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Old 22nd Feb 2016, 21:10
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Airbubba
 
Join Date: Jun 2001
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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.
A U.S. Air Force pilot trying to break the record for carrier landings? I would suggest that tale might be somewhat apocryphal. Might fool a Marine though...

I believe VADM Ted Carter over at Boat School holds the U.S. record for carrier landings at just over 2000.

Fair winds and following seas Captain Winkle Brown!
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