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

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Wednesday, 16 July 2014

12/07/14 - Luton - Stansted - Duxford - Fowlmere - Gransden Lodge - Bourn - Cambridge - Mildenhall

Day 2 of the trip.

Luton - 06:15-08:30

CS-DKD Gulfstream G550 (5081) NetJets Europe
D-AEAE Airbus A300B4-622R (753) DHL Worldwide Courier Express
G-BUUR British Aerospace ATP (2024) Atlantic Airlines
G-EZWH Airbus A320-214 (5542) EasyJet
G-EZWS Airbus A320-214(SL) (6011) EasyJet
G-MRLX Gulfstream G550 (5396) Gama Aviation
G-SONE Cessna 525A (525A-0031)
G-TAWC Boeing 737-8K5 (39922) Thomson Airways
G-ZBAJ Airbus A321-231 (2610) Monarch Airlines
G-ZXZX Learjet 45 (45-005) Gama Aviation
HA-LPO Airbus A320-232 (3384) Wizz Air
HA-LPR Airbus A320-232 (3430) Wizz Air
HA-LPY Airbus A320-232 (4109) Wizz Air
HA-LWB Airbus A320-232 (4246) Wizz Air
HA-LWC Airbus A320-232 (4323) Wizz Air
HA-LWI Airbus A320-232 (4628) Wizz Air
HA-LWO Airbus A320-232 (5123) Wizz Air
HA-LWZ Airbus A320-232(SL) (6086) Wizz Air
M-FROG Raytheon 390 Premier (RB-165)
N841WS Gulfstream G450 (4099)
OY-FIT Bombardier Global 5000 (9186) Execujet Scandinavia

Stansted - 09:30-09:45

CS-TRJ Airbus A321-231 (1004) HiFly/NATO
G-HARA Sikorsky S-76C++ (760684) Air Harrods
G-POWC Boeing 737-33AF (25402) Titan Airways
G-ZAPX Boeing 757-256 (29309) Titan Airways
M-ABGF Embraer ERJ-135BJ (14500960)
N18TM Bombardier Global Express (9090)
N203R Bombardier Challenger 604 (5386) Raytheon Company
N207R Bombardier Challenger 605 (5882) Raytheon Company
N501ZK Gulfstream G500 (5001)

