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October 2021 POTM Competition

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October 2021 POTM Competition

Post by reaper493 » Fri Oct 01, 2021 5:07 pm

Competition Rules

1. Only one entry per user, unless posting on behalf of another person who is unable to do so themselves (children for example). If this is the case, please state so on your entry.
2. The photograph must have been taken during the month and year in question - October 2021, The date the photo was taken MUST be included in the post.
3. The photo can be of any subject you like, as long as there is some military aviation connection.
4. The image can be photo-shopped to some extent, levels changes, cropping, sharpening etc. are all acceptable. The photograph must retain it’s initial subject though, don’t make it something it’s not (cutting and pasting the moon into the shot, for example). HDR images are not acceptable. If you are unsure, please PM a moderator.
5. The competition will remain open until 23.59 on the 7th November 2021 (UK time), to enable anyone with last minute entries some breathing space
6. The voting will be carried out by you, the members of FC, by a poll which will be created at the closing of the competition.
7. Moderators/Administrators will not be exempt from the competition, but cannot vote for their own entry.
8. The decision of the moderating team is final.
9. All images must be posted in line with the usual FC posting rules
10. The rules may be subject to change, and these will be posted on this thread.
11. Please do not comment on entries other than your own.

Prizes –
First Prize
Your choice of two prints from Squadron Prints website - Squadron Prints

Second Prize
Your choice of one print from Squadron Prints website - Squadron Prints

Third
No actual prize but the kudos of coming third!

Many thanks to our sponsors, http://www.squadronprints.com, for their continued support.

Please Pm Gill memberlist.php?mode=viewprofile&u=2722 to claim your prizes
Please provide her with your address, which competition you have won/came 2nd in and the print number(s) you require.

Thank you Gill and Team, it is very much appreciated.

Good luck everyone!

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Re: October 2021 POTM Competition

Post by reaper493 » Fri Oct 01, 2021 5:08 pm

I'll start of with this, don't think I'll get anything better this month.

ImageDSC_6000 by Mike Hiley, on Flickr

Mike

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Re: October 2021 POTM Competition

Post by Tally-ho » Sat Oct 02, 2021 8:57 am

RSAF Boeing RE-3A about to depart Waddington on Friday 1 Oct 2021.

ImageRSAF Boeing RE-3A by Marius Bekker, on Flickr

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Re: October 2021 POTM Competition

Post by GhostFlight91 » Wed Oct 06, 2021 5:21 pm


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Re: October 2021 POTM Competition

Post by reaper493 » Wed Oct 06, 2021 5:47 pm

Think I need to rename this months competition....

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Re: October 2021 POTM Competition

Post by Cole » Thu Oct 07, 2021 10:40 am

Ill go slightly more outside the box, but still pressed up against the box.
Same day as the RE-3(Friday 2nd) but alot less frustraighting !


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Dudley, West Midlands

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Re: October 2021 POTM Competition

Post by F6MAN » Wed Oct 13, 2021 3:22 pm

A short visit to RAF Valley Monday 11/10.

Texan touchdown.

ImageIMG_3739 by F6MAN, on Flickr

Regards.

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Re: October 2021 POTM Competition

Post by tomw » Wed Oct 13, 2021 3:43 pm

Anarchy 1 Duxford 9th October 2021

ImageAnarchy 1 Duxford by Tom W, on Flickr

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Re: October 2021 POTM Competition

Post by andygolfer » Wed Oct 13, 2021 7:41 pm

one from me taken today (13th October) at Mildenhall, RC-135U about to land:

Image64-14849 Boeing RC-135U Combat Sent USAF Mildenhall 13-10-2021 5758 by Andrew Goldsmith, on Flickr

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but being old and grey I like a bit of the military stuff too !


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Re: October 2021 POTM Competition

Post by Tanker Ray » Mon Oct 18, 2021 6:31 pm

41 Sqn Typhoon FGR.4, callsign Apollo 12, in AARA 14 on October 8th 2021

ImageIMG_2207a by Mark Young, on Flickr

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Re: October 2021 POTM Competition

Post by Matt 5b » Wed Oct 20, 2021 12:19 pm

Italian Tornado M.M.7023 departing RAF Coningsby to return home after a few days on the bombing range at Donna Nook, 14th October 2021

ImageBurners of the Tornado by Matt Fisher, on Flickr

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Re: October 2021 POTM Competition

Post by Reaper02 » Thu Oct 21, 2021 4:06 pm

C-160D 'Retro Brummel' taking off for the very last time out of Eindhoven Airbase on October the 12th:

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Re: October 2021 POTM Competition

Post by BP2324 » Sat Oct 23, 2021 12:26 pm

After the rain- the evening sun and the the 7th SOS 'Night Owls'. Mildenhall 4th Oct
ImageDSC_6383 by Brian Pallett, on Flickr

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Re: October 2021 POTM Competition

Post by LN Strike Eagle » Thu Oct 28, 2021 8:17 pm

EP-3E Aries II departing Mildenhall as 'Navy PR410' on October 28th:

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Re: October 2021 POTM Competition

Post by IMarsh » Fri Oct 29, 2021 9:37 am

RAF A-400 Atlas in the circuit at Abingdon 21-October-2021

ImageDSC_5408 by Ian Marshall, on Flickr

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Re: October 2021 POTM Competition

Post by tomcat14 » Fri Oct 29, 2021 7:35 pm

B1B 86-0110 "Javelin 01" departing from Fairford early on 27 October.

Image86-0110 by wokinghampaul, on Flickr

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Re: October 2021 POTM Competition

Post by JONLITE06 » Sat Oct 30, 2021 8:27 am

Coningsby F16 visitor 13/10/21.
Imagecao3 by Jon Cross, on Flickr

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Re: October 2021 POTM Competition

Post by Seacat192 » Sun Oct 31, 2021 3:31 pm

South Wales Air Museum Tornado - 30 October 2021

ImageIMG_0095_South Wales Aviation Museum_30-10-2021 by Roger - Thanks for 2 Million Views, on Flickr
GRIM REAPERS SUPPORTER - Somerset Wing

Enjoying the hobby - whether I see what I’d hoped for, or totally missed it :whistle:

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Re: October 2021 POTM Competition

Post by Adam Palmer » Sun Oct 31, 2021 4:55 pm

Lakenheath reaper 28/10/21

ImageRAF Lakenheath Grim Reaper by Adam Palmer, on Flickr

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Re: October 2021 POTM Competition

Post by Pune » Tue Nov 02, 2021 9:03 pm

PC21, Cognac, France on 8th October.
ImageCognac Armee 08.10.2021 by Paul Tursner-Upcott, on Flickr
If you can keep your head whilst all around are losing theirs, you have probably completely misread the situation!!

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