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Watching the skies (anoraks and packed lunches optional)

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brizzledrizzle Sun 11-Feb-18 04:44:00

Thread three of the group for flight tracking addicts

Come and join us and chat and share interesting, odd and loony things about balloons.

brizzledrizzle Sun 11-Feb-18 04:45:12

http://go.mumsnet.com/?xs=1&id=470X1554755&url=https://www.flightradar24.com/50.71,-16.51/3

Horsemad Sun 11-Feb-18 08:20:22

Found you!

Thunderpunt Sun 11-Feb-18 08:21:34

Checking in also

CormoranStrike Sun 11-Feb-18 09:05:12

Hello all

CormoranStrike Sun 11-Feb-18 09:06:01

Dublin airport has more ground vehicles than planes at the moment!

brizzledrizzle Sun 11-Feb-18 10:27:10

www.flightradar24.com/RA06360/106588dc
helicopter near Moscow, I;ve not seen many of those there.

brizzledrizzle Sun 11-Feb-18 10:28:47

www.flightradar24.com/SOLWAY02/106588f1

private plane, solway02 over Blackpool (not the south coast!)

ShowMePotatoSalad Sun 11-Feb-18 10:42:52

JBU0924 Santiago to Chicago - it's showing as a question mark on the map?

ShowMePotatoSalad Sun 11-Feb-18 10:54:46

Back to normal now. How odd!

brizzledrizzle Sun 11-Feb-18 11:00:25

The Bermuda Triangle strikes again! There seem to be a lot of black, dotted lines in that area, it's enough to make me briefly wonder if the conspiracy theorists had a point grin

ShowMePotatoSalad Sun 11-Feb-18 11:10:32

It was a bit freaky!

MrsT1984 Sun 11-Feb-18 12:23:10

Apparently a helicopter has gone down over the Grand Canyon shock

brizzledrizzle Sun 11-Feb-18 12:35:07

there's apparently been a plane crash in Russia - no details though.

Awful about that helicopter :-(

ShowMePotatoSalad Sun 11-Feb-18 13:15:13

Details emerging now. Absolutely awful news.

italiancortado Sun 11-Feb-18 14:59:39

Also checking in

italiancortado Sun 11-Feb-18 15:00:34

Also checking in

italiancortado Sun 11-Feb-18 15:02:01

private plane, solway02 over Blackpool

This was a helicopter G-HLCM

kooshbin Sun 11-Feb-18 15:23:30

Heard a small plane low overhead earlier, so looked for it on FR. It was listed as from BQH, which I didn't recognise.

Googled, and it's London Biggin Hill in Bromley. It was famous during WW2.

I guess that with better weather and more small planes, there'll be more of these smaller airfields showing up on tracking.

MamehaSan Sun 11-Feb-18 16:18:32

Checking in

WheresTheHooferDoofer Sun 11-Feb-18 19:05:25

I'd ignored some alerts on FR today as I was visiting mum in hospital. I think I'm glad I didn't see this if the alert came up. I saw the news when at the hospital.

gillybeanz Sun 11-Feb-18 19:11:36

I thought this was going to be about cloud and weather watching.
Sounds much more interesting though.
I'll get my coat as not my thing, but really like the thread thanks

Piffpaffpoff Sun 11-Feb-18 19:13:38

Here you are! Placemarking.

UrsulaPandress Sun 11-Feb-18 19:14:39

Signing in.

BrennieGirl Sun 11-Feb-18 19:22:04

I've got my anorak and my app.

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