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With luck we are intending to visit the following in 2018:
Friedrichshafen Expo, Spain/Portugal, Oshkosh/Florida

Header Picture: McDonnell-Douglas QF-4E Phantom IIs 73-1167 & 74-1638 of USAF/53rdWEG at Oshkosh 2016

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Monday, 16 June 2014

14-15-June-2014 - North Weald

Visited by StuC.

Saturday 14th June

Air Britain Fly-in & visitors

D-EMMZ Mooney M.20J 205 (24-3367)
D-EMMZ
G-ADKC de Havilland DH-87B Hornet Moth (8064)
G-ADKC
G-ADKL de Havilland DH-87B Hornet Moth (8035)
G-ADKL
G-AEEG Miles M.3A Falcon (216)
G-AEEG
G-AGJG de Havilland DH-89A Dragon Rapide (6517)
G-AGJG
G-AJOE Miles M.38 Messenger (6367)
G-AJOE
G-ALEH Piper PA-17 (17-87)
G-ALEH
G-ARKK Piper PA-22-108 (22-8290)
G-ARKK
G-ASRK Beagle A.109 Airedale (B.538)
G-ASRK
G-ASSS Cessna 172E (172-51467)
G-ASSS
(G-ASTG)/BG+KM Nord N.1002 Pingouin (183)
G-ASTG
G-AVLC Piper PA-28-140 (28-23178)
G-AVLC
G-AYGG Wassmer Jodel D.120 (184)
G-AYGG
(G-AYPM)/115373/A-373 Piper L-18C 95 (18-1373)
G-AYPM
G-AZLY Reims-Cessna F.150L (0771)
G-AZLY
G-BCBH Fairchild UC-61K Argus (975)
G-BCBH
G-BFGK Jodel D.117 (644)
G-BFGK
G-BHUJ Cessna 172N (172-71932)
G-BHUJ
G-BIPV American Aviation AA-5B (0981)
G-BIPV
G-BMIW Piper PA-28-181 (28-8190093)
G-BMIW
(G-BRHP)/3-1923 Aeronca O-58B (O58B-8533)
G-BRHP
G-BROR Piper L-4H Cub (10885)
G-BROR
(G-BVVG)/68 red Nanchang CJ-6A (2751219)
G-BVVG
G-BWBZ ARV ARV-1 Super 2 (PFA 152-12802)
G-BWBZ
G-CBEZ Robin DR.400-180 (2511)
G-CBEZ
(G-CBJG)/1373 de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk (63)
G-CBJG
G-CCNH Rans S.6 Coyote (PFA 204-14114)
G-CCNH
G-CCRR Best Off Skyranger (BMAA/HB/329)
G-CCRR
G-CCVA Evektor EV-97 EuroStar (PFA 315-14226)
G-CCVA
G-CESV Evektor SportStar (2007-3011)
G-CESV
G-FATE Sequoia F.8L Falco (757)
G-FATE
G-FICS Flight Design CTSW (07-10-18)
G-FICS
(G-GGRR)/XX614/I Scottish Aviation SA.120 Bulldog T.1 (272)
G-GGRR
G-GYAT Socata GY-80-180 (136)
G-GYAT
G-ITAF/MM54532 SIAI-Marchetti SF-260AM (690)
G-ITAF
G-MACH SIAI-Marchetti SF-260 (114)
G-MACH
G-NELI Piper PA-28R-180 (28R-31011)
G-NELI
G-NINA Piper PA-28-161 (28-7716162)
G-NINA
G-OASJ Thruster T600N 450 (0037-T600N-090)
G-OASJ
G-OATZ Van's RV-12 (LAA 363-15079)
G-OATZ
G-REEC Sequoia F.8L Falco (654)
G-REEC
G-RVET Van's RV-6 (PFA 181-12852)
G-RVET
G-TDVB Dyn'Aero MCR-01 (PFA 301B-14015)
G-TDVB
G-XCRJ Van's RV-9A (PFA 320-14333)
G-XCRJ
G-ZIPI Robin DR.400-180 (1557)
G-ZIPI
M-PREI Raytheon 390 Premier (RB-60)
M-PREI
N16S/FT466 Beech GB-2 Staggerwing (6687)
N16S
N61FD SIAI-Marchetti SF-260C (719)
N61FD
N4956C/60344 North American Navion (NAV-4-344)
N4956C
N5315V/779465 Hiller UH-12C Raven (757)
N5315V
N29566 Piper PA-28RT-201 (28R-7918146)
N29566
N63590/07539/143 Boeing Stearman N2S-3 Kaydet (75-7143)
N63590
OO-PUS Erco Ercoupe 415-CD (4577)
OO-PUS

