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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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Tuesday, 3 May 2016

15-17/04/16 - Ireland

Many thanks to Trevor Read for logs and pics from another interesting Irish trip.

15/04 - Belfast George Best

G-ECOE de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402 (4212) Flybe
G-FSEU Beech King Air 200 (BB-331) Jota Aviation
G-MEGN Beech King Air 200 (BB-1518) Dragonfly Air Charter
G-WNCH Beech B200 King Air (BB-1259) Synergy Aviation
N234RG Pilatus PC-12/45 (520)

15/04 - Kernan Valley

G-BPHO Taylorcraft BC-12D (8497)
G-BPHO
G-CBVC Raj Hamsa X Air (BMAA/HB/230)
G-CBVC
G-CCDP Raj Hamsa X Air (BMAA/HB/276)
G-CCDP
G-CDWM Best Off Skyranger (BMAA/HB/470)
G-CEXL Comco Ikarus C42 FB80 (0711-6927)
G-CEXL
G-CIIN Ikarus Comco C-42 (1407-7344)
G-FLYM Ikarus Comco C-42 (0707-6903)
G-MGTV Thruster T600N 450 (0052-T600N-070)
G-MTZC Thruster TST Mk.1 (8048-TST-070)
G-MZBF Letov LK-2M Sluka (PFA 263-12881)

15/04 - Kilkeel - private address

G-AXRC Campbell Cricket (CA.323) Stored
G-AXRC
G-CWAL Raj Hamsa X Air (BMAA/HB/339) Wreckage

15/04 - Derryogue

G-ASIS Jodel D.112 (1166)
G-ASIS
G-BZNP Thruster T600N 450 (0100-T600N-047)
G-BZNP
G-CCMP Evektor EV-97A EuroStar (PFA 315-14127)
G-CCMP
G-CDCT Evektor EV-97 EuroStar (2004-2117)
G-CDCT
G-CDIY Evektor EV-97A EuroStar (PFA 315-14345)
G-CDIY
G-CECH Jodel D.150 (PFA 235-13889)
G-CECH
G-FBSS Aeroprakt A.22LS (LAA 317B-15101)
G-MTMA Mainair Gemini (579-987-5)
G-MTMA
G-OTUN Evektor EV-97 EuroStar (PFA 315-13865)
G-OTUN

15/04 - Aughrim

G-AKTI Luscombe 8A (4101)
G-AKTI
G-BIOI SAN Jodel DR.1050M1 (477)
G-BIOI
G-EIAP SAN Jodel DR.1050 (356)
G-EIAP
G-OTOE Aeronca 7AC Champion (7AC-4621)
G-OTOE

15/04 - Mullaghbane - private address

EI-BHW Reims/Cessna F.150F (0013) Stored
EI-BHW

15/04 - Ballybay Shercock

EI-EEH BRM Land Africa (0115/912ULS/K-4/08LA)
EI-EEH
EI-ETB Ikarus Comco C-42 (0405-6598)
EI-ETB
EI-FLW Comco Ikarus C42 (unknown)
EI-FLW

15/04 - Seeharn Mullagh

EI-DOB Zenair CH.701 (7-9272)
EI-DOB
G-MMOG Huntair Pathfinder Mk.1 (011) Tail section & small parts

15/04 - Clonkeefy Ballyjamesduff - private address

EI-AGD Taylorcraft UK Plus D (108) fuselage
EI-AGD
EI-ALH Taylorcraft UK Plus D (106) fuselage
EI-ALH
EI-ANA Taylorcraft UK Plus D (206) fuselage

these were the aircraft damaged in an arson attack at Ballyjamesduff in 03/09

15/04 - Lough Sheelin

EI-DGH Raj Hamsa X Air (861)
EI-DGH
EI-DKC Solar Wings Pegasus (SW-WQQ-0351)
EI-DKC
G-BZLT Raj Hamsa X Air (BMAA/HB/125)
G-BZLT
G-MJYC Solar Wings Panther (JM-01)
G-MNAU Solar Wings Pegasus (SW-WA-1013)
G-MNAU

15/04 - Ballyheelan - private address

EI-BYA Thruster TST Mk.1 (8504) wreck
EI-BYA
EI-CPN Auster J/4 (2073)
EI-CPN
G-MNBU Mainair Gemini (337-885-3)
G-MNBU
G-MWWG Solar Wings Pegasus (SW-WQ-0468)
G-MWWG
G-MZHE Thruster T600N (9067-T600N-011)
G-MZHE


15/04 - Edgeworthstown - Midland Karting & Paintball

EI-ATK Piper PA-28-140 (28-24120) wreck
EI-ATK
EI-BKE Socata MS.885 Rallye (278) wreck
EI-BKE
EI-CFV Socata MS.880B Rallye (1850) wreck
EI-CFV
EI-CHN Socata MS.880B Rallye (901) wreck
EI-CHN

