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2011-09-21 8:00:37 PM  
Welcome to Farktography!

This Week's Theme: "Airborne"

Description
: Flying, gliding, falling, or throwing - show something airborne. Difficulty: No clouds or astronomical objects, no holding things up with string (holding them down is fine).

We ask that before submitting your photos you read and adhere to the following submission rules, including but not limited to the following:

- Submissions must be photographs; screen captures do not count as photographs.
- You must be the original photographer of your entry. Do not submit anyone else's photography as your own.
- You are only allowed to enter a photograph once. Do not submit the same photo to another contest later.
- You may enter 3 photos in each contest as long as each photo is of a different composition.
- Please post each photo separately so they can be voted for individually.



Please note:

The overarching ideal behind Farktography is that image corrections are acceptable, while adding or removing elements in the image (e.g. removing telephone poles, adding Elvis) is not acceptable. HDR, stitching, or otherwise combining exposures in post processing are not allowed unless specified for a particular theme (multiple exposures done in-camera are acceptable, however). See the rules for more information on acceptable modifications, or check in at the Farktography Forums.


Legal: All photographers submitting photos to this contest are the legal copyright holders for the photos submitted and the photos are not to be considered free for any other use without written consent from the submitting photographers.


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2011-09-21 8:00:56 PM  
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Teasing Captain Jack...




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2011-09-21 8:00:57 PM  
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"Sorry, Goose, but it's time to buzz a tower. "

 
2011-09-21 8:01:05 PM  

Like the First Morning
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pops bigger, new window.

 
2011-09-21 8:01:26 PM  
Flight of the Bumblebee
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2011-09-21 8:01:33 PM  
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Going up!

 
2011-09-21 8:01:37 PM  
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Pelicans. Pops to lightbox.


 
2011-09-21 8:01:42 PM  
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2011-09-21 8:01:45 PM  
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"Over Macho Grande? No, I don't think I'll ever be over Macho Grande."

 
2011-09-21 8:01:52 PM  

A Fourth of July, A Quartered Moon
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pops bigger, new window.

 
2011-09-21 8:01:53 PM  
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Into the wild blue yonder



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2011-09-21 8:01:54 PM  
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Flying Kites

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2011-09-21 8:01:56 PM  
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(^)

 
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2011-09-21 8:02:05 PM  
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Osprey. Sanibel Is, FL 2011

 
2011-09-21 8:02:14 PM  
 
2011-09-21 8:02:17 PM  
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b'loons

 
2011-09-21 8:02:17 PM  
Fly By Feeding
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/laden swallow
 
2011-09-21 8:02:18 PM  
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Human Cannonball!

 
2011-09-21 8:02:31 PM  
TORA! TORA! TORA!

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-Pops Better-

 
2011-09-21 8:02:36 PM  
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"Well, boys, we got three engines out, we got more holes in us than a horse trader's mule, the radio is gone and we're leaking fuel and if we was flying any lower why we'd need sleigh bells on this thing... but we got one little budge on them Rooskies. At this height why they might harpoon us but they dang sure ain't gonna spot us on no radar screen! "

 
2011-09-21 8:02:36 PM  
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Pull !



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2011-09-21 8:02:37 PM  

Weathered
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No pops--this was from several horizontal and vertical miles away--it is 'popped'. Launched from Yuma, Az, captured well after sunset (groundside) in Phoenix. The do-hickey package had some scientific stuff inside, IIRC

 
2011-09-21 8:02:49 PM  
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2011-09-21 8:02:51 PM  
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Pelican

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2011-09-21 8:02:55 PM  
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2011-09-21 8:02:56 PM  
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Too many bugs. Pops to lightbox.


 
2011-09-21 8:02:57 PM  
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Sign and Plane

 
2011-09-21 8:02:59 PM  

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Airborne Horsepower


Bigr at Flickr

 
2011-09-21 8:02:59 PM  
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Plane Spotting

 
2011-09-21 8:03:15 PM  
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Mopsy's Front Yard.

