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Thanks Saronie and Algy.... I thought as much and my pc is obviously playing silly buggers with me again. At least it is not blocking it anymore it just says there is a problem with the website and IE has to refresh and recover it and then it wont display or work properly. Technology is great until it starts to have a mind of it's own or fail inconsistently or without warning.

 

Could be worse though I could be flying a plane and having these problems EEK :lol::wink:

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I see on Winwick Lane (M6 J23 to Lowton Lane Head)there is a large wind sock in one of the farmers fields, wonder if this for landing or as a guide for crop spraying? :P

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I see on the news that the grass strip at Woolston has just been given the go ahead although I doubt it’s going to make any noticeable difference to the area.

 

 

Bill :)

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I see on the news that the grass strip at Woolston has just been given the go ahead although I doubt it’s going to make any noticeable difference to the area.

 

 

Bill :)

 

 

What? as a landing strip? :shock:

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Go for it Rocky!, it would make a smashing aerodrome, I can just see it now "Rocky aeroplane trips" taking of is optional, landing is mandatory. :D:wink:

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I remember it well, had my first flight from HMS Blackcap about 1955, de Haviland rapide by plane. Saw the guns being test on a Fairy Ganet, happy days.

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Hi,

 

Anyone know where the homing beacon is for the airfield?

 

There is a photo of it somewhere on google images and it is near some houses in a field.

 

However, me and my friend have been all round the airfield and even spent hours looking on google earth and we cannot find it?

 

Regards everyone.

 

Gary & Malc

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Thank you sir,

If any of you guys know where other buildings are around the base then let me and my friend know.

 

We have a website about military ww2 stuff including Burtonwood, and Burscough (Ringtail) and we would welcome any info?

 

Regards

 

Gary & Malc

 

www.HistoricAviationMilitary.com

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