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Please observe the 24-hour rule (see below) Update of the database up to 13-08-2022 can be found in Post 1372 Page 69 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.
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Old 23rd Aug 2021, 16:09
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Yes 90’s. What I meant is not the biplane era!

Neither Benson, Abingdon or Goodwood.

Not Thames Valley.

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Old 23rd Aug 2021, 16:41
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To summarise:

Chevron is “warm” with fighter station

Beamr is correct with a 90’s photo

As can be seen the aerodrome hosted some popular Airshows
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North Weald?
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Old 23rd Aug 2021, 22:12
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Not North Weald....
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Old 24th Aug 2021, 03:43
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West Malling I think.

OH if correct.
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Old 24th Aug 2021, 13:42
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Hurrah! It is West Maling. The photo was taken at the 1990 Great Warbirds Airshow.

Here is a similar pic taken at the last airshow in 1991, before the developers “ improved” the area.

The runway is just below the bottom of both pics

OH called




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Old 25th Aug 2021, 23:18
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Looks like two identical hangars to the one in the middle of the West Malling pic above?

In some sort use at the time the pic was taken...lights on? Even though overgrown by trees.

So UK? East Anglia? And finally, is this all that is left of the airfield or can more be seen?
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Old 26th Aug 2021, 07:28
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It is in the UK. More will be revealed in due course - a Dance of The Seven (or more) Hangar Doors............
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Oh and before I forget here's One Hangar Door and One Veil to go on with !
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Three more Hangars top of image.........
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Old 26th Aug 2021, 13:02
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Docking perhaps ?
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Old 26th Aug 2021, 13:34
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RAF Manston?
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Old 26th Aug 2021, 14:05
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Neither Docking or Manston - Have a little Stocking Top - and no more clues for now you naughty boys......


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Old 26th Aug 2021, 14:20
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How about Langham ?
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Old 26th Aug 2021, 14:22
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Or St Athan.
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No I'm sorry chaps neither of those. One more clue and then I really must get on with the Hoovering.


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Old 26th Aug 2021, 17:32
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Hawarden?…
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Sorry Sifty not Hawarden
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High Ercall?
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