TITLE: Harvards in Demonstration

MEDIUM: Impressionist Digitally Manipulated Photograph (Photo Manipulation)


This DMP is based on a photo I took on the evening of September 15, 2004. At the time I shot these three Harvard IV's performing aerobatics at an air show in Brantford, ON, I didn't know much about the North American Harvard. I've always loved military aircraft for their speed, agility and sheer power but I've never liked war or the purpose of most military planes to take lives; even when it becomes absolutely necessary.

Although a military plane, the Harvard hasn't been much of a combat aircraft. Most variants of these warbirds were strictly used to train combat pilots of the RCAF, USAF and other allied countries from the Second World War to the Vietnam War. The notable exceptions appear to be the Infi and Portugese Colonial Wars in which T-6A Texan variants were armed with machine guns, bombs and missiles.

It's a pleasure to make aviation art of a military plane without putting it in a combative setting.

























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