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BB-8 to Add to the ANA Star Wars Collection

Back when we lived in California, I saw the Star Wars 787 from All Nippon come in to San Jose.  That is the topic of this blog post.  There are a couple of other Star Wars planes that ANA painted … Continue reading

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Scott’s Clipper

The trip to photograph Eric’s Clipper that I described here included a bonus (as if the flight wasn’t bonus enough).  Eric had talked to another Clipper owner, Scott, and he had brought his plane across to Sonoma.  Scott is not … Continue reading

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Eric’s Clipper

Eric Presten is a guy who spends his career photographing other people’s aircraft.  He is not so often the subject of the photo.  Dave Leininger was writing an article on Piper Clippers and wanted some shots of Eric’ aircraft to … Continue reading

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FedEx 757 and Oh So Close

I have posted before about taking photos from airliners of passing jets and using Flightradar24 and the wifi connection to try and get a shot.  On this trip I had two good opportunities that I knew about.  The first was … Continue reading

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Air to Air With Airliners (Well, Sort Of)

My regular trips across the country often result in seeing aircraft out of the window as they cross our path or head in the opposite direction. I have seen plenty of jets in relatively close proximity but, with the speed … Continue reading

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Air-to-Air With Some Raptors

Day two of my Red Flag visit was to involve a trip in one o the KC-135 tankers supporting the exercise. After the troubles of the previous day, it wasn’t entirely clear whether it would go ahead but we turned … Continue reading

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