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Increased aircraft activity

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Discodaz
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Increased aircraft activity

Post by Discodaz » Tue Feb 11, 2020 1:37 pm

As title,from 13 Feb to 14 March .various aircraft including jets will be visiting for and excersise.

Any ideas who th visitors are and what's expected?

Daz

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Re: Increased aircraft activity

Post by trotsenstein » Wed Feb 12, 2020 8:28 am

NATO evaluation so Typhoon's expected (not sure which squadron)

Not sure what else is due
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Re: Increased aircraft activity

Post by rainers » Wed Feb 12, 2020 8:41 am

trotsenstein wrote:
Wed Feb 12, 2020 8:28 am
NATO evaluation so Typhoon's expected (not sure which squadron)

Not sure what else is due
9Sqn Typhoons mentioned elsewhere.

Would assume foreign visitors too then if it's a NATO evaluation?

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Re: Increased aircraft activity

Post by tony54321 » Wed Feb 12, 2020 8:43 am

There's a NOTAM in place "NO PLANNED ARMED DIVERSIONS, NO PRACTICE DIVERSIONS AND NO VISITORS" but this is dated to start on the 17th Feb

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Re: Increased aircraft activity

Post by Discodaz » Wed Feb 12, 2020 9:14 am

trotsenstein wrote:
Wed Feb 12, 2020 8:28 am
NATO evaluation so Typhoon's expected (not sure which squadron)

Not sure what else is due
Thanks for that :thumb:

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Re: Increased aircraft activity

Post by balamorybuzzed » Wed Feb 12, 2020 2:22 pm

Not 100% sure but I have Spartan 11/12/13/14 in 613s for approx 45 minutes, recovering to Leeming?

Confirm, Spartan on recovery to Leeming.

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Re: Increased aircraft activity

Post by adderman » Wed Feb 12, 2020 7:45 pm

Leeming Facebook has the Spartan flight as...
ZK324 337 383 424. Not sure which order.

Plus Lossie 68 serial not listed.

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Re: Increased aircraft activity

Post by SRA&A » Wed Feb 12, 2020 11:20 pm

adderman wrote:
Wed Feb 12, 2020 7:45 pm
Leeming Facebook has the Spartan flight as...
ZK324 337 383 424. Not sure which order.

Plus Lossie 68 serial not listed.

Mike.
Mike - I had LOS00068 as ZK383 / 43C70E

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Re: Increased aircraft activity

Post by gadwall58 » Thu Feb 13, 2020 9:01 am

LOS00068 was confirmed visualy at Aldergrove on 12th as ZK424 using Hex 43C70E.

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Re: Increased aircraft activity

Post by Mike » Thu Feb 13, 2020 9:10 am

The 'RAF Leeming Spotters Group' Facebook group has clear photos of ZK324, 337, 424, 310 & 360 arriving.

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Re: Increased aircraft activity

Post by SRA&A » Thu Feb 13, 2020 1:13 pm

OK, must be my database error, so 383 returned to LOS...? Or one of the *8...? due

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Re: Increased aircraft activity

Post by Mike » Thu Feb 13, 2020 1:32 pm

'Lossie 68' would have been ZK424 as mentioned above by Gadwall.

The following Typhoons with 12 sqn callsigns arrived about 40 minutes ago according to the FB group :- ZK437 'Wolf 11', ZK317 'Wolf 12' & ZK435 'Wolf 13'

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Re: Increased aircraft activity

Post by p6025 » Thu Feb 13, 2020 1:50 pm

Lossie68, ZK424, arrived at Leeming from Lossie, via Aldergrove. Presumably a box swap with ZK383.

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Re: Increased aircraft activity

Post by SRA&A » Thu Feb 13, 2020 2:50 pm

OK cheers, I was just wondering the reference to 383; the Spartan flight mentioned back up top of thread stated 383....

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Re: Increased aircraft activity

Post by Mike » Thu Feb 13, 2020 2:53 pm

383 wasn't part of Spartan flight but may have been in the area at the time which led to the confusion. :S

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Re: Increased aircraft activity

Post by p6025 » Thu Feb 13, 2020 4:31 pm

Mike wrote:
Thu Feb 13, 2020 2:53 pm
383 wasn't part of Spartan flight but may have been in the area at the time which led to the confusion. :S
Lossie68 was showing as ZK383 on the popular radar services, all the way from Lossiemouth via Aldergrove to Leeming, where it landed and was ZK424.

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Re: Increased aircraft activity

Post by Mike » Thu Feb 13, 2020 4:40 pm

And that is a perfect example of why the serials on military tracking sites should not be trusted!

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Re: Increased aircraft activity

Post by p6025 » Thu Feb 13, 2020 4:55 pm

Mike wrote:
Thu Feb 13, 2020 4:40 pm
And that is a perfect example of why the serials on military tracking sites should not be trusted!
Amen.

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Re: Increased aircraft activity

Post by venom » Thu Feb 13, 2020 7:26 pm

2 sq and 12 sq are there

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Re: Increased aircraft activity

Post by Graham » Thu Feb 13, 2020 9:36 pm

I need ZK435 and ZK437,were any missions actually flown today or will it all start on Monday?...I am free tomorrow morning but don't want a wasted journey.Any help appreciated.

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