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Sunday, 9 January 2011

09/01/11 - Icicle Meet - Hullavington - Kemble - Staverton

StuC had a day out to the disappointing Icicle Meet at Savernake. In addition to those that flew, a similar number of, if not more, trailers were present but didn't bother unloading.

Savernake - 08:00-09:30

G-AZYL Portslade School Free Balloon (MK17) tethered only
G-BXZF Lindstrand LBL-90A (575)
G-CFTM Cameron Balloon C-80 (11121)
G-CHEL Thunder & Colt 77B (4823)
G-FYGI Rango NA-55RC Model Balloon (NHP.54) tethered only
G-KEWT Ultramagic M-90 (90/66)
G-SBIZ Cameron Balloon Z-90 (10348)
PH-LBH Lindstrand LBL-69X (1304)


BGA4366/WB922 Slingsby T.21B (585)
BGA2692/WE992 Slingsby T.30B (582)
BGA4421/WZ828 Slingsby T.38 (809)
BGA4963/XA310 Slingsby T.31B (852)
ZE495/VA Grob Viking T.1 (33879) 621/625 VGS
ZE522/VL Grob Viking T.1 (33891) 621/625 VGS
ZE526/VN Grob Viking T.1 (33895) 621/625 VGS
ZE557/WE Grob Viking T.1 (33916) 621/625 VGS
ZE560/WH Grob Viking T.1 (33924) 621/625 VGS
ZE561/WJ Grob Viking T.1 (33925) 621/625 VGS
ZE604/XD Grob Viking T.1 (33948) 621/625 VGS
ZE607/XG Grob Viking T.1 (33956) 621/625 VGS, dismantled
ZE613/XM Grob Viking T.1 (33962) 621/625 VGS
ZE625/XP Grob Viking T.1 (33970) 621/625 VGS
ZE653/YE Grob Viking T.1 (34003) 621/625 VGS, dismantled
ZE679/YP Grob Viking T.1 (34026) 621/625 VGS


EI-OZA Airbus A300B4-103F (148) Withdrawn from use
(EL-WXA)/XM496 Bristol Britannia 253F (13508) Preserved
F-GHQI Airbus A320-211 (0184) Withdrawn from use
F-GITA Boeing 747-428 (24969) Withdrawn from use
F-GITB Boeing 747-428 (24990) Withdrawn from use
F-GITC Boeing 747-428 (25344) Withdrawn from use
G-ATOK Piper PA-28-140 (28-21612)
G-BCUJ Reims-Cessna F.150M (1176)
G-BCUS Scottish Aviation Bulldog 122 (373)
G-BFDK Piper PA-28-161 (28-7816010)
G-BHOZ Socata TB-9 (84)
G-BJAJ American Aviation AA-5B (1177)
G-BOYH Piper PA-28-151 (28-7715290)
G-BPAF Piper PA-28-161 (28-7716142)
G-BWGK/XE689/864 Hawker Hunter GA.11 (HABL003032) Preserved
G-BWGM/XE665/VL:876 Hawker Hunter T.8C (HABL003008) Preserved
G-BZAT British Aerospace RJ100 (E3320) Leasing Company
G-BZAX British Aerospace RJ100 (E3356) Leasing Company
G-BZAY British Aerospace RJ100 (E3368) Leasing Company
G-BZPC/WB188 Hawker Hunter GA.11 (HABL003061) Preserved
G-CBLX Air Creation Kiss (BMAA/HB/208)
G-CEFZ Evektor EV-97 (2006-2824)
G-CEMY Alpi Aviation Pioneer 300 (PFA 330-14440)
G-CFAA British Aerospace RJ100 (E3373) Leasing Company
G-FIRS Robinson R22 (2807)
G-JEBV British Aerospace RJ100 (E3236) Leasing Company
G-KEJY Evektor EV-97 (2004-2017)
G-MJWK Huntair Pathfinder Mk.1 (JWK-01)
G-MKCA Boeing 747-2B5BF (22482) Withdrawn from use
G-MKGA Boeing 747-2R7F (21650) Withdrawn from use
G-OMEL Robinson R44 (0073)
G-PDSI Cessna 172N (172-70420)
G-PSRT Piper PA-28-151 (28-7615225)
G-SDEV/XK895 de Havilland Sea Devon C.20 (04472) Air Atlantique Classic Flight
G-STRG Cyclone AX2000 (7837)
G-TSKY Beagle B121 Pup 150 (B010)
G-UFCC Cessna 172S (172S-8611)
G-UKAG British Aerospace 146-300 (E3162) Leasing Company
G-XBOX Bell Helicopters 206B-3 (3370)
G-XXBH Agusta-Bell AB.206B-3 (8596)
G-YAKB Yakovlev Yak-52 (9211517)
HA-FAD Fokker F-27-500 (10449) Withdrawn from use
HA-FAF Fokker F-27-500F (10632) Withdrawn from use
HA-FAH Fokker F-27-500 (10634) Withdrawn from use
JY-AGP Airbus A310-304 (416) Withdrawn from use
N309LJ Learjet 25 (25-034) Instructional Airframe
N355PH de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-202 (500) fuselage sections only
N389DF Boeing 737-3M8 (25017) Withdrawn from use
N59VT Beech K35 (D-5897)
N773RB Cirrus Design SR-22 (2421)
SU-MWC Boeing 737-683 (28303) being scrapped
VP-BJX Boeing 737-301 (23557) forward fuselage only "Eldar Ryazanov"
XL592 Hawker Hunter T.7 (41H/693743) Preserved
XX889/T Blackburn Buccaneer S.2B (B3-05-73) Preserved
YU-AOS Boeing 737-4B7 (24551) Withdrawn from use


