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TOPIC: Yet Another Mystery Airfield

Yet Another Mystery Airfield 05 Oct 2015 18:41 #1

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This rather poor image is part of a British Leyland advert. Where is the airfield, the clue is the watch office in the distance I only wish that the photographer had photographed it a bit better rather than the car.

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Yet Another Mystery Airfield 05 Oct 2015 19:43 #2

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This registration was first registered during the period August 1970 to July 1971.

The registration was first registered in Birmingham.

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Yet Another Mystery Airfield 05 Oct 2015 20:33 #3

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I did think of Gaydon but that would have been around the time it closed! I did have a list of airfields connected to the motor industry and I'm sure it was on the web but that was years ago. So what other airfields might BL have used? Nuneaton maybe?
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Yet Another Mystery Airfield 05 Oct 2015 20:37 #4

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Almost looks three story, naval maybe?
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Yet Another Mystery Airfield 06 Oct 2015 10:53 #5

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Could it possibly be Wigsley, Notts ? :|
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Yet Another Mystery Airfield 06 Oct 2015 15:07 #6

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Reminds me of Darley Moor that was a short drive up the A515 from the Longbridge factory and it would have been a no charge photo shoot location for their cash strapped sales department.

I drove past there in 1966 and they had just opened a motor racing circuit ( Motor Cycles ? ) just like we had at RAF Thame ( Haddenham ) during the late 1940's.

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Yet Another Mystery Airfield 06 Oct 2015 21:33 #7

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airfields man;165077 wrote: Could it possibly be Wigsley, Notts ? :|


Must admit, I thought Wigsley at first but on a second look I don't think it looks long enough.

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Yet Another Mystery Airfield 07 Oct 2015 16:00 #8

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As its in the Birmingham area, how about Honiley?

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Yet Another Mystery Airfield 07 Oct 2015 16:49 #9

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Wrong type of tower. Plus it was demolished in the 60s. :sad:
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Yet Another Mystery Airfield 07 Oct 2015 17:07 #10

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Oakley?

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