F 16 Fighting Falcon Aerobatics

An F 16 Fighting Falcoon from the US Airforce does some flight demonstration at Le Bourget Airshow 2009. Recorded in slowmotion @ 600FPS with Casio Exilim Pro EX-F1. Photo at the 0:40 also Casio EX-F1 Pay attention to the Airflow at the wing section! Wonder why that occurs? I try to explain it: When the pilot does extreme maneuvers there are extreme differences in air pressure below the wings and above. The maneuver creates turbulences around the fuselage area. The turbulences having an air pressure way below the pressure of the air surrounding the aircraft an abrupte change of pressure occurs resulting in a cooling of the air and the condensation of the water vapor. covered. That's what those white "streams" are all about. Something similar happens when the jet breaks the sound barrier!