Epic Friday Evening with the 'Bomber Barons'

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Epic Friday Evening with the 'Bomber Barons'

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Talk about leaving it late. I hadn’t managed to get to Fairford for the Bomber Deployment until Friday night, there last day of operations before departing for home on Saturday.

Was only expecting ‘LEMAY 53/54’ to return but had the added bonus of ‘BALOO 51/52’ also return due to Tanker issues and a hatch light warning issue on ‘BALOO 52’.
It was truly epic conditions on there return. Don’t think I’ve shot in better light ever.

Image60-0007/MT B-52H "Guardians of the upper realm" 5th BW, 23rd BS ‘Bomber Barons’ Minot AFB. by Stuart Freer - Touchdown Aviation, on Flickr

Image60-0007/MT B-52H "Guardians of the upper realm" 5th BW, 23rd BS ‘Bomber Barons’ Minot AFB. by Stuart Freer - Touchdown Aviation, on Flickr

Image60-0005/MT ‘5 BW' "War Birds" 5th BW, 23rd BS 'Bomber Barons', Minot AFB. by Stuart Freer - Touchdown Aviation, on Flickr

Image60-0044/MT B-52H “Excalibur” 5th BW, 23rd BS ‘Bomber Barons’ Minot AFB. by Stuart Freer - Touchdown Aviation, on Flickr

Image60-0005/MT ‘5 BW' "War Birds" 5th BW, 23rd BS 'Bomber Barons', Minot AFB. by Stuart Freer - Touchdown Aviation, on Flickr

ImageB-52_00001581_filtered by Stuart Freer - Touchdown Aviation, on Flickr

Image60-0044/MT B-52H “Excalibur” 5th BW, 23rd BS ‘Bomber Barons’ Minot AFB. by Stuart Freer - Touchdown Aviation, on Flickr

Image60-0029/MT B-52H “Warriors Beyond the Horizon” 5th BW, 23rd BS ‘Bomber Barons’ Minot AFB. by Stuart Freer - Touchdown Aviation, on Flickr

Image60-0029/MT “Warriors Beyond the Horizon” by Stuart Freer - Touchdown Aviation, on Flickr

Image60-0029/MT B-52H “Warriors Beyond the Horizon” 5th BW, 23rd BS ‘Bomber Barons’ Minot AFB. by Stuart Freer - Touchdown Aviation, on Flickr

Image60-0007/MT B-52H "Guardians of the upper realm" 5th BW, 23rd BS ‘Bomber Barons’ Minot AFB. by Stuart Freer - Touchdown Aviation, on Flickr

Image60-0005/MT ‘5 BW' "War Birds" 5th BW, 23rd BS 'Bomber Barons', Minot AFB. by Stuart Freer - Touchdown Aviation, on Flickr

Image60-0029/MT B-52H “Warriors Beyond the Horizon” 5th BW, 23rd BS ‘Bomber Barons’ Minot AFB. by Stuart Freer - Touchdown Aviation, on Flickr

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Super set!!

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Just superb Stu!
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Wonderful light on these, superb shots.
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Great shots Stu, lovely detail on the first, second my favourite of all, stunning light and you know how much I like a side on shot.
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A really great set!

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You should have brought a lottery ticket straight after .....good to see you got a few replies, these forums are dead now :skull_crossbones:

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Great light, great subjects and very well done indeed.

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They're all great but the first is particularly eye catching to me!

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Outstanding!!!! :grinning:

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Great selection...but the first photo just sums up the B-52.

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awesome
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