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by Tarnished1
Thu May 28, 2020 4:21 pm
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: May 2020 Log/Movements
Replies: 25
Views: 1416

Re: May 2020 Log/Movements

Possibly a so-called "special weapon" dummy test article in support of German typhoon weapons integration as the tornado is being wfu in this strike role???
by Tarnished1
Thu May 28, 2020 3:28 pm
Forum: RAF Valley & Mona
Topic: ZK319 - TYPHOO25 10:46
Replies: 5
Views: 147

Re: ZK319 - TYPHOO25 10:46

Apologies for not using a separate header but I think a typhoon did a flythro yesterday around 11am (or just after,), "ZJ950/TYPHOO21" on mode-S ", possibly a visual approach to rwy13. I was too busy reporting the Poseidon visit and forgot to post this
by Tarnished1
Thu May 28, 2020 3:15 pm
Forum: RAF Valley & Mona
Topic: Poseidon ZP802 "Stingray1" App31 Valley Weds 27/5/20
Replies: 3
Views: 201

Re: Poseidon ZP802 "Stingray1" App31 Valley Weds 27/5/20

Yes I managed to take some photos from my garden in Holyhead :thumb: Presume you saw the other from your garden as well... ZP802 was indicating about "875ft" over outer harbour (1255L) and was showing on adsb as operating down to "825ft" abit later to WNW Anglesey. It did a "sweep" down the coast o...
by Tarnished1
Thu May 28, 2020 2:38 pm
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: May 2020 Log/Movements
Replies: 25
Views: 1416

Re: May 2020 Log/Movements

Footage on Facebook shows ZJ700 departing I assume its gone out today?. No it wasnt IPA5 that was up this afternoon (Thurs 28/5). "WTN10" in IPA6 (ZJ938) seen on climbout 25 @ 1432L. Went to Aberporth Range. Seen just off Lytham at 1516L on straight in for rwy07. Carried an interesting looking, "bu...
by Tarnished1
Wed May 27, 2020 12:01 pm
Forum: RAF Valley & Mona
Topic: Poseidon ZP802 "Stingray1" App31 Valley Weds 27/5/20
Replies: 3
Views: 201

Poseidon ZP802 "Stingray1" App31 Valley Weds 27/5/20

In over Amlwch for PAR/Talkdown rwy31 and overshoot @ 1253L. Departed out over the "Cob", Holyhead (outer) harbour and breakwater.
by Tarnished1
Wed May 20, 2020 1:21 pm
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: May 2020 Log/Movements
Replies: 25
Views: 1416

Re: May 2020 Log/Movements

Weds 20/05/20 contd Single seat 41TES marked typhoon (ZK355/BS116 or ZK356/BS117) noted on c/out 25 over Lytham @ 1417L flown by "WTN10". working block FL100-200 routeing inbound E-W FL150, with rwy centreline as datum. Long finals, straight in to land @ 1525L after "teardropping down" from overhead...
by Tarnished1
Fri May 15, 2020 1:39 pm
Forum: RAF Valley & Mona
Topic: Poseidon ZP801 "Stingray1" App31 Valley Fri 15/5/20
Replies: 2
Views: 569

Re: Poseidon ZP801 "Stingray1" App31 Valley Fri 15/5/20

Appears to have relocated more SW of IoM after descending to "625ft" (according to tracker sites). After departing Valley it was indicating "1125ft" before entering figure of 8 pattern and was at "625ft" (probably lower in reality) after leaving this pattern. Working west of IoM by 1440L and general...
by Tarnished1
Fri May 15, 2020 12:17 pm
Forum: RAF Valley & Mona
Topic: Poseidon ZP801 "Stingray1" App31 Valley Fri 15/5/20
Replies: 2
Views: 569

Poseidon ZP801 "Stingray1" App31 Valley Fri 15/5/20

ZP801 [43C918] approach (PAR/Talkdown?) to rwy31 and roller landing 1319(20)L and out over outskirts of Holyhead (Llaingoch) @1321L, out to west. Had coasted in just to east of Amlwch from nth @ 1311L. Appeared to carry out 2 (or 1.5!) "figure of 8" patterns on E-W orientation, to west of Anglesey, ...
by Tarnished1
Thu May 14, 2020 2:50 pm
Forum: RAF Valley & Mona
Topic: ZK303/AX PAR/Talkdown rwy 31 Thurs 14/5/20
Replies: 0
Views: 176

ZK303/AX PAR/Talkdown rwy 31 Thurs 14/5/20

A week later and he's back...

"WTN69(Tarnish)69" in ZK303/AX (BT017) approach + o/shoot rwy 31 this time. Was handed off to Valley @1358L and was back on with Warton @ 1412L so between these times...
by Tarnished1
Thu May 14, 2020 2:43 pm
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: May 2020 Log/Movements
Replies: 25
Views: 1416

Re: May 2020 Log/Movements

14/5/20 contd

ZK303/AX (BT17) "Tarnish69" (no rear seater) recovered vectors ILS25+t/go 1504L then for SRA (Talkdown) rwy07+o/shoot 1512L; then 2 t/gs on 25 @ 1514/16L & landed @1518L. Had departed @1341L. Taxied back to MTA as dev jets operating from 302 hangar at moment.
by Tarnished1
Tue May 12, 2020 3:32 pm
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: May 2020 Log/Movements
Replies: 25
Views: 1416

