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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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Thursday, 29 March 2012

28/03/12 - Shrivenham - Arborfield - Blackbushe - Binfield - White Waltham - Brimpton - Hungerford - Membury

RichT & StuC had a day out in the sunshine.

Shrivenham - organised visit, thanks to Clive and our hosts

Defence Capabilities Centre
69-16445 Bell Helicopters AH-1F Cobra (20877)
69-16445
70-15154 Bell Helicopters OH-58C Kiowa (40705)
70-15154
XT621 Westland Scout AH.1 (F.9627)
XT621
XV744 British Aerospace Harrier GR.3 (712007)
XV744
ZJ369 BAe Systems Phoenix UAV (Unknown)
ZJ369
211 Royal Aircraft Establishment XRAE-2 (211)
211
A-0306-050 Lockheed Martin Desert Hawk I (Unknown)
Desert Hawk I
"MOCK 006" Lockheed Martin Desert Hawk III (Unknown)
Desert Hawk III
unmarked Meggitt Banshee UAV (Unknown)
Banshee
unmarked Westland WR.07 Wideye (Unknown)
Wideye

Displayed outside Simulator building
XV122/A Westland Scout AH.1 (F.9697) Displayed outside Simulator building
XV121

Arborfield - organised visit, thanks to Clive and our hosts

Gate Guard
XP848 Westland Scout AH.1 (F.9474)
XP848

REME Museum of Technology
XV141 Westland Scout AH.1 (F.9716)
XV141
ZJ449 BAe Systems Phoenix UAV (Unknown)
ZJ449

School of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering
TAD001 Aerospatiale Gazelle CIM (89-00-03-27750)
TAD001
TAD007 Westland Lynx CIM (WG1388-0301-041)
TAD007
TAD009 Westland WG.13 Lynx 1-03 (00-04) ex XW838
TAD009
TAD011 Westland Lynx CIM (88-1810-041)
TAD011
TAD012 Westland Lynx CIM (88-1820-041)
TAD012
TAD013 Westland Lynx HC.28 (WA028) ex Qatar Police QP-30
TAD013
TAD015 Aerospatiale SA.341B Gazelle AH.1 (1942) ex ZB668
TAD015
TAD016/A Westland Lynx HC.28 (WA034) ex Qatar Police QP-32
TAD016
TAD017 Aerospatiale SA.341B Gazelle AH.1 (1159) ex XW888
TAD017
TAD019 Aerospatiale SA.341B Gazelle AH.1 (1231) ex XW912
TAD019
TAD021 Aerospatiale SA.341C Gazelle HT.2 (1100) ex XW860
TAD021
TAD023 Aerospatiale SA.341B Gazelle AH.1 (1457) ex XX454
TAD023
XP855 Westland Scout AH.1 (F.9481)
XP855
XP899 Westland Scout AH.1 (F.9502)
XP899
XT623 Westland Scout AH.1 (F.9629)
XT623
XT633 Westland Scout AH.1 (F.9639)
XT633
XZ170 Westland Lynx AH.9 (008)
XZ170
XZ172 Westland Lynx AH.7 (013)
XZ172
XZ187 Westland Lynx AH.7 (075)
XZ187
XZ188 Westland Lynx AH.7 (077)
XZ188
XZ207 Westland Lynx AH.7 (115)
XZ207
XZ216 Westland Lynx AH.7 (138)
XZ216
XZ316/B Aerospatiale SA.341B Gazelle AH.1 (1599)
XZ316
XZ325 Aerospatiale SA.341B Gazelle AH.1 (1635)
XZ325
XZ332 Aerospatiale SA.341B Gazelle AH.1 (1661)
XZ332
XZ333 Aerospatiale SA.341B Gazelle AH.1 (1662)
XZ333
XZ607 Westland Lynx AH.7 (151)
XZ607
XZ666 Westland Lynx AH.7 (226)
XZ666
XZ935 Aerospatiale SA.341E Gazelle HCC.4 (1742)
XZ935
ZA735 Aerospatiale SA.341B Gazelle AH.1 (1804)
ZA735
ZA769 Aerospatiale SA.341B Gazelle AH.1 (1811)
ZA769
ZE381 Westland Lynx AH.7 (325)
ZE381
ZE412 Agusta A-109AM (7244)
ZE412

Blackbushe - 13:00, residents area not logged

G-AVSF Piper PA-28-180 (28-4197)
G-BFOE Reims-Cessna F.152 (1475)
G-BGIB Cessna 152 (152-82161) Air First
G-BGIB
G-BMFP Piper PA-28-161 (28-7916243)
G-BYPB Solar Wings Pegasus (7566)
G-CGDJ Piper PA-28-161 (28-8116256)
G-DRIV Robinson R44 (10126)
G-DRIV
G-FBKD Cessna 510 Citation Mustang (510-0346) Blink
G-FBKD
M-AKAR Sikorsky S-76C (760506) Starspeed
N162DJ Eclipse Aviation 500 (000079)
N162DJ
N234RG Pilatus PC-12/45 (520)
N234RG

