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Yeovil(Westland) Sightings Autumn/Winter 2019/20

Please post movements and activities to do with RNAS Yeovilton and Merryfield here
somerset
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Re: Yeovil(Westland) Sightings Autumn/Winter 2019/20

Post by somerset » Fri Sep 27, 2019 11:43 am

Retired ? That's a bit premature isn't it ? One was delivered yesterday

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Re: Yeovil(Westland) Sightings Autumn/Winter 2019/20

Post by Judwin71 » Fri Sep 27, 2019 4:41 pm

somerset wrote:
Fri Sep 27, 2019 11:43 am
Retired ? That's a bit premature isn't it ? One was delivered yesterday
Do we know which one was delivered?

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Yammer
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Re: Yeovil(Westland) Sightings Autumn/Winter 2019/20

Post by Yammer » Mon Sep 30, 2019 2:38 pm

Monday 30th September 2019 - WESTLANDS 02 made the trek up to Spadeadam range today, passing east of Kendal at 14.53 going North, routing via Shawbury

Self ID as a Merlin on the radio - but which one.......................................
Listening with a Bearcat BCT 15X

Everything talks only some Ping

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Re: Yeovil(Westland) Sightings Autumn/Winter 2019/20

Post by richpittman » Tue Oct 01, 2019 10:25 am

ZJ123 G popped into Shawbury as Westland 02

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Re: Yeovil(Westland) Sightings Autumn/Winter 2019/20

Post by mjcmerlin » Wed Oct 02, 2019 4:43 pm

Seen today between 1000-1200 on a sunny ramp is

ZZ513 Wildcat HMA 2 Ground Run
ZZ102 AW101 MK612
ZZ107 AW101 MK612 Flew as Westland 04
ZH966 Lynx Mk21B for Brazil - full Brazilian colour scheme with Brazil serial covered.

I understand the ItAF HH101A delivered last week was MM81872/15-11

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Re: Yeovil(Westland) Sightings Autumn/Winter 2019/20

Post by Starfighter_F-104G » Wed Oct 02, 2019 5:11 pm

HH-101A 15-11 confirmed delivered last week

REQ : any photo posted on the net about HH-101A 15-12?? MTIA
Last edited by Starfighter_F-104G on Wed Oct 02, 2019 10:48 pm, edited 1 time in total.

mjcmerlin
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Re: Yeovil(Westland) Sightings Autumn/Winter 2019/20

Post by mjcmerlin » Wed Oct 02, 2019 6:00 pm

Hi
ZR361 15-12 we understand has only carried out ground runs and has not flown so far Once have any Phots will let you know

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Re: Yeovil(Westland) Sightings Autumn/Winter 2019/20

Post by phila » Thu Oct 03, 2019 2:40 pm

3.10.19

ZZ513
‪ZH966 Lynx, for Brazil‬
ZZ107 Merlin, for Norway
ZZ103 Merlin, for Norway (flew as Westland 04 and again as Westland 21)
ZR361 15-12 Merlin, for Italy (first flight as Westland 04)

Towed to hangar :
(CSX81890) AW149

Visible in hangar ;
(ZZ102) Merlin, for Norway

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Re: Yeovil(Westland) Sightings Autumn/Winter 2019/20

Post by Freeman Lowell » Thu Oct 03, 2019 10:09 pm

Nice photo Phil (and even the HH-101A is taped :huh: )
Freeman

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Re: Yeovil(Westland) Sightings Autumn/Winter 2019/20

Post by Yammer » Fri Oct 04, 2019 9:43 am

10.43 WESTLANDS 02 between Hereford and Bristol going south - requesting flying over Bristol city at 4,000ft - in theory Merlin ZJ123 back from Spadeadam
Listening with a Bearcat BCT 15X

Everything talks only some Ping

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Re: Yeovil(Westland) Sightings Autumn/Winter 2019/20

Post by timjones » Mon Oct 07, 2019 1:20 pm

ZZ103 on ramp.

ZZ107 just landed

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Re: Yeovil(Westland) Sightings Autumn/Winter 2019/20

Post by razzer56 » Tue Oct 08, 2019 12:29 pm

Tues Oct 8th
Flying this morning @ circa 11.a.m. was Wildcat HMA.2 ZZ 513

A Norwegian Aw.101 lifted off at about the same time and headed out in a Westerly direction. Does any one know which machine this was please

Regards
razzer56

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Re: Yeovil(Westland) Sightings Autumn/Winter 2019/20

Post by Freeman Lowell » Tue Oct 08, 2019 12:45 pm

Hi Colin,
VR had ZZ103 as flying this morning...
Cheers,
Freeman

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Re: Yeovil(Westland) Sightings Autumn/Winter 2019/20

Post by razzer56 » Tue Oct 08, 2019 2:08 pm

Hi Brian,

Thanks very much for the reply
Keep Well
razzer56

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Re: Yeovil(Westland) Sightings Autumn/Winter 2019/20

Post by mjcmerlin » Tue Oct 08, 2019 11:27 pm

1030-1100 today

ZZ513 Wildcat HMA 2 Flew as Westland 03
ZZ103 AW101 MK612 Flew as westland21 departed to the west then to Exeter
ZZ107 AW101 MK612 Flew as Westland 04 returned and had a rotor running refuel then departed again.

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Re: Yeovil(Westland) Sightings Autumn/Winter 2019/20

Post by Malcolm » Wed Oct 09, 2019 8:29 am

Wednesday 9th October 2019
Out on drizzley and overcast ramp at 08:45 this morning was :

ZR361 Merlin/Caesar For Italy, dark green/almost black colour scheme.
ZZ107 Merlin for Norway

Cheers
Malcolm

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Re: Yeovil(Westland) Sightings Autumn/Winter 2019/20

Post by mjcmerlin » Wed Oct 09, 2019 9:01 pm

Wednesday 9th October 2019

ZZ103 Flew as Westland 21 this afternoon

Cheers
Mike

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Re: Yeovil(Westland) Sightings Autumn/Winter 2019/20

Post by mjcmerlin » Fri Oct 11, 2019 8:41 am

Thursday 10th October

ZZ513 Wildcat HMA 2 Flew PM
ZZ103 AW101 MK612
ZZ107 AW101 MK612 Flew as Westland 04 late PM
ZR361\15-12 HH101A Flew as Westland 04 then PM as Westland 02

Friday 11th October 0900

ZR361\15-12 HH101A

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Re: Yeovil(Westland) Sightings Autumn/Winter 2019/20

Post by mjcmerlin » Mon Oct 14, 2019 3:47 pm

Monday 14th

ZZ107 AW101 MK612 Flew as Westland 04 then as Westland13
ZR361\15-12 HH101A
ZZ??? Wildcat at 1100 not able to see serial nose on

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Re: Yeovil(Westland) Sightings Autumn/Winter 2019/20

Post by mjcmerlin » Tue Oct 15, 2019 3:19 pm

Tuesday 15th at 1100

ZZ107 AW101 MK612 Flew later as Westland13

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