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

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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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  • 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

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    • 1:42 F-4E gang

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    • Stupid science Science doesn't know Every second the Sun emits billions billions ^ billion lightning 0, 1 voltage create sunlight, 1 positron + attracts 1 electron - create lightning 0,1 voltage . Science poisoning the world is the solar system rotating inertia. Children alsoknow that inertia doesn't cause A wheel to spin forever. Positron + and electron -- rotate very rapidly after 10 billion years of creating the Sun ' s core, so the core of the Sun rotates very quickly like A super large electric turbine that produces super large electrical energy Every second the Sun emits 4,1million tons of electricity create sunlight, sunlight moves the circle back to its original position after 10 second, so pushes the 8 planet to rotate in order

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    • F16🇺🇸

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  • I really really really want to get this chance before I'm too old to do it, I want to run that all the way to the nines.

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  • Why do I keep hearing G-string!

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  • Chair force in its natural habitat 6:41

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  • @Veritasium and @SmarterEveryDay are two of my favorite channels on MNred. You guys are awesome.

    Vineeth MallerVineeth Maller19 цагийн өмнө
  • ive never seen such a smart guy treated like he has no idea what hes talking about at 16,000 feet

    ZollyJol 1ZollyJol 121 цагийн өмнө
  • How much do these elite pilots earn?

    MrCharlieBananasMrCharlieBananas21 цагийн өмнө
  • I would have thrown up everywhere

    Davon StevensDavon Stevens21 цагийн өмнө
  • 24:47 Kyrie: that is totally flat

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  • I JUST WONDER.....how a normal or standard person... can live or can choose to do that... I mean... How much money did you pay? Or how you got that flight trip???? Did you go to US Force and say; Hi, I would like to have a F-16 flight... can you give me a ride..??? Please explain us (to all rest standard people) me how you can get all this experiences..!!!!!

    Martin LuceroMartin LuceroӨдрийн өмнө
  • + what did that flight cost our government + us taxpayers? 🙄 😀

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  • Rogan had a pilot on that said after 4 G’s it increases exponentially. So your 10 pound head isn’t going to feel like 70 pounds but more like 140.

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  • Great video, great wisdom message at the end

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  • Okay counselor

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  • I was already feeling this video was different. I was right. Cried in the end. There are still smart and humble people living in the same body in this world.

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  • Now I want G's for breakfast, lunch and dinner !! Captain G'S PLEASE !!

  • They all have big necks maybe that helps them cope with the G-Force!

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  • Thats insane. Thank you for explaining all that. So freaking cool!

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  • " Take your left hand, put it in front of your name " " .... YOU OUT MY NAME ON IT?! " " Absolutely! " For some reason this gave me such a huge sense of happiness! You're living a baddass life man!

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  • Fighter pilot radio chatters are the best

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  • Great video bro what a great experience!

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  • E

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  • I always say Mark 5 when I'm trying to be funny what is the speed of that really

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  • You are from Bama?????

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  • Imagine if it was called a D force just imagine what he would have said at 10:02

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  • hese right he ant a to trip bich

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  • 19:13

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  • I would LOVE to fly in one

    Jason LarsonJason Larson2 өдрийн өмнө
  • *warthunder pilots pulling 12gs*

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  • This is wonderful. You’re a great host and what amazing crew.

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  • Mary Go Round........... 21:00

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  • I drove 310 km/hour with my turbo car. I love speed

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  • Fancy equation 🤪

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  • Love the scripture at the end, so true. Love the fact that they even put your name on the plane. Now that's going the extra mile to make someone feel special

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  • 1:17 8 of them are highly trained and the for other suck

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  • Me: I sneezed and threw my back out and called off two days to go the chiro Mace: 7g is comfortable

    Nicholas JaworskiNicholas Jaworski2 өдрийн өмнө
  • So how did you get to fly? I always wanted to fly in an F-16 but was told all that was squashed after 911, apparently not.

