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

Old 3rd Nov 2021, 09:54
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Over central London at 07:00 - https://myneighbourhood.emsbk.com/lh...btrak/52135006
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Old 3rd Nov 2021, 09:58
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Missed it again!
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Old 5th Nov 2021, 11:20
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Quite like old times - FlyBe Dash 8 just gone over at 24000 heading for Exeter maybe as BEE001P out of Maastricht. Ferry I assume or has the Phoenix arisen from the ashes...?
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Old 6th Nov 2021, 12:50
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G-MOUR.

Gnat G-MOUR passed over about 15' ago out of North Weald,only heard it but will be looking out for when it returns.Its overcast and was flying at about 2000'.
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I donít often fly in light aircraft from Calgary International, but today while participating in a SAREX, I spotted a Q400 that was a long way from home:



I guessed (correctly) that Jambojet is a Kenyan operator.
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Old 7th Nov 2021, 07:37
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It's been in storage at YYC for the last year and a half, straight off the production line, looks like the Kenyans can't/won't take delivery.
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Old 7th Nov 2021, 07:41
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Dave,

I thought that might be the case after looking up Jambojet and its history.

PS Today an AME friend who works in the SW corner of YYC told me that the Q400 has acquired significant hail damage and will be VERY expensive to repair.

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Old 8th Nov 2021, 10:05
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Just seen a Jet Blue A321NXLRBGTQI heading into Heathrow, first for me.

My sis was repatriated to the US on a TAP A321 yesterday after breaking her arm on holiday in Portugal and having an op to fix it. I spotted the aircraft just abeam the Azores and then was somewhat worried to see 4he aircraft divert to Ihla Sao Miguel... medical emergency? Sis? Nah, suitcases aboard belonging to someone who wasn't...
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Old 8th Nov 2021, 15:14
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I've seen them several times in the last month or so, mixed in with the morning traffic into LHR. It does look strange, almost as if a Ryanair or EasyJet were spotted on the US East Coast. Also looks a bit like that Blue BA A320NEO from a distance.

I didn't realise that anyone in Europe was using A321's across the pond, except Aer Lingus/Air Canada, but I always see them differently due to the shorter distances.
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Old 8th Nov 2021, 15:23
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I will have to keep a better eye on this thread, keep missing, although times have been a bit out for me...
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Old 8th Nov 2021, 15:40
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Currently operates 4 pw to/from JFK, arrives LHR 10:05, departs 13:55. So far only 3 of JetBlue's 20-odd A321neos appear to be configured for transatlantic services.
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Old 8th Nov 2021, 19:47
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The JetBlue JFK-LHR flight is back to daily from 1st November
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I see that several of the BA 380's are flying short-haul again. Is this a precursor to long-haul operations in the near future ?
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I love the sound of an AN-12 in the afternoon - pity the cloud obscured it. UR-CKM, the Orange and Black one, out of Chalons and heading west...
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Saw this heading home about 30 minutes ago, made me laugh
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Old 11th Nov 2021, 18:14
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Unusually for Lufthansa, that particular 777F isn't a new-build, but is an ex-Emirates aircraft.
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Old 12th Nov 2021, 12:27
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I wonder if I am alone in seeing the RAF P-8s showing up on ADSB Exchange using the "STGRY" callsign and mentally translating it as "Stargazy". My innermost Cornishman emerging... and of course the MPA link with St Mawgan.
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GMT 16:08 direct over Bracknell BA A380 , ( 90 degrees azimuth ) 6000 feet , heading SW. - great view and sound Reg.: G-XLEG United Kingdom DB flags: none Type: A388 Airbus A380-841 Type Desc.:L4J Squawk 5211 on the way ... LHR - Madrid ! It just shows you how big the 380 is still climbing over and past the channel islands ( 37,000 feet ) now cruising at 41,000 feet over France , fantastic ... large Friday euro getaway :-) after the US sector PR this week TFC.

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Old 12th Nov 2021, 17:15
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Sadly it's 'Stingray' in this case
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I doubt many of the crew are familiar with the Gerry Anderson series from the 1960s.
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