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

Old 15th Sep 2022, 17:16
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Pair of B-52s sailed over old London town just now at 17000' or so... blast!
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Not much of note in this part of East Anglia except for AV-22 Osprey which has loitering over N.Norfolk late PM today.
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Since yesterday evening, a steady stream of govt and VIP aircraft heading into STN and LTN, set to increase today and tomorrow. If anyone is at either, some photos would be nice.
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AF1 inbound Stansted via Southampton, couple of C-32s a ways behind on separate tracks and an E-4 approaching the Irish Coast presumably inbound Mildenhall.
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Boeing E-4B using c/s GRIMM99 reg;= 73-1676 about to land at Mildenhall..
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Kuwait Govt A340 inbound for SE UK presently. Algerian G5 earlier on and Brazilian Govt Embraer and A319. All seems very organised into time-slots.
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Three USAF C-130Js making their stately way across the North Sea towards the Thames Estuary, also a couple of C-130Hs just left Shannon to cross the Pond.

Surprise, the 130Js are coming right over the top here, seem to be routing via Southampton*. Refuel/overnight in the Azores?

Edit: blimey, got a glimpse of all three through the cloud!

*Ibsley - showing my age there! Seem to recall Heathrow inbounds routed Ibsley-Ockham in the awld days?

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Edit: blimey, got a glimpse of all three through the cloud!
Formation flying Mr T ?
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Same way same day... last I saw of them en-route was heading out over the Atlantic west of Lands End, no idea if they have the legs to complete an Atlantic crossing non-stop (departed Eindhoven) but a slightly more southerly heading would see Lajes on the nose, maybe with some favourable winds. Direct route to Lajes would have taken them over Calais and not far off shore the entire south coast...
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An Orstralian Waco F is passing Greenham Common out of Goodwood. Not many GA airfields open today I believe.
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RAF Voyager ZZ334 using c/s TARTN15 has been flying orbits between Norwich and Spalding for the last couple of hours,I gave up counting after 15 orbits.Doesn't seem to be anything else military flying.Possibly its for the duration of the Royal Funeral ?? Also in the vicininity of Sandringham.
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Funeral attendees leaving various UK airports. Air Force One well on it's way,

Macron's Falcon left Northolt heading west. Assume he's off to the US for this weeks (UN?) meeting. Currently in the descent for Shannon; guess the Falcon hadn't got the payload off Northolt's runway for transatlantic fuel.
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RAF Voyager ZZ334 using c/s TARTN15 has been flying orbits between Norwich and Spalding for the last couple of hours,I gave up counting after 15 orbits.Doesn't seem to be anything else military flying.Possibly its for the duration of the Royal Funeral ?? Also in the vicininity of Sandringham.
I did wonder that myself, maybe QRA aligned in some way.
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I did wonder that myself, maybe QRA aligned in some way.
It was airborne in the same spot on Wednesday, along with two Typhoons, during HMQ’s move to Westminster Hall…..
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Right now there are two German jets using c/s RAGE51 & RAG52 manaevring over N.Norfolk,aircraft type not transmitting, edit:- they are are en route into Lincolshire to possibly Coningsby.
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Been a while, but just had lovely deep drone of UR-CNT AN12BK overhead, going SE should be over Reading by now.
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PBY-5A Catalina ‘Miss Pick Up’ was flying over South Bucks this morning on the way to Duxford.
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I live a little north of Yeovilton. It was noticable this morning that there was no activity from the airfield. On the other hand there were seveal targets with very minimal data showing an ICAO code, height, speed and that's it. I think I heard one (prop). I wondered if they might be military drone. I've seen the odd target like that before but they've usually been over Salisbry Plain; not noticed many (and only singletons) round here.

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Old 20th Sep 2022, 19:18
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Originally Posted by Hartington
I live a little north of Yeovilton. It was noticable this morning that there was no activity from the airfield. On the other hand there were seveal targets with very minimal data showing an ICAO code, height, speed and that's it. I think I heard one (prop). I wondered if they might be military drone. I've seen the odd target like that before but they've usually been over Salisbry Plain; not noticed many (and only singletons) round here.

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What ICAO code was showing and what was it showing on ?
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Old 20th Sep 2022, 20:07
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