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Greg_NY
06-26-2011, 04:11 PM
Here are some photos from the Rhode Island Airshow this weekend.
I was there Friday and Saturday - the weather was pretty cloudy for the most part, but we did get some decent skies towards the end of Saturday. Rhode Island is always an awesome event and they did another great job this year.

Nice P-3C Orion caught us by surprise
http://www.lebowitzfamily.com/images/IMG_3415_Small.jpg

http://www.lebowitzfamily.com/images/IMG_3474.jpg

T-39 with CONA colors
http://www.lebowitzfamily.com/images/IMG_3540.jpg

http://www.lebowitzfamily.com/images/IMG_3801_Small.jpg

Really nice looking Avenger and man did it sound great ...
http://www.lebowitzfamily.com/images/IMG_3886_Small.jpg

Here is Rider from Viper East taking up Schadow, the F-22 demo pilot for the morning demo on Saturday
http://www.lebowitzfamily.com/images/IMG_4059.jpg

Gotta have a jet car these days hehehe....
http://www.lebowitzfamily.com/images/IMG_4065.jpg

Bearcats arriving from PA...
http://www.lebowitzfamily.com/images/IMG_4144_Small.jpg

Some Viper action - good vapor
http://www.lebowitzfamily.com/images/IMG_4224_Small.jpg

http://www.lebowitzfamily.com/images/IMG_4323_Small.jpg

http://www.lebowitzfamily.com/images/IMG_4343_Small.jpg

Blue Angels time
http://www.lebowitzfamily.com/images/IMG_4437.jpg

http://www.lebowitzfamily.com/images/IMG_4554_Small.jpg

Sneak pass
http://www.lebowitzfamily.com/images/IMG_4679_Small.jpg

http://www.lebowitzfamily.com/images/IMG_4718_Small.jpg

Isaac

moose135
06-26-2011, 05:12 PM
Really good stuff, Isaac!

Zee71
06-26-2011, 06:21 PM
Awesome images Isaac! Maybe next year I'll try to make it up there.

Greg_NY
06-26-2011, 06:30 PM
Thanks so much John and Mark.

wunaladreamin
06-26-2011, 07:19 PM
Great set Isaac. Love the Viper vapor frame.

fk6065
06-26-2011, 08:34 PM
Went up for Saturday. The weather was rough in the morning but by noon it had cleared up and the weather was perfect.

Here are a few from the morning to start

Team Oracle

http://fredkopf.smugmug.com/photos/i-bzMPSd9/0/M/i-bzMPSd9-M.jpg

Sean Tucker

http://fredkopf.smugmug.com/photos/i-CBgXSbD/0/L/i-CBgXSbD-L.jpg

http://fredkopf.smugmug.com/photos/i-Ck3sFTc/0/L/i-Ck3sFTc-L.jpg

John Klatt landing

http://fredkopf.smugmug.com/photos/i-F7TR7pk/0/L/i-F7TR7pk-L.jpg

http://fredkopf.smugmug.com/photos/i-t7gQqFP/0/L/i-t7gQqFP-L.jpg

Greg_NY
06-26-2011, 08:46 PM
Great set Isaac. Love the Viper vapor frame.

Thanks Kenny, there sure was decent vapor there...

fk6065
06-26-2011, 09:06 PM
http://fredkopf.smugmug.com/photos/i-pxbhVxQ/0/M/i-pxbhVxQ-M.jpg

http://fredkopf.smugmug.com/photos/i-WQGc775/0/M/i-WQGc775-M.jpg

http://fredkopf.smugmug.com/photos/i-kkp3Ls6/0/M/i-kkp3Ls6-M.jpg

http://fredkopf.smugmug.com/photos/i-nxP9j3W/0/M/i-nxP9j3W-M.jpg

http://fredkopf.smugmug.com/photos/i-qvPWfpM/0/M/i-qvPWfpM-M.jpg

fk6065
06-26-2011, 09:18 PM
And a Blue Angels

http://fredkopf.smugmug.com/photos/i-DsRLMZD/0/M/i-DsRLMZD-M.jpg

cancidas
06-26-2011, 09:39 PM
http://www.lebowitzfamily.com/images/IMG_4144_Small.jpg

sexy sexy sexy!!!!! and i'm a dog person... :cool: where are these two based?

Greg_NY
06-26-2011, 10:04 PM
I was told they are based in Texas.

eric8669
06-26-2011, 11:47 PM
Nice Shots. I just got home from Rhode Island, will post pics tomorrow.

steve1840
06-27-2011, 06:15 AM
Great stuff guys! I'll have some shots up tonight as well.

lijk604
06-27-2011, 08:04 AM
Great work Isaac & Fred. I wish we had bluer skies for Sunday, as the clouds played havoc all afternoon. It did make for some great vapor action though.
I still downloading cards, and due to work, I may not get to post my shots for a day or two...or three.
Steve, it was great meeting you there...Eric & Manny, always a pleasure...and to Fred & especially BigTim who drove that nightmare yesterday, it was a blast!
Now...who's got the cajones to post that first Sherpa picture?

steve1840
06-27-2011, 08:23 AM
Steve, it was great meeting you there...Eric & Manny, always a pleasure...and to Fred & especially BigTim who drove that nightmare yesterday, it was a blast!
Now...who's got the cajones to post that first Sherpa picture?

