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by TombsRIP
Wed May 15, 2019 3:16 pm
Forum: RAF Valley & Mona
Topic: Weds 15/05/19
Replies: 2
Views: 557

Weds 15/05/19

Amended following welcome info from Bluerigger... Hawk T1A XX281 noted as "TEST1" on adsb exchange north end Cardigan Bay off Harlech @ 1405L. Presume an airtest from AMRO. This one I think has been at Valley for some time. Also Phenom ZM337 "CWL43" visiting late landed at around 1115L? Noted on ads...
by TombsRIP
Wed May 15, 2019 2:00 pm
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: May Movements
Replies: 39
Views: 3811

Re: May Movements

Weds 15/05/19 cont/d cont/d Yes indeed.... Tiffy heard dep 07 @ 1450L ("WTN29") ZK303/AX (BT017) seen over Lytham 1544L for initials, break & t/g 07 @ 1546L; then back out to WSW for 10 mile final approach?;noted again on App 07 off Lytham @ 1553L (single Paveway noted under stbd wing +u/w tanks fit...
by TombsRIP
Wed May 15, 2019 12:37 pm
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: May Movements
Replies: 39
Views: 3811

Re: May Movements

Weds 15/05/19 cont/d "RBL62" up 1317L (rwy 07 dep) In BS116 as per yesterday (ZK355 on adsb). Operating over the Fylde/Warton overhead @ 16kft (heard 1355L:-). Seen medium altitude over Lytham turning in for "strafe" attacks on airfield target at 1408/1410/1413L and climb block 10-18kft. Landed 1439...
by TombsRIP
Tue May 14, 2019 2:29 pm
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: May Movements
Replies: 39
Views: 3811

Re: May Movements

14/05/19 cont/d "WTN29" up 1518L off rwy07 (in IPA5) "Rebel 62" up 1521L (in BS116). "Tarnish 29" recovered with a TACAN approach to rwy07; IPA5 seen on approach over Lytham 1620L & t/g 1621L; back out to west ("BAE/Felix 43" G-TYPH departing); seen inbound for initials 1626L & 2xt/gs 1628/31L & lan...
by TombsRIP
Mon May 13, 2019 2:35 pm
Forum: RAF Coningsby
Topic: ZK438 (BS154) delivery - Heads Up!
Replies: 6
Views: 1431

ZK438 (BS154) delivery - Heads Up!

Dep WTN 1520L "WTN29". On transit over now FL290.

HTH Cheers
by TombsRIP
Mon May 13, 2019 12:59 pm
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: May Movements
Replies: 39
Views: 3811

Re: May Movements

Mon 13/05/19 Painted production tiffy noted out on MTA fitted with u/w tanks Bit hazy to read off but looks like ZK438 (BS154). Dep 1520L on delivery flt with "roll off the top" burners in. "WTN29" up again today. Climbed FL290 for transit to CBY; To Swanwick 277.625 @ 1531L SQK 6444. Dev tiffy up 1...
by TombsRIP
Fri May 10, 2019 4:56 pm
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: May Movements
Replies: 39
Views: 3811

Re: May Movements

Fri 10/05/19 cont/d ZK439/BS155 on PFAT1 flown by "WTN69". T/o 1455L approx off rwy07; Landed back around 1545L approx (following SRA/Talkdown to rwy 07 with no "attack" on airfield target or usual u/c up approach, normally flown on first flt). PAN called at 1520L due to flt refuelling probe being s...
by TombsRIP
Wed May 08, 2019 1:05 pm
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: May Movements
Replies: 39
Views: 3811

Re: May Movements

Weds 8/5/19

Development typhoon up 1202L "WTN29" off rwy 07. Landed 1247L after t&go. Poss IPA5 but unconfirmed (as yesterday).
by TombsRIP
Tue May 07, 2019 12:55 pm
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: May Movements
Replies: 39
Views: 3811

Re: May Movements

Tues 7/5 cont/d

Typhoon seen on climbout 25 @ 1349L
"Tarnish(WTN)29" poss IPA5/ZJ700 up again.
Definately a development jet as talking to "Boffin". Seen later joining downwind 25 (1425L) just off Lytham. One T/g 1427L & land 1429L.
Cheers
by TombsRIP
Tue May 07, 2019 11:43 am
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: May Movements
Replies: 39
Views: 3811

Re: May Movements

Both Leeming hawks also first did approach to Rwy 07 before App25.
XX205 seen App07 1214L (from Lytham) "Pirate 09" [ XX332 "Pirate 10"]
XX346 seen App07 1229L "Savage 01" [XX203 "Savage 02"]
Both seen on climbout to west approx 10 mins later.
Cheers
by TombsRIP
Fri May 03, 2019 1:31 pm
Forum: JHC Aldergrove
Topic: Aldergrove - 01 May 2019
Replies: 3
Views: 408

