Exercise Point Blank at Lakenheath and Marham

Exercise Point Blank at Lakenheath and Marham

Postby tommc on Tue 27 Nov 2018, 5:23 pm

We decided to avoid the crowds at the Forest Entrance in the hope of different shots.

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48th FW F-15Es taxy out

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A large launch of Strike Eagles to start off the day

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They had used the "last chance" at the 06 end before taxy-ing to 24

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Onto the runway to depart

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And away.....

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91-321 has no coloured fin band, but has a 492 FS badge on the CFT

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Plenty of mission marks on this Strike Eagle

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Panther One is a specially marked 494 FS jet

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The sun shines down on the righteous

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Waiting its turn to go

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A bit of Sudoku time before departure

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Another specially marked jet, here for the 493 FS

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Rafale taxying out in front of Lakenheath tower

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Rafale lined up alongside an F-15E

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48 FW Commander jet also has special marks

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91-320 also has no coloured fin bamd, but has a 494 FS badge on the CFT

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Plenty of mission marks on this Rafale

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Good to see this AdlA unit still operating

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Rafales taxy out for the exercise mission

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Specially marked Rafale ready to take off

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NATO had provided an E-3 for the exercise

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Up to Marham, and a specially marked Tornado launched

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AN RAF F-35 returning to Marham from the exercise mission

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Turning tight into the Marham circuit

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Midas 11 doing a low approach at Marham runway 19

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ZM146 turning back after a low approach

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Midas 12 performing a rolling vertical approach

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ZM146 turning off the runway after landing

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ZM147 backtracking up the runway after landing
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Re: Exercise Point Blank at Lakenheath and Marham

Postby Burleysway on Sun 02 Dec 2018, 9:14 am

A good day out by all accounts......
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Re: Exercise Point Blank at Lakenheath and Marham

Postby tommc on Mon 03 Dec 2018, 11:42 am

Burleysway wrote:A good day out by all accounts......


Well, Marham is only half an hour up the road from Lakenheath, with better light and less crowds.
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