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ukv1290

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GSM419P
« on: November 23, 2009, 01:17:42 AM »
Hey All,

Just tracking a flight on the network departing out of Gatwick (arround 0100ish) and climed to FL79 now decending into EGVN.

Any idea what the short flight is about?

GSM419P
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RodBearden

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Re: GSM419P
« Reply #1 on: November 23, 2009, 01:42:01 AM »
Probably a B767 positioning for the flight to Ascencion - Wideawake Airfield (GSM8510) under contract to the MoD.

EDIT - just watching it leave Brize Norton for Ascencion right now.(G-CEFG - B763)

Rod
« Last Edit: November 23, 2009, 01:58:44 AM by RodBearden »
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ukv1290

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Re: GSM419P
« Reply #2 on: November 23, 2009, 01:59:02 AM »
Ahh yeah just departing now! - Quick turn arround time!

Tom

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Re: GSM419P
« Reply #3 on: November 23, 2009, 06:24:55 AM »
Rod is right, generally any flight numbers which end in P are positioning and so have no passsengers on board.

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Re: GSM419P
« Reply #4 on: November 23, 2009, 04:48:56 PM »
It's a Globespan aircraft. They are regularly involved in troop flights especially at this time of the year when their aircraft aren't used as much on flights to the Med, etc.