Tornado GR.4 ZA412 Dambusters 70th by Colin Smedley

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Tornado GR.4 ZA412 Dambusters 70th by 

Tornado GR.4 ZA412 in an anniversary paint finish pictured taking off at RAF Coningsby with historian/broadcaster Dan Snow on board on aspecial flight to celebrate the 70th birthday of 617 squadron, the “Dam Busters”.

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My real name is Colin but most people know me as Oscar. I took my first photos in the early 1950s and my favorite subjects are aircraft, natural history, trucks and traction engines. I use Canon EOS cameras and a mix of Canon and Sigma lenses. My website URL is

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  • Colin J Williams Photography
    Colin J Willia...over 1 year ago

    This is superb work !! – Colin

  • Thanks Colin!

    – Colin Smedley

  • Colin J Williams Photography
    Colin J Willia...over 1 year ago

    Happy 70th birthday !!

  • Well at least it didn’t go off with a big bang!

    – Colin Smedley

  • Edward Denyer
    Edward Denyerover 1 year ago

    Good one Colin. – Ted

  • Thanks again Ted!

    – Colin Smedley

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