Pleasure was all mine!

eric8669
06-27-2011, 12:44 PM
Good seeing a nice NYCA contingent this weekend.

http://i895.photobucket.com/albums/ac155/southpawcaptures/20110625-IMG_4413.jpg

http://i895.photobucket.com/albums/ac155/southpawcaptures/20110625-IMG_4888.jpg

http://i895.photobucket.com/albums/ac155/southpawcaptures/20110625-IMG_4987.jpg

http://i895.photobucket.com/albums/ac155/southpawcaptures/20110625-IMG_5194.jpg

http://i895.photobucket.com/albums/ac155/southpawcaptures/20110625-IMG_5216.jpg

http://i895.photobucket.com/albums/ac155/southpawcaptures/20110625-IMG_5227.jpg

http://i895.photobucket.com/albums/ac155/southpawcaptures/20110625-IMG_5392.jpg

http://i895.photobucket.com/albums/ac155/southpawcaptures/20110625-IMG_5431.jpg

http://i895.photobucket.com/albums/ac155/southpawcaptures/20110625-IMG_5585.jpg

http://i895.photobucket.com/albums/ac155/southpawcaptures/20110625-IMG_5642.jpg

http://i895.photobucket.com/albums/ac155/southpawcaptures/20110625-IMG_5760.jpg

http://i895.photobucket.com/albums/ac155/southpawcaptures/20110625-IMG_5765.jpg

http://i895.photobucket.com/albums/ac155/southpawcaptures/20110626-IMG_6342.jpg

http://i895.photobucket.com/albums/ac155/southpawcaptures/20110626-IMG_6528.jpg

http://i895.photobucket.com/albums/ac155/southpawcaptures/20110626-IMG_6808.jpg

http://i895.photobucket.com/albums/ac155/southpawcaptures/20110626-IMG_7193.jpg

http://i895.photobucket.com/albums/ac155/southpawcaptures/20110626-IMG_7388.jpg

http://i895.photobucket.com/albums/ac155/southpawcaptures/20110626-IMG_7621.jpg

Big Tim #70
06-27-2011, 12:44 PM
who's got the cajones to post that first Sherpa picture?

Great day, Great performers, & Great Company.

If anybody has any pics of the Sherpa Demo team, especially when they did the Low Transition, full afterburner takeoff, I'd love to see them!


Amazing shots Eric. The clarity of some of your pics astounds me.

Derf
06-27-2011, 01:20 PM
If anybody has any pics of the Sherpa Demo team, especially when they did the Low Transition, full afterburner takeoff, I'd love to see them!


THAT WAS EPIC!!!Did you see the water RIPPING off the twin tails????

Great shots everyone...I will post my Sherpa bumping the burner in a bit! The Blue Angels were Awesome, they were almost as good as the epic Sherpa demo...but really, that was Jaw dropping.

Wavefront
06-27-2011, 01:44 PM
I was at RI Air Show Saturday. Really nice weather and light in the afternoon.

I had two problems in taking pictures at the air show. First, I forgot to load my 100-400L into my car during the chaos of getting my son into the car. :mad: Lucky, I always keep my 70-200 f/4L in the camera bag. But I have to crop some of the photos really heavy. The other problem was we arrived a little late, so I was behind several rows of people. It was very difficult to track aerial performance when all I could see was the back of people's heads. :frown:

Anyhow, here are some of my photos.

http://kecheng.smugmug.com/Events/Air-Show/2011-Rhode-Island-Air-Show/i-rDz59QB/0/L/IMG4401-L.jpg

http://kecheng.smugmug.com/Events/Air-Show/2011-Rhode-Island-Air-Show/i-qC8qFPR/0/L/IMG4541-L.jpg

http://kecheng.smugmug.com/Events/Air-Show/2011-Rhode-Island-Air-Show/i-37gbHDL/0/L/IMG4552-L.jpg

http://kecheng.smugmug.com/Events/Air-Show/2011-Rhode-Island-Air-Show/i-pnjVWnq/0/L/IMG4653-L.jpg

http://kecheng.smugmug.com/Events/Air-Show/2011-Rhode-Island-Air-Show/i-NSxwcDZ/0/L/IMG4718-L.jpg

http://kecheng.smugmug.com/Events/Air-Show/2011-Rhode-Island-Air-Show/i-RwmTz88/0/L/IMG4730-L.jpg

http://kecheng.smugmug.com/Events/Air-Show/2011-Rhode-Island-Air-Show/i-84cfnhf/0/L/IMG4760-L.jpg

http://kecheng.smugmug.com/Events/Air-Show/2011-Rhode-Island-Air-Show/i-5Q6WLf9/1/L/IMG4773-L.jpg

