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by TombsRIP
Sat Jul 09, 2016 4:59 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: IPA 2 off to italy
Replies: 5
Views: 1598

Re: IPA 2 off to italy

IPA2 has been at warton 3 times now (excl return from Stornoway on this visit).
It's an apron covering the rear ejection seat QRB and restraint lines but could also be a present for his wife I suppose!
Nice shots. A set of stepladders is always useful along Stoney lane (25 end).



:)
by TombsRIP
Sat Apr 23, 2016 1:59 pm
Forum: RAF Leeming
Topic: Leeming 19/04/2016
Replies: 2
Views: 1089

Re: Leeming 19/04/2016

I agree. I noted 040 or 043 being towed to detuner early weds morning. By a process of elimination in the 04* range it can only be ZA551/043. This is a fairly recent arrival and engines/LRIs other systems are obviously been kept in running condition until spares are required (RTP) before airframe me...
by TombsRIP
Tue Apr 19, 2016 10:17 am
Forum: RAF Leeming
Topic: Rafales
Replies: 33
Views: 5401

Re: Rafales

113/30-IR Mont de Marsan 136/30-GO Mont de Marsan 105/4-HE St Dizier 119/4-IX St Dizier With thanks to the Leeming Yahoo Group From the code ranges, actual units should be 113/30-IR 136/30-GO EC02.030 Normandie-Niemen The other 2 EC01.004 Gascogne HTH PS if the crews are selling patches etc which s...
by TombsRIP
Sun Apr 17, 2016 11:05 am
Forum: RAF Lakenheath
Topic: F22s cont/d
Replies: 2
Views: 1725

Re: F22s cont/d

Thanks much appreciated.
by TombsRIP
Sun Apr 17, 2016 8:47 am
Forum: RAF Lakenheath
Topic: F22s cont/d
Replies: 2
Views: 1725

F22s cont/d

Did the 4 additional Raptors arrive as rumoured yesterday (sat). What time did they turn up?
When did the 2nd wave of 4 arrive on tues please?
Thx,
Cheers
by TombsRIP
Sun Apr 17, 2016 8:43 am
Forum: RAF Lakenheath
Topic: HH-60G
Replies: 1
Views: 967

Re: HH-60G

See lossie JW 16-1.
26205;26208; 26212 all FY89.
HTH
by TombsRIP
Tue Mar 15, 2016 2:34 pm
Forum: RAF Valley & Mona
Topic: Hawk T2 detachment Corsica during Feb 16
Replies: 4
Views: 2442

Re: Hawk T2 detachment Corsica during Feb 16

ZK015 was the last to return and had suffered the worst damage (noseleg replaced?)
ZK017, ZK026 & ZK032 all returned 23/2.
ZK037 returned a day or so later.
A deployment to forget I would imagine!
by TombsRIP
Tue Mar 15, 2016 2:11 pm
Forum: RAF Coningsby
Topic: ZK365 (BS126) delivery (finally) Tues 15/3
Replies: 2
Views: 1023

ZK365 (BS126) delivery (finally) Tues 15/3

Heads up!!
ZK365 dep warton 1401z callsign Tarnish 9 hex code 43C793
Currently working 292.52
HTH
by TombsRIP
Mon Feb 22, 2016 6:24 pm
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: RSAF Up from Warton
Replies: 5
Views: 1734

Re: RSAF Up from Warton 19/2/16

ST005/ZB105 was up on first flt callsign "Tarnish 9" seen taking off 1033z. It landed about 1hr 10mins later. As well as ZK303(BT17) "Fighter 1" up with 2xF20E's G-FRAO & G- FRAS which arr as Zodiac 1&2, 41sqn TES typhoon ZJ815/EB-H was in (pilot flying in BT17?) callsign "Rebel 41". It dep at 1448z...
by TombsRIP
Mon Feb 22, 2016 6:03 pm
Forum: RAF Valley & Mona
Topic: Hawk T2 detachment Corsica during Feb 16
Replies: 4
Views: 2442

Re: Hawk T2 detachment Corsica during Feb 16

Update
ZK025 & ZK031 apparently returned last week with the remainder returning early this week(?) following some post damage assessments.
by TombsRIP
Mon Feb 22, 2016 5:49 pm
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: Log for Monday the 22nd, February, 2016
Replies: 4
Views: 1240

