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October B52 deployment

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Re: October B52 deployment

Post by Thunder » Tue Oct 29, 2019 7:39 pm

I think the scenario you're looking at is the incoming flight is coming in from Barksdale with replacement personnel and returning to Barksdale with those being relieved?

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Re: October B52 deployment

Post by thevulcan » Tue Oct 29, 2019 8:05 pm

Thunder wrote:
Tue Oct 29, 2019 7:39 pm
I think the scenario you're looking at is the incoming flight is coming in from Barksdale with replacement personnel and returning to Barksdale with those being relieved?
Indeed thanks for rewording that. :P

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Re: October B52 deployment

Post by Knife 04 » Wed Oct 30, 2019 11:03 pm

thevulcan wrote:
Tue Oct 29, 2019 8:05 pm
Thunder wrote:
Tue Oct 29, 2019 7:39 pm
I think the scenario you're looking at is the incoming flight is coming in from Barksdale with replacement personnel and returning to Barksdale with those being relieved?
Indeed thanks for rewording that. :P
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Re: October B52 deployment

Post by James Cutting » Thu Oct 31, 2019 9:11 am

Think he might be Daz...- :S :pop:
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Re: October B52 deployment

Post by ChrisCwmbran » Thu Oct 31, 2019 10:19 am

If I had a hat....which I don't.... I'd be betting that it is :)

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Re: October B52 deployment

Post by city42 » Thu Oct 31, 2019 10:26 am

Knife 04 wrote:
Wed Oct 30, 2019 11:03 pm
thevulcan wrote:
Tue Oct 29, 2019 8:05 pm
Thunder wrote:
Tue Oct 29, 2019 7:39 pm
I think the scenario you're looking at is the incoming flight is coming in from Barksdale with replacement personnel and returning to Barksdale with those being relieved?
Indeed thanks for rewording that. :P
Are you really 'Cornish Guy'?
I dont think its coming from Barksdale but could be wrong think its the end of the deployment

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Re: October B52 deployment

Post by Tiger 1 » Thu Oct 31, 2019 5:53 pm

CaLi wrote:
Tue Oct 29, 2019 10:37 am
Hometime
ATLAS AIR INC B747 (PAX)
13 NOV 2019 EGVA (0940) - (1920) KBAD
Hi everyone...

I've been looking through this thread for a possible depature date and can only see the above quote that gives any kind of idea as to when this deployment may end.

I have a good opportunity this Saturday / Sunday to have a drive by Fairford and take a look at the B52's... is it therefore... safe to say... the jets will still be there over this weekend.

Many thanks for any help given :thumb:

Regards.

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Re: October B52 deployment

Post by Thunder » Thu Oct 31, 2019 7:15 pm

I would assume you would be ok this weekend.

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Re: October B52 deployment

Post by Tiger 1 » Thu Oct 31, 2019 10:04 pm

Thanks for the reply Thunder :thumb:

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Re: October B52 deployment

Post by Thunder » Fri Nov 01, 2019 12:19 am

Obviously there is the chance that they may fly over the weekend, like the did two weeks ago.

Are you travelling from far? If they did decide to head home it would more than likely be during the week, if however they did decide to go there are normally clues out there that give some degree of fore warning which some of the guys on here are good at deciphering. So you should get a couple of hours notice hopefully.

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Re: October B52 deployment

Post by Tiger 1 » Fri Nov 01, 2019 9:18 am

Hi Thunder

Thanks for the extra info and help... very much appreciated :thumb:

Im coming down from Yorkshire on Saturday for a day in Oxford then over to Cirencester for an overnight stay before heading back up on Sunday.

It's a bit of a compromise trip... . Oxford shops keep the Wifey happy and entertained and I get to pop in at Brize and Fairford :lol: :lol: ... although, the weather might change our plans as it is looking a tad miserable at the moment down there over tbe weekend.

