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Old 10th Jun 2021, 01:19
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POTUS Visit

Earlier on, I wandered over to Mildenhall to catch sight of AF1 inbound and so here are my photos of both SAM Boeing C-32A and VC-25A inbound.

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Meanwhile, over at St Ives...
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Wot no pic of the E-4?
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Treads, Pobjoy`s got a new `toy`....!
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I'm surprised that they didn't cut the grass for him at Mildenhall.I did that one summer quite a few years ago.
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Wonder why he didn't use Fairford ?

chops 2 hours off the car journey.............

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Treads, Pobjoy`s got a new `toy`....!
Brilliant!
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Wonder why he didn't use Fairford ?

chops 2 hours off the car journey.............

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Both flew into St Mawgan later, AF1 went on a bit of a senic tour first though.
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On thr BBC news just now in the background as Boris and Joe plus significant others were looking out to sea from Carbis bay there appeared to be a QE Class carrier



anyone able to confirm?

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Yes, I can see it in your picture. That is a QE Class carrier of Her Britannic Majesty’s Royal Navy
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On thr BBC news just now in the background as Boris and Joe plus significant others were looking out to sea from Calbis bay there appeared to be a QE Class carrier



anyone able to confirm?
Yes, CNN managed to name the vessel - and the location - correctly in their 1300 news bulletin today.

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Looks like the gypsies have moved onto St Mawgan.... ohh wait itís the US secret service campsite.


https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/art...e-RV-camp.html


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Looks like the gypsies have moved onto St Mawgan.... ohh wait itís the US secret service campsite.


https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/art...e-RV-camp.html

well everywhere locally is fully booked as weíre not allowed to anywhere sunny besides Israel!
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The police have a cruise liner.
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Looks like the gypsies have moved onto St Mawgan.... ohh wait itís the US secret service campsite.


https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/art...e-RV-camp.html

Whatís that sitting behind the K2??.

Too big to be an Anson??.

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Possibly the Shack that used to be the Gate Guard?
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What Carbis Bay looks like when the Civilians are allowed on

(my Picture Sept 2020)



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Sometime in the early 2000s I was due to fly from Gaborone to Maun whilst Bill Clinton and his retinue were visiting Botswana for some reason. Air Force One was parked on the other side of the airfield but it didn't stop the sun-glassed and black-suited security troop from stalking around the terminal menacingly for whatever reason. The Air Botswana flight was delayed for an hour or so with no excuse other than 'the American president is in Botswana'. We were eventually allowed to walk out to the aircraft and then told that we weren't permitted to board for the same reason. So we had to stand sweltering under the wing at 35C for half an hour until whatever non-existent problem was solved. Pretty paranoid, considering Clinton was nowhere near the airport. I pity the poor population of Carbis Bay for the next few days if the same measures are being applied by the CIA or whoever they are.
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On the BBC news just now in the background as Boris and Joe plus significant others were looking out to sea from Calbis bay there appeared to be a QE Class carrier. Anyone able to confirm?
Very appropriate to have PWLS on show as there is currently a USMC squadron embarked on her sister ship QNLZ. I guess FOST can continue regardless, so no problem.
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Looks like the gypsies have moved onto St Mawgan....
I didn't know the gypsies had a VC10!
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