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Favorite Photo's of Military Aircraft

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posted on Mar, 5 2007 @ 08:27 AM
Hello my fellow aircraft forum friends.

As we discuss military aviation from past to present to future, we certainly all have the love for aviation in common. So whether you want to post a reason or not, I want to get some of your personal collection of photos if you would like to share any of them here for the other members to see.

I am seeking to start a thread on your favorite miltary aircraft photos and I welcome all aircraft from all countries of course.

P.S. Being partial and part of the F18 Hornet program, if you have any photos of the F18 (any block or designation) please send it to me here. I would love to find a great one that I could use as my would get the credit of course!

Peace, Mondo

[edit on 5-3-2007 by Mondogiwa]

posted on Mar, 5 2007 @ 09:06 AM
All time favorite photo:

posted on Mar, 5 2007 @ 09:08 AM
BW, I will try to paste it in my browser but so far, the link is not active. I am very curious to see your image. As the link seems to read, it must be of an F22 or an F15..or both??

Thanks, Mondo

posted on Mar, 5 2007 @ 12:54 PM
Hey Mondo
Yeah Think this is a great idea. hopefully people make use of this thread. I'm not sure if I should try and post the images or the links. Anyways I'll try links first. This pictures are a mix of cool situations and the Canadian Airforce. If you let me know what type of F-18 or situation that one is in let me know and I'll see if I have something. With out further a do here are the links.

Spit, Hurricane and Lanc
Griffion coming in for landing
CF-188 getting a bath
UCAV (forget name)
CF-188x2 and CC-150 Polaris
CF-188 in winter ex.
Chinnok at a crazy angle in an ex.
Massive airlift ex.
F-15 low and fast with massive vapour.

posted on Mar, 5 2007 @ 02:51 PM

Wow, that F15 with the vapor is sweet as well as the F18 in winter, you know what..they are all very cool!

Post pics however you want...links are cool, even better if you can just put them up right here at ATS though!! The F18 that I am looking for to use as my avatar has to be the right size of course, but it is an F18C out of Pt. Mugu, California..tail code XF for the Vampire Bats...a test and evaluation squadron that I grew up watching!

I absolutely love the F18 E/F though and would enjoy any and all help!

C'mon gang...get those pics coming along now!

Peace to you all, Canada especially for the moment.....Mondo

posted on Mar, 5 2007 @ 05:41 PM
F-18 in slightly different kind of airbase

posted on Mar, 5 2007 @ 05:47 PM
Canada_EH the first link is to a picture of TWO Hurricanes and a Lancaster, there are no Spitfires shown. Thanks I love the WW2 warbirds.

posted on Mar, 5 2007 @ 05:51 PM

Maybe that pilot thought the toll booth was the base guard shack right??

Nice find there, carrier folds in the wings and all...neat shot!

Thanks y'all so far, I am sort of expecting some great photos tonight and some even some more bizarre paint schemes too.....I hope

Peace...see you soon I hope! Mondo

posted on Mar, 5 2007 @ 06:07 PM

Originally posted by northwolf
F-18 in slightly different kind of airbase

I don't visit the aircraft forum very much, but I have to say, that was a great place to park an F-18.
Your out on a nice country road, and hopefully you would have a picnic basket with you.

Sadly, my knowledge of military aircraft is limited to the doghouse that Snoopy flew.
So here's my favorite:

It looks like a Sopwith Camel to me.......

I'm curious if there are any plans for a military version of the A380.
You could move a lot of soldiers on a plane that size.

posted on Mar, 5 2007 @ 06:16 PM
Here you go Mondo, an F/A-18 in an unusual paint scheme

RAAF 20th Anniversary Hornet

posted on Mar, 5 2007 @ 06:17 PM
Clickable thumbs..

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posted on Mar, 5 2007 @ 09:25 PM
Willard & Steve R.,

Amazing pics guys, I have never seen that Aussie Hornet before...very cool!
Also, the beloved Tomcat as always in its glory!

Thanks again gang.....Peace, Mondo

posted on Mar, 5 2007 @ 10:17 PM
one of my favorites AC-130U spectre

posted on Mar, 5 2007 @ 10:23 PM
landing on a dirt strip what a plane!!

posted on Mar, 5 2007 @ 10:39 PM
gettin dirty!

posted on Mar, 5 2007 @ 11:07 PM
Love the Dirt landings and high speed low pass of the Tomcat on the Carrier. I remeber hearing the pilot got grounded for 3 weeks or something for that stunt. But then again it was only by word of mouth so im not so sure about it.

I'll get some tiger meet CF-188 pics up tomorrow.

[edit on 22/08/06 by Canada_EH]

posted on Mar, 5 2007 @ 11:19 PM
So many beautifull vintage craft thats its near impossible too choose but heres my top two. I had an official USAF picture on my wall of the below Hustler pic and this paticular F-106 is one of my favorite design planes as well. I love those late 50's early 60's delta wing designs.

posted on Mar, 6 2007 @ 12:35 AM
What a impressive Aardvark I have seen!

The most beautiful bomber I like is Avro Vulcan, but I have no wonderful picture of it.

posted on Mar, 6 2007 @ 07:17 AM
New to posting pics so if this does not work, let me know how to do it please!

Sorry I had to edit because it did not work. Can somebody u2u me to instruct me how to put a pic into this space??? By the way, I use a Mac if that is of importance.

Thanks and Peace, Mondo "internet-illiterate" Giwa

[edit on 6-3-2007 by Mondogiwa]

posted on Mar, 6 2007 @ 07:46 AM

2007 season Roulettes!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Just joking but would be an awesome sight!!!!!!!

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