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Old 8th Dec 2009, 19:05
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Cool Top Gear

Anyone catch the airfield vehicle racing bit on Top gear this week?

If so was it Wyton they used? It seemed remarkably familiar to me but i couldnt decide just where it was
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Old 8th Dec 2009, 19:09
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I have no idea but i think it has been metioned here.
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Old 8th Dec 2009, 19:15
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Colerne...
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Old 8th Dec 2009, 19:16
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RAf Colerne, next to Rudloe Manor.
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Old 8th Dec 2009, 20:35
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And wasn't Top Gear utter crap this week.......

The current series has been pretty weak, but Sunday's show was dismal.
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Old 8th Dec 2009, 21:01
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I agree Beagle, I think this season is weak. The whole Clio report from NI was vintage TG and Clarkson though. The barrel role was class. They must be saving money for a big trip later in the series. South America?
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Old 8th Dec 2009, 21:58
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Bolivia i believe

I knew i recognised the airfield but couldnt for the life of me remember which it was...Wasted plenty of taceval time there and Keevil
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Old 9th Dec 2009, 09:26
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I thought the airfield race was a bit like BZZ on a busy Monday morning....quite realistic (except RAF Noddys are yellow and slower).
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Old 9th Dec 2009, 10:20
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Yes, there were certainly about as many aircraft movements.......
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Old 9th Dec 2009, 11:07
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Ahhh, Colerne. Received my promotion to L/Cpl there, while on a job with the Royal Engineers, back in 1977.
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Old 10th Dec 2009, 20:14
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Re Top Grar At Dunsfold?

Anyone know who owns the Dak that keeps floating by just out of shot?
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Old 11th Dec 2009, 06:10
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I belive it belongs to Aces High who used to be based at North Weald.
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Old 11th Dec 2009, 07:56
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Yes, Colerne - did my basic trainig there and also my first parachute jump back in 1990! (Junior Leaders RCT/RAOC)

How did the MoD get away with that under H&S?? I would have thought all that carnage over the taxiways etc could be classed as hazadous waste etc and the airfield is still used by the UAS? Must have been a costly clear-up job!!
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Old 11th Dec 2009, 16:44
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quick question; is Colerne the same place as Azimghur training camp? went there a few years ago for AEF, but cant remember what the pilot said
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Old 11th Dec 2009, 17:39
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I didn't think we discussed MT on here?
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