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by Starman
21 Oct 2021, 10:38
Forum: Spotting Asia & Middle East
Topic: Ovda AFB (LLOV) 2021
Replies: 10
Views: 1264

Re: Ovda AFB (LLOV) 2021

Continuing "our" coverage of Blue Flag and related movements, Ben Gurion Airport received the head of the Luftwaffe on 16th October in Global 14+07, whilst 14+05 arrived very late on 18th following his participation in the historic flypast in specially marked Eurofighter 31+37. 14+04 also visited LL...
by Starman
16 Oct 2021, 10:15
Forum: Spotting Asia & Middle East
Topic: Ovda AFB (LLOV) 2021
Replies: 10
Views: 1264

Re: Ovda AFB (LLOV) 2021

A short update on the preparations for Blue Flag 21 Noted so far are USAF/SP F-16C, Lw/Tlg31 EF2000, Adel'A/EC01/2.004 Rafale B, RAF/12(B)sqn Typhoon, IAF M2000, AMI F-35, HAF - these three not eyeballed yet leaving one or two empty shelter areas at Ovda for "other" particpants. 14th Oct 21 RRR4021 ...
by Starman
14 Oct 2021, 08:55
Forum: Spotting Germany
Topic: Nörvenich 2021
Replies: 24
Views: 4413

Re: Nörvenich 2021

GAFK41 showing on tracking sites passing Monaco heading south-east....any of our Norvenich readers note its/their departure?
Appear to be on course for Gioia del Colle, after which he, she, it or they continued to LLOV arriving 15z
by Starman
13 Oct 2021, 22:06
Forum: Spotting Asia & Middle East
Topic: Ovda AFB (LLOV) 2021
Replies: 10
Views: 1264

Re: Ovda AFB (LLOV) 2021

It ended up this evening in Ben Gurion with 6S21 CB-8008 & IL-78 RK-3453.
by Starman
11 Oct 2021, 18:11
Forum: Spotting Asia & Middle East
Topic: Ovda AFB (LLOV) 2021
Replies: 10
Views: 1264

Re: Ovda AFB (LLOV) 2021

Before I decamp to the south for some "Indian summer" fun, maybe one or two of you would like to know what's been happening in the work-up to Blue Flag. Obv the big news, so far, is a very beautiful C-17A, a different one this evening would have been nice, but here is what I've noted to date (E/b & ...
by Starman
05 Oct 2021, 15:11
Forum: Spotting Asia & Middle East
Topic: Ovda AFB (LLOV) 2021
Replies: 10
Views: 1264

Re: Ovda AFB (LLOV) 2021

Blue Flag support arrivals began today with French Phenix 043, the below behemoth (obv if 54+09 was in one piece it could've done the mission with its eyes closed, Herby, please get them to fix it "gap-filler" :) ) and an Italian C-130J which is taking forever to get here. https://live.staticflickr....
by Starman
29 Sep 2021, 07:48
Forum: Aviation Photo Forum
Topic: Nevatim LLNV 26/09/21
Replies: 4
Views: 1059

Re: Nevatim LLNV 26/09/21

Bennie wrote: 28 Sep 2021, 23:22 I had to make do with 4 Norwegians and 2 Cloggies today.... :oops:
You're welcome to send some Cloggie Fuglys here, Bennie
by Starman
27 Sep 2021, 10:52
Forum: Spotting Canada & USA
Topic: Nellis AFB, NV 2021
Replies: 2
Views: 347

Re: Nellis AFB, NV 2021

According to other sources there were maybe 100 trainers at Nellis over the weekend for FAIP Flag, where First Assignment Instructor Pilots participated in a flying competition with T-1, T-6 and T-38 aircraft.
by Starman
26 Sep 2021, 18:38
Forum: Aviation Photo Forum
Topic: Nevatim LLNV 26/09/21
Replies: 4
Views: 1059

Nevatim LLNV 26/09/21

Three new F-35As arrived for the IAF today in this particular order, AS28/29/30 https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51519999556_82efa0b250_z.jpg 945 finals by Starman , on Flickr https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51519187637_1a2fececf8_z.jpg 947 by Starman , on Flickr https://live.staticflickr.com...
by Starman
24 Sep 2021, 11:23
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: F-35 Lightning II developments
Replies: 1957
Views: 615852

Re: F-35 Lightning II developments

Blue 02 up from DFW with Retro 51-53 (to hand over to Blue 01 en-route) for LERT later today
by Starman
17 Sep 2021, 08:26
Forum: Spotting Rest of Europe
Topic: TLP 2021-3 & TLP 2021-4
Replies: 16
Views: 2075

Re: TLP 2021-3 & TLP 2021-4

Puma11 (flight of ?) just departed Magyar Republic airspace heading West 06.30Z
And Warhawk03 (flt of?) tracking as 90-0813approaching from Spang
by Starman
16 Sep 2021, 19:08
Forum: Spotting Rest of Europe
Topic: TLP 2021-3 & TLP 2021-4
Replies: 16
Views: 2075

Re: TLP 2021-3 & TLP 2021-4

Recorded from my fave tracking site today, Thursday, into Albacete were:
GAFR71A/3FBFAO
GAFK31/3FB622B
GAF---/3F4BAO all from Norvenich
CTM2050 A400M 0095 from Landivisau (dep as CTM2035)
IAM4675/MM62178 C-130J
Also noted untimed CEF670/0482 C-295 and another Hungarian transport
by Starman
15 Sep 2021, 13:48
Forum: Spotting Asia & Middle East
Topic: Ovda AFB (LLOV) 2021
Replies: 10
Views: 1264

Re: Ovda AFB (LLOV) 2021

As predicted a number of former Ramat David based F-16C Block 30s have arrived at Ovda for storage/disposal. 21 aircraft were logged last month (westerly row, NNE-SSW): 333/all 117Sqn unless noted (this one amongst the As & Bs), 388/110, 376/110, 373/115, 324, 329 no tail, 363/115, 321, 386, 389, 34...
by Starman
14 Sep 2021, 16:11
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: Blue Flag '21
Replies: 0
Views: 587

Blue Flag '21

The biennial Blue Flag exercise is scheduled to take place at Ovda AFB from approx. 10th - 22nd October with a media day on Wednesday 20th. Seven nations are listed as participating, there may though, as in the past, be another who may or may not be present depending on where the report is published...
by Starman
13 Sep 2021, 18:58
Forum: Spotting Rest of Europe
Topic: TLP 2021-3 & TLP 2021-4
Replies: 16
Views: 2075

Re: TLP 2021-3 & TLP 2021-4

Not surprisingly Hungarian Falcon 606 visited Albacete on 09 Sept whilst Lw A400M 54+08 was there today, Monday (serials etc from a well known tracking site)