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Lakenheath base tour

Please post movements and activities to do with RAF Lakenheath here
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lardyboy999
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Re: Lakenheath base tour

Post by lardyboy999 » Fri Aug 17, 2018 9:31 pm

hernaman86, thank for taking the leap in organising this.

Stick me down, please, if you wouldn't mind.

Rockstar, if you want to share a lift, let me know.

Andy

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Re: Lakenheath base tour

Post by NickC » Fri Aug 17, 2018 9:38 pm

I would like to be added to the list please, if there's space. As with others, the static display, control tower and preserved a/c are of the most interest. Oh, and the last chance checks, but they don't list that :)

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napalm42
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Re: Lakenheath base tour

Post by napalm42 » Fri Aug 17, 2018 10:55 pm

Well done for initiating (can`t spell that !! ), this. :thumbs:
How do I get added to the list ?

Kind Regards

mudhen15
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Re: Lakenheath base tour

Post by mudhen15 » Sat Aug 18, 2018 1:02 pm

I'm up for being added to the list as well if space is still going.
Thanks for organizing this.

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Re: Lakenheath base tour

Post by welshandy » Sat Aug 18, 2018 2:15 pm

Please could I add myself & my eldest Son(would make a great 21st birthday pressie for him if tour is 2019)

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Re: Lakenheath base tour

Post by david14 » Sat Aug 18, 2018 7:38 pm

Hi, agree thanks for getting this going. I'd like to put my name on the list too

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Re: Lakenheath base tour

Post by goody » Sun Aug 19, 2018 7:20 am

Well done for organizing this I would love to attend too

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Re: Lakenheath base tour

Post by mikepam69 » Sun Aug 19, 2018 8:27 am

Hi

Can I please add myself, my wife, and my cousin to the list.Can you send me any information that you require car reg etc when the time is appropriate. :thumb
Regards
Mike,Pam,Stuart :thumb: :thumb:

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Re: Lakenheath base tour

Post by Goody 2 » Sun Aug 19, 2018 8:35 am

My son and myself would be very interested in the Lakenheath Base Tour.

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Re: Lakenheath base tour

Post by Bearcat 64 » Sun Aug 19, 2018 8:55 am

My only concern to you arranging this group tour is that I’m sure this list will exceed the 40 persons aloud. There is only one gold for all us folk and that’s to get up close to the aircraft. Unless you can arrange more than 1 tour, I think you either have to say first come first served! Or 1 person per member posting or put all names in a hat? It will be interesting to see how this pans out but hopefully we can all get on the base at some point and enjoy the Heath...

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Re: Lakenheath base tour

Post by _alphabravo » Sun Aug 19, 2018 12:24 pm

If it ever comes to fruition then I have myself and another person to add to the list, however list seems to be getting loner and longer! :thumb:

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Re: Lakenheath base tour

Post by passat man » Sun Aug 19, 2018 12:42 pm

Hi

have been thinking of organising a trip myself, have not been on the airfield for decades.

If you have any places left, please pen me in for 2.

Steve

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Re: Lakenheath base tour

Post by Andy_99 » Sun Aug 19, 2018 12:56 pm

Hi,

If you have space please could you add me to the list.

Regards

Andy

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Re: Lakenheath base tour

Post by Otinryan » Mon Aug 20, 2018 1:06 pm

Me and my brother have been to visit many times and never been on the base.. so we would love to be involved! Put another 2 down if you can :) thank you very much.

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Re: Lakenheath base tour

Post by tornado17 » Mon Aug 20, 2018 6:48 pm

Please add me to the list, would love to get on this, many thanks

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Re: Lakenheath base tour

Post by Paper Rustler » Mon Aug 20, 2018 7:13 pm

If you still have space I would be up for two persons please.

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Re: Lakenheath base tour

Post by Doughnut » Mon Aug 20, 2018 7:28 pm

Two more please. But expect it is a very long waiting list.
Paul

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Re: Lakenheath base tour

Post by Ian1963 » Tue Aug 21, 2018 7:05 am

Hi All

I Am sure Heraman will organise a good tour. I need to say you will only be aloud on by coach maximum of 40 people.
Heraman will have to submit a photocopy of your driving licence or passport months in advance and this must not change,if you turn up on the day with a different one you will not be allowed on base. Base tours can be cancelled at short notice. There is plenty of parking in the viewing area at lakenheath. Hope this little bit of info helps all.

Ian

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Re: Lakenheath base tour

Post by hernaman86 » Tue Aug 21, 2018 10:50 am

Hi all, sorry I haven’t posted, been away,.

Okay so the response has been amazing, thank you all, I have easily hit the target, unfortunately guys I can only take the first 40 who contacted me via messages and on this post (I think that’s fair)

I have the user names and will send you guy messages confirming if you are in over the next few days, I will hold back some others too as reserves in case people can’t make the date we get (sorry if you don’t get a message)

I will send off the paperwork today, below are the agencies I’m going to opt for in priority, if we have to wait I’m fine with that, I think we are all the same, we just want to get close to the F-15’s and I’m sure this is the most popular tour so I expect there might be a bit of a queue for this.

• Aircraft static display (Due to mission requirements and high demand, requesting this demonstration may cause a longer wait for a tour date)
• Life support (pilots’ flight equipment)
• Fighter squadron tour
• Armory demonstration (weapons)
Aircraft control tower
• Military vehicle operations/ vehicle display
• Radar approach control
• Airfield management


Once we get a date we can plan how we get to and from the base ect ect

Hope this is okay

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Re: Lakenheath base tour

Post by grimreaper » Tue Aug 21, 2018 4:36 pm

Hernaman

That's fantastic mate really really appreciated, many thanks for sorting this out.

Grimreaper

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