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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5475 on: December 20, 2019, 01:09:52 pm »
That's what I had assumed.   However, no reliable ID was possible, due to what I suspect was a slivovitz powered trucker causing considerable nausea at the time.   I have since read a report of such a character being arrested on the M6 near Brum.
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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5476 on: January 13, 2020, 04:33:25 am »
They were pretty loud but didn't sound like Hornets. Must have been Eurofighters. They have a couple for testing at the air base. More types scheduled for the next month or so.

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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5477 on: January 13, 2020, 11:48:47 pm »
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:
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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5478 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 #5479 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 #5480 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 #5481 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 #5482 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 #5483 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 #5484 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 #5485 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 #5486 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 #5487 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 #5488 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 #5489 on: January 20, 2020, 02:34:56 pm »
Nothing exiting here....Dash-8s and King Airs.
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