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tm74sqn
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Not Active?

Post by tm74sqn » Tue Feb 23, 2021 3:07 pm

Don't seem to have been any a/c movements since Thursday 18th February. Recent NOTAMs may give a possible reason:-
Q) EGTT/QFFCH/IV/NBO/A/000/999/5141N00147W005
B) FROM: 21/02/18 07:00C) TO: 21/02/26 17:30
E) FIRE CRASH CAPABILITY: 4 VEHICLES/7100 GALLONS OF AGENT REDUCING
LEVEL OF SERVICE. REDUCED CAPABILITY OF PROVIDING SUFFICIENT AGENT
TO PERFORM FIRE CONTROL, FIRE SUPPRESSION, INTERIOR/FIREFIGHTING
AND RESCUE FOR ALL NATIONAL FIRE PROTECTION ASSOCIATION (NFPA)

Spitfire88
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Re: Not Active?

Post by Spitfire88 » Tue Feb 23, 2021 3:41 pm

It’s also been pretty gusty, x wind from the south

city42
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Re: Not Active?

Post by city42 » Tue Feb 23, 2021 4:09 pm

we need a deployment

rh226
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Re: Not Active?

Post by rh226 » Tue Feb 23, 2021 4:53 pm

....but only after lockdown ends :lol:
Cheers, Bob

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SamP
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Re: Not Active?

Post by SamP » Tue Feb 23, 2021 8:39 pm

I think the permanent U-2 mission presence is more than adequate... you should cast your minds back 10 years and be thankful ;)

johnwayne
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Re: Not Active?

Post by johnwayne » Wed Feb 24, 2021 9:28 am

Spitfire88 wrote:
Tue Feb 23, 2021 3:41 pm
It’s also been pretty gusty, x wind from the south
Precisely . Forecast winds looking better tomorrow onwards.

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