MAGIC81 on station and advising Swanwick Mil of formations expected.
- BALLS__ flight of 4
- GHOST11 flight of 4
Expected on 278.025
Additional formations, callsigns missed, on __4.450.
After 1400z MAGIC81 expects to work with 12 Squadron.
Decided Marham needed a refresh as the ACG version was getting a little long in the tooth. Never built scenery before, so lots of time is being spent learning Blender and ArmorPaint!
For X-Plane 11 only at the moment. Might have to work out how to get it in to FSX, P3D and FS2020,…[Read more]
cg_341 replied to the topic Have you ever wanted to see 6 An-124s flying in (sort of) formation? in the forum Planet Avgeek Community 5 months, 1 week ago
A few more images:
Not sure on their source, but guessing it’s Russian MOD again.
cg_341 started the topic Have you ever wanted to see 6 An-124s flying in (sort of) formation? in the forum Planet Avgeek Community 5 months, 1 week ago
Well thanks to the Russian Air Force, now you can!
Looking back at some of the aircraft that have been delivered through Manchester. I managed to miss the most interesting ones, being Kenyan Air Force Alpha Jets!
2009, Kenyan 737:
2009, CL-415 for Malaysia:
2010, CL-415 for…[Read more]
Heliops have recently updated their website with some photos of their Somerton facility. I think there’s 14 aircraft present?
Demobbed list 15 as present:
XV656/185 Westland Sea King ASaC7
XV664/90 Westland Sea King ASaC7
XV670/17 Westland Sea King HU5
XV671/183 Westland Sea King ASaC7
XV697/181 Westland Sea King ASaC7
XV714/88 Westland Sea…[Read more]
cg_341 started the topic Video: Spanish F-18 Hornets NATO Scramble & Takeoff Baltic Region in the forum Planet Avgeek Community 6 months, 2 weeks ago
Very nice video, cut together from a few different missions by the looks of it, but still good!
I wonder if we can build up a list of stored airliners across the UK, whether permanently withdrawn from use (Teesside, Kemble, St Athan, etc.) to aircraft in short term storage (Manchester, Southend, etc.)
Durham-Tees Valley (Teesside)
20/09/2020, for part-out
‘SF with a German flag presumably as it was due to become D-AOEB with Nürnberger Flugdienst, before Air Europe decided to keep it on the G- and obviously before they then subsequently went under!
It did eventually make its way back to the UK as G-LSAA, too…
One thing led to another after dad sent me a Flickr link and I’ve been looking at the Convair R3Y Tradewind. For those that have never heard of one before (like me until an hour ago!) here one is:
This took me to Wikipedia to find out more about the type, where I came across this photo. Could…[Read more]
cg_341 wrote a new post, USAF retires first "Constant Phoenix", WC-135 62-3582 7 months, 1 week ago
After almost 50 years in Air Force service, “aircraft 582” was retired during a ceremony at Offutt AFB, Nebraska on 13 November 2020.
“Eventually all good things come to an end,” said Col. John Litecky, 55t […]
Playing a little bit of catchup, seen whilst out and about delivering over the last couple of weeks (nothing major!)
- 10-0052 Bell/Boeing CV-22B Osprey USAF – United States Air Force – zone transit west to east as “Knife 71”
- TC-CPA Boeing 737-82RWL Pegasus Airlines
- TC-LTA Airbus A321-271N THY-Turkish Airlines
Armyair444 Apache working Manchester Radar 118.580 out of Barton for Wattisham via the Shawbury overhead and then Staverton for fuel.
Earlier did a few orbits over Glossop then in to Barton – video of it whilst I was on my delivery route to follow!
Malta-based ACMI operator Hi Fly announced today that their sole operating Airbus A380, 9H-MIP (c/n 006 built 2006) is to be retired by the end of December 2020.
In a press release the airline stated the […]
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