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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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Monday, 27 April 2015

19/04/15 - Madrid - Cuatro Vientos

Day 2 of the Aeroprints Spanish Tour.

Madrid - 06:00-08:45, 13:30-23:30

7T-VJT Boeing 737-6D6 (30546) Air Algerie
9H-JCD Bombardier Challenger 605 (5958) Comlux Aviation Malta
A6-EBI Boeing 777-36NER (32785) Emirates Airlines
A6-EGQ Boeing 777-31HER (41076) Emirates Airlines
A7-BAY Boeing 777-3DZER (41778) Qatar Airways
A7-BEB Boeing 777-3DZER (43215) Qatar Airways
B-6117 Airbus A330-243 (903) Air China
CC-BBB Boeing 787-8 (38466) LAN Airlines
CC-BBF Boeing 787-8 (38476) LAN Airlines
CC-CWY Boeing 767-316ER (35231) LAN Airlines
CN-ROZ Boeing 737-8B6 (33071) Royal Air Maroc
CP-2881 Boeing 767-33AER (27377) Boliviana de Aviacion
CS-DFF Dassault Falcon 2000EX EASy (41) NetJets Europe
CS-DLH Dassault Falcon 2000EX EASy (149) NetJets Europe
CS-DXP Cessna 560XL (560-5702) NetJets Europe
CS-DXQ Cessna 560XL (560-5704) NetJets Europe
CS-DXW Cessna 560XL (560-5787) NetJets Europe
CS-TNK Airbus A320-214 (1206) TAP Portugal
CS-TPJ Embraer ERJ-145EP (145036) Portugalia
CS-TPK Embraer ERJ-145EP (145041) Portugalia
CS-TRH Airbus A330-343X (833) Orbest
CS-TTF Airbus A319-111 (0837) TAP Portugal
D-ABCB Airbus A321-211 (3749) Air Berlin
D-ABNA Airbus A320-214 (5191) Air Berlin
D-AEAK Airbus A300B4-622R (670) DHL Worldwide Courier Express
D-AGWT Airbus A319-132 (5043) Germanwings
D-AGWX Airbus A319-132 (5569) Germanwings
D-AIDO Airbus A321-231 (4994) Lufthansa
D-AILB Airbus A319-114 (0610) Lufthansa
D-AIRO Airbus A321-131 (0563) Lufthansa
D-AIRS Airbus A321-131 (0595) Lufthansa
D-AISJ Airbus A321-231 (3360) Lufthansa
D-AIST Airbus A321-231 (4005) Lufthansa
D-AIUA Airbus A320-214(SL) (5935) Lufthansa
D-AIZC Airbus A320-214 (4153) Lufthansa
EC-BQZ Douglas DC-9-32 (47456) Preserved
EC-HIN Cessna 525 (525-0197)
EC-HYI Dassault Falcon 2000 (150) Gestair
EC-JXR Dassault Falcon 2000 (55) Gestair
EC-JYT Bombardier Challenger 604 (5648) TAG Aviation Spain
EC-KHP Cessna 550 (550-0955)
EC-KPB Cessna 560XL (560-5753) Jet Nova
EC-KQO Cessna 525B (525B-0234) TAG Aviation Spain
EC-KRN IAI Galaxy (188) Executive Airlines (EC)
EC-LYO Gulfstream G550 (5430)
EI-DAP Boeing 737-8AS (33551) Ryanair
EI-DHD Boeing 737-8AS (33816) Ryanair
EI-DHF Boeing 737-8AS (33575) Ryanair
EI-DWF Boeing 737-8AS (33619) Ryanair
EI-DYK Boeing 737-8AS (36573) Ryanair
EI-EBL Boeing 737-8AS (37529) Ryanair
EI-EKD Boeing 737-8AS (35024) Ryanair
EI-EKI Boeing 737-8AS (38496) Ryanair
EI-EKP Boeing 737-8AS (35028) Ryanair
EI-ESS Boeing 737-8AS (35043) Ryanair
EI-EVF Boeing 737-8AS (40291) Ryanair
EI-EVJ Boeing 737-8AS (38501) Ryanair
EI-FFM Boeing 737-73S (29082) Meridiana Fly
EI-FIA Boeing 737-8AS (44691) Ryanair
F-GRHF Airbus A319-111 (1025) Air France
F-GTAM Airbus A321-211 (1859) Air France
F-GTAR Airbus A321-211 (3401) Air France
