Aviation History and Nostalgia Whether working in aviation, retired, wannabee or just plain fascinated this forum welcomes all with a love of flight.
    Hide Wikipost
Old 2nd Mar 2020, 14:35   -   Wikipost
PPRuNe Forums Thread Wiki: Which Aerodrome Mk III
Please read: This is a community-maintained wiki post containing the most important information from this thread. You may edit the Wiki once you have been a member for 90 days and have made 90 posts.
 
Last edit by: nvubu
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.
Anyone can edit it so long as they have been here for 90 days with 90 posts. Let's get consensus before changing and not go crazy Thanks to Self Loading Bear for suggesting that we use a wiki. Which Aerodrome I Which Aerodrome II nvubu.

Print Wikipost

Which Aerodrome Mk III

Old 20th May 2020, 08:07
  #18961 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: River Thames & Surrey
Age: 71
Posts: 8,563
Isle of Grain?
chevvron is offline  
Old 20th May 2020, 08:20
  #18962 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: NORFOLK UK
Age: 73
Posts: 516
Pulham Market?
OUAQUKGF Ops is offline  
Old 20th May 2020, 08:34
  #18963 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Hertfordshire
Posts: 393
Originally Posted by chevvron View Post
Isle of Grain?
Originally Posted by OUAQUKGF Ops View Post
Pulham Market?
neither of those
Allan Lupton is offline  
Old 20th May 2020, 10:30
  #18964 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Near EGSS
Posts: 162
RNAS Mullion?
ea200 is offline  
Old 20th May 2020, 11:14
  #18965 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: U.K
Age: 76
Posts: 172
Karachi - R 101 Airship Mooring Mast building (c. 1929)
SMOKEON is offline  
Old 20th May 2020, 11:28
  #18966 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Hertfordshire
Posts: 393
Originally Posted by SMOKEON View Post
Karachi - R 101 Airship Mooring Mast building (c. 1929)
We have a winner as that's all near enough! My uncle Reg took the photo when he was in India on business in 1928 and it is one of several he took showing the Airship Shed in construction.
About 57 years later I was amused to see an electricity substation next to the road leading to the engineering side of Karachi Airport was clearly labelled "Airship Shed Substation".
Over to SMOKEON
Allan Lupton is offline  
Old 20th May 2020, 11:42
  #18967 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: U.K
Age: 76
Posts: 172
Thank you,Alan.
Open House.
SMOKEON is offline  
Old 20th May 2020, 19:05
  #18968 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Jun 2014
Location: Netherlands
Age: 50
Posts: 1,573
Originally Posted by Allan Lupton View Post
Already? it's only been there three days!
Both wrong answers are correct in one detail.
what is the detail being correct of both Cardington and Kingsnorth airship station?
Self loading bear is online now  
Old 20th May 2020, 20:03
  #18969 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Hertfordshire
Posts: 393
Originally Posted by Self loading bear View Post
what is the detail being correct of both Cardington and Kingsnorth airship station?
Both were airship places as was intended at Karachi
Allan Lupton is offline  
Old 22nd May 2020, 21:12
  #18970 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Austria
Age: 80
Posts: 280

Since open house, runway with some very short landings
dash7fan is online now  
Old 23rd May 2020, 13:43
  #18971 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Feb 2003
Location: Cambridge
Posts: 758
Lanzarote, threshold of RW 02
kenparry is offline  
Old 23rd May 2020, 15:04
  #18972 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Austria
Age: 80
Posts: 280
Sorry, no,
dash7fan is online now  
Old 23rd May 2020, 19:25
  #18973 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Jun 2014
Location: Netherlands
Age: 50
Posts: 1,573
Runway 02
equals runway 02/20
Skiathos Greece



If correct I am afraid to have to declare OH as I will be out on a job coming week.
Self loading bear is online now  
Old 23rd May 2020, 20:40
  #18974 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Austria
Age: 80
Posts: 280
You are correct SLB, OH declared
dash7fan is online now  
Old 23rd May 2020, 22:38
  #18975 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Newcastle
Posts: 814
A short term slot sitter. Some of you folks will have been here:
jensdad is online now  
Old 24th May 2020, 10:36
  #18976 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: Dubai and Sunderland
Posts: 762
I have been there a few times but not for long long time! I think.....Scatsta?? OH if correct
10 DME ARC is offline  
Old 24th May 2020, 22:37
  #18977 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Newcastle
Posts: 814
I thought that one wouldn't get past 24 hours! Scatsta it certainly is, 10 DME. The former RAF airfield at the northern end of the Shetland Mainland. Found a new lease of life serving the Sullom Voe Oil Terminal just up the road.

10 DME ARC has called open house.
jensdad is online now  
Old 26th May 2020, 15:30
  #18978 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: dublin
Age: 70
Posts: 583
Open house - here's one to keep it moving
descol is offline  
Old 26th May 2020, 16:55
  #18979 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Itinerant
Posts: 677
Perhaps Southeast Asia or Asia Pacific?
grizzled is online now  
Old 26th May 2020, 19:28
  #18980 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: dublin
Age: 70
Posts: 583
Originally Posted by grizzled View Post
Perhaps Southeast Asia or Asia Pacific?

Asia Pacific
descol is offline  

Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information

Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.