Istres-Le Tubé (LFMI/QIE) - MIL 2010

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Istres-Le Tubé (LFMI/QIE) - MIL 2010

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Yesterday 6x Su-30MKI, 3x Il-78s and 1x Il-76 departed Bareilly for Istres.
Arrival planned this Thursday.
(Flanker serials mentioned: SB-060, SB-301, SB-303, SB-305 +2. No idea if these are correct)
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RSiAF KC-135 753 just landed

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The Indians were noted at Luxor Egypt this evening and heading for Istres tomorrow
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Indians ETA0945L

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Sukhois plus 2 Il-78 have arrived by nmx
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Just got a message from guys at Istres.

Spot 3, 4 and 5 are not reachable because of roadblocks.............. :cry: :cry:
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SB058, 060, 303, 304, 305 and 309 have all arrived.

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note that roadblocks in the middle of the desert are not that difficult to negotiate, just use another path
have fun!

Most fences are just along the paths, btw
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Maybe those fences and roadblocks are just leftovers from the open house at Istres last week

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Actual arrival sequence was

RK3451 with SB058, SB303, SB060 landed approx. 10:00L
RK3450 with SB305, SB309, SB304 landed approx. 10:30L
K2879/H landed 12:10L

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All Indians are visible from outside (Chemin des Bellons, spot number 1)

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Gijs,

did he told you what kind of other possibilities there are know to take decent landing pictures? Or is there any one with some kind of tips / tricks??

thanks ralph
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Does anybody know which 3 IL-76/78 are at istres at the moment, wasnt able to read them off because the heat haze was very bad.

And offcourse my very bad binocular :(

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RK3450
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Thanks Nilson much appreciated.
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