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Barton Airfield used by Military Helicopters

Post by johnhowe » Sat Feb 17, 2018 8:38 am

I understand that in the last few days a couple of Chinooks, Wildcat, and Apaches have been refuelling
at Barton, is this a one off or is it regular occurrence.

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Re: Barton Airfield used by Military Helicopters

Post by dervish » Sat Feb 17, 2018 9:09 am

Reasonably regular to get them use the airfield as a fuel stop....not usual to have five examples and three types on one day though.

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Re: Barton Airfield used by Military Helicopters

Post by johnhowe » Sat Feb 17, 2018 3:39 pm

viewtopic.php?f=16&p=973078#p973078 This what I was referring to. Credits to the photographer EGVP.

A good pointer to any forthcoming military movements is the arrival of a military road tanker on the airfield. If you fancy a flight out of Barton its £165.00P Plus £15.00P Landing fee. But there is a bonus
guess where they fly too if that airfield isn't too busy with test flying.

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Re: Barton Airfield used by Military Helicopters

Post by EGVP » Sat Feb 17, 2018 5:58 pm

No military tanker, it's all done by the airfield refuelling team. Very much luck of the draw I'm afraid!

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Re: Barton Airfield used by Military Helicopters

Post by dervish » Wed Feb 21, 2018 7:23 pm

ZJ211 as GUNSHIP 01 called in for fuel this afternoon before routing South to Stafford and.....

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Re: Barton Airfield used by Military Helicopters

Post by chrisward123 » Fri Feb 23, 2018 2:12 pm

Looks Like Apache AH.1 ZJ224/Gunship2 has been into Barton this afternoon, now tracking heading south

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Re: Barton Airfield used by Military Helicopters

Post by dervish » Fri Feb 23, 2018 6:18 pm

chrisward123 wrote:Looks Like Apache AH.1 ZJ224/Gunship2 has been into Barton this afternoon, now tracking heading south
GUNSHIP01 ZJ225 & GUNSHIP02 ZJ211 stopped for fuel at Barton around 12:20, departing around 13:40.

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Re: Barton Airfield used by Military Helicopters

Post by csnewton2701 » Thu Mar 29, 2018 9:27 pm

I know a bit late but recently joined. Here are a few images. Only had a short time as went across on my lunch.

ImageZJ211 AgustaWestland AH-64 Apache by Christopher Newton, on Flickr

ImageZJ211 AgustaWestland AH-64 Apache by Christopher Newton, on Flickr

ImageZJ211 AgustaWestland AH-64 Apache by Christopher Newton, on Flickr

ImageZJ225 AgustaWestland AH-64 Apache by Christopher Newton, on Flickr


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Re: Barton Airfield used by Military Helicopters

Post by chrisward123 » Mon Apr 09, 2018 12:33 pm

09/4/18

13:35 ZJ126/VIC552 (Merlin HC.3) Due in for refuel

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Re: Barton Airfield used by Military Helicopters

Post by EGVP » Mon Apr 09, 2018 3:06 pm

Was a threeship, will post photos in a sec.

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Re: Barton Airfield used by Military Helicopters

Post by chrisward123 » Mon Apr 16, 2018 3:23 pm

16:20 - ZZ397/SKUA319 (Wildcat HMA.2) due in

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Re: Barton Airfield used by Military Helicopters

Post by Dartian » Mon Apr 16, 2018 3:47 pm

Anyone with any pictures for Barton please feel free to join and post on Facebook group
Barton city airport Manchester spotters
Thanks all

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Re: Barton Airfield used by Military Helicopters

Post by chrisward123 » Thu Apr 19, 2018 1:56 pm

14:00 - ZZ413/SKUA324 (Wildcat HMA.2/Royal Navy) In for Refuel

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