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Here is a read only link to the Aerodrome Database - WhichAerodrome.xlsx. Up to date as of 1/5/2019. Catching up slowly - up to May 2019 now (Mar 2020).

Here are some "rules" for Which Aerodrome. These are based upon the original suggestions from the very first thread, and have a few additions. Also please be patient as when you are active others may be asleep.
  • A historic picture of an aerodrome will be posted. Newer pictures are allowed but the theme here is to compare/contrast old with new as well as identifying aerodromes which no longer exist.
  • The person who correctly identifies it will be declared the 'winner' by the original poster.
  • That winner shall either post another challenge or declare the floor open. Anyone may then post the next challenge.
  • If the winner of the challenge does not respond to the notification of their success within 48 hours, an Open house can be declared when there is consensus between multiple other posters which are on line.
  • When the poster of a challenge does not respond within 48 hours of a posted answer, this poster can be declared winner if the answer is considered correct in a consensus of multiple other posters.
  • If Open House is declared, regular posters should not jump in immediately, but time should be given for those who are not great at naming the correct location as they may have some good images.
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  • Try to use elderly photos and not Google Earth, Zoom Earth or any other search engine, pics
  • Try to post images that are not already present on internet, as Google Image Search will find them if they are.
  • Personal photos are acceptable as they show the aerodrome as it is now.
  • When confirming the correct location, the location and winner should be stated to negate any deletion of posts.
  • Please don't delete your posts, let everyone see your successes, failures and challenges.
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Old 5th Jun 2012, 21:54
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That is the one,Graeme.
YHC.
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Thanks Terrence.

Couldn't see this on Mel's list....

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Long shot, could it be Mildenhall?
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Sorry mate, but according to the caption, not Mildenhall
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RAF Wittering.

Interesting that a different article states a different date...

On 8 July 1936, the first Royal Visit to RAF Wittering took place. This visit by King Edward VIII, accompanied by his brother the Duke of York and the Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Sir Edward Ellington, was also historic in that His Majesty flew in his scarlet and blue Rapide aircraft from his private aerodrome in Windsor Great Park to Northolt and then on to Wittering to become Britainís first flying King.

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RAF Wittering
Well done.

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Sorry for the delay... Open House.
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Here's another then:

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Old 7th Jun 2012, 11:18
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Ardmore Airfield,Manurewa,N.Z?
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Got me again Sabredog, all yours.
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Thank you,DB. The topography was a good clue!
The next;
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Old 8th Jun 2012, 09:40
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Germany or Holland?
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Sorry,Simon. Neither Germany or occupied Netherlands, some useful clues in the photograph though!
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From the camouflage it would appear to be in GB, is that what you mean by 'useful clues'?
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RAF Fairlop, satellite to Hornchurch?
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Indeed it is,Olympus. R.A.F. Fairlop, Essex,U.K.
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Thanks sabredog.

Can't see this one on the list...

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175 Sqdn., R.A.F.Warmwell,Dorset?
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Correct sd; you have control.
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Many thanks,Olympus. You certainly find some interesting challenges.
The next is somewhat prosaic in comparison;
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