Maverick and the Goose have nothing on the pilots of the 67th Fighter Squadron — the Fighting Cocks flying out of Kadena Air Base in Japan, who won the Raytheon Trophy for air-to-air excellence. The combat action starts at the 1:40 mark.
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If you've ever dreamt of flying a jet into war — I see you, joystick jockeys — this incredible GoPro footage is your best new alternative. Watch it in fullscreen if you actually want to feel nauseous.
If you were impressed by the elephant walk of 27 F-16 Fighting Falcons taxying down the runway, fully armed and ready for immediate take off and battle, check out these 70 F-15E Strike Eagles doing exactly the same.
This image is now making the endless copypaste Tumblr rounds wrongly labelled as "missiles in the stratosphere". But if those are not really missiles, what are they? The answer is much more interesting, according to Military.com.