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Re: Yeovilton Air Day 2014

Post by airtyphoon » Thu Jul 24, 2014 4:23 pm

There Was One Arrival Before i Left Yeovilton Today.

HH-101 Caesar - Italian Air Force around 14:40.


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Re: Yeovilton Air Day 2014

Post by Supra » Fri Jul 25, 2014 9:55 am

Tilney.G wrote:Looking forward to this Saturday, Both flying and static look great now and well done to Yeovilton for getting the Catalina as a replacement,
Glad I saw the GWDT at Farnborough!
Sadly Farnborough isn't the place to see GWDT due to the ridiculous display height minima applied to even light aircraft . They were so high that aside from hailstones I feared they might get meteorite damage!

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Re: Yeovilton Air Day 2014

Post by Tilney.G » Fri Jul 25, 2014 10:04 am

Supra wrote:
Tilney.G wrote:Looking forward to this Saturday, Both flying and static look great now and well done to Yeovilton for getting the Catalina as a replacement,
Glad I saw the GWDT at Farnborough!
Sadly Farnborough isn't the place to see GWDT due to the ridiculous display height minima applied to even light aircraft . They were so high that aside from hailstones I feared they might get meteorite damage!
They did look pretty high, Sounds pretty stupid to have that height restriction!

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Re: Yeovilton Air Day 2014

Post by tim_raper » Fri Jul 25, 2014 7:11 pm

mozzer wrote:Is the bridle path through the rw27 naughty field 'officially' closed for public use again this year?
Link should take you to the bridleway closures
https://www.google.co.uk/url?sa=t&sourc ... nKOgdlgoJw

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Re: Yeovilton Air Day 2014

Post by MRTT » Sun Jul 27, 2014 2:06 pm

Here is a list of serials I got yesterday of FLYING display aircraft only

PN: Maritime Demo and Commando Assault aircraft left out

VX281 Hawker Sea Fury T20
XL577 Hawker Hunter T7A
ZZ380 Agusta Westland Wildcat HMA2 (Black Cats)
ZF562 Westland Lynx HMA8 (Black Cats)
S4-AO7 Bucker Jungmann
8084 North American T-6 Texan
G-EWIZ Pitts Special
G-PSST Hawker Hunter F58A Miss Demeanour
XH558 (G-VLCN) Avro Vulcan B2
G-PBYA Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina
'The Baby Blue'
FA-84 Lockheed Martin F-16AM Fighting Falcon
J-5005 Mc Donnell Douglas F-18C Hornet
232511 North American TB-25J Mitchell
'The Yakovlevs'
'The Red Devils'
ZA497 Douglas DC3 Dakota
MK356 Supermarine Spitfire
PS915 Supermarine Spitfire

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Re: Yeovilton Air Day 2014

Post by erik_k » Sun Jul 27, 2014 8:17 pm

When we left at 4.10PM we saw 5 Sea King HC4s parked near RWY09.
4 were starting up for the Air Assault: ZA2(89?)/D, Z..../K, ZA.../Q, and code WA???
Can anyone help with those 5 serials?

Also the Lynxes/Wildcats in Hangar 13/14:
Hangar 13:
ZZ379
1x Lynx HMA8 seen from front
Hangar 14:
XZ722/671, XZ732/673, ..../316
Any help on those.

And maybe anyone read the Lynx HMA.8 that arrived from the east at 8.25AM saturday?

Erik

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Re: Yeovilton Air Day 2014

Post by scalp91 » Sun Jul 27, 2014 9:16 pm

erik_k wrote:When we left at 4.10PM we saw 5 Sea King HC4s parked near RWY09.
4 were starting up for the Air Assault: ZA2(89?)/D, Z..../K, ZA.../Q, and code WA???
Can anyone help with those 5 serials?

Also the Lynxes/Wildcats in Hangar 13/14:
Hangar 13:
ZZ379
1x Lynx HMA8 seen from front
Hangar 14:
XZ722/671, XZ732/673, ..../316
Any help on those.

And maybe anyone read the Lynx HMA.8 that arrived from the east at 8.25AM saturday?

Erik
Erik,

The Sea King's in the assault were ZA296/Q, ZA299/D, ZE427/K, ZG821/G. I couldn't read the one that didn't
fly but according to the check list it should be ZA295/U.

The Lynx HMA8 in H13 should be XZ725/CB-337 according to the check list, all I could read was Cardigan Bay
on the nose.

Hope this helps.

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Re: Yeovilton Air Day 2014

Post by erik_k » Tue Jul 29, 2014 2:27 pm

Thanks for the missing serials from Hangar 13/14 and HC.4s at RWY09.

Another question:
was the former Egypt Sea King still at the dump. Did not recognize it, saw from left to richt from the static:
1x Sea Harrier
1x Sea Harrier? with old roundel
1x Wessex
in front of it a Harrier ? fuselage or is this the Sea King ?
and right from the radar tower: 1x Harrier GR3

Anyone for the 4 white Yak-52s that flew?

Still no one for the Lynx that arrived the 26th at 8.20AM?
The Aeronavale Falcon 10 arrived at 8.30AM with c/s FNY55A2

Erik

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Re: Yeovilton Air Day 2014

Post by NotPennysBoat » Thu Jul 31, 2014 9:28 am

Can I just ask, not being rude.. Why do people care about serials? I get that everyone is different and likes different things, but I go to airshows to enjoy the aircraft. I can't see getting any enjoyment out of writing down numbers..
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Re: Yeovilton Air Day 2014

Post by Tornadochaser » Fri Aug 01, 2014 12:13 pm

very interested in any response as I always wonder the same. :unsure: :unsure:

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Re: Yeovilton Air Day 2014

Post by seven » Fri Aug 01, 2014 1:26 pm

Each to their own.. I do collect serials, and will be slightly disappointed if a previously seen one turns up(RIAT's EF-18 springs to mind).. But im not the sort to go half way round the world to get the latest F-16.

One that does always get me, An-225's. Everytime one is due its always the same one... ;) :roll:

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Re: Yeovilton Air Day 2014

Post by NotPennysBoat » Fri Aug 01, 2014 4:02 pm

So do people collect serials to know if it's different plane or if it's the exact same one they're watching? I just don't see the enjoyment myself. A plane is a plane to me! ha :unsure:
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Re: Yeovilton Air Day 2014

Post by seven » Fri Aug 01, 2014 6:46 pm

Again each to their own. Personally I do it for research and because it interests me. However I do agree to an extent, although I'd much rather see an Aussie Super Bug tearing the sky apart than a yank one waving at the ISS :D

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Re: Yeovilton Air Day 2014

Post by Blackcat1 » Sat Aug 02, 2014 10:22 am

i do it just to highlight my markings book and make it look pretty!!! :P LOL!!!!
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