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Old 23rd Mar 2013, 21:20
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They're Porte Baby fuselages Simon and it's a RNAS sea base which began life somewhere around 1914 on the British coast.
I think we're looking at the hangars from the direction of the arrow indicated with the sea on the other side and the photographer is in a field used for land based navy aircraft. It was handed over to the United States in 1918 under Commander Kenneth Whiting.

(The aerodrome at lower left was built in 1939 for Bomber Command)

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RNAS Killingholme, Lincolnshire?

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(Open house if correct)

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Happy to give the floor to TheChitterneFlyer if correct, and Noyade agrees.

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Old 23rd Mar 2013, 23:18
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I believe it's RNAS Killingholme on the Humber estuary.

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Dammit... Airclues pipped me to the post...
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RNAS Killingholme
Happy to give the floor to TheChitterneFlyer if correct, and Noyade agrees.
Agreed. Well done gents.

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Old 24th Mar 2013, 10:59
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Many thanks... Open House
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Morning TCF.

Are you able to post?
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Old 25th Mar 2013, 16:33
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Over to you Lightening Mate... it appears that I upset someone in Jet Blast!
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Old 25th Mar 2013, 16:57
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Well, it wasn't me.
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Old 25th Mar 2013, 17:41
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Nope... not at all. Funny old world innit?
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As it's OH then:

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Old 26th Mar 2013, 09:47
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Has this been up before?

It looks familiar somehow.
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Old 26th Mar 2013, 09:50
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I can only say that it's not on Mel's list.
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Oh, OK.

It still looks familiar though.
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Old 26th Mar 2013, 09:56
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To perhaps put your mind at rest, yes I too can recall a similar picture (about a year ago?) but it is definitely not the same one.
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Looks like some pretty high ground with snow in the far background.

I am thinking Himalayas, Canada, or South America.

I wouldn't like to shoot an approach from the far end though.............
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Yes, one of those...........
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Old 26th Mar 2013, 10:35
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....oh here we go - I'm about to wear out my mouse.............
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Be fair, I've eliminated about 50% of the world!

If it helps, it is within 100 miles of the sea.
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It does help - probably the west coast of South America somewhere.
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