Blue Angels Homecoming NAS Pensacola

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Blue Angels Homecoming NAS Pensacola

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I'll do this one like I did the Wings over Homestead in terms of little updates at a time, starting with the static. Some of them are serving aircraft & a few are museum pieces in immaculate condition.

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ImageUS Navy C-9 Skytrain II by Dan Reeves, on Flickr

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ImageBlue Angels F/A-18C Hornet by Dan Reeves, on Flickr

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ImageUSMC F-3D-2 Skynight by Dan Reeves, on Flickr

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ImageUS Navy E-2C Hawkeye by Dan Reeves, on Flickr

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ImageUSMC UC-12B Huron by Dan Reeves, on Flickr

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ImageUS Navy A-3D Skywarrior by Dan Reeves, on Flickr

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ImageRQ-8A Fire Scout by Dan Reeves, on Flickr

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ImageYMQ-18A Hummingbird by Dan Reeves, on Flickr

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ImageUS Navy S-3B Viking by Dan Reeves, on Flickr

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ImageUSMC F-35C Lightning II by Dan Reeves, on Flickr

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ImageUS Navy C-1A Trader by Dan Reeves, on Flickr

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ImageUS Navy MH-53E Pavelow by Dan Reeves, on Flickr

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ImageUSCG MH-65D Dolphin by Dan Reeves, on Flickr

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ImageUSCG HC-144B Ocean Sentry by Dan Reeves, on Flickr

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ImageUS Navy P-3C Orion by Dan Reeves, on Flickr

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ImageUS Navy F/A-18F Super Hornet by Dan Reeves, on Flickr

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ImageUS Navy MH-60S Knight Hawk by Dan Reeves, on Flickr

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ImageUS Navy Reserve C-130T Hercules by Dan Reeves, on Flickr

The rest of the album is here. Loads more to come, this could be quite a big thread I think
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Looking forward to them! Hopefully you got some of my buddies, the Team Redline guys.
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MIKE JG wrote:Looking forward to them! Hopefully you got some of my buddies, the Team Redline guys.
Got very few of them unfortunately, I don't find RV-7's overly interesting so didn't take too many
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Great shots again, nice to see the NNAM still rolling out birds for the static line.
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Not the most exciting update you'll see from myself but some may like these. The British weather seems to follow me around, Pensacola on that day was no exception, it was very cloudy for most of the day. However it was a high cloud base so we did get full display from everyone.

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ImageAeroshell T-6 Texan by Dan Reeves, on Flickr

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ImageT-28C Trojan by Dan Reeves, on Flickr

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ImagePT-17D Stearman by Dan Reeves, on Flickr

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ImageA-75N1 Stearman by Dan Reeves, on Flickr

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ImageT-28C Trojan by Dan Reeves, on Flickr

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ImageBoeing Stearmans by Dan Reeves, on Flickr

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ImageT-6G Texan by Dan Reeves, on Flickr

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ImageT-6G Texan by Dan Reeves, on Flickr

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ImageT-6G Texan by Dan Reeves, on Flickr
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shaggy22 wrote:Got very few of them unfortunately, I don't find RV-7's overly interesting so didn't take too many
No worries. They are RV-8s actually, I hope to start building one myself next year. The Team Redline pilots, Ken and Jon, are very nice and are active in the RV community. They actually have a side business doing panel installs for homebuilders.
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Bit of a cold war update this time in the shape of Paul Woods' A-4C & Randy Ball's MiG-17F. 2 aircaft i haven't seen in the air before & I wasn't dissapointed with either of them

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ImageA-4C Skyhawk by Dan Reeves, on Flickr

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ImageA-4C Skyhawk by Dan Reeves, on Flickr

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ImageA-4C Skyhawk by Dan Reeves, on Flickr

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ImageA-4C Skyhawk by Dan Reeves, on Flickr

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ImageA-4C Skyhawk by Dan Reeves, on Flickr

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ImageA-4C Skyhawk by Dan Reeves, on Flickr

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ImageMiG-17F Fresco-C by Dan Reeves, on Flickr

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ImageMiG-17F Fresco-C by Dan Reeves, on Flickr

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ImageMiG-17F Fresco-C by Dan Reeves, on Flickr

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ImageMiG-17F Fresco-C by Dan Reeves, on Flickr

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ImageMiG-17F Fresco-C by Dan Reeves, on Flickr

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ImageMiG-17F Fresco-C by Dan Reeves, on Flickr

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ImageMiG-17F Fresco-C by Dan Reeves, on Flickr

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ImageMiG-17F Fresco-C by Dan Reeves, on Flickr

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ImageMiG-17F Fresco-C by Dan Reeves, on Flickr
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Final daylight update on this, finishing with the USAF F-16 solo & the headline act, the Blue Angels. Fat Albert was unfortunately u/s so didn't display on either days. Great shame as I was kind of looking forward to seeing that.

