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by Andy Marden
Wed Sep 18, 2019 11:51 am
Forum: RNAS Yeovilton, Yeovil Westlands & Merryfield
Topic: Yeovil(Westland) Sightings Autumn/Winter 2019/20
Replies: 12
Views: 1010

Re: Yeovil(Westland) Sightings Autumn/Winter 2019/20

7T-WVB is visible on ADSB tracking south past Rennes, so presumably going home.
by Andy Marden
Thu Sep 05, 2019 8:37 am
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: ITV series - Fighter Pilot, the real Top Gun
Replies: 72
Views: 7715

Re: ITV series - Fighter Pilot, the real Top Gun

Intrigued to see that the female (can't remember her name) Royal Navy pilot will now fly the Typhoon. Strange philosophy. Not at all. It was obviously considered that she was not quite ready for the demands of the F-35. A tour on Typhoons will be a perfect lead-in. In the "old days" RN pilots who p...
by Andy Marden
Tue Sep 03, 2019 9:16 am
Forum: RAF Waddington
Topic: Info Waddington 29/08/19
Replies: 25
Views: 3671

Re: Info Waddington 29/08/19

It might be worth noting that all the Germans now wear TLG 73 badges.
by Andy Marden
Thu Aug 29, 2019 2:26 pm
Forum: RAF Fairford
Topic: Us bank holiday Monday 2 September
Replies: 3
Views: 996

Re: Us bank holiday Monday 2 September

richpittman wrote:
Thu Aug 29, 2019 1:32 pm

Media day no flying .
Rich,
Do you actually know this?
Someone told me there would be a launch during tomorrow's Press Day...
Maybe someone attending can confirm?
Andy
by Andy Marden
Thu Aug 08, 2019 8:55 am
Forum: RAF Waddington
Topic: Ex Cobra Warrior parking restrictions
Replies: 282
Views: 28119

Re: Ex Cobra Warrior parking restrictions

Blimey, up to 8 pages on parking. Maybe rename the exercise "Cobra Worrier" or "Cobra Flap"?
by Andy Marden
Mon Jul 15, 2019 5:48 pm
Forum: Recent Serial tie up area
Topic: Lodz - Lublinek 15th July 2019
Replies: 4
Views: 305

Re: Lodz - Lublinek 15th July 2019

Whoa, hold on! Lodz is a helicopter maintenance facility, so there is quite a turnover of stored machines.
Firstly, Mi-8T 523 has not been noted there for twenty years! This includes by people who have had a tour.
When are you saying 272 and 727 were seen there please MRTT?

Andy Marden
EMOOS
by Andy Marden
Sat Jul 13, 2019 8:48 pm
Forum: European Airshows
Topic: Bastille flypast 2019
Replies: 29
Views: 2946

Re: Bastille flypast 2019

The problem appears to be with the RER C line from Notre dame - it seems to terminate at Musee D'Orsay It is only a short walk along the river bank ( 5 to 10 minutes) to the usual spotting area near the Air France Building at Invalides. RER B to is operating normally from Notre dame to CDG etc Ther...
by Andy Marden
Tue Jul 09, 2019 7:54 pm
Forum: European Airshows
Topic: Bastille flypast 2019
Replies: 29
Views: 2946

Re: Bastille flypast 2019

Not sure what they could learn.
You would need a government that thinks public money grows on trees to provide that sort of flypast every year.
I would say that will be coming, but as the latest opinion poll puts Jezza on 18%...
by Andy Marden
Tue Jul 09, 2019 9:03 am
Forum: Old Serial tie up area
Topic: REQ: Dax open day 18may2002
Replies: 4
Views: 773

Re: REQ: Dax open day 18may2002

Peter, I was at that show. As happened quite often at that time, a base list was obtained from a hangar board. I can add: /ABF - code seen but not confirmed /BBK - not seen, don't think code is valid - mispole? /BCF - 1337 on base list 1189/BCG - agreed 1077/BCK? => code not 100% certain - 1077/BCK ...
by Andy Marden
Thu Jul 04, 2019 8:04 pm
Forum: RAF Waddington
Topic: Bobcat
Replies: 28
Views: 3286

Re: Bobcat

Yes, I read G-BJOH when it took off yesterday.
by Andy Marden
Tue Jul 02, 2019 2:11 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Middle East tensions increase
Replies: 29
Views: 4026

Re: Middle East tensions increase

Hawkwind26 wrote:
Tue Jul 02, 2019 1:43 pm
Did I read last year that many of Iran's F14s were to be retrofitted / upgraded in the USA sometime this year?
Erm, no, I don't think you did....
by Andy Marden
Sun Jun 30, 2019 5:28 pm
Forum: Old Serial tie up area
Topic: ids seen on a UK trip in september 1992
Replies: 9
Views: 653

Re: ids seen on a UK trip in september 1992

The correct c/n of the Su-27UB "389" is 96310413042. It is line number 0806.
by Andy Marden
Fri Jun 21, 2019 9:05 am
Forum: RNAS Yeovilton, Yeovil Westlands & Merryfield
Topic: Yeovil (Westlands) Sightings Summer 2019
Replies: 68
Views: 6970

Re: Yeovil (Westlands) Sightings Summer 2019

Malcolm wrote:
Fri Jun 21, 2019 8:16 am
Friday 21st June 2019
so heads up Newcastle.
Humberside I think?
by Andy Marden
Wed Jun 12, 2019 9:29 am
Forum: All other areas around the UK
Topic: Stansted Wed 12th
Replies: 2
Views: 699

Re: Stansted Wed 12th

Oman 525 was due Tuesday afternoon.
by Andy Marden
Wed May 29, 2019 9:02 am
Forum: RAF Fairford
Topic: NOTAM 29/05/2019
Replies: 21
Views: 1868

Re: NOTAM 29/05/2019

thevulcan wrote:
Wed May 29, 2019 8:44 am
Possible supplies for baltops/saber strike?
Given that it came from Andrews, surely more likely to be linked to the upcoming Presidential visit...
by Andy Marden
Tue May 28, 2019 7:18 pm
Forum: RAF Waddington
Topic: Req: 28-05-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 1103

Re: Req: 28-05-2019

Just out of interest there were 3 Sentinels outside yesterday.
by Andy Marden
Mon May 27, 2019 4:42 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Trump Visit
Replies: 43
Views: 10368

Re: Trump Visit

It went to Biggin Hill.
I thought it was Fort Riley based, deployed to Europe through Zeebrugge in January.
by Andy Marden
Mon May 27, 2019 3:21 pm
Forum: RAF Mildenhall
Topic: Mildenhall 27/5/2019
Replies: 12
Views: 2378

Re: Mildenhall 27/5/2019

slogen51 wrote:
Mon May 27, 2019 3:05 pm
159350 was a good one for me - don't know if it has been over before?
Northolt June 2001
by Andy Marden
Sat May 25, 2019 8:27 am
Forum: France
Topic: Montauban - 18 stored SA330s - LOG & REQ
Replies: 10
Views: 4544

Re: Montauban - 18 stored SA330s - LOG & REQ

Can you please confirm that all of these were actually read-off this month?

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