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by Starman
22 Nov 2020, 11:30
Forum: Aviation Photo Forum
Topic: Nevatim AFB (LLNV) 2020
Replies: 1
Views: 574

Nevatim AFB (LLNV) 2020

Two old and a new ... https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50632663687_5c99c65e4c_c.jpg 250 by Mister Starman , on Flickr https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50632662577_fd4e6fae97_c.jpg 264 by Mister Starman , on Flickr https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50632582351_e8f34b2882_c.jpg 669 by Mister S...
by Starman
19 Nov 2020, 08:10
Forum: Spotting Germany
Topic: Wunstorf 2020
Replies: 40
Views: 8718

Re: Wunstorf 2020

Here is the 54+33 descending towards Jordan (note refuelling pods)

Image54+33 by Mister Starman, on Flickr

The 54+23 was spotted westbound yesterday (from Tel Nof), but was a bit too high!
by Starman
07 Nov 2020, 19:26
Forum: Spotting Canada & USA
Topic: Cecil Field/KVQQ 2020
Replies: 6
Views: 2097

Re: Cecil Field/KVQQ 2020

falcx wrote: 06 Nov 2020, 19:52
foc1 wrote: 06 Nov 2020, 17:24 Noted operating from here on Sunday Nov 1st were two KC46As

18-46040 & 18-46047/bl. Not sure of units
Blue is New Hampshire ANG (133rd ARS) as far as I'm aware.

Mvg,
Charles
18-46047 tracking as Pack 92 today confirms that
by Starman
16 Oct 2020, 16:31
Forum: Spotting Asia & Middle East
Topic: Nevatim AFB Israel (LLNV) 2020
Replies: 2
Views: 1547

Re: Nevatim AFB Israel (LLNV) 2020

As noted elsewhere Enduring Lightning III took place Monday 12th Oct, with at least two HL F-35As (14-5097 & 15-5122 "466FS" appeared in stock shots) brought up from Al Dhafra by an unidentified KC-10 and refueled over Israel by KC-135R 00347 out of El Udeid. At least one Ramstein C-130J visited Nev...
by Starman
01 Oct 2020, 09:49
Forum: Vintage, warbirds and wrecks & relics
Topic: Ramat David Israel (LLRD) 2020
Replies: 1
Views: 521

Ramat David Israel (LLRD) 2020

The closure of 117 sqn yesterday probably signals the end of F-16C block 30 operations in the Israel Air Force (IAF); 115 sqn hosted a mission leadership course at Ovda last week but lockdown restrictions meant it was not possible to check which aircraft they were using. It is unlikely the IAF would...
by Starman
01 Oct 2020, 09:35
Forum: Spotting Asia & Middle East
Topic: Ramat David Israel (LLRD) 2020
Replies: 0
Views: 157

Ramat David Israel (LLRD) 2020

Yesterday, 30th Sept, saw the temporary closure of 117Sqn, which had been in continual existence since receiving the first IAF jets, Meteors, in 1953. The squadron will reform next year on F-35As at Nevatim, and also next year both 101 & 105 from Hatzor will move up to Ramat David. Due to Covid-19 r...
by Starman
21 Sep 2020, 12:51
Forum: Spotting Asia & Middle East
Topic: Hazor AFB (LLHS) 2020
Replies: 5
Views: 1759

Re: Hazor AFB (LLHS) 2020

Unusual visitor here on 10th Sept was USNavy C-40 168981 as CNV6609.The Clipper was to/from LICZ where it is tempbased. The ongoing 5 year IAF plan calls for the relocation of the resident F-16C/Ds to Ramat David during 2021 and an increase of "Special Ops" assets to be based at Hazor. The recent re...
by Starman
17 Aug 2020, 16:37
Forum: Spotting Germany
Topic: IDF-AF to excersise in Germany #bluewings2020
Replies: 289
Views: 63882

Re: IDF-AF to excersise in Germany #bluewings2020

Jun '18 ... 684 still had serial in 09/19
by Starman
17 Aug 2020, 16:10
Forum: Spotting Germany
Topic: IDF-AF to excersise in Germany #bluewings2020
Replies: 289
Views: 63882

Re: IDF-AF to excersise in Germany #bluewings2020

Zonan, try the ventral fin ... if not the inner door

Image679 new by Mister Starman, on Flickr
by Starman
14 Aug 2020, 16:09
Forum: Spotting Germany
Topic: IDF-AF to excersise in Germany #bluewings2020
Replies: 289
Views: 63882

Re: IDF-AF to excersise in Germany #bluewings2020

Could well be a traffic-jam at ETNN next week then....
Image107 rush hour by Mister Starman, on Flickr
by Starman
14 Aug 2020, 08:47
Forum: Spotting Germany
Topic: IDF-AF to excersise in Germany #bluewings2020
Replies: 289
Views: 63882

Re: IDF-AF to excersise in Germany #bluewings2020

I would humbly suggest you leave your scanners at home as well.
by Starman
10 Aug 2020, 22:21
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: Monday 10 aug 2020 Cyprus: French Rafales deployed to Paphos
Replies: 1
Views: 787

Re: Monday 10 aug 2020 Cyprus: French Rafales deployed to Pa

Tanked en-route (according to a tracking site) by KC135FR 735
by Starman
07 Aug 2020, 11:42
Forum: Spotting Germany
Topic: IDF-AF to excersise in Germany #bluewings2020
Replies: 289
Views: 63882

Re: Rumour item: IDF-AF to excersise in Germany

It is possible he is clutching at straws as there is still no word on the rehov (street in hebrew) but .... todays rumours are for a sextet of F-16C/Ds :wink:
by Starman
07 Aug 2020, 10:52
Forum: Spotting Canada & USA
Topic: Red Flag 20-3
Replies: 5
Views: 2972

Re: Red Flag 20-3

Nellis Air Force Base is hosting Red Flag exercises this week and next amid the pandemic — but this time with only U.S. aircraft involved. Red Flag 20-3, which kicked off Monday 3rd and will run through Aug. 14, will see more than 80 aircraft depart the base twice a day and remain in the air for up ...