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Tornado GR4 Fleet General Info

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Re: Tornado GR4 Fleet General Info

Post by twamoran » Thu Sep 06, 2018 10:16 am

Did anyone by chance catch the ID of a lone GR4 travelling in a north-easterly direction as it crossed the Northumberland coast east of Alnwick yesterday (Wednesday 5th September)? The jet was at around 1,000 - 2,000 ft, or there abouts, and the time was around 4:30 pm.

Any help much appreciated!

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Re: Tornado GR4 Fleet General Info

Post by twamoran » Thu Sep 06, 2018 12:23 pm

No worries, it was ZA553/045

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Re: Tornado GR4 Fleet General Info

Post by StevenNFFC » Fri Sep 07, 2018 1:54 pm

Monday 3rd September 2018

Marham ** showed as Tornado GR4 ZA607/070 - EB-X
Marham ** showed as Tornado GR4 ZA612/074

Tuesday 4th September 2018

Caustic 35 showed as Tornado GR4 ZA553/045
Caustic 36 showed as Tornado GR4 ZA543/036 - No Code
Caustic 37 showed as Tornado GR4 ZA607/070 - EB-X

Wednesday 5th September 2018

Marham ** showed as Tornado GR4 ZG771/133
Marham ** showed as Tornado GR4 ZA614/076
Marham ** showed as Tornado GR4 ZA554/046
Marham ** showed as Tornado GR4 ZA553/045

Thursday 6th September 2018

Caustic 35 showed as Tornado GR4 ZG775/134
Caustic 36 showed as Tornado GR4 ZA607/070 - EB-X
Caustic 37 showed as Tornado GR4 ZA543/036 - No Code
Caustic 38 showed as Tornado GR4 ZD716/084

Friday 7th September 2018

Dogma 36 showed as Tornado GR4 ZD716/084
Dogma 37 showed as Tornado GR4 ZG775/134

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Re: Tornado GR4 Fleet General Info

Post by markranger » Fri Sep 07, 2018 2:00 pm

ZG771/133 also flew on Thursday 6th Steve as a Marham Callsign.
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Re: Tornado GR4 Fleet General Info

Post by StevenNFFC » Fri Sep 07, 2018 8:07 pm

Cheers mate. I believe ZA601/066 has been WFU just waiting for confirmation

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Re: Tornado GR4 Fleet General Info

Post by Integrale1 » Sat Sep 08, 2018 11:20 am

Don’t think it’s been retired yet, I’m pretty sure it’s undergping a primary servicing at the moment.

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Re: Tornado GR4 Fleet General Info

Post by miketonka » Sat Sep 08, 2018 3:03 pm

Not on primary just some general maintenance should be flying again quite soon

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Re: Tornado GR4 Fleet General Info

Post by StevenNFFC » Sat Sep 08, 2018 3:25 pm

That's good news to hear! My favourite airframe from back when she was serving with 41 Sqn

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Re: Tornado GR4 Fleet General Info

Post by StevenNFFC » Thu Sep 13, 2018 1:31 pm

Monday 10th September 2018

Caustic 35 [Exercise] showed as Tornado GR4 ZA553/045
Caustic 36 [Exercise] showed as Tornado GR4 ZA554/046
Caustic 38 [Exercise] showed as Tornado GR4 ZA614/076

Tuesday 11th September 2018

Voodoo 1 [31 Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZG775/134
Voodoo 2 [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 ZA553/045

Wednesday 12th September 2018

Caustic 35 [Exercise] showed as Tornado GR4 ZA597/063
Caustic 36 [Exercise] showed as Tornado GR4 ZD716/084
Caustic 37 [Exercise] showed as Tornado GR4 ZG775/134
Caustic 38 [Exercise] showed as Tornado GR4 ZA553/045
Monster 2 [31 Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZA607/070 - EB-X

