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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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Wednesday, 27 January 2016

17-23/01/16 - Helsinki

Thanks to RichT for logs from a trip to see the Northern Lights.

17/01 - Helsinki - arrival-23:59

D-ABNK Airbus A320 (1769) Air Berlin
D-AIRF Airbus A321 (0493) Lufthansa
D-AIZK Airbus A320 (5122) Lufthansa
EI-FHH Boeing 737NG (31713) Norwegian Air International
EI-FHL Boeing 737NG (42078) Norwegian Air International
EI-FHM Boeing 737NG (42070) Norwegian Air International
EI-FHS Boeing 737NG (39021) Norwegian Air International
EI-FHV Boeing 737NG (40870) Norwegian Air International
EI-FHW Boeing 737NG (39007) Norwegian Air International
G-EUYN Airbus A320 (4975) British Airways
JA838J Boeing 787 (34849) Japan Airlines
LN-NGO Boeing 737NG (39026) Norwegian
LN-NGT Boeing 737NG (41125) Norwegian
LN-RPE Boeing 737NG (28306) SAS
LN-RRP Boeing 737NG (28311) SAS
LN-RRY Boeing 737NG (28297) SAS
M-AYBE Gulfstream 280 (2010) Strategic Moves
OH-ATF ATR-72 (744) Nordic Regional Airlines
OH-ATG ATR-72 (757) Nordic Regional Airlines
OH-ATH ATR-72 (769) Nordic Regional Airlines
OH-ATJ ATR-72 (792) Nordic Regional Airlines
OH-ATK ATR-72 (848) Nordic Regional Airlines
OH-ATL ATR-72 (851) Nordic Regional Airlines
OH-ATM ATR-72 (916) Nordic Regional Airlines
OH-ATN ATR-72 (959) Nordic Regional Airlines
OH-ATO ATR-72 (977) Nordic Regional Airlines
OH-ATP ATR-72 (1050) Nordic Regional Airlines
OH-LKE Embraer Emb190 (19000059) Finnair
OH-LKF Embraer Emb190 (19000066) Finnair
OH-LKG Embraer Emb190 (19000079) Finnair
OH-LKI Embraer Emb190 (19000117) Finnair
OH-LKK Embraer Emb190 (19000127) Finnair
OH-LKL Embraer Emb190 (19000153) Finnair
OH-LKM Embraer Emb190 (19000160) Finnair
OH-LKN Embraer Emb190 (19000252) Finnair
OH-LKP Embraer Emb190 (19000416) Finnair
OH-LKR Embraer Emb190 (19000436) Finnair
OH-LQB Airbus A340 (835) Finnair
OH-LQD Airbus A340 (921) Finnair
OH-LTM Airbus A330 (994) Finnair
OH-LTN Airbus A330 (1007) Finnair
OH-LTO Airbus A330 (1013) Finnair
OH-LTR Airbus A330 (1067) Finnair
OH-LTS Airbus A330 (1078) Finnair
OH-LTT Airbus A330 (1088) Finnair
OH-LTU Airbus A330 (1173) Finnair
OH-LVA Airbus A319 (1073) Finnair
OH-LVD Airbus A319 (1352) Finnair
OH-LVG Airbus A319 (1916) Finnair
OH-LVH Airbus A319 (1184) Finnair
OH-LVI Airbus A319 (1364) Finnair
OH-LVK Airbus A319 (2124) Finnair
OH-LVL Airbus A319 (2266) Finnair
OH-LWB Airbus A350 (0019) Finnair
OH-LWC Airbus A350 (0020) Finnair
OH-LXA Airbus A320 (1405) Finnair
OH-LXB Airbus A320 (1470) Finnair
OH-LXD Airbus A320 (1588) Finnair
OH-LXF Airbus A320 (1712) Finnair
OH-LXH Airbus A320 (1913) Finnair
OH-LXI Airbus A320 (1989) Finnair
OH-LXK Airbus A320 (2065) Finnair
OH-LXL Airbus A320 (2146) Finnair
OH-LXM Airbus A320 (2154) Finnair
OH-LZC Airbus A321 (1185) Finnair
OH-LZD Airbus A321 (1241) Finnair
OH-LZF Airbus A321 (2208) Finnair
OH-LZH Airbus A321 (5803) Finnair
OH-LZL Airbus A321 (6083) Finnair
OY-KAN Airbus A320 (2958) SAS
OY-KAU Airbus A320 (3227) SAS
OY-TCG Airbus A321 (6389) Thomas Cook Airlines Scandinavia
PH-BGM Boeing 737NG (39255) KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
RA-67239 Canadair Regional Jet (7989) Severstal Aircompany
SE-RER Boeing 737NG (30736) SAS
SE-RFR Boeing 767 (29617) TUIfly Nordic
SE-RFT Boeing 737NG (38097) TUIfly Nordic
TC-JOU Airbus A330 (1550) THY - Turkish Airlines
TC-JRF Airbus A321 (3207) THY - Turkish Airlines
VQ-BBA Airbus A319 (3794) Aeroflot Russian Airlines
YL-BAX DHC-8 (4324) Air Baltic
YL-BBS Boeing 737 (29267) Air Baltic
YL-PSG Boeing 737NG (30743) Primera Air Nordic

