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Thread: 2 old rare Photos - S6 1929 AWA G-AOZZ

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    2 old rare Photos - S6 1929 AWA G-AOZZ

    Old aviation images turn up mixed up in all sorts of photo collections
    These are the 3 best I found this past few days :
    AW Argosy G-AOZZ closest the camera , must be at LHR sometime 1962-64 before BEA upgraded their runway ´´buses ´´
    img687 by foundin_a_attic, on Flickr


    img686 by foundin_a_attic, on Flickr

    1929 Supermarine S6 N247 Schneider Trophy race winner which was destroyed in a crash on 18th August 1931.
    lot 56874gb by foundin_a_attic, on Flickr

    lot 56874gb

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    Love these, thanks for posting. The "ghosting" effect of the people and the long exposure in the S6 picture is quite atmospheric!
    Armchair enthusiast, but also a fan of sofas and recliners.

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    Under wing roundels. Not seen those before.

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    They are not roundels under the wing, but the racing number '2'.

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    Having looked again on a bigger screen I can see that now. Thanks

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