Duxford Flying Legends - 10:30-14:00

Flightline

(G-AIST)/P7308/XR-D Supermarine Spitfire Ia (WASP/20/2) Spitfire The One Ltd
G-AIST
(G-AKAZ)/G-57 Piper O-59A Cub (8499) Frazerblades Ltd
G-AKAZ
(G-AMRK)/K7985 Gloster Gladiator I (Unknown) The Shuttleworth Trust
(G-ASJV)/MH434/ZD-B Supermarine Spitfire LF.IXc (CBAF.IX.552) The Old Flying Machine Company
G-ASJV
(G-AWHE)/<+I Hispano HA.1112-M1L Buchon (67) Magnificent Obsessions G-AWHE
(G-AXGP)/3681 Piper L-4J Cub (12544) A P Acres
G-AXGP
(G-AZWT)/V9367/MA-B Westland Lysander IIIa (Y1536) The Shuttleworth Trust
(G-BEDF)/124485/DF-A Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress (8693) B-17 Preservation Ltd
(G-BMKC)/329854/R-44 Piper L-4H Cub (11145) J Hirst
G-BMKC
(G-BRRA)/MK912/SH-L Supermarine Spitfire LF.IXc (CBAF.IX.1875) P M Andrews
G-BRRA
G-BSAJ CASA 1.131E (2209) P G Kynsey
G-BSAJ
(G-BTCC)/40467/19 Grumman F6F-5 Hellcat (A-11286) The Fighter Collection
G-BTCC
(G-BTCD)/413704/B7-H North American P-51D Mustang (122-39608) The Old Flying Machine Company
G-BTCD
(G-BUOS)/SM845/R Supermarine Spitfire FR.XVIIIe (6S/672224) Spitfire Ltd
G-BUOS
(G-BWUE)/-+10 Hispano HA.1112-M1L Buchon (223) Historic Flying Ltd.
G-BWUE
(G-BWWK)/S1581/573 Hawker Nimrod (41H-43617) The Fighter Collection
G-BWWK
(G-CCVH)/82/X8-B1 Curtiss H75-A1 Hawk (12881) The Fighter Collection
G-CCVH
(G-CFGJ)/N3200/QV Supermarine Spitfire Ia (N3200) Mark One Partners
G-CFGJ
(G-CGUK)X4650/KL-A Supermarine Spitfire I (X4650) Comanche Warbirds Ltd
G-CGUK
(G-CGZP)/X-17 Curtiss P-40F Kittyhawk (41-19841) The Fighter Collection
G-CGZP
(G-FGID)/KD345/A-130 Vought FG-1D Corsair (3111) The Fighter Collection
G-FGID
(G-GLAD)/N5903 Gloster Gladiator II (G5/75751) The Fighter Collection
G-GLAD
(G-LFIX)/OU-V Supermarine Spitfire Tr.IX (CBAF.8463) C S Grace
G-LFIX
(G-LFVB)/EP120/AE-A Supermarine Spitfire LF.Vb (CBAF.2403) The Fighter Collection
G-LFVB
(G-MKIA)/P9374/J Supermarine Spitfire Ia (6S/30565) Mark One Partners
G-MKIA
(G-MKVB)/BM597/JH-C Supermarine Spitfire LF.Vb (CBAF.2461) Historic Aircraft Collection
G-MKVB
(G-OXVI)/TD248/CR-S Supermarine Spitfire LF.XVIe (CBAF.IX.4262) Spitfire Ltd.
G-OXVI
(G-RNHF)/VX281/VL-120 Hawker Sea Fury T.20S (ES.3615) Royal Navy Historic Flight
G-RNHF
(G-RUMM)/121714/B-201 Grumman F8F-2P Bearcat (D.1088) The Fighter Collection
G-RUMM
(G-RUMW)/JV579/F Grumman FM-2 Wildcat (5765) The Fighter Collection
G-RUMW
(G-TFSI)/CY-D North American TF-51D Mustang (124-44703) The Fighter Collection
G-TFSI
HB-RSC Lockheed C-121C Super Constellation (4175) Super Constellation Flyers Association
LN-WND/73/Z Douglas C-53D-DO (11750) Dakota Norway
LN-WND
NX3378G/33-123 Boeing P-26A Peashooter (1899) The Air Museum Planes of Fame
N3378G
N6123C North American B-25J Mitchell (108-47647) The Flying Bulls Museum
N6123C
N80FR/160/10-AB Curtiss P-40C Kittyhawk (16166) The Fighter Collection
N80FR

Pleasure flights

(G-AIYR)/HG691 de Havilland DH-89A Dragon Rapide (6676) Classic Wings
G-AIYR
G-AKIF de Havilland DH-89A Dragon Rapide (6838) Classic Wings
G-AKIF
(G-ANRM)/DF112 de Havilland DH-82A Tiger Moth (85861) Classic Wings
G-ANRM
(G-ANZZ)/DE974 de Havilland DH-82A Tiger Moth (85834)
G-ANZZ
(G-APAO)/R4922 de Havilland DH-82A Tiger Moth (82845) Classic Wings
G-APAO
(G-BJST)/KF729 Canadian Car & Foundry T-6H Harvard 4 (CCF4-???)
G-BJST
(G-BUKY)/52-8543/66 Canadian Car & Foundry T-6J Harvard 4M (CCF4-464)
G-BUKY

Far side based/visitors

D-ENYA Cirrus Design SR-20 (1810)
D-EROW Cessna 172R (172-80328)
D-FONL/"DM-SKL" Antonov An-2T (17847302) Classic Wings
D-IBAR Beech B200 King Air 200 (BB-1280)
D-IMHW Cessna 340A (340A-1518)
F-BLGO Procaer F.15A Picchio (10)
G-BEZH American Aviation AA-5 (0566)
G-BGMP Reims-Cessna F.172G (0240)
G-BOHO Piper PA-28-161 (28-8016196)
(G-BPCL)/HKG-6 Scottish Aviation SA.120 Bulldog 128 (393)
G-BRFB Rutan Long Ez (PFA 074A-10646)
G-BRPK Piper PA-28-140 (28-7325070)
G-BSLK Piper PA-28-161 (28-7916018)
G-BSTM Cessna 172L (172-60143)
G-BZRV Van's RV-6 (PFA 181A-13573)
G-IIDY Christen S-2B Special (5000)
G-ILUA Robin R.2160i (160A-07007)
G-JTSA Robinson R44 (11659)
G-PUPP Beagle B121 Pup 150 (B174)
G-RICO American Aviation AG-5B (10162)
G-RVIV Van's RV-4 (PFA 181-12366)
G-RVSG Van's RV-9A (PFA 320-14265)
G-SASY Eurocopter EC.130B4 (4760)
G-VOOM Pitts S-1S Special (PFA 009-12989)
HB-FPY Pilatus PC-12/47 (685)
N3957S Cessna 172E (172-51157)
OK-MMG Piper PA-34-220T (34-8433025) Czech Aviation
OO-EFC Cirrus Design SR-22 (3486)

