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London From The Air

Postby RobCM17 » Sun Nov 01, 2009 10:34 pm

Back in September I was very fortunate to have a flight over London in a helicopter with virtually no restictions ;)

Here are some photos that I took on the day and I have deliberately left out the locations to see if anyone can identify them...though some of them will be obvious :)

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Enjoy the photos & thanks for looking :)
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Re: London From The Air

Postby Saracenman » Sun Nov 01, 2009 11:05 pm

very nice snaps - thanks! :ymapplause:

not sure on the football stadia, nor do i really care, but this one has me puzzled......

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Re: London From The Air

Postby Nickolas » Sun Nov 01, 2009 11:55 pm

Saracenman wrote:very nice snaps - thanks! :ymapplause:

not sure on the football stadia, nor do i really care, but this one has me puzzled......

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Re: London From The Air

Postby Mackrick » Mon Nov 02, 2009 8:21 am

Nickolas wrote:
Saracenman wrote:very nice snaps - thanks! :ymapplause:

not sure on the football stadia, nor do i really care, but this one has me puzzled......

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Re: London From The Air

Postby Mayfly » Mon Nov 02, 2009 8:56 am

unusual pics Rob nice to see thanks
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Re: London From The Air

Postby Xplumberlives » Mon Nov 02, 2009 9:14 am

Oh really S.M.

The airfield you are puzzled about has the A40 on the right hand side of the picture and the main terminal also on the right is used by royalty!
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Re: London From The Air

Postby Mayfly » Mon Nov 02, 2009 9:59 am

and is where DT is today :)
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Re: London From The Air

Postby Xplumberlives » Mon Nov 02, 2009 10:00 am

Mayfly wrote:and is where DT is today :)



Well he is minor royalty! ;)
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Re: London From The Air

Postby Saracenman » Mon Nov 02, 2009 11:35 am

well if you're saying it's Northolt, that was my immediate thought - but the cars parked on the threshold confused me - typical of an ex-RAF base now used to store unsold cars etc - but at a LIVE airfield??? :-o

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Re: London From The Air

Postby Xplumberlives » Mon Nov 02, 2009 12:41 pm

Could that possibly be the unused third runway at RAF Northolt. :p
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Re: London From The Air

Postby Dan4th » Mon Nov 02, 2009 1:34 pm

Maybe Top Gear's getting ready to jump
a bus over those cars? Who's to say?

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Re: London From The Air

Postby IcH » Mon Nov 02, 2009 9:57 pm

Great pics, shame about the choice of football grounds though :p . The olympic site one is good, it gives you a sense of scale of the place you dont quite get from the ground.
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