Aviation Photo #1025605 Sukhoi Su-30LL - Russia - Air Force

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Anonymous
10 years ago
I'm speechless... The lowest ever pass found! Congratulations on the photo, excellent timing with this exciting moment! 5 stars for sure
Anonymous
10 years ago
Woah, low enough to knock somone over. That must take some skill. Great photo, great timing, great shot, great everything. 5/5
Anonymous
10 years ago
Wow! Too low for my comfort. Excellent photo though.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Inbelievable!!! A little bit lower and they need a altimeter with negativ scale ;-)
Perfect timing!
Anonymous
10 years ago
The most beatiful Fighter performing breathtaking action what a great timing.Outstanding Work!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Woooooooooooooa!!! Kvochur rules!!! Eh, if he repeat this perfoming at MAKS....
Anonymous
10 years ago
No crosswind at all, I guess
Anonymous
10 years ago
Nice clean shot, very low to the ground
Anonymous
10 years ago
Only the Russians dare this kind of flying!!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Completely amazing! By far the best (and lowest) flyby I've ever seen. Congrats on the shot!

Regards
Anonymous
10 years ago
WOW is what explains this photo, just WOW... Great timeing...
Anonymous
10 years ago
The best I see. Pozdrawiam Mati
Anonymous
10 years ago
Glad there is no turbulence :-) just simply amazing
Anonymous
10 years ago
Did he keep his job after the show?
Anonymous
10 years ago
That I call a real low pass. Great shot.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Outstanding...last time i saw a flyby like this it was in starwars episode 4
Anonymous
10 years ago
Does anyone know if the pilot is A.Kvochur? Is he still performing " Test Pilots" shows? GREAT PHOTO!!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Very nice picture!! Looks like everyday the pilots go more lower!! Probably next picture will be with an ant touching the plane..???
Anonymous
10 years ago
Another crazy Russian. What an outstanding performance. Thanks for capturing it!
Cheers - ZakHH
Anonymous
10 years ago
That's really some unbelievable flying going on there; great photo!
-Leo P.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Amazing photo, great timing. Looks like the plane is actually lower than the one in the background, haha.
Anonymous
10 years ago
The Russian fighters are far better than another ones in the world and the pilots ar far crazy!! Nice shot!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Bring's a whole new meaning to the license plate holders, "I'm not driving fast, just flying low." Flying low is right, WOW!
Anonymous
10 years ago
It apprears that the su-30 is taxing with invisable landing gear.
Anonymous
10 years ago
My god their incredible
Anonymous
10 years ago
Only Russion pilots can do this :D Crazy.....
Anonymous
10 years ago
This is a true act of bravery!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Outstanding picture and performance, but I would not like to be in the back seat.
Anonymous
10 years ago
This shows their skills at flying. I actually have tried to do this in flight simulatior and i've been able to only do it sometimes, becuse it is VERY hard
Anonymous
10 years ago
I wouldn´t dare to do this, but it sure is a suicidal and daredevil act. T.B.
Anonymous
10 years ago
The speed they are traveling at a height (altitude) no greater than his landing gear would be extended.
he also must use good judgement when he pulls up to go around - a tail drag would ruin his day
Anonymous
10 years ago
This is the best!!!! This is like the best picture ive seen all year
Anonymous
10 years ago
Too much vodka ... :]
Anonymous
10 years ago
Five stars for Russian fighter pilots! These guys rock! Scrap those boring Thunderbirds right now!!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Wow! lowest pass i've ever seen, damn good work!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Insane! Crazy! I believe it is the first and last time i will see things like this.....
Anonymous
10 years ago
WoW !!! Truely unbelievable! 5 stars!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Looks like the pilot has the attention of the backseater. Great work by the photographer!
Anonymous
10 years ago
That is a true act of craziness is more like it! They've must have watched "Top Gun" one too many times. I bet both have their hand on the ejection seat handle on that pass!
Anonymous
10 years ago
I wonder how it feels if I lie down and let the Su-30 fly over me!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Go Boys. WOW
Anonymous
10 years ago
By far the best shot I've seen this month ;-)
Anonymous
10 years ago
Incredibl skill, incredible aircraft. How scary would it have been to be sat in the back?? 5/5
Anonymous
10 years ago
Great shot!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Nice catch!
Anonymous
10 years ago
HOLY. Needs bottom-view radar/camera
Anonymous
10 years ago
He is the real pilot.amazing....
Anonymous
10 years ago
Fantastic display. The lowest fly-by I've ever seen......Fly low and Hit Hard!! Congratulations with this picture!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Great russian!!!!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Woooowwww!!!! what a stunnig action!! , i recommend that the pilot must have the psycho test before flight next time he...he..
Anonymous
10 years ago
Very thanks photographer and russian pilots !!!
Anonymous
10 years ago
That's incredible. How fast is he going?
Anonymous
10 years ago
Brilliant shot!
Anonymous
10 years ago
What can you say?! Incredible picture.
Anonymous
10 years ago
The SU-30 now comes equipped with F-117 landing gear.
Anonymous
10 years ago
This photo jumps at you and gives the WOW factor,what amazing piloting skills.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Would the ground effect be a big factor in assiting in maintaining such a low altitude
Anonymous
10 years ago
This picture is.. just amazing!!
Red arrows or Blue Angels may be good, but the russians are REALLY the Topguns!!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Lowrider looks great being so close to the runway !
Anonymous
10 years ago
This has to be one of those "once in a lifetime"- shots. This shot has "it".
Anonymous
10 years ago
Excellent flying skills with my favourite aircraft Su-30.Su-30 series was first delivered for Indian Air Force(IAF)... Congrats pilots for flying and RUSSIANS for creating excellent air-machine ... Cheers:-)
Anonymous
10 years ago
It's incredible!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Russian extreme flying -outstanding!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Crazy guys. Hope they really know what they are doing out there...
Anonymous
10 years ago
Very fine piece of flying,and photography.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Keeping a big jet like this so low, even at takeoff speeds, takes great skills and experience. Great pilots, awesome shot!!!
Anonymous
10 years ago
That's what I call flying low. I just can't decide whether this pilot is just daring or out of his mind. Great shot anyway.
Anonymous
10 years ago
What flying !!!!
does the pilot have any room for error ?
Anonymous
10 years ago
It is the sheer excitement of the moment. I wonder how the person in the backseat must have felt. This sort of flying requires tremendous skill and confidence. Simply a great shot!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Hmm, I see the Russians has finally developed invisible landing gear... :D
Anonymous
10 years ago
Absolutely perfect!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Is it low flying or did he forget to lower his landing gear?
Anonymous
10 years ago
Even the pilots could barely know the altitude!
GREAT SHOT!
Anonymous
10 years ago
The only thing i can say is... Wow, thanks for sharing this with us.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Very good shot, i give camera man and the skilled performers much credit
Anonymous
10 years ago
No comments, just amazing
#1
Anonymous
10 years ago
Congratulations from France!! Even the "Patrouille de France" would be impressed!!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Suberb shot of some superb flying! well done
Anonymous
10 years ago
Russian pilots rulezzz
Anonymous
10 years ago
Whoa!..excellento!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Now That's what I call "flying Below the Radar!" Great work Xu Zheng!
Anonymous
10 years ago
HOLY $#&%!!!! Awesome!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Jeee... scary!
Anonymous
10 years ago
This pilot has skills!!!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Sweet! Glad you kept your calm long enough to let us enjoy that shot ;) I just hope the pilot doesn't sneeze!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Man that russian is a real dare devil. dang. superb shot. right place at the right time....
Anonymous
10 years ago
What a sleek, gorgeous, perfect jet, nice paint scheme, *and* fairly good flying skills to boot! Wing commander: "Piotr, were you drinking before flight? Maybe you transfer to naval hovercraft unit, da?"
Anonymous
10 years ago
The aircraft seems to be flying quite fast, the angle of attack is very small. Only Su-30 doing tumbles in the air top this one.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Insane flying... must be the lowest fly-by I've ever seen. Truly impressive, since it isn't much room for error.
Anonymous
10 years ago
You have shooten the most beautiful fighter in the world in a outstanding situation.Excellent!
Anonymous
10 years ago
This picture is so COOL because it is so Cool to see a jet flying low to the ground and I have never seen one fly that close.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Amazing shot! If this photo was shown on any other website I would tell you it was a fake! Russian pilots... simply incredible!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Great shot. It would be nicer if the shot could be taken at lower angle.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Crazy Ivan!! Awesome though...
Anonymous
10 years ago
How low it can go, I guess all that training is
really worth it.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Excellent picture...it demosnstrates how fast this plane must begoing for there to be enough lift. yet it seems frozen in time.....
I would love to se this same scenario with vapour tracers to see the airflow underneath the plane!!
Anonymous
10 years ago
May be it is my emotion about what plane pilot does and not the quality of the image itself. But this image caught my attantion right away. I just like it a lot.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Now that pilot has got lots of guts pulling off such a dangerous stunt. the photog was also in his groove to capture this image.
Anonymous
10 years ago
I nominate this one for easy top five pic on airliners wow!!!!!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Hmmm, nice altitude
Anonymous
10 years ago
The sukhoi rules!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Very nice photo
Anonymous
10 years ago
I hope he's got an accurate altimeter ... notice the fire trucks lined up across the way, just in case? ....
Anonymous
10 years ago
Fantastic!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Amazing picture! Well done that cameraman, such a sharp subject yet not a hint of pan-blur in the background.
Anonymous
10 years ago
It takes the Russian's to do something this awsome. Thank's for sharing the shot with us.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Extremely butyful to watch how the russians do it!!!
go go russian!! rossija vperod!!!
Anonymous
10 years ago
JUST AN AMAZING SHOT...SUPERB FLYING BY THE RUSSIANS
Anonymous
10 years ago
The photo is excelent but the pilot is insane. A pilot from Romania
Anonymous
10 years ago
Great detail
Anonymous
10 years ago
Never seen a pilot flys as low as this russian guy is doing!
Anonymous
10 years ago
They have performed the Cobra Strike , now comes the Crouching Tiger stunt!! Great skill.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Awesome shot, incredibly guts on this skilled/reckless/crazy pilot!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Just amizing, just amizing.. thes pilots is prof...!
Anonymous
10 years ago
WOW. That´s awesome.
Anonymous
10 years ago
WOW Crazy Russians as usual:) I bet the pilot of this one was deaf after this from the autopilot screaming PULL UP, PULL UP, TO LOW GEAR TO LOW FLAPS TERRAIN TERARIN PULL UP. Nice work :)
Anonymous
10 years ago
Exciting photo! There is blasting dynamics of gliding aircraft or levitating weightless giant (zero gravity, magic is real!). Perfect shot, Congratulations, Master Zheng. Czesc
Anonymous
10 years ago
Not just the photographer is good. but this is one hell of a pilot
Anonymous
10 years ago
Close enough to reach out and touch some one
Anonymous
10 years ago
Pull up....pull up ... terrain!!!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Wow... very cool picture.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Very impressive!
Anonymous
10 years ago
This shot captures the essence of a top pilots skill. Straight and level at almost ground contact.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Damn good!! boys n girls...dont try this at home!!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Very good shot
Anonymous
10 years ago
Only best of the best can fly this baby!!!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Russia is Best! Remeber!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Russial pilots are world's best!
Anonymous
10 years ago
No comments... It's work!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Breathtaking, amazing, i'm proud i'm a slav.
Anonymous
10 years ago
The pilot's technique is outstanding. The maestro's name Anatoliy Kvochur. He also shows this trick above water - looks even better. He's neither landing nor taking off - he's flying over runway. Patrol de France's and Fracci Tricolore's planes are much lighter, but they can't repeat the same trick.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Unbelievable! I wonder if both pilots are involved in controlling the plane at the moment or one of them is flying and the other is praying to the God of Altitude Controls... Amazing piece of flying!
Anonymous
10 years ago
I have a friend who as engineer and he passed on the following in regards to the posts asking about the speed of the Sukhoi in the picture:

