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#1 Lee

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Posted 13 June 2016 - 01:00 AM

Here are a few shots from the Military Aviation Museum’s 2016 “Flying Prom.”

 

Music provided by Virginia Beach’s symphony orchestra, Symphonicity.  Aircraft are from the museum’s collection.  I only took still photos, so no music.  You really had to be there.

 

Program includes music with appropriate aircraft flying.  For example, the de Havilland Mosquito flew to the “633 Squadron” theme.  The Fokker Dr.1s,  D.VII and Albatros D.Va flew to the suite from “The Red Baron.”  The Wildcat and Aichi “Val” flew to the “War & Tennessee” Suite from “Pearl Harbor.”  And of course the Hurricane, Spitfire and Bf 109 flew to the suit from “Battle of Britain.”

 

The flying program ended at intermission, but then much more music was played.  “Stars & Stripes Forever” was the last piece kicking off the fireworks display.

 

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#2 Stadler

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Posted 13 June 2016 - 01:20 AM

Great pictures and looks like a fantastic selection of aircraft flown. I haven't seen a Mosquito for a while but I recall those twin Merlins having quite the buzz : )


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Posted 13 June 2016 - 01:32 AM

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Awesome pics! Thanks for posting!


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#4 Klaiber

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Posted 13 June 2016 - 02:59 AM

Wow, looks like a really fun event!  Great pictures!


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Posted 13 June 2016 - 05:35 AM

Jealous!


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Posted 13 June 2016 - 12:19 PM

Thank you for sharing.


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Posted 14 June 2016 - 10:21 PM

My favorite Alb D.Va skin !






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