"1909 Bleriot XI"

© Jeffrey R. Bange

"1909 Bleriot XI"

Jack Gaskin 8/20/2012 1:31:35 PM

I see what you were talking about this is a GREAT CATCH. The entire experience must be awesome I'd like going up in an oldie.
My first plane ride ever was in an old rickety Piper Cub w/o parental approval. As if that would have made a difference ;o)
Had a Good Weekend !!!

Jack #1481404

Kathy Salerni 8/21/2012 11:04:36 AM

What a great Catch, Jeff! Nice clarity on this moving plane! No way would you Catch me going up in that though!

Jeffrey R. Bange 8/21/2012 7:38:50 PM

Thank you Jack and Kathy for your comments, as always I appreciate each one of them. #10284950

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Picture was taken at the Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome in Rhinebeck, New York.

This airplane was built in France in 1909. The plane weighs 661 lbs. and the engine produces 35 HP with a top speed of 47mph.

This is the oldest flying aircraft in the United States, and is the second oldest flying aircraft in the world.

Shutter Speed: 1/640
Aperture: f/8
Focal Length: 400mm
ISO Speed: 500
Lens: EF 70-200mm F2.8L ISII +2X Extender

Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/640 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 500, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 400.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Uploaded on 8/20/2012 12:24:47 PM

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