Remarks: Sadly, this beauty is no longer. Thankfully, its driver ejected and is alright. Here they both are in better days, attempting to show up the Blue Angels before an appreciative crowd gathered at FRG's main terminal.
Remarks: [Canon 7D + Canon EF-S 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 USM] This CF-18A crashed during a practice flight in Alberta, Canada on July 23, 2010. Luckily, the pilot was able to eject in time and did not suffer any life-threatening injuries. Thanks to The American Airpower Museum at Republic Airport for the opportunity to capture this beautiful machine in better days.
Remarks: The Canadian Forces 100th anniversary Hornet from the 4th fighter wing visiting Long Island for the 2010 Jones Beach air show. The artwork on the tail depicts the HMCS Winnipeg frigate. Thanks to the American Airpower Museum.
Remarks: The vibrant paint scheme on this CF-188 Hornet from the 4th Fighter Wing, celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Canadian Navy. Shown here returning from Jones Beach after performing in the air show.
Sadly, this aircraft crashed in practice on 7/23/2010. Fortunately the pilot is OK.