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Boeing B-17G Fortress II F-AZDX "Pink Lady" by Colin Smedley

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“Pink Lady”, a WW2 B-17G, pictured getting airborne at Duxford during Flying Legends 2008. This is the only existing B-17G that actually took part in wartime operations while based in the UK.

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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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  • Nigel Bangert
    Nigel Bangertover 1 year ago

    Great capture, the rainbow is a fantastic touch.

  • Thanks Nigel! It’s a shame she’s not flying now. The group that owns her put her into a museum as the upkeep cost too much and it was almost impossible to find replacement engineers for all the old guys that retired.

    – Colin Smedley

  • Edward Denyer
    Edward Denyerover 1 year ago

    Excellent Colin. – Ted

  • Thanks again Ted!

    – Colin Smedley

  • Walter Colvin
    Walter Colvinover 1 year ago

    Nice one Collin. Great job. I am going to try to do some B-17s in the near future,

  • Thanks very much Walter! Good luck!

    – Colin Smedley

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

    This is superb work !! – Colin

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