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    The ultimate “selfie”: taken from the cockpit of an F-16 launching a Sidewinder AIM-9

    "Kudos to the Royal Danish Air Force for taking this really cool image.

    By the way, the pilot depicted in the image wears a JHMCS (Joint Helmet Mounted Cueing System) a multi-role system that enhances pilot situational awareness and provides head-out control of aircraft targeting systems and sensors. The helmet can be used in an air-to-air role, combined with the AIM-9X missile, as High-Off-BoreSight (HOBS) system, that enables pilots to cue onboard weapons against enemy aircraft merely by pointing their heads at the targets to guide the weapons.

    In this case the missile launched by the Danish F-16 is an AIM-9L/M.

    http://theaviationist.com/wp-content.../RDAF-F-16.jpg

    http://theaviationist.com/2014/03/03...issile-selfie/
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    No no, the Ultimate selfie, would be taken by an Astro/Cosmonaut on a 'space walk' with the Earth, or Moon, and the Shuttle/ISS as a back-drop.

    Something like this:
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    Beware the Pink Camo clad gay redneck.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DrakeZ07 View Post
    No no, the Ultimate selfie, would be taken by an Astro/Cosmonaut on a 'space walk' with the Earth, or Moon, and the Shuttle/ISS as a back-drop.
    +1 Great photo!!

    The other just promotes or honors war and destruction. Meh.
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