Welcome to Fast Air – covering military aviation in the UK with photos, reports and articles.
The website is the work of Gordon Jones and all of the writing and photos are his unless stated otherwise. The website covers military aviation within the UK and concentrates on the RAF but will also cover the USAF Europe as well as a selection of air shows.
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Recently Published Work
Below is a selection of the work Gordon has had published. This includes a number of articles for Military Matters (Radio User magazine) and a chapter of how to shoot low level photography for the Photocrew’s “Aviation Photography” book.
About My Photos
All the images on this state, unless otherwise stated, are the exclusive copyright and property of Gordon Jones, all rights reserved, and are protected under the United Kingdom Copyright, Designs and Patent Act 1998, and international copyright laws and treaties. These laws impose substantial penalties for infringement, and violators will be prosecuted to the full extent of the law.
This image may not be directly or indirectly published, reproduced, copied, stored, manipulated, modified, sold, transmitted, redistributed, projected, used in any way, or redistributed in any medium without the explicit, prior written permission of Gordon Jones.
Incorporation of any of the images into third party web pages by any means, including “hotlinking”, is not permitted unless prior permission has been granted.
If you wish to make use of one of my photos please contact me.
Up until mid-September 2010 I’ve been using Canon and have owned the 20D, 30D, 40D, 1D Mark II and 7D with lenses from the 70-300 right through to the 300 f/2.8 L IS. From the second half of September 2010 I made the swap to Nikon with a pair of D300s and then over to the full frame (FX) D800 in December 2012.If you are interested in my experiences and opinion on camera kit it is covered on this site.
My current kit is:
Nikon D800 (with grip)
Nikkor 16-35 f/4 VR
Nikkor 27-70 f/2.8
Nikkor 70-200 f/2.8 VR
Nikkor 300 f/2.8 VR