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by TombsRIP
Thu May 23, 2019 10:31 am
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: May Movements
Replies: 36
Views: 2721

Re: May Movements

Thurs 23/05/19 "RBL58" up in ZK355 (BS116) @ 1124L. Seen inbound for initials @ 1244L, break & land 1248L ZK379 "REBEL055" [from adsb] heard manoeuvring over the Fylde at 25kft+ (1138L). Handoff to Swanwick 1145L (270.05). Pair of typhoons seen on climbout @ 1634L (yet another late afternoon sortie)...
by TombsRIP
Wed May 22, 2019 1:26 pm
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: May Movements
Replies: 36
Views: 2721

Re: May Movements

Weds 22/05/19 2 tiffies up @ 1402L (IPA5) + 1405L (BS116) ZK355 (BS116) appearing on adsb with 3671 SQK. "RBL58?" ZJ700/IPA5 landed 1518L "WTN10". ZJ938/IPA6 complete with StormShadows outboard, Paveway IVs inboard and other stores fitted, towed southside 1530L to join what appears to be a Full Scal...
by TombsRIP
Tue May 21, 2019 2:45 pm
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: May Movements
Replies: 36
Views: 2721

Re: May Movements

Tues 21/05/19 cont/d cont/d Single seat typhoon no u/w tanks seen on climbout 25 @ 1539L. "WTN29". Looked in primer so ZK439/BS155 on flt.4; Primer typhoon seen over Fylde, in left hand descent 1701L & over Lytham inbound Warton @ 1702L. Downwind 25 & ILS...T/gs on 25 @ 1709/1711L landed 1713L. Anot...
by TombsRIP
Tue May 21, 2019 10:35 am
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: May Movements
Replies: 36
Views: 2721

Re: May Movements

Tues 21/05/19 cont/d ZK355 (BS116) "RBL58" heard climbout 25 @ 1053L. Operating off Fylde & cumbrian coast @ 21kft. (Pilot brought in ZK377 yesterday). Sern inbound from west 1222L, to initials ,break & land 1226L. OTT Fylde I/b Belfast Intl (Aldergrove) @1138L C-12U-3 Huron 84-00165 [AE04F4] US Arm...
by TombsRIP
Mon May 20, 2019 1:49 pm
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: May Movements
Replies: 36
Views: 2721

Re: May Movements

Mon 20/05/19 cont/d ZK439/BS155 up on flt3 flown by "WTN69" sporty T/o 25 @ 1617L (into vertical climb before end rwy). Climbed to FL400 for high speed run (at 1630L approx), normally performed on PFAT1. Performed low speed u/c up approach to 07 (also usually on PFAT1 on RTB) then extended downwind ...
by TombsRIP
Mon May 20, 2019 11:55 am
Forum: RAF Coningsby
Topic: ZK438 (BS154) delivery - Heads Up!
Replies: 6
Views: 1248

Re: ZK438 (BS154) delivery - Heads Up!

only two left then that's it !!! Indeed in terms of brand new "factory fresh" jets (with BS155 already flown twice), but as always never straightforward... ZK350 (BS111) & ZK370 (BS131) although on paper handed over both were retained at Warton for trials/development use. These have never been "del...
by TombsRIP
Mon May 20, 2019 11:30 am
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: May Movements
Replies: 36
Views: 2721

Re: May Movements

ZK427 (BS143) originally delivered (dep) from Warton 10/01/18. With 3 Sqn when it returned to Warton (using 3 Sqn callsign ex 11 Sqn).
ZK377 (BS138) also a Bk25 jet ex 3 Sqn (41TES pilot) was delivered from Warton 22/05/17.
by TombsRIP
Mon May 20, 2019 11:11 am
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: May Movements
Replies: 36
Views: 2721

Re: May Movements

Mon 20/05/19 Single seat tiffy seen over Lytham in descent inbound Warton @ 1202L "Rebel 58"; break 25 @ landed 1206L parked southside on 358H apron. Eyeballed later as ZK377. Followed by.... "Nightmare 21" (mode-S NMARE021 ZK427) initials, break (1217L) & land 25 @ 1219L. Also to 358H apron. Confir...
by TombsRIP
Sat May 18, 2019 9:58 am
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: May Movements
Replies: 36
Views: 2721

Re: May Movements

Thurs 16/05/19 Additions/Corrections 1236L it was ZK379 (a T3 last 3 serial on fin no EB- code applied on fin but 41TES front fuselage mks) that did a fly through along rwy 25 as Tarnish 29 in IPA6/ZJ938 prepped for the performance take-off on 07. Don't think this was "RBL60" though... BS116 "RBL62"...
by TombsRIP
Fri May 17, 2019 9:47 am
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: May Movements
Replies: 36
Views: 2721

