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by vulcanxl425
Tue May 07, 2019 5:13 pm
Forum: RAF Lossiemouth
Topic: Log Lossiemouth - Tuesday 7/5/19
Replies: 5
Views: 731

Re: Log Lossiemouth - Tuesday 7/5/19

P-8s here for couple of weeks. F-16s here again for a little while.
by vulcanxl425
Tue May 07, 2019 4:16 pm
Forum: RAF Lossiemouth
Topic: Log Lossiemouth - Tuesday 7/5/19
Replies: 5
Views: 731

Log Lossiemouth - Tuesday 7/5/19

Good day here for a change with good weather and a few visitors RW in use 05 Noted today between 1015 and 1515 Visitors 162311 / 405 KC-130T US Navy VX-30 c/s VVBH 405 departed 1024 G- FLYW Be 200 arrived 1114 c/s PSN 01? (Still present) 169329/ 329 PD P-8A arrived 1133 c/s PD071 169004/ 004 P-8A ar...
by vulcanxl425
Fri May 03, 2019 9:49 am
Forum: RAF Lossiemouth
Topic: New Code on Typhoon Thurs 2/5
Replies: 5
Views: 795

New Code on Typhoon Thurs 2/5

At stand up ceremony for 1X(B) Squadron Typhoon ZJ924 now displays on tail in red lettering WS-J. I think this may be back to WW2 and to Lancaster W4964 serving with the Squadron and famously marked with Johnnie Walker image and logo "Still going strong". That Lancaster carried many mission marks. E...
by vulcanxl425
Thu May 02, 2019 4:33 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Help identifing fitting on P-8 Poseidon
Replies: 2
Views: 762

Re: Help identifing fitting on P-8 Poseidon

Thanks Tony for quick answer. Hadn't seen it fitted on any other P-8
by vulcanxl425
Thu May 02, 2019 3:15 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Help identifing fitting on P-8 Poseidon
Replies: 2
Views: 762

Help identifing fitting on P-8 Poseidon

I have noted that P-8A 168996 presently based in Kadena, Japan carries underneath fuselage a long pod running from behind cockpit area to just before the mid wing. I assume that this is an additional radar under test ? This aircraft was with the Naval Test Research and may well still be operated by ...
by vulcanxl425
Wed May 01, 2019 11:12 am
Forum: RAF Lossiemouth
Topic: NOTAM Flypast Lossie 2/5/19
Replies: 0
Views: 526

NOTAM Flypast Lossie 2/5/19

NOTAM issued today advising that Flypast by Mil Acft within 5NM radius Lossie. SFC - 10,000ft 2/5 0845 until 1000.

This should be in connection with the parade tomorrow of 1X(B) Squadron.
by vulcanxl425
Tue Apr 30, 2019 3:53 pm
Forum: RAF Lossiemouth
Topic: Log Lossiemouth - Tuesday 30/4/19
Replies: 5
Views: 804

Log Lossiemouth - Tuesday 30/4/19

Arrived today to find F16's had arrived unbeknown to me :( Noted between 1100 and 1445. RW in use 05. Sunny with 18c temp Visitors 92-3918 F-16CM "SP" 480thFS USAFE 91-0418 """""""""""""""""""""""""""""" 91-0338 """"""""""""""""""""""""""""""" 90-0813 """"""""""""""""""""""""""""""" (All parked on C...
by vulcanxl425
Tue Apr 23, 2019 7:44 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Frisian Flag 8/4 + 9/4
Replies: 8
Views: 823

Re: Frisian Flag 8/4 + 9/4

Very nice small selection Niall gleamed from the hundreds taken whilst there. Looks a great place for photography just as you described . :thumb:
by vulcanxl425
Fri Apr 19, 2019 9:24 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Memories
Replies: 2
Views: 278

Re: Memories

Yes remember this period and RNAS Condor ,weekend glider flying and going so!o.Admiring the Scimitars and Seahawks.Was at airshow i think here 1969 ? with heavy overcast and an all too brief appearance by a R Navy Phantom being the highlight. Happy days.
by vulcanxl425
Thu Apr 18, 2019 4:03 pm
Forum: RAF Lossiemouth
Topic: Easter Closure Lossiemouth
Replies: 0
Views: 542

