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Running To Take-Off! F-18 & F-16 Scramble Competition (VIDEO)

January 24, 2016

What’s the best way to ensure readiness and improve troop morale in overseas air stations? By turning normal training routines into scramble competitions, that’s how.


Pilots and crew chiefs from Marine Air Group 50, Misawa Air Base, and the Royal Jordanian Air Force rush to prepare F/A-18 Hornets & F-16 Fighting Falcons for takeoff during Exercise Eager Tiger at an airbase in northern Jordan when competing for the fastest takeoff. May the fastest man win!

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