Flying only

MK356/5J-K Supermarine Spitfire LF.IXe (CBAF.IX.1561) Royal Air Force BBMF
PA474 Avro Lancaster B.I (PA474) Royal Air Force BBMF

Fowlmere - 14:30

D-EHUZ Reims-Cessna F.172N (1881)
D-EHUZ
D-ELSJ Beech F33A Bonanza (CE-1139)
D-ELSJ
D-ERLE Diamond DA 20-A1 Katana (10231)
D-ERLE
D-FWJE WSK-PZL An-2TD (1G108-69)
D-FWJE
D-FWJK WSK-PZL An-2T (1G142-34)
D-FWJK
G-AZUM Reims-Cessna F.172L (0863)
G-AZUM
G-BONC Piper PA-28RT-201 (28R-7918007)
G-BONC
G-BXSR Reims-Cessna F.172N (2003)
G-BXSR
G-DIXY Piper PA-28-181 (2843195)
G-DIXY
G-IKAP Cessna T303 (T303-00182)
G-IKAP
G-JACS Piper PA-28-181 (2843078)
G-JACS
G-KEMI Piper PA-28-181 (2843180)
G-KEMI
G-OWET Thurston TSC-1A2 Teal (037)
N424XC Piper PA-34-220T (3448005)
SP-YDD/135 Yakovlev Yak-52 (844815)
SP-YDD

Croydon Top Farm - 15:10

No logs to be published from here

Little Gransden - 15:30

No logs to be published from here

Gransden Lodge - 16:15

BGA666 Slingsby T.21B Sedbergh (643)
G-AXZH Glasflugel H-201B Libelle (82)
G-BODU Scheibe SF-25C (44434)
G-BTOW Socata MS.893E Rallye (3360)
G-BVYM Robin DR.300-180R (656)
G-CKFY/KFY Schleicher ASK-21 (21776)
G-CFVV/FVV Centrair 101A Pegase (101A-0353)
G-CHDU/HDU PZL-Bielsko SZD-51-1 Junior (B-1996)
G-CHEK/HEK PZL-Bielsko SZD-51-1 Junior (B-2009)
G-CHTV/HTV Schleicher ASK-21 (21624)
G-CJEC/JEC PZL-Bielsko SZD-50-3 Puchacz (B-2197)
G-CJXR/DM Schempp-Hirth Discus b (540)
G-DEWP/EWP Grob G.103A (33892)
G-DHER/HER Schleicher ASW-19B (19240)
G-JFLY/FLY Schleicher ASW-24 (24012)
G-OCGC Robin DR.400-180R (1372)

Bourn - 17:00

D-EKJD Reims-Cessna FR.172J (0582)
G-ATVO Piper PA-28-140 (28-22020)
G-ATVO
G-AVEN Reims-Cessna F.150G (0202)
G-AVEN
G-BCJH Mooney M.20F (670126)
G-BCJH
G-BGBI Reims-Cessna F.150L (0688)
G-BGBI
G-BKNI Socata GY-80-160D (249)
G-BKNI
G-BUEF Cessna 152 (152-80862)
G-BUEF
G-BXVK Robin HR.200-120B (326)
G-BXVK
G-CCZZ Evektor EV-97 EuroStar (PFA 315-14158)
G-CTAV Evektor SportStar (2004-2129)
G-EEEK Extra 200 (1034)
G-GBXF Robin HR.200-120 (25)
G-GBXF
G-GMKE Robin HR.200-120B (257)
G-GMKE
G-GTFC P & M Aviation Quik (8184)
G-JABU Jabiru J430 (PFA 336-14515)
G-JVBP Evektor SportStar (2006-2730)
G-MRPH Murphy Rebel (PFA 232-12480)
G-MRPH
G-OCOK American Champion 8KCAB (825-99)
G-OCOK
G-SLNM Evektor SportStar (2010-3717)