G-AYWM Victa Airtourer T.4 (A.534)
G-AYWT AIA Stampe SV.4C (1111)
G-AZFI Piper PA-28R-200 (28R-7135160)
G-BBFD Piper PA-28R-200 (28R-7335342)
G-BCBZ Cessna 337C (337-0942)
G-BEOH Piper PA-28R-201T (28R-7703038)
G-BFXX American Aviation AA-5B (0917)
G-BGBA Robin R.2100A (133)
G-BKCC Piper PA-28-180 (28-7405099)
G-BKDJ Robin DR.400-120 (1584)
G-BOHH Cessna 172N (172-73906)
G-BSGK Piper PA-34-200T (34-7870331)
G-BSXS Piper PA-28-181 (28-7990151)
G-BUUF Slingsby T.67MII (2116)
G-BWNM Piper PA-28R-180 (28R-30435)
G-BXTT American Aviation AA-5B (0749)
G-BXUC Robinson R22 (0908) Rise Helicopters
G-BZHU WAG-Aero Sport Trainer (AACA/351)
G-CBTT Piper PA-28-181 (28-7890127)
G-CDLY Cirrus Design SR-20 (1519)
G-CDPV Piper PA-34-200T (34-80700086)
G-CETX Alpi Aviation Pioneer 300 (PFA 330-14573)
G-CMLS Cirrus Design SR-20 (1315)
G-EOMK Robin DR.400-180 (1267)
G-GDRV Van's RV-6 (21367)
G-GFCA Piper PA-28-161 (2841100)
G-GFRO Robin ATL (64)
G-GYTO Piper PA-28-161 (2842082) Cabair Group
G-HIVA Cessna 337A (337-0429)
G-IASL Beech 60 (P-21) Fire dump
G-ILET Robinson R44 (10789)
G-KCIN Piper PA-28-161 (2841102)
G-KNCG Piper PA-32-301FT (3232017)
G-NAAA Bolkow Bo-105DBS-4 (S-34/912) Bond Air Services
G-NAAB Bolkow Bo-105DBS-4 (S-416) Bond Air Services
G-OHAM Robinson R44 (10743)
G-OJAN Robinson R22 (2012)
G-OMNI Piper PA-28R-200 (28R-7335130)
G-OWAP Piper PA-28-161 (28-7816314) Airways Aero Associations
G-RCWK Cessna 182T (182-81982)
G-RYZZ Robinson R44 (11418) Rise Helicopters
G-SAPM Socata TB-20 (1009)
G-SHMI Evektor EV-97 (2007-3013)
G-TILE Robinson R22 (1100)
G-TOGO Van's RV-6 (PFA 181A-13447)
G-VALY Socata TB-21 (2081)
G-WARO Piper PA-28-161 (2842015)
G-XRVX Van's RV-10 (PFA 339-14592)
N113AC Socata TB-20 (2121)
N147KA Cirrus Design SR-22 (1944)
N147LD Cirrus Design SR-22 (0937)
N8523Y Piper PA-30-160 (30-1684)
ZG846 Britten-Norman Islander AL.1 (2195) 1 Flt/Army Air Corps