Thunderbirds

by Arie October. 07, 2009 5277 views

READY FOR TAKE-OFF
The US Air Force Thunderbird Demonstration Squadron was in Kuala Lumpur recently (5th Oct 2009) to demonstrate their flight skills with aerial maneuvers. I was there to witnessed them together reportedly with some 100,000 spectators scattered around the old KL airport, Malaysian Air Force Base, Flight Calibration Base, MAS Engineering Training Centre, Aerod and the nearby housing areas. And here goes some of my shots taken from the Malaysia Flight Calibration Base.

TAKE-OFF
Four Thunderbirds take-off. Please bear with me that the day started with an overcast skies. So the result differs since I have to change my camera settings off and on. Most of us worried that the Thunderbirds Airshow may even be canceled.

APPROACHING
As the show proceed, the air was also saturated with the smoke from the crafts but thankfully, midway through the rain stop and a light wind was blowing. and towards the end some blue sky did break from the clouded skies.

DELTA FORMATION

OVERHEAD PANNING SHOT

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Bassman 9 years, 8 months ago

great captures

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Pandka 9 years, 11 months ago

Fantastic set!

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Leif Petersson 9 years, 11 months ago

Super set!

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Livelovelaugh 9 years, 12 months ago

What an awesome show! Your shots are fantastic! :)

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Azreena 10 years ago

Fuyooo bro amazing la semua shot sungguh menarik and nmpk thrill giler. Bila la nak mengajar kami :-)

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Asylum 10 years ago

ini hebat!!

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Christa 10 years ago

Impressive and powerful show! 3 and 5 are very good.

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Finbarr 10 years ago

Amazing set !!

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Martyna 10 years ago

wow! number 3 is amazing :D

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David Cardona 10 years ago

pOwErfUl! Excellent shots!

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Kaitlyn 10 years ago

Very cool!

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Kinga 10 years ago

Wow! #3 is excellent!:-)

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Milton Jacob 10 years ago

cool set

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Sara G 10 years ago

Wow, what a capture in #3! scary :-)

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Helen Hooker 10 years ago

Great set. Shame about the dull sky but you did well in difficult circumstances :-)

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Ricardo 10 years ago

waw!!
super cool scenes!! :)

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Afshan 10 years ago

#3 is perfect!

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Alison 10 years ago

very nice!

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Ania 10 years ago

Great captures!! Especially #3 and #4!!

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Pete 10 years ago

great panning

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Lynn 10 years ago

AWESOME!!! I always wanted to go to an airshow...very cool :))

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Robel Narte 10 years ago

Wow ! Arie that is awesome...very nice capture of the airshow..i could feel the excitement of the spectators as they watch the airshow...the oohhhs and aahhs! they are really good !
Thank you so much for sharing...
best regards ,
rob

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Jennye 10 years ago

fantastic shots!!

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Hong S 10 years ago

WOW,, so much i hope im in one of them

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Enaz Hanari 10 years ago

Awesome shots

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Sylwia 10 years ago

3!!!

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Marsha 10 years ago

Wow...fantastic captures....love #3!

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Askrubies Chichiwee 10 years ago

semakin hebat dan mantap.
semestinya saya akan menuntut sama saudara. boleh ya?

saya ada di kmpong masa tu, tak sempat nak gi sana. :-((

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