This is a photo of a modified truck with 3 jet engines. The photo was taken from the tarmac during a Navy Blue Angels air show at the airbase in Cherry Point, NC. The truck performed a high speed run down the runway and used 2 parachutes to slow itself down. A really loud and wild show.

Canon EOS-40D with a Canon EF 300mm f/4L IS lens on a Bogen tripod.

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I have a true passion for Landscape & Wildlife Photography, and I try to shoot at every opportunity. I use all Canon photo equipment. <><

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  • BarbL
    BarbLabout 4 years ago

    Holy Cow! Who’d have thought to do that?! Bet the ride is a blast!

  • Thanks !!

    – Joe Elliott

  • BCallahan
    BCallahanabout 4 years ago

    i wouldn’t get in that truck for nothing!!! another trip i missed!!! i gotta get with the program!!!

  • Thanks Barbara !!

    – Joe Elliott

  • UncaDeej
    UncaDeejabout 4 years ago

    Awesome action,FAV….Deej

  • Thank You !!

    – Joe Elliott

  • Ann J. Sagel
    Ann J. Sagelabout 4 years ago

  • Thank You very much for featuring my image !!

    – Joe Elliott

  • Matt Jones
    Matt Jonesabout 4 years ago

    Congratulations on your feature.

  • Thank You !!

    – Joe Elliott

  • elspiko
    elspikoabout 4 years ago

    no wonder there is global warming ;) Great shot!

  • Thanks !!

    – Joe Elliott

  • rocamiadesign
    rocamiadesignabout 4 years ago

  • Thank You !!

    – Joe Elliott

  • rocamiadesign
    rocamiadesignabout 4 years ago

    Thank you for entering the Best of the Worst challenge in The Best of Red Bubble…Digital Art and Photography!

    This is really cool. We saw the same truck in an air show, here in Montana, a few years ago.

  • The truck was really awesome and loud, Thanks !!

    – Joe Elliott

  • Jaclyn Hughes
    Jaclyn Hughesabout 4 years ago

    awesome capture!

  • Thank You Jaclyn !!

    – Joe Elliott

  • icesrun
    icesrunabout 4 years ago

    Would definitely make trucking faster!! Great capture and it is good that you were right there to get it.

  • Thank You !!

    – Joe Elliott

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