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F-18 Hornets At Islip MacArthur Airport Today  
User currently offlineDragon-wings From United States of America, joined Apr 2001, 3995 posts, RR: 0
Posted (7 years 3 months 2 weeks 6 days 17 hours ago) and read 2782 times:

This afternoon I saw two F-18 Hornets taking off over my house. I'm pretty sure they were doing touch and goes cause I seen them three times. And just a few minutes ago (10pm est) one lone F-18 Hornet took off and when over the house again.

Islip does get a small amount of military traffic, I have seen C-130's and a couple of other types but never seen Hornets before. Was very cool to see and hear.


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User currently offlineJutes85 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (7 years 3 months 2 weeks 6 days 12 hours ago) and read 2745 times:

Gets kinda old when a pilot decides to sign-out a jet to impress his gf and takes-off full AB on a Sat morning when the entire base is still sleeping. He can park himself when he gets back.

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