Saudi Typhoon's maiden flight

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Saudi Typhoon's maiden flight

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Hi I got a very late heads up that the would be flying at the local today so after asking my boss very nicely I poped down to see the royal saudi typhoons first flight, I've not been in long so will post more later but heres what we saw.

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As I said more later.
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NICE set mate :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :rock: :rock: keep them comin :drool:

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I trust that kills the 'You can't paint Typhoons anything except a single shade of grey' rumour off then!

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Looks really good. Bit of a Raptor-esque camo paint up isn't it. Must get back there soon :drool:

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The airframes in the takeoffs are blurred

Its a shame you ruined them going for the slow shutter speed

I would have gone for the safer option and froze the backgroud keeping the airfcraft focused

Nice catch tho :clap:
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Thats your 1st Typhoon for a while Ian and what a 'Gud un' :clap:
Think you owe James a pint or two :wink:
see you friday

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Very nice indeed, lets hope we see it low-level very soon!! :rock: :rock:

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Very nice two tone Tiffie..thanks for sharing :smile:
Very low and Fast!!!

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Ty for the comments guys heres a few more

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Also to cap the day off I saw my first RAF tranche 2 jet ZJ945
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The day had also been marked by the visit of some of the saudi royal family to see the first flight.
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The royal navy also joined in
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Finally a big thanks to my fellow partner in crime Armadillos for the heads up even though he couldn't attend ty bud :rock:
and thanks to the rest of the "crazys" Who made it down to warton in horrible weather
Ian
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No full colour roundel. :sad:

The cammo looks a lot better than our own - even if it is two tone grey!

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[quote="iveco"]The airframes in the takeoffs are blurred

Its a shame you ruined them going for the slow shutter speed
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I think they work very well with the blurred background - much more interesting. And besides, the blur on the tiffie is so little it doesnt really matter! Great catch - love the two tone :clap:

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Hi guys once again thanks for the comments.
Iveco I didn't go for a slow shutter speed on shot 5 I suspect its not even camera shake as such, but rather ladder shake :grin: there was a very strong wind hitting us from our left and keeping the camera on the aircraft wasn't easy, also it wasn't a takeoff shot it was landing. For the record the ISO was 400 shot in AV F5.6 and shot 5 was 1/125th I started the pan at 1/160th but ended it at 1/100th for shot 6 the light was dropping all the time during the shots with a storm cloud moving over head. Thanks for pointing it out, it once again proves you shouldn't rush to post, but for the purposes of showing the colour scheme off to you guys & girls I think your comments were a tad harsh. Hopefully next time I see it it will be in sunshine :roll:

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