Gloster Javelin XH897

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Gloster Javelin XH897

Photographed at Duxford.

26 comments on “Gloster Javelin XH897
  1. amyrey says:

    Nice pov Ian… great symmetry.

  2. cgullz says:

    fantastic selective, sweet tight frame, amazing colour and perspective!
    it has a pointy thing at the front and it’s red so it must be fast … o and there’s no props either ๐Ÿ˜‰

  3. Neal. says:

    It always feels like something is watching meee

  4. rob of rochdale says:

    Cracking perspective Ian!

  5. mickb6265 says:

    i’d have been proud of this,mate..hope its not raining NEXT week-end..!

  6. Tech Owl says:

    Very good unusual view Ian – did you get your flight yet?

  7. Ian D B says:

    Many thanks everyone, and [] thanks again for the heads-up about the comments thing being turned off Mick.

    Hi Bryan, not yet, it’ll probably be late Summer before I get back down that way.

    Yeah this was used for test fights I think, hence the funky paint scheme.

  8. bandman12 says:

    striking colours and pod

  9. mick cooke says:

    cracking photo ian ,

  10. nondesigner59 says:

    Excellent composition..

  11. *Psycho Delia* says:

    Brilliant shot.

  12. Gizzardtreedude says:

    Great paint job and a jolly good shot!

  13. cgullz says:

    [] ahh. wow, that would make a test pilot feel ultra special … easier to distinguish in the air i guess .. or otherwise. am i being a bit dark? possibly yes.

  14. Mustang Koji says:

    This is a striking image… The colors just make it look like its flying right at ya…

  15. stopherjones says:

    Very cool. Very striking.

  16. C J Paul (chris) says:

    man brilliant image nice work with the pp ian

  17. bazylek100 says:

    Great composition. I like the selective colour, it works fine here.
    With such painting scheme this aircraft could be used in "Biaร…โ€šo-Czerwone Iskry" team ๐Ÿ™‚
    Biaร…โ€šo-Czerwone Iskry

  18. gastephen says:

    very bold composition Ian. Nicely done.

  19. P.A.B. says:

    Great use of selective colour Ian, makes me think of a circus tent!

  20. pasujoba says:

    Looks very different from this angle ….thought it was an umberrella at first !

  21. andyholmfirth says:

    Looks like soemthing Flash Gordon might get into.

  22. SolarScot. says:

    a tube of Colgate with wings

  23. GOR44Photographic says:

    Cool work

  24. PeaceLoveScoobie says:

    I love it!

  25. rob finch says:

    Nice pov ian – do you know I actually saw this fly in 1968 when it was Boscombe based with their test fleet! Sadly I didn’t have a camera back then ๐Ÿ™‚

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