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2019: A year in pictures

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2019: A year in pictures

Post by Seamus » Sat Dec 21, 2019 2:19 pm

Afternoon all,

Here's a review of what has largely been an enjoyable year for me aviation wise, which kicked off in fine style back in March with a day at Fairford.

ImageBoeing B-52H Stratofortress | 61-0015/LA | US Air Force | RAF Fairford 28/03/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

ImageBoeing B-52H Stratofortress | 60-0025/LA | US Air Force | RAF Fairford 28/03/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

ImageBoeing B-52H Stratofortress | 60-0058/LA | US Air Force | RAF Fairford 28/03/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

ImageBoeing B-52H Stratofortress | 61-0013/LA | US Air Force | RAF Fairford 28/03/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

My airshow season began as usual at Old Warden.

ImageBell UH-1 Iroquois | G-HUEY | Old Warden | 05/05/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

ImageConsolidated PBV-1A Canso | 433915/G-PBYA | Plane Sailing | Old Warden 05/05/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

ImageRockwell OV-10B Bronco | 99+18/G-ONAA | Bronco Demo Team | Old Warden 05/05/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

The following weekend was spent down the road on Dartmoor for one of my favourite events on the calendar

ImageAgustaWestland Merlin HC3i | ZJ130/O | Royal Navy | Okehampton Camp 11/05/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

ImageAgustaWestland Merlin HC3i | ZJ130/O | Royal Navy | Okehampton Camp 11/05/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

ImageAgustaWestland Merlin HC3i | ZJ135/T | Royal Navy | Okehampton Camp 12/05/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

ImageAgustaWestland Merlin HC3i | ZJ135/T | Royal Navy | Okehampton Camp 12/05/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

ImageAgustaWestland Merlin HC3i | ZJ130/O | Royal Navy | Okehampton Camp 11/05/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

ImageAgustaWestland Merlin HC3i | ZJ135/T | Royal Navy | Okehampton Camp 12/05/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

Into June and a feast of Dakotas at Old Warden...

ImageDouglas C-47A Skytrain 'That's All Brother' | 42-92847/N47TB | Commemorative Air Force | Old Warden 02/06/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

ImageDouglas C-47A Skytrain | 41-18401/N150D | 101st Airborne Tribute | Old Warden 02/06/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

ImageDouglas C-47B Skytrain 'Betsy's Biscuit Bomber' | 43-48608/N47SJ | Gooney Bird Group | Old Warden 02/06/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

ImageDouglas DC-3 (C-47B) | N877MG | The Historic Flight Foundation | Old Warden 02/06/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

And a whole lot more at Duxford the following day

ImageDouglas C-47B Skytrain 'Betsy's Biscuit Bomber' | 43-48608/N47SJ | Gooney Bird Group | Duxford 03/06/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

ImageDouglas C-47A Skytrain | N147DC | Aces High | Duxford 03/06/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

ImageDouglas DC-3A | OH-LCH | DC-Association | Duxford 03/06/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

ImageDouglas DC-3 (C-47A) | K-682/OY-BPB | DC-3 Vennerne | Duxford 03/06/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

ImageLisunov Li-2 'Karman Todor' | HA-LIX | Goldtimer Foundation | Duxford 03/06/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

ImageDouglas C-47A Skytrain 'Miss Virginia' | 43-30665/N47E | Dynamic Aviation | Duxford 03/06/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

A busy July began with another trip to Old Warden

ImageHawker Hurricane I | V7497/G-HRLI | Aircraft Restoration Company | Old Warden 07/07/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

ImageHawker Sea Hurricane Ib | Z7015/G-BKTH | Shuttleworth Collection | Old Warden 07/07/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

ImageRepublic P-47D Thunderbolt 'Nellie B' | 549192/G-THUN | Fighter Aviation Engineering Ltd | Old Warden 07/07/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

ImageSopwith Camel F.1 | D1851/G-BZSC | Shuttleworth Collection | Old Warden 07/07/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

ImageSupermarine Spitfire LF Vc | AR501/G-AWII | Shuttleworth Collection | Old Warden 07/07/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

Five days at Yeovilton followed, with a cheeky morning on SPTA thrown in on the Friday

ImageAgustaWestland Wildcat HMA2 | ZZ381 | Royal Navy | RNAS Yeovilton 11/07/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

ImageBoeing C-17A Globemaster III | A7-MAB | Qatar Emiri Air Force | RNAS Yeovilton 11/07/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

ImageAgustaWestland Merlin HM2 | ZH857 | Royal Navy | RNAS Yeovilton 11/07/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

ImageAgustaWestland Wildcat AH1 | ZZ395 | Army Air Corps | SPTA 12/07/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

ImageAgustaWestland Wildcat AH1 | ZZ395 | Army Air Corps | SPTA 12/07/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

ImageMcDonnell Douglas EAV-8B Harrier II Plus | VA.1B-37/01-925 | Spanish Navy | RNAS Yeovilton 12/07/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

ImageMcDonnell Douglas EAV-8B Harrier II Plus | VA.1B-24/01-914 | Spanish Navy | RNAS Yeovilton 12/07/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

