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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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Tuesday, 8 March 2016

04-06/03/16 - Ireland

Many thanks to Trevor Gordon for logs and pics from an Irish jaunt.

04/03/16 - Belfast City

G-FBJC Embraer EMB-175 STD (17000328) Flybe
G-PRPL de Havilland Canada DHC-8 402 NG (4380) Flybe
OK-LAZ LET L-410UVP-E (902504) Citywing

04/03/16 - Causeway

G-AWLF Cessna F172H Skyhawk (0536)
G-BASO Lake LA-4-180 Buccaneer (358)
G-BOLL Lake LA-4-200 Buccaneer (295)
G-BOLL
G-BVRY Cyclone Airsports AX3 K (PFA 245-12471)
G-BVRY
(G-MWYP)/N216HK CGS Hawk Arrow (H-T-468-R447)
G-MWYP
(G-MWYR) CGS Hawk AG (H-T-469-R447-AG)
G-MYIU Cyclone Airsports AX3 503 (C 3013084)
G-MYIU
G-MYZF Cyclone Airsports AX3 (7133)
G-MYZF
G-MZFH AMF Chevvron 2-32C (039)
G-MZFH

04/03/16 - Movenis

G-BMOF Cessna U206G Stationair 6 (U20603658)
G-BMOF
G-CCRC Cessna TU206G Turbo Stationair 6 (U20607001) ..dismantled on trailer
G-CCRC
G-RVDX Vans RV-4 (926)
G-RVDX

04/03/16 - Bellerena

BGA968/968 EoN Olympia 2B (EoN/O/123)
BGA968
EI-APS Schleicher ASK 14 (14008)
EI-APS
G-ARAP Champion 7FC Tri-Traveler (7FC-394)
G-ARAP
G-BSWM Slingsby T.61 Venture T.3 (1965) ..dismantled in workshop
G-BVYG Robin DR.300-180R Remorqueur (611)
G-BVYG
G-CBIR Thruster T600N 450 Jab (0022-T600N-061)
G-CFJZ/FJZ Schempp-Hirth SHK-1 (14)
G-CFJZ
G-CHTJ/HTJ/4187 Schleicher ASK 13 (13125)
G-CHTJ
G-CHYH/HYH Rolladen-Schneider LS3 17 (3186)
G-CHYH
G-CJJH/899 DG Flugzeugbau DG-800 (8-137S30)
G-CKJJ/KJJ Glaser-Dirks DG-500 Elan Orion (5E249X79)
G-CKJJ
G-CKOT/KOT Schleicher ASK 21 (21818)
G-CKOT
(G-CKTC) Schleicher Ka.6CR Rhonsegler (6649) ..being painted, unmarked
G-CKTC
G-CONR Champion 7GCBC Citabria (280-70)
G-CONR
G-DBVZ/BVZ Schleicher Ka.6CR Rhonsegler (6446)
G-DBVZ
G-DDAW/DAW Schleicher Ka.6CR Rhonsegler (951)
G-DDAW
G-EELY/ELY Schleicher Ka.6CR Rhonsegler (6485Si)
G-MWEO Whittaker MW5 Sorcerer (PFA 163-11263)
G-MWEO
G-RVTE Vans RV-6 (PFA 181A-13523)
G-RVTE
G-TUGG Piper PA-18-150 Super Cub (18-8274)
G-TUGG

04/03/16 - Derry

EI-CAC Grob G-115A (8092)
EI-CAC
EI-CIF Piper PA-28-180 Cherokee C (28-2853)
EI-CIF
(EI-DIF) Piper PA-31-350 Navajo Chieftain (31-7752105) ..wfu, no props
EI-DIF
EI-EYI Piper PA-28-181 Archer II (28-7990106)
EI-EYI
EI-OFM Reims/Cessna F172N Skyhawk (1988)
EI-OFM
G-BBRZ American Aviation AA-5 Traveler (AA5-0471)
G-BBRZ
G-BEVB Morane-Saulnier Rallye MS.892E 150ST (2860)
G-BEVB
G-BWWX Yakovlev Yak-50 (853003)
G-BWWX
G-BXPM Beech 58 Baron (TH-1677)
G-BXPM
G-BYCN Rans S-6ES Coyote II (PFA 204-13314)
G-BYCN
G-CHPK Vans RV-8 (PFA 303-14535)
G-HMED Piper PA-28-161 Warrior III (2842020)
G-HMED
G-HRHE Robinson R22 Beta (1950)
G-HRHE
G-XZXZ Robinson R44 Raven II (12567)
G-XZXZ
N92RW Beech F33A Bonanza (CE-972)
N92RW
N111SC Beech N35 Bonanza (D-6795)
N111SC
N187SA Piper PA-28R-200 Cherokee Arrow II (28R-7235139) Southern Aircraft Consultancy
N187SA

