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Tuesday, 26 October 2010

25/10/10 - Culdrose - Predannack - Penzance - Lands End

An organised visit thanks to Trubb. With thanks to David Moore for corrections and additions.

Culdrose

750 NAS

XX476/CU-561 Scottish Aviation Jetstream T.2 (216)
XX478/CU-564 Scottish Aviation Jetstream T.2 (261)
XX478
XX481/CU-560 Scottish Aviation Jetstream T.2 (251)
XX481
XX484/CU-566 Scottish Aviation Jetstream T.2 (266)
XX486/CU-567 Scottish Aviation Jetstream T.2 (265)
XX487/CU-568 Scottish Aviation Jetstream T.2 (269)
XX488/CU-562 Scottish Aviation Jetstream T.2 (267)
ZA110/CU-563 Scottish Aviation Jetstream T.2 (248)
ZA111/CU-565 Scottish Aviation Jetstream T.2 (211)
ZA111

771 NAS

XV647/28 Westland Sea King HU.5 (WA.635)
XV666/21 Westland Sea King HU.5 (WA.654)
XV666
XV670 Westland Sea King HU.5 (WA.658)
XV705/29 Westland Sea King HU.5 (WA.676)
ZA130/19 Westland Sea King HAS.5 (WA.891)
ZA166/16 Westland Sea King HU.5 (WA.899)
ZA167/22 Westland Sea King HU.5 (WA.900)

814 NAS
ZH860

ZH837/65 EHI Merlin HM.1 (50074)
ZH837
ZH838/66 EHI Merlin HM.1 (50077)
ZH845/67 EHI Merlin HM.1 (50105)
ZH855 EHI Merlin HM.1 (50143)
ZH855
ZH860/68 EHI Merlin HM.1 (50164) ..tiger stripes
ZH860

820 NAS

ZH847/13 EHI Merlin HM.1 (50111)
ZH847
ZH850/69 EHI Merlin HM.1 (50125)

824 NAS

ZH827/82 EHI Merlin HM.1 (50037)
ZH833/85 EHI Merlin HM.1 (50061)
ZH834/86 EHI Merlin HM.1 (50065)
ZH834
ZH840/81 EHI Merlin HM.1 (50085)
ZH842/CU-88 EHI Merlin HM.1 (50091)
(ZH851)/83 EHI Merlin HM.1 (50127)
ZH854/84 EHI Merlin HM.1 (50139)

829 NAS

ZH832 EHI Merlin HM.1 (50057)
ZH848/503 EHI Merlin HM.1 (50116) "Lola" HMS St.Albans
ZH856 EHI Merlin HM.1 (50147) HMS Sutherland
ZH858/38 EHI Merlin HM.1 (50155)

849 NAS

XV656/85 Westland Sea King ASaC.7 (WA.644)
XV664/90 Westland Sea King ASaC.7 (WA.652)
XV664
XV671/83 Westland Sea King ASaC.7 (WA.659)
XV671
XV697/181 Westland Sea King ASaC.7 (WA.668)
XV707/184 Westland Sea King ASaC.7 (WA.678)
XV714/88 Westland Sea King ASaC.7 (WA.685)
ZD636/182 Westland Sea King ASaC.7 (WA.945)
ZD636
ZE418/86 Westland Sea King ASaC.7 (WA.956)

Engineering Training Squadron (ETS) Bldg D5

XV706/L-017 Westland Sea King HAS.6 (WA.677)

FRADU

XX157 BAE Hawk T.1A (312003) "Fly Navy"
XX159 BAE Hawk T.1A (312005) "Fly Navy"
XX169/169 BAE Hawk T.1 (312016) 19(R)Sqn
XX170/170 BAE Hawk T.1 (312017) no marks, under repair after bird strike
XX217/217 BAE Hawk T.1A (312053) no marks
XX221/221 BAE Hawk T.1A (312057) no marks
XX281 BAE Hawk T.1A (312106) "Fly Navy"
XX281
XX301 BAE Hawk T.1A (312126) "Fly Navy"
XX303 BAE Hawk T.1A (312128) no marks
XX303
XX331 BAE Hawk T.1A (312155) 100 Sqn
XX337 BAE Hawk T.1A (312161) "Fly Navy"

Gliding Club

BGA1551/N52 SZD-30 Pirat (B-294) ..in open trailer
G-BIVA Robin R.2112 Alpha (137)
G-BXBK Mudry CAP.10B (17) ..ex Armee De L'Air 17
G-BYFL Hoffman HK.36TTS Super Dimona (36623)
G-CHAF/N53 PZL SZD-50-3 Puchacz (B-2031)
G-CKOX Glaser-Dirks DG.505 Elan Orion (5E258X87)
G-HAJJ Glaser-Dirks DG-400 (4-225) ..in open trailer
G-LSJE Just Aircraft Escapade (BMAA/HB/486)
G-UJGK Jabiru UL-450 (PFA 274A-13558)
G-XIXI Evektor EV-97 Teameurostar UK (2938)

Merlin Depth Maintenance Facility (MDMF)

