ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC-TV) - The National Warplane Museum Air Show wrapped up on Sunday. News 8's photojournalist Christian Ramirez gives us the sights and sounds of the weekend.
"You can see them on TV, but unless you see them in person and hear the sound and the noise and watch the excitement as they fly by, you don't really sense it."
"So as great as photography is taking a picture of it, the big joy is being here and seeing them fly by at close range."
"It's just an adrenaline rush, you feel like you want to be in that plane flying with them."
"This is like my second, I saw a couple when I was a young kid, they hadn't been around or popular but they seem to be coming back, so now I'm starting to follow and starting to get into it."
"I had no idea what I'd see when I got here, and I'm just totally amazed and excited about the amount of planes that are here and the close proximity to the planes, I mean you're right on them, they're flying by you and doing flyovers, it's fantastic."
"When you get a whole shot with the propeller blur and you can see the pilot's face and he's looking out through the cockpit, the canopy, and you've locked it, and you look at it it just brings you back to that moment every time you see it."
"I think that versus a commercial airliner, these planes have character, they see it and feel it, the emotion that's tied into these planes, like that."
"That's beautiful - a nice red plane against a blue sky with some white clouds."
Despite weather concerns, organizers say this years turnout was on par with years past.
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