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What's N700KG doing around the IoM?
« on: March 17, 2014, 04:25:09 PM »
For more than three weeks  Learjet 40 N700KG has been running 'milk rounds' out of Ronaldsway over to SE England.

Seems to have been a visitor before and often parked-up at the hotel at the airport ( Arena Hotel? )

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Re: What's N700KG doing around the IoM?
« Reply #1 on: March 18, 2014, 04:53:49 PM »
Sorry can't answer your question Smudge, but another "what are they up to" I've noticed is the 2 Dassault Falcons I regularly see on FR24 on the east coast of England out over the North Sea ... They're out there now as we speak  ???

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Re: What's N700KG doing around the IoM?
« Reply #2 on: March 18, 2014, 05:02:08 PM »
oh!  Well spotted!

PlanePlotter says they are ZODIAC 1 and 2, G-FRAI and FRAK.  FRA - perhaps they're pretending to be anti-shipping missiles for RN training?

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Re: What's N700KG doing around the IoM?
« Reply #3 on: March 18, 2014, 05:10:49 PM »
Could be ... I've seen them often at all times of the day and wondered ... Whatever they're up to it looks like fun, if their FR24 tracks are anything to go by  :o

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Re: What's N700KG doing around the IoM?
« Reply #4 on: March 18, 2014, 05:18:48 PM »
Hmm they're up around FL290.  Perhaps some training with east coast radars?

Back in the day the MoD used to charter Concorde to make Mach 2 runs up and down off the east coast for radar training.  And to watch as the Binbrook Lightnings try to intercept!



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Re: What's N700KG doing around the IoM?
« Reply #5 on: March 18, 2014, 05:22:30 PM »
Whatever they're up to it looks like fun, if their FR24 tracks are anything to go by  :o

I see what you mean!



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