Mariano Rosales goes behind the scenes with DTG Pyrotechnics for a closer look at what goes into airshow special effects at AirVenture 2021.

Mariano Rosales has worked as a freelance aviation and editorial photographer for over 20 years. He is a commercial airplane and glider pilot who flies his Cessna 170B for fun. By day, he can be heard at Chicago Center as an air traffic controller.