Re: Aldergrove - 01 May 2019

Thanks for your info
Cheers
by TombsRIP
Thu May 02, 2019 8:41 pm
Forum: RAF Valley & Mona
Topic: Log 1/5/2019
Replies: 6
Views: 800

Re: Log 1/5/2019

mirage 2000 wrote:
Wed May 01, 2019 9:36 am

ZK048 hawk T2

Many thanks

Mike
ZK028??
by TombsRIP
Thu May 02, 2019 1:28 pm
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: May Movements
Replies: 39
Views: 3811

May Movements

Thurs 2/05/19

472 eventually departed off rwy 25 @ 1249L loaded up with dangerous air cargo (DAC); callsign as per arrival ("RSF170").

Cheers
by TombsRIP
Thu May 02, 2019 9:32 am
Forum: JHC Aldergrove
Topic: Aldergrove - 01 May 2019
Replies: 3
Views: 408

Re: Aldergrove - 01 May 2019

Visitors: 1922 - RCH182 - 10-0214 (AE4D67) - C-17A - 437th AW - inbound from SE. 1954 - landed runway 25 Noted over Blackpool area at 1926L at FL340. Started descent soon after before IoM. Do you know if anything brought in cargo wise or a crew stopover? I know herks are regular visitors but dont r...
by TombsRIP
Thu May 02, 2019 9:23 am
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: Last Saudi C-130 Visit
Replies: 7
Views: 1183

Re: Last Saudi C-130 Visit

Like waiting for a bus.... As posted on daily movements thread another saudi herk arr Tues 30/4 472 "RSF170". Due to depart late am/early pm today (2/5). Is still in sand camo but I notice that Sqn badge on fin (presume 4 Sqn from serial). 1626, which was in various shades of grey, also had Sqn mks ...
by TombsRIP
Tue Apr 30, 2019 11:38 am
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: April 2019 Movements
Replies: 74
Views: 6254

Re: April 2019 Movements

30/04/19 cont/d "Target" (WTN29) usual low sweep over Lytham area I/b (1152L) on recovery +plenty of noise; initials break & land 1156L. "Fighter" tiffy also recovered over Lytham (abit higher and slower and therefore abit quieter!!) Seen in overhead @ 1222L but couldnt make out fin mks; I/b SRA to ...
by TombsRIP
Tue Apr 30, 2019 9:41 am
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: April 2019 Movements
Replies: 74
Views: 6254

Re: April 2019 Movements

Vulcanone wrote:
Tue Apr 30, 2019 9:35 am
ZJ938 showing off the coast
Tues 30/04/19

Single seat Typhoon seen on climbout 25 @ 1027L "Fighter" (WTN10?) poss IPA5;
Another single seat tiffy seen 1030L on climbout to NW as "Target" (WTN29) showing on adsb as ZJ938/IPA6 [43C4AC]; climbed FL420 (level 1033L).
by TombsRIP
Fri Apr 26, 2019 9:34 am
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: April 2019 Movements
Replies: 74
Views: 6254

Re: April 2019 Movements

Fri 26/04/19

ZK355/BS116 up again @ 1019L off 25 "WTN10"
Performed 3 low angle strafe attacks on airfield target from west @ 1024/27/29L and back out to west (NW). Landed 1145L (joined downwind for 25).
Cheers
by TombsRIP
Thu Apr 25, 2019 8:17 am
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: April 2019 Movements
Replies: 74
Views: 6254

Re: April 2019 Movements

25/4/19 08:13L ish - ZK355/T.29? (BS116/FGR4) T/O R.07 ZK355/BS116 "WTN10" dep 07 @ 0811L (early start for Warton) seen on climbout to west/NW @ 0812(13)L disappearing into cloud quickly. Performed 4 high angle "strafe attacks" on airfield target (or 07 threshold) running in west to east 0851L - 08...
by TombsRIP
Thu Apr 18, 2019 2:22 pm
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: April 2019 Movements
Replies: 74
Views: 6254

Re: April 2019 Movements

Thurs 18/04/19 cont/d cont/d 54+14 "GAF117" was routed via WTN (TACAN beacon) @ 1302L to deconflict with other traffic before NDB DME App 07 & arr 1310L. IPA5/ZJ700 straight in to land 07 @ 1321L. 1626 eventually trundled off staying low @ 1355L callsign was same as arrival "RSF168". Presume origina...

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