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Thread: Winterton Model Show 2016
05/08/2015 23:44:05

Aaargh, admin how do I change the thread title? Should be 2015!

05/08/2015 23:39:34

I thought I had a thread here for this years show but can't seem to find it so here goes again.

With just over a week to go before the show over the weekend of 15th/16th August preparations are reaching fever pitch.
The flightline is packed! Around 40 pilots flying everything from bipes to fast jets and Helicopters. Fighter aces team, Gee Bee racing team, Steve Rickett with his stunning new Boston, Reds Duo of Steve and Matt Bishop, Mick Burrels stunning hangar full and fingers crossed Dave and his mighty Vulcan are just a few, with far too many more to mention here!
Trade stands including Grimsby Models, Falcon Aviation, Global RC, BMFA and LMA. Food stalls and Bouncy castle.
To add to this fantastic line up we have had confirmation that pending serviceability etc the BBMF Dakota will be giving us a fly by on Sunday 16th August at 13.50
Hope you agree that this sounds like a stunning line up that shouldn't be missed, hope to see you there over the weekend.

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Edited By Lee Wilson on 05/08/2015 23:43:09

Thread: Canadian Lancaster in the UK
31/08/2014 08:50:35

Thanks Martin. Nikon D610 with a 70-300mm zoom. You could get pretty close that day. The sound as she took off directly overhead was amazing!

30/08/2014 23:03:10

I still haven't managed to photograph both Lancs together, saw them but the schedule was different to published so only just turned up on time, heres a few shots of vera at Humberside airport last week.

 

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Avro Lancaster Vera
 
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Vera B&W

Edited By Lee Wilson on 30/08/2014 23:06:17

Thread: Model flying photos you're proud of
24/08/2014 22:28:21

Winterton bank holiday fly in earlier today.

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11/08/2014 03:41:34

RC A-10 Thunderbolt

RC Fairchild A-10

A-10 Thunderbolt

De Havilland Comet RC

Model De Havilland Comet

Hunter

Harvard

Wellington

11/08/2014 03:35:46

A few shots I took at Winterton Model Show last weekend.

Hellcat and P-47

Hellcat

P-47 Thunderbolt

A-24 Banshee

RC P-47 Thunderbolt

Focke Wulf 190D

Thread: Canadian Lancaster in the UK
08/08/2014 15:39:10
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Heavily cropped as she was a fair way off but the formation and Lincoln fly by didn't happen due to the weather. At least I got my first sight of her!
08/08/2014 11:27:10

The form up area is about 5 miles from me so heading out very soon. She's just reappeared on Flight Radar approaching Scotland.

Edited By Lee Wilson on 08/08/2014 11:27:29

Thread: Model flying photos you're proud of
01/08/2014 02:10:21
Posted by Danny Fenton on 30/07/2014 14:44:53:

Lovely shots Lee

Thanks Danny yes

Thread: Winterton Show 2014
01/08/2014 02:09:13

After a long day the field is set up and the strip is looking great sfter a cut.

Field 2014

The Strip 2014

Pilots arriving already and trade line to set up tomorrow. We even have Viking FM coming down Sunday to broadcast from the show!

Thread: Model flying photos you're proud of
30/07/2014 13:54:00

John Ricketts stunning DH-86

Dh-86 Express
DH-86
30/07/2014 13:51:53
P-80 Shooting Star
 
Lockheed P-80 Shooting Star

Edited By Lee Wilson on 30/07/2014 13:52:53

Thread: Winterton Show 2014
18/07/2014 16:12:11

The flying display on Sunday 3rd August, also @ 13.00, will be the Miles M-14 Hawk or Magister, which will be joined by the Yak-18

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Really excited about such a great line up, hope to see you there thumbs up

(Weather and aircraft serviceability permitting)

18/07/2014 16:08:47

Full sized aircraft line up for this years show has been finalised. Appearing on Saturday 2nd August at 13.00 will be the Bucker Jungman and the Fokker Triplane replica.

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17/07/2014 17:30:39
Posted by john stones 1 on 17/07/2014 14:02:07:

Just down road for me Lee, not been for a few years so I will pay you a visit, will try and bring a few clubmates as well. You booked the sunshine hot

John

Great stuff John, looking forward to seeing you. Have put in a request for the sunshine, not heard back yet though!

Edited By Lee Wilson on 17/07/2014 17:31:38

17/07/2014 13:16:48

Unbelievably excited to announce the participation of The Real Aircraft Company from Breighton airfield who will be providing two full sized aircraft for displays on both days of the Winterton Model Show . The link below takes you to their web site and the collection of aircraft they have. I will be along soon to confirm details of which aircraft will be appearing and the timings.

Real Aircraft Company

Thread: Model flying photos you're proud of
16/07/2014 23:49:02

Steve's scratch built model of this WW2 prototype.

Miles M39 Libellula

16/07/2014 23:34:40

Steve Rickett's Libellula taken at Winterton fly in. He will be flying at Winterton Show as well.

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10/07/2014 22:04:33
Posted by John Privett on 10/07/2014 22:00:20:

Lee - I'd like to know how you 'arranged' for the DC3 to be flying past! Or is it a regular visitor in your part of the world?

I wish I'd had a camera with me on any of the many occasions when I could have got one of my models with a Concorde in the background, overflying us en-route to LHR. Not a sight we'll see again...

John, we knew the DC-3 was due at an event taking place very close. David Havercroft who was flying the Extra saw it coming in and positioned his model in exactly the right place, I just happened to spot what he was doing and managed to grab the shot. Credit must go to his flying as well.

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