Duxford new birds...sort of...

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  1. plan_D

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    Here's some pictures of modern aircraft at IWM-Duxford -
     

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    Nice! I noticed the nose of an F-111. Did you catch the tail letters on that bird? I'm curious whose it was.
     
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    No I didn't - sorry. I got it's rear end and my brain must have lapsed because I was taking pictures of tails too. :confused:
     

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    Oh well. I am enjoying the pictures!
     
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    Here you go Evan found a pic on the net
     

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    Ah, the good old 20th TFW out of Upper Heyford. They were flying F-111Es. We had F-111Fs at Lakenheath with the 48th TFW. Heyford also had the EF-111 Ravens. I actually met a guy when in Ventura California that was at Heyford when I was at Lakenheath. Small world. Thanks!
     
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    Nice pics. In that last set you posted, whats the top one of? Looks pretty neat..
     
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    It's a Shackleton.
     
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    if you're talking about pD's post, the aircraft with the "C" on the nose is a Avro Shackleton.........
     
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    Really? It looks nothing like other Shackletons ive seen.
     
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    It's because that one there is a Bomber variant - you'd have probably seen the AEW variants that don't have the nose turret because it's a RADAR instead.
     
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    yes but how many have you seen :lol:
     
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    I imagine a few for him but I'm also thinking he saw the early ones - and that's the last variant of Shack.
     
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    Pictures I meant, obviously.

    That would explain it D...I think the ones with RADAR are hideous :lol:
     
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    no member of the lancaster family is hideous.......
     
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    nice pics.
     
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    nice pics.
     
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    Nice pics pD!
     
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    Anyone got any info on Shackletons? I don't think I've ever come across one, and it looks flippin huge...
     
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