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25th Jul 2022, 07:48
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Posted By roger4

It's a rebuilt CH-47D (ex 91-00245), but the...

It's a rebuilt CH-47D (ex 91-00245), but the "wonderful racket" was probably coming from the AH-64 accompanying it!

Both were returning to Germany from a week at Farnborough.
13th May 2022, 14:56
Replies: 19
Views: 6,943
Posted By roger4

ADS-B Exchange certainly does guess tracks. While...

ADS-B Exchange certainly does guess tracks. While the aircraft is transmitting ADSB-out all the time, ADSB-Exchange only works because enthusiasts with ADSB receivers within radio "line of sight" of...
12th May 2022, 13:25
Replies: 155
Views: 26,315
Posted By roger4

Given that both Sweden and Finland signed written...

Given that both Sweden and Finland signed written agreements with Boris yesterday, and that these take some time to negotiate, I would find it hard to believe that the Chiefs of Staff were at all...
28th Apr 2022, 16:45
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Views: 415,771
Posted By roger4

Over 50 C-5M are still in service, with...

Over 50 C-5M are still in service, with (according to ADSB-Exchange) five airborne over the USA as I type this. There have been one or two overflying to Europe most days recently.
13th Apr 2022, 12:06
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Views: 415,771
Posted By roger4

Two (ZH103 & 106) remain airworthy, having been...

Two (ZH103 & 106) remain airworthy, having been sold to the Chilean Air Force. The current occasional flights out of Waddington are presumably to maintain RAF crew currency and/or are training for...
12th Apr 2022, 12:49
Replies: 23
Views: 3,071
Posted By roger4

Agreed, Nacluv has it with Oakley.

Agreed, Nacluv has it with Oakley.
12th Apr 2022, 11:08
Replies: 23
Views: 3,071
Posted By roger4

The airfield layout looks like Chalgrove in...

The airfield layout looks like Chalgrove in Oxfordshre, and the town therefore would be Stadhampton.
15th Jan 2022, 14:38
Replies: 24
Views: 5,331
Posted By roger4

For the para-dropping, the RAF have had a pair of...

For the para-dropping, the RAF have had a pair of Skyvans and a Dornier 228 on lease for many years from Summit Air of Canada. They are based at Brize Norton and are used by No. 1 Parachute Training...
1st Oct 2021, 23:13
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Views: 415,771
Posted By roger4

Dyess to Fairford direct is well within the...

Dyess to Fairford direct is well within the un-refuelled range of a B-1B, so why would they need AAR over the Atlantic? In addition, if the aircraft can't continue to fly, the crew is more likely to...
13th Sep 2021, 08:50
Replies: 3,234
Views: 415,771
Posted By roger4

[ Sorry Seloco, I didn't log the actual...

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Sorry Seloco, I didn't log the actual time, but it was late afternoon on the 6th.

I too didn't recognise the sound, and as it wasn't showing on ADSB nor on my Mode S/ADSB receiver at home, I...
10th Sep 2021, 20:05
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Views: 415,771
Posted By roger4

It was indeed one of the BN-2T "Spylanders". The...

It was indeed one of the BN-2T "Spylanders". The western end of its racetrack pattern brought it directly overhead me several times, with G-BJOH being read off through binocs.......
27th Jun 2021, 16:28
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Views: 415,771
Posted By roger4

I think they are returning to the US as part of...

I think they are returning to the US as part of the withdraw of forces from sandy places in the Middle East.
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Jun 2021, 08:08
Replies: 72
Views: 10,145
Posted By roger4

The Thames Valley Air Ambulance is,...

The Thames Valley Air Ambulance is, appropriately, G-TVAL:

G-TVAL - Private Airbus Helicopters EC135T3 at Off Airport - England | Photo ID 998395 | Airplane-Pictures.net...
17th May 2021, 14:54
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Views: 415,771
Posted By roger4

Sorry, yes it is what you posted, and I was...

Sorry, yes it is what you posted, and I was agreeing with you, all be it poorly worded. My comment was intended to further refute that originally by MAC 40612.
17th May 2021, 09:56
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Views: 415,771
Posted By roger4

While the P-3C has been retired from US Navy...

While the P-3C has been retired from US Navy front-line service, two squadrons of Orions reman in service with the USN Reserve, VP-62 at Jacksonville and VP-69 at Whidbey Island. VP-62 operate seven...
2nd May 2021, 19:55
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Views: 415,771
Posted By roger4

They were a pair of US Marine Corps F-35B (169678...

They were a pair of US Marine Corps F-35B (169678 coded CF-05 and 169587 coded CF-02 both of VFMA-211) routing from Lakenheath direct to HMS Queen Elizabeth off the south coast (Plymouth area?).
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7th Apr 2021, 07:10
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Views: 415,771
Posted By roger4

SHJ - I am surprised you hadn't heard that the...

SHJ - I am surprised you hadn't heard that the 737Max has been grounded since March 2019 until just recently, hence none could have operated into Heathrow in the last year. Before that, 737Max...
21st Mar 2021, 11:44
Replies: 3,234
Views: 415,771
Posted By roger4

If you had, like me in South Oxfordshire, you...

