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Saturday, 9 July 2016

08/07/16 - RIAT Fairford

Visited on the Friday by Stu.

* denotes a/c on the flightlines

Army Air Corps

(XZ327) Westland Gazelle AH.1 (1645) Army Recruiting
ZJ226 Westland Apache AH.1 (WAH-60) 656 Sqn/4 Regt

QinetiQ

ZE416 Agusta A109E Power Elite (11173) ETPS
ZJ645/45 Dassault Alpha Jet A (0162) ETPS

Royal Air Force

(BAPC-171)/XX308 Hawk FSM (n/a) EP&TU
(BAPC-361)/IR808 Chinook FSM (n/a) EP&TU
G-BYUL/UL Grob G.115E Tutor (82097/E) Bristol UAS
G-BYUV/UV Grob G.115E Tutor (82106/E) Bristol UAS
* GZ100 AgustaWestland AW.109SP Grand New (22347) 32 Sqn
XX200/CO BAe Hawk T.1A (41H-312047) 100 Sqn
* XX219 BAe Hawk T.1A (312055) Red Arrows
* XX232 BAe Hawk T.1 (312068) Red Arrows
* XX244 BAe Hawk T.1 (312080) Red Arrows
* XX245 BAe Hawk T.1A (312081) Red Arrows
* XX278 BAe Hawk T.1A (312103) Red Arrows
* XX310 BAe Hawk T.1W (312135) Red Arrows
* XX311 BAe Hawk T.1 (312136) Red Arrows
* XX319 BAe Hawk T.1A (312144) Red Arrows
* XX322 BAe Hawk T.1A (312147) Red Arrows
* XX323 BAe Hawk T.1A (312148) Red Arrows
* XX325 BAe Hawk T.1 (312150) Red Arrows
ZA612/074 Panavia Tornado GR.4 (BT028) 15(R) Sqn
* ZA714 Boeing Chinook HC.4 (M.7005) 18 Sqn
ZE636/XZ Grob Viking T.1 (33996-K-229) 621 VGS
ZF485/485 Short Tucano T.1 (T117) 72(R) Sqn
ZG771 Panavia Tornado GR.4 (BT056) 31 Sqn
ZH278/SF Grob Vigilant T.1 (6510) 2 FTS
ZH883 Lockheed Hercules C.5 (5481) 47 Sqn
* ZJ268/68 Aerospatiale Squirrel HT.1 (2997) DHFS
ZK016/G BAe Hawk T.2 (RT007) IV(R) Sqn
ZK027/R BAe Hawk T.2 (RT018) IV(R) Sqn
* ZK306/ED Eurofighter Typhoon FGR.4 (BS057) 6 Sqn
* ZK310/FL Eurofighter Typhoon FGR.4 (BS063) 1(F) Sqn
ZK315 Eurofighter Typhoon FGR.4 (BS074) 41(R) Sqn
ZK329/FH Eurofighter Typhoon FGR.4 (BS090) 1(F) Sqn
* ZK352/BV Eurofighter Typhoon FGR.4 (BS113) 29(R) Sqn
* ZK354/BY Eurofighter Typhoon FGR.4 (BS115) 29(R) Sqn
* ZK356 Eurofighter Typhoon (BS117) BAE Systems
ZK451/K Beechcraft King Air 200 (BB-1830) 45(R) Sqn
* ZM137 Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II (2BK-0003) VMFAT-501
ZM402 Airbus Atlas C.1 (017) 70 Sqn
ZZ337 Airbus Voyager KC.3 (1390) 10 Sqn

Royal Navy

XX316/CU-849 BAe Hawk T.1A (41H-312141) 736 NAS
* ZZ381 AgustaWestland Wildcat HMA.2 (500) 825 NAS
ZZ502 Beechcraft Avenger T.1 (FL-629) 750 NAS
* ZZ519 AgustaWestland Wildcat HMA.2 (525) 825 NAS

Royal Australian Air Force

A39-001 Airbus KC-30A (747) 33 Sqn

Belgian Air Component

CH-08 Lockheed C-130H Hercules (4478) 20 Sqn
FA-77 General Dynamics F-16AM Fighting Falcon (6H-77) 31 Sqn/10 Wing
* FA-123 General Dynamics F-16AM Fighting Falcon (6H-123) 350 Sqn/2 Wing
* FA-124 General Dynamics F-16AM Fighting Falcon (6H-124) 350 Sqn/2 Wing

