The Silver Spitfire Live Flight Tracker

Followed a different route to the original plan and arrived at Gatineau yesterday evening.

They've Tweeted that today is a maintenance day after three legs, 1000 miles and five hours in the air yesterday. Seems fair to me! :)

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After all that flying time, no wonder she showed up at Gatineau as such a G-irty dirl... ....er I meant dirty Girl :D.

Couldn't resist. Sorry

Sneaked over the border into the USA this afternoon, now at Laurence G Hanscom field NW of Boston.

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Kinda off route a bit, it's scheduled to be in Iowa today & in Colorado tomorrow. Just not seeing it arrive at Mojave this coming Saturday at all.

Arrived at Teterboro about an hour ago... Yeah, a tad behind schedule.

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Arrived at Teterboro about an hour ago... Yeah, a tad behind schedule.

They can't even get that right on the tracker. That shows it flew from Bedford Ma to Caldwell NJ.

My mistake while travelling on a bus in the Wild West of Surrey, assumed they'd gone into Teterboro as advertised, but actually 10 miles west into Essex County Airport, Caldwell. I imagine weekdays at Teterboro can be busy....

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Wish I had known about her going into Hanscom,,, 45 mins from the house,,,less if I take the bike.;)

Arrived at Beaver County Airport just NW of Pittsburgh last night.

En route again but heading South West towards Cincinnati and Louisville rather than the scheduled stop at Huntingdon which is near Fort Wayne, Indiana. Windy shows a lot of stormy weather passing through Indiana and Ohio at the mo.

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I'm pleased to say the Live Flight Tracker is showing results. (I have been curious enough to keep on trying this site.) Not sure if en route results are live, but currently the site shows that the Spitfire is on the ground at Bowling Green, Kentucky. Below is a radar shot of the current weather in the area, with Bowling Green appearing as white text to the right of center.

The weather forecast for Bowling Green over the next few days:

Detailed Forecast

Today Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

Tonight Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 7pm. Cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

Friday Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Friday Night A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Light northeast wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Saturday A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Northeast wind 3 to 7 mph.

Saturday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.

Sunday A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.

Sunday Night A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.

Monday A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84.

Monday Night A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.

Tuesday A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86.

Tuesday Night A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.

Wednesday A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.

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Apparently it's headed to Louisiana today. At this point the listed schedule is useless. It was supposed to be in Denver two days ago, they aren't even headed in the right direction.

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Yeah, the Live Flight Tracker really does seem to be working. A few minutes ago, it showed the Spitfire crossing into Louisiana, as seen in the graphic below. I quickly copied a weather radar view, showing that there are pop-up thunderstorms all over the place. Presumably, the Spitfire can avoid any potential problems. Not sure what the final destination will be, though it's headed in the direction of Houston, Texas.

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Just landed at Monroe

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Apparently it's in Huntsville Texas now.. Which is a long way from Nellis...I have no faith it will show up at either MHV or SMO.

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Major update on the tracking & schedule today. Now stating Mojave on Aug 31st instead of 25th. & SMO on the 27th for 4 days. They've also removed all the places they didn't go from the listing & added in the places they actually did go to prior to today.

& everything from Sept 1st is To Be Confirmed except the date they get back to Goodwood. They are still listing the various countries, but not the specific stops.

Also a mystery stop between Commanche Ranch (Tx, almost Mexico in fact) & SMO listed for tomorrow (25th)

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any chance someone could at least list the countries they are visiting here please ?