Getting into a Spin

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Where: Wellington Way, Farnborough GU14, UK

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Description: "FE8 Getting into a spin". Experimental aeroplane in the air having taken off from the Royal Aircraft Establishment at Farnborough in Hampshire.

Date: World War One

Our Catalogue Reference: AIR 1/2411/303/4/20

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    Red Baron Gallery ©

    • 18/Dec/2009 20:55:51

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    • 28/Mar/2010 03:46:17

    The photo should be rotated 90-degrees to the right. Note the cloud layer has formed vertically in this orientation.

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    judicious room

    • 21/May/2010 16:25:41


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    • 16/Jun/2010 16:11:42

    suppa Bild gfallt ma

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    • 22/Jun/2010 10:19:02

    Thanks for sharing

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    permissible title

    • 02/Jan/2013 21:10:08

    Let's hope the landing was better than this one: Broken Biplane