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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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Thursday, 16 March 2017

15/03/17 - Gloucester - Cheltenham Racecourse

Annual visit to the Races by Stu, Ian, Matthew & Mark. Pictures by Ian & Stu.

Gloucester - excellent tour with thanks to Keith & Dave

2-JEFS Piper PA-32R-301T Turbo Saratoga SP (3229003)
CS-DRW Hawker 800XPi (258829) NetJets Europe
CS-DRW
D-BFIL Embraer EMB-545 Legacy 450 (55010015) Atlas Air Service AG
D-BFIL
EI-DMG Cessna 441 Conquest II (441-0165) Dawn Meats Group Ltd
EI-DMG
EI-LIM Agusta-Westland AW.139 (31541) Westair
F-HTCR Beech C90GTI King Air (LJ-1887) Darta Transport Aeriens
F-HTCR
G-ARON Piper PA-22-108 Colt (22-8822)
G-ASRO Piper PA-30-160 Twin Comanche (30-395)
G-ASRO
G-ASSS Cessna 172E Skyhawk (17251467)
G-ATHT Victa Airtourer 115 (120)
G-ATIS Piper PA-28-160 Cherokee C (28-2713)
G-AVJJ Piper PA-30-160 Twin Comanche (30-1420)
G-AWFB Piper PA-28R-180 Cherokee Arrow (28R-30689)
G-AWLZ Sportavia-Putzer RF-4D (4099)
G-AWLZ
G-AXEV Beagle B121-150 Pup (B.121-070)
G-AXJI Beagle B121-150 Pup (B.121-090)
G-AXVM Campbell Cricket (CA-329)
G-AYCG SNCAN Stampe SV.4C (59) Tiger Airways
G-AYWM Victa Airtourer T.4 (A.534)
G-AYXU Bellanca 7KCAB Citabria (232-70)
G-AZGE SNCAN Stampe SV.4C (576)
G-AZGE
G-AZJN Robin DR.300-140 Major (642)
G-AZSF Piper PA-28R-200 Cherokee Arrow II (28R-7235048)
G-BASJ Piper PA-28-180 Cherokee (28-7305136) Bristol Aero Club
G-BBXW Piper PA-28-151 Cherokee Warrior (28-7415050) Bristol Aero Club
G-BBXW
G-BEHH Piper PA-32R-300 Cherokee Lance (32R-7680323)
G-BEPF SNCAN Stampe SV.4C (424)
G-BEVG Piper PA-34-200T Seneca II (34-7570060)
G-BEZO Reims-Cessna F.172M (1392)
G-BEZO
G-BFDI Piper PA-28-181 Archer II (28-7790382)
G-BGBA Robin R.2100A (133)
G-BHCC Cessna 172M Skyhawk (17266711)
G-BHFG SNCAN Stampe SV.4C (45) Tiger Airways
G-BIMT Reims-Cessna FA.152 Aerobat (0361)
G-BIMZ Beech 76 Duchess (ME-169)
G-BIMZ
G-BJUR Piper PA-38-112 Tomahawk (38-79A0915)
G-BKCC Piper PA-28-180 Cherokee (28-7405099)
G-BKDJ Robin DR.400-120 Dauphin 80 (1584)
G-BKDJ
G-BKIF Fournier RF-6B-100 (3)
G-BLGV Bell Helicopters 206B Jet Ranger II (982) Heliflight (UK) Ltd
G-BLWH Fournier RF-6B-100 (7)
G-BMFP Piper PA-28-161 Warrior II (28-7916243)
G-BNIV Cessna 152 (15284866)
G-BNMB Piper PA-28-151 Cherokee Warrior (28-7615369)
G-BNRA Socata TB-10 Tobago (772)
G-BNRA
G-BNUN Beech 58P Baron (TJ-256)
G-BOHH Cessna 172N Skyhawk (17273906)
G-BOPC Piper PA-28-161 Warrior II (28-8216006)
G-BOXT Hughes 269C (104-0367) Jetscape Leisure Ltd
G-BPVN Piper PA-32R-301T Turbo Saratoga SP (32R-8029073)
G-BPXX Piper PA-34-200T Seneca II (34-7970069)
G-BPXX
G-BRBN Pitts S-1S Special (G.3)
G-BSGK Piper PA-34-200T Seneca II (34-7870331)
G-BSOG Cessna 172M Skyhawk (17263636)
G-BUUF Slingsby T.67MII 162F (2116) Tiger Airways
