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Went to Leuchars airshow yesterday and boy did it turn out to be a scorcher Smile


I even managed to burn my eye !!!! looking through camera viewfinder with an 8--400mm lens and 2 x converter and panned right into the sun :-( and my wee face is bright red but my right eye is white Smile


Met Roy and David (Kaybee and discreetphoton) and had a good old laugh as well Smile

Anyway for me it was the rotary displays that rocked my boat Smile and the Lynx from the Navy did not dissapoint in the least Smile


Taken on an 8-400mm with a 2 x converter at 400mm !!!!!!!!!


But as you see from the 2nd version the heat was a little too much for some ????????

Overall it was a tremendous day out for me as it was at Luechars I served many a year ago with 22Sqdn and it brought a lot of fine memories back bieng there again Smile


Where does 30 odd years go eh ????? so fast :-(



Dave

Camera:Nikon D80 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Tokina 8-400mm plus 2 x converter !!! 1/2560 @ 11 !!!!!
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Royal Navy Black Cats
Username:daviewat daviewat
Uploaded:13 Sep 2009 - 8:21 AM
Tags:Sports / action
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Imagephotographics
Imagephotographics e2 Member 5Imagephotographics vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Sep 2009 - 8:25 AM

Great shot - these guys put on a superb show - saw them at the Swansea Air Show last month.

(They say time goes by quickly when your enjoying yourself).

Chris

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Image123 e2 Member 5Image123 vcard United Kingdom
13 Sep 2009 - 8:45 AM

Great capture

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discreetphoton
discreetphoton Site Moderator 103456 forum postsdiscreetphoton vcard United Kingdom20 Constructive Critique Points
13 Sep 2009 - 8:57 AM

Cheeky sod! Good to see you again mate.

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bzbee
bzbee  10102 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
13 Sep 2009 - 9:01 AM

wow! looks dangerous!!

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kaybee
kaybee e2 Member 103953 forum postskaybee vcard Scotland24 Constructive Critique Points
13 Sep 2009 - 9:29 AM

These guys are un-freaking-believable ...........only 20' between rotars is madness - madness I tell you.
Just a shame they had parked that damned sound van where they had so couldn't see them at ground level.

And you have me wanting to see the Chinook in action now

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woodrow e2 Member 7153 forum postswoodrow vcard Scotland
13 Sep 2009 - 10:50 AM

a great day, and these were very good....i am sure there will be many folk today reaching for the burn cream! lol

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foxtolbot e2 Member 6foxtolbot vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
13 Sep 2009 - 11:53 AM

great image, nice motion, lol at v2

James

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old timer e2 Member 1055 forum postsold timer vcard Scotland1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Sep 2009 - 2:17 PM

Bet you miss the rotary flying.
Jim

PS - VERY dangerous even glimpsing the sun through a lens

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daviewat
daviewat e2 Member 114104 forum postsdaviewat vcard Scotland
13 Sep 2009 - 3:02 PM


Quote: Bet you miss the rotary flying.
Jim

PS - VERY dangerous even glimpsing the sun through a lens

I knew I did a bit Jim but yesterday, as always is the case when imeresed back into the whole service lyfestyle a litte, even more so :-(


Thanks to everyone else for clicks and comments Smile


Dave

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v8dunc e2 Member 7333 forum postsv8dunc vcard Scotland4 Constructive Critique Points
13 Sep 2009 - 10:27 PM

Hi Davie sorry i missed you guys yesterday,Black cats were good.Must catch up with you all soon

Duncan

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