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I've always wondered:

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Given the right training, do you think F1 and LMP1 drivers can become competent jet fighter pilots?


This came up after this Reddit comment I made where I put F1 drivers on the same level as fighter pilots and some commenters chimed in, saying F1 drivers probably have to react far faster with even more information.

Personally I thought it was just a bit of hogwash, as fighter pilots need a different set of skills and reflex tuning to be ready for combat no matter the range, but I can see how an F1 driver can have what it takes to fly an F-22 and its rivals.

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