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by TombsRIP
Fri Oct 04, 2019 9:43 am
Forum: RAF Coningsby
Topic: Heads Up ZK437 (BS153) on "delivery"
Replies: 0
Views: 720

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.

Cheers
by TombsRIP
Fri Oct 04, 2019 9:40 am
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: Oct 2019 Logs/Movements
Replies: 70
Views: 5226

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: 5226

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: 5226

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: 5226

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: 5226

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: 5226

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: 3527

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: 5226

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: 3527

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: 1552

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: 3527

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: 3527

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...

Cheers
by TombsRIP
Thu Sep 26, 2019 1:03 pm
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: Sept 2019 Log/Movements
Replies: 40
Views: 3527

Re: Sept 2019 Log/Movements

Yes. It is thought ZK024/O will also end up in XXV mks eventually but follow on in code sequence after ZK037/FM. 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 and possibly ZK350 up for an airtest post stor...
by TombsRIP
Thu Sep 26, 2019 10:46 am
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: Sept 2019 Log/Movements
Replies: 40
Views: 3527

Re: Sept 2019 Log/Movements

chrisward123 wrote:
Thu Sep 26, 2019 8:44 am
26/09/19

09:04L - ZK030/GZY63KJ (Hawk T.2/IV Sqn) ILS/Overshoot
ZK030 coded "FF" 25 Sqn mks (by 29/8/19).
whats "GZY63KJ"? I would have expected "VYTxx" callsign.

Cheers
by TombsRIP
Wed Sep 25, 2019 12:27 pm
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: Sept 2019 Log/Movements
Replies: 40
Views: 3527

Re: Sept 2019 Log/Movements

Vulcanone wrote:
Wed Sep 25, 2019 11:06 am
Equally lacking a sighting of anything round here... But Atlas ZM413 Ascot 464 went past Blackpool heading North East a short while ago
Had been doing circuits at Prestwick and then Valley.

Cheers
by TombsRIP
Wed Sep 25, 2019 10:57 am
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: Sept 2019 Log/Movements
Replies: 40
Views: 3527

Re: Sept 2019 Log/Movements

Weds 25/9/19 I must be scraping the barrel here but anyhow for those interested..seeing their days are well and truly numbered... 2xTucano "Swift" 72Sqn/1FTS pairs Approach rwy25 (SRA) & o/shoot 1141L; adsb showing them as ZF448 [43C69C] "Swift1" & ZF343 [43C690] "Swift02". Hawk T1A XX202/CS [43C407...
by TombsRIP
Wed Sep 25, 2019 10:20 am
Forum: RAF Valley & Mona
Topic: ZM413 "Ascot464" App to rwy31
Replies: 0
Views: 388

ZM413 "Ascot464" App to rwy31

On approach (SRA?) to rwy31 now Atlas showing as ZM413 from Prestwick. More crew training I guess. Not Caernarfon this time!

Cheers
by TombsRIP
Tue Sep 24, 2019 3:22 pm
Forum: RAF Lakenheath
Topic: Log 23/09/19 15.00 to 16.40
Replies: 6
Views: 1133

Re: Log 23/09/19 15.00 to 16.40

Thanks. Now tracked down info under Gold11 and embedded link to Gold13 threads!

Cheers
by TombsRIP
Tue Sep 24, 2019 3:16 pm
Forum: RAF Lakenheath
Topic: Log 23/09/19 15.00 to 16.40
Replies: 6
Views: 1133

Re: Log 23/09/19 15.00 to 16.40

saudi eagles on delivery must have arrived earlier than "usual" then if Log above is to 1640L? What time did they arrive anyone plz? Was it around 4pm? Seen nothing in OTT UK Movements sub forum must have missed it.

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