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by Yammer
Thu Jan 23, 2020 3:53 pm
Forum: Northwest England
Topic: Altcar 2020
Replies: 37
Views: 1145

Re: Altcar 2020

LIFTER 1 and LIFTER 2 reported at Hurn this afternoon - what will be at Altcar for the open house
by Yammer
Thu Jan 23, 2020 2:46 pm
Forum: Northwest England
Topic: Altcar 2020
Replies: 37
Views: 1145

Re: Altcar 2020

""Obviously not appearing on adsb then.""

They can switch it off if they wish - an SF exercise my be one of those occassions.
by Yammer
Thu Jan 23, 2020 12:38 pm
Forum: Northwest England
Topic: Altcar 2020
Replies: 37
Views: 1145

Re: Altcar 2020

Thursday - 12.35 pm

callsign TIGER 65 ( see post 8 on page 1 ) is up - taking the pressure for both Barnsley and also the Wessex regions - *might be* heading south
by Yammer
Tue Jan 21, 2020 3:52 pm
Forum: Northwest England
Topic: Altcar 2020
Replies: 37
Views: 1145

Re: Altcar 2020

15.45 a LIFTER callsign just arrived in Herefordshire
by Yammer
Tue Jan 21, 2020 3:34 pm
Forum: Pembrey Range
Topic: MARINE 11
Replies: 1
Views: 164

MARINE 11

another Pembrey visitor earlier today ( around noon ) was Wildcat calling as MARINE 11 - in theory ZZ384
by Yammer
Tue Jan 21, 2020 2:48 pm
Forum: RAF Marham
Topic: Red Flag Deployment 15-01-2020 ?
Replies: 16
Views: 2208

Re: Red Flag Deployment 15-01-2020 ?

Maybe related "9401" just left Brize

viewtopic.php?f=8&t=185183
by Yammer
Sat Jan 18, 2020 3:54 pm
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: January 2020 Log/Movements
Replies: 38
Views: 1935

Re: January 2020 Log/Movements

Plenty to listen too - I'm not far from you
by Yammer
Fri Jan 17, 2020 3:45 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Heathrow closure, Friday morning
Replies: 38
Views: 3584

Re: Heathrow closure, Friday morning

egg - see this

viewtopic.php?f=59&t=180636&p=1123637&h ... h#p1123637

They move between Hurn / Northolt / Waddington primarily
by Yammer
Fri Jan 17, 2020 3:30 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Heathrow closure, Friday morning
Replies: 38
Views: 3584

Re: Heathrow closure, Friday morning

That's interesting - from Surbiton to Northolt, not far - *speculation* if *big if* for example it had minimum fuel it *might* route direct through LHR airspace. Just a thought. Not surprised it doesn't appear on your ping screen. Hopefully a local with a radio may have more insight, but your Island...
by Yammer
Fri Jan 17, 2020 3:21 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Heathrow closure, Friday morning
Replies: 38
Views: 3584

Re: Heathrow closure, Friday morning

Hopefully there is at least one enthusiast in the west London area with an airband radio who listens to Northolt.

*If* big *if* it was a sensitive Islander then bear in mind they don't ping, so won't show up on the various ping screens.
by Yammer
Fri Jan 17, 2020 2:35 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Heathrow closure, Friday morning
Replies: 38
Views: 3584

Re: Heathrow closure, Friday morning

Wild guess - specualation warning - could it relate to one of the sensitive Islanders that operate from Northolt, perhaps - end of wild guess
by Yammer
Thu Jan 16, 2020 12:31 pm
Forum: Holbeach Range
Topic: Holbeach AWR log January 2020
Replies: 8
Views: 513

Re: Holbeach AWR log January 2020

12.25 VORTEX 499 self ID as a Chinook out of Odiham en route to Holbeach
by Yammer
Thu Jan 09, 2020 7:30 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: More Chinooks to Iraq - The Times
Replies: 7
Views: 1124

Re: More Chinooks to Iraq - The Times

I do wonder sometimes.
by Yammer
Thu Jan 09, 2020 4:08 pm
Forum: RNAS Yeovilton, Yeovil Westlands & Merryfield
Topic: Yeovil(Westland) Sightings Autumn/Winter 2019/20
Replies: 167
Views: 14472

Re: Yeovil(Westland) Sightings Autumn/Winter 2019/20

16.06 WESTLAND 06 made a call to London Info - wanted feedback on ADSB output - controller gave Hex Codeas "43EC3" obviously I missed part of this - Controller noted that no output for altitude was showing. No other nfo given re type or position.
by Yammer
Wed Jan 08, 2020 2:53 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Cyprus - US request - Iraq
Replies: 2
Views: 1279

Cyprus - US request - Iraq

BBC news reports Cyprus has accepted a request from the US to station a "rapid response team" on the island, in case American government personnel or civilians need to be evacuated amid the growing tension between the US and Iran. Cypriot government spokesman Kyriacos Koushos told reporters on Wedne...
by Yammer
Tue Jan 07, 2020 10:45 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: More Chinooks to Iraq - The Times
Replies: 7
Views: 1124

More Chinooks to Iraq - The Times

The Times reports - "EXCL: Britain is doubling the number of Chinooks in theatre in response to growing tensions in Middle East. Up to 5 extra heavy-lift helicopters set to join 4 Chinooks that are in Irbil, northern Iraq. They will fly out from RAF Odiham in Hampshire within days." No doubt other a...
by Yammer
Mon Jan 06, 2020 8:27 pm
Forum: Warbirds, Replicas and Nostalgic Photography
Topic: Krakow Museum 29/12/19
Replies: 4
Views: 603

Re: Krakow Museum 29/12/19

""Very interesting, but most could do with more than a little tlc."" True, but bear in mind the more historic top drawer exhibits ( very many of them ) are in excellent condition in the display hangars. The outside exhibits have to cope with summer temperatures of 38c and winter temps of minus 27c, ...
by Yammer
Sun Jan 05, 2020 11:56 am
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: A look back on a packed 2019
Replies: 18
Views: 1309

Re: A look back on a packed 2019

A great selection well done. Your image of N8200L is a great catch, especially as it appears to have been burnt out during an attack at Camp Simba in Kenya overnight, photo here


https://www.facebook.com/MagazynLotnict ... =3&theater
by Yammer
Thu Jan 02, 2020 9:44 pm
Forum: Old Serial tie up area
Topic: Plymouth Airport,1988
Replies: 2
Views: 263

Re: Plymouth Airport,1988

see here - suggests it might have been 22nd August 1988 - googled Margaret Thatcher plymouth 1988

https://www.margaretthatcher.org/document/107088
by Yammer
Thu Jan 02, 2020 8:59 pm
Forum: Old Serial tie up area
Topic: Vulcan Mildenhall 1981
Replies: 4
Views: 140

Re: Vulcan Mildenhall 1981

Yes my notes also show XM648 9sqn - they also say it was wearing the then newish all over camo

others of interest among the show aircraft were

"Eifel Eagle" was also there - AF79.036 "BT" 36 TFW with red/yellow/blue tip and a "Jolly" nice Sembach based CH-53C AF70-(1)629 601 TCW

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