Finnish Golden Oldies

Finnish Golden Oldies

Postby NordicAirpower on Thu 28 Mar 2013, 11:33 pm

Hi all,

Hereby a selection of wonderfull old Finnish stuff, all taken from the book "Ilmavoimat - Scenes from Finnish military aviation history" recently published by Nordic Airpower - check out http://www.nordicairpower.com/page8.html

Here we go, in no particular order (have thrown in a few non-oldies as well, hope it is OK) :

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Best regards
Jan Jørgensen / Nordic Airpower
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Re: Finnish Golden Oldies

Postby Harlequin67 on Fri 29 Mar 2013, 7:22 am

A lovely set of photographs from an AF that sources it's aircraft from some unusual places!
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Re: Finnish Golden Oldies

Postby barkin mad on Fri 29 Mar 2013, 7:55 am

A fantastic set, but the Magister & silver Draken are the highlights for me :drool: :love:



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Re: Finnish Golden Oldies

Postby Maisie on Fri 29 Mar 2013, 10:20 am

IL-28 and Mil-4 are something else!! Any idea when the first photo was taken though?

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Re: Finnish Golden Oldies

Postby Westy on Fri 29 Mar 2013, 12:31 pm

Great post - particularly like the SK-35 & Magister :clap:
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Re: Finnish Golden Oldies

Postby Arthur Tee on Fri 29 Mar 2013, 2:45 pm

Quality shots - and difficult to tell which one's are superb old shots and which one's are poorer modern shots!

Thanks for posting!

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Re: Finnish Golden Oldies

Postby warferry on Fri 29 Mar 2013, 6:58 pm

Thanks for loading these. A Gnat with guns, what it was really meant for !
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Re: Finnish Golden Oldies

Postby Niallxg on Fri 29 Mar 2013, 10:32 pm

Great set of photos - Fouga shot wins hands down for me.

edit - just spent the last 30mins looking through your website, Jan, Wow... excellent images in the gallery. :worship:
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Re: Finnish Golden Oldies

Postby psquiddy on Fri 29 Mar 2013, 11:54 pm

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Re: Finnish Golden Oldies

Postby ciaranchef on Sat 30 Mar 2013, 4:24 am

Oh my goodness what a wonderful set, look at the Me 109s , fantastic! superb post!
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Re: Finnish Golden Oldies

Postby st24 on Sun 31 Mar 2013, 12:47 pm

What a phenomenal collection of images!! Loving the camo Mongol personally and the looping Maggie.... :drool: :clap:
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Re: Finnish Golden Oldies

Postby JJC on Sun 31 Mar 2013, 1:12 pm

For want of a better expression....B-E-A-U-tiful! :biggrin: :grin:
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Re: Finnish Golden Oldies

Postby TheDuck on Sun 31 Mar 2013, 11:08 pm

The Blenheim in that paint scheme looks so right. Incredible collection of pictures. :clap:
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Re: Finnish Golden Oldies

Postby Bruno G on Mon 01 Apr 2013, 7:32 am

:worship: :worship: :clap:
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Re: Finnish Golden Oldies

Postby DeanW on Mon 01 Apr 2013, 4:55 pm

It's been a while since I've seen such a varied and dynamic set of images! :smile:
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Re: Finnish Golden Oldies

Postby shaggie on Mon 01 Apr 2013, 10:12 pm

oh my ,what a lovely interesting set of images
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Re: Finnish Golden Oldies

Postby NordicAirpower on Wed 03 Apr 2013, 3:59 pm

Thanks for all your nice words - credit must go to the individual photographers.

Maisie, the first photo was taken at Utti in 1953.

All the best
Jan
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Re: Finnish Golden Oldies

Postby soundbarrier on Tue 09 Apr 2013, 9:52 am

Amazing overview, thanks for posting !!! :dizzy: :hypno: :shock: :drool: :win:
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Re: Finnish Golden Oldies

Postby Cudworth on Tue 09 Apr 2013, 2:34 pm

Superb shots, thanks for posting.
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Re: Finnish Golden Oldies

Postby colper on Tue 09 Apr 2013, 4:20 pm

An absolute joy looking at these,fantastic images of a very varied selection of types.

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Re: Finnish Golden Oldies

Postby CJS on Tue 09 Apr 2013, 5:24 pm

That Blenheim is wonderful to see! Great photos :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Re: Finnish Golden Oldies

Postby swingy on Wed 01 May 2013, 3:53 pm

Great post. :clap:
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