Three two seat Spitfires at once.

If anything shows the changes since the law on historic pleasure flights came in, it is this shot of three 2 seat Spitfires in a hangar at Duxford.

  • Aperture: ƒ/8
  • Credit: Tony Harrison-Smith
  • Camera: ILCA-77M2
  • Flash fired: no
  • Focal length: 16mm
  • ISO: 800
  • Shutter speed: 1/60s

Hurricane and Spitfire formation

Here is one from the archives that I have re-edited to improve the colouring. A Hurricane and Spitfire of the BBMF at RIAT 2016.

  • Aperture: ƒ/11
  • Credit: T Harrison-Smith
  • Camera: ILCA-77M2
  • Focal length: 400mm
  • ISO: 200
  • Shutter speed: 1/500s

BBMF at RIAT 2017

Another great memory from RIAT this year. A  display by the BBMF with the Lancaster, 3 Spitfires and the Hurricane. Lets hope next year is better for them with less mechanical problems.

  • Aperture: ƒ/16
  • Credit: Tony Harrison-Smith
  • Camera: ILCA-77M2
  • Focal length: 400mm
  • ISO: 500
  • Shutter speed: 1/500s

Spitfire Mk PR XIX at Clacton

Due to engine problems grounding the BBMF aircraft with Merlin engines, this Griffon powered Spitfire Mk PR XIX PS915 did a great job of displaying at Clacton Airshow 2017.

  • Aperture: ƒ/16
  • Credit: Tony Harrison-Smith
  • Camera: ILCA-77M2
  • Focal length: 400mm
  • ISO: 320
  • Shutter speed: 1/350s