16/04 - Enfield

EI-FDY Ikarus Comco C-42 (0101-6298)
EI-FDY

16/04 - Tibohine

EI-FGF Ikarus Comco C-42 (9907-6192)
EI-FGF
EI-FNS Comco Ikarus C42 (unknown)
EI-FNS
G-MZMX Cyclone AX2000 (7451)
G-MZMX

16/04 - Knock

EI-FEH Boeing 737-8AS (44689) Ryanair
N313DS Bombardier Challenger 300 (20183)
N313DS
(YU-AON) Boeing 737-3Q4 (24208) Fire Dept
YU-AON

16/04 - Cloongawnagh

EI-FGG Ikarus Comco C-42 (9908-6202)
EI-FGG

16/04 - Liscananaun

EI-AXT/42-5772 Piper J/5A Cub Cruiser (5-498)
EI-AXT
G-CGJD AutoGyro Europe Calidus (RSUK/CALS/004)

16/04 - Croughwell

EI-AEH Luscombe 8F (1821)
EI-AEH
EI-BID Piper L-18C-95 (18-1524)
EI-BID
EI-CJR SNCAN Stampe SV.4A (318) Stored
EI-CJR
EI-ELM Piper L-18C Super Cub (18-1533)
EI-ELM
EI-EEU Pereira Osprey II (304)
EI-EEU
EI-EHK Magni M-22 (22-07-4384)
EI-EHK

16/04 - Limetree

EI-CNU Pegasus Quantum 15-912 (7326)
EI-CNU
EI-CZA ATEC Zephyr 2000 (Z580602A)
EI-DKZ Just Aircraft Escapade 912[1] (BMAA/HB/423)
EI-DKZ
EI-DMB Synairgie Skyranger (SKR0502588)
EI-DXM Raj Hamsa X Air (BMAA/HB/100)
EI-DXP Cyclone AX3 (7252)
EI-EYW Thruster T600N (9039-T600N-033)
EI-FBY BRM Citius (0118/KIT/08-CT)
EI-FBY
EI-FEV Raj Hamsa X Air (BMAA/HB/245)
EI-FEV
EI-FLH BRM Land Africa (012/05 KF2)
EI-FLH
EI-FMO BRM Land Africa (06-00014)
EI-FNC BRM Citius (unknown)
EI-FNC
G-CFKJ P & M Aviation Quik (8405)
G-CFKJ
G-OLGA CFM Starstreak Shadow SA-II (PFA 206-13164)

16/04 - Kilrush

EI-AEF Cessna 120 (13692)
EI-ANY Piper PA-18-95 (18-7152)
EI-BCJ Aeromere F.8L Falco (204)
EI-BCN Piper L-4H Cub (12335)
EI-BDL Evans VP-2 Volksplane (PFA 7213)
EI-CCM Cessna 152 (152-82320)
EI-DKJ Thruster T600N 450 (0047-T600N-105)
EI-DXZ Urban Air UFM-10 Samba (20/10)
EI-EHM Rand-Robinson KR-2 (1554)
EI-EOW Flight Design CTSW (07-07-17)
EI-EPP Piper PA-22-160 (22-7421)
EI-ERI Air Creation Kiss (BMAA/HB/225)
EI-FAD Van's RV-7A (71464)
EI-FDC PZL-Okecie 110-150 Koliber (03930051)
EI-FEU Aviatika MAI-890 (069)
EI-FFV American Aviation AA-5 (0645)
EI-FFZ Magni M-16 (16-11-6314)
EI-FLS Comco Ikarus C42 (unknown)
EI-FLS
EI-LEM Socata TB-9 (1384)
EI-LEM
EI-RCA Roko Aero NG-4UL (019/2009)
G-AXGG Reims/Cessna F.150J (0440)
N239MY Hughes OH-6A Cayuse (1132)
N799CD Cirrus Design SR-22 (1543)
N89SS Bell Helicopters 206B (1010)
PH-MJC Spezio Sport DAL-1 (162)
PH-MJC

16/04 - Gowran Grange

EI-BIK Piper PA-18-180 (18-7909088)
EI-BIK
EI-GLA/ICS Schleicher ASK-21 (21002)
EI-GLA
EI-GLB Schleicher ASK-21 (21060)
EI-GLF/08 Schleicher K.8B (8486)
EI-GLF
EI-GMF Schleicher ASK-13 (13189)
EI-GMF
G-AVOO Piper PA-18-180 (18-8511)
G-AVOO

16/04 - Bray - private address

EI-AWR Malmo MFI-9 (10)
EI-AWR
EI-BRU Evans VP-1 Volksplane (SAAC-18)
EI-BRU

16/04 - Ballyboughal

EI-AYY Evans VP-1 Volksplane (MD-01)
EI-AYY
EI-BCM Piper J-3C-65 Cub (11983)
EI-BCM
EI-FLU Piper PA-22 Colt (unknown)
EI-FLU
EI-GDJ Piper J/4A Cub Coupe (4-1456)
EI-GDJ
EI-GER Maule MX-7-180A (20006C)
EI-GER

