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Coleslaw 10 13.4k 28 Wales
25 Jun 2008 9:17PM
love this one, Neil, almost like a painting.

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phillips 10 69 2 Scotland
25 Jun 2008 9:21PM
Quality stuff.

Guy
wamp 10 276 8 England
25 Jun 2008 9:27PM
Like the colour from the engine and the vapor looks so very good

Sean
User_Removed 8 172 1 United Kingdom
25 Jun 2008 9:43PM
Wow, well captured

Mark
CanonMan Plus
14 524 4 England
25 Jun 2008 10:04PM
Love the smoke trails, vapour and afterburner on this. Not long 'til this year's show...
rontear Plus
13 8 7 England
25 Jun 2008 10:14PM
Agree Neil, more monotone works extrmely well. Another corker. Ron.
25 Jun 2008 10:28PM
Great image

Chris
deemac 10 6 11 United Kingdom
26 Jun 2008 1:12AM
I think you're right. Together, the monotone grey sky and the silver grey aircraft result in a very graphic, very clean image. The little touch of afterburner just lifts it. (Sorry, no pun intended.) It all hangs together beautifully and your presentation is A1.
KangaGal 7 66 Australia
26 Jun 2008 2:49AM
Wow indeed. A superb shot. I'm in awe!
You manage to get some great detail in your aircraft work. The shades of grey work really well here. I do love this lens, do you have a converter for it as well?

Dougie
26 Jun 2008 8:36AM
Cracking shot, deserves far more than this 30!
John.
dmhuynh72 8 44 3 United Kingdom
26 Jun 2008 8:46AM
super clarity, and brillaint captured of this fast moving jet
26 Jun 2008 9:43AM
Another great aviation image.... You ought to take it up!!!!

Keith....
RogBrown 9 3.1k 10 England
26 Jun 2008 4:14PM
Great shot, very nicely composed & I love the blast from the after-burner. What I don't understand is, although the plane's travelling at a great rate of knots, the smoke is hanging around in the air as if it was coming from a campfire on a windless day.
Rog
PS What's all the green stuff in the cockpit? They growing tomatoes in there?
Smile
javam Plus
11 1.1k 19 United Kingdom
26 Jun 2008 4:33PM
Thanks for your comments all. That is a good question Rog and I should probably have explained. Without looking at the shots either side of this one I cannot be sure, but one thing they tend to do in an f16 display is demonstrate the fly by wire by putting the aircraft in a manoeuvre that should in theory not be possible. In this case they do a high angle pass so the aircraft moves forward in a horizontal line but with the nose pointing skywards. The other option is it was doing a slow pass and I have caught it just as it slams on the gas.

As for the cockpit, maybe it is made by Oakley Wink

Neil
DaveU Plus
10 1.3k 123 England
27 Jun 2008 8:48AM
For me, the best of your aero shots full stop.
javam Plus
11 1.1k 19 United Kingdom
27 Jun 2008 2:22PM
Thanks Dave, your award means a lot and is very much appreciated.

Neil
DaveU Plus
10 1.3k 123 England
27 Jun 2008 5:59PM
Lol .... wear it with pride Neil Wink
This is Awesome.....Excellent capture!

Cheers,
Suzan Smile
Wibbles 9 1 England
25 Feb 2009 6:22PM
I hyperventilate just thinking about these fast planes! The noise and speed is FANTASTIC! EXCELLENT photo!

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