Easter Closure Lossiemouth

Easter closure of airfield with NOTAM issued earlier today. As follows
AD Closed 18/4 1600 until 23/4 0800.
by vulcanxl425
Tue Apr 16, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: RAF Lossiemouth
Topic: Log Lossiemouth Tuesday 16/4/19
Replies: 0
Views: 595

Log Lossiemouth Tuesday 16/4/19

Moderate easterly breeze here today with RW10 in use Noted between 1030 and 1500 Visitors G-COBS DA-42 of Thales c/s Calibrator 455 G-FPLD Beech 200 Thales c/s Cailibrator 451 landed 1105 G-MAJA Bae 41 of Eastern in at 1116 out at 1334 c/s E Flt 103/104 93-1037 C-130H USAF 94AW AFRC (Dobbins) in at ...
by vulcanxl425
Mon Apr 15, 2019 1:01 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Spanish Navy Citation at Belfast City
Replies: 5
Views: 895

Re: Spanish Navy Citation at Belfast City

Very nice visitor. Good nightime shot of the frigate as well.
by vulcanxl425
Sun Apr 14, 2019 7:14 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Tiger Woods Masters Champion
Replies: 2
Views: 261

Tiger Woods Masters Champion

Tremendous win today by Tiger Woods in the US Masters at Augusta. To win as he did following on from his injuries,personal problems and being written off by many shows how great a Champion he is. At 43 years old he is still capable of going on to win more golfing Majors no doubt.
by vulcanxl425
Fri Apr 12, 2019 3:36 pm
Forum: RAF Lossiemouth
Topic: Log Lossiemouth - Friday 12/4/19
Replies: 13
Views: 1214

Log Lossiemouth - Friday 12/4/19

First log for over a month for here with little to report even during Joint Warrior. Noted today between 1020 and 1400 RW 23 in use Visitor 10-0219 C-17A USAF AMC 62ndAW departed (To Mildenhall) 1140 c/s Reach 484 Tutor report Only G-CGKU active today local flying Typhoons flying AM ZK 329/329 Boxer...
by vulcanxl425
Tue Apr 09, 2019 5:16 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Prestwick 8th April
Replies: 7
Views: 1358

Re: Prestwick 8th April

All very nice shots Danny. Good to see landing images from other end for a change.
by vulcanxl425
Fri Apr 05, 2019 12:31 pm
Forum: RAF Lossiemouth
Topic: UGSAS Summer camp
Replies: 2
Views: 803

Re: UGSAS Summer camp

G-CGKR c/s Circus 2
G-CGKE c/s Circus 3
G- CGKU c/s Circus 1

All three aircraft due to arrive shortly at Lossie.
by vulcanxl425
Tue Apr 02, 2019 4:41 pm
Forum: RAF Lossiemouth
Topic: UGSAS Summer camp
Replies: 2
Views: 803

Re: UGSAS Summer camp

Thanks for heads up.We havnt had Tutors here for a while.
by vulcanxl425
Mon Apr 01, 2019 1:53 pm
Forum: RAF Lossiemouth
Topic: 1X(B) Squadron re-roled today 1/4
Replies: 1
Views: 922

1X(B) Squadron re-roled today 1/4

RAF Lossiemouth tweeted today that 1X(B) Squadron officially re-roled from the Tornado to the Typhoon this morning.
Wg Cdr Batt is the new OC. Four Typhoon Squadron's now based here.
by vulcanxl425
Sat Mar 30, 2019 9:27 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Joint Warrior Arrivals - Prestwick + Lossie
Replies: 14
Views: 1806

Re: Joint Warrior Arrivals - Prestwick + Lossie

Nice landing JW shots Niall before capturing the arriving helos at Lossie.
by vulcanxl425
Sat Mar 30, 2019 9:26 am
Forum: Prestwick
Topic: Sat 30th
Replies: 7
Views: 1082

Re: Sat 30th

Convoy 6630 out of Sigonella approaching Corsica en route to you.
Serial No. 169036 C-40

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