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Saturday, October 31, 2009

EVENTS for 31st October

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LOG's for 31st October

1979 Rhoose
G-AXXH Britten-Norman BN-2A Islander Private c/n 0144
G-AYVJ Piper PA-23 250D Aztec Private c/n 27-4020
G-AYXA Piper PA-39 C/R 160 Private c/n 39-86
G-CSZB Vickers 807 Viscount Southern International c/n 248
G-EXEC Piper PA-34 200 Seneca Private c/n 34-7450072
XV218/218 green/grey camo Hercules C.1 LTW/Lyneham (overshoot)
XV733/- red/white/blue Wessex HCC.4 Queens Flight/Benson
XX184/184 red/white Hawk T.1 4FTS/Valley (overshoot)
XX186/186 green/grey camo Hawk T.1 1TWU/Brawdy (overshoot)
XX196/196 green/grey camo Hawk T.1 1TWU/Brawdy (overshoot)
XX483/- white/blue Jetstream T.2 750Sqdn/Culdrose (overshoot)
Log credit IanG

1979 St Athan
XV468/- a/s grey Phantom FGR.2 St Athan MU-no marks
Log credit IanG

1979 OTT
66-0206/- (-)white/grey C-141A Starlifter 62ndMAW/McChord AFB, WA
Log credit IanG

1989 St Athan
ZA402/- green/grey camo Tornado GR.1 St Athan MU-no marks
ZA559/- green/grey camo Tornado GR.1 St Athan MU-no marks
ZE693/- dark grey Sea Harrier FRS.1 St Athan MU-no marks
Log credit IanG

2001 St Athan
XX311/311 gloss black Hawk T.1 St Athan MU-208[R]Sqdn marks (tugged from hangar to Northside 11:30 and back to hangar 12:40)
ZA594/TT-V green/grey camo Tornado GR.1 St Athan MU-no marks (tugged Northside to hangar 11:40)
ZD437/- grey Harrier GR.7 St Athan MU-no marks c/s "STN 02" (airtest 10:10 and landed back 10:50)
ZD582/- grey Sea Harrier F/A.2 St Athan MU-no marks (tugged from Picketston to 2 ERP 12:30)
ZD749/BG green/grey camo Tornado GR.1 St Athan MU-14Sqdn marks c/s "STN 01" (airtest and ILS at Cardiff)
ZE764/DH a/s grey Tornado F.3 St Athan MU-no marks (at hangar 78 14:00)
Log credit Bill Hodges

2002 Rhoose
G-ODSK Boeing 737-37Q bmi baby c/n 28537
Log credit Colin Cole

2002 St Athan
XX255/- gloss black Hawk T.1A St Athan MU-no marks c/s "STN 03" (departed 14:40 and landed back 14:50)
XX752/FC grey Jaguar GR.3A St Athan MU-41Sqdn marks c/s "STN 04" (landed 15:05)
XZ106/FR grey Jaguar GR.3A St Athan MU-no marks (in the detuner 13:25)
XZ360/- grey Jaguar GR.3A St Athan MU-no marks c/s "STN 04" (departed 12:55 to Coltishall)
ZB604/722 gloss black Harrier T.8 St Athan MU-899Sqdn marks (to compass bay 13:45)
ZD330/11 grey Harrier GR.7 St Athan MU-no marks (tugged from hangar to 2ERP 14:00)
ZD713/- grey Tornado GR.4 St Athan MU-no marks (at hangar 75 10:15)
ZH545/- yellow Sea King HAR.3 c/s "Rescue 169" (landed 09:45)
Log credit Bill Hodges

2003 Rhoose
G-BVKD Boeing 737-59D bmi baby c/n 26421
G-DAJC Boeing 767-31K/ER MyTravel Airways c/n 27206
OO-TAJ BAE146-300QT TNT Airways c/n E3153
Log credit Colin Cole

2003 St Athan
ZD461/51 grey Harrier GR.7 St Athan MU-no marks c/s "Striker 04" (on 2 ERP 13:00)
G-DCEA PA-34-200T Seneca II Private
Log credit Bill Hodges & Colin Cole

2004 Rhoose
G-FHAJ Airbus A320 231 My Travel c/n 0444
G-JEAX British Aerospace 146-200 Flybe c/n E2136
G-JOEE Airbus A321 211 My Travel c/n 2060
G-OBIL Robinson R22 Beta Private c/n 0792
PH-KZM Fokker F-70 KLM cityhopper c/n 11561
PH-WXC Fokker F-70 KLM cityhopper c/n 11574
TF-FIU Boeing 757 256 Volare Airlines c/n 26243
Log credit IanG

2005 Rhoose
CS-DFV Cessna 560 Citation Excel S NetJets Europe c/n 560-5543
G-OXLA Boeing 737 81Q XL Airways c/n 30619
TC-APN Boeing 737 86N Pegasus Airlines c/n 28628
TC-OAI Airbus A321 231 Onur Air c/n 0787
Log credit IanG

2005 St Athan
XZ104/- grey Jaguar GR.3A St Athan MU-no marks (on a lo-loader 11:00)
ZE162/- a/s grey Tornado F.3 St Athan MU-no marks
ZF239/239 gloss black Tucano T.1 1FTS/Linton on Ouse
ZF286/286 gloss black Tucano T.1 1FTS/Linton on Ouse
ZF291/291 gloss black Tucano T.1 1FTS/Linton on Ouse
ZF293/293 gloss black Tucano T.1 1FTS/Linton on Ouse
ZF343/343 gloss black Tucano T.1 1FTS/Linton on Ouse
ZF349/349 gloss black Tucano T.1 1FTS/Linton on Ouse
ZF379/379 gloss black Tucano T.1 1FTS/Linton on Ouse
G-RHYM PA-31 310 Turbo Navajo B ATC Lasham
PH-HZB Boeing 737 8K2 Transavia c/n 28374 (for winglet fitting with ATC Lasham)

