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As part one was dedicated to the aviation aspect, part two is for the terrestrial side of things.

A couple of views of the Kunovice airport fire brigade in action:



Some historical military vehicles and gear:





A bit of aviation archaeology:


A few general pictures of the event to give you some atmosphere for it:








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Re: Kunovice Air Museum and Flying Club Open Day - 24.6.2017 (part 2)
« Reply #1 on: June 25, 2017, 09:13:07 am »
great photos in both parts  :thumbsup:

Love the field kitchen B.B.Q. spit  ;D
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Re: Kunovice Air Museum and Flying Club Open Day - 24.6.2017 (part 2)
« Reply #2 on: June 25, 2017, 11:18:21 am »
great photos in both parts  :thumbsup:

Love the field kitchen B.B.Q. spit  ;D
Im supprised you didnt notice the low beer price in that pic Chris  :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers:
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Re: Kunovice Air Museum and Flying Club Open Day - 24.6.2017 (part 2)
« Reply #3 on: June 26, 2017, 06:08:39 am »
great photos in both parts  :thumbsup:

Love the field kitchen B.B.Q. spit  ;D
Im supprised you didnt notice the low beer price in that pic Chris  :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers:

More of a red wine drinker nowadays Martin  :angel:
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Re: Kunovice Air Museum and Flying Club Open Day - 24.6.2017 (part 2)
« Reply #4 on: June 26, 2017, 07:15:31 am »
great photos in both parts  :thumbsup:

Love the field kitchen B.B.Q. spit  ;D
Im supprised you didnt notice the low beer price in that pic Chris  :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers:

More of a red wine drinker nowadays Martin  :angel:

No problem, this is the Czech wine country. Good wine also comes at a pretty agreeable price in these parts.  :thumbsup:

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Re: Kunovice Air Museum and Flying Club Open Day - 24.6.2017 (part 2)
« Reply #5 on: June 26, 2017, 07:28:25 am »
Excellent pics there, it looks pretty much like a low key UK airshow except most of the aircraft on show are Eastern Block stuff (what a surprise....  ;D)
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Re: Kunovice Air Museum and Flying Club Open Day - 24.6.2017 (part 2)
« Reply #6 on: June 26, 2017, 08:20:00 am »
Excellent pics there, it looks pretty much like a low key UK airshow except most of the aircraft on show are Eastern Block stuff (what a surprise....  ;D)

Thanks.

I have to say that the more I attend the larger more organised airshow type events, the more I appreciate these smaller low key ones.

I find crowds have better etiquette at smaller shows and my family history of high blood pressure thanks them immensely for that.

Most of the action that happens at smaller events happens low enough and close enough that you don't see too many folks with telephoto lenses so big and heavy they could be classed as blunt weapons. More modest lenses seem to get the job done just fine at most smaller events.

You can also get some pretty interesting participants at the smaller shows that likely wouldn't get a place at the bigger ones.

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Re: Kunovice Air Museum and Flying Club Open Day - 24.6.2017 (part 2)
« Reply #7 on: June 26, 2017, 11:07:58 am »

Most of the action that happens at smaller events happens low enough and close enough that you don't see too many folks with telephoto lenses so big and heavy they could be classed as blunt weapons. More modest lenses seem to get the job done just fine at most smaller events.


Amen to that! I often wonder why these characters deem it necessary to photograph the fourth rivet along from the canopy bow in high detail as the aircraft passes by at 450 kts plus. That's surely the only need for a 1000 mm lens at normal show flypast distances.  ;)
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Re: Kunovice Air Museum and Flying Club Open Day - 24.6.2017 (part 2)
« Reply #8 on: June 27, 2017, 04:18:40 am »
Those soooooper loooooong lenses are not for photographic reasons but to compensate... ;D
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Re: Kunovice Air Museum and Flying Club Open Day - 24.6.2017 (part 2)
« Reply #9 on: June 27, 2017, 06:14:35 am »

I find crowds have better etiquette at smaller shows and my family history of high blood pressure thanks them immensely for that.



Very true. Same thing applies to most spectator/participator events
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Re: Kunovice Air Museum and Flying Club Open Day - 24.6.2017 (part 2)
« Reply #10 on: June 27, 2017, 12:47:12 pm »

Those soooooper loooooong lenses are not for photographic reasons but to compensate... ;D


 ;D ;D ;) ;)
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Re: Kunovice Air Museum and Flying Club Open Day - 24.6.2017 (part 2)
« Reply #11 on: June 27, 2017, 01:56:44 pm »
More of a red wine drinker nowadays Martin  :angel:

I believe you, thousands wouldn't......................... ;D ;D ;D ;D
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Re: Kunovice Air Museum and Flying Club Open Day - 24.6.2017 (part 2)
« Reply #12 on: June 27, 2017, 11:08:06 pm »
More of a red wine drinker nowadays Martin  :angel:

I believe you, thousands wouldn't......................... ;D ;D ;D ;D

I'm pretty sure he didn't say he drank any less beer, though, just more wine. ;D

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Re: Kunovice Air Museum and Flying Club Open Day - 24.6.2017 (part 2)
« Reply #13 on: June 28, 2017, 06:44:51 am »
More of a red wine drinker nowadays Martin  :angel:

I believe you, thousands wouldn't......................... ;D ;D ;D ;D

I'm pretty sure he didn't say he drank any less beer, though, just more wine. ;D

 :cheers: :drink:

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