Afterburner Camera Captures Stunning Fighter Jet Takeoff

strizhiruPublished: March 10, 2015Updated: March 22, 2018316,690 views
Published: March 10, 2015Updated: March 22, 2018

A video has emerged of an afterburner camera mounted on the back of a fighter jet showing amazing footage of what is like to witness a takeoff from the back of a jet. Watch this video and be amazed by the mesmerizing view!

Check out this incredible afterburner footage featuring a MiG-29K fighter jet as it takes off from an Indian aircraft carrier during recent test flights with Russian pilots. Doesn't it look magnificent?

An afterburner is a component present on some jet engines, mostly those used on military supersonic aircraft. Its purpose is to provide an increase in thrust, usually for supersonic flight, takeoff and for combat situations. After burning is achieved by injecting additional fuel into the jet pipe downstream of the turbine. After burning significantly increases thrust at the cost of very high fuel consumption and decreased fuel efficiency, limiting its practical use to short bursts.

MiG-29K is an all-weather carrier-based multirole fighter aircraft being produced by Russian Aircraft Corporation MiG (RAC MiG). The aircraft is offered in a two-seat operational trainer variation known as the MiG-29KUB. The MiG-29K/KUB aircraft are designed to operate from aircraft-carriers with a minimum displacement of 28,000t and airfields. The aircraft has a length of 17.3m, the height of 4.4m and a wingspan of 11.9m. The maximum take-off weight is 24,500kg.

Do you find this video interesting? Well, if you do,here is another video of the MiG-29K fighter jet pulls off extremely short takeoff!

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