Airborne Lensmen

Kev Baxter explores an option that allows aviation enthusiasts the chance to photograph aircraft in their natural environment – the sky

Jon Gowdy breaks up and away in P- 51D ‘Contrary Mary’ from Lars Ness, flying the 352nd Fighter Group-marked Mustang ‘Miss Helen’.

It will be no exaggeration to say that most FlyPast readers will have pointed a camera upwards to photograph an aeroplane. Some camera users have the skill, or luck, it takes to capture something they deem worthy to print and hang on their wall or place in an album for their own enjoyment. Others will have been fortunate enough to have their work published in magazines and online.

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