June 17- London flypast

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  1. evangilder

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    Ok you Britons, someone needs to get out there and get some pictures of this big event:
     
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    Seriously, if we dont gwet some quality shots of this event, Im officially giving up the English language and converting to Islam.......
     
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    I wish I could afford a ticket. I sure would like to shoot that event.
     
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    So would I but it is unlikely I will get down to London for it better hope someone living nearer will get some pics (they better)
     
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    In view of the weather we often get you might want to order your copy of the Koran now.
     
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    I would prefer having my back to the wall when talking to anybody from the Tristar after seeing his callsign:shock:
     
  8. the lancaster kicks ass

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    :lol:

    should be pretty good, obviously i wont be able to get there but i'll keep my eye out for news, for something like this though you'd think HRH would get the full BBMF flypast :-k
     
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    She did get the BBMF flypast, I watched it on TV as im guessing you did too...
     
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    i did watch it, and was very impressed by the Queen's guard, i would've been more impressed by the flypast if each element was closer together, however they did show some fantastic shots from inside the lanc, and by the full BBMF i meant what's often refered to as the "core" of the flight (incorrectly called a Squadron by the commentator), the 5 spits, 2 hurricanes and the lanc, she only go two of the spits, how amazing would the 3 extra spits be!
     
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    That would of been cool! (and with the Dakota as well for the whole lot). Yeah the pics from inside the lanc were good.
     
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    I aint so keen on the Dak, and it's been a few years since the BBMF's last 5 ship spit formation, and it's exceptionally rare for the Dak and lanc to appear together other than on photo sessions, and it's even more rare for the Dak to appear with anything more than 1 spit..........
     
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