RNAS Culdrose Base Visit

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HertsAviationSociety
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RNAS Culdrose Base Visit

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Hello!

Below is a selection of pictures from one of our recent trips to RNAS Culdrose and its satellite airfield Predannack.

Anyway I hope you guys enjoy the pics, as always CnC welcome!

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Top set mate, twas a good day out...

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What a great insight. Glad to see our SHars aren't sold for scrap like the GRs.

When were these taken? I saw the T.4 in bits on a truck recently
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Old Harrier T.4 on the move by Kenster79, on Flickr

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Kenny are you sure that's the same T.4? If you look at the nose of the aircraft in your shot it has black tape (as a square) near the ejection seat label below the front canopy and the number '71' is missing. No black tape on the Harrier at Predannack which is marked as '71'!

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Do like the angle on #4
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Kenny wrote:What a great insight. Glad to see our SHars aren't sold for scrap like the GRs.

When were these taken? I saw the T.4 in bits on a truck recently
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Old Harrier T.4 on the move by Kenster79, on Flickr


The trip was on 21 September 2012.

They have a hanger of 10 Sea Harriers all in immaculate condition, and the best part is they all run too apparently...

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the old SHAR's are taxied around the dummy deck site for groundcrew carrier a/c & operations handling training, some of the instructors drive them, the throttles are restricted to prevent accidental/unwanted excess power settings.

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lynothehammer wrote:
Kenny wrote:What a great insight. Glad to see our SHars aren't sold for scrap like the GRs.

When were these taken? I saw the T.4 in bits on a truck recently
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Old Harrier T.4 on the move by Kenster79, on Flickr


The trip was on 21 September 2012.

They have a hanger of 10 Sea Harriers all in immaculate condition, and the best part is they all run too apparently...

Above T4 was XW271?? and aparanly it was on its way to Bentwater?!
Yeap. SFDO often ground taxi the SHAR and some times... Even at night!!!! :rock:

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