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by martin condon
Wed Jun 03, 2020 8:42 am
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Bruntingthorpe news
Replies: 37
Views: 2628

Re: Bruntingthorpe news

I know what you mean mate, but when was the last time an aircraft arrived and departed under it's own steam!!!!!!!!!.
by martin condon
Fri May 29, 2020 10:36 am
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: USAF military markings
Replies: 9
Views: 1078

Re: USAF military markings

We put the Mach III books on hold this year. USAFD and EAFD will be out in Summer 2021. Hi Ian good to hear that the books will be on sale next year, but is there any chance that the USAFD and EAFD could also be produced in the loose leaf version the same as WAFD. As they are getting too thick for ...
by martin condon
Mon May 18, 2020 4:45 pm
Forum: RAF Lakenheath
Topic: LN closure NOTAM
Replies: 21
Views: 2415

Re: LN closure NOTAM

j j feneley wrote:
Mon May 18, 2020 4:41 pm
I thought the local F-15Es were all back from the warmer climate?
But what about the "Cs".
by martin condon
Sun May 17, 2020 3:22 pm
Forum: RAF Fairford
Topic: NOTAM 15/05/2020
Replies: 25
Views: 1802

Re: NOTAM 15/05/2020

wessexspotter wrote:
Sun May 17, 2020 2:43 pm
martin condon wrote:
Fri May 15, 2020 10:02 am
wessexspotter wrote:
Fri May 15, 2020 9:59 am
KC-135 type on approach around 1030am, viewed from east of Brize. Looked too high to be landing, maybe just doing a practise approach?
Have a look 5 messages above yours mate. :halo:
Have a look 1 message above yours mate...
Yep we were both typing at the same time.
by martin condon
Fri May 15, 2020 10:02 am
Forum: RAF Fairford
Topic: NOTAM 15/05/2020
Replies: 25
Views: 1802

Re: NOTAM 15/05/2020

wessexspotter wrote:
Fri May 15, 2020 9:59 am
KC-135 type on approach around 1030am, viewed from east of Brize. Looked too high to be landing, maybe just doing a practise approach?
Have a look 5 messages above yours mate. :halo:
by martin condon
Tue Mar 17, 2020 5:39 pm
Forum: Prestwick
Topic: Very Quiet Now
Replies: 2
Views: 642

Re: Very Quiet Now

Hi Tiger, there was a message a few days ago stating that crews could only 'night stop' at US bases that had on base food and accommodation.

Cheers Martin.
by martin condon
Fri Mar 13, 2020 7:10 pm
Forum: RIAT
Topic: impossible question
Replies: 37
Views: 2920

Re: impossible question

If I'm correct that was the year where all the grass areas were like a swamp, and did they not change the rules on the back of the tickets afterwards to close that loophole!.
by martin condon
Wed Mar 04, 2020 3:27 pm
Forum: RAF Fairford
Topic: B-2 Rumour!
Replies: 16
Views: 4320

Re: B-2 Rumour!

Me thinks that would have been about midnight on 27-8-19, made 1 out of 3.

Cheers Martin.
by martin condon
Tue Feb 25, 2020 5:53 pm
Forum: Prestwick
Topic: Tue 25th feb
Replies: 16
Views: 1118

Re: Tue 25th feb

Tiger 1 wrote:
Tue Feb 25, 2020 5:41 pm
ADS-B is showing a C130 currently transiting up the East Coast of Ameruca over Halifax at 21,000ft...95-6710...could this possibly be a third one?
It's now showing as RCH543 and from the same outfit so very likely.
by martin condon
Sat Feb 22, 2020 4:38 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Why RAF Boscombe Down?
Replies: 49
Views: 3899

Re: Why RAF Boscombe Down?

Runway 05/23 is 10,538 feet long and 17/35 is 6,773 feet long.
by martin condon
Tue Feb 11, 2020 11:05 am
Forum: RAF Fairford
Topic: NOTAM 11-02-2020
Replies: 3
Views: 863

Re: NOTAM 11-02-2020

thevulcan wrote:
Tue Feb 11, 2020 10:56 am
2 KC 135s should have arrived earlier.
2 Mildenhall based birds were cancelled a couple of hours ago.
by martin condon
Thu Jan 30, 2020 4:30 pm
Forum: Prestwick
Topic: Thu 30th January
Replies: 17
Views: 1449

Re: Thu 30th January

honest man wrote:
Thu Jan 30, 2020 4:27 pm
muscat90 wrote:
Thu Jan 30, 2020 4:23 pm
honest man wrote:
Thu Jan 30, 2020 2:11 pm


:thumbs:
I did hear there was meant to be up to 50 flights this week ,the north ramp doing what it did back in the day US mil on it
Indeed-- lots of Globemasters
:) :)
But for us down south :'( :@ , but good luck to you lads.
by martin condon
Wed Jan 22, 2020 7:22 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Bell Boeing CMV-22B compote first flight
Replies: 11
Views: 1314

Re: Bell Boeing CMV-22B compote first flight

big john wrote:
Wed Jan 22, 2020 6:10 pm
No Cat and Trap on our carriers, so they couldn't carry enough fuel or cargo to be useful. Bit like the F35's. :lol:
If they tried to land or takeoff that way they would bend their rotors and oh fudge the deck.
by martin condon
Fri Jan 17, 2020 3:26 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Heathrow closure, Friday morning
Replies: 38
Views: 4222

Re: Heathrow closure, Friday morning

I noticed an Islander doing orbits around Surbiton at about 3 - 4,000ft around that time, it looked white in colour but there was nothing showing on any radar system.
by martin condon
Sat Jan 04, 2020 2:38 pm
Forum: JHC Aldergrove
Topic: Aldergrove - 04 January 2020
Replies: 2
Views: 291

Re: Aldergrove - 04 January 2020

Your OTIS83 is showing abeam Naples as OTIS81.
by martin condon
Tue Dec 24, 2019 3:44 pm
Forum: Prestwick
Topic: 24th Dec
Replies: 10
Views: 1067

Re: 24th Dec

360RADAR was showing CVN6520 as 164597 so the question is did you read it off ianossy mate.
BTW Happy Christmas to all you boys up north and thanks for all the info.
by martin condon
Thu Dec 19, 2019 3:43 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Early call for .CHRISTMAS/XMAS
Replies: 24
Views: 2216

Re: Early call for XMAS

The same to you Eagle Driver and thanks for all the "heads-up" during the year.
by martin condon
Thu Dec 12, 2019 9:18 am
Forum: Prestwick
Topic: Thu 12th dec
Replies: 14
Views: 1135

Re: Thu 112th dec

NGY1L wrote:
Thu Dec 12, 2019 7:02 am
RCH215 KC10A 79-1947 finals RW12 07:00L
Morning mate ,have you been at the single malt already. Check the date. :thumbs:
by martin condon
Sun Dec 08, 2019 2:18 pm
Forum: Prestwick
Topic: Sunday 8th December 2019
Replies: 2
Views: 513

Re: Sun 7th dec

Is your time machine working again !
by martin condon
Wed Dec 04, 2019 12:53 pm
Forum: RAF Northolt
Topic: Trump visit
Replies: 146
Views: 14614

Re: Trump visit

ADS-B shows it as TC-ATA / TRK20.

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