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MD A-10s second batch coming - AXMAN flight inbound Portland now working approach on 269.35

A-A freqs so far:
139.6 AXMAN 21-23
271.4 WARDOG 21,22

ATC inbound freqs -
AXMAN flight in order of use:
338.2 ZBW
269.35 KPWM A/D
257.8 KPWM Tower

WARDOG Flight in order of use:
338.2 ZBW
381.2 (no joy) **OLD** PWM A/D not used in over ten years but ZBW gave them this freq anyway!
353.9 KPWM A/D (no joy)
119.75 KPWM A/D this worked for WARDOG!
257.8 KPWM Tower

240 PM EDT, the HOGs are on the ground taxiing to the MAC Jets FBO Ramp.
 
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13:00 Air Gun 1 (x1 Langley 94th FS F22 reg. 08-0171) declared a emergency, engine fire warning light illuminated.

13:05-13:10 It shut down it’s number one engine and returned to KBAF, used the length of runway 20 and reported hot brakes

(I Attached a screen grab of a video I took, I’ll add more photos later)
 

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1643- Steeljaw 01 (prob E-2D) working w/unid stn callsign Dragon on PAX test discrete (375.6).
Rgr Ron got SCORE working Steeljaw and DRAGON on 313.700
Stormy wx over Pax and talk about sneaking in on runway ? STEELJAW has about one hour to play.
Now SCORE on Pax Metro 356.200 talking wx.. Must be radio tropo skip as all aircraft coming in good here.

RCH494 C-5M 85-0007 off Hawaii on slight Northerly East track. Prob aiming for Travis. Been a long trip getting home from Down Under.
 
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Rgr Ron got SCORE working Steeljaw and DRAGON on 313.700
Stormy wx over Pax and talk about sneaking in on runway ? STEELJAW has about one hour to play.
Now SCORE on Pax Metro 356.200 talking wx.. Must be radio tropo skip as all aircraft coming in good here.

RCH494 C-5M 85-0007 off Hawaii on slight Northerly East track. Prob aiming for Travis. Been a long trip getting home from Down Under.
Mark

I think they are using Score as a generic callsign for a VX-20 unit rather than a specific acft.

WOW !!! That's first time I seen PAX Meteo freq used in a long, long time.
 

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BLUE 45-46 running on CE066, will drag the last two VMFA(AW)-224 F-18s back west MAZDA 95-96, tails 164740/WK14 & 165206/WK04, set for return Beaufort 14th unless they slip again!
BLUE-45,46 showing off Spain early this am,finally on their way.

RCH-494 C-5M 85-0007 arrived finally home Dover overnight around 0630z
They did non-stop from Hawaii..

Cherry Point picks up the Blue Angels for this Fall.
DVIDS - News - 2021 MCAS Cherry Point Air Show announcement (dvidshub.net)
 

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0932- Wild 01 (F-16 121st FS DC ANG) working Devil Ops (261.0) advising that they are established in the area. Also working Giantkiller (255.0) W107/108 & on discrete (143.6).

0943- Steel 71 (KC-135R # 59-1490 171st ARW PA ANG Pittsburgh) working Giankiller (135.225) W105 advising the are in block FL250-270 and have receivers in sight.
 
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13:00 Air Gun 1 (x1 Langley 94th FS F22 reg. 08-0171) declared a emergency, engine fire warning light illuminated.

13:05-13:10 It shut down it’s number one engine and returned to KBAF, used the length of runway 20 and reported hot brakes

(I Attached a screen grab of a video I took, I’ll add more photos later)
Something to be said about that second engine. :) Be that pilot is glad they had it.
 
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