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Aviation- On This Day

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Afternoon all,

Given the obvious lack of new photo opportunities I've been posting OTD shots on my Instagram recently and thought it would be a good idea for a thread on here, whereby everyone can contribute and spread a little aviation joy in these difficult times. There's potential for an interesting and varied thread here, but I would suggest we limit the number of airshow images to one photo per poster per day- it could quite easily become completely inundated during RIAT week for example! For similar reasons, it would be cool if people could avoid posting images similar to previous posters, just for added variety.

I'll kick off with an image from 2017, where I caught a mass exodus of helicopters from Keevil Airfield during Joint Warrior 17-1, including this Puma, one of three flying that day.

ImageWestland Puma HC2 ZJ954 Royal Air Force Keevil 02/04/17 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

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Top idea for a thread, though it’ll be a little while until I can repost again. I normally spotted in Feb/March and then waited until May for airshows

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Four from me taken at Heathrow on the 2nd April 2016. It has taken some time to do this as Flikr seems to be having a bit of a melt-down...

ImageN199UA_B744_UAL_A_EGLL_20160402_1S by Ralph Lunt Photography, on Flickr

ImageA7-BEI_B77w_QTR_A_EGLL_20160402_1S by Ralph Lunt Photography, on Flickr

ImageC-FNNU_B77W_ACA_A_EGLL_20160402_1S by Ralph Lunt Photography, on Flickr

ImageA6-EEB_A380_UAE_A_EGLL_20160402_1S by Ralph Lunt Photography, on Flickr

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A year ago today this diverted into Newquay with a technical issue:

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4th April, and again all I have to offer is Heathrow but this time from 2008. Spent a couple of hours at Myrtle Ave. and have selected this extinct beast...

ImageSX-DFC_A340_OAL_A_EGLL_20080404_1S by Ralph Lunt Photography, on Flickr

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5th April 2018 and a visit to Sywell...

ImageSupermarine Spitfire Tr.9 ML407 by MUSTANG_P51, on Flickr

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Thanks for the contributions so far chaps, keep them coming :clap:

Another from me, BUMP61 departing Fairford on this day one year ago.

ImageBoeing B-52H Stratofortress | 60-0058 | US Air Force | RAF Fairford 06/04/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr
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Great idea for a thread Shaun! :clap:

Three shots from me; on this date two years I had a very memorable time next to a Chilean lake...

ImageN171AC / Erickson Incorporated / Sikorsky S-64F Skycrane by Peter Reoch, on Flickr

ImageN171AC / Erickson Incorporated / Sikorsky S-64F Skycrane by Peter Reoch, on Flickr

ImageN171AC / Erickson Incorporated / Sikorsky S-64F Skycrane by Peter Reoch, on Flickr

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A stonking thread already!
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Some from Downunder, Temora Aviation Museum showcase 8/6/19
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The 8th April 2017 saw the much anticipated Gazelle 50th Commemorative Fly-in at Middle Wallop. Generally a good event and great weather but made tricky by the light. Here are two different takes on the pair of French Army Gazelles as they hover-taxied out to the static display area...

ImageF_AR_GBI_Gazelle_T_EGVP_20170408_4SBW by Ralph Lunt Photography, on Flickr

ImageF_AR_GBI_GEC_Gazelle_T_EGVP_20170408_1S by Ralph Lunt Photography, on Flickr

As I said, the contre-jour lighting made photography a challenge.

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Beat me to it, R!

Another couple from the Gazelle 50th which, lighting issues not withstanding, was a great little event. Threshold.aero smashed it that day. I really enjoyed it, marred only by me ballsing the settings for the two French Gazelles at the end!

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Last year at Leeuwarden (Frisian Flag):
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Four years ago today at Newquay, delivering French personnel for Exercise Griffin Strike at RAF St Mawgan.

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Four years ago today I was in Bucharest on business. Took a trip around the Romanian Air Force museum at the weekend, well worth a visit!

ImageAvioane Craiova IAR-93A Vultur - 2 by Nick Jennings, on Flickr

ImageIAR 80 - 6 by Nick Jennings, on Flickr

ImageMikoyan-Gurevich MiG-19P and MiG-17PF - 1 by Nick Jennings, on Flickr

ImageYakovlev Yak-23 - 10 by Nick Jennings, on Flickr

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10 april 2019 (Beauvechain AB)
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More good stuff chaps :clap:

OTD in 2017 and as close to a low level catch as you can get in Mid Devon

ImageLockheed Martin C-130J Hercules C4 ZH865 Royal Air Force Mid Devon 10/04/17 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr
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Another one from Beauvechain AB last year:
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Looks like the 10th April was a busy day for quite a few people. Here's a few of mine of Exercise Joint Warrior 19-1 from Prestwick Airport last year, in some unbelievably clear weather as well!

ImageDSC_7825 - Copy by ledwooddaniel, on Flickr

ImageRoyal Norwegian Air Force Lockheed P-3C Orion - 3298 (2) by ledwooddaniel, on Flickr

ImageDSC_7998 - Copy by ledwooddaniel, on Flickr

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11 april 2013 (Mont-de-Marsan)
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Something a little different, was very fortunate last July on this day to look
through the Australian War Memorial's storage annex. Amoung many other
items they have quite a variety of German aerial ordnance.
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On this day back in 2015, with weather very similar to what's currently being enjoyed in the UK.

Arriving into Bournemouth during the last light of the day was this US Navy C-40A Clipper. Annoyingly the aircraft arrived later than estimated, a crying shame with the evening weather being so sunny!

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Taken at Midland Air Museum way back in 2011....Sea Harrier FA.2 ZE694

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12th April 2008 saw the RAF Northolt Nightshoot XI. Sadly there were a few no-shows, but we were able to photograph the Dutch Royal Flight Fokker 70 against the setting sun...

ImagePH-KBX_F28_R_EGWU_20120412_1S by Ralph Lunt Photography, on Flickr

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