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An optimistic pilot in his Aero L-29 Delfn gives a thumbs-up before taking off for his race at the Reno National Championship Air Races.

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Pilot Phil Fogg in his Aero L-39 Albatros engages in a post-flight debrief with his ground crew.

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Pilot Heather "Lucky" Penney in her Aero L-29 Delfn.

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Flight to the Moon.
FIFI engine & prop
Sun setting behind an RV-7 at an EAA 4th of July picnic.
Liquid Mirror
United Launch Alliance Delta 4 rocket carrying the fourth Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS-4) satellite
C-130 flying at sunset across the Gulf of Mexico
Separated by just a few feet, and over 60 years, an F-22 Raptor and P-51D Mustang engage in a formation fly-by
With afterburners lit, an F-22 Raptor makes a sweeping turn.
A 1944 Beechcraft C-45 reflects the setting sun
A Grumman F7F Tigercat
The Flying Heritage Museum's Jenny prop.
Beautiful picture of the Seattle Museum of Flight's P-40.
An F4U-4 Corsair in flight
A Fockewulf FW-190 takes off at sunrise
F4U-4 Corsair on the Tarmac
1929 Ford Tri-Motor in Black & White
A pair of Pitts Special Bi-Planes battle for the lead during the Reno Air Races.
Sunset over a 1937 Ryan STA
A Thunder Mustang makes a low pass at over 350 MPH.
1937 Spartan Executive Model 7W

1st Annual Air & Space Photo Contest
A 1944 Beechcraft C-45 reflects the setting sun

"As the events of the National Championship Air Races concluded for the day," says Hetu, "it grew darker, and most of the aircraft faded. This old Beech C-45 with its highly polished aluminum finish, however, seemed to grow in clarity in the sunset."

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Hillsboro, Oregon, United States of America
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 09.2012
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Date Uploaded: July 3, 2013, 10:23 a.m.
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PHOTO LOCATION Reno, Nevada, United States of America