18/01 - Helsinki - morning-18:30, OH- additions only

CS-DRU Hawker 800XP (258821) NetJets Europe
CS-TTK Airbus A319 (1034) TAP Portugal
D-ABZB Airbus A320 (3515) Air Berlin
D-ABZJ Airbus A320 (3295) Air Berlin
D-AIDB Airbus A321 (4545) Lufthansa
D-AIUE Airbus A320 (6092) Lufthansa
D-AIZK Airbus A320 (5122) Lufthansa
EI-FHL Boeing 737NG (42078) Norwegian Air International
EI-FHM Boeing 737NG (42070) Norwegian Air International
EI-FHS Boeing 737NG (39021) Norwegian Air International
EI-FHV Boeing 737NG (40870) Norwegian Air International
EI-FHW Boeing 737NG (39007) Norwegian Air International
EW-340PO Embraer Emb175 (17000350) Belavia
G-EUYN Airbus A320 (4975) British Airways
G-TUIE Boeing 787 (37227) Thomson Airways
HB-IJS Airbus A320 (0782) Swiss International Air Lines
JA836J Boeing 787 (38135) Japan Airlines
LN-DYP Boeing 737NG (39047) Norwegian
LN-DYQ Boeing 737NG (40869) Norwegian
LN-NGA Boeing 737NG (39014) Norwegian
LN-NGT Boeing 737NG (41125) Norwegian
LN-NGU Boeing 737NG (39030) Norwegian
LN-NHD Boeing 737NG (41131) Norwegian
LN-RPE Boeing 737NG (28306) SAS
LN-RRP Boeing 737NG (28311) SAS
LN-RRR Boeing 737NG (28309) SAS
OH-BLN Boeing 717 (55053) Stored, for QantasLink
OH-JTV Boeing 737NG (28015) Jet Time Finland
OH-JTZ Boeing 737NG (29083) Jet Time Finland
OH-LKH Embraer Emb190 (19000086) Finnair
OH-LKO Embraer Emb190 (19000267) Finnair
OH-LQA Airbus A340 (058) Finnair
OH-LQC Airbus A340 (844) Finnair
OH-LTP Airbus A330 (1023) Finnair
OH-LVA Airbus A319 (1073) Finnair
OH-LVB Airbus A319 (1107) Finnair
OH-LVC Airbus A319 (1309) Finnair
OH-LVD Airbus A319 (1352) Finnair
OH-LVH Airbus A319 (1184) Finnair
OH-LVK Airbus A319 (2124) Finnair
OH-LXB Airbus A320 (1470) Finnair
OH-LXC Airbus A320 (1544) Finnair
OH-LZA Airbus A321 (0941) Finnair
OH-LZE Airbus A321 (1978) Finnair
OH-LZG Airbus A321 (5758) Finnair
OH-LZI Airbus A321 (5922) Finnair
OH-LZK Airbus A321 (5961) Finnair
OH-WII Canadair Challenger 604 (5642) Jetflite Oy
OY-KAN Airbus A320 (2958) SAS
OY-KBR Airbus A319 (3231) SAS
OY-KFC Canadair CRJ-900 (15218) SAS
OY-TCE Airbus A321 (6342) Thomas Cook Airlines Scandinavia
OY-TCG Airbus A321 (6389) Thomas Cook Airlines Scandinavia
PH-BCB Boeing 737NG (39443) KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
PH-BXK Boeing 737NG (29598) KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
RA-89052 Sukhoi SSJ100 (95088) Aeroflot Russian Airlines
TC-JGB Boeing 737NG (29786) THY - Turkish Airlines
TC-JNE Airbus A330 (774) THY - Turkish Airlines
TF-FIK Boeing 757 (26254) Icelandair
UR-GAU Boeing 737 (25182) Ukraine International Airlines
VP-BHS Douglas DC-8 (46067) Stored
YL-BAE DHC-8 (4289) Air Baltic
YL-BAH DHC-8 (4296) Air Baltic
YL-BAI DHC-8 (4302) Air Baltic

