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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    • At the takeoff you could see some smoke/vapor coming from the back of Deston. What was that??

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    • Destin, where is the G-string??

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  • I only live in 4G LTE life, no less.

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  • I suck at math and physics and stuff and i always was saying "no is it possible the wings didnt break bc of that smoke thingy and how didnt the glass broke!!" 😂

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  • Great video

    Joe HansenJoe Hansen5 klukkustundum síðan
  • 3:32 G- strain I heard G-string 🙁😜

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  • That lady would have some 20 year old soda.

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  • That was so amazing!

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  • You not see SOLOTURK AND TURKİSH STARTS if you see TURKİSH STARTS understant 8-9 G

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  • im so sick of yt ads i just got an add about furniture exactly at the time his said here comes the gs

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  • Dude, I spent 6 yrs in the AF working closely with pilots EVERYDAY. This is absolutely fascinating to me especially now that I am working on pilots certs!!!!

    Derek SennettDerek SennettDegi Síðan síðan
  • China men watching like 👁

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  • 24:50 there you go, flat earthers

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  • 25:31 Cleveland Rocks!

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  • Red Arrows,best in the universe

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  • I just found this channel today I don’t even know how to spell it lol. Very great video

    Adrian EsparzaAdrian EsparzaDegi Síðan síðan
  • You put those aviators on

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  • If you think this is good hows bout you fly with the Blue Angels the no.1 airshow team in the world and do all the stuff the Thunderbirds do and more without a g-suit!

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  • Why am i even here?

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  • Pilots of the Fighterjets are trained on Ludicrous Speed

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  • My dad has gone Mach 2 and pulled 9.9 G’s in his F-15c. Hopefully I get to follow in his footsteps soon.

    Conservative CalvinistConservative CalvinistDegi Síðan síðan
  • What kind of douche declines a pair of aviators offered by Thunderbird crew as he is about to get into an F16? Then breezes through the traditional handshakes, and upon seeing his name on the canopy, says “that’s impressive.” Tapped out.

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  • Mace? ... Great Superhero-Name ...

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  • The Orbit juice bottle explanation is really good!

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  • You are literally funny & positive guy!! Keep smiling!! Dude!!

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  • My car has HUD, does that make me eligible for a ride along?

    David HorneDavid Horne2 dögum síðan
  • How can these pilots take the massive Gs and not get disoriented like you did when you tapped out?

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  • Thank u so much for this video you educated me bro

    Themir MelkiThemir Melki2 dögum síðan
  • Practice makes perfect... "IF" you are that adaptable, for these specialized abilities. Great Vid, and Keep the good times movin' ! I Enjoy Their Humble Approach. ...the entire world could benefit with that. But it must start at the top, i.e , (for lack of an accurate term), these foolish, arrogant "Leaders", of humanity. They certainly do not qualify to lead, but "greed" is pretty much an awful prerequisite. Therein, lies the rub... Anyway, Great Vid !

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  • Sorry my guys but, 12:10 did he say pedo tube ?

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  • Of course he had to mention the women :p

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  • "I was in the back suffering, but it was incredible" cool

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  • Very nice, congrats for the great video! 👌

    Ingo GortzIngo Gortz3 dögum síðan
  • One word for her..."Respect".

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  • That’s an amazing group of people (pilots), thanks for sharing your experience and advice.

    HankmanHankman3 dögum síðan
  • just because these pilots are mega-cool, doesnt make you not-cool ! you are cool Destin, stay strong, God bless.

    KostriktorKostriktor3 dögum síðan
  • I will be flying with the Thunderbirds this Friday and I wanted to be as prepared as possible for the experience so I started ISpast’ing information and I stumbled upon this video and it has answered literally every question I had. Thank you! Wondering if I should keep count of how many times I think to myself “Don’t pass out, Don’t pass out!” 😂

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  • Destin can carry al the groceries at once Now we know

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  • Je pensais qu'il allait gerber ces tripes, mais au lieu de ça il nous parle de vitesse, pff, toutes les puissances avec du fric ont des avions rapides.

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  • Did you see any ufos up there?

    John DoeeJohn Doee4 dögum síðan
  • And now the same please with the US NAVY Blue Angels :)

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  • "Oh god 7G, my fluid in ears oh no!" "Yeah, 7G is still comfortable..."

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  • u are far from awesome bud..

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  • fantastic video! cheers from Brazil =)

    Kenyo ArantesKenyo Arantes4 dögum síðan
  • You came from Negative G torture..

    Vishal ShajiVishal Shaji4 dögum síðan
  • Nothing to be sad about here, 7Gs are more than most people on the planet. Also super cool people! Need more of those to influence the daily flow of news out of the states..sitting in EUrope it is easy to forget that US IQ goes higher than "45"

    BulldozerBulldozer4 dögum síðan
  • After Burner: Verb (v) to use your jet engine like it is a rocket because you can

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  • Which tools gave this a thumbs down

    Marty R.Marty R.4 dögum síðan
  • I go 7G just turning 180° around on the front lawn and wake up seeing sky.. But I’m getting pretty darned old.

