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Airbase at Coventry

Postby Sploosher » Thu Jan 31, 2013 9:43 pm

just found this on UKAR...................... :-o

http://forums.airshows.co.uk/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=49103
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Re: Airbase at Coventry

Postby Sooty655 » Thu Jan 31, 2013 10:39 pm

Sploosher wrote:just found this on UKAR...................... :-o

http://forums.airshows.co.uk/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=49103


Which bit of this is causing the :-o , Sploosh?
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Re: Airbase at Coventry

Postby Sploosher » Thu Jan 31, 2013 11:31 pm

Sooty655 wrote:
Sploosher wrote:just found this on UKAR...................... :-o

http://forums.airshows.co.uk/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=49103


Which bit of this is causing the :-o , Sploosh?


the bit about the collection moving to Newquay.................
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Re: Airbase at Coventry

Postby Sooty655 » Fri Feb 01, 2013 10:28 am

Sploosher wrote:
Sooty655 wrote:
Sploosher wrote:just found this on UKAR...................... :-o

http://forums.airshows.co.uk/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=49103


Which bit of this is causing the :-o , Sploosh?


the bit about the collection moving to Newquay.................

Need to keep up, Sploosh. :))

It has been mentioned several times, including here.
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Re: Airbase at Coventry

Postby Mayfly » Fri Feb 01, 2013 11:07 am

Most of Airbase moved last summer didn't they? :))
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Re: Airbase at Coventry

Postby Xplumberlives » Fri Feb 01, 2013 4:19 pm

I believe the majority is now at St. Mawgan, but it hasn't opened yet! ;)
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Re: Airbase at Coventry

Postby Sooty655 » Fri Feb 01, 2013 5:02 pm

Xplumberlives wrote:I believe the majority is now at St. Mawgan, but it hasn't opened yet! ;)


Opening soon, after (yet another) rebranding.

Classic Air Force is the new operating name of the Trust, and the name Classic Aircraft Trust will not be used in any marketing or operational activities, as we want ONE racy name that will sound attractive and encourage people to visit the new Classic Air Force base at Newquay Airport (ex. RAF St Mawgan), which will be opening on Saturday 23 March 2013.
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Re: Airbase at Coventry

Postby Xplumberlives » Fri Feb 01, 2013 7:32 pm

I wonder if they've had some (mis)guidance from a northern outfit? :-o
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Re: Airbase at Coventry

Postby Crew chief » Sat Feb 02, 2013 5:00 pm

Just been over to Airbase and from what i can see there is still a lot of their aircraft at Coventry.The hanger is jammed with classic flight aircraft and all the big stuff DC 3's etc are all still there.

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Re: Airbase at Coventry

Postby Xplumberlives » Sat Feb 02, 2013 5:00 pm

Crew chief wrote:Just been over to Airbase and from what i can see there is still a lot of their aircraft at Coventry.The hanger is jammed with classic flight aircraft and all the big stuff DC 3's etc are all still there.

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Re: Airbase at Coventry

Postby Gully » Sun Feb 10, 2013 3:07 pm

I understand that the CAF maintenance base will stay at Coventry and the airframes they've moved we're the permanent non-flyers. Those in the restoration queue, such as WK163, would not be making the journey until they could fly down.

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