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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 10th Jan 2020, 16:27
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You are correct - mainly Finnish speaking but a large proportion of Swedish speakers...... first time I went to Finland I'd never realised I spoke Swedish - but compared to Finnish..... all signs are in both languages and you can at least make an educated guess at looking at the Swedish....................

But not Oulu.................

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Old 10th Jan 2020, 16:27
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I have found your uncropped image.

The caption says it's Vaasa early 1960s.


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Old 11th Jan 2020, 07:59
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wait to 18:28......................
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Old 11th Jan 2020, 15:39
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...A56,,WAIT..WHY..?how many fingers have you? the game is over after 24 hours....from first post....!
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Old 11th Jan 2020, 16:44
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Sorry - I've got enough problems with the mods that I'm super sensitive - I really can't afford another transgression................

Senior Pilot said (What Cockpit post # 1350 07/01/20) "Quite simply, you can post and discuss to your heart's content from the moment a challenge appears, but the declaration of a winner will not occur until 24 hours has elapsed. This applies to all three competition threads: a reference Wiki also covers the airfield thread.I would emphasise that all threads should respect that this is the Aviation History & Nostalgia forum with an expectation of historic images and/or subjects please."

Personally I think it would be best if you could only post once a day - which would allow the inclusivness they want but until then..................

So 24 hours has now passed - it is Vaasa and Dook has the con..................






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Old 11th Jan 2020, 18:41
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Thank you 56.

I still have a flying machine challenge running so therefore OH.
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Old 12th Jan 2020, 00:14
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Standby day, here is an easy one to keep things rolling along...


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Old 12th Jan 2020, 02:11
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asw28-866 Iíd say Longreach would fit the bill?


But it does look a fairly recent photo
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Old 12th Jan 2020, 02:17
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YLRE Longreach it is, photo recent, however location surely befits 'history-nostalgia'? I'm not old enough to have taken a historic picture! John E. has control.


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Old 12th Jan 2020, 08:26
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Qantas DC-3, VH-EAP Longreach Qantas Founders Outback Museum Queensland with their first 707
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Old 13th Jan 2020, 02:35
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Originally Posted by asw28-866 View Post
YLRE Longreach it is, photo recent, however location surely befits 'history-nostalgia'? I'm not old enough to have taken a historic picture! John E. has control.
Well, honoured as I am at my first attempt harrumph, I quietly admit to actually driving plank wing into Longreach. Once.

Here's an historic airport from a different aspect: none of this running up and down runways to get airborne stuff



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Old 13th Jan 2020, 05:52
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Looks a bit like Lion Rock in the background. Kai Tak? But the perspective seems wrong.
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Old 13th Jan 2020, 10:12
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Could be an old Mk1,so you might have needed a bit of runway if it was hot/heavy....!!


(but then,you probably weren`t allowed ashore with 4 x MK 46s)...
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Old 13th Jan 2020, 10:52
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Originally Posted by sycamore View Post
Could be an old Mk1,so you might have needed a bit of runway if it was hot/heavy....!!


(but then,you probably weren`t allowed ashore with 4 x MK 46s)...
Old?!! Iíll have you know they were virtually brand new at the time Mk46s didnít come along for another year or two; I did the jettison trials which is another story in itself
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Old 13th Jan 2020, 11:18
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Somewhere Far East north of Australia?
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Old 13th Jan 2020, 11:23
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Somewhere Far East north of Australia?
Yes to both
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Old 13th Jan 2020, 11:52
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I feel it might therefore be a Royal Australian Navy Sea King but can't find that emblem.

Are we in Indonesia ?
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Old 13th Jan 2020, 18:52
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I feel it might therefore be a Royal Australian Navy Sea King but can't find that emblem.

Are we in Indonesia ?
No to Indo, and itís a Sea King HAS1 of the mighty 826 Vertical Pursuit Squadron swanning around on HMS Eagle. Definitely not RAN, I did my time back in the Real Navy about when you were paid by the Light Blue
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Old 13th Jan 2020, 19:46
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Having found a map of Eagle's last deployment with 826 I think we may be close to Singapore.
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Old 13th Jan 2020, 19:58
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Sek Kong, New Territories, Hong Kong?
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