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Re: Spotted
« Reply #1920 on: September 03, 2013, 03:24:01 PM »
Not spotted, but heard.  Something has just made a heck of a racket at Hurn.  Wonder if the Tiffie stayed overnight?

Not one, but two Typhoons took off at that time, watched from the observation point in Court Road.
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Re: Spotted
« Reply #1921 on: September 03, 2013, 10:33:47 PM »
C130J overhead Robin Hood, Maid Marion, Friar Tuck airport @ about 12:00 today.
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Re: Spotted
« Reply #1922 on: September 04, 2013, 11:10:37 AM »
Just been notified that a Slingsby Firefly and a massive Antonov have arrived at Doncaster  ;D
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Re: Spotted
« Reply #1923 on: September 04, 2013, 08:03:30 PM »
Spotted the crew of the Antonov in the Ramada hotel (yes I am bored)

No idea where the crew of the Firefly went.

And before anyone asks that would be after I spent a day playing Vulcan fuel leaks.
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Re: Spotted
« Reply #1924 on: September 06, 2013, 02:39:01 PM »
Something noisy at 14,000ft at 600knots going from East to West over Birmingham to Wales...turned out to be F15 with call-sign RATCH11, out to Brecon Beacons, then back again in 15minutes, now over to Lincoln and North of the Wash, all on my phone!

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Re: Spotted
« Reply #1925 on: September 06, 2013, 05:03:12 PM »
Police helicopter flying round Peterborough Railway Station yesterday between 1400 and 1425.
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Re: Spotted
« Reply #1926 on: September 07, 2013, 03:50:19 PM »
Just watched the Notts/Lincs air ambulance land at the side of the A614 , bad accident :(
That huge triangle against the sky like some monstrous angel trailing dark clouds of glory

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Re: Spotted
« Reply #1927 on: September 08, 2013, 10:11:45 PM »
A shiny silver Canberra flew over my house - it was flying display practices at Kemble this afternoon.
Sounded great.
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PS Found some pictures here
http://www.fightercontrol.co.uk/forum/viewtopic.php?f=16&p=538149
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Re: Spotted
« Reply #1928 on: September 09, 2013, 11:29:01 AM »
Two Chookies usually do a "fly By" each morning  - from RAF Odiham, following the M3 North.
Ten minutes ago, they went over my house at less than 200 ft  !!!!!- I felt sure they were going to take out  the surrounding trees.
What was all that about???.
Good chorus of car alarms followed   ;D ;D ;D

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Re: Spotted
« Reply #1929 on: September 09, 2013, 01:50:10 PM »
E3A Sentry  of the USAF doing circuits from Mildenhall over Newmarket this morning, my temporary stop.
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Re: Spotted
« Reply #1930 on: September 09, 2013, 06:31:19 PM »
JU-52 heading south over Bracknell about 1/2 hour ago. Very low under the claggy weather.

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Re: Spotted
« Reply #1931 on: September 09, 2013, 07:15:39 PM »
JU-52 heading south over Bracknell about 1/2 hour ago. Very low under the claggy weather.

Now that is a decent "spot".

First time I ever saw one was donkeys years ago, no, not during the war, but it was flying near Heathrow in a storm and seemed to be hovering as it was struggling so much to make any headway.
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Re: Spotted
« Reply #1932 on: September 09, 2013, 07:27:18 PM »
Just been informed the JU-52 is HB-HOT one of JU-Air's aircraft operating out White Waltham.
One of only a couple remaining that still has it's original BMW engines instead of Pratt & Whitney units.
Also, it's the one that was in "Where Eagles Dare."
Just wish I'd been a bit quicker and could have got the camera out for a picky... :(
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Re: Spotted
« Reply #1933 on: September 09, 2013, 07:44:29 PM »
Just been informed the JU-52 is HU-HOT one of JU-Air's aircraft operating out White Waltham.

I think this one
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:JU52_HB_HOT_2.jpg
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Re: Spotted
« Reply #1934 on: September 12, 2013, 08:09:28 PM »
Was there a Tonka over Bournemouth mid afternoon ?

Certainly did not look like the usual Falcons we see on war games on Thursdays.
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