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A 3 Image Exposure processed in Photomatix Pro and CS3.

Fuji Fs100 Tripod Mounted.

Lancaster B VII NX611 “Just Jane” was one of the last wartime aircraft to come out of the Austin Aero factory at Cofton Hackett and stored by the RAF 1945-1952. Served with the Aeronavale as WU-15 from June 1952 until the 1960s, when it was flown back to Britain. At one stage the aircraft was kept at Blackpool, and following the removal of R5868, served as gate guardian at RAF Scampton. NX611 now resides at the Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre at the former RAF East Kirkby. This Lancaster currently does not have a flight safety certificate, but undertakes regular taxi runs at high speed along a length of the wartime runway. A 2008 newspaper report indicated the 12-14 month project to return the aircraft to airworthiness was being investigated and, on 18 February 2010, it was announced that NX611 will be restored to flight. Although no date has been set, the museum has acquired two additional, airworthy Merlin engines and is currently acquiring other spares needed.

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aviation, lincolnshire, lancaster, nx611 just jane, nx611, just jane, east kirkby, hdr, war, warbirds, warbird bw, sc

Ever since a child, aviation has been a keen interest of mine, with warbirds being my favourite. Since joining Redbubble, I have become a keen follower of HDR work, which I am concerntrating on at the moment.

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  • John Schneider
    John Schneiderabout 1 year ago

    Superb post-work on this excellent image, Colin!

  • Thanks John !!!

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  • Tom Gomez
    Tom Gomezabout 1 year ago

    Excellent SC, nice work Colin …

  • Cheers Tom !!

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  • Tony Dewey
    Tony Deweyabout 1 year ago

    See you being down my neck of the woods Colin, nice work again

  • De Tour On Way Back From Yorkshire Last Year !!

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  • Nigel Bangert
    Nigel Bangertabout 1 year ago

    Another excellent image.

  • Thanks Nigel ! How is the Prop Blur Going ??

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  • Edward Denyer
    Edward Denyerabout 1 year ago

    Good one Colin. – Ted

  • Thanks Ted !!

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  • Woodie
    Woodieabout 1 year ago

    This works really well Colin. Cheers Neil
    The aerials are for “Rebecca”, one each side.

  • Cheers Neil, Thanks for the Info !!

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  • Nigel Bangert
    Nigel Bangertabout 1 year ago
  • Dead Link Nigel !!

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  • Nigel Bangert
    Nigel Bangertabout 1 year ago

    I know it is supposed to send you to my Journal, sorry.

  • Don`t Worry !!

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  • PhotosByHealy
    PhotosByHealyabout 1 year ago


    13 March 2013

    Congratulations!

     
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