J for Jet Aircraft

Aloha! :)

With much time at hand, I’ve been on a posting spree recently, going at a post a day. I had planned on posting a ‘Things About Me’ post but after an informal freewheeling 90-minute HR interview earlier today morning, I don’t want to speak/write about me in the near future :P This reminds me of late 2010,  when I spent almost a week thinking and writing about myself in my Statement of Purpose. I was ‘fed-up’ of me, after that! Sheesh! :P

Then I remembered Sapna suggesting I join in on the ABC Wednesday. So here it is – My J.

My undergraduate campus borders an Air Force Base. This Air Base hosts a spectacular Air Show every two years. I was on campus for the 2009 and 2011 editions. We loved this time of the year on campus. The show is five days long, but practice and rehearsals would begin a week before. This meant most classes would be cancelled :P Also, we got to see the show without having to buy tickets. Tehehe. ;)

Of all the photos I’ve taken on my campus during my four years there, the picture below is one of my favourites..

Aero India '09
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This was taken during a practice/rehearsal session of the 2009 edition with my mobile phone camera. When I pressed capture, the jet was still in my viewfinder. I am not sure if it was the slowness of my phone or the quickness of the jet, but this is what was captured :D I really like the way this turned out.

One more picture (With some aircraft actually in it :P)

Aero India 2
2009

With the air base around, any picture taken with some sky in it on any day was sure to have a military helicopter or two in it! :P I miss my college! :(:

My next Wednesday with broadband internet access will be in a few months from now. My first entry will remain my only one for a long, long time :( And next Wednesday, I’ll be flying (as a passenger :P) for the very first time. Yay! :)

Aerodynamically, the bumble bee shouldn’t be able to fly, but the bumble bee doesn’t know it so it goes on flying anyway ~ Mary Kay Ash

MAANVisit ABC Wednesday for more entries.

EDIT: Some of my Favourite Js
From The Maple Syrup Mob (Must visit! :) )
From Keyhole Pictures

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  1. WOW! That jetstream looks like a spine!
    Jane x

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  2. I can see why, top drawer pictures..;)

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  3. I like the pics, but I REALLY like the “I don’t wanna talk about ME'” story.

    ROG, ABC Wednesday team

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  4. Wow! fantastic selection for J.

    Thanks for taking it up and yes Happy journey! :)

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  5. That is a lovely capture of the jet stream! I can never understand how a person decides what a good shot and not so good shot is, just by viewing through the lens!

    Anyway, thanks for the pit stop at my blog too!

    Take care.

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  6. Hello.
    Great captures! You must be excited to be flying for the first time? Hope you have a good experience/trip. Thanks for sharing.

    Justified Indulgence

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