2018 That was the year that was

2018 That was the year that was

Postby amisbk196 on Sat 24 Nov 2018, 7:22 pm

The year started for me with a trip to Myrtle Avenue in some nice winter sun, and as it would turn out, the last shots of the venerable 767 in BA colours……

ImageG-BZHA British Airways Boeing 767-336(ER) by amisbk196, on Flickr

First trip to a soggy Headcorn, where the weather gave no clues to the long hot summer ahead….

ImageP3717/G-HITT Hawker Hurricane Mk.I by amisbk196, on Flickr

ImageG-CGYJ/TD314 Supermarine Spitfire MkIXe by amisbk196, on Flickr

and a routine trip to Gatwick……
Nice to see an A310 still plying it’s trade
ImageC-GTSY Air Transat Airbus A310-304 by amisbk196, on Flickr

First show of the year was the Aero Legends Battle of Britain show at Headcorn in June. An event that may be lacking in depth of participants but seems to be growing in popularity. Still great value for money and like many other events, blessed with glorious weather…..

ImageAerolegends by amisbk196, on Flickr

ImageN473DC/200882 Douglas C-47A Skytrain by amisbk196, on Flickr

ImageG-DHDV/VP981 De Havilland DH-104 Dove 8 by amisbk196, on Flickr

ImageG-AWHK Hispano HA1112 M1L Buchon by amisbk196, on Flickr

ImageMK356 Supermarine Spitfire LF Mk IXc by amisbk196, on Flickr

Next was RIAT……

ImageEC-400 Airbus A400M Atlas C1 by amisbk196, on Flickr

Image58 Ukranian Air Force Sukhoi SU-27 Flanker by amisbk196, on Flickr

ImagePhoto 15-07-2018, 17 20 07.jpg by amisbk196, on Flickr

ImageIMG_8245.jpg by amisbk196, on Flickr

ImageZH891 Royal Air Force Boeing CH-47D Chinook by amisbk196, on Flickr

Image85-0069/EL Rockwell B.1B Lancer by amisbk196, on Flickr

ImageZK318 Royal Air Force Eurofighter Typhoon FGR.4 by amisbk196, on Flickr

ImageBBMF Trenchard Plus by amisbk196, on Flickr

ImageRoyal Jordanian Falcons by amisbk196, on Flickr

ImageZK318 Royal Air Force Eurofighter Typhoon FGR.4 by amisbk196, on Flickr

The run of good luck with the weather came to an end at the Biggin Hill Festival of Flight……

ImageG-EWIZ Pitts S-2S Special by amisbk196, on Flickr

ImageG-ARGZ Druine D31 Turbulent by amisbk196, on Flickr

ImageG-CBEL/SR661 Hawker Sea Fury FB11 by amisbk196, on Flickr

ImageG-AWHK Hispano HA1112 M1L Buchon by amisbk196, on Flickr

ImageG-PMNF/TA805 Spitfire Mk HF IX by amisbk196, on Flickr

ImageEE602/G-VMIJ Spitfire MK Vc by amisbk196, on Flickr

ImageIMG_4422.jpg by amisbk196, on Flickr

ImageG-BEDF/124485/DF-A Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress 'Sally B' by amisbk196, on Flickr

ImageG-CBEL/SR661 Hawker Sea Fury FB11 by amisbk196, on Flickr

ImageG-PMNF/TA805 Spitfire Mk HF IX by amisbk196, on Flickr

And a few other personal favourites from trips to Headcorn…..

ImageU-99/RV/G-AXMT Bucker Bu-133C Jungmeister by amisbk196, on Flickr

ImageNH341/G-CICK Spitfire T9 by amisbk196, on Flickr

ImageG-CGYJ/TD314 Supermarine Spitfire MkIXe by amisbk196, on Flickr

ImageNH341/G-CICK Spitfire T9 by amisbk196, on Flickr

ImageNH341/G-CICK Spitfire T9 by amisbk196, on Flickr

ImageNH341/G-CICK Spitfire T9 by amisbk196, on Flickr

ImageNH341/G-CICK Spitfire T9 by amisbk196, on Flickr

Image493209/G-DDMV North American T-6G Harvard by amisbk196, on Flickr

ImageG-SPRX Vans RV-4 by amisbk196, on Flickr

ImageNH341/G-CICK Spitfire T9 by amisbk196, on Flickr

ImageNH341/G-CICK Spitfire T9 by amisbk196, on Flickr

ImageAerolegends by amisbk196, on Flickr

ImageMK356 Supermarine Spitfire LF Mk IXc by amisbk196, on Flickr
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Re: 2018 That was the year that was

Postby CJS on Sun 25 Nov 2018, 7:15 am

Oh my, there are some beautiful shots in that lot! The black and white ones work really well. Terrific variety of ideas, angles and types too, super stuff. :up:
"Forewarned is forearmed"
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Re: 2018 That was the year that was

Postby Airwolfhound on Sun 25 Nov 2018, 1:37 pm

Some nice edits in these, thanks for sharing :-)
https://www.flickr.com/photos/24874528@N04/

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