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

Old 26th Sep 2022, 18:22
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The AN 12 left our shores about 2 hours ago flying out of Prestwick.
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Old 27th Sep 2022, 12:18
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Beech 1900 N208GL just droned over towards the continent out of Brum, slightly unusual type for me...
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Old 27th Sep 2022, 13:29
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An hour later and the B1900 is powering through Germany. It originated in Greybull, Wyoming a couple of days ago. Something in the grey matter is stirring and I seem to recall the same (or different frame) doing the same type of long journey in the last 2-3 years. I flew on a few of them in the USA some years back on some feeder airline in the Western states. Seemed a bit susceptible to the lumpy air, although maybe just my luck!
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Old 27th Sep 2022, 15:11
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For N208GL next stop is Belgrade.
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Old 27th Sep 2022, 20:39
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Currently 4 EuroFighters excercising to the S @ E of Norwich,doesn't appear to be tanker in the area ,now being joined by 2 more in the WASH AREA..
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Now a Voyager over the sea,plus 3/4 Eurofighters in the area. There are also 2 Dassault Falcons over East Anglia now.They came South from the Tees plus a Chinook also in the area. What are the Falcons used for,they have civilian registrations.
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Currently 4 EuroFighters excercising to the S @ E of Norwich,doesn't appear to be tanker in the area ,now being joined by 2 more in the WASH AREA..Entered in error !!.
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Old 27th Sep 2022, 21:41
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What are the Falcons used for, they have civilian registrations.
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Old 28th Sep 2022, 12:22
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Seen a West atlantic 737 G-jmcs at 550ft west of the Isle of Wight doing circuits just taken off from BOH . these are the same circuits it did before landing from EMA earlier.

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PS Just been joined by a Cessna F406 from RVL doing the same circuits at 3000ft. G-rvlg
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Originally Posted by sealo0
Hi
Seen a West atlantic 737 G-jmcs at 550ft west of the Isle of Wight doing circuits just taken off from BOH . these are the same circuits it did before landing from EMA earlier.

Any ideas?

Mike

PS Just been joined by a Cessna F406 from RVL doing the same circuits at 3000ft. G-rvlg
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Also B200 G-RAFL orbiting with them at 1400' - curious! Are you able to eyeball them, wondering if the 737 is higher than it's reporting?
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Is there an oil spill? The 727 G-OSRA has taken off from Hurn and now doing the same at 475ft.
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Also B200 G-RAFL orbiting with them at 1400' - curious! Are you able to eyeball them, wondering if the 737 is higher than it's reporting?
Hi Not eyeballing them, I am just behind the over cliff and itís probably just over the horizon even from the cliff.
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Wednesday evening Norfolk offering 2 x USAF C130s working in close formation at Sculthorpe with Osprey in the vicinity and 4 x Eurofighters in the area..
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Re the low flying stuff to the west of the Isle of Wight, this part of a two day exercise so they will be at it again today. Just wish they would come over my place on the north coast of the 'island'!
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BRO27 (the Oil Spill Boeing 727) has just departed BOH and is heading for the IoW.
Yesterday it did 12 holds at low level.
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NASA's 747SP in the last hour of it's last flight from/to Palmdale California.
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I'm up in Northern Suffolk and have seen nada. Zilch. Not a thing... apart from an Islander. Where have all the Ospreys gone...? They are flying again. Still, I'm here till Tuesday.
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Only saw one Osprey over East Anglia Thursday evening,no other USAF/RAF obvious activity.Coming ahead to Friday Morning and I've just had a look at Harbour Harbour webcams and we have dense fog which might restrict activity !!
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Only saw one Osprey over East Anglia Thursday evening,no other USAF/RAF obvious activity.Coming ahead to Friday Morning and I've just had a look at Harbour Harbour webcams and we have dense fog which might restrict activity !!
Just SW of Diss and mist has cleared now. A Typhoon, presumably several, has just audibly gone over at 39000', heading towards Seaford, presumably off to the Med.
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When I lived at Diss there was a low-level corridor that passed over the old airfield at Fersfield. Roughly north to south if I remember rightly. You might get lucky !
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