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Spec Comp August 2016 - KC-135

Spec Comp August 2016 - KC-135

Postby Zymurgy661 » Mon Aug 08, 2016 6:52 pm

August 2016 Specialist Photo of the Month Competition

This month’s subject is: KC-135 - in celebration of 60 years of flight, lets see your shots of the KC-135, hopefully some nice old ones!

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 September 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 August 2016 - KC-135

Postby Pune » Sat Aug 13, 2016 2:15 pm

Lifting off from Mildenhall last month...
If you can keep your head whilst all around are losing theirs, you have probably completely misread the situation!!
Location: Midlands

Re: Spec Comp August 2016 - KC-135

Postby James Cutting » Sun Aug 14, 2016 10:43 am

ImageIMG_4453 by James Cutting, on Flickr
"Grim Reapers Supporter"

What you see is what you get! :D

Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/photos/99536938@N06/

Website: www.jamescuttingphotography.co.uk
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Re: Spec Comp August 2016 - KC-135

Postby Mike s » Mon Aug 15, 2016 5:27 pm

Check out my pics at http://www.flickr.com/photos/46921869@N02/

SBS1 PP ground station nn FR24 Feeder planefinder feeder mil mode s feeder,UBC125XLT,Canon powershot SX50,& plane plotter route updater!
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Re: Spec Comp August 2016 - KC-135

Postby 55 » Tue Aug 16, 2016 2:43 pm

Grim Reapers Supporter
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Re: Spec Comp August 2016 - KC-135

Postby MRTT » Tue Aug 16, 2016 8:39 pm

Image62-3563 Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker- Turkish Air Force- RAF Fairford by Ollie Brake, on Flickr

Turkish KC-135 landing at RAF Fairford on Monday.

Re: Spec Comp August 2016 - KC-135

Postby 1marshn30 » Thu Aug 18, 2016 8:26 pm

Imageuh86-9 (4) by marshn2010, on Flickr

Kc135E at Upper Heyford open day 1986
Location: Bodicote Oxfordshire

Re: Spec Comp August 2016 - KC-135

Postby reaperops » Fri Aug 19, 2016 3:45 pm



Good luck all.
CLEM FANDANGO........Who the F@#% are you??
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Re: Spec Comp August 2016 - KC-135

Postby Pete Da Bear » Fri Aug 19, 2016 4:17 pm

Hard landing at the hall.
ImageUntitled by Peter Jackson, on Flickr
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Re: Spec Comp August 2016 - KC-135

Postby ramjet » Fri Aug 19, 2016 4:53 pm

RIAT 2016 Departure Day


Cheers, Rog Image
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Re: Spec Comp August 2016 - KC-135

Postby Rugbyref » Fri Aug 19, 2016 6:39 pm

This one posed for me alongside John's field.
ImageDSC_4857 by p&jstevens, on Flickr

Re: Spec Comp August 2016 - KC-135

Postby FAlcons » Fri Aug 19, 2016 10:57 pm

French C-135FR at Amsterdam-Schiphol late afternoon 16 December 2007.

Image by Rob Schleiffert, on Flickr
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Re: Spec Comp August 2016 - KC-135

Postby XWP29 » Fri Aug 19, 2016 11:31 pm

Good stuff so far. Here is my offering from 5th of August 2016 from the mound.

ImageKC-135 by XWP29, on Flickr
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Re: Spec Comp August 2016 - KC-135

Postby tomcat14 » Sat Aug 20, 2016 7:15 pm

Mildenhall February 2016 lining up for runway 11.

ImageIMG_0389a by wokinghampaul, on Flickr

Re: Spec Comp August 2016 - KC-135

Postby BringBackEGDG » Sat Aug 20, 2016 9:18 pm

C-135F 38473/CD French Air Force at St Mawgan 14/07/1971. Aircraft lost 30/06/1972 at Hao, Polynesia.
Image1971-09-14-002FS 38473 by Stephen Rendle, on Flickr
Last edited by BringBackEGDG on Fri Aug 26, 2016 10:29 am, edited 1 time in total.
Location: North Cornwall

Re: Spec Comp August 2016 - KC-135

Postby jaybee » Sun Aug 21, 2016 3:59 am

Taken 1987 at Mildenhall, one of my early visits to the site...

Image0000171500 by John Bilcliffe, on Flickr
Your dammed if you do, and dammed if you don't...
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Re: Spec Comp August 2016 - KC-135

Postby Arthur Tee » Sun Aug 21, 2016 4:00 pm

Posted not for the competitive element - but just a quick look back to the 'good old days'...

KC-135A 60-0314 taken from the Tower Balcony at RAF Fairford in May 1983 - whilst awaiting the arrival of the NASA 747 and Space Shuttle!

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Re: Spec Comp August 2016 - KC-135

Postby The Apprentice » Sun Aug 21, 2016 7:25 pm

My entry -

NKAWTG.... Nobody!

KC-135T 59-1513/D, 351st ARS/100th ARW.

ImageKC-135R 59-1513, 351st ARS/100th ARW. by Luca Chadwick, on Flickr
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Location: Mildenhall - Where morale stops.

Re: Spec Comp August 2016 - KC-135

Postby TeeJay » Sun Aug 21, 2016 7:46 pm

Some great shots so far.

Heres my attempt, two for the price of one, KC135R 61-0321 on approach to 29 at Mildenhall, taken from the cockpit of KC135R 63-8027 during a base tour on 26.07.2016

ImageIMG_0188 Grim Reapers Supporters Mildenhall Tour by Trevor Davey, on Flickr

Good luck everyone

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