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Military YouTube Videos
« on: February 06, 2018, 17:33:15 »
Rather than starting a new topic for various interesting military videos on YouTube......

Intro to this story could be: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=elENLa01XHA    'Perpetual Motion' The Avro Shackleton



DEATH OF PELICAN-16. Avro Shackleton Crash. PART-1 and 2

Two part video. Amazing crash landing @ 50 ft/cut power.

Part 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XCemSU7kAdc       Part 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nkPC7Jwfgh0

Pelican-16 was one of eight Avro Shackleton maritime patrol aircraft commissioned by the South African Air Force in 1957. In 1993 a Shackleton enthusiast came up with an ambitious plan to restore one of these now decommissioned aircraft and turn it into a flying museum. The name of this aircraft: Pelican-16. Early 1994, after ten years on the ground and two years of restoration work she flew again. Following an invitation to take part in the 1994 summer airshow circuit in the UK, Pelican-16 and its crew of 19 took off from Cape Town and headed north. But then in the dead of the blackest night, high over the Western Sahara, the unthinkable happened; two engines on the starboard side failed within a period of just ten minutes. The aircraft and its crew went down. In this highly-acclaimed documentary the remarkable story is told by the men who dared to dream. See footage as it was recorded by the crew as the story unfolded before them. This story of courage, professionalism and friendship is one of the greats in the annals of South African aviation.
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Re: Military YouTube Videos
« Reply #1 on: February 06, 2018, 20:06:19 »
Fantastic piece of aviation. Thanks very much for posting such a great piece of video.
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Re: Military YouTube Videos
« Reply #2 on: March 01, 2018, 07:44:26 »
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DabP5E5VdzA

Blue Angels F/A-18 Hornet plane puts on a show for spectators, taking off from the Naval Air Facility El Centro, in California, leaving dust swirling in its wake.
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Re: Military YouTube Videos
« Reply #3 on: March 01, 2018, 20:34:48 »
Restoring the Whirlwind Flack Panzer from Worthington Park, CFB Borden.

https://youtu.be/RUtAxsLRxB4

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Re: Military YouTube Videos
« Reply #4 on: December 22, 2019, 07:49:44 »
I was watching some good old fashioned World War 2 British and American army weapons training videos and came across this. For some reason it fascinated me.

https://archive.org/details/TheDutiesOfTheHelmsman
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Re: Military YouTube Videos
« Reply #5 on: January 14, 2020, 10:35:42 »
A video from 1942 dealing with Canadian Army motorcycle training. You can see it is a difficult task to ride a motorcycle while you are getting shot at.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y5JnXN2nvAU
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Re: Military YouTube Videos
« Reply #6 on: January 15, 2020, 06:42:32 »
Well one of the toughest military exercises Matsimus have done | CANADIAN ARMY TRANING

Youtube video link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JAaZH3YZeos

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Re: Military YouTube Videos
« Reply #7 on: January 15, 2020, 13:29:47 »
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Fascinating - %u201CRed Crown%u201D  is USS Long Beach.  Lots of UHF in background https://youtu.be/60ihI7VU2OY
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Re: Military YouTube Videos
« Reply #8 on: January 15, 2020, 15:45:12 »
Some of these random Youtube videos have been great to catch - things I never would have found.  The historical ones are quite fascinating to watch  :)


I found this one a while back.  I know it isn't historical or educational, but I always thought we should get guys like this to do our recruiting videos for us.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pPSv79XFHOU
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Re: Military YouTube Videos
« Reply #9 on: January 17, 2020, 18:19:42 »
Video of Russian Flanker pilot channelling his inner "Maverick."

https://youtu.be/rpatBcSFqR4

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