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Wednesday, 8 April 2009

07/04/09 Lyneham - Southampton - USS Theodore Roosevelt - Bournemouth - Boscombe Down

RichT & StuC had a day out to see the USS Theodore Roosevelt:

Lyneham

3209 Antonov An-26 (132-09) 241 smdl Czech Air Force
162157/47 Grumman C-2A Greyhound (37) VRC-40 Det.1
162175/52 Grumman C-2A Greyhound (55) VRC-40 Det.1
165300/AJ-600 Grumman E-2C Hawkeye II (Unknown) VAW-124
9G-RAC Douglas DC-8-63F (46093) Airlift International
TC-ACU Airbus A300B4-203F (183) ACT Airlines

Southampton

CS-DXT Cessna 560 (560-5765) NetJets Europe
F-GVZB Aerospatiale ATR 42-512 (524) Airlinair
G-DCTA Hawker-Siddeley 125-800B (258130) Corporate
G-ECOV de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402 (4033) Flybe
G-FBEK Embraer Emb-195-200LR (19000168) Flybe
G-JECI de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402 (4105) Flybe
G-JECP de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402 (4136) Flybe
G-JEDV de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402 (4090) Flybe
G-MAJY British Aerospace Jetstream 41 (41099) Eastern Airways
G-MAJZ British Aerospace Jetstream 41 (41100) Eastern Airways
K5054 Large Model of Supermarine Spitfire (Unknown) Preserved
N6NE Lockheed Jetstar 731 (5006) Fire Service

HMS Sultan

(776) Westland WS.61 Seaking Mk.47 (WA825) AES

CVN-71 Stokes Bay thanks to an excellent boat trip by Solent & Wight Line

158542/AJ-503 Grumman EA-6B Prowler (P-20) VAQ-141
158804/AJ-502 Grumman EA-6B Prowler (P-34) VAQ-141
161885/AJ-501 Grumman EA-6B Prowler (P-108) VAQ-141
162846/AJ-407 McDonnell-Douglas F/A-18A+ Hornet (370) VFA-87
162863/AJ-405 McDonnell-Douglas F/A-18A+ Hornet (400) VFA-87
162872/AJ-402 McDonnell-Douglas F/A-18A+ Hornet (412) VFA-87
162874/AJ-401 McDonnell-Douglas F/A-18A+ Hornet (416) VFA-87
162886/AJ-400 McDonnell-Douglas F/A-18A+ Hornet (435) VFA-87
163105/AJ-410 McDonnell-Douglas F/A-18A+ Hornet (494) VFA-87
163107/AJ-404 McDonnell-Douglas F/A-18A+ Hornet (497) VFA-87
163107
164104/AJ-612 Sikorsky SH-60F Seahawk (70-????) HS-3
164236/AJ-300 McDonnell-Douglas F/A-18C Hornet (999) VFA-15
164236
164256/AJ-304 McDonnell-Douglas F/A-18C Hornet (1019) VFA-15
164451/AJ-611 Sikorsky SH-60F Seahawk (70-1688) HS-3
164451
164494/AJ-603 Grumman E-2C+ Hawkeye (A-157) VAW-124
164629/AJ-311 McDonnell-Douglas F/A-18C Hornet (1046) VFA-15
164648/AJ-312 McDonnell-Douglas F/A-18C Hornet (1072) VFA-15
164661/AJ-305 McDonnell-Douglas F/A-18C Hornet (1088) VFA-15
164675/AJ-301 McDonnell-Douglas F/A-18C Hornet (1105) VFA-15
164678/AJ-310 McDonnell-Douglas F/A-18C Hornet (1108) VFA-15
165115/AJ-615 Sikorsky HH-60H Seahawk (70-1953) HS-3
165120/AJ-614 Sikorsky HH-60H Seahawk (70-2284) HS-3
165302/AJ-602 Grumman E-2C Hawkeye II (A52-175) VAW-124
166636/AJ-210 McDonnell-Douglas F/A-18F Super Hornet (Unknown) VFA-213
166637/AJ-211 McDonnell-Douglas F/A-18F Super Hornet (Unknown) VFA-213
166639/AJ-213 McDonnell-Douglas F/A-18F Super Hornet (Unknown) VFA-213
166663/AJ-200 McDonnell-Douglas F/A-18F Super Hornet (Unknown) VFA-213
166674/AJ-201 McDonnell-Douglas F/A-18F Super Hornet (Unknown) VFA-213
166679/AJ-202 McDonnell-Douglas F/A-18F Super Hornet (Unknown) VFA-213
166681/AJ-203 McDonnell-Douglas F/A-18F Super Hornet (Unknown) VFA-213
166682/AJ-204 McDonnell-Douglas F/A-18F Super Hornet (Unknown) VFA-213
166683/AJ-205 McDonnell-Douglas F/A-18F Super Hornet (Unknown) VFA-213
166776/AJ-100 McDonnell-Douglas F/A-18E Super Hornet (Unknown) VFA-31
166776
166777/AJ-101 McDonnell-Douglas F/A-18E Super Hornet (Unknown) VFA-31
166778/AJ-102 McDonnell-Douglas F/A-18E Super Hornet (Unknown) VFA-31
166779/AJ-103 McDonnell-Douglas F/A-18E Super Hornet (Unknown) VFA-31
166780/AJ-104 McDonnell-Douglas F/A-18E Super Hornet (Unknown) VFA-31
166781/AJ-105 McDonnell-Douglas F/A-18E Super Hornet (Unknown) VFA-31
166782/AJ-106 McDonnell-Douglas F/A-18E Super Hornet (Unknown) VFA-31
166782
166783/AJ-107 McDonnell-Douglas F/A-18E Super Hornet (Unknown) VFA-31
166784/AJ-110 McDonnell-Douglas F/A-18E Super Hornet (Unknown) VFA-31
166784
166786/AJ-112 McDonnell-Douglas F/A-18E Super Hornet (Unknown) VFA-31
166788/AJ-113 McDonnell-Douglas F/A-18E Super Hornet (Unknown) VFA-31
(ZF560)/307 Westland Lynx HMA.8DSP (337) 815 NAS, overhead
G-BSTP Cessna 152 (152-82925) Private, overhead
G-CGIJ AW139 (31203) HM Coast Guard, overhead
G-RATV Piper PA-28RT-201T (28R-8431005) Private, overhead