17/04 - Weston

EI-BJM Cessna A.152 (A152-0936)
EI-BJM
EI-BSL Piper PA-34-220T (34-8233041)
EI-BSL
EI-BUN Beech 76 Duchess (ME-371)
EI-BUN
EI-BYY Piper J3C Cub (c/n 22288)
EI-BYY
EI-CFY Cessna 172N (172-68902)
EI-CFY
EI-CIG Piper PA-18-150 (18-7203)
EI-CIG
EI-CML Cessna 150M (150-76786)
EI-COT Reims/Cessna F.172N (1884)
EI-COT
EI-CRX Socata TB-9 (1170)
EI-DZK Robinson R22 (3179)
EI-DZK
EI-EDC Reims/Cessna FA.152 (0376)
EI-EWC Beech 76 Duchess (ME-227)
EI-EWC
EI-EYJ Reims/Cessna F.172N (1696)
EI-EYJ
EI-FDC PZL-Okecie 110-150 Koliber (03930051)
EI-FII Cessna 172RG (172RG-0550)
EI-FII
EI-GSM Cessna 182S (182-80188)
EI-GSM
EI-JOR Robinson R44 (12426)
EI-JOR
EI-MCF Cessna 172R (172-80799)
EI-MCF
EI-ROB Robin R.1180TD (270)
EI-ROB
EI-YLG Robin HR.200-120B (336)
G-BBGC Socata MS.893E Rallye (12215)
G-JAKI Mooney M.20R (29-0030)
G-SEAI Cessna U.206G (U206-04059)
G-SEAI
M-PREI Raytheon 390 Premier (RB-60)
M-PREI
M-SPOR Beech B200 King Air (BB-1557)
M-SPOR
N65MJ Beech 58P Baron (TJ-487)
N65MJ
N143TW Cessna 550 Citation II (550-0085)
N143TW
N4575C Grumman JRF-5 Goose (B120)
N6554B Tiger Aircraft AG-5B (10251)
N8990F Hughes 269C (0313)
PH-KED Piper PA-23-250 (27-7305116)
PH-KED

17/04 - Bailieborough - private address

G-BRDE Thunder & Colt Ax7-77 (1538)
G-BRDE

17/04 - Long Kesh - Ulster Aviation Museum - arranged visit

202 Sud Aviation SA.316B Alouette III (1973)
202
EI-BUO Aero Composites Sea Hawker (080)
EI-BUO
EI-CNG Air & Space 18A (18-75)
EI-CNG
G-14-1 Short SB.4 Sherpa (SH1604)
G-14-1
G-AJSN Fairchild UC-61A Argus (849)
G-AJSN
G-BDBS Short SD-330 (SH3001)
G-BDBS
G-BNZR Clutton FRED II (PFA 029-10727)
G-BNZR
G-BTUC Embraer Emb-312 Tucano (312007)
G-BTUC
G-MBJV Rotec Rally 2B (CJGW-01)
G-MZHM Tennessee Eng. & Manufacturing HiMax (PFA 272-12912)
G-RENT Robinson R22 (0758)
G-RENT
JV482 Grumman F4F-4 Wildcat (JV482)
JV482
N80BA Pitts S-1A Special (648-4)
N80BA
P7823/TM-F Supermarine Spitfire IIa FSM (n/a)
P7823
VP957 de Havilland Devon C.2/2 (04208)
VP957
WF911 English Electric Canberra B.2 (71098)
WF911
WN108/033 Hawker Sea Hawk FB.5 (AW.6041)
WN108
WZ549/F de Havilland Vampire T.11 (15141)
WZ549
XA460 Fairey Gannet AS.4 (F.9313)
XH131 English Electric Canberra PR.9 (SH1721)
XH131
XM414/101/H BAC Jet Provost T.3A (PAC/W/9221)
XM414
XR517/N Westland Wessex HC.2 (WA139)
XR517
XT864/A McDonnell-Douglas F-4 Phantom FG.1 (2475)
XT864
XV136/X Westland Scout AH.1 (F.9711)
XV136
XV361 Blackburn Buccaneer S.2B (B3-11-67)
XW222 Aerospatiale Puma HC.1 (1157)
XW222
ZF167/167 Short Tucano T.1 (T19)
ZF167
unregistered Aerosport Scamp (unknown)
Aerosport Scamp
unregistered Unknown homebuild (unknown)
Homebuilt

17/04 - Belfast George Best

G-ECOA de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402 (4180) Flybe
G-ECOO de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402 (4237) Flybe
G-EUUY Airbus A320-232 (3607) British Airways
G-FLBA de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402 (4253) Flybe
G-FLBC de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402 (4257) Flybe
G-JECR de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402 (4139) Flybe
G-PRPB de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402NG (4333) Flybe
G-PRPL de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402NG (4380) Flybe
G-SRDG Dassault Falcon 7X (36)
OO-DWG British Aerospace 146-RJ100 (E3336) Brussels Airlines