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gerov wrote:
Al, once you get used to your Camaro, you should check this out...

http://m.youtube.com/watch?feature=c4-overview-vl&v=51u4M0rERLI&list=PLWMl1t



…or this one based on a Corvette chassis:














Sep 10, 2013 at 03:41 PM
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p.3881 #2 · p.3881 #2 · Mustang Air to Air: The Sequel


Jim could add a new perspective for his wakeboarding shots


Sep 10, 2013 at 03:51 PM
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p.3881 #3 · p.3881 #3 · Mustang Air to Air: The Sequel


JWilsonphoto wrote:
So you can charter an R44 to shoot those perspectives?


Some people call that an A2A mission too. Not sure I would go that far though.



Sep 10, 2013 at 04:36 PM
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p.3881 #4 · p.3881 #4 · Mustang Air to Air: The Sequel


To my MA2A friends who might feel frustrated about this business in Syria, I offer this quote from one much wiser than I: "Do not expect the world’s solutions to the world’s problems to be very effective". It might be we are looking in the wrong places for a solution to this problem. Reading this helped reorient my thinking and provided a measure of comfort. Have a great day


Sep 10, 2013 at 04:43 PM
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p.3881 #5 · p.3881 #5 · Mustang Air to Air: The Sequel


After some catching up on my MA2A reading, I'm very humbled by the recent image posts and the opportunity I have to vicariously rub shoulders with such talented shooters. Great stuff all JB, Ron, Al, and Darren.

@Darren - As someone that has been trying his hand at a little LAX photography lately, your helo shots are truly inspiring. I'd heard rumors about helicopter opportunity at LAX and your images confirms this option in spades. What lens did you find most useful for the images from the R44? I'd likely be shooting with my 5D3. As you can tell, I'm already scheming



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p.3881 #6 · p.3881 #6 · Mustang Air to Air: The Sequel


I apologize for three successive posts. Below is a blending of two images intended to help enhance the sense of motion and activity on the ramp at PHX.




NIGHT MOVES v.3




Sep 10, 2013 at 10:18 PM
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p.3881 #7 · p.3881 #7 · Mustang Air to Air: The Sequel


Love that shot Jeff!
With regards to the heli..
Firstly its far more difficult than you may imagine for some shots.
The R44(you can do it in an R22) is good in good conditions but struggles in the afternoon sea breeze with hovering and transitions.
This makes some shots really really difficult.
If you get good guys in the tower it makes a big difference. We got some brilliant controllers in the morning and tight ones in the first arvo shoot.
Its a difficult air to air as you dont have any if the control you do in a planned briefed flight with so many variables you dont have to consider.
A planned session you can push your photography skills with low shutter speeds and angles etc. this is a different animal dealing with someone you dont know as a pilot, a chopper most have never shot from before,atc,variable traffic arrival and departure times,winds etc.
It is a total challenge from start to finish total air to air with challenges in areas i hadnt seen shooting traditional air to air which has its own very different challenges like safety etc.
On lenses im not sure what you have but..the 100-400 is a must.
Swapping bodies if you have a second on say a 500 with TC would work well.
600 is as long as you would want due to heat haze etc.
The 200-400 was the perfect lens for this type of flight..prime IQ but flexibility which i could not get with my 500..
Certainly a real challenge but a super pilot makes a good start!

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Happy to share the news that my oldest son arrived safely back in ND to his wife and son this afternoon from his 1st tour of Afghanistan and hopefully ONLY tour in a battle field.

He is full time NDANG



Sep 10, 2013 at 11:35 PM
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p.3881 #9 · p.3881 #9 · Mustang Air to Air: The Sequel


China, circa 1940, or Oshkosh 2012?





P-40s




Sep 11, 2013 at 12:03 AM
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cbrandt wrote:
Happy to share the news that my oldest son arrived safely back in ND to his wife and son this afternoon from his 1st tour of Afghanistan and hopefully ONLY tour in a battle field.

He is full time NDANG


Where in ND?



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I am from Rugby ..... He works in Bismarck

http://www.flickr.com/photos/ndguard/sets/72157635466263857/

Staff Sgt. Curtis Richter



Sep 11, 2013 at 12:46 AM
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p.3881 #12 · p.3881 #12 · Mustang Air to Air: The Sequel


gerov wrote:
Al, once you get used to your Camaro, you should check this out...

http://m.youtube.com/watch?feature=c4-overview-vl&v=51u4M0rERLI&list=PLWMl1t



yeah I've seen it ,
I've already got a 15' Tinnie that does 65kph...
It does what its suposed to do very well.

Betta drag it out of the shed & use it now summers coming on..


Al



Sep 11, 2013 at 01:46 AM
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p.3881 #13 · p.3881 #13 · Mustang Air to Air: The Sequel


cbrandt wrote:
Happy to share the news that my oldest son arrived safely back in ND to his wife and son this afternoon from his 1st tour of Afghanistan and hopefully ONLY tour in a battle field.

He is full time NDANG


Dear Curtis,

Great news my friend! Please extend my warmest regards and appreciation to your son for his sacrifice.

JW



Sep 11, 2013 at 03:00 AM
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p.3881 #14 · p.3881 #14 · Mustang Air to Air: The Sequel


Welcome back Steve! Nice P40!


Sep 11, 2013 at 03:01 AM
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p.3881 #15 · p.3881 #15 · Mustang Air to Air: The Sequel


Pulled the plug on my architectural shoot today due to intermittent overcast. Headed to HQ and had the SL in the air by 7:30. I considered it sort of a reward for navigating yesterday's moguls. Put another couple of hours on the SL and dropped in on some old friends who live on an idyllic little patch of Texas with their own grass strip and a pair of beautiful Stearman biplanes.









Sep 11, 2013 at 03:14 AM
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p.3881 #16 · p.3881 #16 · Mustang Air to Air: The Sequel


Now thats a good way to start a day after pulling the pin on work!


Sep 11, 2013 at 08:22 AM
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p.3881 #17 · p.3881 #17 · Mustang Air to Air: The Sequel


Quick Silver in B&W taken at a recent airshow atthe Plymouth Ma airport.












Sep 11, 2013 at 11:10 AM
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p.3881 #18 · p.3881 #18 · Mustang Air to Air: The Sequel


Great city but a sad place..








Sep 11, 2013 at 01:53 PM
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p.3881 #19 · p.3881 #19 · Mustang Air to Air: The Sequel


Here's someone worth reading about, on this day: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rick_Rescorla
Those of you who can stomach large amounts of bad language can read the more colourful version here: http://www.badassoftheweek.com/rescorla.html



Sep 11, 2013 at 02:25 PM
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p.3881 #20 · p.3881 #20 · Mustang Air to Air: The Sequel


futurshox wrote:
Here's someone worth reading about, on this day: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rick_Rescorla
Those of you who can stomach large amounts of bad language can read the more colourful version here: http://www.badassoftheweek.com/rescorla.html

NICE !



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