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

Old 22nd Feb 2022, 20:43
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Come on, do you really expect those of a humorous mindset to name themselves "Poodle 21" or "Tiddles 18"? Mind you, naming Monday's mission after my lovely ex-colleague/secretary's neighbour's five year old bed-wetting nappy wearing, near blind scion Tyson was a bit weird...

(I'll leave you to ponder how I know what little Tyson looked like...)
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Old 24th Feb 2022, 10:01
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Lots of noise north of Cambridge and a quick check on Freedar showed B52's noble 42 followed by noble 41 heading NE along the Dutch coast

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Old 24th Feb 2022, 10:32
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In a piece of pure speculation, I assume that the French demand an assurance that aircraft are not carrying nuclear/chemical/biological weapons and those who decline to provide it, such as the USAF, consequently mostly don't fly over France. Belgium similarly.
However, as it actually departed from Ostend in Belgium presumably they know what's in it and it's OK with them.
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Old 1st Mar 2022, 14:25
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Unexpected (in the circumstances) familiar deep drone just headed NW over London enroute Marseilles-Brum.
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Old 1st Mar 2022, 14:29
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Ukrainian An-12 UR-CAJ of Meridian rumbled NW over London this afternoon, seemed to be routing Marseille to Birmingham. Thought we may have seen the last of these, but this one at least rolling on, second such flight in two days.

Ah, took 4 minutes from overhead Treadders to overhead me ...
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Old 1st Mar 2022, 14:33
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A4 Skyhawk over the North Sea this morning 0830
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Old 1st Mar 2022, 15:31
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A4 Skyhawk over the North Sea this morning 0830
Interesting, there are only a handful of those still flying - do you have an identity for it?
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Originally Posted by DaveReidUK View Post
Interesting, there are only a handful of those still flying - do you have an identity for it?
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Perhaps one of the Canadian-reg Skyhawks of DA Defense, Wittmund (Germany) based?
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Old 1st Mar 2022, 21:24
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Perhaps one of the Canadian-reg Skyhawks of DA Defense, Wittmund (Germany) based?
AFAIK they're the only ones based over this side of the Atlantic. Weird looking, but cool at the same time.
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Sat in an A-4 cockpit about 20 years ago - seemed a very small office!
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Originally Posted by G-ARZG View Post
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Perhaps one of the Canadian-reg Skyhawks of DA Defense, Wittmund (Germany) based?
It was Canadian reg. Iwas in a rush at the time so apologies for being light on detail.
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Old 2nd Mar 2022, 10:47
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Registered to Top Aces, Inc at Dorval, albeit based at ETNT. Not sure about the relationship between TA and Discovery Air Defence Services.
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2 x B52 low level over Cambridge at 14.45
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Old 2nd Mar 2022, 16:26
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Registered to Top Aces, Inc at Dorval, albeit based at ETNT. Not sure about the relationship between TA and Discovery Air Defence Services.
Top Aces was previously known as Discovery Air Defense Services but no longer owned by Discovery Air
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Old 2nd Mar 2022, 17:05
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Interested to see two Indian Air Force C-17s leaving Eastern European airfields in the last hour on ADS-B Exchange.

CB-8009 in and out of Budapest Liszt Ferenc, Hungary (LHBP)

CB-8008 in and out of Rzeszˇw–Jasionka Airport, Poland (EPRZ) - 50nmish from the Ukraine border - 100nmish from Lviv,
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Apparently part of Op Ganga - evacuating Indian nationals free of charge.

https://www.livemint.com/news/india/...193889323.html
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Originally Posted by G-ARZG View Post
Top Aces was previously known as Discovery Air Defense Services but no longer owned by Discovery Air
Though, being a Canadian company, Defence rather than Defense.
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Interesting, there are only a handful of those still flying - do you have an identity for it?
up again above the Wash 9.25am
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up again above the Wash 9.25am
C-FGZT 1976 Douglas A-4
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Ex IAF airframes i believe
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