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Loud Plane Over Glasgow  
User currently offlineBa757gla From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2006, 760 posts, RR: 2
Posted (4 years 9 months 1 week 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 8945 times:

At about 2:25 PM, I heard a loud plane go over me. I have no idea if was out of Glasgow. Anyone in the Glasgow area hear this?

[Edited 2009-11-21 06:50:52 by srbmod]

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User currently offlineGLAGAZ From UK - Scotland, joined Feb 2004, 1983 posts, RR: 11
Reply 1, posted (4 years 9 months 1 week 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 8870 times:

13:05 EK028 DUBAI AIRBORNE 1408

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Gaz



Neutrality means that u don't really care cos the struggle goes on even when ur not there, blind and unaware
User currently offlineMEA-707 From Netherlands, joined Nov 1999, 4314 posts, RR: 36
Reply 2, posted (4 years 9 months 1 week 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 8748 times:

Emirates shouldn't be noisy. I have no info but in the UK, also civil airports, you regularly see especially the VC-10s but also sometimes Nimrods or military/test BAC 1-11s with noisy old RR engines, it must be one of these as I can't think of even 732s or 727s flying to the UK regularly.


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User currently offlineFlynorth From Sweden, joined Mar 2008, 126 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (4 years 9 months 1 week 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 8638 times:

I was in the city centre at the time and never heard anything. Where in Glasgow was it?

User currently offlineBochora From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2008, 491 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (4 years 9 months 1 week 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 8488 times:

Most likely to have been Emirates as their 77W was A6-EBN, a three class config, which made a slow climb and right turnout after a runway 05 departure.

User currently offlineBa757gla From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2006, 760 posts, RR: 2
Reply 5, posted (4 years 9 months 1 week 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 8436 times:

im in the southside. Ive had the ek 777 come over me before and its not as loud. Could it be military?

User currently offlineBraniff747SP From United States of America, joined Oct 2008, 2972 posts, RR: 1
Reply 6, posted (4 years 9 months 1 week 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 5025 times:

Loud? Meh. I had some USAF fighter fly low & fast over my house... I live under VNY aproach... I thoght it was a 74! Now that was loud!


The 747 will always be the TRUE queen of the skies!
User currently offlineBeakerLTN From United Kingdom, joined Jul 2009, 292 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (4 years 9 months 1 week 2 days 1 hour ago) and read 4311 times:

Oddly, I heard something like this go off from Luton at about 1pm yesterday. Very old, thunderous roar.. a bit like the old 707 sound.. very odd to hear something like that from Luton - and from what you say, about the flying time from Luton to you too.


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User currently offlineSandyb123 From UK - Scotland, joined Oct 2007, 1097 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (4 years 9 months 1 week 2 days ago) and read 4152 times:
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There was a Lockhead C-5 Galaxy at GLA when I flew in on Thursday, could have been that? I would be surprised if it was the EK, although big those GE90s are not 'whow' loud.

Sandyb123



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User currently offlineBeakerLTN From United Kingdom, joined Jul 2009, 292 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (4 years 9 months 1 week 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 2903 times:



Quoting Sandyb123 (Reply 8):

If it was a Galaxy, it'd have a piercingly lound squeel from those engines.. I remember those from my days as a kid at RAF Mildenhall.

as a side point, when I was young, probably mid-80's I lived in a village about 15 miles from Mildenhall. One night the whole village was awakened by the sound of one of these Galaxy's going to full throttle.. the kind of sound like it's going to crash/stalling.. The sound was incredible and has remained with me ever since. The village I lived in (Swaffham Prior) wasn't on a normal approach, or even regular flight path. I have always wondered if there was some kind of problem - the village is on a hill, so maybe they were doing some low level practice and got caught out- or whether they just wanted to wake us up.. there were quite a few personell living there at the time.



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