Cambridge - 17:30-18:20

84001/841 Lockheed C-130H Hercules (4039) Swedish Air Force
CS-DXZ Cessna 560 (560-5796) NetJets Europe
D-EAJG Robin DR.300-180R (712)
D-ECCW Piper PA-18-150 (18-7880)
D-EFCM Diamond DA40NG Star (40.N036)
D-EGGR Beech F33A Bonanza (CE-393)
D-EIPK Mooney M.20F (700036)
D-EJNG Cessna R.182 (R182-00337)
D-EKCG Rockwell Commander 114B (14548)
D-EKIB Piper PA-18-150 (18-8321)
D-ELFX Cessna R.182 (R182-01823)
D-ELIC Cessna TR.182 (R182-01847)
D-EPGT Cirrus Design SR-20 (1966)
G-AHIZ de Havilland DH-82A Tiger Moth (86533)
G-AOEI de Havilland DH-82A Tiger Moth (82196)
G-BBZN Fuji FA-200-180 (230)
G-BBZV Piper PA-28R-200 (28R-7435105)
G-BFLU Reims-Cessna F.152 (1433)
G-BFWB Piper PA-28-161 (28-7816584)
G-FRYI Beech 200 King Air (BB-210) London Executive Aviation
G-FTAX Cessna 421C (421C-0308) ..dumped
G-HEMN Eurocopter EC135T2+ (1070) East Anglian Air Ambulance
G-HERC Cessna 172S (172S-8985)
G-JASE Piper PA-28-161 (28-8216056)
G-SHWK Cessna 172S (172S-9642)
G-UFCB Cessna 172S (172S-8318)
M-ABFQ Bombardier Global Express (9494)
N101FU Cessna 510 (510-0207)
N6182G Cessna 172N (172-73576)
N808CA Piper PA-32R-301 (3246240)
OE-CHR Christen Husky A-1 (1240)
OE-FCL Diamond DA 42NG Twin Star (42.060) Flight Charter GmbH
OE-FCS Diamond DA 42NG Twin Star (42.287) Flight Charter GmbH
OE-FPH Diamond DA 42 Twin Star (42.180) Flugsportverein Linz Aviation
OO-TAD British Aerospace 146-300QT (E3166) TNT Airways
OO-VLR Fokker F-50 (20121) Cityjet
unmarked Robinson R22 (unknown) Aeromega GIA
Aeromega R22

Mildenhall - 18:45-19:20

59-1492/D Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker (17980) United States Air Force/100th ARW
59-1513/D Boeing KC-135T Stratotanker (18001) United States Air Force/100th ARW
62-3551/D Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker (18534) United States Air Force/100th ARW
63-8021/D Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker (18638) United States Air Force/100th ARW
63-8027/D Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker (18644) United States Air Force/100th ARW
63-8884/D Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker (18732) United States Air Force/100th ARW
63-8888/D Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker (18736) United States Air Force/100th ARW
79-1711 Douglas KC-10A Extender (48203) United States Air Force/305th AMW
87-0023 Lockheed MC-130H Hercules (5091) United States Air Force/352nd SOG
87-0024 Lockheed MC-130H Hercules (5092) United States Air Force/352nd SOG
88-0195 Lockheed MC-130H Hercules (5134) United States Air Force/352nd SOG
88-1803 Lockheed MC-130H Hercules (5173) United States Air Force/352nd SOG
09-0046 Bell-Boeing CV-22B Osprey (D1027) United States Air Force/352nd SOG
10-5714 Lockheed MC-130J Commando II (5714) United States Air Force/352nd SOG
11-0060 Bell-Boeing CV-22B Osprey (D1040) United States Air Force/352nd SOG
11-5731 Lockheed MC-130J Commando II (5731) United States Air Force/352nd SOG
11-5733 Lockheed MC-130J Commando II (5733) United States Air Force/352nd SOG
11-5737 Lockheed MC-130J Commando II (5737) United States Air Force/352nd SOG
+ 1 Osprey unidentified