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Post by jindivik » Thu May 19, 2011 6:12 pm

Crazyhorse 1 was on the range today at 15.45 ish, asking for the co-ords of the barge, had 3x paveway 11s inert stores plus a laser designation pod, made a dry run on the target then a live run, suffered a hang up of store and requested to divert into Valley, after burning off fuel in D201 before recovery into Valley PAR to land

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Re: crazyhorse 1

Post by drumsey » Fri May 20, 2011 10:45 pm

Just back from a week in Wales which included a trip to Valley on Thursday.

The jet with a problem was a 29 Sqn marked Typhoon.

The tail carried the letters BP but I haven't confirmed the serial yet. It was a new jet and callsign for me.



Re: crazyhorse 1

Post by tom177 » Fri May 20, 2011 11:28 pm

BP should be ZJ811.

Tom :thumb:

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Re: crazyhorse 1

Post by drumsey » Sat May 21, 2011 9:59 am

Thanks Tom.

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Re: crazyhorse 1

Post by Hyakuhei » Tue Jul 12, 2011 12:34 pm

I've been listening to Aberporth today, can pick up a reasonable amount from my location in Aberystwyth.

I've got the following Frequencies:

RANGE 133.5000
RANGE 376.6000
RANGE INFO 119.6500
RANGE P 282.4250
RANGE S 340.4750

I've not heard anything from pilots on the range so much as traffic transiting the range, what other Freqs should I be using? Listening to my logs I'm getting a lot of chatter on 282.425 but I'm only hearing one side of the conversation


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Re: crazyhorse 1

Post by mirage41 » Thu Oct 06, 2011 7:05 pm

Whilst the aircraft itself "belongs" to 29 Sqdn, they have been mixed up between Squadrons for some time now.
The callsign Crazyhorse 1 tells us it was on a 17 Sqdn mission - evaluating systems and procedures etc. It also tells us there was a Crazyhorse 2 somewhere in the scheme.
With the recent Middle Eastern activity the Typhoons appear to be pooled.

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