C-5 Galaxy Sunset Shots and Other Pics from KPSP

Hey, what’s up?

I am at KPSP and there are a lot of special planes and liveries, so I decided to share some with y’all!

These were taken at various moments of my day at random places, and they are unedited as I don’t have my laptop… :(

Anyways, let’s get started!

The biggest plane I ever spotted:

Anyone like contrails?


A Qantas 787 and a Hawaiian A330 at 35,000 feet!


A United Express CRJ200

And since aviation isn’t just planes… here is a birb

:)

Have a nice day!

I have 600 more from today! Want more contrail pics?

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Nice photos! I’m more impressed with that hummingbird XD

During the summer we get hummingbirds here in Colorado, and even with continuous autofocus on my camera, they are hands down the hardest to photograph because of their speed

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Okayish on quality. The shutter speed seems not right especially the picture above the contrail picture. Needs work on it.

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I. Need. Your. Lens.

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Ok, thanks for the constructive criticism!

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I use a fixed lens lol

(SX 60 HS)

I’m saving for a Nikon D5600 tho

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Actually it is, but that’s a cute little dude… 😂

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Oh, I guess I’m dumb :(

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Nice shots, if you are still in Palm Springs, there is a decent spot at the end of East Alejo Road.


There are posts to stand on or you can bring a step ladder if you stay back from the fence.

That was at 180mm with the Canon 100-400+7D

Edit: I can’t hide the image

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I’m not familiar with KPSP or the area. I assume there is a military base of some sort near there?

Also, wonderful photos!

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That last one has some really bendy and flexible wings!

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THAT BYRD IS SO CUTE!!!

Dang, you can really see that boy’s (C-5 Galaxy) T H I C C N E S S

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That C5 is out of Travis so odds are they just stopped by on a training run.

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This looks like anxiety.

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Beautiful pics nonetheless. In a lot of cases, I actually prefer the unedited version of a lot of different things.

That C-5 is amazing! You caught the one with the old engines (General Electric TF-39) too! Could you hear them?

Those contrail pics are amazing. I always love clear days here when I can get contrail pics of planes I would have probably never seen otherwise (because they usually don’t land at PANC).

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The little birb is cute too :)

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In all fairness, a bird can be considered an aircraft, sort of :)

In fact, we got our principles of flight and stuff by watching the bird.

@Robertine You’re not dumb, even if, for some reason, aviation didn’t include birds :)

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How did you get that Qantas 787??

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Probably took off from KLAX. Same with the Hawaiian A330.

But… why flying towards KPSP?

That actually is a good question.

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Yeah I know, but the chance of actually seeing it and capturing it. So far away from home.

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