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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5445 on: October 29, 2019, 03:09:33 pm »
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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5446 on: November 04, 2019, 03:24:53 am »
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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5447 on: November 26, 2019, 06:51:53 am »
Still don't think I've seen one ! Been looking though  :thumbsup:
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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5448 on: November 27, 2019, 03:54:12 am »
Heading home from Gloucester this morning I spied a black shape with a BRIGHT flashing light heading toward me up the Severn. It turned out to be an FAA Wildcat, which rather begged the question of whether they were looking for enemy submarines THAT far upstream!  :o

It was very low too, right on the 250 ft limit I'd have said.
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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5449 on: November 27, 2019, 06:11:09 am »
So that's what it was!!  We had a bright light attached to a Lynx-ish looking machine over us in the late morning, but the cloud was (and still is) so low  that I couldn't get a good ID on it.  I assume he was searching for submarines in the flooded fields around us................the water is almost deep enough in some of them.
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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5450 on: November 27, 2019, 09:10:22 am »
It gets even more mysterious.....  :o

This afternoon, on the way back from shopping in Lydney, the town where I live, I heard that 'Whup-Whup-Whup' that's so redolent of a BERP rotor, and right above me was an FAA Wildcat! It was even lower this time as he was over land, and the town's maybe 75ft higher than the River, even at high tide.

There's something going on...... :-\
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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5451 on: November 27, 2019, 09:20:11 am »
It gets even more mysterious.....  :o

This afternoon, on the way back from shopping in Lydney, the town where I live, I heard that 'Whup-Whup-Whup' that's so redolent of a BERP rotor, and right above me was an FAA Wildcat! It was even lower this time as he was over land, and the town's maybe 75ft higher than the River, even at high tide.

There's something going on...... :-\

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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5452 on: November 27, 2019, 09:39:17 am »
Very cool. Looking forward to seeing ( and hearing ! ) one !
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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5453 on: November 27, 2019, 11:08:17 am »
It gets even more mysterious.....  :o

This afternoon, on the way back from shopping in Lydney, the town where I live, I heard that 'Whup-Whup-Whup' that's so redolent of a BERP rotor, and right above me was an FAA Wildcat! It was even lower this time as he was over land, and the town's maybe 75ft higher than the River, even at high tide.

There's something going on...... :-\

They're following you.

Kit, just do not mention : Long wings, Meteor, PR19, or anything else like that. They are clearly looking for the source!  :rolleyes:
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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5454 on: November 28, 2019, 02:43:08 am »
It gets even more mysterious.....  :o

This afternoon, on the way back from shopping in Lydney, the town where I live, I heard that 'Whup-Whup-Whup' that's so redolent of a BERP rotor, and right above me was an FAA Wildcat! It was even lower this time as he was over land, and the town's maybe 75ft higher than the River, even at high tide.

There's something going on...... :-\

They're following you.

Are they black?

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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5455 on: November 28, 2019, 06:03:50 am »
It gets even more mysterious.....  :o

This afternoon, on the way back from shopping in Lydney, the town where I live, I heard that 'Whup-Whup-Whup' that's so redolent of a BERP rotor, and right above me was an FAA Wildcat! It was even lower this time as he was over land, and the town's maybe 75ft higher than the River, even at high tide.

There's something going on...... :-\

They're following you.

Are they black?


No, sort of bluey-grey, being Navy ones. The Army versions are green.
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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5456 on: November 28, 2019, 01:05:05 pm »
I was watching a USAF HC-130J Combat King heading right for me yesterday ( on the ADSB exchange ) of course it headed South at the last minute and was too far away for me to spy. ADSB is both wonderful and a curse lol.
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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5457 on: November 28, 2019, 03:54:50 pm »
What is the "ADSB"?
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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5458 on: November 28, 2019, 06:52:24 pm »
It gets even more mysterious.....  :o

This afternoon, on the way back from shopping in Lydney, the town where I live, I heard that 'Whup-Whup-Whup' that's so redolent of a BERP rotor, and right above me was an FAA Wildcat! It was even lower this time as he was over land, and the town's maybe 75ft higher than the River, even at high tide.

There's something going on...... :-\

They're following you.

Are they black?


No, sort of bluey-grey, being Navy ones. The Army versions are green.

Then you should be OK.
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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5459 on: November 29, 2019, 04:36:53 am »
What is the "ADSB"?

ADSB

https://adsbexchange.com/

It's a global exchange where a/c are tracked. You have to click global radar view, then you have to go to the menu : filters: apply filters : highlight military, then go back to the maps.
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