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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, 27 April 2015

16/04/1515 - HMS Sultan - Fleetlands - Lee on Solent - Bournemouth

An appetizer for the Spanish Trip by Stu & Pat.

HMS Sultan - Thanks to our very knowledgable escort

Cockerell Hangar

XP110 Westland Wessex HAS.3 (WA61)
XP110
XV699/823 Westland Seaking HU.5 SAR (WA670)
XV699
XZ589/E Westland Seaking HAR.3 (WA855)
XZ589
ZA167/22 Westland Seaking HU.5 SAR (WA900)
ZA167
ZD630/12 Westland Seaking HAS.6 (WA939)
ZE426/WX Westland Seaking HC.4 (WA953)
ZE426
ZG816/14 Westland Seaking HAS.6 (WA997)
ZG818/07 Westland Seaking HAS.6 (WA999)

Newcomen Hangar

XS568/441 Westland Wasp HAS.1 (F.9579)
XS568
XV655/N-270 Westland Seaking HAS.6 (WA643)
XV655
XV660/N-69 Westland Seaking HAS.6 (WA648)
XV665/CU-507 Westland Seaking HAS.6 (WA653)
XV665
XV675/PW-701 Westland Seaking HAS.6 (WA663)
XV675
XV696/L-267 Westland Seaking HAS.6 (WA667)
XV708/CU-501 Westland Seaking HAS.6 (WA679)
XV708
XV711/CW-515 Westland Seaking HAS.6 (WA682)
XV713/L-018 Westland Seaking HAS.6 (WA684)
XV713
XZ576 Westland Seaking HU.5 (WA844)
XZ576
XZ581/CU-269 Westland Seaking HAS.6 (WA849)
XZ581
ZD634/L-503 Westland Seaking HAS.6 (WA943)
ZD634
ZD637/PW-700 Westland Seaking HAS.6 (WA946)
ZD637
ZG817/PW-702 Westland Seaking HAS.6 (WA998)
ZG817
ZG819/N-265 Westland Seaking HAS.6 (WA1000)

Outside Newcomen Hangar

XV700/ZC Westland Seaking HAS.6C (WA671)
XV700
XV703/ZD Westland Seaking HAS.6C (WA674)
XV703
XZ579/PW-707 Westland Seaking HAS.6 (WA847)
XZ579
XZ597/M Westland Seaking HAR.3 (WA863)
XZ597
XZ930 Aerospatiale Gazelle HT.3 (1727)
XZ930
ZD254/305 Westland Lynx HAS.3S (259)
ZD254
ZD465/55 British Aerospace Harrier GR.9 (P55)
ZD465
ZF649 AgustaWestland EH-101 Merlin (50005)
ZF649

Outside Fort Rowner

ZA127/09 Westland Seaking HAS.6 (WA888)
ZA127

Stephenson Hangar

XV370/260 Sikorsky SH-3D Seaking (61393)
XV370
XV642/259 Westland Seaking HAS.2A (WA630)
XV642
XV676/ZE Westland Seaking HAS.6 (WA664)
XV676
XZ580/ZB Westland Seaking HC.6 (WA848)
XZ580
XZ922/ZA Westland Seaking HAS.6CR (WA882)
XZ922
ZA133/831 Westland Seaking HU.6 (WA894)
ZA168/CU-830 Westland Seaking HU.6 (WA901)
ZA168

