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Old 5th Feb 2009, 17:35
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Thanks, S'land. Even harder to reconcile the imagery now! Shame that the Earharts, Lindberghs and Roosevelt Jnrs now have a bloody great shopping mall to commemorate their efforts...

I'll be back with a new challenge soon.
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Old 5th Feb 2009, 18:03
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OK - try this one. I used to live about 2 miles from this place back in my mid-distance past.

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Old 6th Feb 2009, 10:56
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I'll kick off with Chilbolton.
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Old 6th Feb 2009, 11:37
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In the best Roy Walker tradition - "it's a good answer, but it's not right!" Not Chilbolton, I'm afraid.
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Old 6th Feb 2009, 11:49
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Think it's a fighter base due blister hangars and fighter type blast pens/dispersals. Main Hangars look black, prob T2s. I would say UK. Intriguing....Long long shot - Atcham in Shropshire?
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Old 6th Feb 2009, 13:10
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Direct hit on Atcham, I'd say.

Cunningly turned upside down in the shot :-)
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Old 6th Feb 2009, 13:37
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Indeed - direct hit sir!

Well done - my cunning ploy to rotate the picture was sure to be found out sooner or later. And yes, the black blobs are indeed T2s.

Atcham, in 1946 I believe, just down the road from me a few years ago: the road specifically being the B4394, which these days runs down the lower half of the NE/SW runway. Shame so little now remains...

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Old 6th Feb 2009, 13:39
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Picture taken on 6th May 1946 - at a guess......

Doh! 9th May!

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Old 6th Feb 2009, 13:41
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9th May 1946, actually...

You found it on Wikipedia too, eh?
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Old 6th Feb 2009, 20:31
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Nacluv - thank you. Open house folks!
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Old 6th Feb 2009, 22:53
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This one shouldn't be too difficult:

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Old 7th Feb 2009, 13:05
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Chipping Warden?
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Old 7th Feb 2009, 15:08
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Not Chipping Warden
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Old 7th Feb 2009, 15:42
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How about Beccles?
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Old 7th Feb 2009, 18:36
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I knew it wouldn't last long, Beccles it is, an active airfield despite it's appearance!
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Old 7th Feb 2009, 19:09
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Many thanks.

Try this one.

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Old 7th Feb 2009, 20:19
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Montford Bridge (Forton)
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Old 8th Feb 2009, 08:28
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Didn't last long!

Your turn.
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Old 8th Feb 2009, 08:53
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Thanks. It helps when you fly over it regularly. Here's another that I think is straightforward.

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Dale ???????????
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