RAF Coningsby Flypast 06/12/17

Update 1105 06/12/17

This flypast was a practice for one of the elements of the RAF 100 Anniversary Flypast due to take place on Tuesday 10th July 2018 over The Mall, London. Apologies we could not give out a more detailed heads up for the reasons outlined later in this article.

There has been a NOTAM active for some time for a Display/Flypast over RAF Coningsby on Wednesday 6th December 2017 which has recieved much speculation, the NOTAM reads:

Q) EGTT/QWALW/IV/M/AW/000/081/5306N00010W005
A) EGXC B) FROM: 17/12/06 10:00C) TO: 17/12/06 15:00
E) AIR DISPLAY INCLUDING FLYPAST BY MIL ACFT WI 5NM 530535N 0000958W
(CONINGSBY AD, LINCOLNSHIRE). FOR INFO 01526 347716. 17-12-0050/AS1
LOWER: SFC
UPPER: 8100FT AMSL
SCHEDULE: 1000-1100, 1430-1500

 

Our sources have given us information about this flypast however it has been graded as “private” and not “public.” This means we can not share this information unless it is found in the public domain or another source provides that information along with a “public” grading, this has not happened. Normally we do not confirm we have any private information but on this occasion there are details in the public domain I can share that could prove helpful to anyone hoping to view alongside an explanation of why we can not give you the whole picture. For more details on the rules under which we handle information please read our Source Information Policy.

Flypast Route

The route & Waypoint times for this event have been published within a NOTAM and are shown in the following Map

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Speculation in the Public Domain (Rumours)

Civi Weather Forecast

Military Sourced Weather Forecast

Any other information

At this time I can not provide any other information. I appreciate you may have questions but I am unable to give any more details and I have only posted so people can be aware of the NOTAM and view the flypast route if they wish to. If I can share any more at any point I will update this post. The Route NOTAM Reads:

Q) EGTT/QWVLW/IV/M/AW/000/030/5258N00036E040
A) EGXC B) FROM: 17/12/06 09:45C) TO: 17/12/06 11:10
E) FORMATION TRANSIT BY FAST JET MIL ACFT ROUTING:
530535N 0000958W (CONINGSBY AD)           1000
531344N 0001502W (VCY WADDINGWORTH)       1002
531749N 0003550E (OVER SEA)               1014
531824N 0012341E (OVER SEA)               1020
530839N 0012449E (OVER SEA)               1022
530847N 0005153E (OVER SEA)               1026
523648N 0004454E (VCY SOUTH PICKENHAM)    1032
523830N 0001211W (VCY NEWBOROUGH)         1039
530535N 0001011W (FLYPAST CONINGSBY AD)   1045
532250N 0000825W (VCY CALCETHORPE)        1048
532259N 0000403E (VCY SOUTH COCKERINGTON) 1050
530809N 0000355E (VCY TOYNTON FEN SIDE)   1053
530549N 0000848W (CONINGSBY AD)           1054
FORMATION PLANS TO TRANSIT NOT ABOVE 3000FT AMSL. TIMINGS, HGT AND
ROUTE ARE APRX AND MAY CHANGE DUE TO WX OR OTHER REQUIREMENTS.
17-12-0126/AS1
LOWER: SFC
UPPER: 3000FT AMSL