23 Mar 2019

Saturday 23rd March 2019

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Departures

NONE

Arrivals

Arrived    00:43   61-0015   B52H   AERO54   US Air Force   2ndBW 


VISITORS
60-0024    B-52H   USAF  no tail code or artwork.
60-0025/LA B-52H   USAF  named "Ol' Crow Express II"
60-0032/LA B-52H   USAF  no artwork
60-0058/LA B-52H   USAF  no artwork
61-0013/LA B-52H   USAF  named "High Tension III"
61-0015/LA B-52H   USAF  named "The Last Laugh

61-0015 / AERO54 Taxiing out © Martyn Bradley

22 Mar 2019

Friday 22nd March 2019

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Departures

Departed   08:05   60-0024   B52H   AERO51   US Air Force   2ndBW
Departed   11:59   61-0013   B52H   AERO52   US Air Force   2ndBW
Departed   15:41   60-0032   B52H   AERO53   US Air Force   2ndBW
Departed   19:50   61-0015   B52H   AERO54   US Air Force   2ndBW

Arrivals

Arrived    12:58   60-0024   B52H   AERO51   US Air Force   2ndBW 
Arrived    16:57   61-0013   B52H   AERO52   US Air Force   2ndBW
Arrived    20:54   60-0032   B52H   AERO53   US Air Force   2ndBW 


VISITORS
60-0024    B-52H   USAF  no tail code or artwork.
60-0025/LA B-52H   USAF  named "Ol' Crow Express II"
60-0032/LA B-52H   USAF  no artwork
60-0058/LA B-52H   USAF  no artwork
61-0013/LA B-52H   USAF  named "High Tension III"
61-0015/LA B-52H   USAF  named "The Last Laugh

60-0024 / AERO 51 gears up for exercise © Wayne Hinton-Lewis

21 Mar 2019

Thursday 21st March 2019

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Departures

Departed   12:41   61-0015   B52H   AERO41   US Air Force   2ndBW

Arrivals

Arrived    15:04   61-0015   B52H   AERO41   US Air Force   2ndBW


VISITORS
60-0024    B-52H   USAF  no tail code or artwork.
60-0025/LA B-52H   USAF  named "Ol' Crow Express II"
60-0032/LA B-52H   USAF  no artwork
60-0058/LA B-52H   USAF  no artwork
61-0013/LA B-52H   USAF  named "High Tension III"
61-0015/LA B-52H   USAF  named "The Last Laugh

AERO41 Mid day departure ©  Brent Maartens

20 Mar 2019

Wednesday 20th March 2019

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Departures

Departed   08:23   61-0013   B52H   AERO32   US Air Force   2ndBW
Departed   08:26   60-0024   B52H   AERO33   US Air Force   2ndBW
Departed   08:30   60-0025   B52H   AERO31   US Air Force   2ndBW
Departed   14:34   63-8014   K35R   QID230   US Air Force   916thARM 

Arrivals

Arrived    11:21   60-0025   B52H   AERO31   US Air Force   2ndBW
Arrived    14:07   60-0024   B52H   AERO33   US Air Force   2ndBW
Arrived    15:12   61-0013   B52H   AERO32   US Air Force   2ndBW


VISITORS
60-0024    B-52H   USAF  no tail code or artwork.
60-0025/LA B-52H   USAF  named "Ol' Crow Express II"
60-0032/LA B-52H   USAF  no artwork
60-0058/LA B-52H   USAF  no artwork
61-0013/LA B-52H   USAF  named "High Tension III"
61-0015/LA B-52H   USAF  named "The Last Laugh"

19 Mar 2019

Tuesday 19th March 2019

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Departures

Departed   14:00   84-0085   C21A   FALCON02   US Air Force   86thAW

Arrivals

Arrived    10:32   84-0085   C21A   FALCON02   US Air Force   86thAW


VISITORS
60-0024    B-52H   USAF  no tail code or artwork.
60-0025/LA B-52H   USAF  named "Ol' Crow Express II"
60-0032/LA B-52H   USAF  no artwork
60-0058/LA B-52H   USAF  no artwork
61-0013/LA B-52H   USAF  named "High Tension III"
61-0015/LA B-52H   USAF  named "The Last Laugh"
63-8014    KC-135R USAF

18 Mar 2019

Monday 18th March 2019

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Departures

Departed   09:53   61-0015   B52H   AERO11   US Air Force   2ndBW
Departed   11:18   61-0013   B52H   AERO13   US Air Force   2ndBW
Departed   11:52   60-0025   B52H   AERO12   US Air Force   2ndBW
Departed   13:10   60-0024   B52H   AERO14   US Air Force   2ndBW

Arrivals

Arrived    17:40   60-0025   B52H   AERO12   US Air Force   2ndBW 
Arrived    18:19   61-0013   B52H   AERO13   US Air Force   2ndBW
Arrived    20:19   60-0024   B52H   AERO14   US Air Force   2ndBW
Arrived    23:03   61-0015   B52H   AERO11   US Air Force   2ndBW


VISITORS
60-0024    B-52H   USAF  no tail code or artwork.
60-0025/LA B-52H   USAF  named "Ol' Crow Express II"
60-0032/LA B-52H   USAF  no artwork
60-0058/LA B-52H   USAF  no artwork
61-0013/LA B-52H   USAF  named "High Tension III"
61-0015/LA B-52H   USAF  named "The Last Laugh"
63-8014    KC-135R USAF


