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Re: Spotters Corner

Postby Hihonyr8811 » Tue Sep 25, 2012 2:20 pm

I'm under sttack from a Tornado(s) :)) :)) \:D/ \:D/
He/they are heading back to Marham now.
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Re: Spotters Corner

Postby Yorkie » Wed Sep 26, 2012 12:19 pm

I have a news helecopter flying over looking at water....
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Re: Spotters Corner

Postby Hihonyr8811 » Wed Sep 26, 2012 9:22 pm

Two Tornados flew over us when we wre at Binbrook this afternoon, also KLM1498 took of from Humberside, mum insisted we wait for it (she's a bit obsessed with KLM :-$ )

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It's the tiny dot in the middle =)) =))

Just be thankful I didn't post the one of the Tornado, that's even smaller :))
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Re: Spotters Corner

Postby Hihonyr8811 » Mon Oct 22, 2012 4:45 pm

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Thor missile arriving at Scampton from Cosford.
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Re: Spotters Corner

Postby Mayfly » Wed Oct 24, 2012 10:05 pm

Not spotted as such but definitely heard - Typhoons from Coningsby night flying or QRA? :-?
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Re: Spotters Corner

Postby Minty4371 » Wed Oct 24, 2012 11:21 pm

Vulcan Bomber :) :).
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Re: Spotters Corner

Postby Hazzer111 » Wed Oct 31, 2012 1:37 pm

Over Grimsby what appears to be 2 f-18's
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Re: Spotters Corner

Postby Cluny » Tue Nov 06, 2012 7:24 pm

Merlin over Thame heading north at 10:30 this morning .
Nothing unusual about that , but this one had an underslung load on it which is why its got a mention .
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Re: Spotters Corner

Postby Old Rigger » Wed Nov 07, 2012 8:24 pm

Cheating really but: Chinook, C17, VC10 a few other visitors that I have not had time to clock (too busy working) and a rather spirited Typhoon display first thing this afternoon that I caught in between jobs.
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Re: Spotters Corner

Postby Jigsaw » Wed Nov 07, 2012 8:36 pm

Old Rigger wrote:Cheating really but: Chinook, C17, VC10 a few other visitors that I have not had time to clock (too busy working) and a rather spirited Typhoon display first thing this afternoon that I caught in between jobs.


Cheating? Bloody showing off you mean :))

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Re: Spotters Corner

Postby Old Rigger » Thu Nov 08, 2012 6:54 pm

ha ha, :D just to cheat again, sorry show off :p another two to add, a 146 and Hercules on the pan as well, saw them on the way into the hangar this morning.

I was going to see about getting some pictures, but after the hassle I had last time decided not to bother this time, that's the problem even these days take photos at work, hassle, especially if you want to post them here, take same photos from outside the camp no problems. I accept that inside the camp you can get up close and personal so is a bit different, but on air show day again photos can be taken and posted. ~x(
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Re: Spotters Corner

Postby Jigsaw » Thu Nov 08, 2012 8:20 pm

It does seem rather crackers mate.
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Re: Spotters Corner

Postby Xplumberlives » Fri Nov 09, 2012 11:27 am

We've just been buzzed by the four Dutch Chinooks on their way home from the war games up tut north! :D
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Re: Spotters Corner

Postby Xplumberlives » Wed Nov 28, 2012 8:47 pm

Raf Marham must be night flying tonight, loadds of Tornado's over the top tonight! ;)
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Re: Spotters Corner

Postby Hihonyr8811 » Sun Dec 02, 2012 10:22 pm

Today is Sunday right?

I've had two 'Cranwell's' (at least one of them was a Tutor).
Snake 48 (Shadow).
And ASCOT 7203 Which was an AWACS (ZH104 apparently).

Also seen KLM 1498 Humberside - Amsterdam and WZZ680 Katowice - Doncaster.
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Re: Spotters Corner

Postby Xplumberlives » Wed Dec 05, 2012 4:18 pm

Two of Cranwells finest flying formation and tailchasing over Peterborough at 3000 feet!
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Re: Spotters Corner

Postby Mayfly » Wed Dec 05, 2012 5:26 pm

5 Reds in formation over what looked to be from where I was over Helens area - can't think why they would be there? :-?
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Re: Spotters Corner

Postby Hihonyr8811 » Wed Dec 05, 2012 5:54 pm

Funny you should say that, they were doing loops over our back garden this morning, which is unusual as that's very close to Waddington's approach rather than their air space, especially as Waddington were using 02 rather that my end (20) so anything taking off would have infringed on them (and visa versa) :-? hope that makes sense. Normally they are to the North of our house.




One of Scampton's Hunters did a low approach at Coningsby today \:D/ \:D/
Sadly we were still arriving =)) so I didn't get any photos, but it sure was nice to see something different ;) :D :ymapplause:

And a Puma into Waddington, I swear he saw my camera and swerved so I could get a photo =)) (I haven't uploaded them yet).
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Re: Spotters Corner

Postby Xplumberlives » Thu Dec 06, 2012 4:08 pm

Two Eagles recovering to Lakenheath!
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Re: Spotters Corner

Postby Xplumberlives » Fri Dec 07, 2012 2:17 pm

A C130J stooging around at 1500 feet! :D

And back again on a reciprical bearing, presumably centred upon Wittering.

And a fourth pass with the ramp down! :ymapplause:
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Re: Spotters Corner

Postby Xplumberlives » Mon Dec 10, 2012 1:41 pm

A pair of F15Cs out of Lakenheath dogfighting all the way down to 2000 feet! :D
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Re: Spotters Corner

Postby Olicat » Mon Dec 10, 2012 5:21 pm

A330 MRTT landing at Bournemouth seen from my window!
Fly fast jets and/or C130s over my house please, I'm bored!

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Re: Spotters Corner

Postby Hihonyr8811 » Sat Dec 15, 2012 12:54 pm

An AWACS (E3D Sentry) just landed at Waddington (NATO Something something, could have been 32 but I didn't quite catch what he said).
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Re: Spotters Corner

Postby Aceyone » Fri Dec 21, 2012 7:06 pm

Ha ! can finally post on this thread as I watched the Kent Spitfire take off from Biggin Hill this afternoon :)
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Re: Spotters Corner

Postby Cluny » Tue Jan 08, 2013 9:15 pm

10:45 this morning , a very lost looking Tucano over Bicester .
Very rare to get Tucano's down here outside the airshow season .
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