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seacue 11th Jul 2007 11:34

Which Aerodrome?
 
Moderator note: In the interest of keeping this thread running smoothly please observe the following 'rules'.

- 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 idenitifies 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.

- There will only be one challenge running at a time.

MReyn24050 has been kind enough to create a page which tracks previous challenges: http://www.geocities.com/artificer35...0108.htm?20085

Cheers,
The Mods
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As suggested elsewhere by evansb, which aerodrome is this?
As in Which Cockpit, lets try to use elderly photos and not Google Earth pics.
http://users.erols.com/rcarpen/AQ1.JPG

Speedbird48 11th Jul 2007 13:06

Which airport??
 
Washington National, or Reagan as it is called today.

Brian.

evansb 11th Jul 2007 14:11

What Aerodrome?
 
This could be fun. The shot of Washington National is a good example of what should be posted in this forum, as it could drift into What Control Tower? or What Terminal Building?. I look forward to the challenge.:ok:

IcePaq 11th Jul 2007 15:42

Fully expects to see a pic of an unidentifyable grass field surrounded by pine trees later on in the thread.

seacue 11th Jul 2007 21:16

Pardon me for having to be away most of the day.
Yes, Speedbird had it in one. Washington National Airport in about 1950. Now officially Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport.
Interior shot in 1952. There was a row of checkin stations under the balcony to the left. That balcony was a fine place for plane-watching until they messed it up with pay TV seats.
http://users.erols.com/rcarpen/DCAoldterm.JPG
seacue

Tiger_mate 11th Jul 2007 21:32

Saab Dastard: Art Deco airport so probably middle thirties origin. I have never been to Shoreham, but that looks like what I would expect it to look like on the domestic side ie not airside.

MReyn24050 11th Jul 2007 23:00

Saab Dastard's challenge
 
It is not Shoreham, but it is Collinstown Airport Dublin.
Mel

tr45831 12th Jul 2007 08:12

Ummmmm, I reckon it's the old terminal at Birmingham (UK).

MReyn24050 12th Jul 2007 14:59

Saab Dastard's challenge
 
As stated at Post #8 it is Dublin's Collinstown Airport Old Terminal Building.
http://i25.photobucket.com/albums/c6...wn-airport.jpg
Mel

MReyn24050 12th Jul 2007 15:01

Next Challenge
 
http://i25.photobucket.com/albums/c6...ortquiz002.jpg

seacue 12th Jul 2007 15:19

My guess would be Midway, Chicago KMDW. Long ago with Capital Airlines extension at the right.

If this is a winner, let's let Speedbird48, who missed his/her go, take over.

I'll be away again today.

MReyn24050 12th Jul 2007 15:26

Mel's Challenge
 
Sorry seacue this one is not Midway, Chicago KMDW.
Mel

evansb 12th Jul 2007 17:09

Pittsburgh, PA, (KPIT)?

MReyn24050 12th Jul 2007 17:15

Mel's Challenge
 
Sorry Bri. It is not Pittsburgh, PA, (KPIT).
Mel

oscarh 12th Jul 2007 17:35

Dublin EIDW?

MReyn24050 12th Jul 2007 18:04

Mel's Challenge
 
oscarh Not Dublin EIDW I am afraid.
Mel

Saab Dastard 12th Jul 2007 19:11

Is it Stockholm Arlan?

MReyn24050 12th Jul 2007 19:36

Mel's Challenge
 
Saab Dastard. Not Stockholm Arlan in fact this one is not this side of the 'pond'.
Mel

seacue 13th Jul 2007 01:05

Sure are a lot of taxiways, etc, for such a small terminal. Is it dual-use civilian and military?

The connie doesn't help much since at least TWA, Eastern and Capital flew them domestically.

Probably not much after 1960 because of the DC-3 apparently in airline service.

I'm stumped.

evansb 13th Jul 2007 02:08

Baltimore?


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