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by CHINOOKER
Fri Jun 24, 2022 10:23 pm
Forum: RAF Northolt
Topic: RRR6447
Replies: 0
Views: 103

RRR6447

C-17A ZZ175 arrived 21.56…..dep 23.14
by CHINOOKER
Thu Jun 16, 2022 4:16 pm
Forum: RAF Northolt
Topic: G-GBNI
Replies: 0
Views: 176

G-GBNI

A321 “Boris Force One” just arrived from Stansted! Know this is deemed as “civil” but Government Operated at times.
by CHINOOKER
Sun Jun 12, 2022 10:07 am
Forum: RAF Northolt
Topic: Portuguese Air Force Falcon
Replies: 6
Views: 539

Re: Portuguese Air Force Falcon

Departed 10.55
by CHINOOKER
Tue Jun 07, 2022 9:23 am
Forum: RAF Northolt
Topic: RRR4076
Replies: 0
Views: 121

RRR4076

Atlas ZM418 arrived 10.18
by CHINOOKER
Wed Jun 01, 2022 2:31 pm
Forum: RAF Northolt
Topic: DUKE 26
Replies: 1
Views: 211

DUKE 26

UC-35A. 99-00102 arrived 14.58 local
by CHINOOKER
Mon May 30, 2022 8:45 am
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Queens birthday Flypast
Replies: 314
Views: 35191

Re: Queens birthday Flypast

Anyone considering travelling to “Northala Fields”…..the mounds containing the remains of the old Wembley Stadium, located beside the A40 at Northolt, be advised that the highest mound has the top section closed off, as it is going to host a fire beacon for the Platinum Jubilee. Locally, this area i...
by CHINOOKER
Fri Apr 29, 2022 8:40 am
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: CV22 Osprey spotted over England !!!!
Replies: 7
Views: 1134

Re: CV22 Osprey spotted over England !!!!

Like the way they say it was “registered”. AE4ECE……shows that they know “Jack Sh1t”
by CHINOOKER
Thu Apr 28, 2022 2:32 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: More of everybodies favourite....
Replies: 37
Views: 3407

Re: More of everybodies favourite....

Think the idea is to build up our Armed Forces, not replace one type for another! One thing that has taught both the UK and NATO Allies,(especially in Europe), is that constant cost cutting and shrinking of “Military capability” is now deemed a backward step! There are several countries that are now...
by CHINOOKER
Tue Mar 01, 2022 2:51 pm
Forum: RAF Northolt
Topic: RRR 4991
Replies: 0
Views: 244

RRR 4991

Atlas ZM403 arrived 14.15 and departed 14.34 local to Brize
by CHINOOKER
Wed Jan 26, 2022 6:25 pm
Forum: RAF Northolt
Topic: A400 ZM412
Replies: 2
Views: 451

Re: A400 ZM412

neil305 wrote:
Wed Jan 26, 2022 7:24 am
ZM402 landed yesterday on its behalf as RRR4531, arrived 15:01 from Lajes and departed at 15:55 for Brize.
ZM412 “tech” in Lajes!!
by CHINOOKER
Tue Jan 11, 2022 3:18 pm
Forum: RAF Brize Norton
Topic: Due Brize 11/1
Replies: 8
Views: 1138

Re: Due Brize 11/1

acs1951 wrote:
Tue Jan 11, 2022 2:54 pm
Now going home on 133.6
Heading into France…currently over Le Havre, fl130
by CHINOOKER
Tue Dec 14, 2021 8:51 am
Forum: RAF Brize Norton
Topic: MXM3724
Replies: 0
Views: 615

MXM3724

Maximus air AN-124 UR-ZYD on approach!…….know this is civil, but interesting movement!……looks to have come from Riyadh
by CHINOOKER
Thu Nov 18, 2021 5:41 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: RAF F-35 crashes in Med
Replies: 38
Views: 7207

Re: RAF F-35 crashes in Med

BBC news has been reporting that the crash happened shortly after take off from QE! .. shortly before landing would have been a more accurate scoop There is the possibility that there was a problem on take off and the pilot immediately turned back for an emergency landing, but never made it!…..in t...
by CHINOOKER
Wed Nov 17, 2021 8:11 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: RAF F-35 crashes in Med
Replies: 38
Views: 7207

Re: RAF F-35 crashes in Med

BBC news has been reporting that the crash happened shortly after take off from QE!
by CHINOOKER
Wed Nov 17, 2021 4:37 pm
Forum: RAF Northolt
Topic: Ascot 471
Replies: 1
Views: 391

Ascot 471

A400M. ZM412 arrived 16.18 from Brize
by CHINOOKER
Wed Nov 17, 2021 4:35 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: RAF F-35 crashes in Med
Replies: 38
Views: 7207

Re: RAF F-35 crashes in Med

Interesting and expedient recovery operation of the airframe required…..expect the Chinese/Russians will be monitoring situation very closely!!
by CHINOOKER
Wed Nov 17, 2021 3:19 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: RAF F-35 crashes in Med
Replies: 38
Views: 7207

RAF F-35 crashes in Med

BBC news reporting an RAF F-35 has crashed in the Med….pilot ejected and recovered and reported ok
by CHINOOKER
Mon Nov 01, 2021 7:23 pm
Forum: RAF Fairford
Topic: 01/11/21
Replies: 100
Views: 5620

Re: 01/11/21

saint1 wrote:
Mon Nov 01, 2021 6:18 pm
Just 86-0136 in the end, off like a flaming rocketship - literally!
Maybe they’ve been told about “bonfire night” coming up!👍👍👍👍
by CHINOOKER
Mon Oct 25, 2021 11:18 am
Forum: RAF Brize Norton
Topic: BAH1
Replies: 12
Views: 1209

Re: BAH1

BAH1 showing active on ground
by CHINOOKER
Sat Oct 23, 2021 11:13 am
Forum: RAF Fairford
Topic: BBC Points West deployment report
Replies: 16
Views: 1423

Re: BBC Points West deployment report

Sadly, not just confined to “spotters/aviation tourists” etc. Worked at LHR for 40+ years and to the last day, you would often see aircraft cleaning crews who upon exiting an aircraft would just throw large bags of mixed rubbish off the jetty onto the tarmac below! Often these would split and the co...

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