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Unknown74
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Hi guys, good morning, just a quick question, I haven't attended a IAT/RIAT since 1991/1992, and have a question if I ever get an opportunity to attend in future, would it be better to go on Friday, Saturday and or Sunday and do the Static Display one day and watch the flying display the other? In 1991 I had a pad of paper to jot down the numbers & registrations as well as taking pictures which I soon discovered was a disaster and soon found the pleasures of checklist (top marks for the checklist idea).

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If l attended on 2 days, l would do Saturday and Sunday.
Friday has a shorter display and the western end of the static is usually not open due to the Friday arrivals to it

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Unknown74 wrote:In 1991 I had a pad of paper to jot down the numbers & registrations


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Unknown74 wrote:Hi guys, good morning, just a quick question, I haven't attended a IAT/RIAT since 1991/1992, and have a question if I ever get an opportunity to attend in future, would it be better to go on Friday, Saturday and or Sunday and do the Static Display one day and watch the flying display the other? In 1991 I had a pad of paper to jot down the numbers & registrations as well as taking pictures which I soon discovered was a disaster and soon found the pleasures of checklist (top marks for the checklist idea).


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Failing checklist, memory is cheap: photograph each serial/registration. Google will tell you later what they are if you haven't got enough plane in to recognise them.

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