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| A visitor from Netherlands posted Thu April 16, 2015:|
Epic picture of an enigmatic and controversial aircraft, magical colors and atmosphere. This is oneof the most beautiful pictures I've seen here. Thanks for sharing! -Zoydian.
| A visitor from - posted Mon May 12, 2014:|
Shot at an unflattering angle but least it's in focus.
| A visitor from Mexico posted Mon March 31, 2014:|
This could easily be the best picture at airliners.net
| A visitor from Brazil posted Thu January 24, 2013:|
I guess cockroaches DO fly! :)
| A visitor from New Zealand posted Tue July 24, 2012:|
Beautiful, brilliant, stunning shot of undoubtedly on of the best a/c to fly, but not reach production! Britain always had the best aviation industry, it's a shame politics interfered. Beauty, functionality and performance, British a/c had (and the few still being built still have) it all!
| A visitor from Netherlands posted Fri January 27, 2012:|
This could/should be a book cover! Iconic shot of an iconic plane. Even the dark clouds above it are symbolic...
| A visitor from United States posted Thu January 26, 2012:|
A beautiful shot of an awesome machine. Sad it's early demise.
| A visitor from - posted Sun August 28, 2011:|
| A visitor from Finland posted Sun August 28, 2011:|
| A visitor from United States posted Tue May 17, 2011:|
Dreams of what could and would have been... Who knows how far and what this magnificent aircraft could have been developed into. It was designed as a fighter interceptor not a fighter bomber like the F-111, the Mirage and many other terrific aircraft. Sadly the British politicians of that era where as short sighted then as they are today.
Politics aside as a Photo this is actually a VERY GOOD and Very emotional image. The background captures the dark skies that seemed to haunt the project all the while showing off what a cutting edge design it was. Well done!
| A visitor from United States posted Sat May 14, 2011:|
Well.....I have never seen or heard of this plane before now. Yes, I agree, it's a very "dramatic" photo.
Having just said that........It's not the least bit "pretty"! It may be "ahead of it's time", it may any number of things, but "pretty" it's not !
But a great photo of a "not pretty" plane..............
| A visitor from United States posted Sat May 14, 2011:|
"would've flown circles around the F-111"? In your dreams. TSR.2 was and always will be overrated. Nice looking plane though
| A visitor from Australia posted Sat May 14, 2011:|
Beautiful lighting and composition - a truly amazing photo of an amazing aircraft.
| A visitor from United States posted Tue April 19, 2011:|
Great picture. I had never heard of this aircraft until today!
| A visitor from - posted Sun January 30, 2011:|
Ugly?? The TSR.2 has to be the Slickest-n-Sexiest strike aircraft ever! It would've flown circles around the F-111
| A visitor from - posted Thu December 30, 2010:|
OMG...If its an ugly one its got to be British!
| A visitor from - posted Thu September 30, 2010:|
Wow, even though this Aircraft was built on 1960's, it's still looks like a futuristic aircraft
| A visitor from - posted Tue May 4, 2010:|
Awesome. Breath taking.
| A visitor from Sweden posted Fri March 12, 2010:|
Amazing picture, amazing aircraft. Attractive and badass-looking.
| A visitor from United Kingdom posted Fri May 22, 2009:|
WHAT an aircraft. Wow just look what Britain can (or should that be could) do... :)
| A visitor from United States posted Fri May 22, 2009:|
What an Amazing photo! I'm speechless, the darkness makes truly amazing.
| A visitor from United Kingdom posted Sun April 5, 2009:|
0 mph never looked so fast...
| A visitor from United Kingdom posted Fri July 11, 2008:|
There are some great photos of this superb aircraft already out there...but this one somehow captures what was not to be..the implied threat, the menace as it simply stands like a bird of prey, you just know in seconds it could go from looking the part to being airborne and delivering a supersonic attack under the enemy defences and be home before the dust settled. Even the gloomy sky somehow adds to the overall effect. A truly great shot,if i'd taken this I would now have sold the camera gear and taken up fishing as i'd never be able to top this one.
| A visitor from France posted Fri March 28, 2008:|
| A visitor from United Kingdom posted Fri December 7, 2007:|
It is really effective because the colours match the time of day. I wish the TSR2 was still flying.
| A visitor from Australia posted Fri June 29, 2007:|
There is a simple elegance here - probably enforced by the almost black & white effect - and the drama of the sky accentuates the tragedy of the TSR-2 story.
| A visitor from United Kingdom posted Sat December 23, 2006:|
A wonderful balance between the silhouetted lines of the TSR2 and the curves highlighted by the reflected skylight.
| A visitor from United Kingdom posted Sat December 23, 2006:|
A wonderfully evocative picture that leaves me wodering "What if it had'nt been cancelled...?"
| A visitor from Canada posted Sat November 25, 2006:|
This is a great angle and has dramatic lighting, it makes the tsr look like an eagle waiting to strike.! And hey at least the Brits have a complete example of their governments short sightedness, all Canada has left of the Avro arrow is the nose section and one of the main undercarriages.
