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Viking Gas by Lyle462 Viking Gas by Lyle462
A U.S. Navy S-3 Viking passing gas. You'd think with me being a former boom operator that I would draw something Air Force wouldn't you! LOL
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Bojosan Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2014
Seen that site many times. I was ES-3A Shadow driver. Variant of S-3 Viking. ... You got some talent. Keep it up!
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Lyle462 Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2014
Nice! It's funny I drew this. I was an AF Boom Operator (KC-135R). I was always fascinated with this type of A/R though. Thanks for the encouragement...will do!
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imclod Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Most unusual drawing, looks great :)
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Lyle462 Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2013
Thank you!
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Daniel-Storm Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2013
Did you ever lower the boom on anybody?
Okay...i'm a better artist than i am a comedian.
I just love the field of view in this! It's a striking composition!
And the patterns of light and dark that dance across it really grab the viewer's interest.
Once again your extreme foreshortening is spot on.
And, for the umpteenth time, you have offered us a plethora of value changes and gradients.
It's a dynamic and very strong piece of work! :clap:
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Lyle462 Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2013
Thanks a bunch! I did on a night mission while gassing an F-16. Hit the jet so hard that I felt it through the refueling boom. Scared me to death (imagine what the pilot felt like). Fortunately I didn't break anything on his jet or ours. That's what I call "Inflight refuelling by braile!" There's more than one jet out there with my initials carved by their refueling receptacle. LOL
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Daniel-Storm Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2013
Oh my gosh! I can only imagine how frightening that must have been! :wave:
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Lyle462 Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2013
Didn't really sink in until it was all over!
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Daniel-Storm Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2013
:)
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StratoArt Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Wow! Very nice!
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