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Aviation photography adventures

You're going to need a bigger bucket list...

This is aviation photography as it should be. Epic adventures, unique opportunities, red hot action, stunning results and classic road trips interspersed with quality socials and lifelong friends... All with great laughs over local speciality food & drink in small but perfectly formed groups. It’s just brilliant. 

My photography has improved massively!

It has been a real pleasure learning from Rich and Steve. The friendly, helpful ethos, amazing access to aircraft and mentorship from the COAP team have been excellent. Through COAP I have met and shared tips and photoshoots with some of the most talented aviation photographers in the world and seen the standard of my own photography improve massively. I always look forward to future events with them, they are well organised, well managed and great fun and I would highly recommend them to any level of Photographer.

RT, UK

My photography has improved massively!

It has been a real pleasure learning from Rich and Steve. The friendly, helpful ethos, amazing access to aircraft and mentorship from the COAP team have been excellent. Through COAP I have met and shared tips and photoshoots with some of the most talented aviation photographers in the world and seen the standard of my own photography improve massively. I always look forward to future events with them, they are well organised, well managed and great fun and I would highly recommend them to any level of Photographer.

RT, UK

Organised with talent & experience

All of my trips with COAP were extremely well organised by Rich and Steve, both very talented photographers with a wealth of photographic and travel experience. In almost all cases they will have visited the destinations many times previously, so the best viewing arrangements will be in place and on-base visits are often set up. The atmosphere is always friendly and a large part of the enjoyment comes from sharing experiences with a group of like-minded enthusiasts--including techniques, information and beer! I recommend a COAP trip unreservedly.

JT, UK

All welcome

These guys welcomed me like an old friend on my first photography trip recently. Everything went off brilliantly, I learnt a lot, saw some fantastic aircraft from every angle and made some wonderful friends. If you can, go, you won’t regret it!

MW, Australia

World beaters

The world’s best organisation for high quality aircraft photography. They bring you to unique places and opportunities.

KO, The Netherlands

So much more

COAP trips are much more than just aviation jaunts. Yes, they are action packed. Yes, they ensure you get the best out of every situation. Yes, they provide some amazing photo opportunities you would be very hard pushed to find elsewhere. Yes, you get to travel with and learn from amazing photographers. Yes, your skills will be pushed to the limit. Yes, you will develop new skills. But, a trip with COAP is much much more. - There is always time to enjoy the social side of things - meals, a few drinks, great banter and make new friends for life.

JW, Australia

Always deliver

Great team of photographers and aviation freaks :) They will always deliver not only on photography but also on a social side. Pleasure to shoot and travel with! Highly recommended!

KP, Poland

More than aviation

I've been on several COAP trips, all of which have been well organised and enjoyable. They deliver what each set out to achieve, often actually managing to exceed expectations. Whilst the main aims are aviation themed, there is always an effort to seek cultural opportunities if feasible too. I also like it that most groups are knowledgeable about many things, not just aviation that means discussion and banter within the group is always good, especially when having a meal and a few beers at the end of each day.

TB, Czechia

Get stuff done

COAP is the best organization when it comes to aviation photography. Steve and Rich are very talented and really know how to get things together.

KC, Belgium

Nothing comes close

COAP gives aviation opportunities like no other. The best in the business, my aviation photography has improved so much from being around Steve and Rich and the varied places and access it brings is second to none. I felt part of a family being on these trips with small groups of people which have evolved into many great friendships. It becomes very addictive as nothing else stands up to it after being on one of these trips.

GS, USA

The Extra Mile

COAP is creative, receptive, and energetic in ensuring that aviation photographers are provided with great opportunities to pursue our art and get to events often closed to the general public. You have improved my photography not only through your access to and enthusiasm towards events and air arms throughout the world, but through your willingness to go the extra mile to get your clients the photos that we may not have otherwise considered or envisioned on our own.

BM, USA

No ordinary experience...

I must say that the people behind the scenes who literally make dreams come true are exceptional in their fields. This is not a travel company nor a photo club. COAP is a community where like minded people can come together and enjoy the world of aviation, be it on the ground within the perimeter fence at a super base in Nevada, photo workshops at a local museum or flying air to air with latest tech a few feet away from an open ramp. I have been very privileged to taste a selection of trips run by Rich Cooper, Steve Comber and the likes. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend to anyone who is thinking about treating themselves to one of the many trips or workshops.

Martin, The Netherlands

Standout organisation

Absolutely standout organization! They are the experts in the business and organize fantastic events with opportunities you can’t get with anyone else!

PL, Canada

COAP are simply the best!

COAP are simply the best at what they do! I have been on exciting and unique aviation photographic adventures with COAP's front men Rich Cooper and Steve Comber since 2006. Their knowledge of aviation, photography and experience in arranging trips worldwide is 2nd to none. My last trip with them was to Japan just before the pandemic. Not only did we witness some truly stunning aviation sights but we enjoyed Japanese culture, hospitality and cuisine as well. Rich and Steve were tremendous hosts and made the whole event so enjoyable and fun. I am so excited at the prospect of resuming more exotic and memorable trips with them.

MJ, United Kingdom

Unrivalled knowledge & expertise

I travelled with Richard Cooper to France for an exciting three day visit to Nancy Airbase. Richard was the perfect escort. His knowledge and expertise is second to none when it comes to aviation photography and getting the most out of the day. It's not always an easy nine to five operation, be prepared to be pushed to the limit to get the best images and it is so worth it. We were on base till past midnight for day and night operations and some amazing socialising with aircrew.

PS, UK

The best air-to-air... Ever!

Finland Air2Air 2021 was the best air-to-air shoot I’ve been on - ever! Rich and Steve did a fantastic job as usual. Great photo opportunities and great company. Can highly recommend joining a COAP trip.

PL, Sweden
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