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RAAF P3 and AWACS

 
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Mar 13, 2013 03:08 |  #1

I have been waiting to get shots of our AWACS for a long time. Finally today I got some.

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Also a few P3s. Lowered my shutter to 125th and 80th
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Mar 13, 2013 07:50 |  #2

Nice ones. Now you just need to get one of the older models for comparison. ; )


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Mar 14, 2013 03:28 |  #3

Older models?
P8 ?


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Mar 14, 2013 05:59 |  #4

I saw an AWACS go over the Shoalhaven river today to land at HMAS Albatross so it was great seeing your photos.


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Mar 14, 2013 06:01 as a reply to  @ Bear Dale's post |  #5

Nice light there Pete.

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Mar 14, 2013 06:52 |  #6

nice pics....like the prop blur


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Mar 14, 2013 10:20 |  #7

nice catch with the Wedgetail


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Mar 14, 2013 11:12 |  #8

Desertraptor wrote in post #15713353 (external link)
Older models?
P8 ?

With the flying saucer...
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Mar 14, 2013 14:18 |  #9

We never had them :(


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Mar 14, 2013 21:47 |  #10

Oh, I'd assumed that, as an ally, you did. You can have the free <bumps> anyway. ; D


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Mar 14, 2013 22:38 |  #11

AWACS is a new ability for Aus military. Just can't trust those Indonesians to the north.


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Mar 15, 2013 03:07 |  #12

Desertraptor wrote in post #15716692 (external link)
AWACS is a new ability for Aus military. Just can't trust those Indonesians to the north.

Nice Pete!


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Mar 15, 2013 04:09 |  #13

Something has to give oneday or we'll be kissing their ass for decades to come.


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