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C130 7/8/17

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blacky666
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C130 7/8/17

Post by blacky666 » Tue Aug 08, 2017 9:52 am

Hi All
Does anyone know ID of C130 (pos Saudi) around 1pm on 7/8/17. Cheers Ian

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Re: C130 7/8/17

Post by jetnoise » Tue Aug 08, 2017 11:19 am

There was a RAF Herc C4 on an ILS approach to Blackpool at this time. It had tail art for the 100th Anniversary of 206 Sqn. See photo at viewtopic.php?f=16&p=849774 this shows the aircraft as ZH866

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Re: C130 7/8/17

Post by blacky666 » Tue Aug 08, 2017 3:59 pm

Cheers for that, unfortunately I didn't have my scope or camera with me and come to think of it it was off the normal track for warton. Regards Ian


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Re: C130 7/8/17

Post by TombsRIP » Wed Aug 16, 2017 3:13 pm

It wad ZH866 csign BDN (Gauntlet) 84 and it is now a C.6.
206(R) sqn is what used to be the Heavy Aircraft Test & Evaluation Sqn HATES (or HATS).

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