Shackleton 1722..where?

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Re: Shackleton 1722..where?

Unread post by ERNIE » Sun Feb 10, 2019 9:39 pm

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Ernie, I cannot see how this adds up...........check the threshold.

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Etienne, sorry, you are correct that the picture with the "Shack" is definitely not FADN. I was referring to the two intersections that were displayed with the Plan photo of the whole Airfield and I thought that that was what we were discussing." Moenie oud word nie " and if all else fails read the ………. . My apologies. :oops: :oops: :oops:
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Re: Shackleton 1722..where?

Unread post by Tipper » Sun Feb 10, 2019 9:48 pm

Well done allanroy. You have solved it. =D>

The green grass, particularly the mowing, excluded Cape Town when I initially had a look at available imagery trying to solve the problem. Well, I was wrong. There appears to have been a time when the rainfall in Cape Town was such that the grass had to mowed.

Also the colour of the surfacing at the threshold appeared to be asphalt in the Shack picture again discounting Cape Town (with Google Earth showing concrete). Wrong again....a good look at the Shack picture shows that the threshold surfacing is in fact lighter than the taxiway in the background and is showing concrete..cast in panels.

The layout of the runway lights given in the attached pics provides the answer as far as I am concerned.
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Re: Shackleton 1722..where?

Unread post by Tipper » Sun Feb 10, 2019 10:06 pm

Well done allanroy. You have solved it. =D>

Or perhaps credit is due to ROMEO E.T.

Either way, well done for once again illustrating the "power of Avcom"
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Re: Shackleton 1722..where?

Unread post by Romeo E.T. » Sun Feb 10, 2019 10:20 pm

Tipper wrote:
Sun Feb 10, 2019 10:06 pm
Well done allanroy. You have solved it. =D>

Or perhaps credit is due to ROMEO E.T.

Either way, well done for once again illustrating the "power of Avcom"
thanks
but a combined effort
I only looked at "maps" to try and find the correct threshold size and taxiway alignment, to come up with suggestions

The other SUPER SLEUTHS did the majority of detailed detective work to confirm
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Re: Shackleton 1722..where?

Unread post by Glenn L » Sun Feb 10, 2019 10:30 pm

nice little piece of detective work well done
my other curiousity is the elevated camera angle
if its 16 at FACT that would mean the cargo apron
or was something else there in the 1990's ?
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Re: Shackleton 1722..where?

Unread post by Deanw » Mon Feb 11, 2019 6:23 am

Glenn, I suggest you read the thread to the end, it is Ysterplaat, not FACT.
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Re: Shackleton 1722..where?

Unread post by allanroy » Mon Feb 11, 2019 6:49 am

Tipper wrote:
Sun Feb 10, 2019 10:06 pm
Well done allanroy. You have solved it. =D>

Or perhaps credit is due to ROMEO E.T.

Either way, well done for once again illustrating the "power of Avcom"
I did not solve anything, just got the historic photo for the runway ROMEO E.T. sugeested it may be.
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Re: Shackleton 1722..where?

Unread post by Glenn L » Mon Feb 11, 2019 10:02 pm

Deanw wrote:
Mon Feb 11, 2019 6:23 am
Glenn, I suggest you read the thread to the end, it is Ysterplaat, not FACT.
Ysterplaat would be the most logical (I saw the last post on p1) - but pic of threshhold / taxiway intersection doesnt match?
other posts on p2 of this thread seem to make a good case for FACT

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