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Saturday, February 28, 2009

EVENTS for 28th February

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LOG's for 28th February

1979 Rhoose
G-ANAF Douglas DC-3 Private c/n 16688/33436
G-AVWM Piper PA-28 140 Cherokee Private c/n 28-24005
G-AWUM Reims-Cessna F.150H Private c/n 0362
G-BBZI Piper PA-31 310B Turbo Navajo Private c/n 31-7401211
G-BCAH de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 22 Private c/n C1/0372
G-BCIO Piper PA-39 160 Twin Comanche Private c/n 39-15
G-BWAL Piper PA-31 350 Navajo Chieftain Air Wales c/n 31-7652093
G-CELT Embraer Emb-110 Bandierante P2 Air Wales c/n 110161
Log credit IanG

1983 Rhoose
G-BJSY Beech C90 King Air Private c/n LJ-805
G-BSVP Piper PA-23 F250 Aztec Private c/n 27-7754115
G-RBLA de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 30 Loganair c/n 578
Log credit IanG

1986 Rhoose
EC-DXV Boeing 737 2L9 Hispania c/n 22407
ECDXVIG

(IanG)
F-BIUK Fokker F-27 Friendship 100 Uni-Air c/n 10247
F-BIUK Uni Air Rhoose 280286

(IanG)
F-BTCR Beech 95-B55 Baron Private c/n TC-1351
F-GATY Cessna 421C Golden Eagle Private c/n 421C-0337
F-GCMX Boeing 727 2X3F Air Charter c/n 22609
G-ATJT Socata GY-80 160 Horizon Private c/n 108
G-BADR Boeing 737 204 Britannia Airways c/n 20633
G-BAEF Boeing 727 46 Dan-Air c/n 18879



G-BCNT Partenavia P.68B Victor Private c/n 23
Log credit IanG

1986 St Athan
ZA540/- green/grey camo Tornado GR.1 St Athan MU-no marks
Log credit IanG

1988 OTT
N163AA DC-10 30 American Airlines c/n 46914
Log credit IanG

1989 St Athan
ZA323/- green/grey camo Tornado GR.1 St Athan MU-no marks
ZA392/- green/grey camo Tornado GR.1 St Athan MU-no marks
Log credit IanG

1994 St Athan
XW788/- grey HS125 CC.1 32[TR]Sqdn/Northolt c/s "Ascot 7714" (crew ferry for XZ586)
XX173/173 red/white Hawk T.1 6FTS/Finningley c/s "Scarlet 1" (MU arrival)
XX196/- barley grey Hawk T.1A St Athan MU-no marks c/s "STN 03" (airtest)
XX232/232 red/white Hawk T.1 6FTS/Finningley c/s "Scarlet 2" c/s "FYY 24"
XZ457/- grey Sea Harrier FRS.2 St Athan MU-no marks (engine runs)
XZ586/S grey Sea King HAR.3 CFlight/202Sqdn/Manston c/s "SRG 168"
XZ588/- yellow Sea King HAR.3 BFlight/202Sqdn/Brawdy c/s "Rescue 190"
ZE163/AA a/s grey Tornado F.3T St Athan MU-no marks (detuner)
ZE204/DD a/s grey Tornado F.3 St Athan MU-11Sqdn marks (hangar)
ZE208/AN a/s grey Tornado F.3T St Athan MU-56[R]Sqdn marks (hangar)
ZE691/713 grey Sea Harrier FRS.1 St Athan MU-899Sqdn marks c/s "Hawker Victor" (899Sqdn 50th Anniversary marks)
ZE791/A9 a/s grey Tornado F.3 St Athan MU-56[R]Sqdn marks (hangar)
Log credit IanG

1996 OTT
64-0619/- (y/bl)dg grey C-141B Starlifter 437thAW/Charleston AFB, SC (UG1 EB 11:00 to Mildenhall)
Log credit IanG

1997 St Athan
MM7225/53-02 (ZE252)a/s grey Tornado ADV St Athan MU-53 Stormo marks (Pre AMI delivery)
MM7228/53-03 (ZG733)a/s grey Tornado ADV St Athan MU-52 Stormo marks c/s "STN 02" (Pre AMI delivery)
ZD793/CA green/grey camo Tornado GR.1 St Athan MU-17Sqdn marks c/s "STN 03" (airtest)
Log credit IanG

1997 OTT
94-0068/- (y/bl)dg grey C-17A Globemaster III 437thAW/Charleston AFB, SC c/s "Reach 4068" (UG1 EB 13:40)
Log credt IanG

2001 St Athan
XV106/106 white/grey VC-10 C.1K St Athan MU-Ex Brize Norton
XX314/- gloss black Hawk T.1 St Athan MU-no marks (on metro 10:30)
ZD328/- grey Harrier GR.7 St Athan MU-no marks (tugged hangar to metro 12:20)
ZD892/- grey Tornado GR.4 St Athan MU-no marks (at hangar 10:30)
ZE969/F a/s grey Tornado F.3 St Athan MU-no marks (hangar 10:30)
G-BDUN PA-34 200T Seneca Air Medical c/s "Airmed 011" (landed 12:20 and departed 12:50)
Log credit Bill Hodges

