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This F-16 pilot took the ultimate selfie while firing a Sidewinder missile

And here’s video of the moment.

Source: Royal Danish Air Force

IS THIS THE greatest selfie ever taken?

It shows a pilot at the controls of an F-16 fighter jet, at the moment a Sidewinder air-to-air missile is fired. (Take THAT, Ellen.)

The image is going viral around the world this week – it has already appeared on Gizmodo, Mail Online, and the Huffington Post.

And it turns out the photo is actually a still from a longer (and thus even more awesome) video selfie. It shows the pilot firing the missile, then banking the plane sharply away above the clouds.

Source: Storyful

Er, guess we’ll just stick to duckface?

More: Ellen just set up the best selfie of all time…and broke Twitter>

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