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thefruitbat
05-30-2005, 09:04 AM
hi all, since i was bored today (bank holiday) i went up to manston airport, as i only live a couple of miles away, to see the spit and hurricane, and i thought some of you might be interested.

first some pics of spitfire (LF) XVI TB752

http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y290/thefruitbat1/DSC0124518.jpg

http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y290/thefruitbat1/DSC012459.jpg

http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y290/thefruitbat1/DSC012458.jpg

http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y290/thefruitbat1/DSC012456.jpg

http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y290/thefruitbat1/DSC012453.jpg

http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y290/thefruitbat1/DSC012452.jpg

http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y290/thefruitbat1/DSC012455.jpg

250kg and 500kg bombs

http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y290/thefruitbat1/DSC0124510.jpg

browning 303 and 50 cal

http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y290/thefruitbat1/DSC012457.jpg

RR Merlin 35 V engine, 12 cylinders, 1280hp

http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y290/thefruitbat1/DSC0124511.jpg

50 cal and hispano

http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y290/thefruitbat1/DSC012454.jpg

gun camera

http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y290/thefruitbat1/DSC012451.jpg

Hawker Hurricane MkIIc

http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y290/thefruitbat1/DSC0124512.jpg

http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y290/thefruitbat1/DSC0124515.jpg

http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y290/thefruitbat1/DSC0124514.jpg

http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y290/thefruitbat1/DSC0124513.jpg

222 squadron honours

http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y290/thefruitbat1/DSC0124517.jpg

hope u like the pics, got more and all at better resolution

SeaNorris
05-30-2005, 09:11 AM
Good shots,

Could you send the high res to my mail @ davidmnuk@yahoo.co.uk

thefruitbat
05-30-2005, 09:18 AM
got to go out now, will do this evening

MEGILE
05-30-2005, 09:45 AM
Brilliant http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif

Cold_Gambler
05-30-2005, 10:09 AM
Nice pics! Thanks for sharing-
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[-- questions deleted re: camera, it's just sitting on the wing but would usually be inside it http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/35.gif]

Snuffly
05-30-2005, 10:14 AM
hmm mmaybey we could have a camera on our spits and hurricanes!!! http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/11.gif

JG53Frankyboy
05-30-2005, 10:22 AM
what a pitty we have no bombs for our Spitfire LF.Mk.Vs in the game http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_frown.gif

VV_Holdenb
05-30-2005, 11:05 AM
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Thanks for taking time to share
good pics !

Deedsundone
05-30-2005, 11:26 AM
Those springs on the cannons,what are they for?Recoil dampers?

Tallyho1961
05-30-2005, 12:04 PM
Superb photos, Fruitbat, you know how to use your camera, especially with that strong backlight coming in from outside the hangar! Lucky you to have these aircraft so close.

Friendly_flyer
05-30-2005, 12:30 PM
What a neat museum! Working in a museum, I love those old types, with various knick-knacks stacked around!