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Old 01-08-2019, 12:28 AM
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Gabby in flight

Gabby was about 10 years old when this flight sequence was taken in July, 2005. Rediscovered perusing some old storage.

Just turned a 90 degree corner from the right. Beak and feet are reddish, guessing he had been eating pomegranate seeds. Did not bother to retract his landing gear, lol!


Preparing to land on me!


Caught him at awkward part of flapping sequence!
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Old 01-08-2019, 12:48 AM
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Re: Gabby in flight

Wow, beautiful! I have not yet managed to catch photos of any of my crew in flight....they are way to quick for me
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Old 01-08-2019, 12:56 AM
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Re: Gabby in flight

“United Heavy, on finals!”

Beautiful bird, gorgeous photos with such minute detail... my little Princess the Exocet missile is way too fast for me!
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Old 01-08-2019, 02:14 AM
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Re: Gabby in flight

Great photos!
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Old 01-08-2019, 04:56 AM
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Re: Gabby in flight

Hopefully I can capture Amy doing that soon! Great pics Scott



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Old 01-08-2019, 06:22 AM
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Re: Gabby in flight

Your Gabby is absolutely gorgeous, Scott! With the red staining on his beak and with his hat up, he looks just like Rosetta. Gotta love a white cocky!
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Old 01-08-2019, 07:42 AM
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Re: Gabby in flight

That is one rare photo there Scott. That is the start of withdraw of the wing. The goal of this part of the stroke is to not reduce the size of the air bubble (high pressure) created and to get the wings back up to the top of the stroke while also limiting any disruption of the 'low pressure area' above the body created by the prior stroke.

United Heavy! Love it!!!
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Old 01-08-2019, 07:53 AM
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Re: Gabby in flight

Very cool pics Scott!
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Old 01-08-2019, 08:41 AM
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Re: Gabby in flight

Scott, these flight photos of Gabby are over the top, I'm glad you relocated them.
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Old 01-08-2019, 09:06 AM
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Re: Gabby in flight

Stunning, Scott!
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