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

Old 26th Aug 2022, 17:19
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Coupla B-52s just returned to Fairford by way of North London...
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Old 27th Aug 2022, 11:10
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Strange how a Mustang sounds different to a Spitfire...
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Old 27th Aug 2022, 16:54
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Saturday 1715ish DC3 G-ANAF and B17 G-BEDF together close to Duxford,both came out of North Weald before the B-17 landed at Duxford and the DC3 headed back towards North Weald. Is there a display at Duxford today ??
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Just happened to notice courtesy of YouTube that a Duxford Flying Evening is taking place...


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The B17 and Dakota are doing a series of photoshoots for those who were willing to pay the cost (sorry not known to me). There were two flights planned for Saturday and two today. The pair were recently seen heading over north Essex for NW for the first run of the day.
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Sunday afternoons offering Lancaster PA474 has just flown a display at Little Gransden.

Now a hour later it has landed back at Comingsby.This afternoons sortie looks to have started on the Wirral.

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Old 28th Aug 2022, 19:32
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Had a G reg Zlin 242 zip over earlier - recall CSE had a couple at Oxford, think only time I ever saw one was Farnborough or Paris...
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Old 28th Aug 2022, 23:02
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Had a G reg Zlin 242 zip over earlier - recall CSE had a couple at Oxford, think only time I ever saw one was Farnborough or Paris...
Spotted one on a farm strip on Google Maps near Lewes IIRC. The traditional Zlin paint scheme in blue and white.

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Old 29th Aug 2022, 09:51
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Ah think that'll probably be a member of the tail dragging *26 family, this one sports a nose wheel, Lycoming IO-360 and side-by-side seating...
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Old 29th Aug 2022, 10:15
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Old but gold. Former Pan-Am B.727-21 VP-BAP airborne from Grenoble heading east to that well known VIP destination N/A. Airborne at 1105.
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Old 29th Aug 2022, 10:40
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2 * KC-135 out of Brussels this morning, following two yesterday. Also a KC-46 into Brussels yesterday.
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Old 29th Aug 2022, 10:49
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First time that I can recall seeing a Buff on Heathrow's WebTrak: https://myneighbourhood.emsbk.com/lh...btrak/55545839
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Old 29th Aug 2022, 11:59
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There was one during the last winter on a similar track, I got a photo of it's lights(!) ;-) I can't recall which month unfortunately, though Nov-March.
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It was Feb or March I think... I didn't see a thing, think they use a pocket torch for nav lights...
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Originally Posted by The AvgasDinosaur
Old but gold. Former Pan-Am B.727-21 VP-BAP airborne from Grenoble heading east to that well known VIP destination N/A. Airborne at 1105.
Finished up at Palermo .
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A Qatar C-17 A7-MAP just tracked over Worthing 150 at 34.000' ,came out of Warton . Aircraft parts I guess.
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Great vis today from the common, can see a THY 737 downwind for 08 at Gatwick overhead Haywards Heath. Must be at least 25 miles south. Never noticed one like that before... Had a Chipmunk putter over earlier, sadly while I was walking along the road. Bloody traffic.
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L akenheath busy this morning, from about 0830 onwards 2 x Alpha Jets C-GLTO & C-GLTA using call signs STRKR 11 and 12 plus several F15s and F16s now over the Yorkshire coast plus an unidedentified aircraft using the call sign Fury12. which seemed to originate in the Driffield area.
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Old 30th Aug 2022, 10:50
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For reasons that are unknown to me (but for which I'm very grateful), Duxford's PBY while enroute from there to somewhere in the Southampton/Portsmouth area decided to do a couple of low orbits around my house. Missed the first one until I heard the growl, but managed to grab the camera in time for the second.
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Old 30th Aug 2022, 15:33
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Another radar rarity on Sunday morning was a French Army PC-6 Turbo-Porter heading south over Newbury at a stately 125 KIAS/FL90, reportedly enroute from Liverpool back to its base at Montauban.
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