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by Joris Heeren
09 Sep 2022, 14:17
Forum: Ramstein
Topic: ETAR 23/24-08-2022
Replies: 0
Views: 213

ETAR 23/24-08-2022

Hi all, Two visits on 23-8 (afternoon) and 24-8 (morning) resulted in the following: visitors (TDY): 0225 M28B/PT 8.BLTr 24 (failed to see this one the day before) 85-0005 C-5M 436AW 23,24 85-0008 C-5M 436AW 23,24 87-0040 C-5M 436AW 23,24 89-1192 C-17A 437AW 23 01-0193 C-17A 437AW 23,24 02-1098 C-17...
by Joris Heeren
09 Sep 2022, 06:46
Forum: Spotting Rest of Europe
Topic: Milano-Malpensa (LIMC/MXP) 2022
Replies: 3
Views: 688

Re: Milano-Malpensa 21-8-2022

Hi Joris, The AB-212 you have seen is MM81653/PS-94. It is the only AB-212 still in use by the Malpensa based unit. The P-68 is PS-A99. This Observer has been sold on auction a while ago, together with PS-A97 and PS-B01. The latter two have already been delivered to the new owner, PS-A99 is the las...
by Joris Heeren
07 Sep 2022, 16:03
Forum: Vintage, warbirds and wrecks & relics
Topic: Volandia museum @ Milano-Malpensa 21-8-2022
Replies: 0
Views: 307

Volandia museum @ Milano-Malpensa 21-8-2022

Hi all, A visit to the excellent Volandia (Parco e Museo del Volo) museum on 21 August 2022 resulted in the following ex-mil (or military related) inmates: Le forme del volo (forms of flight): (MM100002) CVV6 ex Aeronautica Militare => painted to represent MM100006 CPX616 M346 ex Aermacchi I-TURB SF...
by Joris Heeren
07 Sep 2022, 15:54
Forum: Spotting Rest of Europe
Topic: Milano-Malpensa (LIMC/MXP) 2022
Replies: 3
Views: 688

Milano-Malpensa (LIMC/MXP) 2022

Hi all,

A quick look over the fence at the Polizia di Stato on 21 August 2022 resulted in the following:

(MM81978)/PS-116 UH-139E 2° Reparto Volo
PS-B14 P. 68 Observer 2 2° Reparto Volo (hangared)

Plus unknown one (1) AB212 and one (1) more P.68 both hangared. Anyone?

Regards,
Joris
by Joris Heeren
27 Jun 2022, 11:05
Forum: Airshow news!
Topic: 25/26 June 2022: Saint Dizier Open Days portes ouvertes, spotters, etc....
Replies: 22
Views: 5536

Re: 25/26 June 2022: Saint Dizier Open Days portes ouvertes, spotters, etc....

The all-silver Harvard is most likely T-6G F-AZCQ (ex EA E.16-193)

FWIW, A330-243 MRTT 046/F-UJCL that flew on Saturday carried future ERVTS 2/31 Estérel markings on the tail…
by Joris Heeren
02 May 2022, 06:40
Forum: Helispot
Topic: REQ: Belgium A109BAi
Replies: 2
Views: 541

Re: REQ: Belgium A109BAi

Hi Johan, thanks for the reply. It appears that H26 is flying again, judging ADSB activity.
by Joris Heeren
03 Mar 2022, 11:54
Forum: Helispot
Topic: REQ: Belgium A109BAi
Replies: 2
Views: 541

REQ: Belgium A109BAi

Hi all, The Belgian Air Component reportedly has 10 A109BAi helicopters on strength. It seems that the BAi designation indicates that the helicopters has received modifications to allow IFR operations. In early 2017, reportedly 13 helicopters were still on strength of which 8 were IFR capable (indic...
by Joris Heeren
18 Aug 2021, 10:01
Forum: Ramstein
Topic: ETAR 16.08.2021
Replies: 7
Views: 1870

