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by Richelli
Wed Jan 01, 2020 3:21 pm
Forum: Northwest England
Topic: Penrith
Replies: 4
Views: 649

Re: Penrith

I would just go to dunmail raise to be honest. Kirkstone is good when you get passes but most go dunmail raise, just park at the AA box laybye or on the grass either side of the dual carriage way section. East side is easiest to climb either on the ridge above the AA box or hop across the stream and...
by Richelli
Sun Jul 21, 2019 11:28 am
Forum: RAF Coningsby
Topic: Best Guess Anyone?
Replies: 3
Views: 1086

Re: Best Guess Anyone?

Id say lakes this week. But Tuesday looks your best bet. There is a notam in place for part of the lakes so don't bother with amble side to Thirlmere. Everyone will be on Ullswater until the Christian Festival in Keswick finishes. There is a typohoon exercise on every day for the rest month nation w...
by Richelli
Fri Jul 05, 2019 10:21 am
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: July 2019 Log/Movements
Replies: 55
Views: 7110

Re: July 2019 Log/Movements

Texans just did low level through the lakes
by Richelli
Wed Jun 19, 2019 8:45 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Noctilucent cloud.
Replies: 3
Views: 703

Re: Noctilucent cloud.

Caught them last week from carlisle. Just on my phone. Friday night looks clear at the minute so might drive out somewhere for some better shots. They are saying this years are the best recorded so far reaching places further south than ever before linked to a solar minimum of sun spots.
by Richelli
Fri May 24, 2019 10:02 am
Forum: Photography Q & A / How to post photos
Topic: Flickr down on 22 May
Replies: 24
Views: 2514

Re: Flickr down on 22 May

Mines still not working on my phone. Tried reinstalling and still down
by Richelli
Sat May 04, 2019 1:25 pm
Forum: RAF Lakenheath
Topic: F-16 Deployment
Replies: 76
Views: 17472

Re: F-16 Deployment

Flying, would be my guess :P :lol: Probably a couple week deployment training alongside the SQNs at LN. Could they be here for formidable shield? I'm sure I read somewhere there were some f16s over last time it took place? [/quote] No. 4x SP F-16s are at Lossiemouth for Formidable Shield Dinger [/q...
by Richelli
Sat May 04, 2019 12:39 pm
Forum: RAF Lakenheath
Topic: F-16 Deployment
Replies: 76
Views: 17472

Re: F-16 Deployment

James Cutting wrote:
Fri May 03, 2019 2:32 pm
Antho04 wrote:
Fri May 03, 2019 10:32 am
does anyone know what the F 16 FM at lakenheath are doing?
Flying, would be my guess :P :lol:

Probably a couple week deployment training alongside the SQNs at LN.
Could they be here for formidable shield? I'm sure I read somewhere there were some f16s over last time it took place?
by Richelli
Tue Apr 30, 2019 6:38 pm
Forum: The Newbie Forum
Topic: F15s
Replies: 7
Views: 1313

Re: F15s

red heritage jet tail number 219 and a plain grey tail number 222 went through the lakes on Monday.
by Richelli
Sun Mar 24, 2019 7:48 pm
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: Saudi tonka
Replies: 2
Views: 1152

Saudi tonka

When does the last Saudi tornado go back?
by Richelli
Thu Mar 21, 2019 12:27 pm
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: March 2019 Logs/Movements
Replies: 67
Views: 8896

Re: March 2019 Logs/Movements

Got up to morcambe and went South again. Strange. Long way to go for a jolly
by Richelli
Fri Mar 01, 2019 10:53 am
Forum: Spadeadam & SPACES
Topic: TAC Blaze 2019 Spadeadam movements
Replies: 34
Views: 3858

Re: TAC Blaze 2019 Spadeadam movements

Cancelled and return in due to bad weather
by Richelli
Mon Feb 25, 2019 9:30 pm
Forum: Spadeadam & SPACES
Topic: TAC Blaze 2019 Spadeadam movements
Replies: 34
Views: 3858

Re: TAC Blaze 2019 Spadeadam movements

Follow the road as if you were going to Wiley Syke. Just after the first cattle grid ( its on a slight downhill and bend to left ) you will see an area big enough for about 5 cars. You will also see a wooden sign pointing to the Gorge. Follow the well trodden path ( the walk takes about 15-20 mins ...
by Richelli
Mon Feb 25, 2019 7:38 pm
Forum: Spadeadam & SPACES
Topic: TAC Blaze 2019 Spadeadam movements
Replies: 34
Views: 3858

Re: TAC Blaze 2019 Spadeadam movements

Im heading for the Gorge on Thursday. Hopefully might see something. In the past the Dutch have been very 'considerate' to us spotters. Hope to see everyone over next 2 weeks. Geoff Do you just walk acoss the footpath from the parking just after the cattle grid? I notice the footpath says its usabl...
by Richelli
Sun Feb 03, 2019 2:05 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Machloop ban
Replies: 252
Views: 40437

Re: Machloop ban

Not an raf decision it was a decision made by the aircraft safety board due to the age of the airframes. Source? I don't have a direct link to a source unfortunately. I found out through a FB page im on and we often get pilots asking for photos of shots we have taken. One of the tornado pilots conf...
by Richelli
Fri Feb 01, 2019 5:36 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Machloop ban
Replies: 252
Views: 40437

Re: Machloop ban

And the 9th https://www.fightercontrol.co.uk/forum/viewtopic.php?f=384&t=171247 Apologies Mark, I was at work today and got the dates wrong, I have altered them. I was stood on the opposite side to that shot, I shouldn't have been but was to lazy to do the cross over when the sun moved around. It d...
by Richelli
Fri Feb 01, 2019 8:59 am
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Machloop ban
Replies: 252
Views: 40437

Re: Machloop ban

They did passes on the Tuesday 8th and Wednesday 9th January in the lakes, after new year then they were banned from going low level due to safety concerns towards the end of that week. Not an raf decision it was a decision made by the aircraft safety board due to the age of the airframes. They are ...
by Richelli
Sun Jan 13, 2019 4:23 pm
Forum: RAF Marham
Topic: Tornado GR4 Fleet General Info
Replies: 1719
Views: 119395

Re: Tornado GR4 Fleet General Info

Anyone heard anything official about the rumour of no more low level sorties allowed only medium level due to safety concerns. Shame if it's true but had to happen some time.
by Richelli
Sat Dec 01, 2018 6:41 pm
Forum: Monthly Photo Competition
Topic: November 2018 Photo of the Month Competition
Replies: 11
Views: 3196

Re: November 2018 Photo of the Month Competition

Special tail Herc through the Lake District

Image50 yearbest jpeg (1 of 1) by richard elliot, on Flickr
by Richelli
Tue Nov 20, 2018 12:49 pm
Forum: All other areas around the UK
Topic: Thirlmere Mon 19th Nov
Replies: 2
Views: 1075

Re: Thirlmere Mon 19th Nov

We're you sat on west with another chap. I was on east with the orange hat. Took a few photo s but the light was so bad all day I just binned them.
by Richelli
Fri May 11, 2018 12:48 pm
Forum: Spadeadam & SPACES
Topic: Notams/Info RAF Spadeadam 2017/2018
Replies: 57
Views: 10393

Re: Notams/Info RAF Spadeadam 2017/2018

I sat at the range last night and there was nothing until I left at 20:00. After I left and darkness fell a single c130 used the range. There hasn't been any Apaches this week I don't think. A single Merlin used the range on Wednesday night. Don't be surprised if Friday and Saturday nights notams di...

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