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Old 05-24-2020, 07:20 PM   #1
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Old 05-24-2020, 07:49 PM   #2
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Saluting with the left hand though? Isn't that the most disrespectful salute that you could ever do in military?
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Old 05-24-2020, 08:19 PM   #3
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Old 05-29-2020, 06:27 AM   #4
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Saluting with the left hand though? Isn't that the most disrespectful salute that you could ever do in military?
Saluting with the left hand is authorized if the right hand is engaged. In the case of being on Cat 1, a left handed salute is more easily seen by the Shooter who is to the pilot's left side. CV NATOPS does not specify how to salute (e.g. hand toward the shooter), so there is some leeway for interpretation.

Now whether this is done on a regular basis is up for debate. My sample size is limited and 20 years obsolete...
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Old 05-29-2020, 06:32 AM   #5
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Is this in the current build? Have not come across this yet, but then again, I also have not checked my external (or the 'GoPro' view) with the SC during launch for that matter. Either way, if this is the current build, its not synced for MP and client side only, have seen my lead launch multiple times without seeing these animations.
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Old 05-29-2020, 04:07 PM   #6
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Can anyone find photo or video evidence of a pilot saluting with his left hand?
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Old 05-29-2020, 04:38 PM   #7
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I've heard from others that using the left hand can be used under certain conditions, but the NATOPS definitively states to use the right hand.
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Old 05-30-2020, 03:05 PM   #8
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That is pretty cool indeed.
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