Archive for July, 2010

Mig 31 Foxhound… So long

Wednesday, July 21st, 2010
mig 31 fighter jet Flying fighter jets is a dream come true. One of them was being able to fly the Mig 31 Foxhound. The plane was taking you to 70,000ft, to the edge of space, so one could feel like an astronaut, admiring the blue colours of the earth and the black of space. This incredible experiencRead More....

Fighter jet flight: what to expect in flight

Tuesday, July 13th, 2010
fly fighter jet fly jet fighter Flying a fighter jet is no ordinary experience. Many people have different reactions when sitting in the cockpit. Some are quietly happy, others demonstrate their nervousness by talking incessantly, others are just quiet as if taking the train to go home. But we know a jet fRead More....

Experience G Force

Tuesday, July 6th, 2010
Anyone flying with us – in any type of aircraft actually – will experience G force. We commonly refer to G force as “times” body weight when doing evolutions. When flying in our fighter jets, you may experience up to 7Gs. But what is G force exactly ? The gravitational force, or g-force, on something is its acceleration relative to free-fall. This acceleration experienced by an object is due to the vector sum of non-gravitational forces. Accelerations not produced by gravity are termed pRead More....