Re: May 2020 Log/Movements

WTN10 back in the circuit 16.20L Did a "0.5 mile SRA" for ATC currency then a short pattern ILS? T/g 1624 & land 1627L. Appears to have parked on MTA (apron NW side) as taxied back in via Bravo. Dev jets normally operate from southside (358 apron). Couldn't make out which one it was from Lytham, to...
by Tarnished1
Tue May 12, 2020 2:36 pm
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: May 2020 Log/Movements
Replies: 25
Views: 1416

Re: May 2020 Log/Movements

Tues 12/5/20 cont/d Dev typhoon flown by "WTN10" seen on climbout 25 @ 1450L. To Warton overhead and out on NW track in block FL150-200. Texan T1 ZM323 "VYT14" ILS App rwy25 + o/shoot 1503L. Had dep Valley rwy31 @ 1403L. Also did app to Liverpool (+o/s) @ 1434L. Landed back at Valley after overshoot...
by Tarnished1
Sat May 09, 2020 2:32 pm
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: May 2020 Log/Movements
Replies: 25
Views: 1416

Re: May 2020 Log/Movements

Sat 9/5/20

OTT Warton @ 1208L, 9000ft NNW>SSE>S

Atlas C1 ZM404 [43C5DE] 24/70Sqns "Ascot/RRR489"

Ret BZZ after circuits/instrument patterns at PIK (1100-1140L)
by Tarnished1
Thu May 07, 2020 2:49 pm
Forum: RAF Valley & Mona
Topic: "Strix48" 2x PAR/Talkdowns rwy13 Thurs 7/5/20
Replies: 0
Views: 401

"Strix48" 2x PAR/Talkdowns rwy13 Thurs 7/5/20

MC-130J 12-5760 [AE54CD] "Strix48" 2x PAR/Talkdowns to rwy13 plus roller landings (T/gs) @ 1504/1516L. 2nd approach took it over Trearddur bay (1514L) further west than 'normal' track inbound to rwy13. Had been orbitting just up the coast from Barmouth for sometime before setting up for approaches.
by Tarnished1
Thu May 07, 2020 12:57 pm
Forum: RAF Valley & Mona
Topic: ZK303/AX (BT017) PAR rwy 13 Thurs 7/5/20
Replies: 0
Views: 134

ZK303/AX (BT017) PAR rwy 13 Thurs 7/5/20

Heading your way "Tarnish (WTN)69" in BT017 for PAR Talkdown and overshoot rwy13. Departed Warton @ 1339L
by Tarnished1
Thu May 07, 2020 12:51 pm
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: May 2020 Log/Movements
Replies: 25
Views: 1416

Re: May 2020 Log/Movements

Thurs 7/5 contd Covid-19 or no Covid-19 the show must go on... Twin-seat typhoon ZK303/AX (BT017) seen on climbout rwy 25 Warton @ 1339L flown by "WTN69" (nobody in rear cockpit so I guess some social distancing in operation). Went to Valley for a Radar PAR/Talkdown to rwy13. Back with Warton @ 1411...
by Tarnished1
Thu May 07, 2020 9:56 am
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: May 2020 Log/Movements
Replies: 25
Views: 1416

Re: May 2020 Log/Movements

Thurs 7/5/20 OTT @ 0945L, FL260 S>N just off Fylde coast Voyager KC2 ZZ331 [43C6F4] "RRR/Ascot2218" 10/101 Sqns; OTT @ 1045L, FL270 NNW>SSE just east Warton (and west Preston) C-17A (A7-)MAN [06A27B] "LHOB241" Qatari Emiri AF 12 Transport Sqn, dep PIK @ 1024L OTT @ 1124L, FL200 NNW>SSE just east WRT...
by Tarnished1
Thu May 07, 2020 9:53 am
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: May 2020 Log/Movements
Replies: 25
Views: 1416

Re: May 2020 Log/Movements

powerslave wrote:
Wed May 06, 2020 4:09 pm
Is Warton providing a radar service,or are they only open when there is inbounds etc?

Ian
Only ATC operating when B73F due out/in and "Jungle jets" are up on local flts at mo.
by Tarnished1
Wed May 06, 2020 10:55 am
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: May 2020 Log/Movements
Replies: 25
Views: 1416

Re: May 2020 Log/Movements

Tues 5/5/20

OTT Longridge area/east abm Preston @ 1115L, FL200 N>S
Hercules C4 ZH879 [43C024] 24/30/47 Sqns "Ascot/RRR106"

OTT Lytham area @ 1457L FL210 NNW>SSE (just west WTN)
Voyager KC2 ZZ343 [43C700] 10/101 Sqns "RRR/Ascot2213";
Had dep PIK @ 1438L ret BZZ.
by Tarnished1
Sun May 03, 2020 5:14 pm
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: March 2020 Logs/Movements
Replies: 48
Views: 3283

Re: March 2020 Logs/Movements

Weds 18/3/20 U/k typhoon heard on c/out 25 @ 1458z "Typhoon 89" (41TES pilot). Climb FL400 hdg 110deg hdg EGXC. Handoff Swanwick mil 277.625 @ 1502z. Will be operating just sth CBY for 5 "mikes" before recovery. Most likely ZK427 ex storage (had arr Warton 20/5/19) ret to Coningsby for 29 Sqn, flow...

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