2002 St Athan
XR810/- white/grey VC-10 C.1K St Athan MU-Ex Brize Norton (at hangar 09:25)
XX169/- gloss black Hawk T.1A St Athan MU-no marks (in compass bay 09:55)
XX178/- gloss black Hawk T.1 St Athan MU-no marks
XX220/220 gloss black Hawk T.1A 4FTS/Valley c/s "VYT 05" (departed 11:15)
XX224/- gloss black Hawk T.1 St Athan MU-no marks c/s "Culdrose 30" (departed 11:00)
XX244/244 gloss black Hawk T.1A 4FTS/Valley c/s "VYT 05" (landed 09:55)
XX231/- gloss black Hawk T.1 FRADU/Culdrose c/s "Culdrose 32" (landed 10:30)
XX295/295 gloss black Hawk T.1A 4FTS/Valley c/s "VYT 85" (landed 09:35 and departed 11:20)
XX316/316 gloss black Hawk T.1A St Athan MU-no marks c/s "STN 03" *departed 14:15)
XX845/- grey Jaguar T.4 St Athan MU-no marks c/s "STN 01" (departed 10:30)
XZ109/- grey Jaguar GR.3A St Athan MU-no marks (on the main 09:55)
ZE291/GQ a/s grey Tornado F.3 St Athan MU-43Sqdn marks c/s "STN 03" (airtest 11:35 and lands back 12:10)
ZG771/AZ grey Tornado GR.4T 9Sqdn/Marham c/s "Batman 3" (landed after a bird strike)
Log credit Bill Hodges

2003 St Athan
XX329/329 gloss black Hawk T.1A 4FTS/Valley (SRV 09:30)
ZA149/H grey VC-10 K.3 St Athan MU-ex Brize Norton (power runs 09:30)
ZD351/- grey Harrier GR.7 St Athan MU-no marks (at hangar 09:30)
G-DAZY PA-34 200T Seneca II Private (departed 09:30)
Log credit Bill Hodges

2004 Rhoose
G-CBCS British Aerospace Jetstream 32 Eastern Airways c/n 842
Log credit RichT

2005 Rhoose
XS713/C gloss black Dominie T.1 55[R]Sqdn/Cranwell
XS737/K gloss black Dominie T.1 55[R]Sqdn/Cranwell

Log credit IanG

Friday, February 27, 2009

EVENTS for 27th February

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LOG's for 27th February

1979 Rhoose
G-AOYI Vickers Viscount 806 British Airways c/n 257
G-ARIR Vickers Viscount 708 Alidair c/n 36
G-ATBV Piper PA-23 25C Aztec Private c/n 27-2777
G-ATZO Beagle N.206C Srs.1 Private c/n B044
G-AWUM Reims-Cessna F.150H Private c/n 0362
G-AZHJ Scottish Aviation Twin Pioneer CC.2 Private c/n 577
G-BASM Piper PA-34 200 Seneca Private c/n 34-7350120
G-BFDR Beech B60 Duke Private c/n P-399
G-BRFG Cessna 340A Private c/n 340A-0012
N9455Z North American TB-25 Mitchell Private c/n 108-33485
OO-GPB Piper PA-31 310 Navajo Private c/n 31-337
Log credit IanG

1979 OTT
G-AZZC Douglas DC-10 10 Laker Airways c/n 46905
N4646S HS125 Srs 1A Private c/n 25013
Log credit IanG

1985 Rhoose
G-BBXX PA-31 350 Navajo Chieftain Private c/n 31-7405402
G-GROB Grob G.109 Private c/n 6139
G-TACK Grob G.109B Private c/n 6279
Log credit IanG

1985 St Athan
N904FR Dassault Falcon 20C FR Aviation/Bournemouth c/n 151
Log credit IanG

1988 Rhoose
G-BADR Boeing 737 204 Britannia Airways c/n 20633
G-BAZI Boeing 737 204 Britannia Airways c/n 20808
G-BMWB Cessna 421C Golden Eagle Private c/n 421C-0699
G-BNTY Short SD-330 200 Company ? c/n SH3091
Log credit IanG

1991 St Athan
ZA320/- green/grey camo Tornado GR.1T St Athan MU-no marks
Log credit IanG

1992 St Athan
ZA591/JH black Tornado GR.1 St Athan MU-27Sqdn marks
Log credit IanG

1993 Rhoose
EI-WJN HS125 700A Private c/n 257062
EI-WXP Hawker 800XP Westair Aviation c/n 258382
EI-XLS Cessna 560 Citation Excel S Sundt Air c/n 560-5666
ER-65791 Tupolev Tu-134 A-3 Air Moldova c/n 63110
F-BLLJ Piper PA-23 250C Aztec Private c/n 27-3756
F-BTEL Cessna 550/551 Citation II Private c/n 550-0190
G-ARUZ Cessna 175C Skylark Private c/n 57080
G-BPYH Robinson R-22 Private c/n 1005
PH-FEY Fokker F-27 200 Friendship Celtic Air c/n 10233
PH-FFF Fokker F-27 200 Friendship Celtic Air c/n 10240
Log credit Ian Jenkins

