Aviation Photo #0929319 Bristol 188 - UK - Air Force

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This was the second and final Bristol 188 to fly, the prototype having first taken to the air in 1962. It was an experimental design to investigate the effects of heating on the aircraft at high speeds. Constructed largely of stainless steel, it achieved a maximum speed of 1.88 Mach against a design target of 2 Mach. It is part of the RAF Museum Cosford collection.
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Photo Added: September 26, 2005

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Anonymous
12 years ago
Not terribly artistic, no sunsets or anythng, but what I like is how you can see the ripples in the metal. Nicely focused. Good even light too, that helps alot. I also like the way you capture the entire pitot tube at the nose.
Anonymous
12 years ago
Its hard to get a good photo in a static display as you can get a lot of background 'clutter'. But despite these limitations the photographer has done very well in achieving a good shot of the aircraft in question.

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