Re: Log for Monday the 22nd, February, 2016

An12 UR-CGW seen on climbout off 25 in a LH turn to POL at 1709z usual callsign UKL4055. Has this airfrane been in before?? ST003/ZB103 on its 3rd flt callsign Tarnish 9 recovered via radar to ILS but then performed 2 tower flybys as they appeared to be checking nosewheel alignment. It landed safely...
by TombsRIP
Mon Feb 22, 2016 5:26 pm
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: Thursday 18th
Replies: 5
Views: 1093

Re: Thursday 18th Feb 16

Old bins wrote:Did anyone get a serial number for the gazelle heading up the runway low today
Gazelle was photoproofed as ZB665 as per mode s for c/sign AAC550. It dep to sth as mentioned before.

HTH
by TombsRIP
Thu Feb 18, 2016 4:56 pm
Forum: RAF Valley & Mona
Topic: Hawk T2 detachment Corsica during Feb 16
Replies: 4
Views: 2442

Hawk T2 detachment Corsica during Feb 16

The following 7 ac are believed to be out there in mid Feb operating from Solenzara:

ZK015, ZK017, ZK025, ZK026, ZK031, ZK032, ZK037

Anyone know when they are due to return plz?
by TombsRIP
Tue Jan 26, 2016 5:55 pm
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: Thurs 14/1/16 saudi C-130H 484 "RSF600"arr early pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1934

C-130H 484 "RSF600" finally dep today Tues 26/01/16

Dep 1151z with same callsign having been on the ground for a week and a half.

HTH
by TombsRIP
Tue Jan 26, 2016 5:50 pm
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: Helos at Warton Tues 26/01/16
Replies: 0
Views: 738

Helos at Warton Tues 26/01/16

2x Dauphins of 658 sqn AAC seen dep to nth at 1458z
c/s was "Lord 20 Flt."

Unfortunately (but no surprise) nowt showing on mode s front.

HTH anyhow, perhaps someone further up north may be able to tie these up.
by TombsRIP
Tue Jan 19, 2016 6:19 pm
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: Thurs 14/1/16 saudi C-130H 484 "RSF600"arr early pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1934

An-12BP UR-CGV dep 18/01/16 "UKL4055"

The An-12 dep 1815z off rwy07 hdg towards POL initially.
To 133.8 swk 2250.
Arr Budapest Ferihegy at 21:30z
HTH
by TombsRIP
Mon Jan 18, 2016 9:05 pm
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: Tornado AT-29 accident / Blackpool
Replies: 3
Views: 2196

Re: Tornado AT-29 accident / Blackpool

A while ago now a video was posted on YouTube showing the demise of ZE759 on climb-out from EGNH. Paul Hopkins (Hoppy) in the front, Al (Byford)? in the back. FOD in the aileron was to blame, and the chaps at Warton made a short film on the incident. I believe it was referred to as the 'AT-29" inci...
by TombsRIP
Mon Jan 18, 2016 8:50 pm
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: Thurs 14/1/16 saudi C-130H 484 "RSF600"arr early pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1934

Mon 18/01/16 saudi C-130H 484

I am certain its still here following a weekend stopover. Although they were using 07 today unfortunately, I didnt hear it depart - it may have had a problem I think the crew went over to it about 1015z but then returned around 1235z. Only item up today was zk303 (BT017) Tarnish 69 seen off Lytham o...
by TombsRIP
Thu Jan 14, 2016 2:11 pm
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: Thurs 14/1/16 saudi C-130H 484 "RSF600"arr early pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1934

Thurs 14/1/16 saudi C-130H 484 "RSF600"arr early pm

Saudi herk callsign "RSF600" (hex code 7102DF) arr 1226z via ILS25. Mode s data gives it as 484 which is not one of the regulars as far as im aware. Has anyone noted it in here before? I will have to do some searching myself. Checked Scramble database and given as c/n 4843 ex HZ-114 (VC-130H 1sqn). ...
by TombsRIP
Wed Jan 13, 2016 10:23 am
Forum: RAF Valley & Mona
Topic: Weds 13/1/16 ZK303 Tarnish 69 PD Valley
Replies: 0
Views: 1040

Weds 13/1/16 ZK303 Tarnish 69 PD Valley

BT17 "Tarnish 69" dep warton 1014z after SRA talkdown 25 &overshoot and now heading for Valley for ILS app. Just handed over to Valley App freq.
HTH

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