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by patrick dirksen
03 May 2021, 16:19
Forum: Gilze-Rijen & GRAS
Topic: EHGR 05-05-2021 AAC choppers?
Replies: 4
Views: 1047

Re: EHGR 05-05-2021 AAC choppers?

Hi Antilliaan, Thanks for the reminder, and of course I am aware not all info is available for sharing. I totally respect that! But I really do see a tendancy to share less and less info on expectations, not via this forum nor via the 'good old fashioned' mailing lists. And yes, I presume Facebook i...
by patrick dirksen
29 Apr 2021, 13:11
Forum: Aviation Photo Forum
Topic: P-180M/AMS/EHAM/ 14-04-21/MIL.
Replies: 5
Views: 1359

Re: P-180M/AMS/EHAM/ 14-04-21/MIL.

Well, I am not too keen on Ferraris either, so that fits...! :-p:
by patrick dirksen
29 Apr 2021, 09:35
Forum: Gilze-Rijen & GRAS
Topic: EHGR 05-05-2021 AAC choppers?
Replies: 4
Views: 1047

EHGR 05-05-2021 AAC choppers?

Hi all, Heard a rumour a bunch of Army Air Corps helicopters might be visiting Gilze-Rijen this day for a tank stop (although I also heard this might have been cancelled again). Since I can't find any info on this on the www, I thought I'd post it here. Hopefully this will lead to a sharing of avail...
by patrick dirksen
28 Apr 2021, 17:50
Forum: Vintage, warbirds and wrecks & relics
Topic: British Phantom Aviation Group
Replies: 73
Views: 17655

Re: British Phantom Aviation Group

A(nother) great step! And it's good to see al the support you're getting from so many different agencies and companies. That has been different in other similar situations both in the UK and abroad. ZE360 is a very lucky bird! ;-)
Keep up the good work gents (and ladies?)!
by patrick dirksen
26 Apr 2021, 21:39
Forum: Aviation Photo Forum
Topic: RAAF Edinburgh Gate Guard.
Replies: 6
Views: 1250

Re: RAAF Edinburgh Gate Guard.

Thanks for the additional info! Saw your other posts (with the ELINT P-3s) as well, nice.
by patrick dirksen
26 Apr 2021, 21:38
Forum: Aviation Photo Forum
Topic: Aerotech Australia, Parafield, South Australia.
Replies: 3
Views: 350

Re: Aerotech Australia, Parafield, South Australia.

A 0,5 sec Google search shows this is former US Army UH-60A 80-23475 (and N260AU in between).
by patrick dirksen
26 Apr 2021, 11:50
Forum: Spotting Germany
Topic: Mönchengladbach (MGL/EDLN) 2021
Replies: 8
Views: 1111

Re: Mönchengladbach (MGL/EDLN) 2021

HB-HOY is the based Ju-52 here.
by patrick dirksen
24 Apr 2021, 20:10
Forum: Geilenkirchen
Topic: LOG 24-4-2021
Replies: 0
Views: 199

LOG 24-4-2021

Hi all,

Seen this evening: KC-135R 62-3571/AK of 168 ARS plus locals LX-N90450 (special markings) and LX-N90451.
All clearly visible and readable from the Western runway threshold.
by patrick dirksen
24 Apr 2021, 12:42
Forum: Geilenkirchen
Topic: ETNG 12-04-2021 MIL
Replies: 6
Views: 1188

Re: ETNG 12-04-2021 MIL

Ok, thanks! I will be in the area tonight, so I might give it a try.
From the Dutch side of the border, before anyone asks!
by patrick dirksen
24 Apr 2021, 11:20
Forum: Geilenkirchen
Topic: ETNG 12-04-2021 MIL
Replies: 6
Views: 1188

Re: ETNG 12-04-2021 MIL

Are the tankers still present, or are they back in the US by now? Normally they stay 2 weeks if I'm right, but I can't find a trace of them going home. Also SG Maastricht doesn't show a departure yet.
by patrick dirksen
23 Apr 2021, 19:01
Forum: Aviation Photo Forum
Topic: Beekhuizerzand, 22-04-2021. First Ops flight CH-47F D-472
Replies: 4
Views: 1120

Re: Beekhuizerzand, 22-04-2021. First Ops flight CH-47F D-472

Nice indeed! I have never been to Beekhuizerzand, what are the options and conditions there? Similar like GLV-V, entry allowed as long as you don't interfere with exercises and just be lucky where the choppers will land (compared to your position)?
by patrick dirksen
23 Apr 2021, 18:56
Forum: Helispot
Topic: Summer 2021: Empire Test Pilot School / QinetiQ to fly AW139. Plus AW109 Grands...
Replies: 1
Views: 125

Re: Summer 2021: Empire Test Pilot School / QinetiQ to fly AW139. Plus AW109 Grands...

Following the registration logic of QinetiQ, I checked G-INFO, and came up with this info:
G-ETPN A.109S c/n 22119, ex N519CG
G-ETPO A.109S c/n 22165, ex XA-UNU
G-ETPP AW.139 c/n 31768, ex B-725D
by patrick dirksen
21 Apr 2021, 19:40
Forum: Spotting Netherlands
Topic: Port Visits 2021
Replies: 3
Views: 604

Re: Port Visits 2021

That explains the lack of sightings.... ;-)
by patrick dirksen
21 Apr 2021, 19:06
Forum: Den Helder-De Kooy
Topic: EHKD 21-04-2021 MIL
Replies: 9
Views: 1432

Re: EHKD 21-04-2021 MIL

Ging retour naar DH via overhead Schiphol baantje 04!
He liks it there apparently, doing circuits at Schiphol East again as I 'speak' ;-)