F-GTAY Airbus A321-211 (4251) Air France
F-GZHJ Boeing 737-86J (37778) France
F-GZHN Boeing 737-85H (29445) France
F-HEPA Airbus A320-214 (4139) Air France
G-EUPB Airbus A319-131 (1115) British Airways
G-EZAK Airbus A319-111 (2744) EasyJet
G-EZBH Airbus A319-111 (2959) EasyJet
G-EZEZ Airbus A319-111 (2360) EasyJet
G-EZFZ Airbus A319-111 (4425) EasyJet
G-EZOA Airbus A320-214(SL) (6412) EasyJet
G-EZTK Airbus A320-214 (3991) EasyJet
G-EZUO Airbus A320-214 (5052) EasyJet
G-EZUT Airbus A320-214 (5113) EasyJet
G-EZWE Airbus A320-214 (5289) EasyJet
G-EZWJ Airbus A320-214(SL) (5638) EasyJet
G-EZWS Airbus A320-214(SL) (6011) EasyJet
G-LCYM Embraer Emb-190-100LR (19000351) BA Cityflyer
G-TCDD Airbus A321-211(SL) (6038) Thomas Cook Airlines
HA-LPW Airbus A320-232 (3947) Wizz Air
HA-LYJ Airbus A320-232(SL) (6360) Wizz Air
HB-IJN Airbus A320-214 (0643) Swiss International Air Lines
HB-IJX Airbus A320-214 (1762) Swiss International Air Lines
HB-JLQ Airbus A320-214 (4673) Swiss International Air Lines
HB-JZF Airbus A319-111 (2184) EasyJet Switzerland
HB-JZW Airbus A319-111 (2729) EasyJet Switzerland
I-BIKO Airbus A320-214 (1168) Alitalia
I-BIXR Airbus A321-112 (0593) Alitalia
JY-AYS Airbus A320-232 (4853) Royal Jordanian Airlines
LN-DYJ Boeing 737-8JP (39045) Norwegian Air Shuttle
LN-DYM Boeing 737-8JP (39005) Norwegian Air Shuttle
LN-DYO Boeing 737-8JP (40868) Norwegian Air Shuttle
LN-DYR Boeing 737-8JP (40870) Norwegian Air Shuttle
LV-CSX Airbus A340-313X (373) Aerolineas Argentinas
LX-LGS Boeing 737-7C9 (33956) Luxair
N274AY Airbus A330-323X (342) US Airways
N280AV Airbus A330-243 (1400) Avianca
N745AM Boeing 777-2Q8ER (32718) Aeromexico
N830MH Boeing 767-432ER (29701) Delta Air Lines
N832MH Boeing 767-432ER (29704) Delta Air Lines
N966AM Boeing 787-8 (35311) Aeromexico
N973AV Airbus A330-243 (1073) Avianca
N974AV Airbus A330-243 (1208) Avianca
OK-NEO Airbus A319-112 (3452) CSA Czech Airlines
OO-SND Airbus A320-214 (1838) Brussels Airlines
OO-SSW Airbus A319-111 (3255) Brussels Airlines
PH-BCE Boeing 737-8K2 (42151) KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
PH-BXC Boeing 737-8K2 (29133) KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
PH-BXD Boeing 737-8K2 (29134) KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
PH-BXU Boeing 737-8BK (33028) KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
PT-MOF Boeing 767-316ER (41997) TAM Airlines
SP-LLE Boeing 737-45D (27914) LOT Charters
SP-LRF Boeing 787-8 (35942) LOT Polish Airlines
SU-GCZ Boeing 737-866 (35568) EgyptAir
SX-DVS Airbus A320-232 (3709) Aegean Airlines
TC-CPM Boeing 737-82R (40012) Pegasus Airlines
TC-JAI Airbus A320-232 (3259) THY Turkish Airlines
TC-JHR Boeing 737-8F2 (40989) THY Turkish Airlines
TS-IMQ Airbus A319-114 (3096) Tunisair
VQ-BPV Airbus A320-214(SL) (5970) Aeroflot Russian Airlines
XA-MYN Bombardier Challenger 6013R (5142)
YL-LCM Airbus A320-211 (0244) SmartLynx
YL-LCN Airbus A320-211 (0662) SmartLynx
YR-BGG Boeing 737-78J (28442) TAROM

