APROC 2018 Gilze-Rijen

APROC 2018 Gilze-Rijen

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

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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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Re: APROC 2018 Gilze-Rijen

Postby Reds on Wed 30 May 2018, 6:48 pm

Wel after a couple of days Aproc is a live and kicking the helo's fly in three groups one mission a day to different location in Holland and Belgium! Here is a log of the action today and some local stuff taken from the scramble.nl thanks to Eric van Lisdonk . Nice suprice today was the second E-550A that came in today. So thats the whole fleet of E-550A at Gilze fore a couple of hours :rock:
In a couple off days hope to bring you pictures.

Based:
CH-47D D-102 298sqn Viking1, Viking4, Ghost1
CH-47D D-103 298sqn Varenn1
CH-47D D-106 298sqn Viking2, Ghost2

NAH-64D Q-01 301sqn Bat72, Hodor85
NAH-64D Q-04 301sqn Redskin51
NAH-64D Q-05 301sqn Redskin07
NAH-64D Q-09 301sqn Hodor86
NAH-64D Q-29 301sqn Redskin06
NAH-64D Q-.. 301sqn Bat71

AS.532U2 S-444 300sqn Wildcat03
AS.532U2 S-... 300sqn Duke4

Visit/TDY:
E-550A MM62293/14-11 71Gr IAM1495 dep 18:53u
E-550A MM62303/14-12 71Gr IAM1496 arr 15:29u
F-2000A MM7291/4-11 904GEA towed to North side
F-2000A MM7295/4-51 904GEA IAM0409 arr 09:50u
TBM-700A 147/XS ET00.060 Cotam3925 arr 15:43u, dep 16:16u
C-130H G-988 336sqn NAF78 X 10:06, * 11:31u-11:53u
PC-7 L-06 131EMVOsqn Razor02 * 12:50u-12:57u
Ce172R PH-TTC T&TC * 10:21u-10:36u, arr 10:38u, dep 10:51u, * 10:54u-11:11u, arr 11:14u, dep 11:24u

Aproc missies:
E-550A MM62293/14-11 71Gr Persie77
F-2000A MM7295/4-51 904GEA Sansa77A
F-2000A MM7317/4-43 904GEA Sansa77B
UH-101A MM81635/2-20 Grupelicot 3 ground abort

Formatie1 (Marlin71 formation):
HH-101A MM81869/15-06 21Gr Marlin71
Merlin HC3A ZK001/AF 845NAS Dory62
AS.555AN 5431/VM EH67 Tyron55
AS.555AN 5445/VQ EH67 Tyron56
Hkp16 161240/15 2.Hkpskv Woody91 Didn't depart due to problems, so taxi back

Formatie2 (Hodor85 formation):
Merlin HC3A ZJ994/AC 845NAS Dory63
AS.332B1 HD.21-11/803-11 803Esc Lightning41
NAH-64D Q-01 301sqn Hodor85
NAH-64D Q-09 301sqn Hodor86

Formatie3 (Varenn1 formation):
CH-47D D-103 298sqn Varenn1
Mi-24V 728 56.Blot Podry35
Mi-24V 738 56.Blot Podry36
NH-90NFH 20 33F Smokey51 and later local pattern as Aeres.
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