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Re: Spotters Corner

Postby Hihonyr8811 » Sun Jun 28, 2009 10:12 am

Mags wrote:Lucky b*****r's - all we get is the traffic into Edinburgh and the resident Cessna's n stuff :(


If it makes you feel any batter mags, I have Scampton, Waddo, coningsby and cranwell all with in 20 miles and I havn't seen a thing since Friday :((
Havn't even seen those pesky red arrows :(
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Re: Spotters Corner

Postby Mayfly » Sun Jun 28, 2009 11:40 am

did you go to Coningsby on Friday Helen?
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Re: Spotters Corner

Postby Hihonyr8811 » Sun Jun 28, 2009 1:13 pm

Yeah, but we missed all but 2 F15s and 2 harriers =)) =))

And I even missed the 2 F-15s really as one had already landed and we had to stop for the lights for the second one =))

We didn't even make it as far as the car park, we came in via New York so we saw a space by the mound and stopped there :D
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Re: Spotters Corner

Postby Mayfly » Sun Jun 28, 2009 1:17 pm

:)) I couldn't be bothered to wait for the last 2 saw the first 4 tho' - understand another 2 should be arriving tomorrow
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Re: Spotters Corner

Postby Hihonyr8811 » Sun Jun 28, 2009 1:33 pm

Yeah I was told that too, I'm saving my spotting for Thursday/Friday though ;) :D :))
Although we need meal worms for skinky, so Tuesday may be an excuse to go to the pet shop in Coningsby =)) =))
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Re: Spotters Corner

Postby Mayfly » Sun Jun 28, 2009 2:07 pm

you going to waddo friday?
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Re: Spotters Corner

Postby Dougs » Sun Jun 28, 2009 7:29 pm

just saw a lone spitfire flying over bardon hill leicestershire too fast to get a photo though :( what a fantastic sound for a sunday afternoon :D :D
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Re: Spotters Corner

Postby Hihonyr8811 » Sun Jun 28, 2009 8:17 pm

Mayfly wrote:you going to waddo friday?


Yeah, Fingers crossed :D

Although I'm only going for the Phantom =)) so if it comes in at 8am then I won't bother LOL =))
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Re: Spotters Corner

Postby Tom.com » Sun Jun 28, 2009 9:57 pm

wing parade to day for essex wing ATC, normally a flypast but nothing this year :(( :(( :((
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Re: Spotters Corner

Postby Hihonyr8811 » Sun Jun 28, 2009 10:26 pm

I finaly spottd something \:D/ :D \:D/
Granted, I had to go to Coningsby to "spot" it, but still =))

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Dakota was in the circuit first, but then the spit called up and aske for priority landing as he was low on fule, so I got 3 circuits by the Dak \:D/ \:D/ Right over my head as I was stood on the mound B-)

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Re: Spotters Corner

Postby Dan4th » Mon Jun 29, 2009 12:21 am

My Dear Helen:

YAAAAAAAAAAAHOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Re: Spotters Corner

Postby Saracenman » Mon Jun 29, 2009 12:30 am

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Re: Spotters Corner

Postby Mackrick » Mon Jun 29, 2009 7:32 am

Sorry no photos as had bits of Vulcan in my hands at the time but we had a Dakota fly over the top of 558 yesterday afternoon :D
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Re: Spotters Corner

Postby Gully » Tue Jun 30, 2009 2:47 pm

May pay a visit to Brize on Thursday to see what's happening... ;) Other than '558's departure, is much else likely to be happening please, Mackrick?

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Re: Spotters Corner

Postby Cluny » Tue Jun 30, 2009 6:08 pm

Had a Tonka F3 circling to the east of Bicester at lunch time B-)
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Re: Spotters Corner

Postby Mackrick » Tue Jun 30, 2009 6:35 pm

Will look tomorrow ;)
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Re: Spotters Corner

Postby Mayfly » Sat Jul 11, 2009 3:30 pm

forgot to add this on here last night but better late than never

558 over my village just before 6pm 10th July \:D/
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Re: Spotters Corner

Postby Dan4th » Sat Jul 11, 2009 4:51 pm

Looks like you forgot it today, too!

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Re: Spotters Corner

Postby Mayfly » Sat Jul 25, 2009 5:55 pm

just had the most brilliant flyby - straight over the top of my house :ymapplause: \:D/

17.43 on her way back to Brize

no pics to busy watching :p
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Re: Spotters Corner

Postby Stevieboy » Sat Jul 25, 2009 8:32 pm

Mayfly wrote:just had the most brilliant flyby - straight over the top of my house :ymapplause: \:D/

17.43 on her way back to Brize

no pics to busy watching :p


It's really sad I know but even though I knew 558 was several hundred miles away I still took my camera out with me - just in case (you never know the Earth's magnetic poles may suddenly reverse ;) ). :ymblushing:
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Re: Spotters Corner

Postby Mayfly » Sat Jul 25, 2009 8:56 pm

well knowing their navigation skills I don't blame you .... :))
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Re: Spotters Corner

Postby Xplumberlives » Sun Jul 26, 2009 7:17 am

Mayfly wrote:just had the most brilliant flyby - straight over the top of my house :ymapplause: \:D/
17.43 on her way back to Brize
no pics to busy watching :p



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Re: Spotters Corner

Postby Mayfly » Tue Jul 28, 2009 11:36 am

2 apache helicopters lowwwww & slow \:D/
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Re: Spotters Corner

Postby Xplumberlives » Tue Jul 28, 2009 11:43 am

Mayfly wrote:2 apache helicopters lowwwww & slow \:D/


Were they LOW enough for you to touch them?
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Re: Spotters Corner

Postby Mayfly » Tue Jul 28, 2009 12:00 pm

yup gave them a quick polish as they flew by . :p .
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