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Offline madpilot44

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Re: Interesting Photo
« Reply #90 on: March 30, 2006, 01:25:51 AM »
yeah, you can almost imagine one of the russian knights giving the finger to the other one...

also saying "you know, I've never notticed before, but watching you this close I can't help but notice you really are UGLY" haha  ;)
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Re: Interesting Photo
« Reply #91 on: March 30, 2006, 04:41:40 PM »
Almost as close as Maverick got to his Mig !! ;)
 ;D (I am such a Nerd)

At least they got a nice polaroid of it.

(I'm right there with ya Mike!) ;D
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Re: Interesting Photo
« Reply #92 on: March 30, 2006, 10:13:26 PM »
Actually I'd say less than 2 meters, but seriously how can they really do that, even if the top one is slightly off-set from the bottom one? How about winds from the wings and the lifting-body fuselage (the Fulcrum and Flanker both have this design-feature right?).

And I can see the guys are still thinking Top Gun :D Even though I know it's just for fun then I can't forget the trivia I read that the flash would've made the photo show a white wall due to the reflection in the canopy.

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Re: Interesting Photo
« Reply #93 on: March 31, 2006, 03:55:50 AM »
I would have to say it's all camera angle in reality...
It's nice to think that they're that close though, isn't it?!?!
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Re: Interesting Photo
« Reply #94 on: March 31, 2006, 12:53:29 PM »
How about this? http://www.airliners.net/open.file/0568705/L/ You can see the plane on top seems slightly smaller which would normally indicate it's slightly farther away from the camera than the one on the bottom right?

Still nice though, I really like the Thunderbirds livery, very clean and elegant.

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Re: Interesting Photo
« Reply #95 on: March 31, 2006, 04:50:50 PM »
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Re: Interesting Photo
« Reply #96 on: April 01, 2006, 02:01:27 AM »
How about this? http://www.airliners.net/open.file/0568705/L/ You can see the plane on top seems slightly smaller which would normally indicate it's slightly farther away from the camera than the one on the bottom right?

Still nice though, I really like the Thunderbirds livery, very clean and elegant.

Frank

Same maneuvre, different angle... Note the distance between the planes...


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Re: Interesting Photo
« Reply #97 on: April 05, 2006, 02:18:16 AM »
Ah that's wild. I was sure there was more distance between then it appeared at first but that's a little more than I thought.

Now how about explaining this? (For the record I ddin't read the comments yet).
http://www.airliners.net/open.file/1025605/L/

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Re: Interesting Photo
« Reply #98 on: April 05, 2006, 04:56:41 AM »
hmmm....
that one almost looks like it's taxiing and somebody photoshopped out the landing gear....
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Re: Interesting Photo
« Reply #99 on: April 05, 2006, 04:59:16 AM »
This one looks real to me!
What do you guys think??
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Re: Interesting Photo
« Reply #100 on: April 05, 2006, 05:11:14 AM »
Nice one! Looks like it's right on the stall-limit both due to the angle and the stripes at the front (that's also a part lifting-body right? Or at least pieces that help the airflow to the main wings as far as I remember).

I glanced at the comments to the Su-30 picture and there was a link for another view of it: http://www.airliners.net/open.file/1027487/L/

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Re: Interesting Photo
« Reply #101 on: April 05, 2006, 09:30:02 AM »
Seen it before and I think it's accurate--and a tad closer than what he really wanted.

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Re: Interesting Photo
« Reply #102 on: April 06, 2006, 03:59:08 AM »
Here is a cool pic of a different kind.
See the irony in the picture?? ;)
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Re: Interesting Photo
« Reply #103 on: April 06, 2006, 11:10:36 PM »
gotta light?
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Re: Interesting Photo
« Reply #104 on: April 07, 2006, 02:44:56 AM »
He he! Good one!

Ok, off to Arkansas I go!!
(maybe Oklahoma... I heard there's a big fire going on right now....)

I'll be checking in every chance I get!
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