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Out of the 40+ remaining Spitfires flying today, PL965 is the sole representative of the PR.XI, the fastest of all Merlin powered Spitfires. Watching this majestic creation flying effortlessly around the sky is only surpassed by the deep throb of the Rolls Royce Merlin engine onboard her.

Taken on Sunday at the Southport Airshow.

Cheers for your time on this one and the previous offering.

Paul

PS: Told you I had a similar one Darren Wink

Camera:Canon EOS 7D
Lens:Sigma 70-200mm EX
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Merlin 70 Power ...
Username:sut68 sut68
Uploaded:11 Sep 2012 - 1:23 PM
Tags:Plane, Propeller, Raf, Spitfire, Sports / action, Transport, Wwii
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AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4183 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2012 - 2:01 PM

You've got in close there! Smile
Ann

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malleader
malleader e2 Member 11malleader vcard United Kingdom
11 Sep 2012 - 2:31 PM

A stunning and a well timed captured image of this fabulous historic plane. Well done.

Malcolm

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martinl
martinl e2 Member 10248 forum postsmartinl vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2012 - 3:52 PM

A sound that send shivers down the spine! A beaut mate.
Smile

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pmorgan
pmorgan  7217 forum posts England13 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2012 - 5:14 PM

Superbly crisp mate - cracking shot!

Rgds
Paul

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geffers7
geffers7 e2 Member 333 forum postsgeffers7 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2012 - 5:15 PM

Great shot of a great aeroplane.
Geoff

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tedtoop
tedtoop e2 Member 3tedtoop vcard United Kingdom
11 Sep 2012 - 6:03 PM

Great shot of the iconic aircraft.

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sut68
sut68  101994 forum posts England76 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2012 - 6:09 PM

Thank you all, much appreciated guys Smile

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dathersmith
11 Sep 2012 - 6:38 PM

Snap! Wink

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sut68
sut68  101994 forum posts England76 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2012 - 6:53 PM

LOL ... aye Darren Wink

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TonyDy
TonyDy e2 Member 5TonyDy vcard United Kingdom
11 Sep 2012 - 7:15 PM

Excellent shot, Paul.
Tony

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Gibbo79
Gibbo79  2 United Kingdom
11 Sep 2012 - 7:16 PM

Cracking shot - great details

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sut68
sut68  101994 forum posts England76 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2012 - 7:17 PM

Ta guys Smile

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martin.w
martin.w e2 Member 12350 forum postsmartin.w vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2012 - 7:46 PM

I was only talking about going to an air show the other day, as my last efforts a few years ago were pants. Unlike this.....which is rather good indeed Smile

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sut68
sut68  101994 forum posts England76 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2012 - 8:31 PM

Cheers Martin. I found the technique a bit easier on this occasion than previous attempts, partly due to the better focusing on the 7D. That said, I think better and more powerful glass will be the order of the day next time Smile

Last Modified By sut68 at 11 Sep 2012 - 8:32 PM

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javam
javam e2 Member 91083 forum postsjavam vcard United Kingdom19 Constructive Critique Points
12 Sep 2012 - 8:13 PM

One I would be very happy with Paul. Good detail throughout, but it is the well lit detail inside the cockpit that is the icing on the cake.

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sut68
sut68  101994 forum posts England76 Constructive Critique Points
12 Sep 2012 - 9:59 PM

Bloomin'eck mate ... a UA from you on 'your turf' is better than a letter from the queen. A real honour Neil, made my day Smile

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podgod  10494 forum posts Scotland3 Constructive Critique Points
16 Sep 2012 - 9:25 AM

They don't come much better than this.

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sut68
sut68  101994 forum posts England76 Constructive Critique Points
16 Sep 2012 - 9:33 AM

Hey Brad, thank you very much for both your comments and your UA too ... they are both very much appreciated!!!

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