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by PeterR
Wed 20 Jan 2021, 10:43 pm
Forum: Themed Photo Threads
Topic: 48 Hr Photo Comp - numbers
Replies: 26
Views: 850

Re: 48 Hr Photo Comp - numbers

I opted for tailcodes... 🤯

40 + 23 + 43 = 106

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by PeterR
Mon 18 Jan 2021, 6:57 pm
Forum: Themed Photo Threads
Topic: 48Hr Photo Comp-The Grumman family
Replies: 31
Views: 990

Re: 48Hr Photo Comp-The Grumman family

EA-6B Prowler, seen at Airventure 2012 under a firework filled sky.
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Grumman Bearcat, performing at Old Warden.
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Tomcat Sunset, Anytime Baby!
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by PeterR
Sun 17 Jan 2021, 2:27 pm
Forum: Themed Photo Threads
Topic: 48Hr Photo Comp-The Grumman family
Replies: 31
Views: 990

Re: 48Hr Photo Comp-The Grumman family

For clarity, are we also including Northrop Grumman types then?
by PeterR
Sat 16 Jan 2021, 6:02 pm
Forum: Themed Photo Threads
Topic: 48 Hour Photo Comp - Red
Replies: 37
Views: 1085

Re: 48 Hour Photo Comp - Red

Starting with a very red F-16AM Fighting Falcon...
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..followed by a Red Tail Mustang...
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...and finally the Red Bull Cobra!
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by PeterR
Tue 12 Jan 2021, 9:27 pm
Forum: Themed Photo Threads
Topic: 48 Hour Photo Comp - the office
Replies: 30
Views: 934

Re: 48 Hour Photo Comp - the office

Kicking it off with more Soviet colours! Cockpit of a North Korean Mi-8 Hip photographed at a remote landing site in the Myohyang Mountains. You can see the other helicopter through the windshield. https://i.ibb.co/pZgVPTV/IMG-8542ps-WEB.jpg Some fast-jet action..! View from the rear seat of a SEPEC...
by PeterR
Mon 11 Jan 2021, 5:58 pm
Forum: Themed Photo Threads
Topic: Re: 48 hour comp: No Sky
Replies: 32
Views: 1127

Re: 48 hour comp: No Sky

Nice theme! Haven't had the time to dip into the archives, so can only offer three shots from Airpower19 with the Austrian hills as a backdrop. https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48842865497_f1e45ab31e_o.jpg F-AYSB / Private / Canadair F-86F Sabre by Peter Reoch , on Flickr https://live.staticflick...
by PeterR
Fri 08 Jan 2021, 10:00 pm
Forum: Themed Photo Threads
Topic: 48 Hour Photo Comp - the grass is greener...
Replies: 29
Views: 1000

Re: 48 Hour Photo Comp - the grass is greener...

It's quite remarkable what you can find in a random park in central Bucharest! The camouflage of the IAR-330M works quite well against the Autumnal trees. https://i.ibb.co/Db44Jwv/EL4-A1446ps-WEB.jpg Another military helicopter in a strange location: Juno HT1 seen about to touch down at New Meadow F...
by PeterR
Sun 03 Jan 2021, 10:24 pm
Forum: Themed Photo Threads
Topic: 48 Hour Photo Comp: F-5
Replies: 21
Views: 916

Re: 48 Hour Photo Comp: F-5

Starting with a classic Swiss example. Sadly not long left to catch these sleek machines. https://i.ibb.co/Z82VGK1/IMG-2801ps-WEB.jpg Next up, one of the highlights of RIAT 2015. The ultra-rare Spanish SF-5M on static display. https://i.ibb.co/N2w648W/IMG-0708ps-WEB.jpg Finally, a Latin Tiger, seen ...
by PeterR
Sat 02 Jan 2021, 10:47 am
Forum: Themed Photo Threads
Topic: 48 Hour Photo Comp - Best of 2020
Replies: 28
Views: 1062

Re: 48 Hour Photo Comp - Best of 2020

Thanks for all the amazing entries and some great stories. Genuinely hard to narrow it down as lots of different highlights to chose from. But the top 3: #3 - Shaun's Osprey at sunset infront of the cliffs... all elements coming together for an ace shot. #2 - Dean's shot of the B-52... perfect condi...
by PeterR
Thu 31 Dec 2020, 10:07 am
Forum: Themed Photo Threads
Topic: 48 Hour Photo Comp - Best of 2020
Replies: 28
Views: 1062

