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First grobs delivered

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First grobs delivered

Post by eagle driver » Wed Nov 16, 2016 9:29 am

The first two Prefect T1s were delivered to Cranwell yesterday they arrived carrying G-MFTS & G-MEFT and will become ZM300 & ZM301 in due course

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Re: First grobs delivered

Post by Skymaster » Wed Nov 16, 2016 10:26 am


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Re: First grobs delivered

Post by exiledhatter » Wed Nov 16, 2016 11:54 am

Will they all be going to Cranwell and be operated from there

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Re: First grobs delivered

Post by reheat module » Wed Nov 16, 2016 2:02 pm

Nice catch and record shot.
See it's not taken long for the Engineers to start getting panels off...
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Re: First grobs delivered

Post by Gary » Fri Nov 18, 2016 10:41 am

Anyone know if these have flown yet? Just had a Grob over Spalding, South Lincs and it sounded more meaty than the normal one

Came back a few mins later looked like a old one, pilot must have just been given it some :lol:
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Re: First grobs delivered

Post by tiler » Sun Nov 20, 2016 9:40 am

Yes, on Wednesday 16th at 3-15pm G-MEFT took off.G-MFTS was missing so could have been in the air.
They were both on the apron 9-30 am,same day.

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Re: First grobs delivered

Post by MRTT » Sun Nov 20, 2016 10:02 am

exiledhatter wrote:Will they all be going to Cranwell and be operated from there
They'll be operated from RAF Cranwell & Barkston Heath.
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Re: First grobs delivered

Post by exiledhatter » Tue Nov 22, 2016 7:11 pm

That's good news. I was worried they would end up at Wittering and have the problems spotting there

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Re: First grobs delivered

Post by ColintheCaterpillar » Sun Dec 04, 2016 8:45 pm

Gary wrote:Anyone know if these have flown yet? Just had a Grob over Spalding, South Lincs and it sounded more meaty than the normal one

Came back a few mins later looked like a old one, pilot must have just been given it some :lol:
You won't see the 120s out and about for quite some time. :)

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Re: First grobs delivered

Post by Tiger 1 » Tue Dec 20, 2016 8:57 pm

They look a bit reminiscent of the old Bulldog.

Look forward to catching a few of these Super Dogs when they start flying.

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Re: First grobs delivered

Post by Dan D'Air » Wed Dec 21, 2016 9:46 am

Tiger 1 wrote:They look a bit reminiscent of the old Bulldog.

Look forward to catching a few of these Super Dogs when they start flying.

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Re: First grobs delivered

Post by StandardTom » Mon Feb 13, 2017 4:46 pm

ColintheCaterpillar wrote:You won't see the 120s out and about for quite some time. :)
How are these two getting on? Have they been out flying yet?
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Re: First grobs delivered

Post by reheat module » Fri Feb 17, 2017 12:26 pm

Interested in any updates on activity CtC?
I do miss my time in the RAF, but every month it reminds me how great it was with a lovely big cheque
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Re: First grobs delivered

Post by StandardTom » Fri Feb 17, 2017 12:55 pm

reheat module wrote:Interested in any updates on activity CtC?
Nothing seen on the tracking sites so far, not heard from CTC yet...
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Re: First grobs delivered

Post by reheat module » Fri Feb 17, 2017 3:44 pm

Many Thanks Tom
With the depletion of all our types, I'm looking forward to seeing something relatively new...
I do miss my time in the RAF, but every month it reminds me how great it was with a lovely big cheque
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Re: First grobs delivered

Post by blackbox » Thu Mar 02, 2017 2:19 pm

From [FR24], looks like another one on the way; G-CJYB/hex407266, Mindelheim - Le Touquet this morning.

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Re: First grobs delivered

Post by arch » Fri Mar 03, 2017 2:19 pm

a quick G-INFO search gives c/n as 11111 Grob G 120TP-A

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Re: First grobs delivered

Post by Davidw » Tue Mar 07, 2017 1:56 pm

G-CGYG and YH are showing of Felixstowe on FR24, are these 2 more on delivery?

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Re: First grobs delivered

Post by EGVP » Tue Mar 07, 2017 1:57 pm

They're a Eurofox and a Magni Autogyro respectively.

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Re: First grobs delivered

Post by jamesg23 » Tue Mar 07, 2017 2:30 pm

Just seen a new grob shoot past my window in ruskington. Those things dont hang about and look very smart.

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