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    Yeah, it was later part of the RSS dump just behind the Air Cadet building.




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    Quote Originally Posted by mexico75 View Post
    Yeah, it was later part of the RSS dump just behind the Air Cadet building.
    hi there

    Thought it may have been there the metal base is still in the ground infront of the buliding doors are solid but the ere is a tree growing in front of it.

    when you were over at the atc tower on your visit did you notice how the trees had grown through the fire exit metal work on the rear of the tower ?

    the other green buildings dotted around are the old airfield lighting buildings still got the stuff in side long disconnected of course.
    cheers

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    Quote Originally Posted by mexico75 View Post
    Yeah, it was later part of the RSS dump just behind the Air Cadet building.
    Sorry no, I think it was here if I remember correctly,

    www.flashearth.com

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    Quote Originally Posted by mexico75 View Post
    Sorry no, I think it was here if I remember correctly,

    www.flashearth.com
    Ah i thought you meant present air cadet building on the shippon dipersal end i know where you mean now up by the contractors yards long since abandoned

    cheers

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    Is the air cadet building up there abandoned now then?

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    Quote Originally Posted by hydealfred View Post

    Indian Airforce Jaguar - Possibly Ex RAF GR1 XX118
    Indian Air Force Pilot: Hello, Air Traffic Control, I have an emergency. My landing gear won't deploy.
    Indian Air Traffic Control: OK, Have you tried your router? Make sure it's plugged into your phone line?
    Indian Air Force Pilot: What??? What router? I am being in an aircraft trying to land!!!
    Indian Air Traffic Control: Well, have you updated your anti virus software. Perhaps you are infected.
    Indian Air Force Pilot: Virus? How can I have a bloody virus? This is an Air Force aircraft. Of COURSE I don't have a virus!!!
    Indian Air Traffic Control: Sir, please to be calm. I am only trying to help. Is your equipment plugged into the wall socket?
    Indian Air Force Pilot: MAYDAY, MAYDAY!!! I am going to crash!!! MAYDAY!!!
    Indian Air Traffic Control: Please sir, stop shouting. I must tell you... oh. Never mind.
    Do it safely, or not at all.

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    LOL!

    ...Then a few days later the pilot's relatives recieve a questionnaire in the post asking what they thought of the ATC service, as part of their ongoing efforts to make the customer's experience a pleasant one...!

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    Quote Originally Posted by mexico75 View Post
    Is the air cadet building up there abandoned now then?
    hi there

    i think it is still in use via the wooton road
    entrance

    cheers

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