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Saturday, 4 April 2009

02-04-09 - Heathrow - Stansted - Takeley - Luton - Denham - Northolt

Day Two of the G20 Bash again started with a quick look at Heathrow (log later) before heading to a cold, foggy Stansted:

10+21 Airbus A310-304 (498) FBS German Air Force
82-8000 Boeing VC-25A (23824) Presidential Flight 89th AW United States Air Force
98-0001 Boeing C-32A (29025) 1st AS 89th AW United States Air Force
D-ABDD Airbus A320-214 (2685) Air Berlin
D-ABGO Airbus A319-112 (3689) Air Berlin
D-ABLB Boeing 737-76J (36115) Air Berlin
D-AGWD Airbus A319-132 (3011) Germanwings
D-AKNP Airbus A319-112 (1155) Germanwings
D-ATRI Canadair Regional-Jet 200ER (8081) Bombardier Aerospace Corporation
EC-HQT Airbus A300B4-103F (124) TNT Airways
EC-KHT Embraer ERJ-135BJ (14500863) Corporate
EI-DAE Boeing 737-8AS (33545) Ryanair
EI-DAF Boeing 737-8AS (29939) Ryanair
EI-DAG Boeing 737-8AS (29940) Ryanair
EI-DAL Boeing 737-8AS (33718) Ryanair
EI-DAM Boeing 737-8AS (33719) Ryanair
EI-DAT Boeing 737-8AS (33554) Ryanair
EI-DCG Boeing 737-8AS (33805) Ryanair
EI-DCL Boeing 737-8AS (33806) Ryanair
EI-DCO Boeing 737-8AS (33809) Ryanair
EI-DCX Boeing 737-8AS (33569) Ryanair
EI-DHB Boeing 737-8AS (33572) Ryanair
EI-DHG Boeing 737-8AS (33576) Ryanair
EI-DHR Boeing 737-8AS (33822) Ryanair
EI-DHS Boeing 737-8AS (33580) Ryanair
EI-DHT Boeing 737-8AS (33581) Ryanair
EI-DHW Boeing 737-8AS (33823) Ryanair
EI-DHZ Boeing 737-8AS (33583) Ryanair
EI-DLB Boeing 737-8AS (33584) Ryanair
EI-DLE Boeing 737-8AS (33587) Ryanair
EI-DLY Boeing 737-8AS (33601) Ryanair
EI-DPF Boeing 737-8AS (33606) Ryanair
EI-DPH Boeing 737-8AS (33624) Ryanair
EI-DPP Boeing 737-8AS (33613) Ryanair
EI-DWA Boeing 737-8AS (33617) Ryanair
EI-DWB Boeing 737-8AS (36075) Ryanair
EI-DWC Boeing 737-8AS (36076) Ryanair
EI-DWD Boeing 737-8AS (33642) Ryanair
EI-DWH Boeing 737-8AS (33637) Ryanair
EI-DWI Boeing 737-8AS (33643) Ryanair
EI-DWW Boeing 737-8AS (33629) Ryanair
EI-DWY Boeing 737-8AS (33638) Ryanair
EI-EBK Boeing 737-8AS (37528) Ryanair
EI-EBS Boeing 737-8AS (35001) Ryanair
ET-ALN Boeing 737-760 (33766) Ethiopian Airlines
1556/F-RBFB Airbus A319-115X CJ (1556) ETEC.00.065 French Air Force
G-CELP Boeing 737-330F (23522) Jet 2 Cargo
G-EZBA Airbus A319-111 (2860) EasyJet
G-EZDU Airbus A319-111 (3735) EasyJet
G-EZDY Airbus A319-111 (3763) EasyJet
G-EZIG Airbus A319-111 (2460) EasyJet
G-EZIJ Airbus A319-111 (2477) EasyJet
G-GSSB Boeing 747-47UF (29252) Global Supply Systems Ltd
G-IOIT Lockheed L.1011 Tristar (1145) Fire Dept
G-OMYJ Airbus A321-211 (677) Thomas Cook Airlines
G-RRAZ Embraer ERJ-135BJ (14500954) London Executive Aviation
G-SVGN Cessna 680 (680-0198) Eurojet Aviation
HZ-AIY Boeing 747-468 (28342) Saudi Arabian Airlines
HZ-MIS Boeing 737-2K5 (22600) Corporate
MM62243 Airbus A319-115X (2507) 31 Stormo Italian Air Force
N125TM Bombardier Challenger 300 (20104) Corporate
N782UA Boeing 777-222ER (26950) United Airlines
N314UP Boeing 767-34AF (27742) United Parcel Service Company
N767A Boeing 767-2AXER (33685) Saudi ARAMCO Aviation
N999NB Gulfstream G4 (1234) Corporate
OE-GVX Learjet 40 (45-2097) Vistajet
P4-MSG Embraer ERJ-135BJ (14500913) Corporate
PH-MCS McDonnell-Douglas MD-11CF (48618) Martinair
RA-76638 Ilyushin IL-76MD (53460802) 224th Flight Unit State Airlines Russian Air Force
RA-86466 Ilyushin IL62M (2749316) Rossiya Special Flight Detachment
RA-86559 Ilyushin IL62M (2153258) Rossiya Special Flight Detachment
RA-96016 Ilyushin IL-96-300PU (74393202010) Rossiya Special Flight Detachment
RA-96018 Ilyushin IL-96-300 (74393202018) Rossiya Special Flight Detachment
SX-DVQ Airbus A320-232 (3526) Aegean Airlines
VH-VHD Airbus A319-115X (1999) Australian Government

