2012 Mankato Air Show

Saturday, June 9, 2012 – Show Day

Photo by Rick Pepper - 2012 Mankato Air Show - Blue Angel aircraft #1-4 taxi to the end of the runway before taking off
Photo by Rick Pepper – 2012 Mankato Air Show – Blue Angel aircraft #1-4 taxi to the end of the runway before taking off
Photo by Rick Pepper - 2012 Mankato Air Show - Blue Angel aircraft #1-4 taxi to the end of the runway. Note the distortions from their super-heated jet turbine exhaust
Photo by Rick Pepper – 2012 Mankato Air Show – Blue Angel aircraft #1-4 taxi to the end of the runway. Note the distortions from their super-heated jet turbine exhaust

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Photo by Rick Pepper - 2012 Mankato Air Show - The nose gear of Blue Angel #3 aircraft leaves the ground
Photo by Rick Pepper – 2012 Mankato Air Show – The nose gear of Blue Angel #3 aircraft leaves the ground
Photo by Rick Pepper - 2012 Mankato Air Show - The Blue Angel #5 aircraft (the lead solo) performs an abrupt, high speed take-off
Photo by Rick Pepper – 2012 Mankato Air Show – The Blue Angel #5 aircraft (the lead solo) performs an abrupt, high speed take-off
Photo by Rick Pepper - 2012 Mankato Air Show - The Blue Angels fly by in the diamond formation
Photo by Rick Pepper – 2012 Mankato Air Show – The Blue Angels fly by in the diamond formation

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  • A life-long Mankato native Rick's current distraction of choice is photography. He especially enjoys event photography - capturing life's moments - and gets plenty of practice at his children's sporting events. He enjoys other media including live sound production and recording. He serves as a sound tech at his church.