08 June 2011

wow photo: f/a-18c hornet breaking the sound barrier

via: twitter @navynews

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110606-N-TU221-408 PACIFIC OCEAN (June 6, 2011) An F/A-18C Hornet assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 113 breaks the sound barrier during an air power demonstration over the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70).

Carl Vinson and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 are currently underway in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility.

(U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Travis K. Mendoza/Released)
kinda has a "sliders"/"stargate" thing going on there.
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