Daks over Normandy, departure date from US?

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341A crew got motivated & tool off for Goose 5 minutes ago, due in at 10.20pm local time.

Just about to cross the border into Newfoundland/Labrador, roughly 2/3rds distance.

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341A just arrived at Goose

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There are twelve Dakotas lined up (more or less ) at DX , but there seem to be no photos on the forums etc actually showing multiple examples in a singe shot. Why, I wonder ?

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Maybe because these folks are being considerate and don't want to spoil the surprise? I'm sure all will be revealed in due course, and in any case I appreciate those on the Duxford Diary thread (and here too) who have posted so far. Looks good to me and I doubt it's any sort of conspiracy.

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Thanks Duxman, Very atmospheric.

No suspicion of a conspiracy, just surprise that virtually all the coverage shows single aircraft, whilst the 'story' is a mass gathering. I do of course appreciate that the event has not yet started , and next week we should see the full 30 ( or whatever ) all photographed together.

I hope someone can get permission to take some drone footage, as that really is a striking way to record such a gathering.

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Two together?...

https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-BoRJwRCKepQ/XO-iHZ6phWI/AAAAAAAADkk/a6AaZVSIu9A9LG17Wu7zLVll3YZhS2J6wCLcBGAs/s1600/P5282808-800.jpg

Three together?...

https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-vwfhKXQe_IQ/XO-iuOzWV5I/AAAAAAAADks/v2q3Cv9VohAAVYMoQshD4wKtiT0K3B7sACLcBGAs/s1600/P5282820-800.jpg

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Route map published by the CAA for 5th June. Note there are two time slots both shown in GMT please add 1 hour for local BST

www.ead.eurocontrol.int/eadbasic/pamslight-02A77783E406485D9DB41F54187A6F38/7FE5QZZF3FXUS/EN/AIC/NONE/037-2019/EG_Circ_2019_M_037_en_2019-05-09.pdf

Two slots?
Is that for weather allowance or are there going to be two seperate formations I wonder?

I was hoping to get the afternoon off to catch it, but no way could I make the earlier slot, so not sure what to do now :apologetic:

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My guess would be weather related. But the later afternoon slot is what is published else where.

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N341A - 'the' C41A - showing as just out of Goose Bay bound for Narsarsuaq.

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N150D is on its way down the east side of the UK on its way down from Wick....and at quite low level as well.

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polar Dak has just left Iceland - are we expecting this aircraft (C-GAWI)?
N18121 over Stornaway, UK

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N18121 just crossing over Stornoway at 10,000 feet and 174 knots

Think C-GAWI is being ferried across to carry out survey work somewhere in Asia.

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N18121 just crossing over Stornoway at 10,000 feet and 174 knots

Looks to be heading for Inverness Airport...

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Think C-GAWI is being ferried across to carry out survey work somewhere in Asia.

Surely worth them making a detour for a few days? It would be great to see a Basler in among the round engines.

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That would be like having one of those rarely (if ever) seen "Spitfire jets", the media often mentions, at Legends!...