Author Topic: Vulcan Bomber at Airshow  (Read 1846 times)

July 09, 2015, 06:52:36 PM
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This will probably be the last time to see this Beautiful Cold war bomber fly at Eastbourne. Thursday 13th-16th August.



http://www.visiteastbourne.com/airbourne/

July 09, 2015, 10:04:06 PM
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Sadly, too far for me, but I saw it at the Southport show in September.

I can't help feeling it looks like a moth.

July 09, 2015, 10:09:01 PM
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Of all the shots I will take,I will try my best to get good or great ones of this beautiful bomber  :)

July 09, 2015, 11:40:16 PM
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I don't think I was aware that the Vulcan would be retiring when I went to the Southport show last year, but I did know that it would be my only chance ever to see the last two Lancasters together, so I concentrated on having the right camera settings for slow propeller driven aircraft.  Most of the fast jet shots ended up seriously blurred. :'(

But I did get this one

July 10, 2015, 03:01:50 PM
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They are an incredible sight.  I was lucky enough to see it at Bournemouth Air Show last year ....

July 10, 2015, 03:32:22 PM
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Great shots Alan,Mike. I only think it will be Eastbourne for the last time,as it costs so much for them.

July 10, 2015, 07:01:28 PM
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I am an absolute tech fan...  ;)

This plane is a beauty. So easy to overlook what it was planned for.

How much better this world would be if planes like this would only be build for airshows to demonstrate what the human mind can achieve  O0

July 10, 2015, 07:05:14 PM
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I am an absolute tech fan...  ;)

This plane is a beauty. So easy to overlook what it was planned for.

How much better this world would be if planes like this would only be build for airshows to demonstrate what the human mind can achieve  O0
I 100% agree Uwe  O0

July 10, 2015, 08:54:26 PM
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Isn't the airframe so worn out it would just too expensive to get it certified to fly ?  I read something like that a while ago.

July 10, 2015, 09:09:36 PM
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Isn't the airframe so worn out it would just too expensive to get it certified to fly ?  I read something like that a while ago.
Plus I think they said it costs over £70,000 just to do the wiring,it will be my main one for photographing,and the Typhoon too  :)

July 10, 2015, 11:07:59 PM
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If you're seeing the Typhoon, be sure to take ear defenders of some sort - it's probably the loudest aircraft I have heard.
This little girl obviously thought the same, but she watched absolutely enthralled.

August 01, 2015, 06:33:05 PM
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Just found out that the only one in the world flying will be at Eastbourne,the Bristol Blenheim Bomber  O0