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Autumn in SoCal

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SW Sky Blue
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Autumn in SoCal

Post by SW Sky Blue » Sat Jan 18, 2020 12:46 pm

Had a week planned for the canyon in late October, but the crash earlier in the year resulted in a change of plans, so we headed south to El Centro...Had a great week with cloudless skies and temps in the 90s and as luck would have it lots of movements too....here are some images from two days outside of the fence at NAF El Centro..on TDY here were Growlers , Super Hornets, Harriers, Tigers, Goshawks and some rotary stuff too.....Here is a selection of pics taken on 23rd and 24th October....

1,
Image163614_T-45_NAFEC_KevinWills_344A8155 copy copy by KdoubleU2017, on Flickr

2,
Image167089_244_T-45_NAFEC_KevinWills_344A8188 copy copy by KdoubleU2017, on Flickr

3,
Image166894_556_EF-18G_VAQ-129_Vikings_KevinWills_344A9707 copy by KdoubleU2017, on Flickr

4,
Image166894_556_EF-18G_VAQ-129_Vikings_KevinWills_344A9701 copy by KdoubleU2017, on Flickr

5,
Image165926 145_FA-18F_VFA122_344A9803 copyKevinWills_NAFEC copy by KdoubleU2017, on Flickr

6,
Image165926 145_FA-18F_VFA122_344A9821 copyKevinWills_NAFEC copy by KdoubleU2017, on Flickr

7,
Image169216 503_EF-18G_VAQ-129_344A9783 copyKevinWills_NAFEC copy by KdoubleU2017, on Flickr

8,
Image169208 562_EF-18G_VAQ-129_344A9648 copyKevinWills_NAFEC copy by KdoubleU2017, on Flickr

9,
Image169216 503_EF-18G_VAQ-129_344A0505 copyKevinWills_NAFEC copy by KdoubleU2017, on Flickr

10,
Image169262_UH-1Z_6729 copyKevinWills_NAFEC by KdoubleU2017, on Flickr

11,
Image168410_UH-1Y_6729 copyKevinWills_NAFEC by KdoubleU2017, on Flickr

12,
Image166933_564_EF-18G_VAQ-129_344A9879 copyKevinWills_NAFEC copy by KdoubleU2017, on Flickr

13,
Image165645_T-45C_TW-2_344A9344 copyKevinWills_NAFEC by KdoubleU2017, on Flickr

14,
Image166894_556_EF-18G_VAQ-129_344A9956 copyKevinWills_NAFEC copy by KdoubleU2017, on Flickr

15,
Image166894_556_EF-18G_VAQ-129_344A9994 copyKevinWills_NAFEC copy by KdoubleU2017, on Flickr

16,
Image166875_102_FA-18F_VFA-122_344A0461 copyKevinWills_NAFEC copy by KdoubleU2017, on Flickr

17,
Image166875_102_FA-18F_VFA-122_344A0431 copyKevinWills_NAFEC copy by KdoubleU2017, on Flickr

18,
Image761549_F-5N_VFC-13_344A0694 copyKevinWills_NAFEC copy by KdoubleU2017, on Flickr

19,
Image168917_FA-18E_VFA-122_344A0637 copyKevinWills_NAFEC copy by KdoubleU2017, on Flickr

20,
Image166875_102_FA-18F_VFA-122_344A0111 copyKevinWills_NAFEC copy by KdoubleU2017, on Flickr

21,
Image169146_521_EF-18G_VAQ-129_344A0139 copyKevinWills_NAFEC copy by KdoubleU2017, on Flickr

22,
Image165926_145_FA-18F_VFA122_344A8549 copyKevinWills_NAFEC copy by KdoubleU2017, on Flickr

23,
Image165593_AV-8B_VMA-542_344A8786 copyKevinWills_NAFEC copy by KdoubleU2017, on Flickr

24,
Image165425_AV-8B_VMA-542_344A8814 copyKevinWills_NAFEC copy by KdoubleU2017, on Flickr

25,
Image166875_102_FA-18F_VFA-122_344A0437 copyKevinWills_NAFEC copy by KdoubleU2017, on Flickr

Hope they are of interest.....

Cheers.

