A Tribute to Disabled Veterans

T-6 Texans approaching the Pentagon

T-6 Texans approaching the Pentagon

In a tribute to disabled veterans, 23 T-6 Texans, a WW II era pilot training aircraft, flew past the Pentagon and over Arlington Cemetery today. Three days of anticipation finally paid off.

T-6 Texan

T-6 Texan

Pentagon Flyby-6672

Pentagon Flyby-6671

I set up at the Air Force memorial thinking this would be the best location. It was and wasn’t. I got a few seconds of planes in profile and more of tails. The course did not provide any head on shots. I had a 600mm on a tripod which turned out to be too much lens. I quickly changed over to the 100/400 mm for the bottom two shots. I got a few good shots, none that are great but I had a good time. Now if I could do it all over again…

T-6 Texans in formation

T-6 Texans in formation

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