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Welcome to our Trip Report Blog.
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 2018:
Friedrichshafen Expo, Spain/Portugal, Oshkosh/Florida

Header Picture: McDonnell-Douglas QF-4E Phantom IIs 73-1167 & 74-1638 of USAF/53rdWEG at Oshkosh 2016

Logs/pics - If you have any topical logs and pics from interesting places we could use on the blog please contact me at the address above. Especially welcome would be any museums we haven't yet covered.

Wednesday, 11 March 2009

11/03/09 Kemble, Innsworth, Staverton & Cheltenham

IanG & StuC had a day out to the races


G-ARDB Piper PA-24-250 (24-2166) Private
G-AXTA Piper PA-28-140 (28-26301) Private
G-BCUJ Reims-Cessna F.150M (1176) Private
G-BCUS/60 Scottish Aviation SA.120-122 (373) Private
G-BFDK Piper PA-28-161 (28-7816010) Private
G-BHOZ Socata TB-9 (84) Private
G-BHZT Scottish Aviation SA.120-1210 (412) Private
G-BPMX ARV ARV-1 Super 2 (PFA 152-11128) Private
G-BRAK Cessna 172N (172-73795) Private
G-BSXS Piper PA-28-181 (28-7990151) Private
G-BSZW Cessna 152 (152-81072) Private
G-BYHI Piper PA-28-161 (28-8116084) Private
G-CCJP British Aerospace 146-200 (E2066) Club Air
G-CCYC Robinson R44 (10388) Private
G-IIDI Extra EA.300/L (047) Power Aerobatics Ltd
G-JEBV British Aerospace 146-RJ100 (E3236) all white
G-JEMD British Aerospace ATP (2026) all white
G-JEME British Aerospace ATPF (2027) all white
G-MALA Piper PA-28-181 (28-8190055) Private
G-MOND Boeing 757-2T7 (22960) Monarch, being dismantled
G-OSTU American Aviation AA-5A (807) Private
G-RNRS Scottish Aviation SA.120-101 (132) Private
G-TSKY Beagle B121-150 (B010) Private
G-UFCC Cessna 172S (172S-8611) Private
N6081F Commander 114B (14681) Trustee

N767HS/(S7)-EXL Boeing 767-204ER (24013) Air Seychelles,stored
VT-EPX Boeing 747-337 (24160) Air India, being dismantled
VT-EVW Airbus A310-304 (598) Air India, stored, next for dismantling
VT-EVX Airbus A310-308 (695) Air India, stored
"WB188"/(G-BZPB)/(WV256) Hawker Hunter GA.11 (41H/670762) Delta Jets, green
"WB188"/(G-BZPC)/(XF300) Hawker Hunter GA.11 (HABL003061) Delta Jets, red
WT722/(G-BWGN) Hawker Hunter T.8C (41H/670689) Delta Jets
WV318/D/(G-FFOX) Hawker Hunter T.8C (41H/670792) Delta Jets
XE665/VL:876/(G-BWGM) Hawker Hunter T.8C (HABL003008) Delta Jets
XE689/864/(G-BWGK) Hawker Hunter GA.11 (HABL003032) Delta Jets
XH131 English Electric Canberra PR.9 (SH1721) Delta Jets
XH135 English Electric Canberra PR.9 (SH1725) Delta Jets
"XJ771"/(G-HELV)/(U-1215) de Havilland DH-115 Vampire T.55 (975) Air Atlantique Classic Flight
XK895/CU:19/(G-SDEV) de Havilland Sea Devon C.20 (04472) Air Atlantique Classic Flight
XL577/(G-BXKF) Hawker Hunter T.7 (HABL003314) Delta Jets
XL586 Hawker Hunter T.7 (41H/693736) Delta Jets
XL592/Y Hawker Hunter T.7 (41H/693743) Delta Jets
XM496 Bristol Britannia C.1 (13508) Bristol Britannia XM496 Preservation Society
XP502 Folland Gnat T.1 (FL.517) Preserved by restaurant
"XR991"/(G-MOUR)/(XS101) Folland Gnat T.1 (FL.596) Delta Jets
XW433/(G-JPRO) BAC Jet Provost T.5A (EEP/JP/1055) Air Atlantique Classic Flight
XX889 Blackburn Buccaneer S.2B (B3-05-73) Blackburn Buccaneer Society


