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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).

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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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Old 10th Aug 2012, 20:19
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Congo crisis 1960s? If so, Kamina.
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Exactly correct CGB. You have the ball.

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Open house, I'm afraid.

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OK - if it's Open House, here's another for you all:

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Camouflaged aerodrome ?
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Could be - I don't know.....
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RAF Feltwell, Norfolk, England ?
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Neither Feltwell:


nor England.

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Shape of the hangars and their layout would indicate not UK, but possibly Ireland? Baldonnel maybe?
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Neither Baldonnel, nor Ireland, to be sure, to be sure......

Nor west of Feltwell.....

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I think it is somewhere in Germany.
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Do you? That's interesting.......
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Flughafen Oldenburg perhaps which was later to become RAF Oldenburg.
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Sie haben recht! Well done!

Sadly no longer active, but the hangars are still there (as is the runway):


One of the few aerodromes, once theirs, then ours, then theirs again, from which former enemies ended up flying the same aeroplane type - the excellent F-86 Sabre.

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Vielen Dank BEagle. Sehr interessiert.

Here is the next one. It has been done before but not from this angle.

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R.A.F. Chilbolton,Hampshire.
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That is the one Sabredog. I did have a photograph of some Supermarine Attackers parked on the dispersal at Chilbolton in the colours of the Pakistan Air Force and was going to post that but unfortunately mislaid it.

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Thank you,Mel.
The next;
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SD - that may be As lito - Saipan - ?
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It is indeed Aslito, Southern Saipan, The Marianas.
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