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by SuffolkBlue
Sat 08 Aug 2020, 5:48 pm
Forum: Themed Photo Threads
Topic: 48 Hours Photo Competition - Battle of Britain
Replies: 22
Views: 710

Re: 48 Hours Photo Competition - Battle of Britain

https://live.staticflickr.com/5748/29754875030_84767b4195_b.jpg Gloster Gladiator II - The Duxford Air Show: Meet The Fighters, IWM Duxford, Sunday 11th September 2016 by Chris Day , on Flickr https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48075246523_e9a6b69594_b.jpg Hawker Hurricane I - Evening Airshow, Shu...
by SuffolkBlue
Thu 06 Aug 2020, 11:20 am
Forum: Themed Photo Threads
Topic: 48 Hours Photo Competition - Lumps, Bumps and Pointy Bits
Replies: 23
Views: 764

Re: 48 Hours Photo Competition - Lumps, Bumps and Pointy Bits

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50195038341_cf656df48f_b.jpg NATO Boeing E-3B Sentry - RAF Mildenhall, July 2012 by Chris Day , on Flickr https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50194473113_3fb5e9efa2_b.jpg French Air Force Boeing E-3F Sentry - RAF Waddington International Airshow 2009 by Chris Day...
by SuffolkBlue
Tue 04 Aug 2020, 7:24 am
Forum: Themed Photo Threads
Topic: 48 Hours Photo Competition - Twin Booms
Replies: 19
Views: 682

Re: 48 Hours Photo Competition - Twin Booms

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50187774857_b57bb7e59b_b.jpg Cessna O-2A Skymaster - Air Force Armament Museum, Eglin AFB, Florida, June 2011 by Chris Day , on Flickr https://live.staticflickr.com/854/43742172241_50db403dc4_b.jpg de Havilland Vampire T55 - Royal International Air Tattoo 2018, S...
by SuffolkBlue
Mon 03 Aug 2020, 9:16 am
Forum: Old Warden Air Displays
Topic: Sunday 2 August – Drive-in Airshow (At the Movies)
Replies: 39
Views: 7677

Re: Sunday 2 August – Drive-in Airshow (At the Movies)

I couldn’t make it to the first Shuttleworth drive in airshow, so I can’t compare to how yesterday’s show fared to that one, but here are my thoughts…… I arrived in the ‘holding’ area just before 11.30 and after getting my ticket scanned, I snaked along and was one of the last cars to be parked in Z...
by SuffolkBlue
Fri 31 Jul 2020, 7:01 am
Forum: Themed Photo Threads
Topic: 48 hour comp: Blue
Replies: 23
Views: 799

Re: 48 hour comp: Blue

https://live.staticflickr.com/1961/43983210355_6be76534f3_b.jpg North American TF-51D Mustang - Stallion 51, Kissimmee Gateway Airport, Florida, Wednesday 19th September 2018 by Chris Day , on Flickr https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50172329511_ed4a810494_b.jpg Royal Danish Air Force SAAB T-17 S...
by SuffolkBlue
Thu 30 Jul 2020, 10:51 am
Forum: Modern Military Photos
Topic: Atlas in the Mildenhall circuit
Replies: 4
Views: 817

Atlas in the Mildenhall circuit

Just a few pictures taken from the back garden this morning of ZM403 passing over a couple times, while on circuits at RAF Mildenhall. Unfortunately I was too slow to get a picture of the 'new' Blue Angels C-130 when it flew over on Tuesday. Fingers crossed it'll be up over this way on another test ...
by SuffolkBlue
Tue 28 Jul 2020, 3:10 pm
Forum: General Photography
Topic: CWGC Cemeteries **updated 28/07/2020**
Replies: 104
Views: 23876

Re: CWGC Cemeteries **updated 28/07/2020**

During the First World War, the 3rd Southern General Hospital (an Oxfordshire Territorial Unit) was housed in the Examination Schools and a number of other buildings in Oxford. CWGC Oxford (Botley) Cemetery contains 156 burials from the First World War, all in the war graves plot in section I/1. The...
by SuffolkBlue
Tue 28 Jul 2020, 1:37 pm
Forum: General Photography
Topic: CWGC Cemeteries **updated 28/07/2020**
Replies: 104
Views: 23876

Re: CWGC Cemeteries **updated 28/07/2020**

CWGC Kidlington Burial Ground was opened in November, 1940, and was used by the service personnel at nearby RAF Kidlington (now Oxford Airport). https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50036958867_1e90b42cfd_b.jpg CWGC Kidlington Burial Ground - Kidlington, Oxfordshire, Saturday 20th June 2020 by Chris ...
by SuffolkBlue
Tue 28 Jul 2020, 1:22 pm
Forum: General Photography
Topic: CWGC Cemeteries **updated 28/07/2020**
Replies: 104
Views: 23876

Re: CWGC Cemeteries **updated 23/07/2020**

At the outbreak of the Second World War, RAF Upper Heyford, in Oxfordshire, was the home to units of RAF Bomber Command, specifically No. 18 and No. 57 (Bombing) Squadrons, forming No. 70 (Bomber) Wing of No. 2 (Bombing) Group. In response to what was perceived as a growing worldwide threat, Strateg...
by SuffolkBlue
Tue 28 Jul 2020, 9:30 am
Forum: Themed Photo Threads
Topic: 48 Hours Photo Comp: Feel the HEAT!
Replies: 25
Views: 815

Re: 48 Hours Photo Comp: Feel the HEAT!

