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Old 22nd Feb 2016, 19:25
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Originally Posted by EXNOMAD
Over 1100 deck landings, amazing.
Indeed, quite a few more than 1100.

Originally Posted by Wiki
He also held the world record for the most carrier landings, 2,407, partly compiled in testing the arrestor wires on more than twenty aircraft carriers during World War II.
Rumour has it the USAF tasked a pilot with the sole purpose of beating the record and he lost his bottle at somewhere around 1600 and had to stop.

Many lives packed in to one, Farewell Captain Brown.
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