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by chazzer
Sun Dec 14, 2014 9:49 pm
Forum: MOD St Athan
Topic: C130K's stored at St Athan
Replies: 1
Views: 4630

C130K's stored at St Athan

Just wondered if the C130K's stored in the super hangar at St athan are still there or have they been scrapped or as was suggested been sold on to a foreign country.
Miss them lots here at MOD Lyneham.
Chazzer
by chazzer
Mon Nov 17, 2014 10:02 am
Forum: For Sale and Wanted
Topic: Axion RC mini gliders
Replies: 0
Views: 355

Axion RC mini gliders

Looking for any Axion or Revell RC gliders. The model are Ventus,Ash31,Ash 21. Looking minly for a circuit board for the Ventus as mon appears to have blown up. Spares for any of these gliders seem impossible to get even from main dealers. Any model would be appreciated any condition. Chazzer :unsure:
by chazzer
Sat Oct 25, 2014 6:14 am
Forum: RAF Lyneham
Topic: Signs of activity at MOD Lyneham
Replies: 10
Views: 7352

Re: Signs of activity at MOD Lyneham

It will be nice tp see some activity again after three yerars absence. We still get aircraft passing through the overhesd and a Bulldog often doing aerobatics. We also get the hercules flying very low going southwest on a regular basis I understand that lynehm will not be an active base as it used t...
by chazzer
Fri Oct 24, 2014 9:09 pm
Forum: RAF Lyneham
Topic: Signs of activity at MOD Lyneham
Replies: 10
Views: 7352

Re: Signs of activity at MOD Lyneham

Great picture sean. I live at the bottom of the maln runway and often walk around the field close to the base and have wondered what they were they are digging up by the control tower it looks Iike a crater to me. As a matter of interest are you returning to lyneham once it gets up and running in 20...
by chazzer
Wed Oct 22, 2014 8:55 pm
Forum: RAF Lyneham
Topic: Signs of activity at MOD Lyneham
Replies: 10
Views: 7352

Re: Signs of activity at MOD Lyneham

There's been a lot of building activity and trenches and holes and even what pears to be a crater on the airfield. Tonight at around 5 o'clock we ha most pf the ramp lighting lit up. Presumably so the contractors can see to work once the clocks go back thos weekend. Also 5 cranes erecting various ne...
by chazzer
Wed Jul 30, 2014 6:36 am
Forum: RAF Fairford
Topic: Exercise
Replies: 11
Views: 2725

Re: Exercise

Just thought I would say that there was an Osprey over Lyneham last night between 9.00 to 9.15pm heading southwest towards Devizes /Caln area around 4 to 5000ft high.
Chazzer :huh: :huh:
by chazzer
Fri May 16, 2014 6:47 am
Forum: RAF Lyneham
Topic: Signs of activity at MOD Lyneham
Replies: 10
Views: 7352

Signs of activity at MOD Lyneham

First signs of major activity at Lyneham yesterday with the erection of the girderwork for several new buildings planned for the site. Up till now only earth being dug up and replaced and demolition of old buildings and the appearance of large mounds of concrete hardcore from demolished buildings. N...
by chazzer
Fri Apr 25, 2014 6:43 am
Forum: Warbirds, Replicas and Nostalgic Photography
Topic: Jaguar XX119
Replies: 14
Views: 3609

Re: Jaguar XX119

Just as a matter of interest are these the jaguars that will be coming to RAF or MOD Lyneham in 2015.
If so, how Many and will they be flown here or transported by road or even flown in in the back of a C17.
Chazzer :huh: :huh:
by chazzer
Wed Apr 16, 2014 6:48 am
Forum: RAF Brize Norton
Topic: Monday 14th April
Replies: 15
Views: 1947

Re: Monday 14th April

The Dornier did a para drop over brize norton at lunch time on thursday. Didnt see the aircraft land so presumably operating from another airfield. while on the Brize section can anyone give me the Airforce operator of a C130K? or E? that left Brize around 11.30 am on thursday morning last week I di...
by chazzer
Thu Mar 20, 2014 7:37 am
Forum: RAF Brize Norton
Topic: DUE: 18/03/14
Replies: 7
Views: 1215

Re: DUE: 18/03/14

Atlas A400M was seen over RAF Lyneham yesterday evening around 5.45pm heading north east appeared to be heading towards Brize Norton. Height was around 3000 to 5000,thousand feet. nice sight as we dont get that many around here at the moment. Also a Hercules very low passing over lynehams north/sout...
by chazzer
Tue Dec 17, 2013 7:48 am
Forum: RAF Lyneham
Topic: Comets Gone
Replies: 4
Views: 5004

