GOING SUPERSONIC with U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds! Pulling 7 G's in an F-16 -Smarter Every Day 235

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11 muaj më parë

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A personal thank you to Air Force MSgt Ryan Crane for nominating me for this flight. Thank you sir.
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This flight took place on May 3, 2019 in Biloxi Mississippi. The reason it took so long to release is the high amount of research I wanted to do before releasing the video. I even visited the Air Force Research Lab at Wright Patterson AFB to discuss some aspects of this video with Aerodynamicists. Synchronizing all this footage and coordinating additional B Roll with the Thunderbirds Public Affairs Officer also required a lot of effort.
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I've been around a lot of pilots and ground crew in my life and I must say that the professionalism displayed by the Thunderbirds was astounding. Their goal is to inspire and demonstrate the capabilities of the US Air Force, so I'll take it a step further. If you're a smart young person who is interesting in changing your life for the better, strongly consider the Air Force. The job market isn't the best at the moment but the Air Force still has opportunities available for you to learn incredible skills even if you're not interested in flying. They manage everything from logistics, electronics, aerospace, cyber and even space systems. The threats to freedom are becoming more complex, and in my experience working for the Department of Defense over a 15 year span (even longer if you count my work as a contractor) The US Air Force consists of some of the most intelligent service members our country has. These people are book-smart, but also have the confidence to solve real world problems with their own hands. If I have a complex aerodynamic question, my first call is usually to someone in the Air Force, because they understand these complex phenomena intuitively. For example, in this video you would hear Flack and I talking about pitot tubes in flight. We also had other discussions about fuel burn rates, Prandtl Glauert, weather.... all kinds of things. Simply put, if you're looking for direction in your life, and you're good with science and math... consider the Air Force. That being said, they also need other types of skills as well. Logisticians, writers, creative people who know how to solve complex problems in unique ways.
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SmarterEveryDay 11 muaj më parë
This video was the opportunity of a lifetime. When asked if I wanted to fly in an F-16, I said "Yes please, and there are some things I'd like to study. Can we try supersonic flight at different altitudes?" I'm very grateful for this opportunity and would like to thank Flack and the rest of the US Air Force Thunderbirds. This flight took place on May 3rd, 2019. This Spatial Disorientation training is something all fighter pilots go through so they can understand how their own physiology works under these conditions. Thank you for watching and learning with me. I always wanted to know what happened in the cockpit when a jet goes supersonic. If you think this kind of content is worthy of your support, you can become a patron at: www.patreon.com/smartereveryday
Elisabed Kekelidze
Elisabed Kekelidze 7 ditë më parë
GФФŦЏϾКΞЯ 15 ditë më parë
Destin, where is the G-string??
Fred Schutte
Fred Schutte 19 ditë më parë
KNOW THYSELF 22 ditë më parë
Stop acting like your not cool. White guy disorder
Pasco Yearbook
Pasco Yearbook Muaj më parë
You mentioned the Air Force takes people who might not think they can do incredible things and show them that they can. That is THE philosophical difference between the military and civilian businesses. Military trains you to be the next commander or chief and replace those above you. Civilians mostly expect you to stay at the bottom with no change at the top.
mybackpocket Orë më parë
How can these pilots take the massive Gs and not get disoriented like you did when you tapped out?
Themir Melki
Themir Melki 8 orë më parë
Thank u so much for this video you educated me bro
Dodd Rougeau
Dodd Rougeau 10 orë më parë
Practice makes perfect... "IF" you are that adaptable, for these specialized abilities. Great Vid, and Keep the good times movin' ! I Enjoy Their Humble Approach. ...the entire world could benefit with that. But it must start at the top, i.e , (for lack of an accurate term), these foolish, arrogant "Leaders", of humanity. They certainly do not qualify to lead, but "greed" is pretty much an awful prerequisite. Therein, lies the rub... Anyway, Great Vid !
Pedro Z.
Pedro Z. 11 orë më parë
Sorry my guys but, 12:10 did he say pedo tube ?
jadedFk 19 orë më parë
Of course he had to mention the women :p
hack sick
hack sick 21 orë më parë
"I was in the back suffering, but it was incredible" cool
Ingo Gortz
Ingo Gortz 22 orë më parë
Very nice, congrats for the great video! 👌
LA artist
LA artist Ditë më parë
One word for her..."Respect".
Hankman Ditë më parë
That’s an amazing group of people (pilots), thanks for sharing your experience and advice.
Kostriktor Ditë më parë
just because these pilots are mega-cool, doesnt make you not-cool ! you are cool Destin, stay strong, God bless.
Bad03Mach Ditë më parë
I will be flying with the Thunderbirds this Friday and I wanted to be as prepared as possible for the experience so I started ALmores’ing information and I stumbled upon this video and it has answered literally every question I had. Thank you! Wondering if I should keep count of how many times I think to myself “Don’t pass out, Don’t pass out!” 😂
Bubbles Ditë më parë
Destin can carry al the groceries at once Now we know
William Maurillon
William Maurillon Ditë më parë
Je pensais qu'il allait gerber ces tripes, mais au lieu de ça il nous parle de vitesse, pff, toutes les puissances avec du fric ont des avions rapides.
