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by Dick Lohuis
21 Oct 2018, 09:47
Forum: Aviation Photo Forum
Topic: BC aviation museum
Replies: 2
Views: 1095

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by Dick Lohuis
21 Oct 2018, 09:45
Forum: Aviation Photo Forum
Topic: BC aviation museum
Replies: 2
Views: 1095

BC aviation museum

It doesn't take long after you arrive by ferry at Vancouver Island that you do see the sign of the BC aviation Museum. It is situated in a corner of Victoria Int'l Airport and the former RCAF ground Patricia Bay. I paid the museum a quick visit and tried to photograph a view but the conditions insid...
by Dick Lohuis
19 Oct 2018, 15:08
Forum: Aviation Photo Forum
Topic: Tofino floatplanes
Replies: 4
Views: 1253

Tofino floatplanes

Last month vacation in Canada brought us to Tofine at Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Although I do have no interest in civies, I did photograph a couple of floatplanes for this forum as there might be people who do like them. So these are for YOU. :-)
by Dick Lohuis
12 Jan 2018, 10:28
Forum: Aviation Photo Forum
Topic: RNZAF museum @ Wigram
Replies: 3
Views: 1308

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by Dick Lohuis
12 Jan 2018, 10:26
Forum: Aviation Photo Forum
Topic: RNZAF museum @ Wigram
Replies: 3
Views: 1308

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by Dick Lohuis
12 Jan 2018, 10:24
Forum: Aviation Photo Forum
Topic: RNZAF museum @ Wigram
Replies: 3
Views: 1308

RNZAF museum @ Wigram

Last month vacation took us passing the Royal New Zealand Air Force museum at Wigram.
https://www.airforcemuseum.co.nz/

A quick visit produced the following. For serial numbers see here:
http://www.spottingmode.com/wro/location/9281/
by Dick Lohuis
16 Jan 2016, 15:29
Forum: Aviation Photos - Thematic & non-actual
Topic: colours and markings of the Blackburn Buccaneer
Replies: 5
Views: 3102

colours and markings of the Blackburn Buccaneer

South Africa had purchased 16 Spey-powered Buccaneers and was the only country other than the UK to operate the Buccaneer, where it was in service with the South African Air Force (SAAF) from 1965 to 1991. 24 Squadron SAAF formed at Lossiemouth in Scotland on 1 May 1965, training its crews before mo...
by Dick Lohuis
16 Jan 2016, 15:28
Forum: Aviation Photos - Thematic & non-actual
Topic: colours and markings of the Blackburn Buccaneer
Replies: 5
Views: 3102

colours and markings of the Blackburn Buccaneer

The Aeroplane & Armament Experimental Establishment have used the Buccaneer in a variety of testing roles. 13. XW529 went on 5 May 1988 to BAe Scampton - 'Communication Trials' as part of ASR1012 clearance Jointly undertaken with XW534 (operating out of A&AEE, Boscombe Down) 14. XW987 in the Raspber...
by Dick Lohuis
16 Jan 2016, 15:25
Forum: Aviation Photos - Thematic & non-actual
Topic: colours and markings of the Blackburn Buccaneer
Replies: 5
Views: 3102

colours and markings of the Blackburn Buccaneer

No. 208 Squadron RAF reformed at Honington on 1 July 1974 in the strike role. It switched its primary mission to anti-shipping in 1983, moving to Lossiemouth in July that year. It disbanded on 31 March 1994, the last of the RAF's Buccaneer squadrons. 7. XZ430/DS is lining up at Gibraltar’s runway. 8...
by Dick Lohuis
16 Jan 2016, 15:21
Forum: Aviation Photos - Thematic & non-actual
Topic: colours and markings of the Blackburn Buccaneer
Replies: 5
Views: 3102

colours and markings of the Blackburn Buccaneer

Going through my RAF/RN slide collection I noticed all the different kind of squadrons and markings of the Blackburn Buccaneer and thought it would be nice to scan them and share them. Of course it is far from complete but I guess it is still a nice selection. Were known the credit is given in the l...
by Dick Lohuis
10 Jan 2016, 15:35
Forum: Aviation Photos - Thematic & non-actual
Topic: 2º Stormo
Replies: 2
Views: 2722

2º Stormo

7. A 103º Gruppo pilot is strapped in for a sortie in G.91R/B MM6406/2-52 in November 1986. 8. Still wearing the colours of the Frecce Tricolori demo team is the MM6242/2-77 in August 1982. 9. G.91PAN MM6265 in a special colour scheme for 30 years of G.91 operations and 200.000 flying hours. (Aug. 1...
by Dick Lohuis
10 Jan 2016, 15:32
Forum: Aviation Photos - Thematic & non-actual
Topic: 2º Stormo
Replies: 2
Views: 2722

2º Stormo

Since 1962 the 2º Stormo with its two squadrons equipped with Fiat G.91R was based at Treviso-San Angelo. In 1989 the 103º Gruppo stopped flying the Fiat and returned to the 51º Stormo at Istrana where it came from in 1964. The 14º Gruppo ceased flying the Fiat G.91R in 1990 and converted to the AMX...
by Dick Lohuis
30 Dec 2015, 11:41
Forum: Aviation Photos - Thematic & non-actual
Topic: Cozumel, Mexico 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 1659

Cozumel, Mexico 2013

7. Badge of BAM #4 painted on a wing. 8. Washing of PC-7 2502 was done to remove the salt after the check-flight. 9. Detail-shot of the tail of 2502. 10. Maintenance on PC-7 2557 inside the squadron’s hangar. 11. Badges worn on the flying-suit. 12. Fitted with two gun-pods PC-7 2512 was pushed outsi...
by Dick Lohuis
30 Dec 2015, 11:36
Forum: Aviation Photos - Thematic & non-actual
Topic: Cozumel, Mexico 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 1659

Cozumel, Mexico 2013

In December 2013 me and my wife drove around Mexico for five weeks in a rental. Last couple days we spend at a beach on the island of Cozumel in Quintana Roo state. Laying on the beach in the morning of 30 December a PC-7 was passing by. As this was a non-spotting holiday I could not resist this mom...