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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5565 on: January 15, 2020, 12:55:14 pm »
My mum's report from Carlisle.  She was looking  into the park behind her house, and was rather surprised to see the local air ambulance land about ten yards away, on the other side of her back hedge. It was very blowy for a while, she says.
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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5566 on: January 16, 2020, 06:01:26 am »
I hope she offered them a brew ?  ;)
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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5567 on: January 16, 2020, 06:32:26 am »
I hope she offered them a brew ?  ;)

She would have done if they'd stayed long enough.  I'm told they arrived, picked up a road accident victim and were off again in a couple of minutes. Probably off to the regional major trauma centre  in Newcastle.

We've had a lot of helicopter activity over us today. Can't identify the machine(s) cos cloudbase is about 150 feet and it's raining horizontal
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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5568 on: January 16, 2020, 07:58:41 pm »
Probably boring to most because of commonality but I STILL get a thrill out of T-38s. Couple days ago one flew directly overhead on the way around our airport and back to Texas and they were booking!!!  High subsonic speed and it was LOUD!  :wub: :wub:
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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5569 on: January 17, 2020, 05:09:46 am »

Probably boring to most because of commonality but I STILL get a thrill out of T-38s. Couple days ago one flew directly overhead on the way around our airport and back to Texas and they were booking!!!  High subsonic speed and it was LOUD!  :wub: :wub:


Anything BUT boring, I've never seen a T-38 ever, anywhere.  :banghead:
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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5570 on: January 18, 2020, 01:34:48 am »
Erikson Skycrane at about 1600hrs, headed NE. :thumbsup:

Of course I couldn't find my camera &, when I finally did, the flippin' battery was flat! :banghead:

Surprising quiet, considering their size.  I had one fly over (twice) when I was living in Perth.  :thumbsup:
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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5571 on: January 19, 2020, 01:57:16 am »
These two alternated flying over our place all weekend, the first was filmed from The Bench:
https://youtu.be/FIzT8eg-da0
https://youtu.be/N-rU2OgKht4

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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5572 on: January 19, 2020, 02:14:53 am »
Jealous.  Especially of the second one.
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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5573 on: January 19, 2020, 07:19:19 am »
Jealous.  Especially of the second one.

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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5574 on: January 19, 2020, 07:25:58 am »
Very much so, they both look awesome!  :thumbsup:
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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5575 on: January 20, 2020, 11:35:40 am »
It was a great weekend in our city if you're a plane person  :thumbsup:

Here are some videos taken not at home so perhaps should be elsewhere but I think folks would appreciate seeing them  :wub:

DC-3 doing its thing:
https://youtu.be/3ATaMUg_aSo
https://youtu.be/pKmZrFx_Esc

Our lovely Cat:
https://youtu.be/_p8eyqD3BwM
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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5576 on: January 20, 2020, 02:34:56 pm »
Nothing exiting here....Dash-8s and King Airs.
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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5577 on: January 21, 2020, 08:34:41 pm »

Probably boring to most because of commonality but I STILL get a thrill out of T-38s. Couple days ago one flew directly overhead on the way around our airport and back to Texas and they were booking!!!  High subsonic speed and it was LOUD!  :wub: :wub:


Anything BUT boring, I've never seen a T-38 ever, anywhere.  :banghead:

I really like how  USAF has utilised them so long. I was sad to see the Tweet go but it's so nice to see these from time to time.
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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5578 on: January 23, 2020, 07:17:32 am »
Rafale, setting up for long finals. Saw it just before arriving at home from work. Finnish AF trials continue.

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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5579 on: January 23, 2020, 10:42:19 am »
Sweet. Does it have any kind of special markings ? Guess I can go google it.
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