My Favourites of 2013

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My Favourites of 2013

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Hi all.
A photo review of my Year.
I promised myself to do much more low level in 2013, so January the 15th was the 1st visit
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In February I visited Merryfield
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Deptford Down in march
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A weeks holiday in April to Wittmund to try and get some F4 action before the end later in the Year
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Returning home with a few hours on Everleigh DZ
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A couple months gap to the Annual Yeovilton Airday
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I was happy to catch the Czech Gripen and its nicely painted canards on departure Day
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Saving my holiday for later in the Year I only visited RIAT on the Thursday but was really happy to catch the special F1
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A visit to Salisbury Plain on the way to Coningsby for the Saudis late August.

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I was just as happy to see the Gr4s
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In September I visited the Czech Republic for the 1st time.
A small show at Hradec Kralove but the few bits there and the weather made for a great Weekend.
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When the news of a spotters Day at Albacete came to light on the forums I booked time off to go.
Always wanted to go to san Javier so I spent the Day there before the TLP
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Spanish sea king was 1 of the external assets of that TLP
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As well as a Italian Pelican
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Spanish Elint Casa212 on the approach to Albacete
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The Spanish visit ended with a few hours at Alcantarilla.
The parachute training school operates from there and a grass strip alongside the airfield for practice landings.
This Chinook was Para dropping during the Evening.
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I never get bored of seeing this red gazelle
Photo taken on Deptford Down during a training sortie out of Boscombe Down
in November.
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Lastly another Wildcat on Deptford during November
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Merry Christmas Everyone and here's to 2014!

Cheers Rich
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Wonderful pictures from a great photographer, the F-4Fs are the pick for me from a top notch set. :clap:
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Nice ones mate, loving the snowy Bwlch ones... :clap:

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Snowy Bwlch shots are superb Rich, as is the Mirage 2000! :clap:

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Great range of stuff, but love the Wildcats and the Su-27UB.
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Great set. Plenty of variety. Nice to see Yeovilton (local) stuff but great post. Must do Wales and SPTA sometime
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Stunning set Rich, looks like you had a great 2013.

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Great set Rich but loving that Spanish Sea King myself!

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Lovely selection Rich, the first two from the Czech show and the final two images from the Plain stand out for me. That Spanish Chinook is a bit special too! :clap:

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Hi Rich, an excellent selection again. Love the Tornado over the white landscape and the Flanker is my favorite :clap:
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