1996 St Athan
XX176/DS barley grey Hawk T.1 208[R]Sqdn/4FTS/Valley c/s "Osprey 2"
XX193/- gloss black Hawk T.1A St Athan MU-no marks
XX332/TW barley grey Hawk T.1A 74[R]Sqdn/4FTS/Valley c/s "VYT 50"
XX349/PY gloss black Hawk T.1 19[R]Sqdn/4FTS/Valley c/s "VYT 628"
XX351/DP barley grey Hawk T.1A 208[R]Sqdn/4FTS/Valley c/s "Osprey 1"
XZ216/2 green/grey camo Lynx AH.7 4 Regiment/Wattisham c/s "Army Air 647"
XZ677/Z green/grey camo Lynx AH.7 4 Regiment/Wattisham c/s "Army Air 489"
ZD843/CJ green/grey camo Tornado GR.1 17Sqdn/Bruggen (emergency diversion)
ZD992/- gloss black Harrier T.8 St Athan MU-no marks
ZE396/- red/white HS125 CC.3 32[TR]Sqdn/Northolt c/s "Ascot 1747"
ZE162/- a/s grey Tornado F.3 St Athan MU-no marks (compass bay)
ZE201/- a/s grey Tornado F.3 St Athan MU-no marks c/s "STN 02" (MU departure)
ZE411/- white/blue Agusta A.109 8Flight/Hereford
Log credit IanG

1996 OTT
70-0457/- (-)dg grey C-5A Galaxy 60thAMW/Travis AFB, CA c/s "Reach BH 20380" (UG1 EB 17:45)
MM62148/14-01 grey Boeing 707T 14Stormo/Pratica di Mare, Italy (UG1 WB 14:15 Mildenhall-Andrews AFB)
Log credit IanG

2001 St Athan
XX139/- grey Jaguar T.4 St Athan MU-no marks (engine test 10:55)
XX218/218 gloss black Hawk T.1A 19[R]Sqdn/4FTS/Valley
XX261/261 gloss balck Hawk T.1A St Athan MU-208[R]Sqdn marks c/s "STN 04" (airtest 12:07 and lands back 12:22)
XX278/- gloss black Hawk T.1A St Athan MU-no marks (compass bay 10:35)
XX312/312 gloss black Hawk T.1A 19[R]Sqdn/4FTS/Valley
XX350/350 gloss black Hawk T.1A 19[R]Sqdn/4FTS/Valley
ZA551/AX grey Tornado GR.4 St Athan MU-9Sqdn marks (tugged hangar to detuner 12:15)
ZD892/- grey Tornado GR.4 St Athan MU-no marks (at hangar 75 11:10)
Log credit Bill Hodges

2002 St Athan
ZA150/- primer VC-10 K.3 St AthanMU-Ex Brize Norton c/s "Ascot 868" (airtest 10:00)
ZA352/- grey Tornado GR.1 St Athan MU-no marks (fuselage only)

ZE291/GQ a/s grey Tornado F.3 St Athan MU-43Sqdn marks c/s "STN 03"(airtest)
Log credit IanG & Bill Hodges

2003 St Athan
XX158/158 gloss black Hawk T.1A 4FTS/Valley (NRV 11:40)
XX189/189 gloss balck Hawk T.1A 4FTS/Valley (NRV 11:40)
XX329/329 gloss black Hawk T.1A 4FTS/Valley (NRV 11:40)
XX729/EL grey Jaguar GR.3A St Athan MU-6Sqdn marks c/s "STN 01" (MU departure)
XZ372/ED grey Jaguar GR.3A St Athan MU-6Sqdn marks
ZA149/H grey VC-10 K.3 St Athan MU-Ex Brize Norton (detuner 11:40)
ZD329/10 grey Harrier GR.7 St Athan MU-no marks (2 ERP 11:40)
Log credit Bill Hodges

2005 Rhoose
4X-CLL IAI Galaxy Private c/n 0040
CS-DNK HS125 80XP NetJets Europe c/s 258430
D-IRWR Cessna 525 Citation Jet Private c/n 525-0118
EI-CJC Boeing 737 204 Ryanair c/n 22640
F-GMLK Dougals MD83 Blue Line c/n 49672
G-BCRP Piper PA-23 250E Aztec Private c/n 27-7305082
G-BPNT British Aerospace 146 300 Flightline c/n E3126
G-BSGL Piper PA-28 161 Warrior II Private c/n 28-8116041
G-BYCP Beech B200 King Air London Executive Aviation c/n BB-966
G-BYSN Rans S.6 Coyote II Private c/n PFA 204-13459
G-CCZU Diamond DA40D Star TDI Private c/n D4125
G-CDEB SAAB 2000 Eastern Airways c/n 036
G-CLOW Beech 200 King Air Private c/n BB-821
G-FCED Piper PA-31T2 Cheyenne IIXL Air Medical c/n 31T-8166013
G-FLVU Cessna 500/501 Citation ISP Private c/n 501-0178
G-GOTC Frumman-American GA-7 Cougar Private c/n GA7-0074
G-HAMA Beech 200 King Air GAMA Aviation c/n BB-30
G-IATU Cessna 182P Private c/n 182-61436
G-JEMC British Aerospace ATP Emerald Airways c/n 2032
G-OCIT Cessna 208B Caravan Private c/n 208B-1041
G-OLDR Learjet 45 Gold Air International c/n 45-0161
G-REDS Cessna 560 Citation Excel Private c/n 560-5167
G-RVRB Piper PA-34 200T Seneca II Ravenair c/n 34-7970440
G-RVRC Piper PA-23 250E Aztec Private c/n 27-7405336
G-VIIR Boeing 777 236ER British Airways c/n 29322
HB-JRZ Bombardier 604 Challenger Private c/n 5553
OE-IWP Embraer ERJ-135 Legacy BJ Jet Alliance c/n 14500841
PH-KZG Fokker F-70 KLM cityhopper c/n 11578
Log credit IanG, RichT & Ian Jenkins

Thursday, February 26, 2009

EVENTS for 26th February

On 26th February 1943 Beaufighter VI X7980 of 125 Sqn suffered an engine cut on approach to RAF Fairwood Common causing it to spin into the ground on the attempted overshoot.