04/03/16 - Londonderry - Heather Road scrapyard

(EI-TKI) Robinson R22 Beta (1195) ..unmarked
EI-TKI

04/03/16 - Letterkenny/Stevensons strip

EI-AEJ Piper PA-16 Clipper (16-451)
EI-ERZ Flight Design CT 2K (03-02-04-07)
EI-ESF Piper PA-22-160 Tri-Pacer (22-6685)
G-CCES Raj Hamsa X-Air 2706(2) (BMAA/HB/104)
G-CHUC Denney Kitfox Mk.II (LAA 172-15055)

04/03/16 - Milford - scrapyard

EI-AWU Morane-Saulnier Rallye MS.880B Club (880) ..fuselage in the undergrowth
EI-AWU

04/03/16 - Victoria Bridge

EI-WEW Autogyro (unknown) ..in workshop
EI-WEW
G-INJA Comco Ikarus C42 FB100 VLA (PFA 322-14044) ..at airstrip
G-INJA
unregistered McCandless Autogyro (unknown) ..home-build project

04/03/16 - Carnone

EI-ERL Best Off SkyRanger (0130103)
G-CBKU Comco Ikarus C42 FB UK (PFA 322-13862)
G-MMPR Dragon Light Aircraft Dragon 150 (0011 )
unmarked Raj Hamsa X-Air ? (unknown)

04/03/16 - Ruskey

44-ADC Aeroprakt A-20 Sky Cruiser (unknown) ..wreck
44-ADC
EI-ECP Raj Hamsa X-Air Hawk (934)
EI-ECP
EI-EYN Murphy Renegade Spirit UK (PFA 188-11438)

04/03/16 - Finn Valley

EI-ELC Comco Ikarus C42B (9908-6204)
EI-ELC
EI-ETD Raj Hamsa X-Air Hawk (949)
G-BVTD CFM Shadow SA (PFA 206-11972)
G-CBHG Mainair Blade 912S (1298-1001-7-W1093)
G-CCZS Raj Hamsa X-Air Falcon 582(2) (BMAA/HB/403)
G-CCZS
G-MTSC Mainair Gemini Flash II (618-188-5-W407)
G-MWIF Rans S-6ESD Coyote II (PFA 204-11749)
G-MWTF

04/03/16 - Drumavish

G-MBYK Huntair Pathfinder I (012)
G-MZGC Cyclone Airsports AX2000 (7304)

04/03/16 - Donegal - Private residence

unregistered RAF 2000 Autogyro (unknown) ..home-build project
RAF 2000

05/03/16 - Sligo

EI-BIB Reims/Cessna F152 II (1724) Sligo Aeronautical Club Ltd
EI-BIB
EI-ICA Sikorsky S-92A (920045) Irish Coastguard
EI-SAC Cessna 172P Skyhawk (17276263) Sligo Aeronautical Club Ltd
EI-SAC
EI-SEA Progressive Aerodyne SeaRey (1DK-359C)
EI-SEA
G-BTSP Piper J-3C-65 Cub (7647)
G-BTSP
(G-BZXS)/XX631/W Scottish Aviation Bulldog T.1 (BH.120-296)
G-BZXS XX361
G-CFIF Christen Eagle (BEERS-0001)
G-CFIF
N25XL Cessna 310Q II (310Q-1076)
N25XL
N445KA Robin R.2160 Alpha Sport (116)
N445KA
N888DM Piper PA-30-160 Twin Comanche C (30-1833)
N888DM

05/03/16 - Strandhill - Private residence

EI-BOV Rand Robinson KR-2 (SAAC-11)
EI-BOV
IAHC.7 Sligo Concept (unknown)
IAHC.07
IAHC.8 O'Hara Autogyro (unknown)