A quick visit was made in the morning to Southern Helicopters at Street Farm Takeley:

Main Shed:

G-BNZO Rotorway Executive (Modified) (3535) Private
G-BVOY Rotorway Executive 90 (5238) Private
G-BWUJ Rotorway Executive 162F (6153) Private
G-BYNI Rotorway Executive 90 (5216) Private
G-BZBW Rotorway Executive 162F (6415) Private
G-BZES Rotorway Executive 90 (6191) Private No marks
G-BZXD Rotorway Executive 162F (6494) Private
G-CBIK Rotorway Executive 162F (6112) Private
G-CBJV Rotorway Executive 162F (6589) Private
G-CBWO Rotorway Executive 162F (6597) Private
G-CBZI Rotorway Executive 162F (6718) Private
G-ESUS Rotorway Executive 162F (6169/6729) Private
G-RATH Rotorway Executive 162F (6886) Private
G-VART Rotorway Executive 90 (5003) Private

Maintenance Building:

G-BUJZ Rotorway Executive 90 (5119/6793) Private No marks
G-CCFY Rotorway Executive 162F (6719) Private
G-KENI Rotorway Executive (Modified) (3599) Private
G-TALN Rotorway A600 Talon (8022) Private No marks
N100LH Rotorway Executive 90 (5249) Private

After a return to Stansted it was off to Luton:

