NAF El Centro - 10th November

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NAF El Centro - 10th November

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Couple of shots from the NAF El Centro Photocall last week.

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Nice Mark

Much about? Always interesting to see whats in El C
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RichPittman wrote:Nice Mark

Much about? Always interesting to see whats in El C


Cheers Rich,

VFA-122 had about 8 Super Hornets on deployment. There were also around 8 T-45C from NAS Meridian on deployment.

Waiting to go on base in the morning watched a couple of C-2 and an E-2 bash the circuit. Some Harriers showed up for a fuel stop.

While waiting to get bussed out to the runway, 3 ship of Hercs did a low approach.

While at the runway got the USMC Hornet circuit bashing. He then fuel stopped before flying more circuits.

Also got a mix of Super Hornets and T-45C going out and coming back from training sorties. Last 3 T-45C spent around 30mins circuit bashing.

Good experience to finally make it onto one of their photo calls.

More pix to be added later in the week.

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Very nice what focal length was that taken at then? You look pretty close :cool:
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First one was at just over 100mm, second at 420mm (300 + 1.4 extender).
As for closeness, maybe about 30ft from runways edge.

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Legacy Hornet is a terrific photograph. :cool:
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Legacy shot is very nice Mark.

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That opening shot is rather nice! :up: I almost made it to El Centro but instead gambled on the Canyon for two days which paid off.

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Lovely stuff Mark!

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