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Old 3rd Mar 2008, 01:14
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I'll give you it StbD- It's actually BAN(Base Aero Navale) Aspretto.
It was originally a seaplane base(Cam 5s & PL15s), then after the war became a base for Breguet Alizes. Nord 262s are based there now I believe.

It is or was, a training base for the French SAS equivalent.

The land based airfield is now, as StbD guessed, LFKJ Ajaccio/Campo Del Oro.

Carry on chaps
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Old 3rd Mar 2008, 02:40
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Cheers Andy. Right neighborhood at least!

Next challenge:

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Old 3rd Mar 2008, 13:26
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Considering the number of (apparently) Lockheed 10s (or 12s) - could it be Burbank?
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Old 3rd Mar 2008, 15:09
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Thank you STbdD..don't know how I missed that!!
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N.A.S /RCAF Argentia,Newfoundland? (Hudsons)
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Old 3rd Mar 2008, 18:57
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After searching around on the net it would seem that Sabredog is correct.

Bit of thread drift, my searching was hampered by the fact that the vehicles are all driving on the left but research following Sabredog's post shows that Newfoundland did not switch to driving on the right until 1947.

OK, carry on!
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Old 3rd Mar 2008, 19:32
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Shall we have the courtesy to wait and see what StbdD has to say?
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Old 3rd Mar 2008, 22:50
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Spot on saberdog . The floor is yours.
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Old 4th Mar 2008, 08:03
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Thank you,StbdD. Open House.
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Shall we have the courtesy to wait and see what StbdD has to say?
Quite right S'dog, no offence intended, it was just an unthinking spontaneous post.
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Old 4th Mar 2008, 09:02
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None taken , Duckbutt. On with the show, and please check your P.M.s
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I think I still owe you guys some challenges, so:




And to give you an idea of the area:


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Old 4th Mar 2008, 11:56
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Berlin Schonefeld SXF?
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Old 4th Mar 2008, 12:40
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Tripoli/Idris?
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Not Berlin nor Tripoli
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Lusaka Airport?
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Old 4th Mar 2008, 14:18
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Sabredog, you're way too good at this! Lusaka it is.
Congrats!
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Thank you, Moira. Just lucky really, all the clues are in the photograph somewhere. The B.AC. 1-11 gave a very good lead.
Open House.
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Old 4th Mar 2008, 19:02
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Here is the next mystery aerodrome:
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Blida Aerodrome ,1943 . 205 Group Wellingtons,possibly 150 Sqdn.R.A.F.

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