Electronic Shutter and Bendy Propellers ?

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Electronic Shutter and Bendy Propellers ?

It was Armed Forces day here in the UK on Saturday and so I headed up on to Plymouth Hoe towards the end of the day for the aerial flyovers. Unfortunately, due I think to the weather, the Battle of Britain flyover never happened but we did get a dual Biplane wing walking display and what I think was a Dakota?. I have never photographed aeroplanes before and only had the modest Panasonic 45-150 kit zoom with me but it coped remarkably well. Helped I think by the pilots coming so low over Plymouth Sound and captured on H burst mode , shutter priority, fine JPEG and Raw no live display, AFC focus. Unfortunately I had forgotten to turn the electronic shutter off, despite being warned about it's perils with action shots. Am I right in assuming that things like propellers, as in the first few wing walk shots, have bendy propellers because of this ? I realised in time for the big plane (which I think was a Dakota) and switched to mechanical. I was impressed with the resolution of my G6 with the small zoom, even with cropping in, where you can actually see a couple of the crew or pilots waving ! Here are a few processed JPEGS, my RAW software is playing up at the moment. CC and advice welcome.

Bendy Propellers...arrgghhhh!!

Mechanical Shutter

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