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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #4950 on: February 21, 2018, 09:21:33 pm »
That's a good looking aeroplane !
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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #4951 on: March 09, 2018, 05:20:27 am »
5 minutes ago, 3 F-16's flew over, fast and low  :thumbsup:
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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #4952 on: March 09, 2018, 05:24:38 am »
5 minutes ago, 3 F-16's flew over, fast and low  :thumbsup:

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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #4953 on: March 09, 2018, 09:55:51 am »
Rather topically, in view of Thorvic's recent posting of his finished FAA Merlin, one of them came right o'head my house y'day early evening at a VERY low altitude. Those five BERP rotor blades make a very strange noise, half way between a Sea King and a Chinook.  :o
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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #4954 on: March 09, 2018, 10:16:44 am »
This morning, a pair of black and yellow Griffin (Bell 412 EP) helicopters at about 150 feet over Leominster, heading South.
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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #4955 on: March 09, 2018, 11:39:29 am »
Those five BERP rotor blades make a very strange noise, half way between a Sea King and a Chinook.  :o

As I get quite a number of them passing by here going in and out of Prestwick, my ears say that there is also a hint of C-47/Dakota as well. Seriously.
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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #4956 on: March 09, 2018, 12:56:54 pm »
Those five BERP rotor blades make a very strange noise, half way between a Sea King and a Chinook.  :o

As I get quite a number of them passing by here going in and out of Prestwick, my ears say that there is also a hint of C-47/Dakota as well. Seriously.


Which immediately brings to mind a Dak with BERP prop blades............  :o ;)
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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #4957 on: March 09, 2018, 02:08:02 pm »
Last night a pair of Wildcat helicopters landed either on Horse Guards Parade or in Hyde Park Barracks. They took off 15 minutes later and flew around London for a bit.

Given that the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia is in town on a huge PR trip and signing deals for 48 more Typhoons, is it possible he's also looking for new helicopters for their Navy?

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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #4958 on: March 10, 2018, 12:09:10 am »
A few days ago getting out of work, I heard and then saw a formation with a CASA C-295 and two Pilatus PC-12s pretty low over the main street.

The Finnish Air Force is 100 years old now, and they'd promised to do some appearances here and there.

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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #4959 on: March 14, 2018, 08:11:57 am »
While working on the layout at my model railway club y'day we heard a sound like a whole squadron of Tucanos coming over, so I rushed out to see and it was a Piaggio P.180 Avanti! :o

I've never seen one flying before, and it looks bizarre, like something beamed in from Mars!

A glorious sight, and sound too, it was LOUD!  :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #4960 on: March 14, 2018, 09:13:24 am »
A seemingly very large, very low and very slow (or relatively large, low and slow  ;D) Boeing 747-8R7(F) of Cargolux going in (or out) of East Midlands Airport. Very Impressive  ;D
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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #4961 on: March 20, 2018, 04:40:16 pm »
One of the Boeing CT-133 ‘Silver Star’ chase planes, came over several times.
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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #4962 on: March 21, 2018, 07:14:25 am »
Just outside work: one of the red and white (bought from Switzerland) BAE Hawks making a turn over the lake next to the town centre. Presumably killing speed and heading for the air base / air port.

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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #4963 on: March 21, 2018, 10:14:30 am »
on the last leg home from work, i got a surprise fly over from an RAF Tucano T.1  :o
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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #4964 on: March 21, 2018, 04:36:47 pm »
KC-135 doing circuits over out job today.

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