Is this a real photo?

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  1. Lucky13

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    Found this while looking around for SAAB 37 Viggen stuff..... :cool:

    You can see, Draken, Lansen, Viggen, Gripen and SK-60.....
     

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    I would say no unless its a time-elasped pic.
     
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    IMHO....no chance.
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  4. Lucky13

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    Had my suspicions too!
    Imagine being in the middle, to keep steady....! :shock:
     
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    Too perfect. Would be something with that many jets though.
     
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    Montage, maybe from an advertising blurb ?
     
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    Looks fake, as has been said, it is too perfect. Looks like it was originally a 4 plane formation that has been copied and pasted a number of times to provide the picture observed.
     
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    Definitely photoshopped... would LOVE to see such a formation for real though!!!!
     
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    This is what it looks to be, actually...

    There are slight variations between the 5 aircraft as the "parade" arcs to the upper right.
    A precision flying team can hold an amazingly accurate line (Blue Angels, Thunderbirds and Snowbirds come to mind here) and this is a basic banking formation shot in time-lapse.

    Very cool pic, though! :thumbleft:
     
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    I agree, looks pretty dam cool!
     
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    does look cool.....
     
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    I have a friend that does photos like that stitching multiple exposures together to make it look a bunch of planes. Problem is that they all look the same, including registrations and other markings. ;) Neat effect, but not real.
     
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    Agree.... definately not the real thing.

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