Winston Salem NC Airshow

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  1. Aaron Brooks Wolters

    Aaron Brooks Wolters Well-Known Member

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    I realize I'm a little late with this but I have been out of computer range for a while. The airshow Saturday and Sunday at the Smith Reynolds Airport, 3801 North Liberty Street, Winston Salem, NC. 27105. Phn # (336)-767-6361 I plan on leaving at seven in the moring and will be there all day tomorrow. I apologize for being late but I have been swamped and forgot all about it until this week. I will post shots when I get back a week from Monday.
     
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    Ok. Here are a few shots I took last Saturday at the airshow. It was so packed with folks you couldn't get a decent shot but I tried. My air shots need to be edited because of dirt. Will post them next week after some work has been done to them.
     

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    A few more from last Saturday. I screwed up and shot them on a 400 ISO. They're rather grainy. Will get some more tomorrow or Monday.
     

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    Cool shots Aaron!
     
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    Awesome pics!
     
  6. Aaron Brooks Wolters

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    Thank you Hugh and David. Will get some more up Monday.
     
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    Nice, you don't see many A-4s anymore. :thumbleft:
     
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    Sweet pictures!
     
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    Nice pics. Thanks for posting
     
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    Thanks guys, I lost all the shots from last year so I tried to make up for it. The place was PACKED with folks. There was barely enough room to walk around. I will try to post more shots tomorrow.
     
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    Love the shot of the A4 banking over the crowd. Looks like it was right on top of them....the way air shows were back in the good old days.

    Cheers,

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    Jeff, I was so far back when he took off that it gives the illusion that he was over top of the crowd. He was actually just leaving the runway.
     
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    Like those pics Brooks.
     
  14. Aaron Brooks Wolters

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    Thank you Andy.:oops: Will post some more sometime today.
     
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    Here are a few more from last Saturday.
     

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    What is the aircraft, 4th down in first post, 2nd in the ones posted today?
     
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    Good shots Aaron!
     
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    Paul, that is a very heavily modified T-6 Texan. It has a 1830 radial with a supercharger in it and can fly from Morganton, NC., it's home base to Dayton, Ohio and back without refueling. And the P-51s had a hard time staying ahead of him, it runs pretty stout. I took some photos of it a couple of years ago before it got ok'd for flight and had people scatching there heads wondering what it was.

    Thank you Hugh.
     
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