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LN-F22A Raptors, Heavies,Pavehawk and a few Eagles

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LN-F22A Raptors, Heavies,Pavehawk and a few Eagles

Postby XWP29 » Thu Oct 12, 2017 11:16 pm

Spent a great day at the wire with a fellow Reaper Thursday with good variety of Aircraft on view; with some diverts here from yesterday. Later in the afternoon came a very long, and easy viewing, session of the 56th around the Wangford Road area on approach and runway. Could be v busy Monday morning. Last two for Paddy!

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Thanks for looking
Nick
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Re: LN-F22A Raptors, Heavies,Pavehawk and a few Eagles

Postby grumpy616 » Fri Oct 13, 2017 5:28 am

Great stuff Nick.

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Re: LN-F22A Raptors, Heavies,Pavehawk and a few Eagles

Postby slogen51 » Fri Oct 13, 2017 6:41 am

Top shots

It was quite an enjoyable day even the fire tender had fun.
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Re: LN-F22A Raptors, Heavies,Pavehawk and a few Eagles

Postby welshandy » Fri Oct 13, 2017 7:40 am

Looks like you had a great day. Love the guy in the fire truck. Interesting shot of the 22 landing with his sidewinder weapon bay door open on landing.
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Re: LN-F22A Raptors, Heavies,Pavehawk and a few Eagles

Postby XWP29 » Fri Oct 13, 2017 9:39 am

slogen51 wrote:Top shots

It was quite an enjoyable day even the fire tender had fun.


Hi Mike
Thanks, a very full day for us all! Sparky the Firedog in the Fire truck apparently, quite entertaining as they made a lot of noise with the siren.
Must say hello sometime at the wire,from the photos we can't have been that far away. We were by the FG crash gate for the F22 returns.


welshandy wrote:Looks like you had a great day. Love the guy in the fire truck. Interesting shot of the 22 landing with his sidewinder weapon bay door open on landing.


Cheers Andy, A full day once they started and lovely weather, we were very lucky!


I have added a few more
ImageKC 135-R Stratotanker 80094 100th ARW on stand at Lakenheath by XWP29, on Flickr

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Re: LN-F22A Raptors, Heavies,Pavehawk and a few Eagles

Postby Freeman Lowell » Fri Oct 13, 2017 10:51 am

welshandy wrote:Looks like you had a great day. Love the guy in the fire truck. Interesting shot of the 22 landing with his sidewinder weapon bay door open on landing.

Interestingly, the missile doors were open on both sides when he landed. No idea why. Do both doors open even if there is only one simulated launch?
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Re: LN-F22A Raptors, Heavies,Pavehawk and a few Eagles

Postby paddyboy » Fri Oct 13, 2017 3:41 pm

Hi Neil :P

I don't recall your boss telling me you had totally retired last Sunday :S

Have you taken up permanent residence down there :lol:

Great shots, buddy :thumbs:

Reaper pic is the best, of course :thumb:

Thanks for posting ;)

Paddyboy :clap:
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Just remember, please don't tell the wife


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Re: LN-F22A Raptors, Heavies,Pavehawk and a few Eagles

Postby Dave934 » Fri Oct 13, 2017 6:04 pm

A really nice set of images, well done.
I booked next monday tuesday and wednesday off of work to get over LN....but now have got to work !!!!!
So appreciate people like yourself posting.
Thanks mate.
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Re: LN-F22A Raptors, Heavies,Pavehawk and a few Eagles

Postby galaxysi » Fri Oct 13, 2017 8:43 pm

Like the HH-60 photo's,case of getting them whilst you can.
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