7th in this series... This week's verb is "Flying"

Challenge #7 in the Verbs , action, and misc topics series. Hosted by barb_s.
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Please show me and the viewers 'Flying'. It can be birds, insects, planes, kids pretending to fly, paper airplanes, kites, frisbees, etc. As long as the photo shows a dictionary definition of the verb, it qualifies for the challenge.
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Up up and away. Taken at the 1st ever Hot Air Balloon Festival held in Northern Ireland and also my first time every photographing such a thing. I wanted to catch the character of the pilot and this was the result.
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Submitted: Monday, 29th August, 2011 00:47 (GMT)
Taken: Sunday, 28th August, 2011
Focal length: 300 mm
Shutter speed: 1/250 sec
Aperture: F4
ISO: 200
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