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Wings…

I didn’t take many photos of planes being flown, but when I started to walk home I spotted this…. What’s it doing there? The good folks at Google indicates that it is probably a Noord 1002 which is a Messerschmitt BF108 built under license in France from 1942. This is the one mentioned in Wikipedia.

Posted on August 17, 2010 at 6:30 pm by Trayton · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Another war time workhorse

These shots are of a Catalina Flying boat built between 1936 and 1946 – a workhorse of the US Navy, used in large numbers mainly in the Pacific. It was also used by many other Air Forces throughout WWII. I particularly like the way the wheels fold in to the hull and the wing floats […]

Posted on July 29, 2010 at 8:33 pm by Trayton · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Battle of Britain Memorial Flight

What a privilege! Something I’ve always wanted to see – the Lancaster Bomber close up and in flight. It was great to see it take off but unfortunately it didn’t land at Farnborough but sped off to it’s home after it had finished it’s display. Fantastic! Much better than an Airfix model!

Posted on July 26, 2010 at 7:52 pm by Trayton · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Red Arrows

These are a few of my many shots of the Red Arrows flying at Farnborough Air Show last Sunday.

Posted on July 26, 2010 at 7:12 pm by Trayton · Permalink · Leave a comment
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