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by alisdairanderson
Thu 28 Jan 2021, 12:49 pm
Forum: Themed Photo Threads
Topic: 48 Hour Photo Comp: Concorde
Replies: 23
Views: 536

Re: 48 Hour Photo Comp: Concorde

Only a couple of 'in service' examples; I've found most of them in the museums, but 'too late' with the time, decent camera (and not needing a budget for film), and information on what was flying when, etc...... before they were retired..... my biggest regret probably is not catching this in 'proper...
by alisdairanderson
Wed 20 Jan 2021, 4:26 pm
Forum: Themed Photo Threads
Topic: 48 Hr Photo Comp - numbers
Replies: 27
Views: 1094

Re: 48 Hr Photo Comp - numbers

DH88 Comet https://live.staticflickr.com/4215/35208437632_310d970f2e_b.jpg DH88 Comet G-ACSS 20170617 OldWarden by steam60163 , on Flickr DC10 Orbis Eye Hospital https://live.staticflickr.com/3900/33186088422_42751cab8d_b.jpg DC10-30/MD10 N330AU OrbisEyeHospital 20170309 Stansted by steam60163 , on ...
by alisdairanderson
Sun 10 Jan 2021, 2:52 pm
Forum: Themed Photo Threads
Topic: Re: 48 hour comp: No Sky
Replies: 32
Views: 1167

Re: 48 hour comp: No Sky

Bristol Fighter en-route from Old Warden to Duxford (Despite the hazy atmosphere, it was a great treat to take this, and even more so with my house in the photo!). https://live.staticflickr.com/5346/17992567495_fa34fce88d_b.jpg Bristol F2b Fighter 20150522 Biggleswade by steam60163 , on Flickr A cou...
by alisdairanderson
Mon 07 Dec 2020, 10:15 am
Forum: Themed Photo Threads
Topic: 48hr Photo Comp: Let's Burn Rubber
Replies: 21
Views: 1040

Re: 48hr Photo Comp: Let's Burn Rubber

Hi, A trio from me, all airliners..... https://live.staticflickr.com/2928/14356061574_9ee9113d7f_b.jpg MD11F N601FE FedEx 20140605 Stansted by steam60163 , on Flickr https://live.staticflickr.com/7326/12704757355_d420d222fb_b.jpg DC10-30 S2-ACR BimanBangladeshAirlines 20140222 Birmingham by steam601...
by alisdairanderson
Mon 16 Nov 2020, 9:59 am
Forum: Themed Photo Threads
Topic: 48 Hour Photo Comp: Monochrome
Replies: 54
Views: 1665

Re: 48 Hour Photo Comp: Monochrome

BE2e at Stow Maries:
Image
BE2e 20150815 StowMaries by steam60163, on Flickr

Thx
Alisdair
by alisdairanderson
Tue 10 Nov 2020, 2:40 pm
Forum: Historic Aviation
Topic: NHS Spitfire - PL983. Royalty free photo
Replies: 7
Views: 1591

Re: NHS Spitfire - PL983. Royalty free photo

If this is any use, he can use it (I can supply without the copyright watermark).....
Image
Spitfire XI PL983 20200718 OldWarden by steam60163, on Flickr

Cheers
Alisdair
by alisdairanderson
Tue 10 Nov 2020, 9:56 am
Forum: Themed Photo Threads
Topic: 48 Hour Photo Comp: Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys and Girls - the Red Arrows!
Replies: 29
Views: 1591

Re: 48 Hour Photo Comp: Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys and Girls - the Red Arrows!

Secondly, a shot from Armed Forces Day in 2012, with the Red Arrows performing in Llandudno Bay. It was one of my favourite displays as I simply watched the majority of the performance and enjoyed it for the skill and precession, with the added atmosphere of a general public audience around me who ...
by alisdairanderson
Tue 10 Nov 2020, 5:28 am
Forum: Themed Photo Threads
Topic: 48 Hour Photo Comp: Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys and Girls - the Red Arrows!
Replies: 29
Views: 1591

Re: 48 Hour Photo Comp: Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys and Girls - the Red Arrows!