Thursday 13th September 2018

Monster 1 [31 Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZA607/070 - EB-X
Monster 2 [31 Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZA554/046
Marham ** showed as Tornado GR4 ZA543/036 - No Code
Marham ** showed as Tornado GR4 ZA553/045
Marham ** showed as Tornado GR4 ZA612/074

Friday 14th September 2018

Caustic 35 [Exercise] showed as Tornado GR4 ZA607/070 - EB-X
Caustic 36 [Exercise] showed as Tornado GR4 ZG775/134
Marham ** showed as Tornado GR4 ZA543/036 - No Code
Marham ** showed as Tornado GR4 ZA614/076

Monday 17th September 2018

Dogma 61 [Exercise] showed as Tornado GR4 ZG775/134
Dogma 62 [Exercise] showed as Tornado GR4 ZA607/070 - EB-X
Fang 1 [IX(B) Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZA553/045
Fang 2 [IX(B) Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZA614/076
Marham ** showed as Tornado GR4 ZD716/084
Marham ** showed as Tornado GR4 ZA554/046

Tuesday 18th September 2018

Monster 1 [31 Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZG775/134
Monster 2 [31 Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZA607/070 - EB-X
Marham ** showed as Tornado GR4 ZD716/084
Marham ** showed as Tornado GR4 ZG771/133 - Currently 100th Anniversary of RAF Marham Special Tail

Wednesday 19th September 2018

Fang 1 [IX(B) Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZD716/084
Fang 2 [IX(B) Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZA543/036 - No Code
Monster 1 [31 Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZA553/045
Monster 2 [31 Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZA554/046

Thursday 20th September 2018

Marham ** showed as Tornado GR4 ZG771/133 - Currently 100th Anniversary of RAF Marham Special Tail
Marham ** showed as Tornado GR4 ZA597/063

Friday 21st September 2018

Nil

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Re: Tornado GR4 Fleet General Info

Post by Integrale1 » Fri Sep 14, 2018 9:30 pm

We will be sending one Tornado per day to the duxford sir show, so if looking st 029 inside the Iwm isn’t enough tonka for you, watch out during the Saturday and Sunday

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Re: Tornado GR4 Fleet General Info

Post by Integrale1 » Sun Sep 23, 2018 8:12 pm

ZA607 - Saturday and ZD716 - Sunday were the tornados in the RAF. 100 flypast at Duxford

Incidentally that is the last time an RAF tornado will participate in any kind of air show.

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Re: Tornado GR4 Fleet General Info

Post by StevenNFFC » Mon Oct 01, 2018 7:21 am

Monday 24th September 2018

Monster 1 [31 Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZD716/084
Monster 2 [31 Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZA543/036 - No Code
Marham ** showed as Tornado GR4 ZA553/045
Marham ** showed as Tornado GR4 ZA597/063
Marham ** showed as Tornado GR4 ZA614/076
Marham ** showed as Tornado GR4 ZG771/133 - Currently 100th Anniversary of RAF Marham Special Tail

Tuesday 25th September 2018

Marham ** showed as Tornado GR4 ZA543/036 - No Code
Marham ** showed as Tornado GR4 ZA554/046
Marham ** showed as Tornado GR4 ZA597/063
Marham ** showed as Tornado GR4 ZA607/070 - EB-X
Marham ** showed as Tornado GR4 ZD716/084

Wednesday 26th September 2018

Voodoo 1 [31 Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZA553/045
Voodoo 2 [31 Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZA554/046
Monster 1 [31 Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZD716/084
Marham ** showed as Tornado GR4 ZA614/076

Thursday 27th September 2018

Monster 1 [31 Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZA614/076
Monster 2 [31 Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZA543/036 - No Code
Monster 3 [31 Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZA607/070 - EB-X
Marham ** showed as Tornado GR4 ZA553/045

Friday 28th September 2018

RAFAIR 7081 showed as Tornado GR4 ZG771/133 - Currently 100th Anniversary of RAF Marham Special Tail

