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With luck we are intending to visit the following in 2017:
April - Friedrichshafen Air Expo
May - EBACE Geneva, Ireland
June - UK Air Expo, Paris Air Show, Iceland
July - RIAT, Eastern Europe
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Header Picture: McDonnell-Douglas F/A-18F Super Hornet 165887/AD-206 of VFA-106 during its display at Oshkosh 2016 (credit Matthew Blunt)

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Saturday, 16 April 2011

16/04/11 - Shobdon

StuC went to Shobdon for the Air Race.

Grosvenor Challenge Trophy Air Race - competitors

D-EGEC/149 Focke-Wulf FWP-149D (153)
D-EGEC
G-BCRR/82 American Aviation AA-5B (0006)
G-BCRR
G-BNRR/72 Cessna 172P (172-74013)
G-BNRR
G-BOZO/39 American Aviation AA-5B (1282)
G-BOZO
G-BTLP/28 American Aviation AA-1C (0109)
G-BTLP
G-GOSL/25 Robin DR.400-180 (1974)
G-GOSL
G-IIRW/38 Van's RV-8 (80449)
G-IIRW
G-KONG/293 Slingsby T.67M-200 (2041)
G-KONG
G-LNNE/15 Van's RV-7 (PFA 323-14170)
G-LNNE
G-TGER/8 American Aviation AA-5B (0952)
G-TGER

Visitors

G-AWCP Reims-Cessna F.150H (0354)
G-AWCP
G-DCHO Aquila A.210 (177)
G-DCHO
G-MWIS Solar Wings Pegasus (SW-WQ-0331)
G-MWIS
G-TSKY/2 Beagle B121 Pup 150 (B010)
G-TSKY
G-VITE Robin R.1180T (219)
G-VITE
N800VM Beech 76 (ME-318)
N800VM

Based - Outside

G-ATOR Piper PA-28-140 (28-21696)
G-AXIX/22 Victa Airtourer T.4 (A.527)
G-AXIX
G-AZCU Beagle B121 Pup 100 (B162)
G-BAHS Piper PA-28R-200 (28R-7335017)
G-BAOU American Aviation AA-5 (0298)
G-BAOU
G-BEZG American Aviation AA-5 (0561)
G-BHAA Cessna 152 (152-81330)
G-BHAA
G-BIXB Socata TB-9 (208)
G-BNKC Cessna 152 (152-81036)
G-BNKC
G-BSLU Piper PA-28-140 (28-24733)
G-BTAL Reims-Cessna F.152 (1444)
G-CDNG Evektor EV-97 (2005-2319)
G-CDNG
G-CEBP Evektor EV-97 (2006-2825)
G-CEBP
G-DAND Socata TB-10 (72)
G-DAND
G-DINA American Aviation AA-5B (1218)
G-FBRN Piper PA-28-181 (28-8290166)
G-IPSI Grob G.109B (6425)
G-UDGE Thruster T600N (9099-T600N-037)
G-UDGE
G-UURO Evektor EV-97 (PFA 315-14480)
G-UURO
N957T Piper PA-32R-301 (3246176)

Main Hangar - Western end

G-AFGD B.A. Swallow II (469)
G-ARVV Piper PA-28-160 (28-451)
G-AZPA Piper PA-25-235C (25-5223)
G-BBJV Reims-Cessna F.177RG (0098)
G-BNGY ARV ARV-1 Super 2 (019)
G-BOXV Pitts S-1S Special (7-0433)
G-BTBG Denney Kitfox (PFA 172-11845)
G-BTUG Socata MS.893E (3208)
G-BUYB Aero Designs Pulsar (PFA 202-12193)
G-CBJR Evektor EV-97 (PFA 315-13845)
G-CDIF Mudry CAP-10B (302)
G-CFEX P & M Aviation Quik (8362)
G-CGLI Alpi Aviation Pioneer 200 (LAA 334-14919)
G-CROL Maule MXT-7-180 (14032C)
G-DDSJ/dsj Grob G.103 (3050)
G-MOGS Czech Aircraft Works SportCruiser (PFA 338-14728)
G-TDOG/XX538/O Scottish Aviation Bulldog T.1 (230)
G-WILD Pitts S-1T Special (1017)

Main Hangar - Eastern end

G-ANNG de Havilland DH-82A (85504)
G-ANNG
G-AYXP Jodel D.117A (693)
G-AYXP
G-BVAI PZL-Okecie 110-150 (03900040) ..outside
G-BVAI
G-CETN Hummel Hummelbird (PFA 127-13044)
G-CETN
G-GBCC Ikarus Comco C-42 (1011-7125) ..outside
G-GBCC
G-GMSI Socata TB-9 (145)
G-GMSI
G-IPKA Alpi Aviation Pioneer 300 (PFA 330-14355)
G-IPKA
G-SKNT Aerotek S-2A Special (2048)
G-SKNT
G-TREX Alpi Aviation Pioneer 300 (PFA 330-14305) ..unmarked
G-TREX
G-VOLO Alpi Aviation Pioneer 300 (PFA 330-14389)
G-VOLO
G-XCIT Alpi Aviation Pioneer 300 (PFA 330-14296)
G-XCIT
N4779B Cessna 152 (152-83630) ..stored
N4779B
Unregistered Alpi Aviation Pioneer (unknown) bare fuselage, newly imported
Pioneer
Unregistered Alpi Aviation Pioneer (unknown) bare fuselage, newly imported
Pioneer

Tiger Helicopters

G-BPIT Robinson R22 (0907)
G-BPIT
G-BVUT Evans VP-1 (PFA 062-12092)
G-BYBI Bell Helicopters 206B-3 (3668)
G-BYBI
G-BYZZ Robinson R22 (3000)
G-CBXK Robinson R22M (2302M)
G-CBXK
G-CCAP Robinson R22 (3413)
G-CCAP
G-DGOD Robinson R22 (3889)
G-GJCD Robinson R22 (0966)
G-LIPE Robinson R22 (1882)
G-LIPE
G-ONTV Agusta-Bell AB.206B-3 (8733) Castle Air Charters
G-ONTV
G-PEPS Robinson R44 (0722)
G-PEPS
G-RSWW Robinson R22 (1775)
G-SPEY Agusta-Bell AB.206B-3 (8608) Castle Air Charters
G-SPEY
G-TGRA Agusta A-109A (7201) Tiger Helicopters
G-TGRA
G-TGRD Robinson R22 (2712) Tiger Helicopters
G-TGRD
G-TGRE Robinson R22 (0471) Tiger Helicopters
G-TGRE
G-TGRS Robinson R22 (1069) Tiger Helicopters
G-TGRS
G-TGRZ Bell Helicopters 206B-3 (2288) Tiger Helicopters
G-TGRZ
G-WARX Piper PA-28-161 (2842038)
G-WIIZ Agusta-Bell AB.206B (8111) Tiger Helicopters
G-WIIZ
G-XBOX Bell Helicopters 206B-3 (3370)
G-XBOX
G-YCUE Agusta A-109A (7149)
G-YCUE
N40AU Mooney M.20TN (31-0038)