VW453/Z Gloster Meteor T.7 (unknown) Gate Guard


G-AWFC Piper PA-28R-180 (28R-30670) Private
G-BBJY Reims-Cessna F.172M (1075) Private
G-BGBA Robin R.2100A (133) Private
G-BKDJ Robin DR.400-120 (1584) Private
G-BKIF Fournier RF-6B-100 (3) Private
G-BLGV Bell Helicopters 206B-2 (982) Corporate
G-BMTR Piper PA-28-161 (28-8116119) Private
G-BPMR Piper PA-28-161 (28-8416119) Private
G-BRBP Cessna 152 (152-84915) Private
G-BUUF Slingsby T.67MII (2116) Private
G-BXRV Van's RV-4 (PFA 181-12482) Private
G-HIVA Cessna 337A (337-0429) Private
G-IMAR Agusta A-109E (11703) Corporate
G-IPAX Cessna 560 (560-5228) Eurojet Aviation
G-JANN Piper PA-34-220T (3433133) Private
G-KVIP Beech 200 Super Kingair (BB-487) Capital Air Charter Ltd
G-LENI Aerospatiale AS.355F1 (5311) Corporate
G-LNTY Aerospatiale AS.355F1 (5300) Corporate
G-MACL Cirrus Design SR-22 (2710) Private
G-NDAA Bolkow Bo-105DBS-4 (S-135/914) Bond Air Services
G-NETB Cirrus Design SR-22 (1548) Private
G-OPFA Pioneer 300 (PFA 330-14298) Private
G-ORED Britten-Norman BN-2T Islander (2142) Fly BN Ltd
G-PRDH Aerospatiale AS.355F2 (5367) Corporate
G-RONS Robin DR.400-180 (2088) Private
G-RYZZ Robinson R44 (11418) Rise Helicopters
G-STDL Phillips ST2 Speedtwin (PFA 207-12674) Speedtwin Developments
G-VALY Socata TB-21 (2081) Private
G-WIZZ Agusta-Bell AB.206B-2 (8540) Rise Helicopters
G-YPRS Cessna 550 (550-0935) Executive Aviation Services
G-ZZTT Schweizer 269C (S 1884) Private
N10MC Cirrus Design SR-22 (1084) Private
N116KY Piper PA-32-301FT (3232021) Trustee
N139PG Cirrus Design SR-20 (1910) Private
N224CJ Cessna 525 (525-0224) Corporate
N249SR Raytheon BAE.125-800A (258249) Corporate
N278SA/72 Cessna 177RG (177RG-0571) Southern Aircraft Consultancy
N27UB Cessna 525B (525B-0225) Corporate
N308CJ Cessna 208B (208B-1116) Corporate
N4422P Piper PA-23-160 (23-1936) Trustee
N8258F Beech B36TC (EA-513) Private
N843SR Cirrus Design SR-22 (2790) Private
N982CD Cirrus Design SR-22 (1853) Private
WF784 Gloster Meteor T.7 (Unknown) Stored

WH364 Gloster Meteor F.8 (Unknown) Gate Guard North
WK126/843 English Electric Canberra TT.18 (Unknown) Stored, dismantled
WL349 Gloster Meteor T.7 (Unknown) Stored
WS807/N Gloster Meteor NF.14 (Unknown) Stored, dismantled
XD506 de Havilland DH-115 Vampire T.11 (15271) Stored, dismantled
XD616 de Havilland DH-115 Vampire T.11 (15441) Stored, nose only
XH903/G Gloster Javelin FAW.9 (Unknown) Gate Guard East

XM569 Avro Vulcan B.2 (SET50) Stored, nose only

Cheltenham Racecourse

EI-MLY AgustaWestland AW139 (31123) Corporate
G-BBCA Bell Helicopters 206B-2 (1101) Corporate
G-BEWY Bell Helicopters 206B (348) Corporate
G-BURS Sikorsky S-76A+ (76-0040) Premiair Aviation Services
G-BYZA Eurocopter AS.355F2 (5518) Corporate
G-CEYU Aerospatiale AS.365N1 (6298) Multiflight
G-CFVX Cameron C-80 (11283) Betfair, registered 20/03/09
G-CGRI Agusta A-109S (22003) Corporate
G-CUDY Enstrom 480B (5087) Corporate
G-DEVL Eurocopter EC120B (1273) Corporate
G-DIGG Robinson R44 (11904) Private

G-EMHC Agusta A-109E (11721) East Midlands Helicopters
G-EMHH Aerospatiale AS.355F2 (5169) East Midlands Helicopters
G-EURT Eurocopter EC.155B1 (6764) Corporate
G-HDTV Agusta A-109A-2 (7266) Castle Air Charters
G-IVJM Agusta A-109E (11154) Air Harrods
G-LHMS Eurocopter EC120B (1442) Corporate
G-MDPI Agusta A-109A-2 (7393) Corporate
G-MLTY Aerospatiale AS.365N2 (6431) Multiflight
G-OAMI Bell Helicopters 206B (464) Corporate
G-OHLI Robinson R44 (10832) Private
G-ONEL Agusta A-109C MAX (7630) Cheshire Helicopters
G-PIDG Robinson R44 (678) Private
G-PWIT Bell Helicopters 206L-1 (45193) Corporate
G-SAMP Agusta A-109E (11673) Corporate
G-TGDL Robinson R44 (11746) Private
G-TGRA Agusta A-109A (7201) Tiger Helicopters
G-VONC Sikorsky S-76B (76-0354) Premiair Aviation Services
G-VONE Eurocopter AS.355N (5572) Premiair Aviation Services
G-WENA Aerospatiale AS.355F2 (5260) Multiflight
G-WJCJ Eurocopter EC.155B1 (6748) Starspeed Ltd
G-WOFM Agusta A-109E (11678) Corporate
G-ZIZZ Agusta A-109A-2 (7390) Corporate
M-ERIT AgustaWestland AW139 (31102) Corporate
M-IDAS Agusta A-109E (11112) Corporate
M-ONTY Sikorsky S-76C++ (76-0696) Corporate
N109TT Agusta A-109C (7632) Corporate
N5120 Bell 430 (49095) Corporate
N91TH Agusta A-109E (11651) Corporate