Rain doesn't keep visitors from MAKS 2011

ZHUKOVSKY AIR FIELD, Russia – Gen.-Col. Alexander Nikolayevich Zelin, Russian air force commander-in-chief, sits in the cockpit of an 81st Fighter Squadron A-10 Thunderbolt II from Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, during his visit to the U.S. chorale  at the Moscow International Aviation and Space Salon, or MAKS 2011, here Aug. 20. MAKS is one of the premier events of its type in the world and Department of Defense participation demonstrates the United States commitment to international security, promotes international cooperation, and contributes to U.S. foreign policy objectives.  The U.S. Air Force has a KC-10 Extender, two F-16C Fighting Falcons, two A-10 Thunderbolt II, one F-15E Strike Eagle, one B-52 Stratotanker, C-130J Super Hercules, C-5M Galaxy, and a U.S. Navy P-3 Orion statics for the show. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Kelley J. Stewart)

ZHUKOVSKY AIR FIELD, Russia – Gen.-Col. Alexander Nikolayevich Zelin, Russian air force commander-in-chief, sits in the cockpit of an 81st Fighter Squadron A-10 Thunderbolt II from Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, during his visit to the U.S. chorale at the Moscow International Aviation and Space Salon, or MAKS 2011, here Aug. 20. MAKS is one of the premier events of its type in the world and Department of Defense participation demonstrates the United States commitment to international security, promotes international cooperation, and contributes to U.S. foreign policy objectives. The U.S. Air Force has a KC-10 Extender, two F-16C Fighting Falcons, two A-10 Thunderbolt II, one F-15E Strike Eagle, one B-52 Stratotanker, C-130J Super Hercules, C-5M Galaxy, and a U.S. Navy P-3 Orion statics for the show. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Kelley J. Stewart)

ZHUKOVSKY AIR FIELD, Russia – Russian crowds brave the rain to visit American military aircraft at the Moscow International Aviation and Space Salon, or MAKS 2011, here Aug. 20. MAKS is one of the premier events of its type in the world and Department of Defense participation demonstrates the United States commitment to international security, promotes international cooperation, and contributes to U.S. foreign policy objectives.  The U.S. Air Force has a KC-10 Extender, two F-16C Fighting Falcons, two A-10 Thunderbolt II, one F-15E Strike Eagle, one B-52 Stratotanker, C-130J Super Hercules, C-5M Galaxy, and a U.S. Navy P-3 Orion statics for the show. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Kelley J. Stewart)

ZHUKOVSKY AIR FIELD, Russia – Russian crowds brave the rain to visit American military aircraft at the Moscow International Aviation and Space Salon, or MAKS 2011, here Aug. 20. MAKS is one of the premier events of its type in the world and Department of Defense participation demonstrates the United States commitment to international security, promotes international cooperation, and contributes to U.S. foreign policy objectives. The U.S. Air Force has a KC-10 Extender, two F-16C Fighting Falcons, two A-10 Thunderbolt II, one F-15E Strike Eagle, one B-52 Stratotanker, C-130J Super Hercules, C-5M Galaxy, and a U.S. Navy P-3 Orion statics for the show. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Kelley J. Stewart)

ZHUKOVSKY AIR FIELD, Russia – Col. Chris Weggeman, 52nd Fighter Wing commander and air boss, poses for a photo with a Russian child during the Moscow International Aviation and Space Salon, or MAKS 2011, here Aug. 20. MAKS is one of the premier events of its type in the world and Department of Defense participation demonstrates the United States commitment to international security, promotes international cooperation, and contributes to U.S. foreign policy objectives.  The U.S. Air Force has a KC-10 Extender, two F-16C Fighting Falcons, two A-10 Thunderbolt II, one F-15E Strike Eagle, one B-52 Stratotanker, C-130J Super Hercules, C-5M Galaxy, and a U.S. Navy P-3 Orion statics for the show. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Kelley J. Stewart)

ZHUKOVSKY AIR FIELD, Russia – Col. Chris Weggeman, 52nd Fighter Wing commander and air boss, poses for a photo with a Russian child during the Moscow International Aviation and Space Salon, or MAKS 2011, here Aug. 20. MAKS is one of the premier events of its type in the world and Department of Defense participation demonstrates the United States commitment to international security, promotes international cooperation, and contributes to U.S. foreign policy objectives. The U.S. Air Force has a KC-10 Extender, two F-16C Fighting Falcons, two A-10 Thunderbolt II, one F-15E Strike Eagle, one B-52 Stratotanker, C-130J Super Hercules, C-5M Galaxy, and a U.S. Navy P-3 Orion statics for the show. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Kelley J. Stewart)

