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Chinooks at LHR

Old 21st Sep 2010, 14:34
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Chinooks at LHR

Caught a glimpse of 2 x Chinooks flying low around LHR just now (1520 UK time). Any idea what is happening?
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Old 21st Sep 2010, 15:17
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Probably training flights around the zone.
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Old 22nd Sep 2010, 14:26
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Hello

They also overflew LTN at approx 1515 call sign was Gambit Formation and for info were ZH902 & ZH903 heading to Odiham

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Old 23rd Sep 2010, 00:36
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ZH897 and 903...
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Old 23rd Sep 2010, 21:04
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At 1630 approx on the same day I watched two Chinooks flying in straight line from roughly north to overhead Worthing and out to sea. Lost sight of them when they were well out to sea apparently still following airways.
Interestingly, I do not recollect having seen Chinooks that high (8,000ft?) and cruising. Thought at the time that they were rather high to have come off Odiham. I wonder...?
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