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by TombsRIP
Thu Nov 14, 2019 4:15 pm
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: Nov 2019 Logs/Movements
Replies: 25
Views: 1419

Re: Nov 2019 Logs/Movements

14/11/19 cont/d Local area "ZJ957" (XW231) [43C2B0] "Ambush01" possible visit to Fulwood Barracks, (NE side Preston) before tracking around nth side Preston i/b Woodvale for refuel (bringing it over Warton area). dep Woodvale 1525z approx hdg ENE to nth of Bury (Ramsbottom area 1535z approx); to Alt...
by TombsRIP
Thu Nov 14, 2019 10:05 am
Forum: RAF Leeming
Topic: Swiss F-18s
Replies: 9
Views: 719

Re: Swiss F-18s

Was that puma read off please or serial from mode-S? "ZJ955" callsign SHF238 from adsb showing over west Lancs yesterday early pm but could have been actual serial XW213. Hexcode 43C28F.

Cheers
by TombsRIP
Wed Nov 13, 2019 2:43 pm
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: Nov 2019 Logs/Movements
Replies: 25
Views: 1419

Re: Nov 2019 Logs/Movements

Weds 13/11/19 OTT/Local 2xPuma operating from Woodvale as reported by Chrisward123. XW213 [43C28F] "Vortex (SHF)238" noted on adsb hdg NE following A59 (?) towards Preston @ 1417z. "ZJ955" with same callsign on adsb crossed M6 just sth Charnock Richard services @ 1307z hdg W/SW. XW213 with miscoded ...
by TombsRIP
Tue Nov 12, 2019 7:44 pm
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: Nov 2019 Logs/Movements
Replies: 25
Views: 1419

Re: Nov 2019 Logs/Movements

chrisward123 wrote:
Tue Nov 12, 2019 4:52 pm
12/11/19

OTT/Local
16:52L - ZJ957/Ambush02 (Puma HC.2/RAF) tracking Manchester>Horwich then west towards Altcar/Woodvale
Apparently this is actually XW231 with a mis-coded box showing as ZJ957! See FC UK Heads Up, Movements & OTT subforum.

Cheers
by TombsRIP
Tue Nov 12, 2019 12:08 pm
Forum: RAF Valley & Mona
Topic: F35 at Lunchtime
Replies: 5
Views: 571

Re: F35 at Lunchtime

Nice one.
ZM147 on at least 3rd visit (also on 24/1/19 + 31/7/19).
ZM144 should be a 1st visit.
Only one F-35 has done a pd to Warton so far!

Cheers
by TombsRIP
Fri Nov 08, 2019 10:01 am
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: Nov 2019 Logs/Movements
Replies: 25
Views: 1419

Re: Nov 2019 Logs/Movements

Fri 8/11/19 2x single seat typhs seen on climbout 25 (stream departure) @ 0948z. "Fighters 1/2" (Fighter 1 WTN69). BS116+ BS117? ZK355 (BS116) showing on adsb hdg NW @ 35kft just off IoM(1005z). It was quite clearly visible over the Fylde 34kft @ 1014z from Morecambe Bay direction before turning out...
by TombsRIP
Fri Nov 08, 2019 8:30 am
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: G-OFLX BAe 52
Replies: 1
Views: 256

Re: G-OFLX BAe 52

Obviously pleased everyone OK. BAES Corporate have not had this "jungle jet" for that long either. For those that are interested G-OFLX reg derived from "GO FELIX" where "Felix" [the cat] is callsign used by BAES CAT (Corporate Air Transport).
by TombsRIP
Thu Nov 07, 2019 9:02 am
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: Nov 2019 Logs/Movements
Replies: 25
Views: 1419

Re: Nov 2019 Logs/Movements

chrisward123 wrote:
Wed Nov 06, 2019 7:43 pm
Thanks TombsRIP for all the latest in depth logs 👍
I definately need to get out more...and God forbid a job, but thanks!

:roll:
by TombsRIP
Wed Nov 06, 2019 2:19 pm
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: Nov 2019 Logs/Movements
Replies: 25
Views: 1419

Re: Nov 2019 Logs/Movements

Weds 6/11/19 cont/d cont/d Typh heard on departure rwy07 @ 1410z. ZJ938 (IPA6) "WTN10" showing on mode-S sites. Actual c/sign "Fighter". IPA6 eyeballed off Lytham on App to 07, straight in to land @1550L. Another typhoon c/sign "Target" dep 07 @ 1425z. "Target" waited for "Fighter" to get back on th...
by TombsRIP
Wed Nov 06, 2019 1:00 pm
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: Nov 2019 Logs/Movements
Replies: 25
Views: 1419

Re: Nov 2019 Logs/Movements

It's not. ZK024 was originally rumoured to be 25 Sqn's 14th allocated jet but ZK010 noted with new 25 Sqn code at Valley late Oct.