LOG's for 26th February

1986 Rhoose
F-BTCR Beech 95-B55 Baron Private c/n TC-1351
Log credit IanG

1989 Rhoose
VR-CCE Cessna 550/551 Citation II Private c/n 550-0441
Log credit IanG

1996 Rhoose
XV202/202 green/grey camo Hercules C.3P LYW/Lyneham (overshoot)
Log credit IanG

1996 St Athan
MM7210/36-14 (ZE836)a/s grey Tornado ADV St Athan MU-36 Stormo marks
XX168/168 gloss black Hawk T.1A 19[R]Sqdn/4FTS/Valley c/s "VYT 17"
XX233/- gloss red Hawk T.1 St Athan mu-Red Arrows marks c/s "STN 01" (MU arrival)
XX239/DZ gloss black Hawk T.1 208[R]Sqdn/4FTS/Valley c/s "VYT 522"
XX281/PE gloss black Hawk T.1A 19[R]Sqdn/4FTS/Valley c/s "VYT 14"
XX332/TW barley grey Hawk T.1A 74[R]Sqdn/4FTS/Valley c/s "VYT 76"
XX453/2 green/grey camo Gazelle AH.1 656Sqdn/Netheravon c/s "Army Air 649" (Delployed for the Week)
XX488/CU-571 white/blue Jetstream T.2 750Sqdn/Culdrose c/s "Navy 571" (overshoot)
XZ190/- green/grey camo Lynx AH.7 4 Regiment/Wattisham c/s "Army Air 645" (Deployed for the Week)
XZ216/2 green/grey camo Lynx AH.7 4 Regiment/Wattisham c/s "Army Air 647" (Deployed for the Week)
XZ292/3 green/grey camo Gazelle AH.1 656Sqdn/Netheravon c/s "Army Air 641" (Deployed for the Week)
XZ677/Z green/grey camo Lynx AH.7 4 Regiment/Wattisham c/s "Army Air 649" (Deployed for the Week)
ZD581/124 grey Sea Harrier FRS.1 St Athan MU-no marks c/s "Hawker Victor" (departed to Dunsfold)
ZD607/001 grey Sea Harrier F/A.2 St Athan MU-nomarks c/s "Hawker Victor" (MU Arrival)
ZD937/- a/s grey Tornado F.2 St Athan MU-229OCU marks
ZE737/- a/s grey Tornado F.3 St Athan MU-no marks
ZE967/FU a/s grey Tornado F.3 St Athan MU-25Sqdn marks c/s "STN 03" (MU arrival)
ZF140/140 gloss black Tucano T.1 St Athan MU-no marks c/s "STN 02" (departed to Linton on Ouse)
Log credit IanG

2001 St Athan
XX278/- gloss black Hawk T.1A St Athan MU-no marks (tugged Northside to hangar 11:10)
XX314/- gloss black Hawk T.1 St Athan MU-no marks c/s (tugged hangar to Southern apron 11:20)
ZF338/338 gloss black Tucano T.1 St Athan MU-no marks c/s "STN 02" (departed 11:35)
Log credit Bill Hodges

2002 St Athan
XX286/- bare metal Hawk T.1A St Athan MU-no marks
XX316/316 gloss black Hawk T.1A St Athan MU-no marks c/s "STN 03" (airtest 15:05 and landed back 16:00)
XX484/CU-566 white/blue Jetstream T.2 750Sqdn/Culdrose c/s "Navy 566" (overshoot 14:55)
ZA150/- primer VC-10 K.3 St Athan MU-Ex Brize Norton c/s "Ascot 868" (landed 12:32 after airtest)
ZE291/GB a/s grey Tornado F.3 St Athan MU-no marks (on the main 12:05)
ZG471/- grey Harrier GR.7 St Athan MU-no marks (at hangar 15:20)
G-FIRM Cessna 550/551 Marshalls c/s "Marshall 13" (landed 12:05 and departed 14:53)
Log credit Bill Hodges

2003 Rhoose
LN-SPO Cessna 421C Golden Eagle Private c/n 421C-0804
Log credit Colin Cole

2003 St Athan
XX158/158 gloss black Hawk T.1A 4FTS/Valley c/s "Thunder" (landed 10:10 and depart 11:30)
XX189/189 gloss black Hawk T.1A 4FTS/Valley c/s "Thunder" (landed 10:10 and departed 11:30)
XX204/204 gloss black Hawk T.1A St Ahan MU-no marks c/s "STN 02" (airtest 09:35 and landed 10:00)
XX322/- gloss black Hawk T.1A St Athan MU-208[R]Sqdn marks (tugged compass bay to hangar 10:30)
XX329/329 gloss black Hawk T.1A 4FTS/Valley (NRV 09:15)
XX729/EL grey Jaguar GR.3A St Athan MU-6Sqdn marks (on the main 10:30)
XZ366/FS grey Jaguar GR.3A St Athan MU-41Sqdn marks
ZA461/FD grey Tornado GR.4 St Athan MU-no marks (on metro 13:35)
ZD329/10 grey Harrier GR.7 St Athan MU-no marks (at hangar 09:15)
ZH559/MT a/s grey Tornado F.3 St Athan MU-56[R]Sqdn marks c/s "STN 03" (landed 13:30 (MU arrival)
G-DAZY PA-34 200T Seneca II Private c/s "Clifton 3" (landed 10:30 and departed 10:45 to Coningsby)
Log credit Bill Hodges