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ImageUSAF F-16C by Dan Reeves, on Flickr

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ImageUSAF F-16C by Dan Reeves, on Flickr

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ImageUSAF F-16C by Dan Reeves, on Flickr

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ImageUSAF F-16C by Dan Reeves, on Flickr

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ImageUSAF F-16C by Dan Reeves, on Flickr

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ImageUSAF F-16C by Dan Reeves, on Flickr

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ImageUSN Blue Angels by Dan Reeves, on Flickr

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ImageUSN Blue Angels by Dan Reeves, on Flickr

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ImageUSN Blue Angels by Dan Reeves, on Flickr

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ImageUSN Blue Angels by Dan Reeves, on Flickr

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ImageUSN Blue Angels by Dan Reeves, on Flickr

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ImageUSN Blue Angels by Dan Reeves, on Flickr

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ImageUSN Blue Angels by Dan Reeves, on Flickr

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ImageUSN Blue Angels by Dan Reeves, on Flickr

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ImageUSN Blue Angels by Dan Reeves, on Flickr

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ImageUSN Blue Angels by Dan Reeves, on Flickr

59. This shot annoys me, i didn't plan it but wish i did. May have got the whole flag into shot then
ImageUSN Blue Angels by Dan Reeves, on Flickr

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ImageUSN Blue Angels by Dan Reeves, on Flickr

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ImageUSN Blue Angels by Dan Reeves, on Flickr

Some twilight acts coming up in the next update
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Great shots as usual Dan. That flag shot was a nice surprise eh??
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MIKE JG wrote:Great shots as usual Dan. That flag shot was a nice surprise eh??
Thanks Mike, did take me a bit by surprise, just thought my lens went went wandering as it does from time to time at first.

Final update from the first day, this was the twilight show featuring the A-4, MiG-17 & the Shockwave jet truck. The MiG especially with it's afterburner was stunning to watch. The second day will be don in another thread. Unfortunately my camera isn't the best in low light conditions so they're a little grainy.

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ImageA-4C Skyhawk by Dan Reeves, on Flickr

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ImageA-4C Skyhawk by Dan Reeves, on Flickr

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ImageMiG-17F Fresco-C by Dan Reeves, on Flickr

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ImageMiG-17F Fresco-C by Dan Reeves, on Flickr

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ImageMiG-17F Fresco-C by Dan Reeves, on Flickr

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ImageMiG-17F Fresco-C by Dan Reeves, on Flickr

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ImageShockwave Jet Truck by Dan Reeves, on Flickr

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ImageShockwave Jet Truck by Dan Reeves, on Flickr

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ImageUSN Blue Angels + Shockwave Jet Truck by Dan Reeves, on Flickr

Loads more pictures in the album as usual.
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You are a monster, Dan! These are stunning pictures. I especially love the MiG at dawn. The quality of your pictures are a match to these wonderful events.

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gsnde wrote:You are a monster, Dan! These are stunning pictures. I especially love the MiG at dawn. The quality of your pictures are a match to these wonderful events.

From mobile hence short
Thanks Martin, that's very kind :D
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You have some wonderful photos Dan. Keep them coming - some are inspirations for new models.

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Quick Dan, Show him some piccies of the F-35B

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Too late, Pete. John is still already starring at the B-36 that Dan has captured so nicely... :-) :-) :-)
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Very cunningly put Martin, it did make me laugh - you are determined to get that B-36!

I don't want to hijack Dan's thread, so suffice to say for the moment, I am researching 3 potential subjects, all of them requests and all of them very different.

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John Young wrote:Very cunningly put Martin, it did make me laugh - you are determined to get that B-36!

I don't want to hijack Dan's thread, so suffice to say for the moment, I am researching 3 potential subjects, all of them requests and all of them very different.

John
Hijack away John, if it gets a B-36 I won't complain :D
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