18/01 - Suomen Ilmailumuseo, Helsinki (Finnish Aviation Museum)

13 Kasel 12A (1)
13

CA-84 Caudron C.60 (24)
CA-84

DK-206 SAAB J35BS Draken (35245)
DK-206

G-36/IL Schneider ESG-9 Grunau 9 (22)
IL/G36

(GA-58) Gloster Gamecock II (15) ..fuselage remains
GA-58

H-5 Harakka I (5/46)
H-5

H-56 Harakka II (24)
H-56

HK-1 PZL-Swidnik SM-1-600Sz (A07029)
HK-1

HR-3 Mil Mi-4 (09114)
HR-3

IL-2 Ilmailuvoimien A.22 Hansa (2)
IL-2

MG-111 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21bis (N75064540)
MG-111

MG-135 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21bis (N75084554)
MG-135

(MT-208) Messerschmitt Bf.109G-2 (14743) ..forward fuelage remains
MT-208

OH-177 PZL-Bielsko SZD-9bis Bocian 1A (P.284)
OH-177

OH-201 PIK PIK-3c Kajava (3)

OH-355/64 Fibera KK-1e Utu (13)
OH-355

OH-368 Fibera KK-1e Utu (21/68)
OH-368

OH-425X/FN Molino PIK-20 (20001)
OH-425X

OH-520X/T6 Tervamaki JT-6 (01)
OH-520X

OH-571 PIK PIK-16C Vasama (38)
OH-571

OH-BAA Schneider DFS108-49 Grunau Baby IIB (12/43)
OH-BAA

OH-BAR Schneider DFS108-49 Grunau Baby IIB (27)
OH-BAR

OH-BBA Beech B55 Baron (TC-261)
OH-BBA

OH-BFA Mignet HM.14 Pou-du-Ciel (Taivaankirppu) Replica (1)

OH-FSA Fieseler Fi.156K-1 Storch (4230)
OH-FSA

OH-HIA Bell Helicopters 47D-1 (646)
OH-HIA

OH-HKA Heinonen HK-1 Keltiainen (1)
OH-HKA

(OH-IVA) Cameron Balloon V-56 (780)
OH-IVA

(OH-204)/OH-KCC PZL-Bielsko SZD-10bis Czapla (W-51)
OH-KCC

OH-KLA Klemm L 25a (137) ..fuselage
OH-KLA

OH-KOPI Lippisch Hols Der Teufel (unknown) ..rear fuselage only

(OH-318)/OH-KYC PIK PIK-12 Gabriel (3)
OH-KYC

OH-LCD Douglas C-47A-75-DL (19309)
OH-LCD

(D-BAKG)/OH-LKB Fokker F-27-500 (10240) ..cockpit

OH-LRB Convair 440-40 (73)
OH-LRB

OH-MAF Cessna U.206A Super Skywagon (U206-0639)
OH-MAF

OH-MVL de Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver Mk.1 (141)
OH-MVL

