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Hercs at CBG November 2019

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STN RAMP RAT
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Hercs at CBG November 2019

Post by STN RAMP RAT » Fri Nov 01, 2019 7:27 am

XV302 arr. 2002 fatigue test frame
84001 arr. 9th Jun14 Sweden (Stored)
84003 arr. 18th Nov 14 Sweden (Stored)
701 arr. 22nd Dec16 Bahrain (stored)
99-5482 arr. 13th Mar17 Bangladesh ex ZH884 (Stored)
ZH885 arr. 5th Jan 18 RAF (Stored) for the USN Blue Angles in 2020
ZH882 arr. 20th Apr 18 RAF (Stored)
8T-CA arr 15th Nov 18 Austrian
ZH867 arr. 1st Mar 19 RAF
ZH866 arr. 22nd Mar 19 RAF (stored)
ZH883 arr. 27th Mar 19 RAF (stored)
84002 arr. 12th Jun 19 Sweden
ZH888 arr. 28th June 19 RAF (in Maintenance)
ZH887 arr. 1st July 19 RAF (stored)
B-583 arr. 21st August 19 Denmark
ZH877 arr. 25th September RAF
5601 arr. 8th October Norway
ZH875 arr. 11th October RAF
84008 arr. 6th November 19 Sweden
ZH871 arr. 21st November RAF

list updated 30th November to delete 213/MAJ which arrived on the 16th September and add ZH871 which arrived. both movements happened on 21st November .
Last edited by STN RAMP RAT on Sat Nov 30, 2019 6:11 pm, edited 5 times in total.

Rch135
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Re: Hercs at CBG November 2019

Post by Rch135 » Fri Nov 01, 2019 1:16 pm

01/11
ZH870 Arrived

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Re: Hercs at CBG November 2019

Post by Rch135 » Wed Nov 06, 2019 9:05 pm

06/11
84007/847 Departed
84008/848 Arrived

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Re: Hercs at CBG November 2019

Post by STN RAMP RAT » Wed Nov 06, 2019 9:32 pm

list updated 6th November to
add ZH870 which arrived 1st November
delete 84007 which departed on the 6th November having arrived on 14th August
add 84008 which arrived on 6th November

two1938
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Re: Hercs at CBG November 2019

Post by two1938 » Thu Nov 07, 2019 9:36 am

just curiosity but why are so many ex-RAF machines stored

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Re: Hercs at CBG November 2019

Post by STN RAMP RAT » Sun Nov 10, 2019 9:43 am

two1938 wrote:
Thu Nov 07, 2019 9:36 am
just curiosity but why are so many ex-RAF machines stored
Maybe it’s the introduction of the A400?

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Re: Hercs at CBG November 2019

Post by MRTT » Sun Nov 10, 2019 11:24 am

two1938 wrote:
Thu Nov 07, 2019 9:36 am
just curiosity but why are so many ex-RAF machines stored
All RAF C5s are being retired.

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Re: Hercs at CBG November 2019

Post by Freeman Lowell » Sun Nov 10, 2019 2:38 pm

MRTT wrote:
Sun Nov 10, 2019 11:24 am
two1938 wrote:
Thu Nov 07, 2019 9:36 am
just curiosity but why are so many ex-RAF machines stored
All RAF C5s are being retired.
All but one?

Noted outside yesterday pm (9/11):
701 C-130J
84008/848 C-130H
Freeman

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Re: Hercs at CBG November 2019

Post by Vulcanone » Sun Nov 10, 2019 2:50 pm

The RAF were originally set on retiring all the Hercules (was 14 C.4 and 10 C.5s).

However as far as I can recall, they are only retiring all but one of the C.5s due to the C.4 written off in 2017. And retaining the C.4s that will go through wingbox mods

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Re: Hercs at CBG November 2019

Post by Rch135 » Tue Nov 12, 2019 9:38 pm

2 C5s ZH888 and ZH889 are being retained. 888 is currently on deep maintenance at Cambridge.

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Re: Hercs at CBG November 2019

Post by Rch135 » Tue Nov 12, 2019 9:39 pm

11/11
C4 ZH870 depart
C4 ZH874 Arrive

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Re: Hercs at CBG November 2019

Post by STN RAMP RAT » Sun Nov 17, 2019 5:51 pm

list updated 17th November to delete ZH870 and add ZH874, the swap over occurred on the 11th November

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Re: Hercs at CBG November 2019

Post by Rch135 » Mon Nov 18, 2019 6:26 pm

18/11
ZH874 Depart

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Re: Hercs at CBG November 2019

Post by STN RAMP RAT » Tue Nov 19, 2019 7:48 pm

list updated 18th November to delete ZH874 which arrived on the 11th November

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Re: Hercs at CBG November 2019

Post by Rch135 » Fri Nov 22, 2019 1:10 pm

21/11
213/MAJ Depart
ZH871 Arrive

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Re: Hercs at CBG November 2019

Post by STN RAMP RAT » Sat Nov 30, 2019 6:11 pm

list updated 30th November to delete 213/MAJ which arrived on the 16th September and add ZH871 which arrived. both movements happened on 21st November .

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