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Typhoon over Air Cmd

Old 5th May 2012, 20:47
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Typhoon over Air Cmd

Thanks to the Typhoon who gave us a mini display just now over Air Cmd (2140hrs)! It was great to see (well, the afterburners anyway!) an aircraft over the ivory towers! Made the house shake and impressed the heck out of some civie house guests too!!!
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Old 5th May 2012, 20:54
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Damn, what a time to get a multiple bomb hang-up!
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Old 5th May 2012, 21:00
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indeed! Even pulling all that 'g' failed to make the bombs come off.

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Old 5th May 2012, 21:02
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magnificent sight and sound. woke the whole area. absolutely AWESOME!
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Old 5th May 2012, 21:05
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Didn't see anything but by god I heard it, facebook is full of people asking WTF most exciting thing that's happened here for years.
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Any chance of a repeat tonight? Pretty please?
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Old 6th May 2012, 11:29
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Keep watching the sky, one went up half an hour ago.
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A couple (or the same one twice) has just flown over. C'mon chaps we want something a bit more funky!!
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thanks guys
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Typhoon orbitting (loudly) over Chesham (Bucks) a few minutes ago. We ran to the shelters, thinking WW3 had started! Lovely sound (the modern equivalent of Merlins).
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Next time could you do your display 3 miles east of strike? (village called Hazlemere) as i'd like to get a couple of action shots. Thanks
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Old 6th May 2012, 12:45
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I've just seen a 737 flying below radar height - very suspicious - could you send a Typhoon down to a few miles south of Dorking.
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Just wondering whether this has anything to do with Ex OLYMPIC GUARDIAN that's going on at the moment? I think they were supposed to be pushing on through the weekend rather than enjoying the local facilities.
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Old 6th May 2012, 14:54
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..and A330. Come on chaps.
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Just wondering whether this has anything to do with Ex OLYMPIC GUARDIAN
Do you reckon?
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Old 6th May 2012, 15:11
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There was a similar mini-display over Air Command in the daytime yesterday c 16:30. I only caught sight of the departing Typhoon, possibly because the cloud was quite low.

Really appreciated the show last night (there was also a Spit from the BBMF this afternoon - you are spoiling us ...)
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Old 6th May 2012, 16:40
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Sunday 1645-ish. Good to see a (the Northolt?) pair of Typhoons as far east as Sudbury, Suffolk, this afternoon.

On a run east from Stansted (which, given its critical position, is presumably heavily involved in all the practice scenarios)?

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Old 6th May 2012, 17:04
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Just wondering whether this has anything to do with Ex OLYMPIC GUARDIAN

Do you reckon?
No, I think they are just burning holes in the sky on a Sunday to give people something to complain to the Daily Mail about.
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