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

Old 11th Sep 2022, 21:04
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Speaking of Beech 350s there came past a US Army example earlier today, pics showing it to be rather warty... MC-12S the designation. Enroute Keflavik-Prestwick-Ramstein.
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Old 11th Sep 2022, 21:54
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I actually saw that one, as there was a hole in the clouds. That too came a good distance in 2 days, starting in the Fort Bragg area.
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Busy over the N Norfolk coast at 0930ish this morning..A B-52 ,c/s Spicy 21 flying North with two USAF KC135s and a RAF Rivet Joint in the same vicicinity.
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U2 overhead this morning, not on FR24. Quite a distinctive sound, but unusual to be able to see it through the clouds.
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And a B52 bumbling around at 9-10k ft.
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Old 13th Sep 2022, 13:06
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And a B52 bumbling around at 9-10k ft.
Engine problems. Gear Down causing drag and burning fuel to be able to land.
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Old 13th Sep 2022, 13:10
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Anyone know what the loud C-130 was that flew over London at 9am and 11.30am (approx) today ? Didn't show up on any tracker app and curiosity is killing the cat ;-)
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Didn't hear them (Tuesday morning pub coffee-fest) but the MC-130Js out of Mildenhall are sometimes rather furtive (but not inaudibly so...)
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Originally Posted by SpringHeeledJack
Anyone know what the loud C-130 was that flew over London at 9am and 11.30am (approx) today ? Didn't show up on any tracker app and curiosity is killing the cat ;-)
I saw it, and as you say it didnít show up on my favourite tracker, but it looked like it was climbing out of the Mildenhall area? Another one went over a couple of minutes ago, similar level and track. That did show up and originated from Mildenhall, although I think itís a Ramstein aircraft?
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Yeah I heard that one although it was some miles west of me....!
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Saw a Beluga with contrails coming from each engine and each wingtip, making it look like a 4-jet. Never seen that before.
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Old 13th Sep 2022, 18:19
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Noticed a Congolese PC-12 heading relentlessly north out of Girona - possibly Wick for a night stop? Had to look up 9S-!
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How can you explain to the green brigade, that SQ21 (350) is flying overhead & along the English Channel on its 18hr 30 min journey EWR to SIN, other days westbound towards Anchorage? ☹️
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Even the green brigade understand the effect of wind.

All those cabbages, probably.
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Black S-76 G-XXEB just landed at Reybridge, near Corsham having flown from London.
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Was just watching through binoculars a Voyager at 13000 passing south of me, I assume Brize-bound,.
My attention was caught a couple of minutes later to a VERY red high-flyer trailing towards Reading.
Checked FR24, it's a Play A320 to Mallorca, but it was SO red, I thought at first it was reflecting the setting sun.
I don't think I've ever seen such a totally all over deep red airplane before.
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Black S-76 G-XXEB just landed at Reybridge, near Corsham having flown from London.
I saw that coming in to London not very long after QEII was placed in Westminster Hall and it looked like it was still in the regal burgundy. With the light it could well have been a different colour and if so, would that be a shrink-wrap ?
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Originally Posted by SpringHeeledJack
I saw that coming in to London not very long after QEII was placed in Westminster Hall and it looked like it was still in the regal burgundy. With the light it could well have been a different colour and if so, would that be a shrink-wrap ?
Could be an error on my part - being CP2
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What's that loud noise? A400 from Malta inbound Northolt, straight over the top. By the way, where have all Antonovs gone?

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