http://kecheng.smugmug.com/Events/Air-Show/2011-Rhode-Island-Air-Show/i-GN6wRRH/1/L/IMG4918-L.jpg

http://kecheng.smugmug.com/Events/Air-Show/2011-Rhode-Island-Air-Show/i-8DMhQpt/0/L/IMG5020-L.jpg

http://kecheng.smugmug.com/Events/Air-Show/2011-Rhode-Island-Air-Show/i-F5GX5GX/0/L/IMG5045-L.jpg

http://kecheng.smugmug.com/Events/Air-Show/2011-Rhode-Island-Air-Show/i-tsxwQgR/0/L/IMG5094-L.jpg

http://kecheng.smugmug.com/Events/Air-Show/2011-Rhode-Island-Air-Show/i-X5ZqW4w/0/L/IMG5104-L.jpg

http://kecheng.smugmug.com/Events/Air-Show/2011-Rhode-Island-Air-Show/i-TpsW4dn/0/L/IMG5266-L.jpg

http://kecheng.smugmug.com/Events/Air-Show/2011-Rhode-Island-Air-Show/i-tDvgm6z/0/L/IMG5296-L.jpg

Greg_NY
06-27-2011, 06:54 PM
Excellent shots Wavefront!

Zee71
06-27-2011, 07:38 PM
Great stuff guys!!!

eric8669
06-27-2011, 08:13 PM
Some more.

http://i895.photobucket.com/albums/ac155/southpawcaptures/20110625-IMG_4816.jpg

http://i895.photobucket.com/albums/ac155/southpawcaptures/20110625-IMG_5380.jpg

http://i895.photobucket.com/albums/ac155/southpawcaptures/20110625-IMG_5576.jpg

http://i895.photobucket.com/albums/ac155/southpawcaptures/20110626-IMG_7164.jpg

http://i895.photobucket.com/albums/ac155/southpawcaptures/20110625-IMG_5694.jpg

http://i895.photobucket.com/albums/ac155/southpawcaptures/20110626-IMG_7478.jpg

and a little spotting
http://i895.photobucket.com/albums/ac155/southpawcaptures/20110625-IMG_5920-2.jpg

cancidas
06-27-2011, 08:28 PM
http://i895.photobucket.com/albums/ac155/southpawcaptures/20110625-IMG_5576.jpg


<3 <3 <3!!!

lijk604
06-27-2011, 09:11 PM
Just touching the surface of my haul from Sunday...

RI Air Guard C-130
http://jklos.smugmug.com/Airplanes/Rhode-Island-Air-Show-2011/i-tPtstdm/0/XL/06-1437OQU062611-XL.jpg

Sean D. Tucker
http://jklos.smugmug.com/Airplanes/Rhode-Island-Air-Show-2011/i-s46MQs6/0/XL/N260HPOQU062611-XL.jpg

Mike Goulian
http://jklos.smugmug.com/Airplanes/Rhode-Island-Air-Show-2011/i-xtq5wXV/0/XL/N821MGOQU062611-XL.jpg

John Klatt
http://jklos.smugmug.com/Airplanes/Rhode-Island-Air-Show-2011/i-JTg6hQJ/0/XL/N330JKOQU062611-XL.jpg

TBM-3 Avenger Demo
http://jklos.smugmug.com/Airplanes/Rhode-Island-Air-Show-2011/i-2tMHztt/0/XL/N85650OQU062611-XL.jpg

GEICO Skytpers
http://jklos.smugmug.com/Airplanes/Rhode-Island-Air-Show-2011/i-5CHhZv2/0/XL/SkytypersOQU062611-XL.jpg

The Horsemen - Bearcat Demo
http://jklos.smugmug.com/Airplanes/Rhode-Island-Air-Show-2011/i-dqM234X/0/XL/Bearcat-demoOQU062611-XL.jpg

The sleek & sexy ......Sherpa!
http://jklos.smugmug.com/Airplanes/Rhode-Island-Air-Show-2011/i-R7s9KFs/0/XL/94-0314OQU062611-XL.jpg

F-16...with a touch of vapor
http://jklos.smugmug.com/Airplanes/Rhode-Island-Air-Show-2011/i-bFc2QkQ/0/XL/94-0042OQU062611-XL.jpg

Fat Albert at 10 feet
http://jklos.smugmug.com/Airplanes/Rhode-Island-Air-Show-2011/i-zRFFDJm/0/XL/Fat-AlbertOQU062611-XL.jpg

Finally...I though Tucker & Klatt were buddies? A little perspective makes it look like Tucker's 2nd ship just escaped Klatt's demo. :wink:
http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5031/5878993813_c209b5716d_b.jpg

fk6065
06-27-2011, 10:26 PM
From the weather delay Saturday morning there were other displays to see

http://fredkopf.smugmug.com/photos/i-WrrKgrc/0/M/i-WrrKgrc-M.jpg

http://fredkopf.smugmug.com/photos/i-ZN6ZtPw/0/M/i-ZN6ZtPw-M.jpg

http://fredkopf.smugmug.com/photos/i-tZBKDG5/0/M/i-tZBKDG5-M.jpg

http://fredkopf.smugmug.com/photos/i-7xdqsMp/0/L/i-7xdqsMp-L.jpg

Derf
06-27-2011, 11:42 PM
Wonderful Pictures here, I love Isaac's F-16 ripping vapor... That was almost as much vapor as we had seen off the twin tails of the Sherpa.

