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MCAS Yuma (KNYL/NYL) 2023

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A dirty report from Thursday 26th January.
Operating from the far north ramp (the FWIT CH-53 ramp) were:

MV-22B/EM
166724 00
166484 04
168019 05
168299 08
165944 10 (did not wear EM, but wore the unit badge)
167918 15
168651 51 special marks
168233 (unmarked)

UH-1Y/TV
168513 04
167805 __ (code not read)

AH-1Z/TV
169835 29
169828 32
169277 41
169510 43

Day visitors were:
MV-22B/PF
168695 00 special marks
165943 18

On the F-35 front only VMFA-225/CE were about, VMFA-211/CF being at Red Flag and VMFA-122/DC being deployed.
Those with serials read were:
169620 02 (no CE code)
169923 05
169925 07
169926 08
(1700)48 09

Five of the CT-155s seen at El Centro on the previous day were operating from the Million Air area.
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Re: MCAS Yuma (KNYL/NYL) 2023

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Need to make a correction (thanks for noticing Mark!)
F-35B CE/09 was (1700)48.
No serial was obtained from CE/10
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Re: MCAS Yuma (KNYL/NYL) 2023

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AndyMarden wrote: 27 Jan 2023, 04:59 A dirty report from Thursday 26th January.
Operating from the far north ramp (the FWIT CH-53 ramp) were:

MV-22B/EM
166724 00
166484 04
168019 05
168299 08
165944 10 (did not wear EM, but wore the unit badge)
167918 15
168651 51 special marks
168233 (unmarked)

UH-1Y/TV
168513 04
167805 __ (code not read)

AH-1Z/TV
169835 29
169828 32
169277 41
169510 43

Day visitors were:
MV-22B/PF
168695 00 special marks
165943 18

On the F-35 front only VMFA-235/CE were about, VMFA-224/CF being at Red Flag and VMFA-122/DC being deployed.
Those with serials read were:
169620 02 (no CE code)
169923 05
169925 07
169926 08
(1700)48 10

Five of the CT-155s seen at El Centro on the previous day were operating from the Million Air area.
Are you sure your F-35B coded 02 was 169620. I have CE-02 as 169920 and 169620 as CF-02/VMFA-211. Also, their unit is VMFA-225 not VMFA-235.
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Re: MCAS Yuma (KNYL/NYL) 2023

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CF02 is now 169587 with VMFA-211 and is currently at Nellis on Red Flag.
Don’t forget, the USMC (and US Navy) like to change aircraft codes as often as their socks lol (it must be a logistical nightmare for the maintainers!).
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Re: MCAS Yuma (KNYL/NYL) 2023

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Apologize, I meant CF-00 (not 02) (l/n oct22 for 169620 and CE-02 for 169920 (l/n jan23).
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Re: MCAS Yuma (KNYL/NYL) 2023

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I can only repeat, it was read as 169620 02. It did not have any tail code but was operating with VMFA-225.
Where was your 169920 CE-02 seen and read please?
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Re: MCAS Yuma (KNYL/NYL) 2023

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Night stopping on February 6th & 9th was MH-47G (05-)03759 from 160th SOAR.

On the 9th the ArmyNG patrol hangar was opened and the 4 UH-72's were read as;
72297
72307
72309
72313

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Re: MCAS Yuma (KNYL/NYL) 2023

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I have now seen photo confirmation that F-35B 02 (no CE) of VMFA-225 was indeed 169920, so a mispole by us.
Thanks to those who spotted it (and sorted it).
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Re: MCAS Yuma (KNYL/NYL) 2023

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AndyMarden wrote: 13 Feb 2023, 10:42 I have now seen photo confirmation that F-35B 02 (no CE) of VMFA-225 was indeed 169920, so a mispole by us.
Thanks to those who spotted it (and sorted it).
You are welcome!

