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3 days in Delta Country (large post)

Post by FalconFlare » Sat May 20, 2017 6:32 pm

Hello all

In February I spend 5 days in the Northern part of France. Coincidentally (If you can call it that way :lol: ) my holiday place was situated between Saint-Dizier and Nancy so I used 3 days to catch some of those nice French aircraft.
Here are some pics I took over those 3 days:

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ImageSaint-Dizier 13-02-2017 34 Rafale M by Tim VdB, on Flickr

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ImageSaint-Dizier 13-02-2017 Rafale on final by Tim VdB, on Flickr

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ImageSaint-Dizier 13-02-2017 Rafales ready for overhead break by Tim VdB, on Flickr

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ImageSaint-Dizier 13-02-2017 347 4-FN Rafale B by Tim VdB, on Flickr

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ImageSaint-Dizier 13-02-2017 352 4-FS Rafale B by Tim VdB, on Flickr

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ImageSaint-Dizier 13-02-2017 131 XQ TBM-700 by Tim VdB, on Flickr

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ImageSaint-Dizier 13-02-2017 353 4-FT Rafale B by Tim VdB, on Flickr

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ImageSaint-Dizier 13-02-2017 133 4-GL Rafale C by Tim VdB, on Flickr

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ImageSaint-Dizier 13-02-2017 34 Rafale M by Tim VdB, on Flickr

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ImageSaint-Dizier 13-02-2017 655 3-LH Mirage 2000D by Tim VdB, on Flickr

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ImageSaint-Dizier 13-02-2017 345 4-FL Rafale B by Tim VdB, on Flickr

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ImageSaint-Dizier 13-02-2017 34 Rafale M by Tim VdB, on Flickr

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ImageSaint-Dizier 13-02-2017 315 4-HK Rafale B by Tim VdB, on Flickr

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ImageSaint-Dizier 14-02-2017 679 3-JX Mirage 2000D by Tim VdB, on Flickr

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ImageSaint-Dizier 14-02-2017 321 4-HQ Rafale B by Tim VdB, on Flickr

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ImageSaint-Dizier 14-02-2017 345 4-FL Rafale B by Tim VdB, on Flickr

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ImageSaint-Dizier 14-02-2017 341 4-FH Rafale B by Tim VdB, on Flickr

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ImageSaint-Dizier 14-02-2017 5455 VT AS-555AN Fennec by Tim VdB, on Flickr

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ImageNancy-Ochey 15-02-2017 640 3-IN Mirage 2000D by Tim VdB, on Flickr

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ImageNancy-Ochey 15-02-2017 E151 8-FD Alpha Jet E by Tim VdB, on Flickr

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ImageNancy-Ochey 15-02-2017 667 3-JZ Mirage 2000D by Tim VdB, on Flickr

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ImageNancy-Ochey 15-02-2017 678 3-JB Mirage 2000D by Tim VdB, on Flickr

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ImageNancy-Ochey 15-02-2017 655 3-LH Mirage 2000D by Tim VdB, on Flickr

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ImageNancy-Ochey 15-02-2017 686 3-JH Mirage 2000D by Tim VdB, on Flickr

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ImageNancy-Ochey 15-02-2017 D-CGFE Learjet UC-36A by Tim VdB, on Flickr

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ImageNancy-Ochey 15-02-2017 680 3-XM Mirage 2000D by Tim VdB, on Flickr

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ImageNancy-Ochey 15-02-2017 E11 8-UB Alpha Jet E by Tim VdB, on Flickr

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ImageNancy-Ochey 15-02-2017 E81 8-FO Alpha Jet E by Tim VdB, on Flickr

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ImageSaint-Dizier 15-02-2017 064 YY EMB-121AA Xingu by Tim VdB, on Flickr

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ImageSaint-Dizier 15-02-2017 343 4-FJ Rafale B by Tim VdB, on Flickr

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ImageSaint-Dizier 15-02-2017 Formation flight Rafale M and Rafale B by Tim VdB, on Flickr

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ImageSaint-Dizier 15-02-2017 Formation flight Rafale M and Rafale B by Tim VdB, on Flickr

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ImageSaint-Dizier 15-02-2017 347 4-FN Rafale B last flight pilot Cédric Ruet by Tim VdB, on Flickr

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ImageSaint-Dizier 15-02-2017 34 Rafale M by Tim VdB, on Flickr

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ImageSaint-Dizier 15-02-2017 342 4-FI Rafale B by Tim VdB, on Flickr

Hope you liked the pictures.

