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by eagle driver
Thu Jul 30, 2020 2:53 pm
Forum: Recent Serial tie up area
Topic: 166694 C-40A & 169334 P-8 OTT Grantham 29.07.2020
Replies: 13
Views: 621

Re: 166694 C-40A & 169334 P-8 OTT Grantham 29.07.2020

Thanks Bob ,
does not matter either way both are not required
Think according to the original list posted there is only one on this deployment that i do need 169331 , which to my knowledge has not been reported anywhere so i have my doubts to it being at Sigonella. Time will tell.
by eagle driver
Thu Jul 30, 2020 1:34 pm
Forum: Recent Serial tie up area
Topic: 166694 C-40A & 169334 P-8 OTT Grantham 29.07.2020
Replies: 13
Views: 621

Re: 166694 C-40A & 169334 P-8 OTT Grantham 29.07.2020

Colin, Yesterday, the second aircraft (which we now know was in fact 169328) was transmitting AE6861. As someone said, that code had been previously used by 169334 (and by many other P-8s). Unfortunately, one (or more) of the systems (Freedar, ADSB, radarbox, FR24 etc etc) had associated 169334 wit...
by eagle driver
Sun Jul 26, 2020 1:44 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Peter Green RIP
Replies: 5
Views: 331

Peter Green RIP

A really sad day for any true music fan founder member of the original Fleetwood mac Peter Green died yesterday aged 73 writer of songs likes Albatross and Green Manalishi he led the British blues invasion of America in the late sixties sleep well mate you earned it RIP https://www.bing.com/videos/s...
by eagle driver
Fri Jul 24, 2020 6:56 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Face mask. DIY
Replies: 16
Views: 644

Re: Face mask. DIY

Seems to be more trouble than its worth , I paid £2.80 for a pack of 4 the other day in ASDA
by eagle driver
Thu Jul 23, 2020 8:55 pm
Forum: RNAS Culdrose & Predannack
Topic: Predannack 23/07/2020
Replies: 1
Views: 176

Re: Predannack 23/07/2020

A quick distant look this afternoon from Kynance Cove car park confirmed the following as still present: 2 Sea Kings in grey upright. XV371 & XV654 1 Sea King in grey on side. XV657 1 Sea King on side, dark colours * XZ570 2 Harriers in grey upright.XZ969 & ZD581 Dominie. XS738 Jetstream. XX479 Cu5...
by eagle driver
Tue Jul 21, 2020 6:40 pm
Forum: RNAS Yeovilton, Yeovil Westlands & Merryfield
Topic: Yeovil (Westland) Sightings Summer 2020
Replies: 77
Views: 7172

Re: Yeovil (Westland) Sightings Summer 2020

Zh583 Lynx Was noted on ADSB flying late afternoon
by eagle driver
Tue Jul 21, 2020 1:32 pm
Forum: Old Serial tie up area
Topic: RAF Mildenhall 'Air Fete' 23rd May 1981
Replies: 15
Views: 540

Re: RAF Mildenhall 'Air Fete' 23rd May 1981

Thanks for the correction , i gave up on it about 18 months ago i used to contribute a fare bit but finally had enough of the back biting , its a shame it was good in its hey day .
by eagle driver
Tue Jul 21, 2020 11:44 am
Forum: Old Serial tie up area
Topic: Miramar 8th January 1996
Replies: 15
Views: 645

Re: Miramar 8th January 1996

A difficult one this VMFA212 swapped there aircraft with VMFA-235 while deployed to Iwakuni unable to determine at what point the swap took place But what i have is all noted in Japan circa Feb 96> 163699 /00 163709/02, 163723/05, 163730/07, 163733/10 as i say not even close to being 100% confirmed....
by eagle driver
Tue Jul 21, 2020 11:02 am
Forum: Old Serial tie up area
Topic: RAF Mildenhall 'Air Fete' 23rd May 1981
Replies: 15
Views: 540

Re: RAF Mildenhall 'Air Fete' 23rd May 1981

Graham, Bob, dragonchaser, & plmc135, Thanks very much to all of you for your updates on my request it's as always very much appreciated . Regards Colin PS: Apologies for my ignorance but what is MSF. Mil -spotters -forum, one of the Yahoo group sites.
by eagle driver
Mon Jul 20, 2020 5:04 am
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Netherlands NH90 down
Replies: 2
Views: 1136

