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Spec Comp June 2016 - Overflights

Spec Comp June 2016 - Overflights

Postby Zymurgy661 » Fri Jun 17, 2016 4:00 pm

June 2016 Specialist Photo of the Month Competition

This month’s subject is: Overflights - images of military aircraft overflying the airspace. No underside approach shots, we are looking for 'dot spotting'/contrail type images

If in doubt, feel free to ask a member of staff!

Photography Competition Rules
1. Only one entry per user, unless posting on behalf of another person who is unable to do so themselves (children for example). If this is the case, please state so on your entry.
2. The photograph can have been taken at any time
3. The image can be photo-shopped to some extent, levels changes, cropping, sharpening etc. are all acceptable. The photograph must retain it’s initial subject though, don’t make it something it’s not, (cutting and pasting the moon into the shot or another aircraft, for example). HDR images are not acceptable. If you are unsure, please PM a staff member.
4. The competition will remain open until 23.59 on the 1st July 2016 (UK time), to enable anyone with last minute entries some breathing space.
5. The voting will be carried out by you, the members of FC - viewtopic.php?f=127&t=73830
6. Please do not comment on photos other than your own.
7. The voting decision is final.
8. All images must be posted in line with the usual FC posting rules.
9. Photos that are not within the guidelines of the competition are subject to being deleted.
10. The rules may be subject to change, and these will be posted on this thread.
11. The winning entry will also be posted on AeroResource with full credit given

Re: Spec Comp June 2016 - Overflights

Postby Private Custard » Sun Jun 19, 2016 10:43 am

28th July 2009, Over the garden on his way back to Wittering, a couple of miles from mine.

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Re: Spec Comp June 2016 - Overflights

Postby Rugbyref » Sun Jun 19, 2016 3:57 pm

No contrails from the BBMF, but overflying from my perspective.

ImageBoB by P Stevens, on Flickr

Re: Spec Comp June 2016 - Overflights

Postby Typhoon2 » Sun Jun 19, 2016 9:30 pm

TWO B-2's over my house in 2014, to say I was chuffed is an extreme understatement!
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Re: Spec Comp June 2016 - Overflights

Postby luke28 » Sun Jun 19, 2016 10:13 pm

Typhoon over my back garden at 40,000 feet.

ImageRAF 29sqn Typhoon, Lichfield Radar Corridor. by Luke, on Flickr
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Re: Spec Comp June 2016 - Overflights

Postby Pune » Wed Jun 22, 2016 1:51 pm

Mighty C5 overhead Stratford upon Avon...
If you can keep your head whilst all around are losing theirs, you have probably completely misread the situation!!
Location: Midlands

Re: Spec Comp June 2016 - Overflights

Postby Skymaster » Wed Jun 22, 2016 2:59 pm

2016-01-20. ZZ334 returning to Brize.

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Re: Spec Comp June 2016 - Overflights

Postby Mike s » Wed Jun 22, 2016 3:55 pm

/p/bJAq1t]ZA369,GALAshiels,4.4.12[/url] by Mike stanners, on Flickr
Check out my pics at http://www.flickr.com/photos/46921869@N02/

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Re: Spec Comp June 2016 - Overflights

Postby eagle1 » Thu Jun 23, 2016 9:39 am

This C17 was flying along on it's own from NAVPI to Marham, then the 2 F15's who were much lower heading back to Lakenheath, decided to go for it and catch up the C17
which you can see, they did successfully - Don't you just love those Reapers :clap:

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Re: Spec Comp June 2016 - Overflights

Postby ph87gb » Thu Jun 30, 2016 12:40 pm

C-5M 86-0013 RCH961 at FL320 over the Bristol Channel on 28th June 2016 - first decent view I've had of a C-5 over the top in ages.

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