48 Hour Photo Comp - Best of 2020

As I'm starting this next round of the popular photography competition on New Years Eve, it seems appropriate that we look back and try and find some positivity within the rollercoaster of a year that has been 2020! Yes it's been god awful, but lets try and share positivity with our three favourite ...
by PeterR
Thu 31 Dec 2020, 12:41 am
Forum: Themed Photo Threads
Topic: 48 Hour Photo Comp: Flying Boats
Replies: 31
Views: 1032

Re: 48 Hour Photo Comp: Flying Boats

Thanks Draken! I will get the new thread started in the morning...
by PeterR
Wed 30 Dec 2020, 4:31 pm
Forum: Themed Photo Threads
Topic: Aviation- On This Day
Replies: 1932
Views: 69528

Re: Aviation- On This Day

Agreed it's been an epic thread..! I don't see how it could continue with such quality though, as once we reach 2nd April (when the thread was originally started) surely most people will only have repeat posts to make? Hopefully the 48 hour competitions will continue to keep us occupied and diving i...
by PeterR
Wed 30 Dec 2020, 11:20 am
Forum: 'Golden Oldies' Photos
Topic: 2010 Throwback... Californian Christmas Roadtrip! [Final Update Completed]
Replies: 18
Views: 2223

Re: 2010 Throwback... Californian Christmas Roadtrip! [Updated]

Final update to this thread, thanks for the kind comments so far. Thursday 30th December was spent at LAX all day... below is just a small selection of what was captured! https://i.ibb.co/YDzFhpy/IMGP7338ps-WEB.jpg https://i.ibb.co/frsB3Dh/IMGP7354ps-WEB.jpg https://i.ibb.co/LYTdMBz/IMGP7335ps-WEB.j...
by PeterR
Tue 29 Dec 2020, 11:27 pm
Forum: Themed Photo Threads
Topic: 48 Hour Photo Comp: Flying Boats
Replies: 31
Views: 1032

Re: 48 Hour Photo Comp: Flying Boats

Starting off with a Spanish Canadair bouncing over the waves, whilst not a "Flying Boat" in the true meaning of the category, its amphibious capabilities are undeniable. https://i.ibb.co/XSQnnGY/IMGP2718ps4-WEB.jpg Next, a bit off piste... but included because the Mi-14 Haze was designed to land on ...
by PeterR
Tue 29 Dec 2020, 6:03 pm
Forum: 'Golden Oldies' Photos
Topic: 2010 Throwback... Californian Christmas Roadtrip! [Final Update Completed]
Replies: 18
Views: 2223

Re: 2010 Throwback... Californian Christmas Roadtrip! [Updated]

Tuesday 28th December saw the start of our drive back to Los Angeles, firstly with a stop at Mojave Air & Space Port to see some retired airliners. I imagine it's much busier now..! https://i.ibb.co/5cwKLrQ/IMGP6856ps-WEB.jpg That evening, we stumbled upon this NASA Hornet which is a gate guardian ...
by PeterR
Mon 28 Dec 2020, 6:53 pm
Forum: 'Golden Oldies' Photos
Topic: 2010 Throwback... Californian Christmas Roadtrip! [Final Update Completed]
Replies: 18
Views: 2223

Re: 2010 Throwback... Californian Christmas Roadtrip!

Next up, on Monday 27th December , we visited the USS Hornet Museum, located near Oakland. The skyline of San Francisco in the background. https://i.ibb.co/dGGgYrF/IMGP6249ps-WEB.jpg Always loved the S-3 Viking, so was very pleased to see this one in such good condition on the deck. https://i.ibb.co...
by PeterR
Thu 24 Dec 2020, 3:19 pm
Forum: Themed Photo Threads
Topic: 48 hour Photo Comp: Call me Douglas
Replies: 29
Views: 1047

Re: 48 hour Photo Comp: Call me Douglas

Bit mean excluding the Dakota, as it's one of the most important aircraft ever built. But maybe it's worthy of it's own topic..? :smirk: Starting with The Flying Bull's beautiful DC-6, seen in the picturesque settings of Zeltweg. https://i.ibb.co/gPQh7Kp/IMG-0846ps-WEB.jpg An arty shot of a smoky st...
by PeterR
Thu 24 Dec 2020, 10:49 am
Forum: 'Golden Oldies' Photos
Topic: 2010 Throwback... Californian Christmas Roadtrip! [Final Update Completed]
Replies: 18
Views: 2223

Re: 2010 Throwback... Californian Christmas Roadtrip!