Cuatro Vientos 

Civil airfield

D-EKVH Piper PA-46-310P (46-8408041)
EC-APB Beech C33A Bonanza (CE-70)
EC-BNV Cessna 182L (182-58852)
EC-CAY Piper PA-28R-200 (28R-7235284)
EC-CCM Piper PA-28-140 (28-7225568) Preserved
EC-CDZ Piper PA-23-250 (27-7305111)
EC-CFK Boeing 727-256 (20821) Instructional Airframe
EC-CIY Piper PA-31-350 (31-7405181)
EC-CST Piper PA-28R-200 (28R-7535319)
EC-CTC Reims-Cessna FR.172J (0544)
EC-CTO Aero Commander Twin Commander 680F (1195) Instructional Airframe
EC-CUG Cessna 421B (421B-0936)
EC-CVE Piper PA-32R-300 (32R-7680079)
EC-CVX Reims-Cessna FR.172G (0218)
EC-CZQ Piper PA-34-200T (34-7670162)
EC-DDV Boeing 727-256 (21778)
EC-DER American Aviation AA-5A (0629)
EC-DHK Piper PA-38-112 (38-79A0237)
EC-DNG Cessna 172RG (172RG-0526)
EC-DTB Socata MS.235 Rallye (13018)
EC-DTF Bolkow Bo-105CB-2 (S-599) Stored, ex Police
EC-DUY Bolkow Bo-105CB-2 (S-628) Stored, ex Police
EC-ESU Beech F33A Bonanza (CE-1410)
EC-FIF Piper PA-34-220T (34-8333072)
EC-FVP Cessna 172N (172-70627)
EC-GBB Beech King Air 200 (BB-182) Government of Spain
EC-GCP Beech F33A Bonanza (CE-530)
EC-GJA Bell UH-1D Iroquois (5387) Helimar Helicopteros
EC-GMG Swearingen SA.226TC Metro II (TC-371) Stored
EC-GNS Cessna 172N (172-73683)
EC-GPR Cessna R.172K (R172-2544)
EC-GQL de Havilland Canada DHC-4A Caribou (258)
EC-GQM de Havilland Canada DHC-4A Caribou (289)
EC-GQN de Havilland Canada DHC-4A Caribou (290)
EC-GVD Cessna 172P (172-75947)
EC-HGI Cessna 550 (550-0596)
EC-HLO Piper PA-28-140 (28-20032)
EC-HMH Piper PA-28-161 (2841345)
EC-HOZ Piper PA-34-200T (34-7570092)
EC-HPQ Cessna 500 (500-0157) Gestair
EC-HQO Cessna 310Q (310Q-0286)
EC-HRK Socata TB-20 (2024)
EC-HSI Cessna 402C (402C-0409)
EC-HSJ Socata TB-10 (49)
EC-HSK Piper PA-28-140 (28-23488)
EC-IAX Cessna 550 (550-0156)
EC-IDL Piper PA-28R-200 (28R-7135075)
EC-IED Piper PA-34-200 (34-7350123)
EC-IEO Cessna 172M (172-65632)
EC-IFD Reims-Cessna F.150K (0619)
EC-IGC Piper PA-23-250 (27-2700)
EC-IGG Robinson R22 (3288) Intercopteros
EC-IIN Mooney M.20J (24-0494)
EC-ILL Reims-Cessna F.182Q (0072)
EC-ILM Cessna 421C (421C-0045)
EC-IQV Piper PA-28R-180 (28R-30548)
EC-IQE Diamond DA 40 Star (40.239)
EC-ITX Cessna 172R (172-80778)
EC-JMV Piper PA-34-220T (3448018)
EC-JOQ Piper PA-34-220T (34-8133177)
EC-JPZ Piper PA-31-350 (31-7952088)
EC-JTE Cessna 421C (421C-0804)
EC-KAB Socata TB-20 (471)
EC-KAP Eurocopter EC135P2 (0462) Police - Spain
EC-KAR Cessna 421A (421A-0013)
EC-KBH Cirrus Design SR-20 (1725)
EC-KEA Cirrus Design SR-22 (1399) Soko Aviation
EC-KFX Cirrus Design SR-20 (1752)
EC-KIY Cessna 152 (152-81478)
EC-KKH Cirrus Design SR-20 (1814)
EC-KOB Eurocopter EC135P2+ (0596) Police - Spain
EC-KCO Bell Helicopters 212 (30666)
EC-KSL Eurocopter AS.350B3 Ecureuil (4359)
EC-KYG Cirrus Design SR-22 (3318)
EC-LIO Beech 400A Beechjet (RK-354)
EC-LNU Reims-Cessna FA.152 (0385)
EC-LNX Cessna 152 (152-84309)
EC-LZQ Cirrus Design SR-20 (1570)
G-RAYY Cirrus Design SR-22 (2921)
N121CG Cessna 550S (S550-0123)
N3895Y Cessna 210D (210-58395)
N6103Y Cirrus Design SR-22 (0634)
N79CT Beech E90 King Air (LW-303)
N94137 Cessna 152 (152-85605) Preserved
T.12B-26/02 CASA 212-100 (42) Withdrawn from use
XB-JSG Cessna P.210N (P210-00269)

