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Old 18th Nov 2014, 19:34
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Great Barrier?
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Bugger!
I reckon I've found a match to the mountain skyline, but getting this clip I dumped Google earth and its history,and now I can't remember which of the many islands I was looking at!

Ha! Thanks wantok bilong mi I think that's it too. Great Barrier Island.

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Sori, Terry. Wantok bilong yu stretpela

Great Barrier Island, NZ's sixth largest island. The photo is of a Tauranga Aeroclub fly-in.

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Em i orait
It makes a great challenge when there are some good clues to get your teeth into.
(Looks like there is a secret tok pisin society developing here).

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Apologies all; have been offline.

I'll leave it to the experts - open house.
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Its such a pity that this longrunning thread has all but come to an end?



Perhaps not historic (or nostalgic) but not on Mel's list.

Take care all, Russell.
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Go North.

Somewhere in Norway?
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No, Go South young man!
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White houses with slate roofs and pine trees has to be Brittany.

How about Quiberon.

(I'm led to believe that most approaches to 29 are flown lower than strictly necessary due to the number of topless sunbathers!)

OH if correct.
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Quite correct (on both counts, I believe!)

OH has been declared.

Russ.
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Smile Miserable wet day ,somewhere in the UK!!

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RAF Ballykelly N Ireland?
Lots of Shakletons were based there, and the weather looks about right!
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Smile No more clues!!

Not BKY but the shacks are from there!!!
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Aldergrove it is.

That's not a commercial jet though,this was 1960 and it was a Valiant!Look at the shack,possibly the only photo of a shack with a yellow band round the rear fuselage!!
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Yellow stripes, Suez ?
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"Three whites and one red on the VASI. Slightly high on the glidepath, Bloggs."
"Yes Sir, the undershoot scares me!"

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Green Stick Hills in the distance.
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Smile Green stick hills?

Is that in Victoria state?!Oh and the shacks with Yellow bands ,it was an excersise somewhere of the west coast.
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It looks awfully like Fullerton, California (KFUL) to me, but it's been a while.

OH if correct.
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chimbu warrior,

You memory is obviously still sharp. It is Fullerton with the Palos Verde (Green Stick) hills in the distance.

Taken last Friday and the Bloggs in question was in fact piperboy84, who was displaying his superior airmanship by remaining high on the approach over some very forbidding terrain.

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