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Tornado GR4 Fleet General Info

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Re: Tornado GR4 Fleet General Info

Post by StevenNFFC » Thu May 17, 2018 12:07 am

Monday 14th May 2018

Bulkhead 1 [IX(B) Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZA591/058
Bulkhead 2 [IX(B) Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZA607/070 - EB-X
Tirpitz 2 [IX(B) Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZA588/056
Marham ** showed as Tornado GR4 ZG752/129 - RAF100 sticker

Tuesday 15th May 2018

Fang 1 [IX(B) Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZA591/058
Fang 2 [IX(B) Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZA614/076
Marham ** showed as Tornado GR4 ZA607/070 - EB-X
Marham ** showed as Tornado GR4 ZG752/129 - RAF100 sticker
Marham ** showed as Tornado GR4 ZA554/046
Ascot 9812 showed as Tornado GR4 ZA463/028 - Outbound

Wednesday 16th May 2018

Marham ** showed as Tornado GR4 ZA591/058
Marham ** showed as Tornado GR4 ZA614/076

Thursday 17th May 2018

Fang 1 [IX(B) Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZA614/076
Fang 2 [IX(B) Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZA591/058
Fang 3 [IX(B) Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZA554/046
Fang 4 [IX(B) Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZA607/070 - EB-X
Ascot 9822 showed as Tornado GR4 ZA473/032 - Inbound
Tarnish 21 [CMU] showed as Tornado GR4 ZA449/020

Friday 18th May 2018

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Re: Tornado GR4 Fleet General Info

Post by markranger » Thu May 17, 2018 9:44 am

ZA449/020 up again as Tarnish 22
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Re: Tornado GR4 Fleet General Info

Post by AIJerry » Thu May 17, 2018 6:08 pm

ZA587 and ZA614 were both up late 16.5.18 as 'Tirpitz 01, 02'

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Re: Tornado GR4 Fleet General Info

Post by Vulcanone » Thu May 17, 2018 6:28 pm

ZA473 noted briefly on ADSB returning as RRR9822

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Re: Tornado GR4 Fleet General Info

Post by DavidT » Mon May 21, 2018 11:11 pm

Monday 21 May 18
An addition to today's GR4 movements
ZD848/109 departed at 1608LT as Marham** with 2250 ltr. tanks underwing and one 1500 ltr. on shoulder pylon.

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Re: Tornado GR4 Fleet General Info

Post by Integrale1 » Tue May 22, 2018 1:46 pm

ZA473 will be withdrawn from use and broken for spares on return to MRM.

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Re: Tornado GR4 Fleet General Info

Post by DavidT » Thu May 24, 2018 9:02 am

Belated report:
GR4 Ops Wednesday 23 May 2018
ZA614/076 Flew am as Fang 1 and pm as Tirpitz 1
ZA591/058 Flew am as Fang 3 and pm as Monster 1
ZD848/109 Flew pm as Marham ** (3 tank config.)
ZG752/129 Flew pm as Marham **

All above flying commenced 1155LT and completed at 1555LT.
RWYs 01/19 now have full approach lighting installed.

Regards,

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Re: Tornado GR4 Fleet General Info

Post by StevenNFFC » Fri May 25, 2018 2:00 pm

Monday 21st May 2018

Tirpitz 1 [IX(B) Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZA587/055
Tirpitz 2 [IX(B) Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZA554/046
Monster 1 [31 Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZG775/134
Monster 2 [31 Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZA591/058
Marham ** showed as Tornado GR4 ZD848/109

Tuesday 22nd May 2018

Fang 1 [IX(B) Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZA587/055
Fang 2 [IX(B) Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZA614/076
Fang 3 [IX(B) Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZA607/070 - EB-X
Marham ** showed as Tornado GR4 ZG791/137

Wednesday 23rd May 2018

See Above post - with thanks to David

Thursday 24th May 2018

Fang 1 [IX(B) Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZA587/055
Marham ** showed as Tornado GR4 ZA554/046
Marham ** showed as Tornado GR4 ZD848/109

Friday 25th May 2018

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Re: Tornado GR4 Fleet General Info

Post by David Thompson » Wed May 30, 2018 4:13 pm

Leeming today ;
F3 ZH552 on gate
GR4 ZA453 carcass only dumped outside of RTP
Youth is wasted on the young !

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Re: Tornado GR4 Fleet General Info

Post by miketonka » Wed May 30, 2018 5:01 pm

ZA473/032 was delivered into the RTP process today after engine runs

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Re: Tornado GR4 Fleet General Info

Post by StevenNFFC » Fri Jun 01, 2018 1:41 pm

Monday 28th May 2018

Bank Holiday = No Flying

Tuesday 29th May 2018

Monster 1 [31 Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZA554/046
Monster 2 [31 Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZA607/070 - EB-X
Marham ** showed as Tornado GR4 ZA591/058
Ascot 9711 showed as Tornado GR4 ZD848/109 - Outbound

Wednesday 30th May 2018

Fang 1 [IX(B) Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZA554/046
Fang 2 [IX(B) Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZG752/129
Bulkhead 1 [IX(B) Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZA591/058
Marham ** showed as Tornado GR4 ZA542/035
Ascot 9721 showed as Tornado GR4 ZA546/038 - Inbound

Thursday 31st May 2018

Fang 1 [IX(B) Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZA542/035
Fang 2 [IX(B) Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZA588/056
Monster 1 [31 Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZA591/058
Monster 2 [31 Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZA607/070 - EB-X

Friday 1st June 2018

Marham ** showed as Tornado GR4 ZA542/035

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Re: Tornado GR4 Fleet General Info

Post by Vulcanone » Sun Jun 03, 2018 7:14 pm

A pair of photos on Facebook showed ZA453 and ZD890 arriving at the yard in Hartlepool they left for on Friday

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Re: Tornado GR4 Fleet General Info

Post by Integrale1 » Sun Jun 10, 2018 10:57 am

Just a quick update regards the Tornado and further appearances at any shows. We will be bringing 2 aircraft to RIAT as static disolsy. The aircraft haven’t been designated yet but this will be the last RIAT that a GR4 will appear at.

