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May 10 2008

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PhotoHunt: Moody AFB Air Show 2007

Posted at 7:31 am under Thought for the Day


This week’s theme from tnchick is ANY photo. I took this at an air show at Moody AFB on October 21, 2007. It was a glorious day to be a spectator, but the winds were really kicked up. They nearly had to call off the air show.

We ended up in the VIP section. You know, the section that’s all roped off? The one that’s smack dab in the middle right on the air strip. The one with all the free food and drinks? We just walked in with some other folks. I was trailing behind my friend, taking photos. When I walked up to join him the guards stopped me and told me I wasn’t allowed in. They had really big guns. I wasn’t going to argue. I called in to my friend, who was already seated in the bleachers, to come back out. One of the guards said “Oh, I’m sorry, ma’am, we didn’t realize you were with him”. Then he at-eased and let me in. I dunno.

We didn’t realize our dumb luck until I went up to get a bottle of water and got out my money and they said “Oh, no, no, no. It’s complimentary for the VIP’s”. Cool. We had the best seats on base, other than perhaps the cockpit. Did I mention the Free Food?

Would you like to know the name of this particular maneuver? So would I, so if you happen to know it please let me know because I forgot, probably right after they announced it. It was way cool, though!

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  1. Amyon 10 May 2008 at 9:37 am 1

    Great shot! I live near a master jet base for the Navy, and I love air shows! They’re so thrilling.

  2. Heather Youngon 10 May 2008 at 9:40 am 2

    That is so awesome! Wow!

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  4. Heather Youngon 11 May 2008 at 10:26 am 4

    Just stopping by to say have a blessed Mother’s Day.

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