Based upon the angle of attack, and adjusting for ground effect, I would estimate his speed at something close to 300 knots. Any slower would require a much greater angle of attack and much faster would begin to form some type of condensation in the air around the plane.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Exelent moment of life.
Anonymous
10 years ago
The pilot's name is Anatoliy Kvochur. The trick looks even better when he flies over water.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Lovely clear shot of the a/c! Talk about being at the right place at the right time! Not very often to be seen! RS
Anonymous
10 years ago
WOW. This is impossible, or I thought it was. But after I saw this picture, I found out that nothing is impossible for russian pilots.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Just two words absolutly awesome!
Anonymous
10 years ago
A great display of airmanship. Reminds me of the old films about WWI when pilots used to fly and not just press buttons.
Anonymous
10 years ago
I will do the same with my C-172!
They are nuts!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Great Pilot. And Great Russia!!!
Anonymous
10 years ago
It even looks like he's on the ground, apart from he has no landing gear!!! *****
Anonymous
10 years ago
Both, pilot and photographer showed expert skills. Thanks to them for that masterpiece.
By the way: Did the tower say: low level or mow level? ;-)
Anonymous
10 years ago
This is "THE" ultimate master of low-level-flying at work! Just wonderful.
Anonymous
10 years ago
The angle of the pic was great and the plane made an outstanding fly "over"!!!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Cool!
It looks like it's just hovering over the ground!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Simply A-W-E-S-O-M-E. That pilot is just... just... I'm sitting speechless.
Anonymous
10 years ago
It is amazing to see how low the plane can go and how brave the pilots are. the plane looks nice as well. what can i say the russians rule
Anonymous
10 years ago
Best techique I'ver seen.
Anonymous
10 years ago
So close to the ground and so paralel to it. Amazing!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Now THAT's what I call high-speed taxiing...! Would love to see the adrenalin levels for these guys, especially the back-seater along for the ride.
Anonymous
10 years ago
I see in an earlier commentary that the pilot is Anatoliy Kvochur, a wonderful individual as well as the consumate test pilot...! He was also the pilot who took a bird strike (at Farnborough I believe) in a Mig-29 and performed a zero time ejection only after making sure the crowd was safe and that the aircraft couldn't be saved.

Every time he exists the cockpit following a flight display he does a roman press, revealing just how composed he is...!! He also has a hand-shake like solid granite.

On top of it all he is the most humble person you could imagine in spite of his obvious talents...!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Beautiful picture of a very clean aircraft!!!

considering how quickly the aircraft was flying by (some have said ~300kts) I am especially impressed by the clarity and crispness of the aircraft markings and rway lines aft of the aircraft.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Those Russians sure can put on an air show!
Does that look like the inflite refueling probe
sticking out the upper left of the nose.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Amazing pilots and amazing photographer!
It just looks like it is hovering in mid-air.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Holy %#*@ blown away by this pic. Does it look as though the inflight refuel probe is extended. If so why on earth ?
Anonymous
10 years ago
Not only is the detail and colours dramatic, the mere feat of flying at that height makes the picture all that more dramatic.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Great photo showing the precision performance of both airplane and pilot! One mistake and its all over, but the pilot holds it together!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Great and Great, What else. The difficult ground clearence performance and the smart shooting are on this pic.
Anonymous
10 years ago
WOW, like a magetic train floating on the rail.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Very nice! I like the photo!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Very impresive.realy good shot
Anonymous
10 years ago
Five stars from me too. Awesome pilot, with an awesome aircraft. Russia rules!
Anonymous
10 years ago
My god
Anonymous
10 years ago
Poor ants ;)
excellent shot!
Anonymous
10 years ago
If you look at shot angle - you can see that even photographer couldn't get lower altitude :)
Anonymous
10 years ago
Amazing picture! congrats!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Just Mega Guys. No comments!!! Russia Rulez!!! Our Pilotas are the Best!!! Ostalnie - otdikhayut!!!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Amazing example of Russian flying skills. Great shot to capture the moment.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Crazy pilots plus perfect avionics plus excelent photographer and here is the incredible picture. WOW!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Excelent Skills!!!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Thats the way, how to taxi without gear. ;-)
Anonymous
10 years ago
Great! Those Russians are crazy!
Anonymous
10 years ago
I find no words to describe this imm-mach-ulate shot.......a split second error would result in tail strike and terrible destruction....hats off to the two daredevil pilots........gbala
Anonymous
10 years ago
How do they do that? ;D
Anonymous
10 years ago
I love photos taken from a downward looking aspect. This is one ballsy pilot.
Anonymous
10 years ago
I can't trust my eyes as I watch this . . .
Anonymous
10 years ago
I love that pilot already!
He and his "Steel bird" is one creature here! But such risks is not for me... besides - i`m a girl. So sad about it!
Anonymous
10 years ago
That's incredible! It's extremely low. Nice photo.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Thats very impressive... Amazing, what are our Russian friends capable of... I'm half a Russian :) and photos such as this makes me feel proud of my Russian part, although that was diffrent till today :D
Anonymous
10 years ago
Are they crazy????
Anonymous
10 years ago
Wow, there is nothing to say, just WOW

Manu
Anonymous
10 years ago
Simply Amazing
Anonymous
10 years ago
What an awesome shot, I would rate it 10 stars when it would be possible.

