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Re: Spotted
« Reply #2385 on: June 24, 2015, 10:34:53 PM »
Two twin turbo prop aircraft, in 'formation', as much as two aircraft can be! One was slightly behind the other as in an accompanying 'Wing Man' on patrol.

This was at 1412 today, 24 June, overhead Abbeymead in Gloucester.

Any idea what they were? looked a bit like a pair of Beechcraft Kingairs as they had quite high tail stabilisers.
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Re: Spotted
« Reply #2386 on: June 25, 2015, 05:48:25 AM »
Two twin turbo prop aircraft, in 'formation', as much as two aircraft can be! One was slightly behind the other as in an accompanying 'Wing Man' on patrol.

This was at 1412 today, 24 June, overhead Abbeymead in Gloucester.

Any idea what they were? looked a bit like a pair of Beechcraft Kingairs as they had quite high tail stabilisers.
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Re: Spotted
« Reply #2387 on: June 29, 2015, 04:50:03 PM »
A400M low over Abbeymead, Gloucester, banked to head South East, probably for Brize, at 1620 today 29 June.
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Re: Spotted
« Reply #2388 on: June 30, 2015, 05:03:56 PM »
Another A400M over Abbeymead, just like yesterday heading for Brize. 1645 today.
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Re: Spotted
« Reply #2389 on: June 30, 2015, 09:24:41 PM »
And a C17 at 1938, pretty much the same heading as the A400M but further South so the photo gives the impression it is going the opposite way.
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Re: Spotted
« Reply #2390 on: July 01, 2015, 03:07:59 PM »
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Re: Spotted
« Reply #2391 on: July 03, 2015, 07:51:02 PM »
Unusual one heading in to LHR today, passed over my place at about 1144 at about 6000', north westerly, landed at Heathrow.
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Re: Spotted
« Reply #2392 on: July 06, 2015, 11:53:49 AM »
Belated from the weekend away in Tattershall..
Awac coming into land at Conningsby late on friday evening.
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That huge triangle against the sky like some monstrous angel trailing dark clouds of glory

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Re: Spotted
« Reply #2393 on: July 09, 2015, 11:08:04 PM »
Two Osprey's heading Mildenhall way in the dark over Derby. Very distinct sound.
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Re: Spotted
« Reply #2394 on: July 10, 2015, 08:20:56 AM »
sat at the Minack theatre and was treated to a very low and close fly past by a Merlin, side door was open with crew waving. We then had about 20 Dolphins swim past, what a fantastic place'
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Re: Spotted
« Reply #2395 on: July 10, 2015, 09:53:53 AM »
We then had about 20 Dolphins swim past, what a fantastic place'

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Re: Spotted
« Reply #2396 on: July 10, 2015, 08:18:55 PM »
sat at the Minack theatre and was treated to a very low and close fly past by a Merlin, side door was open with crew waving. We then had about 20 Dolphins swim past, what a fantastic place'
What or where is the Minack Theatre please ?

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Re: Spotted
« Reply #2397 on: July 10, 2015, 08:35:03 PM »
In that separate area called Cornwall; I am told it is quite a magical location for a theatrical setting, and as PXProgrammer will explain, more than just an open air theatre.
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Re: Spotted
« Reply #2398 on: July 13, 2015, 07:54:07 AM »
Apache overflying our house in Abbeymead, Gloucester, at 1620 12 July. Forgot to post it last night.
Flying in a Northerly direction.
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Re: Spotted
« Reply #2399 on: July 13, 2015, 09:59:15 AM »
Kind of cheating I know, but whilst putting up the VV at RNAS Yeovilton, apart from the usual helo's etcetc, I saw the following land on the Friday.

2x A-10 Thunderbolts.
1x USAF C-17 which promptly taxied VERY close to where we were setting up the tents whilst we hung on to it for our dear lives...
1x NATO E-3A Sentinel (which Shackers claims was an Aussie one due to her 'kangaroo' landing!) which also taxied past us requiring more hanging on to the tents...