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Saturday, 4 April 2009

01/04/09 - Heathrow - Gatwick - Redhill - Biggin Hill

Day One of the TrigTours G20 extravaganza started with RichT, IanG and StuC pitching up at Heathrow at 05:00. Those noted are included in the later log. After 30 minutes it was off to Gatwick where the following were noted in the three periods we were there during the day:

2101 Airbus A319-133 CJ (2263) GTE Brazilian Air Force

2116 Boeing 737-2N3 (21166) GTE Brazilian Air Force
15001 Airbus A310-304 (446) 437 Sqn Canadian Forces
20-1101 Boeing 747-47C (24730) 701 Hikotai Japanese Air Self Defence Force
20-1102 Boeing 747-47C (24731) 701 Hikotai Japanese Air Self Defence Force
4K-AZ04 Airbus A319-111 (2588) Azerbaijan Airlines
4O-AOP Fokker F-100 (11332) Montenegro Airlines
5A-ONB Airbus A320-214 (3236) Afriqiyah Airways

A36-002 Boeing 737-7DF (30790) 34 Sqn Royal Australian Air Force
A6-EBR Boeing 777-31HER (34483) Emirates Airlines
A6-EMG Boeing 777-21HER (27252) Emirates Airlines
A7-AED Airbus A330-302 (680) Qatar Airways
B-2472 Boeing 747-4J6 (30158) Air China
CN-RMG Boeing 737-4B6 (24808) Atlas Blue
CS-TPB Fokker F-100 (11262) Portugalia
CS-TPF Fokker F-100 (11258) Portugalia
CS-TTA Airbus A319-111 (750) TAP Air Portugal
CS-TTK Airbus A319-111 (1034) TAP Air Portugal
EC-HGQ Boeing 737-85P (28386) Air Europa
EC-KKO Cessna 550 (550-0992) Corporate
EC-KKO
EI-CDG Boeing 737-548 (25738) Rossiya Russian Airlines
EI-DCB Boeing 737-8AS (33560) Ryanair
EI-DCW Boeing 737-8AS (33568) Ryanair
EI-DEI Airbus A320-214 (2374) Aer Lingus
EI-DEZ Airbus A319-112 (1283) Meridiana
EI-DHF Boeing 737-8AS (33575) Ryanair
EI-DLN Boeing 737-8AS (33595) Ryanair
EI-DPK Boeing 737-8AS (33610) Ryanair
EI-DVG Airbus A320-214 (3318) Aer Lingus
EI-DWL Boeing 737-8AS (33618) Ryanair
EW-250PA Boeing 737-524 (26319) Belavia Belarusian Airlines
G-CDZI Boeing 737-804 (28229) Thomson Airways
G-CEXP Handley-Page Herald 209 (195) Fire Service
G-COBO Aerospatiale ATR-72-212A (852) Aurigny Air Service

