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Park and View East Landing

Post by Headancer » Wed Jul 05, 2017 6:02 am

Yes, everyone wants the juicy landing shots on Park and
View East but do they roll far enough for the punters on Park and View West ?

Just looking for something a bit different!
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Re: Park and View East Landing

Post by MRTT » Wed Jul 05, 2017 6:14 am

I'm presuming you mean the other way round? Most aircraft roll full length but expect a few to vacate before they reach P&V West.

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Re: Park and View East Landing

Post by bizfreeq » Wed Jul 05, 2017 7:10 am

Headancer wrote:Yes, everyone wants the juicy landing shots on Park and
View west but do they roll far enough for the punters on Park and View East ?

Just looking for something a bit different!
Predominant landing direction is in front of P&V east and ATC do ask them to roll right to the end and come off at P&V West
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Re: Park and View East Landing

Post by Headancer » Wed Jul 05, 2017 2:45 pm

Yes many thanks it was Indeed landing from East. Correction a min later clearly got stuck.

Full frame if they roll to the end ?

I'm sure I saw some half decent images from here last year.

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Re: Park and View East Landing

Post by bizfreeq » Wed Jul 05, 2017 2:54 pm

The viewing area is right on the edge of the taxiway similar distance away as the east end one is
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Re: Park and View East Landing

Post by nescafe37 » Mon Jul 10, 2017 11:37 am

Sorry for the hijack but is there plenty of space at the park and view arrivals to get some good shots? This is my 1st year at the arrivals although i have attended the show many times.
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Re: Park and View East Landing

Post by city42 » Mon Jul 10, 2017 11:41 am

dont they park alot of the fast jets at the west end

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Re: Park and View East Landing

Post by Yunglee » Mon Jul 10, 2017 2:15 pm

Looking at the wind direction for Wednesday and Thursday it might be on either 09 or 27. Does Fairford have a favored runway for things like noise abatement if there's a cross wind? It was my first year in 2016 and spent Wednesday and Thursday on P&V east. Would like to stick to landing shots and don't want to end up at the wrong end!
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Re: Park and View East Landing

Post by sneezy24 » Mon Jul 10, 2017 3:13 pm

I was just about to ask the same question!
I've done 3 Monday departure days, always at P&V East. I'm doing Thursday as well this year. I suppose I find a lay-by on the A419, tune into ATIS and decide which one to go for? The wind looks to be south, veering south-west so I suppose 27 will be favourite (so P&V East for arrivals).

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Re: Park and View East Landing

Post by MRTT » Mon Jul 10, 2017 3:13 pm

city42 wrote:dont they park alot of the fast jets at the west end
Not this year, due to the large amount of static aircraft.

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Re: Park and View East Landing

Post by bizfreeq » Mon Jul 10, 2017 3:15 pm

Static looks about the same size as last year to me!
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Re: Park and View East Landing

Post by MRTT » Mon Jul 10, 2017 3:22 pm

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Re: Park and View East Landing

Post by bizfreeq » Mon Jul 10, 2017 3:31 pm

Well that's not that many more when you consider how much empty space there was left last year! So if this fast jets parking thing is more than just a rumour, where are they parking them? Northside where in the past there's been heavy criticism because they can't be photographed or up the east where it is already (usually) pretty crowded? (I'm going to hazard a guess at it being east as it seems a bit lighter on the team side this year)
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Re: Park and View East Landing

Post by city42 » Mon Jul 10, 2017 4:22 pm

bizfreeq wrote:Well that's not that many more when you consider how much empty space there was left last year! So if this fast jets parking thing is more than just a rumour, where are they parking them? Northside where in the past there's been heavy criticism because they can't be photographed or up the east where it is already (usually) pretty crowded? (I'm going to hazard a guess at it being east as it seems a bit lighter on the team side this year)
If you look at the map there still look like there space up at the west end like last year

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Re: Park and View East Landing

Post by MRTT » Mon Jul 10, 2017 4:25 pm

bizfreeq wrote:Well that's not that many more when you consider how much empty space there was left last year! So if this fast jets parking thing is more than just a rumour, where are they parking them? Northside where in the past there's been heavy criticism because they can't be photographed or up the east where it is already (usually) pretty crowded? (I'm going to hazard a guess at it being east as it seems a bit lighter on the team side this year)
Fair point.

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Re: Park and View East Landing

Post by Ares » Mon Jul 10, 2017 7:07 pm

I'm probably going to stick to P&V East for Wednesday/Thursday.

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Re: Park and View East Landing

Post by adimale1981 » Mon Jul 10, 2017 7:36 pm

Couteau Delta are due in Wednesday, so where ever they end up should be a good indicator for the rest of the arrivals. Ramex were in the green zone last year.

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Re: Park and View East Landing

Post by IanSSN7 » Tue Jul 11, 2017 4:01 pm

To access Park & View West is there a different entrance onto base or is it the same entrance as Park & View East?

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Re: Park and View East Landing

Post by MRTT » Tue Jul 11, 2017 4:02 pm

Different entrance. Believe the entrance to West P&V is used for the Green Car Park on show days.

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Re: Park and View East Landing

Post by IanSSN7 » Tue Jul 11, 2017 4:04 pm

Cheers MRTT.

Don't want any navigational disasters in the morning!

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