2004 St Athan
ZE962/XC a/s grey Tornado F.3 St Athan MU-111Sqdn marks (hangar to detuner 10:40)
Log credit IanG

2005 Rhoose
XV307/307 grey Hercules C.3 LTW/Lyneham c/s "Ascot 650" (overshoot)
Log credit IanG

Wednesday, February 25, 2009

EVENTS for 25th February

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LOG's for 25th February

1979 Rhoose
G-BFYM Piper PA-28 161 Warrior II Private c/n 28-7816586
Log credit IanG

1979 OTT
N5073L Boeing 737 30 Private c/n 18936
Log credit IanG

2001 Rhoose
G-CLOW Beech 200 King Air Private c/n BB-821
G-HMMV Cessna 525 Citation Jet Private c/n 525-0358
VP-CFG Cessna 500/501 Citation 1 SP Private c/n 501-0176
Log credit RichT

2002 St Athan
XX178/178 gloss black Hawk T.1A St Athan MU-no marks (tugged to hangar 14:00)
Log credit Bill Hodges

2003 St Athan
XX158/158 gloss black Hawk T.1A 4FTS/Valley c/s "Thunder" (departed 12:25 and landed back 13:20)
XX189/189 gloss black Hawk T.1A 4FTS/Valley c/s "Thunder" (departed 12:25 and landed back 13:20)
XX204/204 gloss black Hawk T.1A St Athan MU-no marks
XX329/329 gloss black Hawk T.1A 4FTS/Valley c/s "Thunder" (departed 12:25 and landed back 13:20)
XX729/EL grey Jaguar GR.3A St Athan MU-6Sqdn marks (tugged to detuner 13:50)
XZ115/PD grey Jaguar GR.3A St Athan MU-no marks
ZH796/- grey Sea Harrier F/A.2 St Athan MU-no marks c/s "Yeovil 60" (departed 15:15)
ZJ139/- Squirrel HT.2 32[TR]Sqdn/Northolt c/s "Ascot 1224" (departed 13:05)
G-MAIR PA-34 200T Seneca II Private (landed 13:35)
G-SPOR Beech 200 King Air Private (departed 13:00)
Log credit Bill Hodges

2004 Rhoose
G-VUEA Cessna 550 Citation II Private c/n 550-0671
N125ZZ Raytheon Hawker 800XP Private c/n 258630
PH-KZB Fokker 70 KLM cityhopper c/n 11562
Log credit Colin Cole

2005 Rhoose
F-GNEE Beech C90B King Air Private c/n LJ-1328
G-CFAA British-Aerospace 146-RJ100 British Airways CitiExpress c/n E3373
HB-IGM Gulfstream G550 Private c/n 5004
TF-ARD Boeing 757 225F XL Airways c/n 22211
Log credit IanG & RichT

2005 St Athan
MM7204/- (ZE730)a/s grey Tornado ADV St Athan MU-Ex AMI lease
MM7207/- (ZE762)a/s grey Tornado ADV St Athan MU-Ex AMI lease
XX199/199 gloss black Hawk T.1A St Athan MU-no marks (out of detuner 11:00)
XX236/236 gloss black Hawk T.1A 4FTS/Valley c/s "Thunder" (departed 11:20)
XX316/316 gloss black Hawk T.1A 4FTS/Valley c/s "Thunder" depart 11:20)
ZA411/- scheme Tornado GR.1 St Athan MU-no marks (fuselage only)
ZE159/- a/s grey Tornado F.3 St Athan MU-no marks
ZE208/- a/s grey Tornado F.3 St Athan MU-no marks
ZE966/- a/s grey Tornado F.3 St Athan MU-no marks (hangar 75 10:50)
Log credit Bill Hodges

Tuesday, February 24, 2009

EVENTS for 24th February

On 24th February 1941 Hurricane I P3122 of 79 Sqn flew into the ground on Pembrey Firing Range.

On 24th February 1952 Meteor T.7 WG948 of 614 Sqn was extensively damaged by fire at RAF Llandow. During start-up the starter trolley was disconnected from the aircraft without first being switched off. The starter cable shorted across a metal hydraulic pipe igniting some leaking hydraulic fluid causing a fire which burned the underside of the aircraft..

LOG's for 24th February

1978 Rhoose
G-AOYM Vickers Viscount 806 British Airways c/n 262




Log credit IanG

1985 OTT
144601/- (-)white CC-144 Challenger 412Sqdn/Lahr, Germany c/s "Canadian Military 1200" (UG1)
67-0173/- (-)european1 C-5A Galaxy 436thMAW/Dover AFB, DE
68-0214/- (-)european1 C-5A Galaxy 436thMAW/Dover AFB, DE
HB-IGC Boeing 747 357 Swissair c/n 22704
I-DEMN Boeing 747 243B Alitalia c/n 22512
SX-DBE Boeing 707 384B Olympic Airlines c/n 20035
VT-EBN Boeing 747 237B Air India c/n 20459
Log credit IanG

1989 Rhoose
G-AMSV Douglas DC-3 Air Atlantique c/n 16072/32820
G-SIXC Douglas DC-6 A/B Air Atlantique c/n 45550
G-SIXC Cardiff

