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R44 Pilot Showing Off for the Camera

I was wandering along the runway at Concrete towards the end of the day during the fly in.  A Robinson R44 had been doing pleasure flights throughout the day and was landing well up the field from where I spent … Continue reading

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Building a Big Box

I have stayed in the same hotel in Addison TX a couple of times recently for work trips.  The view from my window has been of a building site that has been progressively developing on each visit.  On one morning, … Continue reading

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What Are These Stretches of Concrete

I had a lot of time to look around while I was at Rainbow Canyon.  As the day wore on and the sun came around, I started to have a clearer view to the south.  In the morning, it had … Continue reading

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Parallax Preferences

This post is really a question about what people like in an image and what they are prepared to tolerate.  I was at Concrete for the vintage aircraft fly-in up there a while back.  This is an event where you … Continue reading

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Lookout Post Skeleton

At the bottom of the Devil’s Slide trail, there are the remains of a building.  This appears to have been a lookout location.  There were a number of military installations here at one point.  Just south of the tunnel entrance … Continue reading

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I Can Hear You Coming

In the days before radar, there were other techniques that were used for trying to detect inbound enemy aircraft.  One of them was the use of sound.  Dotted along the southeast coast of the U.K. are a number of locations … Continue reading

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