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Up, Up And Away

January 29, 2019 - The Blue Angels' C-130, Fat Albert riding a plume of rocket flame and exhaust during a JATO take-off during the 2009 NAS...
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Avenger Photo Pass

January 23, 2019 - TBM Avenger operated by the Commemorative Air Force Capital Wing makes a photo pass during the 2018 Leesburg Airshow....
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Climbing Heavy Weight

January 22, 2019 - Captain Katie Higgins (USMC) begins to pull the Blue Angels ' C-130 " Fat Albert " into what will be a 45 degree climb d...
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USAF Heritage Flight 2005

January 17, 2019 - USAF Heritage Flight consisting of a QF-4E Phantom II in the lead, two F-86 Sabres on the wings and an F-16 Fighting Fal...
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Corsair Clearing Turn

January 16, 2019 - John Fuentes clearing the runway at the beginning of the FG-1D Corsair' s portion of the 2018 Warbirds Over Monroe airsh...
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Aerial Grunnery Training

July 11, 2016 - The North American AT-6/SNJ Texan was an advanced trainer used to train most Allied pilots, that flew single engine airc...
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MXS Monday-5-30-16

May 30, 2016 - MXS Monday! We're changing it up a bit today, going from Mustang Monday to MXS Monday. The MXS is a single seat high...
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Blue Angels/Thunderbirds Thursday 5-26-16

May 26, 2016 - Blue Angels/Thunderbirds Thursday! Just a quick post today, we are busy here at the "Fly By Hangar." Just a photo eac...
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Warbird Wednesday-5-24-16

May 24, 2016 - Warbird Wednesday! Today's warbird is the Douglas A-26 Invader. The A-26 Invader was a fast, light bomber and ground...
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Fast Jet Friday!-5-20-16

May 20, 2016 - Fast Jet Friday! Today's fast jet is the Grumman EA-6B Prowler. In US Navy and Marine Corps service since 1971, the...
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Fast Jet Friday-Top Gun Day

May 13, 2016 - Fast Jet Friday! It's Fast Jet Friday and since it's May 13th, it's Top Gun Day. The movie Top Gun opened on May 16,...
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Blue Angels/Thunderbirds Thursday!5-12-16

May 12, 2016 - Blue Angels/Thunderbirds Thursday! Today, we take a look at the Blue Angels Diamond formation and the Thunderbird...
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Warbird Wedsnesday-Good Guys Do Wear Black

May 11, 2016 - Looking rather sinister in gloss black among its more colorful brethren, this O-2 Skymaster is a Vietnam Veteran. This C...
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Blue Angels/Thunderbird Thursday 5/5/16

May 05, 2016 - Blue Angels/Thunderbirds Thursday! Today we are going face-to-face with a Blue Angels' F-18 Hornet and a Thunderbirds...
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Warbird Wednesday/Helldiver

May 04, 2016 - Warbird Wednesday! Today's warbird is the Curtiss SB2C Helldiver. The Helldiver was a carrier based dive bomber that...
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Texan Tuesday > Talon Tuesday

April 26, 2016 - Texan Tuesday> Talon Tuesday Today we'll take a bit of a departure from our normal Texan Tuesday. Today I give you th...
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Fast Jet Friday, Airshow Weather

April 22, 2016 - Fast Jet Friday! We have an airshow at Langley AFB this weekend and I'm sitting here contemplating the weather which...
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The Union of Man and Plane

February 22, 2016 - As a photographer, I never stop learning. This is especially true of air-to-air photography. I’m always amazed at how no...
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Throw Away The One That Almost Got Away?

March 25, 2015 - If you frequently photograph moving subjects, then you have probably managed to, on occasion, mess up the framing. Here...
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Insight Into a Black and White Bald Eagle

May 16, 2013 - This P-51 Mustang that was at the Manassas airport during their airshow turned out to be a nice surprise. It was not par...
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Tutorial-Photoshop Composition Correction

January 12, 2013 - Attempting to photograph objects that move fast offers many challenges. The main challenge is to achieve a sharp photogr...
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The Mystery Yakolev.

October 23, 2012 - I have named this photo Some Assembly Required. Fitting, right? I took this photo at the Culpeper Airfest held on Sat...
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Raining? Don't Go Home!

June 15, 2012 - Some times it's just not in the cards. You've been looking forward to the big airshow for weeks and now that it's here,...
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Welcome to Ambush Country

May 30, 2012 - "You want to know who the best are?" asks Viper in the movie Top Gun. At NAS Oceana, if you want to know who the best ar...
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