Military base

D.2-01 Fokker F-27-200MPA (10581) to be Preserved at Museum
D.2-03 Fokker F-27-200MPA (10587) Withdrawn from use
D.3B-3 CASA 212-200 (239) Withdrawn from use
D.3B-04 CASA 212-200 (259) Withdrawn from use
HE.7-11/78-02 Agusta-Bell 47G-2 (276) Gate Guard
T.12B-12 CASA 212-100 (16) Withdrawn from use
T.12B-14/37-01 CASA 212-100 (12) Fire trainer
(T.12B-17)/37-03 CASA 212-100 (21) Withdrawn from use
T.12B-22/72-02 CASA 212-100 (30) Withdrawn from use
T.12B-24/54-12 CASA 212-100 (40) Withdrawn from use
T.12B-39 CASA 212-100 (75) Withdrawn from use
T.12B-66/72-09 CASA 212-100 (129) Withdrawn from use
T.12C-61/47-11 CASA 212-100 (115) Withdrawn from use
T.9-29 de Havilland Canada C-7A Caribou (70) Preserved
T.9-5/37(-05) de Havilland Canada DHC-4A Caribou (262) Withdrawn from use

Museo de Aeronáutica y Astronáutica - for pics see the Museum listing on the sidebar


(C.5-223)/"C.5-175"/1-175 North American F-86F Sabre
(E.30-01)/"E.30-2"/01-402 Piper PA-24-260 Comanche
(EC-693)/"DR.1-1"/74-21 Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina
(N86427)/74-17 North American TB-25N Mitchell
(RA-23760)/CCCP-23760/34 white Mil Mi-2
20+12 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-23ML
22+26 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21SPS
25+18 Sukhoi Su-22M-4
26+23/"C.8-15"/104-15 Lockheed F-104G Starfighter
32543/07 SAAB J32E Lansen
37074/18 SAAB AJS-37 Viggen
42/"96 red" Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-17F
A.10C-91/214-91 Hispano HA.220E Super Saeta
A.9-050/21-50 Northrop SF-5A Freedom Fighter
AD.1B-8/515304 Grumman HU-16B Albatross
AR.9-062/23-62 Northrop SRF-5A Freedom Fighter
C.12-37/2-29 McDonnell-Douglas F-4C Phantom II
C.14C-77/14-53 Dassault Mirage F1EDA
C.14C-78/14-54 Dassault Mirage F1EDA
CR.12-42/12-51 McDonnell-Douglas RF-4C Phantom II
E.16-90/793-6 North American T-6G Texan
E.18-3/42-72 Piper PA-31P-425 Pressurized Navajo
