APROC 2018 Gilze-Rijen (More updates France)

APROC 2018 Gilze-Rijen (More updates France)

Postby Reds on Wed 07 Mar 2018, 9:17 am

Air Centric Personal Recovery Operative Course ( APROC) will be conducted between 23 May and 06 Jun 2018 at Gilze-Rijen AB (NLD).
look at GRAS website fore participants list! already looks ferry nice!
https://www.gras-spotters.nl/1151-inter ... ilze-rijen
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Re: APROC 2018 Gilze-Rijen

Postby JensSr on Wed 07 Mar 2018, 4:33 pm

For people that don't speak dutch
The E3A Will opperate out of homebase Geilenkirchen.
The F16's Will also operate from their homebase Volkel.
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Re: APROC 2018 Gilze-Rijen (update more Italian, Spain, Swed

Postby JensSr on Tue 13 Mar 2018, 6:18 pm

update 12-03-2018
(Sweden) 1 x Hkp.16a From the 2.Hkpskv
(Spain) 1 x AS.332B From the 803 Esc
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Re: APROC 2018 Gilze-Rijen (More updates UK & Spain)

Postby Reds on Mon 19 Mar 2018, 6:38 pm

More updates...... 3 UK Merlins and a extra Puma from Spain
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Re: APROC 2018 Gilze-Rijen (More updates UK & Spain)

Postby frank on Mon 19 Mar 2018, 10:15 pm

I presume there is no spotters day and viewing would be off base ?
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Re: APROC 2018 Gilze-Rijen (More updates UK & Spain)

Postby Reds on Mon 19 Mar 2018, 10:36 pm

frank wrote:I presume there is no spottersday and viewing would be off base ?


Yup de GRAS spotters are trying a spotterday but it wil only be fore members of GRAS i read. But spotting at Gilze is so easy plenty te see :cool:
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Re: APROC 2018 Gilze-Rijen (More updates France)

Postby Reds on Tue 27 Mar 2018, 1:51 pm

Frence NH-90 ande E-3F added
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Re: APROC 2018 Gilze-Rijen

Postby st24 on Tue 27 Mar 2018, 1:57 pm

JensSr wrote:For people that don't speak dutch
The E3A Will opperate out of homebase Geilenkirchen.
The F16's Will also operate from their homebase Volkel.


How about the other fixed wingers - Italian 550/Tifs and French E-3??
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Re: APROC 2018 Gilze-Rijen

Postby Reds on Tue 27 Mar 2018, 3:48 pm

st24 wrote:
JensSr wrote:For people that don't speak dutch
The E3A Will opperate out of homebase Geilenkirchen.
The F16's Will also operate from their homebase Volkel.


How about the other fixed wingers - Italian 550/Tifs and French E-3??


E-3F operating from homebase and Italian 550 and Tifs from Gilze
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Re: APROC 2018 Gilze-Rijen

Postby st24 on Tue 27 Mar 2018, 8:56 pm

Reds wrote:
st24 wrote:
JensSr wrote:For people that don't speak dutch
The E3A Will opperate out of homebase Geilenkirchen.
The F16's Will also operate from their homebase Volkel.


How about the other fixed wingers - Italian 550/Tifs and French E-3??


E-3F operating from homebase and Italian 550 and Tifs from Gilze

:up:
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Re: APROC 2018 Gilze-Rijen (More updates France)

Postby JensSr on Tue 08 May 2018, 3:00 pm

Belgium 1 x A.109HA 17 Sm MRH CANCELLED
France 1 x EC725R-2 EH01.067 CANCELLED
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Re: APROC 2018 Gilze-Rijen (More updates France)

Postby JensSr on Sat 12 May 2018, 6:43 pm

Expect the arrivals of the participants and support aircraft 21/22 may.
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Re: APROC 2018 Gilze-Rijen (More updates France)

Postby Reds on Mon 21 May 2018, 6:25 pm

Tommorow we wil see all the arrivals below some eta:

1 x KC-767A AMI (22-5-2018) will divert to EHEH ETA 12:00LT
1 x A.400 AME (22-5-2018)
1 x DA.900 FAF (22-5-2018)
1 x C-295 PWL (22-5-2018)
French Marine NH90 arrival 13:30lt
Spanish Cougar arrival 13:00lt
Italian EH101 arrival 16:00lt (from Eindhoven already at Ramstein)
IAM0409 EUFIx2 1300
IAM1495 GLF5 1430
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Re: APROC 2018 Gilze-Rijen (More updates UK & Spain)

Postby R4118 on Tue 22 May 2018, 11:29 am

Reds wrote:
frank wrote:I presume there is no spottersday and viewing would be off base ?


Yup de GRAS spotters are trying a spotterday but it wil only be fore members of GRAS i read. But spotting at Gilze is so easy plenty te see :cool:



Could you give some good advice on spotting at Gilze. What are good spots to see them land/take off, for example.
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Re: APROC 2018 Gilze-Rijen (More updates France)

Postby Wes_Howes on Tue 22 May 2018, 11:36 am

There's a pretty good guide here, google translate will help if you don't speak dutch :wink:

https://www.gras-spotters.nl/vliegbasis-gilze-rijen/spotplaatsen

I've only been to location 1 but there's plenty of parking there and you can see over the hedgerow if you're 6ft or taller. If not you can still get everything on approach :smile:
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