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Another herk 19/5 at Fenton

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Another herk 19/5 at Fenton

Postby Stuart Green » Mon May 19, 2014 6:17 pm

Just had another Hercules through just before 1900, don't know wether it's got anything to do with the ongoing exercise or not, but church Fenton seems to be busier now than it has been for a few year.
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Re: Another herk 19/5 at Fenton

Postby davski » Mon May 19, 2014 7:24 pm

Nope - missed it, and I was in the garden!
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Re: Another herk 19/5 at Fenton

Postby Stuart Green » Mon May 19, 2014 9:16 pm

Your not having much look :(
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Re: Another herk 19/5 at Fenton

Postby davski » Tue May 20, 2014 6:49 am

I think they must be flying over the east side of the airfield. There was a tractor grass cutting on the football field at about that time too (so that's my excuse!).
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Re: Another herk 19/5 at Fenton

Postby Peted » Wed May 21, 2014 10:54 am

And was there another about 23:50hrs Tuesday evening ? Something slow & low over York, but not spotted
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Re: Another herk 19/5 at Fenton

Postby davski » Thu May 22, 2014 6:31 am

There was something last night too, about 2300, quite unusual sound in that it seemed to be loud for quite a while and then dissipated quite quickly - could have been a Herc landing, back tracking and then taking off again, or maybe an Osprey...? Didn't see anything, no airfield lights and presumably no lights on the aircraft.
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Re: Another herk 19/5 at Fenton

Postby davski » Fri May 30, 2014 7:09 am

A mate of mine with a better view of the airfield 'saw something hovering' over the airfield last night, we heard aircraft noise but didn't see anything. Would have been around 2300 again.
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