E.19-3/42-52 Piper PA-23-250 Aztec E
E.20.1/42-60 Beech B55 Baron
EC-CBY Sud Aviation SA.319B Alouette III
EC-CLV Sud Aviation SA.318C Alouette Astazou
F-BMMS/105 Morane-Saulnier MS.733 Alcyon
HD.11-1 Agusta-Bell 47J-3 Ranger
HE.10B-39/78-52 Bell Helicopters UH-1H Iroquois
HE.10B-52/78-54 Bell Helicopters UH-1H Iroquois
HE.7B-16/782-6 Agusta-Bell 47G-3B
HR.15-21/ET-140 Bolkow Bo-105CB-2
P.3-7/150516/23-26 Lockheed P-3A Orion
T.2B-211/911-16 CASA 352L
T.2B-254/"D-2571"/721-14 CASA 352L
T.3-36/721-9 Douglas C-47B-1-DL
T.4-10/911-10 Douglas R5D-1 Skymaster
T.7-17/405-17 CASA 207C Azor
T.7-6/351-06 CASA 207A Azor
T.9-25/371-05 de Havilland Canada C-7A Caribou
TK.1-3/0189/123-03 Boeing KC-97L Stratofreighter
TR.12A-3/403-01 CASA 212-100
UD.13-1/43-01 Canadair CL-215
VH-TRQ Transavia PL-12 T-300A Skytruck
XE.25-01 CASA 101 Aviojet
XT.12-1/54-10 CASA 212

Hangar 1

1.E-73 CANT Z.506 Airone rear fuselage/tail
195 Breguet Br.XIXTR Super Didon Replica
"EC-AAT" Comper CLA.7 Swift FSM
"EC-CBB" B.A. Eagle II FSM
(D-ENAE)/30-22 Klemm L 25b I
(F-BCBX)/005 Morane-Saulnier MS.230
(F-PBAY)/SF-002 Farman F.404
(HB-EEB)/EN-002/30-45 Miles M.14A Hawk Trainer
12-72/72 CASA Br.XIXGR Grand Raid
A No.1 Morane-Saulnier G Replica
B.21 Bristol F.2b Fighter Replica
B.2-82/25-82 Heinkel He.111E-1
bC.6 Caudron G.III Replica
G-BRGU Cameron Balloon R-60 Gondola
M-MABE Avro 504K Replica
M-MHEI de Havilland DH-4 FSM
M-MOAB Fokker C.III Replica
M-MWAL Dornier Do.J Militar-Wal FSM
mN n5 Nieuport IV-G Replica
T.8B-97/462-04 Heinkel CASA 2-111E
Unmarked Viadera 1909 Biplane Replica
Unmarked Wright Flyer 1903 Replica
Unmarked Bleriot XI Replica
Unmarked Lilienthal Normal-Segelapparat Replica

Hangar 2

(A.9-046)/23-00 Northrop SF-5A Freedom Fighter cockpit
(E.3B-198) CASA 1.131E Jungmann
(EC-AZD) Stinson 108-3 Voyager
(EC-BLD)/L.8C-44/791-28 AISA I-11B Peque
(T.4-05)/"Grupo 91" Douglas C-54D-10-DC Skymaster cockpit