Netherlands NH90 down

Scramble reporting the loss of a NH90 of the coast of Aruba in the Caribbean , sadly there appears to be two fatalities .
by eagle driver
Mon Jul 13, 2020 1:13 pm
Forum: Old Serial tie up area
Topic: West coast 1993
Replies: 6
Views: 372

Re: West coast 1993

WS-05 noted 10/92 & 07/93 162467,
WS-11 noted 07/93 162434.
by eagle driver
Thu Jul 09, 2020 8:33 am
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: European AV-8s
Replies: 10
Views: 2193

Re: European AV-8s

Brilliant set of an aircraft sorely missed in the UK .
by eagle driver
Thu Jun 25, 2020 2:31 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: COVID-19 UK
Replies: 1120
Views: 51455

Re: COVID-19 UK

Just wondering how many on here think that Boris Johnson should be brought to account for the way this government has miss handled this Pandemic . He seems oblivious to the growing outcry about the statistics , and of the death toll currently running at 65,700 , when questioned today he diverted the...
by eagle driver
Mon Jun 22, 2020 6:19 pm
Forum: For Sale and Wanted
Topic: Hilkinson Pancratic Telescope for sale (MINT) NOW SOLD
Replies: 5
Views: 475

Re: Hilkinson Pancratic Telescope for sale (MINT)

Hi Chrisov
A recommended place for Telescope refurbs are
Herts Optical services
102A Victoria st
St Albans
Herts
Tel no 01727 859392.
by eagle driver
Sat Jun 20, 2020 7:29 pm
Forum: For Sale and Wanted
Topic: Hilkinson Pancratic Telescope for sale (MINT) NOW SOLD
Replies: 5
Views: 475

Re: Hilkinson Pancratic Telescope for sale (MINT)

I paid £10 for mine in 1967 . My brother still has it working well
by eagle driver
Tue Jun 16, 2020 3:44 pm
Forum: Old Serial tie up area
Topic: Miramar 8th January 1996
Replies: 15
Views: 645

Re: Miramar 8th January 1996

At least no oneYet! is asking about reports from Beaufort , when all the squadron s had BM tail codes now that was a nightmare.
by eagle driver
Tue Jun 16, 2020 3:12 am
Forum: Old Serial tie up area
Topic: Miramar 8th January 1996
Replies: 15
Views: 645

Re: Miramar 8th January 1996

I was on base at Miramar with Touchdown on 28-3-96: I can only add WD05 read off as 163751 Can anyone help with my gaps pleeese VMFA-212 WD F/A-18C WD 06 163770 WD 11 163781 VF-11 NK F-14D NK 117 still need a serial for this one myself. NK 205 159592 NK 207 163901 VF-201 F-14A NH 114 161624 Visitor...
by eagle driver
Mon Jun 15, 2020 6:07 pm
Forum: Old Serial tie up area
Topic: Miramar 8th January 1996
Replies: 15
Views: 645

Re: Miramar 8th January 1996

Correct on the typo 162475 is the one
the only 1624 -- AF-02 i can find is 162459 but i can only find a 10/98 date for this one that s with VFC-12 at Oceana , definitely not convinced on this one also found a 162459 AF05 VFC-12 at Oceana for 06/97.
by eagle driver
Mon Jun 15, 2020 3:36 pm
Forum: Old Serial tie up area
Topic: Butts AAF 14/6/99
Replies: 2
Views: 287

Re: Butts AAF 14/6/99

AKS2364 wrote:
Fri Jun 12, 2020 9:45 pm
Hi

On 14/6/99, we saw a UH1, 16328 marked OR ARNG, but have been unable to confirm it's full serial.
Can anyone confirm anything.

Thanks for any help

Andy
70-16328 1042nd Med co Oregon ARNG
66- 16328 to Phillipines
68-16328 W/o 1970
by eagle driver
Mon Jun 15, 2020 2:19 pm
Forum: Old Serial tie up area
Topic: Miramar 8th January 1996
Replies: 15
Views: 645

Re: Miramar 8th January 1996

Trawled various publications around the time and searched for photos but still need confirmation of this lot: VF-2 F-14 NE105 164603 oct 95 & Mar96 NE111 VF-213 F-14 NH104, 162611 OCT95 & Mar 96 NH107 162601 as above NH116 161270 Mar96 VFC-13 F/A-18A AF00 162745 Oct95 to VFC-12 at Oceana by Feb 96 ...

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