Aviation MegaThread!!!!

Discussion in 'Shiny Things' started by EvilGenius, Jan 1, 2009.

  1. Mambo Dave

    Mambo Dave I cannot abide.

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    I noticed the same. If it isn't, its leading me to think we may not be able to trust digital photography when used as evidence of anything that is in higher-speed motion. But it has to be a video capture... I've haven't seen a digital camera do this before.
  2. Nytelyte

    Nytelyte Somewhere about

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    Its an effect of the rolling shutter used in some devices.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rolling_shutter
    Most phone cameras will evidence this.
  3. PineyMountainRacing

    PineyMountainRacing Oops....

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  4. koncha

    koncha .

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    Since I really don't have much to add but have read every post in the thread, how about a link to Clark Gable's documentary on the 351st Bomb Group?

    Part 1: http://vimeo.com/20295011

    Part 2: http://vimeo.com/20328500


    My dad sent that to me months ago. Piney's link reminded me of it.
  5. Shadow10

    Shadow10 Been here awhile

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    The adage - "The camera never lies" has not been true for a very long time.
  6. I_FLY_LOW

    I_FLY_LOW Long timer

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    It was actually a still pic, I took with my cell phone.
    Made me look twice, when I saw the finished pic, too.
  7. I_FLY_LOW

    I_FLY_LOW Long timer

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    Very cool video!
  8. Easyrider5258

    Easyrider5258 Easyrider

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    The Autumn Air show at Duxford Imperial War Museum, Cambridgeshire UK last show of 2012

    Some Arrivals pictured here, For the full show and more aviation click the link

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/65081372@N04/8090096970/in/photostream/lightbox/

    to view in flickr's "Lightroom" use the "Older" tab to work back through the images, comments on flickr welcome :thumbup

    Thanks for looking...


    Some Friday arrivals and photo calls, in no particular order'...

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    Spitfires at Duxford Autumn Airshow 2012 by BMrider2012, on Flickr

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    FG-1D Corsair KD345/G-FGID by BMrider2012, on Flickr

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    The Rolls-Royce Spitfire XIX “PS853” by BMrider2012, on Flickr

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    Hunter F.58 G-PSST "Miss Demeanour" by BMrider2012, on Flickr

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    DSC_8775 by BMrider2012, on Flickr

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    DSC_8748 by BMrider2012, on Flickr

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    Hunter F.58 G-PSST "Miss Demeanour" by BMrider2012, on Flickr

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    SPITFIRE FR14E MV268 J-EJ Duxford Autumn Airshow 2012 by BMrider2012, on Flickr

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    FG-1D Corsair KD345/G-FGID, TFC, Duxford Autumn Airshow 2012 by BMrider2012, on Flickr

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    FG-1D Corsair KD345/G-FGID, TFC, Duxford Autumn Airshow 2012 by BMrider2012, on Flickr
  9. Shadow10

    Shadow10 Been here awhile

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    This is one of my favourites.

    Awesome shots! Thank you so much for sharing.

    Who is keeping the F4 Phantom flying? It must cost a fortune.
  10. Motorfiets

    Motorfiets Long timer

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    :huh
  11. Rich B

    Rich B Long timer

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    Thanks for the pictures of the Spitfire FR14E & the Corsair FG1D.....pure airplane porn :D.....

    And 2 awesome airplanes at that :clap
  12. EvilGenius

    EvilGenius 1.5 Finger Discount

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    Maybe he meant A-4?
  13. crampfan

    crampfan Banned

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    F-4 was in the link, i'd love to let my son see one in full AB
  14. mfp4073

    mfp4073 Long timer

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    That vid is awesome. thanks for it!
  15. scottcolbath

    scottcolbath Long timer

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    We had a fly-in and air race last weekend out at Wickenburg airport.

    Jason Rovey. He and I are on the airport commission.

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    This Lancair Super Legacy was friggin' fast. Coming down from 13,000 feet, he almost hit 400 MPH.

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    S.C.
  16. EvilGenius

    EvilGenius 1.5 Finger Discount

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    Ah.

    Are they really that expensive?

    I figured with all the surplus parts that europe has the only huge cost for them would be fuel.
  17. Josephvman

    Josephvman I'm the Decider

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    I knew an experienced pilot who died with his fiancee in a Lancair IV, and another guy who owned one that was also crashed. I'm not an knowledgeable aviation guy, but I'm curious about the reputation that the Lancair has as a difficult/dangerous aircraft. Any thoughts?



  18. vfxdog

    vfxdog Been here awhile

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    I think that's an older photo, not from this year's Duxford.

    Collins Foundation in the US have one that can be hired for airshows, and for a measly $12500 you can go up in it yourself.
  19. EvilGenius

    EvilGenius 1.5 Finger Discount

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    Hell yeah, I'm all over that!

    :clap
  20. wannaklr

    wannaklr Long timer

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