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by Blackbird
Sun 16 Jan 2022, 6:59 pm
Forum: Themed Photo Threads
Topic: Topic of the week #8: Water
Replies: 20
Views: 945

Re: Topic of the week #8: Water

https://live.staticflickr.com/1813/30266367938_8f5877db99_o.jpg _T9A0713 by Andrew Shaw , on Flickr https://live.staticflickr.com/7859/46601440134_50821d0c33_o.jpg INS Viraat - formerly HMS Hermes; Mumbai by Andrew Shaw , on Flickr Another Martin Mars entrant. https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50...
by Blackbird
Wed 12 Jan 2022, 4:24 pm
Forum: Heads Up/OTT
Topic: Trooping the colour flypast 8th June
Replies: 63
Views: 8633

Re: Trooping the colour flypast 8th June

I suspect the BBMF's Chipmunks must have been built in the early 1950s.
by Blackbird
Sat 08 Jan 2022, 11:19 am
Forum: Themed Photo Threads
Topic: Topic of the Week #7: Hunters
Replies: 19
Views: 789

Re: Topic of the Week #7: Hunters

One from the archives - The Blue Herons at Greenham in 1977 https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50042251753_311870f95b_o.jpg The Blue Herons Royal Navy Hunter team by Andrew Shaw , on Flickr RIAT 2001 at Cottesmore https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49885835852_759bb907a9_o.jpg Hawker Hunter F58 HB...
by Blackbird
Fri 07 Jan 2022, 10:11 pm
Forum: Warbird & Classic Jet Photos
Topic: Duxford Diary 2022
Replies: 27
Views: 7926

Re: Duxford Diary 2022

What a beauty! And in superb light.

Andy
by Blackbird
Thu 06 Jan 2022, 2:18 pm
Forum: Modern Military Photos
Topic: Dean's 2021 in aviation
Replies: 8
Views: 740

Re: Dean's 2021 in aviation

What a belter of a year!! Superb set 👏👏👏
by Blackbird
Mon 03 Jan 2022, 9:36 am
Forum: Airshow Photos
Topic: 2021 Roundup
Replies: 4
Views: 839

Re: 2021 Roundup

Thank you Nick.
by Blackbird
Sun 02 Jan 2022, 8:15 pm
Forum: Airline & Commercial Aviation Photos
Topic: 2021 Review - Heavy
Replies: 7
Views: 434

Re: 2021 Review - Heavy

A great set, but my vote goes to the first Vulcan shot with the reflection in the puddle 👏👏
by Blackbird
Sun 02 Jan 2022, 4:35 pm
Forum: Modern Military Photos
Topic: Jalfrezi's 2021 Roundup (picture heavy)
Replies: 9
Views: 765

Re: Jalfrezi's 2021 Roundup (picture heavy)

An all round outstanding set , but I think the W-3 gets my vote too - just!

Andy
by Blackbird
Fri 31 Dec 2021, 6:50 am
Forum: Themed Photo Threads
Topic: Topic of the week #6 - Your 5 best pics of 2021
Replies: 18
Views: 889

Re: Topic of the week #6 - Your 5 best pics of 2021

With apologies for having posted a couple of these in my "2021 Roundup" thread, but I didn't take enough good photos to find many others :disappointed: https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51154924208_b1f04936ce_o.jpg De Havilland DH-88 Comet G-ACSS by Andrew Shaw , on Flickr https://live.s...
by Blackbird
Thu 30 Dec 2021, 1:25 pm
Forum: Modern Military Photos
Topic: Prestwick 2021 Selection
Replies: 6
Views: 424

Re: Prestwick 2021 Selection

Great set with some cracking rarities - I'm with George on the 707s.

Andy
by Blackbird
Tue 28 Dec 2021, 6:43 pm
Forum: Airshow Photos
Topic: 2021 Roundup
Replies: 4
Views: 839

Re: 2021 Roundup

Cheers Tommy - thank you.
by Blackbird
Mon 27 Dec 2021, 1:22 pm
Forum: Airshow Photos
Topic: 2021 Roundup
Replies: 4
Views: 839

2021 Roundup

As it's a wet and miserable day, I thought I'd join the "reviewing the year" bandwagon - especially as the 2021 threads have gone west. Mainly airshows, starting with the Season Premiere at Old Warden. https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51154693526_0fccc8f653_o.jpg Spitfire Vb AB910 BBMF ...
by Blackbird
Fri 24 Dec 2021, 8:07 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Tristars at Bruntingthorpe today
Replies: 16
Views: 2692

Re: Tristars at Bruntingthorpe today

TheMaster wrote: ↑
Fri 24 Dec 2021, 7:29 pm
Does these really not upload from drop box?
It would seem not, unfortunately.
by Blackbird
Thu 23 Dec 2021, 10:10 am
Forum: Airshow Photos
Topic: Highlights 2021
Replies: 5
Views: 852