Log credit IanG, Colin Cole & Bill Hodges

Friday, October 30, 2009

EVENTS for 30th October

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LOG's for 30th October

1992 St Athan
73-22261/- (-)white/grey C-12C Huron US Army
XS733/Q red/white Dominie T.1 6FTS/Finningley c/s "FYY 41" (overshoot)
XX141/Z green/grey camo Jaguar T.2A St Athan MU-16[R]Sqdn/226OCU marks
ZA607/TJ green/grey camo Tornado GR.1 St Athan MU-15[R]Sqdn/TWCU marks c/s "STN 02"
ZE208/DZ a/s grey Tornado F.3T St Athan MU-11Sqdn marks c/s "STN 03"
ZE440/CU-578 white/blue Jetstream T.3 750Sqdn/Culdrose (Picketston)
Log credit IanG

2001 St Athan
ZA296/VO green Sea King HC.4 845Sqdn/Yeovilton c/s "Navy VO" (landed 12:20 and departed 12:35)
ZD437/- grey Harrier GR.7 St Athan MU-no marks c/s "STN 02" (airtest 09:32 and landed back 10:02)
ZD749/BG green/grey camo Tornado GR.1 St Athan MU-14Sqdn marks c/s "STN 01" (airtest 10:45 and landed back 11:15)
ZD895/S green/grey camo Tornado GR.1 St Athan MU-2Sqdn marks (tugged from hangar 75 to detuner 09:00 and back to hangar 11:30)
ZE969/XA a/s grey Tornado F.3 St Athan MU-no marks (at hangar 78 10:15)
ZG770/CC a/s grey Tornado F.3 St Athan MU-no marks (at hangar 78 10:15)
Log credit Bill Hodges

2002 Rhoose
EC-HJO Swearingen SA-227AC Metro III BSK Air c/n AC-615B
Log credit Colin Cole

2004 Rhoose
5B-DBW Boeing 737 8Q8 Eurocypria c/n 30671
D-AIQM Airbus A320 211 Lufthansa c/n 0268
EI-CJE Boeing 737 204 Ryanair c/n 22639
G-ERJE Embraer ERJ-145EP British Airways CitiExpress c/n 145315
G-JOEE Airbus A321 211 My Travel c/n 2060
PH-RAQ Aerospatiale ATR 42 312 Euromanx c/n 139
Log credit IanG

Thursday, October 29, 2009

EVENTS for 29th October

On 29th October 1941 Spitfire Is X4823 & P9459 of 53 OTU collided and crashed in the sea 3 miles south of Nash Point, killing both pilots.

On 29th October 1948 Spitfire LF.16 SL579 of 203 AFS struck SL670 during a formation change whilst battle formation training and crashed in the Bristol Channel. SL670 made a wheels-up landing in North Devon.

LOG's for 29th October

2001 St Athan
XX158/158 gloss black Hawk T.1A 4FTS/Valley c/s "VYT 87" (landed 15:30)
XX283/283 gloss black Hawk T.1A 208[R]Sqdn/4FTS/Valley c/s "VYT 05" (overshoot 13:50)
XX331/CK gloss black Hawk T.1 St Athan MU-100Sqdn marks (tugged from hangar E2 to hangar E1 15:10)
ZA406/- green/grey camo Tornado GR.1 St Athan MU-no marks c/s "STN 02" (tech prior to airtest 10:30)
ZD437/- grey Harrier GR.7 St Athan MU-no marks (tugged from hangar to 2 ERP 09:25, back to hangar 10:20)
ZD749/BG green/grey camo Tornado GR.1 St Athan MU-14Sqdn marks c/s "STN 01" (tech prior to airtest 12:15)
ZD895/- green/grey camo Tornado GR.1 St Athan MU-no marks (at the hangar 09:25)
ZF317/317 gloss black Tucano T.1 St Athan MU-no marks (tugged from Northside to hangar E1 10:05)
ZG857/59 grey Harrier GR.7 St Athan MU-no marks c/s "STN 02" (landed 15:05)
G-BMDK PA-34 220T Seneca III Air Medical c/s "Airmed 055" (landed 12:50 and departed 13:00)
Log credit Bill Hodges

2002 St Athan
XZ106/FR grey Jaguar GR.3A St Athan MU-41Sqdn marks
XZ360/- grey Jaguar GR.3A St Athan MU-no marks
ZE156/- a/s grey Tornado F.3 St Athan MU-no marks (in the washbay 10:55)
ZG859/- grey Harrier GR.7 St Athan MU-no marks (tugged from 2ERP to the hangar 11:50)
Log credit Bill Hodges

2003 Rhoose
G-SSEA Aerospatiale ATR-42-300 Air Wales c/n 196
G-WLSH Aerospatiale ATR-42-300 Air Wales c/n 329
Log credit Colin Cole

2003 St Athan
XX260/- gloss red Hawk T.1 St Athan MU-Red Arrows marks c/s "STN 04" (landed 10:10)
ZE250/TR a/s grey Tornado F.3 St Athan MU-56[R]Sqdn marks (tugged from detuner to hangar 11:00)
G-EMAX PA-34 Piper PA-31-350 Navajo Chieftain c/s "Clifton 1" (landed 10:15 and departed 10:55)
Log credit Bill Hodges

2004 Rhoose
D-AIQD Airbus A320 211 Lufthansa c/n 0202
D-COSA Dornier Do.328 110 Cirrus Air c/n 3085
EI-CON Boeing 737 2T5 Ryanair c/n 22396
F-GPYL Aerospatiale ATR 42 512 Airlinair c/n 542
G-BVZG Boeing 737 5Q8 bmi baby c/n 25160
G-ECAS Boeing 737 36N bmi baby c/n 28554
G-JOEE A321 211 My Travel c/n 2060
G-OMYT Airbus A330 243 My Travel c/n 301
G-XLAE Boeing 838 8Q8 XL Airways c/n 30637
LX-LAR Learjet 35A Luxembourg Air Rescue c/n 35-653
OE-HTJ Dornier Do.328 Jet 300 Tyrolean Jet Service c/n 3114
PH-KVA Fokker F-50 KLM cityhopper c/n 20189
PH-OFG Fokker F-100 KLM cityhopper c/n 11275
Log credit IanG

