Must see: the entire video of the “ultimate selfie” of an F-16 pilot firing a missile

Just in case you thought the photo was a fake.

After publishing the famous selfie of the F-16 pilot firing an AIM-9L Sidewinder missile, the Royal Danish Air Force has posted the entire GoPro video of the launch.

As if the above footage was not enough, the RFAF has published some more videos showing the behind the scenes of the live firing activity conducted by the Danish F-16s with the heat-seeking AIM-9.

Here’s from inside the cockpit, from a different point of view (on a different sortie):

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David Cenciotti is a freelance journalist based in Rome, Italy. He is the Founder and Editor of “The Aviationist”, one of the world’s most famous and read military aviation blogs. Since 1996, he has written for major worldwide magazines, including Air Forces Monthly, Combat Aircraft, and many others, covering aviation, defense, war, industry, intelligence, crime and cyberwar. He has reported from the U.S., Europe, Australia and Syria, and flown several combat planes with different air forces. He is a former 2nd Lt. of the Italian Air Force, a private pilot and a graduate in Computer Engineering. He has written four books.