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Old 13th Feb 2018, 21:09   #7861 (permalink)
 
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Amchitka Island?
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Old 13th Feb 2018, 21:18   #7862 (permalink)
 
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Bingo...............
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Old 13th Feb 2018, 21:21   #7863 (permalink)
 
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Old 13th Feb 2018, 21:26   #7864 (permalink)
 
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Now get back to where you belong......
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Old 13th Feb 2018, 21:29   #7865 (permalink)
 
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Amchitka is correct. Amchitka consisted of three separate airstrips. The one pictured is the most northerly and the smallest, The photo was taken looking ENE toward Constantine Harbour.
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Old 14th Feb 2018, 14:02   #7866 (permalink)
 
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Fascinating looking at the airfields now on Amchitka, how well preserved the layout is underneath the snow.

To warmer climes for the next challenge.
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Old 14th Feb 2018, 19:51   #7867 (permalink)
 
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Philippines ?
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Old 14th Feb 2018, 20:15   #7868 (permalink)
 
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Not the Philippines - wrong hemisphere
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Old 14th Feb 2018, 22:28   #7869 (permalink)
 
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JENKINS, I was going to suggest something a bit smaller - a glider?
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Old 14th Feb 2018, 23:12   #7870 (permalink)
 
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Is the aircraft in the shed a 'Frightener?'
If, by "Frightener" you mean the B170, it seems to me that the wings are a bit too close to the ground. Apologies if you are referring to something else.
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Old 15th Feb 2018, 01:13   #7871 (permalink)
 
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Upon closer inspection, I see a round engine and a three-bladed prop, so I’ll take back my glider and substitute a Model 10 Electra?

Somewhere in the US?
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Old 15th Feb 2018, 07:55   #7872 (permalink)
 
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Not in the US. One year later, the tower had grown an extra floor
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Old 15th Feb 2018, 10:03   #7873 (permalink)
 
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Papua New Guinea ?
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Old 15th Feb 2018, 12:29   #7874 (permalink)
 
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Not anywhere in the Pacific region.


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Old 15th Feb 2018, 12:57   #7875 (permalink)
 
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Ecuador maybe ?
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Old 15th Feb 2018, 13:01   #7876 (permalink)
 
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Right continent, wrong country.
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Old 15th Feb 2018, 14:28   #7877 (permalink)
 
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Peru was friendly with the US in WW2.
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Old 15th Feb 2018, 16:28   #7878 (permalink)
 
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U.S. NAS Amapa, Brazil ?
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Old 15th Feb 2018, 17:17   #7879 (permalink)
 
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Ahha Jenkins - I did have some shots of Parnamiri, but have kept them for another time.

Not in Brazil or Peru.

It may be a trick of the light, but I think that there is a big clue as to the country in the last image I posted.
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Old 15th Feb 2018, 17:52   #7880 (permalink)
 
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Is the aircraft in the "hangar" perchance a B-18?
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