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    G'day All!
    I found these pics of a Blackburn Monoplane type D at a recent airshow in the UK.
    I had not seen this aircraft before.

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    Oh Barry, brilliant photos of a truly graceful period of early aviation, right up there with the Demoiselle and the Antoinette, graceful and elegant! Thank you!I
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    That one is from the Shuttleworth Collection
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    A rare bird - at least to me .
    Nice pics, Baz.

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    Nice pic of a pre-war kite Baz, what a beauty !

    "He is wise who watches"

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    Very graceful for a pre-war kite! Nice pics Barry.
    Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm. Winston S. Churchill

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    Beautiful pictures Barry. Following that link I can see that it was built for a Cyril Foggin. He died in a motor vehicle accident in France on the 30th of July 1918.

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    Super photos!

    A proper spiders' web!!!

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    Men & their flying chests...
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    Another beautiful bird that I will never get to fly Baz.
    "Courage is the art of being the only one who knows you're scared to death."

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    Great pictures of such an old aircraft, Barry!

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