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Airbus KC-30A with three F/A-18A/B Hornets at Avalon Air Show 2015

A ring of water vapor is created as pilots Lt. Justin Halligan (L) and Lt. Michael Witt (R) fly their F/A-18F Super Hornet airplane within 200mph of breaking the sound barrier while performing at New York Air Show at Jones Beach in Wantagh, New York, May 23, 2009. The phenomenon is created when a plane, traveling at low altitudes over water, approaches the speed of sound and the pressure created by the forward sound waves squeezes moisture in the air to form a ball of cloud over the front…

Atlas Cheetah D high speed fly past during the annual Swartkops Air Show. This aircraft is painted in the colours of the South African Flag.

This is the Eastern Air Lines DC-3 that is in the Smithsonian Museum. My dad took this shot on a timer as he too is looking at the passing of an era.