Diamond 9 by Graham Taylor
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Diamond 9

October 8, 2015

Typhoon aircraft fly in a celebratory 'diamond nine' formation as part of the build-up to the Queens Diamond Jubilee celebrations in 2012. The aircraft were drawn from 3(F)Sqn, 11(F)Sqn, 17(R)Sqn and 41(R)Sqn RAF Coningsby, and also 1(F)Sqn and 6(F)Sqn RAF Lossiemouth.

Image taken on a Nikon D3 with 24-70mm f/2.8 lens. Taken from the rear seat of a Typhoon FGR2 while the aircraft was inverted above the formation.

40mm · f/5.6 · 1/1600s · ISO 800
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Masterfully captured.