Waddington 25th October PM

Waddington 25th October PM

Postby dinger on Tue 26 Oct 2010, 7:06 pm

I was fortunate enough to catch Waddingtons finest in the late afternoon sun yesterday. Here are a few from multiple approaches by both the Nimrod and Sentry.

Catch these old ladies while you can.

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ZH101 now sports the low vis markings that the E-3D fleet are gradually receiving.

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Finally, an arty shot.

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Not a bad way to spend an hour after work.

Dinger.
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Re: Waddington 25th October PM

Postby Sully on Tue 26 Oct 2010, 10:28 pm

Smashing set of shots, nice and sharp and the light looked superb
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Re: Waddington 25th October PM

Postby RickIngham on Tue 26 Oct 2010, 10:57 pm

All very nice :clap: superb light too! I really want to get up there soon...
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Re: Waddington 25th October PM

Postby StevenH on Tue 26 Oct 2010, 11:48 pm

Blimey, I bet ATC were chuffed with that hot air balloon. :grin: Very nice shots.
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Re: Waddington 25th October PM

Postby Ben H on Wed 27 Oct 2010, 12:05 am

It may be a 'DSO', but that third shot is lovely :clap: :topbombing:
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Re: Waddington 25th October PM

Postby dinger on Wed 27 Oct 2010, 7:01 am

Cheers for the comments. The hot air balloon was pretty much directly over Lincoln. Both the tower and the jets were aware of it, however, perspective made it look close to the jets at the start of their approaches at times.

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Re: Waddington 25th October PM

Postby CH2 on Wed 27 Oct 2010, 7:54 am

Very nice captures in great light :clap: :clap: . Nothing wrong with side ons (some people like to look at the plane and the detail on the aircraft), people need to drop that "stigma" in the skip
Cheers,

Chris
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Re: Waddington 25th October PM

Postby Hellfire on Wed 27 Oct 2010, 7:17 pm

Excellent light on those. Nimrod still my favourite aircraft I've photographed in sun setting conditions. :clap:
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Re: Waddington 25th October PM

Postby Chef_uk on Wed 27 Oct 2010, 7:49 pm

I often see that balloon as i travel home south along the A15. He once came down in a field between waddo and cranwell. Are there any restrictions on balloons travelling near airbases ie if they start directing over a base, would they have to ditch it before hand or can it just go over it and if so do they have some way of contacting ATC?
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Re: Waddington 25th October PM

Postby T_J on Fri 29 Oct 2010, 5:23 pm

Lovely work, Dinger. Number 1 is a peach. Great angle and superb light!

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TJ
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Re: Waddington 25th October PM

Postby dinger on Fri 29 Oct 2010, 6:28 pm

Many thanks for the comments. They are much appreciated.

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Re: Waddington 25th October PM

Postby Shocman on Fri 29 Oct 2010, 7:20 pm

Hi Dinger, wonderful shots!!!
I like specially the Nimrod images, this venerable aircraft is very interesting for me, I saw just one time in Chile during FIDAE, I remember the very impressive demo flight.
Thanks for share the images. You are very afortunate to go to an airport after the work, for me that is almost impossible.

Greetings from Chile!!!

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