05/03/16 - Enniskillen

EI-AVC Cessna F337F Super Skymaster (33701355) ..wreck
EI-AVC

EI-DVZ Robinson R44 Raven II (11629)
EI-ING Reims/Cessna F172P (2084)
EI-ING
G-FBTT Aeroprakt A-22L Foxbat (PFA 317A-14743)
G-FBTT
G-HARR Robinson R22 Beta II (3514)
G-HARR
G-JOYT Piper PA-28-181 Archer II (28-7990132)
G-JOYT
G-KENZ Rutan VariEze (PFA 074-10960)
G-KENZ
(G-ORHE) Cessna 500 Citation I (500-0220) Eassda Ireland Ltd
G-ORHE
G-PHAT Cirrus SR20 (1999)
G-PHAT
G-SWAT Robinson R44 Raven II (10041)
G-SWAT

05/03/16 - Lisbellow - Private residence

EI-FEO ELA Avacion ELA-07S Gyrocopter (03061030722) ..home-build project
EI-FEO
G-BSPJ Campbell Cricket Replica (PFA G/01-1061) ..wreck
G-BSPJ
G-BTEI Everett Campbell Cricket (023) ..stored
G-BTEI
G-BUOA Whittaker MW6 S Fatboy Flyer Srs.A (PFA 164-11959) ..stored
G-BUOA
unregistered Gyro Glider (unknown)

05/03/16 - Carrickmore

EI-FLK BRM Land Africa (0018/05)
EI-FLK
EI-FLO Denney Kitfox (unknown)
EI-FLO
G-CBTG Comco Ikarus C42 FB UK (PFA 322-13849)
G-CBTG
G-CEEW Comco Ikarus C42 FB100 (0609-6847)
G-CEEW
G-CETT Evektor EV-97 TeamEurostar UK (3006)
G-CETT
G-CFBJ AutoGyro Europe MT-03 (RSUK/MT-03/042)
G-CFBJ
G-CFTT Vans RV-7 (PFA 323-14405)
G-CICU Raj Hamsa X-Air Hawk (LAA 340-15217)
G-CWAY Comco Ikarus C42 FB100 (0707-6907)
G-CWAY
(G-DHSS)/"WR360" de Havilland Venom FB.50 (836) ..small amount of pod and tail booms
WR360
G-DMCI Comco Ikarus C42 FB100 (0707-6906)
G-DMCI
G-FELD AutoGyro Europe MTOsport (RSUK/MTOS/031)
G-FELD
G-MNWB Thruster TST (086-118-UK-001)
G-MUTT CZAW Sportcruiser (PFA 338-14667)
G-MUTT
G-MZFM Pegasus Quantum 15 (7310)
G-MZFM
G-RTIN AutoGyro Europe MT-03 (RSUK/MT-03/047)
G-RTIN
(I-9020) Pipistrel Virus 912 (unknown) ..to be EI-
(PH-3S1) Aeropro EuroFox (12902) ..to be EI-
PH-3S1

05/03/16 - Donghmore

EI-FEJ Pipistrel Virus SW 100 (513 SWN 100)
G-CFJJ Best Off SkyRanger 912S(1) (BMAA/HB/571)

06/03/16 - Limetree

EI-AED Cessna 120 (11783)
EI-BKK Taylor JT-1 Monoplane (PFA 1421)
EI-CNU Pegasus Quantum 15-912 (7326)
EI-CNU
EI-CZA ATEC Zephyr 2000 (Z2580602A)
EI-CZA
EI-DKZ Just Reality Escapade 912(1) (BMAA/HB/423)
EI-DMB Best Off SkyRanger Swift 912S(1) (SKR0503588)
EI-DRT Air Creation Tanarg/iXess 15 912(S)2 (A06082-6078)
EI-DXM Raj Hamsa X-Air 582 (BMAA/HB/100)
EI-ELL Medway Microlights EclipseR (157/136)
EI-ELL
EI-EYW Thruster T600N (9039-T600N-033)
EI-FBY BRM Citius (0118/KIT/08-CT)
EI-FBY
EI-FEV Raj Hamsa X-Air 582(5) (BMAA/HB/245)
EI-FEV
EI-FLH BRM Land Africa (012/05/KF2)
EI-FMO BRM Land Africa (06-00014)
EI-FMO
EI-FNC BRM Citius Sport (unknown)
EI-FNC
EI-MRB Denney Kitfox Mk.II (PFA 172-11752)
G-BTNR Denney Kitfox Mk.III (PFA 172-12035)
G-CFKJ P & M Aviation Quik GT450 (8405)
G-CGPN Morane-Saulnier Rallye MS.880 (2429)
(G-MTKD) Thruster TST Mk.1 (867-TST-024)
G-MTKD
G-OLGA CFM Shadow SA-II (PFA 206-13164)
unmarked Highway Demon (unknown)
plus many wrecked pods

