Photos

 

MacDill Air Fest 2011

Sights from MacDill A.F.B.'s annual salute to aviation.

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    United States Special Operations Command jump team

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    A C-17 Globemaster delivers the United States Special Operations Command jump team to AirFest 2011

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    United States Special Operations Command jump team

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    United States Special Operations Command jump team

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    United States Special Operations Command jump team

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    United States Special Operations Command jump team

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    United States Special Operations Command jump team

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    United States Special Operations Command jump team

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    United States Special Operations Command jump team

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    An F-15E Strike Eagle

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    The Thunderbirds

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    A solo member of The Thunderbirds in his F-16

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    The Thunderbirds

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    The Thunderbirds

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    The Thunderbirds

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    A solo member of the Thunderbirds in his F-16

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    The Thunderbirds

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    The Thunderbirds

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    F-15E Strike Eagle

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    F-15E Strike Eagle

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    F-15E Strike Eagle

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    Heritage Flight: A P-51 Mustang and an F-15E Strike Eagle

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    Heritage Flight: A P-51 Mustang and an F-15E Strike Eagle

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    Heritage Flight: A P-51 Mustang and an F-15E Strike Eagle

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    Raw power: F-15E Strike Eagle

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    A T-6 Texan

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    A T-6 Texan

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    A T-6 Texan
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    Stunt helicopter!

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    The P-51 Mustang

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    A B-1B

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    B-1B

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    The Thunderbirds

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    The Thunderbirds

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    The Thunderbirds

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    The Thunderbirds

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    A solo F-16 from The Thunderbirds

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    The crowd made lots of 'ooooohs' and 'aaaaahs'!

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    The mighty C-5 Galaxy on display

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    An OV-1 Mohawk on display

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    A C-47 Skytran

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    The B-52 has been in service for over 50 years!

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    A B-25 Mitchell bomber

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    A C-17 cargo plane on display

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    A solo member of The Thunderbirds on display

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    The Thunderbirds line up...

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    A specially painted F/A-18 on display

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    An F/A-18 in display

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    A specially painted F/A-18 on display

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    A T-6 Texan on dsiplay

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    Cockpit's open on this F-15 before they go out on a flight

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    An F/A-18 on display

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    Staring down the business end of the F-15

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    An A-10 Warthog on display

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    An F/A-18 sits on display

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    An F/A-18 sits on display

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    A T-34 Mentor trainer sits on display

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    The USCG C-130 on display

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    The USCG also brought an HH-60 Jayhawk

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    USCG aviation!

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    The powerful B-1B on display

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    A B-1B on display

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    A B-1B on display

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    There was a lot to do at this year's AirFest!

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    There was a lot to do at this year's AirFest!<

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    There was a lot to do at this year's AirFest!<

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    Radio Control (R/C) pilots demostration team

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    An R/C plane ready for takeoff

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    An R/C helicopter ready for takeoff

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    An R/C plane ready for takeoff

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    An R/C plane ready for takeoff

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    The Thunderbirds on display

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    An F-15E Strike Eagle onn display

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    An F-15E Strike Eagle onn display

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    A T-34 Trojan on display

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    The T-34 Trojan in action

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    The Thunderbirds on display

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    A C-47 flies by the crowd

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    A C-47 flies by the crowd

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    A B-25 Mitchell in the air!

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    The Thunderbirds in display with cockpits open

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    A B-25 Mitchell taxis for takeoff

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    A Staggerwing biplane prepares to wo the audience

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    The Staggerwing does its thing

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    More of the Staggerwing

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    A T-6 Texan gets put through its paces

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    This T-6 Texan was meant to be in the air!

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    The T-34 Trojan shows off its tailhook

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    The T-34 Trojan pilot waves

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    The P-51 Mustang gets airborne

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    A P-51 Mustang roars by

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    Undefeated in combat, the USAF F-15 is still the ace!

    photo: Ben Jacobson
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    The Thunderbirds on display

    photo: Ben Jacobson