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Nice Visual Lunchtime Treat

One of the nice things about being in Las Vegas and working on Nellis AFB is having regular opportunities to see the Thunderbirds. SO...whilst enjoying my shrimp and eel sushi under an outside pavilion with 80 degree temps I had the privilege of watching the U.S. Air Force's pride and joy.

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Just thought I'd share that with you guys...gals, too.

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and you're not allowed to take pics on the base...
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We had the F22's do a vertical take off this morning over at ft worth JRB. imagine it was cool, Although I came in real late and missed it.
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We had the F22's do a vertical take off this morning over at ft worth JRB. imagine it was cool, Although I came in real late and missed it.

You mean a short "scramble type" take off, I suppose...
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You mean a short "scramble type" take off, I suppose...
Yep, There not VTVL.
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Man, I miss the Blue Angels. They used to perform yearly at the nearby El Toro MCAS (until its closure) and I've always enjoyed watching the F-18 Hornets take off especially at night/dusk with their afterburners.

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