(IanG)
SE-IIU Beech E90 King Air Private c/n LW-106
Log credit IanG

1993 St Athan
XS710/O red/white Dominie T.1 6FTS/Finningley c/s "FYY 41"
XS731/J red/white Dominie T.1 6FTS/Finningley c/s "FYY 42" (overshoot)
XV212/212 green/grey camo Hercules C.3P LTW/Lyneham c/s "Ascot 767" (overfly)
XX184/184 red/white Hawk T.1 S Athan MU-hack
XX342/2 raspberry ripple Hawk T.1 ETPS/Boscombe Down c/s "Gauntlet 17"
XX839/Y green/grey camo Jaguar T.2 St Athan MU-16[R]Sqdn/226OCU marks
XX974/- green/grey camo Jaguar GR.1A St Athan MU-no marks
ZE167/HM a/s grey Tornado F.3 A&AEE/Boscombe Down-111Sqdn marks c/s "Gauntlet 11" (MU arrival)
ZE288/GG a/s grey Tornado F.3 St Athan MU-43Sqdn marks (hangar)
ZE292/- a/s grey Tornado F.3 St Athan MU-no marks
Log credit IanG

1994 St Athan
ZA466/- sand Tornado GR.1 St Athan MU-nose section only (w/o 19/10/90 during op "Desert Storm"
ZE785/AO a/s grey Tornado F.3 St Athan MU-56[R]Sqdn marks
Log credit IanG

2002 Rhoose
G-OLDJ Learjet 45 Gold Air c/n 45-138
G-OWAX Beech 200 King Air Private c/n BB-302
N777NG Cessna 550/551 Citation Bravo Private c/n 550-0992
N999MH Cessna 195B Private c/n 7168
TF-ELP Boeing 737 330F Channel Express c/n 23522
Log credit RichT & Ian Jenkins

2002 St Athan
XX308/- gloss black Hawk T.1 St Athan MU-no marks (stripped and tugged Northside to hangar 11:30)
XX329/329 gloss black Hawk T.1S St Athan MU-no marks (tugged to NRV 12:30)

ZD351/- grey Harrier GR.7 t Athan MU-no marks (at hangar 11:30)
ZH552/- a/s grey Tornado F.3 St Athan MU-no marks (tugged to main 13:40)
ZH796/- grey Sea Harrier F/A.2 St Athan MU-no marks (2 ERP 11:30)
Log credit Bill Hodges

2003 Rhoose
G-EMBK Embraer ERJ-145EU British Airways CitiExpress c/n 14500167
Log credit Colin Cole

2004 St Athan
XX176/176 gloss black Hawk T.1A 19[R]Sqdn/4FTS/Valley c/s "VYT 95" (departed 12:00)
XX202/202 gloss black Hawk T.1A 19[R]Sqdn/4FTS/Valley
XX221/221 gloss black Hawk T.1A 19[R]Sqdn/4FTS/Valley c/s "Stampede" (departed 11:25 and landed 12:00)
XX348/348 gloss black Hawk T.1A 19[R]Sqdn/4FTS/Valley c/s "Stempede" (departed 11:25 and landed 12:00)
XZ355/- grey Jaguar GR.3A St Athan MU-no marks c/s "STN 01"
Log credit IanG

2005 Rhoose
EC-INB Airbus A321 231 Spanair c/n 1946
F-GMLI Douglas MD83 Blue Line c/n 53014
G-EXEC Piper PA-34 200 Seneca Private c/n 34-7450072
N58HK Cessna 550/551 Citation Bravo Private c/n 550-1086
PH-KZN Fokker F-70 KLM cityhopper c/n 11553
PH-OFD Fokker F-100 KLM cityhopper c/n 11259
Log credit IanG

Monday, February 23, 2009

EVENTS for 23rd February

On 23rd February 1940 Fury II K8227 of 2 FTS suffered an engine cut-out and tipped up in a forced landing at East Aberthaw. This had been allocated 1725M on 17/01/40 and may have been on delivery to St.Athan as a GIA.

On 23rd February 1940 Anson I N5086 of the School of Aircraft Navigation on a navex flew into high ground at Rhosilli Hill in poor visibility.

On 23rd February 1942 Defiant I N3479 of 7 AGS bellylanded at RAF Stormy Down after losing a wheel when it hit a rut on take-off. Subsequently to a GIA as 3000M at 7 Signals School.

LOG's for 23rd February

1979 Rhoose
EI-AWM Britten-Norman BN-2A Islander Private c/n 0653
G-AOYO Vickers Viscount 806 British Airways c/n 264
G-APEY Vickers Viscount 806 British Airways c/n 382
G-ARIR Vickers Viscount 708 Alidair c/n 36
G-ATZO Beagle B.206C Series 1 Private c/n B044
G-AWUM Reims-Cessna F.150H Private c/n 0362
G-AXMR Piper PA-31 310 Navajo Private c/n 31-473
G-BAKS Agusta-Bell AB.206 II Jet Ranger Private c/n 8339
G-BASL Piper PA-28 140 Cherokee Private c/n 28-7325195
G-BASM Piper PA-34 200 Seneca Private c/n 34-7350120
G-BBNG Bell Helicopters 206B Jet Ranger Private c/n 134
G-BDNR Reims-Cessna FRA.150M Aerobat Private c/n 0284
G-BEBA Avro 748 2A/233 Dan-Air c/n 1613
G-BFDR Beech B60 Duke Private c/n P-399
G-BWAL Piper PA-31 350 Navajo Chieftain Air Wales c/n 31-7652093
G-CELT Embraer Emb-110 Bandeirante P2 Air Wales c/n 110161
G-HARV Piper PA-23 F.250 Aztec Private c/n 27-7754002
N1388J Rockwell Commander 112B Private c/n 521
Log credit IanG

