Stunning New Rafale Livery & Vapor Trails

Hello, IFC!

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That’s how many pictures I took today.

Here are 10 of them.

All of these are of the Dassault Rafale, one of the most beautiful fighter jets ever made (IMO) and one very, very nimble flyer.

These pictures were taken at the Melun Villaroche airshow today. The airshow displayed about 100 aircraft, some weirder than others, and overall it was a great time.

I will probably be posting pictures from this airshow over a long period of time because the aircraft and picture styles have enough variety to deserve being showcased.

Here are the pics!


Rafale 1 of 4 taxxing past me towards the runway.


A formation flight with a beautiful P51 Mustang


Rafale 2 going up, up and inverted!


Rafale 3 making a beautiful vapor trail in its wake


…followed by Rafale 2


Rafale 3 doing some beautiful aerobatics in the low cloud cover


Rafale 4 becoming one with the cloud


Rafale Solo Display wearing a beautiful new livery and doing a stunning low and fast flyby


The new livery in all it’s splendor


Last but not least, Rafale Solo Display pulling 5Gs and passing some contrails

These pictures are not yours, silly :)
Please don’t steal them. I’m very open to people using them as long as you ask and give credit. Just don’t pull a sneaky because I won’t be very happy ;)

Thanks for watching!

See you soon!

Robertine

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I never get bored with your shots!
Amazing Robertine

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Can you stop taking amazing photos please @Robertine ?!?1!

seriously stop

your camera must be suffering

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how

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No. I haven’t started yet >:)

My shutter mechanism and my ears are both bleeding

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who

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amazing shots @Robertine
wow

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Thanks a lot! :)

you

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By pressing the shutter button

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i press the shutter button and believe me i don’t get photos like that

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This photo is interesting for a couple of reasons but of note, it visually depicts the pressure distribution across the airframe as it approaches stall. I’ve never seen a shot like this on the Rafale. Great stuff.

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Thanks a lot! I really enjoy vortices and things of the sort as they really make it easy to visualize aerodynamics :)

My dream… .

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Me omw to steal them

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Your pics are better than these anyways lol

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Agreed, a true beauty

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Hey guys, so I went to an airshow in France a few days ago and want to share some photos I took with you all. I hope you enjoy!

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image

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I already know the rafale solo displays and has seen its contents on its Instagram page. Gotta love the Rafale :)

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