Trackie Snaps

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  1. trackend

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    I thought I would fire up the camera and start taking some shots again after my enforced lay off so yesterday I toddled off to the spring airshow at Duxford and took some snaps as usual the lighting was flat as a pancake so with a bit of fiddling in the photo shop I salvaged a few shots for you to have a butchers at.
    First up a series of Typhoon (Euro fighter) shots (last shot is just me experimenting with Pshop). I still think the F15 is a better plane but then I'm no real enthusiast of flying blowlamps anyway.
    (apart from the EE Lightning and the Sabre):)
     

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    Good shots! Thanks for sharing.
     
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    Great photos! 8)
     
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    Cool Track. Thanks
     
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    Nicely done, Lee! :thumbleft:
     
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    Lee.... when you took these, you were in the aircraft on his wing ?
    Great shots...

    Charles
     
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    I've given up trying to emulate your shots Erics as you are way out of my league with your fantastic aircraft images so I really apprieciate the compliments not just from you but from the rest of you guys as well, thanks lads, and no CC I wasn't the wing man, I get vertigo when I stand on a sheet of paper:oops:
    This pretty little Cub I think is another one of the unsung hero aircraft of WW2 not only for recon/spotter but casualty evac from jungle clearings and it was the only plane that flew from Landing craft on D-Day (thats one heck of a small runway).
     

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    Good stuff Lee!
     
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    great pictures track, airshows are a bit thin up here in the north east.
    gonna try and get down there for some this year
     
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    Great shots trackie!!
     
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    You have a different eye for your compositions than I do, Lee, and I like it. I have a soft spot for Piper Cubs too. :thumbleft:
     
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    Great stuff trackend!
     
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    Nice! 8)

    We were taking a 'quiet day' at Duxford on Friday - just looking around the museum (oh yes, I have pics) and just happened to catch the Typhoon as we were leaving - he was doing a practice routine, and it was unbelievably LOUD, and also rather impressive - that thing can really move, and the full reheat vertical climb-out was something else.. :shock:
     
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    Thanks for sharing Track, darn fine shots to me thats for sure!..:D
     
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    Glad you like em gents.
    A couple more shots this time the brilliant Harvard (the plane that trained the allies) and the lumpy ole Trojan they say that people look like their dogs see what you think of the Trojan pilot, heck he even looks like he posed for the nose art.
     

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    Cool to see the 2 NA trainers side by side!
     
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    Awesome pics matey!!
     
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    nice shots esp the J3
     
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    Great job there trackend!!!!
     
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    More good stuff Lee!
     
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