Up in the air with the T-28s

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  1. evangilder

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    I had the incredible privilege to fly today with Rebel Flight. These guys used to fly T-28s every Saturday, but have all kind of drifted apart. Today, they came together for a photo shoot. These guys were awesome! Here are some samples from today's shoot.
     

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    Very pretty Eric, bet that's a day you won't forget in a hurry.
     
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    Nice Eric - I'm proud of you!!!!!!!
     
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    Thanks guys. Joe, did you notice the G meter? Yeah, we had a blast! And no, Lee, I won't ever forget this one. Good group of guys doing some great formations, tucked in tight. And by the way, I am also an honorary member of Rebel Flight with the callsign "Shooter". For the photo flight our plane callsign was "Kodak". 8)
     
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    WOW!! what a great experience...:D

    Lucky b*stard (with the greatest of respect intended!:D)
     
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    Very cool Eric!!!
     
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    very cool eric man im jealous now:D
     
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    Awsome job there Eric, only in my wildest dreams will I get there in a flight like that.
     
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    Another great job! I love the shot over water.

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    Thanks again guys. I was telling my wife that 5 years ago, I would have given my left nut to get an opportunity to take pictures like that. Now, I have, and didn't have to give up a testicle to do it! :evil4:

    It was a couple of years in the making and it was made even more special by the fact that these guys may never be flying again together.
     
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    I'm there already Eric, flight two, page two, shot 14. Could you apologise to your pilot next time you see him please.
    I could'nt help for dribbling down his neck, thats a brillant captivation of being aboard.
    Best series of T28 shots Iv'e seen.
    Thanks for the pleasure of seeing them.
     
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    Thanks Lee! I not only wanted to capture the guys in formations, but what it felt like to be in the rear seat. I'm sure Don wouldn't mind a little drool. He was a Skyraider pilot in Vietnam, I'm sure he's had worse!
     
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    Absolutely fantastic shots, once again!! I love the ones over the water. The clarity just draws your eyes to everything in the pic.

    Hats off to you, "Shooter"!
     
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    Thanks! It really was fun. I am working on some more air-to-air work with a T-28A, and if I can make it work, some other stuff for the summer.
     
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