Harrier Fly Past

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  1. Plans are in place for a large flypast of Harriers some time in Dec (around 15th).

    Will post more when I get it.
     
  2. :wink: How many have we got left, for the flypast ??
     
  3. Heard 15 with about 35 spares just in case!!!!
     
  4. sgtpepperband

    sgtpepperband War Hero Moderator Book Reviewer

    ...15th December? A Wednesday? Weekenders on completion? I had a feeling it wouldn't take place on a Friday..! :roll: :wink:
     
  5. I bet its before midday as well, got to get a long weekend in!!! :D

    15 aircraft, 1 sortie, there will be a least a days work on each of them to make them servicable to scrap!!! :D
     
  6. sgtpepperband

    sgtpepperband War Hero Moderator Book Reviewer

    Could you not do what the Russkies used to do, and tow some balsa wood replicas behind them to make it look like we've got more that we actually have..? :wink:
     
  7. Bugger "Rumbled"!!! :D
     
  8. sgtpepperband

    sgtpepperband War Hero Moderator Book Reviewer

    Shit - that's twice today that I've rumbled sumfink... perhaps I should be a detective or summint?! :lol:
     
  9. Lets see if they get more up in the air than in the summer of 1976!!!!
     
  10. Have they even got 15 current Pilots? Hope it happens, sad day though.
     
  11. Theres a million and one pilots, well people that wear the overalls anyway! :D

    Maybe "Fly Navy" will have some more info on the flypast?
     
  12. JFH :wink: flypast over Stamford and Oakham on the 15th. 16 jets, timings tbc. :dontknow:
     
  13. Isn't there 1 happening over pompey next week with the Ark Royal coming here?
     
  14. Classic!!

    Local newspaper the Stamford "Closet Crab PR" Mercury has a front page shocker about the Harriers leaving Cott/Witt, however they have stuck a photo of an 801 Squadron "Sea" Harrier on it!!!!

    Top level whinging in next weeks copy from the local side scuttlers I think!!!!!
     
  15. Yes Sherlock :roll: Try December 3rd around 1000 hrs and 4 Harriers :dontknow:
     
  16. Next two are for JFH :wink: [​IMG]
     
  17. Harriers pay 'emotional' farewell to Yeovilton
     
  18. [​IMG] Final Harrier Flying

    Start date/time: 15/12/2010 12:55 UTC
    End date/time: 16/12/2010 14:40 UTC
    Activity period: 1255-1440
    Lower height limit: 000
    Upper height limit: 030

    FORMATION TRANSIT BY 16 MIL FAST JET ACFT ACFT. THE FORMATION WILL
    FORM UP IN VCY OF 5239N 00033E (MARHAM AD) FROM 1305 HR AND THEN
    ROUTE:
    5239N 00033E (MARHAM AD) 1318 HR
    5221N 00006W (WYTON AD) 1322 HR
    5237N 00029W (WITTERING AD) 1326 HR
    5239N 00029W (STAMFORD) 1327 HR
    5302N 00029W (CRANWELL AD) 1401 HR
    5310N 00031W (WADDINGTON AD) 1402 HR
    5318N 00033W (SCAMPTON AD) 1404 HR
    5306N 00010W (CONINGSBY AD) 1411 HR
    5244N 00039W (COTTESMORE AD) 1415 HR
    5240N 00044W (OAKHAM) 1416 HR
    5244N 00039W (COTTESMORE AD) 1420 HR
    THE FORMATION WILL REMAIN IN VCY OF 5244N 00039W (COTTESMORE AD)
    UNTIL 1430 HR PRIOR TO LANDING.
    16TH IS RESERVE DAY. TIMINGS, HGT AND ROUTE ARE APRX AND MAY CHANGE
    DUE TO WX OR OTHER REQUIREMENTS. 10-12-0055/AS 1
     

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