Aircraft

Lockheed SR71A

  • June 20, 2013

Lockheed SR-71A "Blackbird" a long range strategic reconnaissance aircraft. Taken at the National Museum of the United States Air Force in Dayton, OH   Taken with a Olympus C740UZ camera at 6mm, ISO-200, f/2.8, 1/8 shutter speed.

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Boeing 747 Dreamlifter

  • June 12, 2013

While at O'Hare airport photographing aircraft landing I always like to look up to see if there is anything interesting flying by at high altitude, and I saw a large contrail and took this shot:   I didn't get the shot while it was overhead due to I was taking a picture of a United Airlines 787 landing at O'Hare. To get a better idea the size of this aircraft here is a shot of a Dreamlifter at the Rockford Airshow 2012:  

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Aer Lingus

  • June 10, 2013

Aer Lingus A330 landing at Chicago O'Hare Airport runway 10L.   Taken with a Canon 7D, Canon 100-400mm Lens at 400mm, ISO-200, f/8, 1/640 shutter speed.

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FedEx MD-11

  • June 6, 2013

FedEx MD-11 landing at Chicago O'Hare airport runway 10L. Taken with a Canon 7D, Canon 100-400mm lens, at 115mm, ISO-200, f/9, 1/500 shutter speed.

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United Airlines 787 Dreamliner

  • June 2, 2013

United Airlines 787 Dreamliner landing at Chicago O'Hare runway 10L.   Taken with a Canon 7D, and Canon 100-400mm at 170mm, ISO-400, f/11, 1/500 shutter speed.

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FA-18

  • May 16, 2013

FA-18 at the Chicago Air and Water show 2012   Taken with a Canon 7D, and a Canon 100-400mm lens at 160mm, ISO-100, f/5.6, 1/800 shutter speed.  

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Firebirds Fly By

  • May 2, 2013

Photo by: Dan Cook Firebirds flight team doing a fly by with the Army Golden Knights during the 2012 Chicago Air and Water show. Thank you Dan Cook from the US Army Golden Knights team for allowing us to use his photo for this post!!  

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Blue Angel 4

  • April 12, 2013

Blue Angel 4 at the 2010 Scott AFB open house Taken with the Canon 40D and the Sigma 70-300mm lens at 300mm, f/11, ISO-400, and 1/500 shutter speed.

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F-4 Phantom

  • April 10, 2013

F-4 Phantom's at the 2010 Scott AFB Open house Taken with a Canon 40D with a Sigma 70-300mm lens at 85mm f/18, ISO-400, and at 1/400 Exposure.

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C-17 Globemaster III

  • April 8, 2013

A C-17 Globemaster III at the 2010 Chicago Air and Water show. Taken with a Canon 40D with a Sigma 70-300mm Lens at 200mm F/10, ISO-400 set at 1/500 shutter speed.

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