Kev W. :thumb:

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Re: Autumn in SoCal

Post by Reaper02 » Sat Jan 18, 2020 1:05 pm

Nice shots Kev, thanks for sharing! :thumb:

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Re: Autumn in SoCal

Post by raameagle » Sat Jan 18, 2020 4:29 pm

Great shots Kev, and thanks for posting for serials too 👍
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Re: Autumn in SoCal

Post by LTFT5 » Sat Jan 18, 2020 5:05 pm

Top set of shots Kev very well captured.
Love them Goshawks.
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Re: Autumn in SoCal

Post by MR TERRY GREEN » Sat Jan 18, 2020 6:52 pm

Wonderful sharp pictures thanks for posting those.

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Re: Autumn in SoCal

Post by david14 » Sat Jan 18, 2020 6:57 pm

Great stuff Kev, really nice light on those

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Re: Autumn in SoCal

Post by matt e » Sat Jan 18, 2020 6:59 pm

great set,especially #3 and 24

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Re: Autumn in SoCal

Post by galaxysi » Sat Jan 18, 2020 9:44 pm

Superb set in great light,does'nt get much better that that.

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Re: Autumn in SoCal

Post by paddyboy » Sun Jan 19, 2020 6:49 am

Hi Kev :P

Awesome set as always :thumbs:

No. 18 :Wow:

Thanks for posting :thumb:

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Re: Autumn in SoCal

Post by Gus0898uk » Sun Jan 19, 2020 10:13 am

Thanks for posting kevin El Centro is my favourite base,it is particularly good at this time of the year as The Blue Angels use EC for winter training.
I was fortunate to be there once when a Carrier Air Wing was there, F-14s, E-2s, Intruders etc etc

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Re: Autumn in SoCal

Post by toom317 » Sun Jan 19, 2020 10:55 am

Great set, but those first 2 Goshawks, stunning.
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Re: Autumn in SoCal

Post by PeteHemsley » Sun Jan 19, 2020 1:09 pm

Oh, what a lovely growler you've got there! Great selection Kevin. All from outside the fence??!?!

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Re: Autumn in SoCal

Post by Seahawk 11 » Sun Jan 19, 2020 2:07 pm

Wow these are just fantastic, great set of photos, I love El Centro its a great place to visit,

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Re: Autumn in SoCal

Post by SpilsbyPete » Sun Jan 19, 2020 3:05 pm

I have to agree fantastic set of photo's

"Great shots Kev, and thanks for posting for serials too 👍"

Where did you post the serials

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Re: Autumn in SoCal

Post by adderman » Sun Jan 19, 2020 5:17 pm

SpilsbyPete wrote:
Sun Jan 19, 2020 3:05 pm
I have to agree fantastic set of photo's

"Great shots Kev, and thanks for posting for serials too 👍"

Where did you post the serials

Pete
Lovely shots.

Pete, look closer at the photo links underneath each shot. Serial at the beginning.

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Re: Autumn in SoCal

Post by Blackcat1 » Mon Jan 20, 2020 10:05 am

Beautiful!
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Re: Autumn in SoCal

Post by SW Sky Blue » Mon Jan 20, 2020 11:01 am

PeteHemsley wrote:
Sun Jan 19, 2020 1:09 pm
Oh, what a lovely growler you've got there! Great selection Kevin. All from outside the fence??!?!

Thanks Pete, yes all from outside at the western end
SpilsbyPete wrote:
Sun Jan 19, 2020 3:05 pm

I have to agree fantastic set of photo's

"Great shots Kev, and thanks for posting for serials too 👍"

Where did you post the serials

Pete

Thanks , Serials are on the file numbers, haven't posted a list anywhere

Thanks for all the comments chaps :thumb:

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Re: Autumn in SoCal

Post by slogen51 » Mon Jan 20, 2020 2:51 pm

Lovely shots particularly the ones with a flash of colour - what a difference a bit of high viz makes

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Re: Autumn in SoCal

Post by Craig » Mon Jan 20, 2020 4:38 pm

Some lovely light on these, I particularly liked 7 and 20.

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Re: Autumn in SoCal

Post by B58Hustler » Mon Jan 20, 2020 6:03 pm

Number 20 is a stonker.

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