|Originally posted by Hudini:|
Nap of the earth? Ha. Try 200 feet at night at 510 knots with every Iraqi gunner trying to kill you. They called the F111 the whispering death because by the time you heard me fly over the bombs were already in flight. And you can’t run that fast.
TBH I respect helicopters and their crew. Many a downed pilot praised them for being rescued.
Takes all kinds of brave souls. Sir I sincerely do appreciate you and your service to this country. My unit(s) did a lot of training (mostly with NG) in downed pilot training, never actually had to do it myself.
The one type of flight that always raised the hair on the back of my neck was NOE under NVGs. Had to be qualified, didn't like it but, it was part of the job. Wires are not yer friend.
[This message has been edited by blackrams (edited 01-10-2021).]