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With luck we are intending to visit the following in 2014/15:
October - Central America
November - Israel - Nellis Aviation Nation
April - Spain
May - EBACE/Cannes
June - Paris Air Show
August - Tannheim

Header Picture: F-GSTD Airbus A300B4-608ST (776) Airbus Skylink departing Finkenwerder on 20/06/14 (credit StuC)

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Monday, 29 September 2014

22-25/09/14 - Ireland

Thanks to Trev Read for his log and pics.

22/09 - Waterford

EI-DMG Cessna 441 (441-0165)
EI-SKB Piper PA-44-180 (44-7995112)
EI-SKR Piper PA-44-180 (44-7995008)
EI-SKT Piper PA-44-180 (44-7995004)
EI-SKW Piper PA-28-161 (28-8216115)
G-BEXW Piper PA-28-181 (28-7790521)
G-MLFF Piper PA-23-250 (27-7305194)
G-PTCA Reims-Cessna F.172P (2101)
G-PTCC Piper PA-28RT-201 (28R-7918145)
N80JN Mitsubishi MU-2J (626) Withdrawn from use

22/09 - Waterford Woodlands Hotel - PM launch

EI-ECC Cameron Balloon Z-90 (11213)
EI-ECC
EI-FDD Cameron Balloon Z-105 (11777)
G-BURN Cameron Balloon O-120 (2793)
G-BXDV Sky 105-24 (049)
G-BXDV
G-BXHE Lindstrand LBL-105A (459)
G-BXHE
G-BYMW Boland Balloon 52-12 (001)
G-CEOS Cameron Balloon C-90 (11047)
G-CIJB Cameron Balloon Z-90 (11806)
G-CIJB
G-CLAD Cameron Balloon V-90 (11753)
G-DORY Cameron Balloon Z-315 (11424)
G-DORY
G-ELEE Cameron Balloon Z-105 (4882)
N14GY George York Geostat (006)
N4372U William G Collyer Patostat (CYB-002)

23/09 - Waterford - complete log

D-IRUN Cessna 510 Citation Mustang (510-0424)
D-IRUN
EI-ATJ Beagle B121 Pup 100 (B029)
EI-ATJ
EI-CIV Piper PA-28-140 (28-7725232)
EI-CIV
EI-CMB Piper PA-28-140 (28-7725094)
EI-CMB
EI-CPI Rutan Long Ez (17)
EI-CRG Robin DR.400-180R (2021)
EI-CRG
EI-CRV Hoffmann H 36 Dimona (3674)
EI-DJM Piper PA-28-161 (28-8316106)
EI-DNN Bede BD-5G (HJC.4523)
EI-DNN
EI-EMV Czech Aircraft Works SportCruiser (07SC053)
EI-EMV
EI-FCA Urban Air UFM-11 Lambada (13/11)
EI-FCA
EI-ICU Sikorsky S-92A (920034) Irish Coast Guard
EI-ICU
EI-SKB Piper PA-44-180 (44-7995112)
EI-SKB
EI-SKR Piper PA-44-180 (44-7995008)
EI-SKR
EI-SKT Piper PA-44-180 (44-7995004)
EI-SKT
EI-SKW Piper PA-28-161 (28-8216115)
EI-SKW
EI-SPB Cessna T206H (T20608753)
EI-SPB
EI-WAT Tecnam P.2002-JF Sierra (086)
EI-WAT
EI-WFD Tecnam P.2002-JF Sierra (080)
EI-WFD
G-AVSE Piper PA-28-180 (28-4196)
G-AVSE
G-BEXW Piper PA-28-181 (28-7790521)
G-MLFF Piper PA-23-250 (27-7305194)
G-MLFF
G-PTCA Reims-Cessna F.172P (2101)
G-PTCC Piper PA-28RT-201 (28R-7918145)
G-PTCC
N161FF Piper PA-28-161 (28-7716097)
N80JN Mitsubishi MU-2J (626) Withdrawn from use
N80JN
N90PV Cessna 310N (310N-0054)
N90PV