ZHUKOVSKY AIR FIELD, Russia – A Russian visitor has his photo taken in front of an A-10 Thunderbolt II from Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, at the Moscow International Aviation and Space Salon, or MAKS 2011, here Aug. 20. MAKS is one of the premier events of its type in the world and Department of Defense participation demonstrates the United States commitment to international security, promotes international cooperation, and contributes to U.S. foreign policy objectives.  The U.S. Air Force has a KC-10 Extender, two F-16C Fighting Falcons, two A-10 Thunderbolt II, one F-15E Strike Eagle, one B-52 Stratotanker, C-130J Super Hercules, C-5M Galaxy, and a U.S. Navy P-3 Orion statics for the show. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Kelley J. Stewart)

ZHUKOVSKY AIR FIELD, Russia – A Russian visitor has his photo taken in front of an A-10 Thunderbolt II from Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, at the Moscow International Aviation and Space Salon, or MAKS 2011, here Aug. 20. MAKS is one of the premier events of its type in the world and Department of Defense participation demonstrates the United States commitment to international security, promotes international cooperation, and contributes to U.S. foreign policy objectives. The U.S. Air Force has a KC-10 Extender, two F-16C Fighting Falcons, two A-10 Thunderbolt II, one F-15E Strike Eagle, one B-52 Stratotanker, C-130J Super Hercules, C-5M Galaxy, and a U.S. Navy P-3 Orion statics for the show. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Kelley J. Stewart)

ZHUKOVSKY AIR FIELD, Russia – U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Scott Walker, maintenance, from Maritime Patrol Squadron 45 from Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Fla., poses in front of his P-3 Orion for photos with Russian visitors to the Moscow International Aviation and Space Salon, or MAKS 2011, here Aug. 20. MAKS is one of the premier events of its type in the world and Department of Defense participation demonstrates the United States commitment to international security, promotes international cooperation, and contributes to U.S. foreign policy objectives.  The U.S. Air Force has a KC-10 Extender, two F-16C Fighting Falcons, two A-10 Thunderbolt II, one F-15E Strike Eagle, one B-52 Stratotanker, C-130J Super Hercules, C-5M Galaxy, and a U.S. Navy P-3 Orion statics for the show. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Kelley J. Stewart)

ZHUKOVSKY AIR FIELD, Russia – U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Scott Walker, maintenance, from Maritime Patrol Squadron 45 from Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Fla., poses in front of his P-3 Orion for photos with Russian visitors to the Moscow International Aviation and Space Salon, or MAKS 2011, here Aug. 20. MAKS is one of the premier events of its type in the world and Department of Defense participation demonstrates the United States commitment to international security, promotes international cooperation, and contributes to U.S. foreign policy objectives. The U.S. Air Force has a KC-10 Extender, two F-16C Fighting Falcons, two A-10 Thunderbolt II, one F-15E Strike Eagle, one B-52 Stratotanker, C-130J Super Hercules, C-5M Galaxy, and a U.S. Navy P-3 Orion statics for the show. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Kelley J. Stewart)

ZHUKOVSKY AIR FIELD, Russia – Airmen take cover under the wing of a C-130J from the 37th Airlift Squadron from Ramstein Air Base, Germany, at the Moscow International Aviation and Space Salon, or MAKS 2011, here Aug. 20. MAKS is one of the premier events of its type in the world and Department of Defense participation demonstrates the United States commitment to international security, promotes international cooperation, and contributes to U.S. foreign policy objectives.  The U.S. Air Force has a KC-10 Extender, two F-16C Fighting Falcons, two A-10 Thunderbolt II, one F-15E Strike Eagle, one B-52 Stratotanker, C-130J Super Hercules, C-5M Galaxy, and a U.S. Navy P-3 Orion statics for the show. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Kelley J. Stewart)

ZHUKOVSKY AIR FIELD, Russia – Airmen take cover under the wing of a C-130J from the 37th Airlift Squadron from Ramstein Air Base, Germany, at the Moscow International Aviation and Space Salon, or MAKS 2011, here Aug. 20. MAKS is one of the premier events of its type in the world and Department of Defense participation demonstrates the United States commitment to international security, promotes international cooperation, and contributes to U.S. foreign policy objectives. The U.S. Air Force has a KC-10 Extender, two F-16C Fighting Falcons, two A-10 Thunderbolt II, one F-15E Strike Eagle, one B-52 Stratotanker, C-130J Super Hercules, C-5M Galaxy, and a U.S. Navy P-3 Orion statics for the show. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Kelley J. Stewart)

