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London Fly-by 11/11.  
User currently offlineSpencer From United Kingdom, joined Apr 2004, 1635 posts, RR: 17
Posted (7 years 8 months 2 weeks 6 days ago) and read 3827 times:

Scramble's showing 2 fly-bys over London, England this Saturday comprising of.......


  • 3 Typhoons and a RNZAF 757. (Unveiling of a NZ memorial).
  • 9 Typhoons. (Marks the end of WW1).

Spencer.
PS. Anyone know where the 757 will land?


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User currently offlineLurch From United States of America, joined Jul 2008, 0 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (7 years 8 months 2 weeks 5 days 20 hours ago) and read 3786 times:

The RNZAF 757 WILL Most likely land at raf Coningsby as it has been Practicing its formation with three typhoons at Coningsby.

User currently offlineGarysted From United Kingdom, joined Sep 2005, 67 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (7 years 8 months 2 weeks 5 days 4 hours ago) and read 3705 times:

The morning flypast is NOTAMed at 4 (plus spare) Typhoons as "Triplex" formation (regular 29 Sqn callsign) not 9. I guess the assumption of 9 is because of the diamond flown over Coningsby last friday which was supposedly unconnected with the Lord Mayor's flypast tomorrow morning. This flypast is not planned to take the overland route Southwold - Ipswich - London although the later 757/Typhoon formation is.

Gary


User currently offlineUA935 From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2004, 610 posts, RR: 6
Reply 3, posted (7 years 8 months 2 weeks 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 3672 times:

The 757 is NZ7572 and is flying out of Brize Norton, arrived yesterday.

Details for the flypasts are as follows:-

The morning fly-past by 4 (5) Typhoons from 29 Sqn
(TRIPLEX 1, 2, 3, 4 & SPARE) will hold at Southwold and then route down the
coast over the sea until they get to the Thames estuary and then turn west
to London.

The afternoon fly-past by 3 (4) Typhoons from 3 Sqn (KIWI
1, 2, 3 & SPARE) accompanying the RNZAF Boeing 757 (KIWI 4) will hold at
Southwold and then route 'overland' to London. This will be along
the route normally taken by the Queen's Birthday Fly-Pasts i.e. Copdock,
Colchester etc.

Frequencies

LATCC (mil) 277.77 Mhz
ATC Southend 130.77 Mhz
LTCC Thames/City Radar 128.025 Mhz
LTCC Luton Radar 129.550 Mhz

Regards

Simon



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User currently offlineDC10Tim From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2005, 1406 posts, RR: 14
Reply 4, posted (7 years 8 months 2 weeks 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 3629 times:

When did the 757 arrive? I wish I'd have known earlier in the week  banghead 

Would have been well worth a day off uni to go down to Conningsby and see it. Hope you guys get some good shots tomorrow.

Regards,

Tim.



Obviously missing something....
User currently offlineLurch From United States of America, joined Jul 2008, 0 posts, RR: 1
Reply 5, posted (7 years 8 months 2 weeks 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 3293 times:

The 757s as both arrived in the uk.

Have been reported on a yahoo military group named Touchdown also on the http://www.ukar.co.uk web site thats full of Military Photogs who rarely post such movements on airnet.


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