Task Force Libeccio

Task Force Libeccio

Postby McG on Sun 20 Mar 2011, 7:01 pm

Task Force Libeccio is the codename given by the Canadian Armed Forces to the deployment of CF-188 Hornets to enforce UN Resolution 1973.

The CF-188's are all from 425 Squadron, 3 Wing based at Bagotville Air Base.

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Last edited by McG on Sun 20 Mar 2011, 8:52 pm, edited 2 times in total.
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Re: Task Force Libeccio

Postby TonyO on Sun 20 Mar 2011, 7:28 pm

Lovely Canuck Hornets, but what's with the watermark?
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Re: Task Force Libeccio

Postby McG on Sun 20 Mar 2011, 7:36 pm

Thanks Tony,

I'd had these up on my wesbite when they were slightly more news worthy - hence the additional watermarks, I've now updated them.
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Re: Task Force Libeccio

Postby RichPittman on Sun 20 Mar 2011, 8:41 pm

Lovely selection Mark.

I cant even get my camera to focus on anything at Night but your shot is very nice!
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Re: Task Force Libeccio

Postby McG on Sun 20 Mar 2011, 8:49 pm

Thanks Rich,

Exif info was 7D, ISO2500, 1/50th sec, F2.8 300mm.
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Re: Task Force Libeccio

Postby s10ffy on Mon 21 Mar 2011, 11:16 am

Sorry to be daft, but is that a gatlin gun on the C17 just forward of the right hand under carrage. If so i was unaware of such a modification however if would be a good one
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Re: Task Force Libeccio

Postby iainpeden on Mon 21 Mar 2011, 11:56 am

I guess its an infra-red decoy of some sort - but what a thought! :clap:
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Re: Task Force Libeccio

Postby bigfatron on Mon 21 Mar 2011, 12:36 pm

s10ffy wrote:Sorry to be daft, but is that a gatlin gun on the C17 just forward of the right hand under carrage. If so i was unaware of such a modification however if would be a good one


I think its the APU vent.
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Re: Task Force Libeccio

Postby DaveI on Mon 21 Mar 2011, 11:51 pm

bigfatron wrote:
s10ffy wrote:Sorry to be daft, but is that a gatlin gun on the C17 just forward of the right hand under carrage. If so i was unaware of such a modification however if would be a good one


I think its the APU vent.


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