By the way: See this picture for a view from another angle: http://www.airliners.net/open.file/1027487/L/
Anonymous
10 years ago
Nice Shot!
Anonymous
10 years ago
It's an amazing shot...cuz the aircraft is flying at a very high speed...
Anonymous
10 years ago
Nice airplane,the best of the world
Anonymous
10 years ago
That is pure insanity to fly at such a height without the gear down. I'm a pilot myself and its incredibly difficult to hold a low altitude at high speeds. Great shot of it though!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Low level, weels up flying........... Dose it get any better!!! This is truly one of the most beautiful fighter aircraft ever built. When you look at the stick jockeys you get a good prospective of just how big this plane is. This pic is way to cool ! ! !
Anonymous
10 years ago
If they put there gears down.. That might be Landing sequence... Wow.. So Cool
Anonymous
10 years ago
Russians are geniuses!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Crazy pilot???
Anonymous
10 years ago
Nice angel, excellent airplane!!! No words to describe it!!!! Just awasome!!!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Vodka Power!! Seriously, Amazing display of flying skills.
Anonymous
10 years ago
I am proud of my country...
Anonymous
10 years ago
Wow, Sukhoi-30 ... and their pilots, cannot be "touched"!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Nothing's impossible now..
Anonymous
10 years ago
Exciting flight I guess
Anonymous
10 years ago
Being a pilot i know just how difficult this is
Anonymous
10 years ago
That guy could have hit a rock or something!
Most impressive shot i've ever seen.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Good photo. Hard to believe they can do what our USAF aero teams do. I noticed no flaps; airspeed?

In reality, this is old tech. We have the "bathtub"; stealthy too!

Gilles Fireagle
Anonymous
10 years ago
Now this takes balls!
Anonymous
10 years ago
This photo is awesome because it captures the grace and handling of the aircraft so well. The lack of a speed blur or flames from an afterburner almost makes the jet look as if it were sitting idling on a taxiway!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Very dramatic, plus its a Sukhoi
Anonymous
10 years ago
Good pilot
Anonymous
10 years ago
If that is flying that low to the ground, that's amazing, plus that is a sweet plane.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Bloody Hell! I'd hate to think what would happen if he encountered some turbulane! Great shot
Anonymous
10 years ago
Made in Russia!!!
The best pilots all over the world!!!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Thts what i call flying !!!
Anonymous
10 years ago
How low is low?
Anonymous
10 years ago
The best
Anonymous
10 years ago
Amazing!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Great shot! Real class!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Hehe, Su-34 still the best bomber ever made in the world.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Sorry to all the proud air forces out there.. this kind of flying is only be done by mad russian pilots.. simply amazing!
Anonymous
10 years ago
He forgot his glasses... can't see the ground :)
Amazing trick, major balls needed to do that.
Anonymous
10 years ago
I'm proud that I know this pilot and I used to work with him in terms of Su-27's engine modernization. I thought that A. Kvochur has left Flight Research Institute and I'm happy that I was wrong.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Simply excellent
Anonymous
10 years ago
VERY seldom seen a/c performing such a flight! Great plane, great pilot! Good capture!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Great shot, great pilot, poor airman...
Anonymous
10 years ago
From telamon1
Sorry l was wrong!
5stars is not enaugh.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Don't try this at home, definitely! Wonderful photo, wonderful pilots!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Very good this photo, very crazy pilot
Anonymous
10 years ago
What a precise pilot !
Anonymous
10 years ago
Reminds me of Luke Skywalker's Speeder, seemingly hovering, from Star Wars fame. Nice job to both the photographer and the "hot stick" in the driver's seat.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Seems to be in perfect control close to the ground
Anonymous
10 years ago
Just the best
Anonymous
10 years ago
Perfect focus. Amazing flying!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Nice shot, had to be high speed
Anonymous
10 years ago
Russia pilots the best of the best!!!
Anonymous
10 years ago
I couldnt believe the clarity to catch the form of the shadow beneath the aircraft DAN
Anonymous
10 years ago
Unbeliveable! Those pilots have nerves made of steel!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Only russian can make aircraft like this and fly like this. BIG BIG BIG Respect. From a froggy
Anonymous
10 years ago
Gears up, flaps up!! the pilot should be the most skilled or the most insane; good shot zheng.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Wow! If I lay flat on the ground, my headful of hair would've been blown away! I thought this is only possible in movies like "Mission Impossible" or "James Bond". Sublime flying skill here, no doubt. Thanks for sharing, Zhang.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Absolutely beautiful when in a clean configuration...and even better looking when it's flying 5 feet off of the ground
Anonymous
10 years ago
What the *%#¤ !
I believe Russian pilots are great !
Low can I say...
Anonymous
10 years ago
This picture shows us how great are the russian pilots
Anonymous
10 years ago
An absolutely stunning display of aerial accuracy.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Sweet Ass!!! Those crazy Russians know how to fly!!! What else needs to be said, the dude is right on the runway, blowing the dirt off!!!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Bxxxxx hell - say no more incredible
Anonymous
10 years ago
Amazing
Anonymous
10 years ago
"Oh, it's exciting, fly lower than 1m". It's more than 1m I think...
Anonymous
10 years ago
#1 It is an outstanding picture, content-wise
#2 It is very well done - good focus and composition
#3 I just like military hardware
Anonymous
10 years ago
"Oh, it's exciting, fly lower than 1m."
"It's more than 1m I think..."

That's right! It's 1,03m!! :-)
Anonymous
10 years ago
Perfect focus
Anonymous
10 years ago
Cool.. russians are just so crazy in those kinda things
Anonymous
10 years ago
Thank's for shot! Russia is best! Kvochur is best! ole-ole-ole-ole!!!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Very rare. Nice photo.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Fantastic Shot!

That pilot is RAF Red Arrows Calibre!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Sorry, there's no corn to harvest on that field ...
Anonymous
10 years ago
Russian Cruiser!!!
Anonymous
10 years ago
You must have either really big balls or really small brain to do that... Or then again, when you're flying that low you probably have to have both.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Crazy RUS pilot! great respact from China!.......I/JG54_Empirehawk
Anonymous
10 years ago
I cannot believe it it is amazing .... a great photo
saludos España
JM
Anonymous
10 years ago
Outstanding maneuver and great capture of it!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Incredible! No background blur either so must be very fast shutter speed? And yet still large depth of field. Amazing shot!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Because it's really impresive the low-low altitude and that it's beutifull and exciting!!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Rusia have the best pilots of the world
Anonymous
10 years ago
Torero. Very beautiful
Anonymous
10 years ago
It's amazing that this photo should have captured the plane flying at its outrageously low altitude. it must have been a truly difficult shot to get in the frame as well, as the plane would have been going incredibly fast. I guess the film speed was extreme as well, since the background is not blurred
Anonymous
10 years ago
Gosh... It seems that Russians want to refuel from... ground tanker. I wonder who will made enough fast fuel truck :-)))
Anonymous
10 years ago
Goodness, gracious, great balls of fire! Super, super, super shot! And great credit to the pilots on this amazing manoeuvre!
Anonymous
10 years ago
It doesn't get better than this -Capt.Ashwin .b.Iyer
Anonymous
10 years ago
This is really high class! Bravo!!!
Anonymous
10 years ago
It's just cool
Anonymous
10 years ago
What a shot you took.i'm saying this because it's something that's impossible to do.
Anonymous
10 years ago
And after that you may ask why russians have crashed so many fighters during airshows :-) ! But I must admit they are the greatests, thanks for the performance, and for the shot too !