Re: Highlights 2021

Cracking set Derek - I also like the Spit against the moon.
by Blackbird
Wed 22 Dec 2021, 4:47 pm
Forum: Warbird & Classic Jet Photos
Topic: Duxford Diary 2021 (2)
Replies: 41
Views: 16525

Re: Duxford Diary 2021 (2)

BobL wrote: ↑
Wed 22 Dec 2021, 4:37 pm
DCW,
Apparently "Winter Solstice celebrations at Stonehenge will take place at sunrise on Wednesday 22 December 2021, subject to public health advice and guidelines nearer the time."

English Heritage
Looks like I've missed that!!
by Blackbird
Wed 22 Dec 2021, 9:20 am
Forum: Themed Photo Threads
Topic: Topic of the week #5- Helicopters
Replies: 25
Views: 980

Re: Topic of the week #5- Helicopters

A mixed bag from me! https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50889834551_a91b77ed9f_o.jpg PZL W-3 Sokol 310922 Philippine Air Force 310922 by Andrew Shaw , on Flickr https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50187468022_667bcdc1fc_o.jpg Airbus Helicopters (Aerospatiale) AS350 B2 Ecureil N145TH by Andrew Shaw ...
by Blackbird
Wed 22 Dec 2021, 7:31 am
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Interesting Internet
Replies: 497
Views: 156456

Re: Interesting Internet

I was just looking at Cyprus on Bing Maps and thought 'What's that on the threshold of Akrotiri?' A quick zoom finds a TR1 at the beginning of it's take off roll, with chase cars in attendance :) Always gives me a bit of a grin, finding little gems like that on the aerial mapping sites https://www....
by Blackbird
Tue 21 Dec 2021, 7:17 am
Forum: General Photography
Topic: My Year with Wildlife
Replies: 8
Views: 453

Re: My Year with Wildlife

Outstanding 👏👏👏
by Blackbird
Fri 17 Dec 2021, 8:19 pm
Forum: 'Golden Oldies' Photos
Topic: Fairford RIAT 2008 - The show that never was
Replies: 4
Views: 1243

Re: Fairford RIAT 2008 - The show that never was

Many thanks - for reminding me of what I missed! 😃
by Blackbird
Fri 17 Dec 2021, 8:14 pm
Forum: Historic Aviation
Topic: Change in aircraft ownership announced
Replies: 15
Views: 1399

Re: Change in aircraft ownership announced

Great news! Very well done 👏👏
by Blackbird
Wed 15 Dec 2021, 6:49 am
Forum: Modern Military Photos
Topic: COP26 a Load of This! (PICTURE HEAVY)
Replies: 9
Views: 1218

Re: COP26 a Load of This! (PICTURE HEAVY)

What a great set - you clearly had a brilliant couple of days.

Is it me, or does the An-148 have more than a passing resemblance to a BAe 146?

Andy
by Blackbird
Tue 14 Dec 2021, 10:52 pm
Forum: Themed Photo Threads
Topic: Topic of the week-4 :: C-130 Hercules
Replies: 25
Views: 1139

Re: Topic of the week-4 :: C-130 Hercules

One of my all time favourites 😄. A random selection: Iruma 2015 https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49374211978_7ceb394321_o.jpg JASDF C-130H 95-1082 at Iruma by Andrew Shaw , on Flickr Northolt 2013 https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50497881542_5b1cef1d69_o.jpg Lockheed C-130 C1P XV295 by Andrew ...
by Blackbird
Thu 09 Dec 2021, 6:08 am
Forum: Themed Photo Threads
Topic: Topic of the week #3: Mirage 2000
Replies: 23
Views: 1104

Re: Topic of the week #3: Mirage 2000

Not a lot of variety from those already posted, but here we go. The prototype on display at the Le Bourget museum. https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50266291226_2339de2856_o.jpg Dassault Mirage 2000-01 by Andrew Shaw , on Flickr Fourth prototype at Farnborough in 1982 https://live.staticflickr.com...
by Blackbird
Tue 07 Dec 2021, 12:25 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: F-35 Ooops?
Replies: 64
Views: 8304

Re: F-35 Ooops?

spellow3010 wrote: ↑
Tue 07 Dec 2021, 12:19 pm
Maybe the RAF RIAT F-35B display airframe next season then?? ;)
More like 2027!
by Blackbird
Sat 04 Dec 2021, 7:29 am
Forum: General Photography
Topic: London Christmas Lights ~ 2021 *UPDATE 3*
Replies: 7
Views: 813

Re: London Christmas Lights ~ 2021 *UPDATE 1*

Cracking series Brian 👏👏