EGGD
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Filton Airshow 2001

Sun Jun 24, 2001 1:25 am

Hey all

Today was the Filton Airshow, at Filton in Bristol.

Lots of interesting stuff around, nearly 40'000 people turned up.

The A340-600 made an appearance, and it is such a beautiful Aircraft! Also there was the A300-600ST Beluga, B17, Bristol Blenheim, Extra 300's, etc etc.

Very hot, and not much wind made an excellent show.

Also there was The Orange F1 Racing team, and some guy with a very strong neck!

Luckily there were no accidents  Smile/happy/getting dizzy

Rgrds, Dan
 
EGGD
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RE: Filton Airshow 2001

Sun Jun 24, 2001 1:29 am

Oh yeah, forgot to add something.

While looking at one of the Airbus exhibits i noticed a familiar photo.

It was this taken by Mark Garfinkel!

Well done, i hope that they asked permission to use it  Smile


Click for large version
Click here for full size photo!

Photo © Mark Garfinkel



Rgrds, Dan
 
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RE: Filton Airshow 2001

Mon Jun 25, 2001 11:19 pm

Does anyone know the telephone number or the organization or airport that put on the Filton Airshow??
Thanks in advance
Mark Garfinkel
 
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RE: Filton Airshow 2001

Tue Jun 26, 2001 12:45 am

Mark,

The show has been organised by BAe Systems so you should contact them. Web adress
http://www.baesystems.com/

Regards
Laurens Janssen

BTW I guess they didn't ask you for permission to publish your photograph?
 
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RE: Filton Airshow 2001

Tue Jun 26, 2001 2:01 am

Laurens,
Thanks alot!
Yes, they never contacted me.
Mark G
 
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RE: Filton Airshow 2001

Tue Jun 26, 2001 2:14 am

>Yes, they never contacted me.

I feared that. Shame over them!
Maybe you should contact a lawyer, first.

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