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CH-53286 viewsTwo USAF CH-53 "Jolly Green Giant" rescue helicopters on the South Ramp in May 1975.G Frost
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Noratlas261 viewsPrior to the C-160 Transalls being used for training flights by the French Air Force int Cork, Noratlas aircraft were common sights. Here an example back-tracks RWY 35 with its Hercules slieve valve engines popping and crackling and its braking system hissing and squealing! Sure beats the roar of a jet engine!!!!G Frost
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C-FTGI Douglas (Basler) Turbo DC-3289 viewsC-FTGI Douglas (Basler) Turbo DC-3 of Bell Geospace parked outside the EMC hangar. The aeroplane arrived the previous afternoon from Lisbon on her way back to Canada for the Christmas. Highlight of the year 2011 at Cork? A monopod was used to keep the camera as steady as possible for this snap. However, a tripod is what is really needed for this kind of picture taking.Purple Taxi
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FAA T-29200 viewsThe original "Calibrator" at Cork was an FAA DC-3. This was replaced by The German based Convair T-29(Convair 240). This example, N-250 rests on the south ramp in May 1972. G Frost
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Intra Jersey DC-3173 viewsIntra Jersey was one of the many small charter outfits that operated with DC-3s in the 1960s and 1970s. G-AMPY was operated by many of these and is seen here on the south ramp after operating a flower charter in May 1973.G Frost
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Airport 64!386 viewsA tranquil scene taken from the ramp on 30/7/1964 shows Aer Lingus Viscount EI-AMA preparing for a flight to London. Note the handful of people on the balconies, a stark contrast with todays vista!G Frost
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N141M Ciation built in 1977 seen at cork during the 90's173 viewssaxdude
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Puma202 viewsPetroleum Helicopters Puma N-4731 which was used for oil rig support during 1978.G Frost

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C-FTGI Douglas (Basler) Turbo DC-3289 viewsC-FTGI Douglas (Basler) Turbo DC-3 of Bell Geospace parked outside the EMC hangar. The aeroplane arrived the previous afternoon from Lisbon on her way back to Canada for the Christmas. Highlight of the year 2011 at Cork? A monopod was used to keep the camera as steady as possible for this snap. However, a tripod is what is really needed for this kind of picture taking.Purple TaxiJan 06, 2012
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Air Toulouse Sud caravelle 306 viewsF-GELPsaxdudeSep 26, 2008
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transAer A300 266 viewsEI-TLBsaxdudeSep 26, 2008
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irish heli's BO105 EI-LIT at cork184 viewssaxdudeSep 26, 2008
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N141M Ciation built in 1977 seen at cork during the 90's173 viewssaxdudeSep 26, 2008
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N501AT at cork168 viewssaxdudeSep 26, 2008
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Aer lingus 737-200 at cork235 viewsGreat jet. .. Noisy as hell on take off saxdudeSep 26, 2008
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German Robin HR100 in cork177 viewssaxdudeSep 25, 2008

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