Donnington Grove Country Club, Newbury (Icicle Refrozen Balloon Meet) – Saturday 4th January 2020 (Grant Robinson)

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Hi all, A pleasant few morning hours were spent at Donnington Grove Country Club, Newbury to see what the Icicle Refrozen Balloon Meet might produce for our pleasure. Was also the first chance of the year to catch up with some old friends and faces and wish them happy New Year. Higher level wind conditions […]

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, […]

Cambridge & Stansted – Tuesday 10th December 2019 (Grant Robinson)

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Hi all, A few hours were spent around Cambridge & Stansted on the morning of Tuesday 10th….. Cambridge 84001/841, Lockheed C-130E Hercules (Tp-84), Stored, Swedish Air Force (4039) 84003/843, Lockheed C-130H Hercules (Tp-84), Stored, Swedish Air Force (4628) EC-LJC, Cessna Citation Mustang (510-0355) G-BGXT, SOCATA TB Series Tobago (40) G-BOHJ, Cessna 152 (15280558) G-HERC, Cessna […]

Luton – Monday 9th December 2019 (Grant Robinson)

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Hi all, A report from a morning visit to Luton; Pond (Stand 16): 9H-VCO, Bombardier Challenger 350 (20642) G-SPCY, Embraer Legacy 650 (14501162) G-WIRG, Embraer Legacy 650 (14501184) N761LE, Gulfstream G650 (6108) N838KE, Gulfstream G550 (5398) OO-KOR, Cessna Citation CJ2 (525A0485) SP-TAT, Beech 400 A (RK-267) Signature Ramp (Stand 54): EC-LAE, Gulfstream G200 (219) G-CGOA, […]

Kidlington – Wednesday 4th & Thursday 5th December 2019 (Grant Robinson)

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Hi all, I was in search of the then recently arrived Nigerian King Air and DA42 G-LDGA which was also a recent arrival on the British Register. Wednesday 4th December 2-SLOW, Canadair Challenger 604 (5422) 5N-TAK, Beech 350 B350 (FL-356) CS-PHE, Embraer Phenom 300 (50500252) G-CLDK, Piper PA-28 Cherokee 161 Warrior II (28-8516068) G-CTCG, Diamond […]

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 […]

Kirton in Lindsey – Wednesday 30th October 2019 (John Tomlinson)

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Next stop and last visited in May 2010 was Kirton-in-Lyndsey Lincs. I remember a friendly welcome on that occasion and we received another today. A High Viz jacket was required for the walk about the ramp. Photographs at: https://www.flickr.com/photos/jlt_egcc74/albums/72157711570626668 Regards John Trip Airfield Albums https://www.flickr.com/photos/jlt_egcc74/albums Country Folders https://www.flickr.com/photos/jlt_egcc74/collections Noted between 1307-1327hrs Hangar G-DEXA Grob G.103A […]