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Graduation Day. 31st March.17

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alnevillage
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Graduation Day. 31st March.17

Post by alnevillage » Fri Mar 31, 2017 12:59 pm

One of the visitors at todays graduation day was Airbus A400M Atlas C1 ...ZM400. It managed a couple of circuits.
Also flying through was 1 Hawk and 3 Typhoons .. Sorry no serial numbers

Yorkshire82
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Re: Graduation Day. 31st March.17

Post by Yorkshire82 » Fri Mar 31, 2017 3:58 pm

When is the next one,do you know?

cjhpock
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Re: Graduation Day. 31st March.17

Post by cjhpock » Fri Mar 31, 2017 6:32 pm

Did anyone see a NOTAM for the graduation today? I didn't. Perhaps relevant to this point - was there a Tucano formation flight?

starfighter
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Re: Graduation Day. 31st March.17

Post by starfighter » Sat Apr 01, 2017 6:37 am

Cant help with the NOTAM , but the 9 ship fly past as normal went ahead,
plus a hawk (100sq) and some 41 sq Typhoons.

Steve.

alnevillage
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Re: Graduation Day. 31st March.17

Post by alnevillage » Sat Apr 01, 2017 8:11 am

Don't know the date for when the next Grad Day is scheduled for.......

DGrove
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Re: Graduation Day. 31st March.17

Post by DGrove » Sat Apr 01, 2017 9:26 am

cjhpock wrote:Did anyone see a NOTAM for the graduation today? I didn't. Perhaps relevant to this point - was there a Tucano formation flight?
This was the NOTAM that was up, it states 11 Tucano Aircraft, I have only seen photos of 9 flying a diamond formation.

34) H0780/17: Air display will take place

Q) EGTT/QWALW/IV/M/W/000/030/5403N00115W010

FORMATION FLYPAST. 11 TUCANO ACFT WI THE VALE OF YORK AIAA WI 10NM
RADIUS 540300N 0011500W (LINTON-ON-OUSE AD). FOR INFO 01347 847511.
17-03-0129/AS1.

LOWER: Surface
UPPER: 3,000 Feet AMSL
FROM: 31 Mar 2017 08:40 GMT (09:40 BST)
TO: 31 Mar 2017 09:50 GMT (10:50 BST)

grey
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Re: Graduation Day. 31st March.17

Post by grey » Sat Apr 01, 2017 6:13 pm

There were 11 Tucanos, took off in groups of 5, 4, 2: saw the 9 ship from a distance but understand the two others usually fly above in an observation role?

Razor01
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Re: Graduation Day. 31st March.17

Post by Razor01 » Mon Apr 03, 2017 4:36 pm

exactly that grey - observation and whipper in - I saw them formatting with tehe two in tow until in the formation

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Re: Graduation Day. 31st March.17

Post by Evergreen 44 » Sat Aug 19, 2017 10:26 pm

Tucanos for fly-past were : ZF140, 244,269,339,342,139,135,378,377,204,240.
Atlas ZM400 was"RRR480",
Typhoons from 41 Sqn were : ZK335/EB-G, ZK367/EB-R, ZK365/EB-L c/s was "Apollo 11"
Hawk XX284/CN

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