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Post by baz1 » Tue Aug 06, 2019 8:49 am

now that the reds are away for eleven weeks there was talk of moving things etc for relocating them on there return as this been finalised yet ??

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Post by Vulcan74 » Tue Aug 06, 2019 9:05 am

Does this mean they won't be landing back at Scampton?

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Post by baz1 » Tue Aug 06, 2019 9:07 am

that's what i'm trying to verify

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Post by Vulcan74 » Tue Aug 06, 2019 9:28 am

I've stopped listening to rumours mate half the time they end up been false. But if they are moving things then I can only assume it might be the end of this year or early next year!!

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Post by Unknown74 » Tue Aug 06, 2019 10:06 am

Doubt they would move them to a new base that quickly? Mind you this is the MoD we’re talking about.

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Post by Fighterfoto » Tue Aug 06, 2019 10:37 am

No official announcement has been made on where the Reds will relocate so you can expect them to return to Scampton at the end of the tour.

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Post by Agent K » Tue Aug 06, 2019 12:00 pm

Given no choice or announcement has been made yet then of course they'll go back to Scampton.

Whilst the team is in NA, the whole non travelling support organisation will still be back at Scampton and providing support and the thought of trying to move this when it is needed for the tour would be just crazy and never contemplated.

Add to the fact that if the team moves, the families and people would need to do too, that would be the most stupid thing to plan.

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Re: REDS

Post by ColintheCaterpillar » Tue Aug 06, 2019 8:49 pm

baz1 wrote:
Tue Aug 06, 2019 8:49 am
now that the reds are away for eleven weeks there was talk of moving things etc for relocating them on there return as this been finalised yet ??
That’s all still a couple of years away.

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Post by Seahornet1 » Wed Aug 07, 2019 6:40 am

baz1 wrote:
Tue Aug 06, 2019 8:49 am
now that the reds are away for eleven weeks there was talk of moving things etc for relocating them on there return as this been finalised yet ??
Finalised...? It hasn't even been initialised!

The 'talk' you refer to was nothing more than uninformed theories on forums and 'social' media. I'm sure we'll eventually hear details of the real plans for their move, but expect to hear many more rumours, canards and red herrings before that! :P

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Post by baz1 » Wed Aug 07, 2019 6:47 am

that's cleared that one up then guys its abit like the Mildenhall Saga.

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Post by C24 » Thu Aug 08, 2019 7:04 am

Another of my idle thoughts. :roll:

Baz1, if you changed the title of this thread to “RED Herrings”, we could ask the Mods to create a sticky ( in the RAF Scampton section?) which everyone could use until the move is made.
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Re: REDS

Post by Vulcan74 » Thu Aug 08, 2019 8:07 am

Just like the rumour about the Typhoons from Coningsby going to Waddington whilst their runway has an overhaul. Don't listen to what people say until it's happens.

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Re: REDS

Post by baz1 » Thu Aug 08, 2019 8:28 am

i'll get me coat

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Post by iainpeden » Thu Aug 08, 2019 8:32 am

A couple of weeks ago I was doing some clearing out of the loft and came across some Aviation News mags. Foremost in one was an article about the imminent move of the Reds from Scampton to Cranwell, with the expectation that they would continue to display over Scampton.

Date on the magazine - 1995.

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Re: REDS

Post by jakdaw » Thu Aug 08, 2019 9:47 am

iainpeden wrote:
Thu Aug 08, 2019 8:32 am
A couple of weeks ago I was doing some clearing out of the loft and came across some Aviation News mags. Foremost in one was an article about the imminent move of the Reds from Scampton to Cranwell, with the expectation that they would continue to display over Scampton.

Date on the magazine - 1995.
In case you missed it, this move rumour was actually true though.

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Re: REDS

Post by Vulcanone » Thu Aug 08, 2019 10:05 am

Indeed they were based at Cranwell until returning to Scampton in December 2000.

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