Monthly Archives: June 2012

And the Favorite Is…..

This image here. So what is so good about it? First off it’s razor sharp! You can practically count the feathers on the bird. The soft lighting really adds to the overall quality of the image. Lastly, that varying green … Continue reading

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Eastern Bluebirds

My buddy Danny Anderson and I went shooting at Tarrywile Park this morning. Despite it being rather chilly, it was a very productive morning with the Eastern Bluebirds! The female was continually bringing back worms for the babies, which made … Continue reading

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The Finale – USAF Thunderbirds

As usual, the finale is loud! Instead of it being a mirage of fireworks, it was 6 F-16 Fighting Falcons called the USAF Thunderbirds, and boy did they make some thunder. They did many aerobatics demonstrating the maneuverability of the … Continue reading

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MXS

We are nearing the end now! Just one more set of images to go. This plane is the MXS flown by John Klatt. He participated in the Max Adrenaline demo which included the Jet truck and the Goodyear Extra 330SC. … Continue reading

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Geico Skytypers – SNJ Texans

The Geico Skytypers performed in their SNJ Texans, which is the Navy version of the T6 Texan. A cool fact behind the planes is that the prop moves so fast that it actually breaks the sounds barrier. It gives the … Continue reading

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Arms Demo

One of the coolest things at the airshow was the Arms Demo. They had 2 AC-130’s, a C-23 Sherpa, and 2 UH-60 Blackhawks flying. In the image above you see the UH-60 Blackhawk with the AC-130 flying behind the smoke. … Continue reading

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Goodyear Extra 330SC

This was another one of the high performance stunt planes they had at the show. The Extra 330SC has a 350hp engine in it and can achieve top speeds of 260mph. It has a roll rate of 420 degrees per … Continue reading

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P-51D “Never Miss”

They had 1 P-51D at the airshow for everyone to see fly. This is my favorite plane, so it was a joy to see it fly again. This particular plane sports the D-Day stripes. The yellow nose probably meant it … Continue reading

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Grumman EA-6B Prowler

The Grumman EA-6B Prowler is a two-engine electronic warfare aircraft used to jam enemy radar as well as drop electronic bombs on target. They had one flying at the air show, and man were those twin-engines loud! This particular frame … Continue reading

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Jelly Belly Ultimate Cadet

This plane is another aircraft that was at the air show that carries a rich history. This exact aircraft was in the skies on December 7, 1941. It was being flown be a woman flight instructor. I can only imagine … Continue reading

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