Whittle Hangar

XT453/PO-B Westland Wessex HU.5 (WA275)
XT453
XV651 Westland Seaking HU.5 SAR (WA639)
XV651
XV663/18 Westland Seaking HAS.6 (WA651) ..grey/red RN scheme stbd, yellow RAF port
XV663 RN
XV663 RAF
XZ591/G Westland Seaking HAR.3 (WA857)
XZ591
XZ592/H Westland Seaking HAR.3 (WA858)
XZ592
XZ599/P Westland Seaking HAR.3 (WA865)
XZ599
ZA292/WU Westland Seaking HC.4 (WA906)
ZA292
ZA293/A Westland Seaking HC.4 (WA907)
ZA293
ZA297/W Westland Seaking HC.4+ (WA911)
ZA297
ZA312/E Westland Seaking HC.4 (WA916)
ZA312
ZD476/WZ Westland Seaking HC.4 (WA931)
ZD476
ZD479/WQ Westland Seaking HC.4 (WA934)
ZD479
ZD626/S Westland Seaking HC.4+ (WA937)
ZD626
ZE368/R Westland Seaking HAR.3 (WA947)
ZE368
ZF119/WY Westland Seaking HC.4 (WA966)
ZF119
ZF120/Z Westland Seaking HC.4 (WA967)
ZF120
ZF122/V Westland Seaking HC.4 (WA969)
ZF122
unmarked BAe Sea Harrier F/A.2 COT (n/a) ..Cockpit Orientation Trainer
Sea Harrier COT
unmarked Sepecat Jaguar GR.3 COT (n/a) ..Cockpit Orientation Trainer
Jaguar COT

Outside Whittle Hangar

XR518 Westland Wessex HC.2 (WA140)
XR518
XS514/L Westland Wessex HU.5 (WA183)
XS514
XT484/H Westland Wessex HU.5 (WA306)
XT484
XT485 Westland Wessex HU.5 (WA307)
XT485
XV724 Westland Wessex HC.2 (WA619)
XV724
ZA170 Westland Seaking HAS.5 (WA903)
ZA170

Classroom

XX443 or XZ305 Aerospatiale Gazelle AH.1


Fleetlands

ZD983 Boeing-Vertol Chinook HC.4 (M7022)
ZF539 Westland Lynx AH.9A (331)
ZF563 Westland Lynx HMA.8SRU (340)

Lee-on-Solent

G-ATVS Piper PA-28-180 (28-3041)
G-BBYP Piper PA-28-140 (28-7425158)
G-BKDH Robin DR.400-120 (1582)
G-BXTO Hindustan Pushpak Mk.1 (PK-128)
G-JBCB Agusta A-109E (11168) Castle Air Ltd
G-JSAT Britten-Norman BN-2T Islander (2277)
G-OVFR Reims-Cessna F.172N (1892)
G-SAMZ Cessna 150D (150-60536)
XT780 Westland Wasp HAS.1 (F.9662) CEMAST College
XW358 BAC Jet Provost T.5A (EEP/JP/1008) CEMAST College

