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30-03-2024

Please post movements and activities to do with RAF Fairford here
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30-03-2024

Post by exatco » Sat Mar 30, 2024 6:02 am

0600.......vehicles and personnel active around the B1.

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Re: 30-03-2024

Post by exatco » Sat Mar 30, 2024 7:08 am

0707L. Tenor12 B1 request engine start.

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Re: 30-03-2024

Post by exatco » Sat Mar 30, 2024 7:53 am

Tower open. No fog and blue sky. Tower say RW27 and that Brize have advised earliest take-off 0845L due flight plan issue....0745L.

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Re: 30-03-2024

Post by BAVC10 » Sat Mar 30, 2024 8:31 am

Likely tanker Rake 70 on way from Mildenhall

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Re: 30-03-2024

Post by BAVC10 » Sat Mar 30, 2024 8:38 am

Tenor21 clear taxi and hold runway 27. Awaiting departure instructions from Brize.

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Re: 30-03-2024

Post by BAVC10 » Sat Mar 30, 2024 8:45 am

Rake 70 slightly East of Fairford at 23000 ft

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Re: 30-03-2024

Post by BAVC10 » Sat Mar 30, 2024 8:48 am

Tenor21 off ground at 8:44 nice and low and very loud!

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Re: 30-03-2024

Post by big_gjb » Sat Mar 30, 2024 8:53 am

Passed overhead Melksham.

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Re: 30-03-2024

Post by BAVC10 » Sat Mar 30, 2024 9:20 am

When cleared for take off pilot started response with 'Yay'! Read back departure instructions and opened throttles immediately.

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