Abandoned Airfields No3 Bentwaters/Woodbridge

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Fred Martin
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While stricktly speaking Bentwaters still has some limited civil aviation activities , gone are the glory days when Phantoms and later , A-10's were active here . Although I didn't manage to visit here nearly often enough , this was one of my favorite airfields for photography as accessability here was excellent , almost as good as being on base ! Most of these Phantom slides were shot at Bentwaters between 1976-78, except the first two early F-4C shots , including the cartridge start , being taken at RAF Leconfield in 1968 . Happy days !
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Brilliant...bl**dy brilliant :yahoo:

You have made my day....thanks.

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As with all your golden oldies topics it's a fantastic set! :clap:

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Fantastic mate :yahoo:

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Lovely.

You can't US Phantoms :love:
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Another fantastic set :clap: :clap:
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Simply magic, as always Fred. I must say that I treasure the shots that I got on the few trips down there.
Thanks for posting
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Superb set Fred. Only did Bentwaters a couple of times when the A-10's were there, I agree it was fantastic for shots.

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I only have one word for that set of images/memories ...... awesome!

Thank you.

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Superb :clap: Nice to see some of the 3 tone green birds in there too!
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Phantastic shots, all of em.
Will post some aerial pics when I fly over there in the not too distant future.

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You're spoiling us rotten again Fred. Keep them coming! :clap: :clap: :cool:

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Oh Crap,all of a sudden I feel decidely old.Didn't go to the twin bases at Bentwaters and Woodbridge too often,but I recall going to a Bentwaters Airshow many,many moons ago with my father and remember seeing based Phantoms in static and over the far side(I believe they were coded WR and WS) and would you believe the Blue Angels gave a display flying Phantoms (F-4Js)!!! :shock: :shock: Many thanks for posting Fred as I always enjoy and look forward to your trips down memory lane.Cheers dude,Best Regards,Dave... :smile:

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Stunning shots. :clap: :clap:

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That is one very special post Fred :clap:

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I very nice selection. I really like the second one, just about sums the F-4 up for me.

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