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Fighter jets chases down small planes near Obama's Florida resort
CNN ^ | Feb 17 2013

Posted on 02/16/2013 10:19:30 PM PST by george76

Fighter jets intercepted two small planes that violated flight restrictions set up in Florida for President Barack Obama's visit. The first, a Cessna 152 ...

The military's North American Aerospace Defense Command sent a F-16 fighter jet and a Coast Guard helicopter to intercept the plane, he said.The F-16 flew with the plane until it landed at Witham Field in nearby Stuart... Five hours later, F-16s intercepted a Lancair 320, a smaller craft that seats two passengers

(Excerpt) Read more at clickorlando.com ...


TOPICS: Extended News; Government; News/Current Events; US: District of Columbia; US: Florida; US: Georgia
KEYWORDS: avaition; noflyzone; obamavacation; palmcity
Messed up a CHOOM delivery ?

F-16 stall speed is ... and the top speed of a Cessna 152 is ...

Note the picture of a F-15 ?

ht comments.

1 posted on 02/16/2013 10:19:43 PM PST by george76
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To: george76

Forgot about that expense.


2 posted on 02/16/2013 10:22:30 PM PST by Gene Eric (The Palin Doctrine.)
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To: george76

>> F-16 stall speed is ...

Wouldn’t be a prob for the F-22.


3 posted on 02/16/2013 10:23:24 PM PST by Gene Eric (The Palin Doctrine.)
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To: george76

Can they afford the fuel to be doing this?


6 posted on 02/16/2013 10:33:59 PM PST by Colorado Doug (Now I know how the Indians felt to be sold out for a few beads and trinkets)
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To: george76

Today a fighter, tomorrow a drone.


7 posted on 02/16/2013 10:38:16 PM PST by Ezekiel (The Obama-nation began with the Inauguration of Desolation.)
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To: twister881

Aren’t Barry’s boyfriends in the Chicago morgue?


8 posted on 02/16/2013 10:40:06 PM PST by Viennacon
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bath tub barry


9 posted on 02/16/2013 10:43:30 PM PST by VastRWCon (LARGE PRINT GIVE IT, small print take it away.)
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To: george76

Hope a meteor doesn’t violate Barry’s sacred airspace!


10 posted on 02/16/2013 10:50:47 PM PST by petitfour
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To: petitfour

Hope it ruined his back swing......He ruined ours...


11 posted on 02/16/2013 11:12:08 PM PST by owlpellets
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To: petitfour

no problem for Barry. He’ll skeet shoot it away!


12 posted on 02/16/2013 11:26:28 PM PST by 1_Rain_Drop
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To: All

Aw shucks.

That headline gave me hope that my prayers were being answered.


13 posted on 02/16/2013 11:30:38 PM PST by rbmillerjr (We have No Opposition to Obama's Socialist Agenda)
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To: george76
... Witham Field in nearby Stuart ...

Palm City, Stuart and Witham field are all within a mile of each other. This imperial travesty unfolded in the heart of Richie Rich Florida, just north of Palm Beach. I hope they're getting the message.

14 posted on 02/16/2013 11:35:18 PM PST by dr_lew
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To: Gene Eric; george76
Wouldn’t be a prob for the F-22.

Why not? The maximum speed (in level flight) for the Cessna 152 is about 120 mph. Cruising speed is about 100 mph. Stall speed is about 60 mph.

I don't know what the stall speed for the F-22 is, but I'd bet big money that it's well above even the max speed of the Cessna. Potentially, the Raptor pilot might try some tricks like sitting on his tail while letting his aircraft stay aloft on mostly thrust, but the aircraft is not happy doing that for more than a very short time.

Could you by chance be thinking of the not yet operational F-35B? It is a VSTOL aircraft. It should be able to slow fly, but at the cost of enormous fuel usage.

15 posted on 02/17/2013 1:01:01 AM PST by rmh47 (Go Kats! - Got eight? NRA Life Member])
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To: Viennacon
Some of Barry's boyfriends are dead...it's the price you pay for screwing around with “fame.” Folks can google for further info...interesting reading.
16 posted on 02/17/2013 1:02:05 AM PST by itssme
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To: rmh47

What you refer to as tricks is what I had in mind.


17 posted on 02/17/2013 1:41:26 AM PST by Gene Eric (The Palin Doctrine.)
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To: Gene Eric
The Raptor is a fantastic aircraft, best in the world at what it does. The problem with it is that we didn't build nearly enough of them, and now the assembly line has been torn down which means the expense of starting it back up would likely preclude any more ever being built. Sad.

Had we continued building it, the unit cost would presumably have come down.

Something else to blame on this administration.

18 posted on 02/17/2013 3:22:20 AM PST by rmh47 (Go Kats! - Got eight? NRA Life Member])
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To: owlpellets

Been a terrible weekend for golf as yesterday the winds were about 20 with gusts higher then last night it turned cold. About 40 right now at 6:30. Good luck playing golf in that.
And I was sweeping the pool when I heard one of the F-16s come screaming up then caught up to the C-150 and then throw in the speed break and stop on a dime at which time the other jet came swinging in from the ocean side.
I knew immediately what was going on and said I’m glad that wasn’t me as the pilot is in for a gub mint colonoscopy.


19 posted on 02/17/2013 3:43:50 AM PST by Joe Boucher ((fubo))
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To: george76

I thought the Wookie was in Aspen. I didn’t even know the Resident was in Florida. Are they taking separate vacations now?


20 posted on 02/17/2013 3:51:05 AM PST by Venturer
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To: Venturer

It is wonderful to be king and queen on our dime.