Royal Canadian Air Force

140105 Lockheed CP-140M Aurora (5704) 415 Sqn

Croatian Air Force

* 056 Pilatus PC-9M (619) Eskadrila Aviona
* 059 Pilatus PC-9M (622) Eskadrila Aviona
* 062 Pilatus PC-9M (625) Eskadrila Aviona
* 063 Pilatus PC-9M (626) Eskadrila Aviona
* 066 Pilatus PC-9M (629) Eskadrila Aviona
* 067 Pilatus PC-9M (630) Eskadrila Aviona
* 069 Pilatus PC-9M (632) Eskadrila Aviona
223 Mil Mi-171Sh (unknown) 91 Zrakoplovna Baza

French Air Force

* 115/4-IT Dassault Rafale C (unknown) ETR 02.092
* 142/4-GU Dassault Rafale C (unknown) ETR 02.092
* 353/125-AM Dassault Mirage 2000N (315) EC 02.004
* 366/125-BC Dassault Mirage 2000N (360) EC 02.004
* 375/125-CL Dassault Mirage 2000N (unknown) EC 02.004
E35/705-MA Dassault Alpha Jet E (E35) EAC 00.314
E167/705-MN Dassault Alpha Jet E (E167) EAC 00.314

German Air Force

30+05 Eurofighter Typhoon T (GT005) TLG-31
30+29 Eurofighter Typhoon (GS018) TLG-74
30+59 Eurofighter Typhoon T (GT017) TLG-73
30+68 Eurofighter Typhoon (GS050) TLG-74
43+38 Panavia Tornado IDS (GS016) TLG-51
46+50 Panavia Tornado ECR (GS283) TLG-33
50+48 Transall C-160D (70) LTG-61
54+03 Airbus A400M (030) LTG-62

German Army

* 87+16 Bolkow Bo-105P1M (6116) HFWS/C
87+62 Bolkow Bo-105P1M (6162) HFWS/C

German Navy

60+03 Lockheed P-3C-CUP Orion (5745) MFG-3
D-HDDL Eurocopter EC-135P2+ (1200) MFG-5

Hellenic Air Force

* 504 Lockheed Martin F-16C Fighting Falcon (XK-5) 343 Mira
* 523 Lockheed Martin F-16C Fighting Falcon (XK-24) 343 Mira ..hangared
01504 McDonnell Douglas F-4E(AUP) Phantom II (4455) 339 Mira
71755 McDonnell Douglas F-4E(AUP) Phantom II (5031) 339 Mira

Italian Air Force

* MM7278/RS-23 Eurofighter F-2000A Typhoon (IS010) RSV/311 Gruppo
* MM7310/36-32 Eurofighter F-2000A Typhoon (IS042) RSV/311 Gruppo
* MM54500/8 Aermacchi AT-339A (6707) Frecce Tricolori
* MM54505/5 Aermacchi AT-339A (6716) Frecce Tricolori
* MM54510/12 Aermacchi AT-339A (6726) Frecce Tricolori
* MM54514/0 Aermacchi AT-339A (6728) Frecce Tricolori
* MM54517/2 Aermacchi AT-339A (6745) Frecce Tricolori
* MM54534/6 Aermacchi AT-339A (6741) Frecce Tricolori
* MM54539/11 Aermacchi AT-339A (6760) Frecce Tricolori
* MM55052/4 Aermacchi AT-339A (6846) Frecce Tricolori
* MM55053/7 Aermacchi AT-339A (6847) Frecce Tricolori
* MM55054/9 Aermacchi AT-339A (6848) Frecce Tricolori
* MM55058/3 Aermacchi AT-339A (6852) Frecce Tricolori
MM55095/4-23 Eurofighter F-2000T Typhoon (IT004) 4 Stormo
* MM62180/46-45 Lockheed C-130J Hercules (5505) 46 BA

Japanese Air Self Defence Force

07-3604 Boeing KC-767J (35498) 404 Hikotai

Royal Jordanian Air Force

347 Lockheed C-130H Hercules (4929) 3 Sqn

Netherlands Coast Guard

PH-CGC Dornier Do-228-212 (8183) 334 Sqn

Royal Netherlands Air Force

D-890 Boeing CH-47F Chinook (M.8890) 298 Sqn
* Q-18 McDonnell Douglas NAH-64D Apache (DN18) 301 Sqn

