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ID 59136 Views: 242
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Hawker Hunter F58
Duxford - Imperial War Museum (QFO/EGSU)
United Kingdom, October 14, 2012
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G-PSST (cn HABL-003115) Ferocious Frankie, G-BTCD, a North American P-51D-25NA Mustang, and Miss Demeanour, G-PSST, a Hawker Hunter F58 coming around with a glimpse of the sun breaking through at the Duxford Imperial War Museum Autumn Air Show Autumn Air Show on 14 Oct 2012.

ID 59135 Views: 201
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LeVier Cosmic Wind Mk II
Duxford - Imperial War Museum (QFO/EGSU)
United Kingdom, October 14, 2012
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G-ARUL / 5 (cn PFA/1511) I snapped this shot at the Duxford Imperial War Museum Autumn Air Show on 14 Oct 2012 but had no idea of the Levier Cosmic Wind Mk II’s history. Much to my surprise, it dates all the way back to the 1949 National Air Races in Cleveland, OH. “Ballerina” was the third of the original three Cosmic Wind built by Lockheed engineers in 1947, and was originally registered as N22C, c/n 103. It was one of only six of its’ type. It was involved in a crash in the UK during a race in 1966 but was rebuilt and was re-registered with the new c/n of PFA/1511. Unfortunately, I didn’t catch any shots in the sky.

ID 59134 Views: 159
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LeVier Cosmic Wind Mk II
Duxford - Duxford General Airport (QFO/EGSU)
United Kingdom, October 14, 2012
E. Jones
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G-ARUL / 5 (cn PFA/1511) A new and exceptionally rare aircraft and manufacturer for the database. I snapped this shot at the Duxford Imperial War Museum Autumn Air Show on 14 Oct 2012 but had no idea of the Levier Cosmic Wind Mk II’s history. Much to my surprise, it dates all the way back to the 1949 National Air Races in Cleveland, OH. “Ballerina” was the third of the original three Cosmic Wind built by Lockheed engineers in 1947, and was originally registered as N22C, c/n 103. It was one of only six of its’ type. It was involved in a crash in the UK during a race in 1966 but was rebuilt and was re-registered with the new c/n of PFA/1511. Unfortunately, I didn’t catch any shots in the sky.

ID 59112 Views: 214
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Untitled (B-17 Preservation Group)
Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress
Duxford - Duxford General Airport (QFO/EGSU)
United Kingdom, October 14, 2012
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G-BEDF / 124485 (cn 8693) Another shot from an unplanned trip to the UK in 2012. Here is the other side of “Sally B,” the “Memphis Belle,” a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress at the Duxford Imperial War Museum Autumn Air Show on 14 Oct 2012.

ID 37051 Views: 433
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Asiana Cargo
Boeing 747-48E BDSF
Portland - International (PDX/KPDX)
USA - Oregon, October 14, 2012
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HL7414 (cn 25452) A nice surprise to see in Portland was this Asiana Cargo 747F, just departing runway 10R for Seoul Korea (ICN )

ID 37050 Views: 397
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Southwest Airlines
Boeing 737-8H4
Out Window (Midflight)
USA, October 14, 2012
NwFedEx 757
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N8313F (cn 38810) A view of Chicago city lights from a Southwest 737-800 on approach for KMDW, Chicago Midway....

ID 37031 Views: 392
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United Kingdom - Royal Navy
Westland Lynx HMA8SRU
Duxford - Duxford General Airport (QFO/EGSU)
United Kingdom, October 14, 2012
E. Jones
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XZ722 / XZ692 (cn 177) A trio of British rotor-craft in the morning sun. A pair of Wesltand Lynx and a Westland Sea King HAR3A (C/N WA1010) based at Royal Air Force Station Wattisham. The Sea King performed later in the afternoon. (cn 121 & 177)

ID 37030 Views: 382
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United Kingdom - Royal Navy
Westland Lynx HMA8SRU
Duxford - Duxford General Airport (QFO/EGSU)
United Kingdom, October 14, 2012
E. Jones
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XZ692 / XZ722 (cn 121) A pair of Lynx helicopters from the Royal Navy “Black Cats” display team perform with precision. A very impressive performance! The dome of an Agusta/Westland Apache AH1 is seen at the bottom of the photo. The Apache didn’t participate due to a sudden crew-member illness. (cn 121 & 177)

ID 37029 Views: 364
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United Kingdom - Royal Navy
Westland Lynx HMA8SRU
Duxford - Duxford General Airport (QFO/EGSU)
United Kingdom, October 14, 2012
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XZ692 / XZ722 (cn 121) A pair of Lynx helicopters from the Royal Navy “Black Cats” display team perform with precision. Too bad the show line was against the sun. (cn 121 & 177)

ID 37028 Views: 411
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United Kingdom - Royal Navy
Westland Lynx HMA8SRU
Duxford - Duxford General Airport (QFO/EGSU)
United Kingdom, October 14, 2012
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XZ692 / XZ722 (cn 121) A pair of Lynx helicopters from the Royal Navy “Black Cats” display team demonstrate their skills. I was amazed with their performance! (cn 121 & 177)

ID 37027 Views: 311
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United Kingdom - Royal Navy
Westland Lynx HMA8SRU
Duxford - Duxford General Airport (QFO/EGSU)
United Kingdom, October 14, 2012
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XZ692 / 641 (cn 121) Lynx 641 from 702 Naval Air Squadron at a steep bank during the final “Black Cat” performance.

ID 37026 Views: 377
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United Kingdom - Royal Navy
Westland Lynx HMA8SRU
Duxford - Duxford General Airport (QFO/EGSU)
United Kingdom, October 14, 2012
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XZ722 / 645 (cn 177) Lynx 645 from 702 Naval Air Squadron making a dramatic departure at the beginning of the final “Black Cat” performance. The paint job on the pair of Lynx was very sharp!

ID 37025 Views: 340
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United Kingdom - Royal Navy
Westland Lynx HMA8SRU
Duxford - Duxford General Airport (QFO/EGSU)
United Kingdom, October 14, 2012
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XZ692 / 641 (cn 121) Lynx 641 from 702 Naval Air Squadron lifting off for the final “Black Cat” performance.

ID 37024 Views: 313
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United Kingdom - Royal Navy
Westland Lynx HMA8SRU
Duxford - Duxford General Airport (QFO/EGSU)
United Kingdom, October 14, 2012
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XZ692 / 641 (cn 121) Lynx 641 from 702 Naval Air Squadron about to lift off for the final “Black Cat” performance.

ID 37023 Views: 402
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United Kingdom - Royal Navy
Westland Lynx HMA8SRU
Duxford - Duxford General Airport (QFO/EGSU)
United Kingdom, October 14, 2012
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XZ722 / 645 (cn 177) Although totally unplanned, my son and I were able to make the Duxford 2012 Autumn Airshow on Sunday October 14th, which was the final air show in England for the year. The Royal Navy’s “Black Cats” Helicopter Display Team (based at the Royal Naval Air Station Yeovilton in Somerset) was the highlight of the show. The team flies the Lynx Maritime Attack helicopter. This was their last performance using the Lynx. They will transition into the new Agusta/Westland “Wildcat” helicopter. This was the best helicopter demonstration I have ever seen. Here, the Lynx 645 is about to lift off for the final “Black Cat” performance.

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