Comets Gone

I read from Lyneham Village onlines Parish Council monthly meetings that the Comet Gate Gardian has finally been dismantled and the front nose section taken to a museum at Boscombe Down. Aparently the MOD wanted it moved by 17th November to make way for rebuilding of the site. chazzer :huh: :huh: :h...
by chazzer
Thu Oct 24, 2013 4:30 pm
Forum: RAF Brize Norton
Topic: Hercules Retirement
Replies: 34
Views: 6960

Re: Hercules Retirement

I guess local flying for thursday means flying towards and over lyneham. We have had 1 or2 aircraft constantly over lyneham all day since around 10.30am. Tail door down and at various heights 7 or 8 times during the day great to see them and listen to that lovely engine sound. Will be sad to see the...
by chazzer
Wed Oct 23, 2013 6:40 am
Forum: Fighter Control and Forum Technical Information
Topic: Fighter Control access on Saturday and Sunday
Replies: 4
Views: 1789

Re: Fighter Control access on Saturday and Sunday

Thanks for the Reply.
I tried the Forum last night after recieving a`` topic reply message`` and all was OK.
Today I am being transfered to a new Mobile service Vodafone to O2 I will trie it again once I have been transfered.
Chazzer :P :P
by chazzer
Mon Oct 21, 2013 6:45 am
Forum: Fighter Control and Forum Technical Information
Topic: Fighter Control access on Saturday and Sunday
Replies: 4
Views: 1789

Fighter Control access on Saturday and Sunday

Had a message sent to me saying a topic I was watching had a reply. Clicked on the link only to be told I was PERMANTLY BANNED from this site. I am at work now and have no trouble getting on to this site. I was using my mobile to access the site on Saturday and Sunday with the same banned results bo...
by chazzer
Tue Oct 15, 2013 6:45 am
Forum: RAF Brize Norton
Topic: Hercules Retirement
Replies: 34
Views: 6960

Hercules Retirement

Anyone have any information reguarding the retirement of the older C130 K`s . Just wondered if they were going to do a farewell tour as did the VC10`s or maybee HOPEFULLY revisit Lyneham for one last time so the locals can come and pay their respects for a aircraft that served Lyneham for many years...
by chazzer
Wed Oct 09, 2013 12:46 pm
Forum: RAF Lyneham
Topic: MOD Lyneham
Replies: 3
Views: 3925

Re: MOD Lyneham

Chsisglobe Thanks for you reply. RAF Lyneham closed in 2010 and remained in MOD hands untill its future was decided. Plans to rebuild areas of the base were submitted to Wiltshire in 2013 and the have just been given the go ahead to carry on updating the base. There has been lots of work going on si...
by chazzer
Wed Oct 09, 2013 6:50 am
Forum: RAF Lyneham
Topic: MOD Lyneham
Replies: 3
Views: 3925

MOD Lyneham

I see from reading the Lyneham Village online website that MOD/RAF Lyneham has been given permission to develop the former RAF Lyneham site into a Defence Technical Training College for all three services subject to certain restrections. See Wiltshire Gazette and Herald,Green Light for £230m Defence...
by chazzer
Mon Sep 30, 2013 6:45 am
Forum: RAF Brize Norton
Topic: Airfield Spotting,
Replies: 1
Views: 527

Re: Airfield Spotting,

Look at the Map provided in the Brize Norton Section of Fighter controll.
Best of Luck.
Chazzer
by chazzer
Mon Sep 30, 2013 6:40 am
Forum: RAF Lyneham
Topic: Hercules Farewell
Replies: 4
Views: 4561

Hercules Farewell

Just wondered if anyone knows if there is to be any kind of Farewrll tour of the remaining Hercules Fleet as the C1 and C3 aircraft retire at the end of October. Lyneham played a big part in the Hercules career and perhaps a visit to the base at Lyneham by both types could be possible for the people...
by chazzer
Fri Sep 27, 2013 12:50 pm
Forum: RAF Mildenhall
Topic: C5 Galaxy enroute?
Replies: 1
Views: 754

C5 Galaxy enroute?

Working at a hospital in Swindon and I was outside I glanced up to the Skies and saw a Galaxy heading westbound about 4 to 6 Thousand High any serial numbers were to far away for me to see. Just wondered if it was a Mildenhall flight or perhaps Brize Norton. This all took place around 12.30pm local ...

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