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Headancer
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B52 shots Daily Mail

Post by Headancer » Sun Mar 17, 2019 2:48 pm

Someone has plastered the B52 shots all over The Daily Mail.
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Re: B52 shots Daily Mail

Post by Yammer » Sun Mar 17, 2019 3:23 pm

Why not - plenty of cracking photos taken by the dozens of well equipped photographers ( several thousands pounds worth of kit ) outside Fairford. It's not everyday we have six B-52 here in the UK, hence it's deemed newsworthy enough for the paper.

They may have been supplied to a news photo agency who will then offer to the whole UK press both print and online, if this route was taken the original photographer doesn't have any influence as to which ( if any ) news outlets will actually use the images ( ie they didn't choose the Mail specifically ).

I suspect the broader British public who have no idea these aircraft are in the UK will be impressed by the images and somewhat intrigued too - that's "news".
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Re: B52 shots Daily Mail

Post by ffd » Sun Mar 17, 2019 5:10 pm

This particular article seems to be a mix of re-written press release, with a good old dose of “sticking it to Russia” thrown in - though they have covered many deployments in a similar manner through the years.

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Re: B52 shots Daily Mail

Post by SteveT » Mon Mar 18, 2019 12:50 pm

For the benefit of those who've not seen it, here's a link to the story: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/articl ... t-War.html

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Post by Stroudy » Tue Mar 19, 2019 9:26 am

'...incredible moment a B-52 lands...'. Yep, incredible, as planes aren't built to land as well as fly!? Good pictures though.

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Re: B52 shots Daily Mail

Post by Geoff » Fri Mar 22, 2019 9:28 am

Hi, can anyone please tell me which page on here is best for Notams etc....I know the people who post information on here do a great job,to the enjoyment of all, I just find it a tad bitty, no disrespect intended.....any help would be appreciated...many thanks.

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Re: B52 shots Daily Mail

Post by James Cutting » Fri Mar 22, 2019 9:30 am

Hi Geoff,

Try here mate: viewforum.php?f=405

There is a separate section which can be accessed from the home screen of FC for this deployment :)
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Re: B52 shots Daily Mail

Post by Geoff » Fri Mar 22, 2019 12:42 pm

Thanks James, for a very quick response, much appreciated

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Post by Geoff » Fri Mar 22, 2019 1:31 pm

Thanks James, for a very quick response, much appreciated

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Re: B52 shots Daily Mail

Post by James Cutting » Fri Mar 22, 2019 1:48 pm

No problem!
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