Chino Airshow 2011 Pictures

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  1. syscom3

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    Here's the first set of pics. We had low clouds all morning, giving way to partly sunny sky's. Temps were quite pleasant.

    I also met up with "violator" and had a great time talking about warbirds and the airshow.

    It was great watching the FW190 up in the air with the P47D. Simply amazing. I have video of it and will get that uploaded soon.

    I took these ground pics of the FW. I will be posting more as time permits.
     

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    Great stuff. Looking forward to the vid!
     
  3. vikingBerserker

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    I have to say, the Fw190 is one beautiful bird! Great pics sys!
     
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    Magnificent Syscom! She is gorgeous!:thumbright::cool: :headbang:
     
  5. Njaco

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    Excellent pics. Wish we had a place around here with some LW crates.
     
  6. syscom3

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    Heres some Me-109 pics. Hope they restore it and get it up in the air!
     

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    great pics syscom

    interesting they almost got Wei├če 14 correct with Sturmstaffel 1.
     
  8. Gnomey

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    Nice shots! Looking forward to more and the video as well.
     
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    Thanks to Syscom for meeting me at the show and spending the better part of the day chatting and watching the great show. He's the first person from this forum I've met in person and I had a fantastic time.

    If anyone has thought about going to this show but just hasn't pulled the trigger, I strongly encourage you to find a way. The number of warbirds was staggering. One of the highlights of the show was when they had 28 of them in the air at the same time. 28!!! Anywhere, here are a few of my pics:
     

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    Good pics! Shame about the overcast though.
     
  11. Gnomey

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    Nice shots Violator!
     
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    Cool pictures guys. :thumbup:


    Wheels
     
  13. Aaron Brooks Wolters

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    Excellent shots Syscom and Violator! Looks like there were a lot of aircraft there.:thumbright: :cool:
     
  14. evangilder

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    I went out on Sunday, got poured on in the morning, then it cleared up and we got some great flying. Here are a few samples from my day of shooting.
     

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    I think thats the best sky I've seen from Chino , good shots all especially the 2 Corsairs
     
  16. syscom3

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    I agree. The rain and wind blew out the smog and haze that's prevalent there.

    I like the Skyraider shot. Good job Evan!
     
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    Great shots Eric!
     
  18. Gnomey

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    Excellent shots Eric!
     
  19. evangilder

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    Thanks guys. It was a lot of fun.
     
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    Great shots guys, my daughter and I went Sunday and met up with Wheels and had a great time except for the rain. My daughter was freezing cold, so we had to leave about 10:15. I wish we could have stayed. Maybe the next air show we can all meet somewhere and just get acquainted :D I didn't get very many shots:cry:
     
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