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Safe Landing

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Safe Landing

An amazing landing Smiley Smiley
Clear to land
Well done all the crew of USS Bataan - Incredible Smiley
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Re: Safe Landing

The skills of these pilots (or is that naval aviators?) never cease to amaze me. Although a bit of a bump at the end Wink

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Re: Safe Landing

Not taking anything away from him.. or his skills as a pilot... ( seen many flight deck landings when serving on HMS Centaur)... so know the situation well...
how about this... for sheer luck and, ... of course... skill.....
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AJ76BSassms
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Re: Safe Landing

Yes pilots train for such eventualities. Rather them than me Wink
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Re: Safe Landing

Remind me why did we get rid of our Harriers?
And their carriers.
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Re: Safe Landing

So we could have bigger carriers, and better aircraft...  Cheesy