"Furaxounet"
Anonymous
10 years ago
Flying under the radar gets a new definition...
Anonymous
10 years ago
Looks Cool =P
Anonymous
10 years ago
Dude! thats wicked! :D
Anonymous
10 years ago
I love russian airplanes...
Anonymous
10 years ago
Incredible
Anonymous
10 years ago
Very dangerous you have to be realy expiernced to do that and know the aircraft but what a truly amazing flight
Anonymous
10 years ago
Already much comments... nothing to add :-) it's simply the best! 5/5
Anonymous
10 years ago
The best fighter + aces as crew = amazing shots ;)
Anonymous
10 years ago
Unreal! I wanna see someone do that in a Jas 39-Gripen. That's a beautiful plane. The most high-tech too.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Wow..awesome, photo rocks man.. one more to my wallpaper collection
Anonymous
10 years ago
My head is spinning! That's so low to the ground even the bugs are scared! The pilot must have ice water in his veins!
Anonymous
10 years ago
That is the coolest photo I have ever seen on this website
Anonymous
10 years ago
Incredible
Anonymous
10 years ago
Incredible, good deal!!!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Just an amazing picture of sheer skill, guts and talent. Wow.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Rarely performed & taken, efforts of both Pilot & photographer is outstanding & Awesome here,I've never seen such kind of a picture before. Khurram
Anonymous
10 years ago
Put the gear down before you are!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Wonderful picture!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Russian pilots are great and crazy . . .
A wise man once said, "Pilots can be old or bold, but not old and bold . . ." :D
Anonymous
10 years ago
That plane could probably chop off someones head! it looks like its flying 2 yards above the ground-amazing!
Anonymous
10 years ago
It's like some sort of art. Beautiful
Anonymous
10 years ago
What a feeling of speed from the cockpit this would have to be.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Great shot. At the same time U dont have to be Russian to so but it is helpful anyway
Anonymous
10 years ago
Ooohhh my GOD!!!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Crayzzzzz
Anonymous
10 years ago
WOW! AMAZING!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Hey pilot, are you searching for the Harrier function in this plane?
Anonymous
10 years ago
Beautiful Su-30 and perfect pilot! Best mix :)
Anonymous
10 years ago
Will be an impressive manoeuvre when hes allowed down to display height! Keep practicing dude!!

good flyin'!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Insane
Anonymous
10 years ago
You had to be mad to do a thig like this with a plane so large. There will not be another pcture like this.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Very impressive !!!
Anonymous
10 years ago
The colours are crisp and the photo is perfectly focused.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Just try to do this and will understand why it's amazing shot
Anonymous
10 years ago
This picture is the best picture i have ever seen
Anonymous
10 years ago
Thats really great
Anonymous
10 years ago
Holy mother mary--WOW

my god thats amazing
Anonymous
10 years ago
I wonder what the guy in the back is saying...
Anonymous
10 years ago
Taxi on the runway, Russian way.
I just wish I was there to see it my self.
Thanks to photographer who made it possible for the rest of the world to enjoy this magnificent pilot skill.
Russia rules
Anonymous
10 years ago
Oh waw that is the real pilots
Anonymous
10 years ago
You crazy Russians. I have never seen anybody fly that low ever. You guys know your how to impress people.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Even MAVERICK can't do this.
Excilent pilot SKILLS
Anonymous
10 years ago
As a retired USAF fighter pilot, this is a pretty picture but nothing spectacular in the low pass. I've flown this low (and possibly lower) with a big prop on the nose to worry about.
Anonymous
10 years ago
The Russian Flying Devil Anatoliy Kvochur with his smart bird - the best show you can see!!!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Really insane russian pilots. I want to see the photo what's taken few seconds after this... 1,5 m above the ground, with 6-700 km per hour... Excellent!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Amazing!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Simple xcellent, note the refuel probe xtended on the starborad of the noose
Anonymous
10 years ago
Respect to the Pilot :)
Anonymous
10 years ago
Amazing. Low flying is far from being easy, to fly such a large jet in clean configuration that low requires immence talent (and balls).
Anonymous
10 years ago
Amazing!
Anonymous
10 years ago
This is what you get when you put the best pilot in the world together with the best fighter.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Cool!though it would be better had the flanker been upside down!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Absolutely bloody fantastic! Pilot, aircraft and especially the photograph!:D

I dont know what else to say....just, brillaint...:D
Anonymous
10 years ago
Absolute clarity makes the pic well worth viewing.
Anonymous
10 years ago
I have done low and overs, but i have never mowed the lawn with a fighter jet
Anonymous
10 years ago
Even better than airshow minimums !! can you imagine having been on the flight line when this "bad boy" went by. amazing photo
Anonymous
10 years ago
Absolutely splendid. A thrilling moment and cutting-edge shot of a heavy and large jet in cruising configuration but at grass altitude. It looks like a still plane or a magnetic levitation craft.

The pilot (guts, Jedi-like mastering) and the photographer (clear image, crisp colors, no blur) met perfect conditions (wind, place, camera, light, ...). Five stars for both skilled men.
Anonymous
10 years ago
They got balls
Anonymous
10 years ago
Awesome pic! I haven't seen anything like that!
Anonymous
10 years ago
This pilot is amazing. The plane is also amazing and shows just how technologically advanced the Russians can really be. What a beautiful photo.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Russia & AMD :)
Anonymous
10 years ago
For the clear picture and the braveness of the pilot.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Sukhoi is just the best flying stuff over the world
Anonymous
10 years ago
Haaaaaaa, thats why russian pilots are better
Anonymous
10 years ago
Israeli Air Force combat pilots are The Best in the world but the Russians have The Most outrageous airshow pilots in the world. That's a compliment!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Excellento!!!
Anonymous
10 years ago
As a fighter it fly very low.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Amazing photo! Is it levitating or what? A very skillful pilot I must say
Anonymous
10 years ago
UNBEILIVABLE..........
Anonymous
10 years ago
Are these pilots taxiing or fliying?..Amazing..
One word for the pilots and the photographer:Superrr..
Anonymous
10 years ago
Russian air taxing...?
Anonymous
10 years ago
I guess the pilot was drunk the day before.. Nedeed to clear his mind rapidly )) Joking )) Those are really awesome guys!! Flying Devild - I like the sound of it! They really are!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Greats photo
Anonymous
10 years ago
They don't wory about the landing, just put the landing gear down...that's it. Amazing pilots.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Low flying is better than haveing sex ...... i think this pic can tell us the reason !!!!!!!!! from russia with luv
Anonymous
10 years ago
Terrifying
Anonymous
10 years ago
Holy..............
Anonymous
10 years ago
Wouah !
Anonymous
10 years ago
No coments... Picture sais evrything for itself!
Anonymous
10 years ago
I've seen an Extra 300S do this inverted. The pilot must have had nerves of steel. But that's the same for this pilot. a little lower and he ruins a beautiful airplane and... most likely... himself!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Perfect!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Important to say the weight of this one is not the weight of a sports plane or light fighter. It weighs around 30 tons, that's another special feature that makes this look unbelievable! Great picture too!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Unreal. Great still action shot!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Incredible!!!! It is just, not all, but OUR PILOTS!
And machine, machine!!!

Just not try to repeat this at home! :)))
Anonymous
10 years ago
Very very impressing, great pilot
Anonymous
10 years ago
I is a wonderful picture because it shows how able is this machine to be controlled and because shows its maniobrability!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Holy cr***!! The Russkies invented invisble landing gear or what?!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Russia!!!!!
Anonymous
10 years ago
If he put his undercarage down he would land and not have to flare
Anonymous
10 years ago
It must be tough enough to get a good photo of these guys when they're on the ground. Tougher still to snag an action shot where they're flying 2 inches off the runway.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Super
Anonymous
10 years ago
Amazing!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Just Amazing!!! Those are some skills the Pilot has
Anonymous
10 years ago
Captures perfectly the flying capabilities of the aircraft with great detail of plane and landscape. The angle of shot gives a sendse of depth. Excellent color and brightness.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Look ma, no wheels!!

Allright kids, don't try this at home ok?, leave it to the pros.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Simply superb.....
Anonymous
10 years ago
"Let me give you the fastest haircut you've ever had in your life!!!"
Anonymous
10 years ago
"Are you sure you've got three green?"
Anonymous
10 years ago
It looks like it's gonna scrape the runway. how lower do you need to get?
spenser critterton 10 usa
Anonymous
10 years ago
An su-27 i think. wonderful aircraft. amazing skill as well!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Does that pilot drive a car??? Or he uses his SU 30 to cruise on Moscow’s streets??

