Preparation for the first flight of a new modification of the Il-76MD-M.
The 31 sqn, 'Goldstars' 100 year anniversary jet makes a fast run through LFA17 at Dunmail, just in time, as the early evening golden light had started to fade!
Probably one of the last photos of the Bird Dog. A week later when on the ground a gale put the wheels up being almost unusable.
Before coming to this place, this is the exact shot I was looking for. [Canon 7D]