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by Ace Tomcat » Tue Jul 27, 2010 12:39 pm
Cool_man 17_7 wrote:The CF-18s used for airshows aren't the same aircraft that would be used for military sorties. They are made special for airshows...so, in a way, it IS a bit of a blow.
And yes, I'm glad the pilot got out in time...lol
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by Cool_man 17_7 » Wed Jul 28, 2010 5:49 pmOkay, so it's just the pain-job that's special...(apparently I was mis-informed...lol)
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by JA 37 Viggen » Fri Jul 30, 2010 8:38 amThe Blue Angels use trapped out and worn out F/A-18As and F/A-18Bs and now some F/A-18Cs as well. The Thunderbirds recently (within the past two years) upgraded from the F-16C/D Block 32 to the F-16C/D Block 52. I think they get worn out jets too.
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