Posts Tagged: "sound barrier"

Red Bull Stratos

Red Bull Stratos Jump from 120,000 Feet Complete, Caught on Video (video)


[GR]FHtvDA0W34I[/GR] We’ve been waiting for sometime for Red Bull’s Stratos jump to transpire.  The day was set to arrive earlier last week when suddenly it was delayed due to bad weather.  Red Bull rescheduled for October 14th, and yesterday Felix Baumgartner completed a record breaking free fall from 128,100 feet. His...

Sound Barrier Hornet

Watch an FA-18 “Super Hornet” Break the Speed of Sound (video)

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[GR]-1ywUmBpVGY[/GR] YouTube is chalk full of jaw dropping videos.  However, not too many will compare to this one: a 30 second clip of an FA-18 “Super Hornet” breaking the sound barrier.  The scene took place at Bethpage Federal Credit Union Airshow at Jones Beach On May 24th, 2009. Be patient, because...