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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5835 on: March 02, 2021, 03:58:11 am »
Tampere. Some people like to call ot Tammerfors.
There's a Wing with all sorts of transport and research/experimental duties nearby in Pirkkala.

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Myself, I'm on the coast east of Linkoping, SWE, i.e usually where the ELINT and AEW assets go in and out when listening in on the russkies.
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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5836 on: March 02, 2021, 04:00:05 am »
Not seen, but heard at 9:55 pm last night, a loud noise from outside.   Listening to the local news this morning, it turns out it was a meteor  (space rock, not aircraft) disintegrating  above Herefordshire.

Admit you're a bit disappointed it wasn't the Gloster variant..  ;D
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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5837 on: March 02, 2021, 06:51:23 am »
The pulsating green glow. ;)

That weird, not right shade of ooze leaking out of it

Plus being at the bottom of a smoking crater.

Quite often with a Doctor waving a gadget at it and muttering 'It must be something to do with the frequency!'....

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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5838 on: March 02, 2021, 06:54:06 am »
The pulsating green glow. ;)

That weird, not right shade of ooze leaking out of it

Plus being at the bottom of a smoking crater.

Quite often with a Doctor waving a gadget at it and muttering 'It must be something to do with the frequency!'....

And, depending on which Doctor, a cordon of Army chaps with army green Land Rovers with "UNIT" on the side
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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5839 on: March 02, 2021, 07:51:26 am »
Been catching lots of KC-135s lately. One was from Grissom in Illinois, was easy to spot doing circuits over MI leaving contrails that looked like an oval race track ! Would have been nice to have been closer to see who she was feeding. A MI Based KC-135 just flew overhead now. Always nice to see one of my favourite aeroplanes. I'd post pics, but you seen one, you seen 'em all lol.

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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5840 on: March 02, 2021, 09:11:34 am »
Didn't see it but heard it and looked at Flightradar24 to see what it was, a RNZAF P-3K Orion droning over at 3:30am (the joy's of having a restless toddler  :rolleyes:). If it's the same one each time or not I don't know but RNZAF Orion's have been going over rather regularly the last few week's, must be doing something with the RAAF...

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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5841 on: March 07, 2021, 12:09:37 pm »
Lots of action around here lately. French air force A330, RAF Voyager, C-17s and this big beauty. I'm assuming Red Flag is on the go.


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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5842 on: March 07, 2021, 12:31:29 pm »
got visited by the Belgian Air Force this morning, an NH90-NFH did a couple of flyby's when it circled my house with the cargodoors open  :mellow:
me and my son had a chance to wave hello to the SAR crews as they past overhead  :thumbsup:
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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5843 on: March 09, 2021, 05:43:26 am »
I bought a Jintu 420-800mm lens for my camera to try. Of course, as soon as I'm taking it out of the box, a USAF C-17 flies over. I didn't have time to adjust the settings and didn't get a good pic. Blue skies today, but nothing about at the moment.
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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5844 on: March 09, 2021, 06:20:36 am »
800 mm?  :o :o

You should be able to take pics of the ISS with that!  :thumbsup:
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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5845 on: March 09, 2021, 09:49:45 am »
It's manual focus, and needs a tripod, and somebody with better eyes than me ! We'll see what we can do with it tho.
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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5846 on: March 09, 2021, 04:01:34 pm »
KC-135 TAHOE91 from Beale, and a C-5M today. Busy joint !
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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5847 on: March 10, 2021, 11:08:19 am »
Police Vulcanair P68.  Doing very tight turns in the twilight then went on it's way.
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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5848 on: March 10, 2021, 11:57:43 am »

Police Vulcanair P68.  Doing very tight turns in the twilight then went on it's way.


Was he competing in the GB?  ;)
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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5849 on: March 26, 2021, 07:43:22 am »
So far today, we've had four pairs of Typhoons over Chateau Rheged today.   Our place is part of an old  workhouse (we have the workhouse master's accommodation)  and the building is a very distinctive double H layout  when seen from the air and I think the RAF use us as a waypoint.
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