06/03/16 - Oughterard - Private residence

EI-DDR Bensen B.8V Gyrocopter (SAAC 037) ..parts only
(EI-FJZ) ? Tervamaki JT5B Autogyro (unknown) ..under construction

06/03/16 - Maynooth - Private residence

(EI-AMY) Auster J/1N Alpha (2634) ..wreck stored
EI-AMY

06/03/16 - Dollys Grove

ES-YLK Aero Vodochody L-29 Delfin (194521)
LY-AFO Antonov An-2R (1G211-42)
XZ995 Hawker Siddeley Harrier GR.3 (712218) ..preserved

06/03/16 - Warrenstown

(EI-AUS) Auster J/5F Aiglet Trainer (2779) ..newly restored, unmarked
EI-AUS
EI-BSK SOCATA TB-9 Tampico (618)
EI-BSK
EI-SKS Robin R.2160 Alpha Sport (307) Skytrace Flight Training
EI-SKS

06/03/16 - Trevet

EI-DIY Vans RV-4 (3254)
EI-EEO Vans RV-7 (71700)

06/03/16 - Trim

EI-BAJ Stampe SV-4C (171)
EI-CCF Aeronca 11ACS Chief (11AC-S40)

06/03/16 - Ratoath - Private residence

"EI-ABH" Mignet HM.14 Pou Du Ciel Replica (unknown)
VM657 Slingsby Cadet TX.2 (unknown) ..to be restored as "IGA.6"
(VP-YKF) de Havilland DH.104 Dove Srs.6 (04292) ..under restoration
VP-YKF
unregistered Van's RV-10 (ILAS129) ..home-build project

06/03/16 - Ballyboy

EI-AEI Aeronca 65-TAC Defender (C-1661TA)
EI-AHI de Havilland DH.82A Tiger Moth (85347)
EI-AHI
EI-AYR Schleicher ASK 16 (16022)
EI-BBV/480762 Piper J-3C-65 Cub (13058)
EI-BBV
EI-CUB Piper J-3C-65 Cub (16010) ..uncovered frame
EI-CUB
EI-DTS Piper PA-18-95 Super Cub (18-5822)
EI-DTS
EI-DXP Cyclone Airsports AX3 (7252)
EI-DXP
EI-ESE Zenair CH.601XL Zodiac (6-9666)
EI-ESE
(EI-AEI)/"C1661TA" Aeronca 65-TAC Defender (C1661TA)
EI-ETC
EI-FCI Zenair CH.601HD Zodiac (4074)
EI-FCI
EI-FGB BRM Land Africa (0226/K2/13-LA)
EI-FGB
EI-NVL Jora Spol Jora UA2 (C129)
EI-NVL
EI-VLN Piper PA-18A-150 Super Cub (18-6797)
EI-VLN
G-BYEH Jodel DR.250 Capitaine (15)
G-BYEH
G-BZJO Pegasus Quantum 15 (7699)
G-CCBR Jodel D.120A (59)
G-CCBR
G-CCFI Piper PA-32-260 Cherokee Six (32-7400002)
G-CCFI
(G-MTKE) Thruster TST Mk.1 (867-TST-025)
unmarked Thruster
G-YORK Reims/Cessna F172M Skyhawk II (1354)
G-YORK
N1033Y Cessna 172S Skyhawk SP (172S10598)
N4117Y Champion 7KCAB Citabria (592-76)
N4117Y
unregistered Sonerai (unknown)
unknown Hatz ? (unknown)

