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SPOTM September 2019 - A dose of the Pitts

We run two monthly photo competitions , the Photo Of The Month (POTM) competition and the Specialist Photo Of The Month (SPOTM) which had a different topic every month.
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SPOTM September 2019 - A dose of the Pitts

Post by andygolfer » Mon Sep 16, 2019 6:59 am

This is the SPOTM (Special Photo Of The Month) competition for September 2019 is 'a dose of the Pitts'. Commemorating 75 years of the Pitts Special so any version of that amazing biplane is eligible.

The subject of your entry should be a photo of one or more civil registered Pitts special of any mark including any preserved ex military with a civilian registration, aircraft carrying a genuine military registration at the time of the photo are excluded.

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 7th October 2019 - 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.
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Re: SPOTM September 2019 - A dose of the Pitts

Post by andygolfer » Mon Sep 16, 2019 7:54 am

and I'll make an early start this month, taken at Old Warden's evening show on 19th May last year, G-BOXV taking off with a trail of smoke in the evening sun......

ImageG-BOXV Pitts Special Old Warden 19-05-2018 4207 by Andrew Goldsmith, on Flickr

let's have lots of entries please

Good luck everybody.
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Re: SPOTM September 2019 - A dose of the Pitts

Post by waghorn41 » Mon Sep 16, 2019 4:42 pm

Well, as usual to make up the numbers, one from the archives. Rothmans Team Pitts (S2A?) G-SOLO at Sywell, possibly 1981. Not sure why there was somebody upside down in the cockpit... (before you ask the silver wingtips on the left belong to Rapide G-AIDL)
ImagePitts Solo by Ian Pursey, on Flickr

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Re: SPOTM September 2019 - A dose of the Pitts

Post by Cessna954 » Tue Sep 17, 2019 9:17 pm

Neil Williams' Pitts S-1S Special G-AZPH hanging in a lobby at the Science Museum, South Kensinton
ImagePitts S-1S Special G-AZPH by Neil D. Brant, on Flickr

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Re: SPOTM September 2019 - A dose of the Pitts

Post by TheMightyOz » Sun Sep 22, 2019 9:44 pm

I'll go with G-FORZ Pitts S-1S departing Old Warden after Shuttleworth Uncovered 2015.
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Re: SPOTM September 2019 - A dose of the Pitts

Post by Wallie » Mon Sep 23, 2019 7:16 pm

Pitts on a very low pass at Sanicole Airshow. ( pilot received a warning ! )

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Re: SPOTM September 2019 - A dose of the Pitts

Post by acw367 » Tue Oct 01, 2019 11:22 pm

G-SPIN Aerotek S-2A Pitts Special Wycombe Air Park 13 August 2016. A mesmerizing spinner.

ImageG-SPIN Wycombe Air Park 13 August 2016 by ACW367, on Flickr

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Re: SPOTM September 2019 - A dose of the Pitts

Post by niallsaviation » Thu Oct 03, 2019 7:48 pm

ImageG-EWIZ by Niall Moran, on Flickr

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Re: SPOTM September 2019 - A dose of the Pitts

Post by Gloria Finis » Fri Oct 04, 2019 10:28 pm

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Looking like a toy 'plane in the park, a US Aerobatic Team Pitts S1S, at Strathallan, in 1986.

ImagePitts S1S, N169CM, Debby Rhin, US Aerobatic Team @ Strathallan, 24 July 1986 by Phillip Hapka, on Flickr

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Re: SPOTM September 2019 - A dose of the Pitts

Post by LondonEye » Sat Oct 05, 2019 5:12 pm

The Rothmans team at one of the old Biggin Hill Air Fairs.
Pete.

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Re: SPOTM September 2019 - A dose of the Pitts

Post by Paultojo » Sun Oct 06, 2019 9:30 am

C&C always welcome

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Re: SPOTM September 2019 - A dose of the Pitts

Post by BringBackEGDG » Sun Oct 06, 2019 4:26 pm

Corinne Dennis departing Bodmin in her Pitts S-1S G-TWRL ( Twirlybatics ) for yet another training sortie on 5th May 2018.

Image2018-05-05-008FD G-TWRL by Stephen Rendle, on Flickr

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Re: SPOTM September 2019 - A dose of the Pitts

Post by andygolfer » Tue Oct 08, 2019 6:41 am

entries are now closed, just 11 entries this month but what we lack in quantity is made up for by the excellent quality. Thanks to everybody who entered.

the voting poll is now open here: https://www.civilianaviation.co.uk/foru ... 10&t=33795

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