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

Old 31st Jul 2022, 07:30
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I think you'll find it was displaying at Old Buckenham Airshow. Old Buckenham Airfield - Buck
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Old 31st Jul 2022, 17:49
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Originally Posted by FantomZorbin View Post
I think you'll find it was displaying at Old Buckenham Airshow. Old Buckenham Airfield - Buck
Thanks for that. Now being more up to date just tracked the C130 and EuroFighters from Brize Norton to Wembley,timing was spot on.
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Old 31st Jul 2022, 19:56
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Thanks for that. Now being more up to date just tracked the C130 and EuroFighters from Brize Norton to Wembley,timing was spot on.
I s'pose the BBMF might have been a bit tactless...
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Old 1st Aug 2022, 10:12
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A fairly standard Netjets Embraer from my local Gloucester (GLO), but heading to Siauliai (SQQ), which I had to Google and is the 4th largest city in Lithuania.
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A pair of Osprey A/C around 16.30 3 miles East of normal Pennine track and noisy. Jus got back from Manchester Airport to be greeted with that noise which is not insubstantial.

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Chilean AF C-130 just droned over southwards above the clag, outta Waddington. Presumably in conjunction with the E-3D purchase.
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A lovely low snoring noise just dragged from my post-breakfast slumbers (coffee going cold), was it me? No, a Polish AF C-130E skirting the southern borders of London and heading into Brize. Showed up beautifully against the cirrus.

Heard a vague grumble while inside yesterday, it was one of the Biggin Spitfires heading down to Goodwood, following the M25 and passing over the M23 junction - good 10 miles south, amazing how far the Merlin's sound can travel considering all the competing noise hereabouts. Saw another of their residents was airborne yesterday, single seater MkIX LZ842/G-CGZU which has been flying for about a year - one of the hulks recovered from the Salt River scrap yard in Cape Town 50 odd years ago... Yet to see it in the flesh.
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Old 4th Aug 2022, 11:49
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A lovely low snoring noise just dragged from my post-breakfast slumbers (coffee going cold), was it me? No, a Polish AF C-130E skirting the southern borders of London and heading into Brize. Showed up beautifully against the cirrus.
Those Polish Hercs were originally FY70 USAF aircraft, sold to them after being taken out of storage and refurbished using the centre wing boxes from scrapped C-130B's. Hmmm.
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3 today but have seen as more, TB2 Bayraktar drones flying around Turkey. Typically around 100knts FL180. Search tb2 on AdsB

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3 today but have seen as more, TB2 Bayraktar drones flying around Turkey. Typically around 100knts FL18. Search tb2 on AdsB
FL18? Are you sure you don't mean FL180?
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Originally Posted by DaveReidUK View Post
FL18? Are you sure you don't mean FL180?
Indeed! Corrected.
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Just spent a good half an hour staring at four Ospreys wings folded. Behind them half a dozen Seahawks. And apparently somewhere in between a Super Huey, couldnt tell for sure. Eventually got bored as only thing moving was a guard and some poor sods painting the hull of USS Kearsarge.
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Apparently there is a hot air balloon drifting south over Sutton a couple of miles to the west of me. Although I'm ascending quite rapidly in a bus, hedges, houses and his altitude of apparently obnly 350' havd rendered it invisibule.... it's heading towards Highdown and Downsview Prisons at Banstead, an elaborate escape plan perhaps...

Also in the vicinity of the late PPRuNe Pop's home...
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Hornet Moth G-ADNE flying at 2000ft south of Swindon on SE heading. Got it visually too. Nice!
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A Worthing mate texted me earlier to say he had just been disturbed by an AN-12 groaning its way southwards! I've not heard one for a while now.

Canadian C-130J earlier...
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Just spotted a Luxembourg E-3A Sentry crossing the Norfolk coast descending possibly into Mildenhall.
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Its done a touch and go and now doing a 2nd. circuit. a/c is LX-N90451. I'm giving up on this one its still flying large circuits after an hour.l

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Old 8th Aug 2022, 13:48
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Just spotted a Luxembourg E-3A Sentry crossing the Norfolk coast descending possibly into Mildenhall.
There was also a rare-ish (nowadays) USAF E-3B out of Mildenhall which overflew Central London just after midday on Friday.

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GROB G109 - G-CKXB just approaching the North Norfolk Coast at 9000ft having departed from deep in Sweden.
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Canadian Armed Forces 130606 cc-130j into Brize 2147hrs
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