Forgotten Tiger Squadron???

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Re: Forgotten Tiger Squadron???

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Redskin301 wrote:Excellent pics my friend, but keep in mind that you're f*cked when they get you!!!!!
Since Viktor Y. was elected President, Ukraine has turned fully towards Russia in sharp contrast to his predecessors pro NATO/EU policy. The Russians started training again at Saki and the contract with the Black Sea Fleet for using the Sevastopol harbour will be renewed. Since a large part of the Crimea is still restricted military area the warning of Alex seems more than appropriate. Excellent pics my friend, but if made without proper authorisation; amazingly STUPID !!!
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Re: Forgotten Tiger Squadron???

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epoelstra, you are definitively a GREAT man!!!

Red Stared planes are my favourite ones, and these pics are wonderful!!!

Thanksthanksthanks!!!!

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Re: Forgotten Tiger Squadron???

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I totally agree with CBR and I'am not affraid of doing "over the border" things
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Re: Forgotten Tiger Squadron???

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OK, points have been made and warnings issued. Let's focus on the results again as this is the Photo Forum.
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Re: Forgotten Tiger Squadron???

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Thanks for the complements and concerns. :)

As I have been travelling to Russia and Ukraine for more than 15 years, I am confident that I am well aware of the risks. I guess that everybody has his/her own definition about "acceptabel risk", so there is no point in discussing about that. :)

I've added 3 pictures of the last Su24 landing with the sun going down at Gvardeskoye. The next Su24 came in after sunset and they continued flying until at least 22:30.

With the sun
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Smoke on
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Sunset light
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Enjoy.

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Re: Forgotten Tiger Squadron???

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Another forgotten tiger squadron is VMFA (AW)-224:

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F/A-18D with photonose

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Re: Forgotten Tiger Squadron???

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Nice "Tiger Hornets" ("tijger horzels"), but I guess photographing these was somewhat less risky/hazardous than the "Ruskis"... :wink:
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Re: Forgotten Tiger Squadron???

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But not less difficult if you know the situation around MCAS Beaufort. Even on base there is a double fence (with guard) around the flightline...
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Re: Forgotten Tiger Squadron???

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Yes taking these photos was less dangerous. The only danger is the traffic around Tokyo.
Photos were taken on a saturday morning by the way on Atsugi.

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