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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5130 on: June 18, 2018, 10:53:27 am »
while waiting for the bus, i saw a colony of US Army helicopters fly over, a whole squadron of Apache's and Blackhawks.  :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5131 on: June 18, 2018, 04:21:52 pm »
Just as I was heading home from the airport, a Voyager was making it's landing. It seemed to be just hanging up there ---
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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5132 on: June 20, 2018, 03:34:22 am »
Seen over my house yesterday (and in fact about a week ago as well) but not to-day as they are sitting on the ground here at Prestwick, were this pair.
They also had an Omega DC-10 tanker with them but it was not parked in a good spot for getting a photo.
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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5133 on: June 20, 2018, 05:02:33 pm »
Another Piaggio Avanti landed today. It looked a lot like this one I'd seen a few years ago. At least the paint job looked very similar from the distance I was looking at it as it landed. I couldn't read the registration though ----

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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5134 on: June 21, 2018, 06:23:07 am »
Lovely looking aeroplane
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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5135 on: June 21, 2018, 12:07:31 pm »
Now available unmanned.  ;D


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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5136 on: June 22, 2018, 01:58:06 am »
I'd seen some shots of that Jon, but my brain never linked the two  :banghead:. Cheers  :thumbsup:
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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5137 on: June 23, 2018, 07:45:33 pm »
Nils, I saw a bunch of Apaches and Blackhawks around the same time.  Of course, I'm in Ohio...  Transiting through the Columbus airport, probably, and headed west.  Unsettled my wife a little while she was gardening.

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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5138 on: June 26, 2018, 07:59:32 am »
Finnish Air Force Learjet doing an extra circuit around a couple of suburbs on the airport/base approach. Altitude was lower than usual and the wheels were out.

I don't usually get exited about utility/transport aircraft but the Learjet was pretty cool turning at relatively low level and making a little noise.

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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5139 on: June 26, 2018, 07:00:03 pm »
Old H flew over the shack today

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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5140 on: June 29, 2018, 04:09:43 pm »
Saw this 737 today, belongs to the Wilmington Trust Co. No idea why it was at YYC though. (not my photo)



Later saw a military C-130 take off, too far away to see who the operator was, but it was a light grey

EDIT:  And I almost forgot about this one I saw yesterday, WestJet's new livery on this 737. (not my photo and sorry about the size of the pic but just click on it and it should reduce it quite a bit)



It will also appear on the 787's they are buying.
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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5141 on: June 30, 2018, 01:32:03 am »
737 is cool. What one would look like if Joe Schmoe owned it. I know Travolta has one but I wonder how many actual private citizen individuals (not tied to any business) own decent sized jetliners.  ;D


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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5142 on: July 01, 2018, 01:52:13 pm »
737 is cool. What one would look like if Joe Schmoe owned it. I know Travolta has one but I wonder how many actual private citizen individuals (not tied to any business) own decent sized jetliners.  ;D

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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5143 on: July 02, 2018, 01:37:16 am »
I want the 747!!   I'd turn it into a house and live in it. Once I got tired of the airport I was living at, I'd move.  :wacko: :wacko:
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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5144 on: July 06, 2018, 05:12:20 pm »
OK, before I forget again, yesterday I saw a C-17 take off from the far runway, 17L. Then about an hour late a Luftwaffe A400M landed right in front of me on 17R.

Today started off good, saw the A400M take-off from 17R but later in the day I heard this roar of engines which could only mean one thing --- fighter --- times two too.  And I wasn't wrong because a short while later again I saw a pair of CF-18's buzzing downtown Calgary. Which isn't surprising because today is the start day of the 2018 edition of the Calgary Stampede (for ten days). Then a short while after that I saw the pair flying north just west of YYC which then followed by the pair buzzing YYC right down 17R then breaking sharply to the west, came around again and landed on 17R almost together. They were a pair of CF-188D's.  And to top the day off, an RCAF CC-144C landed shortly after the CF-188's did.  I had a ring side seat (in my vehicle) to the whole show too ---

CC-144C was just like this one (not my photo)



These are used to transport high-up dignitaries around, I'm wondering who came to Calgary ---
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