J4972 : G-UFCG, Newtownards - November 2014(1)

taken 7 years ago, near to Newtownards, Northern Ireland

G-UFCG, Newtownards - November 2014(1)
G-UFCG, Newtownards - November 2014(1)
The Ulster Flying Club’s Cessna 172S Skyhawk (G-UFCG) taking off with a cloudy Scrabo Hill in the background.
Newtownards Airport


The aerodrome at Newtownards opened as Ards Airport in 1934. It was used by the RAF for training during WWII and was bombed by the Luftwaffe in 1941. After WWII it reverted to its role as a civil airport. It is now owned by the Ulster Flying Club LinkExternal link.

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Date Taken
Tuesday, 25 November, 2014   (more nearby)
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Tuesday, 25 November, 2014
Geographical Context
Air transport 
Place (from Tags)
Newtownards 
Primary Subject of Photo
Aircraft 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 492 727 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:34.8477N 5:41.5244W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! J 496 728
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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