Convoy 4603/Cobra 70

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Convoy 4603/Cobra 70

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Both the above are inbound to Mildenhall.4603 is a USN C40 ,Cobra 70 OC 135. Cobra 70 just declared an IFE.

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Cobra 70 50miles out,28 pob .Sounds like a nose gear problem.

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PAPA LAZ wrote:Cobra 70 50miles out,28 pob .Sounds like a nose gear problem.


Get 'em all to sit at the back, it worked in the Italian Job ;)

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Hydrolics gone tits up,will full stop on runway.

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ursa_major wrote:
PAPA LAZ wrote:Cobra 70 50miles out,28 pob .Sounds like a nose gear problem.


Get 'em all to sit at the back, it worked in the Italian Job ;)


"Hang on boys,i've got a brilliant idea ".Love it. :clap:

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Locals: If they fix it pronto is the OC-135 likely to depart over the weekend or will it hang on until next week?
While im at it...if i came up for the RC-135U would i be likely to get it or has it gone?
Thanks

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Batman3 wrote:Locals: If they fix it pronto is the OC-135 likely to depart over the weekend or will it hang on until next week?
While im at it...if i came up for the RC-135U would i be likely to get it or has it gone?
Thanks


Sounds like a left gear failure,try to lower by hand.Will prob go when fixed or they could be operating out of here like the "U Boat"The RC 135U is going to be here for a wee while yet,not been up today so may go up like he did last Sunday.

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Got the gear down and locked,will use reverses on landing.Sounded like he burst a tyre or engine compressor on landing.Something went bang.

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Re: Convoy 4603/Cobra 70

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C40 should be 165832 and the OC135 should be 61-2670, both taken from my sbs

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