Thanks again for your help. :thumb:

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Re: October B52 deployment

Post by Thunder » Fri Nov 01, 2019 5:28 pm

Today's mission will recover to Moron AB, Spain, so there will be one less B-52 at FFD tomorrow at least you know they aren't going home.

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Re: October B52 deployment

Post by Tiger 1 » Fri Nov 01, 2019 9:44 pm

Thanks Thunder

Am I right in thinking that the land away jet is 0006?

The B52 I need is 0028 so I`m hoping this is one of the three still on the ground at Fairford... I will be driving by at some point tomorrow afternoon if I can get the wife to shop a little bit faster than normal :lol: if not it will be a look in on Sunday morning.

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Re: October B52 deployment

Post by GVLCN » Fri Nov 01, 2019 9:50 pm

Showing this morning on radar 360 it was 0006 from memory, so you should see 0028 if you visit tomorrow

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Re: October B52 deployment

Post by Tiger 1 » Fri Nov 01, 2019 9:55 pm

Thanks GVLCN

I very much appreciate your help.

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Re: October B52 deployment

Post by thevulcan » Fri Nov 01, 2019 10:20 pm

CaLi wrote:
Tue Oct 29, 2019 10:37 am
Hometime
ATLAS AIR INC B747 (PAX)
13 NOV 2019 EGVA (0940) - (1920) KBAD
Do we know of any other flights due such as freight flights?

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Re: October B52 deployment

Post by 100arw » Sat Nov 02, 2019 9:01 pm

Tiger 1 wrote:
Thu Oct 31, 2019 5:53 pm
CaLi wrote:
Tue Oct 29, 2019 10:37 am
Hometime
ATLAS AIR INC B747 (PAX)
13 NOV 2019 EGVA (0940) - (1920) KBAD
Hi everyone...

I've been looking through this thread for a possible depature date and can only see the above quote that gives any kind of idea as to when this deployment may end.

I have a good opportunity this Saturday / Sunday to have a drive by Fairford and take a look at the B52's... is it therefore... safe to say... the jets will still be there over this weekend.

Many thanks for any help given :thumb:

Regards.

T1
A media event is planned for the 7th, if that helps.
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Re: October B52 deployment

Post by thevulcan » Sat Nov 02, 2019 9:10 pm

100arw wrote:
Sat Nov 02, 2019 9:01 pm
Tiger 1 wrote:
Thu Oct 31, 2019 5:53 pm
CaLi wrote:
Tue Oct 29, 2019 10:37 am
Hometime
ATLAS AIR INC B747 (PAX)
13 NOV 2019 EGVA (0940) - (1920) KBAD
Hi everyone...

I've been looking through this thread for a possible depature date and can only see the above quote that gives any kind of idea as to when this deployment may end.

I have a good opportunity this Saturday / Sunday to have a drive by Fairford and take a look at the B52's... is it therefore... safe to say... the jets will still be there over this weekend.

Many thanks for any help given :thumb:

Regards.

T1
A media event is planned for the 7th, if that helps.
P.
Interesting to have a media day so late in the deployment.

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Re: October B52 deployment

Post by filmman » Sun Nov 03, 2019 6:41 am

Perhaps the Media Day is about the future, not only the deployment?
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Re: October B52 deployment

Post by 100arw » Sun Nov 03, 2019 5:56 pm

thevulcan wrote:
Sat Nov 02, 2019 9:10 pm
100arw wrote:
Sat Nov 02, 2019 9:01 pm
Tiger 1 wrote:
Thu Oct 31, 2019 5:53 pm


Hi everyone...

I've been looking through this thread for a possible depature date and can only see the above quote that gives any kind of idea as to when this deployment may end.

I have a good opportunity this Saturday / Sunday to have a drive by Fairford and take a look at the B52's... is it therefore... safe to say... the jets will still be there over this weekend.

Many thanks for any help given :thumb:

Regards.

T1
A media event is planned for the 7th, if that helps.
P.
Interesting to have a media day so late in the deployment.
Most actual Media Briefings for exercises these days is usually in the last week, with just a short printed notice just before the event or just after StartEx.
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