UAV model Q4 according to ADS-B

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UAV model Q4 according to ADS-B

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hello, watching a USAF UAV model Q4 with c/s UAVGH000 just left Greece towards sigornella. Anyone know what UAV this might be?

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Ajaxfever wrote:hello, watching a USAF UAV model Q4 with c/s UAVGH000 just left Greece towards sigornella. Anyone know what UAV this might be?

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Very likely a Global Hawk. Sometimes flying overhead France, Germany enroute to Baltics as well. FORTE10 was their callsign on all those cases.
Not sure though when flying other missions.
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joost wrote:
Ajaxfever wrote:hello, watching a USAF UAV model Q4 with c/s UAVGH000 just left Greece towards sigornella. Anyone know what UAV this might be?

grtz,

Peter
Very likely a Global Hawk. Sometimes flying overhead France, Germany enroute to Baltics as well. FORTE10 was their callsign on all those cases.
Not sure though when flying other missions.
Saw on the ADS-B map that this UAV came from the Ukraine before reaching Greece.

First time I noticed such a flight.
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Ajaxfever wrote:Saw on the ADS-B map that this UAV came from the Ukraine before reaching Greece.
They are flying above Baltic States. Mostly above Estonia, between Tallin and Russian border. Then heading to Ukraine. There is a temporary reservated area TRA81 (between BOKSU and DIBED waypoints) over Poland where the Global Hawks are usually flying over.
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Next time you see one on ADS-B, have a look at the flight-level.
They are usually very high, FL500+ if I remember well :shock:
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