California Capital Airshow

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  1. Violator

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    PICS PICS PICS PICS PICS
     
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    DAMMIT! I've spent an entire week here in Sacramento returning to SC tomorrow morning!!

    AAAAAAAAAUUUUUUUUUUGGGGGGGGGGHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
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    LOL! Bad timing, Viking, but I'm sure you'll be there in spirit!
     
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    I would love to go, but it's not in the budget this year. Get some great pics. The most I have seen together is 3, so this will be a nice treat.
     
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    Same here.
    I saw three at the Planes of Fame Airshow in 2009.

    Wish I could make this one.


    Wheels
     
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    I'm with Thorlifter! PICS PLEASE!!!!!:D
     
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    Okay, so there were four P-38s at this airshow. A fifth was scheduled to attend but had mechanical problems on the way there. Plans for a sixth fell through. Anyway, no complaints here! They got all four of them up in the air together, and what a treat that was. There was also a Heritage Flight with an F-22 and two of the P-38s. On their last pass, the P-38 on either side split away while the Raptor continued flying straight ahead. When they had plenty of separation, all three planes barrel rolled simultaneously. It was truly spectacular! Hope you like my pics...
     

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    Thanks for those beautiful pics mate! I´ve never seen a real P-38 yet but one day I wanna touch this beautiful bird!
     
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    Some good shots of what looked like a great show. Thanks....especially like the "Honey Bunny" artwork. :)
    Derek
     
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    Great pics, and what a sight (and sound) that must have been ! Thanks for posting.
     
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    Nice shots!
     
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    Excellent photos and thank you for sharing sir!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:cool: :headbang: :thumbright:
     
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    Thanks guys! Mudpuppy mentioned the nose art on "Honey Bunny," and I must say it and the nose art on "Thoughts of Midnite" are stunning. As you can tell from the pic, "Thoughts of Midnite" was painted directly onto the plane. The artist is Greg Hildebrandt, a longtime fantasy artist.
     

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    Great shots of the P-38's, what a treat that would have been!
     
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    Thanks for the close-ups of the ladies! :)
    Man, the P-38 is in a class all of its own!
     
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    More good shots!
     
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    Great shots Violator, love those P-38s :D
     
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