23/09 - Carlow Technical College

220 Fouga CM-170R Magister (299) Instructional Airframe
220
EI-AUE Socata MS.880B Rallye Club (1359)
EI-AUE
EI-BGJ Reims-Cessna F.152 (1664)
EI-BGJ
EI-CUP Cessna 335 (335-0018)
EI-CUP
G-HUGS Robinson R22 (1455)
G-HUGS
unregistered Van's RV-12 (unknown) allegedly under construction but not seen

23/09 - Piltown - PM launch

no additions to Woodlands Hotel launch

24/09 - private address near Waterford

EI-BSW Solar Wings XL-R trike (SW-TB-1124)
EI-BSW

24/09 - Piltown - PM launch, additions only

EI-DGW Cameron Balloon Z-90 (10607)
G-BHHN Cameron Balloon V-77 (549)
G-BRUV Cameron Balloon V-77 (2100)
G-BVBK Thunder & Colt Coffee Jar 2 SS (2428)
G-BYFJ Cameron Balloon N-105 (4545)
G-BYFJ
G-BYKX Cameron Balloon N-90 (4657)
G-CELM Cameron Balloon C-80 (10931)
G-CGFN Cameron Balloon C-60 (11324)
G-READ/EI-BYI Thunder & Colt 77A (1158)
G-READ
G-RMAX Cameron Balloon C-80 Concept (4705)
G-RMAX

25/09 - Abbeyleix

EI-CAN Aerotech MW-5K (5K-0011-02)
EI-CAN
EI-DMU Whittaker MW.6S (PFA 164-12235)
EI-ETF Urban Air UFM-10 Samba XXL (28/XXL)
EI-FBZ Thruster T600N 450 (0122-T600N-074)
EI-FBZ
EI-FDR Quad-City Challenger II UK (PFA 177A-12877)
EI-FDR
EI-FFN Raj Hamsa X Air (BMAA/HB/099)
EI-FFN
G-MTXL Noble-Hardman Snowbird Mk.IV (SB-006)
G-MZLX Micro Aviation B22S Bantam (97-013)
G-MZLX

25/09 - Limetree - another hangar locked

I-6570 Aeropro Eurofox (Unknown)
EI-AED Cessna 120 (11783)
EI-BAV Piper PA-22-108 (22-8347)
EI-BIO Piper L-4J Cub (12657)
EI-CKI Thruster TST Mk.1 (8078-TST-091)
EI-CNU Solar Wings Pegasus (7326)
EI-DIA Solar Wings Pegasus (SW-WQ-0503)
EI-DIA
EI-DKT Raj Hamsa X'Air (798)
EI-DKT
EI-DKZ Just Aircraft Escapade 912[1] (BMAA/HB/423)
EI-DNR Raj Hamsa X'Air (BMAA/HB/251)
EI-DXM Raj Hamsa X'Air (BMAA/HB/100)
EI-DXP Cyclone AX3 (7252)
EI-DXP
EI-EOI Take Off Merlin 1100 (118405)
EI-ERJ Southdown Raven X (2232/0157) wrecked pod
EI-EYW Thruster T600N (9039-T600N-033)
EI-EYW
EI-FBY BRM Citius (0118/KIT/08-CT)
EI-FBY
EI-FET Raj Hamsa X'Air (523)
EI-FET
EI-FEV Raj Hamsa X'Air (BMAA/HB/245)
EI-FEV
EI-WIG Synairgie Skyranger (SKR0504608)
G-CGPN Socata MS.880B Rallye (2429)
G-OLGA CFM Starstreak Shadow SA-II (PFA 206-13164)
Plus several more wrecked microlight pods

