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Old 8th Mar 2009, 23:39
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Another open house another gap filler, may last a few seconds ? Keith.

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Not having flown in the area for 20 odd years. I wonder if Shipdam might look like this now?
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Old Bald Pilot, Yes Shipdham does look like that now, your memory is very sharp !
Looking forward to your challenge.

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OBP

C'mon . . . wake up! I know you're retired, and it's only 10:am in Florida, but you've got to get up, get those slippers on, grab the glasses, and find an aerodrome photo.
Like you, I'm an OB guy, and I cant work those damn video games, so this is my entertainment. (My God . . it really has come to this.)
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Old 9th Mar 2009, 22:33
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Shipdam

Well thank you for those few kind words. Under the circumstances I'd best throw it open. If I can work out how to post a picture before you all wake up in the morning I will do so. Sorry I can't spend all bleedin' day on the computer.
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Old Bald Pilot, Whilst you are working through the seemingly impossible task of posting photos (which will be easy when you get there) I will try another of my very easy ones ! But be warned I am only 80% certain that this is the place I think it is ? I am sure that someone out there will know ??

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Old 9th Mar 2009, 23:36
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Hardwick.

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Old 9th Mar 2009, 23:44
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Ciarain, Yes thats exactly what I thought, compared it with google earth, and it looked good !
So over to you !

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Wish I had some airfield shots, you have some very nice airborne views, perhaps dig out another one .

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OK then, but a slightly different ground shot ?? Keith.

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Two guesses if I may.
First Seething. If more hangars have been added. There was only one in the seventies.
Second is that the BSC Plant I can just make out above the trees?
If so has the old wartime field at Bury St Edmunds (Rougham) been reopened, and so to bed.
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Old Bald Pilot, You are correct again ! it is Seething, with a few newish hangars, the smoke above the trees to the right side of the photo is indeed British Sugar .... but their Cantley factory in Norfolk.
The helicopter is of course a friends model, which I thought was in good scale on this photo ?
We await your descision ?

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OBP has gone to sleep again in Florida . . .
Can I put one up?
Huh? Can I please?
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Give the poor guy a break, it's 4.30 am in sunny Florida!
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you're right of course.
And I really should get back to work . . . .

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I would not have twigged it was a model. No wonder I could'nt see a registration.
I used to live in the village (Woodton) on the approach to 05 at Seething.
Thanks for your patience gentlemen.
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Oops. I would not have believed so many of you would be looking at once.
Obviously exceeds my Tripod Broadband. I will look for another server.
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Same picture. This time using photobucket
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Bicester? If so, open house
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Absolutely correct JW411. All of 5 minutes.
Oxford University Air Squadron Chipmunks lined up ready for the visit of the Queen RAF Bicester 1967.


Open House.
Next time someting a little more difficult
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