Post by Buster the Bear on Feb 28, 2008 16:58:34 GMT
I am all excited, I cannot contain myself, I have just witnessed my first jet movement at Lasham! I was just driving past (as you do) when I saw a 737 back tracking. I dived into the Gliding Club and hot footed it up to the fence and saw LN-KKP depart! Even my 3 year old daughter was excited!
Having lived in Alton for the last 10 months, I have finally seen a jet movement at Lasham!
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Post by Admin (Annette Andria) on Feb 29, 2008 20:17:28 GMT
Yep and when Dan air were there Access was easy across the field we always stayed on side of road well away from Hangers . Always a very friendly chat with copper on his bike. even earlier years Sitting in the carpark watching the gliding championships with Mum and Dad Yep things have changed PROGRESS HUMBUG
York G-ANTK and Lizzy G-ALZO both moved from Lasham to Duxford Aviation Society. Photo of G-ANTK taken at Duxford in 1986, says was dismantled 15/5/86 to 20/5/86. Now restored to static in the large hanger at Duxford. The Danair comet was G-BDIV taken in 1985. The Redcoat CL-44D-4-2 had gone technical with an engine failure and I think was W/O as a result. I used to charter this a/c from Gatwick to Banjul quite often in an earlier life. Redcoat ran from a converted greenhouse, interesting place.
I worked for Geminair as the 'cargo officer' (the guy who gets the blame for everything) in the 70's flying a Britannia out of Luton.
Usually to Accra(Ghana) and charters to wherever we could get them, Redcoat were our main rival, also with Brits. I don't remeber them having a CL44 though. Another 'part' of the company ran a couple of 707s for charters in the Caribbean.