25/09 - Kilrush

EI-AEF Cessna 120 (13692)
EI-AEF
EI-ANY Piper PA-18-95 (18-7152)
EI-BCJ Aeromere F.8L Falco (204)
EI-BCJ
EI-BCN Piper L-4H Cub (12335)
EI-BDL Evans VP-2 Volksplane (PFA 7213)
EI-BMI Socata TB-9 (203)
EI-CCM Cessna 152 (152-82320)
EI-DKJ Thruster T600N 450 (0047-T600N-105)
EI-DKN ELA Aviacion ELA 07 (06040450712)
EI-DRM Urban Air UFM-10 Samba (03/10)
EI-DXZ Urban Air UFM-10 Samba (20/10)
EI-DXZ
EI-EHM Rand-Robinson KR-2 (1554)
EI-EOW Flight Design CTSW (07-07-17)
EI-EPP Piper PA-22-160 (22-7421)
EI-FDC PZL-Okecie 110-150 Koliber (03930051)
G-BEMY Reims-Cessna FRA.150M (0315)
(G-BXDP)/WK642 de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk (C1/0659)
G-CPII Mudry CAP-231 (07)
G-CPII
N799CD Cirrus Design SR-22 (1543)
N799CD
N89SS Bell Helicopters 206B (1010)
unregistered Magni M-16 (16116314)
16116314
unregistered Gyroglider (Unknown)

25/09 - Millicent-Clane

EI-BJK Socata MS.880B Rallye (3226)
EI-ESC BRM Land Africa (0190/912ULS/11-LA)

25/09 - Weston - full tour

EI-BCK Reims-Cessna F.172N (1543)
EI-BJM Cessna A.152 (A152-0936)
EI-BMN Reims-Cessna F.152 (1912)
EI-BNU Socata MS.880B Rallye (1204)
EI-BSL Piper PA-34-220T (34-8233041)
EI-BSL
EI-CFP Cessna 172P (172-74428)
EI-CFP
EI-CFY Cessna 172N (172-68902)
EI-CGD Cessna 172M (172-62309)
EI-CGD
EI-CIG Piper PA-18-150 (18-7203)
EI-CIG
EI-CML Cessna 150M (150-76786)
EI-CRX Socata TB-9 (1170)
EI-CRX
EI-DDA Robinson R44 (10105)
EI-DGX Cessna 152 (152-81296)
EI-DGX
EI-EDB Cessna 152 (152-82993)
EI-EDC Reims-Cessna FA.152 (0376)
EI-EDR Piper PA-28R-200 (28R-7435265)
EI-EMU Reims-Cessna F.152 (1882)
EI-EWC Beech 76 Duchess (ME-227)
EI-FBC Cessna 172N (172-73474)
EI-FBC
EI-FII Cessna 172RG (172RG-0550)
EI-FII
EI-KDH Piper PA-28-181 (2843422)
EI-KDH
EI-LCM Socata TBM850 (436)
EI-MCF Cessna 172R (172-80799)
EI-MCF
EI-OFM Reims-Cessna F.172N (1988)
EI-ROB Robin R.1180TD (270)
EI-ROB
EI-SKE Robin DR.400-135CDi (2630)
EI-SKE
G-BAEV Reims-Cessna FRA.150L (0173)
G-BAEV
G-JAKI Mooney M.20R (29-0030)
G-JCUB Piper L-21B 135 (18-3531)
G-JCUB
G-KELI Robinson R44 (11040)
G-KELI
G-OBFS Piper PA-28-161 (2842039)
G-OCON Robinson R44 (1608)
G-OCON
G-SEAI Cessna U.206G (U206-04059)
G-VAND Gippsland GA-8 (GA8-07-114)
G-VAND
N2989M Piper PA-32-300 (32-7840062)
N2989M
N4575C Grumman JRF-5 Goose (B120)
N4575C
N6554B Tiger Aircraft AG-5B (10251)
N6554B
N65MJ Beech 58P Baron (TJ-487)
N65MJ
N840CD Cirrus Design SR-20 (1535)
N840CD
N8990F Hughes 269C (0313)
N8990F
N90YA Cessna 425 (425-0090)
N90YA
XV863 Blackburn Buccaneer S.2B (B3-12-67) Preserved

