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Yeovilton Air Day 2014

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Re: Yeovilton Air Day 2014

Postby airtyphoon » Tue Jul 22, 2014 6:29 pm

Those are Correct BrizeWatcher, also noted was the RNHF Chipmunk in Portuguese Markings, Full photo report Later, Amazing day at Yeovilton Today.

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Re: Yeovilton Air Day 2014

Postby mozzer » Tue Jul 22, 2014 6:33 pm

Is the bridle path through the rw27 naughty field 'officially' closed for public use again this year?
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Re: Yeovilton Air Day 2014

Postby MRTT » Tue Jul 22, 2014 6:50 pm

airtyphoon wrote:Those are Correct BrizeWatcher, also noted was the RNHF Chipmunk in Portuguese Markings, Full photo report Later, Amazing day at Yeovilton Today.

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Thanks for the confirmation airtyphoon.
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Re: Yeovilton Air Day 2014

Postby Seaking93 » Tue Jul 22, 2014 8:01 pm

BrizeWatcher wrote:
airtyphoon wrote:Those are Correct BrizeWatcher, also noted was the RNHF Chipmunk in Portuguese Markings, Full photo report Later, Amazing day at Yeovilton Today.

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Thanks for the confirmation airtyphoon.

Just to put the record straight the Portuguese marked Chipmunk is privately owned not a RNHF airframe, although the generous owner does allow RNHF pilots to use it

To answer an earlier question the museum car park as usual will be used as an entry point for trade and exhibitors on Friday and Saturday, however there is plenty of parking on the sportsfield opposite, left hand side of the road to Little Yeovilton(where the Gazelle is displayed outside 'Gazelle House')
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Re: Yeovilton Air Day 2014

Postby razor23uk » Wed Jul 23, 2014 9:22 am

Mozzer....as far as I am aware, and its only my thinking so may be wrong, the bridle path runs from the old farm building gateway to a gateway in the corner of the field, via a bridge crossing the river. I guess its then up to the farmer if he wants to chase us off his land?
I know the last few years have seen the field nearest the runway threshold ...the field with the lights in...taped off and the farmer has been running about in a quad bike there. If its the same as last time, then the field over the river was fine to sit in.
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Re: Yeovilton Air Day 2014

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Re: Yeovilton Air Day 2014

Postby MRTT » Wed Jul 23, 2014 7:34 pm

Italian Air Force HH-101 Caesar (Merlin) Added to static display. Nice Catch Yeovilton Organisers.
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Re: Yeovilton Air Day 2014

Postby seven » Wed Jul 23, 2014 7:42 pm

BrizeWatcher wrote:Italian Air Force HH-101 Caesar (Merlin) Added to static display. Nice Catch Yeovilton Organisers.


G'oh cock it. Been after that for yonks..

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Re: Yeovilton Air Day 2014

Postby airtyphoon » Wed Jul 23, 2014 7:48 pm

Brilliant News, Correct me if im Wrong but Thats Five Merlin Aircraft on Static at Yeovilton?, i just hope the Organisers are Thinking like me and will place them together in a row on Static.

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Re: Yeovilton Air Day 2014

Postby Malcolm » Wed Jul 23, 2014 8:13 pm

I caught a glimpse of the contents of H14 today. I hope they put it somewhere good for photography - lots of people will be saying "Ahhh I remember when....", and others will be saying "I wish I was around when..."
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Re: Yeovilton Air Day 2014

Postby space monkey » Wed Jul 23, 2014 9:50 pm

The two navy hawks were up for a while today rehearsing.. very exciting :-)
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Re: Yeovilton Air Day 2014

Postby razor23uk » Thu Jul 24, 2014 9:13 am

Being told now that they are going to be very strict on the field access at the 27 end this weekend. Anyone heared the same? Is it worth just taking a look as its only a short cycle ride for me from the camp site.
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Re: Yeovilton Air Day 2014

Postby seven » Thu Jul 24, 2014 9:19 am

razor23uk wrote:Being told now that they are going to be very strict on the field access at the 27 end this weekend. Anyone heared the same? Is it worth just taking a look as its only a short cycle ride for me from the camp site.



No harm in looking...

Voyager cancelled apparantly, with the Catalina added to the flying display.

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Re: Yeovilton Air Day 2014

Postby airtyphoon » Thu Jul 24, 2014 9:21 am

seven wrote:
razor23uk wrote:Being told now that they are going to be very strict on the field access at the 27 end this weekend. Anyone heared the same? Is it worth just taking a look as its only a short cycle ride for me from the camp site.



No harm in looking...

Voyager cancelled apparantly, with the Catalina added to the flying display.

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Yep, Catalina is Now Flying with the GWDT and Voyager Cancelled, Static is looking very Good this Year.

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Re: Yeovilton Air Day 2014

Postby Malcolm » Thu Jul 24, 2014 9:36 am

razor23uk wrote:Being told now that they are going to be very strict on the field access at the 27 end this weekend. Anyone heared the same? Is it worth just taking a look as its only a short cycle ride for me from the camp site.


http://www.somerset.gov.uk/EasySiteWeb/ ... alId=54638

Looks like the same as last year to me. Sheep field bridleways closed, but you can still walk down all the roads, and use the bridleway from the Weir to the back of the hangars.
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Re: Yeovilton Air Day 2014

Postby Seaking93 » Thu Jul 24, 2014 11:32 am

Malcolm wrote:I caught a glimpse of the contents of H14 today. I hope they put it somewhere good for photography - lots of people will be saying "Ahhh I remember when....", and others will be saying "I wish I was around when..."

I think you mean 13 hangar Malcolm, yes it must look good from a distance, its been towed out this morning onto the old North South runway where they park the Navy aircraft every year, no doubt it will have a might y Grob parked in the way of a good picture.
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Re: Yeovilton Air Day 2014

Postby seven » Thu Jul 24, 2014 12:03 pm

Unfortunately i went past to quickly to see the scheme, only the glossy finish. Should be epic ;)

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Re: Yeovilton Air Day 2014

Postby Tilney.G » Thu Jul 24, 2014 12:42 pm

Looking forward to this Saturday, Both flying and static look great now and well done to Yeovilton for getting the Catalina as a replacement,
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Re: Yeovilton Air Day 2014

Postby MRTT » Thu Jul 24, 2014 2:20 pm

Sea Vixen Cancelled

Miss Demeanour Added
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Re: Yeovilton Air Day 2014

Postby seven » Thu Jul 24, 2014 3:50 pm

Ouch, that one stings!

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