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Wow - the balloon race was awesome Saturday!! More photos coming soon....

really moving fast now.......

photos from the air show!!!

John flies the world famous Staudacher S-300D which was hand-crafted by John Staudacher. The Staudacher was built for world-class unlimited aerobatics and has competed in several world contests in many foreign countries. The Staudacher is very light-weight and is built with an all tubular and wood makeup which allows the airplane to weigh in at 1250 lbs. The Staudacher is powered by a Lycoming A10-540 delivering more than 300 hp and has the latest Wide Cord MT three bladed propeller built to take the gyroscopic maneuvers. It is also capable of a +/- 20g's!!!!

Max speed: 250 mph Wingspan: 24.4 ft Length: 26.0 ft
Weight: 1268 lbs Engine: Lycoming 540 with over 330 rpm 2750
Prop: MT Wide Cord 203 All wood wing with tubular fuselage construction

The Pilot - John Klatt
In 1995 John began giving serious thought to enhancing his flying career in a non-traditional aviation role as a professional aerobatic performer. Early involvement in competitive aerobatics lead to participation in unlimited class aerobatic competitions where John gained valuable experience and recognition via numerous national and regional wins. In 2000, John established himself as a profession air show performer.

John brings to John Klatt Airshows, Inc. 21 years of aviation experience. Sixteen of those years have been as a major with the Air National Guard, where he has flown C-130 turboprop transport aircraft around the planet and the F-16 Fighting Falcon in air support and combat roles. John also maintains the role of first officer with a major U.S. commercial

full frame shot, reduced digital noise, applied some lighting adjustment and resized

Have a great week!!!

(constructive critique is welcome)

coming soon -
the St Louis Zoo
and another - St Louis Air Show - from high up in the hills above the air field:
and on Mon 09/03 we went to a small car show - that next
after that - Friday 09/14 - St Louis Balloon Glow
and - Saturday 0915 - Great St Louis Balloon Race
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Comments on this photo:

Sep 18 2007 04:57 GMT LisaSam67
cool! i found out as i was leaving sunday morning for a trip to tahoe with the folks that there was air races in RENO grrrrrrrrr

oh and i got that weird bridge again for ya
Sep 18 2007 05:37 GMT PhotoPro PRO
bummer about the air races....

Sep 18 2007 05:51 GMT Captivelight PRO
nice strong diagonal, and strong colours.
Sep 18 2007 05:51 GMT Captivelight PRO
nice strong diagonal, and strong colours.
Sep 18 2007 06:29 GMT leowangh
The airplane is beautiful!
Sep 18 2007 06:52 GMT senna3
Fantastic series of air show pictures!
Sep 18 2007 08:03 GMT junsjazz
another spectacular shot of a subject streaking across the frame! my latest photoquote says that the strenght of a picture is in the composition and this eries exemplifies the quote...
Sep 18 2007 12:03 GMT SIGMUND
Wonderful serie!!!!!
Sep 18 2007 14:37 GMT LisaSam67
yeah.. not too worried though.... my pics wouldnt be as good as yours.... so i come here and drool over your amazing shots
Sep 18 2007 15:33 GMT PhotoPro PRO
Sep 18 2007 20:33 GMT LisaSam67
as you should be!
Sep 19 2007 18:35 GMT gtc126
This is my favorite Plane!!! Beautifully painted