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French Air Force Fennec at Shuttleworth Air Show June 2013, Old Warden, Bedfordshire

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Another set of images from Shuttleworth Military Pageant Air Show,Old Warden, Bedfordshire
This plane is the T-28 Trojan manufactured by North American Aviation
Originally built as a trainer, had an 800HP Radial Engine & 2 bladed propellor.
A number of these planes were purchased for the French Air Force (Armee de l Air) &
modified by Sud Aviation.
They changed the engine to a 1425HP Radial with a 3 bladed prop.
Added hard points on the wings to take Bombs/Rockets & included 2No 50 Calibre machine guns &
armour plated areas for crew protection.
These planes were then painted in desert camoflage & named "Fennec" (which means Desert Fox in English.)
The Fennecs were used for counter insurgency in the Algerian War of Independance in the late 1950s

Thank you for your C&Cs on my previous upload "Avro Lancaster" much appreciated

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkII
Lens:EF100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:30 Jun 2013 - 4:09 PM
Focal Length:310mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/14.0
Shutter Speed:1/250sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:100, 100
Exposure Mode:Shutter speed priority AE
Metering Mode:Partial
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:French Air Force Fennec at Shuttleworth Air Show June 2013, Old Warden, Bedfordshire
Username:brian17302 brian17302
Uploaded:11 Jul 2013 - 11:05 AM
Tags:Air shows, Aircraft, General, Photo journalism, Sports / action, Transport
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ugly
ugly e2 Member 6ugly vcard United Kingdom55 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jul 2013 - 11:20 AM

V2 for me today...

Dave

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
11 Jul 2013 - 11:24 AM

Great images - very well taken Smile

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richmowil
richmowil e2 Member 5241 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jul 2013 - 12:18 PM

Three great images!! Super set!!

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johnlw
johnlw e2 Member 7johnlw vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jul 2013 - 12:36 PM

Hi Brian you got some very nice shots from that air show this ones another cracker.SmileSmileSmileSmile
Regards John.

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pablophotographer

Very informative text and nice pictures of the overpassing airplane.

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DicksPics
DicksPics e2 Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jul 2013 - 2:56 PM

Three terrific images, Brian!
The detail is excellent, as is the information in your description - thank you!

Richard

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tedtoop
tedtoop e2 Member 3tedtoop vcard United Kingdom
11 Jul 2013 - 4:25 PM

Great images Brian, think I seen one of these at Duxford last year.

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England209 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jul 2013 - 6:18 PM

A good set Brian, but V2 stands out for me
Regards Richard

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Mrsbass
Mrsbass  1 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jul 2013 - 7:40 PM

Fabulous shots Brian - I don't know how you get such good composition and detail - they are superb.

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sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk e2 Member 5267 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jul 2013 - 7:40 PM

superb set of shots

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JuBarney
JuBarney e2 Member 3JuBarney vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jul 2013 - 7:58 PM

Super set & its V2 for me today; wish I was at the controls.
Ju

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ValeryAst
ValeryAst  2 Russian Federation
11 Jul 2013 - 8:04 PM

The first time I see this plane, although I love aviation, and I know a lot about it ... Thank you!Smile
Regards Valery

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Growmore
Growmore e2 Member 5Growmore vcard England3 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jul 2013 - 8:07 PM

Superb captures done well for starting it's life as a trainer.
Gary

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Curtain
Curtain e2 Member 6Curtain vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jul 2013 - 8:15 PM

Great shots.
Nick

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Mike_Smith
Mike_Smith e2 Member 7121 forum postsMike_Smith vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jul 2013 - 8:29 PM

Three cracking sharp shots Brian. I like how you capture the movement in the props

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anglingandyq
11 Jul 2013 - 9:14 PM

3 Super captures and excellent information

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NaturesHaven
NaturesHaven e2 Member 2252 forum postsNaturesHaven vcard England5 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jul 2013 - 9:14 PM

Superb clarity.............nice pilot...........GrinGrinGrin

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
12 Jul 2013 - 4:28 PM

V1 a slight favourite for me Brian in this super set,
Fred.

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carper123
carper123  280 forum posts United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jul 2013 - 7:22 PM

Such clarity and still a sense of movement superbly captured.
Well done, Brian.
Darryl. SmileSmile

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ChrisWallace
12 Jul 2013 - 8:06 PM

Well captured and detailed images
Chris

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Goodley
Goodley  4 United Kingdom
30 Jul 2013 - 3:52 PM

very good set,
kev.

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DonMc
DonMc e2 Member 6DonMc vcard United Kingdom
29 Aug 2013 - 8:02 PM

You have s great portfolio Brian, great images
Regards Don

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