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RAF Aldergrove Show 1959
« on: October 27, 2018, 08:32:38 PM »
Picked this up on eBay for the princely sum of 4.

Must have been an amazing show with that lineup of aircraft.

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Re: RAF Aldergrove Show 1959
« Reply #1 on: October 27, 2018, 09:30:32 PM »
Brilliant, if time travel ever comes to be, I will be at a lot of historic shows like this :D

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Re: RAF Aldergrove Show 1959
« Reply #2 on: October 28, 2018, 12:02:57 AM »
That is an incredible line-up.

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Re: RAF Aldergrove Show 1959
« Reply #3 on: October 28, 2018, 08:22:30 AM »
What a great find!  Thanks for scanning it, that fills a gap in local history.

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Re: RAF Aldergrove Show 1959
« Reply #4 on: October 28, 2018, 10:27:57 AM »
This might tie in with a few photos I was sent a few years ago.

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Re: RAF Aldergrove Show 1959
« Reply #5 on: October 28, 2018, 06:42:28 PM »
Strange to see folk out in there Sunday best posing with a Vulcan in the backround-great stuff,pity DSLR`s were not around then.

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Re: RAF Aldergrove Show 1959
« Reply #6 on: October 30, 2018, 11:30:36 AM »
I think these photos are from the same show.

Taken by my Grandfather.

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Re: RAF Aldergrove Show 1959
« Reply #7 on: October 31, 2018, 08:30:24 AM »
XH475 was a 1958 airframe so would fit well, but XL360 was an early 1962 one so must be from another show.  Presumably between Feb 1962 when XL360 was delivered and Dec 1964, when the Valiant seen on right would have been grounded.
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Re: RAF Aldergrove Show 1959
« Reply #8 on: January 02, 2019, 10:11:24 AM »
1958 At Home Day brochure auction on eBay at present, ends 06 January but he's looking for Real Money for it ( well, 12 at least ).

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/1958-Belfast-Aldergrove-RAF-at-Home-B-o-B-40th-ani-air-display-programme/202552148787

Triple V-Bomber flypast, B-66s, KB-50...

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