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Here we will post logs and pictures taken on aircraft spotting trips.
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With luck we are intending to visit the following in 2016:
May - BBML Inflation Day, EBACE Geneva, Berlin Air Show
June - Leeuwarden Air Show
July - Aero/Heli Expo Sywell, RIAT, Farnborough, USA/Oshkosh

Header Picture:ZZ664 Boeing Airseeker R.1 51 Sqn at Mildenhall on 13/04/16 (credit StuC)

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Thursday, 19 May 2016

14-16/05/16 - Ireland

Another interesting report from Ireland thanks to Trevor Read.

14/05 - Manchester

A6-HRS Boeing 737-7E0 BBJ (29251) Dubai Air Wing
CS-DXP Cessna 560XL Citation XLS (560-5702) NetJets Europe
G-EZAA Airbus A319-111 (2677) easyJet Airline

14/05 - Belfast Aldergrove

D-AEAJ Airbus A300B4-622RF (641) DHL Air
G-AVFE Hawker-Siddeley HS.121 Trident 2E (2144) Fire Service
G-BAJR Piper PA-28-180 Cherokee (28-7305008)
G-CELW Boeing 737-377F (23659) Jet2
G-EZAA Airbus A319-111 (2677) easyJet Airline
G-EZWI Airbus A320-214SL (5592) easyJet Airline
G-ISAX Piper PA-28-181 Archer II (2843453)
G-NIAA Beech B200 King Air (BB-897) Northern Ireland Air Ambulance
G-OSNI Piper PA-23-250C Aztec (27-3852) Fire Service
G-SERE Diamond DA42 Twin Star (42.314)
OE-IAS Boeing 737-4M0SF (29209) TNT Airways
OO-TNQ Boeing 737-4M0SF (29205) TNT Airways

14/05 - Knockninny - private address

EI-CNC TEAM Mini-Max 1600 (514)
EI-CNC

14/05 - Ballina

EI-FLL Comco Ikarus C42 (9907-6200)
EI-FLL

14/05 - Lough Conn

EI-EOH BRM Land Africa (0162/912ULS/10-LA)
EI-EOH
EI-ERM Comco Ikarus C42B (0802-6941)
EI-ERM

14/05 - Crossmalina

EI-ECZ Raj Hamsa X-Air H Hawk (1163)
EI-DKK Raj Hamsa X-Air Jabiru (857)
Wrecked Flex pod

14/05 - Inverin

EI-AYN Britten-Norman BN-2A-8 Islander (704) Aer Arann Islands
EI-AYN
EI-BCE Britten-Norman BN-2A-26 Islander (519) Aer Arann Islands
EI-BCE
EI-CUW Britten-Norman BN-2B-20 Islander (2293) Aer Arann Islands
EI-CUW

14/05 - Lough Rea

EI-CRB Lindstrand LBL 90A HAB (550)
EI-CRB
EI-ECC Cameron Z-90 HAB (11213)
EI-ECC

15/05 - Lough Rea

EI-CRB Lindstrand LBL 90A HAB (550)
HA-NST Sukhoi Su-26M (03-05) ..overflight

15/05 - Waterford

C-GSGF de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 (642) Sander Geophysics, overflight