Imagine you driving and Su 30 overtake you :-)

Great pilot, great skills, great plain and great photo
Anonymous
10 years ago
What camera settings did you use to magically still the background and the very fast-moving target like that?
Anonymous
10 years ago
Superb Flying and a cracking photo
Anonymous
10 years ago
Beautiful picture of a beautiful bird!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Absolutely stunning flying and photography
Anonymous
10 years ago
Amazing how they can stay perfactly uppright!
//swepilotpontus
Anonymous
10 years ago
Such a unusual shot. with the aircraft so close to the ground.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Superb flying. The best of the best
Anonymous
10 years ago
Wow exelent, i love you Rusia by Argentine ! :)
Anonymous
10 years ago
Yes... I always knew it! Maverick is Russian! I hope that you all understand now why we (Venezuela) are buying Russian-made fighters... I hope their pilots are on sale too so we can get a few! :)
Anonymous
10 years ago
Sukhoi at its best!!!!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Would this be titled taxiing without gear?
Anonymous
10 years ago
That's one great piloting skill. WOW !
Anonymous
10 years ago
Wonderful, state of the art technology and great Manoeuvrability
Anonymous
10 years ago
Amazing capture -- it's almost unbelieveable he is flying so low: How can he possibly climb without incurring a tailstrike? Very sharp, great clarity achieved in a picture of what must be a fast-moving aircraft. A superb picture.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Some pilots fly lower than they taxi!
Anonymous
10 years ago
If this isn't an example of cut and paste then I'm very impressed. If it is cut and paste then I'm still impressed. Great job!
Anonymous
10 years ago
There must be an easier and cheaper way to cut the grass!!!!!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Yuri, I hope we are NOT making entire trip back home at this altitude!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Vladimir, I am flying at this altitude just to go to McDonald drive through a get a couple of big Macs.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Put's a WHOLE new meaning to "Ground Effect"
Anonymous
10 years ago
Amazing
Anonymous
10 years ago
Stunning! You cannot have any better than this!
Anonymous
10 years ago
As a photograph it is ok, the tip of the jet is clipped and focus not perfect. Catching this is hard no doubt; the motion and so close. But what these guys are doing!!! Wow, that is amazing. How long did they stay down there? That takes some serious solid titanium you-know-whats. I wouldn't post this as art, but as an aviation enthusiast I love it!
Anonymous
10 years ago
The Russians fly their Fighter jets and the Americans shoot photographs.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Unbeliebably crisp! I only wish it had sound
Anonymous
10 years ago
Wow..that was marvellous
Anonymous
10 years ago
Nice shot
Anonymous
10 years ago
THat su-30 is like taxing without any gear, Amazing shot and realy difficult to center the aircraft in the photo with that amount of speed! Spetacular
Anonymous
10 years ago
The lowest flyby I have ever caught in a picture...awesome!
Anonymous
10 years ago
That's amazing!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Damn, those Russians are crazy...cool pic buddy:)))
Anonymous
10 years ago
That´s what i call a low pass
Anonymous
10 years ago
Uh...say, is that a hover craft?
Anonymous
10 years ago
Russian pilots are the best in de world!
Anonymous
10 years ago
This looks dangeorus but its cool!
Anonymous
10 years ago
You need to have bolls of metal to do that. The pilot's have it.
Anonymous
10 years ago
What contol-what a plane -what a pilot
Anonymous
10 years ago
Soon Russian will learn to fly under the ground! Be afraid! ;)))
Anonymous
10 years ago
That is one of the coolest photos I've ever seen. Three feet off the deck is crazy. No Photoshop, right?
Anonymous
10 years ago
Wow thats a great shot, but wheres the landing gear? or does it have hover capabilities? ahah just joking, but it is a great shot, wouldve loved to be there to see something as cool as that
Anonymous
10 years ago
Superior skills... being the tech geek that i am.. an analogy that comes to mind is the head of a hard drive skimming over the platters rotating at 7200 RPM :-)
Anonymous
10 years ago
Excellent photo!hats off to the russian pilots
Anonymous
10 years ago
Five stars to pilots, plane, Sukhoi and photographer. Incredible fantastic pilotage.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Yes, it must be more than one meter, but even so, it is too much low and for the next time it can be very dangerous and even lead the a disaster. I don´t prefer exibithions like this. But the shot is great.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Whooooa only this daredevil can do this
Anonymous
9 years ago
Impressive, Amazing, very original and cool shot.
Anonymous
9 years ago
Believe It!!
Anonymous
9 years ago
Excellent
Anonymous
9 years ago
Excellent picture
Anonymous
9 years ago
Superb, amazing machine
Anonymous
9 years ago
Fantastic...
Anonymous
9 years ago
What a beauty... its the best
Anonymous
9 years ago
Beautiful!
Anonymous
9 years ago
Never seen anything like that...
Anonymous
9 years ago
It's actually during take-off, the Su-27 accelerated so fast that the gear was left behind on the runway.
Anonymous
9 years ago
Russia rulezzz!
Anonymous
9 years ago
Its either a crash landing with wheels up or one very brave pilot. Or maybe just forgot to put wheels down, either way it stands out by being very different to other pics
Anonymous
9 years ago
This is really awesome! It's definitely difficult or even hardly imaginable for me to do that. 5 stars!
Anonymous
9 years ago
1. clear 2. dynamic 3. good camera angle
Anonymous
9 years ago
Great shot
Anonymous
9 years ago
Amazing!!!
Anonymous
9 years ago
Great shot and fantastic pilotage! 5 stars!
Anonymous
9 years ago
Jesus.. crazy russians... great shot!!
Anonymous
9 years ago
It´s a Russian version from british Harrier
Anonymous
9 years ago
Nice shot. But what really stands out is the pilot. These guys sure knows his thing.
Anonymous
9 years ago
I sure hope that there are no errant lawn chairs around... because those might've ruined the pilot's day. That is an impressive photograph, especially given the clarity of the whole image, and given a speed of at least 300 knots... impressive all around.
Anonymous
9 years ago
Yeah motherfuker....hope it sucked a few seagulls
Anonymous
9 years ago
Wonderful photo captures the beauty of this magnificent aircraft in a way seldom seen!
Anonymous
9 years ago
All, it's fantastic aircraft and amazing pilots, the perfect moment for picture
Anonymous
9 years ago
Amazing shot of an amazing plane, and the pilot's skills are awesome!
Anonymous
9 years ago
Beauty comes in different forms and this is one of them.
Anonymous
9 years ago
How low can you go?? There's not that much space left. Great Shot and thanks for sharing this moment.
Anonymous
9 years ago
Good capture
Anonymous
9 years ago
OMG! It's just awesome! Good job! I knew that Russian pilots are the best, and the Russian aircrafts are cool. I'd like to see it with my own eyes!
Anonymous
9 years ago
Very beatifull! Looks like an alive!
Anonymous
9 years ago
Simply the beast...
Anonymous
9 years ago
Great shot! Looks good on an iphone, too!
Anonymous
9 years ago
Unbelievable!
Anonymous
9 years ago
Sukhoi-27 the great. Sky king
Anonymous
9 years ago
Unbelievable pilots
Anonymous
9 years ago
What the... go russian air pilots!
Anonymous
9 years ago
WHOA!!!!! "To low. No gear" THAT is a 5-star shot!!!
Anonymous
9 years ago
It is really amazing and dangerous how close to the ground this aircraft is flying. Very good shot.
Anonymous
9 years ago
Looks like it's just floating there, amazing.
Anonymous
9 years ago
That is incredible
Anonymous
9 years ago
Absolutely completely brilliant photograph!!!
Anonymous
9 years ago
HELLO!!! Can any of you people believe this??? I'm simply BLOWN AWAY by these guys INCREDIBLE skill. . . Many thanks to the Russian pilots. NEVER have I seen this stunt before. . . Must be friggin' awesome to actually get this on film. This is definetly a keeper for everybody on A.net. To the pilots of this Su-27, I salute you. "Live long and prosper"-BABY!!!
Anonymous
9 years ago
Bravest pilots i have ever seen!
Anonymous
9 years ago
This is just Great! Flying so close to earth!
Anonymous
9 years ago
Getting a little 2 close for comfort
Anonymous
9 years ago
That picture is fantastic. Sure wish i could see the su-27 do that. Im sure its hard to catch a picture like that and you've done a fantastic job mate welldone!
Anonymous
9 years ago
These pilots are absolutely brilliant! They could even lawn mow the backyard anytime. Plus it looks like there's no gravity field for this airplane. Stunning picture.
Anonymous
9 years ago
The greatest picture ever, the greatest pilot ever and the greatest plane ever. Yet in contrary with what my flight instructor used to say: "Never share your cockpit with a pilot braver than you -:-)"
Anonymous
9 years ago
Tis shot is amazing! if the pilot wants to lower the gear he needs to pull up! well done
Anonymous
9 years ago
Beautiful shot! 5 stars to photographer and amazing Russian pilots!
Anonymous
9 years ago
Magnificent photo. I am proud, that this improbable flight is carried out by my compatriot.
Anonymous
9 years ago
Wow! Those pilots really have skill! Great photo!
Anonymous
9 years ago
Suuuuuppppeeeerrrr! no comments!
Anonymous
9 years ago
Very succesful...
what is the stall speed of this Russian bird?
amazing!!!
Anonymous
9 years ago
Plane dangerously near ground. Excellent focus and composition
Anonymous
9 years ago
Super
Anonymous
9 years ago
Excelent moment and excelent flight.
Anonymous
9 years ago
Amazing shot!
If the pilot sneeezes, he's dead.
Anonymous
9 years ago
Fantastic how low these pilots manage their birds! For sure without R.I.O. permission!
Anonymous
9 years ago
Pic very very cool.....
Anonymous
9 years ago
Flying low wow
Anonymous
9 years ago
True
Anonymous
9 years ago
Russia power
Anonymous
9 years ago
Superrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr
Anonymous
9 years ago
Super!!!!!
Anonymous
9 years ago
This is really amazing to see this type of stunt