60-0025 touching down after it's days mission - © Phil Roberts


16 Mar 2019

Saturday 16th March 2019

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Departures

NONE

Arrivals

Arrived    09:22   63-8014   K35R   RCH330H   US Air Force   916thARM  Mildenhall weather diversion
Arrived    09:28   60-0032   B52H   DRYER92   US Air Force   2ndBW
Arrived    10:40   61-0015   B52H   DRYER91   US Air Force   2ndBW


VISITORS
60-0024    B-52H   USAF  no tail code or artwork.
60-0025/LA B-52H   USAF  named "Ol' Crow Express II"
60-0032/LA B-52H   USAF  no artwork
60-0058/LA B-52H   USAF  no artwork
61-0013/LA B-52H   USAF  named "High Tension III"
61-0015/LA B-52H   USAF  named "The Last Laugh"
63-8014    KC-135R USAF


USAF KC-135R 63-8014 weather diversion © Rob Cottrell
B-52H 60-0032 Crabbing down the runway in high crosswinds © Rob Cottrell

60-0032 Mission marks © Rob Cottrell
Final Global Lightning B-52H 61-0015 artworked 'The Last Laugh' © Rob Cottrell


15 Mar 2019

Friday 15th March 2019

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Departures

NONE

Arrivals

Arrived    15:46   60-0058   B52H   CLIP91   US Air Force 2ndBW


VISITORS
60-0024    B-52H USAF   no tail code or artwork.
60-0025/LA B-52H USAF   named "Ol' Crow Express II"
60-0058/LA B-52H USAF   no artwork
61-0013/LA B-52H USAF   named "High Tension III"

4th USAF B-52H 60-0058 © Rob Cottrell
...close-up of mission markings © Rob Cottrell

...detaching the drag chute © Rob Cottrell

14 Mar 2019

Thursday 14th March 2019

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Departures

NONE

Arrivals

Arrived   10:16   61-0013   B52H   STRAY83   US Air Force   2ndBW
Arrived   13:35   60-0024   B52H   STRAY81   US Air Force   2ndBW
Arrived   13:41   60-0025   B52H   STRAY82   US Air Force   2ndBW


VISITORS
60-0024    B-52H USAF   no tail code or artwork.
60-0025/LA B-52H USAF   named "Ol' Crow Express II"
61-0013/LA B-52H USAF   named "High Tension III"


1st B-52H arrival 61-1013 with 'High Tension II' artwork & mission markings © Rob Cottrell

2nd B-52H arrival 60-0024 © Rob Cottrell

..devoid of LA tail code, artwork or mission markings © Rob Cottrell

Final B-52H arrival, for today, 60-0025 with Ol' Crow Express II artwork & mission markings © Rob Cottrell

10 Mar 2019

Monday 11th March 2019

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Departures

Departed   11:48   N860DA   B772   CMB525    Delta Air Lines

Arrivals

Arrived    08:27   N860DA   B772   DAL8956   Delta Air Lines


VISITORS
NONE

Delta Air Lines B777-232(ER) N860DA © Rob Cottrell

Sunday 10th March 2019

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Departures

Departed   11:31   89-1192   C17   RCH564   US Air Force   437thAW   
Departed   12:06   02-1110   C17   RCH144   US Air Force   62ndAW 

Arrivals

Arrived    09:53   02-1110   C17   RCH144   US Air Force   62ndAW
  

VISITORS
NONE





USAF C-17A x2 © Rob Cottrell

9 Mar 2019

Saturday 9th March 2019

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Departures

Departed   13:21   99-0166   C17   RCH166   US Air Force   62ndAW 
Departed   17:02   97-0041   C17   RCH246   US Air Force   437thAW 

Arrivals

Arrived    11:24   99-0166   C17   RCH166   US Air Force   62ndAW 
Arrived    15:37   97-0041   C17   RCH246   US Air Force   437thAW  
Arrived    17:32   89-1192   C17   RCH410   US Air Force   437thAW  


VISITORS
89-1192 C-17A USAF



USAF C-17A 99-0166 exercise visitor #1 today © Michael Haynes

#2 97-0041 unloading support equipment © Rob Cottrell
#3 89-1192 'The Spirit of Charleston' night stopping © Rob Cottrell

8 Mar 2019

Friday 8th March 2019

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Departures

Departed   11:00   N485MC   B747   GTI8776   Atlas Air

Arrivals

Arrived    06:16   N485MC   B747   GTI8692   Atlas Air


VISITORS
NONE

2nd pre-exercise Atlas B747-45E(F) N485MC departing © Geoff Kent

6 Mar 2019

Thursday 7th March 2019

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Departures

Departed   14:17   N465MC   B747   GTI8734   Atlas Air

Arrivals

Arrived    10:44   N465MC   B747   GTI8734   Atlas Air


VISITORS
NONE


Atlas Air B747-446 N465MC in/out © Rob Cottrell


5 Mar 2019

Tuesday 5th March 2019

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Departures

Departed   04:03   80-1067   U2S    DRAGON51   US Air Force        99thRS
Departed   10:16   N919CA    B744   NCR404     National Airlines

Arrivals

Arrived    05:12   N919CA    B744   NCR404     National Airlines


VISITORS
NONE


Pre-dawn arrival for National Airlines B747-428(BCF) N919CA © Rob Cottrell
Delivering material for forthcoming exercise © Rob Cottrell
Daylight departure © Rob Cottrell

23 Feb 2019

Saturday 23rd February 2019

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Departures

NONE

Arrivals

Arrived   12:15   80-1067   U2S   DRAGON51   US Air Force   99thRS  


VISITORS
80-1067 U-2S USAF
Replacement U-2S 80-1067 © Rob Cottrell

80-1067 short finals - © Arno01