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Wattisham still maintains a fully serviceable runway from it's fast jet days. Fixed wing visitors are quite common, with RAF C-130's probably being the most frequent. Here "Ascot 640" climbs off runway 05 in the early evening after operating from here all day conducting parachute training. A civvie airliner (probably outbound from Stansted) can be seen underneath in the distance.

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