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by Leeuweng
22 Aug 2020, 10:44
Forum: Spotting Germany
Topic: IDF-AF to excersise in Germany #bluewings2020
Replies: 289
Views: 82719

Re: IDF-AF to excersise in Germany #bluewings2020

Correct, Erik. I copied the runway number Herby was referring to in my answer to prevent confusion (and bitterly :oops: failed ... ).
by Leeuweng
21 Aug 2020, 20:44
Forum: Spotting Germany
Topic: IDF-AF to excersise in Germany #bluewings2020
Replies: 289
Views: 82719

Re: IDF-AF to excersise in Germany #bluewings2020

We tried west side of the field (runway "07" on the Scramble guide) yesterday afternoon. They turned the runway after departure of the 2nd wave to approaches from the west. Only the (early) returning 31+39 just squeezed in from the east. Driving to the spots along B477 took around 10 minutes. Coming...
by Leeuweng
21 Aug 2020, 20:26
Forum: Spotting Germany
Topic: IDF-AF to excersise in Germany #bluewings2020
Replies: 289
Views: 82719

Re: IDF-AF to excersise in Germany #bluewings2020

Yesterday (Thursday) we were early (7.45 or so) at 25 approach and there was no police (yet) to stop traffic. About 20 cars were already parked. Around 13.00 (after return of the 1st wave) a police officer notified everybody to remove their cars within the next hour. Fine would be around EURO 170 pl...
by Leeuweng
07 Jun 2020, 17:00
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: Netherlands-led NATO future Airbus A330 tanker fleet
Replies: 109
Views: 43917

Re: Netherlands-led NATO future Airbus A330 tanker fleet

Understood the MRTT's are actually in a pool of aircraft and individual countries can "claim" (and pay) flight hours according to their need. Based on this, the planes have been bought. Countries can still trade hours. It's a clever system allowing smaller nations to sign up for e.g. half an aircraf...
by Leeuweng
08 Jan 2020, 23:02
Forum: Spotting Canada & USA
Topic: Nellis Red//Green Flag 2019 dates?
Replies: 64
Views: 21284

Re: Nellis Red//Green Flag 2019 dates?

mbgday
Nellis Spotters FB from generally very reliable source says
RF 20-2 : March 9 to 20
RF 20-3 : June 17 to July 1
Given global tension participants will be disclosed much later.
by Leeuweng
03 Jan 2020, 20:59
Forum: Spotting Canada & USA
Topic: Nellis Afb 2020 Red Flag 20-1
Replies: 44
Views: 15967

Re: Nellis Afb 2020 Red Flag 20-1

Acc. Facebook Nellis group : Red Flag 20-01 27 Jan - 14 Feb. 1 Sqn RAAF F/A-18F's 16th ACCS E-8C's 16th SOS AC-130W's 101 RAF Sqn KC3's 119th FS F-16C+'s 2 Sqn RAAF E7A's 343d RS RC-135V's 37th BS B-1B's 41st ECS EC-130H's 41 Sqn RAF FGR4's 421st FS F-35A's 66th RQS HH-60G's 6 Sqn RAAF EA-18G's 617 ...
by Leeuweng
31 Jul 2019, 22:19
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: USN F/A-18E crashed 31-07-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 3300

Re: USN F/A-18E crashed 31-07-2019

Unconfirmed local reports say fire on the hill and possibly 6 (light) injured on the ground. Location seems the Star Wars Canyon. Father Crowley Overlook parking closed.