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Swedish JAS39 Gripen Air-to-Air

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It had been an absolutely amazing experience, and i guess it's already my highlight of 2012............. Yesterday i was able to do some air to air shots over Sweden with in total 12 different JAS-39C and 4x JAS-39D Gripen. Here's a little collection of what i've got (never thought that it could be so difficult to take "good" shots out of a double-glassed window; 1800 shots made, but only 200 are, as they should be: sharp and clean :unsure: )

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Hope you like them.
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Re: Swedish JAS39 Gripen Air-to-Air, Thursday 19th Jan 2012

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Nice one! Do you maybe have a log with all 16 Gripens? Did they belong to one specific unit or multiple?
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Re: Swedish JAS39 Gripen Air-to-Air, Thursday 19th Jan 2012

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Last one is great!
Assume makes an ASS of U and ME.
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Re: Swedish JAS39 Gripen Air-to-Air, Thursday 19th Jan 2012

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DJdeRidder wrote:Nice one! Do you maybe have a log with all 16 Gripens? Did they belong to one specific unit or multiple?

Yep I`ve got a log:

39271, 39248, 39252, 39275, 39258, 39817: all from 1st Sqn F21
39233, 39833, 39225, 39276: all from OT&E (2nd Sqn F7)
39220, 39222, 39255, 39218, 39831, 39816: all from 1st Sqn F17
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Re: Swedish JAS39 Gripen Air-to-Air, Thursday 19th Jan 2012

Post by CoHaBa »

Wow, really nice! great experience! Can't wait for the other 194 pics... :-)
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Re: Swedish JAS39 Gripen Air-to-Air, Thursday 19th Jan 2012

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Last one is really nice!
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Re: Swedish JAS39 Gripen Air-to-Air, Thursday 19th Jan 2012

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I have to say that i am partial to the 5th shot and the Grippen giving the "one finger salute" SWEET :worship:
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Re: Swedish JAS39 Gripen Air-to-Air, Thursday 19th Jan 2012

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Very nice Marcel :toppie:
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Re: Swedish JAS39 Gripen Air-to-Air, Thursday 19th Jan 2012

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Okay 5 more for today :wink:

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Re: Swedish JAS39 Gripen Air-to-Air, Thursday 19th Jan 2012

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http://www.luftwaffe.de/portal/a/luftwa ... HP7AwZjst8! , but this was on the 16th of January...
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Re: Swedish JAS39 Gripen Air-to-Air, Thursday 19th Jan 2012

Post by Interceptorsaurus »

Hey there!

GREAT shots, simple! I wish I could have the opportunity to shoot them! I'm not really a fan of the Saab Gripen but these shots are just plain & simply great, ATA shots rule!
Marcel B, if you have more, post them here! Should be some.....185????? ;-)

Greetzzz,
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Re: Swedish JAS39 Gripen Air-to-Air, Thursday 19th Jan 2012

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Very nice! The last one of your first post is realy awesome!
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Re: Swedish JAS39 Gripen Air-to-Air, Thursday 19th Jan 2012

Post by Warthog 71 »

Great shots Marcel, really like the one with my name on the fuel tank! ;-)


Grtz,

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Re: Swedish JAS39 Gripen Air-to-Air, Thursday 19th Jan 2012

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Nice ones Marcel (B)!

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Re: Swedish JAS39 Gripen Air-to-Air, Thursday 19th Jan 2012

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Very nice pictures. Congratulations! :D

One small question:

392155

Do you mean 39155 or 39255?

Thank you
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