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RNAS Yeovilton - 15th August

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RNAS Yeovilton - 15th August

Post by Cessna954 » Thu Aug 15, 2019 7:55 pm

A small selection of pictures from Yeovilton today with reduced flying hours of 12-7.

ImageRoyal Navy Agusta-Westland AW159 Wildcat HMA2 ZZ522 by Neil D. Brant, on Flickr

ImageRoyal Navy Agusta-Westland EH101 Merlin HC4 ZJ128 by Neil D. Brant, on Flickr

ImageRoyal Air Force Grob 115E Tutor G-BYVD by Neil D. Brant, on Flickr

ImageRoyal Navy Agusta Westland EH101 Merlin HM2 ZH826 by Neil D. Brant, on Flickr

ImageRoyal Navy Agusta Westland EH101 Merlin HM2 ZH826 by Neil D. Brant, on Flickr

ImageRoyal Air Force Grob 115E Tutor G-BYWB by Neil D. Brant, on Flickr

A big crop on this one but it's ZZ103 which has been repaired having rolled over shortly after delivery back in 2017.
ImageRoyal Norwegian Air Force Agusta-Westland AW101 ZZ103 by Neil D. Brant, on Flickr

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Re: RNAS Yeovilton - 15th August

Post by Seacat192 » Fri Aug 16, 2019 6:46 am

Nice set Neil.

I saw a Norwegian Merlin fly over my work in Chard late afternoon, heading back towards Yeovil.

Edited to correct the wrong Air Arm :'(
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Re: RNAS Yeovilton - 15th August

Post by phantom6 » Fri Aug 16, 2019 9:08 am

If you are referring to the Rescue Merlin its from Norway

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Re: RNAS Yeovilton - 15th August

Post by Punkrunner62 » Fri Aug 16, 2019 9:42 am

Nice crisp shots Neil, very good.
Cheers.

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Re: RNAS Yeovilton - 15th August

Post by Seacat192 » Fri Aug 16, 2019 9:53 am

phantom6 wrote:
Fri Aug 16, 2019 9:08 am
If you are referring to the Rescue Merlin its from Norway
My mistake :Oops:

I'd been looking at my photos of the Danish Merlin at RIAT prior to replying to this post - my eyes saw one thing and my fingers typed something else!
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Re: RNAS Yeovilton - 15th August

Post by Seahawk 11 » Fri Aug 16, 2019 1:19 pm

A very good set of photos there,
thanks for sharing them,

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Post by slogen51 » Fri Aug 16, 2019 1:32 pm

Nice to see some shots from Yeovilton.

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Re: RNAS Yeovilton - 15th August

Post by Alfie » Fri Aug 16, 2019 2:22 pm

Which side of the airfield were these taken from? The times I've taken pictures has been from Pyle Lane, were these shots taken there or from the other side.

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Re: RNAS Yeovilton - 15th August

Post by Seacat192 » Fri Aug 16, 2019 4:46 pm

Looks like Pyle Lane to me Alfie. Surprising what some sunshine does to photos!

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Re: RNAS Yeovilton - 15th August

Post by Cessna954 » Fri Aug 16, 2019 6:11 pm

Yes, it was Pyle Lane.

The problem with Pyle Lane this time of year is using extended focal lengths (500mm in my case on a full frame sensor) for ground or hover shots and the resulting heat haze. I took 200 images and 150 were deleted because of the heat haze being so bad. I managed to salvage something useable from the rest.

I'm looking forward to the winter with crisp clear conditions.

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Re: RNAS Yeovilton - 15th August

Post by paddyboy » Mon Aug 19, 2019 9:08 am

Hi Neil :P

Lovely crisp set there :thumbs:

Thanks for posting :thumb:

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Re: RNAS Yeovilton - 15th August

Post by Blackcat1 » Mon Aug 19, 2019 7:24 pm

Very nice selection
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