| A visitor from Russian Federation posted Tue November 14, 2006:|
| A visitor from Netherlands posted Fri October 13, 2006:|
Great photo,the TSR2 should still be flying
| A visitor from United Kingdom posted Sun October 1, 2006:|
Brilliant! Ten out Ten!
| A visitor from Belgium posted Sat September 9, 2006:|
The light in the pic, the moment the picture was done, the airplanetype unusual to see
| A visitor from United Kingdom posted Thu August 17, 2006:|
This photo captures the beautiful lines of an aircraft way ahead of it's time. Politicians hang your heads in shame for the destruction of the British Aircraft Industry!!
| A visitor from Iran, Islamic Republic Of posted Sat July 8, 2006:|
| A visitor from Malta posted Thu May 25, 2006:|
....simply....and truly.....beautiful..... I can't wait to see it at Duxford this July the day after Riat 06. My desktop until I ever see a better picture (if that is possible!). Alan.
| A visitor from United Kingdom posted Wed April 19, 2006:|
Best pic of a plane i have been i love with since it first blasted over st marks school on the very edge of salisbury plain in 1964.possibly the best plane ever designed ?
| A visitor from United Kingdom posted Sun March 26, 2006:|
A dramatic photograph of a dramatic aircraft destroyed under dramatic circumstances to Great Britains shame.
| A visitor from New Zealand posted Fri March 17, 2006:|
Excellent lighting and angle of a strange aircraft.
| A visitor from Canada posted Tue March 7, 2006:|
Ghostly looking thing, an excellent photo.
| A visitor from Netherlands posted Mon February 20, 2006:|
Nice picture,the aircraft with the cloudy sky behind it looks great,it's like a scene out of a scifi movie.
| A visitor from United Kingdom posted Fri February 3, 2006:|
This photograph makes the TSR2 look like a sinister, predatory bird. Most appropriate, considering its intended role.
| A visitor from France posted Fri February 3, 2006:|
You know, with its nose wheel engaged, is gonna take-off... Oups, you're wrong little french guy. Here is the TSR-2, the "may be best plane ever" they didn't want.
Cry and enjoy !
Thanks for this wonderful pic that feeds back (is it correct ?) all the drama of this aircraft. A fast and handsome plane which prefers darkness to light.
| A visitor from Australia posted Wed February 1, 2006:|
Thunderbirds are go...WOW looks like a scene from a sci-fi film.
| A visitor from United Kingdom posted Fri January 27, 2006:|
Only one word can be said when looking at this photo, or indeed the TSR2. Wow!
| A visitor from Brazil posted Thu January 26, 2006:|
It looks threatening. Beautiful picture!
| A visitor from Belgium posted Wed January 25, 2006:|
| A visitor from Mexico posted Wed January 25, 2006:|
From this angle and with those colors, it looks like Batman´s plane. Really awesome! T.B.
| A visitor from United States posted Sun January 8, 2006:|
Pure and clean design. Cannot tell if photo is in color but who cares? Rare bird appears to be moving fast while standing still and is ahead of its' time.
| A visitor from Switzerland posted Sun January 8, 2006:|
I like the mood of this picture. The light is just great a very special picture with a very special mood.
| A visitor from United Kingdom posted Sat January 7, 2006:|
Classic shot of a classic plane
| A visitor from United States posted Fri January 6, 2006:|
On the active ramp ... if only .... looks like it's just ready for the pilot to climb aboard and take her up, doesn't it ...
| A visitor from Switzerland posted Tue January 3, 2006:|
This is my personal "Photo of the Year 2005"! And it is on my Desktop... and i think for a long time. Superb photo, thank you :-)
| A visitor from United Kingdom posted Fri December 30, 2005:|
Still (after all these years) a futuristic looking aircraft. You have captured this beauty in a light that only enhances its 'magical' charisma. How could any government destroy such a wonderful achievement in the world of (military) aviation?
| A visitor from United States posted Thu December 29, 2005:|
Aaaaah , Beautiful shot Michael!! If only someone could fly it again and you could get some great aerial photographs!! Dream on!! Thanks for the photo!!
| A visitor from United Kingdom posted Mon December 26, 2005:|
Beautiful image, nice angle and nice light. Thanks for uploading.
| A visitor from Germany posted Sat December 24, 2005:|
What if... Magnificiently restored!
| A visitor from Singapore posted Sat December 24, 2005:|
| A visitor from Canada posted Fri December 23, 2005:|
AMAZING aircraft in amazing lighting. Superb photo.
| A visitor from Sweden posted Thu December 22, 2005:|
| A visitor from Switzerland posted Thu December 22, 2005:|
One of the best picture I have seen on this site !!! Well Done !
| A visitor from United States posted Thu December 22, 2005:|
Nice angle and light!
| A visitor from Australia posted Thu December 22, 2005:|
Great shot.. Almost looks animated.
Great work Michael.
| A visitor from Germany posted Thu December 22, 2005:|
Unique, rare aircraft and beautiful catched light scenery !
| A visitor from Belgium posted Thu December 22, 2005:|
A very nice picture of this unique and beautiful restorated bird!!
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