ZH835/CU-65 EHI Merlin HM.1 (50067)
ZH839 EHI Merlin HM.1 (50081)
ZH846/81 EHI Merlin HM.1 (50109)
ZH852/69 EHI Merlin HM.1 (50131)
ZH863 EHI Merlin HM.2 (50175)
ZJ123/G EHI Merlin HC.3 (50129)
ZJ127/L EHI Merlin HC.3 (50149)
ZJ130/O EHI Merlin HC.3 (50169)
ZJ994/AC EHI Merlin HC.3A (50121)
ZJ998/AE EHI Merlin HC.3A (50148)

School of Flight Deck Operations (SFDO)

AV511/11 Merlin Avionics Trainer
XV371/DD-61 Sikorsky SH-3D (61-394)
XV371
XV654/DD-705 Westland Sea King HAS.6 (WA.642)
XV657/DD-132 Westland Sea King HAS.5 (WA.645)
XX510/DD-69 Westland Lynx HAS.2 (3/13)
XZ248/02 Westland Lynx HAS.3GMS (080) ..outside hangar B3 (boom only from XZ239)
XZ248
ZB603/T03 BAE Harrier T.8 (212035) ..outside hangar B3
ZB603
ZD579/DD-79 BAE Sea Harrier FA.2 (912042/P.14)
ZD611 BAE Sea Harrier FA.2 (912050/P.15)
ZD611
ZD990/T90 BAE Harrier T.8 (212043)
ZE690/DD-90 BAE Sea Harrier FA.2 (B.49/P.12)
ZE692/DD-92 BAE Sea Harrier FA.2 (B.51/P.21)
ZF641/641 EHI EH-101 (50001)
ZF641
ZH797/DD-97 BAE Sea Harrier FA.2 (NB.02)
ZH798/DD-98 BAE Sea Harrier FA.2 (NB.03)
ZH798
ZH802/DD-02 BAE Sea Harrier FA.2 (NB.07)
ZH803/DD-03 BAE Sea Harrier FA.2 (NB.08)
ZH804 BAE Sea Harrier FA.2 (NB.09) under wraps outside
ZH811 BAE Sea Harrier FA.2 (NB.16) under wraps outside
ZH813/DD-13 BAE Sea Harrier FA.2 (NB.18)

SFDO Hangar W11

XZ440/40 BAE Sea Harrier FA.2 (912003/P.34)
XZ440
ZH796/001 BAE Sea Harrier FA.2 (NB.01)
ZH796

Preserved

WF225/CU Hawker Sea Hawk F.1 (5886) at HMS Seahawk gate
(XV786/123) BAE Harrier GR.3 (712036) in 849 NAS hangar for families day

Visitor

ZE416 Agusta 109E (11173) ETPS
ZE416

Predannack

G-BSNE Luscombe 8E Silvaire Deluxe (5757) in 626 VGS hangar
WT308 EE Canberra B(I).6 (EE-368)
WT308
XP137/DD-11 Westland Wessex HAS.3 (WA.070)
XP137
XS520/F Westland Wessex HU.5 (WA.189)
XS520
XS738/U HS Dominie T.1 (25077)
XS738
XS885/DD-12 Westland Wessex HAS.1 (WA.265)
XS885
XV753/DD-53 BAE Harrier GR.3 (712016)
XV753
XV783/DD-83 BAE Harrier GR.3 (712033)
XV783
XW271/DD-71 BAE Harrier T.4 (212010)
XW271
XX479 Scottish Aviation Jetstream T.2 (259)
XX479
XX845 SEPECAT Jaguar T.4 (B.33)
XX845
XZ145/DD-45 BAE Harrier T.4 (212026)
XZ145
XZ570 Westland Sea King HAS.5+ (WA.838)
XZ570
XZ969/DD-69 BAE Harrier GR.3 (712205)
XZ969
XZ996/DD-96 BAE Harrier GR.3 (712219)
XZ996
ZD581/124 BAE Sea Harrier FA.2 (912044/P.31)
ZD581
ZD667/DD-67 BAE Harrier GR.3 (712228)
ZD667
ZE521/VK Grob Viking T.1 (33890-K-128) 626 VGS
ZE527/VP Grob Viking T.1 (33896-K-134) 626 VGS
ZE562/WK Grob Viking T.1 (33926-K-161) 626 VGS
ZE605/XE Grob Viking T.1 (33949-K-182) 626 VGS
ZE626/XQ Grob Viking T.1 (33971-K-204) 626 VGS

Penzance Heliport

G-BCEB Sikorsky S-61N (61-454) British International Helicopters
G-BFFJ Sikorsky S-61N (61-777) British International Helicopters

Lands End - St.Just

G-AWWU Reims-Cessna FR.172F (0111)
G-BIXB Socata TB-9 (208)
G-BUBN Britten-Norman BN-2B-26 Islander (2270) Isles of Scilly Skybus
G-CEWM de Havilland Canada DHC-6-300 (656) Isles of Scilly Skybus
G-EOLX Cessna 172N (172-69099)
G-OCPC Reims-Cessna FA.152 (0343)
G-SBUS Britten-Norman BN-2A-26 Islander (3013) Isles of Scilly Skybus
G-SSKY Britten-Norman BN-2B-26 Islander (2247) Isles of Scilly Skybus
N9305M Mooney M.20E (1238)