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Old 11-17-2011, 07:32 AM
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My guess is that there will be a VAF hat sighting or two if you look closely... [ed. Nice.]
Are you saying that you and Ken both were wearing your VAF hat and not your same color FACTORY hat?
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Are you saying that you and Ken both were wearing your VAF hat and not your same color FACTORY hat?
Joe, secret payment on its way. From Kitplanes awhile back....

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Old 11-17-2011, 09:23 AM
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My guess is that there will be a VAF hat sighting or two if you look closely... [ed. Nice.]
Mythbusters is pretty aggressive about "debranding" their episodes by taping over logos and insignia, and where that isn't practical they often pixelate them in production. So if there's a VAF logo in frame it is possible that it will get fuzzed out.
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Old 11-17-2011, 11:34 AM
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Mythbusters is pretty aggressive about "debranding" their episodes by taping over logos and insignia, and where that isn't practical they often pixelate them in production. So if there's a VAF logo in frame it is possible that it will get fuzzed out.
True statement. So you may be able to see the hat but not the logo...


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Still accepting secret payments from previous photos...


[ed. If logo not in sharp focus, no soup for you! dr]
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There was a lot of gaffer's tape in the cockpits that were filmed in...It'll be interesting to see if a hat sighting gets blurred out...even if it does, we'll know it's there!

It really was a fun event to be involved in...Steve did a great job setting up the science, helped us test the procedures, and was a great tech advisor as we practiced, then executed and filmed (great co-pilot too...we might even have set the hook for formation flying in his 8!).

Slick did a great job leading, before, during and after shooting (and was good on camera...natural ham!), and the Raven pilots had a great time throughout, even with a pretty arduous schedule on a couple really hot days (and the RVs performed great under the same conditions!).

Kari, Tory and Grant were a blast to work with (super nice and fun, just like they are on screen) and the whole production staff was great.

Looking forward to the airing, and we hope to represent GA, RVs and VAF well! Hope you all enjoy the science, the results, and the flying!!

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Old 11-18-2011, 04:54 AM
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Can you say what the the myth is? Probably something about V formation efficiency would be my guess.
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That's what it says on the Mythbusters site linked to in the first post.
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Can you say what the the myth is? Probably something about V formation efficiency would be my guess.
From the Mythbusters' schedule:

Nov 30, 9:00 pm (60 minutes)
MythBusters -- Toilet Bomb TV-PG

Adam and Jamie tackle a blockbuster bathroom bomb, while Kari, Tory, and Grant take to the skies to find out if a flying V works for planes as well as it does for birds.

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Nice job guys! Tim...what a ham!
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The after show clip has some more great formation footage.

http://dsc.discovery.com/videos/myth...stion-chamber/

A great bunch of guys made leading that not just easy, but FUN.

Thanks guys,

Slick
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