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Aviation Photo #1203206 General Dynamics F-111C Aardvark - Australia - Air Force

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RAAF F111 Dump & Burn at Australia's International Airshow Avalon 2007
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    Michael Marston
    Australia - Air Force
    General Dynamics F-111C Aardvark
    General Dynamics F-111 Aardvark/Raven
    General Dynamics F-111 Aardvark/Raven
    General Dynamics
    D1-20
    A8-144
    Avalon (Geelong)
    Victoria
    Australia
    March 24, 2007
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Comments (44)

Anonymous
12 years ago
Something new, cool picture
Anonymous
12 years ago
You have really captured the almost magical aura of the plasma surrounding the jet. Well done, great shot.
Anonymous
12 years ago
The light and shadows are great. I also appreciate the difficulty of capturing the right moment.
Anonymous
12 years ago
Great photo as you can see the fuel dumping and igniting. Serious skill involved in getting a photo like this...
Anonymous
12 years ago
Unique photo, like it
Anonymous
12 years ago
Excellent photo, perfect timing for burn!
Anonymous
12 years ago
One of the most amazing jet shots I have ever seen. The picture really captures this maneuver perfectly.
Anonymous
12 years ago
This IS a great shot, apparently captured in the instant. It also appears to be a sunset, providing the pink glow of the vortices from the wingtips. In addition, the photo parameters were good enought to capture lots of detail.
Anonymous
12 years ago
Love the glow near the wing tips and that small trail of smoke leading into the huge after burn. Awesome pic
Anonymous
12 years ago
Just look at it - this image has everything you could want in a pic
Anonymous
12 years ago
Awsome
Anonymous
12 years ago
Excellent photo
Anonymous
12 years ago
Exceient shot i never seen like this!
Anonymous
12 years ago
Exceptional skill on the part of the pilot and photographer
Anonymous
12 years ago
Brilliant positioning of the cameraman, excellent sharpness, spectacular effect.
Anonymous
12 years ago
Cool
Anonymous
12 years ago
I have never seen anything like this.. it's like a movie still.. cheers for the photographer.. :)
Anonymous
12 years ago
A great shot---emphasizes the power of this jet
Anonymous
12 years ago
Nice lighting
Anonymous
12 years ago
It's better than a decoy flare!!!!!!
Anonymous
12 years ago
Cool. Never saw anything like this.
Anonymous
12 years ago
Only in Australia!!! As for pics of the "pig", it's the pick of the bunch! I can't wait for these boys to light up the Brisbane night sky in September to signify the beginning and end of Riverfire!
Anonymous
12 years ago
The best pic ever
Anonymous
12 years ago
Omg who farted this time. Jks. Nice picture
Anonymous
12 years ago
Sometimes you need a litle luck and look how everything works out real fine.
Good shot.
Anonymous
12 years ago
Split second timing.
Anonymous
11 years ago
Yeah i think this is really really cool :|
Anonymous
11 years ago
Awesome, not allowed in the US anymore though, Al Gore would be furious
Anonymous
11 years ago
I didn't recognise it at first - never seen an Aardvark at this angle before.
The reflection of flame from the surfaces is beautiful!
Anonymous
11 years ago
Wonderfull !!!
Anonymous
11 years ago
"Tower, this is Aardwark taking fire. Close your window"
Anonymous
11 years ago
Simply wonderful
Anonymous
10 years ago
A F-111 drop fuel with afterburner... the perfect combination :)
Anonymous
10 years ago
Very detailed picture.
Five stars.
Anonymous
10 years ago
I live in the area where this photo was taken. i saw this ardvark from my house!
Anonymous
10 years ago

this is known in the USAF community as a "Zippo".
Anonymous
10 years ago
Wow nice pic... i think as a final farewell to the F-11 they should line all of them up over there main base at RAAF amberley and do one massive dump and burn. Can you imagine 20+ of these doing that, i can and it would be awesome
Anonymous
10 years ago
I feel good!
Anonymous
9 years ago
Eat my DUST [And doom!]
Anonymous
9 years ago
It's just wonderfull and fantastic because of de fire following the air plane behind. That' s my impression.

Muky
Anonymous
9 years ago
Wonderful picture
Anonymous
8 years ago
The timing and the precision is excellent, I am not a photographer and my knowledge is very little. SUPERB!!!
Anonymous
7 years ago
Jeez Aardvark, excuse you! Phew
Anonymous
7 years ago
You can have my zippo if I can have the aircraft! Pretty please!? :)

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