Fred's got more tail in this thread that a toilet seat! NICE!

Eric did not disappoint with his Sherpa back shot...any more from the rear and this thread would be NSFW!!!

It looks like Wavefront Edited that F-16 pretty hard as that was the vapor coming off the Sherpa and he cut out the airframe and put the F-16 in there. (nice set but don't disrespect the Sherpa next time)

John, I BOW TO YOU SIR...Look at those awesome 90 degree angles on the Sherpa shot. If I had to rename the plane I would call it the sexy box b!tch!!! Your picture made the this threat timeless and that plane made every Airforce and Navy pilot wish that they had a plane that just looked half as good as the Sherpa. This plane is so epic that Army change its Slogan for 2012... It is "Army, Sherpa Strong"

Anyway, Here are a few of my shots.... I did not want to ruin this thread with the EPIC Sherpa Shot so here is a link to it
http://www.longislandwallpapers.com/photos/i-Q5wvWhJ/0/L/i-Q5wvWhJ-L.jpg

Seen Here after the Sherpa demo, they needed a few Grumman Iron works aircraft to try and keep the crowds attention. I think I heard people snoring as once you have seen
the awesomeness of "Sherpa Strong", everything else seems likes a Piper Cub!
http://derf.smugmug.com/Aviation/Rhode-Island-2011-Airshow/i-24JkQLV/1/L/IMG2225-L.jpg

They had to bump the burner a few times to wake everyone up
http://derf.smugmug.com/Aviation/Rhode-Island-2011-Airshow/i-MPH3TMZ/1/L/IMG1751-L.jpg

Rolling out after the Demo
http://derf.smugmug.com/Aviation/Rhode-Island-2011-Airshow/i-GhJ4Htp/1/L/IMG2854-L.jpg

The Sherpa Dropped a large Marshmallow from 4,000 feet and the F-16 pilot did not miss a beat, seen here hitting it at 210ias as any faster would chance breaking the bubble canopy
http://derf.smugmug.com/Aviation/Rhode-Island-2011-Airshow/i-M6tvzBW/1/L/IMG3912-L.jpg

Still with some Marshmallow hanging on to the inlet and exaust, This pilot must have been honored to be part of a Sherpa Demo
http://derf.smugmug.com/Aviation/Rhode-Island-2011-Airshow/i-kZb9cRm/1/L/IMG3677-L.jpg

Trying to do anything to keep the Crowd, this C-130 crew attached some smoke generators on the end of the prop tips to try to keep the attention of the crowd...the Idea was
that the centripetal force would yank the safety pins out of the the smoke grenades!.... The Army to keep attention, just took a real airplane to the show!
http://derf.smugmug.com/Aviation/Rhode-Island-2011-Airshow/i-8Sp7vRj/1/L/IMG3382-L.jpg

He tried so hard to be bad a$$
http://derf.smugmug.com/Aviation/Rhode-Island-2011-Airshow/i-rgds9SH/1/L/IMG4173-L.jpg

Tucker of course did not disappoint! He showed the Sherpa homage by doing everything in 90 degree angels!
http://derf.smugmug.com/Aviation/Rhode-Island-2011-Airshow/i-hH2gcjw/1/L/IMG4546-L.jpg

After Taxiing out, this P-51 took one look at the Sherpa and just turned around and parked...It was really sad to see the look on the pilots face as he got out of the
aircraft. It reminded me of the old World Wide of Sports intro with the Skier "THE AGONY OF DEFEAT!" Very Sad
http://derf.smugmug.com/Aviation/Rhode-Island-2011-Airshow/i-b6DgFj4/1/L/IMG4408-L.jpg

Can't win the all... especially laying down on the job!
http://derf.smugmug.com/Aviation/Rhode-Island-2011-Airshow/i-QzQ8Mns/1/L/IMG4393-L.jpg

Here Brian Norris is trying to get away from the Runway as quick as possible as John Klatt had the Big Bean Burrito for breakfast and during his low passes his gas would get lit off by the old runway lights.... This is part of the reason they keep pushing those new LED's at all the airports he performs at!
http://derf.smugmug.com/Aviation/Rhode-Island-2011-Airshow/i-LD8p63f/1/L/IMG5127-L.jpg

Realizing that they were way over their heads, the Blue Angels pulled much harder in the Diamond to get some Vapor
as they realized that they needed to do SOMETHING to be noticed at an airshow with a Sherpa
http://derf.smugmug.com/Aviation/Rhode-Island-2011-Airshow/i-bDRR2HQ/1/L/IMG6529-L.jpg
Still, nobody cared that much

Fat Albert took to the sky's, I liked how the announcer said "this C-130 has a real nice back cargo door just like the Sherpa" and
nobody cared as it did not have the twin tails and lacked the elegance of 90 degree angles and a wing straighter then the center
post of my pitched tent while looking at the Sherpa
http://derf.smugmug.com/Aviation/Rhode-Island-2011-Airshow/i-9Nj6x7N/1/L/IMG5860-L.jpg
and NO, I did not go far enough with that statement!

