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ChrisL
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Zagreb

Post by ChrisL » Sat May 29, 2021 4:55 pm

Seen yesterday 28-05-21

Early morning launch for flypasts over various cities in Croatia in connection with Armed Forces Day

MiG-21UMDs 164, 166 and 167

The same three also did an evening launch for a flypast over Zagreb which included MiG-21BisD 117 as an air spare.

At nearby Jarun were the following on static display.

OH-58D 321
Mi-171sh 229

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Re: Zagreb

Post by ChrisL » Wed Jun 09, 2021 4:07 am

08-06-2021

Wisconsin ANG KC-135R 58-0009 arrived around 0945 as RCH427 and has night stopped. Finally departed on the 12th again as RCH427 direct to Milwaukee Mitchell International.

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Re: Zagreb

Post by ChrisL » Sun Jun 13, 2021 10:10 am

Seen flying on the 11th, 12th and 14th June CL415 877. On the 14th it did water scooping at Dubravsko Jezero near Varaždin in the morning and then departed back to Zadar in the afternoon.

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Re: Zagreb

Post by ChrisL » Wed Jun 16, 2021 7:13 pm

15-06-2021

MiG-21s seen flying today were 116, 117, 164 and 167.

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Re: Zagreb

Post by ChrisL » Wed Jun 16, 2021 7:14 pm

16-06-2021

MIG-21s seen flying today were 164 and 167. Also PC-9 067.

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Re: Zagreb

Post by ChrisL » Thu Jun 17, 2021 2:18 pm

17-06-2021

Arriving at 1045 RCH741 KC-135R 57-1441 Iowa ANG direct from Sioux City.

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Re: Zagreb

Post by ChrisL » Wed Jul 14, 2021 12:17 pm

14-07-2021

U.S. Navy C-40A 166696 CNV6615 arrived and departed mid morning on a quick turn around.

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Re: Zagreb

Post by ChrisL » Tue Aug 10, 2021 9:24 pm

10-08-2021

MiG-21BisDs 116 and 133 launched at 1200 on a Tango scramble to intercept a PC-9.

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Re: Zagreb

Post by ChrisL » Mon Aug 30, 2021 4:22 pm

30-08-2021

C-40C 05-0932 73AS departed around 1030 to Sarajevo as SPAR18 after a night stop.

Based MiG-21s seen flying were 117, 133 and 167. All carrying CAB-250 concrete bombs for use on the Slunj range.

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Re: Zagreb

Post by ChrisL » Wed Sep 01, 2021 5:34 pm

01-09-2021

Swiss AF Challenger T-751 SUI538 in and out mid morning. Slovenian AF AS332 H3-72 LSV372 carried out two approaches but didn’t land.

Based MiGs 117 and 133 again hitting the Slunj range with concrete bombs.

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Re: Zagreb

Post by ChrisL » Tue Sep 14, 2021 2:21 pm

12-09-2021

Arriving from Tunis for a quick turn around for Sigonella at 1600 CNV6611 C-40 166694.

A small show on the other side of Sljeme above the village of Dornja Stubica produced the following displays

Croatian MiG-21BisD 133 making one pass at 1530 as VITEZ03 then back again at 1700 to make four more passes as VITEZ04
Hungarian Gripen 34 as PUMA01
Croatian Mi171sh 227 performing a para drop
Slovenian PC-9 L9-61 as LSV961
Slovenian Bell206 S5-HPK as LSV691
Krila Oluja Team PC-9s 057,059,061,069 as SHARK01
Croatian Police Bell206s 9A-HBZ and 9A-HBD
And for completeness the following civilian light aircraft 9A-DBV, 9A-DDD, 9A-DIS, 9A-DLJ, 9A-DMM, 9A-UGB and 9A-UJN.

Unmarked MiG-21Bis 125 is still displayed on a pole in the village.

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Re: Zagreb

Post by ChrisL » Tue Oct 05, 2021 1:19 pm

5-10-2021

MiGs seen flying today 116, 117, 133 and 166.

Mi-171 227 did at least one ILS approach before breaking off.

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Re: Zagreb

Post by ChrisL » Mon Oct 18, 2021 1:10 pm

17-10-2021

On a quick turn from Rota C-40A 165834 CNV6617 arrived at 1553. Departing to Sigonella at 1650.

Also seen departing shortly afterwards G-WKTH DA62MPP DEA aviation as Osprey1 sporting lots of lumps and bumps.

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