Posts Tagged ‘pilot’

Whistling Death

The first Vought F4U Corsair was delivered to the U.S. Navy in 1940 but due to landing performance issues it became a land based fighter bomber for the U.S. Mar

Hawker Sea Fury Post Race Recovery

Buy this picture A pair of Hawker Sea Furys are recovered after an Unlimited Class heat race at the 2013 National Championship heat races. Rick Pisio Website – Blog – Galleries – Portfolio http://www.rwphotos.com http://www.rwphotos.com/blog/?p=2069 http://rwphotos.photoshelter.com/gallery-list Contact photog@rwphotos.com

Riff Raff in The Valley

Buy this picture Piloted by Shuttle Astronaut Robert “Hoot” Gibson the Hawker Sea Fury Race 99, “Riff Raff,” flies down the “Valley of Speed” during an Unlimited Class heat race at the 2009 Reno National Championship Air Races. Rick Pisio Website – Blog – Galleries – Portfolio http://www.rwphotos.com http://www.rwphotos.com/blog/?p=574 http://rwphotos.photoshelter.com/gallery-list Contact photog@rwphotos.com


Under the Turkey’s Wing

Buy this picture Grumman TBM-3 Avenger, bu85983, piloted by Chuck Wentworth is taxied during the 2013 Grass Valley Airfest held at the Nevada County Airport in California’s gold country. This aircraft, like many of the former World War II torpedo bombers saw duty as sprayers and aerial firefighting platforms. Rick Pisio Website – Blog – […]