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Old    Kevin R Baugh (krbaugh)      Join Date: Mar 2002       07-30-2007, 1:38 PM Reply   
Ok ok so it was not a Wakeboard boat or a boat for that matter. But this was the most exciting thing I have done in my life! For my 50th birthday my wife bought me a fighter pilot for a day package. I flew for 45 minutes and we did 6 dog fights. The plane pulled up to 6 gs and was the most fun I have ever had! This is one of the dogfights I flew http://www.clarkboat.com/aircombat1.wmv
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Old    all eyez on me (ponte_06_x2)      Join Date: Jan 2006       07-30-2007, 1:51 PM Reply   
wow. what a great gift. im a huge jet fan also. my dream would be to fly in a blue angle. just a wish
Old    Kevin R Baugh (krbaugh)      Join Date: Mar 2002       07-30-2007, 3:29 PM Reply   
I still find it hard to believe that they let me fly the plane let alone fly it in 6 dog fights
Old    Barrett (rwb)      Join Date: Aug 2005       07-30-2007, 3:46 PM Reply   
That was righteous! Thanks for posting.

Cheers.
Old    Chris (brody)      Join Date: Jul 2006       07-30-2007, 5:11 PM Reply   
I am stoked too, my dad surprised me with this same gift from a school auction that him and I will do together sometime soon. We will be flying the same planes out from the same company. Hope I will have as good of a time as you. Do you actually get to fly the plane yourself?
Old    Kevin R Baugh (krbaugh)      Join Date: Mar 2002       07-30-2007, 5:22 PM Reply   
Oh yes you will be taking the controls about 90% of the time it is amazing! If you watch the video at the very start he says you have the controls from that point on I am flying with his instructions.
Old    Chris (brody)      Join Date: Jul 2006       07-30-2007, 5:29 PM Reply   
Thats sweet, I can't wait!!!!!
Old    Marc (wake_pirate)      Join Date: Mar 2007       07-30-2007, 9:30 PM Reply   
Looks like fun. I'm jealous.
Old    Nickster (nar722)      Join Date: Dec 2003       07-31-2007, 11:36 AM Reply   
Cool video. I just threw up. You must have taken a bottle of dramamine
Old    Tallredrider (talltigeguy)      Join Date: Sep 2003       07-31-2007, 11:57 AM Reply   
That was awesome!

The cost?

Can they fit a guy 6'9" into one of those seats?
Old    AtTheLake (bmartin)      Join Date: Jan 2007       07-31-2007, 1:12 PM Reply   
Way to go Kevin. I am envious!!!

I may have to start dropping hints myself or start saving some change.

Edit: Which craft did you fly?

(Message edited by bmartin on July 31, 2007)
Old    Kevin R Baugh (krbaugh)      Join Date: Mar 2002       07-31-2007, 2:39 PM Reply   
The air craft was a The SIAI Marchetti SF-260

My wife paid 1000.00 but it has gone up some.

I had 2 fears one that I would get sick and I did not well I did not barf any way. It was VERY hot that day and was even hotter in the cockpit. My other fear was that I would be afraid…..I was never afraid. I believe that I had no problem with either because I was flying an not just a passenger. They did supply me with 6 barf bags just in case. I doubt a 6’ 9” person would work I am 6’ and it was cramped
Old     (nbeihl)      Join Date: Mar 2004       08-02-2007, 2:47 AM Reply   
Congrats man!!!

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