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Dragon 86 Fairford 4th April 2021

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Dragon 86 Fairford 4th April 2021

Post by Scuba 11 » Sun Apr 04, 2021 5:42 pm

Nice treat for Easter Sunday, Dragon 86 , 80-1066 U-2S arrived after an 11 hour flight from Beale AFB. Superb light for the 20 or so photographers who were present.

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Post by Knife 04 » Sun Apr 04, 2021 5:46 pm

Superb :thumb: :thumb:

Thought about it but decided to give it a miss as did not think it would be kitted out :grr:

Thanks for posting

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Re: Dragon 86 Fairford 4th April 2021

Post by page_verify » Sun Apr 04, 2021 5:47 pm

Nice! Some good sunlight and sky for a much welcomed visitor. I heard some speculative comments while down the 27 end about the 'band' around the PEG/dorsal - it's how they come out of the spray shop these days just the first time one's been like that at Fairford, nothing to do with new capes.

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Re: Dragon 86 Fairford 4th April 2021

Post by dragonchaser » Sun Apr 04, 2021 5:48 pm

Great shots, the weather was kind to you, I don’t expect the BB tail code will last long.

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Re: Dragon 86 Fairford 4th April 2021

Post by Punkrunner62 » Sun Apr 04, 2021 5:55 pm

Very nice shots and with some fine light, it certainly helps.
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Re: Dragon 86 Fairford 4th April 2021

Post by MR TERRY GREEN » Sun Apr 04, 2021 6:16 pm

Stunning,lovely pictures.

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Re: Dragon 86 Fairford 4th April 2021

Post by Thunderbolt II » Sun Apr 04, 2021 6:30 pm

They're corking shots, what great light. Here's to more planes, sunshine and freedom in the coming months!

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Re: Dragon 86 Fairford 4th April 2021

Post by paddyboy » Mon Apr 05, 2021 5:11 am

What a cracking pair of shots :thumbs:

Thanks for posting :thumb:

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Re: Dragon 86 Fairford 4th April 2021

Post by Finty » Mon Apr 05, 2021 9:33 am

Very nice!
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Re: Dragon 86 Fairford 4th April 2021

Post by Scuba 11 » Mon Apr 05, 2021 12:09 pm

Thanks all for the comments, appreciated :thumb:

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Re: Dragon 86 Fairford 4th April 2021

Post by Seacat192 » Mon Apr 05, 2021 3:59 pm

Looks like ideal conditions for photography yesterday afternoon.

Very good photos, thanks for sharing your efforts.


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Re: Dragon 86 Fairford 4th April 2021

Post by GhostFlight91 » Mon Apr 05, 2021 4:58 pm

Lovely catch pal

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Re: Dragon 86 Fairford 4th April 2021

Post by matt e » Tue Apr 06, 2021 6:43 pm

Great shots

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Re: Dragon 86 Fairford 4th April 2021

Post by prefontaine72 » Tue Apr 06, 2021 7:02 pm

Cracking shots mate well done

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Re: Dragon 86 Fairford 4th April 2021

Post by Thijs » Thu Apr 08, 2021 1:40 pm

Nice one!

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Re: Dragon 86 Fairford 4th April 2021

Post by eagle driver » Thu Apr 08, 2021 1:53 pm

:thumb: So jealous great pic of one of the few U-2,s i require

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