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somerset
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Sky news reporting

Post by somerset » Sat Sep 05, 2020 6:08 pm

http://news.sky.com/story/raf-jets-invo ... s-12064246

Spotted the above story this evening , anyone have any information on the flight

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Re: Sky news reporting

Post by Agent K » Sat Sep 05, 2020 9:31 pm

somerset wrote:
Sat Sep 05, 2020 6:08 pm
http://news.sky.com/story/raf-jets-invo ... s-12064246

Spotted the above story this evening , anyone have any information on the flight
I believe it was the Lithuania based jets on the Baltic policing mission, not Cyprus based jets.

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Re: Sky news reporting

Post by big john » Sat Sep 05, 2020 10:35 pm

They are talking about this from Mil Radar
4 SEP: Royal Air Force Voyager ZZ333 RRR9913 with Typhoons RRR9911 & RRR9912 departed Akrotiri at approx 1000z - Black Sea & Ukraine mission
https://twitter.com/MIL_Radar
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Re: Sky news reporting

Post by FlyingFairy » Sun Sep 06, 2020 8:07 am

Agent K wrote:
Sat Sep 05, 2020 9:31 pm
somerset wrote:
Sat Sep 05, 2020 6:08 pm
http://news.sky.com/story/raf-jets-invo ... s-12064246

Spotted the above story this evening , anyone have any information on the flight
I believe it was the Lithuania based jets on the Baltic policing mission, not Cyprus based jets.
The Lithuanian jets returned to Kinloss earlier this week

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Re: Sky news reporting

Post by Supra » Sun Sep 06, 2020 8:41 am

I personally believe the whole event was merely to demonstrate to Vlad Pukin that the RAF can & will support "our special friends" from Sandy-places & bases worldwide...even if it was only one RAF Typhoon on-station in the end?
Oh, don't forget the obligatory photo-op' too. :roll:

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Re: Sky news reporting

Post by Cranberry » Sun Sep 06, 2020 8:44 am

It’s a bit of a crappy non-story? Several types of aircraft based in Cyprus now happen to be well placed for Black Sea as well as desert operations.

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Re: Sky news reporting

Post by paddyboy » Sun Sep 06, 2020 1:44 pm

Totally agree with 'Supra' ;)
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