Air-to-Air Piper Arrow

Discussion in 'Flight Following' started by Lowflynjack, Mar 21, 2019.

  1. Lowflynjack

    Lowflynjack Pattern Altitude

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    Well, the weather is beautiful in Central Texas this morning and we were able to get a photo shoot in... this time with the correct plane!

    We agreed to meet over the dam at Canyon Lake at sunrise. The problem was, the sun came up and promptly went behind the clouds. One pass around the lake and it came back out again though, so I was only panicked for a few minutes.
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  2. Cluemeister

    Cluemeister Line Up and Wait PoA Supporter

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    Jack, what's the rule of looking at the camera versus not looking at the camera for the pilots in the photographed plane?
     
  3. RyanShort1

    RyanShort1 En-Route

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    If it’s formation, you’d BETTER be looking at the lead ship. That’s one of the first rules of formation flying.
     
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    Ravioli Final Approach

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    Their iPads are broken so they have nothing to look down at?
     
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    Tantalum En-Route

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    I was lucky enough to come up with @RudyP for some air to air photos .. and you definitely feel how "close" you are to the other ship so everyone's got their eyes on each other for safety. I also think it looks bad a$$ to be frank
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    Even in the Star Wars canyon shots always pretty cool when the pilot is looking at the photographer:
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  6. Lowflynjack

    Lowflynjack Pattern Altitude

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    Pretty much what these guys said! You’re depending on us to keep you safe from other planes & obstacles, your job is just to fly off of us. I’ve heard it said that if the lead Blue Angel flew into a mountain, the rest would too and would never see it coming.
     
  7. RyanShort1

    RyanShort1 En-Route

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    Sadly the Thunderbirds diamond basically did just that years back in the T-38s.
     
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    pburger Pre-takeoff checklist

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    Very nice, as usual. I'll be calling sometime this summer to schedule a photoshoot for my Arrow.
     
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    Warlock Line Up and Wait

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    Boy I miss my 68 Arrow...nice work as always...
     
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    GaryV Pre-takeoff checklist

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    Great photos Jack.
     
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  11. PilotMick83

    PilotMick83 Filing Flight Plan

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    Is that MrAviation101 in the right seat?
     
  12. Lowflynjack

    Lowflynjack Pattern Altitude

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    Yep! The owner had no formation experience, so Josh joined him.
     
  13. ElPaso Pilot

    ElPaso Pilot Cleared for Takeoff

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    When I read Air - to - Air in a Piper:

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    Timbeck2 Final Approach

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    I think I just found my new paint job!
     
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  15. Lowflynjack

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    Nice pictures as always
     
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    Lowflynjack Pattern Altitude

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