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jamesascot

jamesascot

Location : northolt
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PostSubject: Presidential Helicopters 2009-03-28, 13:08

At
approximately 5pm 2 presidential helicopters and 2 Chinooks departed
callsign nighthawk 01 flight possibly inbound to stanstead as was later
handed over to essex radar (120.625)

the helicopters were 2x sikorsky UH-60L
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CHINOOKER



Location : northolt middlesex
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PostSubject: Re: Presidential Helicopters 2009-03-28, 13:38

Are you sure they were "presidential" UH-60s as were told earlier they were VH-3s??
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jamesascot

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PostSubject: Re: Presidential Helicopters 2009-03-28, 13:44

they defintely were not vh-3's but they might be at northolt
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CHINOOKER



Location : northolt middlesex
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PostSubject: Re: Presidential Helicopters 2009-03-28, 13:52

Just querying it as i personally didn't see them go out but just tracked them on scanner....by the time they returned it was pitch dark and raining so just lots of lights visible!. Was however led to believe they were VH-3s,if not nice one!,will have to spend some time at runways end,cheers
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PostSubject: Re: Presidential Helicopters 2009-03-28, 14:42

The presidential choppers are 11 x VH-3D's and 8 x VH-60N's, as they came over in the C17's we will just have to waite for an eyeball on them to see what they are :|
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Aileron

Aileron

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PostSubject: Re: Presidential Helicopters 2009-03-28, 14:45

Reach90016 wrote:
The presidential choppers are 11 x VH-3D's and 8 x VH-60N's, as they came over in the C17's we will just have to waite for an eyeball on them to see what they are :|

have you got you numbers mixxed up? 11 and 8 in two c-17's i dont think so
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jamesascot

jamesascot

Location : northolt
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PostSubject: Re: Presidential Helicopters 2009-03-28, 14:53

i live at the end of the runway at northolt and
saw them depart can 100% confirm they WERE vh-60's (sorry about the
earlier confusion lo)
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Flaps

Location : 478 miles NNW of Skegness.
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PostSubject: Re: Presidential Helicopters 2009-03-28, 14:55

Quite right Aileron !,and where's this place called "Stanstead".
This is a forum that the whole world can look at,the least we can do is to spell airfield names.
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dinger

dinger

Location : Lincolnshire

PostSubject: Re: Presidential Helicopters 2009-03-28, 14:56

Aileron wrote:
Reach90016 wrote:
The presidential choppers are 11 x VH-3D's and 8 x VH-60N's, as they came over in the C17's we will just have to waite for an eyeball on them to see what they are :|

have you got you numbers mixxed up? 11 and 8 in two c-17's i dont think so

Perhaps 11 VH-3D's in total and 8 VH-60N's in total operated by the presedential flight. There would be one chopper in each C-17.

Dinger.
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jamesascot

jamesascot

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PostSubject: Re: Presidential Helicopters 2009-03-28, 14:57

Does anybody know or can at least guess wat part northolt will play in the weeks to come?
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Flaps

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PostSubject: Re: Presidential Helicopters 2009-03-28, 14:58

Aileron wrote:
Reach90016 wrote:
The presidential choppers are 11 x VH-3D's and 8 x VH-60N's, as they came over in the C17's we will just have to waite for an eyeball on them to see what they are :|

have you got you numbers mixxed up? 11 and 8 in two c-17's i dont think so

No !
That's the total number they've got,not the number in the 2 x C-17's.
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Aileron

Aileron

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PostSubject: Re: Presidential Helicopters 2009-03-28, 15:01

not what i read to my self mike
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Flaps

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PostSubject: Re: Presidential Helicopters 2009-03-28, 15:09

I am going to find a brick wall and bounce my head off it.
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urkles

urkles

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PostSubject: Re: Presidential Helicopters 2009-03-28, 15:13

Cheer up Mike! people just reading a things a bit too literally! Laughing c'mon guys we all know you cant get 11 helicopters in a C17 so lets just keep it friendly and swap info! :)
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Aileron

Aileron

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PostSubject: Re: Presidential Helicopters 2009-03-28, 15:15

i wasnt taking it litrally people sorry i read it worng
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PostSubject: Re: Presidential Helicopters 2009-03-28, 15:23

I'm fine Mr.Urkles,honest,just helping the wife dig a big hole in the patio.......................
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Aileron

Aileron

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PostSubject: Re: Presidential Helicopters 2009-03-28, 15:26

lol
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Pilot James



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PostSubject: Re: Presidential Helicopters 2009-03-28, 15:48

Aileron wrote:
lol

A rather un-needed post to be honest! :|
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PostSubject: Re: Presidential Helicopters 2009-03-29, 01:43

Can we try and keep this on topic please guys, dont want to be forced to use the broom and clean this thread up Laughing
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PostSubject: Re: Presidential Helicopters 2009-03-29, 01:50

Back on topic..Is there any chance they will be out and about to Mildenhall today for a familiarisation flight?