mind blowing
Anonymous
9 years ago
Best photo I have seen
Anonymous
9 years ago
Clear,in focus, and low, low low!
Anonymous
9 years ago
Unbelievable! This is another proof of how precise and stable the control of this aircraft.
Anonymous
9 years ago
Fantastic display. Very impressive flying.
Anonymous
9 years ago
This photo scares the daylights out of me just looking at it! How far off the runway - 6 feet? A beautiful & gutsy photo.
Anonymous
8 years ago
Russian pilots are the best
Anonymous
8 years ago
I always love Russian-made aircrafts
Anonymous
8 years ago
Wow, thats a good pass
Anonymous
8 years ago
It's not the photo that thills me ... it's the power and might of sukhoi that stuns me ... i love every photograph of su ... i'd rate it's every photo a ten on ten
Anonymous
8 years ago
An excelent photo which shows how great n confident are these russian ace's by this magnificent n worlds most beautiful airplane - the SU 27! The Su 27 will always we by most favourite jetfighter, just beautiful.
Anonymous
8 years ago
I'd like to see him do it over water...in full burner.
Anonymous
8 years ago
I marked this photo as 5 stars due to the remarkable quality of the shot plus the excellent perspective the photographer had on exactly how close the plane is to the ground.
Anonymous
8 years ago
Very Special Aircraft Flying Precision.
Anonymous
8 years ago
Excellent shot!
Anonymous
8 years ago
Rare photo of such a low pass!
Anonymous
8 years ago
Amazing shot.
Anonymous
8 years ago
Virtually no motion blur, radical design, and a floating airplane make this a great shot!
Anonymous
8 years ago
Congratulations Putin! Spend more resources on science and technology. Do not let these men down.
Anonymous
8 years ago
Sweet card Alex
Anonymous
8 years ago
AmazinG !
Anonymous
8 years ago
Great Photo
Anonymous
8 years ago
Famous
Anonymous
8 years ago
It takes a brave soul to take your life in your own hands. THIS IS FLYING!
Anonymous
8 years ago
I didn't know one could fly that low with a jet...unbelievable!
Anonymous
8 years ago
Genialne zdj
Anonymous
8 years ago
Great I have never seen these type of PIC...AMAZING
Anonymous
8 years ago
A visitor from Canada wrote: "I'd like to see him do it over water...in full burner."

The Transonic or Supersonic Wave will create trmendous splashes from the water surface and the engines will digest alot of water through its intake therefore a flame out of the engines is inevitable.
Anonymous
8 years ago
Great
Anonymous
8 years ago
Amazing
Anonymous
8 years ago
I've been taught: "Power + Attitude = Performance"
Here is see it in practice!!!
Anonymous
8 years ago
Very great jetfighter good in dog fighter
Anonymous
8 years ago
Pilot skill,danger,excitement
Anonymous
8 years ago
Epic
Anonymous
8 years ago
Super!
Anonymous
8 years ago
WOW, now that's talented flying!
Anonymous
8 years ago
No one compares to Kvotchur! Photo is good.
Anonymous
8 years ago
PERFECT PIC AND PROFESSIONAL PILOT.
Anonymous
8 years ago
Astonishing
Anonymous
8 years ago
It's all there and it is moving fast
Anonymous
8 years ago
This is how they do a FOD walk in Russia. They vacuum the runway!! Those small stones are a bit hard on the engine though :)
Anonymous
8 years ago
WOW looks more like a hovercraft than an airplane... :o)
Anonymous
8 years ago
This picture is unbelievable. Never seen a low pass like this. It is almost at undercarriage level !
Anonymous
8 years ago
I wouldn't want to be under that thing! Incredible
Anonymous
8 years ago
Great shot.
The plane is higher than it looks, since its over a runway in the foreground, not shown. It being over the white line is a line-of-sight illusion.
The shot still is great, though.
Anonymous
8 years ago
Unbelievable! No comment!
Anonymous
8 years ago
5 stars not for the picture itself, but for the pilot skills. Amazing effort!
Anonymous
8 years ago
I love it
Anonymous
8 years ago
Insanee! very good
Anonymous
8 years ago
A.Kvochur - the great pilot!
Anonymous
8 years ago
To the visitor from Britain, I really don't think this is an optical illusion. If the photographer says 1m, then the plane is flying at 1m above ground. I can't quite believe what I'm seeing though... it's a captivating shot. One of the best on this site for sure.
Anonymous
8 years ago
This has got to be the best low fly-bys I've ever seen, very nice photo
Anonymous
8 years ago
Only with Russians! Great shot.
Anonymous
8 years ago
That reminds me on "duck and cover". ;-)
Great shot!
Anonymous
8 years ago
Awesome!!!! That's what I love to see at an airshow!!!
Anonymous
8 years ago
Precision at its limit, both the pilot and the photographer, although people used to the metric system if taking a thorough look at the proportion of the plane size and relative objects around will see it's not at 1m from the ground - but indeed as daring as it can be.
Anonymous
8 years ago
I question whether this is real or not, it appears the jet is gliding due to no washout due to engine. look at the center line of the runway just behind the plane....
Anonymous
8 years ago
Really an amazing stunt.it was a really unique experience.
Anonymous
8 years ago
Look mommy! no wheels!!
Just when I thought I had seen it all, the roussis blow my mind yet again...yet, yet again..what next? are they gonna stop the machine with their feet??
Hats off to the pilots! And this for sure is no camera trick...
Anonymous
8 years ago
Good on ya Russkee. But you don't need to show off in Georgia.
Anonymous
8 years ago
Fantastic clearity and shoot
Arshshah
Anonymous
8 years ago
Neurosurgeon pulse and nerves
Anonymous
8 years ago
Wow!this picture depicts the courage and skill of the pilot who leaves nothing more for any complaints.
Anonymous
8 years ago
I'm proud to be Russian!
Russia big up!
Anonymous
8 years ago
Simply great
Anonymous
8 years ago
Excellent! I think the RIO has soiled himself.
Anonymous
8 years ago
I am proud of skill of the Russian pilots and talent of designers.
Anonymous
8 years ago
Absolutely amazing control of the plane!
Anonymous
8 years ago
Wow! For a moment there, I thought Tatoonine's landspeeder had sprouted wings!!
Anonymous
8 years ago
That is why many people want to be a pilot...great picture
Anonymous
8 years ago
This is why Su-27 series are the best fighters in maneuverability.
Anonymous
8 years ago
Awesome control.... Sukhoi 30 is a terrific machine... one of the Best Aircraft in Indian Air Force Fleet
Anonymous
8 years ago
Oh God! I need pills for that!
Anonymous
8 years ago
Veri nice pic
Anonymous
8 years ago
Not to burst the bubble here, but this is such an unnecessary risk.
Anonymous
8 years ago
The best test pilots of Flight-Research Institute!!! Anatoly Kvochur is HERO!
Anonymous
8 years ago
Unbelievable!!!
Go Ruskies, your pilots are the best !
Anonymous
8 years ago
Amzing. i bet when the general of the USAF sees this picture, hell soil himself
Anonymous
8 years ago
Very good!
Anonymous
8 years ago
This Pilot has got BALLS.
Anonymous
7 years ago
What kind of the pilots!
Great plan and brilliant picture! Congratulations
Anonymous
7 years ago
The aircraft at high speed is in great focus..
Anonymous
7 years ago
Very cool !
Anonymous
7 years ago
I'm thinking to sell my bike to buy one of these...! What a jet!!! ... are these sukhis operated by Venezuelan alredy?
Anonymous
7 years ago
Top skill
Anonymous
7 years ago
Its just awesome!
Anonymous
7 years ago
Well, it's one of my favourite planes wich is flying some feet above the ground
Anonymous
7 years ago
Sweet
Anonymous
7 years ago
The most beautiful jet fighter performing an astonishing feat by well practiced pilots!
Anonymous
7 years ago
It's great!
Anonymous
7 years ago
A truly amizing shot..
Anonymous
7 years ago
Would have been a thrill to have been there to see this.
Anonymous
7 years ago
It captures the exact control that such a pilot must have to be able to do this.
It is a perfect static image of a combat plane, i like how uou can see the pilot and copilot clearly en everything under control.