2004 St Athan
ZE887/DJ a/s grey Tornado F.3 St Athan MU-no marks (tugged to hangar 11:00)
G-DAZY PA-34 200T Seneca II c/s "Clifton 3" (landed 11:10 and departed 11:20 to Warton)
Log credit Bill Hodges

2005 Rhoose
5B-DBU Boeing 737 8Q8 Eurocypria c/n 32796
EC-ELT British Aerospace 146-200QT TNT Airways c/n E2102
G-BYMK Dornier Do.328 110 ScotAirways c/n 3062
G-CIVD Boeing 747 436 British Airways c/n 27349
G-CIVJ Boeing 747 436 British Airways c/n 25817
G-TOYC Boeing 737 3Q8 bmi baby c/n 26312
PH-OFJ Fokker F-100 KLM cityhopper c/n 11248
Log credit IanG

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

EVENTS for 28th October

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LOG's for 28th October

1984 OTT
62-4125/- (-)vip 58thMAS/Ramstein AB, Germany c/s "Spar 60" (UG1 EB)
N880F Dassault Falcon 50 Private c/n 3
Log credit IanG

1985 St Athan
ZA362/B-09 green/grey camo Tornado GR.1T St Athan MU-TTTE marks
Log credit IanG

2001 Rhoose
G-BDXB Boeing 747-236B British Airways c/n 21438
G-BDXE Boeing 747-236B British Airwasy c/n 21350
G-BDXG Boeing 747-236B British Airways c/n 21536
G-BDXJ Boeing 747-236B British Airways c/n 21831
G-BDXL Boeing 747-236B British Airways c/n 22304
G-BDXN Boeing 747-236L British Airways c/n 22442
G-BDXO Boeing 747-236B British Airways c/n 23799
Log credit Colin Cole

2002 Rhoose
G-BYAL Boeing 757-204 Britannia Airways c/n 25626
G-CEAJ Boeing 737-229 European Air Charter c/n 21177
Log credit Colin Cole

2002 St Athan
XX255/- gloss black Hawk T.1A St Athan MU-no marks c/s "STN 04" (departed 10:25 and landed back 10:47)
XX258/258 gloss black Hawk T.1A St Athan MU-no marks c/s "STN 04" (departed 15:20 and landed 15:30 with an emergency)
XX315/315 gloss black Hawk T.1A 19[R]Sqdn/4FTS/Valley c/s "VYT 62" (landed 11:15 with an emergency)
XX329/329 gloss black Hawk T.1A 19[R]Sqdn/4FTS/Valley (landed 10:00 and departed 12:25)
XZ360/- grey Jaguar GR.3A St Athan MU-no marks c/s "STN 04" (departed 13:45 and landed back 14:15)
ZA463/FK grey Tornado GR.4 St Athan MU-no marks c/s "STN 03" (departed 12:00)
ZD330/11 grey Harrier GR.7 St Athan MU-no marks (tugged from hangar to 2ERP 14:25)
Log credit Bill Hodges

2003 St Athan
XX188/- gloss black Hawk T.1A St Athan MU-no marks c/s "STN 04" (departed 09:00)
XZ721/302 grey Lynx HAS.3S 815Sqdn/Yeovilton c/s "Navy 302" (landed 14:40 and departed 14:55)
ZD461/51 grey Harrier GR.7 St Athan MU-no marks (compass bay 14:35)
ZD851/- grey Tornado GR.4 St Athan MU-12Sqdn marks c/s "STN 01" (airtest 11:10 and landed back 12:00)
Log credit Bill Hodges

2004 Rhoose
G-BNLF Boeing 747 436 British Airways c/n 24048
G-ECAS Boeing 737 36N bmi baby c/n 28554
G-JPSX Dassault Falcon 900EX EASy Private c/n 132
G-LOFC Lockheed L-188cf Electra Atlantic Airlines c/n 1100
G-OCEA Short SD-360 300 BAC Express c/n SH3762
I-JETX Cessna 750 Citation X pRIVATE C/N 750-0184
TF-ELU Airbus A300 B4-622RF Islandsflug c/n 657
Log credit IanG

2004 St Athan
ZE735/- a/s grey Tornado F.3 St Athan MU-no marks c/s "STN 01" (tech prior to airtest 11:30)
ZG793/DM a/s grey Tornado F.3 St Athan MU-no marks (tugged from detuner to hangar 10:30)
ZG795/WD a/s grey Tornado F.3 St Athan MU-56[R]Sqdn marks (tech prior to departure to Leuchars)
Log credit Bill Hodges

2005 Rhoose
EC-ELT British Aerospace 146-200QT TNT Airways c/n E2102
G-OBYE Boeing 767 304ER ThomsonFly c/n 28979
HB-VLG Hawker-Siddeley 125 800 Private c/n 258265
Log credit IanG





Tuesday, October 27, 2009

EVENTS for 27th October - 3 pics

On 27th October 1953 Vampire FB.5 VV618 of 208 AFS crashed at Rhymney. The aircraft emerged from cloud and the port drop tank was seen to fall off. After descending and steeply climbing in and out of cloud it finally struck the ground in a shallow dive.

On the night of 26/27th October 2002 very strong winds hit the southern UK causing massive disruption and damage. Cardiff Airport didn't miss out with the following aircraft receiving serious damage: G-BCHK Cessna F.172H, G-BFVF Piper PA-38, G-BWGU Cessna 150F, G-CWFY Cessna 152, G-CWFZ Piper PA-28 and G-OCGA Piper PA-28. Minor damage was sustained by G-BGXB Piper PA-38, G-BRNJ Piper PA-38, G-BSVW Piper PA-38 and G-CWFD Piper PA-38.


