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Spitfire just flew over

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tenlittlecygnets Sun 12-Jul-20 19:45:35

But can't see it on FlightRadar! Why not???

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betteliefsen Sun 12-Jul-20 19:47:06

Military planes often don't show up, there are other apps which do but only if the military want you to see them.

Whereabouts in the country are you?

betteliefsen Sun 12-Jul-20 19:48:51

Meant to say it's most likely returning to Duxford or Biggin Hill

DianasLasso Sun 12-Jul-20 19:50:02

I am consumed with envy grin

tenlittlecygnets Sun 12-Jul-20 19:58:13

Pfft, thought it must be returning from military show. How rude not to be on flight radar!!

Buckinghamshire.

Was lovely. I miss air shows!

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BoogleMcGroogle Sun 12-Jul-20 19:59:56

Our Essex 'thanks to NHS' liveried Spitfire did a tour of the local hospitals before landing at the airfield 2 miles from my house on Friday. It was massively exiting!

tenlittlecygnets Sun 12-Jul-20 20:04:49

Surely 70yo spitfire is not counted as a military plane? Prob owned by private collection now??

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betteliefsen Sun 12-Jul-20 20:05:17

tenlittlecygnets

Pfft, thought it must be returning from military show. How rude not to be on flight radar!!

Buckinghamshire.

Was lovely. I miss air shows!

It's perhaps the one that did the flypast for Vera Lynn, wasn't her funeral late last week?

Witchend Sun 12-Jul-20 20:13:21

I saw a Spitfire on flight radar last weekend. And I saw a Hawk.

I was quite excited.

My family (other than ds) rolled their eyes.

tenlittlecygnets Sun 12-Jul-20 20:27:37

It's taken a while to get home then, @betteliefsen !

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tenlittlecygnets Sun 12-Jul-20 20:31:48

It's taken a while to get home then, @betteliefsen !

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betteliefsen Sun 12-Jul-20 21:43:52

tenlittlecygnets

It's taken a while to get home then, @betteliefsen !


Idk, when was the funeral ?

RhapsodyandAshe Sun 12-Jul-20 21:55:41

They did a fly past of Brighton. A spit-fire and a hawk. Was on Friday around mid-day.

Horsemad Sun 12-Jul-20 22:27:12

The Spitfire that did the tribute to Dame Vera Lynn was back on base around 4pm I think. It was a Battle of Britain Memorial Flight aircraft.

The one flying for the NHS tribute was a private company.

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