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NAS Rota (LERT) 11 Mar 2019

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Al dunn
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NAS Rota (LERT) 11 Mar 2019

Post by Al dunn » Mon Mar 11, 2019 7:54 pm

Evening All

Seen during a few hours at NAS Rota today

What a varied collection of aircraft

VA.16-33/01-922 McDonnell Douglas TAV-8B Matador
U20-2/01-406 Cessna Citation 550
HE.24-03/78-03 Sikorsky S-76C
HE.24-07/78-07 Sikorsky S-76C
P3M-09/22-32 Lockheed P-3M Orion
HE.24-02/78-02 Sikorsky S-76C

87-0039 Lockheed C-5M Galaxy
09-9210 Boeing C-17A Globemaster

and OTT was TK.10-12/31-54 Lockheed KC-130H Hercules

Plus the following unidentified

2x EAV-8B+ Matadors
2x Cessna CItations (one possibly U.20-3/01-407)
2x Hughes 369M
1x Bell 212
1x USAF C-5M Galaxy
1x USAF C-17A Globemaster III

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Re: NAS Rota (LERT) 11 Mar 2019

Post by slogen51 » Tue Mar 12, 2019 7:41 am

Nice log

What's viewing like at Rota or were you inside?

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Re: NAS Rota (LERT) 11 Mar 2019

Post by Al dunn » Tue Mar 12, 2019 9:07 am

I was outside the base. Views are difficult for the outside. Rwy 28 end you can see onto some off the base. But Rwy 10 has no views of departing aircraft only arrivals

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Re: NAS Rota (LERT) 11 Mar 2019

Post by slogen51 » Tue Mar 12, 2019 1:27 pm

Thanks

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