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48414850392_dfb589d627_b.jpg Spanish Navy McDonnell Douglas EAV-8B Harrier II Plus - Royal International Air Tattoo 2019, RAF Fairford, Sunday 21st July 2019 by Chris Day , on Flickr https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48406669871_5624b90d76_b.jpg Ukrainian Air F...
by SuffolkBlue
Mon 27 Jul 2020, 6:52 am
Forum: Themed Photo Threads
Topic: 48hr Photo Comp: Cleanin' Up
Replies: 27
Views: 972

Re: 48hr Photo Comp: Cleanin' Up

https://live.staticflickr.com/881/41582775385_bce7beb8fb_b.jpg Supermarine Spitfire PRXI - Duxford Air Festival, IWM Duxford, Saturday 26th May 2018 by Chris Day , on Flickr https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50157472733_8bbfcb0138_b.jpg North American P-51D Mustang - Race Day & Roaring Twenties F...
by SuffolkBlue
Thu 23 Jul 2020, 2:18 pm
Forum: General Photography
Topic: CWGC Cemeteries **updated 28/07/2020**
Replies: 104
Views: 23876

Re: CWGC Cemeteries **updated 23/07/2020**

During the Second World War, RAF Benson used the St. Helen Churchyard Extension, for crew lost flying from the airfield and the local area. CWGC Benson (St. Helen) Churchyard Extension has 32 casualties buried here. https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50036171483_116ebcefef_b.jpg CWGC Benson (St. He...
by SuffolkBlue
Thu 23 Jul 2020, 2:02 pm
Forum: General Photography
Topic: CWGC Cemeteries **updated 28/07/2020**
Replies: 104
Views: 23876

Re: CWGC Cemeteries **updated 23/07/2020**

RAF Harwell is a former Royal Air Force station, near the village of Harwell, located 5 miles south east of Wantage, Oxfordshire. The airfield was built by John Laing & Son at the junction of three parishes in 1935. The bulk lay within Chilton parish; about a third was in East Hendred; and the small...
by SuffolkBlue
Thu 23 Jul 2020, 1:42 pm
Forum: General Photography
Topic: CWGC Cemeteries **updated 28/07/2020**
Replies: 104
Views: 23876

Re: CWGC Cemeteries **updated 23/07/2020**

Watchfield is a hamlet near Shrivenham, Berkshire, and about 10 miles from Swindon. The CWGC Watchfield Military Cemetery was initially opened as an extension to the chapelyard towards the end of 1939 (the site was dedicated as a separate military burial ground in December 1940). It is entered throu...
by SuffolkBlue
Thu 23 Jul 2020, 12:18 pm
Forum: General Photography
Topic: CWGC Cemeteries **updated 28/07/2020**
Replies: 104
Views: 23876

Re: CWGC Cemeteries **updated 13/07/2020**

CWGC Durrington Cemetery contains burials of both wars. The 204 First World War burials were mostly from nearby Larkhill Camp. Many of the graves are of Australian servicemen and there is a separate Australian memorial in the cemetery. The Second World War burials number 22. In addition to the war g...
by SuffolkBlue
Thu 23 Jul 2020, 12:17 pm
Forum: General Photography
Topic: CWGC Cemeteries **updated 28/07/2020**
Replies: 104
Views: 23876

Re: CWGC Cemeteries **updated 13/07/2020**

My first post lock down road trip was down to Wiltshire and Oxfordshire to visit sites with strong links to the army camps from the First and Second World Wars along the A303 corridor, among others. The first of these was CWGC Stratford-sub-Castle (St. Lawrence) Churchyard in Stratford-sub-Castle, n...
by SuffolkBlue
Wed 22 Jul 2020, 4:06 pm
Forum: Themed Photo Threads
Topic: 48 Hour Photo Comp: The 747
Replies: 12
Views: 515

Re: 48 Hour Photo Comp: The 747

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48481094391_8bfb590afd_b.jpg Atlas Air Boeing 747-47UF - RAF Mildenhall, Suffolk, Wednesday 7th August 2019 by Chris Day , on Flickr https://live.staticflickr.com/1473/23984997344_8d5780ce74_b.jpg Japan Asia Airlines Boeing 747-346 - Honolulu International Airpor...
by SuffolkBlue
Tue 21 Jul 2020, 8:35 am
Forum: Themed Photo Threads
Topic: 48 Hour Photo Comp : Water
Replies: 19
Views: 733

