Istres/Le Tube (LFMI) 2016 MIL

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Re: Istres/Le Tube (LFMI) 2016 MIL

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http://www.newindianexpress.com/nation/ ... 361244.ece

The aircraft – four each of Sukhoi and deep penetration Jaguars, two C17 transport plans and two mid air refuellers IL 78 – will travel through Bahrain, Egypt, France, Portugal and Canada before finally reaching Alaska.

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They started today the journey
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Thanks to Live military mode S, who picked up yesterday the 4th by an Israelian station:
IFC1516 CB-8006
IFC1616 CB-8007
IFC**** RK-3449
IFC**** RK-3453
So they made it to Egypt yesterday i guess.
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Times for 06 April, Astra 1x IL-78, RK3453 +Astra25 4x Jaguar ETA LFMI 10:52Z
Titan1 1x IL-78, RK3449 + Titan5 4x Su-30 ETA LFMI 11:00Z

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scuderia wrote:Times for 06 April, Astra 1x IL-78, RK3453 +Astra25 4x Jaguar ETA LFMI 10:52Z
Titan1 1x IL-78, RK3449 + Titan5 4x Su-30 ETA LFMI 11:00Z

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Do you confirm they will leave Istre on 8th?
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Golf Lima wrote:
scuderia wrote:Times for 06 April, Astra 1x IL-78, RK3453 +Astra25 4x Jaguar ETA LFMI 10:52Z
Titan1 1x IL-78, RK3449 + Titan5 4x Su-30 ETA LFMI 11:00Z

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Do you confirm they will leave Istre on 8th?
The 7th is far more likely for departures.
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This Twitter account shows 6 SU-30MKIs at Jamnagar. Could be two spares of course.
https://twitter.com/livefist

I see the following serials:
SB402
SB404
At least one more starting with SB4xx

Also, I see Jags:
JS221
xxxx9

go get 'em!

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Watch this space later.....
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I will post them if they arrive by daylight today :-)
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Where do they fly to today please, ?
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Istres/le Tube
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I thought they were already there at istres,
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Facebook posts suggest these ETAs:

13h C-17
14h30 C-17
15h20 IL78 + Jaguar
15h30 IL78 + SU30
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Re: Istres/Le Tube (LFMI) 2016 MIL

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Just a question out of curiosity... Why are they routing through Europe and the US? Isn't it faster to fly to the East if they are going to Alaska?
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Re: Istres/Le Tube (LFMI) 2016 MIL

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I think the other way gives stretches too much and too long over water with ofcourse too little landing sites.

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