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Nimrod's son?

13/07/2011 is this the plane that replaces the nimrod? its been flying low over the airport for the last couple of days
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Picture added on 21 July 2011 at 12:59
I understand it was a Boeing C-17 Globemaster III, flown by 99 Squadron out of RAF Brize Norton.
Added by Carolyn Griffiths on 21 July 2011
Is it lost or just thinking of nesting at Kirkwall airport ?
Added by Tim Wright on 22 July 2011
had to run indoors for the camera before it vanished above the trees again, someone else may have got a better photo, it was really low going over the airport, no idea what it was doing!!
Added by Nancy Charlton on 22 July 2011
For more pics see Neil's blog at

Anonymous comment added on 19 August 2011
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