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by TombsRIP
Fri Jul 24, 2015 10:02 am
Forum: RAF Brize Norton
Topic: Brize Mon pm (RIAT deps day)
Replies: 2
Views: 509

Brize Mon pm (RIAT deps day)

from the main spotters area at the layby (A4095 just nth of Bampton) at around 1600L I could see the C-130J-30 & Il-78 on northside apron (although very hazy) but the only view I got of the IAF C-17 was from the road running along the northside of the base towards the main gate (I parked up near the...
by TombsRIP
Wed Jul 22, 2015 3:16 pm
Forum: RIAT
Topic: RIAT 2015 Frequencies-Participants-Arrivals-Deps etc
Replies: 207
Views: 52446

Re: RIAT 2015 Departures odds & sods

the czech hind in the special scheme (3370/PP EV953) repositioned under its own steam to the NE apron along with the 2 US Army helis, all went past the P&V west enclosure. Did all 4 AMI Tonkas dep on monday? does anyone have the approx times as I have 2 images clearly showing mm7019/50-05 & mm7072/6...
by TombsRIP
Sun Jul 19, 2015 10:45 am
Forum: RAF Brize Norton
Topic: Indians to Brize Friday?
Replies: 12
Views: 3035

Re: Indians to Brize Friday?

Does anyone know if they are departing Monday or staying longer please?
I guess quite a few people are wondering the same!
Cheers
by TombsRIP
Sat Jul 18, 2015 6:33 pm
Forum: RAF Valley & Mona
Topic: Swiss Air Force visit 31 july till 7 august
Replies: 33
Views: 7065

Re: Swiss Air Force visit 31 july till 7 august

Thanks for that link did not see these posts before hand finding your way around FC must be like navigating inside swiss cheese!!
:unsure:
by TombsRIP
Sat Jul 18, 2015 12:37 pm
Forum: RAF Valley & Mona
Topic: Swiss Air Force visit 31 july till 7 august
Replies: 33
Views: 7065

Re: Swiss Air Force visit 31 july till 7 august

Interestingly the RSAF are receiving the PC21 along with the hawk Mk165 and their pilots are going thro training at Valley (plus coningsby on typhoons) at the moment I wonder if its connected with this or a RAF/training provider evaluation for future ops with this type from Valley (as already rumour...
by TombsRIP
Sat Jul 18, 2015 12:03 pm
Forum: RAF Valley & Mona
Topic: Exercise at RAF Valley July 2015
Replies: 14
Views: 3496

Re: Exercise at RAF Valley July 2015

Over the last couple of days there has been the burly figures of the SBS jumping out of 3xLynx, 2 x Puma, 2x Chinook & a Herc. Any serials, anyone ? Newish wokka wokka HC6 ZK554 c/sign Lifter 1 was noted just sth lytham at 1557L hdg east thro warton overhead en route to leeming this will be one of ...
by TombsRIP
Thu Jul 09, 2015 8:15 am
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: Warton spotting help
Replies: 9
Views: 1509

Re: Warton spotting help

Hi mike, see link for photo places, no gate guard the last time I went 4 or 5 years ago. http://www.scramble.nl/airfield-guide/warton hth pawlee note it's inevitably out of date since publication eg the main (only) rwy magnetic orientation is now 25/07 (was 26/08) Hawk 60/100 srs ZA101 is now in th...
by TombsRIP
Thu Jul 09, 2015 8:12 am
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: Operational Log for June/July 2015.
Replies: 30
Views: 5772

Re: Operational Log for June/July 2015.

My afternoon log for Monday the 29th, June,2015 15..00 Tarnish 5 taxied out from the south side in Primer Painted Typhoon he was joined from the north side by Tarnish 29 in a R.S.A.F Typhoon both Typhoons l;ined up together and rotated as a pair call sign Tarnish 29 combine. Tarnish 5 returned to W...
by TombsRIP
Thu Jul 09, 2015 8:02 am
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: Saudi Tonka
Replies: 24
Views: 5801

Re: Saudi Tonka

LANCER wrote:As seen on Falcon001's posting last week.
This machine is out and about on the Warton tarmac!
If anyone knows when it may be up or find it out on the flight line
could they post a reply , or perhaps email me
(dybone@hotmail.co.uk)
Cheers Lancer
to fly august maybe,at earliest
by TombsRIP
Thu Jul 09, 2015 7:59 am
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: Warton spotting help
Replies: 9
Views: 1509

Re: Warton spotting help

blueyooo wrote:Hi Mike, a C17 Globemaster landed at Warton today, its supposed to be leaving tomorrow but don't know what time. Naze Lane East is your best bet, regards Steve
departed 0806L thurs c/sign RRR6640 wonder what's it's carrying?
by TombsRIP
Sat Jun 06, 2015 3:59 pm
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: Operational Log for June/July 2015.
Replies: 30
Views: 5772

Re: Operational Log for June, 2015.