John Doee
John Doee Ditë më parë
Did you see any ufos up there?
Kultursender Ditë më parë
And now the same please with the US NAVY Blue Angels :)
Michaks91 Ditë më parë
"Oh god 7G, my fluid in ears oh no!" "Yeah, 7G is still comfortable..."
yunier macias
yunier macias Ditë më parë
u are far from awesome bud..
Kenyo Arantes
Kenyo Arantes Ditë më parë
fantastic video! cheers from Brazil =)
Vishal Shaji
Vishal Shaji Ditë më parë
You came from Negative G torture..
Bulldozer 2 ditë më parë
Nothing to be sad about here, 7Gs are more than most people on the planet. Also super cool people! Need more of those to influence the daily flow of news out of the states..sitting in EUrope it is easy to forget that US IQ goes higher than "45"
jamcdonald120 2 ditë më parë
After Burner: Verb (v) to use your jet engine like it is a rocket because you can
Marty R.
Marty R. 2 ditë më parë
Which tools gave this a thumbs down
David Olds
David Olds 2 ditë më parë
I go 7G just turning 180° around on the front lawn and wake up seeing sky.. But I’m getting pretty darned old.
random troll
random troll 2 ditë më parë
so the B2 bomber cannot do knife edge maneuver?
Rob A
Rob A 2 ditë më parë
I'm so jealous. It's been my dream to fly in a fighter. I'm 61. Don't think it is gonna happen for me. Glad you had a blast.
Timberwolf Mountaineer
Timberwolf Mountaineer 2 ditë më parë
Incredible technology. Can't even imagine the feeling of flying such a marvel.
tracksterace1 2 ditë më parë
14:36 looks like a tip of a plane
Thomas Birck
Thomas Birck 2 ditë më parë
every american should try this: "humality by force". The world would be a better safer place
Katy Lora
Katy Lora 2 ditë më parë
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Viraj Waghanna
Viraj Waghanna 2 ditë më parë
Hey destine. Thank you for your videos. You have no idea how much you are contributing to us normal people. The way you explain is just mesmerising. Can you please do a video on Formula 1?
james carr
james carr 2 ditë më parë
They dun it in the f4 fantom
Sherif Elrashidi
Sherif Elrashidi 3 ditë më parë
He this Master Jedi teaches REAL SCIENCE not tv bs
Sherif Elrashidi
Sherif Elrashidi 3 ditë më parë
I like this guy; he is REAL!
Anirut Jaroensuk
Anirut Jaroensuk 3 ditë më parë
"Find the balance between confidence and humility". Thank you for the fine philosophy.
Jason -
Jason - 3 ditë më parë
👍 Great video.
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Grand Theft Auto 6 3 ditë më parë
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whittier tone
whittier tone 3 ditë më parë
You.... declined... THE AVAITORS
Cloud1Ne 3 ditë më parë
Is there a way i can ride with a jet aswell?
Víctor Cárdenas
Víctor Cárdenas 3 ditë më parë
This channel is definitely one of the best places of the whole internet!
אופק קוזניק
אופק קוזניק 3 ditë më parë
me pulling 20 G in war thunder in my sabre PaThEtIc
Abhinav Kumar
Abhinav Kumar 3 ditë më parë
Are internet speeds up there at 5G? Coz mine sucks.
Chuck Jansen
Chuck Jansen 3 ditë më parë
wow i just learnt something new
Esoteric Nomad
Esoteric Nomad 3 ditë më parë
Wanna blow your mind fighter pilots regularly feel up to 10gs .... every time a F1 car crashes it’s between 60-100+ g force in a wreck situation
MrMikHM 3 ditë më parë
I watched it with a pleasure. Absolutely loved it . And somewhere in my mind was asking a question could I do this ? Why I didn’t become one of this pilots. Amazing 🤩 Thanks 🙏🏼 to everyone from creating this video and everyone who played part innit to show as a little glimpse of what’s really going on there.
Adventure Story
Adventure Story 3 ditë më parë
This guys must be super hero because they can think and battle with this machines.
Elease Twila
Elease Twila 3 ditë më parë
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Charlotte Antique Power Engineering
Charlotte Antique Power Engineering 3 ditë më parë
Never be afraid to pass out and pee on yourself. I love the video. Thanks. I’d love to have that opportunity too!!
L3PRNK 3 ditë më parë
just looking I feel the G's
Dank Buds
Dank Buds 4 ditë më parë
TBH i feel like all this " Here come the G's " Bs is just like the Cops tasering them self's ..
Dave Wilson
Dave Wilson 4 ditë më parë
Oh man, I like this guy...I live 15 minutes from keesler and work in mobile. Really enjoyed it!! Thanks!
bryce hutcheson
bryce hutcheson 4 ditë më parë
trippy, get to mach speed perfect mach 1 not 1.000001, mach 1.000, then start to dive but match your speed with the increased requirements of speed at that altitude and....could you build up a super sonic boom. ok so i'm an idiot but i'm a good person.