(OH-152)/OH-PAR PIK PIK-5b (16)

OH-PJN Piper PA-28R-180 Cherokee Arrow (28R-30885)
OH-PJN

OH-PXA PIK PIK-10 Moottoribaby (1)
OH-PXA

OH-SAA WWS WWS.1 Salamandra (147)

OH-SEA Bucker Bu133 Jungmeister (1050) ..tail only

OH-TEA Ecklund TE-1b (1)

OH-U017 Mahe Scout (012)
OH-U017

OH-VII Valtion Viima II (VI-21)
OH-VII

OH-VKB Douglas DC-3A-214 (1975)
OH-VKB

(OH-KUA)/OH-VKL Karhumaki Karhu 48B (6)
OH-VKL

OH-VKU Lockheed 18-56 Lodestar (18-2006)
OH-VKU

(OH-282)/OH-VLK LET L-13N-10 Blanik (172620)
OH-VLK

OH-XQA Quickie Aircraft Corp. Quickie Q-1 (1049)
OH-XQA

OH-XTL Valmet Tuuli TL-III (1)

OH-XYY Kokkola Ko-04 Super Upstart (01)

OH-YKA PIK PIK-3a Kanttikolmonen (1)

OH-YMA PIK PIK-11 Tumppu (1)

PY-27 Valtion Pyry II (26)
PY-27

SA-122 Valtion Saaski II (II/5)

SF-9 SAAB S.91D Safir (91-355)
SF-9

SG-1 Schneider DFS108-14 SG-38 Schulgleiter (1)
SG-1

SM-153 (OH-SME) Letov S-218 A4 Smolik (26/VL)
SM-153

(TU-169) Valtion Tuisku (20) ..fuselage frame
TU-169

TU-178 Valtion Tuisku (29)
TU-178

UT-1 Polikarpov I-16 UTI-4 (Unknown)
UT-1

VA-2 de Havilland DH-100 Vampire FB.52 (V.0692)
VA-2

VT-9 de Havilland DH-100 Vampire T.55 (15720)
VT-9

unknown Douglas DC-6 (unknown) ..cockpit ex SAS, Kar-Air DC-7 simulator, possibly SE-BDP
DC6

unknown Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 cockpit trainer
MIG21

unknown Cessna
CESSNA

unknown Schleicher KA6d (unknown) unfinished fuselage
Schleicher KA6

unknown
FUSES

unknown
TAILS

unknown
UNKNOWN

22/01 - Helsinki - 22:00-23:59

D-AIDA Airbus A321 (4360) Lufthansa
EI-FHM Boeing 737NG (42070) Norwegian Air International
EI-FHV Boeing 737NG (40870) Norwegian Air International
EI-FHW Boeing 737NG (39007) Norwegian Air International
G-EUUS Airbus A320 (3301) British Airways
LN-NOI Boeing 737NG (36820) Norwegian
LN-RGD Boeing 737NG (41258) SAS
LN-RRY Boeing 737NG (28297) SAS
PH-BXH Boeing 737NG (29597) KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
SE-RFT Boeing 737NG (38097) TUIfly Nordic
VP-BRX Airbus A320 (3063) Aeroflot Russian Airlines
VQ-BRJ Boeing 747 (37670) AirBridge Cargo

23/01 - Helsinki - early-07:40

D-ABGS Airbus A319 (3865) Air Berlin
D-AIUH Airbus A320 (6225) Lufthansa
EI-FHM Boeing 737NG (42070) Norwegian Air International
EI-FHS Boeing 737NG (39021) Norwegian Air International
EI-FHV Boeing 737NG (40870) Norwegian Air International
OY-KBO Airbus A319 (2850) SAS
YL-BAH DHC-8 (4296) Air Baltic