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

Old 11th Jan 2021, 13:48
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Thank you, Dave. Could have Googled it, but why bother when there is someone so obliging about ?!
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Old 12th Jan 2021, 15:56
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Woken up in the early hours today in East Anglia by rain and wind lashing against the house - or was it the slowly increasing drone of the AN-12 battling the headwind into East Mids (I suspect). Checked on FR24 and was amazed at how many "freight-dogs" are up and about plying their trade at that unearthly hour. Ah well, nothing for it but to roll over and back to zzzzzzzzzzzzzzz!
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Old 12th Jan 2021, 16:49
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Also I noticed a TUI Dreamliner on a similar sector this afternoon Weds. 30/12 , Amsterdam into LHR just seems an unusual flight ,even if freight NHS ? - been on this particular , actual aircraft to Rhodes with TUI a couple ? of years ago ... TFC.
Since, found out these TUI's are / were in Amsterdam SCHIPHOL for refit 737's as well , there are some 737's there now 12/1/21 - TFC
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Old 12th Jan 2021, 20:55
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Hmmm, Belarus (it says here) AN-12 just thundered over London out of Brum - I didn't know whose prefix EW- is and had to look it up...
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Old 12th Jan 2021, 21:36
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It sounded lovely, just the thing to brighten up the day, albeit at the end. I don't think I've 'seen' this one before, must be because the Ukraine examples are busy doing the oil equipment runs of late.
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Old 13th Jan 2021, 08:25
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RC-135 launched from Mildenhall, climbed to 17000 over Cambridge, now holding at 3000' over my sister's house near Diss - that'll please her! Presume it has a tech prob.
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Old 13th Jan 2021, 10:38
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Tell her to keep her curtains closed.
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Old 13th Jan 2021, 10:41
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I told het to put a colander on her head...
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Old 13th Jan 2021, 17:13
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Something low just whistled overhead me heading northwest, Brize-ward. FR24 sasys Condor Air Tanker out of Gatwick.
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Old 17th Jan 2021, 10:32
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Not only just seen the first light aircraft in a while, it was a Beagle Pup 100, nice to hear that little Continental! First Pup I've seen in a long time...
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Old 18th Jan 2021, 11:40
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French Merlin III heading down towards Worthing - one of those types that was never that common a sight in the UK (Belgian AF at Northolt and the Fairoaks based pair I recall) but as rare as hen's teeth these days it seems...
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Old 19th Jan 2021, 10:47
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Voyager and Typhoon look like they are getting intimate at 28000 over Somerset - just about to pass over Shaftsbury...
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Old 19th Jan 2021, 15:04
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Shetland Island Council BN2 Islander just clawed its way northwards over North Yorkshire at a pedestrian 130kts, should be home by Friday. I spotted a Hebridean Airways BN2 southbound a few weeks ago. I presume these island birds are heading south for scheduled maintenance, does anyone know who has the contract?
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Old 19th Jan 2021, 16:58
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does anyone know who has the contract?
Perhaps BN themselves at Solent?
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Old 19th Jan 2021, 17:22
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Perhaps BN themselves at Solent?
I believe they're being serviced by Multiflight at Leeds Bradford.
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Old 19th Jan 2021, 19:16
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LBA would make sense as the Shetland bird was at 7000' over Akro towers and 9000' by the time I'd posted. Multiflight it is then.

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Old 22nd Jan 2021, 13:23
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Had an Airbus Atlas rattle low overhead last night, managed to see it all lit up as it passed over and then headed towards Oxford then Brize.
FR24 showed it had originated from N Africa, so possible Raab heading home from his Sudan trip?
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Old 23rd Jan 2021, 22:47
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Just noticed an IL-76, RA-76511, on its way from Stansted to Liverpool - interesting routing!
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Old 24th Jan 2021, 09:58
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National Express replacement service, standing room only and bog down the back.
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Old 24th Jan 2021, 10:51
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Is that with ramp open and Percy or yer bum pointing over the edge?
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