Despite being called The Patriots, this flight team uses Russkie-designed jets. Hmmm. Anyway, the backseater doesn’t look too happy. Click to expand:
Look at them shock waves as the F-18 Hornet approaches the speed of sound. Apparently, “the public generally responds negatively to sonic booms“, but I think we could handle it. The sound would be like this.
Just when you get one into focus, the other one squirms away…
The 12-year-old Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 L IS USM lens – still working after all these years:
Somewhere down there is the Maltese Falcon.
All right, see you next year!