Ben
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Aileron

Aileron

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PostSubject: Re: Presidential Helicopters 2009-03-29, 01:51

proberly not ben
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CHINOOKER



Location : northolt middlesex
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PostSubject: Re: Presidential Helicopters 2009-03-29, 08:21

My take on the flight that the 4x helos done out of NHT yesterday, is that i suspect that the departure timings they used would be more or less the timings they will use on the day Obama arrives. As the VH-60s arrived yesterday am,there was no real reason to do a famil flight to STN until today,unless they are practising "thier schedule". Not sure if they will repeat the flight profile today,with similar timings,if they do,it all points to an early evening arrival at STN for Obama......Just my take on that's all.
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PostSubject: Re: Presidential Helicopters 2009-03-30, 20:08

hi all,
just seen these notams, i assume theyre about the g20 chaos over londen. thought they might help.

Q) EGTT/QRTCA/IV/BO/W/000/025/5131N00001W005RESTRICTED AREA (TEMPORARY). RESTRICTION OF FLYING REGULATIONS
MADE UNDER ARTICLE 96 OF ANO 2005 (MIL ACFT SHOULD COMPLY WITH JSP552
201.135.9). NO ACFT IS TO FLY WI AREA BOUNDED BY 513611N 0001400W -
513611N 0000000E/W- 512637N 0000000E/W - 512637N 0001400W - 513611N
0001400W. REGULATIONS DO NOT APPLY TO ANY ACFT IN THE SERVICE OF THE
METROPOLITAN POLICE OR FLYING IN ACCORDANCE WITH SPECIAL FLT
NOTIFICATION (SFN) 03/09 OR SFN 36/09 OR FLYING IN ACCORDANCE WITH A
CLEARANCE FM LONDON HEATHROW ATC, LONDON CITY ATC, OR RAF NORTHOLT
ATC. HELICOPTER ROUTE H4 CLSD FM LONDON HELIPORT TO ISLE OF DOGS
THROUGHOUT PERIOD.
AUS 09-03-0263/AS7.LOWER: SFCUPPER: 2500FT AMSLJ1800/09FROM: 31 MAR 2009 18:00 TO: 03 APR 2009 07:00 SCHEDULE: MAR 31 1800-2359, APR 01 0000-0700 1600-2359, 02 AND 03 0000-0700

Q) EGTT/QRTCA/IV/BO/W/000/025/5149N00008E025RESTRICTED AREA (TEMPORARY). RESTRICTION OF FLYING REGULATIONS
MADE UNDER ARTICLE 96 OF ANO 2005 (MIL ACFT SHOULD COMPLY WITH JSP552
201.135.9). NO ACFT IS TO FLY WI AREA BOUNDED BY 515700N 0001700W -
515700N 0002600E - 513500N 0002600E - 513500N 0001700W - 515700N
0001700W. REGULATIONS DO NOT APPLY TO ANY ACFT IN THE SERVICE OF THE
METROPOLITAN POLICE OR FLYING IN ACCORDANCE WITH SPECIAL FLIGHT
NOTIFICATION (SFN) 03/09 OR SFN 36/09 OR FLYING IN ACCORDANCE WITH A
CLEARANCE FM NATS TERMINAL CONTROL SWANWICK, LONDON STANSTED ATC,
LONDON HEATHROW ATC, LONDON CITY ATC, OR RAF NORTHOLT ATC.
AUS 09-03-0263B/AS7.LOWER: SFCUPPER: 2500FT AMSLJ1810/09FROM: 31 MAR 2009 19:00 TO: 03 APR 2009 08:15 SCHEDULE: MAR 31 1900-2100, APR 03 0615-0815
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Unknown



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PostSubject: Pres & Mrs. O.s Helicopters........... 2009-04-04, 06:33

When did the American Helicopters actually leave? And did they go to Strasbourg with The Obama's or have they gone on ahead back to America? Or to wherever they were going next.
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colt99



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PostSubject: Re: Presidential Helicopters 2009-04-04, 08:54

The CH47s left this morning, but not heard anything about the VH60s.
Dave
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