Stansted, Toulouse/Blagnac & Toulouse/Francazal – Friday 7th December 2018 (Grant Robinson)

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Hi all, it was time for OAG’s last Airbus sortie this year and we decided to go in early December before the Airbus Christmas shutdown and we were rewarded with a pretty full delivery centre. So starting off at Stansted at silly o’clock, we gleaned the below mostly in darkness. 9H-VJK, Bombardier Global 6000 (9619) […]

Hamburg/Helmut Schmidt, Hamburg/Finkenwerder, Bremen & Stansted – Monday 26th November 2018 (Grant Robinson)

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Hi all, Day 2 of our quick-fire Denmark & Germany trip and our keenly awaited spotter tour around the Airbus factory at Finkenwerder. First up though was a quick look at the airport…… Hamburg/Helmut Schmidt D-AHOS, Embraer Legacy 650 (14501201) D-AIRG, Embraer Legacy 650 (14501234) D-AIZF, Airbus A320 214, Lufthansa (4289) D-ASIM, Dassault Falcon 7X […]

Kidlington, Stansted, Hamburg/Helmut Schmidt, Hohn Kaserne, Hohn, Hohn Town, Schleswig-Jagel, Billund, Sonderborg & Flensburg Town – Sunday 25th November 2018 (Grant Robinson)

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Hi all, first days report from our recent two day sortie to Denmark & Germany. Other than the Airbus ‘spotters’ tour at Finkenwerder, it was intention to catch up with the stored ATRs at Billund & Sonderborg. An early start was required to catch the rather nice Brazilian that had arrived at Kidlington the day […]

Kaufbeuren, Bad Wörishofen, Bad Wörishofen Town, Tussenhausen, Ummendorf, Neu-Ulm, Laupheim, Donauwörth, Augsburg, Lechfeld & Munich/Franz Josef Strass – Wednesday 10th October 2018 (Grant Robinson)

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Hi all, And so with a bit of a sore head and some tired eyes from our early morning beer tasting, our group drove the short distance to Kaufbeuren airfield where our host was waiting to show us around…….thanks to Ju and his crew for sorting all this trip out. Kaufbeuren (Base tour) My pictures […]

Luton & Munich/Franz Josef Strass – Tuesday 9th October 2018 (Grant Robinson)

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Hi all, A short trip to Germany started from here…… Luton 9H-AVK, Airbus A319  115X (4622) 9H-BOO, Bombardier Challenger 850 (8051) B-3246, Bombardier Global 6000 (9712) C-FORB, Gulfstream G4  SP (1336) CS-GLE, Bombardier Global 6000 (9638) CS-GLG, Bombardier Global 6000 (9757) D-IAAD, Embraer Phenom 100 (50000215) EI-GJM, Boeing 737 NG  800/W, Ryanair (44827) G-AOVS, Bristol […]

Washington/Dulles (National Air & Space Museum) – Sunday 23rd September 2018 (John Tomlinson)

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The second main aviation museum that was on my to do list was the Udvar-Hazy Center located next to Washington-Dulles Airport. Another excellent museum and larger than the museum in down town Washington at The Mall. Of the reported 191 exhibits here, I required 164, so plenty to look forward to and photograph. I supposed […]

Toulouse/Blagnac – Wednesday 19th September 2018 (Grant Robinson)

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Extras around the Airbus and ATR plants: F-WWBV, Airbus A320 251NSL, easyJet Airline (8405) CC-AZC, Airbus A320 251NSL, Sky Airline (8444) (F-?????), Airbus A320 (8582) F-WWCN, Airbus A330 941N, Air Mauritius (1884) F-WMIL, Airbus A350 1041, Airbus Industries (59) F-WZHE, Airbus A350 941ULR, Singapore Airlines (223) F-WZHI, Airbus A350 941ULR, (Singapore Airlines) (230) F-WZGY, Airbus […]

Stansted, Toulouse/Blagnac (Aeroscopia & Ailes Anciennes Toulouse museums), Toulouse/Francazal, Muret/Lherm & Stansted – Tuesday 11th July 2017

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As well as the usual look around Toulouse/Blagnac for the new Airbus and ATR aircraft, we also took time out to pay both of the museums a visit……….   Stansted 5N-FGT, Boeing 737-7N6(BBJ), Nigerian Air Force (34260) 9H-PAM, Boeing 737-33A(QC) (25744) 9K-PBD, Airbus A310-308 (648) A6-DPW, EMBRAER ERJ-135BJ Legacy 600 (14500955) A6-HHH, Gulfstream Aerospace Gulfstream […]