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20th Nov 2022, 12:41
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Posted By jensdad

Ah yes, definitely no El Hierro, or anywhere else...

Ah yes, definitely no El Hierro, or anywhere else in the canaries then :O
20th Nov 2022, 12:33
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Posted By jensdad

I'm tempted to say El Hierro, if only because the...

I'm tempted to say El Hierro, if only because the runway is right next to the sea, and I love the place.
Other than that, interesting image. The lack of enclosure on the steam roller driver's cab...
14th Oct 2022, 01:54
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Posted By jensdad

Looks like a land of left-hand-drive cars, which...

Looks like a land of left-hand-drive cars, which doesn't help much! I'm going to try to push things along by saying it could be in the northern part of South America. French Guyana, somewhere like...
12th Aug 2022, 23:40
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Posted By jensdad

Hi OUAQUKGF Ops, Yes indeed, 'Big Bang' massively...

Hi OUAQUKGF Ops, Yes indeed, 'Big Bang' massively changed the shape of the island, you can still see where one end of the plateau just blew off into thin air. I'd definitely recommend a trip there.
11th Aug 2022, 02:05
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Posted By jensdad

Got it in one, SLB. The oldest international...

Got it in one, SLB. The oldest international airport in the world to still be in operation.
A very fine city as well. I visited as it was the nearest entry point for my visit to Heligoland and Sylt...
11th Aug 2022, 01:13
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Posted By jensdad

It's not in the UK or the USA, nor anywhere else...

It's not in the UK or the USA, nor anywhere else in the Anglosphere I'm afraid.
Give you another clue: that was a British Airways A319 I was peering out the window of.
9th Aug 2022, 13:00
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Posted By jensdad

Go on then, I'll give you a clue:There is quite a...

Go on then, I'll give you a clue:There is quite a notable world record attached to this airfield. Pretty sure many folks here will have visited it.
8th Aug 2022, 03:12
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Posted By jensdad

Thank you Sycamore. Not a historic photo (taken...

Thank you Sycamore.
Not a historic photo (taken earlier this year) but a very historic aerodrome. ...
19th Jul 2022, 00:30
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Posted By jensdad

I had a similar thought... It isn't the old...

I had a similar thought... It isn't the old Rijeka airport, is it? (The one on the mainland rather than the newer one on the island of Krk.)
11th Mar 2022, 02:39
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Posted By jensdad

No worries, SLB, not pressing 'send' is a...

No worries, SLB, not pressing 'send' is a favourite trick of mine as well :)

I used to always think of 'Pondicherry' as a particularly exotic name, and it's in India which is where I think your...
6th Mar 2022, 01:14
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Posted By jensdad

Or could the airline be Frontier? Which might...

Or could the airline be Frontier? Which might suggest somewhere in Latin America...
3rd Mar 2022, 23:06
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Posted By jensdad

Funnily enough I was at Seaton Sluice, just up...

Funnily enough I was at Seaton Sluice, just up the road from Whitley Bay, this afternoon. Not exactly tropical when those easterlies are blowing in...

Archer4: I'm just taking the train over...
2nd Mar 2022, 21:49
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Posted By jensdad

Thanks for the advice, gents. I'm going in May so...

Thanks for the advice, gents. I'm going in May so hopefully the weather will be decent (think I'll be keeping my claes on though!). Having said that, I went to Vlieland in May 2019 (see a previous...
2nd Mar 2022, 00:14
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Posted By jensdad

Ah, thanks for that inside info, OUA. Might save...

Ah, thanks for that inside info, OUA. Might save me getting into an embarrassing situation haha. On the other hand, nice to know I can take a dip even if I forget my cossie... :)
1st Mar 2022, 18:41
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Posted By jensdad

Spot on I12, it is indeed Sylt. Started out as a...

Spot on I12, it is indeed Sylt. Started out as a civilian airport as early as 1919, then a WW2 Luftwaffe base, then taken over by the RAF until the 1960's when it again became the civilian airport it...
28th Feb 2022, 22:28
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Posted By jensdad

I thought you might have an idea of this one,...

I thought you might have an idea of this one, SLB!
Feel free to name the airfield, unless you would rather leave it to someone not as familiar with this area :)
28th Feb 2022, 21:39
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Posted By jensdad

Hi Asturias and OUAQUKGF Ops. OUA is on the...

