Autumnal SPTA

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MerlinJon
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Autumnal SPTA

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I wanted to get on the SPTA to catch some of the autumnal colours before the leaves drop, so I headed to Deptford Down and it proved to be a good day. All the traffic turned up at the same time with five helicopters on the strip which included 2 Merlin's, Apache, Squirrel and 2 Gazelle's. Only managed to capture a Merlin and Apache with the others being at the other end of the strip.

1. Apache
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Westland Apache AH.1, SPTA by JonCoombes, on Flickr

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Westland Apache AH.1, SPTA by JonCoombes, on Flickr

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Westland Apache AH.1, SPTA by JonCoombes, on Flickr

4. Merlin
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Agusta/Westland Merlin HC.3A, SPTA by JonCoombes, on Flickr

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Agusta/Westland Merlin HC.3A, SPTA by JonCoombes, on Flickr

Thanks for looking
Jon
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Great set Jon love the light on the apache. Hope to get up in the next week or two to catch the colours before all the leaves fall :0)

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Nice catch with the Merlin on Deptford, was a lovely day on Friday!
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lovely set Jon

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Reminds me of my 1st ever visit nearly 6 Years ago Jon!
Nice set as usual :cool:
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Ist Apache is a cracker Jon. Two Merlin`s on Deptford at once......you must have found a special clover on the way up.

Regards, Ian

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