Caernarfon airfield

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Caernarfon airfield

Postby Ray C » Sat Feb 02, 2013 6:33 pm

I'm doing a bit of a Helen....! she won't mind i'm sure...
Called in yesterday to try out some shots on the new camera, knowing the air museum
would be closed i clicked away around and about, let's see what you think...!

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As you can see the Hunter is not looking to good (relentless wind off the sea half a mile away).
Some of you will know what the un-loved prop belogs to...& what did the large three bay red brick
building house...?

As for the runway, what were they thinking of installing two wind turbines next to the strip...!

It was built in 1941 to train bomber crews in the 2nd world war, it also holds the claim as the
birthplace of air sea/land rescue.
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Re: Caernarfon airfield

Postby Aceyone » Sat Feb 02, 2013 7:04 pm

Good shots of a place I know well,used to spend a lot of time there while waiting for the capricious Welsh weather to improve so we could go climbing , Those turbines though,blimey ! the thing I remember most was the amount of rabbits around the airfield,1000s of them ! Never saw much in the way of Valley traffic either .
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Re: Caernarfon airfield

Postby Hihonyr8811 » Sat Feb 02, 2013 10:44 pm

I think you did a great job :D :ymapplause:

I agree with you about the wind turbines :-o

I'm stumped on the brick building, my first thought was fire tenders shed, but I don't think it is.
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