BOAC B747 plus Red Arrows

BOAC B747 plus Red Arrows

Photo Information
Taken at Fairford on saturday...2nd pass (L-R).

One of the visual highlights of the show.

BA is celebrating its 100th anniversary (hence the retro painted aircraft) although several commentators dispute the ancestry they are claiming.

K-50 / HD 55-300WR
25/07/2019 - 12:221stEverPentax
CategoryPhoto Journalism
Shutter Speed1/1000
Aperturef/11.0
LensN/A
ISO640
Focal Length300mm

davidwozhere

Link Posted 25/07/2019 - 23:24
Nice livery
Both the *istDS and the K5 are incurably addicted to old glass

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Last Edited by davidwozhere on 25/07/2019 - 23:27

1stEverPentax

Link Posted 27/07/2019 - 17:30
Yes...brought back a few memories.

ilovesaabs

Link Posted 31/07/2019 - 22:48
I've seen the Landor liveried 747 but not the BOAC or the Negus, I live below the LHR flightpath.

The Landor appeared on early 747-400s before the Chatham dockyard scheme....The BOAC/Negus appeared on -100/-200s (Short upper deck)

Fabulous aircraft well captured in a situation unlikely ever to be repeated, stunning photo.

It will be the sad day BA's 747 leave for good.
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