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Re: Just some cool photos...nothing more, nothing less...
« Reply #3925 on: July 20, 2020, 08:26:18 PM »
Dmitry Stefanovich @KomissarWhipla
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« Reply #3926 on: July 21, 2020, 04:52:42 AM »
Eamon Hamilton @eamonhamilton
Great air-to-air gallery of RAAF 4 SQN PC-21 out of Williamtown over at https://images.defence.gov.au/S20202313

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« Reply #3927 on: July 22, 2020, 01:39:21 AM »
A 1/48 PC-21 kit would be nice...
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« Reply #3928 on: July 22, 2020, 06:42:40 PM »
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At AirVenture 2008, T-33 ace pilot Chris Rounds approaches me about his idea for a "Lockheed shot" featuring the P-38 and T-33. Before we knew it, we had 4 aircraft involved. With Mike Burke flying our Bonanza, we gingerly flew the formation around the lake just North West of KOSH in a diamond formation. In order to make that formation work shooting from the 3/4 rear, you have to cheat some positions to look symmetrical. In this case, the camo T-33 is actually slot behind Glacier Girl and Ruff Stuff is slot under the Red Knight. This version of the shoot was never published as far as I know...enjoy!

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« Reply #3929 on: July 22, 2020, 11:36:18 PM »
That is an awesome group shot. Iíll definitely will save this.

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« Reply #3930 on: July 23, 2020, 06:14:34 AM »
Col. Doug Hurley @Astro_Doug
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« Reply #3931 on: July 24, 2020, 08:03:55 PM »
Eamon Hamilton @eamonhamilton

That's a great shot. RAAF E7A, FA-18As, & EA-18G Growler over a Royal Australian Navy task group of HMA Ships Canberra, Hobart, Stuart, Arunta and Sirius during the Regional Presence Deployment in July 2020.  Hi-res copy over at http://images.defence.gov.au/S20202367

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« Reply #3932 on: July 24, 2020, 08:05:22 PM »
RAF Photographer @RafPhotog
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A little closer to home as they filmed and photographed the @RAFFalcons conducting training over Little Rissington via the ramp of a @LockheedMartin C-130J of 47 Sqn, @RAFBrizeNorton
Along with their main task of filming JADTEU parachutists conducting trials work Parachute Airplane

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« Reply #3933 on: July 25, 2020, 09:17:05 AM »
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C-130J Super Hercules aircraft line up for takeoff at @Dyess_AFB. C-130J aircraft from the 317th AW and 19th AW from Little Rock AFB conducted the largest formation flight of C-130J aircraft ever w/33 aircraft. #ReadyAF

U.S. Air Force Camera with flash by Staff Sgt. David Owsianka

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« Reply #3934 on: July 25, 2020, 01:56:54 PM »
And if you are out this way, Dyess is on the south side of I-20 just west of Abilene.

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« Reply #3935 on: July 26, 2020, 01:55:20 AM »
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« Reply #3936 on: July 26, 2020, 02:13:20 AM »
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« Reply #3937 on: July 26, 2020, 11:45:34 AM »
Storage and re-cycling lot at Mojave?

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« Reply #3938 on: July 26, 2020, 10:32:00 PM »
Looks like 9 Qantas aircraft, all up, with 5 in the foreground with their 'roos painted out.
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« Reply #3939 on: July 28, 2020, 02:49:01 AM »
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« Reply #3940 on: July 28, 2020, 03:26:22 AM »
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Re: Just some cool photos...nothing more, nothing less...
« Reply #3941 on: July 30, 2020, 02:59:21 AM »
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Re: Just some cool photos...nothing more, nothing less...
« Reply #3942 on: July 30, 2020, 07:30:42 AM »
That Osprey really should have roo roundels, right?  :-*

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Not the greatest picture quality, but what a formation!  :icon_surprised: :-*


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Lots of personal favourites there. The only way this could have been any better is if they had tried to go slow enough for a Mi-24 to catch up.  ;D
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« Reply #3943 on: July 31, 2020, 01:42:57 AM »
That Osprey really should have roo roundels, right?  :-*


Maybe it will in the future... ;)
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Re: Just some cool photos...nothing more, nothing less...
« Reply #3944 on: July 31, 2020, 02:09:59 AM »
That Osprey really should have roo roundels, right?  :-*

I've got Kiwi roundels to go on one of the Ospreys I have.

This one

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« Reply #3945 on: July 31, 2020, 05:05:29 AM »
That Osprey really should have roo roundels, right?  :-*

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Not the greatest picture quality, but what a formation!  :icon_surprised: :-*


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Lots of personal favourites there. The only way this could have been any better is if they had tried to go slow enough for a Mi-24 to catch up.  ;D

Great picture!!😯
Although this picture clearly emphasises to me the logistical/maintance nightmare the Indian Air Force must have had!
I can't help picking up that one aircraft missing in this line up is the Sukhoi Su-7 Fitter....When did the Su-7 get phased out of IAF service??

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« Reply #3946 on: July 31, 2020, 09:02:33 AM »
The last of the IAF's Su-7s were retired in 1986. Other retirees in that photo are: Ajeet (1991), MiG-21 (2013), MiG-27 (Dec 2019), MiG-23 (2009), Hunter (1996), MiG-29 (2006), and Canberra (May 2007).
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« Reply #3947 on: August 02, 2020, 06:00:09 PM »
The last of the IAF's Su-7s were retired in 1986. Other retirees in that photo are: Ajeet (1991), MiG-21 (2013), MiG-27 (Dec 2019), MiG-23 (2009), Hunter (1996), MiG-29 (2006), and Canberra (May 2007).

Thanks for the clarification apophenia!
In fact, it was seeing the Ajeet which made me question the absence of the Su-7, not realising that the Ajeet actually soldiered on for so long....


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« Reply #3948 on: August 02, 2020, 11:13:40 PM »
The Ajeet surprised me as well.
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« Reply #3949 on: August 03, 2020, 02:02:52 AM »
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