15/05 - ILAS Field May Fly-in

D-KIAH Scheibe SF-25 Falke 2000 (44456)
EI-AEJ Piper PA-16 Clipper (16-451)
EI-AEJ
EI-AHI de Havilland D.H.82A Tiger Moth (85347)
EI-AHI
EI-ANY Piper PA-18-95 Super Cub (18-7152)
EI-ANY
EI-AXT/42-5772 Piper J-5A Cub Cruiser (5-498)
EI-AXT
EI-AYR Schleicher ASK 16 (16022)
EI-BEN Piper J-3C-65 Cub (12546)
EI-BEN
EI-CFH Piper PA-12 Super Cruiser (12-3110)
EI-CFH
EI-CKH Piper PA-18-95 Super Cub (18-7248)
EI-CKH
EI-CPP Piper J-3C-65 Cub (12052)
EI-CPP
EI-DIY Vans RV- 4 (3254)
EI-DOB Zenair CH 701 STOL (7-9272)
EI-DOB
EI-ECK Raj Hamsa X-Air H Hawk (1158)
EI-ECK
EI-EHL Air Creation Tanarg / iXess 15 912(S)2 (BMAA/HB/504)
EI-EPK Pegasus Quantum 15-912 (7430)
EI-EPK
EI-EWZ Brugger MB-2 Colibri (232)
EI-EWZ
EI-FLS Comco Ikarus C42 (1110-7172)
EI-FLX Raj Hamsa X-Air 582(5) (BMAA/HB/484)
EI-FLX
EI-GDJ Piper J-4E Cub Coupe (4-1456)
EI-GDJ
EI-SMK Zenair CH 701UL STOL (7-3551)
EI-SMK
EI-WAT Tecnam P.2002JF Sierra (086) Waterford Aero Club
G-BZVK Raj Hamsa X-Air 582 (BMAA/HB/152)
G-CBTG Comco Ikarus C42 FB UK (PFA 322-13849)
G-COUZ Raj Hamsa X-Air 582(2) (BMAA/HB/153)
G-ESTR Vans RV- 6 (PFA 181A-13638)
G-ESTR
G-KONG/298 Slingsby T.67M-200 Firefly (2041)
G-KONG
G-MYMP Rans S-6ESD Coyote II (PFA 204-12436)

15/05 - Fermoy

EI-DXL CFM Shadow Series C (K.232)
Powerchute ?

15/05 - Cork

D-HALS Robinson R44 Raven I (2374)
EI-BIV Bellanca 8KCAB Decathlon (464-79)
EI-BIV
EI-CGP Piper PA-28-140 Cherokee C (28-26928)
EI-CGP
EI-CMT Piper PA-34-200T Seneca II (34-7870088) Atlantic Flight Training
EI-CMT
EI-DDX Cessna 172S (172S8313) Atlantic Flight Training
EI-DDX
EI-EKD Boeing 737-8AS/W (35024) Ryanair
EI-GWY Cessna 172R Skyhawk (17280162) Atlantic Flight Training
EI-GWY
EI-KEL Eurocopter EC135 T2+ (0848) Bond Air Services
EI-OOR Cessna 172S (172S10374)
EI-OOR
G-BOFE Piper PA-34-200T Seneca II (34-7870381)
G-BOFE
G-CFMM Cessna 172S (172S8242)
G-CFMM
G-EICK Cessna 172S (172S10426)
G-EICK
G-GFSA Cessna 172R Skyhawk (17280221)
G-GFSA
G-PTCC Piper PA-28RT-201 Arrow IV (28R-7918145)
G-THYA Cessna 172S (172S10480) Atlantic Flight Training

15/05 - Lisnacunna

EI-FTX Rans S-6ES Coyote II (PFA 204-14143)

15/05 - Enniskean

EI-CES Taylorcraft Model B (2231)
EI-CES
EI-FAM Rans S-6ES Coyote II (PFA 204-13864)
EI-FAM

15/05 - Croom

EI-EYT Comco Ikarus C42B (0805-6964)

16/05 - Brittas House

G-AFZK Luscombe 8A Silvaire (1042)
G-AFZK
N208B Cessna 208B Grand Caravan (208B-1023)
N208B

16/05 - Killenaule

EI-ARW Jodel DR.105 (118)
EI-ARW
EI-BJB Aeronca 7DC Champion (7AC-925)
EI-BJB
EI-CPP Piper J-3C-65 Cub (12052)
EI-DUH Piel CP.1301C3 Emeraude (921)
EI-DUH

16/05 - Kilkenny Glountha

EI-EPN Jodel DR.105 (179)
EI-EPN
G-AIRC Auster J/1 Autocrat (2215)
G-AIRC

16/05 - Kilkenny - over the hedge from Glountha

G-VANC Gippsland GA-8 Airvan (GA8-06-097)
G-VANC
G-VAND Gippsland GA-8 Airvan (GA8-07-114)
G-VAND

