Pitts Special 70th Anniversary - Oaksey Park

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Pitts Special 70th Anniversary - Oaksey Park

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Oaksey Park, near Kemble hosted a fly in to mark the 70th Anniversary of the Pitts Special.

Numerous examples arrived along with a varied assortment of other interesting aircraft.

It was very nice to see some blue sky for a change too!

ImagePitts by Disaster Area, on Flickr

ImageGBKDR_a by Disaster Area, on Flickr

Not seen a Rothmans Pitts Special for a long time!

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[/url]GBADZ by Disaster Area, on Flickr

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GWIGY by Disaster Area, on Flickr

ImageGISZA_a by Disaster Area, on Flickr

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GBSRH by Disaster Area, on Flickr

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[/url]GKITI by Disaster Area, on Flickr

ImageGWIGY_b by Disaster Area, on Flickr

ImageGFORZ by Disaster Area, on Flickr

ImageGBKDR by Disaster Area, on Flickr

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[/url]GISZA by Disaster Area, on Flickr

ImageGWIGY_a by Disaster Area, on Flickr

ImageGBKDR_b by Disaster Area, on Flickr

And some of the other visitors and residents!

ImageGADND by Disaster Area, on Flickr

ImageGCIBO_a by Disaster Area, on Flickr

ImageGBPUR_a by Disaster Area, on Flickr

This is a Christen Eagle, not a Pitts Special!

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[/url]GKLAW by Disaster Area, on Flickr

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[/url]GJWJW by Disaster Area, on Flickr

An interesting aircraft, note the nose wheel and tail wheel!

ImageGNACA_a by Disaster Area, on Flickr

ImageGNACA by Disaster Area, on Flickr

ImageGMZKD by Disaster Area, on Flickr

ImageGSAZZ by Disaster Area, on Flickr

ImageGTWIS_a by Disaster Area, on Flickr

A recently restored Cessna!

ImageGPJTM_a by Disaster Area, on Flickr

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[/url]GPJTM by Disaster Area, on Flickr

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GDENS by Disaster Area, on Flickr

ImageGEGWN by Disaster Area, on Flickr

ImageGAWGN_a by Disaster Area, on Flickr

ImageGSAZZ_a by Disaster Area, on Flickr

ImageGCIBO by Disaster Area, on Flickr

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[/url]GBGES by Disaster Area, on Flickr

ImageGAWGN_b by Disaster Area, on Flickr

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[/url]GBUXD by Disaster Area, on Flickr

ImageGBLPB by Disaster Area, on Flickr

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GZZLE by Disaster Area, on Flickr

ImageGBPUR by Disaster Area, on Flickr

ImageGAWGN by Disaster Area, on Flickr

ImageGTWIS by Disaster Area, on Flickr

A nice surprise!

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GXCID by Disaster Area, on Flickr

ImageN62658_a by Disaster Area, on Flickr

ImageN62658 by Disaster Area, on Flickr

Finally the beautiful Travel Air

ImageNC5427_a by Disaster Area, on Flickr

ImageNC5427 by Disaster Area, on Flickr

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Great set

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Yet another superb set Chris

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Superb. So nice to see a Rothmans Pitts only a few days after the sad passing of Brian Lecomber.
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Just the business mate, :up: :smile: a lot of work has gone in there, and I'll agree with the others in their comments.
Favourite shots are the second to last and the power glider G-AWGN... :smile:
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Superb collection.Would love to see that Rothmans Pitts.
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Belting set :clap:

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Super photos, but I didn't see any advance publicity. Was there any?

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Very good set, G-WIGY is a particularly excellent capture.

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Lovely stuff, the Pitts is one of those aeroplanes that I've grown up with - they've always been a big part of airshows from since I can remember.
It looks just right, as for the NAC Freelance, maybe not! I never knew this thing was still extant, it will always be the Britten-Norman Nymph to me though. Amazing to see that. :up:
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A nice set. Good to see the camo Hornet Moth again, haven't seen that in ages.

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