ImageBeechcraft T-6A Texan II | 036 | Hellenic Air Force | RNAS Yeovilton 12/07/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

ImageBreguet Br.1050 Alizé | 59/F-AZYI | Alizé Marine Association | RNAS Yeovilton 12/07/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

ImageMcDonnell Douglas EAV-8B Harrier II Plus | VA.1B-37/01-925 | Spanish Navy | RNAS Yeovilton 13/07/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

ImageBreguet Br.1050 Alizé | 59/F-AZYI | Alizé Marine Association | RNAS Yeovilton 13/07/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

ImageAgustaWestland Merlin HC4 | ZJ124/H | Royal Navy | RNAS Yeovilton 13/07/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

ImageWestland Wessex HUS | XT761/G-WSEX | Historic Helicopters | RNAS Yeovilton 13/07/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

ImageAgustaWestland Merlin HC4 | ZJ125/J | Royal Navy | RNAS Yeovilton 13/07/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

ImagePiaggio P.180 Avanti | MM62211 | Italian Navy | RNAS Yeovilton 14/07/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

ImageLeonardo P-72A | MM62298/41-03 | Italian Air Force | RNAS Yeovilton 14/07/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

ImageLockheed CP-140 Aurora | 140117 | Royal Canadian Air Force | RNAS Yeovilton 14/07/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

ImageLockheed Martin CC-130J-30 Hercules | 130612 | Royal Canadian Air Force | RNAS Yeovilton 15/07/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

ImageGeneral Dynamics F-16AM Fighting Falcon | FA-101 | Belgian Air Component | RNAS Yeovilton 15/07/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

Five days at RIAT followed

ImageMcDonnell Douglas EAV-8B Harrier II Plus | VA.1B-37/01-925 | Spanish Navy | RAF Fairford 17/07/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

ImageAgustaWestland HH-101A Caesar | MM81865/15-02 | Italian Air Force | RAF Fairford 17/07/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

ImageMcDonnell Douglas EAV-8B Harrier II Plus | VA.1B-37/01-925 | Spanish Navy | RAF Fairford 17/07/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

ImageMikoyan Gurevich MiG-21MF-75 LanceR C | 6807 | Romanian Air Force | RAF Fairford 18/07/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

ImageMcDonnell Douglas F-4E 2020T Phantom II | 77-0296 | Turkish Air Force | RAF Fairford 18/07/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

ImageMikoyan Gurevich MiG-21MF-75 LanceR C | 6807 | Romanian Air Force | RAF Fairford 18/07/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

ImageBoeing F/A-18C Hornet | J-5011 | Swiss Air Force | RAF Fairford 18/07/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

ImageGeneral Dynamics F-16AM Fighting Falcon | E-191 | Royal Danish Air Force | RAF Fairford 18/07/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

ImageMcDonnell Douglas F-4E 2020T Phantom II | 77-0296 | Turkish Air Force | RAF Fairford 18/07/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

ImageGeneral Dynamics F-16AM Fighting Falcon | FA-57 | Belgian Air Component | RAF Fairford 18/07/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

ImageBoeing 747-436 | G-BYGC | British Airways | RAF Fairford 20/07/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

ImageMikoyan Gurevich MiG-21MF-75 LanceR C | 6824 | Romanian Air Force | RAF Fairford 20/07/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

ImageSukhoi Su-27P1M Flanker | 39 BLUE | Ukrainian Air Force | RAF Fairford 20/07/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

ImageBoeing F/A-18C Hornet | HN-406 | Finnish Air Force | RAF Fairford 20/07/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

ImageMcDonnell Douglas EAV-8B Harrier II Plus | VA.1B-24/01-914 | Spanish Navy | RAF Fairford 20/07/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

ImageSukhoi Su-27P1M Flanker | 39 BLUE | Ukrainian Air Force | RAF Fairford 20/07/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

ImageMcDonnell Douglas EAV-8B Harrier II Plus | VA.1B-37/01-925 | Spanish Navy | RAF Fairford 21/07/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

ImageMikoyan Gurevich MiG-21MF-75 LanceR C | 6824 | Romanian Air Force | RAF Fairford 21/07/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

ImageBoeing F/A-18C Hornet | HN-406 | Finnish Air Force | RAF Fairford 21/07/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

ImageLeonardo T-346A Master | MM55213/61-06 | Italian Air Force | RAF Fairford 21/07/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

ImageMikoyan Gurevich MiG-21MF-75 LanceR C | 6824 | Romanian Air Force | RAF Fairford 21/07/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

ImageMcDonnell Douglas F-4E 2020T Phantom II | 77-0288 | Turkish Air Force | RAF Fairford 22/07/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

ImageEurofighter Typhoon S | 30+25 | German Air Force | RAF Fairford 22/07/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

ImageBoeing F-15E Strike Eagle 96-0201/LN US Air Force RAF Fairford 22/07/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

ImageWestland Puma HC2 Z XW224 | Royal Air Force |RAF Fairford 22/07/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

ImagePanavia Tornado ECR | 43+25 | German Air Force | RAF Fairford 22/07/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

