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A Unique Trio

By teocali
Three iconic WW2 aircraft flying in formation at the Shuttleworth Season Finale, Air Race Day, Old Warden last Sunday. From left to right: The Gloster Gladiator, Westland Lysander and Sea Hawker Hurricane. According to the commentator, this was a very unique spectacle, as these three aircraft are very rarely seen flying together in formation.

Tags: Unique Aircraft Shuttleworth Trio Ww2 Old warden Gloster Gladiator Sports and action Westland Lysander Sea Hawker Hurricane

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gary_d 12 576 13 Wales
7 Oct 2014 5:09PM
A real collectors item here.

tedtoop 9 1 United Kingdom
7 Oct 2014 6:35PM
Brilliant collection. nice and sharp image.
Maiwand 13 3 73 England
8 Oct 2014 7:12AM
Terrific historic shot Sylvia. This would make,it appears to me, an excellent postage stamp.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
What about it GPO ????
AEVANS10 13 6 1 England
8 Oct 2014 7:29AM
Great shot . I was there for a fantastic day. Still working through my 743 shots!
12 Oct 2014 12:35PM
Great shot Sylvia!!!, having all three makes this quite exceptional!!!.....I used to have the Lysander and Hurricane as airfix models when I was a kidSmile........I was most upset when the instructions told me that the great big 'Bomb' under the Lysander was in fact an external fuel tank! LOLTongue
annettep38 9 220 42 Luxembourg
26 Oct 2014 7:49PM
Very interesting Sylvia, Excellent timing to get the formation.
viscostatic 14 47 9 United Kingdom
1 Nov 2014 8:16AM
An excellent shot Sylvia. Amazing to think of the different roles these aircraft played in the defence of Britain all those years ago.


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