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  • tmurphy
    Senior Member
    • Jul 2005
    • 221

    Did this pilot forget somthing ?

    Just happed to look up from the back garden and saw this vapour trail, never seen a complete 'u' turn before!!

    Must have been a busy day today overhead as the second image shows too!!
    PS There not dust marks on the sensor, but molten meatl in the double glazing!!!
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  • Future Pilot
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    • Jul 2003
    • 3469

    #2
    Lol must of done

    That second shot is preety amazing, that's a hell of alot of contrails!
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    • bmi-star
      EGOV local
      • Feb 2004
      • 4366

      #3
      LOL i get that over where i live very regularly, yesturday for instance!!

      It is one special sight!
      Regards, Elgan

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      • Spence_CWL
        Senior Member
        • Jul 2004
        • 465

        #4
        You lucky bug gers

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        • Flex 35
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          • Jul 2004
          • 687

          #5
          All the morning Atlantic traffic I guess.

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          • Spence_CWL
            Senior Member
            • Jul 2004
            • 465

            #6
            Where is it?

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            • tmurphy
              Senior Member
              • Jul 2005
              • 221

              #7
              Originally posted by Spence_CWL
              Where is it?
              Leyland, just south of Preston in Lancashire!, directly under on eof the main trans-atlantic routes

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              • Guest's Avatar
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                #8
                Theres a few fly over my house going West. Atlantic?. Lots at the weekend. Well.... Lots for here. About 1 every 5 minutes haha. Also noticed ryanair isn't flying over my house on its way to London like it used to.

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                • steve rowell
                  Expat Geordie
                  • Apr 2003
                  • 13281

                  #9
                  Probably a BA plane, their pilots are rumored to enjoy a few sips before a flight
                  Best Regards Steve

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                  • concordesst
                    Senior Member
                    • Mar 2004
                    • 636

                    #10
                    WOW, i thought we had lots of traffic over Newcastle, i seen 17 or summit contrails yesterday, not a mark on yours.

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                    • Hugh Jarse
                      Senior Member
                      • Feb 2005
                      • 193

                      #11
                      The U turn may have been an inflight refueller turning around to do it all again. Could have been a turn back too. Calibration? THere are all sorts of reasons for a U turn.

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