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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5505 on: September 11, 2019, 11:18:22 am »
Saw this a few evenings ago, the place is about 1.5 miles south of where I live. We had also seen them go out earlier in the day practicing their formation flying. The aircraft are a pair of Grob G109's.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-scotland-49637066/sky-sparkles-with-pyrotechnics-over-ayr-beach

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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5506 on: September 11, 2019, 12:26:30 pm »
I'm amazed the CAA let them do that!  :o
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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5507 on: September 11, 2019, 01:52:42 pm »
I wonder if they were the same two that were at RAF valley  a couple of weeks ago,  a friend  took pictures  of them,  they were U.S.M.C birds.
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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5508 on: September 12, 2019, 10:59:39 am »
I spied with my little eye a BRIGHT YELLOW helicopter buzzing over the M6 near Coventry last Friday.

At first I wondered where the Air Ambulance was going to land amid the traffic  ;D and then I got closer. It was an EC135 checking the electric pylons for the National Grid.
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While up in the Lakes I heard several low flying buzzes while in the pubs and shops but didn't see anything as per normal  :rolleyes: , presumably a Typhoon or two.

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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5509 on: September 17, 2019, 11:20:49 am »
 A pair of V-22 Ospreys , heading west towards the Brecon Beacons , very low and very fast , probably came from the SAS base at Credenhill judging by the course they were flying.

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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5510 on: September 17, 2019, 11:51:58 am »
I spied with my little eye a BRIGHT YELLOW helicopter buzzing over the M6 near Coventry last Friday.

At first I wondered where the Air Ambulance was going to land amid the traffic  ;D and then I got closer. It was an EC135 checking the electric pylons for the National Grid.
https://www.westernpower.co.uk/business-services/helicopter-unit/about-heli-unit


While up in the Lakes I heard several low flying buzzes while in the pubs and shops but didn't see anything as per normal  :rolleyes: , presumably a Typhoon or two.

I do not think they would have been 'phoons as they do not buzz. They would definitely shake the fillings in your teeth !  :rolleyes:
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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5511 on: September 23, 2019, 08:47:14 am »
Crop duster was spraying a field 1/2 a mile away, his flight pattern brought him right over my house, he was a lot closer than what my photos show though --  I think he saw me taking pics, because he would fly right over me about a dozen times even though he had to move further away each time for his next spray line.







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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5512 on: September 24, 2019, 06:33:03 am »
Looks like he was coming in for a strafing run !

Do you get the benefits of any over spray of fertiliser/insecticide when he's that close ? Or can it be a little dangerous ? I would have thought the latter.
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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5513 on: September 24, 2019, 06:44:59 am »
Since we've been on the property (12 years now), they've never got closer than a field away with the spraying, although their flight route does take them over the property quite often as they have to get lined up for the next pass correctly.

But we've often 'smelt' the results, depends which way the wind is blowing. I'm not sure what the effects on humans are, the dusting has been done for years and the locals seem to be all OK  (twitch, twitch, twitch   ;D )
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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5514 on: September 24, 2019, 06:55:00 am »
Ah, o.k. - I think  ;)
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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5515 on: September 24, 2019, 07:09:33 pm »
Since we've been on the property (12 years now), they've never got closer than a field away with the spraying, although their flight route does take them over the property quite often as they have to get lined up for the next pass correctly.

But we've often 'smelt' the results, depends which way the wind is blowing. I'm not sure what the effects on humans are, the dusting has been done for years and the locals seem to be all OK  (twitch, twitch, twitch   ;D )

Do their kids grow taller or shorter?  ;)
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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5516 on: September 24, 2019, 07:49:01 pm »
That's so cool, dude!! I love crop dusters...      hearing them off in the distance swooping and turning as kid is some of my favorite memories.
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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5517 on: September 26, 2019, 12:59:15 pm »
A few days ago a Cirrus Vision jet flew over the house.

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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5518 on: September 26, 2019, 01:51:54 pm »
What charming little aeroplanes those Cirrus are!
 All I can offer today is a single Chinook going round (and round and round) in ellipses over  Tidworth garrison at about 6:00pm this evening.
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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5519 on: September 27, 2019, 05:57:29 am »
What charming little aeroplanes those Cirrus are!
 

Indeed, very attractive  :thumbsup:
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