Hi Asturias and OUAQUKGF Ops.
OUA is on the right lines with the holiday angle - this is still a popular holiday spot, and Asturias is correct to say it's in Germany.

Edited to add: as far as I...
27th Feb 2022, 21:37
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Posted By jensdad

Thank you, ea2000. Here's a nice one from...

Thank you, ea2000.

Here's a nice one from the family archives. Photo date: 1957. ...
8th Jan 2022, 05:54
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Posted By jensdad

Thank you SLB. I wasn't expecting to be correct...

Thank you SLB. I wasn't expecting to be correct with that. I've never actually been to Pau airport, but I travelled through the city on a train a few years back.

Nothing to hand at the moment, so...
7th Jan 2022, 00:35
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Posted By jensdad

Could it be Pau?

Could it be Pau?
3rd Jan 2022, 01:52
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Posted By jensdad

A happy new year to you, Asturias, and to...

A happy new year to you, Asturias, and to everyone else who makes this my favourite thread on PPRuNe.

Looks like there's a lot of helicopter activity there, judging by the number of circles,...
14th Dec 2021, 21:40
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Posted By jensdad

Ah yes, I saw that Chevvron. I was going to say...

Ah yes, I saw that Chevvron. I was going to say something lke 'next archipelago down', but didn't want to make it too easy :)
14th Dec 2021, 00:43
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Posted By jensdad

Kirkwall it certainly is, SLB. Been through there...

Kirkwall it certainly is, SLB. Been through there many times.
Some lovely artwork in the terminal, including a series of lino mosaics by one Sheila Scott. I've tried to find who did the glass images...
13th Dec 2021, 22:34
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Posted By jensdad

Hi SLB, I see where you're coming from with the...

Hi SLB, I see where you're coming from with the Islanders, but unfortunately not. This is in the UK proper (England, Wales, Scotland or Northern Ireland) as opposed to a UK overseas territory.
13th Dec 2021, 16:59
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Posted By jensdad

Another stained-glass clue needed, I think. A...

Another stained-glass clue needed, I think.
A hefty proportion, maybe getting on for half, of the scheduled flights at this airport are performed by a pair of these little chaps: ...
13th Dec 2021, 00:26
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Posted By jensdad

Regarding the subject matter of my second...

Regarding the subject matter of my second picture, you're thinking along the right lines, chevvron. Regarding the first, this is a currently active airport that saw service by Short 360's....
12th Dec 2021, 23:25
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Posted By jensdad

Unfortunately not. Quite a way away, as is Exeter.

Unfortunately not. Quite a way away, as is Exeter.
12th Dec 2021, 19:48
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Posted By jensdad

Hi kcockayne, Not Exeter, I'm afraid :) Here's...

Hi kcockayne, Not Exeter, I'm afraid :)
Here's another example of the artwork around the terminal: ...
11th Dec 2021, 23:17
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Posted By jensdad

Haha, yes, the props could do with a bit of work....

Haha, yes, the props could do with a bit of work. Rendering rotating props in stained glass is probably hard work, I guess.

It's not Belfast City, Shackman, but you're in the right country (the UK...
10th Dec 2021, 23:17
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Posted By jensdad

Thanks, Asturias. A bit of history and...

Thanks, Asturias.
A bit of history and nostalgia... But where?
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7th Dec 2021, 22:53
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Posted By jensdad

I was thinking either the Faroes or the...

I was thinking either the Faroes or the Falklands. I've been to the Faroes (whose name might mean 'Sheep Islands' btw) but not the Falklands, so I'll have to throw in the towel/sheep on this one...
6th Dec 2021, 23:32
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Posted By jensdad

​​​​​​​If it's not an international airport, is...

​​​​​​​If it's not an international airport, is it a domestic heliport? :)
6th Dec 2021, 01:35
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Posted By jensdad

Ah OK. The HAS's look NATO-ish, so now I'm...

Ah OK. The HAS's look NATO-ish, so now I'm thinking Turkey. I'll have a punt at Kayseri and then retire from the field for the evening!
5th Dec 2021, 20:41
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Posted By jensdad

Pretty sure it's Europe? The bumpy but not...

Pretty sure it's Europe? The bumpy but not mountainous background makes me think it might be Memmingen...
26th Nov 2021, 23:06
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Posted By jensdad

Never been to Africa, but it looks like somewhere...

Never been to Africa, but it looks like somewhere that's had a little bit of money spent on it recently. Rep.of South Africa somewhere?
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