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    Exclamation A spectacular Albatross Photo.

    Found this terrific shot of an Albatross on Facebook today.
    Cant tell if its a V or Va from the angle of the shot but it looks magic!

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    Wow, that is a great shot.

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    I mean, c'mon, was the German camo something or what? What a great looking aircraft.

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    Nice one, Barry.

    Thx for posting it.
    Voilà le soleil d'Austerlitz!

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    Awesome!

    Many thanks for posting it.
    I laugh in the face of danger - then I hide until it goes away!

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    Now that really is something. The albatross must be the most beautiful of WW1 aircraft

    Never Knowingly Undergunned !!

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    Awesome! Where did he get that mat?

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    yet again Baz, a good 'un

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    I would love to find a hi rez version of that picture. Thanks, Baz.
    “Fly fast - take chances!”

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    Great pic Baz, looks like a repro of Otto Kissenberth's Albatros D.2663/17. The original was a D.V but it's listed as, and certainly looks like, a D.Va by the Shuttleworth collection.


    "He is wise who watches"

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    Thanks for the picture the guys flying these aircraft must be in heaven.

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    That is excellent, even by your usual high standards, Barry!

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    Amazing ! "Rep"

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    Quote Originally Posted by flash View Post
    Great pic Baz, looks like a repro of Otto Kissenberth's Albatros D.2663/17. The original was a D.V but it's listed as, and certainly looks like, a D.Va by the Shuttleworth collection.

    Thanks Dave. Yes a D.Va by the extra forward support strut on the lower wing.

    "Its a fine line indeed between going out in a Blaze of Glory or having Crashed & Burnt!"
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    Here's a little more of a look at it on the tube

    "He is wise who watches"

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    Quote Originally Posted by flash View Post
    Here's a little more of a look at it on the tube
    Nice find Dave!

    "Its a fine line indeed between going out in a Blaze of Glory or having Crashed & Burnt!"
    Member Australian Society of WW1 Aero Historians

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    Great photographs, Barry and Dave.

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    Awesome Picture !

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