There was an issue with Blue Angel #5 as he had breakfast with Klatt but thank God he was not on the deck when he blew his trouser trumpet
http://derf.smugmug.com/Aviation/Rhode-Island-2011-Airshow/i-28rwBp3/1/L/IMG7631-L.jpg

Seen a few minutes later, Here he is blowing a paint peeling cushion creeper at 6G's, Thank god there was no Micro-burst or they would have needed
another Sherpa to get all people evacuated from the airshow.
http://derf.smugmug.com/Aviation/Rhode-Island-2011-Airshow/i-6dwNbS6/1/L/IMG7837-L.jpg

Ohhh MY
http://derf.smugmug.com/Aviation/Rhode-Island-2011-Airshow/i-MXsrz5M/1/L/IMG5603-L.jpg
Oh Yes I DID!

billv
06-28-2011, 07:12 AM
Great images everyone. I can't believe how the weather cleared on Saturday, I went on Sunday and it was overcast and kind of crappy all day with some breaks. errrr...

Anyhow, Isaac: it was a pleasure meeting you on Friday during practice.
That C5 arrival was awesome.
http://www.pbase.com/wvphoto/image/135863032.original.jpg

Major Henry "Schadow" Schantz, the F-22 Raptor demo pilot stopped by and chatted for quite a long time.
Here's NYCA's Isaac with him:
http://www.pbase.com/wvphoto/image/135863037.original.jpg

The Avenger was really cool with that radial engine:
http://www.pbase.com/wvphoto/image/135952134.original.jpg

http://www.pbase.com/wvphoto/image/135952131.original.jpg

The Skytypers were pretty good too:

http://www.pbase.com/wvphoto/image/135958431.original.jpg

http://www.pbase.com/wvphoto/image/135958435.original.jpg

I've only begun to sort, cull, and process my images...too many photos, not enough time, lol.

gonzalu
06-28-2011, 07:56 AM
Wow... absolutely amazed how many great shots in here so far... I have not had time to do ANYTHING!!! My files are still sitting on either CF cards or portable hard drive :-( As soon as I got back it was 24x7 day job and family! ugh...

Great meeting Big Tim finally and seeing the NYCA crew really really made my day on Sunday.. .WINNING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Greg_NY
06-28-2011, 09:22 AM
Great images everyone. I can't believe how the weather cleared on Saturday, I went on Sunday and it was overcast and kind of crappy all day with some breaks. errrr...
Anyhow, Isaac: it was a pleasure meeting you on Friday during practice.
That C5 arrival was awesome.

Bill, it was great meeting and chatting with you. I hope to see you there next year at the cookout.

And thanks for the photo...

Isaac

billv
06-28-2011, 11:29 AM
Bill, it was great meeting and chatting with you. I hope to see you there next year at the cookout.

And thanks for the photo...

Isaac

Isaac, check your email later today...I'll send the full size files to you. The image posted above with you and Schadow was taken with my iPhone. The ones with my dSLR are much better :smile:

Big Tim #70
06-28-2011, 03:29 PM
Great meeting Big Tim finally and seeing the NYCA crew really really made my day on Sunday.. .WINNING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Nice to finally meet you as well sir!

gonzalu
06-28-2011, 03:48 PM
That Sherpa gets no respect... well, I rode one last year, and I like the girl! She is capable :-)

http://www.pbase.com/gonzalu/image/126415212/original.jpg

http://www.pbase.com/gonzalu/image/126415215/original.jpg

http://www.pbase.com/gonzalu/image/126415214/original.jpg

http://www.pbase.com/gonzalu/image/126415220/original.jpg

the view from above after takeoff...

http://www.pbase.com/gonzalu/image/126415226/original.jpg

ready to jump

http://www.pbase.com/gonzalu/image/126415227/original.jpg

the team leader getting ready to give the go signal

http://www.pbase.com/gonzalu/image/126415228/original.jpg

le piloto...

http://www.pbase.com/gonzalu/image/126415229/original.jpg

we went a little further up :-)

http://www.pbase.com/gonzalu/image/126415230/original.jpg

divers away!

http://www.pbase.com/gonzalu/image/126415234/original.jpg

back on the ground

http://www.pbase.com/gonzalu/image/126415238/original.jpg


Thanks to the Black Daggers and the USAF Reserve Team for a great experience!

gonzalu
06-28-2011, 03:49 PM
one more... please right-click on all the pictures and view image for the full size version

http://www.pbase.com/gonzalu/image/126415294/original.jpg

steve1840
06-28-2011, 04:17 PM
It was great to get out to the RI ANG Open House again for the first time in probably ten years. What made the day really great was getting to hang out with a great group of guys from NYCA. Fred, Tim, John, and Brian it was great to meet you guys and spend the day shooting with you. Manny, Saturday night was great at Smokey Bones and was good to see you at the show on Sunday. And Eric it was great seeing you there too.

