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by DCW
Thu 24 Sep 2020, 8:00 pm
Forum: Warbird & Classic Jet Photos
Topic: Duxford Diary 2020
Replies: 246
Views: 110645

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Duxford Thursday 24th September: More Spitfire action today, with Aero Legends' NH341 departing for Headcorn, N3200 and PL983 practising, and PT462 giving rides: https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50379312713_647354eec0_b.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50379312903_02818c6c05_b.jpg https://...
by DCW
Mon 21 Sep 2020, 7:45 pm
Forum: Warbird & Classic Jet Photos
Topic: Duxford Diary 2020
Replies: 246
Views: 110645

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Duxford Monday 21st September: The BBMF Dakota III ZA947 was ferried to Duxford this morning. Not flown since September 2019, there are some wing rib cracks to repair before a return to service at the end of 2020: https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50368210053_4fe6b50309_b.jpg Mustang G-SHWN was ac...
by DCW
Sun 20 Sep 2020, 7:47 pm
Forum: Warbird & Classic Jet Photos
Topic: Duxford Diary 2020
Replies: 246
Views: 110645

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Duxford Sunday 20th September: Plenty of flying again today, star of the show was Spitfire PR.XI PL983. Two wonderful displays and a chance for visitors to get up close. https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50364123543_65a4062623_b.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50364123373_2bff80cce8_b.jpg ...
by DCW
Fri 18 Sep 2020, 7:05 pm
Forum: Warbird & Classic Jet Photos
Topic: Duxford Diary 2020
Replies: 246
Views: 110645

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Duxford Friday 18th September: Plenty of sunshine again, and the newly painted BBMF Chipmunk WK518 was out for engine runs and a compass swing. Looking great in London UAS markings after six months with ARC: https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50356933877_283a1d8e72_b.jpg The Lysander is now looking...
by DCW
Thu 17 Sep 2020, 8:21 pm
Forum: Warbird & Classic Jet Photos
Topic: Duxford Diary 2020
Replies: 246
Views: 110645

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Duxford Thursday 17th September: Strikemaster G-RSAF is in Oman Air Force markings, and visited from Hawarden for display practice and DA renewal: https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50353750392_95cce520ef_b.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50353592456_e4209125fb_b.jpg https://live.staticflic...
by DCW
Tue 15 Sep 2020, 8:22 pm
Forum: Warbird & Classic Jet Photos
Topic: Duxford Diary 2020
Replies: 246
Views: 110645

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Duxford Tuesday 15th September: A quick look in the 'new' Hangar 4 revealed a cleaned-up and well spaced collection with some new angles on old friends. A temporary addition is the Anglia Restorations Hurricane G-ROBT / P2902: https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50345815923_a8feb649ac_b.jpg https://...
by DCW
Mon 14 Sep 2020, 9:02 pm
Forum: Warbird & Classic Jet Photos
Topic: Duxford Diary 2020
Replies: 246
Views: 110645

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Duxford Monday 14th September: Tomorrow is Battle Of Britain Day, and the refurbished displays in Hangar 4 and the Ops Block will be opened. The replica Spitfire I 'X4474' is now on show between Hangars 4 and 5. Featured pilot is Sergeant Bernard Jennings: https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/5034288...
by DCW
Tue 08 Sep 2020, 8:51 pm
Forum: Warbird & Classic Jet Photos
Topic: Duxford Diary 2020
Replies: 246
Views: 110645

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Duxford Tuesday 8th September: Work has started preparing the DH.9 for the airshow appearance in 10 days time: https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50321327972_f364067d44_b.jpg Two Spitfires. PV202 was giving rides, while N3200 moved back to her temporary home in Airspace: https://live.staticflickr.c...
by DCW
Sun 06 Sep 2020, 8:13 pm
Forum: Warbird & Classic Jet Photos
Topic: Duxford Diary 2020
Replies: 246
Views: 110645

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Duxford Sunday 6th September: Plenty of activity in the sunshine today, and it was good to see the Fox Moth out and about: https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50313223186_3ea7d4e77f_b.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50313222396_f9cdb3893c_b.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50313222231...
by DCW
Sat 05 Sep 2020, 7:51 pm
Forum: Warbird & Classic Jet Photos
Topic: Duxford Diary 2020
Replies: 246
Views: 110645

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Duxford Saturday 5th September: Two more practices today. Visiting Hurricane G-HITT / P3717 and the based Catalina were both rehearsing for tomorrow's Old Warden show: https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50309348026_9d0700080d_b.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50309348351_56e0113e28_b.jpg Dr...
by DCW
Fri 04 Sep 2020, 8:00 pm
Forum: Warbird & Classic Jet Photos
Topic: Duxford Diary 2020
Replies: 246
Views: 110645

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Duxford Friday 4th September: A dull day with poor light, but we were treated to a pair of visitors renewing DA's, Rolls Royce's Spitfire PR.XIX PS853 / G-RRGN and the Mew Gull replica G-HEKL: https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50305926581_8c1cd43d96_b.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/503059...
by DCW
Tue 01 Sep 2020, 7:49 pm
Forum: Warbird & Classic Jet Photos
Topic: Duxford Diary 2020
Replies: 246
Views: 110645

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Duxford Tuesday 1st September: White 9 and Yellow 10 were out in the sunshine today during a hangar shuffle: https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50295372936_169fbf1613_b.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50295373171_f7900b6b73_b.jpg 'Horseback' landing: https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/5029...
by DCW
Mon 31 Aug 2020, 7:52 pm
Forum: Warbird & Classic Jet Photos
Topic: Duxford Diary 2020
Replies: 246
Views: 110645

