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HAWK21M
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Manuvering In This Area

Thu Dec 09, 2004 4:40 pm


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With no taxi track markings.How is Manuvering done in this Airfield.
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RE: Manuvering In This Area

Thu Dec 09, 2004 9:32 pm

Firstly, some of those planes look abandoned and/or are in storage to me. If that is the case, they were probably towed into that position. Secondly, a quick seach of all the photos of VCV shows that this airfield is mostly used for the storage of aircraft which proves my earlier point.
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RE: Manuvering In This Area

Thu Dec 09, 2004 9:47 pm

The photographer says 'Active Ramp'
Presuming Yes its used for storage,Still these aircraft would be moving at some time or Towed.
Who decides the parking position.
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RE: Manuvering In This Area

Thu Dec 09, 2004 9:54 pm

Aren't these desert airfields in the US so huge that you can manouver pretty much wherever you want?
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