Farnborough in 2014: https://live.staticflickr.com/5591/14719614742_d4d74f5719_b.jpg Red Arrows 20140718 Farnborough by steam60163 , on Flickr Cosford in 2019: https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48032298518_9dfaee9593_b.jpg Red Arrows 20190609 Cosford by steam60163 , on Flickr Old Warden in 2017: h...
by alisdairanderson
Tue 03 Nov 2020, 5:10 pm
Forum: Themed Photo Threads
Topic: 48 Hour Photo Comp: Airshow Action
Replies: 35
Views: 1397

Re: 48 Hour Photo Comp: Airshow Action

Takeoff at RIAT2015 https://live.staticflickr.com/256/19644762219_4999486a52_b.jpg Avro Vulcan XH558 20150718 Fairford RIAT 2015 by steam60163 , on Flickr Shuttleworth Barnstorming..... https://live.staticflickr.com/944/42228789811_bb824d1ffb_b.jpg TigerMoth 20180519 OldWarden by steam60163 , on Fli...
by alisdairanderson
Thu 29 Oct 2020, 4:20 pm
Forum: Themed Photo Threads
Topic: Aviation- On This Day
Replies: 1949
Views: 70559

Re: Aviation- On This Day

From 2014, not far from where I live - this had issues after departing the airfield at RAF Henlow (Bedfordshire), so landed in a field.... https://live.staticflickr.com/3947/15039572114_5d155ca4bb_b.jpg Langford 20141029 by steam60163 , on Flickr https://live.staticflickr.com/7497/15473675089_0eede3...
by alisdairanderson
Thu 29 Oct 2020, 9:19 am
Forum: Themed Photo Threads
Topic: 48 Hour Photo Comp: Airbus Airliners!
Replies: 19
Views: 936

Re: 48 Hour Photo Comp: Airbus Airliners!

Three from me...... DHL A300 Freighter, shortly before sunset: https://live.staticflickr.com/1786/42291753455_62e2456695_b.jpg Airbus A300B4-600R(F) D-AEAA DHL 20180625 Heathrow by steam60163 , on Flickr Easyjet A319 at dawn, with very colourful skies: https://live.staticflickr.com/8592/16433285835_...
by alisdairanderson
Wed 28 Oct 2020, 6:26 am
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: BA retires entire Boeing 747 fleet
Replies: 168
Views: 17901

Re: BA retires entire Boeing 747 fleet

Maybe they could park it on the roof of the new hotel 😋 :-) There is a Lufthansa 747-200 in Speyer, Germany, which is mounted on an angle 'on stilts' - it can be seen from a fair distance, and is an innovative way of displaying such a large aircraft - they have a caged section so you can walk out o...
by alisdairanderson
Thu 22 Oct 2020, 3:54 pm
Forum: Themed Photo Threads
Topic: 48hr Photo Comp - RAF Harrier
Replies: 28
Views: 1222

Re: 48hr Photo Comp - RAF Harrier

3 from a wet Shoreham Airshow in 2010: https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50516858421_20ba23772e_b.jpg Harrier GR9 ZG858 20100821 Shoreham by steam60163 , on Flickr https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50517027787_6ca17a1f5a_b.jpg Harrier GR9 ZG858 20100821 Shoreham by steam60163 , on Flickr https:/...
by alisdairanderson
Mon 19 Oct 2020, 1:14 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: BA retires entire Boeing 747 fleet
Replies: 168
Views: 17901

Re: BA retires entire Boeing 747 fleet

There is still one complete Conway powered 707 airframe still in existence in Europe with ex EL Al series 458 aircraft 4X-ATB painted in fading period Lufthansa scheme as "D-ABOC" tucked away in a remote corner of the soon to close Berlin Tegel Airport. There is (or was recently) one in Hamburg as ...
by alisdairanderson
Mon 19 Oct 2020, 12:48 pm
Forum: Themed Photo Threads
Topic: 48hr Photo Comp: Undersides
Replies: 37
Views: 1336

Re: 48hr Photo Comp: Undersides

https://live.staticflickr.com/4373/36382177126_9a73ea7006_b.jpg RedArrows 20170806 OldWarden by steam60163 , on Flickr This next one is 'topside', but the cockpit is underneath! https://live.staticflickr.com/4041/35335139200_484cdb25c2_b.jpg Airlander10 G-PHRG 20170704 Cardington by steam60163 , on...
by alisdairanderson
Tue 14 Jul 2020, 12:29 pm
Forum: Airline & Commercial Aviation Photos
Topic: Heathrow - 12th July 2020
Replies: 0
Views: 1097

Heathrow - 12th July 2020

A few images from Sunday afternoon at Heathrow. cheers Alisdair https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50107226597_3a7fda7025_b.jpg Boeing 787-10 A6-BMH Etihad 20200712 Heathrow by steam60163 , on Flickr https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50110914658_d52f70e5a0_b.jpg Boeing 767-300ER C-GYAJ Cargojet 2...
by alisdairanderson
Mon 20 Apr 2020, 2:26 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Google Streetview plane-spotting.
Replies: 130
Views: 12966

Re: Google Streetview plane-spotting.