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Duxford Monday 31st August:

Typhoon DA4 ZH590 is still in Hangar 5 awaiting the move to Newark:

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by DCW
Sun 30 Aug 2020, 8:52 pm
Forum: Warbird & Classic Jet Photos
Topic: Duxford Diary 2020
Replies: 246
Views: 110645

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Duxford Sunday 30th August: Another 25 NHS flypasts today in 3 hours flying time. Has any Spitfire covered such a large part of the UK before ? A true epic when you consider the flight planning required and the demanding navigation from site to site. https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50287649666_a...
by DCW
Fri 28 Aug 2020, 1:26 pm
Forum: Warbird & Classic Jet Photos
Topic: Duxford Diary 2020
Replies: 246
Views: 110645

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Duxford Friday 28th August:

The 'SE5a' now on display in Hangar 2:

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The re-vamp of Hangar 4 includes this colourful addition outside:

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by DCW
Thu 27 Aug 2020, 4:59 pm
Forum: Warbird & Classic Jet Photos
Topic: Duxford Diary 2020
Replies: 246
Views: 110645

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Duxford Thursday 27th August: Some more images of the newly based Currie Wot / SE5a G-BFWD: https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50275601637_f7b4e61dea_b.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50275601352_e3e92781c9_c.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50275601782_dc37902901_c.jpg https://live....
by DCW
Mon 24 Aug 2020, 8:22 pm
Forum: Warbird & Classic Jet Photos
Topic: Duxford Diary 2020
Replies: 246
Views: 110645

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Duxford Monday 24th August: A few pictures from sunny Duxford, including the return of Miss Pick Up from her Czech flight (and a later check flight): https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50264614746_ea99f84f48_b.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50263959853_67c6ce0611_b.jpg https://live.staticf...
by DCW
Sun 23 Aug 2020, 8:24 pm
Forum: Warbird & Classic Jet Photos
Topic: Duxford Diary 2020
Replies: 246
Views: 110645

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Duxford Sunday 23rd August: Newly re-marked HAC Hurricane 'R4175' was flying today: https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50259599153_09fb1d1099_b.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50260254226_00d6118928_b.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50259598738_dc473810da_b.jpg https://live.staticfl...
by DCW
Tue 18 Aug 2020, 9:24 pm
Forum: Warbird & Classic Jet Photos
Topic: Duxford Diary 2020
Replies: 246
Views: 110645

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Duxford Tuesday 18th August: Some more from a busy day at Duxford: https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50241893466_7371f61c89_b.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50241893671_bb371a8f1e_b.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50241893781_f8e44d5c53_b.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50...
by DCW
Sun 16 Aug 2020, 6:32 am
Forum: Warbird & Classic Jet Photos
Topic: Duxford Diary 2020
Replies: 246
Views: 110645

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Duxford Saturday 15th August: At a private event this afternoon, HAC unveiled their Hurricane G-HURI in its new markings. It now represents R4175 'RF-R' of 303 (Polish) Sqn, as flown by Czech pilot Josef Frantisek from Northolt during the Battle Of Britain. One addition to the wartime markings is th...
by DCW
Tue 11 Aug 2020, 7:23 pm
Forum: Warbird & Classic Jet Photos
Topic: Duxford Diary 2020
Replies: 246
Views: 110645

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Duxford Tuesday 11th August: Another test flight from Spitfire PR.XIX F-AZJS/PS890: https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50214590138_fde44e721f_b.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50215381992_c101462f6f_b.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50214590988_2111a3f79b_b.jpg https://live.staticfl...
by DCW
Sun 09 Aug 2020, 8:11 pm
Forum: Warbird & Classic Jet Photos
Topic: Duxford Diary 2020
Replies: 246
Views: 110645

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Duxford Sunday 9th August: A busy day at Duxford, but most of the warbird fleet were sheltering inside from the fierce heat. Harvard G-CIUW / FE511 was an interesting visitor: https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50207015008_0581d8d9e4_b.jpg Luscombe 8E G-BSSA was built in 1946: https://live.staticfl...
by DCW
Sat 08 Aug 2020, 4:55 pm
Forum: Warbird & Classic Jet Photos
Topic: Duxford Diary 2020
Replies: 246
Views: 110645

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Duxford Saturday 8th August: Hurricane R4118 had a trip to Goodwood and back today: https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50202905526_9d18cc31ba_b.jpg Spitfire I N3200 was flying 'Wing To Wing' for Classic Wings (should be up tomorrow as well): https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50202365053_3ee204da1...
by DCW
Fri 07 Aug 2020, 2:12 pm
Forum: Warbird & Classic Jet Photos
Topic: Duxford Diary 2020
Replies: 246
Views: 110645

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Duxford Tuesday 4th August: Tuesday's Showcase Day was a successful event. The weather during the flying was very dull, but improved by late afternoon. Social distancing on the crowd line worked reasonably well, but a few bottlenecks in the hangars caused problems. I was pleased to see P-51D G-SHWN ...
by DCW
Thu 06 Aug 2020, 6:13 pm
Forum: Warbird & Classic Jet Photos
Topic: Duxford Diary 2020
Replies: 246
Views: 110645

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Duxford Thursday 6th August: As mentioned earlier, Spitfire PR.XIX F-AZJS / PS890 returned to the air this afternoon a little more than three years after her accident in France on June 11th 2017. Well done to ARC for bringing this monster back to life. And the noise !!!!! https://live.staticflickr.c...