2010 Great Minnesota Air Show by Bob Nelson
Jul 2, 2010Public
Photo: North American P-51C Mustang "Tuskegee Airman" delivered to the USAAC in 1944.
Photo: Restored in the 1970s and moved toe South St. Paul in 1988. Painted in the distintive colores of the Tuskegee Airmen- the 332nd Fighter Group
Photo: Bill Leff flying the T-6.
Photo: Bill Leff flying the T-6.
Photo: Bill Leff flying the T-6.
Photo: The Minnesota Wing of the Commemorative Air Force is proud to fly the North American B-25 Bomber, "Miss Mitchell."
Photo: "Raptor" F-22 Demonstration Team
Photo: "Raptor" F-22 Demonstration Team
Photo: In August of 1944, pilot, Lt. Max Bell, earned the Distinguished Flying Cross while flying "Miss Mitchell" on a bombin raid to distroy bridges in Nazi occupied Italy.
Photo: The original "Miss Mitchell", served with distinction in the 12th Air Force, 57th Bomb Wing in Corsica, Silcily, and Italy during WWII.
Photo: The original "Miss Mitchell", served with distinction in the 12th Air Force, 57th Bomb Wing in Corsica, Silcily, and Italy during WWII.
Photo: The original "Miss Mitchell", served with distinction in the 12th Air Force, 57th Bomb Wing in Corsica, Silcily, and Italy during WWII.
Photo: Aeroshell 4-plane precision formation aerobatic team flying the North American AT-6.
Photo: Aeroshell 4-plane precision formation aerobatic team flying the North American AT-6.
Photo: The F-22 Raptor is the Air Force's newest fighter aircraft takes off from St. Cloud.
Photo: The Raptor's combination of stealth, supercruise, maneuverability, and integrated avionics, coupled with imporoved supportability, represents an exponential leap in teh warfighting capabilities.
Photo: The Raptor performs bouth air to air and air to ground missions allowing full realization of operational concepts vital to the 21st century Air Force.
Photo: The F-22 opens its internal weapon bay.
Photo: In the high humidity of the St Cloud afternoon, the F-22 Raptor generates lots of condensation trails.
Photo: In the high humidity of the St Cloud afternoon, the F-22 Raptor generates lots of condensation trails.
Photo: During high G transistions the F-22 Raptor blooms.
Photo: During high G transistions the F-22 Raptor blooms.
Photo: Dual afterburning Pratt & Whitney F119-PW-100 turbofans  incorporate pitch axis thrust vectoring, with a range of ±20 degrees. The maximum thrust is classified, though most sources place it at about 35,000 lbf  (156 kN) per engine. [wikipedia]
Photo: Condensation blooms