    David OldsDavid Olds4 dögum síðan
  • so the B2 bomber cannot do knife edge maneuver?

    random trollrandom troll4 dögum síðan
  • I'm so jealous. It's been my dream to fly in a fighter. I'm 61. Don't think it is gonna happen for me. Glad you had a blast.

    Rob ARob A4 dögum síðan
  • Incredible technology. Can't even imagine the feeling of flying such a marvel.

    Timberwolf MountaineerTimberwolf Mountaineer5 dögum síðan
  • 14:36 looks like a tip of a plane

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  • every american should try this: "humality by force". The world would be a better safer place

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  • Hey destine. Thank you for your videos. You have no idea how much you are contributing to us normal people. The way you explain is just mesmerising. Can you please do a video on Formula 1?

    Viraj WaghannaViraj Waghanna5 dögum síðan
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  • I like this guy; he is REAL!

    Sherif ElrashidiSherif Elrashidi5 dögum síðan
  • "Find the balance between confidence and humility". Thank you for the fine philosophy.

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  • You.... declined... THE AVAITORS

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  • Is there a way i can ride with a jet aswell?

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    Víctor CárdenasVíctor Cárdenas6 dögum síðan
  • me pulling 20 G in war thunder in my sabre PaThEtIc

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  • Are internet speeds up there at 5G? Coz mine sucks.

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  • wow i just learnt something new

    Chuck JansenChuck Jansen6 dögum síðan
  • Wanna blow your mind fighter pilots regularly feel up to 10gs .... every time a F1 car crashes it’s between 60-100+ g force in a wreck situation

    Esoteric NomadEsoteric Nomad6 dögum síðan
  • I watched it with a pleasure. Absolutely loved it . And somewhere in my mind was asking a question could I do this ? Why I didn’t become one of this pilots. Amazing 🤩 Thanks 🙏🏼 to everyone from creating this video and everyone who played part innit to show as a little glimpse of what’s really going on there.

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  • This guys must be super hero because they can think and battle with this machines.

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  • Never be afraid to pass out and pee on yourself. I love the video. Thanks. I’d love to have that opportunity too!!

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  • just looking I feel the G's

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  • TBH i feel like all this " Here come the G's " Bs is just like the Cops tasering them self's ..

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  • Oh man, I like this guy...I live 15 minutes from keesler and work in mobile. Really enjoyed it!! Thanks!

    Dave WilsonDave Wilson6 dögum síðan
  • trippy, get to mach speed perfect mach 1 not 1.000001, mach 1.000, then start to dive but match your speed with the increased requirements of speed at that altitude and....could you build up a super sonic boom. ok so i'm an idiot but i'm a good person.

    bryce hutchesonbryce hutcheson6 dögum síðan
  • Now that's all the F-16 can do what else are they capable of doing it is absolutely unlimited because these are the best of the best

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  • The best in the world

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  • 4.6k fat over weight keyboard warriors disliked "Urghh I would have done that no problem". You just know they'd have thrown up trying to get INTO the fighter jet! hahah I think he did the right thing, he wasn't right, then why would would you THEN do something that was gonna be much harder?! For what? To pass out for a laugh? It's dumb and I respect him for not taking a pointless risk.

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  • What happens if you puke in the helmet

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  • First time I’m gonna venture to disagree with you Destin. You are absolutely awesome.

    darren stettnerdarren stettner7 dögum síðan
  • at 17:14 those almost like like strands of air. why can i see it and why does it look like that?

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  • 4:27 take it all :))

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  • I like how there casually talking while going at more than 200 knots at a very high altitude

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  • This video would of been better without the dickhead talk through it

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  • You are extremely handsome! I appreciate your opportunities to learn all of this.... like.......how??!! I live near an air reserve. I would love to learn the basics: yet not sure how open they are to teaching actual scholars.

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  • wait a moment. I love your channel, but isn't it a bit scummy trying to recruit people to the chair force when you know what they are ordered to do by our corrupt politicians?

    Will SwiftWill Swift7 dögum síðan
  • plane designs are dumb. seat should roll back and make you lie down. 20g here we come.

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  • could one avoid the gauge bump by placing the static pressure tubes in the path of the pressure wave? like 30 degrees from the tip?

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  • I've watched this video way too many times.

    Sean GatpoSean Gatpo7 dögum síðan
  • does the control stick in an F16 even move? I thought it operates with pressure not actual movement.

    JuniorJunior7 dögum síðan
  • I got sick at Space Mountains so i can relate. Follow up; my nieces and nephew said it's not the same. 😁

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  • Pedotube

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  • Imagine two guys playing with F-16s at 16000 ft