LOG's for 27th October

1977 Rhoose
G-ARMW Avro 748 1/101 Dan-Air c/n 1537
G-BCIO Piper PA-39 C/R 160 Twin Comanche Private c/n 39-15
Log credit IanG

1984 OTT
N1181G Dassault Falcon 50 Private c/n 72
Log credit IanG

1988 St Athan
XT875/- a/s grey Phantom FG.1 St Athan MU-no marks
ZA392/EK green/grey camo Tornado GR.1 St Athan MU-15Sqdn marks
ZA455/- green/grey camo Tornado GR.1 St Athan MU-no marks c/s "SKT 04"
ZA556/- green/grey camo Tornado GR.1 St Athan MU-no marks
Log credit IanG

1995 OTT
G-VSUN Airbus A340 313 Virgin Atlantic c/n 114
N41135 Boeing 757 224ET Continental Airlines c/n 29284
PH-MCT McDonnell-Douglas MD-11CF Martinair c/n 48629
Log credit IanG

2004 Rhoose
G-BYAK Boeing 757 204 ThomsonFly c/n 26267
G-STRA Boeing 737 3S3 Astraeus c/n 24059
N255RY Boeing 737 86N Futura International Airlines c/n 28619
Log credit IanG

2005 Rhoose
EI-DMG Cessna 441 Conquest II Private c/n 441-0165
G-BHKJ Cessna 421C Golden Eagle Private c/n 421C-0848
Log credit IanG

Monday, October 26, 2009

EVENTS for 26th October

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LOG's for 26th October

1992 Rhoose
XV293/293 green/grey camo Hercules C.1K LTW/Lyneham (overshoot)
Log credit IanG

1992 St Athan
XT898/CE a/s grey Phantom FGR.2 St Athan MU-dump (Ex 228OCU marks)
XV402/- a/s grey Phantom FGR.2 St Athan MU-dump (tail section only)
XV495/- a/s grey Phantom FGR.2 St Athan MU-dump (Ex St Athan store)
XX184/184 red/white/blue Hawk T.1 4FTS/Valley
ZE287/AE a/s grey Tornado F.3T St Athan MU-229OCU marks
Log credit IanG

1999 OTT
79-1947/- (-)dg grey KC-10A Extender 60thAMW/Travis AFB, CA c/s "Reach 9947" (UG1 EB 11:15)
Log credit IanG

2000 St Athan
XX178/178 gloss black Hawk T.1 19[R]Sqdn/4FTS/Valley c/s "VYT 651"
XX203/- gloss black Hawk T.1A 4FTS/Valley c/s "VYT 846" & "VYT 658"
XX231/231 gloss black Hawk T.1 (74[R]Sqdn)4FTS/Valley c/s "Bobcat 1"
XX234/- gloss black Hawk T.1 St Athan MU-no marks c/s "STN 04" (airtest)
XX239/239 gloss black Hawk T.1 4FTS/Valley c/s "VYT 75"
XX247/CM gloss black Hawk T.1A 100Sqdn/Leeming c/s "3U403" & "3U308"
XX261/261 gloss black Hawk T.1A St Athan MU-208[R]Sqdn marks c/s "STN 04" (airtest)
XX296/296 gloss black Hawk T.1 208[R]Sqdn/4FTS/Valley c/s "VYT 71"
XX309/309 gloss black Hawk T.1 St Athan MU-no marks
XX361/FT grey Jaguar GR.3 St Athan MU-41Sqdn marks c/s "STN 04" (airtest)
ZA370/A green/grey camo Tornado GR.1 St Athan MU-2Sqdn marks (towed to storage hangar)
ZA562/TT grey Tornado GR.1T St Athan MU-15[R]Sqdn marks c/s "STN 03" (airtest)
ZD719/- grey Tornado GR.1 St Athan MU-no marks
ZE256/AO a/s grey Tornado F.3 St AThan MU-56[R]Sqdn marks (hangar)
ZE968/DM a/s grey Tornado F.3 St Athan MU-11Sqdn marks (detuner 1 South)
Log credit IanG

2001 St Athan
ZB603/724 gloss black Harrier T.8 St Athan MU-899Sqdn marks (on the metro 11:15)
ZD437/- grey Harrier GR.7 St Athan MU-no marks (tugged from hangar to 2 ERP 11:30)
ZG770/CC a/s grey Tornado F.3 St Athan MU-5Sqdn marks c/s "STN 02" (landed 11:15)
ZH805/730 grey Sea Harrier F/A.2 St Athan MU-no marks (on the metro 11:15)
Log credit Bill Hodges

2004 St Athan
MM7209/36-25 a/s grey Tornado ADV St Athan MU-36 Stormo marks (tugged from hangar D1 to hangar 77 13:20)
XX145/- raspberry ripple Jaguar T.2A ETPS/Boscombe Down c/s "Tester 76" (overshoot 11:05)
XX189/189 gloss black Hawk T.1A 4FTS/Valley c/s "Stampede" (departed 12:30 and landed back 13:10)
XX250/250 gloss black Hawk T.1A St Athan MU-no marks c/s "STN 01" (landed 12:15)
XX256/256 gloss black Hawk T.1A 4FTS/Valley c/s "VYT 81" (departed 13:25 and landed back 14:00)
XX303/303 gloss black Hawk T.1A 4FTS/Valley c/s "Stampede" (departed 12:30 and landed back 13:10)
ZG795/WD a/s grey Tornado F.3 St Athan MU-56[R]Sqdn marks (tugged from hangar to detuner 13:10)
G-BYXO Grob Tutor (landed 14:00)
Log credit Bill Hodges

2005 Rhoose
ZE968/HB a/s grey Tornado F.3 St Athan MU-111Sqdn marks
Log credit Bill Hodges

Sunday, October 25, 2009

EVENTS for 25th October

On 25th October 1941 Defiant I T3985 of 125 Sqn hit a balloon cable after take off on a night patrol from Fairwood Common. Abandoned and crashed at Skewen.

On 25th October 1941 Hurricane IIB Z3466 of 79 Sqn had an engine cut on overshoot resulting in a crash landing at Fairwood Common.

