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Old 19-07-2019, 10:02 AM
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Every month or so here in Normandie we have a couple of Mirage(I think) fighter jets chasing each other. This morning they flew right over the house whilst I was in the garden,really low,could clearly see all the markings. Quite impressive.
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Old 19-07-2019, 10:42 AM
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I remember growing up as a kid seeing similar things in mid-Sussex - late 80s, early 90s i guess. Never these days though.

Although there must be a military flight path between two bases (or something) near me, we regularly get Chinooks passing east-west just to the south of Burgess Hill in the evenings - normally just after dark. I live on the very southern side of town so hear and see them clearly. Very low, probably 300-500 feet as they don't pass over houses...
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I had these flying over me last week as they tried to control the wild fires in the surrounding hills to where we were staying.



We were out on a boat trip the day after they started and we watched 3 of them scooping up the sea water and then dropping it up in the hills.



It had made for an interesting sunset the evening before

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Hould see alot of this at the weekend as I'm off to fairford airshow this, hopefully the weather stays dry.....


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Every month or so here in Normandie we have a couple of Mirage(I think) fighter jets chasing each other. This morning they flew right over the house whilst I was in the garden,really low,could clearly see all the markings. Quite impressive.
Would think they were Mirage or Rafale.

I spent a day at the Mach Loop in Wales last year before doing a stage of Rally GB, hoping to see some of this...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6zhAekECH78

...but instead I just saw a lot of rain and clouds: view was nice though!
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...but instead I just saw a lot of sexy sheep: view was nice though!
Edited for truth.
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There were several sheep in the vicinity, but I didn't get close enough to ascertain their sexiness.
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Gotta go to mach loop
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