If you had, like me in South Oxfordshire, you would probably have only seen the 8/8ths overcast!
10th Jan 2021, 14:17
Replies: 26
Views: 11,254
Posted By roger4

All the existing Wedgetails (Australian, Korean...

All the existing Wedgetails (Australian, Korean and Turkish) and gloss pale grey, i.e. the same as the P-8s.

Our first BBJ was photographed arriving at Birmingham in the week with a bare fuselage,...
9th Jan 2021, 13:27
Replies: 26
Views: 11,254
Posted By roger4

Off topic but.... New AF1 are a pair of...

Off topic but....

New AF1 are a pair of 747-8s that were never delivered and have been in storage in the California desert for some time. I hope President Biden orders them to be painted in the...
9th Jan 2021, 13:10
Replies: 26
Views: 11,254
Posted By roger4

Aren't all five going to have to be conversions...

Aren't all five going to have to be conversions of existing BBJ airframes? The E-7 Wedgetail is based on the 737NG (700ER or 700BBJ variants) which is no longer in production.
9th Jan 2021, 11:30
Replies: 14
Views: 7,179
Posted By roger4

There have been up to five US Navy P-8s at...

There have been up to five US Navy P-8s at Prestwick, and another five from a different USN squadron at Lossiemouth (as well as our four P-8s) daily for the last few weeks. At least one appears to be...
11th Nov 2020, 17:08
Replies: 203
Views: 39,910
Posted By roger4

It is not the same weekend as the Silverstone F1...

It is not the same weekend as the Silverstone F1 race - if you read back a couple of posts you will see that the FIA announced the F1 calendar for 2021 yesterday, with the British GP moved back one...
1st Nov 2020, 09:40
Replies: 109
Views: 37,449
Posted By roger4

Many thanks typerated - that's the one. My father...

Many thanks typerated - that's the one. My father will enjoy reading the attachment you kindly supplied. And apologies for hijacking a F-104 thread with a T-33 story.
31st Oct 2020, 18:46
Replies: 109
Views: 37,449
Posted By roger4

My Father did his National Service in the RAF and...

My Father did his National Service in the RAF and joined the UK Atomic Energy Authority at Harwell in (I think) 1955. He tells the story that a USAF F-104 landed at Harwell, having got lost looking...
23rd Oct 2020, 18:23
Replies: 90
Views: 21,816
Posted By roger4

I fully understand airport and airline operators...

I fully understand airport and airline operators pushing for this as they are experiencing massive damage to their businesses as we are, but isn't the concept of airport testing fundamentally flawed...
18th Oct 2020, 14:48
Replies: 33
Views: 7,794
Posted By roger4

Strictly, you aren't seeing the Andromeda Galaxy,...

Strictly, you aren't seeing the Andromeda Galaxy, you are seeing light that left Andromeda 2.5million years ago and has only just arrived on earth!
4th Oct 2020, 10:22
Replies: 267
Views: 129,556
Posted By roger4

I think there is also a large dent to the port...

I think there is also a large dent to the port front fuselage around the cockpit glazing, seen best in the photo in post #61. Tree strike on very short final?
27th Sep 2020, 10:50
Replies: 28
Views: 11,666
Posted By roger4

[QUOTE]Wonder why the Minot-bound aircraft didn't...

[QUOTE]Wonder why the Minot-bound aircraft didn't just knock Poland on the head and head straight to Minot? Would they have needed tanking across the pond?[/QUOTE

Because the lack of tanker...
26th Sep 2020, 14:36
Replies: 28
Views: 11,666
Posted By roger4

The version on Fighter Control is that four of...

The version on Fighter Control is that four of the six B-52 currently on deployment at Fairford went out on a mission over Poland yesterday. Two were due to return to Fairford, and the other two were...
27th Aug 2020, 20:31
Replies: 203
Views: 39,910
Posted By roger4

What length is OW's runway? Wikipedia reports it...

What length is OW's runway? Wikipedia reports it at 508m, which may not be accurate as this seems much shorter than I recall from visits over the last couple of years and given that they happily...
27th Aug 2020, 19:58
Replies: 203
Views: 39,910
Posted By roger4

I think Sywell is worth another look, despite...

I think Sywell is worth another look, despite GeeRam's well made earlier comments. It has many advantages including parallel hard and grass runways, although each are only about 80% of the length of...
26th Aug 2020, 12:17
Replies: 203
Views: 39,910
Posted By roger4

The IWM press release states in part "We will be...

The IWM press release states in part "We will be making some exciting changes to our own Air Show programme and look forward to sharing more details in the coming months".

Being suggested on...
1st Aug 2020, 16:54
Replies: 202
Views: 53,681
Posted By roger4

Playamar2 - of course I do, having been there a...

Playamar2 - of course I do, having been there a number of times: a fantastic holiday destination. But the fact remains that 2/3rds of England's districts have current infection rates less than that...
1st Aug 2020, 16:01
Replies: 202
Views: 53,681
Posted By roger4

There are some huge differences between the...

There are some huge differences between the regions of the UK also. In England, the data from Public Health England for last week for all 315 districts shows only 2 have an infection rate greater...
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