Monthly Archives: November 2015

Grasmere

Our Lake District stay was based out of Ambleside. It is only a short trip up the road to get to the pretty village of Grasmere. Home to William Wordsworth, it was also a good starting point for a walk … Continue reading

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Some Corporate Movements

Much as the light aircraft movements at King County don’t get much attention, there is so much corporate jet traffic that it can also get overlooked.  The bigger jets like the Globals tend to be more interesting to me.  However, … Continue reading

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More of the Island from the Air

By now, if you have been following recent blog posts, you will have seen a bunch of pictures of the Isle of Wight taken while flying with Pete in his Arrow. Our trip around the Island included a fair few … Continue reading

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Closest Yet on the 777-300ER Gear

You might not think a really windy day was going to be a great time to head out and take photos with a long lens hand held. This certainly is not ideal but there are some advantages that a really … Continue reading

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Stourhead

One thing that there is no shortage of in the UK is impressive country houses. As a result of the financial circumstances of many of the old families that owned these places, a lot have ended up in the hands … Continue reading

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Update on the 100-400

Nearly a year ago I got the new model of the Canon 100-400 EF lens.  I had it on back order when it first came out and it arrived just before Christmas so became an impromptu gift to me!  Almost … Continue reading

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Salisbury Cathedral

We had a nice evening out with my nephew, Chris, while we were in the UK. He took us in to Salisbury for dinner. When we had eaten, he took us for a short walk through the center of the … Continue reading

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Tucanos Low Level (But I’m Not Prepared)

The Lake District is an area that is known to be popular for low flying military aircraft. In all of the years I have been going there, I have hardly seen any jets coming through. Mainly that was because I … Continue reading

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USS Coronado LCS

As a small boy, my Gran would take me to Portsmouth each August for Navy Day. We would spend a day walking around the dockyard and getting on to various warships to see what they were like. This was a … Continue reading

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United 757 Display

You don’t often get to see an airliner maneuvering at low level. They tend to be up and away or approaching to land in a stable configuration. Each year at Fleet Week, united bring one of their airliners as part … Continue reading

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