1980 Rhoose
EI-BHL Beech E90 King Air Private c/n LW-321
G-AWVY Britten-Norman BN-2A Islander Private c/n 0048
G-AXEC Cessna 182M Private c/n 182-59491
G-AXPB Beagle B121 100 Pup Private c/n B117
G-AXTE Piper PA-28 140 Cherokee c/n 28-26277
G-BAVJ Piper PA-31 350 Navajo Chieftain Private c/n 31-7305015
G-BEWF Britten-Norman BN-2B Islander Private c/n 0857
G-BGLA Piper PA-38 112 Tomahawk Private c/n 38-78A0741
G-BGVL Piper PA-38 112 Tomahawk Private c/n 38-78A0263
G-BGXB Piper PA-38 112 Tomahawk Private c/n 38-79A1007
G-BRFG Cessna 340A Private c/n 340A-0012
Log credit IanG

1985 OTT
65-0270/- (-)european1 C-141B Starlifter 437thMAW/Charleston AFB, SC (UG1)
65-0273/- (-)white/grey C-141B Starlifter 437thMAW/Charleston AFB, SC (UG1)
F-BPVZ Boeing 747 228F Air France c/n 21787
N30PR Gulfstream G2 Private c/n 35
Log credit IanG

1995 Rhoose
XV191/191 green/grey camo Hercules C.1P LTW/Lyneham c/s "Ascot 766" (overshoot)
Log credit IanG

1995 St Athan
XW934/S green/grey camo Harrier T.4 20[R]Sqdn/Wittering c/s "WIT 02"
XX168/168 red/white Hawk T.1 St Athan MU-4FTS marks
XX225/PN gloss black Hawk T.1 19[R]Sqdn/4FTS/Valley c/s "VYT 14"
XX258/PE barley grey Hawk T.1A 19[R]Sqdn/4FTS/Valley c/s "VYT 77"
XX278/278 barley grey Hawk T.1A 19[R]Sqdn/4FTS/Valley c/s "VYT 30"
XX287/S barley grey Hawk T.1A St Athan MU-92[R]Sqdn marks c/s "STN 03" (MU arrival)
XX318/PG barley grey Hawk T.1A 19[R]Sqdn/4FTS/Valley c/s "VYT 22"
XX476/CU-561 white/blue Jetstream T.2 750Sqdn/Culdrose
XX481/CU-560 white/blue Jetstream T.2 750Sqdn/Culdrose
XX655/B red/white Bulldog T.1 Bristol UAS/Colerne c/s "UAS 20"
XX656/C red/white Bulldog T.1 Bristol UAS/Colerne c/s "UAS 21"
XZ108/E green/grey camo Jaguar GR.1A St Athan MU-16[R]Sqdn marks
ZE691/- grey Sea Harrier F/A.2 St Athan MU-no marks
ZG710/- green/grey camo Tornado GR.1A St Athan MU-no marks c/s "STN 01" (airtest)
Log credit IanG

2001 St Athan
XX258/258 gloss black Hawk T.1A 4FTS/Valley c/s "Reptile 1" (landed 10:10)
XX350/350 gloss black Hawk T.1A 4FTS/Valley c/s "Reptile 2" (landed 10:10)
XX766/- grey Jaguar GR.3 St Athan MU-no marks (tugged Northside to hangar 10:35)
ZA599/- grey Tornado GR.4 St Athan MU-no marks (tugged to hangar 75 10:50)
ZD328/- grey Harier GR.7 St Atan MU-no marks (tugged to hangar 10:35)
ZH799/- grey Sea Harrier F/A.2 St Athan MU-no marks
Log credit Bill Hodges

2004 Rhoose
G-BRIG Boeing 767 204ER ThomsonFly c/n 24757
G-BVKB Boeing 737 59D bmi Baby c/n 27268
G-CDUO Boeing 757 236F ThomsonFly c/n 24792
G-CPEP Boeing 757 2YO First Choice Airways c/n 25268
G-CRTL Rockwell Commander 112B Private c/n 521
G-EXPS Short SD360-100 BAC Express c/n SH3661
G-MAJS Airbus A300 B4-605R Monarch Airlines c/n 604
G-MONB Boeing 757 2T7 Monact Airlines c/n 22780
G-SSAS Airbus A320 231 My Travel Lite c/n 0230
G-TAWE Aerospatiale ATR-42 320 Air Wales c/n 371
G-YLBM Airbus A320 214 My Travel c/n 1954
Log credit IanG & Colin Cole

2004 St Athan
XX176/176 gloss black Hawk T.1A 19[R]Sqdn/4FTS/Valley c/s "Stampede" (departed 11:55 and landed 12:35)
XX202/202 gloss black Hawk T.1A 19[R]Sqdn/4FTS/Valley c/s "Stampede" (departed 11:55 and landed 12:35)
XX221/221 gloss black Hawk T.1A 19[R]Sqdn/4FTS/Valley c/s "VYT 72" (landed 12:05 and departed 13:55)
XX239/239 gloss black Hawk T.1A 19[R]Sqdn/4FTS/Valley c/s "Stampede" (departed 11:55 and landed 12:35)
ZD792/- grey Tornado GR.4 St Athan MU-no marks (tugged hangar 75 to Northside 13:15)
ZE735/TG a/s grey Tornado F.3 St Athan MU-56[R]Sqdn marks c/s "STN 02" (landed 14:35)
ZE936/XF a/s grey Tornado F.3 St Athan MU-111Sqdn marks
G-EMAX PA-31 350 Navajo Chieftain c/s "Clifton 1" (departed 10:35)
Log credit Bill Hodges

