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Tour through Texas and Oklahoma

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Visit Texas and Oklahoma last week, 5 days full of aircraft.
Arrived Saturday afternoon in Houston and started at Ellington, on Sunday the NASA Center was visited.

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ImageT38 Nasa by Jos Leendertse, on Flickr

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ImageAH64 USAR by Jos Leendertse, on Flickr

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ImageT6 US Navy by Jos Leendertse, on Flickr

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ImageT6 USAF by Jos Leendertse, on Flickr

NASA
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ImageB747 Nasa by Jos Leendertse, on Flickr

Monday morning at Lackland untill 1015, too bad the SA F16s didn't fly.
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ImageC17 USAF by Jos Leendertse, on Flickr

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ImageVC25 USAF by Jos Leendertse, on Flickr

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ImageC5 USAF by Jos Leendertse, on Flickr

Short stop at San Antonio Intl for the 2 Mexican Metros
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ImageC26 Mexican air Force by Jos Leendertse, on Flickr

Randolph in the afternoon with 23 degrees.
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ImageT38 USAF by Jos Leendertse, on Flickr

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ImageT38 USAF by Jos Leendertse, on Flickr

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ImageT38 USAF by Jos Leendertse, on Flickr

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ImageT1 USAF by Jos Leendertse, on Flickr

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ImageT6 USAF by Jos Leendertse, on Flickr

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ImageT6 USAF by Jos Leendertse, on Flickr

On to Dallas after Randolph, a stop at Austin Intl and Waco was made. At the last one these 2 were seen.
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ImageT1 USAF by Jos Leendertse, on Flickr

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ImageP3 US Navy by Jos Leendertse, on Flickr

NAS Fort Worth didn't dissapoint. Lot of action untill 1 pm so we visited the museum at Meacham (shots taken from outside the fence)
18.) Gate guard of Fort Worth
ImageF18 US Navy by Jos Leendertse, on Flickr

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ImageF35 USAF by Jos Leendertse, on Flickr

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ImageF16 USAF by Jos Leendertse, on Flickr

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ImageF16 USAF by Jos Leendertse, on Flickr

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ImageC130 US Navy by Jos Leendertse, on Flickr

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ImageF35 RAAF by Jos Leendertse, on Flickr

Does anyone know how many squadrons in the Marines are left with FA-18A/B?
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ImageF18 USMC by Jos Leendertse, on Flickr

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ImageC12 USAR by Jos Leendertse, on Flickr

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ImageF35 RNLAF by Jos Leendertse, on Flickr

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ImageF16 USAF by Jos Leendertse, on Flickr

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ImageF16 USAF by Jos Leendertse, on Flickr

The museum at Meacham
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ImageF05 USAF by Jos Leendertse, on Flickr

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ImageA4 US Navy by Jos Leendertse, on Flickr

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ImageF14 US Navy by Jos Leendertse, on Flickr

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ImageF4 USMC by Jos Leendertse, on Flickr

A visit at Dyess also didn't dissapoint, two B1s went airborne in 30 minutes.
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ImageT1 USAF by Jos Leendertse, on Flickr

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ImageB1 USAF by Jos Leendertse, on Flickr

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ImageB1 USAF by Jos Leendertse, on Flickr

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ImageB1 USAF by Jos Leendertse, on Flickr

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ImageB1 USAF by Jos Leendertse, on Flickr


In the afternoon we went to Sheppard, but that's for later.
All the logs of this trip are in the USA section.

Jos
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Re: Tour through Texas and Oklahoma

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Nice shots Jos, thanks for sharing!
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"golden hour evening colours" at Waco ? :)
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Re: Tour through Texas and Oklahoma

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Excellent report, Jos.
Did you see the EA-3B at Meacham?

Thanx,
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Re: Tour through Texas and Oklahoma

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Nice! :scramble:

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Thanks guys!
No EA-3 was seen at Meacham.

Part 2 of the trip.

After Dyess it was Sheppard time. A lot of action all day, with the T38s providing nice photos!
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ImageT38 USAF by Jos Leendertse, on Flickr

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ImageT38 USAF by Jos Leendertse, on Flickr

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ImageT38 USAF by Jos Leendertse, on Flickr

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ImageT38 USAF by Jos Leendertse, on Flickr

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ImageT38 USAF by Jos Leendertse, on Flickr

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ImageT38 USAF by Jos Leendertse, on Flickr

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ImageT6 USAF by Jos Leendertse, on Flickr

Next up was Oklahoma. A morning visit to Altus started cloudy but ended with sunshine!
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ImageC17 USAF by Jos Leendertse, on Flickr

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ImageC17 USAF by Jos Leendertse, on Flickr

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ImageC17 USAF by Jos Leendertse, on Flickr

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ImageC17 USAF by Jos Leendertse, on Flickr

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ImageKC135 USAF by Jos Leendertse, on Flickr

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ImageC17 USAF by Jos Leendertse, on Flickr

After that it was Vance, which paid of very well!
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ImageT38 USAF by Jos Leendertse, on Flickr

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ImageT38 USAF by Jos Leendertse, on Flickr

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ImageT6 USAF by Jos Leendertse, on Flickr

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ImageT6 USAF by Jos Leendertse, on Flickr

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ImageT1 USAF by Jos Leendertse, on Flickr

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ImageT1 USAF by Jos Leendertse, on Flickr

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ImageT38 USAF by Jos Leendertse, on Flickr

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ImageT38 USAF by Jos Leendertse, on Flickr

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ImageT38 USAF by Jos Leendertse, on Flickr

Friday started at Tulsa, but bad weather and no activity with the F16's. Drove to Tinker after that, were we had had an enjoyable few hours.
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ImageF16 USAF by Jos Leendertse, on Flickr

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ImageEA6 US Navy by Jos Leendertse, on Flickr

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ImageF4 USAF by Jos Leendertse, on Flickr

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ImageKC135 USAF by Jos Leendertse, on Flickr

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ImageKC135 USAF by Jos Leendertse, on Flickr

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ImageE6 US Navy by Jos Leendertse, on Flickr

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ImageE3 USAF by Jos Leendertse, on Flickr

On Saturday a quick visit to Alliance, were 22 aircraft were noted!
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ImageF18 USMC by Jos Leendertse, on Flickr

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ImageT6 USAF by Jos Leendertse, on Flickr

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ImageT38 USAF by Jos Leendertse, on Flickr

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ImageT6 USAF by Jos Leendertse, on Flickr

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ImageT1 USAF by Jos Leendertse, on Flickr

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ImageT38 USAF by Jos Leendertse, on Flickr

Thats it!

Jos
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You did very well in just 5 days, Jos! :respect:
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Great set !!!!
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Very nice pics!
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Re: Tour through Texas and Oklahoma

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Nice trip, with lot's of T-38. The banking shots from Sheppard are great.
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Re: Tour through Texas and Oklahoma

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A lot of very impressive shots. :respect: Especially like all the T-38s.
Some questions: were all shots taken from outside, without step-ladder? No problems with security photographing towards the base?
Would like to make a similar journey next year, that is why I ask ...
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