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by Red Dragon
Wed Feb 12, 2020 6:20 pm
Forum: RAF Valley & Mona
Topic: NAVY 814
Replies: 8
Views: 771

Re: NAVY 814

No obvious codes painted on the airframe.

The link is to RAF Valley's FB account, if you wish to see :-)

https://www.facebook.com/RAFValley/?tn- ... oup_dialog
by Red Dragon
Mon Feb 10, 2020 5:05 pm
Forum: RAF Valley & Mona
Topic: NAVY 814
Replies: 8
Views: 771

Re: NAVY 814

It did land in Valley for a re-fuel, then off to Norwich.
by Red Dragon
Fri Jan 24, 2020 6:44 pm
Forum: RAF Leeming
Topic: Hawk T2's at Leeming
Replies: 4
Views: 1084

Re: Hawk T2's at Leeming

It turned out as useful training as Valley was fogged in Wednesday 22nd and Thursday 23rd
by Red Dragon
Wed Jan 22, 2020 11:13 am
Forum: RAF Coningsby
Topic: Tiffy Pairs
Replies: 6
Views: 1010

Re: Tiffy Pairs

Yep hands up, it was confusion on that day! 😂
by Red Dragon
Thu Jan 09, 2020 3:06 pm
Forum: RAF Valley & Mona
Topic: Gunfighter inbound Valley for a PD
Replies: 3
Views: 325

Re: Gunfighter inbound Valley for a PD

Typhoon FGR4 ZK438 “Warlord 32” was spotted on 360/ ADSB


Typhoon FGR4 ZK318 Typhoon FGR4 ZK437 (both were plain jane's no squadron markings etc) where photographed as a pair. I've seen the photo and it is a heavy crop but definitely those numbers.
by Red Dragon
Thu Jan 09, 2020 12:51 pm
Forum: RAF Coningsby
Topic: Tiffy Pairs
Replies: 6
Views: 1010

Re: Tiffy Pairs

Ianto and I have tracked down 3 of the serials Gunfighter pair ZK318, ZK417 and Warlord ZK438. However the other warlord serial just doesn't show up anywhere!
by Red Dragon
Wed Dec 11, 2019 10:01 pm
Forum: RIAT
Topic: Royal International Air Tattoo 2020 Discussion Thread
Replies: 139
Views: 17474

Re: Royal International Air Tattoo 2020 Discussion Thread

To be honest I'm not to bothered if we don't get anything from CONUS in the flying display for 2020, I was more interested in seeing that in the Blue Angels 2021 show planner has a blank space over the RIAT weekend. However the Thunderbirds/ Blue Angels have been known to have a week or two off mid ...
by Red Dragon
Fri Nov 08, 2019 7:09 pm
Forum: RAF Valley & Mona
Topic: F35 at Lunchtime
Replies: 5
Views: 828

Re: F35 at Lunchtime

F-35B ZM144 ‘Snake21’
F-35B ZM147 ‘Snake22’
were the pair, new squadron callsign I believe?
by Red Dragon
Mon Nov 04, 2019 3:02 pm
Forum: RAF Valley & Mona
Topic: RAF Valley visitors
Replies: 1
Views: 515

RAF Valley visitors

Apart from the usual suspects, today also had

Hawk T1 XX321/ CI “Pirate 11”
Hawk T1 XX198/ ?? “Pirate14”
BAe146 CC.2 ZE700 “Ascot1363” 15 PoB including the RAF ACAS and CAS of the Qatari Air Force. (Info from RAF ACAS Twitter account)
by Red Dragon
Mon Oct 28, 2019 11:25 pm
Forum: RAF Valley & Mona
Topic: AAC Apache visitor
Replies: 1
Views: 257

AAC Apache visitor

Apache ZJ193 callsign 'AAC441' popped in at around 14:30-ish
by Red Dragon
Sun Oct 20, 2019 10:51 am
Forum: RAF Valley & Mona
Topic: Tiffy Pair
Replies: 3
Views: 979

