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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5655 on: May 17, 2020, 06:05:27 am »
Wed, Thurs, Fri and today (Sat)  an Osprey.  Shuttling between the SAS place near Hereford and Shobdon airfield.   At Shobdon, they are  parachuting out. Rheged minor  reports that on his way back from work yesterday he was passed by four Land Rovers in convoy, each one full of young men with shortish hair and determined expressions.

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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5656 on: May 17, 2020, 07:58:38 am »
Wed, Thurs, Fri and today (Sat)  an Osprey.  Shuttling between the SAS place near Hereford and Shobdon airfield.   At Shobdon, they are  parachuting out. Rheged minor  reports that on his way back from work yesterday he was passed by four Land Rovers in convoy, each one full of young men with shortish hair and determined expressions.

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Could well be!  I'd not thought of that but you are most probably correct.
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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5657 on: May 17, 2020, 09:58:33 am »
Have we bought Osprey or are they on some sort of longterm loan from USAF or USMC?

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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5658 on: May 17, 2020, 10:39:48 am »
Have we bought Osprey or are they on some sort of longterm loan from USAF or USMC?

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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5659 on: May 17, 2020, 10:55:14 am »
Maybe trialling methods of operation with them.

The guys at Odiham would be upset if the RAF did order any I bet.
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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5660 on: May 18, 2020, 05:33:27 am »
The Ospreys were back again above Chateau Rheged a few minutes ago.....a pair of them.  This being springtime, are they a nesting pair?  I'll admit that I know nothing about the breeding habits of this sort of Osprey  (the feathered sort I can understand).    Anyhow, they seem to be running a shuttle service between the SAS place and Shobden airfield.  Chatting to a neighbour (at 2 metres distance) he reports that people have been seen leaping out of " funny looking aircraft " over the SAS adventure playground  training area at Pontrilas on the other side of Hereford.
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