Re: May Movements

17/5/19 Reported on MTA - ZK439/BS155 Possible flight AM - 2nd flight ZK439/BS155 performance T/o 1042L on 07. "WTN29". Landed 1124L straight in on 07. More issues? Strikey G-FLYY up again 1047L; did 2 Approaches +low o/s on 25 @ 1058/1108L; did what looked like a PFL to 07 (steeper than normal App...
by TombsRIP
Wed May 15, 2019 3:16 pm
Forum: RAF Valley & Mona
Topic: Weds 15/05/19
Replies: 2
Views: 426

Weds 15/05/19

Amended following welcome info from Bluerigger... Hawk T1A XX281 noted as "TEST1" on adsb exchange north end Cardigan Bay off Harlech @ 1405L. Presume an airtest from AMRO. This one I think has been at Valley for some time. Also Phenom ZM337 "CWL43" visiting late landed at around 1115L? Noted on ads...
by TombsRIP
Wed May 15, 2019 2:00 pm
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: May Movements
Replies: 36
Views: 2721

Re: May Movements

Weds 15/05/19 cont/d cont/d Yes indeed.... Tiffy heard dep 07 @ 1450L ("WTN29") ZK303/AX (BT017) seen over Lytham 1544L for initials, break & t/g 07 @ 1546L; then back out to WSW for 10 mile final approach?;noted again on App 07 off Lytham @ 1553L (single Paveway noted under stbd wing +u/w tanks fit...
by TombsRIP
Wed May 15, 2019 12:37 pm
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: May Movements
Replies: 36
Views: 2721

Re: May Movements

Weds 15/05/19 cont/d "RBL62" up 1317L (rwy 07 dep) In BS116 as per yesterday (ZK355 on adsb). Operating over the Fylde/Warton overhead @ 16kft (heard 1355L:-). Seen medium altitude over Lytham turning in for "strafe" attacks on airfield target at 1408/1410/1413L and climb block 10-18kft. Landed 1439...
by TombsRIP
Tue May 14, 2019 2:29 pm
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: May Movements
Replies: 36
Views: 2721

Re: May Movements

14/05/19 cont/d "WTN29" up 1518L off rwy07 (in IPA5) "Rebel 62" up 1521L (in BS116). "Tarnish 29" recovered with a TACAN approach to rwy07; IPA5 seen on approach over Lytham 1620L & t/g 1621L; back out to west ("BAE/Felix 43" G-TYPH departing); seen inbound for initials 1626L & 2xt/gs 1628/31L & lan...
by TombsRIP
Mon May 13, 2019 2:35 pm
Forum: RAF Coningsby
Topic: ZK438 (BS154) delivery - Heads Up!
Replies: 6
Views: 1248

ZK438 (BS154) delivery - Heads Up!

Dep WTN 1520L "WTN29". On transit over now FL290.

HTH Cheers
by TombsRIP
Mon May 13, 2019 12:59 pm
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: May Movements
Replies: 36
Views: 2721

Re: May Movements

Mon 13/05/19 Painted production tiffy noted out on MTA fitted with u/w tanks Bit hazy to read off but looks like ZK438 (BS154). Dep 1520L on delivery flt with "roll off the top" burners in. "WTN29" up again today. Climbed FL290 for transit to CBY; To Swanwick 277.625 @ 1531L SQK 6444. Dev tiffy up 1...
by TombsRIP
Fri May 10, 2019 4:56 pm
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: May Movements
Replies: 36
Views: 2721

Re: May Movements

Fri 10/05/19 cont/d ZK439/BS155 on PFAT1 flown by "WTN69". T/o 1455L approx off rwy07; Landed back around 1545L approx (following SRA/Talkdown to rwy 07 with no "attack" on airfield target or usual u/c up approach, normally flown on first flt). PAN called at 1520L due to flt refuelling probe being s...
by TombsRIP
Wed May 08, 2019 1:05 pm
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: May Movements
Replies: 36
Views: 2721

Re: May Movements

Weds 8/5/19

Development typhoon up 1202L "WTN29" off rwy 07. Landed 1247L after t&go. Poss IPA5 but unconfirmed (as yesterday).
by TombsRIP
Tue May 07, 2019 12:55 pm
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: May Movements
Replies: 36
Views: 2721

Re: May Movements

Tues 7/5 cont/d

Typhoon seen on climbout 25 @ 1349L
"Tarnish(WTN)29" poss IPA5/ZJ700 up again.
Definately a development jet as talking to "Boffin". Seen later joining downwind 25 (1425L) just off Lytham. One T/g 1427L & land 1429L.
Cheers
by TombsRIP
Tue May 07, 2019 11:43 am
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: May Movements
Replies: 36
Views: 2721

Re: May Movements

Both Leeming hawks also first did approach to Rwy 07 before App25.
XX205 seen App07 1214L (from Lytham) "Pirate 09" [ XX332 "Pirate 10"]
XX346 seen App07 1229L "Savage 01" [XX203 "Savage 02"]
Both seen on climbout to west approx 10 mins later.
Cheers

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