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by Timmo
Sun Jul 05, 2020 11:39 am
Forum: RAF Brize Norton
Topic: Brize VHF approach Freq?
Replies: 5
Views: 824

Re: Brize VHF approach Freq?

133.750 is the VHF Brize Director frequency and is very much in use. Approach frequency is 127.250. Hope that helps
by Timmo
Thu Jul 02, 2020 10:50 am
Forum: RAF Fairford
Topic: Notam 02 07 20
Replies: 2
Views: 1343

Re: Notam 02 07 20

U-2 has been up in the circuit
by Timmo
Fri May 29, 2020 12:11 pm
Forum: RAF Fairford
Topic: NOTAM 29/05/2020
Replies: 13
Views: 1921

NOTAM 29/05/2020

U2432/20 - FAIRFORD MIL ATZ ACTIVE, AD, RWY 27/09 OPEN. 29 MAY 12:45 2020 UNTIL 29 MAY 23:59
2020. CREATED: 29 MAY 12:03 2020

+1 hour for local time
by Timmo
Sun May 24, 2020 4:17 pm
Forum: RAF Fairford
Topic: Notam 24th May 2020
Replies: 27
Views: 3015

Re: Notam 24th May 2020

Cleared down to FL 80

17:24 - cleared down to FL 60.

17:25 - working Brize director 133.750, Fairford in sight

17:30 - working Fairford tower 124.800, 9 miles NW, cleared to land runway 27
by Timmo
Thu May 21, 2020 2:59 pm
Forum: RAF Fairford
Topic: NOTAM 21 May 2020
Replies: 19
Views: 2316

Re: NOTAM 21 May 2020

Kalon 01 with Fairford tower 124.8, 6 DME to the west, looking for initials for runway 09 full stop
by Timmo
Thu May 21, 2020 2:37 pm
Forum: RAF Fairford
Topic: NOTAM 21 May 2020
Replies: 19
Views: 2316

Re: NOTAM 21 May 2020

Stroudy wrote:
Thu May 21, 2020 2:28 pm
Wind has swung a little. Have we heard if it's 27 or 09? Thanks
Current ATIS information Bravo states runway 09 in use
by Timmo
Wed May 20, 2020 10:25 am
Forum: RAF Fairford
Topic: Notam 20th May 2020
Replies: 14
Views: 1766

Re: Notam 20th May 2020

jingernut wrote:
Wed May 20, 2020 8:04 am
Can anyone share some freqs for Fairford at the moment?
Some VHF frequencies for you also;

Tower - 124.800
Ground - 121.175
ATIS - 135.4583

Dragon Ops has been reported on FC as both 337.75 & 337.85. Is anyone could clarify, that would be appreciated.
by Timmo
Tue May 19, 2020 2:15 am
Forum: RAF Fairford
Topic: NOTAM 19/05/2020
Replies: 7
Views: 1322

NOTAM 19/05/2020

U2235/20 - FAIRFORD MIL ATZ ACTIVE, AD, RWY 27/09 OPEN. 19 MAY 01:30 2020 UNTIL 19 MAY 12:30
2020. CREATED: 19 MAY 01:07 2020

+1 hour for local time
by Timmo
Mon May 18, 2020 10:09 am
Forum: RAF Fairford
Topic: Notam 18th May 2020
Replies: 39
Views: 3005

Re: Notam 18th May 2020

Rescue 87? confirmed with Brize zone 119.0 that the U-2 is safely on the ground
by Timmo
Thu May 14, 2020 3:15 pm
Forum: RAF Fairford
Topic: 14/05/20 NOTAM
Replies: 19
Views: 1934

Re: 14/05/20 NOTAM

BOLLO wrote:
Thu May 14, 2020 3:12 pm
Said he was heading to FFD about a min after .
Missed that call, some traffic departing Brize was on the radio, cheers
by Timmo
Thu May 14, 2020 3:11 pm
Forum: RAF Fairford
Topic: 14/05/20 NOTAM
Replies: 19
Views: 1934

