Edinburgh Tattoo Flypasts 2018

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Edinburgh Tattoo Flypasts 2018

Post by stu » 03 Aug 2018, 07:49

It’s that time of year again ! NOTAM has now been issued for this years flypasts as follows:

H5675/18: Air display will take place
Q) EGPX/QWALW/IV/M/AW/000/025/5557N00312W005
FLYPAST BY MIL ACFT IN SUPPORT OF THE ROYAL EDINBURGH MILITARY
TATTOO WI 5NM RADIUS 555655N 0031151W (EDINBURGH CASTLE).CONTACT
01313336239. 2018-08-0341/AS1
LOWER: Surface, UPPER: 2,500 Feet AMSL
FROM: 04 Aug 2018 18:10 GMT (19:10 BST) TO: 24 Aug 2018 20:10 GMT (21:10 BST)
SCHEDULE: 04 1810-1840, 08 10 16 24 1950-2010, 14
1940-2010

All flypasts will begin from the aircraft holding zone in East Lothian and will be overhead the Castle at 9pm every night with the exception of the 4/8 flypast when the overhead will be at 7.30pm. Aircraft usually enter the hold around 30 minutes beforehand and can normally be heard working EDI Approach (121.2). All subject to weather and a/c serviceability of course !
DX:Tecsun S2000,Tecsun PL660,Tecsun PL310-ET,Sony SRF-59, Degen DE1103,Wellbrook ALA1530LN
Scan:Uniden UBC3500XLT, Yaesu VR120D, TSC-100R
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Re: Edinburgh Tattoo Flypasts 2018

Post by stratocaster » 03 Aug 2018, 09:21

Cheers Stu! As we both have heard, one of the participants are from 100sqn with a pair of hawks on the 14th. Others to be confirmed although rumours are beginning to spread that not just fast jets will take part!
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Re: Edinburgh Tattoo Flypasts 2018

Post by thelad » 03 Aug 2018, 15:52

F35 ? ;-)
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Re: Edinburgh Tattoo Flypasts 2018

Post by stu » 04 Aug 2018, 05:40

Tonight’s (4/8) flypast is rumoured to be 1 x Puma and 1x A400M
DX:Tecsun S2000,Tecsun PL660,Tecsun PL310-ET,Sony SRF-59, Degen DE1103,Wellbrook ALA1530LN
Scan:Uniden UBC3500XLT, Yaesu VR120D, TSC-100R
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Re: Edinburgh Tattoo Flypasts 2018

Post by stu » 04 Aug 2018, 18:05

A400 Atlas c/s Ascot 471 and Puma c/s Vortex 230 are currently working EDI App for tonight’s flypast
DX:Tecsun S2000,Tecsun PL660,Tecsun PL310-ET,Sony SRF-59, Degen DE1103,Wellbrook ALA1530LN
Scan:Uniden UBC3500XLT, Yaesu VR120D, TSC-100R
Ham:Baofeng UV-5RE, Baofeng GT-3TP

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Re: Edinburgh Tattoo Flypasts 2018

Post by stu » 08 Aug 2018, 06:06

Current Edinburgh Tattoo FlyPast Schedule

8th - 2x Tornado GR4s - 9pm
10th - 2x Eurofighter Typhoons - 9pm
14th - 3x Tucano and possible Puma - 9pm
24th - A400M - 9pm

With thanks to Bluesteel on the Fighter Control forum for the info

There’s also a rumour of 2x 100sqn Hawks so they might be the flypast for the 16th
DX:Tecsun S2000,Tecsun PL660,Tecsun PL310-ET,Sony SRF-59, Degen DE1103,Wellbrook ALA1530LN
Scan:Uniden UBC3500XLT, Yaesu VR120D, TSC-100R
Ham:Baofeng UV-5RE, Baofeng GT-3TP

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