2005 Rhoose
EI-COX Boeing 737 230 Ryanair c/n 22123
G-CDUO Boeing 757 236F ThomsonFly c/n 24792
G-REDS Cessna 560 Citation Excel Private c/n 56-5167
N560TH Cessna 560 Citation Excel Private c/n 560-5215
PH-KZD Fokker F-70 KLM cityhopper c/n 11582
PH-KZL Fokker F-70 KLM cityhopper c/n 11536
Log credit IanG

2005 St Athan
XX195/195 gloss black Hawk T.1A 4FTS/Valley c/s "Reptile" (landed 13:05)
XX203/203 gloss black Hawk T.1A 4FTS/Valley c/s "Thunder" (departed 11:50 and landed 12:38)
XX218/218 gloss black Hawk T.1A St Athan MU-no marks
XX221/221 gloss black Hawk T.1A 4FTS/Valley c/s "Thunder" (departed 11:50 and landed 12:38)
XX236/236 gloss black Hawk T.1A 4FTS/Valley c/s "Jester" (landed 13:38)
XX250/250 gloss black Hawk T.1A St Athan MU-no marks c/s "STN 02" (airtest 12:30)
XX283/283 gloss black Hawk T.1A 4FTS/Valley c/s "Reptile" (landed 13:05)
XX287/287 gloss black Hawk T.1A 4FTS/Valley c/s "Reptile" (landed 13:05)
XX324/324 gloss black Hawk T.1A 4FTS/Valley c/s "Jester" (landed 13:40)
XX345/345 gloss black Hawk T.1A 4FTS/Valley c/s "Jester" (landed 13:35)
XX847/- grey Jaguar T.4 St Athan MU-no marks c/s "STN 04" (departed 11:40 and landed 12:35)
XZ726/- grey Lynx HMA.8 702Sqdn/Yeovilton c/s "Navy 319" (landed 13:40 and departed 13:46)
ZD849/FG grey Tornado GR.4 St Athan MU-12Sqdn marks
ZE737/- a/s grey Tornado F.3 St Athan MU-no marks
ZD266/266 gloss black Tucano T.1 1FTS/Linton on Ouse (landed 12:05)
ZF417/417 gloss balck/gold Tucano T.1 1FTS/Linton on Ouse (landed 11:55)
Log credit Bill Hodges

Sunday, February 22, 2009

EVENTS for 22nd February

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LOG's for 22nd February

1979 Rhoose
N1388J Rockwell Commander 112B Private c/n 521
Log credit IanG

1985 St Athan
XV411/M a/s grey Phantom FGR.2 St Athan MU-19Sqdn marks
ZA320/- green/grey camo Tornado GR.1 St Athan MU-no marks
Log credit IanG

2001 St Athan
XX314/- gloss black Hawk T.1 St Athan MU-no marks
XX325/- gloss black Hawk T.1 St Athan MU-no marks c/s "STN 02" (departed 14:30 and landed 15:30)
ZA321/TA-B grey Tornado GR.4 St Athan MU-no marks c/s "STN 01" (airtest 12:30 and landed 13:30)

ZA551/AX grey Tornado GR.4 St Athan MU-9Sqdn marks c/s "Rafair 7148" (landed 13:20 MU arrival)
ZA587/TA grey Tornado GR.4 St Athan MU-no marks c/s "STN 04" (departed to Warton 14:50)
ZD328/- grey Harrier GR.7 St Athan MU-no marks
ZD892/- grey Tornado GR.4 St Athan MU-no marks
G-BOIZ PA-34 200T Seneca II c/s "Clifton 03" (landed 12:45 and departed 13:07)
Log credit Bill Hodges

2003 St Athan
ZH796/- grey Sea Harrier F/A.2 St Athan MU-no marks (2 ERP 11:00)
Log credit Bill Hodges

2005 Rhoose
9H-AEH Airbus A319 111 Air Malta c/n 2122
G-BNLJ Boeing 747 436 British Airways c/n 24052
G-BYAS Boeing 757 204 ThomsonFly c/n 27238
G-BYGC Boeing 747 436 British Airways c/n 25823
XS730/H gloss black Dominie T.1 55[R]Sqdn/Cranwell c/s "CWL 92"
Log credit IanG

2005 St Athan
XX203/203 gloss black Hawk T.1A 4FTS/Valley c/s "Thunder 1" (landed 13:30 and departed 15:30)
XX221/221 gloss black Hawk T.1A 4FTS/Valley c/s "Thunder 2" (landed 13:30 and departed 15:30)
XX303/303 gloss black Hawk T.1A 4FTS/Valley c/s "VYT 68" (landed 13:30 and departed 14:55)
XZ726/- grey Lynx HMA.8 Unit ? c/s "Navy 319" (landed 10:15 and departed 10:40)
ZD707/TB grey Tornado GR.4 St Athan MU-15[R]Sqdn marks c/s "STN 04" (departed 13:00 to Lossiemouth)
ZE908/TB a/s grey Tornado F.3 St Athan MU-56Sqdn marks c/s "STN 01" (landed 16:25 MU arrival)
ZG774/2I a/s grey Tornado F.3 St Athan MU-no marks c/s "STN 01" (departed 12:15 to Leeming)
Log credit Bill Hodges