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Takeoff: The Alpha to Zulu of Aviation Photography by Moose Peterson

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Introduction: The Skies Are Not the Limit

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Sharon flying in a Waco QCF

For me, I haven’t gotten close to that limit that started decades ago. We’d gathered our stuff from the station wagon, the whole family in tow, as we walked toward the entrance. I was perhaps six or seven, holding my dad’s hand, while walking in, and boy was I excited to see the planes! It was an overcast day with the sun just starting to make its presence felt on the morning. The roar that seemed to be off in the distance soon went screaming past and I looked up just in time to see fire coming from the back of those “fast planes.” My dad looked down at me and said, “Those ...

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