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Marine One and Osprey
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Posted By: DeadJohn, 09-26-2017, 09:31 PM

President Trump visited NYC today. "Marine One" is the call sign given to any Marine aircraft carrying the President. The usual Marine One (which travels with 1 or more decoys for security purposes) is a large aircraft. My office building is over 3 million square feet, and even the far end vibrates as the helicopters approach.

The V-22 Osprey is the tilt-rotor at the bottom of this post. Several are used to transport the large contingent of support staff who travel with the President.










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Wonderfully captured images. Very sharp, colorful and interesting.

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Nice shots!
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Really great shots, including the limo for the President!
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Thanks, everyone.

Here's a story about the photo taking. I work in a an open-plan office. Every time the President arrives a few people look out the window. While I was taking my photos, a co-worker with a cell phone said "my phone takes great photos, why do you need a camera?" After seeing photos I got the "your camera takes nice photos" response.

His photos show interior reflections from the window, so much DoF that the window dirt is noticeable, digital zoom artifacts, etc.
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Nice shots. I bet Twump was worried about messing up his hair.
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