Re: Tiffy Pair

Typhoon FGR4 ZK361
Typhoon FGR4 ZK362 (6 Sqn shield on the fin)

Approach was on 13
by Red Dragon
Thu Sep 12, 2019 11:57 am
Forum: RAF Valley & Mona
Topic: RAF Valley next week
Replies: 7
Views: 1313

Re: RAF Valley next week

Under the caveat of "Usually happens" when it's night flying..... 202 Sqn will be/ should be operations as normal TI Sqn will be/ should be operations as normal? 25 Sqn Ops usually begin @ 1500 - ish 4 Sqn Ops usually begin @ 1500 - ish Also the weather has been pretty mixed over the last few weeks,...
by Red Dragon
Thu Aug 29, 2019 7:25 pm
Forum: RAF Valley & Mona
Topic: 28/ 08/ 19 A Busy day
Replies: 5
Views: 875

Re: 28/ 08/ 19 A Busy day

As long as weather allows, both Jets, Props and Rotary should see operations as normal.
by Red Dragon
Thu Aug 29, 2019 7:59 am
Forum: RAF Valley & Mona
Topic: 4 x FAF Alpha Jets
Replies: 9
Views: 1066

Re: 4 x FAF Alpha Jets

They came in straight onto 19 to land. No touch n goes etc.
by Red Dragon
Wed Aug 28, 2019 8:54 pm
Forum: RAF Valley & Mona
Topic: 28/ 08/ 19 A Busy day
Replies: 5
Views: 875

28/ 08/ 19 A Busy day

A very busy day! RN Hawk T.1a / XX285 / "Kraken 44" - landed RAF Grob Prefect / ZM318 / "Cranwell 04" – landed "MITEE 11" - 82-1068 Spirit of New York "MITEE 12" - 89-0129 Spirit of Georgia "MITEE 13" - 82-1071 Spirit of Mississippi Flew over at 10,000ft heading NW USMC MV-22 Osprey 168626/EM07 "OUT...
by Red Dragon
Wed Aug 21, 2019 1:05 pm
Forum: RAF Valley & Mona
Topic: 4 x FAF Alpha Jets
Replies: 9
Views: 1066

4 x FAF Alpha Jets

Seems there are four now at Valley

Alpha Jet E153 “FAF6442”
Alpha Jet E??? “FAF6441”
Alpha Jet E??? “FAF7658”
Alpha Jet E110 “FAF6443”
by Red Dragon
Tue Jul 16, 2019 1:38 pm
Forum: RAF Valley & Mona
Topic: Another F-35 visit
Replies: 3
Views: 1401

Another F-35 visit

ZM143 paid a visit for a pass, thanks to Taff for the confirmation of serial :thumb:
by Red Dragon
Fri Jul 12, 2019 4:42 pm
Forum: RIAT
Topic: Royal International Air Tattoo 2019 Discussion Thread
Replies: 1395
Views: 153203

Re: Royal International Air Tattoo 2019 Discussion Thread

As long as any military in the hold *cough* B2/ CV-22 *cough* and lost for the Airbus pass then I'll be ok with it, as a good chance to top up the beer tank. However I cant deny that it could have been a LOT better, such as.... As an off the cuff idea it could have been a "joint" Airbus 50th/ BA 100...
by Red Dragon
Sun Jun 23, 2019 9:47 am
Forum: RIAT
Topic: Royal International Air Tattoo 2019 Discussion Thread
Replies: 1395
Views: 153203

Re: Royal International Air Tattoo 2019 Discussion Thread

With the F-35 becoming more visible at Air Shows recently on static, Berlin and KB last year and Volkel and Paris this year it does seem strange that none have so far been announced for RIAT, an Italian or Norwegian one would be nice! As nice as it would be to see F-35 static, we’ll be up to our ey...
by Red Dragon
Fri Jun 21, 2019 9:21 am
Forum: RAF Valley & Mona
Topic: ROGUE 21
Replies: 1
Views: 521

Re: ROGUE 21

It was a pair, leader (rouge 21) was a 41 Sqn twin seater, follower was a pain Jane single stick.

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