August saw my first visit to Bruntingthorpe in a couple of years

ImageHawker Siddeley Buccaneer S2B | XX894 | The Buccaneer Aviation Group | Bruntingthorpe 25/08/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

ImageEnglish Electric Lightning F6 | XR728/JS | Lightning Preservation Group | Bruntingthorpe 25/08/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

ImageHandley Page Victor K2 | XM715 'Teasin Tina' | Bruntingthorpe 25/08/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

Followed a week later with my first visit to Bournemouth to catch the epic Draken

ImageSaab SK-35J Draken | SE-DXR | Swedish Air Force Historic Flight | Bournemouth International Airport 01/09/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

ImageSaab SK-35J Draken | SE-DXR | Swedish Air Force Historic Flight | Bournemouth International Airport 01/09/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

ImageSaab SK-35J Draken | SE-DXR | Swedish Air Force Historic Flight | Bournemouth International Airport 01/09/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

A busy weekend followed with a visit to Cosby on the Saturday

ImageHawker Hurricane I | P2902/G-ROBT | Anglia Aircraft Restorations Ltd | Cosby 07/09/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

ImageHispano HA1112 M4L Buchon | WHITE 9/ G-AWHH | Air Leasing Ltd | Cosby 07/09/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

ImageSupermarine Spitfire FR XIVe | MV268/G-SPIT | Anglia Aircraft Restorations Ltd | Cosby 07/09/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

ImageHawker Hurricane I | P2902/G-ROBT | Anglia Aircraft Restorations Ltd | Cosby 07/09/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

ImageSupermarine Spitfire FR XIVe | MV268/G-SPIT | Anglia Aircraft Restorations Ltd | Cosby 07/09/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

ImageRepublic P-47D Thunderbolt 'Nellie B' | 549192/G-THUN | Fighter Aviation Engineering Ltd | Cosby 07/09/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

And a trip to Blackpool on the Sunday to catch more Swedish beauties

ImageSaab SK-37E Viggen | 37809/SE-DXO | Swedish Air Force Historic Flight | Blackpool Airport 08/09/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

ImageSaab SK-37E Viggen | 37809/SE-DXO | Swedish Air Force Historic Flight | Blackpool Airport 08/09/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

ImageSaab J29F Tunnan 29670/SE-DXB | Swedish Air Force Historic Flight | Blackpool Airport 08/09/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

ImageSaab SK-37E Viggen | 37809/SE-DXO | Swedish Air Force Historic Flight | Blackpool Airport 08/09/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

Rounding off my year was trip to a very wet Duxford. What a difference a day makes...

ImageHawker Hurricane I | R4118/G-HUPW | Hurricane Heritage | Duxford 22/09/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

ImageWestland Lysander IIITT | V9312/G-CCOM | Aircraft Restoration Company | Duxforfd 22/09/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

ImageSupermarine Spitfire XVIII | SM845/G-BUOS | Spitfire Ltd | Duxford 22/09/19 by Shaun Schofield, on Flickr

Thanks for looking, I appreciate there's a lot of images there, but it's always so hard to whittle them down. There are plenty more on my Flickr for those interested.

Merry Christmas,

Shaun
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Re: 2019: A year in pictures

Post by Hunter49 » Sat Dec 21, 2019 8:14 pm

Great images you got to good locations on the airfields .Rob

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Re: 2019: A year in pictures

Post by Alfie » Sun Dec 22, 2019 2:41 pm

Cracking set of pictures, thank you for sharing.

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Re: 2019: A year in pictures

Post by mikee115 » Mon Dec 23, 2019 12:25 pm

Great set of photos and some different shots from the norm at some bases

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Re: 2019: A year in pictures

Post by Blackcat1 » Tue Dec 24, 2019 6:26 pm

Great collection ! Merry Christmas!
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Re: 2019: A year in pictures

Post by fisherman » Fri Dec 27, 2019 6:06 pm

Very enjoyable viewing Shaun, I hope 2020 will be as good for you. :thumb:

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Re: 2019: A year in pictures

Post by James Cutting » Fri Dec 27, 2019 7:48 pm

Awesome set of images Shaun, captured the year well.

All the best for 2020 :D
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Re: 2019: A year in pictures

Post by Seamus » Tue Dec 31, 2019 11:39 am

Thanks all, much appreciated.

Happy New Year :)
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Re: 2019: A year in pictures

Post by Blackcat1 » Tue Dec 31, 2019 1:44 pm

Happy New Year Seamus.
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Re: 2019: A year in pictures

Post by Craig » Thu Jan 02, 2020 8:48 pm

That's a good year.

Every shot sharp and of a high standard.

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Re: 2019: A year in pictures

Post by LTFT5 » Sat Jan 04, 2020 8:12 am

Hi Shaun,
Looks like you had a very good year, excellent shots.
All the best.
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Re: 2019: A year in pictures

Post by IMarsh » Sat Feb 15, 2020 4:41 pm

Great set, you had a good year

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Re: 2019: A year in pictures

Post by Hunter49 » Sun Feb 16, 2020 1:09 pm

Great selection of aircraft , very sharp and great angles . all the best Rob

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