Hangar 3

(D-EAWI)/425/17 Fokker Dr.1 Replica
(EC-ACA)/TH-001 de Havilland DH-87B Hornet Moth
(EC-AFJ)/E.34-1 Hispano-Suiza HS.34
(F-AZET)/L.15-2/91-6 Nord N.1002 Pingouin
(F-PALY)/E-004 Morane-Saulnier MS.181
A.4-103/CA-125/32-2 Polikarpov I-15 FSM
C.1-328/262/3-52 Fiat HA.132L
C.4J-10/94-28 Hispano HA.1112-K1L Buchon
C.4K-158/471-23 Hispano HA.1112-M1L Buchon
C.8-25/CM-260 Polikarpov I-16 FSM
E.1-14/513-20 CASA 1-133L Jungmeister
E.17-16/791-16 Beech T-34A Mentor
E.3B-565/781-7 CASA 1.131E Jungmann
E.4-161/H.M-1 Huarte-Mendicoa HM-1B
E.9-119 AISA I-115
EC-AFQ/30-89/EM-016/P de Havilland DH-60GIII Moth Major
EC-APR Schleicher Ka.6CR Rhonsegler
EC-BHO Slingsby T.45 Swallow
EC-BON PZL-Bielsko SZD-24-4A Foka 4
EC-MFG/"EC-MCQ" Schneider DFS 108-49 Grunau Baby IIB
EC-OBN Jacobs DFS 108-30 Kranich II
EC-ODK Jacobs DFS 108-30 Kranich III
EC-RAB Jacobs DFS 108-68 Weihe
EC-RAT Slingsby T.34A Sky
EC-YBL LET L-13M Blanik
EL-007/30-171 Caudron C.272 Luciole
EP-003/30-103 de Havilland DH-82A Tiger Moth
HE.7-13/751-4 Agusta-Bell 47G-2
L.16-23/96-1 Fieseler Fi.156C-3 Storch
L.2-21/90-53 Stinson 108-3 Voyager
PE-37 AISA PE.38 Schulgleiter
U.14-1/407-7 Dornier Do.28A-1
Unmarked Plavia Gurripato II
"AV-361 No 324" Fauvel AV-86 1

Hangar 4

(HR.12-3)/"HD.12-3" Agusta-Bell AB.206A-1 Jet Ranger
C.6-B Cierva C.6bis Replica
EC-AIM Cierva C.19 Mk.IVP
HD.16-1/803-01 Sud Aviation SA.319B Alouette III
HE.20-12/78-41 Hughes 269C
HE.7A-52/78-18 Bell Helicopters OH-13H Sioux
HE.7B-21 Agusta-Bell 47G-3B
XVU.1-01 Cierva C.30A Replica
Z.2-6/75-6 Aerotecnica AC-12
Z.4-06 Aerotecnica AC-14
ZD.1B-22/2 Westland WS.55 Srs.2 Whirlwind

Hangar 5

(C.6-159)/"C.6-35"/463-06 North American SNJ-4 Texan
A.10C-104 Hispano HA.220D Super Saeta
C.5-58/102-4 North American F-86F Sabre
C.6-155/421-35 North American SNJ-5 Texan
E.15-51/41-8 Lockheed T-33A Shooting Star
EC-634 Rans S.7
EC-AKO/40-1 de Havilland DH-89A Dragon Rapide
EC-AXL Zlin Z.326 Trener Master
EC-BDV Zlin Z.526A Akrobat
EC-CBS Hirth Hi.27 Akrostar II
EC-OCI Vogt Lo.100 Zwergreiher
EC-YNP Rutan Long Ez
G-ACYR de Havilland DH-89A Dragon Rapide
LV-ZBR Fleet 2
Unmarked Schneider DFS 108-14 SG-38 Schulgleiter
Unmarked Solar Wings Typhoon S4
Unmarked Ultralite Soaring Inc Wizard J-3
XE.14-2 Hispano HA.200R-1 Saeta

Hangar 6 outside

(E.15-21/41-11) Lockheed T-33A Shooting Star
C.11-13/11-13 Dassault Mirage IIIEE
E.24A-30/42-28 Beech F33C Bonanza
EC-BYE Douglas DC-9-32 nose
EC-CFG Boeing 727-256 nose
(HE.7A-41) Bell Helicopters OH-13H Sioux (2386) ..possibly the wreck behind Hangar 6