LOG's for 25th October

1996 Rhoose
XX169/- gloss black Hawk T.1 St Athan MU-no marks c/s "STN 03" (overshoot)
ZE206/FH a/s grey Tornado F.3 St Athan MU-no marks c/s "STN 02" (overshoot)
ZH776/NU olive Chinook HC.2 27[R]Sqdn/Odiham c/s "ODM 64"

Log credit IanG

1996 St Athan
XX145/- raspberry ripple Jaguar T.2A St Athan MU-ETPS marks
Log credit IanG

2000 St Athan
XX167/- gloss black Hawk T.1 St Athan MU-no marks c/s "STN 02" (MU departure to Valley)
XZ361/FT dark grey Jaguar GR.3 St Athan MU-41Sqdn marks c/s "STN 01" (airtest)
ZE250/- a/s grey Tornado F.3 St Athan MU-no marks
Log credit IanG

2001 St Athan
XX160/CP gloss black Hawk T.1 100Sqdn/Leeming c/s "Javelin 81" (departed at 12:45 to Leeming)
XX285/- gloss black Hawk T.1A St Athan MU-no marks c/s "STN 03" (departed at 13:00 to Valley)
XX840/PS grey Jaguar T.4 St Athan MU-16Sqdn marks c/s "STN 03" (landed 13:00)
XZ394/GN grey Jaguar GR.3A St Athan MU-54Sqdn marks (at the hangar 10:35)
XZ654/- green/grey camo Lynx AH.7 AAC c/s "Armyair 310" (landed 13:45 and departed 14:05)
ZA550/DD green/grey camo Tornado GR.1 St Athan MU-31Sqdn marks (tugged from hangar to Northside 10:45)
ZD437/- grey Harrier GR.7 St Athan MU-no marks (at the hangar 10:35)
ZD582/- grey Sea Harrier F/A.2 St Athan MU-no marks c/s "STN 02" (airtest 10:35)
ZD895/- green/grey camo Tornado GR.1 St Athan MU-no marks (at hangar 75 10:45)
ZF317/317 gloss black Tucano T.1 St Athan MU-no marks (tugged from hangar to Picketston 14:10)
Log credit Bill Hodges

2004 Rhoose
D-IBFS Beech B200 King Air Private c/n BB-1349
G-CEAD Boeing 737 229 European Aviation c/n 21137
G-ESTA Cessna 550/551 Citation II Private c/n 550-0127
G-JOEE Airbus A321 211 My Travel c/n 2060
G-OOAU Airbus A320 214 First Choice Airways c/n 1637
G-RAFM Beech 200 King Air 45[R]Sqdn/Cranwell c/s "Cranwell 75" (overshoot 12:30)
TC-OAI Airbus A321 231 Onur Air c/n 0787
Log credit IanG & Bill Hodges

2004 St Athan
XR808/- white/grey VC-10 C.1K St Athan MU-Ex Brize Norton (in the detuner 11:20)
XZ396/EM grey Jaguar GR.3A St Athan MU-6Sqdn marks (on the main 11:20)
Log credit Bill Hodges

2005 St Athan
ZE888/TC a/s grey Tornado F.3 St Athan MU-56[R]Sqdn marks (tugged to hangar 10:35)
ZF135/135 gloss black Tucano T.1 1FTS/Linton on Ouse
ZF144/144 gloss black Tucano T.1 1FTS/Linton on Ouse c/s "LOP 25" (departed 11:05)
ZF212/212 gloss black Tucano T.1 1FTS/Linton on Ouse
ZF293/293 gloss black Tucano T.1 1FTS/Linton on Ouse c/s "LOP 23" (landed 11:10)
ZF375/375 gloss black Tucano T.1 1FTS/Linton on Ouse (landed 11:15)
ZF491/491 gloss black Tucano T.1 1FTS/Linton on Ouse
G-RHYM PA-31 310 Turbo Navajo B ATC Lasham
Log credit Bill Hodges

Saturday, October 24, 2009

EVENTS for 24th October

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LOG's for 24th October

1990 St Athan
ZD401/AA green Harrier GR.5 3Sqdn/Gutersloh, Germany c/s "Rafair 351B"
ZD611/- dark grey Sea Harrier FRS.1 St Athan MU-no marks
ZD739/AC green/grey camo Tornado GR.1 9Sqdn/Bruggen, Germany c/s "Rafair 626" (MU departure)
ZD996/I green/grey camo Tornado GR.1 St Athan MU-2Sqdn marks
Log credit IanG

2000 St Athan
XX167/- gloss black Hawk T.1 St Athan MU-no marks c/s "STN 02" (airtest)
XX178/178 gloss black Hawk T.1 19[R]Sqdn/4FTS/Valley c/s "VYT 79"
XX203/203 gloss black Hawk T.1A 4FTS/Valley c/s "VYT 86"
XX313/313 gloss black Hawk T.1 208[R]Sqdn/4FTS/Valley c/s "VYT 77" & "VYT 81"
XX845/- grey Jaguar T.2A St Athan MU-no marks
ZA140/A grey VC-10 K.2 St Athan MU-101Sqdn marks (no fin or rudder)
ZA141/B hemp VC-10 K.2 St Athan MU-101Sqdn marks (no fin or rudder)
ZA143/D hemp VC-10 K.2 St Athan MU-stripped (rear fuselage only)
ZA144/E grey VC-10 K.2 St Athan MU-101Sqdn marks (no fin or rudder)
ZE287/AF a/s grey Tornado F.3T St Athan MU-no marks
ZH543/- yellow Sea King HAR.3A 22Sqdn/Chivenor c/s "SRG 170"
Log credit IanG

2001 St Athan
XW899/- green/grey camo Gazelle AH.1 AAC c/s "Armyair 318" (landed 11:00)
XX160/CP gloss black Hawk T.1 100Sqdn/Leeming
XX179/179 gloss black Hawk T.1A St Athan MU-no marks c/s "STN 03" (landed 11:05)
XX221/221 gloss black Hawk T.1A 4FTS/Valley c/s "VYT 68" (departed 11:05 and landed back 11:40)
XX488/562 white/blue Jetstream T.2 750Sqdn/Culdrose (overshoot 10:00)
XZ117/EP grey Jaguar GR.3A St Athan MU-6Sqdn marks c/s "STN 01" (landed 10:45)
ZA406/- green/grey camo Tornado GR.1 St Athan MU-no marks c/s "STN 03" (departed 12:10 and landed back 13:00)
ZA550/DD green/grey camo Tornado GR.1 St Athan MU-31Sqdn marks c/s "STN 02" (landed 11:40)
ZD582/- grey Sea Harrier F/A.2 St Athan MU-no marks (tugged from detuner to Northside 12:05 and back to 2 ERP 14:40)
ZE755/- a/s grey Tornado F.3 St Athan MU-no marks (tugged to main 12:20)
ZF558/307 grey HMA.8 c/s "Navy 307" (landed 13:02)
Log credit Bill Hodges

