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VC10 at Meherabad Airport - late 60's or early 70's
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Apr 27 2011 19:14 GMT elsje323
nice shot
Apr 28 2011 15:52 GMT eScargo PRO
Thanks elsje - it was taken a long time ago - I think on my old voitlander camera. I used to develop my own black and white film in those days but this one seems to have lasted rather better than most of those that I printed myself.
I think I caught this one back to London on my way back to boarding school.
May 03 2011 14:59 GMT wayoman
Good photo! It did not change a lot since then. I was in THR 2005, 2006-2007. Although they have a new one (called Ayatollah Khomeini) at the south, near Iman Khomeine shrine.
May 03 2011 15:26 GMT wayoman
I posted a Mehrabad photo taken as we taxied to take off towards Yazd
May 03 2011 18:12 GMT eScargo PRO
Thanks wayoman - keep planning to go back for a visit but something always comes up - iraq war, nuclear boycotts etc. Teheran in the spring is absolutely beautiful especially if you go out to somewhere like karaj where all the fruit trees are.
May 14 2011 20:06 GMT hans55 PRO
a good old VC10 !!
May 14 2011 20:54 GMT eScargo PRO
Yes - state of the art back then - but then I remember flying on a comet out to Teheran via Rome and Beirut. Fortunately not one of the ones that crashed in to the Med.