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Aircraft you spotted today

Post by Neil » Fri Feb 11, 2011 4:27 pm

From YSP, thought it would be good to have here. Just managed to see a BAe 125 on final to RAF Northolt and a BAe 146 passing low over the house. Quieter than usual.

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Re: Aircraft you spotted today

Post by halberdier25 » Fri Feb 11, 2011 5:43 pm

The PA ANG has already flown some sorties with their KC-135's today.

In other news: for the AFC championship, the F-15's flew right over my apartment.

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Re: Aircraft you spotted today

Post by Phoenix » Sat Feb 12, 2011 11:14 pm

I saw an MD902 police helicopter hovering overhead and a grob tutor trainer.
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Re: Aircraft you spotted today

Post by Scarecrow » Fri Feb 18, 2011 11:53 pm

SUPER HORNET!

Got a call from awhole lotta' buddies today saying there was a Hornet flying around town. I drove 20 miles out to the airport to snap some pics.

This is "Canyon 402" from VFA-105 "Gunslingers" out of NAS Oceana, VA.

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Re: Aircraft you spotted today

Post by Phoenix » Sat Feb 19, 2011 7:40 pm

Wow! :o

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Re: Aircraft you spotted today

Post by Alpha Star » Mon Feb 21, 2011 5:16 pm

Just my usuall Chinook heading Afganistan. No really my town is an RAF heli turning point. 5 FT above my house they come.
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Re: Aircraft you spotted today

Post by Neil » Mon Feb 21, 2011 6:27 pm

Alpha Star wrote:Just my usuall Chinook heading Afganistan. No really my town is an RAF heli turning point. 5 FT above my house they come.
A lone Chinook going on its own to Afghanistan?!? O_o I'd think they get transported by a C-17 or C-5, it wouldn't make it on its own. Back on topic, just some regular Cessna traffic here and there.

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Re: Aircraft you spotted today

Post by Phoenix » Mon Feb 21, 2011 6:35 pm

Beechcraft Super King Air!

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Re: Aircraft you spotted today

Post by mitout » Sun Feb 27, 2011 1:45 am

Scarecrow wrote:SUPER HORNET!
The only time I've ever spotted a military aircraft outside of an airshow was a CF-18 patrolling during the 2010 Olympics here...
That's what I get for living in Canada I guess. (Peace is awesome)

(I saw a C-17 at HNL once, but that doesn't count)
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Re: Aircraft you spotted today

Post by Phoenix » Sun Feb 27, 2011 11:20 am

I passed an RAF base yeasterday.

3 x E-3 Sentry
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Post by CharleyHotel » Tue Mar 01, 2011 3:30 am

AH-64 Apache passed over campus for no apparent good reason. A few minutes later two Chinooks.

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Re: Aircraft you spotted today

Post by Danny » Wed Mar 02, 2011 7:07 pm

Popped down to Lakenheath today after finishing school early. When I arrived there was a mass launch of about 25 F-15's. 8-)

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Re: Aircraft you spotted today

Post by plunderbird » Fri Mar 04, 2011 11:28 am

Just spotted the Blades extra's. Mind you I see them alot, as I live about five miles from where they are based. :)
Fliped out of the arena, again! :(

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Re: Aircraft you spotted today

Post by Dragon029 » Fri Mar 04, 2011 5:03 pm

Nothing terrible interesting, but for 2 Fridays in a row, the 737-800 from Brisbane break down at our airport; it was meant to depart at about 7:30, but ended up staying the night on our tarmac.
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Re: Aircraft you spotted today

Post by Phoenix » Fri Mar 11, 2011 7:55 pm

Cessna 172

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Re: Aircraft you spotted today

Post by halberdier25 » Sun Mar 13, 2011 6:10 am

T-34A... beautifully restored and just out of depot YESTERDAY...

Wheels up landing at KHWY. Had to divert to KCJR and I'll go get it in the morning.

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Re: Aircraft you spotted today

Post by Gunny » Sun Mar 13, 2011 7:50 am

C-141 out of Yeager flying tree tops w/cargo door down I have no idea why.
Scared the crap out of me and everybody else.
I could see the cargo master at the door.
The only time I see anything worth mentioning and I dont have a camera.
Maybe 100' over my apartment.

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Re: Aircraft you spotted today

Post by Phoenix » Sun Mar 13, 2011 5:59 pm

DeHavilland Dragon Rapide.

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Re: Aircraft you spotted today

Post by Neil » Sun Mar 13, 2011 8:17 pm

An Islander AL.1 landing at Northolt and a Gulfstream taking off later.

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Re: Aircraft you spotted today

Post by halberdier25 » Tue Mar 15, 2011 5:14 pm

Gunny wrote:C-141 out of Yeager flying tree tops w/cargo door down I have no idea why.
Scared the crap out of me and everybody else.
I could see the cargo master at the door.
The only time I see anything worth mentioning and I dont have a camera.
Maybe 100' over my apartment.
Didn't we retire those?

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