2002 Rhoose
EC-HXY Swearingen SA-227AC Metro III BKS Air c/n AC-461B
G-CEXS Lockheed L-188C Electra Channel Express c/n 1091
PH-KBX Fokker 70 Dutch Royal Family c/n 11547
VP-CLD Cessna 550 Citation II Private c/n 550-0323
Log credit Colin Cole

2002 St Athan
XX255/- gloss black Hawk T.1A St Athan MU-no marks c/s "STN 04" (departed 14:15 and landed back 15:05)
XX321/CG gloss black Hawk T.1A 4FTS/Valley c/s "VYT 47" (100Sqdn marks)
ZA360/- green/grey camo Tornado GR.1 St Athan MU-no marks (tugged to storage 14:30)
ZF130/- white BAE125 600B St Athan MU-no marks (on a lo-loader (10:05)
ZF202/202 gloss black Tucano T.1 1FTS/Linton on Ouse c/s "LOP 65" (departed 14:45)
ZF209/209 red/white Tucano T.1 St Athan MU-no marks (tugged to paintshop 15:30)
ZG859/- grey Harrier GR.7 St Athan MU-no marks (tugged from hangar to 2ERP 10:20 and back to hangar at 15:50)
G-BOIZ PA-34 200T Seneca II c/s "Clifton 02" (landed 15:15 and departed at 15:30 to Warton)
G-CSNA Cessna 421C Golden Eagle (landed 13:25 and departed 14:45)
G-LENY PA-34 220T Seneca III Air Medical c/s "Airmed 052" (landed 13:35 and departed 15:00)
Log credit Bill Hodges


2003 St Athan
MM7211/36-16 a/s grey Tornado ADV St Athan MU-36 Stormo marks c/s "India 7211" (landed 11:45 with an emergency)
ZD404/33 grey Harrier GR.3 St Athan MU-no marks c/s "Cottesmore 41" (departed 11:30)
G-LENY PA-34-220T Seneca III Private
Log credit Bill Hodges & Colin Cole

2004 Rhoose
G-BRIA Cessna 310L Private c/n 310L-0010
G-BVZI Boeing 737 5Q8 bmi baby c/n 25167
G-FCDB Cessna 550/551 Citation Bravo Private c/n 550-0985
G-JOEE Airbus A321 211 My Travel c/n 2060
PH-KVK Fokker F-50 KLM cityhopper c/n 20219
Log credit IanG

2005 Rhoose
N711EG Gulfstream G3 Private c/n 349
Log credit IanG

2005 St Athan
XX748/- grey Jaguar GR.3A QinetiQ/Boscombe Down c/s "Gauntlet 11" (overshoot 11:45)
ZE888/TC a/s grey Tornado F.3 St Athan MU-56[R]Sqdn marks 9in the hangar 11:10)
ZF135/135 gloss black Tucano T.1 1FTS/Linton on Ouse c/s "LOP 40" (14:40)
ZF144/144 gloss black Tucano T.1 1FTS/Linton on Ouse c/s "Venus" (landed 13:55)
ZF212/212 gloss black Tucano T.1 1FTS/Linton on Ouse c/s "Venus" (landed 13:55)
ZF293/293 gloss black Tucano T.1 1FTS/Linton on Ouse c/s "Swift" (landed 14:10)
ZF379/379 gloss black Tucano T.1 1FTS/Linton on Ouse c/s "LOP 23" (landed 14:35)
ZF491/491 gloss black Tucano T.1 1FTS/Linton on Ouse c/s "Swift" (landed 14:10)
G-RHYM PA-31 310 Turbo Navajo B ATC Lasham
Log credit Bill Hodges

Friday, October 23, 2009

EVENTS for 23rd October

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LOG's for 23rd October - 1 pic

1979 Rhoose
EI-BHL Beech E90 King Air Private c/n LW-321
G-AMRA Douglas DC-3 Air Atlantique c/n 15290/26735
G-AOHV Vickers 802 Viscount British Airways c/n 170
G-ATMI Avro 748 2/225 Dan-air c/n 1592
G-AXPB Beagle B121 100 Pup Private c/n B117
G-AYPJ Piper PA-28 180E Cherokee Private c/n 28-5821
G-BBRJ Piper PA-23 250E Aztec Private c/n 27-7305223
G-BFKD Rockwell 114 Commander Private c/n 14384
G-BGBS Piper PA-23 250F Aztec Private c/n 27-7754140
G-BGET Piper PA-38 112 Tomahawk Private c/n 38-78A0797
G-BGLA Piper PA-38 112 Tomahawk Private c/n 38-78A0741
G-BGVL Piper PA-23 112 Tomahawk Private c/n 38-78A0263
G-CSZB Vickers 807 Viscount Southern International c/n 248
G-OBIA Embraer Emb-110P1 Private c/n 110219
G-RBBE Cessna 421C Golden Eagle Private c/n 421C-0437
Log credit IanG

1985 Rhoose
F227/64-GP C-160F Transall ET.64/Evreux, France
Log credit IanG

1985 St Athan
XW290/60 red/white Jet Provost T.5A 1FTS/Linton On Ouse
XW351/74 red/white Jet Provost T.5A 1FTS/Linton On Ouse
XW366/75 red/white Jet Provost T.5A 1FTS/Linton On Ouse
XW410/80 red/white Jet Provost T.5A 1FTS/Linton On Ouse
XZ138/- green/grey camo Harrier GR.3 St Athan MU-no marks (Ex Falklands)
Log credit IanG

