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Uploaded 17-Aug-19
Taken 19-Jul-19
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Dimensions3331 x 2221
Original file size1013 KB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken19-Jul-19 14:53
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeSONY
Camera modelILCA-68
Focal length400 mm
Focal length (35mm)600 mm
Max lens aperturef/5.6
Exposure1/1250 at f/7.1
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias+2/3 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Aperture priority
ISO speedISO 320
Metering modeCenter-weighted average
Digital zoom1x


USAF Thunderbird #6 flown by Major Michelle Curran (Opposing Solo).

Major Michelle Curran is the Opposing Solo Pilot for the U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, flying the No. 6 jet. She earned her commission in 2009 as a graduate of the University of St. ThomasÕs Air Force ROTC program. Before joining the Thunderbirds, Curran served as an F-16 instructor pilot at NAS JRB Fort Worth, TX. She has logged more than 1,200 flight hours as an Air Force pilot, with more than 160 combat hours. Major Curran is in her first season with the team and hails from Medford, WI.

Photo by Craig on Friday, July 19, 2019 of the USAF Thunderbird practice. Shot from the NDSU Rugby field.