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Saturday, January 10, 2009

LOG's for 10th January

1965 Rhoose
G-AKFB Bell 47G made it's first visit whist resident were Cessna 17C G-ARWO and Ortican L-40 Meta Sokel G-ARSP
Log credit MikeyF

1969 Rhoose
XV131/- Sioux AH.1 "APB56" called in enroute Middle Wallop - Pendine and return
Log creditr MikeyF

1970 Rhoose
F-BNPT Dakota DC-3 of Rousseau Aviation called in on a cargo flight.
Log credit MikeyF

1976 Rhoose
G-AXSS BN.2A Islander first time visited whilst MU-2B EI-AWY routed Northolt/Dublin.
Log credit MikeyF

1983 Rhoose
53 Nord 262 performed a touch and go enroute to Manchester.
Log credit MikeyF

1988 Rhoose
First time visitors were Cessna 310Q G-BMMC and Reims Cessna FRA.150M Aerobat G-BFRR. Dan-Air Boeing 737 G-BLDE arrived for a series touch and go's/circuits.
Log credit MikeyF

1989 St Athan
XZ971/- green/grey camo Harrier GR.3 St Athan MU-no marks
Log credit IanG

1990 Rhoose
Resident Veritair Beech 90 G-BIXM flew to Nice on a charter whilst visiting was Be55 Baron D-IMEL c/n TE.855. This arrived from Exeter/Osnabruck.
Log credit MikeyF

1991 Rhoose
L-382 Hercules PK-PLW was a visitor operating Southend - Saarbrucken (Ford car flight) along with Anglo cargo BAC 1-11 G-TOMO which went to Valencia in Spain.
Log credit MikeyF

1992 Rhoose
EMB.120 Brasilia G-EXEL was brought in to operate a Manx service to Glasgow (MNX573/4) and return as a replacement for a Jetstream.
Log credit MikeyF

1995 Rhoose
Army Air Corps Gazelle AH.1 ZB689 "AAC240" was on it's first time visit from Middle Wallop.
Log credit MikeyF

1996 Rhoose
Caledonian DC-10 G-NUIK performed several touch and go's as "CKT 96T"
Log credit MikeyF

1996 St Athan
MM7208/36-11 (ZE811)a/s grey Tornado ADV St Athan MU-36 Stormo marks (Pre AMI delivery)
XX189/TB gloss black 74[R]Sqdn/4FTS/Valley
XX278/278 barley grey St Athan MU-no marks c/s "STN 05" (air test)
XX302/TI gloss black 74[R]Sqdn/4FTS/Valley
XX303/- gloss black 74[R]Sqdn/4FTS/Valley
XX321/ - gloss black St Athan MU-no marks c/s "STN 01" (air test)
XX323/TD barley grey 74[R]Sqdn/4FTS/Valley
XX541/F red/white Bulldog T.1 Bristol UAS/Colerne c/s "AED 370"
XX654/A red/white Bulldog T.1 Bristol UAS/Colerne c/s "UAS 21"
ZA449/- green/grey camo Tornado GR.1 St Athan MU-no marks
ZA562/- grey Tornado GR.1T St Athan MU-no marks c/s "STN 03" (air test)
ZE290/- a/s grey Tornado F.3T St Athan MU-no marks
ZD240/M grey VC-10 K.4 101Sqdn/Brize Norton c/s "Ascot 869" (overfly)
ZD324/B dark green Harrier GR.7 St Athan MU-20[R]Sqdn marks
ZF169/169 red/white Tucano T.1 St Athan MU-no marks (hangar)
Log credit IanG

1997 Rhoose
Ryanair used BAC 1-11 G-AVMH on it's "RYR882/3" service from/to Dublin.
Log credit MikeyF

1998 Rhoose
Two first time visitors were Easyjet B737 G-EZYD "EZY001T" and a Ski charter by Tyrolean "TYR905" OE-LCI
Log credit MikeyF

2000 Rhoose
N282CD Gulfstream 4 Private c/n 1098
Log credit RichT

2001 St Athan
XX729/EL grey Jaguar GR.1B St Athan MU-6Sqdn marks c/s "STN 01" (air test)
Log credit IanG

2002 Rhoose
Three BAC Express SD-360 arrived as weather diverts from Bristol these being G-XPSS, G-SSWX and G-SEAL along with Fokker 50 PH-KVF, B737 EI-CJE and HS.748 G-BGMO. Other vistors were PA-34 G-HTRL (St Athan crew ferry) which arrived from Coltishall. Bizjets visiting were Cessna 525 N33CJ and Learjet 36 N180GC
Log credit MikeyF

2003 Rhoose
G-BYAK Boeing 757-204 Britannia Airways c/n 26267
G-FIZU Lockheed L-188CF Electra Atlantic Air Transport c/n 2014
N970SK Cessna 750 Citation X Private c/n 750-0186

Log credit RichT & Colin Cole

2003 St Athan
gloss black Dominie T.1 55[R]Sqdn/Cranwell c/s "CWL 90
gloss black Dominie T.1 55[R]Sqdn/Cranwell c/s "CWL 86" (landed 14:45)

XS739/F gloss black Dominie T.1 55[R]Sqdn/Cranwell
grey Jaguar T.4 St Athan MU-54Sqdn marks c/s "STN 04" (air test 13:15)
XX227/- gloss red Hawk T.1 St Athan MU-Red Arrows marks c/s "STN 03" (air test
gloss black Hawk T.1A St Athan MU-no marks (towed from hangar Northside 09:00)

ZE396/- red/white 32[TR]Sqdn/Northolt c/s "Ascot 1218" (departed 14:10
Beech 200 King Air FR Aviation c/s "Calibrator 118" (landed 10:20)

Log credit IanG & Bill Hodges

2005 Rhoose
XS737/K gloss black Dominie T.1 55[R]Sqdn/Cranwell c/s "CWL 88"
Log credit IanG

2005 St Athan
A visit to hangar E5 Picketston at 12:30 produced the following :- AV-8B's 162964/18 and 163205/- Hawk XX159/- and Tonka's ZA608/- and ZD712/-
Log credit Bill Hodges
162964/18 was c/n CUM85 and had arrived from the USA in 08/04. It wore "VMA-542" on the fuselage side with "Capt P M Andress 'Head' " under the cockpit LH sill and "CPL G A Smith" under the RH sill. The code "18" was on both sides of the hinged nose.
163205/- was c/n CUM118 and had recently arrived from Warton where it had been used in rear fuselage replacement trials, the rear fuselage being missing. It carried "VMA-542" on the fuselage side, "Capt S C Spang 'Spanky' " under the cockpit LH sill and "LCPL J B Hutchinson" under the RH sill. The hinged nose was not fitted.
The other three a/c were undergoing Cat.3 repairs by the Repair Support Sqn.
Credit StuC

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