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by Starbuck
Sat Jul 24, 2021 1:12 pm
Forum: RAF Marham
Topic: New 809 Squadron
Replies: 18
Views: 917

Re: New 809 Squadron

slogen51 wrote:
Wed Jul 21, 2021 4:21 pm
I see the F-35B had been selected for the SPEAR (long range) missile but I assume that missile can also be launched from a destroyer or is it only air launched
Reading up on it, air launched only by the looks of it for both Lightning & Typhoon.
by Starbuck
Sat Jul 24, 2021 1:09 pm
Forum: RAF Marham
Topic: RAF Marham: Opening hours July 2021
Replies: 11
Views: 845

Re: RAF Marham: Opening hours July 2021

Basically it's open 24hrs from 7am on the 26th through until 7pm on the 29th, I think? 23:01 Zulu is 00:01 local, but i do get where you're coming from, they have done it a bit odd! Yeah, way longer than normal and very odd for this neck of the woods :lol: Transports for kit for CSG could be a poss...
by Starbuck
Sat Jul 24, 2021 1:04 pm
Forum: RAF Marham
Topic: RAF Marham: Opening hours July 2021
Replies: 11
Views: 845

Re: RAF Marham: Opening hours July 2021

Nighthawke wrote:
Sat Jul 24, 2021 1:01 pm
Not if you add the hour for BST - as stated.
I know to add an hour but look at them, that's a rather longer day than usual for these.

26 0600-2259
27 2301-2259
28 2301-2259
29 2301-1800
by Starbuck
Sat Jul 24, 2021 12:58 pm
Forum: RAF Marham
Topic: RAF Marham: Opening hours July 2021
Replies: 11
Views: 845

Re: RAF Marham: Opening hours July 2021

Some long old hours there this week.
by Starbuck
Wed Jul 21, 2021 4:12 pm
Forum: RAF Marham
Topic: New 809 Squadron
Replies: 18
Views: 917

Re: New 809 Squadron

Yes he is, in command since last year 'First Sea Lord Admiral Tony Radakin’s visit to RAF Marham came after Commander Mark Sparrow became the first Royal Navy officer to command the historic 617 Squadron, the first of two F-35B squadrons.' I was starting to doubt myself and I met 617s boss last yea...
by Starbuck
Wed Jul 21, 2021 4:05 pm
Forum: Military Aviation Memorabilia
Topic: Starbucks' Collection
Replies: 83
Views: 17682

Re: Starbucks' Collection

It's been a few months since my last update, finally had some spare time to take some photos of the bits I've received, it's quite a large post so bear with me :thumbs: Firstly RAF Lakenheath & Mildenhall https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51326787219_df783b3144_c.jpg IMG_7046 by , on Flickr https:...
by Starbuck
Wed Jul 21, 2021 3:07 pm
Forum: RAF Marham
Topic: New 809 Squadron
Replies: 18
Views: 917

Re: New 809 Squadron

Isn't 617s current boss a Navy guy?
by Starbuck
Wed Jul 21, 2021 3:06 pm
Forum: RAF Marham
Topic: New 809 Squadron
Replies: 18
Views: 917

Re: New 809 Squadron

slogen51 wrote:
Wed Jul 21, 2021 8:37 am
I think they have bulldozed Hangar 1 to make way for 809 NAS
Thought that was knocked down because it was not fit for purpose.
by Starbuck
Tue Jul 20, 2021 10:51 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Ex AGILE STANCE
Replies: 70
Views: 4582

Re: Ex AGILE STANCE

Last comment on that link says first no notice order is next year.
by Starbuck
Tue Jul 20, 2021 10:48 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Ex AGILE STANCE
Replies: 70
Views: 4582

Re: Ex AGILE STANCE

EGVP wrote:
Tue Jul 20, 2021 9:11 pm
Might as well have a thread up and ready for this! :lol:

https://twitter.com/jeromestarkey/statu ... 1211154434

Wonder if this is why Marham is open this weekend..?
Marham is closed this weekend, there's two runway opening windows on the 31st.
by Starbuck
Tue Jul 20, 2021 10:41 pm
Forum: RAF Marham
Topic: New 809 Squadron
Replies: 18
Views: 917

Re: New 809 Squadron

Hmm, their building work hasn't started yet, a document submitted to parliament said 809 could be delayed from the planned 2023 to 2026 due to aircraft delays.

EDP aren't exactly known for accurate reporting :lol:
by Starbuck
Fri Jul 16, 2021 6:42 pm
Forum: RAF Lakenheath
Topic: Lakenheath parking
Replies: 39
Views: 3529

Re: Lakenheath parking

Something needs to happen at some point about the parking, it's clearly not big enough. It's put me off going a few times and I hope they realise how busy it'll be when the F-35s arrive.
by Starbuck
Fri Jul 16, 2021 2:53 pm
Forum: RAF Marham
Topic: First of next F-35B batch ZM156
Replies: 5
Views: 1122

Re: First of next F-35B batch ZM156

Not sure as to why it's 3 this year, sounds like it's been the plan for quite a while, then 6 a year from 2022 for a couple years at least till there's enough for the first NAS to stand up I would guess.
by Starbuck
Tue Jul 13, 2021 6:08 pm
Forum: RAF Marham
Topic: First of next F-35B batch ZM156
Replies: 5
Views: 1122

Re: First of next F-35B batch ZM156

Only 3 due this year, seems to have been cut back because of the virus.
by Starbuck
Tue Jul 13, 2021 6:07 pm
Forum: RAF Marham
Topic: RAF Marham: Opening hours July 2021
Replies: 11
Views: 845

Re: RAF Marham: Opening hours July 2021

Wonder why there's all the closures next week.
by Starbuck
Sat Jul 10, 2021 9:50 pm
Forum: RAF Marham
Topic: RAF Marham Frequency list 2021
Replies: 34
Views: 27615

Re: RAF Marham Frequency list 2021

Blackcat1 wrote:
Tue Jul 06, 2021 9:27 am
Hi guys I take it as 617 Sqdn are way , Bolt and Marham 2# is allocated to 207 Sqdn?
Bolt is a 207 callsign anyway.
by Starbuck
Thu Jun 24, 2021 9:36 am
Forum: RAF Marham
Topic: Marham 24/6/2021
Replies: 4
Views: 333

Re: Marham 24/6/2021

by Starbuck
Tue Jun 08, 2021 6:32 pm
Forum: RAF Mildenhall
Topic: Biden visit to mildenhall
Replies: 82
Views: 8741

Re: Biden visit to mildenhall

slogen51 wrote:
Tue Jun 08, 2021 5:49 pm
It was pointed out to me that 91-0303 F-15E is still in Mildenhall so could be part of the ceremony. You would have thought 84-0010 the king would be nailed on to visit?
Still time for it to drop in tomorrow :thumbs:
by Starbuck
Mon Jun 07, 2021 6:41 pm
Forum: RAF Lakenheath
Topic: Souda Bay deployment
Replies: 13
Views: 1701

Re: Souda Bay deployment

A few weeks I would guess.
by Starbuck
Sun Jun 06, 2021 1:01 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Marham during the month of May
Replies: 6
Views: 1403

Re: Marham during the month of May

slogen51 wrote:
Sat Jun 05, 2021 8:56 pm
Nice to see some different angles from my local station.

You must have a long lens for the VL pad shots as they are mid field
Thanks, yeah it's not a bad local station, my one too :lol:

Only a Tamron 100-400 but with the 90D it's x1.6 which gives it a bit more reach to catch the VL pads.

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