A6-AZH Gulfstream G450 (4136) Corporate
A6-SMS Dassault Falcon 900DX (616) Corporate
A6-ZAB Gulfstream G3 (329) Corporate
CS-DKI Gulfstream G550 (5166) NetJets Europe
CS-DLH Dassault Falcon 2000EX EASy (149) NetJets Europe
CS-DMK Beech 400XP (RK-464) NetJets Europe
CS-DMM Beech 400XP (RK-472) NetJets Europe
CS-DRP Hawker-Siddeley 125-800XPi (258779) NetJets Europe
EI-JJJ Hawker 900XP (HA-0085) Private Sky
G-CTEN Cessna 750 (750-0281) Corporate
G-EVLN Gulfstream G4 (1175) Corporate
G-EZDT Airbus A319-111 (3720) EasyJet
G-EZJA Boeing 737-73V (30235) EasyJet
G-EZJF Boeing 737-73V (30243) EasyJet
G-EZJN Boeing 737-73V (30249) EasyJet
G-EZJV Boeing 737-73V (32417) EasyJet
G-EZKB Boeing 737-73V (32423) EasyJet
G-EZKG Boeing 737-73V (32428) EasyJet
G-FULM Sikorsky S-76C (76-0583) Air Harrods
G-IRSH Embraer ERJ-135BJ (14501048) Jet Options
G-JBIZ Cessna 550 (550-0073) 247 Jet
G-KALS Bombardier Challenger 300 (20106) London Executive Aviation
G-KSFR Bombardier Challenger 300 (20189) London Executive Aviation
G-MATF Gulfstream G4 (1109) GAMA Aviation
G-MONX Airbus A320-212 (392) Monarch Airlines
G-NGEL Cessna 510 (510-0076) London Executive Aviation
G-ODAG Cessna 525A (525A-0397) Corporate
G-SIRS Cessna 560 (560-5185) London Executive Aviation
HB-VON Cessna 560 (560-5528) Corporate
HZ-AFT Dassault Falcon 900 (21) Saudi Arabian Airlines
HZ-MF5 Gulfstream G300 (1532) Saudi Government
HZ-MFL Gulfstream G4 (1128) Saudi Arabian Airlines
N17ND Gulfstream G5 (518) Corporate
N235KK Gulfstream G4SP (1458) Corporate
N373AB Cessna 750 (750-0243) Corporate
N451QS Gulfstream G450 (4141) Gulfstream Aerospace
N477QS Gulfstream G4SP (1377) NetJets
N498YY Cessna 525 (525-0498) Corporate
N436QS Gulfstream G4SP (1436) NetJets
N800FR Raytheon 390 (RB-165) Corporate
N828KD Bombardier Challenger 604 (5584) Corporate
N83SV Dassault Falcon 900EX (77) Corporate
OY-ILG Bombardier Global Express (9163) Execujet Scandinavia
P4-HEC Eurocopter EC.155B (6600) Corporate
P4-JET Dassault Falcon 50EX (295) Global Jet Concept
P4-VNL Airbus A319-115X (2921) Global Jet Concept
T.22-2/45-51 Airbus A310-304 (551) Grupo 45 Spanish Air Force
TC-ANA Airbus A319-115X CJ (1002) Turkish Government
UR-ICD Canadair Regional-Jet 850 (8072) ISD Avia Aircompany
VP-BAE Gulfstream G450 (4119) Corporate
VP-BBX Gulfstream G5 (622) GAMA Aviation
VP-BJI Bombardier Global Express (9276) Corporate
VP-BNL Gulfstream G5 (607) Corporate
VP-CEC Boeing 737-7AW (30031) Corporate

On the way back to Heathrow we called in at Denham:

