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

Old 3rd Mar 2022, 10:57
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Though, being a Canadian company, Defence rather than Defense.
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Shouldn't that be 'Defence, eh'? (apologies to Canadian chums, eh?)
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Old 3rd Mar 2022, 12:03
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Strange routing for Royissa St Petersburg to Moscow Vunokova via an overflight to Kazan !!
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Old 3rd Mar 2022, 12:28
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I see that there is a Russian Air Force TU134AK heading towards Ukraine from Moscow right now. I wonder if that is a replacement for the dead General.

He's just turned round.

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Old 3rd Mar 2022, 14:01
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Seeing some of the lengthy routings that Russian carriers are having to take to travel to and from the Caribbean, I wondered what the ETOPS planning implications are for twins when potential divert points are located within "off-limits" airspace, e.g. USA & Canada. Can they plan to divert to those areas anyway, as they would always be accepted in an emergency scenario?
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Old 3rd Mar 2022, 15:14
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Eurofighter just whizzed overhead at 27000ft, seemingly chasing a French TBM7 also at 27000ft. Image from adsb here - https://i.ibb.co/TrrD2d4/Screenshot-...-03-150530.jpg

Wonder what that was about...
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Old 3rd Mar 2022, 15:49
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Originally Posted by LessThanSte View Post
Eurofighter just whizzed overhead at 27000ft, seemingly chasing a French TBM7 also at 27000ft. Image from adsb here - https://i.ibb.co/TrrD2d4/Screenshot-...-03-150530.jpg

Wonder what that was about...
It was a practice QRA.
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Shame about the cloud cover then - would have been good to see!
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A couple of B-52’s over Romania!!
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Old 4th Mar 2022, 15:34
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Can't be a B-52 on the map, all those a/c symbols only have 2 engines.
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Old 4th Mar 2022, 18:54
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Nice military noise overhead of Frome today about 0830 F15 out of Mildenhall at 19000 ft turned south and over head Yeovil turned back descending to 14000 back over Frome then south again and back over Frome and heading home to Norfolk. Got a decent view of it as it turned . Such a short flight -an airtest perhaps ?

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Couple of curious sightings on my screen today
RSD 909 arrived at Vnukovo (UUWW) today Yak-40 RA87972 at 1221 UTC point of origin unknown
Yak-40 RA87968 at 1547 UTC from Ulyanovsk
Didn’t know any Yak-40s were still flying. They were both operating for Rossiya Special Flight but different flight prefixes.
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Old 5th Mar 2022, 07:49
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Another rarity DC 8-70 lifting out of Prestwick heading South East.
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RSD088 Rossiya Special Flight IL-96 off the north Norway coast routing St Petersburg to Washington!! RA-96019
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Old 5th Mar 2022, 10:15
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Another rarity DC 8-70 lifting out of Prestwick heading South East.
Samaritan's Purse delivering supplies in support of the fleeing Ukrainians into Poland. It landed some 100miles from the border in Rzeszów.
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Looks like a Lukoil Falcon 900 giving Ukraine a wide berth. 3h in Istanbul.

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SU158 on way to Cancun now, stranded holidaymakers, approaching Greenland now.
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US Navy Boeing C-40A Clipper on the ground at BOH 12.51 06/03/22. 13.02 just taking off as
cnv6803 to N/a

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Old 7th Mar 2022, 22:19
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A private 787 went into LHR late afternoon, not many of those around anymore.
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Old 8th Mar 2022, 13:29
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Saudi AF Herc went NW over London while I was walking back from breakfast a little earlier today. Speaking of Hercs, an interesting US civvy J went eastbound over London on Sunday evening.

Despite the chilly easterly breeze, spring-like here; the bumble bees are around and so too are the P-68s, busy snapping London and the Thames Estuary from 2500'!
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A pair of B-52’s are just doing a run along the South coast at 20,000’ having done some general handing West of Cornwall….
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