Savannah/KSAV 2020

ImageLogs, tripreports and news from Canada and the USA. Civil and military jointly in one forum.

Forum rules
Image
foc1
Scramble Senior
Scramble Senior
Posts: 340
Joined: 24 Oct 2009, 15:24
Type of spotter: Military, airliners and bizjets

Savannah/KSAV 2020

Post by foc1 »

First deployment of the year here has seen the following 164AS/OH ANG C130s operating this week all with red/blue fin stripes
86-0419 "Skull 76"
87-9283 "Skull 75"
87-9287 "Skull 70"

Skull 62 visited on Jan 3rd I didn't see it but SBS said it was 88-4405

At the FBO today were VMFA-115 F/A18s
163168/VE-01 flag tail
163162/VE-07
165183/VE-12
1651(77)/unmarked
foc1
Scramble Senior
Scramble Senior
Posts: 340
Joined: 24 Oct 2009, 15:24
Type of spotter: Military, airliners and bizjets

Re: Savannah/KSAV 2020

Post by foc1 »

Noted today were the following Hornets
163168/VE-01, 165183/VE-12 VMFA-115
164956/DR-206, 164891/DR-211, 164980/DR-312 plus DR-202 not read VMFA-312

Also visiting were:
60-0349 gr/yl KC135R 77ARS/AFRC
88-4405 rd/bl C130H 164AS/OH ANG
166249/G T6B TAW-4

Also, NASA ER-2S N809NA is operating from Hunter AAF for the next few weeks it arrived last Wednesday and flew a mission yesterday
foc1
Scramble Senior
Scramble Senior
Posts: 340
Joined: 24 Oct 2009, 15:24
Type of spotter: Military, airliners and bizjets

Re: Savannah/KSAV 2020

Post by foc1 »

Noted on a truck in a parking area near Junction 5 of Northbound I-95 just north of KSAV in South Carolina was a USMC C130. Nose, wings and tail were missing and the only marks were USMC titles above the main wheels. No idea where it was coming from or going to.
foc1
Scramble Senior
Scramble Senior
Posts: 340
Joined: 24 Oct 2009, 15:24
Type of spotter: Military, airliners and bizjets

Re: Savannah/KSAV 2020

Post by foc1 »

Arriving yesterday were the following 179FS/MN ANG F16Cs:
91-0341, 0349, 0405, 0408, 0420
92-3915
96-0081, 0082
Support was Miami Air B737 N758MA
foc1
Scramble Senior
Scramble Senior
Posts: 340
Joined: 24 Oct 2009, 15:24
Type of spotter: Military, airliners and bizjets

Re: Savannah/KSAV 2020

Post by foc1 »

Arriving over the weekend were the following 125FS/OK ANG F16Cs all "OK" rd
89-2007, 2010, 2022, 2070, 2076
90-0713
foc1
Scramble Senior
Scramble Senior
Posts: 340
Joined: 24 Oct 2009, 15:24
Type of spotter: Military, airliners and bizjets

Re: Savannah/KSAV 2020

Post by foc1 »

Visiting Tuesday 11th were the following MH60Rs
168079/HQ-(7)63, 167047/HQ-(7)70 special marks HSM-46
166552/AJ-706, 168182/AJ-707 HSM-70

Doing a couple of low approaches Wednesday 12th were
(169591)/VM-30, 169593/VM-32 F35B VMFAT-501
foc1
Scramble Senior
Scramble Senior
Posts: 340
Joined: 24 Oct 2009, 15:24
Type of spotter: Military, airliners and bizjets

Re: Savannah/KSAV 2020

Post by foc1 »

The OKs have gone home but the 179FS are still here and have been joined by at least two more (one being 91-0410)

On Friday 21st the following 159FS/FL ANG F15Cs arrived bl/wt fin stripes
78-0489 0519
79-0057
80-0049
81-0023
82-0037 (in 122FS marks)
85-0128
86-0143, 0145, 0148, 0152, 0162

The Eagles are apparently in for ThunderEx 2020 and the following may also have been involved
03-3115 bl/yl C17A 183AS/MS ANG "Ruler 49"
05-5149 yl/rd C17A HH 15Wg "Manu 61"
88-4405 rd/bl C130H 164AS/OH ANG "Skull 55"
61-0298 wt/rd KC135R 126ARS/WI ANG "Brewer 11"

Visiting were:
165974/F 165989/F T6A CTW-6
166232/E T6B TAW-5
98-3541, 99-3563, 05-3776 all bk/rd T6B 14FTW CB
162015/E-51 TH57C TAW-5
plus two UH60s as "Army 869" flight
foc1
Scramble Senior
Scramble Senior
Posts: 340
Joined: 24 Oct 2009, 15:24
Type of spotter: Military, airliners and bizjets

Re: Savannah/KSAV 2020

Post by foc1 »

Two more 179FS F16s noted this morning
90-0831 & 91-0474

Visiting at lunchtime was 14-0184 Mi-17 as "Army Copter 0184" marked as Mi-17E4
Marijn
Scramble Rookie
Scramble Rookie
Posts: 90
Joined: 12 Jun 2018, 18:58

Re: Savannah/KSAV 2020

Post by Marijn »

Any pictures of this Mi-171 ? :shock:
foc1
Scramble Senior
Scramble Senior
Posts: 340
Joined: 24 Oct 2009, 15:24
Type of spotter: Military, airliners and bizjets

Re: Savannah/KSAV 2020

Post by foc1 »

Unfortunately not. It was in the sand scheme with black serial on the boom
foc1
Scramble Senior
Scramble Senior
Posts: 340
Joined: 24 Oct 2009, 15:24
Type of spotter: Military, airliners and bizjets

Re: Savannah/KSAV 2020

Post by foc1 »

Noted today were the following F/A18s

164872/13 VMFAAW-533 tanks but no other marks
164274/216 Blue aggressor scheme
164952/DR-202 VMFA-312
164900/DR-205 VMFA-312
164980/DR-312 VMFA-312
foc1
Scramble Senior
Scramble Senior
Posts: 340
Joined: 24 Oct 2009, 15:24
Type of spotter: Military, airliners and bizjets

Re: Savannah/KSAV 2020

Post by foc1 »

Noted here yesterday (14th) were the following TAW-5 aircraft all coded "E"

T6B: 1666040, 166047, 166081, 166098, 166105, 166194, 166197, 166226

TH57C: 162038/74, 162041/77, 162066/102, 162674/112, 162677/115, 162814/128
foc1
Scramble Senior
Scramble Senior
Posts: 340
Joined: 24 Oct 2009, 15:24
Type of spotter: Military, airliners and bizjets

Re: Savannah/KSAV 2020

Post by foc1 »

Stopping for gas today were the following VFA-106 Hornets all coded "AD"

168490/251
168907/143
169647/252
169648/253
169649/254

VMFAAW-533 ED-09 and ED-13 were also in.
Lordofthedragons
Scramble Junior
Scramble Junior
Posts: 150
Joined: 06 Nov 2011, 23:07
Type of spotter: F4

Re: Savannah/KSAV 2020

Post by Lordofthedragons »

Do you know the next stops for those hornets?
orange
Scramble Junior
Scramble Junior
Posts: 169
Joined: 01 Apr 2005, 15:49

Re: Savannah/KSAV 2020

Post by orange »

Lordofthedragons wrote:Do you know the next stops for those hornets?
Back to Oceana from Key West or v.v?
Post Reply