1995 St Athan
XS733/Q red/white Dominie T.1 3FTS/Cranwell c/s "CWL 81" (overshoot)
XS734/N red/white Dominie T.1 3FTS/Cranwell c/s "CWL 82" (overshoot)
XX199/TG gloss black Hawk T.1A 74[R]Sqdn/4FTS/Valley c/s "VYT 64"
XX339/- gloss black Hawk T.1A 74[R]Sqdn/4FTS/Valley c/s "VYT 60"
XX846/V green/grey camo Jaguar T.2 St Athan MU-16[R]Sqdn marks
XZ369/EF green/grey camo Jaguar GR.1A St Athan MU-6Sqdn marks c/s "STN 01" (MU arrival)
XZ494/122 dark grey Sea Harrier FRS.1 St Athan MU-800Sqdn marks c/s "STN 02" (1980-1995 800Sqdn marks)
ZA588/B-52 green/grey camo Tornado GR.1 St Athan MU-store (TTTE marks)
ZA589/- grey Tornado GR.1 St Athan MU-no marks c/s "STN 01"
ZD811/DF green/grey camo Tornado GR.1 St Athan MU-31Sqdn marks
ZE201/- a/s grey Tornado F.3 St Athan MU-no marks
ZE964/- a/s grey Tornado F.3T St Athan MU-no marks
Log credit IanG

2001 St Athan
XX190/190 gloss black Hawk T.1A 4FTS/Valley c/s "VYT 68" (departed 13:08)
XX221/221 gloss black Hawk T.1A 4FTS/Valley c/s "VYT 85" (departed 10:55 and landed back 11:35)
XX295/295 gloss black Hawk T.1A St Athan MU-no marks c/s "STN 02" (landed 09:55 and to the hangar)
XZ117/EP grey Jaguar GR.3A St Athan MU-6Sqdn mark c/s "STN 01" (airtest 09:55 and landed back 10:45)
ZD352/- grey Harrier GR.7 St Athan MU-no marks (tugged Northside to hangar 11:05)
ZD615/- grey Sea Harrier F/A.2 St Athan MU-no marks (tugged from Picketston to 2 ERP 13:20)
ZE168/- a/s grey Tornado F.3 St Athan MU-no marks
ZG511/- grey Harrier GR.7 St Athan MU-no marks (at the washbay 13:30)
ZG706/- green/grey Tornado GR.1A St Athan MU-no marks (tugged to storage 13:30)
G-BDUN PA-34 200T Seneca II Air Medical c/s "Airmed 053" (landed 13:00)
Log credit Bill Hodges

2003 Rhoose
G-BOAC BAC/SUD Concorde 102 British Airways c/n 204
G-BOAC Cardiff 231003

Log credit IanG

2003 St Athan
ZD461/51 grey Harrier GR.7 St Athan MU-no marks (at 2 ERP 14:00)
ZD851/- grey Tornado GR.4 St Athan MU-12Sqdn marks c/s "STN 01" (landed 12:00)
Log credit Bill Hodges

2004 Rhoose
G-ROWN Beech 200 King Air Private c/n BB-684
Log credit IanG

Thursday, October 22, 2009

EVENTS for 22nd October

On 22nd October 1941 Defiant I T4040 of 125 Sqn hit Hurricane Z5605 on a night take off from Fairwood Common.

LOG's for 22nd October

1979 Rhoose
EI-BHL Beech E90 King Air Private c/n LW-321
G-AVCY Piper PA-30 160B Twin Comanche Private c/n 30-1367
G-AXPB Beegle B121 100 Pup Private c/n B117
G-AYPJ Piper PA-28 180E Cherokee Private c/n 28-5821
G-BGBS Piper PA-23 250F Aztec Private c/n 27-7754140
G-BGET Piper PA-38 112 Tomahawk Private c/n 38-78A0797
G-BGGG Piper PA-38 112 Tomahawk Private c/n 38-79A0163
G-BGVL Piper PA-38 112 Tomahawk Private c/n 38-78A0263
G-CSZB Vickers 807 Viscount Southern International c/n 248
Log credit IanG

1996 St Athan
XS728/E red/white Dominie T.1 3FTS/Cranwell c/s "CWL 96"
XS729/G red/white Dominie T.1 3FTS/Cranwell c/s "CWL 85"
XX301/301 barley grey Hawk T.1A St Athan MU-234Sqdn marks?
XX409/- green/grey camo Gazelle AH.1 670Sqdn/Middle Wallop c/s "Armyair 708"
XX745/- grey Jaguar GR.1A St Athan MU-no marks c/s "STN 01"
ZA465/- grey Tornado GR.1 St Athan MU-no marks c/s "STN 04"
ZD377/- grey Harrier GR.7 St Athan MU-no marks c/s "STN 02"
Log credit IanG

2001 St Athan
XZ117/EP grey Jaguar GR.3A St Athan MU-6Sqdn marks c/s "STN 01" (airtest 12:25 and landed back 12:40)
XZ719/317 grey Lynx HMA.8 815Sqdn/Yeovilton c/s "Navy 317" (landed 14:10 and departed 14:25)
ZE755/- a/s grey Tornado F.3 St Athan MU-no marks (to compass bay 10:30)
Log credit Bill Hodges

2002 St Athan
XV108/- white/grey VC-10 C.1K St Athan MU-ex Brize Norton (detuner 10:30)
XX189/189 gloss black Hawk T.1A 4FTS/Valley
XX256/256 gloss black Hawk T.1A 4FTS/Valley
ZF202/202 gloss black Tucano T.1 St Athan MU-no marks (tugged to metro 10:50)
ZF209/209 red/white Tucano T.1 1FTS/Linton on Ouse c/s "LOP 22" (landed 10:55)
Log credit Bill Hodges

