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by dyvroeth
Sun 12 Sep 2021, 10:59 am
Forum: Heads Up/OTT
Topic: DSEI 2021
Replies: 1
Views: 785

DSEI 2021

The biennial International Defence and Security Exhibition for 2021 will be held in London's Excel Centre between 14 and 17 Sep. Type 23 Duke Class frigate HMS Argyll (F231) has already tied up alongside Royal Victoria Dock. Belgian Coastal Patrol Vessel BNS Pollux is due in today. HMS Argyll can be...
by dyvroeth
Mon 05 Jul 2021, 9:02 pm
Forum: Heads Up/OTT
Topic: Gov of Montenegro LJ45 at Biggin
Replies: 0
Views: 404

Gov of Montenegro LJ45 at Biggin

Lear Jet 45 4O-MNE arrived at Biggin Hill c 2045BST this evening (5 Jul).
by dyvroeth
Mon 14 Jun 2021, 9:11 am
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: G7 Summit Cornwall
Replies: 163
Views: 15018

Re: G7 Summit Cornwall

C-17A Reach 141, 03-3125 c 5 mins out from RNAS Culdrose, positioning for ILS 30 (c 09H10 BST).
by dyvroeth
Sun 13 Jun 2021, 4:21 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: G7 Summit Cornwall
Replies: 163
Views: 15018

Re: G7 Summit Cornwall

C-17A Reach 221 and JASDF B.777 (JF002, 80-1112) jostling to be inbound for Newquay, both holding c 15 nm out (c 16H20 BST). Portuguese Falcon 900 CS-EME just departed to SE. *** Added later *** As I was shutting down yesterday, Reach 221 was orbit NW of Newquay over the Celtic Sea, but it turned, h...
by dyvroeth
Sun 13 Jun 2021, 2:06 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: G7 Summit Cornwall
Replies: 163
Views: 15018

Re: G7 Summit Cornwall

NPAS EC135 G-CPAS has taken over surveillance duty (while P.68 Victor G-POLW, earlier has been further up and down the A30 as far as Indian Queens - near the main road junction for Newquay Airport) and has been oribiting the A30 roundabout on the St Ives road just W of Hayle plus the occasional dash...
by dyvroeth
Sun 13 Jun 2021, 1:51 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: G7 Summit Cornwall
Replies: 163
Views: 15018

Re: G7 Summit Cornwall

Tusker2, RAF Chinook ZH899 departed Carbis Bay c 13H40 BST heading NE following the A30, then avoiding Newquay and picking up the A39 Atlantic Highway, to Wadebridge then down the Camel Valley. c 14H10 BST has now begun orbits of Padstow.
by dyvroeth
Sun 13 Jun 2021, 10:59 am
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: G7 Summit Cornwall
Replies: 163
Views: 15018

Re: G7 Summit Cornwall

tankbuster wrote:
Sun 13 Jun 2021, 10:45 am
Aussie A330 just going into Newquay from Brize
Showing as c/s Aussie 305, A39-007 on the ground at Newquay. (by 10H55 BST).
by dyvroeth
Sun 13 Jun 2021, 10:35 am
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: G7 Summit Cornwall
Replies: 163
Views: 15018

Re: G7 Summit Cornwall

Merlin HM.2 ZH842 (showing callsign Red Claw 1) has been operating c 5 miles off the North Cliffs and has possibly landed on a ship (I guess HMS Northumberland, as ship's crest has a stylised beastie with red claws).
by dyvroeth
Sun 13 Jun 2021, 10:06 am
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: G7 Summit Cornwall
Replies: 163
Views: 15018

Re: G7 Summit Cornwall

Fr AF E-3 204 high over Mounts Bay heading NW, while NPAS P.68 Victor G-POLW operating from Culdrose, flies low orbits over an axis Nancledra-Zennor. (10H05 BST)
by dyvroeth
Fri 11 Jun 2021, 11:28 am
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: G7 Summit Cornwall
Replies: 163
Views: 15018

Re: G7 Summit Cornwall

Luftwaffe A319 1501, having another go at landing at Newquay, after quite a few orbits. (1128 BST).
by dyvroeth
Fri 11 Jun 2021, 10:16 am
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: G7 Summit Cornwall
Replies: 163
Views: 15018

Re: G7 Summit Cornwall

French Air Force Falcon 7X 068 (F-RAFA) on ILS approach to Newquay
by dyvroeth
Fri 11 Jun 2021, 10:14 am
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: G7 Summit Cornwall
Replies: 163
Views: 15018

Re: G7 Summit Cornwall

Italian Air Force A319 MM62174 on approach to Newquay. *Correction*

Italian Air Force A319 MM62174 currently holding over #Newquay.
by dyvroeth
Mon 07 Jun 2021, 8:05 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: G7 Summit Cornwall
Replies: 163
Views: 15018

