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

Old 16th Oct 2021, 11:22
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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, 10:14
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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, 12:26
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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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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, 21:00
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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, 22:37
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In any case VistaJet use flight numbers rather than registrations as callsigns,
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Old 18th Oct 2021, 16:47
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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, 10:58
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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, 17:54
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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, 19:34
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Like the poor, Boy Wonder is always with us.
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Old 20th Oct 2021, 07:38
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I believe itís desert bound for parts recovery
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Old 20th Oct 2021, 17:57
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Interesting aircraft spotted today-2

German Mu-2 zipped over a little while ago, out of Waterford and currently heading towards the Frankfurt area...
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Old 20th Oct 2021, 20:34
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2x An-26 arrived NCL and later left early evening for ALF (Alta, Northern Norway) - noisy aircraft
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Old 21st Oct 2021, 12:22
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Probably shipping out the Special Operations Winter Warfare Battle Group from Bigg Market out into the Tundra for manoeuvres.
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Good point - dressed for Arctic Ops in boob tubes and pelmet skirts
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Old 22nd Oct 2021, 11:19
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Scout G-CIMX currently showing nearly 54,000' near Great Dunmow - shattering Jean Boulet's 1972 helicopter altitude world record of 41,000' in a Lama; trust the Nimbus doesn't conspire to also break Jean's subsequent and inadvertent record for the highest ever autorotation...

It's doing 500kts as well... ah, back down to 82kts.
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Old 22nd Oct 2021, 21:38
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First AN-12 I've heard in a while just droned over westbound... taken a rather indirect route from somewhere down near Troyes...
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Old 23rd Oct 2021, 08:40
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Seems to have been seeking a track N out over the Atlantic.Long may they continue to fly!
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Old 23rd Oct 2021, 11:24
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When I glanced at ADSB Exchange half an hour ago, it was still hanging about amidst current traffic just east of Heathrow where I last noted it last night! Staying power! Its image has disappeared now...
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My only interest is watching east and west bounds out of USA. Tonight China Southern 787 goes eastwards over Greenland towards China, but all the various 777 of several airlines, including Chinese carriers go west from the eastern seaboard. Any comments?
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