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by TombsRIP
Thu Oct 10, 2019 2:50 pm
Forum: Northwest England
Topic: Inbound LPL (Speke) & Chester 10/10/2019
Replies: 2
Views: 223

Re: Inbound LPL (Speke) & Chester 10/10/2019

There has obviously been a Press "blackout" regarding exactly where in Cheshire these talks are talking place. I wonder why the Casa came across as well? Maybe with all the paperwork?! I dont think Leo Varadkar has his own version of the POTUS "beast"...
by TombsRIP
Wed Oct 09, 2019 9:16 am
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: Oct 2019 Logs/Movements
Replies: 70
Views: 4395

Re: Oct 2019 Logs/Movements

Weds 9/10/19

OTT Warton @ 1010L N>S then dir MID FL350 ex PIK:
C-40A166695 [AE29FE] "CNV(Convoy)4181" VR-56 USN

Cheers
by TombsRIP
Tue Oct 08, 2019 1:49 pm
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: Oct 2019 Logs/Movements
Replies: 70
Views: 4395

Re: Oct 2019 Logs/Movements

Tues 8/10/19

IPA6 (ZJ938) "WTN10" seen on climbout 25 @ 1259L (T/o 1258L).
Heard at various times in Warton overhead/over Fylde.
Recovered via self position downwind 25 for ILS + t/go 1433L;
Landed 1436L.

Cheers
by TombsRIP
Mon Oct 07, 2019 3:43 pm
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: Oct 2019 Logs/Movements
Replies: 70
Views: 4395

Re: Oct 2019 Logs/Movements

chrisward123 wrote:
Mon Oct 07, 2019 11:09 am
7/10/19

16:20L - ZK343/Havoc011 (FGR.4/RAF) Heading NWW descending 21k ft for Irish Sea - tracked over Lancaster then tracked over Cleveleys @6k ft heading East potential inbound Warton
What could have been it heard @ 1635L on climbout (after flythro'?).

Cheers
by TombsRIP
Mon Oct 07, 2019 2:11 pm
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: Oct 2019 Logs/Movements
Replies: 70
Views: 4395

Re: Oct 2019 Logs/Movements

Mon 7/10/19 cont/d Single seat typh seen on climbout off rwy25 @ 1425L flown by "WTN10". Recovered with radar vectors to ILS rwy 25 + t/go @ 1558L then back out to east for SRA (Talkdown) to rwy25; another t/go @ 1605L to join visual circuit; 3 more t/go's & landed 1615L, taxying to southside. ZJ938...
by TombsRIP
Mon Oct 07, 2019 7:53 am
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: Oct 2019 Logs/Movements
Replies: 70
Views: 4395

Re: Oct 2019 Logs/Movements

Knowing the way BAES mostly operate then 99.9% likely it was ZK437. I didnt go out to Warton last week so no Mk1 eyeball evidence unfortunately.

Cheers
by TombsRIP
Sun Oct 06, 2019 11:55 am
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: Oct 2019 Logs/Movements
Replies: 70
Views: 4395

Re: Oct 2019 Logs/Movements

There was a single RAF FGR4(unmarked) on the North apron at Warton on Thursday(03 Oct) afternoon. Does anyone know if that was ZK437? Thanks. Sorry for muddying the waters but it could have been ZK350 as it has been seen out on low power EGRs/APU runs very recently on the NW apron (MTA). Did it hav...
by TombsRIP
Fri Oct 04, 2019 9:43 am
Forum: RAF Coningsby
Topic: Heads Up ZK437 (BS153) on "delivery"
Replies: 0
Views: 642

Heads Up ZK437 (BS153) on "delivery"

"Tarnish 69" departed Warton @ 1024L in ZK437 (BS153). After approx 10mins of manouvres in local area now on transit to Cby.

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by TombsRIP
Fri Oct 04, 2019 9:40 am
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: Oct 2019 Logs/Movements
Replies: 70
Views: 4395

Re: Oct 2019 Logs/Movements

Fri 4/10/19 "Final" RAF typhoon on "delivery" (excluding those which were retained at Warton for dev use) "WTN69" depart @ 1024L with ZK437 (BS153) on ferry flight. Heard manoeuvring in local area just after takeoff (out to west). I think there was a planned photoshoot from N242CV which was cancelle...
by TombsRIP
Thu Oct 03, 2019 10:41 am
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: Oct 2019 Logs/Movements
Replies: 70
Views: 4395

Re: Oct 2019 Logs/Movements

Thurs 3/10/19 cont/d I know a civvie but B727mod G-OSRB "Broadsword 27T" i/b ILS25 then out to west followed by NDB/DME approach to rwy 07. Seen just off Lytham @ 1148L staying at low altitude to west. Noted again @ 1225L on approach to rwy07 & landed (1226L). F20ECM G-FRAS with callsign "Target" ai...
by TombsRIP
Thu Oct 03, 2019 10:13 am
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: Oct 2019 Logs/Movements
Replies: 70
Views: 4395

