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17 - 28 September
LFAs 4, 7, 11. 12. 13. 14. 16. 17
The aim of Exercise SKYLANCE is to provide joint collective training in a multi-threat environment for UK units and invited NATO and Allied units and their staffs. In the region of 80 aircraft from 6 nations will operate from various bases in England and Scotland. The majority of the aerial activity will take place over Northern Enlgand, the Borders and most of Scotland, off the north, west and east coast of Scotland and limited areas of Wales and Southern England. There will also be considerable activity at Spadeadam, Cape Wrath, Loch Ewe and RAF Fairford.
The exercise will involve many different types of aircraft including Harrier, Typhoon, Tornado, Etendard, Rafale and Mirage. E-3s, Nimrods, VC-10s and Tristars will be operating at upper levels.
Originally posted by KINGOFPAIN
you got a video recorder? if so.. start to document this stuff... just to have,i'd keep my eye's open if i were you... i live on the west coast,and we have had a few things going on as well late night... a few night's in a row we have had heavy jet traffic.. not the 747 type either.. they make these sounds like brief after burnners cut on then off... it's real fast... then a huge helicopter,didnt see it just heard it... but yea,seems odd.
Originally posted by DeltaNine
This thread seems like an attention seeking fake- IIRC the SAS are not at Hereford anymore and haven't been for some years now.