Any RAF types? Lancaster bomber flight path 16/05/18?

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  1. Merlin Cat

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    dear RAF personnel,

    Tomorrow the BBMF Lancaster is due to make a 75th anniversary flight from Scampton, over Ladybower, Derwent valley, Chatsworth then onto Rolls Royce factory.

    I’m planning to finish work to try and see it near Lady-bower. It’s due over midday Ish.

    I can’t find the web page that shows flight paths so that I can try and catch it en route if I’m a bit late.

    Any ideas please?

    Thanks :)
     
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  2. Flakey

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    I’m going to try to get over to ladybower too
     
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  3. Terrordales

    Terrordales Nightshift Mod

    Have a look on the BBMF Farcebook page.
     
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  5. Terrordales

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  8. You should of been at my house on Sunday, flew right over and low twice on the way to the IBCC and back. It could be a semi regular thing :D

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  9. Terrordales

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  10. Gibos office at Scampton
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  11. Merlin Cat

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    Cheers folks,

    I’ve seen BBMF site and now joined FB page.

    However, the other year there was a fly past due over a fete down the road. One chap there to watch had a website which showed the actual flight path so that we could see which direction the planes would come from.

    It was like their route for the day on a map.

    Sadly they didn’t get as far as Sheffield as mechanical problems meant they had to cut short the planned route :(.

    I thought if I was late to get to proper car parks etc I could stop on route to see it. :)

    I’m hoping today’s flipping change in weather won’t have stopped it!
     
  12. nope!

    It will be a shame if they do, lots will be out to see her!
     
  13. Just look up it be in the sky :gnome:
     
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  14. Merlin Cat

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    Looks like it’s cancelled :(
    @Flakey
     
  15. Nooo :(

    Ive been sat on our office roof with me binoculars on the lookout since early, its cold and windy up here :lol:
     
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  16. Terrordales

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    Get back to work you 'orrible little man !!
     
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  18. davidoft

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    Seen it come over my house a few times, spitfires and hurricanes too, come really low sometimes, they are crazy noisy, I don’t know how they crept up on Germany
     
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