Category Archives: Air Show

Preparing for the 4th!

Thought I would do a little 4th of July warm-up with this shot of the U.S. Navy Blue Angels. Not too many things are more patriotic than six blue and yellow F/A-18 Hornets screaming down the flight line. This is … Continue reading

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Release of Photoshop CC 2014

Adobe recently released Photoshop CC 2014, which is the latest and greatest update in the Creative Cloud updates. For those of you who don’t have Creative Cloud, then this update doesn’t apply to you, but it may just convince youth … Continue reading

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Go Wide With Clouds

I, and many other photographers, often get caught up in getting that tightly framed photograph of the aircraft in front of our lens. There is no doubt, that is the glamour photo, and if an image was going to get … Continue reading

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Screamin’ Through the Air

This TF-51D “Bum Steer” was absolutely screaming through the air above Rhode Island at the air show. He was initiating a slow aileron roll at a very high speed. Combine the speed with the great clouds in the background and … Continue reading

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70th Anniversary of D-Day

With the 70th Anniversary of the D-Day Invasion coming up tomorrow, I thought I would do a post on one of the most iconic characteristics of WWII warbirds, and that is the D-Day stripes. For those aircraft that participated in … Continue reading

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Jet Engine on a Biplane??

There is only one biplane on the airshow circuit that has a jet engine strapped to it, and that is Screamin’ Sasquatch, a 1929 Taperwing Waco. It is powered by dual power plants; a Pratt & Whitney 985 Radial Engine and … Continue reading

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F-22 Raptor

Simply put, this is one powerful aircraft, yet it is just so good looking. Whether on the ground or in the air, it is an aircraft that always has photographers lenses on it. It is truly a remarkable piece of … Continue reading

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Heritage Flight

One of the great performances at the airshow was the Heritage Flight, which consisted of a TF-51D Mustang “Bum Steer” (top), F-22 Raptor (middle) and P-51D Mustang “Bald Eagle” (bottom). It was quite the sight to see this formation, as … Continue reading

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P-51D “Never Miss”

There were three P-51’s at the show, but only one went up and did an actual demonstration. This is a P-51D nicknamed “Never Miss”. Just as he was taking off, some great clouds were beginning to roll in, making for … Continue reading

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Julie Clark’s T-34 Mentor

Julie Clark was one of the great performers at the airshow. Flying her highly polished T-34 Mentor, she put on a patriotic show, with blue and red smoke streaming from her wingtip smoke tanks. The light was still poor at … Continue reading

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