Sunday 15th June

Air Britain Fly-in & visitors

D-EMMZ Mooney M.20J 205 (24-3367)
D-EMMZ
EI-ABI de Havilland DH-84 Dragon (6105) Aer Lingus
EI-ABI
F-BOPH SAN Jodel D.140E (191)
F-BOPH
F-GDKJ Robin DR.400 120 (1612)
F-GDKJ
G-ABNT Civilian C.A.C.1 Coupe (0.2.3)
G-ABNT
G-AEOF Rearwin 8500 Sportster (462)
G-AEOF
G-AEZJ Percival P.10 Vega Gull (K.65)
G-AEZJ
G-AKVZ Miles M.38 Messenger (6352)
G-AKVZ
G-AMZI Auster J/5F (3104)
G-AMZI
G-ARKP Piper PA-22-108 (22-8364)
G-ARKP
G-AROW SAN Jodel D.140B (71)
G-AROW
G-AWVG Victa Airtourer T.2 (513)
G-AWVG
G-AXAT Jodel D.117A (836)
G-AXAT
G-AYZH/22 Taylor JT.2 Titch (PFA 1316)
G-AYZH
G-AZHI Victa Airtourer T.5 (A.540)
G-AZHI
G-AZLV Cessna 172K (172-57908)
G-AZLV
G-BACB Piper PA-34-200 (34-7250251)
(G-BARS)/1377 de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk (C1/0557)
G-BARS
G-BLKM SAN Jodel DR.1051[Mod] (519)
G-BLKM
G-BOHR Piper PA-28-151 (28-7515245)
G-BOHR
(G-BRHP)/3-1923 Aeronca O-58B (O58B-8533)
G-BRHP
G-BSIM Piper PA-28-181 (28-8690017)
G-BSTR American Aviation AA-5 (0688)
G-BSTR
G-BUKU Luscombe 8E (4720)
G-BUKU
G-BUWK Rans S.6 (PFA 204A-12448)
G-BUWK
G-BXFE Mudry CAP-10B (135)
G-BXFE
G-BXJB Yakovlev Yak-52 (877403)
G-BXJB
G-BXWP Piper PA-32-300 (32-7340088)
G-BXWP
G-BZRV Van's RV-6 (PFA 181A-13573)
G-BZRV
G-CDNR Ikarus Comco C-42 Cyclone (0507-6696) ..overflight
G-CEVY AutoGyro Europe MT-03 (RSUK/MT-03/025) ..overflight
G-ECGO Bolkow Bo.208C (599)
G-ECGO
G-GDTU Mudry CAP-10B (193)
G-GDTU
G-GLST Great Lakes 2T-1A-2 (PFA 321-13646)
G-GLST
G-IVOR Aeronca 11AC (11AC-1035)
G-IVOR
(G-KAXT)/XT787 Westland Wasp HAS.1 (F.9669) Kennet Aviation
G-KAXT
G-LEXX Van's RV-8 (PFA 303-13896)
G-LEXX
G-LVDC Bell Helicopters 206L-3 (51300)
G-OVFM Cessna 120 (14720)
G-OVFM
G-PLAR Van's RV-9A (PFA 320-14459)
G-PLAR
G-RATD Van's RV-8 (PFA 303-13839)
G-RATD
G-RJAM Frati F.8L Falco (PFA 100-11665)
G-RJAM
G-RVAN Van's RV-6 (PFA 181-12657)
G-RVAN
G-RVGA Van's RV-6A (PFA 181-13079)
G-RVGA
G-RVNH Van's RV-9A (PFA 320-13952)
G-RVNH
G-TECC Aeronca 7AC (7AC-5269)
G-TECC
G-VELA SIAI-Marchetti S.205-22R [Modified] (4-149)
G-VELA
HA-YAO Sukhoi Su-29 (N1001-001)
HA-YAO
N469WW Diamond DA 42 Twin Star (42.AC074)
N61FD SIAI-Marchetti SF-260C (719)
N61FD
N7832P Piper PA-24-250 (24-3052)
N7832P
OO-EEJ SIAI-Marchetti SF-260 (2-41)
OO-EEJ
OO-PUS Erco Ercoupe 415-CD (4577)
OO-PUS

Elsewhere, seen over the weekend, movement between hangars occurred

Exhibition area

G-ALOD Cessna 140 (14691)
G-ALOD
G-CCXW Thruster T600N 450 (0045-T600N-104)
G-CCXW
G-CTSL Flight Design CTSupralight (8683)
G-CTSL
G-OMSA Flight Design CTSW (D-09-10-07)
G-OMSA

Gate guard

V7313/US-F Hurricane I FSM (Unknown)

