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Lockheed F-35B (17-0006) - How about a little vapor courtesy of a USMC F-35B Lightning II from Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 542, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW) at the Cherry Point Air Show on 11 May 2024?
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Lockheed F-35B (17-0006)

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How about a little vapor courtesy of a USMC F-35B Lightning II from Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 542, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW) at the Cherry Point Air Show on 11 May 2024?

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David Plummer
Love the live example of fluid dynamics. Nice shot, Ed.
Peter Junk
Special effects has nothing on the real thing. Fantastic photo.
Phil Townrow
Excuse me sir. Vaping is not permitted here
Donn Avers
The only way to vape !
jesse kyzer
NEATO!!
dmfree56
Boom!
2sheds
Really dramatic demonstration of adiabatic expansion
GianCarlo DAvianca
Love the velocity and powerful of our fighting armament we (USA) has achieved.
We must get back to Superiority status.
“Make America Great Again”
Steven H Wilcox
Great photo!! Hollywood, take many notes!
ken kemper
Ed
You have a calendar photo....Well Done and best of the week.
PMoskowitz
Yeah.
Ryan Basile
Great shot!
BIGDJB
Thats a once in a lifetime photo Fantastic!!!
terry kelsey
There have been some really great photos here before, but this is one of the very best. SUPER!!!
Joe Dempsey
Love the photo!
unlike many of the folks who comment, i really don't know much about flying. Would someone have a link to something that explains what causes the vapor to appear like that? Is it when the plane reaches some critical velocity?
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