    Gerard GuglielmoGerard Guglielmo2 өдрийн өмнө
  • What if you have to throw up?

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  • Smarter every day more like LEARN EVERYDAY

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  • Man that would be so fun!

    Eric WieseEric Wiese3 өдрийн өмнө
  • i cant even handle a vr game for an hour without getting all pukey in my head

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  • at 10:38 you can see the wings flexing, really cool

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  • 7:50 The world went from being FLAT to ROUNDED so fast.

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  • Learning one’s limits is a foundational aspect of maturity and (ironically) is what allows some people to exceed a (perceived) limit. Mace addressed this when she spoke about “acquired tolerance” gained through repetition and training. We start out as children with an important and necessary deception called perception of invulnerability. As children, we walk around most of the time believing we cannot die. We have vastly unrealistic beliefs about our abilities and limits. My mother loves to tell the story of a 3-year-old me who would tell her that I could not be hit by a car while playing in the street, because I would lie on the ground and push the car in the air and make it pass over me. I truly believed this. As we age, experiences and gained knowledge begins to lessen our perception of invulnerability as reality sets in and we begin to truly learn our limits. However, most of us we never completely shed this mythological perception, and that is very important for us as a society to grow and create. People like Steve Jobs and Elon Musk have maintained a lot of their perception of invulnerability, supported and affirmed by their successes (when others tell them something is impossible). Their failures may lessen this invulnerability perception, but it doesn’t erase it (thankfully). If everyone had an exactly perfect perception of their vulnerability, far fewer would ever attempt to achieve something beyond a consensus of what the crowd says is possible. This is augmented by dreams, aspirations and necessity, but the foundation is that critical perception of invulnerability. Before Mace ever sat in a cockpit, she had some perception that she would (or might) be invulnerable to G forces that most of us cannot withstand. Her successes affirmed this perception until she trained to make it her reality. Your experience in the F-16 denied your perception of invulnerability and you gained maturity and a wonderful new attitude about approaching new experiences and interactions with other people. You are now more aware of your limits and the reality that your perception of invulnerability can be wrong and cause you to act in ways that can hurt your relationships with others and hamper your ability to succeed. That is a real key (IMHO) to succeeding in life: the constant affirmation and denial of our perception of invulnerability, which teaches us our limits, but also causes us to strive to “acquire tolerance” so we can push beyond a previous limitation to grow, create and expand our horizons.

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  • Loved this phenomenal experience.. this is like a dream for me. I’ve always loved the F-16 and other fighter jets in general. You made me learn and enjoy the feel of these maneuvers. You definitely earned the subscribe. Hope to see more. And many thanks to you. 🚀

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  • I love those guys

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  • What does “Smoke on ready now” mean that the pilot says before every maneuver?

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  • Lucky!!

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  • bucket list for sure

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  • 28:24 wtf happened with your eye

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  • Dont even know who you are or what channel this is or how it ended up on my feed but... Awesome video

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  • Exactly how it feels like when eat too many edibles

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  • imagine having a stomach ach up there

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  • Go hypersonic now

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  • Viper has you in the pipe, 5 by 5.

    Pharoh MclarenPharoh Mclaren4 өдрийн өмнө
  • I wanna be in the air force one day, then a regular pilot. So this video is very helpful, ty.

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  • When you took off your wing shaked.

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  • why would anyone dislike this video? Awesome video man!! Loved it!!

    Marcus HillMarcus Hill4 өдрийн өмнө
  • Wow I live 30minutes from Biloxi

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  • Very Educational

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  • I would need a brown flight suit.

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  • When he says he was push to a limit he never thought he would, and he end up tapping. I believed him and this is why my respect to those pilots is off the limit too. You guys are awesome👍💨

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  • I’m going to attend the same university as mace so I’m excited

    Tom OliverTom Oliver5 өдрийн өмнө
  • Hmmmmm, I wonder how Flack got that call sign..........

    Ardoron RoArdoron Ro6 өдрийн өмнө
  • Pedotube? How bout we change that name? Maybe "speedometer air measurement tube"?

