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B52 IFE Mildenhall (MORE PHOTOS ADDED)

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Re: B52 IFE Mildenhall

Post by slogen51 » Wed Jun 19, 2019 9:24 am

Brilliant set of pics

The hoses on the engine must be a once in a life time catch

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Re: B52 IFE Mildenhall

Post by 3Greens » Wed Jun 19, 2019 9:49 am

Dave934 wrote:
Tue Jun 18, 2019 9:16 pm
Knife 04 wrote:
Tue Jun 18, 2019 8:44 pm
As Keith has said lets all be pleased that the crew are down safe, all is good and a big salute - think there are too many 'what ifs' / 'why nots' over on the other section insinuating the USAF did not know what they were doing. Handled well for an unexpected issue and all are safe
One thing I can say is the fire crews were all over it in seconds....I'm extremely impressed with their professionalism. Hats off to them.
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Hi Dave, from the 'memorable' visit that Darren and our group had into the Fire Dept. a couple of years back I have some pics of their fire attack strategy with aircraft silhouettes on a white board.Very effective and professional. Great guys ... and after seeing their gym, tough lads too !

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Re: B52 IFE Mildenhall

Post by XWP29 » Wed Jun 19, 2019 11:20 am

Absolutely fantastic Dave excellent photos. :cool: :thumb: And some
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Re: B52 IFE Mildenhall

Post by Seahawk 11 » Wed Jun 19, 2019 1:28 pm

Just great, many thanks for sharing them with us,

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Re: B52 IFE Mildenhall EDIT More photos added

Post by Dave934 » Wed Jun 19, 2019 5:52 pm

Thanks again everyone for the comments.
Here are some more photos from the day, I've decided to blank out a couple of the faces because I doubt they would want them on the net, I hope members don't mind.
I've always wanted a photo with the chute, so really happy to get this.
ImageIMG_3011a by Dave Allen, on Flickr
ImageIMG_3037n by Dave Allen, on Flickr
5th one off...who said chivery (spell?) is dead lol
ImageIMG_3042n by Dave Allen, on Flickr
Last one off...I'm guessing it's the pilot?
ImageIMG_3062n by Dave Allen, on Flickr
And , job done !
ImageIMG_3090n by Dave Allen, on Flickr
Thanks again everyone for looking, and the comments, and to Bollo for making the call !!!
Dave.
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Re: B52 IFE Mildenhall

Post by Punkrunner62 » Wed Jun 19, 2019 5:54 pm

Another fine addition Dave, thanks.
Cheers.

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Re: B52 IFE Mildenhall (MORE PHOTOS ADDED)

Post by Pune » Wed Jun 19, 2019 6:04 pm

Great set, thanks for sharing...
If you can keep your head whilst all around are losing theirs, you have probably completely misread the situation!!

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Re: B52 IFE Mildenhall (MORE PHOTOS ADDED)

Post by BOLLO » Wed Jun 19, 2019 7:32 pm

Love the second set of shots Dave,well done mate .
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Re: B52 IFE Mildenhall (MORE PHOTOS ADDED)

Post by Seacat192 » Wed Jun 19, 2019 7:57 pm

Nice additions :thumb:

I got to see the FD in action at Mildenhall last year, when a U.S. Navy C-130 came in with an engine shutdown. Not so dramatic as this IFE, but the skill of the Firefighters was clear to see.
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Re: B52 IFE Mildenhall (MORE PHOTOS ADDED)

Post by Madhatter492 » Wed Jun 19, 2019 8:56 pm

Great shots, and Bollo is the man.

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Re: B52 IFE Mildenhall (MORE PHOTOS ADDED)

Post by Nighthawke » Wed Jun 19, 2019 9:09 pm

Good set Dave and nicely posted with fact and sincerity without any sensationalism.

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Re: B52 IFE Mildenhall (MORE PHOTOS ADDED)

Post by Doughnut » Wed Jun 19, 2019 9:54 pm

Eight crew on board. I know the BUFF is roomy but what is the seating arrangement for this number of people ? Assume it was a second crew due to the proposed long range mission with a change over mid flight.

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Re: B52 IFE Mildenhall (MORE PHOTOS ADDED)

Post by f106dart » Wed Jun 19, 2019 11:03 pm

Great shots keep it up

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Re: B52 IFE Mildenhall (MORE PHOTOS ADDED)

Post by paddyboy » Thu Jun 20, 2019 3:15 am

Great add-ons, Dave :thumbs:

Our Reapers tour of the FD was awesome, and the kit the have to puncture a fuselage and put out a fire within in unbelieveable :Wow:

Top,professional, guys ;)

Thanks again for posting :thumb:

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Re: B52 IFE Mildenhall (MORE PHOTOS ADDED)

Post by XWP29 » Thu Jun 20, 2019 10:25 pm

Great add ons Dave, I didn’t pick the best week to be out of town. ;) That chute shot is great. MH post of the year contender in my humble opinion. :thumb:
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Re: B52 IFE Mildenhall (MORE PHOTOS ADDED)

Post by Pune » Sat Jun 22, 2019 5:28 pm

Superb post, thanks for sharing, really unusual incident caught well, right time and place, great stuff..
If you can keep your head whilst all around are losing theirs, you have probably completely misread the situation!!

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Re: B52 IFE Mildenhall (MORE PHOTOS ADDED)

Post by KevinJ » Sat Jun 22, 2019 6:18 pm

Doughnut wrote:
Wed Jun 19, 2019 9:54 pm
Eight crew on board. I know the BUFF is roomy but what is the seating arrangement for this number of people ? Assume it was a second crew due to the proposed long range mission with a change over mid flight.
There are 6 ejection seats plus a fold down seat just behind the pilots, so 7 altogether, plus two bunks. There might be another fold down seat down below where the two NAV positions are but I'm not certain?

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Re: B52 IFE Mildenhall (MORE PHOTOS ADDED)

Post by reaperops » Mon Jun 24, 2019 10:25 pm

Nice one Dave...Those images tell the story well and glad everyone stayed safe.

Gary

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