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Sunday, January 18, 2009

LOG's for 18th January

1965 Rhoose
G-ASNJ Aero Commander 500A Private c/n 1272-95
Log credit MikeyF

1966 Rhoose
G-ASRU PA-30-160 Twin Comanche Private c/n 30-376
Log credit MikeyF

1967 Rhoose
LN-RTO DC-3 Op by Polaris routing Oslo - Bilbao [n/stop until 20th]
Log credit MikeyF

1973 Rhoose
PH-STR Cessna 310 Private c/n 310Q-0605
Log credit MikeyF

1989 St Athan
XV429/- a/s grey Phantom FGR.2 St Athan MU-no marks
XV494/L a/s grey Phantom FGR.2 St Athan MU-no marks
Log credit IanG

Aircraft noted during An evening visit by the local Air Britain group's visit to the St Athan storage hangars E4 and E5 were:
Buccaneer S.2B XW550 [16 Sqdn marks - shell only]
Canberra PR.9 XH133 [39 Sqdn marks] XH165 [no marks]
Canberra T.4 WJ861/BF [231OCU marks]
Hunter T.7 XL578/77 [1 TWU marks] XL595/78 [1 TWU marks]
Jet Provost T.5 XW354 [no marks carried]
Phantom FGR.2 XT895/H [no squadron marks], XT901/Y [56 Sqdn marks]
XV396/D [228 OCU marks]. XV409 [no marks], XV466 [no marks],
XV485/N [56 Sqdn marks], XV495 [no marks]
Sea Harrier FRS.1 ZE690, ZE698 [no marks carried - brand new machines]
Tornado F.2 ZD903/AB [229 OCU marks] with ZD937/AQ, ZD938/AR
Tornado F.3 ZE154/AK [229 OCU marks] with ZE157/AH, ZE164/AU, ZE166/AI
ZE199/AJ, ZE201/AQ, ZE203/AO and ZE210/AW
ZE204/BB [29 Sqdn marks]
Log credit the then AB Gwent group and RCK #RIP#

1993 St Athan
XX117/06 green/grey camo Jaguar GR.1A St Athan MU-16[R]Sqdn/226OCU marks (in hangar)
XX150/W green/grey camo Jaguar T.4 St Athan MU-16[R]Sqdn/226OCU marks (in hangar)
XX172/172 red/whiye Hawk T.1 St Athan MU-hack c/s "STN 04"
XX183/183 red/white Hawk T.1 St Athan MU-no marks c/s "STN 02"
XX974/GH green/grey camo Jaguar GR.1A St Athan MU-54Sqdn marks (in hangar)
XZ101/Q green/grey camo Jaguar GR.1A St Athan MU-41Sqdn marks (in hangar)
ZA406/- green/grey camo Tornado GR.1 St Athan MU-no marks
ZA460/JG green/grey camo Tornado GR.1 St Athan MU-27Sqdn marks c/s "STN 01" (MU arrival?)
ZA679/EZ green/grey camo 7Sqdn/Odiham c/s "RSX 54" (placed in VC-10 hangar)
ZE202/AH a/s grey Tornado F.3T St Athan MU-229OCU marks
ZE697/005 dark grey Sea Harrier FRS.1 BAe/Dunsfold-Ex 800Sqdn marks c/s "Hawker Romeo" (air test)
Log credit IanG

1994 St Athan
XZ492/- dark grey Sea Harrier FRS.1 St Athan MU-no marks c/s "STN 02" (air test)
ZA371/C green/grey camo Tornado GR.1 St Athan MU-2Sqdn marks
ZA400/T green/grey camo Tornado GR.1 St Athan MU-2Sqdn marks
Log credit IanG

1995 St Athan
XX225/- gloss black Hawk T.1 St Athan MU-no marks
XZ357/- grey Jaguar GR.1A St Athan MU-no marks
ZA362/- green/grey camo Tornado GR.1T St Athan MU-no marks
ZB605/- dark grey Harrier T.8 A&AEE/Boscombe Down c/s "Hawker Tango" (Dunsfold pilot)
Log credit IanG

2001 St.Athan
The following were noted on the Picketston site:

Dump
ZD900 Tornado F.2 rear fuselage
ZD903 ? Tornado F.2 rear fuselage
ZD904 Tornado F.2 complete fuselage
ZD905 Tornado F.2 rear fuselage
ZD906 Tornado F.2 centre/rear fuselage
ZD934 Tornado F.2 labelled as 'ZD903' centre/rear fuselage
ZD935 Tornado F.2 rear fuselage
ZD936 Tornado F.2 rear fuselage (as 'ZD938' (this is at Shawbury))
ZD937 Tornado F.2 labelled as 'ZD941' complete fuselage
ZD941 Tornado F.2 labelled as 'ZD937' complete fuselage
ZA283 Tornado F.2 complete fuselage
ZD789 Tornado GR.1 rear fuselage
ZE210 Tornado F.3 forward/centre fuselage

CTTS area
WJ717 9052M Canberra TT.18 forward/centre fuselage with inner wings and engine nacelles.
StuC
AR&TF area
XZ993 Harrier GR.3 fuselage
XS180 8238M Jet Provost T.4 fuselage
XP672 Jet Provost T.4 wings only
ZA141 VC-10 fin/rear fuselage/engine nacelles. Being cut-up and loaded on to lorries.
G-AVFK Trident 2E Fwd and centre fuselage sections. Faded blue with faded red cheat line
StuC
????? Jaguar nose and centre fuselage sections only. No visible i/d
StuC
Also present were many Hawk fuselages left over from the Fuselage Replacement Programme:
in corner by Tornados: XX158, XX188, XX191, XX263, XX278, XX295, XX318, XX325, XX329, XX339
by DARA Training School: XX202, XX205, XX284, XX303, XX309, XX320
on AR&TF dump: XX190, XX285, XX304
StuC
Log Credit StuC


2002 St Athan
ZD464/- grey Harrier GR.7 St Athan MU-no marks (tugged hangar to Picketston 10:45)
ZG778/- a/s grey Tornado F.3 St Athan MU-no marks (in compass bay 10:50)
Log credit Bill Hodges

2003 Rhoose
OE-LNO Boeing 73N Lauda Air
Log credit RichT

2005 Rhoose
G-BAMF Bolkow Bo105 Bond Air Services
G-BVKD Boeing 735 bmi Baby
G-BYAU Boeing 752 ThomsonFly
Log credit IanG

2005 St Athan
ZD848/- grey Tornado GR.4 St Athan MU-9Sqdn marks
ZD996/- grey Tornado GR.4 St Athan MU-13Sqdn marks
Log credit Bill Hodges


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