Here are a few shots I have gotten processed so far.....Hope I haven't repeated anything:

Started off the morning with some C-130 prop vapor
http://i53.tinypic.com/s13gpx.jpg
Tim....this one's for you! I gotta say, the more posts of this girl I see on here, the better she starts to look.
http://i56.tinypic.com/2yn13iv.jpg

http://i53.tinypic.com/aonj9h.jpg
This girl was a beauty! And ohhhh did she sound great!
http://i51.tinypic.com/ehejo0.jpg

http://i55.tinypic.com/j0cyo3.jpg

http://i51.tinypic.com/5ulf7l.jpg
Its Fat Albert time!!!
http://i53.tinypic.com/13z7bbl.jpg

http://i52.tinypic.com/vhvjb9.jpg

http://i52.tinypic.com/2009rbn.jpg

More to come......

Big Tim #70
06-28-2011, 06:58 PM
That Sherpa gets no respect... well, I rode one last year, and I like the girl! She is capable :-)


http://www.pbase.com/gonzalu/image/126415215/original.jpg



You have to love a plane with a door that looks like it belongs on a Battleship!

It doesn't get much sexier than the Sherpa!!!

jerslice
06-28-2011, 10:59 PM
nice pics everyone! a show I dearly miss out here on the west coast.

billv
06-28-2011, 11:32 PM
A few more from me.

http://www.pbase.com/wvphoto/image/135984816.original.jpg



http://www.pbase.com/wvphoto/image/135984819.original.jpg

http://www.pbase.com/wvphoto/image/135985275.original.jpg

http://www.pbase.com/wvphoto/image/135985280.original.jpg

I actually photographed the sneak pass this year. Usually I just watch and enjoy it, lol.
http://www.pbase.com/wvphoto/image/135985281.original.jpg

gonzalu
06-29-2011, 08:45 AM
Since this is a spotting site primarily, let's pay homage: EgyptAir Flt 985 from Cairo (HECA) to JFK (KJFK) tail number SU-GDL flies over NAS Quonset Point (KOQU) ... Boston Center had her at 36,300 feet at this time.

http://manny.smugmug.com/photos/i-ZrMmCsh/0/O/i-ZrMmCsh.jpg

eric8669
06-29-2011, 08:56 AM
Since this is a spotting site primarily, let's pay homage: EgyptAir Flt 985 from Cairo (HECA) to JFK (KJFK) tail number SU-GDL flies over NAS Quonset Point (KOQU) ... Boston Center had her at 36,300 feet at this time.

http://manny.smugmug.com/photos/i-ZrMmCsh/0/O/i-ZrMmCsh.jpg

You got the Egypt Air, but did you get the Air France A380?

fk6065
06-29-2011, 10:00 AM
A few more

http://fredkopf.smugmug.com/photos/i-hwtWqvF/0/M/i-hwtWqvF-M.jpg

http://fredkopf.smugmug.com/photos/i-hFG7gkW/0/M/i-hFG7gkW-M.jpg

http://fredkopf.smugmug.com/photos/i-BL3bFWk/0/M/i-BL3bFWk-M.jpg

http://fredkopf.smugmug.com/photos/i-dCrDMDz/0/M/i-dCrDMDz-M.jpg

gonzalu
06-29-2011, 12:39 PM
You got the Egypt Air, but did you get the Air France A380?

You should respect your elders :tongue:

Not on Sunday but did on Saturday... had my long lens on the Full Frame camera so the quality is pretty poor :-( I was also set up for props and forgot to change to Aperture pri etc. Sorry for the poor quality.

Where are yours?


http://manny.smugmug.com/photos/i-w4gCz9K/0/O/i-w4gCz9K.jpg

Derf
06-29-2011, 01:23 PM
lolol did you have a bad CF card? There are too many colors in that contrail! I should shop that ;)

gonzalu
06-29-2011, 02:39 PM
Darn Stinky CF Cards! Fred, go for it... feel free to "edit" :cool:

gonzalu
06-29-2011, 11:46 PM
Super hi res image of T-39 Sabreliner. At one point during the show, I was walking around taking environmental shots and got too close to the Sabreliner to cover it in one shot. Not feeling like walking back and having to dodge people getting in front of me, I decided to do a super high res stitched pano... the link below will take you to a Zoomify version which allows you to zoom in and see the details.

http://www.mannyphoto.com/panoramas/partial/aviation/rhodeislandt39_tn.jpg (http://www.mannyphoto.com/panoramas/partial/aviation/North%20American%20T-39N%20Sabreliner/)

billv
06-30-2011, 12:02 PM
Super hi res image of T-39 Sabreliner. At one point during the show, I was walking around taking environmental shots and got too close to the Sabreliner to cover it in one shot. Not feeling like walking back and having to dodge people getting in front of me, I decided to do a super high res stitched pano... the link below will take you to a Zoomify version which allows you to zoom in and see the details.

http://www.mannyphoto.com/panoramas/partial/aviation/rhodeislandt39_tn.jpg (http://www.mannyphoto.com/panoramas/partial/aviation/North%20American%20T-39N%20Sabreliner/)

Manny, that's excellent. Super detailed for sure. I need to do some hi-res panos myself. What program do you use?

gonzalu
06-30-2011, 12:29 PM
Manny, that's excellent. Super detailed for sure. I need to do some hi-res panos myself. What program do you use?

