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Israeli Airforce Get A Viagra Pick Me Up

by | 8th, February 2008

peace-israel.gifUP, up, up, up an away with the Israeli airforce as they pop Viagra-style pills to help them to perform better at greater heights, and reach them.

Bamahaneh (‘On the Army Base’), an official military magazine, refers to a study by Israeli doctors among mountain climbers scaling Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania.

“The study found that tadalafil, the active ingredient in Cialis, a Viagra-like antiimpotence drug, helped climbers to ward off fatigue and dizziness at greater heights.”

“The Viagra family of drugs is considered effective in these conditions because when there is a long shortage in oxygen it leads to high blood pressure in the lungs, and the drugs help fight that,” a military medical officer tells the weekly organ.


As the Times notes: “Israeli air force pilots are sometimes called upon to perform incredible feats of airmanship, such as the 1981 operation to destroy Iraq’s nascent nuclear reactor. Eight F16 fighter-bombers, escorted by six F15 tactical fighters, flew almost 700 miles (1,100km) across Jordanian, Saudi Arabian and Iraqi airspace to destroy the French-built reactor.

“According to some accounts, the jets flew in such close formation that any radar pickup would have identified them as one large passenger aircraft.”

Do pilots need Viagra?…



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