 
2011-09-21 8:03:32 PM  
When you can't decide whether to use streamers or smoke so you use both...


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(^)

 
2011-09-21 8:03:38 PM  
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C-130 Buzzes Ralph Wilson Stadium

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2011-09-21 8:03:43 PM  
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2011-09-21 8:03:55 PM  

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Harpoon

Eric Henderson's 1:6 ccale model flying on an Aerotech G80W


Bigr at Flickr

 
2011-09-21 8:04:16 PM  
In Flight Farking
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2011-09-21 8:04:37 PM  
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A Radio Controlled Dragonfly

 
2011-09-21 8:05:07 PM  
Into the Sun

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-Pops Larger-

 
2011-09-21 8:05:13 PM  
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2011-09-21 8:05:15 PM  
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Please click to view bigger lightbox version. It's much better than this small one.


 
2011-09-21 8:05:20 PM  
I am never flying with this pilot.

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(^)

 
2011-09-21 8:05:31 PM  
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Pops Bigger (new window)
 
2011-09-21 8:07:11 PM  
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Pops Bigger (new window)
 
2011-09-21 8:08:11 PM  
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2011-09-21 8:09:26 PM  
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Busy Little Bee
Check out the wings!

 
2011-09-21 8:10:55 PM  
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Just a bit high

 
2011-09-21 8:11:03 PM  
On the Attack

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-pops larger-



For historical reference, these are the planes used in the movie Tora! Tora! Tora!. They're former US planes that were modified to look like their Japanese counterparts.
 
2011-09-21 8:11:26 PM  
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I'm Flying!

 
2011-09-21 8:11:32 PM  
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Up, up and away!

 
2011-09-21 8:13:20 PM  
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Taking off from Lake Union, Seattle

 
2011-09-21 8:15:55 PM  
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1 of 2
 
2011-09-21 8:17:10 PM  
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2 of 2
 
2011-09-21 8:17:21 PM  
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Shuttle launch; 1/3

/votey enabled this time
 
2011-09-21 8:18:06 PM  
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2/3
 
2011-09-21 8:18:58 PM  
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3/3
 
2011-09-21 8:19:46 PM  

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Nice Day for a Flight
This plane surprised me this summer while I was out hiking at high altitude. He made several passes over the ridge I was hiking-this was the closest. 1/3, Pops.

 
2011-09-21 8:20:01 PM  
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Coming in for a landing


Link (new window)

 
2011-09-21 8:21:05 PM  
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MG_5842 by MusicInPictures.net, on Flickr

Hell Within (new window) @ The Worcester Palladium.

 
2011-09-21 8:21:32 PM  
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Gotta go now

Link (new window)

 
2011-09-21 8:21:57 PM  
 
2011-09-21 8:23:57 PM  
(1/2)

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Night at Reagan International



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2011-09-21 8:24:11 PM  

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Leaving Paradise
A commercial airliner takes off from Honolulu International Airport. 2/3, Pops.

 
2011-09-21 8:25:33 PM  
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Hope Before The Fall (new window) @ The New Wave Cafe
 
2011-09-21 8:25:37 PM  
(2/2)

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Seagull at Sunrise



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2011-09-21 8:26:22 PM  

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Kailua Gliding
These guys dropped in on us after taking off from the mountain in the background. I was so surprised to find them landing right on top of us, I forgot to reset my exposure as I scrambled out of their way. 3/3, Pops.

 
2011-09-21 8:46:02 PM  
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pops to original view

 
2011-09-21 8:49:46 PM  
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I've really got nothing this week, so I'll go for the cheap gag.

 
2011-09-21 8:51:50 PM  
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2011-09-21 9:00:23 PM  
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Snow Toss

 
2011-09-21 9:05:16 PM  
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Go Fly A Kite
Flying a box kite on a very windy day in 2009.