ZHUKOVSKY AIR FIELD, Russia – A father takes a photo of his children after their tour of a C-5M Galaxy from Dover Air Force Base, Del., at the Moscow International Aviation and Space Salon, or MASK 2100, here Aug. 20. MAKS is one of the premier events of its type in the world and Department of Defense participation demonstrates the United States commitment to international security, promotes international cooperation, and contributes to U.S. foreign policy objectives.  The U.S. Air Force has a KC-10 Extender, two F-16C Fighting Falcons, two A-10 Thunderbolt II, one F-15E Strike Eagle, one B-52 Stratotanker, C-130J Super Hercules, C-5M Galaxy, and a U.S. Navy P-3 Orion statics for the show. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Kelley J. Stewart)

ZHUKOVSKY AIR FIELD, Russia – A father takes a photo of his children after their tour of a C-5M Galaxy from Dover Air Force Base, Del., at the Moscow International Aviation and Space Salon, or MASK 2100, here Aug. 20. MAKS is one of the premier events of its type in the world and Department of Defense participation demonstrates the United States commitment to international security, promotes international cooperation, and contributes to U.S. foreign policy objectives. The U.S. Air Force has a KC-10 Extender, two F-16C Fighting Falcons, two A-10 Thunderbolt II, one F-15E Strike Eagle, one B-52 Stratotanker, C-130J Super Hercules, C-5M Galaxy, and a U.S. Navy P-3 Orion statics for the show. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Kelley J. Stewart)

ZHUKOVSKY AIR FIELD, Russia – Capt. Tom Larner, 492nd Fighter Squadron weapons system officer from Royal Air Force Lakenheath, gives a tour of his F-15E Strike Eagle to some visitors to the Moscow International Aviation and Space Salon, or MAKS 2011, here Aug. 20. MAKS is one of the premier events of its type in the world and Department of Defense participation demonstrates the United States commitment to international security, promotes international cooperation, and contributes to U.S. foreign policy objectives.  The U.S. Air Force has a KC-10 Extender, two F-16C Fighting Falcons, two A-10 Thunderbolt II, one F-15E Strike Eagle, one B-52 Stratotanker, C-130J Super Hercules, C-5M Galaxy, and a U.S. Navy P-3 Orion statics for the show. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Kelley J. Stewart)

ZHUKOVSKY AIR FIELD, Russia – Capt. Tom Larner, 492nd Fighter Squadron weapons system officer from Royal Air Force Lakenheath, gives a tour of his F-15E Strike Eagle to some visitors to the Moscow International Aviation and Space Salon, or MAKS 2011, here Aug. 20. MAKS is one of the premier events of its type in the world and Department of Defense participation demonstrates the United States commitment to international security, promotes international cooperation, and contributes to U.S. foreign policy objectives. The U.S. Air Force has a KC-10 Extender, two F-16C Fighting Falcons, two A-10 Thunderbolt II, one F-15E Strike Eagle, one B-52 Stratotanker, C-130J Super Hercules, C-5M Galaxy, and a U.S. Navy P-3 Orion statics for the show. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Kelley J. Stewart)

ZHUKOVSKY AIR FIELD, Russia – Senior Airman John Redmon, a crew chief with the 5th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron from Minot Air Force Base, N.D., explains the width and length of the B-52 Stratofortess’ to some visitors to the Moscow International Aviation and Space Salon, or MAKS 2011, here Aug. 20. MAKS is one of the premier events of its type in the world and Department of Defense participation demonstrates the United States commitment to international security, promotes international cooperation, and contributes to U.S. foreign policy objectives.  The U.S. Air Force has a KC-10 Extender, two F-16C Fighting Falcons, two A-10 Thunderbolt II, one F-15E Strike Eagle, one B-52 Stratotanker, C-130J Super Hercules, C-5M Galaxy, and a U.S. Navy P-3 Orion statics for the show. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Kelley J. Stewart)

ZHUKOVSKY AIR FIELD, Russia – Senior Airman John Redmon, a crew chief with the 5th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron from Minot Air Force Base, N.D., explains the width and length of the B-52 Stratofortess’ to some visitors to the Moscow International Aviation and Space Salon, or MAKS 2011, here Aug. 20. MAKS is one of the premier events of its type in the world and Department of Defense participation demonstrates the United States commitment to international security, promotes international cooperation, and contributes to U.S. foreign policy objectives. The U.S. Air Force has a KC-10 Extender, two F-16C Fighting Falcons, two A-10 Thunderbolt II, one F-15E Strike Eagle, one B-52 Stratotanker, C-130J Super Hercules, C-5M Galaxy, and a U.S. Navy P-3 Orion statics for the show. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Kelley J. Stewart)

