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    A F-22 banks away from a QF-4E and dwarfs it with it's wingspan. The F-4 is a pretty big plane folks...
    Part of a Heritage Flight consisting of a P-51D, F-15C, F-22A and a QF-4E.

    ansonchappell, and 22 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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    1. Peppe Torre 38 months ago | reply

      Wow..great composition!!!!

    2. serzhile 38 months ago | reply

      well it was performing low-level carpet bombings during the 'nam, it had to have high payload options and huge wings to give it enough lift during low speed low altitude action
      great plane
      super shot!

    3. planephotoman 38 months ago | reply

      This is an extreme crop of a 4 ship Heritage Flight, JLS. Nothing was being shot down and the QF-4 has a real pilot flying it.

      Thanks Peppe -

      Thanks serzhile -

    4. prajpix 38 months ago | reply

      Congrats on explore.....well deserved!

    5. planephotoman 38 months ago | reply

      Thanks prajpix -

    6. planephotoman 38 months ago | reply

      It's not as high up on Explore as my 747 pic, but it made Explore. Thanks for all the comments and favs folks.

    7. Virginian Highlander 38 months ago | reply

      what is explore? Sorry for being untrained.

    8. Bahari Adoyo 38 months ago | reply

      Explore is kind of like Flickr's own award for amazing photographs. They choose the most interesting photos and post them on your main page. Here's a link to the Explore page:

    9. lukealbert1 [deleted] 38 months ago | reply

      Great photograph

    10. planephotoman 37 months ago | reply

      Thanks Shelley -

    11. vector1771 ( / 37 months ago | reply

      Freaky shot!! Awesome! The wing area of the Raptor is massive

    12. Bahari Adoyo 37 months ago | reply

      I would think that the F22 could do some amazing things as a drone...

    13. planephotoman 37 months ago | reply

      Thanks mambo -

      Thanks vector -

    14. BobButcher 37 months ago | reply

      Although the F-22 could make quick work of an F-4, I can't help myself but have a certain loyalty to the F-4. Nice shot.

    15. planephotoman 37 months ago | reply

      The F-4 will always be a favorite, Bob. Thanks -

    16. BlueisCoool 37 months ago | reply

      Very nice work - congrats on being explored !

    17. planephotoman 37 months ago | reply

      Thanks BlueisCoool -

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