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Culdrose 1981

Warbirds, Replicas and Nostalgic photos in here please.
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mancman
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Re: Culdrose 1981

Post by mancman » Sun Apr 04, 2021 10:14 am

Forgot this one, probably the most interesting.

ImageXN692 Sea Vixen RN July 1981 Culdrose by Andy Bird, on Flickr

Mustang531
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Re: Culdrose 1981

Post by Mustang531 » Sun Apr 04, 2021 11:19 am

A nice selection here, never did a Culdrose show, it being midweek and a long way from home. Trying to get time off could sometimes be an issue. Nice to see a Jetstream in hybrid scheme and the Sea Vixen too. I did do base tours in 1997 and 2007, the advantage being that you saw more than on an Air Day. Thank you for showing these.

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The Phantom
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Re: Culdrose 1981

Post by The Phantom » Sun Apr 04, 2021 3:17 pm

Great to see the SHars in original colours :thumb:

And yes - interesting scheme on the Sea Vixen :thumb:

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binbrook87
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Re: Culdrose 1981

Post by binbrook87 » Sun Apr 04, 2021 9:17 pm

Great shots. The pre Falklands SHAR scheme is rather tasty and I've never seen a RN Jetstream in the RAF colour scheme. Very interesting. Thanks for sharing.

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Re: Culdrose 1981

Post by paddyboy » Mon Apr 05, 2021 5:25 am

Hi Andy :P

Great to see a selection of ‘frames with a splash of colour on them :thumbs:

Thanks for posting :thumb:

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Re: Culdrose 1981

Post by slogen51 » Mon Apr 05, 2021 8:40 pm

Lovely stuff

Especially like XZ492 later to be an Argentinian Skyhawk killer

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Re: Culdrose 1981

Post by ciaranchef » Wed Apr 07, 2021 10:41 pm

Gorgeous Sea Harriers :thumb:
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