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NAF El Centro
« on: August 22, 2009, 05:56:59 PM »
Drove out to NAFEC on Thursday...Complete bust. 2 hornets, 1 CH53 all day  The catch of the day were 2 Merlins returning from some type of sling load work.  Please don't judge me on these photos alone...Weather was aweful and I was using a new lens...

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Re: NAF El Centro
« Reply #1 on: August 22, 2009, 08:08:36 PM »
That's definitely a rare catch.  8)

But yeah, NAFEC is never good this time of year. Not only is it hotter than blazes, but the activity drops WAYYY off down there this time of year. Sucks to drive all the way out there for nothin. :(
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Re: NAF El Centro
« Reply #2 on: August 22, 2009, 08:11:05 PM »
Maybe that is the one that is going to be at Big Bear next Saturday
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Re: NAF El Centro
« Reply #3 on: August 22, 2009, 08:28:59 PM »
I was warned of slow activity before I drove out there...I have had better luck during winter months...

Also, any c&c on my pic..Let me know..

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Re: NAF El Centro
« Reply #4 on: August 24, 2009, 07:50:10 AM »
Drove out to NAFEC on Thursday...Complete bust. 2 hornets, 1 CH53 all day  The catch of the day were 2 Merlins returning from some type of sling load work.  Please don't judge me on these photos alone...Weather was aweful and I was using a new lens...

Phil

Great catch ;)

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Re: NAF El Centro
« Reply #5 on: September 07, 2009, 10:43:23 AM »
Thoughts I'd throw a few of my NAFEC pics from Oct 2008...

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Re: NAF El Centro
« Reply #6 on: September 07, 2009, 10:47:29 AM »
and some more.....(sorry for the double post!)

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Re: NAF El Centro
« Reply #7 on: September 07, 2009, 10:54:03 AM »
Nice!  <rocker>    ;)
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Re: NAF El Centro
« Reply #8 on: September 07, 2009, 11:36:39 AM »
One of mine from the October 2008 photo call. VMFAT-101 Sharpshooters MIG killer.
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Re: NAF El Centro
« Reply #9 on: September 08, 2009, 12:10:41 AM »
Nice shots Phil

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Re: NAF El Centro
« Reply #10 on: October 28, 2009, 11:47:41 PM »
Some from today before the dust made things cruddy.  :D

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Re: NAF El Centro
« Reply #11 on: October 30, 2009, 08:02:50 AM »
(sorry for the double post!)

We like double posting <laughing>

Great shots ;)

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Re: NAF El Centro
« Reply #12 on: October 30, 2009, 08:04:36 AM »
Some from today before the dust made things cruddy.  :D

Nice ;)

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Re: NAF El Centro
« Reply #13 on: November 21, 2009, 11:00:41 AM »
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Re: NAF El Centro
« Reply #14 on: November 21, 2009, 11:40:12 PM »
Couple more shots of the Merlin HC3






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