Col. Chuck Moore USMC (Ret.) admires the final product from the Digital Aircraft Factory, showing his 1970 era Blue Angel team departing Nellis Air Force Base.
Digital Aircraft Factory Chief Aviation Artist Catherine Smallwood with her commissioned creation for Col. Chuck Moore USMC (Ret.)
The Colonel wanting his beloved Blue Angel team photo of one of his flights to be brought to life and thus providing Catherine and her team with a small 3 x 5 size 1970 era Kodak print, which with the passing of time had played havoc on the Digital Aircraft Factory went to work.
Creating not only the aircraft's, but the entire background and foreground landscape totally from pixels and polygons to mimic the only photograph provided for reference and after an exhaustive and intense level of technical and historical research on the McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom aircraft, particularly the "J" model only then were the condition prefect to create the rendering shown above. This marks the Digital Aircraft Factory first Military aircraft production since its establishment back in December 2008.