WHOOOSH! 1/8000 second, f/7.1, ISO1250, at 10fps
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Old 09-09-2018   #1
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Popped out to the airfield today to watch and take pics of the model airplane meeting. Unfortunately none of the bigger models flew while I was there.
Some are capable of reaching speeds of up to 400mph. It was quite a challenge capturing them as they flew by and roared overhead. The M5 Mkii performed flawlessly.





Typically, 1/8000 sec @ f/7.1 @ ISO1250 @ 120mm












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Haven't been to a model airshow in over six years. Back then almost all were prop driven. How times have changed. Thanks for sharing.

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Too true, Mike. I hardly expected it to capture this thing from about 75yds

as it streaked low over the tarmac at 200mph plus with burner turbulence left in its wake.


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What do they burn for fuel? I notice the red and yellow fuel cans; here ( in the U.S. ) the color is supposed to indicate the fuel, red= gasoline, yellow= diesel, blue= kerosene [called, I believe, paraffin in UK}, but this convention is largely ignored.
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Mike, I didn't ask what fuel they were using but one would expect the container colour convention to be observed.


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