Just like old times

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Just like old times

Postby Hagar » Mon Jul 13, 2020 11:08 am

I was told that Popham Airfield would be open to visitors over the weekend so arranged to meet some friends down there yesterday (Sunday). I'm so pleased that I did.
The weather was perfect & it was a pleasant touch of normality in these difficult times. Strict social distancing measures were naturally in force.

This is what I was surprised to see when I arrived. Lots of visiting aircraft already on the airfield. Just like the old days! :D
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A sample of the aircraft that arrived later. Not all are visitors as some are residents returning to base.
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A nice trio of Austers to finish with
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What a brilliant day out. 8-)
This was my first time out with the camera since last year so I'm pleased with the results.
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Re: Just like old times

Postby Dave T » Mon Jul 13, 2020 11:36 am

Great shots, there is wide variety of aircraft.
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Re: Just like old times

Postby yancovitch » Sun Aug 23, 2020 10:36 pm

so nice to see...thanks for that.....what is the first aircraft?
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Re: Just like old times

Postby Hagar » Mon Aug 24, 2020 1:33 am

Thanks for the comments. It was one of those rare Sundays with perfect conditions. We haven't had any really decent weather since.

The first aircraft G-CTAB is a Champion 7GCAA Citabria (Airbatic spelt backwards).
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Re: Just like old times

Postby papituwall » Mon Aug 24, 2020 1:56 am

Thaks for those "refreshig" pictures!
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Re: Just like old times

Postby Daddymac555 » Mon Aug 24, 2020 8:12 am

Great photos. Thank you.
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Re: Just like old times

Postby Zaphod » Mon Aug 24, 2020 11:24 am

Thanks H for the great photos.

Like you, I have been missing regular trips to my local airfield (Lashenden/Headcorn) but they to have recently lifted some of there restrictions and visitors are now able to park next to the runway and enjoy the comings and goings.

Brilliant!

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Re: Just like old times

Postby eno » Sat Sep 19, 2020 5:42 pm

Its been a while Doug ...... its good to see your GA shots in all their glory.
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Re: Just like old times

Postby Hagar » Sun Sep 20, 2020 1:50 am

eno wrote:Its been a while Doug ...... its good to see your GA shots in all their glory.

Yes, it's certainly been a while. Good to see you back in the fold. 8-)
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Re: Just like old times

Postby expat » Wed Sep 23, 2020 11:46 am

I love that Stagger Wing <<q

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