Aero L-39C Albatros

@Pittsburgh International Airport, Pittsburgh, PA

September 2010

Taken during the 2010 Wings Over Pittsburgh airshow, Art Nalls takes off in his L-39 to warm up the crowd before returning later in the show in his signature Harrier.  First flown in 1968, the Albatros is the most widely used jet trainer in the world with 2,800 are still in use in various air forces around the world.  A popular jet warbird, more than 250 are registered with the FAA.  Nikon D300 w/80-200mm, processed with Aperture.


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