View Full Version : U2 at RAF Fairford, UK discussion

10-08-2005, 07:44 PM
This is a discussion thread for the following file:<br><br><b><a href=http://www.googleearthhacks.com/dlfile2642/U2-at-RAF-Fairford,-UK.htm>U2 at RAF Fairford, UK</a></b><br><br>U2 at RAF Fairford.<br />
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Pull back and you can see the area that was used by the B-52's.<br><br><img src=http://www.googleearthhacks.com/images/new/627101u2_150.jpg>

10-08-2005, 08:00 PM
Fairford can be an extremely busy air base, with regular visits by USAF aircraft. In 2003 it was the UK base for fourteen B52s during Operation Iraqi Freedom and in 2004 the RAF Mildenhall KC135 tanker fleet was redeployed here during runway reconstruction.

A good link to follow recent events is www.fairfordbase.org.uk

For info on the Royal International Air Tattoo go to www.airtattoo.com