Festival of Flight – Newcastle

Some snapshots from the festival of Flight that took place in Newcastle, County Down, on August 10th, 2013, Overcast day with dull and sunny spells, but the rain only started bucketing down when we were safely back in the car (and stuck in a traffic jam for about three quarters of an hour). Main attraction for me was the Avro Vulcan, my favourite plane of all times. And I managed to get quite a pleasing shot of how “Operation Black Buck” might have looked like to the Argentinians …

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Well, that was the splendid Avro Vulcan (one of my favourite planes ever) in low-level flight coming down from the mountains of Mourne to the sea … and here are a number of images at random. Expect more Vulcans.

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