Event: RAF Cosford Nightshoot

Event: RAF Cosford Nightshoot

Postby Threshold.aero on Wed 31 Jan 2018, 6:27 pm

What with the Royal Air Force’s centenary being marked with events up and down the country this year, it makes sense for us to get in on the act – we being the organisers of aviation events, after all.

In preparation for their own celebrations in June of this year, the RAF Cosford Air Show team have been busy assembling a selection of aircraft from the past century of RAF history. They’ve very kindly agreed for some of those aircraft (yes, including Black Mike!) to be wheeled out of their hangars for one night!

Proceeds from this event will be donated to the RAF100 Appeal and 238 squadron charitable initiatives.

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Re: Event: RAF Cosford Nightshoot

Postby Wissam24 on Wed 31 Jan 2018, 6:39 pm

"Nightshoot to end all nightshoots" is quite a bold claim for something advertising exclusively dead aircraft. Particularly puzzled by the prominence of the "Black line up" given that black aircraft see typically very unsatisfying to photograph at night
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Re: Event: RAF Cosford Nightshoot

Postby Threshold.aero on Wed 31 Jan 2018, 6:54 pm

Wissam24 wrote:"Nightshoot to end all nightshoots" is quite a bold claim for something advertising exclusively dead aircraft.

We like to be bold! It's a fair claim though, in our opinion:

  • Black Mike (never before, possibly never again)
  • Hawk T1
  • Two op GRANBY schemed aircraft
  • Three QinetiQ aircraft, two in Ripple
  • A Wessex and some other bits
If live aircraft are your thing, then a nightshoot at Cosford obviously isn't going to be your thing, sorry about that.

Wissam24 wrote:Particularly puzzled by the prominence of the "Black line up" given that black aircraft see typically very unsatisfying to photograph at night

We could repaint the Phantom, and the Hawk, but ticket prices would go up... :lol:

We've got lots of lights, it's all about getting them in the right place and making sure people can get the shots they want, rather than plonking them down and that's it! Other than the Phantom and Hawk, all the other aircraft are grey, yellow, green, pink or ripple :up:
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Re: Event: RAF Cosford Nightshoot

Postby Stevt20 on Thu 01 Feb 2018, 4:36 pm

If lit correctly black aircraft can look great......

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Re: Event: RAF Cosford Nightshoot

Postby premislao on Sun 04 Feb 2018, 4:41 pm

Got mine ticket! Can't wait for that. I've seen many positive comments about threshold.aero so I'm sure it will ve great event :) see yaa soon
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Re: Event: RAF Cosford Nightshoot

Postby ColeTheDemolisher on Thu 15 Feb 2018, 9:49 am

Just Got my ticket. just got in on the age requirement by about 8 hours :lol: :lol:
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Re: Event: RAF Cosford Nightshoot

Postby capercaillie on Fri 16 Feb 2018, 11:29 am

Threshold.aero wrote:[*]Two op GRANBY schemed aircraft


Glossy pink Jaguar? :question:
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Re: Event: RAF Cosford Nightshoot

Postby jalfrezi on Fri 16 Feb 2018, 11:40 am

capercaillie wrote:
Threshold.aero wrote:[*]Two op GRANBY schemed aircraft


Glossy pink Jaguar? :question:


It's not glossy, more a nice satin finish :pinkwafer:
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Re: Event: RAF Cosford Nightshoot

Postby capercaillie on Fri 16 Feb 2018, 11:45 am

jalfrezi wrote:
capercaillie wrote:
Threshold.aero wrote:[*]Two op GRANBY schemed aircraft


Glossy pink Jaguar? :question:


It's not glossy, more a nice satin finish :pinkwafer:


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Re: Event: RAF Cosford Nightshoot

Postby ColeTheDemolisher on Fri 16 Feb 2018, 2:43 pm

Was just thinking any chance of a tornado being wheeled out. I'm sure there stored with the jags or in a similar place :tongue: :tongue:
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