Stuff Report – 19 June 2016

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After all the travelling around of the last few days, we’re having a relaxed day in.

So here are some more photos from yesterday’s air show, starting with this nifty Beech 18:

Beech 18

Beech 18

Camera X-T1
Aperture ƒ/13
Shutter speed 1/500s
Focal length 400mm
ISO 800
Taken 13:06, 18 June, 2016
Location 51° 20.7893′ 0″ N 2° 58.8498′ 0″ W

And moving on to a rather nice autogyro:

Calidus Autogyro

Calidus Autogyro

Camera X-T1
Aperture ƒ/11
Shutter speed 1/500s
Focal length 365.7mm
ISO 400
Taken 13:52, 18 June, 2016
Location 51° 20.7893′ 0″ N 2° 58.8498′ 0″ W

And this lovely little Wasp, which if we’d hung around at the Helicopter Museum instead of going to the seafront, we might have seen up close:

Wasp

Wasp

Camera X-T1
Aperture ƒ/10
Shutter speed 1/500s
Focal length 400mm
ISO 500
Taken 12:52, 18 June, 2016
Location 51° 20.7893′ 0″ N 2° 58.8498′ 0″ W

And while we left too early to see the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, we did get to see this Hurricane showing off quite nicely:

Hurricane

Hurricane

Camera X-T1
Aperture ƒ/11
Shutter speed 1/500s
Focal length 560mm
ISO 500
Taken 13:41, 18 June, 2016
Location 51° 20.7893′ 0″ N 2° 58.8498′ 0″ W

And here’s another Red Arrows shot for you:

Reds

Reds

Camera X-T1
Aperture ƒ/6.9
Shutter speed 1/1000s
Focal length 328.7mm
ISO 400
Taken 14:29, 18 June, 2016
Location 51° 20.7893′ 0″ N 2° 58.8498′ 0″ W

This was a great exercise for the 100-400mm lens and the 1.4x teleconverter – it’s amazing how much detail the X-T1 captured of some of these aircraft which to the naxed eye were just dark shapes against the sky.

 

 

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