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Re: MCAS Yuma (KNYL/NYL) 2023

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On the 5th of April we visited the WTI on Yuma MCAS. Unfortunately due to a flight cancellation we had one day iso two :-(.
We arrived early on base to read all serials before flying started, first spot 1 to read all Stallions, then spot 8 to read all WTI fighters. Flying had already started at 0800 with 6 F-35 departures and a lot of F-5Ns so we moved back to spot 1 to get some more take-offs. We wanted the F-35s in landing so we moved back to spot 8. Two F-35s could be pictured beautifully in the morning light, but the F-5Ns made a carrier break and were over or heads. We were then asked very kindly to remove ourselves from spot 8 by base security. We moved back to spot 1 to witness more departures of locals and some WTI missions.
After 1400 we moved to spot 3 and noted the Mi-24. The crew told us she would depart at 1500. We moved to spot 4 and waited. Nothing happened so at 1500 we were at Signature gate to see the Hind depart. Then we moved to spot 5 for some landing and take-off action. Latest action just before sunset was a move to spot 3 to read all MV-22s.
According NOTAM, the WTI is till 22 April so maybe we were a bit early to see the WTI in full force but otherwise we had a great time, together with Frank and Ludo.

CH-53 Ramp
164860 YK-860 CH-53E HMH-466
161179 YJ-179 CH-53E HMH-465
164360 YN-360 CH-53E HMH-361
161394 EN-22 CH-53E HMH-464
169022 CJ-008 CH-53K HMH-461
170013 CJ-013 CH-53K HMH-461
162480 YK-480 CH-53E HMH-466
164786 YH-486 CH-53E HMH-463
170002 CJ-012 CH-53K HMH-461
161387 YN-387 CH-53E HMH-WEST
nn ..-.73 CH-53E
161391 YJ-391 CH-53E HMH-465
163060 EN-23 CH-53E HMH-464
164363 YF-363 CH-53E HMH-462
169021 CJ-007 CH-53K HMH-461
161991 YF-991 CH-53E HMH-462

VMX-1 RAMP
165948 MV-02 MV-22B VMX-1
168214 MV-00 MV-22B VMX-1
168291 MV-01 MV-22B VMX-1
169246 MV-32 UH-1Y VMX-1
168500 MV-31 UH-1Y VMX-1
166761 MV-43 AH-1 VMX-1
168275 MV-44 AH-1 VMX-1

MV-22 RAMP
167918 EM-15 MV-22B VMM-261
168664 YW-13 MV-22B VMM-165
168626 EG-07 MV-22B VMM-263
166484 EM-04 MV-22B VMM-261
168019 EM-05 MV-22B VMM-261
166486 YT-14 MV-22B VMM-164
168016 YW-00 MV-22B VMM-165
168651 EM-51 MV-22B VMM-261
168661 YW-11 MV-22B VMM-165
165944 GX-10 MV-22B VMMT-204
168012 nc MV-22B
168233 EM13 MV-22B VMM-261
168657 YW-09 MV-22B VMM-165 (corrected)

GATE GUARDS
148373 F-4B preserved, as 148388/DC-13
150586 WE-01 A-4L preserved
158695 WF-00 AV-8A preserved
741570 LS-11 F-5E preserved ex SwissAF J-3045
164553 CF-01 AV-8B+ preserved
165395 MV-45 AH-1W preserved
161502 UC-12B preserved
164571 WL-01 AV-8B+ preserved
158248 HH-1N preserved

