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Duxford airshow (Saturday) 13-9-2014

PostPosted: Mon Sep 15, 2014 9:35 pm
by Sickbag_andy
I spent Saturday at the Duxford show, weather was a bit dull which made photography a bit challenging at times and I ended up experimenting with slower shutter speeds to get enough light through the lens, enabled me to get a few with plenty of prop blur. Apart from a few on the flightline walk, these were all taken from the Friends of Duxford enclosure in front of the USAF museum.
Sunday was a sell out and apparently very packed but I couldn'tgo anyway - seems the 2 Lancasters are attracting big crowds everywhere.

Image5366 hawks by sickbag_andy, on Flickr

Image5317 beaver and catalina by sickbag_andy, on Flickr

Image5289 kittyhawk by sickbag_andy, on Flickr

Image5232 cosmic wind G-ARUL by sickbag_andy, on Flickr

Image5223 breitlings by sickbag_andy, on Flickr

Image5336 harvard 52-8543 by sickbag_andy, on Flickr

nice to see a smart beaver (snigger!!!)
Image0490 beaver by sickbag_andy, on Flickr

Image5207 JPs by sickbag_andy, on Flickr

Image5169 rapide G-AKIF by sickbag_andy, on Flickr

Image5433 fennec by sickbag_andy, on Flickr

Image0498 fennec by sickbag_andy, on Flickr

Image0492 piper cub by sickbag_andy, on Flickr

Image5266 catalina by sickbag_andy, on Flickr

Image0485 tucano by sickbag_andy, on Flickr

Image0488 stearman by sickbag_andy, on Flickr

The Sabre is off to the States shortly
Image0403 F86 sabre by sickbag_andy, on Flickr

Image0399 hunter t7 mono by sickbag_andy, on Flickr

Image5832 b17 by sickbag_andy, on Flickr

The Great War Display Team included these 2 Fokker Triplane replicas, the white patterend one was flown by Iron Maiden's Bruce Dickinson who also flies 757s and is a 737 instructor - quite a contrast!

Image5816 fokker triplanes by sickbag_andy, on Flickr

Image5737 sopwith triplane by sickbag_andy, on Flickr

Image5689 be.2 by sickbag_andy, on Flickr

Image5602 spitfires taxiing mono by sickbag_andy, on Flickr

Image5587 cats & corsair by sickbag_andy, on Flickr

Image5548 hellcat by sickbag_andy, on Flickr

Image5486 corsair mono by sickbag_andy, on Flickr

Image5445 RV8 by sickbag_andy, on Flickr

And what I thought was the star performance, the Vulcan with the Gnats and then solo…

Image5870 vulcan & gnats by sickbag_andy, on Flickr

Image5941 vulcan by sickbag_andy, on Flickr

Read the vest, very appropriate:
Image5909 the words on the vest say it all by sickbag_andy, on Flickr

There are more in my Flickr album: https://www.flickr.com/photos/125470545 ... 184853587/

Re: Duxford airshow (Saturday) 13-9-2014

PostPosted: Mon Sep 15, 2014 11:05 pm
by Ipso
Nice pictures, thanks for sharing.

Re: Duxford airshow (Saturday) 13-9-2014

PostPosted: Tue Sep 16, 2014 12:26 pm
by Dee
Cracking pics Andy thanks :D

Re: Duxford airshow (Saturday) 13-9-2014

PostPosted: Wed Sep 17, 2014 7:43 am
by Ray C
The endless quality of your shots is impressive....Your another bloke I need to stand next to
with my camera @ airshows... :ymapplause: :ymapplause:

Re: Duxford airshow (Saturday) 13-9-2014

PostPosted: Wed Sep 17, 2014 10:30 am
by Jigsaw
Superb set mate :ymapplause: