|Quoting PM (Reply 7):|
Some of you guys make me feel old.
|Quoting Jpdflymhtmlb (Reply 9):|
I have been through Patrick many times when I have gone on base to go get different odds and ends, and I have actually driven past it many times, most recently about a month ago, so I'm pretty sure it is there regularly. I'm probably going to go back here shortly, so I'll keep an eye out for it when I go.
|Quoting L-188 (Reply 15):|
where did that lightening flash on the RAF bird come from?
|Quoting N808NWatMSP (Reply 19):|
Did you see it in June of 2005? Because if so, I saw the same VC-10 takeoff. It was the loudest thing I had ever heard takeoff from MSP - louder than the DC-9s! It was quite the sight too.
|Quoting Lemmy (Reply 10):|
I saw a gray VC-10 at ABQ about a year ago. Definitely a cool sight. I saw it from a distance and, like you, I wasn't sure what I was seeing.
|Quoting DeltaGator (Reply 32):|
Beertrucker, what planes are based at Patrick these days? When I lived in Titusville (15 years ago now) they had some A-6 Intruders and I think some F-16 Falcons. They also had the Jolly Green Giants as well. Any change to today? Now that most of my family has moved away from there I don't get the opportunity to visit that often.
|Quoting Antskip (Reply 20):|
My feeling, without hard evidence, is that the lightning flash livery on the RAF VC10 is related to the motto Mens agitat molem "mind over matter" or "the spirit moves the subject" of RAF 101 squadron, whose livery it displays.
|Quoting Beertrucker (Reply 34):|
All i see at Patricks is C-130s and some choppers. oh and one of Nasa's g-3s i think hard to tell when it in the hanger the whole time. and a lot of C-17s doing touch and gos there. with the once and awhile C-5s. But got to love when the F-16s come to town. i have to pic up a lot of stuff in my house that shakes off the shelves.