Bordeaux/Mérignac (Conservatoire de l’Air et de l’Espace d’Aquitaine) – Saturday 18th May 2019 (Grant Robinson)

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Hi all, There was a problem for some of our group in not being able to access the Conservatoire de l’Air et de l’Espace d’Aquitaine due to permission to visit being refused by the military. Our guide tried to get around this but this was compounded by the actions of some “British idiots” – Guides […]

Vayres, Bordeaux-Beauséjour, Latresne, Bordeaux/Mérignac & Gatwick – Saturday 18th May 2019 (James Nason)

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Hi all, The third and last day of the Tiger Meet tour was to see us take in preserved items in and around Bordeaux. There was a problem for some of our group in not being able to access the Conservatoire de l’Air et de l’Espace d’Aquitaine and so that will be reported separately by […]

Peyrehorade (Lycée Professionnel des Métiers de l’Aéronautique Jean Taris) – Thursday 16th May 2019 (James Nason)

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All of these were seen from outside the campus as we were unable to gain access to the Lycée Professionnel des Métiers de l’Aéronautique Jean Taris. Still worth the stop though…… (A-414), Aerospatiale SE.3160 Alouette III, Lycée Professionnel des Métiers de l’Aéronautique Jean Taris, Netherlands (1414) 2041, Aerospatiale SA.3160 Alouette III, Lycée Professionnel des Métiers […]

Dax (Le Musee de l’ALAT et de l’Helicoptere) – Thursday 16th May 2019 (James Nason)

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Day 1 of the Tiger Meet tour. The goal of today was reached and that was the fine French Army museum at Dax.   On display at main gate: 1147/DAX, Aerospatiale SA.341F Gazelle, Gate Guard, French Army (1147) 1094/DAX, Aerospatiale SA.3130 Alouette II, Gate Guard, French Army (1094/M81) On airfield: F-GRRP, Issoire Aviation APM-20 Lionceau […]

Arcachon/La Teste-de-Buch – Thursday 16th May 2019 (James Nason)

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Day 1 of the Tiger Meet tour. After leaving the airport, we started to head South and made a quick stop at the quite but friendly Arcachon/La Teste-de-Buch. F-GCHU, Cessna 152 (1703) F-GCIX, Robin DR.400 120 Petit Prince (1480) F-GDTF, CAP-10 B (181) F-GRFY, Aquila AT-01 100C (AT01-100C-307) F-HDJR, Aquila AT-01 A-210 (AT01-243) F-HIGI, Robin […]

Bordeaux/Mérignac – Thursday 16th May 2019 (Grant Robinson)

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Day 1 of the Tiger Meet tour saw us arrive at Bordeaux/Mérignac and the group assembled….. 422, Airbus A310-304, ET 03.060, F-RADB, French Air Force (422) 5153/61-PJ, Lockheed C-130H-30 Hercules, ET 02.061, French Air Force (5153) 2044/JCN, Aerospatiale AS.350BA Ecureuil, Gendarmerie, F-MJCN, French (2044) 9030, Eurocopter EC.145C-2, Securite Civile, F-ZBPP, French (9030) D-HMGX, Sikorsky S-76 […]

Gatwick – Thursday 16th May 2019 (Grant Robinson)

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Off to Bordeaux for the Tiger Meet at Mont-de-Marsan. Not much at Gatwick to trouble the score card. C-GUBT, Airbus A330 243, Air Transat (732) C-GUWJ, Boeing 737 NG 7CT/W, WestJet Airlines (36422) EC-MUA, Boeing 777 212ER, Privilege Style (28524) EC-NBP, Airbus A330 343E, Evelop Airlines (1382) EI-FVY, Boeing 737 NG 800/W, Norwegian Air International […]