Re: Oct 2019 Logs/Movements

Any sign of Zk437 up there on potential delivery this week? Thanks in advance. Tony Been officially handed over late last month so as far as BAES/MoD concerned (see a previous post) it has been delivered. However, no sign (yet) of it departing on the "ferry flt" this week. Expected it yesterday but...
by TombsRIP
Wed Oct 02, 2019 1:29 pm
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: Oct 2019 Logs/Movements
Replies: 70
Views: 4395

Re: Oct 2019 Logs/Movements

02/10 Cont'd OTT 13:53L - XX246/Aggressor01 (Hawk T.1/100 Sqn) Seen over Blackpool transiting towards Lakes after ILS/Overshoot at Liverpool OTT cont/d C-37A (01-0029) "Valor 29" yet again ex PIK NNW>SSE FL310 passed east of Preston @ 1411L; C-21A (84-0087) [AE01B0] "Falcon99" ex KEF NNW>SSE FL370 ...
by TombsRIP
Wed Oct 02, 2019 12:45 pm
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: Oct 2019 Logs/Movements
Replies: 70
Views: 4395

Re: Oct 2019 Logs/Movements

Weds 2/10/19

Courtesy of "Target", noted outside on 358H apron southside am were:

ZK303/AX (BT17), ZK356 (BS117) & ZJ938 (IPA6).

First 2 of these have been flying very recently (incl earlier this week).
by TombsRIP
Wed Oct 02, 2019 12:40 pm
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: Oct 2019 Logs/Movements
Replies: 70
Views: 4395

Re: Oct 2019 Logs/Movements

Yammer wrote:
Wed Oct 02, 2019 10:47 am
11.46 ................. 11 Flight passed to Warton radar - had earlier passed over Leeds-Bradford at FL280

Believed pair of Typhoons
Chaos11 Flt? CHAOS011 showed as ZK430.
Nothing seen in Warton area that I know off but thanks anyway.

Cheers
by TombsRIP
Tue Oct 01, 2019 10:33 am
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: Sept 2019 Log/Movements
Replies: 40
Views: 3034

Re: Sept 2019 Log/Movements

TombsRIP wrote:
Thu Sep 26, 2019 1:03 pm

Not much happening "down the road" flying wise at moment. I would expect the "final" RAF typhoon ZK437 to be delivered (ferry flt) very soon .......Time will tell...as per usual!
See

https://www.baesystems.com/en/article/a ... -air-force

Cheers
by TombsRIP
Tue Oct 01, 2019 10:26 am
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: Oct 2019 Logs/Movements
Replies: 70
Views: 4395

Re: Oct 2019 Logs/Movements

01/10 OTT/Local 10:31L - 12-5757/FUNGI41 (MC-130J Commando II/USAF) Heading NWW @26kft OTT Skelmersdale/Formby Total clag over the Fylde at mo. I'll try and find the Fungi side of this one. Also "Tartan 21" (ZZ330) passed S>N just off coast FL200 @ 1012L; Atlas (ZM415) heard @ 1018L passing N>S FL2...
by TombsRIP
Mon Sep 30, 2019 10:56 am
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: Sept 2019 Log/Movements
Replies: 40
Views: 3034

Re: Sept 2019 Log/Movements

Mon 30/9/19 2xtyphoon up as "Fighter" & "Target" (WTN69). Dev jets most likely with 41 Sqn mks. Seen on climbout off 25 @ 1248/1251L. First one a single seater, second could have been a twinseat. "AX" (ZK303/BT17) was reported outside on 358H apron with either ZK355 or 356 (BS117). "Target" recovere...
by TombsRIP
Fri Sep 27, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: DSAE Cosford
Topic: VAAC Harrier.
Replies: 2
Views: 1371

Re: VAAC Harrier.

Isn't Jet Art Aviation based just west of Selby, N.Yorks (Thorpe Wood)? This jet should be in a Museum.

Cheers
by TombsRIP
Thu Sep 26, 2019 3:32 pm
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: Sept 2019 Log/Movements
Replies: 40
Views: 3034

Re: Sept 2019 Log/Movements

Thurs 26/9/19 cont/d

OTT 2xP-8A Poseidon ex KEF >SSE (to Sigonella?)
169002 [AE57C7] "PD 031" FL350 passed just east Preston @1600L
169004 [AE57C9] "PD 022?" FL330 tracked over Preston @ 1620L
by TombsRIP
Thu Sep 26, 2019 2:32 pm
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: Sept 2019 Log/Movements
Replies: 40
Views: 3034

Re: Sept 2019 Log/Movements

Vulcanone wrote:
Thu Sep 26, 2019 2:22 pm
And someone has been out and about this afternoon. a Typhoon sighted over Blackpool
Heard on c/out @ 1517L. "WTN10" I think. Taxied out from southside so prob a dev jet. Nothing appearing on adsb as expected...

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