A Feast of Spitfires

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A Feast of Spitfires

Postby Fairblue » 04 Apr 2015, 14:14

This was put on my Facebook page today by a friend. I think it's the Spitfire flypast from the 70th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain. 16 Spitfires certainly make a spectacular sight and sound.

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Re: A Feast of Spitfires

Postby J349 » 04 Apr 2015, 19:58

Wow, I certainly get goosebumps watching that!
thanks for the share :D
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Re: A Feast of Spitfires

Postby tiffinata » 04 Apr 2015, 23:02

Wonderful. And it does.
it reminded me of a pic that came across my facebook feed today of a group of Fokkers taken by classic aircraft photography from the 'classic fighters 2015' show this weekend.
I wonder if any of our NZ friends got there?
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Re: A Feast of Spitfires

Postby OzBiggles1963 » 04 Apr 2015, 23:46

J349 wrote:Wow, I certainly get goosebumps watching that!
thanks for the share :D

It was great! And for those who may not have seen it [posted earlier on the forum] this was my tribute on Youtube to the Big Wing, using footage from this & put to stirring music:

They've been working together for so long that each seems to know by a sort of telepathy when another is in trouble. One never seems to get them together. Get one & the others come after him. To give the devil his due they make a formidable team.
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