Air Ambulance apron

G-HAAT McD-D Helicopters MD-902 (900-00081) Herts & Essex Air Ambulance
G-HAAT

Blister hangar by exhibition

G-NIXX Best Off Skyranger (BMAA/HB/498)
G-RJWW Maule M-5-235C (7250C)
G-TENG Extra 300L (1172)

Hangar 4

(G-AOBU)/XD693/Z-Q BAC Jet Provost T.1 (PAC/84/006) Kennet Aviation
(G-BXFI)/WV372/R Hawker Hunter T.7 (41H/670818)
(G-BZSE/WV322) Hawker Hunter T.8C (41H-670788) dismantled
G-CBLZ Rutan Long Ez (1046)
(G-KANZ/NZ3909) Westland Wasp HAS.1 (F9664)
(G-KASX)/SX336/VL-105 Vickers Supermarine Seafire F.XVII (FLWA 25488)
(G-MIGG)/1211 PZL-Mielec Lim-5 (1C1211)
(G-RNHF)/VX281/VL-120 Hawker Sea Fury T.20S (ES.3615) Royal Navy
G-RNHF
(G-TEMT)/MW763/HF Hawker Tempest II (420) dismantled
G-TEMT
Westland Scout AH.1 (G-BWHU ?)

Hangar 6

9J-RBC Piper PA-28-140 (28-20693)
9J-RBC
(G-AMHJ)/KG651 Douglas C-47A-25-DK (13468) Preserved
G-BBMN/3 de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk (C1/0300)
G-CCKI Diamond DA 40D Star (D4.038)
G-CCKI
G-CJUD Denney Kitfox (PFA 172-11939)
G-HHDR Cessna 182T (182-82071)
G-HHDR
G-NAPP Van's RV-7 (PFA 323-14115)
G-NAPP
(G-RADR)/126922/H-503 Douglas AD-4NA Skyraider (7722) Kennet Aviation
G-RJCC Cessna 172S (172S-10525)
G-RJCC
G-TINY Zlin Z.526F (1257)
G-TINY
Van's RV-?

Hangar 7

(G-VTII)/WZ507/74 de Havilland Vampire T.11 (15127)
BAC Jet Provost

Hangar 11 and ramp

(G-HHII)/BE505/XP-L Hawker Hurricane IIb (CCF/R20023)
G-HHII
G-KSHI Beech A36 (E-2353)
G-KSHI
(G-MKXI)/PL965/R Supermarine Spitfire PR.XI (6S/504719)
(G-SIJJ)/472035/O North American P-51D Mustang (122-31894)
G-SIJJ

Hangar 39

G-AKUM Luscombe 8F (6452)
G-AKUM
(G-AKUP) Luscombe 8F Silvaire Deluxe (5501)
G-AKUP
G-AVXF Piper PA-28R-180 (28R-30044)
G-AVXF
G-ELAM Piper PA-30-160 (30-1477)
G-ELAM


Revetment area

G-AVLI Piper PA-28-140 (28-23388)
G-AVLI
G-BBIL Piper PA-28-140 (28-22567)
G-BBIL
G-BFXX American Aviation AA-5B (0917)
G-BFXX
(G-BIVV) American Aviation AA-5A (0857) Fire Service
G-BXXK Reims-Cessna F.172N (1806)
G-BXXK
G-BYPG Thruster T600N (9089-T600N-035)
G-BYPG
G-CCAV Piper PA-28-181 (28-8090353)
G-CCAV
G-LUND Cessna 340 (340-0305)
G-LUND
G-VDIR Cessna T.310R (310R-0211)
G-VDIR
N14MT Cessna TR.182 (R182-01227) Southern Aircraft Consultancy
N14MT
N41098 Cessna 421B (421B-0448)
N41098
(XP540) Folland Gnat T.1 (FL.542) Kennet Aviation, bare metal
XP540
(XR541)/PF179 Folland Gnat T.1 (FL.552) Stored
XR541
XS100 Folland Gnat T.1 (FL.594) Stored, no nose
XS100


