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kevshore

kevshore

Location : Waltham, NE Lincs
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PostSubject: Typhoon bird strike. Typhoon bird strike. Empty2009-05-08, 09:20

Just heard a Typhoon had a bird strike today. Also heard there was a chute landing around lunch time. Maybe the same incident?


Kev.
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milky01

milky01

Location : coningsby
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PostSubject: Re: Typhoon bird strike. Typhoon bird strike. Empty2009-05-08, 09:38

Hi kev i will make a call and let you know.

Cheers Kevin.
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kevshore

kevshore

Location : Waltham, NE Lincs
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PostSubject: Re: Typhoon bird strike. Typhoon bird strike. Empty2009-05-08, 10:34

milky01 wrote:
Hi kev i will make a call and let you know.

Cheers Kevin.



Thanks Kev.

Regards Kev. Laughing
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milky01

milky01

Location : coningsby
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PostSubject: Re: Typhoon bird strike. Typhoon bird strike. Empty2009-05-08, 12:10

False alarm Kev it was the downdrift from ZJ800 BC "Gunfighter 1" that dropped the bird not a bird strike,Typhoon BC landed back with chute.

Cheers Kev. :) :) :)
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kevshore

kevshore

Location : Waltham, NE Lincs
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PostSubject: Re: Typhoon bird strike. Typhoon bird strike. Empty2009-05-08, 12:30

Good news then. thanks for the info. ;)


Kev.
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rhino2k

rhino2k

Location : grimsby
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PostSubject: Re: Typhoon bird strike. Typhoon bird strike. Empty2009-05-08, 12:31

milky01 wrote:
False alarm Kev it was the downdrift from ZJ800 BC "Gunfighter 1" that dropped the bird not a bird strike,Typhoon BC landed back with chute.

Cheers Kev. :) :) :)

sorry to sound stupid but what do ya mean by the downdrift and he dropped the bird... i was there for the chute landing and emergency services dashed after him ...is that just standerd procedure when they use there chute
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milky01

milky01

Location : coningsby
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PostSubject: Re: Typhoon bird strike. Typhoon bird strike. Empty2009-05-08, 15:24

It was a suspected bird strike but no damage was found on landing.
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smithy747



Location : Sheffield
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PostSubject: Re: Typhoon bird strike. Typhoon bird strike. Empty2009-06-04, 08:28

must be very common thing with the jets when i came up yesterday saw couple of detached wings public side of perimeter fence but strange thing was the wings wasn't near runway they where behind the building nearest runway next to BBMF
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TEEJ



Location : Lincs

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PostSubject: Re: Typhoon bird strike. Typhoon bird strike. Empty2009-06-04, 14:36

smithy747 wrote:
must be very common thing with the jets when i came up yesterday saw couple of detached wings public side of perimeter fence but strange thing was the wings wasn't near runway they where behind the building nearest runway next to BBMF

Possibly you saw the Lightning wings?

http://fightercontrol.forumotion.com/raf-coningsby-f23/29r-sqn-to-loan-lightning-xs897-from-lakes-lightnings-t9549.htm

TJ
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milky01

milky01

Location : coningsby
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PostSubject: Re: Typhoon bird strike. Typhoon bird strike. Empty2009-06-05, 13:20

Haha TEEJ thats a cracker.

Kevin.
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