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Re: Tornado GR4 Fleet General Info

Post by Blackcat1 » Sun Jun 10, 2018 6:43 pm

Thank you Intergrale.
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Re: Tornado GR4 Fleet General Info

Post by StevenNFFC » Tue Jun 12, 2018 10:17 am

Monday 4th June 2018

Fang 1 [IX(B) Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZA587/055
Fang 2 [IX(B) Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZA588/056
Marham ** showed as Tornado GR4 ZA607/070 - EB-X
Marham ** showed as Tornado GR4 ZA542/035
Marham ** showed as Tornado GR4 ZA614/076

Tuesday 5th June 2018

Bulkhead 1 [IX(B) Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZA554/046
Bulkhead 2 [IX(B) Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZA542/035
Bulkhead 3 [IX(B) Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZA607/070 - EB-X
Marham ** showed as Tornado GR4 ZG752/129 - RAF100 sticker

Wednesday 6th June 2018

Tirpitz 1 [IX(B) Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZA607/070 - EB-X
Tirpitz 2 [IX(B) Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZA587/055
Fang 1 [IX(B) Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZA588/056
Fang 2 [IX(B) Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZD849/110
Marham ** showed as Tornado GR4 ZG752/129 - RAF100 sticker

Thursday 7th June 2018

Fang 1 [IX(B) Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZA614/076
Fang 2 [IX(B) Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZG771/133 - Currently 100th Anniversary of RAF Marham Special Tail
Monster 1 [31 Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZA554/046
Marham ** showed as Tornado GR4 ZA613/075
Marham ** showed as Tornado GR4 ZG752/129 - RAF100 sticker

Friday 8th June 2018

Marham ** showed as Tornado GR4 ZA588/056

Saturday 9th June 2018 - Queens Birthday Flypast

Monster 1 [31 Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZA587/055
Monster 2 [31 Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZG752/129 - RAF100 Sticker
Monster 3 [31 Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZA607/070 - EB-X
Monster 4 [31 Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZA614/076
Monster 5 [31 Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZG771/133 - Currently 100th Anniversary of RAF Marham Special Tail

Sunday 10th June 2018 - RAF Cosford Flypast

Marham ** showed as Tornado GR4 ZA614/076

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Re: Tornado GR4 Fleet General Info

Post by StevenNFFC » Tue Jun 12, 2018 10:20 am

Monday 11th June 2018

Bulkhead 1 [IX(B) Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZA614/076
Bulkhead 2 [IX(B) Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZG771/133 - Currently 100th Anniversary of RAF Marham Special Tail
Fang 1 [IX(B) Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZA607/070 - EB-X
Marham ** showed as Tornado GR4 ZA587/055

Tuesday 12th June 2018

Monster 1 [31 Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZA588/056
Monster 2 [31 Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZD849/110
Marham ** showed as Tornado GR4 ZG771/133 - Currently 100th Anniversary of RAF Marham Special Tail
Marham ** showed as Tornado GR4 ZA587/055

Wednesday 13th June 2018

Bulkhead 1 [IX(B) Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZA588/056
Bulkhead 2 [IX(B) Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZD849/110
Marham ** showed as Tornado GR4 ZG752/129
Marham ** showed as Tornado GR4 ZA613/075

Thursday 14th June 2018

Marham ** showed as Tornado GR4 ZD849/110
Marham ** showed as Tornado GR4 ZA607/070 - EB-X
Ascot 9632 showed as Tornado GR4 ZD792/100 - Inbound
Ascot 9633 showed as Tornado GR4 ZA585/054 - Inbound

Friday 15th June 2018

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Re: Tornado GR4 Fleet General Info

Post by grimly aviation pics » Thu Jun 14, 2018 3:12 pm

ZD792 - returned from Op Shader duty today as RAFAIR 9632
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Re: Tornado GR4 Fleet General Info

Post by rich » Thu Jun 14, 2018 3:55 pm

If not already reported Tornado ZA549 fuselage and parts arrived at Humberside on 30.05.18 and is in the BAe Facility hangar 11.

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Re: Tornado GR4 Fleet General Info

Post by markranger » Thu Jun 14, 2018 5:20 pm

grimly aviation pics wrote:
Thu Jun 14, 2018 3:12 pm
ZD792 - returned from Op Shader duty today as RAFAIR 9632

Along with 9633 which was ZA585/054
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Re: Tornado GR4 Fleet General Info

Post by grimly aviation pics » Fri Jun 15, 2018 7:05 am

markranger wrote:
Thu Jun 14, 2018 5:20 pm
grimly aviation pics wrote:
Thu Jun 14, 2018 3:12 pm
ZD792 - returned from Op Shader duty today as RAFAIR 9632

Along with 9633 which was ZA585/054
That was kept quiet haha
Canon 5D MKiii
Canon 60d
Canon 70 - 300mm usm is
Canon 70-200mm usm is
Canon 100-400 is usm
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Canon 18-135mm
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