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Post by tamada » January 11, 2022, 8:35 am

That's the second morning of what sounds like a mass take-off from Oodorn AFB. Are the Singaporean's in town on a training session or any joint exercises underway at the moment?



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Post by Khun Paul » January 12, 2022, 10:33 am

It is an Airport Tam, they have to learn to take off, before they crash land .....lol

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Post by colt1911 » January 12, 2022, 11:05 pm

I can't wait until the F35's get here 8)

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Post by Earnest » January 13, 2022, 2:11 am

tamada wrote:
January 11, 2022, 8:35 am
That's the second morning of what sounds like a mass take-off from Oodorn AFB. Are the Singaporean's in town on a training session or any joint exercises underway at the moment?
Not the usual Alpha Jets, Tam? Is something bigger flying out?
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Post by tamada » January 13, 2022, 6:18 am

Goes on for well over a minute. Very loud and continuous with surges. From my memories of RNAS Lossiemouth, sounds like multiple, close-sequence take offs? Just wondered if someone nearer the ends of the runways could eyeball them.

Moot point now. Not heard same since Monday.

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Post by Drunk Monkey » January 13, 2022, 7:19 am

They were certainly AF jets of some kind but as Tam states its all gone quiet on the Western front last coupla days.

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Post by dunroaming » January 13, 2022, 7:42 am

tamada wrote:
January 11, 2022, 8:35 am
That's the second morning of what sounds like a mass take-off from Oodorn AFB. Are the Singaporean's in town on a training session or any joint exercises underway at the moment?
Yes definitely was Singapore AF

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Post by tamada » January 13, 2022, 8:39 am

parrot wrote:
January 13, 2022, 8:26 am
F-16's
https://www.thaipbsworld.com/house-pane ... i-airbase/
Good link parrot, thanks.

"...He said the sound levels were measured from 64.8 to 65.2 decibels, which is too loud for inhabited areas. ..."

Not sure where these off-end runway db meters are and if the readings are accurate. I am on the east ring road and it's bloody loud way out here on my west-facing patio. Mind you, I can sometimes hear the platform announcements at the railway station too. Might be some trick of early morning temperature inversion and the velocity of sound in air.

Oops....someone just took off. Single jet this time.

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Post by Bandung_Dero » January 13, 2022, 9:28 am

You guys in town only get it for a few seconds, we get it for hours as they use the airspace over our Tambon (North on Ban Dung) to do there exercises and have done so for years, roaring as I type this. OK, quite entertaining at times.
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Post by Drunk Monkey » January 13, 2022, 12:54 pm

Couple of ear drum shattering take offs just before lunch now quiet again .. hope it stays that way for my afternoon nap.

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Post by Earnest » January 14, 2022, 1:33 am

Bandung_Dero wrote:
January 13, 2022, 9:28 am
You guys in town only get it for a few seconds, we get it for hours as they use the airspace over our Tambon (North on Ban Dung) to do there exercises and have done so for years, roaring as I type this. OK, quite entertaining at times.
Sounds like they go low level in your part of the world.
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Post by tamada » January 14, 2022, 8:08 am

When I was a boy, my dad was posted as a village police constable in northeast Scotland. His beat included an MOD defined "low flying zone" for the NA39 Blackburn Buccaneers on training out of RNAS Lossiemouth. He had all sorts of additional duties and equipment in case of a crash or a rescue operation. This included a Martin-Baker ejection seat, minus the explosive release charges, so he could practice or demonstrate pilot rescues. Me, my sister and mum all volunteered at one time or another to be the "pilot". I started charging for mates to come and see it and sit in it. After the Chief Superintendent found out, it was taken away. They also took away his police-issue bike since the only one using it was me. My dad was a constable all his career. Strange that.

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Post by nmcd1649 » January 14, 2022, 8:33 am

8.30am on the dot ant they are off again...only two this morning so far...noise is deafening at house here at end of runway but it only lasts a few seconds..
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Post by FrazeeDK » January 14, 2022, 9:51 am

nothing matches the 73-75 time frame when I lived fairly close to the airbase and pairs of F-4's would take off together each day at 0700 in the morning... Full afterburner roar..
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