Anonymous
7 years ago
Wow great plane
and ballsy pilots
Anonymous
7 years ago
Superb man!
Anonymous
7 years ago
This picture shows great control of the machine at extreme low levels of flight. Keeping the aircraft level at a couple feet, hats off to the pilots.
Anonymous
7 years ago
Awesome high speed pass.
Anonymous
7 years ago
Hats off to the pilot and the designers of the machine.....
Anonymous
7 years ago
Level flight just off the deck makes it spectacular.
Anonymous
7 years ago
Good stunt flying so low without landing gear!
Anonymous
7 years ago
OMG even on flight simulator this is soooooo hard cheers to the pilot!!!!!
Anonymous
7 years ago
Perhaps the lowest wheels-up pass I can recall seeing. The image totally blur free.
Anonymous
7 years ago
What, maybe 6' of the ground...awesome
Anonymous
7 years ago
I am speechless, just awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Anonymous
7 years ago
First time to see a jet fighter above that ground ,i bet the western fighters cant do that because their pilots are too chicken.
Anonymous
7 years ago
Hatsoff to russian airforce
Anonymous
7 years ago
Only Russian & Pakistani pilots can do things like that. Greatttttt work.......Shoaib
Anonymous
7 years ago
The best photo of an A-net!!!!!!!!!!
I am personally familiar with one of pilots!
Anonymous
7 years ago
Now thats what you call Low Flying.
Anonymous
7 years ago
Epic Win!!!!!!!!!!! OMG That is the lowest flying plane I've ever seen!
Anonymous
7 years ago
That's what I call precision flying. Gotta have nerves of steel and a steady hand!!!
Anonymous
7 years ago
These are coolest fly ! O_O
Anonymous
7 years ago
Awesome!
Anonymous
7 years ago
What if the pilot sneezes? one wrong move and it's game over
Anonymous
7 years ago
Hey, nice photograph it's beautiful. Also to everyone looking at the photo look at hte left side of the nose, you see his fuel drogue is out! :D Good Old Russian Drogues!
Anonymous
7 years ago
I never been see so much crazy pilot just!just!just!perfect!ecxellent!wonderfull!
Anonymous
7 years ago
Superb panning! Was the tanker flying at the same height in front?
Anonymous
7 years ago
Sukhoi's "AntiGrav" drive at work! ;0)
Anonymous
7 years ago
Seems so unreal!
those crazy russian pilots! :)
Anonymous
7 years ago
Amazing
Anonymous
7 years ago
I would get crazy hearing it all the time:
Anonymous
7 years ago
Fly like that and u dont need stealth
Anonymous
7 years ago
I call this amazing fighter aircraft and hats off to the pilot....
Anonymous
7 years ago
Great plane, Great pilots and very lucky photographer.
Anonymous
7 years ago
Crazy low level flying!
Anonymous
7 years ago
Hey where did the landing gear go?
Anonymous
7 years ago
Um... looks like someone used a bit of photoshop!! Completely unrealistic
Anonymous
7 years ago
Holy Crap! I can't even imagine what that would look and feel like from the front seat.
Anonymous
7 years ago
That plane is not moving - if it were, there would be visible compression waves off the tail. Go to youtube and search for "blue angels three passes" for the best low fly by ever!
Anonymous
7 years ago
Also, how come the air is not distorted around the exhaust?
Anonymous
7 years ago
No way guys, theres no photoshop used in this pic.
First of all theres no exhaust, because the pilot turned the engine on idle. And why shouldn't that be possible. If you fly an airplane for several years in flight shows you surely have a very good feeling for it. Pidarassi wi vseh!!!
Anonymous
7 years ago
Because it is flying lower than 1m ..... unbelievable. A classic ...
Anonymous
7 years ago
Dynamic - close to ground!
Anonymous
7 years ago
Simply the best ever..., nothin words to say..., hats off..., awesome..!!!!!
Anonymous
7 years ago
To be able to get the clear and sharp image so close to the ground and traveling at a high rate of speed is an excellent accomplishment.
Anonymous
7 years ago
Great pilot and great photo
p.s. there is no photoshop here, u can also see Kvochur's low pas at youtube
Anonymous
7 years ago
Just killer! wonder how many can say I can do it!Grreat!
Anonymous
7 years ago
It don't take as steady a hand to do this as one might think, I saw B-1 Lancer driver do the same thing in full after-burner (wish I'd had a camera set up for that). It has something to do with what is called boundry layer air, pilots report that at certain speeds over flat terrain they can't force the airplane into the ground. BTW I read an account by a B-36 crew man about a major who became angry over some silly rule and did a buzz job at his home air field (Carswell AFB I think) and got a royal chewing out from the base C.O. who afterwards told him it was the best buzz job he had ever seen. Too bad nobody caught that on film!
Anonymous
7 years ago
Great shot
Anonymous
7 years ago
Impressive! Russian pilots are the best !!!
Anonymous
7 years ago
Very skilled pilot, amazing
Anonymous
7 years ago
Great photo
Anonymous
7 years ago
That's what I call pilot trust on his equipment: precise altimeter and ready ejection seats! The co-pilot must be praying for Boris having not forgotten to lay down the landing gear :>). Just kidding. The best ever photo. Congratulations for both pilot and photographer!!!!!
Anonymous
7 years ago
Wow...... amazing pilot....... 5 stars for pilot and the photographer....
Anonymous
7 years ago
Best of best
Anonymous
7 years ago
Amazing .... superb act by the pilots ...breathless stunt .... cheers russians ....
Anonymous
7 years ago
Incredible ! The vertical stabs of Su-30 are high about 3-4 m.. And he is flying on half size of it.. Just unbelievable!!
Anonymous
6 years ago
Invisible anding gear:D new russian technology:D
Anonymous
6 years ago
Perfect photo amazing flying
Anonymous
6 years ago
So crazy !
Anonymous
6 years ago
That's great...!!!!!!!!!
Anonymous
6 years ago
Its not the boundary layer, what u refered to.
its called Ground Effect, and i really dont think they are using it right there. trust me. =)
Anonymous
6 years ago
SImply amazing! I would call this "pushing the envelope"! I'm still partial to the wonderful American military pilot's who fly the awesome F-18's ..... I'm looking forward to seeing the new unbelievable F-35's come into the military service! I love my country and it's people!
Anonymous
6 years ago
Outstanding photographer to get this picture. Outstanding pilot to keep the plane in so low level.
Anonymous
6 years ago
Perfect foto! Great pilot!
Anonymous
6 years ago
Great pilot and great shot!!Five Stars!
Anonymous
6 years ago
SUkhoi-30.the BEST in the WORLD!
Anonymous
6 years ago
Just a little and...KABOOM!
Anonymous
6 years ago
Wow - don't sneeze!!!
Anonymous
6 years ago
Five stars for shure...insane!!!!
Anonymous
6 years ago
Not guts - no glory!!
Anonymous
6 years ago
Nice Pic! This is easy to do in any plane because of "ground effect". The air under the plane has nowhere to go when the plane is so low resulting in a cushion that's hard to break through at higher speeds.
Anonymous
6 years ago
"Look mom, no wheels"
Anonymous
6 years ago
That's a thriller (aha aha) I like it (aha aha)
Anonymous
6 years ago
I really love the perfect angle that u have that really show how low of an altitude of the plane. great work man keep them keeping
Anonymous
6 years ago
"Too Low Gear"
Anonymous
6 years ago
Yes, this is an excellent shot of an excellent pilot. The real danger at this altitude is in ingesting some FOD and killing your plane. As the center of flight control is about half-way back at this speed, the pilot can't just yank back on the stick for altitude without putting the back end in the dirt. Not good for the airplane or one's career.As to the comment that US pilots would never fly like this, we would take our F/A-18s into the lonely country NE of Miramar (California) for some "practice" and our plane captain would always bitch about the chunks of tree leaves and plants caught in the gaps and cracks. We always paid him off with beer until one day, after some particularly brutal "practice" he said "your need to come see Major Wilhite's ride!" There, in the left slat, was a chunk of hide, maybe rabbit or fox or something. We just stared at each other and laughed. Was that low enough for you? Semper Fi!
Anonymous
6 years ago
Probably the best photo in A.net, just look all the comments below!
Anonymous
6 years ago
I wonder what speed, any air pockets and he's got to scrape, no? Great photo!
Anonymous
6 years ago
Just see the height of this sukhoi from ground. kudos to pilot and photographer.
Anonymous
6 years ago
Each time when I look at this photo my heart fades... With huge impatience I wait similar photo, but already performed by PAK FA!!!
Anonymous
6 years ago
Very cool picture, pilot and aircraft. Thanks!
Anonymous
6 years ago
Wow, this is great flying
Anonymous
6 years ago
Five Stars!
Anonymous
6 years ago
Wow............
Anonymous
6 years ago
Know other pilots like this one. But sure, hats off this time!
Anonymous
6 years ago
It`s just ..awesome(sorry about the Americanism)
Anonymous
6 years ago
Amazing...
Anonymous
6 years ago
OMG!!! 5 stars to photographer but 8 stars to pilot!!!
Anonymous
6 years ago
WOW!!! That is amazing.
Anonymous
6 years ago
Looks like it's taxiing just without wheels! Awesome
Anonymous
6 years ago
Has to be a full speed pass because the flaps look like there fully retracted. Great shot!!
Anonymous
6 years ago
I didn't think this kind of plane could hover! :-) Excellent shot!
Anonymous
6 years ago
A good plane needs a good pilot, there's no space for the word error in that maneuver
Anonymous
6 years ago
Split second timing, or pure luck to get such a picture.
Anonymous
6 years ago
Awesome photo and excellent pilot.
Anonymous
6 years ago
I am very impressed, russian pilots and planes are the best for ever,viva sukhoi and mig
Anonymous
6 years ago
Never knew an aircraft can be flown below its height. Nice chance to calibrate the altimeter's zero. All stars to the pilots and the photographer.
Anonymous
6 years ago
This awesome. Pilot have excellent skills to fly at such a low height. Photograph taken superb.
Anonymous
6 years ago
This is really amazing!!!...
Anonymous
6 years ago
If he was to put the gear down right now...
Anonymous
6 years ago
WOW!!!
Anonymous
6 years ago
Imagine how it would be if a 747 or an A380 was doing this!
Anonymous
6 years ago
Challenging, extreme, skill
Anonymous
6 years ago
The best pilot in the world, for sure!
Anonymous
6 years ago
Amazing
Anonymous
6 years ago
Very good picture !!!!! Incredible maneuver, the pilot is great!!
Anonymous
6 years ago
That's the lowest pass I've ever seen! Amazing!
Anonymous
5 years ago
OMG!!! ((( It's just several meters above the ground, fantastic russian Pilot )))
Anonymous
5 years ago
Wonderful
Anonymous
5 years ago
I think the ground effect makes this easier than it looks.

