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Altcar Training Camp nr Formby Weds 22/7/20

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Tarnished1
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Altcar Training Camp nr Formby Weds 22/7/20

Post by Tarnished1 » Wed Jul 22, 2020 2:09 pm

Noted based here this week presumably for another SF exercise:

2x Wildcat HMA2 ZZ397, ZZ534 both 815 NAS (arr Sun afternoon around 1530L, as "Rascal 1/2")

3x Merlin HC4 ZJ118/A, ZJ119/B, ZJ124/H all 846 NAS (also arr Sun afternoon around 1540L, as "Commando" )

3x Chinook HC6/A ZD983, ZK550, ZK552 all 7 Sqn

ZD983 arr yesterday (Tues 21/7) @ 1833L as "SHF502" according to mode-S sites. Other 2 arr Mon as "Lifter1/2" (ZK550 "Lifter01" did an approach to Liverpool apparently).

Been using "Inferno" callsigns, although ZJ124 was up Mon as "CMDO525" arr back @1450L, according to adsb.
ZD983 "Vortex 496" did instrument approaches to Blackpool late weds afternoon. 2 approaches to rwy28 @ 1736L/1754L and depart to SW.
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Re: Altcar Training Camp nr Formby Weds 22/7/20

Post by MrBlueSky » Wed Jul 22, 2020 5:09 pm

ZD983 currently around Southport area timed 18:03- and ZK550 did do an ILS approach on Monday at 13:30.

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Re: Altcar Training Camp nr Formby Weds 22/7/20

Post by 100arw » Wed Jul 22, 2020 9:57 pm

Tarnished1 wrote:
Wed Jul 22, 2020 2:09 pm
Noted based here this week presumably for another SF exercise:

ZD983 arr yesterday (Tues 21/7) @ 1833L as "SHF502" according to mode-S sites. Other 2 arr Mon as "Lifter1/2" (ZK550 "Lifter01" did an approach to Liverpool apparently).

Did you actually confirm with the Mk1 Eyeball ZD983 (or any of the others)?
P.

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Re: Altcar Training Camp nr Formby Weds 22/7/20

Post by Tarnished1 » Wed Jul 22, 2020 10:18 pm

100arw wrote:
Wed Jul 22, 2020 9:57 pm
Tarnished1 wrote:
Wed Jul 22, 2020 2:09 pm
Noted based here this week presumably for another SF exercise:

ZD983 arr yesterday (Tues 21/7) @ 1833L as "SHF502" according to mode-S sites. Other 2 arr Mon as "Lifter1/2" (ZK550 "Lifter01" did an approach to Liverpool apparently).

Did you actually confirm with the Mk1 Eyeball ZD983 (or any of the others)?
P.
Yes all of them Mk 1 eyeball via a camera lens. Cheers

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Re: Altcar Training Camp nr Formby Weds 22/7/20

Post by Tarnished1 » Fri Jul 24, 2020 9:36 am

Thurs 23/7:
ZJ130 [43C225] "CMNDO 550" Approach to Hawarden @ 1250L

Fri 24/7:
ZJ118 [43C06D] "CMNDO1" (with 2 other 846 NAS Merlins) dep Altcar @1000L
ZJ130 [43C225] "CDO3" started plotting on adsb south of Nantwich @1027L
ZZ534 [43C76F] "Rascal 381" dep Altcar, started plotting on adsb just west Northwich @1010L
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Re: Altcar Training Camp nr Formby Weds 22/7/20

Post by Campbell89 » Fri Jul 24, 2020 2:40 pm

Two chinooks departed last night. One around 8pm and one early hours of this morning. Not sure on the serials if either I’m afraid.

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Re: Altcar Training Camp nr Formby Weds 22/7/20

Post by sschofield » Fri Jul 24, 2020 2:44 pm

Trevor Brown reported ZK552 (miscoded ADSB box) departed around 8pm last night


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