Not life size, but model of G-ACSS Comet at Hatfield:
https://goo.gl/maps/DkCCm3VBiy5CcmNZA

Harrier at RAF Wittering on A1:
https://goo.gl/maps/ZNjo3SkkSajHuQZo8

There used to be a Lightning here,
https://goo.gl/maps/1b1qBo94wJPD6bCr7
but it's gone - the 'overhead satellite view' shows it in situ a few years earlier.
https://goo.gl/maps/gNpqr6LCghXgdwUb7

Thx
Alisdair
by alisdairanderson
Mon 20 Apr 2020, 10:24 am
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Google Streetview plane-spotting.
Replies: 130
Views: 12966

Re: Google Streetview plane-spotting.

Retro 747 at Heathrow:
https://goo.gl/maps/wAea1Sm7r6Lp7VES9
(obviously, lots of other aircraft nearby!)

Jaguar by the M6:
https://goo.gl/maps/DVxWnAdut9Dsp34u6

Helicopter by the A40 in West London:
https://goo.gl/maps/ZSfrdXBt5krLFvQB6
(This item changes - seen Hawker Hunter, Army Tanks, etc, on top of the building)

Hunter at RAF Henlow - must be loads like this!
https://goo.gl/maps/6jsPMriNGm8NHY319

Thx
Alisdair
by alisdairanderson
Mon 20 Apr 2020, 9:47 am
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Google Streetview plane-spotting.
Replies: 130
Views: 12966

Re: Google Streetview plane-spotting.

Concorde at Paris Orly:
https://goo.gl/maps/kcqiXM8Wr1bnmab56

Thx
Alisdair
by alisdairanderson
Mon 20 Apr 2020, 8:58 am
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Google Streetview plane-spotting.
Replies: 130
Views: 12966

Re: Google Streetview plane-spotting.

You have to go back to 2016 Streetview:
https://goo.gl/maps/UZmMkd1K3sfkeVkRA

G-ACSS Comet in the workshop, and the Anson on the left, at Old Warden

Thx
Alisdair
by alisdairanderson
Mon 20 Apr 2020, 7:51 am
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Google Streetview plane-spotting.
Replies: 130
Views: 12966

Re: Google Streetview plane-spotting.

Re: The first one at Entebbe - if you go around further, there is a Tristar, and some other planes: m It's slightly cheating, as I've been along the road a few years ago - I took this from our minibus in 2013! https://live.staticflickr.com/5468/9522413598_ea69e01711_b.jpg L1011 5X-AAV 20130810 Enteb...
by alisdairanderson
Mon 16 Mar 2020, 1:08 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Northolt Night Photoshoot XXVII 19th March 2020
Replies: 93
Views: 24697

Re: Northolt Night Photoshoot XXVII 19th March 2020

A shame, but understand the reason..... thanks as always for your perseverance in trying to run these events!

Cheers
Alisdair
by alisdairanderson
Wed 19 Feb 2020, 6:08 am
Forum: Photography Hints, Tips & Questions
Topic: 3rd Party LP-E6N Batteries
Replies: 24
Views: 4025

Re: 3rd Party LP-E6N Batteries

Thanks for the replies; this comment "They used to show the battery level in my 70D, but they are fixed at 63% in my 7DII and 5DIV - even when they are 10 secs away from being too flat to keep the camera powered up" is what I was concerned about.... but you probably get used to pre-emptive...
by alisdairanderson
Mon 17 Feb 2020, 2:51 pm
Forum: Photography Hints, Tips & Questions
Topic: 3rd Party LP-E6N Batteries
Replies: 24
Views: 4025

Re: 3rd Party LP-E6N Batteries

Do the 3rd-party batteries provide 'battery usage' data on the camera screen icon, please? I'd seen reports when they first came out that only Canon ones would indicate the usage.

Thanks
Alisdair
by alisdairanderson
Sat 08 Feb 2020, 7:19 am
Forum: Airline & Commercial Aviation Photos
Topic: BA Retros - 7th February 2020
Replies: 1
Views: 2593

BA Retros - 7th February 2020

Hi, A couple of the British Airway's Retro-liveried Boeing 747s.... Blue skies for G-BNLY as it banks slightly on departure to Lagos: https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49501044268_3afeb7b0a4_b.jpg Boeing 747-400 G-BNLY BritishAirways 20200207 Heathrow by steam60163 , on Flickr The sun was quickly ...