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Old 16th Apr 2021, 07:11
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Aeroporto Nicellie Lido de Venezia
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Old 16th Apr 2021, 21:05
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Aeroporto Nicellie Lido de Venezia
indeed Venice Lido.

a grass strip with beautiful terminal building in Art Deco style.
The photo was a screen schot from a Pilatus P24 promo video.
Promoting the short unpaved landing and take capabilities.

I hope you have something in store for us Descol?
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Old 17th Apr 2021, 08:58
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Thanks SLB - have a go at this one
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Old 17th Apr 2021, 11:20
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Australia?
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Old 17th Apr 2021, 13:38
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Ast - Not Oz
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Old 17th Apr 2021, 14:27
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Ast - Not Oz
But surely Commonwealth isnít it?


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Old 17th Apr 2021, 14:52
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My first though was southern Africa.
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Old 17th Apr 2021, 15:10
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Commonwealth yes - SLB how does the exploded image relate ?
nvubu - not SA
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Old 17th Apr 2021, 15:35
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Commonwealth yes - SLB how does the exploded image relate ?
nvubu - not SA
For me (being overly generalistic)
men in shorts with white socks up over the calves
is definitely British/former commonwealth.
Could have been a visitor of course.
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Old 17th Apr 2021, 16:43
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I think SLBs definition is a good one.

"southern Africa" is not just SA,
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Old 17th Apr 2021, 19:21
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Commonwealth with men in with socks is true - not Southern Africa
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Old 17th Apr 2021, 20:31
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Commonwealth with men in with socks is true - not Southern Africa
I hope I have not offended any Brits?
Because then I will put on my wooden shoes at start weeding the grass between my tulips.
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Old 18th Apr 2021, 06:47
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Pacific Islands?
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Old 18th Apr 2021, 09:03
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Yes SD - Pacific Islands and a commonwealth county - where BrIts / Ozzies and others where white socks over the calves
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Old 18th Apr 2021, 09:30
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Does it still look the same or has it been modernised?
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Old 18th Apr 2021, 09:37
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Ast - I took the photo in the mid 80s - have not been there since - I suspect it has changed
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Old 18th Apr 2021, 09:37
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Just a guess, GA Terminal, should one exist, at Raratonga. So long since I passed through; I was wearing Desert Boots at the time, otherwise just about as shown. Rugby was the topic of discussion while refueling, being Welsh helps in those parts.
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Old 18th Apr 2021, 10:34
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Whilst I can see why -Jenkins - it's not Raratonga
I still have my desert boots - can't beat them
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Old 19th Apr 2021, 08:11
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perhaps a clue is in order - the airfield played a significant role in the Guadalcanal campaign in WW2
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Honiara International Airport (formerly Henderson Field), Solomon Islands?
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