Larry Kelly
Larry Kelly 4 ditë më parë
Now that's all the F-16 can do what else are they capable of doing it is absolutely unlimited because these are the best of the best
Larry Kelly
Larry Kelly 4 ditë më parë
The best in the world
sreekutty sree
sreekutty sree 4 ditë më parë
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Damien Raemer
Damien Raemer 4 ditë më parë
Love for the USA 🇺🇸 Air Force
Rungeon 4 ditë më parë
4.6k fat over weight keyboard warriors disliked "Urghh I would have done that no problem". You just know they'd have thrown up trying to get INTO the fighter jet! hahah I think he did the right thing, he wasn't right, then why would would you THEN do something that was gonna be much harder?! For what? To pass out for a laugh? It's dumb and I respect him for not taking a pointless risk.
duncan mcknight
duncan mcknight 4 ditë më parë
What happens if you puke in the helmet
darren stettner
darren stettner 4 ditë më parë
First time I’m gonna venture to disagree with you Destin. You are absolutely awesome.
FattyC 4 ditë më parë
at 17:14 those almost like like strands of air. why can i see it and why does it look like that?
iacomi Matei
iacomi Matei 4 ditë më parë
4:27 take it all :))
Rayner13 Mandi92
Rayner13 Mandi92 4 ditë më parë
I see that guy on shaking the hand bro..
Eric Zhang
Eric Zhang 4 ditë më parë
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Lady Donna E L Mc Donald
Lady Donna E L Mc Donald 4 ditë më parë
I like how there casually talking while going at more than 200 knots at a very high altitude
CR 4 ditë më parë
This video would of been better without the dickhead talk through it
XxShadowvalkyriexX 5 ditë më parë
You are extremely handsome! I appreciate your opportunities to learn all of this.... like.......how??!! I live near an air reserve. I would love to learn the basics: yet not sure how open they are to teaching actual scholars.
Will Swift
Will Swift 5 ditë më parë
wait a moment. I love your channel, but isn't it a bit scummy trying to recruit people to the chair force when you know what they are ordered to do by our corrupt politicians?
Will Swift
Will Swift 5 ditë më parë
plane designs are dumb. seat should roll back and make you lie down. 20g here we come.
Will Swift
Will Swift 5 ditë më parë
could one avoid the gauge bump by placing the static pressure tubes in the path of the pressure wave? like 30 degrees from the tip?
Sean Gatpo
Sean Gatpo 5 ditë më parë
I've watched this video way too many times.
Junior 5 ditë më parë
does the control stick in an F16 even move? I thought it operates with pressure not actual movement.
Elias Samonte
Elias Samonte 5 ditë më parë
I got sick at Space Mountains so i can relate. Follow up; my nieces and nephew said it's not the same. 😁
Sjúrður Samuelsen
Sjúrður Samuelsen 5 ditë më parë
ARPIT SRIVASTAVA 5 ditë më parë
Imagine two guys playing with F-16s at 16000 ft
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Winder Zhao 5 ditë më parë
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William Knight
William Knight 5 ditë më parë
These people are the definition of badass
Vestibular First
Vestibular First 5 ditë më parë
Thanks so much for showing the @VestibularFirst model at 20:26 !
Женя Беляев
Женя Беляев 5 ditë më parë
awesome dream
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Madetric Hall 5 ditë më parë
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Sameer Rehman 5 ditë më parë
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gogetthegoose1 6 ditë më parë
'Confidence and humility,'... well said !
Karamjeet Singh Lamba
Karamjeet Singh Lamba 6 ditë më parë
What a fantastic video!
Teater Cannon
Teater Cannon 6 ditë më parë
After watching this, I just had to come on and say I got my 9g certificate even though I puked twice. Haha. BTW this is my aircraft I worked them for yeas.
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Powell Daphne 6 ditë më parë
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DRUM2Xs 6 ditë më parë
I enjoyed this video. Came across it randomly at 3am and ended up subscribing! 👊🏾🤙🏾
Taipua Thompson
Taipua Thompson 6 ditë më parë
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BraxtonCS 6 ditë më parë
thats crazy bc i live in gulfport
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David Sosnak 6 ditë më parë
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Alex Camarena
Alex Camarena 7 ditë më parë
That was insane!
Jesus Wright
Jesus Wright 7 ditë më parë
Booooooo... let the pilot tell me!!
Rod Yates
Rod Yates 7 ditë më parë
Amazing1 Always interesting, always worthwhile. Thanks
Matt Mckee
Matt Mckee 7 ditë më parë
Working the F-16 as an APG crew chief, I went for full Arabic profile flights in the e300, no stars no pass out no g suit I'm a g monster.
Matt Mckee
Matt Mckee 7 ditë më parë
You are made for it or you are not on g-forces, I did experience negative three, positive 8 and ask for seconds. Did not bother me at all.
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Rishaan Ag 7 ditë më parë
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