The following were on the hangar deck and remained hidden from our view, but are included for completeness:

162841/AJ-403 McDonnell-Douglas F/A-18A+ Hornet VFA-87
162909/AJ-406 McDonnell-Douglas F/A-18A+ Hornet VFA-87
163149/AJ-411 McDonnell-Douglas F/A-18A+ Hornet VFA-87
163526/AJ-500 Grumman EA-6B Prowler VAQ-141
163796/AJ-616 Sikorsky HH-60H Seahawk HS-3
164238/AJ-302 McDonnell-Douglas F/A-18F Super Hornet VFA-213
164454/AJ-610 Sikorsky SH-60F Seahawk HS-3
164455/AJ-613 Sikorsky SH-60F Seahawk HS-3
164646/AJ-303 McDonnell-Douglas F/A-18F Super Hornet VFA-213
164671/AJ-307 McDonnell-Douglas F/A-18F Super Hornet VFA-213
165299/AJ-601 Grumman E-2C Hawkeye II VAW-124
166638/AJ-212 McDonnell-Douglas F/A-18F Super Hornet VFA-213
166640/AJ-214 McDonnell-Douglas F/A-18F Super Hornet VFA-213
166684/AJ-206 McDonnell-Douglas F/A-18F Super Hornet VFA-213
166785/AJ-111 McDonnell-Douglas F/A-18E Super Hornet VFA-31

