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Chand
20th Feb 2000, 07:29 AM
Well, not INF related but take a look...

http://news.bbc.co.uk/olmedia/635000/images/_639596_plane300.jpg

A F-18 caught precisely when breaking the sound barrier...can we have planes for INF 5.0 ? /infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

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RobCam
20th Feb 2000, 07:52 AM
Where did you see the picture? I saw it in a magazine where I live and that is the United Arab Emirates. The guy who took it won an award for it. Can anyone explain what the cloud is? I'm guessing its vapor from friction like when a plane pulls a tight turn.

Chand
20th Feb 2000, 09:48 AM
Oh, I was wasting my time over at slashdot and they had a link to an uk page (I think) with this pic...

And yes, according to the page some Lt. John Gay (honest...sic) won an award for this.

And it's vapor allright... under trans-sonic flight (the "part" of flying when making the transition from sub to supersonic) the differences in air pressures and air speed on the different parts of the plane create shockwaves. This same shockwaves that produce the sonic boom also move the high-pressure, high-speed air over the lower-pressure, lower speed air.

The cloud cone is nothing more than water and other air impurities, compressed and collapsed due to this differences in pressure on trans-sonic flight.(*)


(*) At least that's what I could discern from the lenghty scientifical explanation on the page. I'm sure somebody here in the forum is/was part of some air force or air force related corp or has the sufficient science knowledge to make a correction or denial. Until then, it's 6:30 am, I'm going to bed and I stand by my comments /infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

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Snakeye
20th Feb 2000, 12:48 PM
Well, nice pic, especially for a Hornet freak like me..
Still, I think the correct designation is F/A-18(showing that baby was built to act as fighter and attack aircraft..)
Do you still have a link to the big picture, or was it that small?
I'd like to have it too.
By the way, aircraft aren't a too bad idea for INF - just like artillery support, or something like that.

Snakeye

INF_Neo
20th Feb 2000, 04:28 PM
Every mapmaker can do that. Check DMParanoid2 for Unreal out.

Warren
20th Feb 2000, 05:34 PM
Here's another one of those cool shots..

http://www.planetunreal.com/infiltration/images/mk45shot2.jpg

Chand
20th Feb 2000, 07:54 PM
Snakeye, yes... I stand corrected. It's F/A-18. I'm not a Hornet freak, but I know enough NOT to have made that mistake. My bad. Please whip me.

Unfortunately, the pic was that size... it'd be great to have the original pic (if it won an award it shouldn't be SO hard to track down)...and make a really big poster. The ship gun pic that Warren posted too...

Though my wife would whack me really hard /infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

And being an aviation enthusiast it's only a matter of time for me to get good at UEd and make a map with planes. Maybe not in flight, but an AS type map where yor team have to secure a hangar or something like that. It's on my mental list /infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

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INF_Neo
21st Feb 2000, 11:53 AM
and this is the best picture at all
http://www.geocities.com/~tigger-world/dj_12.jpg

INF_Neo
21st Feb 2000, 11:59 AM
Ah, nothing is better than Tigger, Pooh and the SMG too (nice little pun /infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif )

Kibbles-N-Bits
21st Feb 2000, 03:55 PM
I dont know, maybe it's just me, but doesn't it seem like Tigger is always kicking Pooh's butt?

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Kibbles-N-Bits
21st Feb 2000, 03:55 PM
I dont know, maybe it's just me, but doesn't it seem like Tigger is always kicking Pooh's butt?

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INF_Neo
22nd Feb 2000, 10:39 AM
lol

-Mayhem-
13th Sep 2000, 08:33 PM
NICE PICS!

Yes,it is just your poor demented mind that thinks tigger is hostile to pooh

Dark Knight
14th Sep 2000, 01:19 PM
Evidence that Pooh Bear has got his own back on Tigger...... Have a look at this (http://www.redbrick.dcu.ie/~kevinb/pooh) .
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BrownyMan
17th Sep 2000, 02:12 PM
Damn those pictures are cool.

http://www.geocities.com/brownyman_13/Sig2.jpg

Galaddin
17th Sep 2000, 04:14 PM
yeah, these pics are damn cool...
wonder what speeds the cameras are run at to get these photo's...

It is impossible for the glass to be half full or half empty for you see: there is no glass

Kibbles-N-Bits
20th Sep 2000, 07:30 PM
Both those awesome pics were done by the same dude... his camera equipment cost a cool 300 grand... heh. Talk about obsessions...

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-Mayhem-
21st Sep 2000, 02:42 AM
Well, I read that winie the pooh story and It was absolutley Fabulous.

on another note, Does anybody know what happened to that post with that link that sent you to a page with Larry King talking about the word ****?

That was hilarious and I want to find it again.