Koksijde week 1 2021 : NVG training C-130

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Koksijde week 1 2021 : NVG training C-130

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From Monday 4 till Thursday 7 January 2021 NVG (Night Vision Goggle) training flights were done at Koksijde to qualify some pilots of the 20th Sqn in Melsbroek. In great cooperation with the pilots we could take some really nice night photos of the mighty hercs! Conditions were not easy: wind, really cold, no light and little time to make some good shots, but we made the best of it.
Tuesday 5 January: (CH11 and CH12)
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Wednesday 6 January: (CH13)
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Thursday 7 January: (CH13)
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I hope you enjoy them.

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Remarkably good results considering its near darkness, really atmospheric.

Ghosting trees on the third shot is really weird. :ghost:
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Wow, very nice set! Demanding conditions but great execution :)

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If you gave someone a brief to take striking images of a grey C130 operating in near darkness, they might consider it a practical joke.

Great pics under the circumstances, great use of the available light and some very picturesque shots.

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Really nice set of shots there Wim.
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Super set of shots Wim. Scenes that we can only dream of at the moment.

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What a great set of photos - outstanding especially under those conditions 👏👏

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Cor! Fabulous stuff... the full-disc shot head-on is an absolute cracker.

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Superb shots, thanks for sharing :-)
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