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USAF Nuclear flight ! According to the Mirror !!

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Re: USAF Nuclear flight ! According to the Mirror !!

Post by Pen Pusher » Sun Apr 01, 2018 7:14 pm

You do know what the date is?

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Re: USAF Nuclear flight ! According to the Mirror !!

Post by Mavke » Sun Apr 01, 2018 7:30 pm

The USAF is doing the same for one of the baltic countries , that flight gets mid air refueled ... why cant they just do the same here ??

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Re: USAF Nuclear flight ! According to the Mirror !!

Post by Reach1985 » Sun Apr 01, 2018 8:09 pm

And the B-1 photo?? The picture editor is obviously not a member of this forum! :-)

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Re: USAF Nuclear flight ! According to the Mirror !!

Post by Dan213 » Sun Apr 01, 2018 8:54 pm

Pen Pusher wrote:You do know what the date is?

Brian
Highly doubt it’s the sort of thing that would be made into an April fools joke, plus the article was posted this evening as opposed to this morning

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Re: USAF Nuclear flight ! According to the Mirror !!

Post by SCARECROW » Sun Apr 01, 2018 8:58 pm

Yep aware of the date but B-1'S ? Mmm guess any USAF jet is good enough for the experts in that paper !!!!

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Re: USAF Nuclear flight ! According to the Mirror !!

Post by Nighthawke » Sun Apr 01, 2018 9:27 pm

Just Google Dounreay Power Station USAF Flights -there are links to articles from 2016/2017.

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Re: USAF Nuclear flight ! According to the Mirror !!

Post by filmman » Sun Apr 01, 2018 10:30 pm

Ah, April 1st assumptions.
Flights of Dounreay nuclear material have been ongoing for some time; even reported on the BBC, stock picture of C-17. The Dounreay fast breeder reactor produced, amongst other things, plutonium. The US is understandably keen to keep such materials under tight control.
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Re: USAF Nuclear flight ! According to the Mirror !!

Post by rh226 » Mon Apr 02, 2018 1:15 am

NOTAMs for the flights on the forum are:-
viewtopic.php?f=139&t=136783
viewtopic.php?f=139&t=147004
viewtopic.php?f=139&t=152095
viewtopic.php?f=139&t=156037

C-17s every time ex Lossiemouth with a trip to Wick and back beforehand..
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Re: USAF Nuclear flight ! According to the Mirror !!

Post by ArabJazzie » Mon Apr 02, 2018 10:23 am

I wonder what the intentions are when a paper prints a non story like this. The main thing is the product is leaving our shores for now.
Arabest,
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