Keeping away the Skyhawks, Christmas Day 2006. During my ‘day job’ flying a tanker over the Falkland Islands, I snapped this pair of F3 Tornados escorting us. Ironically, one of them flown by a buddy from my former RNZAF 14SQN days.Flt Lt Marcel Scott brings his Huey in nice and close, during a photo sortie at Wanaka. The opportunity to shoot ‘out in the open’ without any tight cockpit or canopy restrictions makes a refreshing (albeit freezing cold) change.US Navy Sea Hawk from HSC-26 practising sea recoveries out in the Persian Gulf.T-28’s over California.Christen Eagle over the UK.Royal Air Force Grob trainers based at RAF Cranwell.RAF Red Arrow fly very close over Cyprus.The Breitling Jet Team L-39’s in Southern France.Pitts flying in mirror formation.French L-39’s proudly displaying Breitling colours.Suisse Patrouille F-5’s approach the Matterhorn.Richard and Dave loop their Pitts Specials.L-39 looping over Southern California.The Red Arrows BAe Hawks dodging the cloud layers.CT4 Airtrainer pulling G in the Australian outback.Air Combat Australia Extra 300’s over the Blue Mountains.RAF GR4 Tornado deploys flares overhead Iraq.Breitling Boeing Stearman with wingwalker over Sydney Harbour.Flying with the Blue Angels during a low level display practise sortie, in southern California. It was my first time with no G-suit or Oxygen mask in an ejection seat equipped jet. Simply an awesome experience.