Fire Training area

EI-AUH Reims-Cessna F.172H (0727)
EI-AUH
EI-BCU Socata MS.880B Rallye 100ST (2595) burnt out
EI-BCU
EI-BUA Cessna 172M (172-65451)
EI-BUA
EI-CCK Cessna 152 (152-79610)
EI-CCK
EI-CDV Cessna 150G (150-66677)
EI-CDV
EI-CGG Erco 415-C Ercoupe (3147)
EI-CGG
EI-GSE Reims-Cessna F.172M (1105)
EI-GSE
G-BHIA Reims-Cessna F.152 (1712)
G-BHIA
G-BPBI Cessna 152 (152-80368)
G-BPBI

25/09 - Newcastle

D-ETRE Tecnam P.2002-JF Sierra (003)
EI-AEE Auster J/1 (1873)
EI-AVM Reims-Cessna F150L (F15000745)
EI-AVM
EI-BBC Piper PA-28-180 (28-1049)
EI-BOE Socata TB-10 (301)
EI-BOE
EI-BSB Jodel D.112 (1067)
EI-BSB
EI-BYL Heintz Zenith CH-250 (2866)
EI-BYL
EI-DGG Raj Hamsa X'Air 133 (899)
EI-DGG
EI-DMA Socata MS.892E Rallye (12376)
EI-DOW Mainair Blade 912 (1361-0104-7-W1156)
EI-DXN Zenair CH.601HD (9-9095)
EI-DXN
EI-ETE Socata MS.880B Rallye (1733)
EI-ETE
EI-FDO Jabiru UL (0668)
EI-FDO
EI-MIR Roko Aero NG-4HD (017/2009)
EI-NJA Robinson R44 (11945)
EI-NJA
EI-ODD Bell Helicopters 206B-3 (3627)
EI-ROK Roko Aero NG-4UL (004/2008)
EI-ROK
EI-SYM Van's RV-7 (72940)
EI-SYM
EI-VII Van's RV-7 (73114)
EI-VII
G-BIZV Piper PA-18-95 (18-2001)
G-BKJF Socata MS.880B Rallye (2300)
G-BKJF
G-BOOL Cessna 172N (172-72486)
G-BOOW Aerosport Scamp (PFA 117-10709)
G-BTSN Cessna 150G (150-65106)
G-BTSN
G-BZGH Reims-Cessna F.172N (1789)
G-CCBI Raj Hamsa X'Air R100(2) (600)
G-CCBI
G-CCIZ PZL-Okecie 110-160A Koliber (04010087)
G-CDHH Robinson R44 (10660)
G-HENT Socata MS.880B Rallye (3210)
G-HENT
G-JCMW Rand-Robinson KR-2 (PFA 129-11064)
G-JCMW
G-MCCY IAV Bacau Yakovlev Yak-52 (9011112)
G-MCCY
G-OTIG American Aviation AA-5B (0996)
G-RVIB Van's RV-6 (PFA 181A-13220)
G-RVIB
N277SA Piper PA-28-140 (28-21661)
N277SA
N370WC Piper PA-32-300 (32-7840196)
N370WC
N4242C Cessna 172C (172-49187)
N4242C

25/09 - Ballyvalloo

EI-ECG BRM Land Africa (114/912/K4/08)
EI-ECG

25/09 - Piltown - AM launch

no additions to previous lifts

25/09 - Waterford Castle

G-RMAX Cameron Balloon C-80 Concept (4705) tethered

25/09 - Curraghmore House - PM launch - additions only

G-BUPH Thunder & Colt 25A (2023)
G-BVDY Cameron Balloon C-60 (3167)
EI-CRB Lindstrand LBL-90A (550)

25/09 - Waterford Waterfront - Night Glow 21:00

G-BRRF Cameron Balloon O-77 (2101)
G-BVDY Cameron Balloon C-60 (3167)
G-BHHN Cameron Balloon V-77 (549)
G-RMAX Cameron Balloon C-80 Concept (4705)
EI-EOB Cameron Balloon Z-69 (11432)
EI-ECC Cameron Balloon Z-90 (11213)
EI-CRB Lindstrand LBL-90A (550)