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Interesting aircraft - what have you seen on your computer today?

Old 16th Oct 2021, 12:22
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Thanks Dave!

Faint drone overhead just now, Aerostar apparently- there is a type I've not seen in a long while, sexiest modern twin GA type in my opinion! Not that I saw it...
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Old 17th Oct 2021, 11:14
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Coastguard Navajo from Doncaster via Birmingham passed overhead heading east 10 mins ago now passing Gatwick. Avoiding the coast so far as best it can. Edit: Approaching Sandwich at 11:25

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Old 17th Oct 2021, 13:26
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Blimey, that was confusing, Global Express 9H-VJF outbound Farnborough at 19000 just passed under CL600 9H-VFJ inbound Luton/Stansted at 20000, overhead Redhill. Frequency separation if nothing else (I assume).
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Old 17th Oct 2021, 19:10
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Ah, a VDA AN-124 just sailed over, those unique (as far as I know) fore and aft strobe lights blinking away... Out of Toronto via Shannon.

See one went into Stansted last week, some weird outfit I'd never heard of... (sound of turning internet pages), ah, Maximus!
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Old 17th Oct 2021, 22:00
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It’s quite often the Dragon Lady which makes so much noise. Working only a few miles from Fairford last year and the sky was roaring and a pair of them were really high already. See them coming back in quite often over Cheltenham these days.

One afternoon this week, about 3pm, a single B1 was really low over our house too heading in/back in to Fairford. Might have been more but it was between clouds.
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Old 17th Oct 2021, 23:37
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In any case VistaJet use flight numbers rather than registrations as callsigns,
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Old 18th Oct 2021, 17:47
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Big surprise earlier today when I logged on to the Shoreham runway cam. Landing and takeoff was towards the camera and suddenly a Catalina taxyed in front of the camera then left at the next taxyway.
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Old 19th Oct 2021, 11:58
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A Jet Airways 777 just went over the north coast of Scotland. Is Jason back?
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Old 19th Oct 2021, 18:54
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A Jet Airways 777 just went over the north coast of Scotland. Is Jason back?
God forbid!
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Old 19th Oct 2021, 20:34
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Like the poor, Boy Wonder is always with us.
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Old 20th Oct 2021, 08:38
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I believe itís desert bound for parts recovery
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