A-10 They're pretty big up close! The crew were selling T-shirts out of the napalm tanks. It's not often you get so close as this, and be able to touch the aeroplane. I hope they gave it a good checkover before the next flight! More of:
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B-1 with vortices This one has its wings forward, and its reheats full on, as it climbs away steeply from a fly-by. It was a damp day, which gave rise to the water vapour vortices off the wingtips. More of:
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Hercules delivery C-130's at airshows like to show the crowd different things from time to time. Here, the aircraft is dropping some supplies out of the back, attached to a parachute which is just starting to open. The bulbous nose probably contains extra radar equipment.
This variant is an MC-130H Combat Talon II. It is used to deliver troops and supplies for covert operations. More of:
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