Thanks Bill... I did this one handheld and so PTGui PRO for me does a better job than Photoshop 5.0 ... although I hear CS5.5 (Photoshop 5.1) does a superb job of aligning... But ultimately I am so used to the workflow of PTGui I know nothing better :-)

They brought into Photoshop to plug some holes where I did not have image data (love that content aware fill!!!) and output directly to Zoomify which is free with Photoshop...

Cheers!

fk6065
07-01-2011, 03:16 PM
A few more

http://fredkopf.smugmug.com/photos/i-Lt3nkj2/0/L/i-Lt3nkj2-L.jpg

http://fredkopf.smugmug.com/photos/i-5rpvndT/0/L/i-5rpvndT-L.jpg

http://fredkopf.smugmug.com/photos/i-bvj95Bc/0/M/i-bvj95Bc-M.jpg

http://fredkopf.smugmug.com/photos/i-v84ZrJh/0/M/i-v84ZrJh-M.jpg

http://fredkopf.smugmug.com/photos/i-JPXv5zk/0/M/i-JPXv5zk-M.jpg

http://fredkopf.smugmug.com/photos/i-qr29ZSv/0/M/i-qr29ZSv-M.jpg

http://fredkopf.smugmug.com/photos/i-4vkP348/0/M/i-4vkP348-M.jpg

Derf
07-01-2011, 03:52 PM
.........
http://fredkopf.smugmug.com/photos/i-qr29ZSv/0/M/i-qr29ZSv-M.jpg


This shot is soo bad a$$!!!! Notice how the Helicopters are moving out of the way of the awesomeness of the Sherpa? The could not handle the Awesomeness of the Epic wake of the Sherpa! OUTSTANDING!


Manny, I am I stunned and speachlees that you got the HONOR of flying in the Greatest aircraft to ever grace the sky's... It took me a week to gather my thoughts to reply to this as every time I would try to reply I would start to cry in the awe of the incredible opportunity. The only thing more incredible than your shoot was if it had a Sherpa behind it for an air to air with another Sherpa. I just threw away my 7d as I understand that I will never have an opportunity like this. I am honored to have met you SIR

Big Tim #70
07-01-2011, 08:15 PM
Caution, wake turbulance from the SHERPA!

GrummanFan
07-01-2011, 08:56 PM
I realize I haven't uploaded any Jones Beach shots yet, but you know what, Jones Beach didn't have the Sherpa...

http://dfalk.smugmug.com/Airplanes/Rhode-Island-Air-Show-2011/i-43z65zn/0/XL/blackhawkssherpa-XL.jpg

http://dfalk.smugmug.com/Airplanes/Rhode-Island-Air-Show-2011/i-7Dh6VqC/0/XL/sherpa1-XL.jpg

While everyone was stuck gawking at this beauty taxiing past, I was able to tear my lens away just long enough to catch the world premiere flyby of the polished aluminum F22! I can't believe noone else caught it! Flew by quick, sorry for the blur/lack of sharpness...

http://dfalk.smugmug.com/Airplanes/Rhode-Island-Air-Show-2011/i-SKJvzpT/0/XL/f221-XL.jpg

Derf
07-01-2011, 09:31 PM
Dan, While the F-22 was so fast that I did not see it, the only reason why he went so fast past was he did not want to take up the Sherpa's airshow time! I was actually glad they grounded the F-22.... Too bad it was not the Thunderbirds year to be there, The probably would have rather flown down to Mexico to make way for the Sherpa, and we probably would have had a second high speed Sherpa pass!!!

P.S. I hear the real reason the Thunderbirds went to Turkey was because the Blue Angels played a prank on them and told them that the Sherpa would be there for the Jones Beach Airshow!

billv
07-02-2011, 08:20 AM
Thanks Bill... I did this one handheld and so PTGui PRO for me does a better job than Photoshop 5.0 ... although I hear CS5.5 (Photoshop 5.1) does a superb job of aligning... But ultimately I am so used to the workflow of PTGui I know nothing better :-)

They brought into Photoshop to plug some holes where I did not have image data (love that content aware fill!!!) and output directly to Zoomify which is free with Photoshop...

Cheers!

Thanks Manny for the info!

gonzalu
07-02-2011, 08:23 AM
You guys TOTALLY missed the new research platform SHERPA with the skid jet insert. They simply load it into the cargo bay and BOOM, instant power boost.

http://manny.smugmug.com/photos/i-9J9Q2W3/0/O/i-9J9Q2W3.jpg

(while not nearly as capable as Fred at this... :tongue: )

moose135
07-02-2011, 08:32 AM
There is definitely something wrong with you guys...

