Earworm Wednesday–08/22/2012

Take your pick for your desired visual absorption.

Naval Aviator Version:

Base Jumper Version:

Music Video from the band  Why watch this one, the other two are just awesome?:

AWOLNation – Sail

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About Barron

Barron is the owner, editor, and principal author at The Minuteman, a competitive shooter, and staff member for Boomershoot. Even in his free time he’s merging his love and knowledge of computers and technology with his love of firearms. He has a BS in electrical engineering from Washington State University. Immediately after college he went into work on embedded software and hardware for use in critical infrastructure. This included cryptographic communications equipment as well as command and control devices that were using that communications equipment. Since then he’s worked on just about everything ranging from toys, phones, other critical infrastructure, and even desktop applications. Doing everything from hardware system design, to software architecture, to actually writing software that makes your athletic band do its thing.

3 Responses to Earworm Wednesday–08/22/2012

  1. Spanky says:

    Thank you for putting up the video from Whidbey Island (F18’s). I flew EA-6B’s there in the early ’90’s. Good times. Damn good times.

    • Barron says:

      Oh really? My dad was an NFO and plank owner for VAQ-137 back in the 70’s. That’s actually where my parents met when he was stationed there while enlisted.

      Deception Pass holds a special place in our hearts because of my dad. My parents first date he flew a plane under the bridge. The first camping trip I went on with my dad that I can remember was to Deception Pass.

      • Spanky says:

        I was with VAQ-135. I wasn’t flying privately when there, so the bridge didn’t tempt me. The days of pulling those stunts (without excessive trouble) are mostly behind us. Good or bad thing? I tend to say bad. That said, flying under bridges is not a good idea (casual understatement). Do not take offense. I still have to remind my Dad of that… It’s a great place. I have visited a few times since being transferred elsewhere. Still a great place.