Royal New Zealand Air Force

NZ7572 Boeing 757-2K2C (26634) 40 Sqn

Royal Norwegian Air Force

053 Dassault Falcon 20ECM (53) 717 Skv

Royal Air Force of Oman

903 CASA C-295M (108) 2 Sqn

Pakistan Air Force

4144 Lockheed L-100 Hercules (4144) 6 Sqn

Polish Air Force

013 CASA C-295M (013) 13.ELTr
* 017 CASA C-295M (019) 13.ELTr ..departed 09:10
026 CASA C-295M (104) 13.ELTr
* 038 PZL-Okecie PZL-130TC-2 Turbo Orlik (04950038) 42.BLSz Team Orlik
* 042 PZL-Okecie PZL-130TC-2 Turbo Orlik (04960042) 42.BLSz Team Orlik
* 048 PZL-Okecie PZL-130TC-2 Turbo Orlik (04000048) 42.BLSz Team Orlik
* 049 PZL-Okecie PZL-130TC-2 Turbo Orlik (04010049) 42.BLSz Team Orlik
* 050 PZL-Okecie PZL-130TC-2 Turbo Orlik (04010050) 42.BLSz Team Orlik
* 051 PZL-Okecie PZL-130TC-2 Turbo Orlik (04010051) 42.BLSz Team Orlik
* 052 PZL-Okecie PZL-130TC-2 Turbo Orlik (04020052) 42.BLSz Team Orlik
* 54 Mikoyan-Guervich MiG-29A (2960532354) 1.Esk
* 108 Mikoyan-Guervich MiG-29A (2960535108) 1.Esk
* 4046 Lockheed Martin F-16C Fighting Falcon (JC-7) 31.BLT
* 4056 Lockheed Martin F-16C Fighting Falcon (JC-17) 31.BLT

Polish Navy

1017 Antonov An-28B1R Bryza (AJG001-03) 44.BLM

Spanish Air Force

C.16-36/14-03 Eurofighter EF2000 (SS017) Ala 14
* C.16-49/14-13 Eurofighter EF2000 (SS030) Ala 14
* C.16-55/14-15 Eurofighter EF2000 (SS037) Ala 14

Swedish Air Force

* 39268/268 SAAB JAS-39C Gripen (39268) F7
* 39277/277 SAAB JAS-39C Gripen (39277) F7
39821/821 SAAB JAS-39D Gripen (39821) F7

Swiss Air Force

* J-3038 Northrop F-5E Tiger II (L.1038) FSt.19
* J-3081 Northrop F-5E Tiger II (L.1081) Patrouille Suisse
* J-3084 Northrop F-5E Tiger II (L.1084) Patrouille Suisse
* J-3087 Northrop F-5E Tiger II (L.1087) Patrouille Suisse
* J-3089 Northrop F-5E Tiger II (L.1089) Patrouille Suisse
* J-3090 Northrop F-5E Tiger II (L.1090) Patrouille Suisse

Turkish Air Force

* 88-0029 Lockheed Martin F-16C Fighting Falcon (4R-031) 141 Filo
* 88-0032 Lockheed Martin F-16C Fighting Falcon (4R-034) 141 Filo

United States Air Force

58-0100 Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker (17845) 351st ARS/100th ARW
86-0165/LN McDonnell Douglas F-15C Eagle (C393) 493rd FS/48th FW
86-0176/LN McDonnell Douglas F-15C Eagle (C404) 493rd FS/48th FW
91-0605/LN McDonnell Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle (E206) 492nd FS/48th FW
* 09-4181/FF Lockheed Martin F-22A Raptor (4181) 1st FW
* 09-4191/FF Lockheed Martin F-22A Raptor (4191) 1st FW
11-5737 Lockheed MC-130J Commando II (5737) 67th SOS/352nd SOW
12-0063 Boeing CV-22B Osprey (D1044) 7th SOS/352nd SOW
* 12-5042/LF Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II (AF-53) 56th FW
* 12-5052/LF Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II (AF-63) 56th FW
* 12-5058/LF Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II (AF-69) 56th FW ..hangared

United States Marine Corps

* 168071/BH-071 Lockheed KC-130J Hercules (5676) VMGR-252
* 168726/VM-18 Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II (BF-28) VMFAT-501
* 168727/VM-19 Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II (BF-29) VMFAT-501