TB1 wrote:>>there was also one lynx AH9A doing SRA (talkdown) approaches to 25 & flythro' s around1215L. did anyone get the id please?

According to PPm it was ZE375, AAC923

Trevor
Ta Trevor

Cheers
by TombsRIP
Sat Jun 06, 2015 3:57 pm
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: Operational Log for June/July 2015.
Replies: 30
Views: 5772

Re: Operational Log for June, 2015.

The inhabitants of Freckleton and Warton had a rude awakening this morning. As the two R.S.A.F Typhoons Left Warton on Delivery to Saudi Arabia stopping off at Tours for the Airshow. Take off time 8am landed approx. 9.45am. (Faster than Easy Jet) the first leg to Tours (Val de Loire/St. Symphorien)...
by TombsRIP
Thu Jun 04, 2015 9:18 pm
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: Operational Log for June/July 2015.
Replies: 30
Views: 5772

Re: Operational Log for June, 2015.

johnhowe wrote:
Earlier Tarnish 9 had been aloft in another Typhoon.
this was ZK367 (BS128) on its second flight, already painted up. it took off at 0910L, so any early one for warton, landing back just under an hour later

HTH
by TombsRIP
Thu Jun 04, 2015 9:11 pm
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: Operational Log for June/July 2015.
Replies: 30
Views: 5772

Re: Operational Log for June, 2015.

Hi Frank! Was the Merlin the one that's been buzzing Formby late at night operating out of RAF Woodvale? Merlin HC3 ZJ129/N was doing circuits today from about 1235 to 1305, each time going into hover and landing on main there was also one lynx AH9A doing SRA (talkdown) approaches to 25 & flythro' ...
by TombsRIP
Thu Jun 04, 2015 9:06 pm
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: Operational Log for June/July 2015.
Replies: 30
Views: 5772

Re: Operational Log for June, 2015.

This was a shake down flight for and imminent delivery flight. Pilots were Tarnish 5 & Tarnish 69. they are off tomorrow to attend an airshow at Tours St Symphorien (alphajet base) then onward to Taif they were also up last thurs & fri also on ferry shakedown flights (CS32 last Thurs/CS31 last Fri,...
by TombsRIP
Fri May 22, 2015 2:27 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Warton Saudi Typhoons
Replies: 9
Views: 2259

Re: Warton Saudi Typhoons

Today saw 2 late flights, I missed the first ZK604, but managed to get ZK602 recovering in the rain https://c2.staticflickr.com/8/7686/17696444295_172b5f094e_o.jpg https://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8707/17696441925_af81e09bc3_o.jpg Gary ZK603/8004 (CS034) was the other which flew late afternoon T/O 162...
by TombsRIP
Fri May 22, 2015 2:20 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Warton Saudi Typhoons
Replies: 9
Views: 2259

Re: Warton Saudi Typhoons

CS23 & 28 arrived at taif on sunday, routed via Toulouse-Luqa-Iraklion-Sharm-el-Sheikh
by TombsRIP
Fri May 22, 2015 2:13 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: BAE Systems Warton 19th May 2015 A view from the other side
Replies: 3
Views: 1083

Re: BAE Systems Warton 19th May 2015 A view from the other s

lining up for a F/F of course, latest I've known...T/O 1900L flown by "Tarnish 69"

airfield was open for ZJ699/IPA1 which went up later (Tarnish 29 T/O 2155L)

nice shots Mickey
by TombsRIP
Fri May 22, 2015 1:47 pm
Forum: RAF Coningsby
Topic: Typhoon squawk 7700
Replies: 6
Views: 1118

Re: Typhoon squawk 7700

StevenNFFC wrote:And another one last night "Triplex 21" ZK379/BB took the wire.

Steven.
nose wheel steering failure late afternoon
by TombsRIP
Fri May 22, 2015 1:46 pm
Forum: RAF Coningsby
Topic: Typhoon squawk 7700
Replies: 6
Views: 1118

Re: Typhoon squawk 7700

jamesg23 wrote:the typhoon from 29sqn had fuel issues.
ZJ813/BL "XXX32" fuel transfer caption, with fuel seen venting from fin by "XXX31"

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