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Old 06-03-2011, 12:37 AM
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Default Your best or most awesome pic of your RV in the air

I just got inspired by the tread which is about showing us the best pics of RV's sitting on the ground, so I'm starting another tread about showing us airborne pics of RV's.

There must be A TON of great pics out there!

Here's a few of mine for a starter. The first two are taken during a 2-ship formation flight this Spring.






This last one is taken during a formation-flight in October last year:



Some how you might have seen it before, because I wrote about that flight in this tread:
http://www.vansairforce.com/communit...ad.php?t=63848

We're planning another formation-flight with RV's + Vampire this summer, so hopefully I'll be able to post some pics in a while.
By the way; last week the two guys owing the Vamp bought their SECOND flying Vampire! (a single-seat this time)

Hopefully we'll be able to fly a formation with those two Vamps and some RV's too, but the fuelcost will be approx 100 dollars PER MINUTE just for the two Vamps, so we'll see.....



Anyway; let's see some great air-to-air shots people! That'll be really motivating for us all!
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Old 06-03-2011, 10:28 AM
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This is where the 4 was pure FUN. 200HP, light and tight - with fighter plane visibility. Formation acro was superb in this little hotrod.
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Old 06-03-2011, 10:42 AM
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Default This morning

Well since I just got free of my test hours a week ago...this is my best pic so far. With all the work,weather, kids sports etc it has been tough getting my family up. We decided my son and I would go up today for his first flight so at 5:50am, we got up, stopped at Tim Hortons (a Canadian thing) for coffee and a muffin, and were in the air at 6:30. He loved it and was at school for 8:30. Life doesnt get much better than an early morning plane ride with your son.

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Old 06-03-2011, 10:59 AM
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Default 10,000' over north central Florida, bringing my new baby home to 28J from from ZPH

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Old 06-03-2011, 11:55 AM
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Talking Where the grin happens..............

Just a few seconds into maiden flight.

There can be no in the air pic that is more awesome for me.

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Old 06-03-2011, 03:28 PM
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Default I like this one of our RV-10 by Brian Wallis

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Old 06-03-2011, 04:02 PM
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Default Taken by RV9A builder John Bowen at Furey Field

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Old 06-03-2011, 04:52 PM
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Taken at the West Coast Formation Clinic at Madera, California. I took the picture from Bob Mills' super 6. Now if I could just get a shot that wasnt through a canopy!
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Old 06-03-2011, 05:33 PM
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Old 06-05-2011, 08:25 PM
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Over Destin, FL. Taken from a T-6.
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