On Thursday 23rd December , the weather was much nicer when we spent a few hours at San Jose International Airport. First up, Boeing 767-300 from Hawaiian Airlines. According to planespotters.net, this airframe was withdrawn from use in 2014. https://i.ibb.co/t4fXDDq/IMGP5435ps-WEB.jpg Alaskan Boein...
by PeterR
Tue 22 Dec 2020, 8:54 pm
Forum: Themed Photo Threads
Topic: 48 Hour Photo Comp: Maintenance and Service
Replies: 26
Views: 960

Re: 48 Hour Photo Comp: Maintenance and Service

Hard for me to rustle up anything worthy to contribute, as I'm don't usually take maintenance images as hangars usually have awful lighting are are full of clutter! First up, a Monarch A330 ungoing a C-Check at Manchester after returning from charter operations over the Hajj period. https://i.ibb.co...
by PeterR
Tue 22 Dec 2020, 1:02 pm
Forum: 'Golden Oldies' Photos
Topic: 2010 Throwback... Californian Christmas Roadtrip! [Final Update Completed]
Replies: 18
Views: 2223

Re: 2010 Throwback... Californian Christmas Roadtrip!

Thanks Chaps. Sunday 19th December saw along pitstop visit to LAX before we set off for our day's adventures. The weather was dreadful today but never pass on opportunity to shoot an MD-11F! https://i.ibb.co/wsfD1pR/IMGP4816ps-WEB.jpg Our first destination was to Commemorative Air Force Museum at Ca...
by PeterR
Sun 20 Dec 2020, 11:11 am
Forum: Themed Photo Threads
Topic: 48 Hour Photo Comp: National Display Teams
Replies: 26
Views: 897

Re: 48 Hour Photo Comp: National Display Teams

So many shots I wanted to post but I challenged myself to post 3 displays teams that have yet to feature in the thread... First-Up, La Patrulla ASPA! The Spanish Air Force's helicopter display team, flying five Eurocopter EC120 Colibri aircraft. Sadly not as well travelled as their Aguilla colleague...
by PeterR
Sun 20 Dec 2020, 10:52 am
Forum: 'Golden Oldies' Photos
Topic: 2010 Throwback... Californian Christmas Roadtrip! [Final Update Completed]
Replies: 18
Views: 2223

Re: 2010 Throwback... Californian Christmas Roadtrip!

On Saturday 18th December , we visited Palm Springs Air Museum. Unbeknown to us, they were hosting a private event the night before which meant many of their older aircraft had be repositioned to the corners of their hangar making photography very difficult. So here's a shot of their Tomcat, positio...
by PeterR
Sun 20 Dec 2020, 10:18 am
Forum: 'Golden Oldies' Photos
Topic: 2010 Throwback... Californian Christmas Roadtrip! [Final Update Completed]
Replies: 18
Views: 2223

2010 Throwback... Californian Christmas Roadtrip! [Final Update Completed]

10 years ago my dad and I spent two weeks in California over the Christmas period. With not much else to do at the moment, I've dug out the original files from the trip and reprocessed the images and decided to do a thread on here to give people some aeroplane pictures to look at during these strang...
by PeterR
Fri 18 Dec 2020, 11:54 am
Forum: Themed Photo Threads
Topic: 48hr Photo Comp: Scandinavia
Replies: 31
Views: 1072

Re: 48hr Photo Comp: Scandinavia

Kicking off with the spectacularly painted 'Dannebrog' livery from the Royal Danish Air Force, captured during a spirited flying display at Šiauliai Air Base, Lithuania. https://i.ibb.co/yP8XTcq/MG-7604ps-WEB.jpg E-191 / Royal Danish Air Force / General Dynamics F-16AM Fighting Falcon by Peter Reoch...