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A WWII Era C-47 sits on the ramp at the American Airpower Museum at Repubic Airport for this long night exposure that helps illuminate the cloudy skys.
Solar Impulse (HB-SIA) "Across America" Flight: Dulles International Airport- Runway 1R-19L. Piloted by Bertrand Piccard during this photograph. The ground crew is inspecting the aircraft, and prepari
Fleet over the Atlantic Beaches of Long Island.
A California Army National Guard CH-47 Chinook is set into place by Bill Foraker prior to the beginning of the California Capital Airshow.
Chris Soltis takes a breather while cleaning debris out  of a the 1929 Curtiss Flying School hanger in Stratford, Connecticut.
Solar Impulse (HB-SIA) "Across America" Flight: Dulles International Airport- Runway 1R-19L. Piloted by Bertrand Piccard during this photograph.
Crews De-ice a C-17 Globemaster III during a snow storm
A UH-1 Huey from the 1st Helicopter Squadron Flys past the Pentagon
F-15s perform the missing man formation during a funeral.
GEICO Skytypers
GEICO Skytypers
A Loadmaster walks through a C-5 Galaxy
P-40 at Dusk
Maryland State Police's Trooper 7, lands at the Children's National Medical Center.
B-17 on Final
Infantry of the RI Army National Guard alongside a C-130J during the combined arms demo at the 2012 Rhode Island Open House and Airshow.
A MedEvac Pilot, flys to a local hospital in Charleston, SC
A 2 ship formation by The GEICO Skytypers help create this image that looks straight out of the Pacific during WWII.  Noted for typing their messages at 10,000 feet they stick to a couple hundred feet
Medics transport a car crash victim to a waiting MedEvac Helicopter.
Vintage aircraft rest in a vintage hangar.
A combination of perfect conditions and skilled pilots allowed for this image of Airshow performers John Klatt and Jeff Boerboon above some low clouds over Newport RI.
The River Approach to DCA
Team Aerodynamix

2nd Annual Air & Space Photo Contest
A Loadmaster walks through a C-5 Galaxy

"I was documenting flight line operations when I saw the loadmasters preparing the C-5 for cargo," says Aston. "I immediately went over and started photographing. It was the first time I saw both ends of the C-5 open, and wanted to find a way to show off this unique airplane, and just how big it is."

TAGS: Maryland, United States

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Charleston, South Carolina, United States of America
Member since 2014
Editors' Pick Finalist
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© Perry Aston.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 04.2011
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Filed Under: Military
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Date Uploaded: Sept. 30, 2014, 8:32 p.m.
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Camera Model: NIKON D3S
Focal Length: 50mm
Shutter Speed: 1/400
Aperture: f13
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PHOTO LOCATION Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland, United States of America