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VIP/ families day on Friday honouring D-Day many surprises rumoured?

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VIP/ families day on Friday honouring D-Day many surprises rumoured?

Post by stealth1234 » Wed Sep 04, 2019 8:36 pm

Ive just seen this posted on Twitter. Does anyone know more ? Or is it just a rumour ? :ninja:
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Post by MRTT » Wed Sep 04, 2019 8:44 pm

There is indeed an event on Friday, no idea what's due.

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Post by 633 squadron » Wed Sep 04, 2019 9:13 pm

Many surprises rumored sounds very interesting!
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Post by Pune » Wed Sep 04, 2019 9:21 pm

It's a celebration of the 75 anniversary of RAF Fairford being open I believe, no idea what might be there, apart from maybe a few B2's..a C5 and a C17 .. :thumb:
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Post by city42 » Thu Sep 05, 2019 6:19 am

is there any times for this please

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Post by 633 squadron » Thu Sep 05, 2019 6:20 am

Maybe some things from Lackenheath and Mildenhall, didn't USAF have some painted up jets?
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Post by Yammer » Thu Sep 05, 2019 7:16 am

Maybe Mike Pence will attend. He’s in London. Israeli prime minister also due in UK. Wild guess.
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Post by Spitfire88 » Thu Sep 05, 2019 9:55 am

Vintage aircraft also

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Post by jingernut » Thu Sep 05, 2019 10:40 am

stealth1234 wrote:
Wed Sep 04, 2019 8:36 pm
Ive just seen this posted on Twitter. Does anyone know more ? Or is it just a rumour ? :ninja:
Posted by who?

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Post by stealth1234 » Thu Sep 05, 2019 10:53 am

jingernut wrote:
Thu Sep 05, 2019 10:40 am
stealth1234 wrote:
Wed Sep 04, 2019 8:36 pm
Ive just seen this posted on Twitter. Does anyone know more ? Or is it just a rumour ? :ninja:
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Re: VIP/ families day on Friday honouring D-Day many surprises rumoured?

Post by MRTT » Thu Sep 05, 2019 4:39 pm

Three Heritage F-15s due for a flypast around 9am.

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Post by city42 » Thu Sep 05, 2019 5:10 pm

MRTT wrote:
Thu Sep 05, 2019 4:39 pm
Three Heritage F-15s due for a flypast around 9am.
That befor all the visitor arrive they been told to be by 11am

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Post by MRTT » Thu Sep 05, 2019 5:11 pm

city42 wrote:
Thu Sep 05, 2019 5:10 pm
MRTT wrote:
Thu Sep 05, 2019 4:39 pm
Three Heritage F-15s due for a flypast around 9am.
That befor all the visitor arrive they been told to be by 11am
Interesting. Perhaps an error then. :S

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Post by city42 » Thu Sep 05, 2019 5:12 pm

MRTT wrote:
Thu Sep 05, 2019 5:11 pm
city42 wrote:
Thu Sep 05, 2019 5:10 pm
MRTT wrote:
Thu Sep 05, 2019 4:39 pm
Three Heritage F-15s due for a flypast around 9am.
That befor all the visitor arrive they been told to be by 11am
Interesting. Perhaps an error then. :S
Yes maybe lol

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Post by skywatch1 » Thu Sep 05, 2019 7:45 pm

OK, early start tomorrow. The Mayor of Swindon will be attending around 1 Pm and on....

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Post by Spitfire88 » Thu Sep 05, 2019 7:53 pm

What the darn hell has the mayor of Swindon got to do with it 😂

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Post by Nighthawke » Thu Sep 05, 2019 10:00 pm

Local civic dignitary. They often attend military parades and other events.

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Post by skywatch1 » Fri Sep 06, 2019 6:32 pm

To, Spitfire88. The Mayor of Swindon was an Official Guest thats all. I'm awaiting the more up close photo's of the day... get my 'Drift' ;-)

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Post by bizfreeq » Fri Sep 06, 2019 6:47 pm

The surprise was there were no surprises!
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Post by Maverick231 » Tue Sep 10, 2019 4:33 pm

bizfreeq wrote:
Fri Sep 06, 2019 6:47 pm
The surprise was there were no surprises!
I heard that alot at RIAT19!
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