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More: Ramenskoye (Zhukovsky) (UUBW)
More: Russia, August 22, 2003
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15 blue (cn 36911031819) I was following the formation of 6 "Russkiye Vityazi" Su-27s when they all of a sudden started shoot out flares. It looked really impressive!
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A visitor from Poland posted Sun June 19, 2011:

A visitor from Turkey posted Wed September 16, 2009:

A visitor from - posted Fri September 4, 2009:
Good looking shot.
The flares are giving the photo a beautifull look..

A visitor from - posted Thu September 3, 2009:
Igor Tkachenko (leader of the group) is still alive on this photo and makes the world most dangerous, beautiful and noble work the best way who ever can... We will not forget you, brave falcon of russian sky! Five stars aren't enough for him and this photo.

from Russia
with love
to sky

A visitor from Brazil posted Fri April 10, 2009:
Bela foto

A visitor from United Kingdom posted Tue May 27, 2008:
Some here are realy scared of these fighters so they call raptors omg raptor is the best that USA can do .BTW Photo of elegance and beauty 5+

A visitor from Australia posted Fri March 28, 2008:
Flare Cloud rocks

A visitor from United Kingdom posted Mon March 24, 2008:
I would give 7 stars byt there is only 5. so 5 from me! Well, F-22 are just for new pilots, so they have a chane to fly:P

A visitor from Mexico posted Sun November 25, 2007:
The spectacular flare release along with their neat formation make them look truly elegant

A visitor from United States posted Sat January 6, 2007:
Catches a dynamic moment with breathtaking effect.

A visitor from United States posted Wed November 15, 2006:
Tells a story and is different

A visitor from United Kingdom posted Fri November 10, 2006:
I can see why ,it looks like all the jets have just come through a fire storm and are going in to a fight very nice shot

A visitor from Israel posted Tue October 17, 2006:
Very nice

A visitor from Canada posted Thu August 31, 2006:
Well balanced and composed shot.

A visitor from Brazil posted Mon July 17, 2006:
They are the best!!

A visitor from India posted Sun July 9, 2006:
The Sukhoi's have been impressive airshow after airshow, with more nations procurring new versions.. Great pic Jakob!

A visitor from Malaysia posted Sat July 1, 2006:

A visitor from United States posted Fri June 16, 2006:
Yeah, and my brother will kick the crap out of your brother...

A visitor from United States posted Mon May 29, 2006:
An F-22 would eat each one of these, hands down.

A visitor from Poland posted Fri May 5, 2006:
Someone could tell me why we didn't buy it?

A visitor from Russian Federation posted Fri April 21, 2006:
Well done

A visitor from United Kingdom posted Fri April 7, 2006:
To be alert at a time when they shoot the flares makes for a spectacular photograph for all to enjoy

A visitor from Mexico posted Fri March 10, 2006:
Su27 simple the best good picture!!!

A visitor from United States posted Thu February 9, 2006:
These Russian jets are the best! Thunderbirds and Blue Angels are sooo boring compared to this firework. Great stuff, 5/5

A visitor from - posted Sun February 5, 2006:
This spectacular picture just goes to show awesome power of Russian frontal aviation! Great shot!

A visitor from Denmark posted Mon January 30, 2006:
Sweet looking

A visitor from India posted Sun January 29, 2006:
The sukhois aircrafts are the best, its good to have these sukhois in our indian airforce inventory

A visitor from India posted Sun January 29, 2006:
Russian aerobatic ROCKS

A visitor from - posted Mon January 23, 2006:
Impressive display of all the aircraft and the fares

A visitor from Turkey posted Wed December 14, 2005:
Nice pic.

A visitor from France posted Thu November 3, 2005:
The most exciting plane of the world

A visitor from Israel posted Sun October 9, 2005:
Very Cool

A visitor from Croatia posted Sat October 1, 2005:
Great effects and the beauty of flying.
Wonderful picture.

A visitor from Nepal posted Mon September 26, 2005:
How about that for a wallpaper

A visitor from Japan posted Mon September 26, 2005:
Great to see a shot with some real interesting feature that you don't often get to experience

A visitor from United States posted Mon September 26, 2005:
Russian fighters rock!!

A visitor from Netherlands posted Sun September 25, 2005:
Mighty and a powerfull sight of the russian airforce. creapy if you look out of teh window from a cessna!!!!!!

A visitor from United Kingdom posted Sun September 25, 2005:
You don´t often see Pics like this ...Anyone knows where to get a SU 27 ?

A visitor from Finland posted Sun September 25, 2005:
WOW!!! Amazing

A visitor from India posted Sun September 25, 2005:
Hey it is like sukhois are in full rage,mr.sukhoi plz calm down.;-)

A visitor from Russian Federation posted Sun September 25, 2005:
One of the best ever shots from MAKS 2003 andall other. Best because of creativity!!! THX a lot

A visitor from United States posted Sun September 25, 2005:
Russian Air Force Rules!

A visitor from United Kingdom posted Sun September 25, 2005:
Very cool photo

A visitor from United States posted Sun September 25, 2005:
Boy the Russians sure now how to put on an air show!

A visitor from United Kingdom posted Sun September 25, 2005:
The word 'spectacular' is over used nowadays, but this photo deserves this statement. This one one frame captures the power, the ruthlessnes, the sheer awe of these killing machines. Watch out US air force, the russians are coming and they look pissed!

A visitor from Korea, Republic Of posted Sat September 24, 2005:
Great! Look at reflections on wings!

A visitor from United States posted Sat September 24, 2005:
Great pic :)

A visitor from Netherlands posted Sat September 24, 2005:
Whoo , Great shot.

A visitor from United States posted Sat September 24, 2005:
Its awsome

A visitor from Germany posted Sat September 24, 2005:
Impressive Picture!

A visitor from United States posted Sat September 24, 2005:
Wow! The best shot I've ever seen! And I'm only 11!!!!!

A visitor from Netherlands posted Sat September 24, 2005:
Absolutely amazing shot!

A visitor from Portugal posted Sat September 24, 2005:
5*! i'm breathless... thank you for this absolutely amazing photo.

A visitor from Mexico posted Sat September 24, 2005:
Picasso would´ve envied this shot!

A visitor from Korea, Republic Of posted Sat September 24, 2005:
One word for this picture "Fantastic~!!"

A visitor from United States posted Sat September 24, 2005:
That is something you don't EVER see... You can see the verticies from the wingtips swirling the smoke... it's Amazing!!! GREAT photo!

A visitor from Finland posted Sat September 24, 2005:
Amazing! Fairytale look alike!

A visitor from India posted Sat September 24, 2005:
Lovely flares trailing the fighting aces.

A visitor from Poland posted Sat September 24, 2005:
Great shot!!

A visitor from Norway posted Sat September 24, 2005:
Great pic of the coolest figther plane in the world!! Go Sukhoi!!

A visitor from Ukraine posted Sat September 24, 2005:
Thank you for this shot)

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