Binfield Amen Corner

G-ASXF Brantley 305 (1014) stored
G-ASXF
unregistered Thorpe T-211 (unknown) under build in shed
Binfield 1
unregistered Revolution Helicopters Mini-500 (unknown) frame only
Binfield 2

Binfield Ashley Farm

G-ASZB Cessna 150E (150-61113)
G-ASZB
G-BFIY Reims-Cessna F.150M (1381)
G-BFIY
G-BWWJ Hughes 269C (0256) Stored
G-BWWJ
G-BXMY Hughes 269C (0328) Stored
G-BXMY
G-CEWY Eipper Quicksilver (PFA 348-14707)
G-CEWY
G-JAMA Schweizer 269C-1 (0165)
(G-MNKJ) Solar Wings Pegasus (SW-WP-0013) Stored, trike only
G-MNKJ
G-MTAS Whittaker MW-5C (PFA 163-11166) Stored
G-MTAS
N53SB Reims-Cessna FR.172H (0265)
N53SB
unregistered Aeroprakt A-21R Solo ..fuselage stored on workshop roof
unknown

White Waltham - thanks to the Ground Crew for an escorted tour of the old hangars

F-BXCP Max Holste MH.1521M Broussard (149)
G-AANL de Havilland DH-60M Moth (1446)
G-ADGP/8 Miles M.2L Hawk (160)
G-ADKC de Havilland DH-87B Hornet Moth (8064)
G-AFZN Luscombe 8A (1186)
G-AHLT de Havilland DH-82A Tiger Moth (82247)
G-AJWB Miles M.38 Messenger (6699)
G-ANFM de Havilland DH-82A Tiger Moth (83604)
G-ANLD de Havilland DH-82A Tiger Moth (85990)
G-AOBX de Havilland DH-82A Tiger Moth (83653)
(G-AOJJ)/DF128/RCO-U de Havilland DH-82A Tiger Moth (85877)
G-ARNL Piper PA-22-108 (22-8625)
G-ASMF Beech D95A Travel Air (TD-565)
G-ATOK Piper PA-28-140 (28-21612)
G-AVLF Piper PA-28-140 (28-23268)
G-AWFP Rollason Condor D.62B (RAE631)
G-BAAW Jodel D.119 (366)
G-BBFD Piper PA-28R-200 (28R-7335342)
G-BBIX Piper PA-28-140 (28-7225442)
(G-BCEY)/WG465 de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 22 (C1/0515)
G-BDEI Jodel D.9 (PFA 936)
G-BDJG Phoenix Luton LA-4A Minor (PFA 828)
G-BEPY Rockwell Commander 112B (524)
G-BHFJ Piper PA-28RT-201T (28R-7931298)
G-BHGO Piper PA-32-260 (32-7800007)
G-BHZE Piper PA-28-181 (28-7890291)
G-BICR Wassmer Jodel D.120A (135)
(G-BIHF)/F943 Replica Plans SE.5A (PFA 020-10548)
G-BIHF
(G-BILI)/454467/J-44 Piper L-4J Cub (13207)
G-BNCO Piper PA-38-112 (38-79A0472)
G-BNEE Piper PA-28R-201 (28R-7837084)
G-BNRY Cessna 182Q (182-65629)
G-BOSE Piper PA-28-181 (28-8590007)
G-BPYN Piper L-4H Cub (11422)
G-BPZY Pitts S-1C Special (RN-1)
G-BRDF Piper PA-28-161 (28-7716085)
G-BRDM Piper PA-28-161 (28-7716004)
G-BRNU Robin DR.400-180 (1937)
G-BSSA Luscombe 8E (4176)
G-BTIM Piper PA-28-161 (2841159)
G-BTTR Aerotek S-2A Special (2208)
G-BTUM Piper J/3C 65 Cub (19516)
G-BUTX Bucker Bu.133C Jungmeister (1010)
G-BUXI Steen Skybolt (PFA 064-10755)
G-BVGY Luscombe 8E (4754)
G-BWGY HOAC DV 20 Katana (20.134)
(G-BWRA)/N500 Sopwith Triplane Replica (PFA 021-10035)
G-BXFE Mudry CAP-10B (135)
G-BXJJ Piper PA-28-161 (2841200)
G-BZDA Piper PA-28-161 (2842087)
G-BZII Extra 300L (119)
G-BZIO Piper PA-28-161 (2842085)
(G-CBID)/XX549/6 Scottish Aviation SA.120 Bulldog T.1 (242)
G-CBVT Yakovlev Yak-52 (9010305)
G-CBVT
(G-CCJK)/52 white Yakovlev Yak-52 (9612001)
G-CCJK
G-CDJJ Yakovlev Yak-52 (899912)
G-CDJJ
G-CDRU CASA 1.131E Jungmann (2321)
G-CDZR Nicollier HN.700 (PFA 217-13773)
G-CEEN Piper PA-28-161 (2841293)
G-CEEU Piper PA-28-161 (2841038)
G-CEGS Piper PA-28-161 (28-7816418)
(G-CGFS)/72 white Nanchang CJ-6A (4532008)
G-CHOX Europa Europa XS (PFA 247-13974)
G-CRSR Czech Sport Aircraft SportCruiser LSA (P1102001)
G-ECUB Piper PA-18-150 (18-6279)
G-EFCM Piper PA-28-180 (28-4766)
G-ELLA Piper PA-32R-301 (3246050)
G-ELUE Piper PA-28-161 (28-7916484)
(G-ETME)/14 yellow Nord N.1002 Pingouin (274)
G-GEHL Cessna 172S (172S-8324)
G-IGGL Socata TB-10 (146)
G-IRKB Piper PA-28R-201 (28R-7737071)
G-ISDB Piper PA-28-161 (28-7716074)
G-JDJM Piper PA-28-140 (28-26877)
G-JEDS Andreasson BA-4B (PFA 038-10158)
G-LEVI Aeronca 7AC Champion (7AC-4001)
G-LEVI
G-LGOC Aero AT-3R-100 (AT3-020)
G-MAXG Pitts S-1S Special (PFA 009-13233)
G-MERF Grob G.115A (8091)
G-NIKE Piper PA-28-181 (28-8390086)
G-OCCR Diamond DA 40D Star TDI (D4.246)
G-OCCT Diamond DA 40D Star TDI (D4.250)
G-ODDS Aerotek S-2A Special (2225)
G-OFER Piper PA-18-150 (18-7709058)
G-OFIT Socata TB-10 (938)
G-OMIK Europa Europa (PFA 247-12991)
G-OPUP Beagle B121 Pup 150 (B062)
G-OSIC Pitts S-1C Special (1921-77)
G-OXOM Piper PA-28-161 (2841285)
G-SIII Extra 300 (058)
G-SJBI Aviat S-2C Special (6082)
G-TESI Tecnam P.2002 Sierra (PFA 333-14481)
G-TJDM Van's RV-6A (PFA 181A-13370)
G-WILD Pitts S-1T Special (1017)
G-WILD
G-WLAC Piper PA-18-150 (18-8899)
G-WLAC
G-WWAL Piper PA-28R-180 (28R-30461)
G-XALT Piper PA-38-112 (38-79A0801)
G-XTME Xtreme Air XA-42 (110)
G-XTME
(G-YAKH)/33 white Yakovlev Yak-52 (899915)
(G-YAKN)/66 red Yakovlev Yak-52 (855905)
G-YAKN
(G-YAKV)/31 grey Yakovlev Yak-52 (9111311)
G-YAKV
(G-YAKX)/27 red Yakovlev Yak-52 (9111307)
G-YAKX
(G-YAKZ)/33 red Yakovlev Yak-50 (853206)
G-YAKZ
G-YFZT Cessna 172S (172S-9587)
G-ZSDB Piper PA-28-236 (28-8211004)
G-ZSDB
HA-YAZ Yakovlev Yak-18T (7201413)
N505WC Piper PA-32R-301 (3246034)
N697RB Pitts S-1T Special (1042)
N89NB Cirrus Design SR-22 (3680)
N96FL Cirrus Design SR-22 (2899)
N982NW Maule MXT-7-180A (21046C)

