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RFT 104: Jet Blast: In the movie Pushing Tin they made it look like fun. It probably inspired many people to think that jet blast was fairly harmless. For starters, in the movie, the actors were most likely (simulated) being tossed around by the aircraft wake, not the...

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In the movie Pushing Tin they made it look like fun. It probably inspired many people to think that jet blast was fairly harmless. For starters, in the movie, the actors were most likely (simulated) being tossed around by the aircraft wake, not the jet blast.  The wind speed 200 feet behind an aircraft at takeoff power is equivalent to a Category V hurricane!

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