Tuesday, May 1, 2012

5/2 Outdoor Wednesday # 173


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Robins Air Force Base air show was this past weekend. The headline act was the Navy Blue Angels.

Blue angels

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There were other planes too….including the F-22 Raptor (most advanced fighter jet in the world)....

F-22 Raptor

The four planes maintained at Robins, the F-15 Eagle, C-17 Globemaster, C-5 Galaxy and C-130 Hercules also flew.

C 5 Galaxy

C 130 Hercules



Killer Bee….

killer B

PT 17 ….

PT 17

T 33 Acemaker….

T 33 Ace Maker

UH 1 Huey….

UH 1H Huey

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There were about 60 stationary displays featured, including more than 20 military aircraft dating back to the World War II era. The air show reported record-breaking attendance for the weekend. It was reported that about 180,000 people overall attended, with 110,000 of those visiting on Saturday.

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  1. It must be exciting to watch the art of creative flying! Some day I must find out! Great photos!

  2. It is such a treat to see this air show! I saw it in Pensacola Beach, FL and it was awesome. Great photos. Thanks for hosting.

    The French Hutch

  3. Hi Susan,

    Wow, what a wonderful air show! You have some fabulous pictures. Thank you for hosting our party.

  4. The Blue Angels are amazing! Great shots.

  5. Great photos! - I'm always amazed that pilots can fly with such precision!

  6. As I type this comment my middle son is likely jumping from an airplane....his second solo skydive. Shudder....but it takes people with his kind of nerve to do the kinds of things you captured so beautifully.

  7. Great shots. I have not seen anything liek it since I was a child ans we lived in a town with military aircraft.

  8. Susan, this looks like a wonderful event. I haven't been to an air show in years.

    When we lived on the farm the planes from the air shows in St Louis would fly over our house. That was always fun also.

  9. WOW that was a great day out, and you have captured some stunning shots.

  10. Oh wow, that looks like fun. I love air shows!

  11. Great shots of this event, Susan!

    Thanks for hosting!

  12. Very cool! Thank you for hosting Outdoor Wednesday.

    Happy May!!

    : )

    Julie M.

  13. I'm sure you enjoyed the Blue Angel performance and I loved your photos. I grew up in Pensacola, FL where the Blue Angels are trained. Your posts brought back some very fond memories.

    Carolyn/A Southerners Notebook

  14. Great Pics.

    Thanks for hosting Outdoor Wednesday. Im now a new follower. Please come visit me at PICKINandPAINTIN.blogspot.com.

  15. Hi Thank you for hosting! Each Labor Day we go to visit the air show here...I never get tired of seeing it. Thanks for the great pics! Sunny109

  16. Planes, planes and more planes. It looks like you had an exciting day taking these photos. Nice job, Susan.
    Joyce M

  17. Hi Susan...oh my, I have been MIA for so long! Happy to join in your party this week:)
    Very cool Air-show!
    Amazing those planes that free fall are wow.....they scare me to death! But I know....they are very talented pilots;)

    Happy Outdoor Wednesday & May Day!!

  18. I love the pc17 and the t33 ace maker shots

  19. my grandparents seen the Blue Angels in Florida and my kids seen them in Alabama I think
    they are amazing

  20. Stopping by for the first time for this link up. Can't wait to check out the other posts!

  21. Great photos! Thanks for hosting another Outdoor Wednesday!

  22. I went one time, and it's really worth it! Love that red and white plane:)

  23. Just stopping by to say Hi..May you have the best week ever my friend..Hugs and smiles Gloria

  24. Very cool! I love the red and white striped plane! It looked like a fabulous outing!

  25. Wow. It's hard to imagine being one of the pilots! I'd have to just fly straight ahead, no turns or twists!


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