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Blue Angels

Discussion in 'Military' started by Ridgerunner, Oct 11, 2010.

  1. Oct 11, 2010 at 8:10 AM
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    Ridgerunner

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    Here's a few shots of the yesterday's show here in San Francisco:)
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  2. Oct 11, 2010 at 8:28 AM
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    Saw them 2 weeks ago in Hawaii. Awsome show!
     
  3. Oct 11, 2010 at 8:34 AM
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    Awsome Pilots!
     
  4. Oct 11, 2010 at 8:47 AM
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    I've been on a yacht in the Bay for Fleet Week, it's a great show. I think the Angels are the best demonstration team in the service, even though I live where the Thunderbirds are headquartered.
     
  5. Oct 11, 2010 at 8:54 AM
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    And spelling too!!

    Their skin tight flight suits looks a little funny tho.
     
  6. Oct 11, 2010 at 9:01 AM
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    Flew with them on their c-130 the other day while they were out at Scott, great people. Definitely know how to put on a good show.
     
  7. Oct 11, 2010 at 9:11 AM
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    Figures you would be checking them out....
     
  8. Oct 11, 2010 at 10:45 AM
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    Wow I guess nobody cares for the Angels? Gees if it aint about pussy I guess it pretty much dies here:mad: well anyways Corey I got a couple shots of the C-130 but I used zoom and it got real grainy and out of focus. That plane actually is a kick to watch-very agile for its size and fast too! When it first came in it was balls out and it looked to be doing like 500mph, What is the speed ability on this plane?
     
  9. Oct 11, 2010 at 10:53 AM
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    If they walked into a room- EVERYONE knows it.
     
  10. Oct 11, 2010 at 11:35 AM
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    Thanks for sharing!:cool:
     
  11. Oct 11, 2010 at 11:44 AM
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    My dad was the Maintenance Chief for them for a while, saw a lot of shows
     
  12. Oct 11, 2010 at 12:16 PM
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    I think the C-130 can dam near go 400 mph....Not sure though.
     
  13. Oct 11, 2010 at 12:20 PM
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    Yeah....417, 375, 366, 345, 330 depending on loading and version.
     
  14. Oct 11, 2010 at 12:22 PM
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    Thanks man. Is the Blue Angels "Fat Albert" Hi Po'd in any way?
     
  15. Oct 11, 2010 at 12:25 PM
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    Not sure...The wings go the same speed as the fuselage...I don't know too much about them...
     
  16. Oct 11, 2010 at 12:27 PM
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    Yeah....I keep forgetting you fly....err.....pretend.....to fly those things that pass, and get passed by its wings....
     
  17. Oct 11, 2010 at 12:29 PM
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    I don't need to go fast- I can stay in one spot....That gets me "lives saved" instead of "photos taken"
     
  18. Oct 11, 2010 at 12:29 PM
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    and here i thought the wings were always moving fasting...you know...having to flap and all




    cool pics ridge!
     
  19. Oct 11, 2010 at 12:30 PM
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    Depends on what you are trying to fly....
     
  20. Oct 11, 2010 at 12:32 PM
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    i've tried to fly...myself...
     
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