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Canadian Snowbirds



Taken at the Jones Beach Air Show Memorial Day Weekend, 2009. The Snowbirds fly the Canadair CT-114 Tutor.
I tried to keep the sky smooth and bring out the detail in the smoke trails.


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Date: Mon May 25, 2009
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catonic
Wow, what a shot. Love the angle of the formation, and great composition. The smoke trails are superb, this one is much less noisy. Great rendering, AmandaSmileCat
It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see ~ Henry David Thoreau
#1 Mon May 25, 2009 8:04pm


Does anybody know what makes the smoke? I suppose it's not a dry ice machine in the jets.


Chris
#2 Mon May 25, 2009 10:32pm

Amandart
Underneath the jets there are two fuel pods (tanks) which contain diesel fuel. There is a tube from each tank to the exhaust at the back of the engine. The pilot squeezes a trigger on the control stick which starts the flow of diesel from the tank to the engine exhaust. When the diesel fuel enters the exhaust, it immediately vaporizes and creates a white smoke trail. To stop the flow of diesel fuel, the pilot squeezes the trigger one more time. This smoke trail dissipates before it reaches the ground and is considered harmless.
Luckily, I paid attention at the airshow. Smile!
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#3 Mon May 25, 2009 11:57pm

Amandart
Thanks for looking and commenting, Catonic and Artfulpics. Smile!
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#4 Mon May 25, 2009 11:58pm


Geez, Amanda, you know everything! Smile


Chris
#5 Tue May 26, 2009 1:01am

Amandart
LOL, not really. But I did stay in a Holiday Inn Express. LOL! Wink
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#6 Tue May 26, 2009 2:42am

Oly_M
had to come back.. I just so love this photograph... if we had sticker awards we could bestow here, I'd put mine on this one
"The poetry of photography will always be more important than the mechanics of the camera..." - J-H. Lartigue
#7 Tue May 26, 2009 10:55am

Hangin10
Great capture Amanda. The smoke trails are really nicely composed.
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