posted on Aug, 24 2009 @ 05:08 PM
Don't be too quick.
The Dominie is the only twin jet trainer type of that ilk in the RAF, it is based at Cranwell, Lincs and is a regular visitor to the other local
training station at Linton on Ouse, in Yorkshire. There is no other explanation for it being high gloss black, but due to its shape it can look
dramatically different from various angles. The only other possible (or likely) explanation is that the OP got the colour wrong and it was of the Navy
Blue painted Falcon 20's of FRADU, but they do not fly up here except for airshows (was it a weekend maybe?)
The gloss black Dominies are up and down day in day out and fit the description, incidentally there are two major versions of the Dominie in service,
the one in the images is based on an early model 125, another model looks much sleeker with a redesigned nose and was based on the -600, it could be
this version the op saw which is leading to the confusion.
The Domine is also bigger than a Learjet and smaller than the Sentinel, as described. Either way I think this is a very likely explanation for the
sighting, or do you still hold that is is mysterious Challenger model of indeterminate origin?
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[edit on 24-8-2009 by waynos]