Yakovlev YAK-18T

@Half Moon Bay Airport, Half Moon Bay, CA

April 2014

Photographed at the annual Pacific Coast Dream Machines show at HMB airport.  The Yakovlev Yak-18T is a four/five-seat fully aerobatic utility aircraft, designed for stresses of +6.48/-3.24 g.  First flown in 1967, this aircraft is used to train Aeroflot pilots and has gained popularity as a sportplane both inside and outside the former USSR. Nikon D300 w/18-200mm, processing with Photomatix Pro and Aperture.

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