened to be rolling tape and a military jet does a head on, very low pass? Don't think so.”

I read somewhere that in Russia the insurance companies make all commercial vehicles have dash cameras because of rampant fraud.

23 posted on 09/24/2012 3:20:48 PM PDT by fella ("As it was before Noah, so shall it be again")
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To: The Toll

Yes, took a gander at some F-111 photos to refresh my memory, and it is possible. (Just couldn’t find any painted copper/bronze.) The most remarkable thing, other than how close and slow it was flying, was the spacious canopy which allowed me a good view of the men inside. The F-111 definitely mirrors the shape I remember, and it also is the right size.


24 posted on 09/24/2012 3:21:13 PM PDT by Dysart
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To: Dysart

30 years ago when they were installing the low ground terrain hugging radar and flight controls to B-52s I was driving through a remote area of the Flint Hills in southern Kansas.

All of a sudden there was a loud boom of sound and a B-52 appeared right above me in my windshield and another boom and shockwave as it disappeared in the same instant. Due to the size and how low it was, it virtually blocked the whole sky above me. I almost drove off the small two lane I was on and actually pulled over to settle myself down as it was such a shock.


25 posted on 09/24/2012 3:26:44 PM PDT by KC Burke (Plain Conservative opinions and common sense correction for thirteen years.)
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To: Dysart

bump


26 posted on 09/24/2012 3:30:19 PM PDT by BulletBobCo
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To: Dysart

Aviation Lovin’ Bump!

May God keep watch.
Tatt


27 posted on 09/24/2012 3:38:37 PM PDT by thesearethetimes... ("Courage, is fear that has said its prayers." Dorothy Bernard)
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To: Norm Lenhart
You have my respect simply for driving a fully loaded log truck.
In the sixties I used to encounter logging trucks in the Yosemite area, some on the road and others well off if it. White knuckle stuff back then and I doubt it's too much different today.

Also back a few years it wasn't at all rare to be buzzed by a training mission with a couple of minutes to spare.

28 posted on 09/24/2012 3:52:05 PM PDT by norton
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To: KC Burke
Oh, yeah, I understand the power of the B-52. I've had plenty of brushes with those magnificent beasts out at Carswell AFB in Forth Worth. One of the most awesome experiences you can have with your clothes on is close range B-52 spotting.

For old time's sake here's a photo:


29 posted on 09/24/2012 4:06:09 PM PDT by Dysart
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To: Dysart
Not a personal experience with a jet, but I live close to a privare airstrip on the other side of my street. Most of houses across the street have airplanes, and the strip is inbetween their houses and houses on a street one over. Several years ago some guy bought a house located right at the foot of the airstrip. Just across the road from the end of the strip.

Well, naturally when the wind dictates, the planes descend right over the guys house on their landing approach. One time one of the planes apparently came a little too close to his house. The guy ran out of his house like a deranged hornet. He saw where the plane landed and what hangar it taxied towards. He ran over to the house, and knocked on the door.

When the owner, the pilot of the plane, answered, he found himself face to face with the outraged buzzee who was screaming into his face about buzzing his house. Eventually the argument came to blows, and the county cops had to come out and haul the outraged buzzee off to the slammer. The irony is, the guy whose house got buzzed could see where the airstrip was when he bought his house. It's like sticking your finger in a wasp's nest and being surprised when you get stung.

30 posted on 09/24/2012 4:07:37 PM PDT by driftless2
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To: Dysart; Last Dakotan
Lots of Russian drivers have on-board video to reduce the risk of insurance fraud "accidents."

You can find plenty, funny, vids of the same on YouTube.

31 posted on 09/24/2012 4:11:26 PM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: Dysart

guy standing on runway during high speed pass http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PRzv7tfSYbw


32 posted on 09/24/2012 4:13:10 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Chode

Astonishing. Dude did not even flinch.


33 posted on 09/24/2012 4:18:38 PM PDT by Dysart
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To: Bon mots
Russian insurance companies require dash cams due to excessive fraud

FWIW, I did some research a few weeks ago and this one looks like a good gadget to buy. I want one not exactly for insurance purposes, though that would be useful too, but largely to capture all kinds of interesting events that we all see now and then but can't take a photo of because we are busy driving. Saving one's behind is just an additional benefit when all you have is your word against someone else's. Some recorders, those that are designed specifically to capture accidents, have two cameras, GPS, and acceleration sensors.

The $100 is a small price to pay for a simple gadget that records in HD for hours and automatically overwrites the oldest recording. The only catch is that menus "out of the box" default to Russian - apparently because the majority of the market is in Russia. But people managed to find the right menu item to switch to English.

34 posted on 09/24/2012 4:21:08 PM PDT by Greysard
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To: Dysart

I live in apartment in downtown Los Angeles...everytime some idiot decides to run from the cops they get their helicopters with these huge spotlights and fly so low, I swear it sounds like their going to land on my balcony....it literally shakes the windows.


35 posted on 09/24/2012 4:21:48 PM PDT by FeliciaCat (I like my money where I can see it...hanging in my closet.)
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To: norton

Actually it was my Uncle driving that particular occasion. I drove them a little when I was younger, but life took me in another direction.

White knuckle is when you have 100,000 pounds of hardwood 3 feet over the rack (with a total legal weight being 80,000) and you are going down an iced hill in the woods and the tire chains will not do squat.

It ages you quick ;)


36 posted on 09/24/2012 4:24:33 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: Dysart
yup, not even through the jet wash... cameraman did though 8^)
37 posted on 09/24/2012 4:33:43 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Red Steel

I quite agree; the bird had all the characteristics of an Su-24.


38 posted on 09/24/2012 7:07:25 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: nuconvert

Similar to an experience I had as a kid. I was riding with my mom in the Texas Hill COuntry when an F-4 shot across the road at treetop level. The sucker came out of nowhere and we didn’t hear the Phantom until it was directly over the road in front of us.


39 posted on 09/24/2012 7:10:35 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: Dysart

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OujrWJkiB9o

I like this video. A C-17 sized Russian military chopper buzzing melon farmers somewhere Central Asia.


40 posted on 09/24/2012 8:21:39 PM PDT by cunning_fish (.)
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To: Red Steel

I was thinking that or Mig 23/27 if any still flying.


41 posted on 09/24/2012 8:35:58 PM PDT by DCBryan1 (I'll take over the Mormon over the Moron any day!)
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To: DCBryan1

I think all Russian ones retired in late 1980s. Must be a Su-24.


42 posted on 09/24/2012 9:42:19 PM PDT by cunning_fish (.)
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To: Nailbiter

bflr


43 posted on 09/24/2012 9:45:09 PM PDT by Nailbiter
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To: DCBryan1

I think all Russian ones retired in late 1980s. Must be a Su-24.


44 posted on 09/24/2012 9:54:36 PM PDT by cunning_fish (.)
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To: Dysart

what is that thing doing here in the US


45 posted on 09/24/2012 10:08:53 PM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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