G-DAJB Boeing 757-2T7 (23770) Monarch Airlines
G-DOCA Boeing 737-436 (25267) British Airways
G-DOCB Boeing 737-436 (25304) British Airways
G-DOCE Boeing 737-436 (25350) British Airways
G-DOCF Boeing 737-436 (25407) British Airways
G-DOCG Boeing 737-436 (25408) British Airways
G-DOCH Boeing 737-436 (25428) British Airways
G-DOCN Boeing 737-436 (25848) British Airways
G-DOCS Boeing 737-436 (25852) British Airways
G-DOCT Boeing 737-436 (25853) British Airways
G-DOCU Boeing 737-436 (25854) British Airways
G-DOCV Boeing 737-436 (25855) British Airways
G-DOCW Boeing 737-436 (25856) British Airways
G-DOCX Boeing 737-436 (25857) British Airways
G-DOCY Boeing 737-436 (25844) British Airways
G-DOCZ Boeing 737-436 (25858) British Airways
G-ECOH de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402 (4221) Flybe
G-ECOK de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402 (4230) Flybe
G-EJAR Airbus A319-111 (2412) EasyJet
G-EUOB Airbus A319-131 (1529) British Airways
G-EUPA Airbus A319-131 (1082) British Airways
G-EUPB Airbus A319-131 (1115) British Airways
G-EUPC Airbus A319-131 (1118) British Airways
G-EUPD Airbus A319-131 (1142) British Airways
G-EUPE Airbus A319-131 (1193) British Airways
G-EUPF Airbus A319-131 (1197) British Airways
G-EUPG Airbus A319-131 (1222) British Airways
G-EUPU Airbus A319-131 (1384) British Airways
G-EZAH Airbus A319-111 (2729) EasyJet
G-EZAO Airbus A319-111 (2769) EasyJet
G-EZAS Airbus A319-111 (2779) EasyJet
G-EZAY Airbus A319-111 (2827) EasyJet
G-EZBB Airbus A319-111 (2854) EasyJet
G-EZBD Airbus A319-111 (2873) EasyJet
G-EZBE Airbus A319-111 (2884) EasyJet
G-EZBG Airbus A319-111 (2946) EasyJet
G-EZBH Airbus A319-111 (2959) EasyJet
G-EZBK Airbus A319-111 (3041) EasyJet
G-EZBR Airbus A319-111 (3088) EasyJet
G-EZBT Airbus A319-111 (3090) EasyJet
G-EZBZ Airbus A319-111 (3184) EasyJet
G-EZDC Airbus A319-111 (2043) EasyJet
G-EZDK Airbus A319-111 (3555) EasyJet
G-EZDP Airbus A319-111 (3675) EasyJet
G-EZDS Airbus A319-111 (3702) EasyJet
G-EZDT Airbus A319-111 (3720) EasyJet
G-EZDW Airbus A319-111 (3746) EasyJet
G-EZDX Airbus A319-111 (3754) EasyJet
G-EZEB Airbus A319-111 (2120) EasyJet
G-EZEP Airbus A319-111 (2251) EasyJet
G-EZFG Airbus A319-111 (3845) EasyJet
G-EZIP Airbus A319-111 (2514) EasyJet
G-EZIR Airbus A319-111 (2527) EasyJet
G-EZIX Airbus A319-111 (2605) EasyJet
G-EZIY Airbus A319-111 (2636) EasyJet
G-EZJT Boeing 737-73V (32415) EasyJet
G-EZMH Airbus A319-111 (2053) EasyJet
G-EZTA Airbus A320-214 (3805) EasyJet
G-FBEB Embraer Emb-195-200LR (19000057) Flybe
G-FBED Embraer Emb-195-200LR (19000084) Flybe

G-FBEE Embraer Emb-195-200LR (19000093) Flybe
G-FBEL Embraer Emb-195-200LR (19000184) Flybe
G-FBEN Embraer Emb-195-200LR (19000213) Flybe
G-FCLE Boeing 757-2Q8 (28171) Thomas Cook Airlines
G-FCLF Boeing 757-28A (28835) Thomas Cook Airlines
G-FDZA Boeing 737-8K5 (35134) Thomson Airways
G-GBTA Boeing 737-436 (25859) British Airways
G-GBTB Boeing 737-436 (25860) British Airways
G-GFFH Boeing 737-5H6 (27354) British Airways
G-JECT de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402 (4144) Flybe

