RAF Tristars at Hannover Airport

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Chris K
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RAF Tristars at Hannover Airport

Post by Chris K » Sat Feb 15, 2014 3:20 am

Hey guys,

as there seems to be quite a lot of interest in the L-1011 at the moment, due to its impending retirement, I put together a selection of some of my RAF Tristar pictures taken at Hannover airport (HAJ) over the past few years.

The three ex-PanAm Tristars were the most common sight at HAJ, as they bore the brunt of the Afghanistan air bridge flights in recent years:

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Although the six ex-British Airways Tristars were less regular visitors to HAJ, there were still some great opportunities to take nice photos of them:

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I hope you enjoyed the pictures :)

Chris

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Re: RAF Tristars at Hannover Airport

Post by Thumper » Sat Feb 15, 2014 10:33 am

Superb shots Chris, number 4 is just wonderful! =D>

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Post by XR807 » Sat Feb 15, 2014 12:42 pm

Those really are delightful shots Chris. It's funny how the Tristar like others before it, becomes more likeable the closer it gets to retirement. I can't say that it had much appeal to me until the last couple of years but now I can already feel the regret form not taking enough photos :(

Thanks for sharing.

Mark

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Re: RAF Tristars at Hannover Airport

Post by petet16 » Sat Feb 15, 2014 1:18 pm

Some great pictures.

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Re: RAF Tristars at Hannover Airport

Post by Flour Power » Sat Feb 15, 2014 7:32 pm

Some nice stuff there, but #4..... =D>

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Re: RAF Tristars at Hannover Airport

Post by ranger one one » Sun Feb 16, 2014 11:31 am

How true your comments are Mark.

I much preferred to spend time at Fairford watching B 52s and KC135s almost totally ignoring the VC10s at Brize.

A great thing hindsight !

Cheers all

Bob

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