 
2011-09-21 9:05:28 PM  
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Balloon Fest 2010

 
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Strawberry Basket

 
2011-09-21 9:07:07 PM  
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Snow Toss
Version 2

 
2011-09-21 9:07:20 PM  
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Passing the sun

 
2011-09-21 9:13:15 PM  
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Good Darts

 
2011-09-21 9:15:02 PM  
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Airborne Lure

 
2011-09-21 9:15:17 PM  
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Back in the days when we had a manned space program.

STS-9 Columbia, shot from the press site near the Vehicle Assembly Building. Scan from original slide.

 
2011-09-21 9:17:35 PM  
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Kansas Bone

Kansas Air National Guard B-1B Lancer at the Cleveland National Air Show

 
2011-09-21 9:21:31 PM  
Russian River Vulture
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2011-09-21 9:24:10 PM  
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2011-09-21 9:33:40 PM  
Landing Side by Side at SFO
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2011-09-21 9:38:46 PM  
Kauaii Longtailed Bird
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2011-09-21 9:49:54 PM  
 
2011-09-21 9:51:51 PM  
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Bee finds dandelion, with voting

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2011-09-21 10:05:50 PM  
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Blue Angels this Summer

 
2011-09-21 10:07:39 PM  
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A Hawk I Disturbed from his Perch
Sorry, dude

 
2011-09-21 10:08:04 PM  
 
2011-09-21 10:08:42 PM  
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Birds at the Airport

 
2011-09-21 10:29:48 PM  
 
2011-09-21 11:19:28 PM  
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U-Man's Weird Family



My family and I stayed at the Hotel Allegro in Chicago last year.
They had a goofy little nook with white couches and b&w pillows.
U-Man - "Now for this one everybody grab a pillow and throw it up in the air right before the timer goes off."
Family - "OK!"
My family is cool.
 
2011-09-22 12:01:37 AM  
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Taking Flight
A seagull soars just above the ground in La Jolla, CA. Not pictured is my friend running around in circles trying to scare birds so I could get this shot.

 
2011-09-22 12:01:39 AM  
 
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Crow
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Largest (new window)

 
2011-09-22 12:02:24 AM  
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Takeoff
Waiting for a flight to Taiwan, I wandered around the airport trying to find some interesting shots. I found a window where I got a good view of the runway, and started taking some shots of planes as they took off. It took several minutes until a big one swept by at the right point of takeoff for a picture I liked...by then there were other photographers standing around me trying to get the same.

 
2011-09-22 12:02:29 AM  
 
2011-09-22 12:02:39 AM  
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Chinook
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Biggest (new window)

 
2011-09-22 12:03:08 AM  
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Flap
A seagull taking off from its perch. On the shore of La Jolla, north of San Diego, CA.

 
2011-09-22 12:03:15 AM  
3/3
Red Tailed Hawk
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Huge (new window)

 
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Flying Ring-billed Gull (pops)
 
2011-09-22 12:10:50 AM  
2/2

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Glow Ride "pops"

 
2011-09-22 12:10:59 AM  
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Invasion of the monster kites.

 
2011-09-22 12:14:11 AM  
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1/1
Lightbox (new window)

 
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Eastbound end of a westbound blimp. I never could catch up.
 
2011-09-22 12:18:01 AM  
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2011-09-22 12:36:29 AM  
Airplane over Columbia River on approach to PDX

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2011-09-22 12:41:01 AM  
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Millie and Ball
Pops to Flickr

 
2011-09-22 12:43:25 AM  
boulderer falling

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2011-09-22 12:45:10 AM  
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Osprey in Door County, WI
 
2011-09-22 12:46:21 AM  
Find the B-2 Stealth Flying over Skunkworks:

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Larger Version:

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2011-09-22 12:47:49 AM  
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2011-09-22 12:51:54 AM  
]getting really angry. won't even let me post 72dpi 240 image....]
 
2011-09-22 12:52:39 AM  
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Bruce Vento Nature Sanctuary, St. Paul
 
2011-09-22 12:52:53 AM  
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Final shot of the quarter...
 
