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 Photo-a-Day      (Thursday, 16th September, 2010) Views: 3,208 
Spitfire Over Standish
 Spitfire Over Standish   by John Ashcroft  (Canon 550D with an 18-135 lens.)
Spitfire which flew over St Wilfrid's Church on Sunday 12th September.

Comment by alan on 16th September 2010 at 00:13
Well caught !


Comment by gerald pilkington canada on 16th September 2010 at 00:19
where did it fly from where is it kept is it privatly owned


Comment by Jamie A. Ford on 16th September 2010 at 06:45
A nice shot... I got a good look around this at the Barton Fly in on Sunday, it is actually a 7/8th Replica of a spitfire and it has two seats..!! the back seat doesn't leave much room to move around much.!! Take a look: http://www.flickr.com/photos/beefsteak44/4982544139/


Comment by Jamie A. Ford on 16th September 2010 at 08:18
Gerald,

It flies from Barton and is privately owned. It is currently up for sale with 'offers invited'

Regards.


Comment by dave marsh on 16th September 2010 at 08:42
Nice pic John.A Battle of Britain veteran commented on T.V. that the spitfire was so responsive that it seemed to know what the pilot was thinking.


Comment by gerald pilkington canada on 17th September 2010 at 00:05
what is the engine cant be merlin


Comment by Jamie A. Ford on 17th September 2010 at 09:33
Hi Gerald,

She's powered by a flat 8, Jabiru engine and sounds lovely..!

Regards


Comment by Derek callaghan on 18th September 2010 at 00:08
Lovely sight and probably lovely sound. But can't compare with the sound of a merlin. Agree with Dave Marsh


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