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A Few Hours at Hardwick Airfield, Norfolk - 20th May 2012

It's the first open day of the year over at Hardwick Airfield - home of Maurice Hammond's P-51D Mustangs Janie and Marinell. Low cloud and a waterlogged grass-strip runway preclude any Mustang flights, but there is a trip out for the Harvard and a visit from a Russian Yak-52. Fred's there with his ear muffs, the Van gets its first "famberly" trip out of the year and Grandad comes along too.

next album: Birthday By The Sea, Cley, Norfolk - 26th May 2012
previous album: The Brome Swan Cycling Club Weekend, Thaxted, Essex - 12th May 2012

Fred sticks a load of 'googly eyes' to his face

Eating toast in Beard's Café, Eye

Church Street in Eye

Fred looks out of Beard's window

In Eye, a couple of small dogs peer out of a van's window

Hangar humour at Hardwick

Fred checks his ear-defenders out

The guns and ammo belts of Marinell

Marinell and Janie in the hangar

Baby Gabey (Harry) soaks up the atmosphere

A Yak-52 makes a landing

93rd Bomb Group memorabilia in the windows of a shed

Some dude peers in to a 1940s car

Fred looks at the Jeeps

The dashboard of a Willys Jeep

Marinell and Janie

Grandad roams around whilst reading Clive's booklet

The Yak taxis off down to the end of the runway

Maurice taxis the Harvard

Chris and Dave hang out

The Yak takes off

The Harvard's up in the air

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Fred sticks a load of 'googly eyes' to his face