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FlyinLo
10-11-2002, 10:25 PM
I had posted a photo taken from my Pitts out on the race course in the "Air Racin'" forum and there was a request for more, so here you go. I am out flying the course with Rich Beardsley in his Smith Miniplane "Rich's Brew" during the practice session on Wednesday morning.

Jeff Lo
Biplane race #6
"Miss Dianne"

FlyinLo
10-11-2002, 10:27 PM
Here's the second image. I am once again following Rich Beardsley in Rich's Brew around the biplane course during Wednesday morning's practice session.

Jeff Lo
Biplane race #6
"Miss Dianne"

FlyinLo
10-11-2002, 10:30 PM
Here is the third air-to-air photo. Jacquie Warda and I pass by the home pylon during Wednesday afternoon's practice session.

Jeff Lo
Biplane race #6
"Miss Dianne"

FlyinLo
10-11-2002, 10:34 PM
Here's the fourth image. OK, this one wasn't taken on the race course, this was in the early evening on Tuesday of race week just north of Stead. Cris Ferguson (race #20), Mike Davis (race #28) and I had just gone out for a sunset flight to enjoy the view.

Jeff Lo
Biplane race #6
"Miss Dianne"

FlyinLo
10-11-2002, 10:39 PM
Another shot from Tuesday evening just before sunset with Cris Ferguson and Mike Davis. Again, not on the race course, but just north of Stead, I think this photo is my favorite one of the bunch.

BTW, all of these were shot with a Nikon N70 with a Tokina 19-35mm lens (at 19mm) on Fuji Provia 400F. The camera was mounted to the right side I strut with the cabling for the electronic release run up the flying wires, down the cabane strut on the right sideof the airplane and then in the vent in the side of the cockpit.

Jeff Lo
Biplane race #6
"Miss Dianne"

hattend
10-12-2002, 11:06 AM
Thanks Jeff.

Are you really trying during the practice sessions or was that for the benefit of the camera shot.

I know Miss Dianne is much faster than a Smith MiniPlane.:D :D

FlyinLo
10-12-2002, 12:20 PM
Well, Rich's Miniplane is faster than most Miniplane's, and the camera did cost me 10mph (this is why it is only there for 1 or 2 practice sessions), but yes, I was powered back a bit to shoot some pictures. Once the film was gone, so was I :D !

Jeff