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PARENT CATEGORYYou are looking at a collection of aviation photos that I have been taking over the last few decades. You may have noticed however, that there has been little activity here of late, since the requirement to reduce the size of each photograph is too time-consuming. My latest efforts you will find on Flickr under hayling_billy.

I currently use a Nikon D750 with a Nikkor 24-120 and a Nikon 70-300. I also have older Nikon 7200 which took over from a D90.

Copyright of all photos is mine, with or without copyright note, so please take note, and contact me for any requirements at atb1943(at)

The site does not allow any input or registration. When I tried that it opened up the floodgates for all sorts of ads and other rubbish.
If you are interested in railways (mainly German), you might like to visit too, but again, the more recent stuff is on flickr. I can be contacted at atb1943(at)

Thank you for your interest and I hope you enjoy my efforts!
Now the small print to satisfy the authorities:

Verantwortlich für die Domains und is:
Alan Lathan
Moerfelder Landstrasse 76
60598 Frankfurt

email: atb1943(at)

Hinweis zu allen Links auf diesen Seiten:
Es gibt keine verlinkung auf andere Seiten, für den Fall der Fälle das der Server mal "verrückt" spielen sollte:
Mit Urteil vom 12. Mai 1998 - 312 O 85/98 - "Haftung für Links" hat das Landgericht Hamburg entschieden, daß man durch die Erstellung eines Links, die Inhalte der gelinkten Seite gegebenenfalls mit zu verantworten hat.
Dies kann - so das Gericht - nur dadurch verhindert werden, daß man sich ausdrücklich von diesen Inhalten distanziert. Ich distanziere mich ausdrücklich von allen Inhalten aller gelinkten Seiten und mache mir deren Inhalte nicht zu eigen.

Zum Recht am eigenen Bildnis
Aufgrund der Rechtslage, die sich aus dem allgemeinen Persönlichkeitsrecht und dem "Recht am eigenen Bildnis" gemäß KUG ergibt, weisen ich darauf hin, das jegliche Weiterverwendung der Daten, Bilder und Filme der nachfolgenden Seiten, einer ausdrücklichen Genehmigung / Zustimmung der abgebildeten Personen bedarf! Für Zuwiderhandlungen ist der Betreiber der Webseite / dieser Webseite nicht haftbar!
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Alan's collection of old b/w photos (mainly Cessnas) from various sources (but all paid for!)


414 files, last one added on Jan 14, 2015
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Luftwaffe in WW II in colour


71 files, last one added on Jan 09, 2015
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2 albums on 1 page(s)

Trip Reports (outside Germany)
Trip Reports (within Germany)
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Frankfurt Airport general spottings


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1 albums on 1 page(s)

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N9089Z Biggin Hill 1964169 viewsNorth American TB-25J/VB-25N Mitchell c/n 108-34136 ex-44-30861 Aero Associates, Tucson AZ. Malcolm D.N. Fisher/Historical Aircraft Preservation Society, Biggin Hill, 1966-1967. British Historic Aircraft Museum, Southend, July 1967-1983 displayed as HD368 VO-A. Later to North Weald and later in pieces at Wycombe Air Park. G-BKXW
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