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Old 23rd Nov 2023, 08:29
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Originally Posted by OUAQUKGF Ops
I know this sounds quite ludicrous but its not Rotten Row is it ?
Near there.
'Broad Walk' runs straight past Kensington Palace; I think that's the place suggested in 'Beneath the City Streets'.
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well done that man - yes - the Broad Walk - part of Project Python - they decided about 1963 that they probably wouldn't be able to ship 4000 civil servants to the big hole near Bath in time and that anyway the accuracy of Russian missiles made it a sitting duck . The plan was to disperse decision taking (and of course decision takers) across the UK. This involved using an Andover to collect said decision takers plus the Royal Family from C London in a rush. They would be flown to the W isles where they would use the "Britannia" and 3 Cal-Mac Ferries (specifically built to have anti radiation features) to disperse up the W Coast. The trees were cut down under some specious story about "disease"







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OH although OAUQ gave me the idea.
I was at Rudloe for ATC camp in 1988 and on a visit to Colerne, there was a crash map outside the tower showing a printed (not handwritten) note saying 'Entrance to Nuclear Bunker' just south of the runway 25 threshold.
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Well done Chevvron.. I knew I had it wrong when A56 quoted 940 metres. Rotten Row is a few hundred metres longer.... indeed they wouldn't want to frighten the horses would they..........? Presently I don't have anything to offer.
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O K - Sea side, somewhere warm

traffic drives on the right so not India or Pakistan

probably Africa - Nigeria maybe?
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Old 25th Nov 2023, 15:21
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Not so many countries with 3 or mor Il-76 in gray colors.
Could be Indian Airforce.
Why do you conclude seaside Asturias?
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The IAF participated with 3x Il-76 and a An-32 in Exercise Bright star 2023 in Egypt.
Airbase Cairo West?
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Seems I might have mixed up something but cannot find back the article.

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Taken in India.
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Wild guess, based upon the pollution levels - New Delhi?
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"Why do you conclude seaside Asturias?"

​​​​​​​Stupidity - viewing the picture on a small mobile phone screen the hangar on the extreme left looked like water................
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Wild guess, based upon the pollution levels - New Delhi?
Sad when you can identify an airport by the surrounding pollution - but New Delhi it is.
By brother took the photo from the Lemon Tree Hotel window and he said the pollution was amazingly thick.

Over to you "India"
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I42 is traveling I believe and is somewhere in NZ

I'll try and get him to respond
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Apologies chaps and thanks for the reminder Asturias.

I've been busy and neglecting AH&N.






Sad when you can identify an airport by the surrounding pollution - but New Delhi it is.
When I departed there at the end of the dry-season, there was a distinct reduction in visibility, INSIDE the terminal building!

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Keeping the thread rolling...............



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Asia I guess? Pamirs/Himalayas??

Had a mate who travelled up beyond Ladakh and his pictures looked like that
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Good Guess from Ast56
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rather like Oman but with snow............................
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Oman with Snow - well these days who knows ?


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Hmm USAF................

and there's a UTube video of a n Indian C-17 at Leh........... maybe Leh?
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