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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 8th Aug 2020, 03:01
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MAYBE A CLUE IS NEEDED

Don't be civil if you look 12nm NE of Pasir Mas.

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Old 9th Aug 2020, 17:28
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Originally Posted by mgahan View Post
Don't be civil if you look 12nm NE of Pasir Mas.

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Lapangan Terbang Sultan Ismail Petra, Kota Bharu, Kelantan, Maleisia
is 30 km almost north of Pasir Mas.
That is however not a military base.
But used to be 8 brigade Army camp?

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Old 9th Aug 2020, 23:05
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Good first step - military base. Still is but also has other aviation uses these days. .Look to the west coast for a military aviation connection and then go south for the name connection.


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Old 10th Aug 2020, 08:43
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Originally Posted by mgahan View Post
Good first step - military base. Still is but also has other aviation uses these days. .Look to the west coast for a military aviation connection and then go south for the name connection.


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to cryptical for me.
I am on vacation.
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Old 10th Aug 2020, 11:52
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Alor Star or Butterworth....?
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Old 10th Aug 2020, 19:50
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Butterworth is the military aviation connection, now for the name... look south and a little east let's call it the "new south".

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Old 11th Aug 2020, 13:18
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Possibly 3..Sitiawan...private.;Taiping,where that `Aerocar crashed a few years ago...unlikley..which leaves Ipoh....OH if correct
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Old 11th Aug 2020, 20:29
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The name and aircraft connection are in Malaysia but the airport is not. You may need a Bahasa Melayu/English dictionary.

Lapangan Terbang Sultan Ismail Petra is to Kota Bharu as wwwwwwwwwww is to nnnnnnnnn.
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Old 12th Aug 2020, 14:12
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Lapangan Terbang AirPort
Kota Baru New city
airport W+10 characters
City N+8 characters
RAAF Williamstown in Newcastle Australia
fits the bill.



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Old 12th Aug 2020, 20:13
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Good vacation work SLB, Billsville it is. Some of those old buildings are still there but plenty of development in recent years.

Over to you.

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Old 12th Aug 2020, 20:48
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Thanks MJG,
If you would have stated more clearly that the name of Lapangan contained the full textual clue,
it would have been more straightforward.
Eventually found by your reference of “new south” (wales)

Now this
One will have to determine the aircraft first.


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Old 13th Aug 2020, 03:49
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Deperdussin from the tailplane.
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Old 13th Aug 2020, 07:51
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Originally Posted by chevvron View Post
Deperdussin from the tailplane.
The designer/pilot took notes and inspiration from several aircraft.
What I can find on Deperdussin is that his first creations where produced just after the aircraft shown.
We are looking for a country first achievement.
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Old 14th Aug 2020, 13:19
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The event has been commemorated:


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Old 16th Aug 2020, 07:40
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It was in 1909
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The last photo looks like the Harry Ferguson memorial in N.I., but it's obviously not the monoplane in the earlier photo...?
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Old 16th Aug 2020, 11:48
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The last photo looks like the Harry Ferguson memorial in N.I., but it's obviously not the monoplane in the earlier photo...?
You are right about the differences between the planes on the photo and the memorial.
However they both relate to the same occasion: the first flight in Ireland by Harry Ferguson.

Location Hillsburough Park outside Belfast.
The memorial is on the crossing at Hillsburough Park of the A1.

Max Tow you have the con.
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Old 16th Aug 2020, 12:11
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Originally Posted by Self loading bear View Post
You are right about the differences between the planes on the photo and the memorial.
However they both relate to the same occasion: the first flight in Ireland by Harry Ferguson.

Location Hillsburough Park outside Belfast.
The memorial is on the crossing at Hillsburough Park of the A1.

Max Tow you have the con.
Thanks - wasn't sure I'd actually identified an aerodrome for your challenge! OH pls.
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Old 16th Aug 2020, 12:35
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Thanks - wasn't sure I'd actually identified an aerodrome for your challenge! OH pls.
Hillsburough Park did not become an established Aerodrome.
But when an airplane has landed and took off from a location it can be a challenge here.
Nvubu also Posted some ww2 glider landing areas as a challenge here.

OH called.
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Old 25th Aug 2020, 03:40
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Back to the top. Sorry about the small size.


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