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SPOTM July 2018 - veteran & vintage

We run two monthly photo competitions on Civilian Aviation, firstly the Photo Of The Month (POTM) competition for photos taken in the current month and secondly the Specialist Photo Of The Month (SPOTM) which had a different topic for the subject every month. There are normally NO prizes and it is just a bit of fun to enable members to compare their photos against others with the membership voting for the winners. Why not join in and enter and if you don't want to enter you can still pick your 3 favourites in our polls
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SPOTM July 2018 - veteran & vintage

Post by andygolfer » Sun Jul 08, 2018 8:00 pm

This is the SPOTM (Special Photo Of The Month) competition for July 2018 and the subject is ‘veteran & vintage - for the competition assume first flown before the start of w.w.2'

The subject of your entry should be a photo of one or more civil registered veteran / vintage aircraft of which the type (not necessarily the individual aircraft) first flew before the start of w.w.2 (I've worded it this way as checking first flights of individual aircraft would take too long). Also to save me (and you) having to check up I will accept type replicas as long as the original qualifies by first flight date.

Photography Competition Rules :-

1. Only one entry per user, unless posting on behalf of another person who is unable to do so themselves (children for example). If this is the case, please state so on your entry..

2. The photo may have been taken on any date, it does not have to be taken in the month of the competition

3. The image can be photo-shopped to some extent, levels changes, cropping, sharpening etc. are all acceptable. The photograph must retain it’s initial subject though, don’t make it something it’s not. HDR images are not acceptable. If you are unsure, please PM a moderator.

4. The competition will remain open until 23.59 (UK time) on the 2nd August 2018 - please note new extended closing date to enable anyone with a last minute entry some breathing space.

5. Voting will be conducted by a poll open to all the membership shortly after the closure of the competition.

6. 'Rule 6...' There's no rule 6 Bruce'

7. The decision of the moderating team is final.

8. All images must be posted in line with the usual CA posting rules (size etc.), please read them if you're not sure how to post.

9. The rules may be subject to change, and these will be posted on this thread.

10. Please also embed the images and not links to images, if you're not sure how to do it then shout up and someone will sort it out. It is permissible to change your entry before the closing date.

11. Do not comment on other member's photos.

12. A brief description of where and when the image was taken would be nice too.

If you have any questions please PM me

Good luck everyone.
Andrew
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Re: SPOTM July 2018 - veteran & vintage

Post by waghorn41 » Sun Jul 08, 2018 8:21 pm

Here's one from me, taken at Sywell c1979/1980 ( Ithink :roll: )

ImageFox Moth 01 by Ian Pursey, on Flickr

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Re: SPOTM July 2018 - veteran & vintage

Post by niallsaviation » Mon Jul 09, 2018 9:17 pm

ImageNC8878 by Niall Moran, on Flickr
My Effort This Month

One of only four 6B Sedans still intact. Built in 1931, and carried executives of a pipeline company for the next decade. Fought fires in Montana for 31 years, from 1941-1972, hauling smoke jumpers and supplies.

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Re: SPOTM July 2018 - veteran & vintage

Post by Wallie » Wed Jul 11, 2018 11:16 am

The Gaudron G3, aircrafts first flight was in 1914. Picture taken at the vintage airshow La Ferte Alais - Paris- France.

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Re: SPOTM July 2018 - veteran & vintage

Post by Mike s » Wed Jul 11, 2018 5:24 pm

Wright Flyer (Replica) Yorkshire Air Museum,
ImageBAPC.28,YAM,14.7.2009 by Mike stanners, on Flickr
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Re: SPOTM July 2018 - veteran & vintage

Post by acw367 » Wed Jul 18, 2018 9:05 pm

A record maker. BA-1 Fokker F.VIIa/3m used by Richard E. Byrd and Floyd Bennett for the first ever flight over the North Pole in 1926.
With a suitable diorama representing conditions on the flight preparation in Spitzbergen, at the Henry Ford Museum Dearborn Michigan 4 December 2015

ImageBA-1 Henry Ford Museum Dearborn 4 December 2015 by ACW367, on Flickr

Enjoy ACW367

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Re: SPOTM July 2018 - veteran & vintage

Post by andygolfer » Fri Jul 20, 2018 9:12 pm

here's my entry, taken at Old Warden on October 2015. The DH.88 Comet Racer which won the London to Melbourne air race in 1934 and once again restored to flying condition - beautiful aircraft!
Image7135 DH88 Comet G-ACSS by Andrew Goldsmith, on Flickr

good luck everybody and lots of entries please
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All right... all right... but apart from better sanitation and medicine and education and irrigation and public health and roads and a freshwater system and baths and public order... what have the Romans done for us?


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