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TU104 on Approach at Heathrow

By Neddy
This photo is taken from a Kodachrome slide.

It was taken in the early 60's on the approach to Heathrow. In those days it was possible to park a car on the approach road without fear of being stopped by the police and detained.

The camera was an unknown coupled rangefinder with a fixed 50mm lens, so you can imagine how close and low the aircraft were!

This is a scan of the original slide.

Tags: Action Transport Aircraft Heathrow Landing Tu104 Sports and action

Voters: motorsportpictures, Wilmot, rusmi and 6 more

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4 Dec 2008 7:52AM
very well captured, well timed to get it all in the frame, superb...

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Wilmot 9 338 1 United Kingdom
4 Dec 2008 8:04AM
Wow must have brushed you hair!
rusmi 14 37 1 United Kingdom
4 Dec 2008 8:58AM
a great piece of history!

daviewat 14 4.1k Scotland
4 Dec 2008 9:07AM
Love those old russian crafts, even the glass windows on the nose Smile

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