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Old 6th April 2021, 12:21 PM
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China Eastern A330 rumbling off very loudly to Shanghai!
Beaten today by another even louder A330, but this was an Aeroflot one heading for Moscow.
Also noticed a BA A380 just left for Madrid.
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Old 12th May 2021, 04:09 PM
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Weird one just now, an RAF Chinook just flew overhead, pretty low coming from the West, apparently from near the M40 beyond High Wycombe - maybe the airfield there (Booker)?
It flew towards and over Northolt then down to and over Heathrow, all at about 1000ft. Now heading across SW London near Weybridge.

Then followed the M3 SW towards Camberley.
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2003 D2 FL S8. Irish Green Pearl/Beige. Solar sunroof, auto-dim mirrors, electric rear seat functions, ski hatch retrofit; extended leather. Aftermarket DVB-T, reversing camera and full XCarlink (Bluetooth etc.).
2016 Volvo V40 T5 Cross Country (4WD) with ALL the toys including adaptive cruise etc. etc. Osmium Grey with Blonde/Charcoal leather interior. Polestar performance "optimisation". (A much rarer model than a D2 S8 by the way!)
Finally: gone, but not forgotten.....
1998 D2 PF S8. AgateGrey/Platinum. Every option (I think) except electric rear seats, tiptronic steering wheel, ski hatch, towbar & dimming door mirrors.
e.g. Cruise control, NavPlus/TV, Bose, GSM, Xenons, Solar roof, Parking sensors, Alcantara/leather everywhere of course. (internal dimming mirror added later)
1998 (very early) Ford Focus 1.8 Zetec; ABS/TCS, Heated screen/mirrors, Aircon, Auto-dim mirror, Leather, Trip computer, Cruise control, OEM Ford SatNav with CD changer.

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Old 12th May 2021, 06:03 PM
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So presumably on it's way back to base at Odiham?
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Old 12th May 2021, 06:16 PM
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Possibly this Chinook?

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I had a good one few weeks ago, KC135 from Mildenhall flew over Norwich with some jets in diamond formation behind. Only the stratotanker is visible on radar and that went over to the Baltics.
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Old 12th May 2021, 06:36 PM
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Definitely that one, ZD981.
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Finally: gone, but not forgotten.....
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e.g. Cruise control, NavPlus/TV, Bose, GSM, Xenons, Solar roof, Parking sensors, Alcantara/leather everywhere of course. (internal dimming mirror added later)
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Old 12th May 2021, 08:04 PM
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Well what a coincidence, the same Chinook has just passed 15 miles to the south of us!
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Old 12th May 2021, 08:57 PM
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http://bones.uk.to:8080 - my mate in Crewkerne, Somerset (much greater range)

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Old 13th May 2021, 11:11 AM
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Today we currently have the Nato Sentry doing circles over us. I can hear it but not see it as it's a bit cloudy currently.

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Old 13th May 2021, 11:24 AM
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Today we currently have the Nato Sentry doing circles over us. I can hear it but not see it
It's up at 31,000ft! Noisy engines!
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Finally: gone, but not forgotten.....
1998 D2 PF S8. AgateGrey/Platinum. Every option (I think) except electric rear seats, tiptronic steering wheel, ski hatch, towbar & dimming door mirrors.
e.g. Cruise control, NavPlus/TV, Bose, GSM, Xenons, Solar roof, Parking sensors, Alcantara/leather everywhere of course. (internal dimming mirror added later)
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Old 13th May 2021, 12:26 PM
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It's up at 31,000ft! Noisy engines!
Indeed! Maybe I could hear it as I knew it was above and actively looking for it. It soon went, dropped to 19,000ft and appears to have refueled with a USAF stratotanker above the North Sea.
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