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P40,P51,F4U and TBM at the Geneseo,NY Airshow

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Viv Pike
How did you take this photo? What plane where you in?
Great photography
David Apps
Magnificent shot!
serge LOTH
This is aviation for ever!!!!!!!!! 5*********************
Where were you??????????
Bill A
Awesome pic, awesome birds!
greg presley
Thom Richard in the P-40 ?
jesse kyzer

NICE !
FIREHOUSE25
Great Photo !
Leander Williams
The P-40 had the perfect profile for the shark nose. I can imagine those Japanese pilots freaking when they looked in their rearview mirror and saw JAWs coming.
a mentor
just for the record, the A6M Zero was faster and could out turn all other aircraft of that period.
Seth GoltzerPhoto Uploader
Shot with a Nikon D600, 28-300, from the back of a T-6. Superior flying from all involved.
Don Ridgeway
Brilliant shot, a definite keeper
Mark Kanzler
@ a mentor
A6M Zero top speed is 351 mph.
It can't out run them.
a mentor
@Mark; first instruction in ACM is "NEVER fly in straight lines"
a mentor
@Mark; stats vary upon the resources cited
A6M-2 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mitsubishi_A6M_Zero#Specifications_(A6M2_(Type_0_Model_21))
gives a feather-weight 2796 kg with maxV 331mph

P40-E https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Curtiss_P-40_Warhawk#Specifications_(P-40E)
gross weight of 3862 kg with maxV 334 mph

The weight/power ratio favors the Zero -- Put the Zero in a climbing turn and it just runs away
Doug Fehmel
Beautiful shot, Seth.

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