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RAF C-17 due this afternoon

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Mike
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RAF C-17 due this afternoon

Post by Mike » Tue Jun 30, 2020 11:16 am

The official Brize Norton Facebook page says that an RAF C-17 is due this afternoon for training.

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Re: RAF C-17 due this afternoon

Post by Unknown74 » Tue Jun 30, 2020 12:12 pm

Any idea of a time?

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Re: RAF C-17 due this afternoon

Post by Mike » Tue Jun 30, 2020 12:23 pm

Unknown74 wrote:
Tue Jun 30, 2020 12:12 pm
Any idea of a time?
Looks like it's RRR816 ZZ178 which is on all trackers (including FR24) and currently heading north over Liverpool, it's also due at Newcastle and Birmingham this afternoon.

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Re: RAF C-17 due this afternoon

Post by NGY1L » Tue Jun 30, 2020 12:26 pm

due 13:50L according to the flight plan

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Re: RAF C-17 due this afternoon

Post by chrism_scotland » Tue Jun 30, 2020 1:55 pm

That'll be the loud thing thats been going back and forth over Leith for the last hour then - its impressive looking I'll give it that.

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Re: RAF C-17 due this afternoon

Post by Unknown74 » Wed Jul 01, 2020 2:13 am

What an awesome sight the C-17 was Yesterday. Loved watching it going over, must be some time that the overhead hold has been used, think in recent times I have only seen an A400 using the EDN Hold as i used to enjoy seeing the likes of Nimrods, SHackletons even the odd Sentry in the Hold.

Not a bad day for Edinburgh Plane Spotters Yesterday not only did they get to see this awesome looking aircraft but earlier in the day there was the Air China Boeing 777.

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