F-HOLF Eurocopter AS.355NP (5751) Corporate
G-AYAW Piper PA-28-180 (28-5805) Private
G-BIBA Socata TB-9 (149) Private
G-BMMK Cessna 182P (182-64117) Private
G-BMTJ Cessna 152 (152-85010) Private
G-BNHJ Cessna 152 (152-81249) Private
G-BNSN Cessna 152 (152-85776) Private
G-BOJS Cessna 172P (172-74582) Private
G-BOPA Piper PA-28-181 (28-8490024) Private
G-BSDP Cessna 152 (152-80268) Private
G-BSFP Cessna 152 (152-85548) Private
G-BUFY Piper PA-28-161 (28-8016211) Private
G-BWGO Slingsby T.67M-200 (2048) Private
G-CBTT Piper PA-28-181 Archer II (28-7890127) Private
G-CCWJ Robinson R44 (10363) Private
G-CDCV Robinson R44 (10536) Private
G-CEXO Piper PA-28-161 (2842041) Cabair Group
G-CEZL Piper PA-28-161 (2841247) Cabair Group
G-DAKO Piper PA-28-236 (28-7911187) Private
G-DIGG Robinson R44 (11904) Private
G-DMCD Robinson R22 (1201) Private
G-DNOP Piper PA-46-350P (4636303) Private
G-FCKD Eurocopter EC120B (1209) Corporate
G-FIFI Socata TB-20 (688) Private
G-GWYN Reims-Cessna F.172M (1217) Private
G-HRND Cessna 182T (182-81936) Private
G-HUBB Partenavia P.68B (194) Corporate
G-HUNI Bellanca 7GCBC (541-73) Private
G-IJAC Avid Speed Wing (PFA 189-12095) Private
G-JAMP Piper PA-28-151 (28-7515026) Private
G-JUIN Cessna T303 (T303-00014) Private
G-LREE Grob G.109B (6252) Private
G-MRRY Robinson R44 (11780) Private
G-OBFS Piper PA-28-161 (2842039) Cabair Group
G-OJWS Piper PA-28-161 (28-7816415) Private
G-OLCT Cirrus Design SR-22 (3111) Private
G-OOGA Grumman-American GA-7 (GA7-0111) Private
G-PATZ Europa Europa (PFA 247-12625) Private
G-RALD Robinson R22 (218) Private
G-RRED Piper PA-28-181 (2843673) Private
G-SEFI Robinson R44 (10147) Private
G-SHAF Robinson R44 (10892) Private
G-TAAC Cirrus Design SR-20 (1694) Private
G-WARV Piper PA-28-161 (2842036) Cabair Group
G-XINE Piper PA-28-161 (28-7716112) Private
G-XLTG Cessna 182S (182-80234) Private
G-XYAK/69 Yakovlev Yak-52 (899413) Private
N109TK Agusta A-109C (7650) Corporate
N147GT Cirrus Design SR-22 (1069) Private
N147LD Cirrus Design SR-22 (937) Private
N29566 Piper PA-28RT-201 (28R-7918146) Southern Aircraft Consultancy
N47MM Piper PA-31-310 (31-7812036) Corporate
N521CD Cirrus Design SR-22 (2441) Private
N666VK Cessna 340A (340A-0345) Private
N675BW Beech V35B (D-10134) Southern Aircraft Consultancy
N715BC Beech A36 (E-782) Private
N753TW Cirrus Design SR-22 (1413) Private
N771SR Cirrus Design SR-22 (2771) Private
N888DM Piper PA-30-160 (30-1833) Southern Aircraft Consultancy
N983CD Cirrus Design SR-22 (1899) Private
N9FJ Eurocopter AS.350B3 (3148) Corporate
ZS-MBI Rockwell Commander 114 (14361) Private

and Northolt:

88-00106 Boeing-Vertol CH-47D Chinook (M3280) F/159th Avn United States Army
89-00141 Boeing-Vertol CH-47D Chinook (M3295) F/159th Avn United States Army
89-00144 Boeing-Vertol CH-47D Chinook (M3298) F/159th Avn United States Army
CS-DXO Cessna 560 (560-5692) NetJets Europe
D-CRON Cessna 560 (560-5762) Corporate
EN526/SZ-G/(BAPC-221) Full Scale Model of Supermarine Spitfire (Unknown) Gate Guard
M-NEWT Bombardier Challenger 300 (20151) Corporate
OE-IOE Dassault Falcon 900EX EASy (214) International Jet Management
PH-KBX Fokker F-70 (11547) Netherlands Government

before finishing up again at Heathrow:

