Yak-11 above the shore
The Nort Sea with its unique Wadden Sea is one of the most beautiful landscapes in Germany. In 2009 it were inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Therefore, it was a perfect background for our photoflight with the Jakolew 11 respectively a licence-built Let C-11.
This German registered Yak was built in 1953 and it is one of around 120 Yak-11’s which remains airworthy. Between 1947 and 1955 4.566 machines of this type were built (707 by Let in Czecheslovakia). The aircraft was the standard advance trainer for the Soviet Air Forces and all Warsaw Pact countries. Besides this, 18 more countries including East Germany, Austria, Somalia and North Korea used the Yak-11 in their Air Forces.
Our flight with the Yak was marvelous. We flew with a Cessna Caravan as photoship with six photographers at the open door. The weather was quite beautiful with blue sky and no winds. This photomission was one of the longest in our history. We flew 15-20 minutes wing to wing and so we had enough time to shoot the beautiful aircraft in all available light conditions.
Sharpeye Media is specialized in the organisation and implementation of air-to-air photoshootings. In association with our partners, we realized several mission in Germany, Czech, Suisse and Australia in the last few years.
During our flights we met military as well as civilian aircraft in the sky. Highlights were a Hawker Hurricane, a pair of MiG-21, a Super Constellation, a Mirage III, a Mi-24 Hind,our flights with Hangar II, of course the Yak-11 and many more.
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