G-JEDO de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402 (4079) Flybe
G-JMCE Boeing 757-25F (30758) Thomas Cook Airlines
G-MDBD Airbus A330-243 (266) Thomas Cook Airlines
G-MONK Boeing 757-2T7 (24105) Monarch Airlines
G-MPCD Airbus A320-212 (379) Monarch Airlines
G-OBYE Boeing 767-304ER (28979) Thomson Airways
G-OJEG Airbus A321-231 (1015) Monarch Airlines
G-OOAR Airbus A320-214 (1320) Thomson Airways
G-OOBM Boeing 767-324ER (27568) Thomson Airways
G-OOPE Airbus A321-211 (852) Thomson Airways
G-OZBE Airbus A321-231 (1707) Monarch Airlines
G-OZBH Airbus A321-231 (2105) Monarch Airlines
G-TCCA Boeing 767-31KER (27205) Thomas Cook Airlines
G-THOL Boeing 737-36N (28594) Thomson Airways
G-TTID Airbus A321-231 (2462) EasyJet
G-TTIE Airbus A321-231 (2682) EasyJet
G-TTIE
G-TTIF Airbus A321-231 (3106) EasyJet
G-TTIG Airbus A321-231 (3382) EasyJet
G-TTIG
G-TTOG Airbus A320-232 (1969) EasyJet
G-TTOH Airbus A320-232 (1993) EasyJet
G-TTOI Airbus A320-232 (2137) EasyJet
G-VIIC Boeing 777-236ER (27485) British Airways
G-VIIO Boeing 777-236ER (29320) British Airways
G-VIIR Boeing 777-236ER (29322) British Airways
G-VROS Boeing 747-443 (30885) Virgin Atlantic
G-VTOP Boeing 747-4Q8 (28194) Virgin Atlantic
G-VXLG Boeing 747-41R (29406) Virgin Atlantic
G-WOWC de Havilland Canada DHC-8-311A (311) Air South West
HA-LOF Boeing 737-6Q8 (29348) Malev
HB-JZJ Airbus A319-111 (2265) EasyJet Switzerland
HB-JZP Airbus A319-111 (2427) EasyJet Switzerland
HB-JZP
HL7428 Boeing 747-48E (28552) Asiana Airlines
LN-KKY Boeing 737-3S3 (29245) Norwegian Air Shuttle
LV-BMT Airbus A340-311 (48) Aerolineas Argentinas
LY-AQV Boeing 737-35B (25069) Jettime
N172DZ Boeing 767-332ER (29691) Delta Air Lines
N175DZ Boeing 767-332ER (29696) Delta Air Lines
N203UW Boeing 757-23N (30548) US Airways
N278AY Airbus A330-323X (388) US Airways
N449J Agusta A-109S (22094) Corporate
OO-DWL British Aerospace RJ100 (E3361) Brussels Airlines
OO-SSP Airbus A319-113 (644) Brussels Airlines
OY-MRH Boeing 737-7L9 (28013) Cimber Air (Sterling scheme)
OY-RJI Canadair Regional-Jet 100LR (7093) Cimber Air
PK-GPE Airbus A330-341 (148) Garuda
S5-AAD Canadair Regional-Jet 200LR (7166) Adria Airways
SE-RHR Boeing 737-8Q8 (30637) Viking Airlines
UR-GAN Boeing 737-36N (28569) Ukraine International Airlines
VT-ESN Boeing 747-437 (27164) Air India
XA-MXO Boeing 767-25DER (24734) Mexicana
XA-MXO
YL-BBK Boeing 737-33V (29332) Air Baltic
YL-BBK

The morning was broken up by a visit to Redhill:

G-ARAN Piper PA-18-150 (18-7307) Private
G-ATKX SAN Jodel D.140C Mousquetaire (163) Private
G-AWES Cessna 150H (150-68626) Private
G-AYEV SAN Jodel DR.1050 (179) Private
G-BAKW Beagle B121-150 (B175) Private
G-BFOE Reims-Cessna F.152 (1475) Private
G-BGIB Cessna 152 (152-82161) Private
G-BIDF Reims-Cessna F.172P (2045) Private
G-BJFL Sikorsky S-76A++ (76-0056) Bristow Helicopters
G-BJWX Piper PA-18-95 Super Cub (18-1985) Private
G-BJWZ Piper PA-18-95 Super Cub (18-1361) Private
G-BKPZ Pitts S-1T Special (PFA 009-10852) Private
G-BMTB Cessna 152 (152-80672) Private
G-BPYL Hughes 369D (0796D) Corporate
G-BPZB Cessna 120 (8898) Private
G-BRNE Cessna 152 (152-84248) Private
G-BSRH Pitts S-1C Special (LS-2) Private
G-BSTE Aerospatiale AS.355F2 (5453) Corporate
G-BTBH Ryan PT-22 (2063) Private
G-BTBU Piper PA-18-150 (18-7509010) Private
G-BVDI Van's RV-4 (2058) Private
G-BXPC Diamond Katana DA20-A1 (10258) Private
G-BYES Cessna 172P (172-74514) Private
G-BZEE Agusta-Bell AB.206B-2 (8554) Corporate
G-BZKC Raj Hamsa X Air (BMAA/HB/144) Private
G-CBSD Aerospatiale SA.341C Gazelle (1045) Private
G-CCGE Robinson R22 (3453) Private
G-CCUK Agusta A.109A-II (7263) Corporate
G-CDMG Robinson R22 (1874) Private
G-CDMG
G-CEYF Eurocopter EC135T1 (115) Starspeed
G-CFEE Evektor EV-97 (LAA 315-14778) Private
G-COIN Bell Helicopters 206B-2 (897) Corporate
G-CONB Robin DR.400-180 (2176) Private
G-DIZZ Hughes 369HE (0105E) Corporate
G-EERY Robinson R22 (4128) Private
G-ELTE Agusta A-109A-2 (7269) Corporate
G-EVTO Piper PA-28-161 (28-8016271) Private
G-FEDA Eurocopter EC120B (1129) Corporate
G-FINT/3583/44D Piper L-4B (9444) Private
G-GUST Agusta-Bell AB.206B (8192) DNH Helicopters
G-HDEF Robinson R44 (11010) Arena Aviation
G-HEHE Eurocopter EC120B (1480) Corporate
G-HRHS Robinson R44 (323) Private
G-IICI Aviat S-2C Special (6017) Private
G-JETU Aerospatiale AS.355F2 (5450) Corporate
G-KOOL/VP967 de Havilland DH-104 Devon (4220) Preserved
G-KUKI Robinson R22 (1802) Private
G-LHCB Robinson R22 (2947) Private
G-LHXL Robinson R44 (1702) Lloyd Helicopters Europe
G-LONE Bell Helicopters 206L-1 (45729) Central Helicopters
G-NIKK Diamond Katana DA20-C1 (C0109) Private
G-OHGA/NX387RF/0-16011 Hughes OH-6A Cayuse (1381) Private
G-OHJV Robinson R44 (1722) Private
G-OLDO Eurocopter EC120B (1489) Corporate
G-OLFA Eurocopter AS.350B3 (3108) Corporate
G-OMDR Agusta-Bell AB.206B-3 (8610) Corporate
G-ORKY Aerospatiale AS.350B2 (2153) Corporate
G-OZZY Robinson R22 (2982) Private
G-PAMY Robinson R44 Clipper II (11641) Private
G-PDHJ Cessna 182R (182-68092) Private
G-PGGY Robinson R44 (11115) Private
G-RTMY Ikarus Comco C-42 (0502-6655) Private
G-SAMP Agusta A-109E (11673) Corporate
G-SDAY Aerospatiale AS.355F2 (5193) Corporate
G-TAMF Bell Helicopters 206B-3 (2734)
G-TAND Robinson R44 (478) Private
G-TGGR Eurocopter EC120B (1224) Corporate
G-TOMM Robinson R22 (3384) Private
G-TVHD Aerospatiale AS.355F2 (5449) Arena Aviation
G-UZEL Aerospatiale SA.341G Gazelle (1413) Private
G-ZITZ Aerospatiale AS.355F2 (5135) Private
N222S Beech V35A (D-9008) Private
N369HL Hughes 369D (0220D) Southern Aircraft Consultancy
N480DD Enstrom 480 (5017) Private
N3ND McD-D Helicopters MD-902 (900-00085) Corporate
N916CD Cirrus Design SR-22 (318) Private
XS674 Westland Wessex HC.2 (WA193) Private
YU-PJB Aerospatiale SA.341G Gazelle (1392) Private
ZK-IGM Eurocopter EC.130B4 (3770) North Shore Helicopters