4R-ADC Airbus A340-311 (34) Srilankan
4X-ECF Boeing 777-258ER (36084) El Al-Israel Airlines
9M-MPM Boeing 747-4H6 (28435) Malaysia Airlines
9V-SFF Boeing 747-412F (28026) Singapore Airlines
9V-SWN Boeing 777-312ER (34579) Singapore Airlines
A6-ECE Boeing 777-31HER (35575) Emirates Airlines
A6-EDC Airbus A380-861 (16) Emirates Airlines
A6-EHF Airbus A340-642 (837) Etihad Airways
A7-AGA Airbus A340-642 (740) Qatar Airways
A9C-KF Airbus A330-243 (340) Gulf Air
B-6093 Airbus A330-243 (884) Air China
B-HUE Boeing 747-467 (27117) Cathay Pacific Airways
B-HXO Airbus A340-313X (128) Cathay Pacific Airways
C-FIUV Boeing 777-333ER (35248) Air Canada
CN-RNW Boeing 737-8B6 (33057) Royal Air Maroc
CS-TFW Airbus A340-542 (910) Arik Air
CS-TNQ Airbus A320-214 (3769) TAP Air Portugal
CS-TTA Airbus A319-111 (750) TAP Air Portugal
D-ABID Boeing 737-530 (24818) Lufthansa
D-ABIH Boeing 737-530 (24821) Lufthansa
D-ACJB Canadair Regional-Jet 100LR (7128) Lufthansa Regional
D-AILT Airbus A319-114 (738) Lufthansa
D-AIRC Airbus A321-131 (473) Lufthansa
D-AIRY Airbus A321-131 (901) Lufthansa
EC-FGH Airbus A320-211 (223) Iberia
EC-HUK Airbus A320-214 (1318) Iberia
EC-IGK Airbus A321-211 (1572) Iberia
EC-ILO Airbus A321-211 (1681) Iberia
EC-KMI Airbus A320-216 (3400) ClickAir
EI-CXN Boeing 737-329 (23772) Transaero
EI-DSU Airbus A320-216 (3563) Air One
EI-DTA Airbus A320-216 (3732) Air One
EI-DVE Airbus A320-214 (3129) Aer Lingus
F-GFKN Airbus A320-211 (128) Air France
F-GRHU Airbus A319-111 (1471) Air France
G-RJXN Embraer ERJ-145MP (145336) bmi Regional
HB-IJB Airbus A320-214 (545) Swiss International Air Lines
HB-IJJ Airbus A320-214 (585) Swiss International Air Lines
HL7438 Boeing 747-4B5ERF (33515) Korean Air
HL7495 Boeing 747-4B5 (28096) Korean Air
HL7596 Boeing 777-28EER (28681) Asiana Airlines
HZ-AKH Boeing 777-268ER (28351) Saudi Arabian Airlines
I-BIKA Airbus A320-214 (951) Alitalia
I-BIXN Airbus A321-112 (576) Alitalia
I-DATG Douglas MD82 (53225) Alitalia
JA709J Boeing 777-246ER (32896) Japan Airlines
JA733J Boeing 777-346ER (32432) Japan Airlines
JA735A Boeing 777-381ER (34892) All Nippon Airways
LN-RLE Douglas MD82 (49382) SAS Scandinavian Airlines
LN-RPM Boeing 737-883 (30195) SAS Scandinavian Airlines Norge
LZ-FBA Airbus A319-112 (3564) Bulgaria Air
N390AA Boeing 767-323ER (27450) American Airlines
N851NW Airbus A330-223 (609) Northwest Airlines
OE-LDB Airbus A319-112 (2174) Austrian Airlines
OY-KBK Airbus A321-232 (1587) SAS Scandinavian Airlines
PH-BDP Boeing 737-306 (24404) KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
PH-BDW Boeing 737-406 (24858) KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
PH-BXD Boeing 737-8K2 (29134) KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
PH-KZB Fokker F-70 (11562) KLM cityhopper
PT-MUC Boeing 777-32WER (37666) TAM Brasil
SP-LLD Boeing 737-45D (27256) Centralwings
SU-GBR Boeing 777-266 (28424) Egypt Air
SX-DFB Airbus A340-313X (239) Olympic Airlines
TC-JRJ Airbus A321-231 (3429) THY Turkish Airlines
VT-JEK Boeing 777-35RER (35165) Jet Airways
VT-VJK Airbus A330-223 (874) Kingfisher Airlines
VT-VJO Airbus A330-223 (939) Kingfisher Airlines
YK-AKF Airbus A320-232 (1117) Syrianair
ZK-NBW Boeing 747-419 (29375) Air New Zealand
ZK-OKA Boeing 777-219ER (29404) Air New Zealand
ZS-SLF Airbus A340-212 (6) South African Airways
ZS-SND Airbus A340-642 (531) South African Airways

thanks to people with SBS the following were seen OTT:

A4O-SO Boeing 747SP-27 (21785) Oman Government
HB-IMJ Gulfstream G5 (517) Corporate
N228FJ Dassault Falcon 50 (228) Corporate
N526MC Boeing 747-2D7BF (22337) Atlas Air
N600J Gulfstream G550 (5138) Corporate
OH-AFJ Boeing 757-2Q8 (26269) Air Finland
OK-YAC Airbus A310-325 (672) CSA Czech Airlines
SE-DZN Boeing 737-804 (32903) TUIfly Nordic
T.18-3/45-42 Dassault Falcon 900 (77) Grupo 45 Spanish Air Force