06/03/16 - Navan

EI-DTT ELA Avacion ELA-07 R100 Gyrocopter (04061050722)
EI-DTT
EI-FGB BRM Land Africa (0226/K2/13-LA)
G-AWYL Jodel DR.253 Regent (143)
G-AWYL
G-CCKY Lindstrand Balloons LBL 240A (943) ..wfu
G-CCKY
G-SPAM Light Aero Avid Flyer Aerobat (PFA 189-12074)
G-SPAM

06/03/16 - Gilford - Private residence

EI-AUT Erco 415 Ercoupe F-1A (5731) ..wreck stored
EI-AUT
G-BFHI Piper J-3C-65 Cub (12532) ..stored
G-BFHI
G-BKAF Clutton FRED Series 2 (PFA 029-10337) ..stored
G-BKAF

06/03/16 - Newtownards

EI-EZX Piper PA-22-108 Colt (22-8199)
EI-EZX
G-ARCT Piper PA-18-95 Super Cub (18-7375)
G-ARCT
G-AWSN Rollason-Druine D.62B Condor (RAE/632)
(G-BWJY)/WG469/72 de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 22 (C1/0519)
G-BWJY
G-BXVS Brugger MB-2 Colibri (PFA 043-11948)
G-BXVS
G-BZRW Mainair Blade 912S (1266-0101-7-W1060)
G-BZSG Pegasus Quantum 15-912 (7766)
G-CBDO Raj Hamsa X-Air 582(1) (BMAA/HB/170)
G-CBOO Mainair Blade 912S (1317-0302-7-W1112)
G-CBXG Thruster T600N 450 (0112-T600N-073)
G-CCDG Best Off SkyRanger 912(1) (BMAA/HB/271)
G-CCVJ Raj Hamsa X-Air Falcon 133(1) (BMAA/HB/381)
G-CDUX Piper PA-32-300 Cherokee Six (32-7340074)
G-CENB Evektor EV-97 TeamEurostar UK (2913)
G-CENB
G-CEUF P & M Aviation Quik GT450 (8325)
G-CGMW Alpi Aviation Pioneer 200-M (LAA 334-14958)
G-CGMW
G-CHRY Medway Microlights EclipseR (160/138)
G-DCMI Pegasus Quik (7972)
G-MTKW Mainair Gemini Flash IIA (569-887-5)
G-MVMX Mainair Gemini Flash IIA (721-189-6)
G-MWIB Aviasud Mistral (BMAA/HB/010)
G-MWPF Mainair Gemini Flash II (825-0191-7-W619)
G-MWPF
G-MYCN Mainair Mercury (901-0492-5)
G-MYST Aviasud Mistral (BMAA/HB/012)
G-MZEM Pegasus Quantum 15-912 (7277)
G-MZIM Mainair Rapier (1124-0697-7)
G-MZIT Mainair Blade (1129-0897-7-W932)
G-OHKS Pegasus Quantum 15(HKS) (7505)
G-OLFB Pegasus Quantum 15-912 (7767)
G-OLFZ P & M Aviation Quik GT450 (8354)
G-PIPR Piper PA-18-95 Super Cub (18-826)
G-PIPR
G-UFCE Cessna 172S Skyhawk SP (172S9305)
G-UFCE
G-UFCG Cessna 172S Skyhawk SP (172S9450)
G-UFCI Cessna 172S Skyhawk SP (172S10508)
G-UFCN Cessna 152 (15283847)
G-UFCN
G-WBLY Pegasus Quik (8057)
LY-AWV Pezetel PZL-104 Wilga 35A (21910918)
M-BONO Cessna 172N Skyhawk II (17270299)
M-BONO
N509MV Beech B200 King Air (BB-877) UAL Inc
N509MV
N642P Piper PA-31 Navajo B (31-761)

06/03/16 - Belfast City

EI-ICA Sikorsky S-92A (920045) Irish Coastguard
EI-ICA at BHD
G-ECOG de Havilland Canada DHC-8 402 (4220) Flybe
G-FLBE de Havilland Canada DHC-8 402 (4261) Flybe
G-JBLZ Cessna 550 Citation Bravo (550-1018) 247 Jet Ltd
N234RG Pilatus PC-12/45 (520) Wells Fargo Bank Northwest NA Trustee