Skip to comments.All That For This: Flyover Photo Released (Pic)
Posted on 05/08/2009 1:40:58 PM PDT by SonOfDarkSkies
President Barack Obama has accepted the resignation of an official who authorized the presidential aircraft flyover in lower Manhattan last month, CBS 2 has learned.
Louis Caldera, the director of the White House Military Office, handed in his resignation Friday. The news comes as Defense Secretary Robert Gates says the Air Force flyover that sparked a panic was not adequately reviewed and approved by senior service and department officials.
The flyover was arranged as part of a photo opportunity for White House records. The official photo was released along with Caldera's resignation and the official report on the flyover.
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Yep...and I ain’t buyin’ it!
FReepers did a much better job with their photoshop skills.
And the city isn’t even in the background.
Passenger manifest please.....
I’m more concerned about the INSIDE of the aircraft.
Particularly, the pics of Jay-Z and Ludicrus spraying Crystal all over the Multi-Function Displays of the cockpit.
You have got to be kidding.
WHO WAS ON THE PLANE?
I’m getting something about the symbolism of the office of the President overshadowing liberty.
Or something like that.
The Portugese Water Hound ate it.
What upsets me is that, with all the b.s. about carbon footprints and global warming going from the Left, there’s no outcry about this blatant waste of fuel.
You know, the photo almost looks like AF1 is taking a dump on the Statue of Liberty which is probably not the symbolism Obama wanted but it more true thatn anyone cares to admit.
Now, if it had been stages so AF1 was taking a dump on Wall Street, that would have been even more perfect.
Coverup for a bioweapon dispersal test run appears to be
much more likely given that stupid photo.
You can’t really even see the Statue of Liberty in that photo. Someone’s pulling our leg.
So why then did the plane buzz NYC if this was the picture they were going for? (A picture which sucks BTW)
I agree with the manifest request. I think this was a Demo fund raiser or something....
Not to nit-pick, but AF2 is the Veeps plane when he is on board.
I repeat, I WANT my money back!
I didn’t buy their story before I saw this crappy picture...I sure ain’t buying it now.
For the vast number of people that are being thrown under that bus, Nobama better equip the bus with they kinds of wheels and tires that are on the Monster Trucks that tour the country putting on great shows.
The pile of bodies currently there, and apparently will grow in the future, the ground clearance of that “bus” better get jacked up even higher.
That’s exactly what I see, too.
FoxNews guy said this one is AF2 (2nd plane designated for the Prez) and was so designated because TOTUS was not on board this flight, thusly, not identified as AF1.
Someone correct any above errors.
Can we zoom in close enough to read the tail number? Is it that same “backup” plane that is supposed to have been there?
Anyway, based on the pictures from the ground at about the time the plane was in position for this picture, the only other plane in the area, a Red Tail fighter jet, was not in a position to have taken this picture.
Start the archive searches. This picture is from a different day.
Will the msm ever get tired of being lied to?
I don't think so.
It’s nether AF1 nor AF2 if the TOTUS is not aboard. Something like special mission 123 or something sans TOTUS
If this is the real deal, they need a better photographer because this picture is not very good, but then they did take it from an F-16. What a waste of tax dollar money.
Where is the manifest for who was on board because this picture is not worth $300,000+. Also would love to know who needed a training flight to NYC since ZERO and his buffoon VP continually are on the move using these planes and the crews would have to be up to date.
The photo file has all that informantion embedded in (were it a digital photo).
Caldera approved the picture, but who proposed it? Also, I thought that they said that it was a photo op for campaign use, now it was just for a record?
Unh, uh, I’m not buying it. Whoever proposed this is just too big to be thrown under the bus.
Yep...this was “pay to play” and I want to know who paid.
My guess Rahm Emmanuel or Mrs. ZERO!
Better question, asked by many here and elsewhere: who was aboard?
So we’re supposed to accept this one crummy picture and then get on with our lives?
This is tail number 28000. The other plane is tail number 29000. It was specifically stated the plane in question was the backup plane. Is the backup plane 28000 or 29000, and was a specific tail number ever mentioned for the plane in question?
I get it.
zero wanted a photo to show his plane sh*tting on the Statue of Liberty.
someone checking to see that the shadows from the statue of Liberty are correct.
The official crappy Obama Air Force One photo (just dreadful):
A photoshop that is vastly superior on every level!
Speaking of the office of the President overshadowing liberty, I heard on WABC radio this afternoon that the steps to the crown on Lady Liberty were going to re-open to the public on July 4. They were closed shortly after 9/11/01. This is considered to be a major "reversal of the policy of the Bush administration".
They then aired a soundbite of NY Rep Anthony Weiner saying something to the effect that who better to be the first person to climb those stairs and represent liberty than Present Uhbama. I wanted to puke.
IMO, they simply don't care if it is a lie as long as the lying is being done by a fellow socialist democrat.
It is strange that there are shadows on the aircraft, yet none on Liberty Island?
Are they implying that they did all of this for 1 picture? Now that is one expensive picture.
They really do think that we (the country)are as dumb as it appears by the vote in November. Well maybe most of us are. LOL
Though not even a 400.
I would think there would be a shadow of the plane on the ground. There is a shadow of the statue and of that boat in the water.
That has to be one the WORSE Aeriel photo I have ever seen. It looks like the shot was from one of the F-16 chase planes by the reflection in the upper right-hand corner. The camera was improperly set.. the exposure sucks. At the very least.. its in focus.
There are more shots.. I would at least like the FULL disclosure.
The call signs “Air Force One” and “Air Force Two” only apply when the President or Vice President is embarked.
If neither the President or Vice President is on board then the call sign is “Special Mission XXXX” where XXXX is the tail number.