Bournemouth

2-LOVE Beech A36 Bonanza (E-854)
9H-AHA Boeing 737-505 (24647) Air X Charter
EI-RUP Boeing 737-808 (34706) Leasing Company
G-ATPD Hawker-Siddeley 125 Series 1A/522 (25085) Fire Service
G-AXIO Piper PA-28-140 (28-25764)
G-AZCL Beagle B121 Pup 150 (B154)
G-BASN Beech C23 Musketeer (M-1476)
G-BHJS Partenavia P.68B (172)
G-BNNY Piper PA-28-161 (28-8016084)
G-BOGM Piper PA-28RT-201T (28R-8031077)
G-BOOF Piper PA-28-181 (28-7890084)
G-BWCS/XW293 BAC Jet Provost T.5 (EEP/JP/957)
G-BWPH Piper PA-28-181 (28-7790311)
G-BXTY Piper PA-28-161 (2841179)
G-BXTZ Piper PA-28-161 (2841181)
G-BXZK McD-D Helicopters MD-902 (900-00057) Police
G-BYBF Robin R.2160i (329)
G-BYHJ Piper PA-28R-201 (2844020)
G-BZLG Robin HR.200-120B (353)
G-BZNN Beech 76 Duchess (ME-343)
G-BZWG Piper PA-28-140 (28-7625188)
G-CBLE Robin R.2120U (364)
G-CGRD Cirrus Design SR-22 (2234)
G-CTCB Diamond DA 42 Twin Star (42.083) CTC Aviation
G-CTCC Diamond DA 42 Twin Star (42.161) CTC Aviation
G-CTCH Diamond DA 42 Twin Star (42.238) CTC Aviation
G-DOSA Diamond DA 42MPP Twin Star (42.319)
G-DZKY Diamond DA 40D Star TDI (D4.342)
G-EJEL Cessna 550 (550-0643)
G-EMOL Schweizer 269C-1 (0300)
G-ESET Eurocopter EC.130B4 (4817)
G-FCAC Diamond DA 42 Twin Star (42.062)
G-FRAD Dassault Falcon 20E (304) Cobham Leasing Ltd
G-FRAF Dassault Falcon 20E (295) Cobham Leasing Ltd
G-FRAL Dassault Falcon 20DC (151) Cobham Leasing Ltd
G-GDMW Beech 76 Duchess (ME-316)
G-GPFI Boeing 737-229 (20907) Instructional Airframe
G-HGPI Socata TB-20 (851)
G-IINI Van's RV-9A (PFA 320-13781)
G-IKOS Cessna 550 (550-0957) London Executive Aviation
G-JMCL Boeing 737-322F (23951) Atlantic Airlines
G-JNNH Robinson R66 (0016) Heli Air
G-KTIA Hawker 900XP (HA-0140) TAG Aviation (UK)
G-LEAC Cessna 510 (510-0075) Blink
G-LMAO Reims-Cessna F.172N (1780)
G-MAFF Britten-Norman BN-2T Islander (2119) Cobham Leasing Ltd
G-MAPR Beech A36 Bonanza (E-2713)
G-MATT Robin R.2160 (97)
G-NATY/XR537 Folland Gnat T.1 (FL.548)
G-OMAF Dornier Do.228-200 (8112) Cobham Leasing Ltd
G-OPFR Diamond DA 42 Twin Star (42.077)
G-RAJG Boeing 737-476 (24439) Cello Aviation
G-RSXL Cessna 560XL (560-5699)
G-SMTD Eurocopter AS.350B3 (7300) Bournemouth Helicopters
G-TAWP Boeing 737-8K5 (37257) Thomson Airways
G-THOC Boeing 737-59D (24694) TAG Aviation (UK)
HA-SHA Boeing 737-505 (24648) Leasing Company
LX-JFS Pilatus PC-12/47E (1314) Jetfly Aviation
M-ALCB Pilatus PC-12/47E (1175)
M-DRIL Pilatus PC-12/47E (1422)
M-HARP Pilatus PC-12/47E (1257)
M-MIKE Cessna 525B (525B-0280)
N290PA Beech C90 King Air (LJ-519)
N292GL Boeing 737-5L9 (29235) Leasing Company
N447FT Canadair CL-44O (16) Leasing Company
N470AC Boeing 737-3L9 (24570) Leasing Company
N475EL Boeing 737-53A (24754) Leasing Company
N499AG Piper PA-30-160 (30-1415)
N500 Piper PA-31T (31T-7920094)
N552MD Piper PA-44-180 (44-7995008)
N623NP Gulfstream G3 (357)
N733UK Boeing 737-3Q8 (26307) Leasing Company
N737CC Boeing 737-74Q (29135) Mid East Jet
N797EL Boeing 737-505 (25797) Leasing Company
SX-VIP Boeing 737-3Y0 (24680) Leasing Company
VP-BKK Hawker-Siddeley 125 Series 731 (25238)
VP-BOI Boeing 737-505 (24650) Leasing Company
VR-BEB BAC 1-11 527FX (226) Fire Service
WJ992 English Electric Canberra T.4 (R3/EA3/6617) Fire Service
XJ690/ET-272 Hawker Hunter FGA.9/T.7 (41H/688081) Preserved, composite
ZS-DJI Boeing 767-216ER (23624) Aeronexus Corporation