Cheers
by TombsRIP
Wed Nov 06, 2019 11:34 am
Forum: RAF Valley & Mona
Topic: Tiffy Pair
Replies: 3
Views: 814

Re: Tiffy Pair

Thanks (Diolch). That's what my Mam heard over Llaingoch/Holyhead then!

:D
by TombsRIP
Wed Nov 06, 2019 11:26 am
Forum: RAF Valley & Mona
Topic: ZM323 up today Weds 6/11/19
Replies: 0
Views: 105

ZM323 up today Weds 6/11/19

First of batch texan ZM323 hexcode 43C8CA, noted on adsbexchange late am today with csign "VYT96". In the circuit at Mona @1128z. Also up later pm as "VYT92".
Is this the first time it has flown since arriving or has it been up before recently?

Cheers
by TombsRIP
Wed Nov 06, 2019 11:18 am
Forum: RAF Valley & Mona
Topic: LOG 24th October
Replies: 2
Views: 270

Re: LOG 24th October

So ZK010 has now become the 14th jet for XXV Sqn not ZK024 as previously rumoured. Also ZK031 now in 25 mks ex V, 4 Sqn.

Useful log

Cheers
by TombsRIP
Wed Nov 06, 2019 11:12 am
Forum: RAF Valley & Mona
Topic: AAC Apache visitor
Replies: 1
Views: 144

Re: AAC Apache visitor

Red Dragon wrote:
Mon Oct 28, 2019 11:25 pm
Apache ZJ193 callsign 'AAC441' popped in at around 14:30-ish
Also reported on Mon 28/10. Cheers
by TombsRIP
Wed Nov 06, 2019 10:47 am
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: Nov 2019 Logs/Movements
Replies: 25
Views: 1419

Re: Nov 2019 Logs/Movements

Weds 6/11/19 cont/d Single seat typh seen just off Lytham @ 1032z staying fairly low on c/out after ILS+o/s rwy25. C/sign "Typhoon 327" implies ZK327 29Sqn jet. Not showing on mode-S. Weather unfit to proceed up to Lakes for low level. Headed east towards Vale of York/Humberside for period of GH. Cl...
by TombsRIP
Tue Nov 05, 2019 2:30 pm
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: Nov 2019 Logs/Movements
Replies: 25
Views: 1419

Re: Nov 2019 Logs/Movements

5/11/19 OTT/Local 14:18L - ZK339 (Typhoon FGR.4/RAF-41 TES) Descending 37K heading NW OTT Warton - then L/L Lakes "Rebel 54" entered L/L M6 pass+ Lake District. Went OTT Warton @1417z descending thro' FL390 out over Morecambe Bay, then headed ENE, just Nth Carnforth @ 1423z still descending thro 5k...
by TombsRIP
Fri Nov 01, 2019 1:46 pm
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: Nov 2019 Logs/Movements
Replies: 25
Views: 1419

Nov 2019 Logs/Movements

Fri 1/11/19

Typh heard dep 07 @ 1339z "WTN10". Nothing showing on adsb this time. IPA6/ZJ938 seen 1400z on app to 07 and land (1401z). Think it did a flythro u/c down E>W first (1357z) before turning about. RTB with an issue presumably.

Cheers
by TombsRIP
Thu Oct 31, 2019 1:16 pm
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: Oct 2019 Logs/Movements
Replies: 70
Views: 4395

Re: Oct 2019 Logs/Movements

Thurs 31/10/19 ZK355 (BS116) [43C73B] heard dep 07 @ 1256z. Coasted out over Bristol Channel @ 1313z FL410, hdg SSW. Operating Yeovilton area (with N-S tracks to west VL @ FL230) and up to FL290 on WSW-ENE tracks (as per Tues 29/10), same pilot. Passing just to east Bristol area @ 1503z on RTB, FL40...
by TombsRIP
Wed Oct 30, 2019 1:02 pm
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: Oct 2019 Logs/Movements
Replies: 70
Views: 4395

Re: Oct 2019 Logs/Movements

Coming riund now for his fifth aproach.... what an office to work in :D T1 Landed 1300z after 3 touch & goes rwy 07 plus a "go round" @ 1257z due to Air Ambulance transit and poss confliction. OTT (visible from Warton) Weds 30/10 cont/d KC-130J mm62181 [33FFEF] [46-46] 46°BA/AMI NNW>SSW ex KEF FL27...
by TombsRIP
Wed Oct 30, 2019 11:45 am
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: Oct 2019 Logs/Movements
Replies: 70
Views: 4395

Re: Oct 2019 Logs/Movements

Weds 30/10/19

Single-seat dev typh dep 07 @ 1124z "WTN10". Seen on climbout to west (& then to SSW) @ 1126z. Climbed to FL270. Not showing on mode-S. Photoproofed as ZJ938/IPA6 when seen on 07 approach @ 1250z (SRA) then t/g 1251z and into visual circuit.

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