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Chrism8 14 991 29 England
14 Jun 2019 7:20AM
That goes back a while John Smile, nice to see the Pentax used Grin
clicknimagine Plus
11 846 104 India
14 Jun 2019 7:22AM
Excellent composition...
bliba Plus
15 2 Austria
14 Jun 2019 7:24AM
great capture and photo journalismh

thanks for sharing

oliver
kaybee Plus
17 7.8k 26 Scotland
14 Jun 2019 7:42AM
It is still a beautiful aircraft
14 Jun 2019 9:33AM
great shot
mistere Plus
8 6 4 England
14 Jun 2019 9:34AM
Lovely to see Concorde again, and all those wonderful 70's hairstyles. Smile
Was it snowing?WinkBlush

Dave.
14 Jun 2019 9:43AM
The moment right now, it's a tragically regressive time we live in, you know. We just grounded the Concorde. Where's the future? We've lost the future.
~ Aleksandra Mir
Owdman Plus
5 6 23 United Kingdom
14 Jun 2019 9:49AM
Grey skies and black and white prints. I've still got the brushes and the touching up ink somewhere, Great photograph and I couldn't agree more with Leo. A window on the past.
Norm
dudler Plus
17 1.6k 1868 England
14 Jun 2019 10:00AM
I have removed the 'Concorde' tag - looking closely, the engine nacelles seem rounded, and a long way out...

I have confused myself.
14 Jun 2019 11:09AM
Works for me! A lovely composition. When I see images like this I understand the urge to recall the 'good old days' with fondness. However, I can't help thinking that they only seemed that way because we survived them! I would have been sixteen at the time you took this photograph so of course the world seemed rather wonderful and optimistic ... notwithstanding the cold war, terrorism, industrial disputes, any number of regional wars etc. The good old days? My posterior! But many happy memories nonetheless. Smile
Right, that's 'Thought for the Day' over ....... Blush ....... Smile
Thanks John, you've made an old man very happy!
saltireblue Plus
11 12.0k 75 Norway
14 Jun 2019 2:10PM

Quote:I have removed the 'Concorde' tag - looking closely, the engine nacelles seem rounded, and a long way out...

I have confused myself.


It could be Concord(e), John. The engine inlets were square, but round at the rear. The tail is definitely the correct shape...
JuBarney Plus
10 34 5 United Kingdom
14 Jun 2019 2:19PM
Super composition; I could have bumped into you there!
Ju
(Hope you have a great day today)
Maiwand 14 3 73 England
14 Jun 2019 2:26PM
Awesome John. In every sense of the word.
Ron
14 Jun 2019 3:40PM
Fabulous piece of memorabilia, John. Excellent shot.

JohnSmile
GeorgeP 14 62 26 United States
14 Jun 2019 3:46PM
I think I was was there! My father-in-law worked at the RAE and they lived in Farnborough. We usually left the kids with Granny while we visited the show. They saw most of the flying from the back garden!

That looks like Concord. The majority of images of Concordski at displays show the flag of the USSR on the tail-fin. Interesting to see Blackbird under the wing of that Galaxy(?)
dark_lord Plus
17 2.8k 778 England
14 Jun 2019 4:37PM
I was 11 at teh time and just getting into all things aeronautical, and would've really liked to go to Farnborough.
Thanks for pointing out the Blckbird George. I had a model of the Galaxy.
mac Plus
19 12 Scotland
14 Jun 2019 4:38PM
Is it Concorde? The body looks a bit tubby but is it the angle it was taken at? Still a step back it time.
Ian
pablophotographer 10 1.9k 409
14 Jun 2019 7:03PM
Supersonic picture. Airplane shows used to be the most film consuming endeavour in respect to imperfect frames.
pablophotographer
Saastad 2 16 15 Norway
14 Jun 2019 10:53PM
Fine memories to se pictures like this. I was 14 this year, and my first camera was not so far away Smile Good photo!

ArneSmile

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