WTI APRON
169924 CE-06 F-35B VMFA-225
169025 WF-540 F-35B VMFAT-502
169789 VW-313 F-35B VMFA-314
170092 VW-316 F-35B VMFA-314
169595 VM-70 F-35B VMFAT-501
169703 VW-305 F-35B VMFA-314
168725 WF-531 F-35B VMFAT-502
169704 VW-306 F-35B VMFA-314
170060 CF-04 F-35B VMFA-211
168726 VM-28 F-35B VMFAT-501
165415 DR-210 F/A-18D VMFA-312
164874 WK-01 F/A-18D VMFA(AW)-224 special c/s
165414 VE-21 F/A-18D VMFA-115
165684 WK-11 F/A-18D VMFA(AW)-224
164718 VE-06 F/A-18C VMFA-115
164973 ED-973 F/A-18C VMFA(AW)-533
164947 WK-07 F/A-18D VMFA(AW)-224
165686 VE-23 F/A-18D VMFA-115
165230 WK-04 F/A-18C VMFA(AW)-224
nn WK-12 F/A-18C VMFA(AW)-224 (corrected)
nn WK-00 F/A-18C VMFA(AW)-224 (corrected)
169791 VW-300 F-35B VMFA-314 (corrected)
169790 VW-314 F-35B VMFA-314
165810 BH-810 KC-130J VMGR-252
169535 QD-535 KC-130J VMGR-152
169229 QH-229 KC-130J VMGR-234
170039 BH-039 KC-130J VMGR-252
167108 QB-108 KC-130J VMGR-352

WEST SIDE
XW429 N556BA Jet Provost T5A Blue Air
310 N187BA Strikemaster Mk84 Blue Air
NZ6361 N358FS Strikemaster Mk88 Blue Air
49-1620 N23ES T-28A

DUMP
9444 MiG-21bis dump
9545 MiG-21bis dump
158705 WE-05 AV-8C dump

FLYING
169925 CE-07 F-35B VMFA-225
169926 CE-08 F-35B VMFA-225
170048 CE-09 F-35B VMFA-225
170049 CE-10 F-35B VMFA-225
170050 CF-211 F-35B VMFA-211
165735 QB-735 KC-130J VMGR-352
90-00177 C-41A UFC
761559 LS-06 F-5N VMFT-401 ex SwissAF J-3034
761579 LS-09 F-5N VMFT-401 ex SwissAF J-3054
761589 LS-10 F-5N VMFT-401 ex SwissAF J-3064
761536 LS-01 F-5N VMFT-401 ex SwissAF J-3011
761586 LS-00 F-5N VMFT-401 ex SwissAF J-3061
761546 LS-04 F-5N VMFT-401 ex SwissAF J-3021
761576 LS-08 F-5N VMFT-401 ex SwissAF J-3051
163559 UC-12F MCAS Yuma
81-23632 MH-6M 160TH SOAR +2
170053 WE-01 F-35B VMFA-214
170059 WE-07 F-35B VMFA-214
nn WE-03 F-35B VMFA-214
168958 VT-04 UH-1Y HMLA-367 +2
nn 74 MH-60S NAWDC (corrected)
166370 SA-24 MH-60S HCS-3
nn HH-60G ADSB 97-26777
nn HH-60G ADSB 97-26779
nn HH-60G
161922 YN-992 CH-53E HMH-361
15-5177 LF F-35A 63rd FS
13-5079 LF F-35A
118 NX118NX Mi-24D
nn TV-21 AH-1Z HMLA-167
169821 TV-27 AH-1Z HMLA-167
168958 VT-04 AH-1Z HMLA-367

all updates, corrections etc are welcome!

Greetings Reinold and Piet
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Re: MCAS Yuma (KNYL/NYL) 2023

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Piet Luijken wrote: 10 Apr 2023, 22:08 169633 WK-00 F/A-18C VMFA(AW)-224
Suspect that might be a typo! - as is
168675 YW-09 MV-22B VMM-165
It's 168657 https://www.flickr.com/photos/68498610@ ... 2h-2oqA5Mg (from the week before)
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Re: MCAS Yuma (KNYL/NYL) 2023

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both corrected, tx!
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Re: MCAS Yuma (KNYL/NYL) 2023

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Thanks for the log Piet.
Can you confirm WK-00 as 164950?
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Re: MCAS Yuma (KNYL/NYL) 2023

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WK-00 was guesstimated aka it looked like 164950.
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Re: MCAS Yuma (KNYL/NYL) 2023

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Can you confirm the BuNo for VW300 too please? 169633?
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