D-Day Commerative air show, Duxford, May 2014

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  1. Airframes

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    I'm still recovering from a fantastic weekend at Duxford and Old Warden, as the shingles contracted before I went has somewhat knackered me, and really affected the arthritis. Consequently, I haven't had time to sort out the almost 2,000 photos I took, but hope to post some in the next few days.
    As a taster, here's a couple taken from the camp site on the Saturday, as the C-47 formation passed over. I make little apology for the para dropping shot, which was taken from a range of over three miles. We were lucky, going to the show on Sunday, as the weather on Saturday was very mixed, with heavy rain most of the day, before clearing in the evening. On Sunday, it stayed dry, with a mix of sunshine and cloud, allowing some variable backgrounds for photos.
    More to follow from me, and I presume Karl, shortly.
     

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    Quality pictures there Terry. Hope you recover swiftly and I'm looking forward to seeing the rest of the photos.

    Cheers Chris
     
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    Likewise from me Terry! Looking forward to the pics when you're feeling better.
     
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    With Evan here.
     
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    Great shots Terry! Looking forward to more and hope you get better soon.
     
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    Me too. Been worried about you Terry but glad to see you made it to the show and are able to post your shots. Take it easy.
     
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    ok i will chuck a few in !

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    Nice shots Karl and Terry and hope you're feeling better Terry.

    Geo
     
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    Nice shots Red Two, and thanks for the good wishes chaps. I still feel like sh*t, but hope to recover soon - apparently it takes around four weeks to be fully clear, although the rash can leave permanent scars.
    Anyway, I've struggled out of bed to get some fluids and food inside me, so thought I'd edit and post a few shots for now, taken in the morning, before the flying display started.
    These show a general view of some of the 'Daks', one of the Buchons which later provided a couple of superb displays, and one of the resident Mustangs 'Ferocious Frankie', of the 361st FG, as it departed to, then returned from, a display elsewhere.
     

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    Lovely shots guys.
     
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    Great images. :thumbright:
     
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    Look like it was a blast. Great photos Terry and Carl. Sorry to hear about your health problems though Terry. Take care my friend.
     
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    Great shots guys!
     
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    With all! Great shots Terry and Karl!
     
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    Beauty shots guys!
     
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    Great pics fellas!
     
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    I agree, nicely covered gents and thanks for posting.

    Cheers,

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    ps. hope your health situation improves as quickly as pssible
     
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    Dak's and Bouchons on the ground

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    some flying shots.

    the gliders and tow aircraft tribute to the gliderborne soldiers of D-Day.

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    Awesome pics guys, hope you're doin' ok Terry...

    and good to see you back in the fold too Karl, don't recall seeing you much lately...
     
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