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Picture of the Lockheed C-5B Galaxy (L-500) aircraft

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More: Lockheed C-5B Galaxy (L-500)
More: Dover - Dover AFB (DOV / KDOV)
More: USA - Delaware, September 2005
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85-0009 (cn 500-0095) "Three Pop Alpha, traffic 10 o'clock and a mile, C-5 heavy 1000' feet below you." "Yes sir, I've got him in sight and am getting the Canon out now!" Needless to say a lot of luck went into this one, I even got the top strobe going off!
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A visitor from Ireland posted Sat March 12, 2011:
Perfect capture of what for most of us is an unbelievable occurrence.

A visitor from United States posted Thu January 27, 2011:
WOW! What a great photo! Nice job getting the strob going off too! My father worked on the C-5 at Honeywell Minneapolis back in the 1970's before he started work on the Space Shuttle in 1976/77

A visitor from Dominican Republic posted Fri February 1, 2008:
Fantastic my friend, just fantastic!!!

A visitor from Sweden posted Thu November 9, 2006:
Fantastic photo of one of my absolute favorite aircrafts!

A visitor from Brazil posted Tue October 31, 2006:
What a beauty eh?

A visitor from Spain posted Sun October 22, 2006:
Great shoot! I've never seen this plane from this angle, Good work!

A visitor from United States posted Sun October 22, 2006:
I was flying a 152 with my instructor and got in some wake turbulence from a C-5 taking off from Travis AFB 3000' above me. i will never forget my C-5 experience and i doubt u will either. great shot!

A visitor from Thailand posted Fri August 11, 2006:
Never see a C-5 from this angle, fantastic!

A visitor from United States posted Wed August 2, 2006:
Nice shot, but I hope there was a second pilot onboard serving as a safety pilot flying the airplane while you were futzing with the camera...

A visitor from United States posted Tue August 1, 2006:
I think I would be in shock if I ever saw this....might shock me at first, but it would be well worth it. You're lucky you had a camera with you.

A visitor from United States posted Wed May 24, 2006:
The focuss and apperture are very clear, which make the viewer feel comfortable and in detail.

A visitor from United States posted Tue May 16, 2006:
Radar absorbant paint. Doesn't look to appealing but very effective in combat zone. HOOAH!!!

A visitor from Canada posted Tue April 25, 2006:
What a great shot for modelers looking for detailed weathering on this big bird!

A visitor from United States posted Thu April 20, 2006:
Cool caption

A visitor from United States posted Mon March 27, 2006:
Those engines look almost too small to power this HUGE plane :)

A visitor from United States posted Mon March 20, 2006:
Just love that plane

A visitor from Germany posted Mon February 20, 2006:
Great photo and quite unique!

I rember these C-5`s coming to Frankfurt/Rhein-Main AB in the 80s.

A visitor from United States posted Sat January 28, 2006:
Great in flight shot of a great plane! I gotta get me a camera like that :)

A visitor from France posted Thu January 19, 2006:
A rare view of this titan ! And a great light too.

Prettyyyyyyyyyy nice !

A visitor from United States posted Thu January 19, 2006:
Great shot - ex-C-5 flyer - good to see "Freddy" on airliners

A visitor from Ireland posted Fri January 6, 2006:
Fantastic shot what a bird!!!!!john... ireland

A visitor from Jordan posted Fri January 6, 2006:
WoW!! What a great shot from the top of C-5 .. Really i like this huge body

A visitor from United States posted Mon September 26, 2005:
I love how you got the top strobe going off and have one question: how'd you get so lucky with this shot?

A visitor from Australia posted Thu September 22, 2005:
Best Galaxy photo i've seen great work.

A visitor from United States posted Wed September 21, 2005:
Very close shot photo and caught the strobe going off!

A visitor from United Kingdom posted Wed September 21, 2005:
Great shot - I love big flaps!

A visitor from Germany posted Tue September 20, 2005:
Very rare shot!

A visitor from United States posted Tue September 20, 2005:
Two words, excellent shot

A visitor from Netherlands posted Tue September 20, 2005:
Excellent shot, while he had limited time. Nice comment by the way!

A visitor from United Kingdom posted Tue September 20, 2005:
What a top shot!!! rare to see a topside from the Galaxy! ... and what huge hanging slats this old bird has!! WOW!

A visitor from Ukraine posted Tue September 20, 2005:
Excellent shot! Even ugly plane makes it interesting.

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