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

Old 19th Jan 2023, 16:27
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Sitting on the common watching a tiny needle of light of reflected sun which is a C-5M heading towards Hartland Point, currently abeam Okehampton. 150 miles away?
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Old 19th Jan 2023, 22:55
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A Galaxy far, far away ...
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Old 20th Jan 2023, 11:34
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Although still in daily use, those Galaxy's seem to be somewhat rare these days. Speaking of which, an MD-11 trailed over London this morning with the distinctive 3 contrails. Nice to see.
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4 ship of KC-135Rs positioning for a flypast at Mildenhall(?)
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Old 20th Jan 2023, 16:01
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I thought that looked like a 727 heading towards my garden!
G-OSRB bright red and white off to Darlington.
... from Lasham.
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Old 20th Jan 2023, 18:13
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B737-900 VQ-BYO just about to land EMA.
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Old 20th Jan 2023, 23:17
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Looks like the lessor managed to get it out of Russia last March via Turkey to storage in Spain, where it's been for the last 9 months.

Very few -900ERs in Europe apart from THY and El Al, so I suspect it's destined for farther afield.

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Old 21st Jan 2023, 12:35
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Ah first Spitfire of the year is audible, G-BMSB heading back into Biggin. Also first mosquito of the year, sadly anopheles rather than DH... little bugger is trying to feast on me. N9t much over freezing in these woods...
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Old 22nd Jan 2023, 13:20
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C-5M was holding over East Angular for a couple of hours pending an approach into Lakenheath, went round and has diverted to Prestwick. Presume Lakenheath/Mildenhall are a bit foggy...

USAF C-130J inbound from Lajes now holding over Marham.

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Old 22nd Jan 2023, 17:12
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USAF C-130J inbound from Lajes now holding over Marham.
That passed overhead a while back, from the drone I almost expected an Antonov.
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Old 24th Jan 2023, 10:56
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It (VQ-BYO) went from EMA to Cairo on the 21st.

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Old 25th Jan 2023, 21:56
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NASA 806 and its accompanying P3 NASA 426 overhead today... both clearly audible above the snow-laden clouds

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Old 27th Jan 2023, 12:11
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Falco just zipped over my head out of Biggin. Nice...
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Old 27th Jan 2023, 12:57
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Was he singing 'Amadeus Amadeus' ? ;-)

What kind of Falcon was it ? An oldie perchance ?
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Old 27th Jan 2023, 13:20
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This one! It's a homebuilt rather than a production example...

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This one! It's a homebuilt rather than a production example...
Interesting article about its construction: World's Slowest Falco Builder Breaks Ground (seqair.com)
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Old 30th Jan 2023, 00:03
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Well, it was on my computer, but via YouTube. A nicely done video of a rare visitor to Canada.

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Old 30th Jan 2023, 12:58
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Obviously it's a rare occurrence, but you'd have thought that there would be a market between Greenland and Canada. Maybe the Canucks have enough of the Greenland topology at home. Nice C/S though and easy to spot against the white snow.
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Old 30th Jan 2023, 13:21
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Vague recollection of noting it over the UK some while ago - can't recall if I saw it in person or just c/o ADSB.
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I'm pretty sure I saw it at Gatwick once.
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