The afternoon was broken up by a visit to Biggin Hill:

CS-DNM Hawker-Siddeley 125-800XP (258422) NetJets Europe
G-AZWY Piper PA-24-260 (24-4806) Private
G-BAJA Reims-Cessna F.177RG (78) Private
G-BANX Reims-Cessna F.172M (941) Private
G-BBTG Reims-Cessna F.172M (1097) Private
G-BGFI American Aviation AA-5A (733) Private
G-BGPH American Aviation AA-5B (1248) Private
G-BGRM Piper PA-38-112 (38-79A1067) Private
G-BICG Reims-Cessna F.152 (1796) Private
G-BKEW Bell Helicopters 206B-3 (3010) Corporate
G-BMGG Cessna 152 (152-79592) Private
G-BNAJ Cessna 152 (152-82527) Private
G-BNNY Piper PA-28-161 (28-8016084) Private
G-BNXT Piper PA-28-161 (28-7716168) Private
G-BOLU Robin R.3000-120 (106) Private
G-BRDG Piper PA-28-161 (28-7816047) Private
G-BSFR Cessna 152 (152-82268) Private
G-BSGT Cessna T.210N (210-63361) Private
G-BTII American Aviation AA-5B (1256) Private
G-BUJO Piper PA-28-161 (28-7716077) Private
G-CHTA American Aviation AA-5A (631) Private
G-DOLY Cessna T303 (T303-00107) Private
G-DWJM Cessna 550 (550-0296) Corporate
G-FCSP Robin DR.400-180 (2022) Private
G-GHPG Cessna 550 (550-0897) London Executive Aviation
G-HMEI Dassault Falcon 900B (1) Corporate
G-IFTF Hawker-Siddeley 125-800B (258021) Corporate
G-JETO Cessna 550 (550-0441) Jet Options
G-JMMP Bombardier Challenger 604 (5528) Corporate
G-JOPT Cessna 560 (560-0159) Jet Options
G-LAKE Lake LA-250 (70) Private
G-LLMW Diamond DA42 (42167) Private
G-LUXY Cessna 551 (551-0421) Corporate
G-MPCW Bombardier Challenger 604 (5422) Corporate
G-MPJM Bombardier Challenger 604 (5403) MP Aviation LLP
G-OIHC Piper PA-32R-301 (3246163) Private
G-OMST Piper PA-28-161 (2842121) Private
G-PWNS Cessna 525 (525-0153) Hangar 8
G-SEAJ Cessna 525 (525-0113) Corporate
G-VICT Piper PA-31-310 (31-7401211) Corporate
HB-JKB Gulfstream G550 (5178) Corporate
M-HDAM Hawker-Siddeley 125-800B (258037) Corporate
M-XONE Cessna 525A (525A-0031) Corporate
N105ST Gulfstream G550 (5170) Corporate
N155AN Gulfstream G550 (5029) Corporate
N17UK Cirrus Design SR-22 (200) Southern Aircraft Consultancy
N198GS Gulfstream G4 (1098) Corporate
N202AA Cessna 421C (421C-1015) Corporate
N210NM Cessna 210K (210-59255) Private
N228CX Socata TBM.700A (84) Corporate
N26HE Cessna 421C (421C-0687) Corporate
N324JC Cessna 500 (500-0324) Corporate
N421EA Cessna 421C (421C-1079) Corporate
N4T Bombardier Global Express (9195) Corporate
N65PF Piper PA-30-160 (30-1515) Southern Aircraft Consultancy
N700GY Socata TBM700C2 (302) Corporate
N888HE Gulfstream G5 (638) Corporate
P4-AMF Hawker-Siddeley 125-800B (258201) Corporate
P4-LVF Hawker-Siddeley 125-700B (257040) Corporate
P4-XZX Hawker-Siddeley 125-700B (257136) Corporate
SP-NET Diamond DA-42 Twin Star (42.368)
VP-COM Cessna 500 (500-0318) Corporate
XX561/7/(G-BZEP) Scottish Aviation SA.120 Bulldog T.1 (257) Private
YL-MAR Hawker-Siddeley 125-800XP (258389) Corporate
YU-FCS Cessna 550 (550-0321) Corporate

