Air to Air photos, Connecticut

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  1. skier

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    I'm looking for some people/planes to do air to air shoots with. If you're based in Connecticut or willing to meet somewhere in the general vicinity let me know.

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    Nice SubSonex pic.
     
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    You volunteering or are you a commercial service?


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  5. skier

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    I'm doing it with a member of my local EAA chapter as a fundraiser for EAA Chapter 27 teens to flight (high school students building an RV-12). We ask for a small $100 (minimum recommended) donation to the program. That being said, I'd like to build up my portfolio a bit more. I would be willing to cover the donation myself for 2 or 3 shoots (any additional donation would be appreciated but not necessary).
     
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    Isn't Air to Air (insert item here) trademarked by Jack??? :eek2:

    Seriously, those are some awesome shots. Since others have already drooled over the Subsonex, I'll drool over the silhouette shot!
     
  7. gsengle

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    I might be interested I’m in the area with a Mooney, but will have to wash the plane first!

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    Hey, look what the cat dragged in!

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  9. skier

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    I'm up at BVY with a new to me airplane, never done anything air to air/formation but would be interested!
     
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    If you drift northward to Vermont, let me know. I've got two planes that could be photographed.
     
  12. skier

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    In most of the air to air photos I've done so far the pilots didn't have any formation experience. I calculated it out and I should be able to get a good photo of the entire plane (assuming 30 foot wing span) at approximately 200 feet away. Closer is better and gives more options, but 200 feet is decent. So we are close, but we aren't that close. I'm sure we could work something out. I'll PM you later today.

    I'm up in Vermont not infrequently, but I don't have access to a photo plane up that way. However, we may be able to find something that would work. A rental 172, while not ideal, can work. It's possible to undo the latch and let the window flip fully up during flight. I'll PM you later today.
     
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    I'm thinking SWMBO might be interested in doing this as a fun portrait session for us in one of our club planes. I'm based at Albany. Where are you based?
     
  14. skier

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    I'm based out of MMK (Meriden, CT). I'm sure we could meet up to do a photo shoot. I'll PM you with more details.