16/05 - Gowran - from the motorway

EI-EAJ Rotary Air Force RAF 2000 GTX-SE (PFA G/13-1302)
F-WUTH Unknown Autogyro
and another gyro

16/05 - Lorum

EI-EPY Urban Air UFM-11UK Lambada (5/11)
EI-KEV Raj Hamsa X-Air 582(2) (BMAA/HB/145)
unknown type, possibly Rans S4

16/05 - Carlow Institute of Technology

220 Fouga CM-170R Magister (299)
IAC 220
EI-AMI Piper PA-22-108 Colt (22-8835)
EI-AMI
EI-AUE Morane-Saulnier MS.880B Rallye Club (1359)
EI-AUE
EI-BGJ Cessna 152 (1664)
EI-BGJ
EI-CUP Cessna 335 (335-0018)
EI-CUP
G-HUGS Robinson R22 Beta (1455)
G-HUGS
Van's RV 12 (unknown) ..under construction

16/05 - Abbeyleix

EI-CAN Whittaker MW5K Sorcerer (5K-0011-02)
EI-DMU Whittaker MW6S Fatboy Flyer (PFA 164-12235)
EI-DMU
EI-ETF Urban Air Samba XXL (28/XXL)
EI-FBZ Thruster T600N 450 (0122-T600N-074)
EI-FDR Quad City Challenger II UK (PFA 177A-12877)
EI-FFN Raj Hamsa X-Air 202(1) (BMAA/HB/099)
G-MZLX Micro Aviation Bantam B22S (97-013)

16/05 - Cartown International

G-MZKN Mainair Rapier (1138-1297-7)

16/05 - Cooleys

EI-DRX Raj Hamsa X-Air 582 (1048)
EI-EDI Comco Ikarus C42 FB UK (0009-6272)

16/05 - Slieve Croob

G-BSSI Rans S-6 Coyote II (PFA 204-11782)
G-BSSI
G-BYMR Raj Hamsa X-Air 582(1) (BMAA/HB/094)
G-BYMR
G-CBGJ Aeroprakt A-22 Foxbat (PFA 317-13803)
G-CGNI Comco Ikarus C42 FB80 (1005-7108)
G-CGNI
G-FOXB Aeroprakt A-22 Foxbat (PFA 137-13878)
G-FOXB
G-MWLZ Rans S-4 Coyote (PFA 193-11887)
G-MWLZ
G-MYDN Quad City Challenger II UK (PFA 177-12245)
G-MYDN
G-OAJL Comco Ikarus C42 FB100 (0403-6589)
G-OAJL
G-REVO Best Off SkyRanger 912(2) (BMAA/HB/346)
G-REVO
G-UPHI Best Off SkyRanger 912S(1) (BMAA/HB/480)
G-UPHI
ZK-CEJ ELA Aviación ELA-07S (09061140724)
ZK-CEJ

16/05 - Belfast Aldergrove

EI-FRE Boeing 737-8AS/W (62691) Ryanair
G-EZAA Airbus A319-111 (2677) easyJet Airline
G-PSNO Eurocopter EC145 C-2 (9296) Police Service of Northern Ireland
G-PSNR Eurocopter EC145 C-2 (9488) Police Service of Northern Ireland
G-SERE Diamond DA42 Twin Star (42.314)

16/05 - Manchester

A6-HRS Boeing 737-7E0 BBJ (29251) Dubai Air Wing
A7-BCO Boeing 787-8 (38333) Qatar Airways
G-EZAA Airbus A319-111 (2677) easyJet Airline
G-EZEH Airbus A319-111 (2184) easyJet Airline
G-EZOB Airbus A320-214SL (6416) easyJet Airline
G-JZHF Boeing 737-8AS/W (28378) Jet2
G-TCDC Airbus A321-211SL (5872) Thomas Cook Airlines
OO-SSL Airbus A319-111 (1803) Brussels Airlines
YL-LCP Airbus A320-232 (1823) Monarch Airlines