Mustang Air to Air: The Sequel
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astrobrian
Registered: Sep 27, 2012
Total Posts: 827
Country: United States

JWilsonphoto wrote:
The t-shirt that said, "It's not a sport unless you can die from massive internal injuries" kind of brought me back to reality.


It would seem the best sports in life are that way.

Topp: Fly by



Jan-Arie
Registered: Dec 24, 2005
Total Posts: 3674
Country: Netherlands

Repost run the photo's true the new Photoshop CC I like the new program.



MMcGrath
Registered: Apr 15, 2006
Total Posts: 2203
Country: United Kingdom

Lately I've become more a browser of the thread than a contributor.
That's likely to continue for the next month or so as I'm now having to take the orange taxi to get to & from work every Monday & Friday.





Razor17
Registered: Oct 08, 2012
Total Posts: 351
Country: United States

astrobrian wrote:
JWilsonphoto wrote:
The t-shirt that said, "It's not a sport unless you can die from massive internal injuries" kind of brought me back to reality.


It would seem the best sports in life are that way.

Topp: Fly by



Well done, its hard to get a prop blur on them....



Jan-Arie
Registered: Dec 24, 2005
Total Posts: 3674
Country: Netherlands

Chrash at SFO triple seven Asiana Airlines


http://www.ktvu.com/videos/news/ktvu-live-news/vtSfR/?updated



USM IS
Registered: Apr 12, 2010
Total Posts: 1295
Country: United States

Does this qualify as a Lightning Bolt?



pburke
Registered: Oct 08, 2010
Total Posts: 2155
Country: United States

gerov wrote:
Nice Phantom J-A. I remember visiting my relatives in Germany as a kid in the 70s and seeing the Phantoms and Starfighters doing low level supersonic runs, and occasionally hearing about their interactions with high tension wires .

Amazing how long a service life they've actually had


I grew up in Germany near the iron fence - those jets rattled our windows all the time, day and night, so much that we got totally used to sonic booms like it was part of the weather.

Even more common noise was Bell UH-1D's coming in with their rotor clapping, all Apocalypse Now style, right over the top of our houses. In 1983 I was in some of those as a German paratrooper, flying down the Fulda Gap a few times so low you had your feet almost touch the trees as you sat in the open doors ready to get out. Cold war was a crazy time - we all thought we'd be dead in minutes anyway, with all those nukes pointed at us.




NightOwl Cat
Registered: Feb 19, 2007
Total Posts: 7901
Country: United States

Too bad his flag is backwards.

JWilsonphoto wrote:
Now here's a guy I can relate to................



NightOwl Cat
Registered: Feb 19, 2007
Total Posts: 7901
Country: United States

Steve, great on singing at an MLB game.

stevez wrote:
Great stuff, J-A!

Laura, how cool you got to spend some time with Harry and hear his stories.

I've been busy singing with Sound of the Rockies in Toronto. We won our sixth consecutive bronze medal in yesterdays's chorus contest: so great to perform for 8000 barbershop fans and always gratifying to bring home the hardware.

As icing on the cake, I'm joining a group of barbershoppers from several states and provinces to sing the national anthems at today's Blue Jays game. Should be a hoot and a half!



NightOwl Cat
Registered: Feb 19, 2007
Total Posts: 7901
Country: United States

Brian, love the dragonfly!

astrobrian wrote:
JWilsonphoto wrote:
The t-shirt that said, "It's not a sport unless you can die from massive internal injuries" kind of brought me back to reality.


It would seem the best sports in life are that way.

Topp: Fly by



astrobrian
Registered: Sep 27, 2012
Total Posts: 827
Country: United States

NightOwl Cat wrote:
Brian, love the dragonfly!

astrobrian wrote:
JWilsonphoto wrote:
The t-shirt that said, "It's not a sport unless you can die from massive internal injuries" kind of brought me back to reality.


It would seem the best sports in life are that way.

Topp: Fly by


Thanks, had to develop an on the spot technique to manage to grab the shot of him. "Knowing your subject" played a huge role



Wrei
Registered: Aug 01, 2008
Total Posts: 2291
Country: United States

Laura, perhaps his reasoning is he falls with his back towards the ground photographing upwards towards the subject to capture their faces? In that case the flag would be positioned in the correct orientation, field forward.

By the way, I know there are guidelines for patches worn by the military and certain civilian organizations (police/fire/etc.) on a uniform. I have not found anything about applying decals. Our company placed a flag decal in the similar orientation on a trailer we built. I thought it was wrong, but could not substantiate my claim so I kept quiet. Do you have more information I could research? I looked in Title 4 and military FAQs with no luck.



Colin Giersberg
Registered: Jun 01, 2008
Total Posts: 2117
Country: United States

I believe this will change a pilots perspective on size.


http://www.wimp.com/airfrance/



NightOwl Cat
Registered: Feb 19, 2007
Total Posts: 7901
Country: United States

Wrei, I've got these to go by. Field of stars(canton) should always be "leading the charge" or going first, stripes to the rear.



http://oldlibertyflags.tmosswork.com/flags/United-States-Flag-Decal_1124.cfm

http://www.americanflags.org/docs/etiquette.jsp?pageId=0690200091781119362380955

http://www.marlowwhite.com/faq/f-why-is-the-flag-patch-reversed.html

http://www.usflag.org/flagpatch.html

http://usmilitary.about.com/od/theorderlyroom/f/faqflag.htm

http://www.tioh.hqda.pentagon.mil/FAQs/faqs.aspx



Jan-Arie
Registered: Dec 24, 2005
Total Posts: 3674
Country: Netherlands

Toyota
Viper



JWilsonphoto
Registered: Jan 16, 2002
Total Posts: 16413
Country: United States

A "Mighty Fortress", shot in the company of the prestigious imaging team of Hunter, Watson & Wilson........... and a good time was had by all.



JWilsonphoto
Registered: Jan 16, 2002
Total Posts: 16413
Country: United States

One of the neatest things I've ever witnessed.......................



Jan-Arie
Registered: Dec 24, 2005
Total Posts: 3674
Country: Netherlands

Nice one's Jim very nice light

Just over my appartment Airfrance A380 F-HPJD CDG - NRT 35000 ft

CDG = Paris, Charles De Gaulle to NRT = Tokyo, Narita



Ernie Aubert
Registered: Apr 19, 2007
Total Posts: 4534
Country: United States

Jim, where was that, and what was going on? There's lots of colored lights, in the air and on the surface. Small hot-air balloons? What about what's on the water in the distance?



Glenn Watson
Registered: Nov 13, 2007
Total Posts: 3166
Country: United States

Hi Ernie:

Thunder Over Cedar Creek Airshow ----those are boats and lakehouses on the shore...



Glenn



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