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Old 10-17-2013, 01:58 PM
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Few more pics. These are awesome.

http://photographybydavidson.com/flyover2013
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Old 10-17-2013, 05:31 PM
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... don't know if you guys are aware that outside of your country when something weird or wrong happens in the USA, people say "...only in America".

This time I would like to say "ONLY IN AMERICA" for the right and good reason. Congratulations from the other side of this planet... "downunder". You guys know how to put on a good show even in times of difficulty. Keep showing the spirit
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Old 10-18-2013, 01:59 AM
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All,
below is a short video of the flight from my plane and the plane in front of me (Jarhead).

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0x9S7...ature=youtu.be


Another video. This one has more different views from within the formation.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OBgN...layer_embedded
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Old 10-18-2013, 07:07 AM
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From Check Six Photography..
..I hadn't seen this one here:

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Old 10-18-2013, 03:39 PM
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Default CONGRATULATIONS

As a former member of a Canadian military aerobatic team, I am well aware of the difficulties involved in flying formation in an aircraft with a light wing loading. Formation flying is no easy task and the more aircraft you field, the harder becomes the job. To do so with forty-nine of Van's models, make it look good, and hit your TOT is outstanding performance and I take my hat off to all those who took part.

A heart felt "Bravo Zulu" to all.

John
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Old 10-19-2013, 12:39 PM
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Make me proud to be a pilot.

And an American.

You might not realize it, but I think you're saving general aviation in this country, one flight at a time.

--Ron
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Old 10-19-2013, 02:08 PM
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Wow this is amazing. As a student pilot and Eaa member building an airplane and being the fianc? of someone recently diagnosed with breast cancer this is all sorts of awesome. I will show her the video tonight.

Marc
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Old 10-19-2013, 02:13 PM
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From Check Six Photography..
..I hadn't seen this one here:

I gave Check Six the video and audio from Juliet One to use with their video. I expect that they will have an excellent video out of the flight in the near future.
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Old 10-19-2013, 03:46 PM
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As a former member of a Canadian military aerobatic team, I am well aware of the difficulties involved in flying formation in an aircraft with a light wing loading. Formation flying is no easy task (snip)

A heart felt "Bravo Zulu" to all.

John
For those of us that aren't familiar with the term "BravoZulu", it is a (mostly) Navy term for "BZ" meaning a job very well done. "BZ"was used as shorthand by signalmen using semaphore signal flags and shortwave radio men using morse code to shorten the length of messages.
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Old 10-19-2013, 08:09 PM
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Default A special flight for me

Just thought you would all like to know why we do the things we do. My wife is a breast cancer survivor and I was honored to be part of this historic event. Was it fun as hell? Yeah, one of the coolest flights I've ever had. The most important part of the flight is not the world record (although that would be pretty cool too). It is the awareness that was raised for a deadly killer to the tune of $30,000 raised by the KC Flight Group. A lot of guys and gals came from all over the country on their days off on their own dime to do this.

Special thanks to all the KC Flight guys, especially Phil Lamb (Ripper) the unofficial spokesman for the group and quite a TV personality it seems, Bill Gill (BeeGee) flight lead extraordinaire, the Master of Metal-Richard White (Maverick) and Steve Stucky (Boomer) I think he installed more smoke brackets than anyone and did most of the wiring. And thanks to Axel we all had Pink Ribbon decals to put on the tail of our airplanes. Thanks Axel, it's now a permanent part of my airplane.

Just wanted to share with you why I did it, see below





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