Re: ETAR 16.08.2021

Seen in down town Kaiserlautern in the morning on finals to Ramstein were the following: 02-1106 C-17A 62AW 08.13h 98-0057 C-17A 137AS/NYANG 08.17h 88-0266 C-17A 437AW 09.07h 98-0053 C-17A 62AW 09.36h 07-8608/RS-W7 C-130J-30 37AS/86AW 10.05h special mks 15-5840/RS-W7 C-130J-30 37AS/86AW 10.07h speci...
by Joris Heeren
26 Aug 2019, 06:37
Forum: Spotting Rest of Europe
Topic: Emmen 2019 MIL
Replies: 6
Views: 2723

Re: Emmen 2019 MIL

Thanks Arnold, much appreciated!
by Joris Heeren
17 Aug 2019, 09:50
Forum: Spotting Rest of Europe
Topic: Emmen 2019 MIL
Replies: 6
Views: 2723

Re: Emmen 2019 MIL

Thanks Ferry!
by Joris Heeren
16 Aug 2019, 10:05
Forum: Spotting Rest of Europe
Topic: Emmen 2019 MIL
Replies: 6
Views: 2723

Re: Emmen 2019 MIL

I was there on August 6th in the afternoon. C-407 was the PC-9 in the far left corner of the hangar. The one in the middle was block too. I saw 3 other F18’s : J-5018, 5020, 5024. So 9 in total for TDY. J-5232, J-5018, J-5025 were in the boxes and don’t fly. The other 6 made a mission that afternoo...
by Joris Heeren
15 Aug 2019, 18:46
Forum: Vintage, warbirds and wrecks & relics
Topic: Some VW&R sightings Toscana, Italia jul19/aug19
Replies: 0
Views: 717

Some VW&R sightings Toscana, Italia jul19/aug19

Hi, The following VW&R bits and pieces were seen during a holiday in Tuscany, Italy: Sarzana (SP) 20-7-2019 P166DL3 SEM MM25166/8-08 preserved roundabout Maristaeli Luni 'Bartolomeo Arrigoni' (SP) 20-7-2019 EH101 (MMX605/PP6) preserved on base, seen from Guardia Coastiera base Sarzana-Luni 'Roberto ...
by Joris Heeren
15 Aug 2019, 18:25
Forum: Spotting Rest of Europe
Topic: Pisa Galileo Galilei (LIRP/PSA) 2019 MIL
Replies: 4
Views: 1372

Re: Pisa Galileo Galilei (LIRP/PSA) 2019 MIL

Arjenp wrote:
Joris Heeren wrote:plus many more C-27J's which were unreadable due to the way they are parked on their ramp...
Those include MM62220, MM62214
Thanks Arjenp! Read on the same day I presume? I was there at the end of the afternoon...
by Joris Heeren
15 Aug 2019, 16:08
Forum: Spotting Rest of Europe
Topic: Emmen 2019 MIL
Replies: 6
Views: 2723

Emmen 2019 MIL

Hi, The following was noted on 5-8-2019 around noon: hangar and ramp NE corner: PC-6 V-613, V-618 PC-7 A-923, A-936 PC-9 C-409 plus two more hangared (one S/N 215 or 216 on nose wheel door, clear view on the other was blocked by a PC-6 and a PC-7) PC-21 A-101, A-102, A-103, A-104, A-107, A-108 flyin...
by Joris Heeren
15 Aug 2019, 15:31
Forum: Spotting Rest of Europe
Topic: Stans Buochs (LSZC/BXO) 2019
Replies: 55
Views: 14414

Re: Stans Buochs (LSZC/BXO) 2019

Hi, The following was noted on 5-8-2019: maintenance hangar: A-106 PC-21 Swiss AF (2201) PC-21 (RSAF) blue c/s with all markings taped off but a nearby whiteboard stated 'RSAF PC-21 damage repair' outside, the wings of Bulgarian PC-9 665 were present wooden hangar: (A54-0)44 PC-21 for RAAF plus two ...