Rocky Mountain Airport Airshow as presented by: Alek Komarnitsky

On June 7th, 2008, the nearby Rocky Mountain Airport put on an awesome airshow. I had borrowed a 100-400 telephoto lens from a friend to test with my Canon 40D DSLR. While we had a great vantage point on a second floor open patio, we were North of the runway looking into the early afternoon Sun (plus there was quite a bit of heat shimmer) so the lighting conditions were far from ideal. However, these pictures are semi-decent and provide a feel for this cool event where you could hear lotsa Jet Noise - the Sound of Freedom! So salute the men & women in uniform and their service to our country. Yaw'ing to the right - note rudder position. We had arrived as the B-25 did its last flyover, which then landed with the Colorado foothills in the background. Note only the left burner is lit plus right nozzle hasn't opened up. My brother (a former F-15 pilot) says sometimes they both don't light at the same time, although this persisted for several seconds which he said is a bit unusual.

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