Fighter Jet Creates Incredible Vapour Circle

AviationPhotojournal Published April 25, 2014 642 Plays

Rumble / Weird ScienceAir shows always manage to draw a big crowd. People of all ages gather at a certain location to watch all of these talented pilots fly by, accompanied by the ridiculously loud trail of sound that follows. While there, an observer can expect to see some sort of unique flying style, whether it is breaking the sound barrier, or performing amazing stunts.

A Boeing F/A-18F Super Hornet from VFA-106 'Gladiators' accelerates close to the speed of sound, creating a vapor cone around the fuselage and amazing the crowd. This phenomenon is called a Prandtl-Glauert singularity. You can bet that the crowd was excited and pleased to see something so unique. Youn definitely don't get to see that everyday!

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Check out this fighter jet creating an incredible vapor circle.