ZHUKOVSKY AIR FIELD, Russia – First Lt. Katie Suhrhoff, 37th Airlift Squadron co-pilot from Ramstein Air Base, Germany, poses for a photo with two Russian children in front of her C-130J Super Hercules at the Moscow International Aviation and Space Salon, or MAKS 2011, here Aug. 20. MAKS is one of the premier events of its type in the world and Department of Defense participation demonstrates the United States commitment to international security, promotes international cooperation, and contributes to U.S. foreign policy objectives.  The U.S. Air Force has a KC-10 Extender, two F-16C Fighting Falcons, two A-10 Thunderbolt II, one F-15E Strike Eagle, one B-52 Stratotanker, C-130J Super Hercules, C-5M Galaxy, and a U.S. Navy P-3 Orion statics for the show. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Kelley J. Stewart)
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ZHUKOVSKY AIR FIELD, Russia – First Lt. Katie Suhrhoff, 37th Airlift Squadron co-pilot from Ramstein Air Base, Germany, poses for a photo with two Russian children in front of her C-130J Super Hercules at the Moscow International Aviation and Space Salon, or MAKS 2011, here Aug. 20. MAKS is one of the premier events of its type in the world and Department of Defense participation demonstrates the United States commitment to international security, promotes international cooperation, and contributes to U.S. foreign policy objectives. The U.S. Air Force has a KC-10 Extender, two F-16C Fighting Falcons, two A-10 Thunderbolt II, one F-15E Strike Eagle, one B-52 Stratotanker, C-130J Super Hercules, C-5M Galaxy, and a U.S. Navy P-3 Orion statics for the show. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Kelley J. Stewart)

ZHUKOVSKY AIR FIELD, Russia – Tech. Sgt. Rob McGriffin, 9th Airlift Squadron from Dover Air Force Base, Del., gives a Russian child a sticker while he and his father wait in line to tour the C-5M Galaxy at the Moscow International Aviation and Space Salon, or MAKS 2011, here Aug. 20. MAKS is one of the premier events of its type in the world and Department of Defense participation demonstrates the United States commitment to international security, promotes international cooperation, and contributes to U.S. foreign policy objectives.  The U.S. Air Force has a KC-10 Extender, two F-16C Fighting Falcons, two A-10 Thunderbolt II, one F-15E Strike Eagle, one B-52 Stratotanker, C-130J Super Hercules, C-5M Galaxy, and a U.S. Navy P-3 Orion statics for the show. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Kelley J. Stewart)
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ZHUKOVSKY AIR FIELD, Russia – Tech. Sgt. Rob McGriffin, 9th Airlift Squadron from Dover Air Force Base, Del., gives a Russian child a sticker while he and his father wait in line to tour the C-5M Galaxy at the Moscow International Aviation and Space Salon, or MAKS 2011, here Aug. 20. MAKS is one of the premier events of its type in the world and Department of Defense participation demonstrates the United States commitment to international security, promotes international cooperation, and contributes to U.S. foreign policy objectives. The U.S. Air Force has a KC-10 Extender, two F-16C Fighting Falcons, two A-10 Thunderbolt II, one F-15E Strike Eagle, one B-52 Stratotanker, C-130J Super Hercules, C-5M Galaxy, and a U.S. Navy P-3 Orion statics for the show. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Kelley J. Stewart)

ZHUKOVSKY AIR FIELD, Russia – Children climb the fence while waiting for their turn to tour the C-5M Galaxy from Dover Air Force Base, Del., at the Moscow International Aviation and Space Salon, or MAKS 2011, here Aug. 20. MAKS is one of the premier events of its type in the world and Department of Defense participation demonstrates the United States commitment to international security, promotes international cooperation, and contributes to U.S. foreign policy objectives.  The U.S. Air Force has a KC-10 Extender, two F-16C Fighting Falcons, two A-10 Thunderbolt II, one F-15E Strike Eagle, one B-52 Stratotanker, C-130J Super Hercules, C-5M Galaxy, and a U.S. Navy P-3 Orion statics for the show. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Kelley J. Stewart)
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ZHUKOVSKY AIR FIELD, Russia – Children climb the fence while waiting for their turn to tour the C-5M Galaxy from Dover Air Force Base, Del., at the Moscow International Aviation and Space Salon, or MAKS 2011, here Aug. 20. MAKS is one of the premier events of its type in the world and Department of Defense participation demonstrates the United States commitment to international security, promotes international cooperation, and contributes to U.S. foreign policy objectives. The U.S. Air Force has a KC-10 Extender, two F-16C Fighting Falcons, two A-10 Thunderbolt II, one F-15E Strike Eagle, one B-52 Stratotanker, C-130J Super Hercules, C-5M Galaxy, and a U.S. Navy P-3 Orion statics for the show. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Kelley J. Stewart)