F-35 Airplane Takes Off Vertically, Flips-Fiction!
F-35 Airplane Takes Off Vertically, Flips-Fiction!Summary of eRumor: A viral video clip posted on YouTube allegedly shows an F-35 airplane take off vertically from an aircraft carrier and do a 360-degree flip before flying away.
The Truth:This hoax shows footage taken from the video game Battlefield 2.
Similar videos featuring airplane tricks recorded by Battlefield 2 gamers are also posted on YouTube.
A real example of the eRumor as it has appeared on the Internet:
F35 takes off vertically and does a controlled 360 degree flip and then takes off into the distance.