"Going Retro"

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"Going Retro"

Post by flypaul » 03 Nov 2009, 03:06

Hi, here are some screenshots from a couple of flights in the classic DC8 and the BAC1-11 just one of many classic aircraft that i've actually flown on in the past!

The first set is with CP AIR DC8 from one of their flights back in the 70's!
Parked at the ramp at Vancouver!
http://i60.photobucket.com/albums/h9/flypaul/cp1.jpg

Getting ready to roll!
http://i60.photobucket.com/albums/h9/flypaul/cp2.jpg

Thundering out of Vancouver!
http://i60.photobucket.com/albums/h9/flypaul/cp3.jpg
http://i60.photobucket.com/albums/h9/flypaul/cp4.jpg

Cruise at 36000ft
http://i60.photobucket.com/albums/h9/flypaul/cp5.jpg
http://i60.photobucket.com/albums/h9/flypaul/cp6.jpg

Evening arrival at Winnepeg
http://i60.photobucket.com/albums/h9/flypaul/cp7.jpg
http://i60.photobucket.com/albums/h9/flypaul/cp8.jpg

2nd set is with British Caledonian (BAC1-11) 80's action! short flight from Manchester (EGCC)
to London Gatwick (EGKK)
Parked at the gate with rear airstairs extended waiting for boarding early morning!
http://i60.photobucket.com/albums/h9/flypaul/cal1.jpg

Waking the neighberhood up roaring out of Manchester!
http://i60.photobucket.com/albums/h9/flypaul/cal2.jpg
http://i60.photobucket.com/albums/h9/flypaul/cal3.jpg
http://i60.photobucket.com/albums/h9/flypaul/cal4.jpg
http://i60.photobucket.com/albums/h9/flypaul/cal5.jpg

Descent into the London area!
http://i60.photobucket.com/albums/h9/flypaul/cal6.jpg
http://i60.photobucket.com/albums/h9/flypaul/cal7.jpg
http://i60.photobucket.com/albums/h9/flypaul/cal8.jpg
overhead Biggin Hill airport
http://i60.photobucket.com/albums/h9/flypaul/cal10.jpg

Arrival into Gatwick
http://i60.photobucket.com/albums/h9/flypaul/cal11.jpg
http://i60.photobucket.com/albums/h9/flypaul/cal12.jpg
http://i60.photobucket.com/albums/h9/flypaul/cal14.jpg
http://i60.photobucket.com/albums/h9/flypaul/cal15.jpg

Thank's for viewing...for those who like the classics i plan to do the B707 and the DC10 from the 70's next! :)
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Post by caps1237 » 03 Nov 2009, 03:23

Great, great shots. Retro aircraft are always fun, especially the jets.
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Post by seahawks7757 » 03 Nov 2009, 12:39

Wow awesome shots. So did those aircraft really fly with strings like that?
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Post by flypaul » 03 Nov 2009, 13:02

seahawks7757 wrote:Wow awesome shots. So did those aircraft really fly with strings like that?
Hi, its a cable antenna!
http://www.airliners.net/photo/British- ... 6c95f00ee6
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Post by a.trailblazer7 » 03 Nov 2009, 14:27

Great shots!
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Post by FJ flyer » 03 Nov 2009, 19:29

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Post by alma343 » 03 Nov 2009, 19:52

http://i60.photobucket.com/albums/h9/flypaul/cal14.jpg

Since when does LGW have such an small Control Tower? But beside that beautiful Shots!

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Post by caps1237 » 03 Nov 2009, 20:24

alma343 wrote:http://i60.photobucket.com/albums/h9/flypaul/cal14.jpg

Since when does LGW have such an small Control Tower? But beside that beautiful Shots!
Back in the day! Its a retro composite. Very nice touch there Paul.
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Post by flyingking12093 » 03 Nov 2009, 21:30

AMAZING SHOTS Paul!!!
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Post by THA346 » 04 Nov 2009, 03:15

A BAC 1-11 isn't the same as flying a VC-10... :D
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Post by accguate » 04 Nov 2009, 05:33

great shots paul......as always.......cant wait for the next batch......keep them coming!
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Post by Pierre Mare » 04 Nov 2009, 15:23

Great set Paul!!!

I love the classics.
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