2011-09-22 12:54:45 AM  
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High school dance team
 
2011-09-22 12:55:21 AM  
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larger here

for some reason, fark won't let me post even a small image of this one.......
 
2011-09-22 12:59:33 AM  
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/Indian Peaks, CO, 17k msl, Feb 06.
 
2011-09-22 1:00:52 AM  
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/Somewhere in the western US.
 
2011-09-22 1:01:56 AM  
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/This one made it into Parachutist.
 
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2011-09-22 1:09:52 AM  
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2011-09-22 1:13:35 AM  
taken from the back porch
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2011-09-22 1:25:35 AM  
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"Cessna 60Gulf, traffic 9 o'clock, restricted below you, a heavy 747"

(the black in the lower right is the left landing gear)
 
2011-09-22 1:29:10 AM  
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Flying back from lunch with a Mooney off my right wing.
 
2011-09-22 1:38:16 AM  
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F-18 Super Hornet
 
2011-09-22 1:41:10 AM  
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A 'glory' or circular rainbow. Note the shadow of the plane in the center.
 
2011-09-22 1:44:13 AM  
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Heritage flyby P-51, F-4, F-15. MacDill AFB 2008
 
2011-09-22 1:49:09 AM  
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On the approach to LAX from the Proud Bird Restaurant.
 
2011-09-22 1:50:05 AM  
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The Canadian Snowbirds @Abbotsford International Airshow
 
2011-09-22 1:53:32 AM  
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Turbo-Otter over Vancouver
 
2011-09-22 2:00:47 AM  
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Click bigger etc
 
2011-09-22 2:03:52 AM  
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/Airborne
 
2011-09-22 2:05:48 AM  
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1/3
 
2011-09-22 2:06:19 AM  
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flying fire sparks 1
 
2011-09-22 2:07:24 AM  
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flying fire sparks 2
 
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Always on the lookout for letters for my alphabetography set, I figured these eyewash fountains made a pretty good "M".
 
2011-09-22 2:18:37 AM  
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Kosovo
Photo by 1st. Lieut. James Sullivan (Photo by US Army)

 
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Bus

 
2011-09-22 2:23:21 AM  
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Sling Load
Photo by 1st. Lieut. James Sullivan (Photo by US Army)

 
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This crowd surfer at the Flaming Lips show was briefly airborne when he ran out of hands ... he was fine after the faceplant.
 
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/Mardi Gras
 
2011-09-22 3:16:33 AM  
The Incomparable Red Arrows (1/3)


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2011-09-22 3:22:44 AM  
The Breitling Wingwalkers (2/3)


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For more, check out the collection on my blog or the Flickr set (both links pop).
 
2011-09-22 3:24:15 AM  
A change of tack (3/3)


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2011-09-22 3:46:15 AM  
My first Farktography entries, though I have no chance to compete with the amazing pictures already posted.


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Heavy Metal Jet Team 6 plane formation (new window)
Wings Over Pittsburgh 2011

 
2011-09-22 3:48:59 AM  
2 of 3


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P-51 & F-16 Heritage Flight (new window)
Wings Over Pittsburgh 2011

 
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Powerboat Races, Key West, November 2010
 
2011-09-22 6:46:15 AM  
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Turkey Buzzard to Blue Angel: "You gonna come quiet, or do I have to muss ya up?"
 
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IMG_0481 copy by misteja7, on Flickr

My girl, Abba, doing what she does best!
 
2011-09-22 11:34:08 AM  
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2011-09-22 11:35:51 AM  
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Sorry for the blurriness, but he moves fast, and look at that height!
 
2011-09-22 11:36:57 AM  
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When preparing to return a shot, it helps to levitate a bit first ...
 
2011-09-22 12:02:57 PM  
damn, late to the party!

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/no critters were harmed in this photo
//pops
 
2011-09-22 2:38:49 PM  
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2011-09-22 3:39:04 PM  
Really, really late...

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Romy and her favorite activity
 
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Middle of nowhere, Alaska. December, 2009
 
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