  • Pilot benefitted from "dont ask, dont tell."

  • Ah man I wish you did the 9 G

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  • Why is there smoke in the cockpit for

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  • Amazing Destin!!!

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  • your pilot name is not Jason Markzon, he is Ben Afflek pro

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  • Macey baby

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  • Why wasn't there a sonic boom?

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  • You’re a good man. You’re view of humility says bunches about you!

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  • This is so interesting! Subscribed!

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  • What’s the science behind tps and Ben assflecs chin. What’s the drag coefficient?

    Daniel NewellDaniel Newell7 өдрийн өмнө
  • Dude just lower the senstivity of the control stick just go to settings control stick senstivity and lower it

    Jordanian_3avageJordanian_3avage7 өдрийн өмнө
  • 🎢 roller coaster the closest thing to experiencing more then 1g

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  • When he said "I'm gonna receive the Gs" LMAO

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  • One of the things I love (and miss) about riding supersport motorcycles is that they force you to remain humble, and every time you forget it, they'll remind you of your place. A two wheeled machine with almost 600hp/ton is to be respected; the last time I forgot that, the only thing that stopped me from paying for it with my life was a good helmet and a lot of luck. Humility is everything.

    Jim CrawfordJim Crawford7 өдрийн өмнө
  • can u do a video on how to become an air force pilot

  • When i watched this i remembered the breathing technique Jason applied at 10:30 where he *spits* and forces air into his system by clenching his body. Cool to see it in action like this. Not sure what the technique is called thou and i love to know what it is if anyone know!

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  • You did much better than I would have. I'm glad flack is on our side.

    Donald BelobraydicDonald Belobraydic7 өдрийн өмнө
  • Great vid! Always loved the Thunderbirds!

    TacPreppersTacPreppers7 өдрийн өмнө
  • Wow Your so lucky. Thanks for the video.

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  • Stumbled across this. Awesome! Thanl you. Subscribed. Excellent content and production values

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  • man this was hard to understand for me,

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  • There’s nothing in this world that would make you cool.

    Marcus OrilliusMarcus Orillius7 өдрийн өмнө
  • Imagine being a pilot for 20 years then goin to six flags lol

    Seth JenkinsSeth Jenkins7 өдрийн өмнө
  • Awesome

    Eliezer GlazerEliezer Glazer8 өдрийн өмнө
  • 0:04 he thinks he is pointing to the thunderbirds but they are way off

    Dinath SeyaraDinath Seyara8 өдрийн өмнө
  • i always loved fighter jets and wanted to become a pilot but life just took strange turns

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  • Hipp Hopp in a German Eurofighter with 9gs

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  • Joey Tribiani.................HA HA, he said peado tube

    Damien MatthewsDamien Matthews8 өдрийн өмнө
  • I believe it is a require to be extraordinarily good looking in order to be a pilot. Perfect hair, teeth, smile....everything

    Andrew SchultzAndrew Schultz8 өдрийн өмнө
  • Wunderschöne Flugzeuge. Schade und traurig nur ist,daß man diese nicht für Schöne Dinge entwickelt hat. Mein Opa flog auch soetwas und hätte das gerne geflogen, wenn er nicht Elend damit gezwungen war, anzurichten.

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  • What was it exactly that made him tap out? Was he feeling nauseous? Was he scared he'd get hurt? Was he a bit delirious from the previous G's and his body kind of tapped out in autopilot without him really knowing what was going on? I have no doubt that I wouldn't make it that far, but I wonder what it was?

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  • Breaking the sound barrier is definitely a remarkable experience... however, if you really analyze our reality, we have no idea how fast we are really travelling within the universe. 100 MPH may seem fast to drivers, but we are orbiting at hundreds of thousands of miles per hour.

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  • Just make sure you fix the sound barrier once you're done

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  • Just watching this I puked. Hahaha

    Joseph EstradaJoseph Estrada8 өдрийн өмнө