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This capture of Mk VIII Spitfire was taken at Albion Park Air Show NSW Australia 27th Feb 2011.
This aircraft was the last Spitfire acquired by the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF). It was built by Supermarine in England in 1944, test flown and then shipped to Australia. The Air Force took delivery of the aircraft in April 1945. With World War II drawing to a close, the aircraft was not required on active service and was placed into storage.

1003 views as of 8th Aug 2013

Taken with a Nikon D300s using a Sigma 400mm f5.6 APO macro lens.

f9.5 1/1500 sec ISO400 taken with tripod and gimbal.

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flying, spitfire, warplane, raaf, airshow, mk viii, war, world war 2, 1000

Comments

  • Marie Brown ©
    Marie Brown ©about 3 years ago

    great shout i love the mouth on it look great

  • Thanks for the comment Marie

    – Chris Randall

  • Edward Denyer
    Edward Denyerabout 3 years ago

    Nicely captured Chris. – Ted

  • Thanks Ted very much appreciated – Chris

    – Chris Randall

  • labaker
    labakeralmost 2 years ago

    great shot Chris :)

  • Thanks Larry

    – Chris Randall

  • LoneAngel
    LoneAngelalmost 2 years ago


    23.9.12

    many many congrats on been in the top ten of the challenge

  • Thanks LoneAngel

    – Chris Randall

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeover 1 year ago

  • Thanks Ray

    – Chris Randall

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeabout 1 year ago

  • Thanks Ray

    – Chris Randall

  • Steve Randall
    Steve Randallabout 1 year ago

    Beautiful capture Chris.

  • Thanks Steve..

    – Chris Randall

  • McGaffus
    McGaffusabout 1 year ago

  • Thanks for the Feature McGaffus

    – Chris Randall

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