Re: 48 Hour Photo Comp : Water

Another excellent thread idea :slight_smile: My first offer is from the last Bournemouth Airshow appearance of the Vulcan. By luck, the sun appeared just at the right time with The Needles in the background. https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50136376061_796e1e03bc_b.jpg Avro Vulcan B2 - Bournemout...
by SuffolkBlue
Sun 19 Jul 2020, 7:04 am
Forum: Themed Photo Threads
Topic: 48 Hour Photo Comp: Heritage flights
Replies: 19
Views: 724

Re: 48 Hour Photo Comp: Heritage flights

https://live.staticflickr.com/5741/21634198851_345bc69be0_b.jpg Battle of Britain 75th Anniversary Airshow, IWM Duxford, Sunday 20th September 2015 by Chris Day , on Flickr https://live.staticflickr.com/1774/41933973010_62b278ae89_b.jpg United States Air Force Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II, No...
by SuffolkBlue
Mon 13 Jul 2020, 7:15 pm
Forum: General Photography
Topic: CWGC Cemeteries **updated 28/07/2020**
Replies: 104
Views: 23876

Re: CWGC Cemeteries **updated 28/06/2020**

CWGC Harefield (St. Mary) Churchyard is located just inside the M25 near the Colne Valley Regional Park. There are 120 First World War graves here, mostly those of Australians who died in No. 1 Australian Auxiliary Hospital at Harefield Park. Uniquely, their graves are marked by scroll shaped headst...
by SuffolkBlue
Mon 13 Jul 2020, 8:46 am
Forum: Themed Photo Threads
Topic: 48 Hour Photo Comp: Big Cats
Replies: 30
Views: 945

Re: 48 Hour Photo Comp: Big Cats

https://live.staticflickr.com/1957/45135041272_71b2847858_b.jpg Grumman F-11F Tiger - Valiant Air Command Warbird Museum, Space Coast Regional Airport, Titusville, Florida, Thursday 13th September 2018 by Chris Day , on Flickr https://live.staticflickr.com/1739/42513920352_95d9d28cfa_b.jpg Grumman ...
by SuffolkBlue
Fri 10 Jul 2020, 11:27 am
Forum: Themed Photo Threads
Topic: 48 Hour Photo Comp: Swingers
Replies: 26
Views: 758

Re: 48 Hour Photo Comp: Swingers

https://live.staticflickr.com/2855/12404282115_057cc3a677_b.jpg Grumman F-14 Tomcat - National Museum of Naval Aviation - NAS Pensacola by Chris Day , on Flickr https://live.staticflickr.com/602/21319545282_80aa492262_b.jpg General Dynamics F-111E - IWM Duxford, Friday 11th September 2015 by Chris ...
by SuffolkBlue
Wed 08 Jul 2020, 2:15 pm
Forum: Themed Photo Threads
Topic: Aviation- On This Day
Replies: 1179
Views: 36008

Re: Aviation- On This Day

My take on Legends 2017 :slight_smile: https://live.staticflickr.com/4218/35874403666_19879f42c8_b.jpg Bristol Blenheim I - Flying Legends, IWM Duxford, Saturday 8th July 2017 by Chris Day , on Flickr https://live.staticflickr.com/4322/35914371155_784dfd7255_b.jpg Hispano Aviacion HA-1112 - Flying L...
by SuffolkBlue
Tue 07 Jul 2020, 11:08 am
Forum: Themed Photo Threads
Topic: 48 hour competition. The Spirit of Woodford
Replies: 27
Views: 1003

Re: 48 hour competition. A V ROE Woodford

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48234427761_24239d1c91_b.jpg Avro 504K & Avro 504K (replica) - Military Airshow, Shuttleworth Collection, Old Warden, Sunday 7th July 2019 by Chris Day , on Flickr Just for a bit of variation..... https://live.staticflickr.com/2901/34008291152_6ffd574bcb_b.jpg Ha...
by SuffolkBlue
Sun 05 Jul 2020, 5:20 pm
Forum: Themed Photo Threads
Topic: 48 Hour Photo Comp: The Human Element
Replies: 36
Views: 1248

Re: 48 Hour Photo Comp: The Human Element

https://live.staticflickr.com/8002/27841427574_9f859b3f60_b.jpg North American P-51D Mustang - Flying Legends 2016, IWM Duxford, Sunday 10th July 2016 by Chris Day , on Flickr https://live.staticflickr.com/2838/8939176409_8fecd7c275_b.jpg P-51D Mustangs & Focke Wolfe FW-190 - Flying Legends 2009 by...