For the people who love to read, I've made a report from my trip to France which also contains a couple more pictures and this can be found on our website:
https://www.lowapproach.be/events-trips ... a-country/
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Re: 3 days in Delta Country (large post)

Post by Punkrunner62 » Sat May 20, 2017 6:41 pm

Thanks so much for posting Tim.Love the shot with the Geese in the background very evocative of winter time.
Cheers from Aberdeen,Scotland.

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Re: 3 days in Delta Country (large post)

Post by GVLCN » Sat May 20, 2017 6:52 pm

Awesome photos :clap: :clap: also very nice to see something different!

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Post by Jazz » Sat May 20, 2017 7:17 pm

Wow, lekker. Fantastic quality :thumb:
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Post by Typhoon2 » Sat May 20, 2017 8:04 pm

Cracking set!

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Post by slogen51 » Sat May 20, 2017 8:35 pm

Smashing post

Two of my favourite fighters.

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Post by The Phantom » Sat May 20, 2017 9:06 pm

Is very nice :thumbs:

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Post by Cornish-guy » Sun May 21, 2017 12:50 am

Great shots thank you for posting these beauties, no supprises the Rafale M is my fave european fast jet :D :D :D


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Re: 3 days in Delta Country (large post)

Post by LTFT5 » Sun May 21, 2017 10:20 am

Hi Tim,
Top shooting as always :thumb:
Light on all these images is superb

I will be booking a nice short break for the same area and month in 2018.

All the best
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Post by Mark Owen » Sun May 21, 2017 10:49 am

I bet somebody get's a good view from that farm stunning set. :Wow:

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Post by FalconFlare » Sun May 21, 2017 4:43 pm

Thanks for those nice comments guys!
I forgot to add these shots. I made a little detour to Étain-Rouvres to photograph the gate guards when I was on my way to my holiday stay.

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Imageétain-rouvres 12-02-2017 SA-341F Gazelle by Tim VdB, on Flickr

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Imageétain-rouvres 12-02-2017 SA-341F Gazelle by Tim VdB, on Flickr

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Imageétain-rouvres 12-02-2017 SA-319B Alouette III by Tim VdB, on Flickr

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Imageétain-rouvres 12-02-2017 SA-319B Alouette III by Tim VdB, on Flickr

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Imageétain-rouvres 12-02-2017 SA-341F Gazelle by Tim VdB, on Flickr

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Post by JONLITE06 » Sun May 21, 2017 5:48 pm

Superb!!! :thumb:

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Post by josh sykes » Sun May 21, 2017 7:13 pm

Pin sharp Aeroporn ! A stunning set of pics !! Thanks for posting

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Re: 3 days in Delta Country (large post)

Post by paddyboy » Tue May 23, 2017 3:02 pm

Hi Tim :P

Cracking post :thumbs:

M2000 was always on one my personal faves at the 'Hall :thumb:

To think, I first saw a Rafale display at Farnboro' '88 :O

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Re: 3 days in Delta Country (large post)

Post by Jackaroo » Sun May 28, 2017 7:44 am

Very very nice Tim I just lurve the Mirage Deux Mille!! Tres tres bien...

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Re: 3 days in Delta Country (large post)

Post by F3 » Mon May 29, 2017 9:15 am

Just my sort of holiday break. Liking the birdlife in the background on nos. 17 + 34, a magpie & skeins of geese! Tres bon.

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