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Blue Angels C-130J at Cambridge.

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Alf
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Blue Angels C-130J at Cambridge.

Post by Alf » Fri Jul 03, 2020 10:33 am

First pictures I've seen of 170000 outside.

https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/3 ... -its-glory
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Re: Blue Angels C-30J at Cambridge.

Post by reaper493 » Fri Jul 03, 2020 10:39 am

They appeard on social media earlier in the week, hopefully some air tests for it before it returns to the US.

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Re: Blue Angels C-130J at Cambridge.

Post by slogen51 » Fri Jul 03, 2020 11:50 am

Hopefully

Knowing the Navy ( which I don't) they will probably just get in and go in the dark!

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Re: Blue Angels C-130J at Cambridge.

Post by Blackjack56 » Sat Jul 04, 2020 10:12 am

I wonder if it will be fitted with the rocket assisted take off system which the old"fat albert"used to have?,(it looks spectacular on youtube)

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Re: Blue Angels C-130J at Cambridge.

Post by Neil D » Sat Jul 04, 2020 11:19 am

Most likely won't as they were running out a few years ago plus the J has better engines. The ANG LC-130s have recently upgrade the propellers so will be using JATO less.

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Re: Blue Angels C-130J at Cambridge.

Post by cj9ru » Sat Jul 04, 2020 11:32 am

I think that looks really smart.

How about painting one of our aircraft in Red Arrows Scheme........

😁

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Re: Blue Angels C-130J at Cambridge.

Post by roughcutter » Sat Jul 04, 2020 11:51 am

cj9ru wrote:
Sat Jul 04, 2020 11:32 am
I think that looks really smart.

How about painting one of our aircraft in Red Arrows Scheme........

😁
That really would be cool (wishful thinking :) ), with its own set of smoke canisters too :whistle: :thumb:
... and a fair haired slightly balding Bobby Charlton to kick off!

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Re: Blue Angels C-130J at Cambridge.

Post by lardyboy999 » Sat Jul 04, 2020 5:24 pm

Out of curiosity, which of our C.5's was it?

Andy

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Re: Blue Angels C-130J at Cambridge.

Post by PeteHemsley » Sat Jul 04, 2020 5:25 pm

lardyboy999 wrote:
Sat Jul 04, 2020 5:24 pm
Out of curiosity, which of our C.5's was it?

Andy
ZH885 Andy.

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Re: Blue Angels C-130J at Cambridge.

Post by lardyboy999 » Sat Jul 04, 2020 5:30 pm

PeteHemsley wrote:
Sat Jul 04, 2020 5:25 pm
lardyboy999 wrote:
Sat Jul 04, 2020 5:24 pm
Out of curiosity, which of our C.5's was it?

Andy
ZH885 Andy.
Thanks, Pete, appreciated.

Andy

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Re: Blue Angels C-130J at Cambridge.

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Re: Blue Angels C-130J at Cambridge.

Post by 127.65 » Tue Aug 04, 2020 6:58 am

Due to depart Cambridge this morning on it’s way Westbound.

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Re: Blue Angels C-130J at Cambridge.

Post by DevelopedBug » Tue Aug 04, 2020 9:04 pm

Neil D wrote:
Sat Jul 04, 2020 11:19 am
Most likely won't as they were running out a few years ago plus the J has better engines. The ANG LC-130s have recently upgrade the propellers so will be using JATO less.
Stock now totally depleted I believe.

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Re: Blue Angels C-130J at Cambridge.

Post by roughcutter » Wed Aug 05, 2020 2:01 pm

DevelopedBug wrote:
Tue Aug 04, 2020 9:04 pm
Neil D wrote:
Sat Jul 04, 2020 11:19 am
Most likely won't as they were running out a few years ago plus the J has better engines. The ANG LC-130s have recently upgrade the propellers so will be using JATO less.
Stock now totally depleted I believe.
Would ruin that lovely paint scheme if they did that
... and a fair haired slightly balding Bobby Charlton to kick off!

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