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Spotting At LHR This Week  
User currently offlineSAA747 From South Africa, joined Apr 2002, 15 posts, RR: 0
Posted (11 years 8 months 3 days 7 hours ago) and read 5006 times:

Hi All

Anybody going to be around at Heathrow this Tuesday or Wednesday for some spotting?

Cheers

Julian

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User currently offlineDonder10 From Canada, joined Oct 2001, 6660 posts, RR: 21
Reply 1, posted (11 years 8 months 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 4931 times:

Hi Julian,
I might be down at Myrtle Avenue tomorrow if the weather is nice (again!) and if the wind stays Westerly.If so,I'll be in a white jumper with a blue backpack.
Cheers,Alex


User currently offlineEGFF From UK - Wales, joined Sep 2001, 2201 posts, RR: 12
Reply 2, posted (11 years 8 months 3 days ago) and read 4909 times:

I will more than likely be there on Wednesday if the weather is nice ...
Regards
Shaun  Smile



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User currently offlineQantas744 From United Kingdom, joined May 2004, 246 posts, RR: 5
Reply 3, posted (11 years 8 months 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 4882 times:

I'll join you guys for a while provided the wind is westerly and there is some sun-but I'll have to head off to work at around 1230.

I'll be wearing my wonderful South West Trains uniform...but you know what I look like anyway Shaun-except my hair has grown back now after that unfortunate incident last month Smile/happy/getting dizzy


Matt

[Edited 2003-04-22 06:35:05]


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User currently offlineEGFF From UK - Wales, joined Sep 2001, 2201 posts, RR: 12
Reply 4, posted (11 years 8 months 2 days 13 hours ago) and read 4870 times:

LOL Matt ... mine has grown back too, how ironic that it happened to both of us  Smile
Will be great to catch up again,
Regards
Shaun



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User currently offlineLewis From Greece, joined Jul 1999, 3677 posts, RR: 5
Reply 5, posted (11 years 8 months 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 4860 times:

I could make it tomorrow if I manage to catch an early train to london and if it will be sunny like today. Where are you all planning to meet?

User currently offlineEGFF From UK - Wales, joined Sep 2001, 2201 posts, RR: 12
Reply 6, posted (11 years 8 months 2 days 9 hours ago) and read 4850 times:

Hey Paris ... would be great to catch up with you  Smile
We'll, i'll be wherever the aircraft are landing (hopefully Myrtle 27L) im sure Matt will do the same ...
Hope you can make it
Regards
Shaun  Smile



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User currently offlineLGW From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (11 years 8 months 2 days 9 hours ago) and read 4832 times:

Looks like 09L arrivals tomorrow lads

Enjoy the sun

Ben Pritchard


User currently offlineQantas744 From United Kingdom, joined May 2004, 246 posts, RR: 5
Reply 8, posted (11 years 8 months 2 days 9 hours ago) and read 4837 times:

Well it's 27R arrivals now, and it swaps to 27L in 40 minutes-so I'll be down at Myrtle very shortly, the last time I went to Myrtle was that time you came down Shaun, almost two months ago!

If it's the 09's tomorrow I may still give it a try-depends what time I get up!!



Matt



you can't buy time but you can sell your soul and the closest thing to heaven is to rock'n'roll
User currently offlineLewis From Greece, joined Jul 1999, 3677 posts, RR: 5
Reply 9, posted (11 years 8 months 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 4829 times:

Hmmm... What if 09 runways are in use? Can we know from today if that will happen for sure? By the way, where is Myrtle?

User currently offlineDonder10 From Canada, joined Oct 2001, 6660 posts, RR: 21
Reply 10, posted (11 years 8 months 2 days 7 hours ago) and read 4822 times:

Lewis,Myrtle is the large field that is about a 5mins walk from Hatton Cross station if you follow the A30 dual carriageway to the West(3mins walk past the petrol station)

User currently offlineLGW From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 11, posted (11 years 8 months 2 days 7 hours ago) and read 4820 times:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/weather/5day.shtml?world=335

Looks like Easterly winds to me  Smile

Ben Pritchard


User currently offlineMdwalkman From China, joined Oct 2001, 208 posts, RR: 2
Reply 12, posted (11 years 8 months 2 days 4 hours ago) and read 4815 times:

so, if the wind head East, the runway will be 27L/R ??

sorry i didn't learn geography well at school  Wink/being sarcastic



Please excuse my poor English.
User currently offlineLGW From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 13, posted (11 years 8 months 2 days 4 hours ago) and read 4803 times:

E wind 09L and 09R ops
W wind 27L and 27R ops

Ben Pritchard


User currently offlineQantas744 From United Kingdom, joined May 2004, 246 posts, RR: 5
Reply 14, posted (11 years 8 months 2 days 2 hours ago) and read 4767 times:

It was good to meet you Julian, enjoy tomorrow!

A pleasant afternoon was made much better by the appearance of N721MF:






Matt



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User currently offlineEGFF From UK - Wales, joined Sep 2001, 2201 posts, RR: 12
Reply 15, posted (11 years 8 months 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 4728 times:

It's 05:50am now, and im getting ready to leave for London ... i shall turn up with Dan Valentine to Myrtle so i hope to see some of you,
Matt ... i'll keep an eye out for you mate  Smile
Regards
Shaun



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User currently offlineEGFF From UK - Wales, joined Sep 2001, 2201 posts, RR: 12
Reply 16, posted (11 years 7 months 4 weeks 1 day ago) and read 4675 times:

So ... did any of you go?
I know you did Matt, thanks for the text and sorry we didn't catch up this time  Sad
So, if yuo were there ... where were you and who did you meet?  Smile
Regards
Shaun



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User currently offlineQantas744 From United Kingdom, joined May 2004, 246 posts, RR: 5
Reply 17, posted (11 years 7 months 4 weeks 23 hours ago) and read 4664 times:

I was only there for about an hour Shaun, in any case it was a bit too hazy to get anything decent from where I was. I thought about coming to 9L but I really didn't fancy cycling the length of the runway and then heading off to work 20 mins later!


Matt



you can't buy time but you can sell your soul and the closest thing to heaven is to rock'n'roll
User currently offlineEGFF From UK - Wales, joined Sep 2001, 2201 posts, RR: 12
Reply 18, posted (11 years 7 months 4 weeks 3 hours ago) and read 4639 times:

Matt .... at around 2:30 we pushed off to LGW for an hour, it was really hazy at LHR and it weren't much better at LGW either ..
Regards
Shaun



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