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B-52s at rest....from the air

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B-52s at rest....from the air

Post by PeteHemsley » Wed Apr 10, 2019 1:51 pm

afternoon all

A couple of weeks back I took my uncle for a flight around Hampshire. Since there were some "heavies" at Fairford, we decided to use this as a waypoint in hope that we would be allowed through the overhead. Permission was granted, although straight over the top with no orbits under Brize control I managed to pop off a few shots. Although our aircraft is fairly new, the windows and haze did not make easy work of it! These are purely for the record shots and nothing else.

Thanks for looking
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ImageRAF Fairford B-52 deployment by pete hemsley, on Flickr


ImageRAF Fairford B-52 deployment by pete hemsley, on Flickr

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Post by eagle1 » Wed Apr 10, 2019 2:32 pm

Very nice shots Pete. Thanks for sharing :thumb:
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Post by paddyboy » Wed Apr 10, 2019 3:01 pm

Hi Pete :P

My Blue eyes have turned Jade Green :lol:

Thanks for posting :thumbs:

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Post by Seacat192 » Wed Apr 10, 2019 5:43 pm

Thanks for posting these - a very different perspective from the norm :clap: :clap:

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Post by Pune » Wed Apr 10, 2019 6:09 pm

Excellent, thanks for posting.. :thumb:
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Post by Timmo » Wed Apr 10, 2019 7:56 pm

Great images. What aircraft were you flying?

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Post by Rob666 » Thu Apr 11, 2019 7:10 am

They are very nice and good to see them in their parking bays, thanks for posting.
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Post by PeteHemsley » Thu Apr 11, 2019 7:19 am

Timmo wrote:
Wed Apr 10, 2019 7:56 pm
Great images. What aircraft were you flying?
Archer lll.

Thanks for all the comments. It was great to see!

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Post by The Phantom » Thu Apr 11, 2019 3:08 pm

Wow :Wow:

Cracking images from a great perspective we'd never otherwise see :thumbs:

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Post by timb » Thu Apr 11, 2019 5:35 pm

Very nice indeed, thanks for showing us all.

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Post by tm74sqn » Fri Apr 19, 2019 10:11 pm

Great photos - thank you for posting them.
Any idea of which B-52s are shown? Also what date/time photos taken - parking spots of some a/c changed between my visits on 19/03 and 04/04. Working round anti-clockwise from the top of photo, the five a/c appear to be parked on spots 51, 50, 47, 46 and 54 (may be wrong on spot numbers as no longer shown on Google earth - so corrections welcome!). Anyway, spots 54 and 47 had the same B-52s on both dates - 61-015 an 61-013 respectively.
Cheers, TM74

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