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The Mach Loop
« on: November 19, 2017, 04:13:04 PM »
From: https://machloop.co.uk/

The Mach Loop is a set of valleys, situated between Dolgellau in the north, and Machynlleth in the south (and from which the Mach Loop gets its name), which are regularly used for low level flight training, with flying as low as 250 feet (76 metres) from the nearest terrain.
Map of Mach Loop

To the south of the Mach Loop there is an area called Tactical Training Area 7T, in which, at specified times, the aircraft may fly as low as 100 feet (30.5 Metres). The Royal Air Force publish a timetable of when the Tactical Training Areas may be in use, however experience shows this to be of little use in determining whether low level flying will take place on a particular day or time.

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The Mach Loop time table

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/operational-low-flying-training-timetable

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A list of timetables for operational low flying (OLF) training by RAF fast jets and Hercules aircraft. These timetables cover 3 tactical training areas (TTA) only.

These training areas are:

LFA 7(T): central Wales
LFA 14(T): northern Scotland
LFA 20(T): the borders area of southern Scotland and northern England
When the TTA is not in use, there may be other flying activity in the area.

The MOD is unable to provide a timetable for all low flying activity as the information can very quickly become outdated due to weather conditions and training requirements.
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Re: The Mach Loop
« Reply #2 on: November 19, 2017, 04:28:10 PM »

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Re: The Mach Loop
« Reply #3 on: November 19, 2017, 04:33:31 PM »
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Re: The Mach Loop
« Reply #4 on: November 20, 2017, 08:33:28 AM »
For folks who may . . . at some point . . . have the opportunity

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Re: The Mach Loop
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