The Squadron area

F-BXCP Max Holste MH.1521M Broussard (149)
F-BXCP
G-ARNP Beagle A.109 Airedale (B.503)
G-ARNP
G-AWKO Beagle B121 Pup 100 (B019)
G-AWKO
G-AXCA Piper PA-28R-200 (28R-35053)
G-AXCA
G-BIKE Piper PA-28R-200 (28R-7335173)
G-BNZM Cessna T.210N (210-63640)
G-BOYP Cessna 172N (172-70349)
G-BOYP
(G-BPCL)/HKG-6 Scottish Aviation SA.120 Bulldog 128 (393)
(G-BWSV)/43 grey Yakovlev Yak-52 (877601)
G-BZFR Extra 300L (203)
G-BZFR
G-BZJB Yakovlev Yak-52 (811601)
G-BZJB
G-CCLJ Piper PA-28-140 (28-7525049)
G-FLSH Yakovlev Yak-52 (877409)
G-GCDA Cirrus Design SR-20 (1962)
G-GCDA
G-GEEP Robin R.1180TD (266)
G-GEEP
G-NUKA Piper PA-28-181 (28-8290134)
G-NWFA Cessna 150M (150-76736)
G-NWFA
G-NWFC Cessna 172P (172-76305)
G-NWFC
G-NWFS Cessna 172P (172-75815)
G-NWFS
G-NWFT Reims Cessna F172N (1677)
G-NWFT
G-OLEW Van's RV-7A (71629)
G-OLEW
G-OPVM Van's RV-9A (PFA 320-14351)
G-OPVM
G-SEMI Piper PA-44-180 (44-7995052) wfu
G-SEMI
G-YOTS Yakovlev Yak-52 (9010308)
G-YOTS
G-ZZDG Cirrus Design SR-20 (1733)
N235PF Piper PA-28-235 (28-7410083)
N9141Z Piper PA-32R-301 (3213016)


Weald Aviation area

(G-BKOU)/XN637 BAC Jet Provost T.3 (PAC/W/13901)
G-BKOU
G-BLUV Grob G.109B (6336)
G-BLUV
G-BWGS BAC Jet Provost T.5A (EEP/JP/974)
G-BWGS
G-BWOF BAC Jet Provost T.5 (EEP/JP/955)
G-BWOF
(G-BWOT)/XN459/59 BAC Jet Provost T.3A (PAC/W/10138)
G-BWOT
G-CEGI Van's RV-8 (81480)
G-CEGI
(G-KAMY)/8084 North American AT-6D Texan (88-16849)
G-KAMY
G-OKTI Aquila A.210 (172)
G-OKTI
G-OVIN Rockwell Commander 112TC (13090)
G-OVIN
G-POPA Beech A36 Bonanza (E-2177)
G-POPA
(G-PROV)/104 BAC Jet Provost T.52A (PAC/W/23905)
G-PROV
G-PURL Piper PA-32R-301 (3213078)
G-PURL
G-RASA Diamond DA 42 Twin Star (42.144)
G-RASA
G-SUEO Diamond DA 40D Star TDI (D4.354) Diamond Aircraft
G-SUEO
G-VBPM Cirrus Design SR-22 (3173)
G-VBPM
G-VIVM BAC Jet Provost T.5P (PAC/W/23907)
G-VIVM
G-VVWW Enstrom F280FX (2056)
G-VVWW
I-HOLY Robinson R44 (12580) Elifriulia
I-HOLY
N199ZZ Cirrus Design SR-22 (2542)
N199ZZ
N25XZ Cessna 182G (182-55388) Southern Aircraft Consultancy
N25XZ
N31356/42914 Douglas DC-4-1009 (42914) Stored
N31356
N333DE Mooney M.20M (27-0346)
N333DE
N3HK Cessna 340 (340-0538) Southern Aircraft Consultancy
N3HK
N44914/56498 Douglas C-54Q-1-DC (10630) Stored
N44914
N63EN Cessna 340 (340-0063)
N63EN
XW311 BAC Jet Provost T.5 (EEP/JP/975)
XW311

The Queens Birthday Flypast - seen in the distance

ZA704 Boeing Chinook HC.4 (M7006)
ZJ137 AgustaWestland Merlin HC.3 (50195)
Westland Puma HC.2
Westland Puma HC.2

ZH101 Boeing Sentry AEW.1 (24109)
ZD620 Hawker-Siddeley 125 CC.3 (257181)
ZE395 Hawker-Siddeley 125 CC.3 (257205)

ZZ178 McDonnell-Douglas Globemaster C.1 (UK-8)
ZZ337 Airbus Voyager KC.3 (1390)
ZA373/007 BAe/Panavia Tornado GR.4A (BS055)
ZA456/023 BAe/Panavia Tornado GR.4A (BS086)
ZD849/110 BAe/Panavia Tornado GR.4A (BS147)
ZJ918/QO-L British Aerospace Typhoon FGR.4 (BS009)
ZJ925/QO-R British Aerospace Typhoon FGR.4 (BS016)
ZJ935/DJ British Aerospace Typhoon FGR.4 (BS026)

ZA947/UK Douglas C-47A-60-DL (10200)
PA474/KC-A Avro Lancaster B.I (PA474)
MK356/5J-K Supermarine Spitfire LF.IXe (CBAF.IX.1561)
TE311/4D-V Supermarine Spitfire LF.XVIe (CBAF.IX.4497)