D-Day 80 Heroes Remembered Photography Events

COAP Media and Aero Legends offer an exclusive program of flight and photography experiences in the UK and France

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PRESS RELEASE

COAP Wings is delighted to announce an exclusive program of flight and photography experiences during the D-Day 80 Heroes Remembered celebrations. Three exclusive, professionally choreographed events, dedicated to photography and run by COAP Wings in partnership with Aero Legends in the UK and France, are planned to bring the D-Day 80 Heroes Remembered aircraft to life at North Weald. Each event offers something different, and each one is concentrated on capturing photography that commemorates this historic 80th Anniversary.

In 2019 Steve Comber coordinated this fantastic photoshoot with reenactors and the airpanes of the D-Day Squadron
In 2019 Steve Comber coordinated this fantastic photoshoot with reenactors and the airplanes of the D-Day Squadron. Image via COAP Media

SHOOT 1: THE AIRCRAFT — WEDNESDAY, MAY 29th

The first evening photoshoot will offer the chance to capture imagery of D-Day 80 Heroes Remembered participating aircraft as clearly as possible, without re-enactors, and including engine runs of one or two Douglas C-47s. This event, hosted by Aero Legends and delivered by COAP Wings at North Weald, will commence at 1800hrs and finish at 2200hrs after the ‘Blue Hour’. TICKET £75: BUY NOW HERE

C-47 Placid Lassie performing a “night run” for the photographers. Image via COAP Media

 

SHOOT 2: THE SCENES — THURSDAY, MAY 30th

The second evening event will feature time-travel living history scenes, capturing the essence of this historic event. This will include re-enactors, vehicles & aircraft on static display in the background to complete the scene. This event, hosted by Aero Legends and delivered by COAP Wings at North Weald, will commence at 1800hrs and finish at 2200hrs after the ‘Blue Hour’. TICKET £95: BUY NOW HERE

SHOOT 3: THE ALLIES FRIDAY, MAY 31st

The third exclusive re-enactment photoshoot will feature Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress Sally B. This will be a daylight time-travel photoshoot in the afternoon, featuring USAAF re-enactors with C-47s as a backdrop setting the airfield scene. TICKET £75: BUY NOW HERE.

Another beautiful reenactment image coordinated by Steven Comber of COAP. Image via COAP Media

AIR-TO-AIR PHOTO EXPERIENCES

Fly with the historic D-Day machines in dedicated photo sorties — the most anticipated experience of the year! The exact details — in terms of the number of flights, which aircraft are on which days etc. are under development. You must register your serious interest and you will be kept up to date as the planning moves forward. As usual, there are no guarantees on results, based on any combination of weather, serviceability, participation, and flight parameters. All of that to come… But for now, you must register your interest in each event and COAP Media staff will be in touch personally.

UK AIR-TO-AIR EXPERIENCES — MAY 27th-30th

A series of dedicated photography flights operating out of North Weald over the period of May 27th-30th. This experience is limited to five people on each flight. The exclusive photo flights will be the most immersive experience of the year, as you fly alongside the aircraft taking part in the D-Day 80 Heroes Remembered work-up period. FROM £1800: REGISTER HERE

C-47 Placid Lassie flying over the French countryside. Image via COAP Media

CROSS-CHANNEL AIR-TO-AIR EXPERIENCES — JUNE 2nd AND JUNE 5th

Fly amongst the entire armada crossing the English Channel and with historical drops over the significant D-Day sites in France. An exclusive series of incredibly moving flights, sharing the sky with the C-47s and Supermarine Spitfires over some of the most historically significant lands in the world!

• A unique chance to join the armada on the crossing over from the UK to France on Sunday, June 2nd.

• A cross-channel flight on Tuesday, June 5th for the return to Upottery, home of the 101st Airborne.

FROM £2800: REGISTER HERE

A stunning photo of one of the D-Day Squadron’s aircraft flying of the the channel. Image via COAP Media

FRANCE AIR-TO-AIR EXPERIENCES — JUNE 3rd, 4th AND 5th

Self-contained flight experiences within France, operating from Cherbourg over June 3rd, 4th, and 5th and covering the drop zone practices over the historic sites. FROM £1800: REGISTER HERE.

That’s All, Brother, Placid Lassie and Screaming Eagle flying a tied formation over the British countryside. Image via COAP Media

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