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Re: Tornado GR4 Fleet General Info

Post by StevenNFFC » Wed Oct 03, 2018 9:19 am

Monday 1st October 2018

Monster 1 [31 Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZA607/070 - EB-X
Monster 2 [31 Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZA554/046
Marham ** showed as Tornado GR4 ZA614/076
RAFAIR 7081 showed as Tornado GR4 ZG771/133 - Currently 100th Anniversary of RAF Marham Special Tail - Inbound

Tuesday 2nd October 2018

Voodoo 1 [31 Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZA553/045
Voodoo 2 [31 Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZD716/084
Marham ** showed as Tornado GR4 ZA614/076
Marham ** showed as Tornado GR4 ZA607/070 - EB-X

Wednesday 3rd October 2018

Voodoo 1 [31 Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZD716/084
Voodoo 2 [31 Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZA612/074
Marham ** showed as Tornado GR4 ZA543/036 - No Code
Marham ** showed as Tornado GR4 ZA587/055 - Ex WLT - Replaced by ZA601/066
Marham ** showed as Tornado GR4 ZA597/063

Thursday 4th October 2018

Nil

Friday 5th October 2018

Nil


Monday 8th October 2018

Monster 1 [31 Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZA597/063
Monster 2 [31 Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZG752/129
Monster 3 [31 Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZA607/070 - EB-X
Monster 4 [31 Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZG771/133 - Currently 100th Anniversary of RAF Marham Special Tail

Tuesday 9th October 2018

Voodoo 1 [31 Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZD716/084
Voodoo 2 [31 Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZA607/070 - EB-X
Marham ** showed as Tornado GR4 ZA543/036

Wednesday 10th October 2018

Fang 1 [IX(B) Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZA543/036
Fang 2 [IX(B) Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZD716/084
Fang 3 [IX(B) Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZA607/070 - EB-X
Fang 4 [IX(B) Sqn] showed as Tornado GR4 ZA597/063

Thursday 11th October 2018

Marham ** showed as Tornado GR4 ZA607/070 - EB-X
Marham ** showed as Tornado GR4 ZA612/074
Marham ** showed as Tornado GR4 ZA597/063

Friday 12th October 2018

Nil

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Re: Tornado GR4 Fleet General Info

Post by LN Strike Eagle » Wed Oct 03, 2018 9:59 am

ZA607 was also up on Monday afternoon as "MARHAM 80".

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Re: Tornado GR4 Fleet General Info

Post by StevenNFFC » Wed Oct 03, 2018 11:40 am

I only log the aircraft once a day for this thread as I only need to see that the jet was active on that day :thumb:

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Re: Tornado GR4 Fleet General Info

Post by David Thompson » Sat Oct 06, 2018 11:22 pm

RAF Leeming RTP , 3 October ;
ZA369/003
ZA462/027
ZA559/049
ZD713/081
all above still complete airframes although ZA559 is presently being 'reduced' .
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ZH552 F3 on main gate
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Re: Tornado GR4 Fleet General Info

Post by Motley » Tue Oct 09, 2018 4:25 pm

ZD849/110 has arrived at Cosford today, was being unloaded as i left work earlier

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Re: Tornado GR4 Fleet General Info

Post by DavidT » Tue Oct 09, 2018 9:53 pm

ZA543 has finally had its 036 code painted on the fin cap again. At least 1 year without it.

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Re: Tornado GR4 Fleet General Info

Post by StevenNFFC » Wed Oct 10, 2018 12:13 am

Certainly a long time without it - the only other I can remember was ZA372 which had no code for a while.....I'd rather they left the code off but painted her in IX(B) or 31 Squadron marks!!

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Re: Tornado GR4 Fleet General Info

Post by twamoran » Wed Oct 10, 2018 4:30 pm

Motley wrote:
Tue Oct 09, 2018 4:25 pm
ZD849/110 has arrived at Cosford today, was being unloaded as i left work earlier
DSAE?

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