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A-10A at Barton Air Show 1990

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A-10A at Barton Air Show 1990

Postby shuck » Thu Jan 11, 2018 6:03 pm

Please can anyone identify the two A-10A that did a fly over at the Barton Air Show on 13/05/90

Thanks
shuck
 

Re: A-10A at Barton Air Show 1990

Postby Yorker » Thu Jan 11, 2018 7:55 pm

Scramble reports 82-0655/WR plus one other unidentified in their Show Report section for Barton.
BARG does not list flying participants at Barton apart from associated visitors to Manchester. However they do list two WR A-10s in Mildenhall on the 12th May 1990. One of these is the aforementioned 82-0655, the other is 80-0232/WR
Hope this helps.
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Re: A-10A at Barton Air Show 1990

Postby shuck » Fri Jan 12, 2018 8:24 am

Yorker wrote:Scramble reports 82-0655/WR plus one other unidentified in their Show Report section for Barton.
BARG does not list flying participants at Barton apart from associated visitors to Manchester. However they do list two WR A-10s in Mildenhall on the 12th May 1990. One of these is the aforementioned 82-0655, the other is 80-0232/WR
Hope this helps.


Excellent ... thank you
shuck
 

Re: A-10A at Barton Air Show 1990

Postby andrewn » Fri Jan 12, 2018 12:16 pm

I tracked these pair on the scanner that day - called Bison 36&37. After Barton they routed POL-CGY and then Woodbridge (if my notes are accurate after all these years!).

I also logged a C-141 "Mac 60163" (from Mildenhall then for Oceanic crossing Stateside) and a 20TFW F-111E "Sage 1" (f/t Upper Heyford) as displaying at Barton, as well as the more usual RAF and civvie stuff of the day. Interesting times :)
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Re: A-10A at Barton Air Show 1990

Postby shuck » Sat Jan 13, 2018 9:05 am

andrewn wrote:I tracked these pair on the scanner that day - called Bison 36&37. After Barton they routed POL-CGY and then Woodbridge (if my notes are accurate after all these years!).

I also logged a C-141 "Mac 60163" (from Mildenhall then for Oceanic crossing Stateside) and a 20TFW F-111E "Sage 1" (f/t Upper Heyford) as displaying at Barton, as well as the more usual RAF and civvie stuff of the day. Interesting times :)


Good memories ... thanks for the call-sign info.
shuck
 


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