One young man ran into Ice Man, but he somehow missed running into Maverick- played by Jerome LeBlanc. Thanks to one of the air show organizers, our friend Jake Penwell, young Kellan was able to get a special message from Maverick.
I started getting the Burt Reynolds sweaty chest hair action going. I started sweating above my upper lip. The heat and the 7.3 G's were finally getting to me after about 35 minutes. I better grab the bag.
For those who saw my story on Wednesday night, I told you about my "unbelievably incredible" flight with the US Navy's Blue Angels and the #7 pilot Lcdr Thomas Zimmerman earlier that day. The video finally uploaded.
This is incredible. I get the honor of flying in the back seat of the F-18 with the US Navy's Blue Angels on Wednesday. And since I've never flown in a fighter jet before, I could definitely use some of your tips...
For a long time I only knew him as "Thumper." The guy in the light blue sweater in the above photo. That's "Thumper." He lives in Bozeman, Montana and he's actually a retired brigadier general, but everybody still calls him "Thumper"- his call sign from when he flew with the Blue Angels.