Los Angeles, Van Nuys, Torrance/Zamperini Field (Western Museum of Flight), Long Beach & John Wayne/Orange County – Friday 13th March 2020 (Grant Robinson)

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Hi all, After a long day travelling yesterday, a good nights sleep and time to think and chat about how things were developing around the World and in the USA, some in our group had a decision to make. When had left the UK all three of the US Military air shows we had planned […]

Staverton & Cheltenham Racecourse – Thursday 12th March 2020 (Martin Cox)

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Hi all, A delayed report but hopefully of some interest to anyone who wants to try out a future Staverton tour or try the popular Staverton/Cheltenham Racecourse combination next year, if things improve. As always, it was a pleasure to deal with Keith Wilson in arranging spaces on two Staverton tours, one on Thursday 12th […]

Stansted, Bremen, Hamburg/Finkenwerder, Bremen, Stansted – Monday 20th January 2020 (Grant Robinson)

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Hi all, As our March Finkenwerder tour was cancelled by Airbus, the January one might be the last for some time. The below log was achieved during a day trip from Stansted.   Stansted 4K-LAR, Gulfstream G450 (4119) 5N-FGT, Boeing 737 NG 7N6 BBJ, Nigerian Air Force (34260) 5T-CLE, Boeing 737 NG 800/W, Mauritania Airlines […]

Espartinas Town, Espartinas, Gelves, San Juan de Aznalfarache, Tablada, El Copero, Seville/Parl Alcosa, Seville/San Pablo, Seville Helipuerto & Luton – Monday 16th December 2019 (Grant Robinson)

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Hi all, Day 2 around Seville and although it didn’t get light until 08:30, this didn’t stop us hitting the road early in search of some goodies….   Espartinas Town https://www.flickr.com/photos/62861611@N08/albums/72157712389756173 (E.15-53)/E.15-56/211-01, Lockheed T-33A Shooting Star, On Display, Spanish (580-8389)   Espartinas https://www.flickr.com/photos/62861611@N08/albums/72157712389789488 EC-EVL, PZL M-18 Dromader M-18A, Paintball Sevilla Surpaintball (1Z012-27) EC-GFQ, PZL M-18 […]

Luton, Seville/San Pablo, Utrera, Utrera Town, Utrera Scrapyard, Moron, Moron de la Frontera & Dos Hermanas – Sunday 15th December 2019 (Grant Robinson)

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Hi all, An early start for two days away in Spain to see what the Airbus Military factory at Seville/San Pablo had in store for us and any other aviation items around the city of Seville. First up was Luton…. Signature Ramp (Stand 54): D-BEEP, Cessna Citation X, (750-0107) G-CGOA, Cessna Citation C550 (550-0183) G-IPAX, […]

Heathrow, Toulouse/Blagnac (Airfield, Airbus, Ailes Anciennes Toulouse & Aeroscopia), Toulouse/Francazal & Heathrow – Tuesday 12th November 2019 (Darren Kellett)

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What started off as a long couple of days (left home around midnight on Sunday night) ended up with the Toulouse Airbus day trip…… First stop, Heathrow, and noted whilst waiting to board G-EUUJ down to TLS, and whilst on the taxi out, were the following: 9M-MAD A350 Malaysia 9V-SKZ A380 Singapore 9V-SWJ 777 Singapore […]

Stansted, Bremen, Hamburg/Finkenwerder, Oyten, Bremen & Stansted – Monday 11th November 2019 (Darren Kellett)

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Setting off from Leyland around midnight Sunday night, made it to Grant’s and then after picking Tony up, it was round to Stansted to meet Garry, Guy and Dean for the Ryanair flight to Bremen. A few noted at STANSTED before our flight: 9H-BIG A340 Air Charter X 9H-QAH 737 Malta Air A7-BFC 777F Qatar […]

Chateaudun, Toussus-le-Noble, Buc, Taverny & Paris/Charles de Gaulle – Monday 21st October 2019 (Grant Robinson)

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Hi all, An early start was required to be at Chateaudun to see what we could get from outside and meet the museum curator in good time. For those who haven’t been before, the museum is located on the base and therefore requires prior permission to gain entry. The museum curator told us that Chateaudun […]

Luton, Paris/Charles de Gaulle, Le Bourget, Creteil, Paris/Orly, Paray-Vieille-Poste, La Ferte-Alais, Etampes/Mondesir & Orleans/Bricy – Sunday 20th October 2019 (Grant Robinson)

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Hi all, The opportunity came about to visit the Conservatoire d’Aeronefs non Operationnels Preserves et Exposes musem at Chateaudun and so two days were set aside to do this and the Musée Volant Salis at La Ferte-Alais. First stop was Luton. On this occasion, the bizjets were spurned in favour of allowing enough time to […]