At 17:30 it was off to Heathrow for our night stop:

3B-NBJ Airbus A340-313X (800) Air Mauritius
5Y-KQS Boeing 777-2U8ER (33683) Kenya Airways
9H-AEQ Airbus A320-214 (3068) Air Malta
9V-SKF Airbus A380-841 (12) Singapore Airlines
9V-SWT Boeing 777-312ER (34585) Singapore Airlines
A6-COM Boeing 747-433 (25074) Dubai Government Air Wing
A6-DFR Boeing 737-7BC (30884) United Arab Emirates Government
A6-ECH Boeing 777-31HER (35581) Emirates Airlines
AMT-205 Gulfstream G450 (4128) Mexican Navy
B-HUB Boeing 747-467 (25873) Cathay Pacific Airways
CN-ROR Boeing 737-8B6 (33067) Royal Air Maroc
CS-TEX Airbus A310-304 (565) Oman Air
CS-TFW Airbus A340-542 (910) Arik Air
CS-TJG Airbus A321-211 (1713) TAP Air Portugal
D-ABEL Boeing 737-330 (25415) Lufthansa
D-AIAZ Airbus A300B4-605R (701) Lufthansa
D-AILH Airbus A319-114 (641) Lufthansa
D-AIRH Airbus A321-131 (412) Lufthansa
D-AIRU Airbus A321-131 (692) Lufthansa
EC-ILP Airbus A321-211 (1716) Iberia
EI-CXR Boeing 737-329 (24355) Transaero
EI-DSJ Airbus A320-216 (3295) Air One
EI-DSO Airbus A320-216 (3464) Air One
F-GFKB Airbus A320-111 (7) Air France
G-CDNK Learjet 45 (45-280) Air Partner Private Jets
G-CFGB Cessna 680 (680-0234) Corporate
G-RJXD Embraer ERJ-145EP (145207) bmi Regional
HB-IJP Airbus A320-214 (681) Swiss International Air Lines
HB-IJW Airbus A320-214 (2134) Swiss International Air Lines
HL7485 Boeing 747-4B5 (26395) Korean Air
HS-TGM Boeing 747-4D7 (27093) Thai Airways
HZ-HM1B Boeing 747SP-68 (21652) Saudi Arabian Royal Flight
HZ-NSA Airbus A310-304 (431) Corporate
I-BIXH Airbus A321-112 (940) Alitalia
I-DACR Douglas MD82 (49975) Alitalia
OH-LXI Airbus A320-214 (1989) Finnair
PH-BXY Boeing 737-8K2 (30372) KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
PH-LXR Fokker F-50 (20277) KLM cityhopper
TP-01/XC-UJM Boeing 757-225 (22690) Mexican Government
VT-ALN Boeing 777-337ER (36312) Air India
VT-JEC Boeing 777-35RER (35159) Jet Airways
VT-JEK Boeing 777-35RER (35165) Jet Airways
VT-VJK Airbus A330-223 (874) Kingfisher Airlines
ZS-SLA Airbus A340-212 (8) South African Airways