Fred Shabec's Posts

My First Boeing 747-800 or really Second

  • June 17, 2012

Today at O'Hare International Airport I had a chance to see my first CargoLux Boeing 747-800 landing on runway 28. This is my first chance of seeing a 747-800 in flight, but not the first time seeing one. I did get to see one parked at Boeing Airfield in Seattle, WA a few years back. Just nice to see one flying this time.  

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Golden Knights Flight

  • June 8, 2012

Here is video of the flight I went up with the Army Golden Knights on Sunday June 3, 2012 at the Rockford Airfest. This was filmed by Mark Charvat from Q98.5. Enjoy!!

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My picture on the Golden Knights Website

  • May 29, 2012

Today one of my pictures from the AirFest 2012 got posted on the Army Golden Knights website. Check it out!!

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Army Golden Knights Flight

  • May 26, 2012

Had a great time with the Army Golden Knights today. Here is a picture the photographer for the golden knights took of me today. More to come still!!

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US Army Golden Knights

  • May 23, 2012

Got word today that I'm going go up on a media flight with the US Army Golden Knights this Friday the 25th at the Janesville Southern Wisconsin AirFEST 2012. Stay tuned for update and some great pictures!!

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Gentlemen and ladies start your engines!!

  • May 19, 2012

Here comes the start of our Airshow season with Southern Wisconsin AirFEST 2012!! Keep an eye on this website for updates, and show reports!!

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Another bad news story for Aircraft photographers

  • May 14, 2012

Check out this news story http://fredshabec.com/qzng This is my response to it: I have been approached while doing photography at airports. Some who don't care about me being there, and some who don't want you there at all, and thinking there is a law about taking pictures of aircraft. Safest thing to do is make sure your in a public area like a PUBLIC street, sidewalk, or if your lucky on your own property like me who lives next to an airport. Keep this in mind IT IS NOT UNLAWFUL TO TAKE PICTURES OF AIRPLANES!!!

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Duck Landing

  • April 9, 2012

Red Tail Hawk

  • April 8, 2012

Red Tail Hawk

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Are you looking at me??

  • April 1, 2012