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F/A-18s over Lancashire Today

Old 2nd Dec 2019, 18:39
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F/A-18s over Lancashire Today

Is there any information about the 3 x F/A-18s I saw flying over Fleetwood at 14:40ish today? It looked amazing
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Old 2nd Dec 2019, 19:19
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Exercise Yorknite which has been ongoing for 3 weeks, this week is the 4th and last. So assume they will depart home towards the end of the week

They normally use Lossiemouth however that wasn't an option this time.
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I forgot to mention they are using RAF Leeming, and have done 4 or 5 trips into the LL in the Lake District
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Old 2nd Dec 2019, 19:34
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Ah, that might explain the USMC KC-130 that went steaming up the Great Glen on Sunday lunchtime then. Ta.
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Old 2nd Dec 2019, 19:41
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Ah, that might explain the USMC KC-130 that went steaming up the Great Glen on Sunday lunchtime then. Ta.
Not really, the Hornets are Swiss.
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Old 2nd Dec 2019, 23:32
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Exercise Yorknite which has been ongoing for 3 weeks, this week is the 4th and last. So assume they will depart home towards the end of the week

They normally use Lossiemouth however that wasn't an option this time.
Thanks for the info, they're welcome back anytime. 👍🏿 The low level banking turn over my street is a sight I won't forget for a while.
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Old 3rd Dec 2019, 13:37
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RAF Leeming.



Low level in the Lake District.

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