United States Navy

168853/853 Boeing P-8A Poseidon (44145) VP-30

Civilian

(BGA4366)/WB922 Slingsby Sedbergh T.1 (585)
(BGA4421)/WZ828 Slingsby Grasshopper TX.1 (809)
BGA4963/XA310/KBP Slingsby Cadet TX.3 (852)
* EC-406 Airbus A400M (006) Airbus Military
F-HXAL Extra EA.3300SC (SC047) Breitling SA
G-AEBJ Blackburn B2 (6300/8) BAE Systems Heritage Flight
G-AHKX Avro Anson C.19 (1333) BAE Systems Heritage Flight
G-AKDN De Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 1A (11) David Gillespie
(G-ARMG)/WK558/DH De Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 22A (C1/0575) Lindsay Irvine
G-BABG Piper PA-28-180 Cherokee C (28-2031) Professional Flying Ltd
(G-BBMO)/WK514 De Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 22 (C1/0550) Roger Chamberlain
(G-BBND)/WD286 De Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 22 (C1/0225) Ben Griffiths
(G-BCPU)/WP973 De Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 22 (C1/0839) Paul Green
(G-BKTH)/Z7015/7-L Hawker Sea Hurricane IB (CCF/41H/4013) The Shuttleworth Collection
G-BOYH Piper PA-28-151 Cherokee Warrior (28-7715290) Professional Flying Ltd
(G-BTWC)/ZA656 Grob Venture T.3 (1975)
(G-BWSG)/XW324/U BAC Jet Provost T.5 (EEP/JP/988) Jet Aerobatics
(G-BYHL)/WG308/8 De Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 22 (C1/0361) Ian Higgins
* G-CHSU Eurocopter EC-135T1 (0079) 2 Excel Aviation Ltd
* G-CGNE Robinson R-44 Raven II (12952) Heli Air Ltd
* G-CIZG Robinson R-66 (0698) Buildrandom Ltd
(G-DAWG)/XX522/06 Scottish Aviation Bulldog T.1 (BH.120-208) S J Wood
G-EBLV De Havilland DH-60 Cirrus Moth (188) BAE Systems Heritage Flight
(G-FDHB)/1264 Bristol Scout C Replica (PFA 353-14755) David Bremner
(G-GGRR)/XX614/I Scottish Aviation Bulldog T.1 (BH.120-272) Pitbull
G-HACS Tecnam P2002-JF Sierra (199) RAF Halton Flying Club
(G-HDAE)/WP964 De Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 22 (C1/0280) James Lewis
G-HMCD Comco Ikarus C42B FB80 (1103-7142) RAF Halton Flying Club
G-HMCF Evektor EV-97 Eurostar SL (2014-4204) RAF Halton Flying Club
G-JSAT Britten-Norman BN-2T Islander (2277) Chewton Glen Aviation
(G-ONAA)/99+18 North American OV-10B Bronco (338-3) Eureka Aviation
* G-ORBK Robinson R-44 Raven II (10213) T2 Technology Ltd
G-PIGY Short SC7 Skyvan 3A-100 (SH1943) Eureka Aviation
* G-RAVN Robinson R-44 Raven (1022) Brambledown Aircraft Hire
G-RFCA Tecnam P2008JC (08JC-1061) RAF Flying Clubs Association
* (G-SOAF)/425 BAC Strikemaster Mk.82A (425) North Wales Military Aviation Services
G-TBLC Rans S-6ES Coyote II (LAA 204-15110)
* G-TYPH BAe.146-200 (E2200) BAE Systems
G-WPNS Britten-Norman BN-2T-4R Defender 4000 (4011) Britten-Norman Aircraft Ltd
HB-KAB SOCATA TB-20 Trinidad (377) Bruno Stocker
I-FENI Piaggio P.166CL2 (411) I Fenicotteri
* M-HNDA Honda HA-420 Honda Jet (42000018) Marshall Aviation Services
* N242CV Diamond DA42NG Twin Star (42.N174) C J King
N350ER Beechcraft B300 King Air 350ER Special Mission (FL-1046) Textron Aviation Inc
N45CF Beech G18S (BA-466) Carlo Ferrari
N5057V Boeing-Stearman E75 Kaydet (75-5598) Breitling Wing Walkers
N531TA Textron AirLand E-530 Scorpion (721001) Textron AirLand
N550GA Gulfstream G550 (5526) Gulfstream Aerospace Corp
N630LA Beechcraft AT-6B Wolverine (AT-3) Textron Aviation
N867EX Cessna 208 Grand Caravan EX (208B-5162) Cessna Aircraft Company
(XF113) Vickers Supermarine Swift F.7 (unknown) ..cockpit
(XN503) BAC Jet Provost T.3 (PAC/W/10164) ..cockpit
ZZ191 Hawker Hunter F.58A (41H-697425) Hawker Hunter Aviation
unmarked Electroflight P1e FSM (n/a)
unmarked Electroflight P1e (unknown) ..space allocation fuselage
unmarked Thales Watchkeeper FSM (n/a) BAE Systems