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The Star-Spangled RIAT

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The Star-Spangled RIAT

Postby JonoUK » Thu Aug 10, 2017 7:43 pm

Hi All,

So RIAT has once again come and gone, after months of hype it feels like it would be an impossible task to live up to expectations but RIAT 2017 was by far the best one I have attended so far, granted I have only been going in recent years. The show was supported very well other than by the weather, but this is often the case in that part of the world, It did return some great stormy skies though. There were so many highlights where on any given year a lot of the acts would have been the star of the show. Here's what I managed to capture from the event.

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ImageNorthrop Grumman B-2 Spirit by Jonathan Haylock, on Flickr
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ImageFire in your Eyes by Jonathan Haylock, on Flickr
3.
ImageUSAF Lockheed Martin F-22A Raptor by Jonathan Haylock, on Flickr
4.
ImageUkrainian Flanker Force Su-27 'Blue 58' by Jonathan Haylock, on Flickr
5.
ImageThunderbird by Jonathan Haylock, on Flickr
6.
ImageRockwell B-1 Lancer by Jonathan Haylock, on Flickr
7.
ImageFire and Ice by Jonathan Haylock, on Flickr
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ImageArmée de l'air Dassault Mirage 2000D 'Couteau Delta' by Jonathan Haylock, on Flickr
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ImageCouteau Delta by Jonathan Haylock, on Flickr
10.
ImageSpang F-16's by Jonathan Haylock, on Flickr
11.
Image338 Sqn F-4E Phantom II by Jonathan Haylock, on Flickr
12.
ImageBBMF Avro Lancaster 'Leader' by Jonathan Haylock, on Flickr
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ImageNorth American P-51D Mustang 'Frenesi' by Jonathan Haylock, on Flickr
14.
ImageFollow The Leader by Jonathan Haylock, on Flickr
15.
ImageLockheed U-2 Dragon Lady by Jonathan Haylock, on Flickr
16.
ImageStanding on the Shoulder of Giants by Jonathan Haylock, on Flickr
17.
ImageCV-22B Osprey by Jonathan Haylock, on Flickr
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ImageRed Arrows & Thunderbirds by Jonathan Haylock, on Flickr
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ImageRed Arrow by Jonathan Haylock, on Flickr
20.
ImageThunderbirds 1 & 2 by Jonathan Haylock, on Flickr
21.
ImageRed, White & Blue by Jonathan Haylock, on Flickr
22.
ImageDesert Mirage by Jonathan Haylock, on Flickr
23.
ImageArmée de l'air Dassault Mirage 2000D 'Couteau Delta' by Jonathan Haylock, on Flickr
24.
ImageAH-64 Apache Longbow by Jonathan Haylock, on Flickr
25.
ImageSpirit & Reaper by Jonathan Haylock, on Flickr
26.
ImagePinky's Curtain Call by Jonathan Haylock, on Flickr
27.
ImageFlanker by Jonathan Haylock, on Flickr
28.
ImageFlankers Break to Land by Jonathan Haylock, on Flickr
29.
ImageSu-27 by Jonathan Haylock, on Flickr
30.
ImageSoaring T-bird by Jonathan Haylock, on Flickr
31.
ImageMirage by Jonathan Haylock, on Flickr
32.
ImageUSAF Heritage Flight by Jonathan Haylock, on Flickr
33.
ImageSpanish Heat by Jonathan Haylock, on Flickr
34.
Image24 Karat Magic in the Air by Jonathan Haylock, on Flickr
35.
ImageApache Gunship by Jonathan Haylock, on Flickr
36.
ImageChase the Light by Jonathan Haylock, on Flickr
37.
ImageSwedish Air Force Lockheed AC-130H Hercules by Jonathan Haylock, on Flickr
38.
ImageGizmo by Jonathan Haylock, on Flickr
39.
Image311° Gruppo 60 Years Tornado by Jonathan Haylock, on Flickr
40.
ImageRAF Typhoon by Jonathan Haylock, on Flickr
41.
ImageUkrainian Swan by Jonathan Haylock, on Flickr
42.
ImageMission Complete by Jonathan Haylock, on Flickr

Thanks for looking and role on RIAT 2018! :thumb:
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Re: The Star-Spangled RIAT

Postby Alfie » Thu Aug 10, 2017 9:13 pm

Superb set of pictures, I really like the Mustang, and the close up of the A400. But really with such a great set it is a hard job to choose.
Alfie
 

Re: The Star-Spangled RIAT

Postby GVLCN » Fri Aug 11, 2017 6:40 am

Awesome photos what camera & lens were you using?
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Re: The Star-Spangled RIAT

Postby Hunter49 » Fri Aug 11, 2017 12:27 pm

Superb pics well done!ROB
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Re: The Star-Spangled RIAT

Postby JonoUK » Sat Aug 12, 2017 7:56 am

GVLCN wrote:Awesome photos what camera & lens were you using?


These were all shot with the 100-400II on the 7DII and all of flying diplsay shots had the 1.4x III attached.

Thanks Alfie and Rob :thumbs:
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Re: The Star-Spangled RIAT

Postby The Phantom » Sat Aug 12, 2017 9:38 am

Cracking quality images :Wow: :thumb:
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Re: The Star-Spangled RIAT

Postby Skip » Sat Aug 12, 2017 11:03 am

Awesome set Jono, the processing is spot on :cool:
The last time I saw an F22 at Lakenheath i DIDN'T photoshop it...
Flickr
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Re: The Star-Spangled RIAT

Postby prefontaine72 » Sat Aug 12, 2017 1:04 pm

Awesome shots mate :thumbs:

Dougie :D
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Re: The Star-Spangled RIAT

Postby MR TERRY GREEN » Sat Aug 12, 2017 1:29 pm

SPOT ON,love the f-4 and b-2 with the f-15.but all great.
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Re: The Star-Spangled RIAT

Postby PeteHemsley » Sat Aug 12, 2017 7:27 pm

First rate Jonathan
Ultionis est dulcis - Revenge Is Sweet

Canon freak


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Re: The Star-Spangled RIAT

Postby DanBeeden » Sat Aug 12, 2017 9:10 pm

Really superb work. Shot 31 stands out for me - something about the Mirage 2000.
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