Dover AFB Air Show - May 2022

moose135moose135 Major grinsLong Island, NY, Charlotte, NC and points between...Registered Users Posts: 1,387 Major grins

Last Saturday we went to the Thunder over Dover air show at Dover AFB. It was stinking hot, but we had a great time at the air show! It's rare for the Thunderbirds and Blue Angels to perform at the same show, but we got a treat this weekend!

The B-2 looks like it is from another world, but it is actually from Whiteman AFB, Missouri.

This C-47 flew on D-Day and is now owned by the American Airpower Museum at Republic Airport on Long Island. I've been a volunteer at the museum for many years, although I guess I'm more 'inactive' these days since I don't live on the Island now.

They teamed up with an Air Force C-17 for the USAF Cargo Heritage Flight


  • StumblebumStumblebum I shoot, therefore I am San Jose, CARegistered Users Posts: 8,395 Major grins

    Great set! Totally thrilling and joyous! Bravo!

  • black mambablack mamba Major grins Jacksonville, FLRegistered Users Posts: 8,020 Major grins

    Super work, John. Really well done. That #2 shot is as good as I've ever seen of planes flying that maneuver. As you say, it's rare to see both of these teams performing at the same show.

    I always wanted to lie naked on a bearskin rug in front of a fireplace. Cracker Barrel didn't take kindly to it.
  • GattoGatto Major grins Houston,TXRegistered Users Posts: 401 Major grins

    Very nice set, and nice selection of Aircrafts

  • ziggy53ziggy53 Still learnin'still lovin Super Moderators Posts: 22,542 moderator

    Wonderful! Especially liking #4, with the Blue Angels just above the parked Thunderbirds. Perfect timing on your part to get that composition! 👍👍

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  • JuanoJuano Major grins Lima, PeruRegistered Users Posts: 4,648 Major grins

    Fabulous set! congratulations.

  • El GatoEl Gato Global Trekker Registered Users Posts: 1,068 Major grins

    Very nice images (framing, composition, clarity) and great aircraft.

    Thanks for sharing these and for providing a glimpse of some super aircraft.

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