21 posted on 02/17/2013 3:58:36 AM PST by Mouton (108th MI Group.....68-71)
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To: rmh47; Gene Eric

They would just circle the slower plane. Hovering wouldn’t work as the time they can do that is very short, for example the harrier can only hover a few minutes before the engines overheat. Depending on conditions of course.

A helicopter would be a much better chase platform for a cessna. Of course a brisk walk might also work.


22 posted on 02/17/2013 4:11:03 AM PST by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: Mouton

It damned sure is.

Can you imagine a couple of weekend flyers actually had the nerve to fly over Obama’s vacation spot? The nerve of these people. Doesn’t everyone know that Obama is in town on a certain day or on a certain golf course and cannot be flown over?


23 posted on 02/17/2013 4:42:07 AM PST by Venturer
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To: Joe Boucher

I love watching them fly. Unfortunately the air shows will probably be cancelled due to cost.


24 posted on 02/17/2013 5:37:45 AM PST by huldah1776
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To: george76

So, we can’t afford the fuel to allow an aircraft carrier to get underway, but Barry has no problem with fighter jets chasing after small personal aircraft.


25 posted on 02/17/2013 5:38:43 AM PST by BuffaloJack (Guns should not be illegal; they should be undocumented.)
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To: george76

...no drones available?


26 posted on 02/17/2013 5:49:11 AM PST by Feckless (I was trained by the US << This Tagline Censored by FR >> ain't that irOnic?)
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To: george76
Why the fuss? Al Qaeda is on it's heels and Terrorism is defeated!

If one of these had been loaded with explosives or Chem/Bio it would have been "Recreation Place Violence" and not serious, anyway.

27 posted on 02/17/2013 5:52:23 AM PST by Feckless (I was trained by the US << This Tagline Censored by FR >> ain't that irOnic?)
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To: Joe Boucher

I hope it snows and he is using white golf balls. The audacity of this S..theal using our assets, yes the plane belongs to the US not his royal family, to fly about like he were taking a cab. The difference of course is the meter is never running on this bum.

Today’s rag was complaining about the cost of the senate barber shop that costs the taxpayers about 400K in subsidies to run each year. That is pocket change to the costs this clown runs up and no one bothers to look or care. I cannot recall any President in history using the AF1 like a cab hopping about the countryside at his whim. The documentary capitol of this place is in NE Virginia, that is his worksite...not Florida, Hawaii or any other place outside of the DC area.


28 posted on 02/17/2013 5:53:24 AM PST by Mouton (108th MI Group.....68-71)
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To: Joe Boucher

Barry can’t hit A golf ball hard enough into the wind to keep it from coming back to him. 10 yards out 20 yards back. He has to hit with the wind to get his pansy-a$$ swing to hit it 30 yards out.


29 posted on 02/17/2013 5:58:50 AM PST by certrtwngnut (')
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To: Venturer
I thought the Wookie was in Aspen. I didn’t even know the Resident was in Florida. Are they taking separate vacations now?

DING DING DING we have a winner!! Ain't it great being royalty!?

30 posted on 02/17/2013 6:05:02 AM PST by Marathoner (What are we waiting for? Where are the Articles of Impeachment!)
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To: Venturer

Black men don’t ski


31 posted on 02/17/2013 6:08:04 AM PST by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 .....The fairest Deduction to be reduced is the Standard Deduction)
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To: bert

But Black Women do?


32 posted on 02/17/2013 6:39:54 AM PST by Venturer
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To: george76
I used to fly F-15Es like the one in the picture. The aircraft could wallow along at about 90 kts (not a very safe thing to do at low altitude), but I would just weave back and forth at about 140 kts with the flaps down. These intercepts can actually be a bit of fun. I did a lot of them in Iraq; mostly helicopters. Doing a 9G turn right across their nose, with tennis court size wings, really gets their attention. Most of them landed almost immediately (to clean out their drawers:-)).
33 posted on 02/17/2013 10:19:29 AM PST by Revolutionary ("Praise the Lord and Pass the Ammunition!")
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To: Joe Boucher
Been a terrible weekend for golf as yesterday the winds were about 20 with gusts higher then last night it turned cold. About 40 right now at 6:30. Good luck playing golf in that.

Could have been worse; just be glad he didn't drag Al Gore along, or you'd be shoveling snow.

34 posted on 02/17/2013 10:36:04 AM PST by ApplegateRanch (Love me, love my guns!©)
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To: Mouton

Come on man,
D.C. In February?
This assclown is a star and can’t be expected to stay in that cold when Florida,Hawaii Etc are availabe.
Besides, obammy is a rockstar or something.


35 posted on 02/17/2013 12:50:59 PM PST by Joe Boucher ((fubo))
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To: george76

Splash the Zero (s)


36 posted on 02/17/2013 1:35:35 PM PST by jaz.357 (Contrary To Ordinary)
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To: Marathoner; Venturer
The separate vacations began during the 18-month WH residency of a Mr. Reggie Love.

Mr. Love was gotten outa town with benefits at the beginning of the "campaign" last Spring. He showed up in a old homo web video.

If you really need to know where Kid Kenya is during one of his frequent disappearances, permit me to suggest that you look for Mr. Love.

FBI

PS: No truth to rumour that Michelle is missing Williams Sister. CIA
NSC

37 posted on 03/04/2013 7:18:55 AM PST by Kenny Bunk (The Obama Molecule: Teflon binds with Melanin = No Criminal Charges Stick)
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