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August 2018 movements

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August 2018 movements

Post by STN RAMP RAT » Thu Aug 02, 2018 2:13 pm

ZH883 is up and about as MCE01 on 2nd August PM

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Re: Augsut 2018 movements

Post by Rch135 » Fri Aug 03, 2018 8:14 pm

01/08/2018
C130J C4 ZH867 "MCE03" Arrived Around 1405L today.

02/08/2018
As Already Reported ZH883 "MCE01" Flew its Post Maintenance Airtest Today.
Departed 1300L arriving back around 1510L.
Aircraft Still Wears its Special 50yrs Mks.

03/08/2018
UAE GLEX 1326 was up today on another Airtest.

Swedish AF TP102D 102005/025 "SVF649" Made a Brief Visit today
Brought in Air Crew to Pick-up TP84 84007. Arrived around 1040L Departing 30mins latter.


TP84 84007/847 "SVF816" Departed Midday after Maintenance Arrived 10/07.

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Re: Augsut 2018 movements

Post by rh226 » Wed Aug 08, 2018 10:53 am

08/08/2018

1325 UAEAF GLEX is up on a test flight this morning as MCE01.
Cheers, Bob

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Re: Augsut 2018 movements

Post by Rch135 » Wed Aug 08, 2018 7:46 pm

06/08/2018
Departing Today After Maintenance around 1220L was C5 ZH883 (50yr Special Mks).
Aircraft Been Here Since 10th April.

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Re: Augsut 2018 movements

Post by Rch135 » Wed Aug 08, 2018 7:54 pm

07/08/2018
1326 "MCE02" was up Again Today Performing Another Airtest.

08/08/2018
C130K C1 8T-CB Austrian AF "ASF02" Arrived For Maintenance Today

As Already Reported UAE 1325 "MCE01" Made its First Flight Today.

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Re: Augsut 2018 movements

Post by MRTT » Wed Aug 08, 2018 10:00 pm

Any idea when the two BD.700s are due to be delivered to the UAE?

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Re: Augsut 2018 movements

Post by TonyO » Thu Aug 09, 2018 5:57 pm

Given that the second has only just begun flying with its equipment onboard, I'd say you're still looking at 9-12 months before delivery. But that is a conservative estimate.

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Re: Augsut 2018 movements

Post by Rch135 » Fri Aug 10, 2018 9:04 am

09/08/2018
Departing After Refurbishment/Mods was Austrian AF C130K C1 8T-CC "ASF02" having Arrived last October (2nd).

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Re: Augsut 2018 movements

Post by Rch135 » Fri Aug 10, 2018 9:06 am

10/08/2018
Currently On Finals For Cambridge C130H-30G-275 Klu 336Sqn. Aircraft For Maintenance.

C130H-30 G-273 Which Arrived 25/05 Finally departed Today

UAE 1326 Was up again Today on Another Airtest.

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Re: August 2018 movements

Post by Rch135 » Mon Aug 13, 2018 1:05 pm

13/08/2018
UAE 1325 Currently Flying its 2nd Airtest as "MCE02"

Tornado GR4 ZA607/EB-X 41Sqn Mks "Marham51" did a Low approach today.

C5 ZH888 Departed after maintenance today Having Arrived 22/06.

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Re: August 2018 movements

Post by Rch135 » Tue Aug 14, 2018 9:30 pm

14/08/2018
UAE 1326 Departed to Newquay For TDY today.

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Re: August 2018 movements

Post by Rch135 » Wed Aug 15, 2018 8:45 pm

15/08/2018
UAE 1326 "MCE02" Returned from Newquay today.

UAE 1325 "MCE01" Flew its 3rd Airtest today.
Note: 1st time both UAE Globals airborne at same time.

A109A GZ100 32Sqn "RRR1381" Made a brief visit PM Today.

Pilot Training Today Was Duxford Based Harvard AJ841/G-BJST Wacky Rabbit ex Italian AF MM53795.
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Re: August 2018 movements

Post by STN RAMP RAT » Fri Aug 17, 2018 11:04 am

1325 is flying today 17th August as MCE01

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Re: August 2018 movements

Post by Rch135 » Fri Aug 17, 2018 3:33 pm

17/08/2018
Couple of ex Military Visitors also Noted Today
Harvard AJ841/G-BJST Wacky Rabbit ex Italian AF MM53795 Made a second visit this week, Noted 29th + 30th also
ex RAF Gazelle HT3 G-ONNE ex XW858.
As already reported 1325 made its 4th Test Flight Today
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Re: August 2018 movements

Post by Rch135 » Tue Aug 21, 2018 12:01 pm

21/03/2018
UAE 1325 Departed To Boscombe Down "MCE03" For a Short TDY.

C4 ZH877 "RRR175" Arrived 1345L For Maintenance.

C4 ZH874 "RRR153" Visited at 1455L to Collect 877s Air Crew.

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Re: August 2018 movements

Post by Rch135 » Wed Aug 22, 2018 8:15 pm

22/08/2018
Visiting Today were 2x 72Sqn Tucano T1s ZF171 "LOP436" + ZF172 "LOP50".

UAE GLEX 1325 "MCE02" returned from Boscombe around 1720L.

Also Visiting Today Was Bulldog Mk122 G-BCUO ex Ghana AF G-107

23/08/2018
Callsign For Norwegian 5699 Airtest Today was "NOW335A"

ZH866 "Gauntlet 60" Visiting Today Has Special 206Sqn Mks
Aircraft Performed 2x Approaches before departing.
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23rd August

Post by STN RAMP RAT » Thu Aug 23, 2018 4:32 pm

Visiting today was ZH866 as BDN60
the Norwegian C130 5699 did a flight test this afternoon

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Re: August 2018 movements

Post by Rch135 » Fri Aug 24, 2018 2:24 pm

24/08/2018
UAEAF Glex 1325 "MCE09" Flew another Airtest Today.

Departing after Maintenance was Norwegian C130J 5699 "NOW335A" which arrived 25/06.

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Re: August 2018 movements

Post by Rch135 » Wed Aug 29, 2018 3:22 pm

29/08/2018
Departing Cambridge at 1615L For the Final time was UAE Glex 1325 "MCE02" Positioning to Doncaster, ready for departure to UAE.

31/08/2018
Departed Around 0740L from Doncaster as "UAE1325" on its Delivery flight to U.A.E.
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Re: August 2018 movements

Post by Off Airways » Thu Aug 30, 2018 5:14 pm

30/08/18

Arriving at 1558L was 525 C-130J-30 Omani.AF

Hangar 17's doors were wide open at this time and G-275 C-130H R.Neth.AF and 701 + 702 C-130J's Bahraini.AF fully visible.
Ex: 24/30/70/72/84/101 & 230 Squadrons .... 38 years of military aviation :grr:

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