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Lakenheath 23-10-2018 California ANG F.15s

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Lakenheath 23-10-2018 California ANG F.15s

Post by andygolfer » Tue Oct 23, 2018 7:14 pm

a few of the arrival of the California ANG F.15s this afternoon....
starting with the colourful one...
Image84004 F.15 California ANG, USAF Lakenheath 23-10-2018 8077 by Andrew Goldsmith, on Flickr

Image84004 F.15 California ANG, USAF Lakenheath 23-10-2018 8101 by Andrew Goldsmith, on Flickr

and one of each of the others...
Image82028 F.15 California ANG, USAF Lakenheath 23-10-2018 8114 by Andrew Goldsmith, on Flickr

Image86167 F.15 California ANG, USAF Lakenheath 23-10-2018 8149 by Andrew Goldsmith, on Flickr

Image84009 F.15 California ANG, USAF Lakenheath 23-10-2018 8171 by Andrew Goldsmith, on Flickr

hope they are of interest, C&C welcome

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Re: Lakenheath 23-10-2018 California ANG F.15s

Post by Jackaroo » Tue Oct 23, 2018 7:27 pm

Lovely stuff!!

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Post by BOLLO » Tue Oct 23, 2018 7:28 pm

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Re: Lakenheath 23-10-2018 California ANG F.15s

Post by DanBeeden » Tue Oct 23, 2018 7:30 pm

Wow. That special scheme jet looks superb, especially in that first banking shot. Mildly envious to say the least!

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Post by jaybee » Tue Oct 23, 2018 7:31 pm

First shot just jumps out at you, brilliant... :thumb: :thumb: :thumb:
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Re: Lakenheath 23-10-2018 California ANG F.15s

Post by Dave934 » Tue Oct 23, 2018 7:47 pm

Flipping 'eck !! Nice shots.
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Re: Lakenheath 23-10-2018 California ANG F.15s

Post by Tom105 » Tue Oct 23, 2018 7:56 pm

Love the first two that scheme looks brilliant often wish I lived closer!

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Re: Lakenheath 23-10-2018 California ANG F.15s

Post by Thunderbolt II » Tue Oct 23, 2018 8:04 pm

That's quite a scheme- dare I say a bit too much?! Excellent shots, great work.

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Post by dragonchaser » Tue Oct 23, 2018 8:09 pm

Loving shot 1, excellent composition. Thanks for posting. :thumb:

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Post by slogen51 » Tue Oct 23, 2018 8:10 pm

That first shot is very tasty

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Re: Lakenheath 23-10-2018 California ANG F.15s

Post by MiG_Eater » Tue Oct 23, 2018 8:19 pm

Wow! Taken from the forest entrance? Not often you get to see a special-schemed F-15, especially in good light and banking!

Now for the perennial... when are they leaving!?

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Re: Lakenheath 23-10-2018 California ANG F.15s

Post by f106dart » Tue Oct 23, 2018 8:24 pm

Thunderbolt II wrote:
Tue Oct 23, 2018 8:04 pm
That's quite a scheme- dare I say a bit too much?! Excellent shots, great work.
I couldn’t agree with any more. I don’t understand why there so over the top. These schemes should be for special events and only temporary. I feel sorry for the guy flying it when going up against a MIG etc. in a real situation.
But great shots none the less

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Re: Lakenheath 23-10-2018 California ANG F.15s

Post by andygolfer » Tue Oct 23, 2018 8:35 pm

thanks for the comments everyone, as for when they are leaving I'm afraid I have no idea at all sorry.
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Re: Lakenheath 23-10-2018 California ANG F.15s

Post by KarlCambs » Tue Oct 23, 2018 8:47 pm

Love the first one, all that STN civies practice paying off :P

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Re: Lakenheath 23-10-2018 California ANG F.15s

Post by Nighthawke » Tue Oct 23, 2018 8:54 pm

f106dart wrote:
Tue Oct 23, 2018 8:24 pm
Thunderbolt II wrote:
Tue Oct 23, 2018 8:04 pm
That's quite a scheme- dare I say a bit too much?! Excellent shots, great work.
I couldn’t agree with any more. I don’t understand why there so over the top. These schemes should be for special events and only temporary. I feel sorry for the guy flying it when going up against a MIG etc. in a real situation.
But great shots none the less
It is for a special event - the unit's 75th Anniversary this month.

Anyway nice shots Andy especially the first.

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Re: Lakenheath 23-10-2018 California ANG F.15s

Post by f106dart » Tue Oct 23, 2018 9:32 pm

Nighthawke wrote:
Tue Oct 23, 2018 8:54 pm
f106dart wrote:
Tue Oct 23, 2018 8:24 pm
Thunderbolt II wrote:
Tue Oct 23, 2018 8:04 pm
That's quite a scheme- dare I say a bit too much?! Excellent shots, great work.
I couldn’t agree with any more. I don’t understand why there so over the top. These schemes should be for special events and only temporary. I feel sorry for the guy flying it when going up against a MIG etc. in a real situation.
But great shots none the less
It is for a special event - the unit's 75th Anniversary this month.

Anyway nice shots Andy especially the first.
How long will it stay on the jet though?

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Re: Lakenheath 23-10-2018 California ANG F.15s

Post by Nighthawke » Tue Oct 23, 2018 10:07 pm

No idea but since the unit was activated on 28th October 1943 I'd give them a while to enjoy it. :thumb:

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Post by Weazel69 » Wed Oct 24, 2018 6:34 am

to quote a few, very very good :thumbs: :thumbs:
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Re: Lakenheath 23-10-2018 California ANG F.15s

Post by Reach4060 » Wed Oct 24, 2018 7:47 am

Great shots - that special is fantastic.
Cheers

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Post by Blue Diamond » Wed Oct 24, 2018 8:03 am

Gotta love the 75th anniversary bird.
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