Originally Posted by TurboFan
I was looking at the Air Force Academy or Anapolis with the goal of flying fighter aircraft. I was talking to a couple different people in both branches, and both said no way I'd make it into flight school at my size. I came to find out later (uncle, an F-4 pilot during his AF career) it was likely a bunch of BS, but too late.
I flew @ Mach .8.... it's awesome, but requires some decision making based on physical evidence. Nowdays, I teach it ...it's decision making based on physical evidence and experience ...and you got to think fast....and be correct...