Santa Barbara Veterans Day parade flyover

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  1. evangilder

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    I got to fly with a parade flyover group last Saturday. The weather was gorgeous and the flyinf was outstanding. We took off from Camarillo in 2 groups, the first was a single ship T-28 and the second was a 2 ship of T-34 Mentors. We formed up over the oil drilling platforms near Santa Barbara for a three ship first pass up State Street. About 3/4 of the way up, the T-28 pulled up and out of the formation and turned for a single ship back down State Street, followed by us in the T-34s.

    On the way home, we made a "Beach Run", low altitude over the water at a reasonably good clip. Photos are on my site at the link below:
    Van Gilder Aviation Photography, 11-8-2008- Veteran's Day Parade Flyover

    Samples? You bet!
     

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    Excellent Eric! (but did we really expect any different ;))
     
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    Very Sweet!
     
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    Thanks guys. You would have loved that flight Joe. The air was smooth as glass over the ocean. It was like flying on a table top. 8)
     
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    Very cool!!!!!
     
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    Great stuff Eric! Another great reason for the forum to be back up: your regular photo updates and cool flights that you take.

    Keep up the good work man!
     
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    Great photos Eric!
     
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    Cheers guys. Last night I got a couple of photos from Don's GIB (guy in back). It's pretty rare that I am in front of the lens these days, so what the heck.
     

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    ERIC IN ACTION!
     
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    Love that fifth shot.

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