Night vision is great for making out what's going on in a low-light situation, but the downside is that if any light actually does show up, you stand a serious chance of getting blinded. As it turns out the afterburners from an F-15 constitute that sort of light, but the blinding effect they generate is so cool that you almost won't mind losing your sight for a little bit.
This awesome little clip comes from a video made back in 2012, which features 100 percent pilot-shot footage from the 67th Fighter Squadron. It recently , and the whole thing is worth a watch even if the night vision scene near the end is the clear pinnacle. Just maybe throw it on mute first; the soundtrack leaves a little bit to be desired.