2003 St Athan
XX723/GQ grey Jaguar GR.3A St Athan MU-54Sqdn marks (tugged Northside to hangar 11:50)
XZ107/FH grey Jaguar GR.3A St Athan MU-41Sqdn marks c/s "STN 01" (landed 10:05)
XZ385/PC grey Jaguar GR.3A St Athan MU-16[R]Sqdn marks (detuner 10:45)
ZD404/33 grey Harrier GR.7 St Athan MU-no marks (at detuner 11:50)
ZD851/- grey Tornado GR.4 St Athan MU-no marks c/s "STN 04" (departed 13:15 and landed back 13:30)
G-BLST Cessna 421C Golden Eagle (landed 13:00 and departed 13:20)
Log credit Bill Hodges

2004 Rhoose
D-CMPI Cessna 650 Citation VII Private c/n 65-7055
G-SFSG Beech E90 King Air Private c/n LW-239
G-YMMJ Boeing 777 236ER British Airways c/n 30311
PH-LXJ Fokker F-50 KLM cityhopper c/n 20270
Log credit IanG

2004 St Athan
ZD321/- grey Harrier GR.7 St Athan MU-no marks (at the hangar 11:30)
ZE735/- a/s grey Tornado F.3 St Athan MU-no marks c/s "STN 02" (departed 11:40 and declared an emergency with the starboard undercarriage door open, landed safely)
ZE888/TC a/s grey Tornado F.3 St Athan MU-56[R]Sqdn marks c/s "STN 01" (landed 13:00)
Log credit Bill Hodges

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

EVENTS for 21st October

On 21st October 1940 Battle I L5688 of 7 BGS crashed in a forced landing at Porthcawl.

On 21st October 1941 Defiant I T4104 of 125 Sqn hit a Chance Light in turn on approach to flare path at night and crashed at Fairwood Common.

On 21st October 1954 Javelin Mk.1 XA546 of Gloster Aircraft crashed in the Severn Estuary during spinning tests.

LOG's for 21st October

1979 Rhoose
EI-BHL Beech E90 King Air Private c/n LW-321
F-BVFD BAC/SUD Concorde 101 Air France c/n 211
G-AGSH de Havilland DH-89A Dragon Rapide c/n 6884
G-APEG Vickers 953C Vanguard Air Bridge Carriers c/n 710
G-AVCY Piper PA-30 160B Twin Comanche Private c/n 30-1367
G-AXEC Cessna 182M Private c/n 182-59491
G-BCJL Piper PA-28 140 Cherokee Private c/n 28-7425320
G-BEXY Piper PA-28 140 Cherokee Private c/n 28-7725232
G-BFUO Piper PA-23 250F Aztec Private c/n 27-7854082
G-BGBS Piper PA-23 250F Aztec Private c/n 27-7754140
G-BGET Piper PA-38 112 Tomahawk Private c/n 38-78A0797
G-BGGG Piper PA-38 112 Tomahawk Private c/n 38-79A0163
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-EXEC Piper PA-34 200 Seneca Private c/n 34-7450072
Log credit IanG

1985 Rhoose
5B-DAO Boeing 707 123B Cyprus Airways c/n 18054
G-AVLC Piper PA-28 140 Cherokee Private c/n 28-23178
G-AVRO Boeing 737 204 Britannia Airways c/n 19712
G-AZSU Avro 748 2/232 Dan-Air c/n 1612
G-BBCW Piper PA-23 250E Aztec Private c/n 27-4806
G-BDAT BAC 1-11 518FG Dan-Air c/n 232
G-BRJP Boeing 737 2S3 Air Europe c/n 22660
G-SCHH British Aerospace 146-100 Dan-Air c/n E1005
HZ-MSD Gulfstream G2 Private c/n 256
N2729Y Cessna 414A Chancellor Private c/n 414A-0434
Log credit IanG

1988 St Athan
ZA473/FM green/grey camo Tornado GR.1 St Athan MU-16Sqdn marks
ZE209/AS a/s grey Tornado F.3 St Athan MU-229OCU marks
Log credit IanG

1996 St Athan
XX745/- grey Jaguar GR.1A St Athan MU-no marks
XZ459/-126 grey Sea Harrier F/A.2 St Athan MU-no marks c/s "STN 02"
ZA595/- grey Tornado GR.1T St Athan MU-no marks
ZE287/- a/s grey Tornado F.3T St Athan MU-no marks
ZE342/- a/s grey Tornado F.3 St Athan MU-no marks
Log credit IanG

2002 St Athan
XV108/- white/grey VC-10 C.1K St Athan MU-Ex Brize Norton
ZA323/TA-Z grey Tornado GR.4 St Athan MU-15Sqdn marks (at hangar 75 10:30)
Log credit Bill Hodges

2003 St Athan
XX188/- gloss black Hawk T.1A St Athan MU-no marks (compass bay 09:45)
XZ107/FH grey Jaguar GR.3A St Athan MU-41Sqdn marks c/s "STN 04" (departed 13:25)
XZ364/GJ grey Jaguar GR.3A St Athan MU-54Sqdn marks (departed 09:45)
XZ398/FA grey Jaguar GR.3A St Athan MU-no marks c/s "STN 01" (landed 12:25)
ZD347/08 grey Harrier GR.7 St Athan MU-no marks c/s "Gauntlet 11" (departed 14:00)
ZD851/- grey Tornado GR.4 St Athan MU-14Sqdn marks c/s "STN 04" (landed 14:00 after an ILS at Cardiff)
ZG472/62 grey Harrier GR.7 St Athan MU-no marks c/s "Gauntlett 11" (landed 12:40)
ZH812/- grey Sea Harrier F/A.2 St Athan MU-no marks (at 2 ERP 11:20)
Log credit Bill Hodges

2004 Rhoose
D-CHZF Cessna 550/551 Citation Bravo Private c/n 550-0866
F-WWEQ Aerospatiale ATR 42 212A Lufthansa Regional c/n 668
G-BYAY Boeing 757 204 Britannia Airways c/n 28836
G-JANN Piper PA-34 220T Seneca III Private c/n 3433133
G-JOEE Airbus A321 211 My Travel c/n 2060
G-ODSK Boeing 737 37Q bmi baby c/n 28537
G-SJMC Boeing 767 31KER My Travel c/n 27205
PH-OFE Fokker F-100 KLM cityhopper c/n 11260
Log credit IanG