Brimpton Wasing Lower Farm

G-ARMN Cessna 175B (56994)
G-AVZW EAA Biplane (PFA 1314)
G-BHYD Cessna R.172K (R172-2734)
G-BHYD
(G-BKFW)/XF597/A-H Percival Provost T.1 (PAC/F/303)
G-BMVM Piper PA-38-112 (38-79A0025)
G-CDYB Rans S.6 Coyote (PFA 204-14416)
G-CDYB
G-CETX Alpi Aviation Pioneer 300 (PFA 330-14573)
G-CETX
G-CGTZ Escapade Aircraft Escapade Kid (ESCAWKID 002)
G-CGTZ
G-CJUD Denney Kitfox (PFA 172-11939)
G-CJUD
G-HRLK SAAB S.91 Safir D (91-376)
G-MZNV Rans S.6 Coyote (PFA 204-12884)
G-MZNV
G-OUDA Aeroprakt A.22L (LAA 317A-14967)
G-OUDA
G-PAXX Piper PA-20 (20-1107)
G-PAXX
G-SRRA Tecnam P.2002 Sierra (PFA 333-14493)
G-SRRA
G-TICH Taylor JT.2 Titch (PFA 3213)
(N16403)/"NC16403" Cessna C.34 Airmaster (322)

Hungerford - Newbury Aeroplane Company, thanks to the Engineer

(G-ACMA) de Havilland DH-85 Leopard Moth (7042) Stored
G-ACMA
(G-AFGH) Chilton DW.1 (DW.1/2) Under restoration
G-AFGH
(ZK-AGM) de Havilland DH-83 Fox Moth (T/S 2810) Under restoration, parts from c/n 4085
ZK-AGM


Membury - Southern Sailplanes

(G-AHAG) de Havilland DH-89A Dragon Rapide (6926) Under restoration
G-ATTM Centre-Est DR.250-160 (65) under rebuild
G-CHEK PZL-Bielsko SZD-51-51-1 Junior (B-2009) under rebuild
(N470RD) Cirrus Design SR-20 (1636) under repair