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Re: Seen at the airshow today
« Reply #225 on: September 05, 2018, 09:00:05 am »
You know Chris, I think some of the local yacht owners would not have been too happy!  :rolleyes:





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Re: Seen at the airshow today
« Reply #226 on: September 05, 2018, 09:16:40 am »
I think he's just lining up for the bomb run in that pic actually.  ;D

They planned to have a Catalina at the Seawings 2000 event in the summer of 2000, and it was at Fairford the previous weekend, and it was open for visitors! I climbed aboard and was amazed how big it was inside, very wide indeed. Sadly the very next day it crashed on landing in Southampton Water, killing the Mayor of Southampton amongst others.  :-\

I'm not sure if the one in your pic is the same aircraft Jim, I know they recovered and re-built it, but I don't know the reggies.
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Re: Seen at the airshow today
« Reply #227 on: September 06, 2018, 05:33:35 pm »
Great show!
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Re: Seen at the airshow today
« Reply #228 on: September 06, 2018, 05:35:00 pm »
Another awesome formation at Airshow London arrivals day....a Super Hornet from VFA-143 and an RCAF 425 Sqn. bird

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Re: Seen at the airshow today
« Reply #229 on: September 06, 2018, 08:56:09 pm »
You know Todd, I think that's what Canada will end up with, F-18E's & F's  (3rd world stuff)
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« Reply #230 on: July 24, 2019, 12:48:19 am »
Hello all.

I managed to get to the Friday RIAT show again this year, I think that makes it 5 years in a row now! This year was certainly the least favourable for aircraft flying and nice photos however. But, I did get to see the Spanish EAV-8B strut its stuff which was great. The A400M and Chinook also managed to put in some performances but essentially that was it for flying displays. We did manage to get single flybys from some others, notably UK F35B to close out the show. Anyway, enough guff, here are some plane phots for you.













Rest of the album is here if you are interested:

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Re: Seen at the airshow today
« Reply #231 on: July 24, 2019, 03:12:35 am »
Fantastic pics mate.
That top one of the MiG 21 is excellent.  Took me a bit of looking to work out it was wearing a bag over its head.
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Re: Seen at the airshow today
« Reply #232 on: July 24, 2019, 05:23:52 am »
It looks VERY wet there, so which day did you go? I was there on Saturday and it was like the Ghobi desert most of the time!  :o
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Re: Seen at the airshow today
« Reply #233 on: July 25, 2019, 01:02:11 am »
Thanks guys. I was there on Friday. It was very wet! My mrsí work sits right under the practice display area. And she got to see the display teams strut their stuff all week prior. Not jealous at all!
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Re: Seen at the airshow today
« Reply #234 on: July 31, 2019, 08:04:23 am »
Fantastic pics mate.
That top one of the MiG 21 is excellent.  Took me a bit of looking to work out it was wearing a bag over its head.

A Romanian Lancer C?  :o

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Re: Seen at the airshow today
« Reply #235 on: July 31, 2019, 09:54:47 am »
Fantastic pics mate.
That top one of the MiG 21 is excellent.  Took me a bit of looking to work out it was wearing a bag over its head.

A Romanian Lancer C?  :o


It certainly was, and there were two of them, one flew a display as well
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Re: Seen at the airshow today
« Reply #236 on: July 31, 2019, 12:18:48 pm »
That pic of the A400 really gives a good idea of the prop-wash over the wing doesn't it.
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Re: Seen at the airshow today
« Reply #237 on: October 08, 2019, 03:16:13 pm »
Last weekend was a wet and windy race day at Old Warden. I was slightly relieved to see that the rain was going to abate but hadn't considered the wind conditions, which unfortunately grounded most of the display. But better a plane that you can fly tomorrow...

Heres a short selection of what I have processed so far - the short display didn't seem to curtail my trigger finger it seems















More on the album if you are interested: https://flic.kr/s/aHsmHwF6dF

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Re: Seen at the airshow today
« Reply #238 on: October 09, 2019, 01:23:54 am »
There aren't enough shiny silver aircraft or cars nowadays.  :-\

Nice pics, all those look amazing!

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Re: Seen at the airshow today
« Reply #239 on: October 09, 2019, 01:27:45 am »
The Napier Railton looks awesome! :thumbsup:
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