Re: G7 Summit Cornwall

CTM3800, French AF Falcon 900 No.4 (F-RAFQ) just departed Newquay, c 20H00 BST.
by dyvroeth
Mon 07 Jun 2021, 1:27 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: G7 Summit Cornwall
Replies: 163
Views: 15018

Re: G7 Summit Cornwall

Reach 552, C-17A 07-7169 landed at Newquay, c 13H00 BST.
by dyvroeth
Mon 30 Sep 2019, 10:45 am
Forum: Heads Up/OTT
Topic: Dorset Exercise
Replies: 0
Views: 2174

Dorset Exercise

Seen on Twitter this morning (from @TheArmourCentre ): From Mon 30th Sept - Fri 4th Oct 19, Bovington will play host to a military aviation exercise. This will involve flying at normal and low levels across the Garrison area daily between 0900-0100hrs. For any concerns, please contact: 07867 143256 ...
by dyvroeth
Fri 13 Sep 2019, 8:17 pm
Forum: Heads Up/OTT
Topic: Chinook and little friend over Kent.
Replies: 4
Views: 2662

Re: Chinook and little friend over Kent.

Both of these chaps turned up on the East Terrace of the ExCel Exhibition Centre for the DSEI 2019 event.

They were certainly there on Wed 11 Sep and Fri 13 Sep 2019, as I was there on both days.

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by dyvroeth
Wed 28 Aug 2019, 10:32 am
Forum: Heads Up/OTT
Topic: Twin fin helicopter over Corby
Replies: 3
Views: 1848

Re: Twin fin helicopter over Corby

I thought it might have been a Ka-32. Blue undersides, yellow topsides. Flew southbound over Hornchurch, Essex at c 0950 BST. Couldn't see it on 360Radar app.
by dyvroeth
Mon 05 Aug 2019, 1:55 pm
Forum: Heads Up/OTT
Topic: Chinook at Toddbrook Reservoir
Replies: 2
Views: 2306

Re: Chinook at Toddbrook Reservoir

Thanks for the tip.
by dyvroeth
Sat 03 Aug 2019, 5:24 pm
Forum: Heads Up/OTT
Topic: Chinook at Toddbrook Reservoir
Replies: 2
Views: 2306

Chinook at Toddbrook Reservoir

Anyone know which Chinook has been stabilising the Dam Spillway above Whaley Bridge ? I have a grainy picture recovered from Twitter and it might be ZA720. Can anyone confirm, please ?
by dyvroeth
Tue 04 Jun 2019, 8:22 am
Forum: Heads Up/OTT
Topic: US Army Blackhawk over central London
Replies: 2
Views: 1715

Re: US Army Blackhawk over central London

I fear so.
by dyvroeth
Mon 03 Jun 2019, 4:24 pm
Forum: Heads Up/OTT
Topic: US Army Blackhawk over central London
Replies: 2
Views: 1715

US Army Blackhawk over central London

US Army UH-60L 90-26266 operating over central London at the moment, near Regent's Park. (1625 BST).
by dyvroeth
Thu 30 May 2019, 1:11 pm
Forum: Heads Up/OTT
Topic: Polish AF C-295 at Biggin Hill
Replies: 0
Views: 988

Polish AF C-295 at Biggin Hill

30 May 2019, 1305: Polish Casa 295 012 has just plopped into Biggin Hill as Polish AF 034.
by dyvroeth
Tue 28 May 2019, 12:19 pm
Forum: Heads Up/OTT
Topic: 3 Sea Kings over Hornchurch
Replies: 16
Views: 2967

Re: 3 Sea Kings over Hornchurch

Abbo46 wrote:All three are Green.



Yep thanks. Rubbish light here today - seen against dark grey clouds. And of course my eyesight is dodgy, so was beginning to think I was just dreaming.
by dyvroeth
Tue 28 May 2019, 11:46 am
Forum: Heads Up/OTT
Topic: 3 Sea Kings over Hornchurch
Replies: 16
Views: 2967

3 Sea Kings over Hornchurch

3 grey Sea Kings in V formation southbound over Hornchurch, Essex at 1139 BST, (no bags). Not showing on 360Radar or FR24. Listening out on Thames Radar but nothing so far. Unconfirmed. I would be astounded if these were not the 3x VH-3 which bowled up at Mildenhall on C-17s. (Thanks: NIck Challoner...
by dyvroeth
Thu 12 Jul 2018, 2:41 pm
Forum: Heads Up/OTT
Topic: London Flypast 10 July - up to 100 aircraft
Replies: 193
Views: 33902

Re: London Flypast 10 July - up to 100 aircraft

A big ask I know but does anyone have any of the serials for the aircraft they took part in the RAF 100 flypast yesterday. Many thanks in advance... Taken from own pictures and added to various list published on FC and Mil Spotters mailing list so credit all the posters on there a really enjoyable ...