Re: 14/05/20 NOTAM

BOLLO wrote:
Thu May 14, 2020 3:08 pm
PARAK 01 ?? up on 277.625 this a U-2 heading back ??
Just descended to FL450, sounds likely!
by Timmo
Thu May 07, 2020 9:52 am
Forum: RAF Fairford
Topic: Notam 06-05-2020
Replies: 20
Views: 2421

Re: Notam 06-05-2020

Dragon02 (68-10337) airborne RW09. 124.8 tower frequency in use 10:27 - Departed 10:45 - T&G 10:48 - Initial, right hand brake 10:51 - T&G 10:57 - T&G (no flaps) 11:05 - T&G (no flaps) 11:09 - Initial, right hand break 11:11 - T&G 11:16 - T&G 11:20 - 3 mile initial (requesting full stop) 11:24 - Fu...
by Timmo
Tue Apr 28, 2020 11:30 am
Forum: RAF Fairford
Topic: Notam today 28th April 2020
Replies: 9
Views: 1361

Re: Notam today 28th April 2020

Quid 89 to return to Mildenhall after next approach - being covered here: viewtopic.php?f=8&p=1178226#p1178226
by Timmo
Mon Apr 27, 2020 9:13 am
Forum: RAF Fairford
Topic: 27/04/20 NOTAM
Replies: 14
Views: 1115

Re: 27/04/20 NOTAM

Visual with Dragon 01, right hand circuit. The cloud base is fairly low, roughly pattern altitude this morning. Thanks for the heads up on here this morning FFDspotter
by Timmo
Mon Apr 27, 2020 8:58 am
Forum: RAF Fairford
Topic: 27/04/20 NOTAM
Replies: 14
Views: 1115

Re: 27/04/20 NOTAM

city42 wrote:
Mon Apr 27, 2020 8:38 am
that a very short window
May suggest circuit work or a post maintenance check flight
by Timmo
Fri Apr 24, 2020 8:25 am
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Garden spotting OTT'ers
Replies: 1226
Views: 414173

Re: Garden spotting OTT'ers

GT3ZZZ wrote:
Thu Apr 23, 2020 7:05 pm
Both Hercs port side inboards depositing lots of clag on the wing and tank, especially 31
I noticed that. I think it's soot from the APU exhaust which is forward of the main gear on the port side of the C-130J.
by Timmo
Thu Apr 23, 2020 8:15 am
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: What's with all tonight's military air traffic - all ideas welcome
Replies: 44
Views: 6345

Re: What's with all tonight's military air traffic - all ideas welcome

Looked just like a brighter than normal satellite until you got the binos out - it was obviously in the very early stages of the deployment but looked most strange, there were some quite separate elements to the cluster all going along in perfect formation. Never seen anything like it. Need to find...
by Timmo
Wed Apr 22, 2020 8:06 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: What's with all tonight's military air traffic - all ideas welcome
Replies: 44
Views: 6345

Re: What's with all tonight's military air traffic - all ideas welcome

Having watched the live feed of the launch, I also managed to get visual with it as it tracked off to the east approx. 20:52. First time I've witnessed a space vehicle so soon after launch
by Timmo
Mon Apr 20, 2020 10:34 am
Forum: Warbirds, Replicas and Nostalgic Photography
Topic: Russian Bear at RIAT 1994
Replies: 4
Views: 671

Re: Russian Bear at RIAT 1994

If I recall correctly, the Bear only flew on the Sunday at IAT '94. I was there on the Saturday and am fairly sure it went unserviceable that day
by Timmo
Mon Apr 20, 2020 10:31 am
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: What's with all tonight's military air traffic - all ideas welcome
Replies: 44
Views: 6345

Re: What's with all tonight's military air traffic - all ideas welcome

F3, give the website satflare.com a look. Gives a real time map of the location of all the Starlink groups along with various other satellites

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