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by cjbirkett
Thu Nov 07, 2019 5:58 pm
Forum: RAF Lakenheath
Topic: Vortex 537 7th Nov 2019
Replies: 3
Views: 594

Re: Vortex 537 7th Nov 2019

Got his engines going now calling Lakenheath ground about to depart asked to hold short 24 at 17.58L
by cjbirkett
Thu Nov 07, 2019 4:14 pm
Forum: RAF Lakenheath
Topic: Vortex 537 7th Nov 2019
Replies: 3
Views: 594

Vortex 537 7th Nov 2019

Chinook landed 1605L apparently there was another In last week too
by cjbirkett
Mon Sep 16, 2019 7:22 pm
Forum: RIAT
Topic: FRIAT 2020
Replies: 36
Views: 3435

Re: FRIAT 2020

Had email from Wendy confirming friat order today

Further info regarding payment plan will be sent out in next few weeks, first payment taken end of October

Hope it's not wrong to have had a twinge of excitement already :D

Best wishes
by cjbirkett
Mon Jul 22, 2019 6:33 am
Forum: RIAT
Topic: Monday departures
Replies: 5
Views: 1333

Re: Monday departures

Sorry slogen for the duff tower one, thought it didn't seem familiar when I read it off the scanner. Must be an old one I've still got in there
by cjbirkett
Mon Jul 22, 2019 6:21 am
Forum: RIAT
Topic: Monday departures
Replies: 5
Views: 1333

Re: Monday departures

119.150 for tower 121.175 for ground

Best wishes
by cjbirkett
Wed Jul 17, 2019 2:17 pm
Forum: RIAT
Topic: RIAT 2019: Arrivals
Replies: 230
Views: 34687

Re: RIAT 2019: Arrivals

In better news the two harriers have just arrived :D
by cjbirkett
Thu Mar 21, 2019 7:47 am
Forum: RIAT
Topic: Camouflage Tornado at RIAT 2019
Replies: 33
Views: 5720

Re: Camouflage Tornado at RIAT 2019

bizfreeq wrote:
Wed Mar 20, 2019 10:44 pm
Exactly, hence my question!
I thought that the marham station commander had posted that all movements after the disbandment flight on 14th March would be by road.
by cjbirkett
Tue Dec 25, 2018 1:02 pm
Forum: East Anglia
Topic: "John's Field Christmas New Year Closed
Replies: 5
Views: 788

Re: "John's Field Christmas New Year Closed

Thanks for the excellent facility you provide for us all, best wishes for Christmas and the New Year
by cjbirkett
Sat Aug 04, 2018 8:41 am
Forum: RAF Lakenheath
Topic: 02-08-2018 Log Lakenheath
Replies: 4
Views: 1348

Re: 02-08-2018 Log Lakenheath

Blackcat1 wrote:
Fri Aug 03, 2018 7:00 pm
Was chuffed to see 7 of them over the Brecon Beacons on Wednesday, using the old route F15Es used to use.
Yep, Thursday morning definitely wasn'tthe best time to be there. Oh well, there's always next time :)
by cjbirkett
Thu Aug 02, 2018 2:20 pm
Forum: RAF Lakenheath
Topic: 02-08-2018 Log Lakenheath
Replies: 4
Views: 1348

Re: 02-08-2018 Log Lakenheath

Think dawg flight was intending mach loop as yours truly was stood up the top of cad West with zero visibility and heard them come over the radio about 11ish local. Heard them in the vicinity but they then radioed to return to Lakenheath. It was when the helicopter flew through that I could hear but...
by cjbirkett
Sat Jul 14, 2018 7:28 am
Forum: RIAT
Topic: RIAT Disabled Enclosure
Replies: 3
Views: 843

Re: RIAT Disabled Enclosure

General disabled enclosure is right by side of fiat, there are tables and chairs in there but it's already pretty full at the front. There are some white plastic chairs right at the front of the friat enclosure that are for disabled people and those who can't manage the grandstand. That's still fair...
by cjbirkett
Thu Jan 25, 2018 4:23 pm
Forum: RAF Lakenheath
Topic: C-17 landed Lakenheath 16.15 Thurs 25/1
Replies: 0
Views: 691

C-17 landed Lakenheath 16.15 Thurs 25/1

I believe rch104 judging from adsb map, could hear cable 4 being mentioned on the radio

Serial 9211 62nd aw
by cjbirkett
Wed Jan 24, 2018 7:07 pm
Forum: RAF Lakenheath
Topic: TACO
Replies: 2
Views: 827

Re: TACO

Taco flight that took off this afternoon were 493rd squadron planes
by cjbirkett
Thu Aug 17, 2017 7:49 am
Forum: RAF Lakenheath
Topic: Possible F-15SA Delivery Flight - No.4
Replies: 28
Views: 5228

Re: Possible F-15SA Delivery Flight - No.4

001, 0164, 0178, 0166 were the 2nd lot up at 840 local
by cjbirkett
Thu Aug 17, 2017 7:37 am
Forum: RAF Lakenheath
Topic: Possible F-15SA Delivery Flight - No.4
Replies: 28
Views: 5228

Re: Possible F-15SA Delivery Flight - No.4

015, 0163, 0156, 044 just taken off at 830 local, 4 others on apron
by cjbirkett
Thu Aug 17, 2017 6:56 am
Forum: RAF Lakenheath
Topic: Possible F-15SA Delivery Flight - No.4
Replies: 28
Views: 5228

Re: Possible F-15SA Delivery Flight - No.4

Can hear some of the residents starting up now, supposed to brighten up later
by cjbirkett
Thu Aug 17, 2017 6:36 am
Forum: RAF Lakenheath
Topic: Possible F-15SA Delivery Flight - No.4
Replies: 28
Views: 5228

Re: Possible F-15SA Delivery Flight - No.4

x6 f-15sa out of Lakenheath just before 730am local time 17/8
by cjbirkett
Thu Aug 17, 2017 5:23 am
Forum: RAF Lakenheath
Topic: Possible F-15SA Delivery Flight - No.4
Replies: 28
Views: 5228

Re: Possible F-15SA Delivery Flight - No.4

Sat at Lakenheath Thursday 17/8, numerous engine starts 620am local and retro 61 radio check
by cjbirkett
Wed Jul 12, 2017 8:00 am
Forum: RIAT
Topic: Park and View East Landing
Replies: 29
Views: 5271

Re: Park and View East Landing

sneezy24 wrote:Which runway is in use today? The pic posted of the B52 landing looks like 27?? and wind is 10 degrees (so slightly east of North)
air tattoo app states using 27 at moment but may change later depending on wind direction

best wishes
by cjbirkett
Mon Jan 23, 2017 8:48 am
Forum: RAF Lakenheath
Topic: 2 f-16s and a small passenger jet at lakenheath 20/12
Replies: 6
Views: 1867

Re: 2 f-16s and a small passenger jet at lakenheath 20/12

Hi Mark, Info much appreciated, if i remember correctly there did also look like the outline of a country on the f-16s tail but as I say, identifying things isn't my strong point! And thanks for the notes about the challenger too. Quite an eventful half hour all told, always seem to happen when I'm ...

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