A warm weekend with the cold war jets

A warm weekend with the cold war jets

Postby ianf on Mon 27 May 2013, 8:29 pm

I had a weekend off from Lindy this weekend so where did I go? To see another lot of cold war jets including another Victor! I was down for the weekend to support my friends at TBAG and do some pictures for our Victor friends on Tina. So this isn't really about the event as such but does give you an idea of the spectacle you get when your there.

1. A sight sadly only availble on saturday, namely 3 british four engine classics.
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2.Saturday most aircraft did a practice , here Tina prepares to taxi.
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3.Marshalled past the race bollards
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4. Bob Tuxford and Bob Prothero at the controls.
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6.Nimrod next.
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7.The rest of the day I watched and helped the teams set up 544 particlarly was polished to a high sheen finish and looked awesome. with such a nice day I hoped for a good sunset and was rewarded with one. which meant a very hetic 20 mins getting these images.
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12. This one was taken after the sun went down it was a nice silouette, but I decided to do a short time exposure with a quick paint by light and I was pleased with the result.
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13.Those who know me knows whats coming next. Namely nightshots. With a full moon rising behind the VC-10 it was rude not to.
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14.PSI 320 was around and kindly allowed me to shoot the lightnings thankyou Andy.
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16. The Mystere was next.
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17. Sunday was another sunny day and it reflected in a huge crowd I think they had there moneys worth. I was next to the buccaneer airside when we had a very nice visitor.
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18. Then it was down to the other end to capture Ollie driving a Bucc again! Just look at that shine!
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19.A Hunter cartridge start is still a rare sight to see.
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20. Then it was Tinas turn.
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23.A nice end to the day.
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A very enjoyable and tireing weekend. I have to thank The TBAG team for their hospitality and Tina's team also. I can't wait for the next event.

Ian
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Re: A warm weekend with the cold war jets

Postby Stu on Tue 28 May 2013, 11:39 am

Really nice set there Ian do like shots 12 and 21, iam on the Simplyplanes CWJ DVD cover with two of my shots to will have to say hi next time at Brunty
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Re: A warm weekend with the cold war jets

Postby ianf on Tue 28 May 2013, 11:51 am

Hi Stu
Yes I know your on the back with 2 pics, cos I'm the one on the front cover! Iwill say hi next time I'm over.
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Re: A warm weekend with the cold war jets

Postby DeanW on Tue 28 May 2013, 12:08 pm

Great coverage, the Victor looks great with the huge chute :smile:
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Re: A warm weekend with the cold war jets

Postby Pat Murphy on Tue 28 May 2013, 12:30 pm

Cracking stuff Ian. Looks like 728 is back in one piece in the Qshed. Is she runnable yet?

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Re: A warm weekend with the cold war jets

Postby Fmk.6john on Tue 28 May 2013, 12:55 pm

Pat,


There will be a double Q-Shed scramble on the 28th of July, keep an eye on the LPG website for ticket details, XR728 is now in taxiable condition and is undergoing final adjustments before the scramble day.


An event not to be missed!

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Re: A warm weekend with the cold war jets

Postby ciaranchef on Wed 29 May 2013, 5:08 am

Very nice set, looks like a great day out, Ciaran
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Re: A warm weekend with the cold war jets

Postby Smog Monster on Wed 29 May 2013, 6:04 pm

Great pictures!

Number 5 also contains 3 British four engine classics though! :smile:
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Re: A warm weekend with the cold war jets

Postby ianf on Wed 29 May 2013, 6:18 pm

Ah your correct Smog, I had missed that! Thanks for your comments guys.
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Re: A warm weekend with the cold war jets

Postby Flare Path on Wed 29 May 2013, 6:41 pm

Wow. Superb. :clap:
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Re: A warm weekend with the cold war jets

Postby swingy on Wed 29 May 2013, 8:54 pm

Lovely. #12 head on bucc is a cracker. :clap:
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Re: A warm weekend with the cold war jets

Postby AndyXH558 on Wed 29 May 2013, 9:51 pm

Superb as usual Ian. Looks like you had a great time. :clap:
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Re: A warm weekend with the cold war jets

Postby F-86 on Mon 03 Jun 2013, 8:44 pm

Only just seen these, great set. Love the Buccaneer shots. :clap:
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Re: A warm weekend with the cold war jets

Postby Ledhead27 on Mon 03 Jun 2013, 10:10 pm

Fantastic set of images, nice weather too! Love number 12
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Re: A warm weekend with the cold war jets

Postby baggy on Tue 04 Jun 2013, 1:51 pm

beautiful set :clap:
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