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Re: Just some cool photos...nothing more, nothing less...
« Reply #2055 on: April 14, 2018, 08:18:15 PM »


Claire Hartley @CHartleyPhotos
Another Lancaster topside yesterday
Tim Dunlop, Seb Davey and RAF BBMF
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Re: Just some cool photos...nothing more, nothing less...
« Reply #2056 on: April 14, 2018, 11:01:28 PM »


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Out of all the CONA paint schemes, I think VX-31's retro flight test scheme was the best.
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Re: Just some cool photos...nothing more, nothing less...
« Reply #2057 on: April 15, 2018, 01:52:26 AM »
Wow, you can actually see the "panel lines" on that Lancaster's wings.

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« Reply #2058 on: April 15, 2018, 02:35:18 AM »
Question for the UK members: Why does the BBMF Lancaster always fly with two dorsal hatches open?  So the aircrew can do their hand-in-the-air-airfoil thingy?  ;D
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Re: Just some cool photos...nothing more, nothing less...
« Reply #2059 on: April 15, 2018, 03:44:29 AM »
Amazing "Frightening" pic, where and when?? :smiley: :smiley: :-*


It was August 1974 at RAF Gutersloh.

Here's a couple of similar photos:

Sep 1974:



1976:

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Re: Just some cool photos...nothing more, nothing less...
« Reply #2060 on: April 15, 2018, 08:02:40 AM »
Super "Frightening" pics GTX  :-* :-*
Great fisheye F-18 pic too :smiley:
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« Reply #2061 on: April 16, 2018, 10:45:44 PM »


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« Reply #2062 on: April 17, 2018, 02:31:20 PM »
With the "seam" visible just above the cockpit & towards the rear of the radome (&, possibly, near the antenna at the top of the pic) that almost looks like a model! ;D
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« Reply #2063 on: April 21, 2018, 02:18:36 AM »
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« Reply #2064 on: April 22, 2018, 02:55:14 AM »
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« Reply #2065 on: April 22, 2018, 03:32:01 AM »

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« Reply #2066 on: April 27, 2018, 12:48:23 AM »


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« Reply #2067 on: April 28, 2018, 02:08:38 AM »
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« Reply #2069 on: May 02, 2018, 10:35:38 PM »


A C-17 Globemaster III and a C-47 Skytrain perform a Mobility Heritage Flight during the #JBCHSAirandSpaceExpo Apr. 28 (Courtesy photo by Colt Roy)
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