Hilarious video of two unconventional fighter pilots racing to be first on base.
Air Force Uses Bears as Test Pilots
In 1950, the United States Air Force had a new bomber called the B-58 Hustler, the first to go Mach 2. Naturally they wanted to include ejector seats to allow pilots a chance to bail out, but first they had to do a lot of testing, and they did it with bears. Bears on drugs.