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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.
  • There will only be one challenge running at a time.
  • 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 30th Mar 2012, 15:04
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As it is Open House;
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Old 30th Mar 2012, 15:17
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Is that the previously mentioned Tandil AFB? OH if correct.
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Old 30th Mar 2012, 16:22
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It is indeed,Tandil AFB.
Amazing resemblance to your own challenge, even down to the trees and dispersal huts!!
YHC
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Old 30th Mar 2012, 16:30
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As SH said OH, I'll change the theme somewhat.

I was only going to post the second of these, but thought that would be too hard.



A few minutes later


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Old 30th Mar 2012, 18:50
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Oschersleben Airfield
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Old 30th Mar 2012, 18:55
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Got it in one - over to you Sabredog
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Old 30th Mar 2012, 19:04
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An apology, going back to my previous challenge. Sabredog has correctly pointed out to me that I was incorrect in my identification of Tandil as La Base Aeronaval Comandante Espora de Bahía Blanca. Sabredog was therefore correct in identifying it Tandil. Please accept my apologies all, especially Sabredog, and I hope you will allow me to keep on playing.

(My excuse for misidentifying and posting it as Bahia Blanca was my bad translation of a Spanish language website, from now on I shall use Google translate and do my research properly)
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Old 30th Mar 2012, 19:11
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No need for an apology ,SHO. I have fallen into the same trap on numerous occasions and I now double check everything, and still get it wrong!
Please check your P.M.s.

Thank you ,nvubu.
Open House
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Old 30th Mar 2012, 23:47
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Here is an easy one:
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Old 31st Mar 2012, 04:48
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Barbers Point NAS, Hawaii, long ago?
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Yes [I]seacue[I] It is NAS Barbers Point. Your turn.
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Old 31st Mar 2012, 10:22
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Thank you. I seldom am successful at this/

Here is an even-older challenge. I found this aerodrome on The List, but with a much newer photo.

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Old 31st Mar 2012, 16:42
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Six hours and not even one guess. It is time for a clue which should make the quest very easy. Sorry about the quality, this is a poster on the wall of my living room / lounge.

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Old 31st Mar 2012, 17:44
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Reimes, we all like bubbly
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You have the correct country, but the wrong corner.
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Old 31st Mar 2012, 19:02
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Bordeaux-Merignac
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Sabredog has the correct answer, as usual.

There is a display of the full poster :



Aéroport de Bordeaux - Mérignac - Wikipédia

It's all yours, sabredog

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That was a good challenge. What is the aircraft in the first photo?
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Thank you,Seacue.
nvubu,the aircraft might be a Montgolfier monoplane or a Santos Dumont Demoiselle ?
The next challenge;

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Thanks Sabredog for that - whilst searching for the challenge I came across this weird and wonderful aeroplane, which I thought was worth sharing.



As to your challenge - somewhere in the USA?

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