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

Old 13th Oct 2022, 05:20
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Last KAL before this week's was October 2019.
Thanks, that fits with the cobwebs of recollection.
Bearing in mind it was pre-covid, perhaps the load-factors/economics were already causing a change in aircraft type on the ICN-LHR route.
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Old 13th Oct 2022, 08:30
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Two Belgian F16s obscured by cloud overhead here in N.E. Norfolk as I write........Make that Three - on ADSB at approx 10000ft.......
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Now over North Sea at 10000ft following USAF KC135 which is at 12000ft. F16s originated Kleine Brogel Airfield. No longer showing at 0946hrs.

Like bees round a honey pot at 1003 hrs Two F16s and One F15 - must go and work in garden !

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Old 14th Oct 2022, 10:32
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USAF C17 (RCH547) just departed BOH. Unusual visitor, don't know where it's going other than East.
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Old 14th Oct 2022, 12:00
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USAF C17 (RCH547) just departed BOH. Unusual visitor, don't know where it's going other than East.
Perhaps freighting something naval related into the south coast ?

For afficionados of vintage jetliners, there's a 727-100 VIP headed SE-NW towards Essex presently and descending, perhaps NWI?CAM?STN.
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Old 14th Oct 2022, 12:21
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Originally Posted by dixi188
USAF C17 (RCH547) just departed BOH. Unusual visitor, don't know where it's going other than East.
Did a few orbits at altitude in the Bremen area, now heading into Poland.
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Odd one

VP-BTV Airbus 320 showing as S7 airlines routing Vienna- Bedford Mass. Fl360 overhead south Manchester 1128 !!
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Old 18th Oct 2022, 12:27
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Originally Posted by The AvgasDinosaur
VP-BTV Airbus 320 showing as S7 airlines routing Vienna- Bedford Mass. Fl360 overhead south Manchester 1128 !!
No cause for alarm - S7's VP-BTV (actually an A319) was scrapped in 2020.

The registration is now worn by a 737 BBJ operated by Las Vegas Sands.
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Old 18th Oct 2022, 13:17
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Originally Posted by DaveReidUK
No cause for alarm - S7's VP-BTV (actually an A319) was scrapped in 2020.

The registration is now worn by a 737 BBJ operated by Las Vegas Sands.
Thanks for that. Info from FR24 Iím still learning it a bit more complicated than my trusty Sky Bandit !!
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Old 18th Oct 2022, 14:37
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Outbound CC-150 Polaris, just taxied past the window at ACE
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Old 19th Oct 2022, 08:08
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Vietnamese Falcon 8X just vapour-trailled over heading Woodley-Dover, a small dot visible at the end...
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Old 19th Oct 2022, 11:18
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KC-46A c/s RCH557 Reg.16-46015 working with an F15 off the Wash at about 0830 this morrning.Makes a change from a KC 135.
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Seafire airborne currently north of Yeovil.
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Originally Posted by Null Orifice
Seafire airborne currently north of Yeovil.
Presumably a Drone CAP exercise prior to Eastern Europe deployment.
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Old 20th Oct 2022, 18:14
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Originally Posted by DuncanDoenitz
Presumably a Drone CAP exercise prior to Eastern Europe deployment.
Run that past us again ?
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According to a twatter feed a C17 has been doing loops over Poole Harbour this evening!
I think it may have been doing some para dropping with the Royal Marines, and I suspect they mean orbits or holding patterns. It went past my house several times.
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Old 20th Oct 2022, 22:12
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Originally Posted by dixi188
According to a twatter feed a C17 has been doing loops over Poole Harbour this evening!
I think it may have been doing some para dropping with the Royal Marines, and I suspect they mean orbits or holding patterns. It went past my house several times.
And the same source has a tweet from the Norwich Evening News about a BA Embraer doing loops over Norwich ...

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Old 22nd Oct 2022, 07:57
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Originally Posted by DaveReidUK
Run that past us again ?
Drones? Speculation in other threads on the efficacy of WWII aircraft against the Russo-Iranian menace?

Sorry, probably just the way my mind works. Probably also no truth in the rumours about live .303/20mm rounds being issued to BBMF.
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SNAKE49 ZZ419, a Beech Shadow has been flying very neat circles over West London for a couple of hours this evening
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Old 27th Oct 2022, 15:02
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Originally Posted by kevingc
SNAKE49 ZZ419, a Beech Shadow has been flying very neat circles over West London for a couple of hours this evening
Yes also noticed that on ADSB Guide. It was circling for 3+ hours before returning to Waddington. I didn't post at the time for obvious reasons.
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