Unless you have been right next to one in real life, it's easy to forget how gigantic jet fighters are. They are truly huge mothers. Take a look at this image of a Navy F/A-18F Super Hornet swooshing by a building in a low pass along the Detroit River in Detroit.

Madness? This is THE NAVY! [Navy Vetsโ€”Thanks Gonzalo!]

Update: I forgot that I wrote about this back in 2009! Brain. Fried.

Image by AP/The Detroit News, Steve Perez