Bournemouth

EI-CKQ Boeing 737-2K2 (22906) Fire Service
G-ASEO Piper PA-24-250 (24-3367) Private
G-ATPD Hawker-Siddeley 125 Series 1A/522 (25085) Fire Service
G-AVGC Piper PA-28-140 (28-22777) Private
G-AWBC Piper PA-28R-180 (28R-30572) Private
G-BBTB Reims-Cessna FRA.150L (224) Private
G-BDXH Boeing 747-236B (21635) European Aviation
G-BJWI Reims-Cessna F.172P (2172) Private
G-BNDE Piper PA-38-112 (38-79A0363) Private
G-BOIX Cessna 172N (172-71206) Private
G-BOJR Cessna 172P (172-75574) Private
G-BPJO Piper PA-28-161 (2841014) Cabair Group
G-BRFC Percival P.57 Sea Prince T.1 (P57/71) Stored
G-BUTT Reims-Cessna FA.150K (29) Private
G-BVCM Cessna 525 (525-0022) Corporate
G-BWCS/XW293/Z BAC Jet Provost T.5 (EEP/JP/957) Private
G-BXTZ Piper PA-28-161 (2841181) Private
G-BYBF Robin R.2160i (329) Private
G-CBBF Beech 76 Duchess (ME-352) Private
G-CBZX Dyn'Aero MCR-01 (PFA 301B-13957) Private
G-CCTW Cessna 152 (152-79882) Private
G-CEAF Boeing 737-229 (20910) European Aviation
G-CEAG Boeing 737-229 (21136) European Aviation
G-CEAH Boeing 737-229 (21135) European Aviation
G-CEAH
G-CEOY Schweizer 269C-1 (234) Private
G-CJAD Cessna 525 (525-0435) Corporate
G-CTCE Diamond DA42 (42043) CTC Aviation
G-DAKI Pilatus PC-12-47 (885) Corporate
G-DAKI
G-DHSS/WR360/K de Havilland DH-112 Venom FB.50 (836) Stored
G-DHUU/WR410 de Havilland DH-112 Venom FB.50 (749) Stored
G-DHVV/XE897 de Havilland DH-115 Vampire T.55 (974) Stored
G-DHWW/XG775/VL de Havilland DH-115 Vampire T.55 (979) Stored
G-DORN EKW C-3605 (332) Stored
G-EJEL Cessna 550 (550-0643) Corporate
G-EJEL
G-FBNK Cessna 510 (510-0067) Blink
G-FIGP Boeing 737-2E7 (22875) European Aviation
G-FRAL Dassault Falcon 20DC (151) FR Aviation
G-GPFI Boeing 737-229 (20907) European Aviation
G-HGPI Socata TB-20 (851) Private
G-HOPE Beech F33A (CE-805) Private
G-IMAD Cessna 172P (172-75122) Private
G-IMPX Rockwell Commander 112B (512) Private
G-INTO Pilatus PC-12-45 (609) Corporate
G-MACK Piper PA-28R-200 (28R-7635449) Private
G-MAFE Dornier Do.228-202K (8009) FR Aviation
G-MAFI Dornier Do.228-202K (8115) FR Aviation
G-OAAA Piper PA-28-161 (2816107) Private
G-PROJ Robinson R44 (11695) Private
G-PVPC Pilatus PC-12-45 (632) Corporate
G-REDS Cessna 560 (560-5167) Corporate
G-SVGN Cessna 680 (680-0198) Eurojet Aviation
G-SVGN
G-THOK Boeing 737-36Q (28660) Thomson Airways
G-THOK
G-TRAT Pilatus PC-12-47 (710) Corporate
G-TRNT Robinson R44 (10293) Private
G-VENI/VV612 de Havilland DH-112 Venom FB.50 (733) Stored
G-VICI/J-1573 de Havilland DH-112 Venom FB.50 (783) Stored
G-WWIZ Beech 58 (TH-429) Private
G-XBEL Cessna 560 (560-5698) Aviation Beauport
G-ZAPW Boeing 737-3L9 (24219) Titan Airways
HB-JZK Airbus A319-111 (2319) EasyJet Switzerland
M-BWFC Cessna 560 (560-5690) Corporate
M-CHEM Dassault Falcon 2000EX EASy (128) Corporate
M-HAWK Hawker-Siddeley 125-800XP (258494) Corporate
M-INOR Hawker Beechcraft Corp Hawker 900XP (HA-0058) CTC Aviation Jet Services Ltd
N168BG Cessna 560 (560-5162) Cessna Aircraft Co
N168BG
N224RC Cirrus Design SR-22 (2919) Private
N242ML Cessna 525 (525-0506) Corporate
N28TE Beech 58 (TH-1951) Private
N352CD Cirrus Design SR-22 (1367) Private
N37VB Cessna 421C (421C-0418) Corporate
N473CT Boeing 737-329 (23774) Southern Aircraft Consultancy
N525FD Cessna 525 (525-0008) Corporate
N70VB Piper PA-60-600 (60-0446-150) Southern Aircraft Consultancy
N71WZ Piper PA-46-350P (4636275) Private
N850KF Cessna 310Q (310Q-0041) Southern Aircraft Consultancy
N9070L British Aerospace 146-300 (E3147) Leasing Company
N9086L British Aerospace 146-300 (E3135) Leasing Company
N826CM Cessna 510 Citation Mustang (510-0126) Corporate
RP-C8023 Canadair CL-44O (16) TransGlobal Airways
VP-BOO Hawker-Siddeley 125-800XP (258477) Corporate
VP-CEO Bombardier Challenger 604 (5539) Corporate
VR-BEB BAC 1-11-527FX (226) Fire Service
WJ992 English Electric Canberra T.4 (R3/EA3/6617) Fire Service
XX897 Blackburn Buccaneer S.2B (B3-02-75) Stored

Bournemouth Aviation Museum

G-BKRL Chichester-Miles Leopard (1)

G-OPAS Vickers Viscount 806 (263) Cockpit only

KF488 Noorduyn AT-16 Harvard (14A-2190)

WS776/K Gloster Meteor NF.14 (Unknown)

WT532 English Electric Canberra PR.7 (71449) Cockpit only

WW421/P-B/(G-BZRE) Percival Provost T.1 (PAC/F/234)

(XE856)/(G-DUSK) Vampire T.11 Dismantled under tarpaulin in Queen Mary type trailer
XG160/(G-BWAF) Hawker Hunter F.6A (S4/U/3393)

XH537 Avro Vulcan B.2MRR Cockpit only

XR346 Northrop MQM-36A Shelduck (Unknown)

XT257 Westland WS.58 Wessex HAS.3 (WA241)

ZF582 English Electric Lightning F.53 (95281) Cockpit only

Also present is a purpose-built Vanguard simulator in BEA markings, which could easily be mistaken for a nose section

Boscombe Down

G-BYUL/UL Grob G.115E Tutor (82097) Southampton UAS
G-BYWW/WW Grob G.115E Tutor (82157) Southampton UAS
G-BYXJ/XJ Grob G.115E Tutor (82170) Southampton UAS
KF183 Noorduyn AT-16 Harvard (14A-1884) QinetiQ
XS646 Avro Andover C.1 (Set 30) QinetiQ
XX342/2 British Aerospace Hawk T.1 (312166) QinetiQ
ZB697 or ZB698 Mil Mi-17 QinetiQ/ETPS
ZJ651/51 Dassault-Breguet-Dornier Alpha Jet A (142) QinetiQ/ETPS