This Is Why They Call It A “Jump Jet” – American Military News

This Is Why They Call It A “Jump Jet”

Watch an AV-8B Harrier jet go for a “joyride”. You may have seen similar takeoffs before but the landing is unlike anything you’ve ever seen.

The aircraft in the video is sometimes referred to as a Harrier “Jump Jet” due to the astounding technology that allows this mind-blowing machine to take off, and land, vertically. No runway? No problem!

Would you get on a commercial airline that utilizes this technology? Sound off in the comment section below!