Impressive anyway.
Anonymous
5 years ago
If he lowered his gear, he would loose his gear...
Anonymous
5 years ago
2 m cool fly!!!
Anonymous
5 years ago
Beautifull plane, and great photographer! nice combination...!
Anonymous
5 years ago
Russian tech is just still the best
Anonymous
5 years ago
Great shot!
Anonymous
5 years ago
This is one of the best test-pilots - Anatoliy Kvochur, and this is 70 sm (0.7 m) above the ground...!!! MASTER!!!
Anonymous
5 years ago
Wow super cool! that parked flanker makes the flying one look like its got some anti gravitational drive and is moving around the tarmac with no wheels, so low!
Anonymous
5 years ago
This is quite cool!

btw, the soviets/russians design such beautifully formed jets!
Anonymous
5 years ago
Russian pilot!!!! Yeah!
Anonymous
5 years ago
Cool.
Anonymous
5 years ago
This photo proves what technology, training and a brass set of you no what to accomplish such a daring feat!
Anonymous
5 years ago
A beautiful machine in an almost unbelievable setting. Amazing flying and great shot!
Anonymous
5 years ago
How LOw Can YOu GO!!!!
Anonymous
5 years ago
Unbelievable!
Anonymous
5 years ago
Great!
Anonymous
5 years ago
Russian pilots are the best!
Anonymous
5 years ago
That pilot's got nerves of steel!
Anonymous
5 years ago
Awesome!!!
Anonymous
5 years ago
Insane.
Anonymous
5 years ago
Really exciting!!!
Anonymous
5 years ago
This is air hooliganism at its best. Many a pilot have lost their job after doing things like this. 5* for the photographer.
Anonymous
5 years ago
Does LL stand for low level? ;-)
There are old pilots and there are bold pilots but there are no old bold pilots. Great photo, wonder if there is a video?
Anonymous
5 years ago
They are a little crazy?!?!?
Anonymous
5 years ago
Great photo!
Anonymous
5 years ago
Anatoliy Kvochur, as I remember. He probably likes low passes and knows how to do them.
Anonymous
5 years ago
Nice
Anonymous
5 years ago
So..master
Anonymous
5 years ago
Unique pilot
Anonymous
5 years ago
To the visitor from the United Kingdom... If he is taxiing, then why is he off of the center line? I'm sure he isn't that bad at taxiing.
Anonymous
5 years ago
How awesome is this picture????
Anonymous
5 years ago
Absolute utter uniqueness!!!
Anonymous
5 years ago
In Soviet Russia, we do taxi without landing gear.
Anonymous
5 years ago
Just incredible. What you don't see is how when they landed, the guy in the back punched the guy in the front in the face, then de-friended him from Facebook.
Anonymous
5 years ago
Amazing timing..
Anonymous
5 years ago
Stunning and deadly
Anonymous
5 years ago
Wow amazing
Anonymous
4 years ago
Perfect
Anonymous
4 years ago
Awesome photo
Anonymous
4 years ago
Fantastic!
Anonymous
4 years ago
Wow very nice, excelent pic.
Anonymous
4 years ago
Stunning pilot, excellent photographer!
Anonymous
4 years ago
Unique picture of a supersonic lawnmower that weighs 30 tons!
Anonymous
4 years ago
What a fantastic photo. 10 points to the pilot for being the proud owner of a pair of titanium nuts.
Anonymous
4 years ago
That takes a lot of Talent to do something like this! But Our Pilots are way better and know better!!
Anonymous
4 years ago
Just the best how high is he say 8ft As I said just the best photo I've seen
Anonymous
4 years ago
Fighter pilots or Formula 1 pilots?
Anonymous
4 years ago
Okay, the photo maybe good but a extremely irresponsible pilot! He is endangering the life of his copilot not to mention $$$ worth of aircraft!
Anonymous
4 years ago
Difficult to get any lower than this!
Anonymous
4 years ago
Just Insane!
Anonymous
4 years ago
Cool
Anonymous
4 years ago
Axyet
Anonymous
4 years ago
Comparing with the top rated photo of a.net - that is really low! ;)
Anonymous
4 years ago
Genial
Anonymous
4 years ago
Flying lower than 1m. That's less than 3 ft agl. If you were to try to drop the gear at that level, I'd wager you'd be too low. The margin of error here is insanely small. This is one heavily smacked gob on this end. Well done, pilots and photographer.
Anonymous
4 years ago
Dude, this isn't a hovercraft!! Pull the hell up.
Anonymous
4 years ago
When refueling probe is extended sensitivity of stick is lower (for refueling ops)
Anonymous
4 years ago
Since its very close to ground on the Lower side there will be Lower pressure under, and higher pressure over the plane. Thus even the relatively smaller air pressure variations otherwise will have much greater Effect here, smacking the aircraft to the Ground. Thus its BASICALLY an act of Bravado and skill I would say
Anonymous
4 years ago
Impressive!
Anonymous
4 years ago
The worlds best low flying skills,with one of the worlds best equipment.
Anonymous
4 years ago
This is the kind of precision flying that ace students of the golden era are capable of. They knew their job better than they knew their wives. Quite a contrast when you think about the captain of Crossair Flight 3597 who failed to perform navigation and landing procedures on numerous occasions.
Anonymous
3 years ago
Best low level flight demo
Anonymous
3 years ago
Five Star Flying!
Anonymous
3 years ago
Anybody know where a gas staion is?
Anonymous
3 years ago
Best photo! Best plane!
Anonymous
3 years ago
FANTASTIC...
Anonymous
3 years ago
Invisible landing gears :)
Anonymous
3 years ago
This is not photoshop. I have years of photoshopping so you can trust me. Shadows are blurred because the sky is cloudy.
BTW stunning picture!
Anonymous
3 years ago
Magic !
Anonymous
3 years ago
No comment just Wonderful!
Anonymous
3 years ago
Get all the Blue Angels to do this at once -- in the diamond formation! Awesome Shot!
Anonymous
3 years ago
That's Chuck Norris piloting!
Anonymous
3 years ago
Beautiful
Anonymous
3 years ago
Incredible, how can a pilot do this without taking enormous risk of crashing?
Anonymous
3 years ago
Piloting Anatoliy Kvochur. The great pilot, excellent photo.
Anonymous
3 years ago
WOW!
Anonymous
3 years ago
Stop traffic lights in front,, Good engine, good skills, little craziness.. :)
Anonymous
3 years ago
Great!
Anonymous
2 years ago
Hard to believe.. :-)
Anonymous
2 years ago
Russia!
Anonymous
2 years ago
Génial !

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