Big Tim #70
07-02-2011, 09:06 AM
You guys TOTALLY missed the new research platform SHERPA with the skid jet insert. They simply load it into the cargo bay and BOOM, instant power boost.

http://manny.smugmug.com/photos/i-9J9Q2W3/0/O/i-9J9Q2W3.jpg

(while not nearly as capable as Fred at this... :tongue: )


LOVE THE SHERPA JATO!!!

billv
07-02-2011, 09:19 AM
Yes...I only go to airshows just to see the Sherpa :smile:

http://www.pbase.com/wvphoto/image/136060446/original.jpg

I missed the Sherpa JATO... I had a bad CF card :biggrin:

lijk604
07-02-2011, 09:35 AM
Got around to edit a few more from Sunday...
http://www.jklosphotography.com/Airplanes/Rhode-Island-Air-Show-2011/i-Ztg5kLs/0/XL/163435OQU062611-2-XL.jpg

http://www.jklosphotography.com/Airplanes/Rhode-Island-Air-Show-2011/i-n5MJC6k/0/XL/163455OQU062611-2-XL.jpg

http://www.jklosphotography.com/Airplanes/Rhode-Island-Air-Show-2011/i-TfqZfKN/0/XL/Blue-6-VaporOQU062611-XL.jpg

http://www.jklosphotography.com/Airplanes/Rhode-Island-Air-Show-2011/i-QFzhDtM/0/XL/Blue-Angel-5-Sneak-XL.jpg

http://www.jklosphotography.com/Airplanes/Rhode-Island-Air-Show-2011/i-93Kqn5t/0/XL/Blue-Angel-7-TakeoffOQU062611-XL.jpg

http://www.jklosphotography.com/Airplanes/Rhode-Island-Air-Show-2011/i-4cMNFnT/0/XL/Blue-Angels-MergeOQU062611-XL.jpg

http://www.jklosphotography.com/Airplanes/Rhode-Island-Air-Show-2011/i-dxmsx4H/0/XL/164763OQU062611-XL.jpg

http://www.jklosphotography.com/Airplanes/Rhode-Island-Air-Show-2011/i-S6TqhbJ/0/XL/166064OQU062611-HDR2-XL.jpg

http://www.jklosphotography.com/Airplanes/Rhode-Island-Air-Show-2011/i-JB3MhJm/0/XL/162591OQU062611-HDR-XL.jpg

..and finally, we could not put images up without our homage to the Sherpa!
http://www.jklosphotography.com/Airplanes/Rhode-Island-Air-Show-2011/i-4Gvm82F/0/XL/94-0314OQU062611-2-XL.jpg

Derf
07-02-2011, 09:51 AM
You guys TOTALLY missed the new research platform SHERPA with the skid jet insert. They simply load it into the cargo bay and BOOM, instant power boost.

http://manny.smugmug.com/photos/i-9J9Q2W3/0/O/i-9J9Q2W3.jpg

(while not nearly as capable as Fred at this... :tongue: )


Manny, you did not mention how THIRSTY that engine is...they unloaded the fuel truck in this photo for that one burner pass!!!! To Say it was EPIC was an understatement. Here I was looking at the goods!
http://www.longislandwallpapers.com/photos/i-ngFbftD/0/L/i-ngFbftD-L.jpg

gonzalu
07-02-2011, 09:52 PM
There is definitely something wrong with you guys...

Moose, I assure you not much further out than you... and only on weekends. During the week, I am fairly normal (he said timidly)

flyingshutters
07-19-2011, 12:13 AM
Nice Shots Everyone! Hey Manny... Nice chatting with you at the airshow and at dinner... Didn't know you were up in the Sherpa! :cool:
http://www.flyingshutters.com/gallery/albums/userpics/10002/CougerPilot1fs.jpg
http://www.flyingshutters.com/gallery/albums/userpics/10002/85-0006_KCFs.jpg
http://www.flyingshutters.com/gallery/albums/userpics/10002/KlattFlameJetFS.jpg
http://www.flyingshutters.com/gallery/albums/userpics/10002/badassfs3.jpg

cancidas
07-19-2011, 08:58 AM
http://www.flyingshutters.com/gallery/albums/userpics/10002/badassfs3.jpg

were the 'hawks at RI this year from the 66th?

flyingshutters
07-19-2011, 07:19 PM
They were from 126th Aviation Regiment of the Rhode Island Army National Guard.

cancidas
07-19-2011, 08:35 PM
They were from 126th Aviation Regiment of the Rhode Island Army National Guard.

dang and you got me goin' with that unit insignia thought i missed out on seeing some old friends.

flyingshutters
07-19-2011, 11:20 PM
That is odd that both units seems to have the same insignia... The Crew Chief did have that patch on.

http://66tac.washingtonarmyguard.org/

http://www.ny.ng.mil/sites/RI/army/56tc/126av/d1126/default.aspx