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Memories of coltishall June 2005 (pic heavy)

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topboar
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Memories of coltishall June 2005 (pic heavy)

Post by topboar » Sat Aug 12, 2017 6:26 am

HI all

Part 4 of raf coltishall this time June 2005. Alot more jaguars this time also the deployment of the polish SU-22 fitters.
Again these picture were taken by Bruce martin on the flight line and on the end of runway 22.

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ImageRAF Coltishall 06249612 by Simon Lewin, on Flickr

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ImageRAF Coltishall 06249613 by Simon Lewin, on Flickr

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ImageRAF Coltishall 06249614 by Simon Lewin, on Flickr

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ImageRAF Coltishall 06249615 by Simon Lewin, on Flickr

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ImageRAF Coltishall 06249616 by Simon Lewin, on Flickr

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ImageRAF Coltishall 06249617 by Simon Lewin, on Flickr

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ImageRAF Coltishall 06249618 by Simon Lewin, on Flickr

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ImageRAF Coltishall 06249621 by Simon Lewin, on Flickr

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ImageRAF Coltishall 06249623 by Simon Lewin, on Flickr

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ImageRAF Coltishall 06249643 by Simon Lewin, on Flickr

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ImageRAF Coltishall 06249644 by Simon Lewin, on Flickr

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ImageRAF Coltishall 06249645 by Simon Lewin, on Flickr

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ImageRAF Coltishall 06249649 by Simon Lewin, on Flickr

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ImageRAF Coltishall 06249650 by Simon Lewin, on Flickr

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ImageRAF Coltishall 06249651 by Simon Lewin, on Flickr

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ImageRAF Coltishall 06249652 by Simon Lewin, on Flickr

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ImageRAF Coltishall 06249654 by Simon Lewin, on Flickr

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ImageRAF Coltishall 06249655 by Simon Lewin, on Flickr

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ImageRAF Coltishall 06249658 by Simon Lewin, on Flickr

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ImageRAF Coltishall 06249659 by Simon Lewin, on Flickr

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ImageRAF Coltishall 06249660 by Simon Lewin, on Flickr

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ImageRAF Coltishall 06249661 by Simon Lewin, on Flickr

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ImageRAF Coltishall 06249662 by Simon Lewin, on Flickr

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ImageRAF Coltishall 06249663 by Simon Lewin, on Flickr

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ImageRAF Coltishall 06249686 by Simon Lewin, on flickr

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hope you enjoy.

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Re: Memories of coltishall June 2005 (pic heavy)

Post by steved » Sat Aug 12, 2017 7:56 am

Great set of pictures there, such a good looking aircraft. Really like the detail shots taken during maintenance.

Thanks for posting.

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Re: Memories of coltishall June 2005 (pic heavy)

Post by jpickers56 » Sun Aug 13, 2017 9:14 am

A great base sadly missed, spent so many happy times there and Coltishall is the reason I got into spotting, my father took me and my brother to the open days in late 60's and have been hooked ever since. That and living near to RAF Watton. Great pictures thanks for posting.

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Post by 3Greens » Sun Aug 13, 2017 3:11 pm

Working day shots - absolutely fantastic :clap: I think A&E in Norwich better prepare for Paddy once he sees these :'(
Brilliant memory of a brilliant place for viewing, one of my first ever trips down from Binbrook.
Thanks for posting :thumbs:

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Re: Memories of coltishall June 2005 (pic heavy)

Post by gramp.t » Mon Aug 14, 2017 6:25 am

Fabulous! what a great deployment that was, and to a great base always worth a visit, no shortage of special paint jobs, great photo locations, those lovely Jags, then add in the SU-22s and camo AN-26s' in mainly decent weather, and my work sick record took a few hits! Great pics,got any more!

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Re: Memories of coltishall June 2005 (pic heavy)

Post by topboar » Mon Aug 14, 2017 6:46 am

oh yes definitely. i am just sorting out the next batch to put up in a few days

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Post by jem60 » Mon Aug 14, 2017 7:17 am

Patrick and Ann must be on the coast, where there is no internet, either that or he has been overcome with emotion.!!!! :D :D

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Post by sschofield11 » Mon Aug 14, 2017 10:24 am

Great set it made me realise what a good looking aircraft the Jaguar was and is.

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Re: Memories of coltishall June 2005 (pic heavy)

Post by Sparts99 » Mon Aug 14, 2017 12:27 pm

Reminds me of my ATC camp there in 1976, dare I say it got some photos somewhere, must dig them out sometime.
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Re: Memories of coltishall June 2005 (pic heavy)

Post by apex » Tue Aug 15, 2017 10:40 pm

Wonderful airfield, don't ever remember it being anything other than busy on my occasional visits.

Love the first shot, looking towards the end of the runway area, from where many of these were taken.

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Re: Memories of coltishall June 2005 (pic heavy)

Post by mikee115 » Wed Aug 16, 2017 2:07 pm

Great set, great airfield and a great aircraft. Its a place with fond memories.

Thanks for posting them

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Re: Memories of coltishall June 2005 (pic heavy)

Post by paddyboy » Sun Aug 20, 2017 4:02 pm

Hi Simon :P

Ye Gods :O

You know how to make a poor man cry, as MJ said :(

Wonderful post of my beloved Colt :(

Thanks for the copious tears that need to fall ;)

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Re: Memories of coltishall June 2005 (pic heavy)

Post by topboar » Mon Aug 28, 2017 11:12 am

Thanks for the replays guys shall be posting the next lot up soon(topboar)

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