A few props plus...from the air show

Discussion in 'Transportation' started by MrDalgof, Jun 12, 2007.

  1. MrDalgof

    MrDalgof

    332
    Apr 6, 2006
    Colorado, USA
    The small Rocky Mountain Regional Airport near my home had a modest air show over the weekend. Only one modern military jet was flying, so I shot mostly props and static aircraft.

    Here's a sampling:

    1.
    162025179-L.

    2.
    162019556-L.

    3.
    162020372-L.

    4. And coming in quietly from the west...
    162022701-L.

    5. ...the most expensive aircraft flying, the B-2.
    162024394-L.
     
  2. F15Todd

    F15Todd

    Feb 1, 2005
    Tennessee
    Looks like you had a good time. That B2 is a pig
     
  3. Gale

    Gale

    978
    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    That B2 is a wild looking plane:>))
    Great shots
     
  4. MrDalgof

    MrDalgof

    332
    Apr 6, 2006
    Colorado, USA
    Thanks, Todd, Gale. It's amazing how in profile the B-2 almost disappears. But overhead it turns into a giant flying carpenter's square.

    But the strangest thing was the air show itself. Sure it's a small local event, but last year there were a few F-16s and F/A18s that made it in and took a few turns for the crowd. This year we had one F-16 from the Colorado ANG on static display. But we got a B-2 making 2 passes....I think the crowd might have been happier seeing some fighters in the air. Maybe next year.
     
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