G-BUZZ Agusta-Bell AB.206B Jet Ranger II (8178) Skypark (UK) Ltd
G-BVHC Grob G.115D-2 (82005)
G-BVMA Beech 200 King Air (BB-797) Dragonfly Aviation Services Ltd
G-BVYP Piper PA-25-235B Pawnee (25-3481) Bidford Gliding and Flying Club Ltd
G-BWNM Piper PA-28R-180 Cherokee Arrow (28R-30435)
G-BWOH Piper PA-28-161 Cadet (2841061) Redhill Air Services Ltd
G-BXRV Van's RV-4 (PFA 181-12482)
G-BYLZ Co-Z Developments Cozy Mk.IV (PFA 159-12464)
G-BZHU WAG-Aero Sport Trainer (AACA/351)
G-BZRO Piper PA-30-160 Twin Comanche C (30-1923)
G-CBFM Socata TB-21 Trinidad TC (710)
G-CDWK Robinson R44 Raven II (11116)
G-CEMI Europa Europa XS (PFA 247-13989)
G-CFWB Schleicher ASK-13 (13224)
G-CGPI Eurocopter EC135T2+ (0341) Babcock MCS Onshore
G-CGPY Boeing Stearman PT-13D Kaydet (75-5303)
G-CGTE Brandli BX-2 Cherry (PFA 179-13686)
G-CJHB Czech Sport Aircraft PS-28 Cruiser (C0509)
G-CPXC Mudry CAP-10B (301)
G-CZNE Britten-Norman BN-2B-20 Islander (2301) Synergy Aviation
G-DHYS/414907/CY-S Titan T-51 Mustang (LAA 355-15190)
G-DIZY Piper PA-28R-201T Turbo Arrow III (28R-7703401)
G-DLAK Cessna 208 (208-00340) Eggesford Ltd
G-DOBS Van's RV-8 (PFA 303-14739)
G-DWCE Robinson R44 Raven II (11511) 3Grcomm Ltd
G-EELS Cessna 208B (208B-0619) Glass Eels Ltd
G-EGBJ Piper PA-28-161 Warrior II (28-8116061)
G-EHMS McD-D Helicopters MD-902 Explorer (900-00068) Specialist Aviation Services/London Air Ambulance
G-EHMS
G-EKIR Piper PA-28-161 Cadet (2841157)
G-EOLD Piper PA-28-161 Warrior II (28-8516030)
G-EOLD
G-EWIZ Pitts S-2SE Special (S.18)
G-FORC SNCAN Stampe SV.4C (665)
G-FORZ Pitts S-1S Special (PFA 009-13393)
G-GBTL Cessna 172S Skyhawk SP (172S10322)
G-GCDC Cirrus Design SR-20 (2008) ..wrecked fuselage
G-GEHP Piper PA-28RT-201 Arrow IV (28R-8218014)
G-GMOX Cessna 152 (15282152)
G-GREY Piper PA-46-350P Malibu Mirage (4636155)
G-HANS Robin DR.400-108 2+2 Tricycle (1384)
G-HANS
G-HPOL McD-D Helicopters MD-902 Explorer (900-00082) Eastern Atlantic Helicopters Ltd
G-HPOL
G-IASA Beech B200 King Air (BB-1698) IAS Medical Ltd
G-IASA
G-IFBP Eurocopter AS.350B2 Squirrel (9051) Frank Bird Aviation
G-IIIT Aerotek S-2A Special (2222)
G-IIRV Van's RV-7A (LAA 323-15074)
G-IPEP Beech B55 Baron (TC-2259)
G-IUII/9111604/36 Yakovlev Yak-52 (9111604)
G-IZZI Cessna T.182T Turbo Skylane (T18208100)
G-JAFS Piper PA-32R-301 Saratoga SP (3246235)
G-JAFS
G-JHPC Cessna 182T Skylane (18282125)
G-JKAT Robinson R22 Beta (0566)
G-JKAY Robinson R44 Raven II (11093) Dydb Marketing Ltd
G-JKAY
G-JKHT Robinson R22 Beta II (2947) JK Helicopter Training Ltd
G-JNSH Robinson R22 Beta II (4591) Hawesbates LLP
G-LADD Enstrom 480 (5037) Foscombe Transport LLP
G-LBRC Piper PA-28RT-201 Arrow IV (28R-7918051)
G-LEZE Rutan Long Ez (PFA 074A-10702)
G-LFSB Piper PA-38-112 Tomahawk (38-78A0072)
G-LUEK Cessna 182T Skylane (18281740)
G-LUEK
G-MACN Cirrus Design SR-22 (3603)
G-MAXI Piper PA-34-200T Seneca II (34-7670150)
G-MDJE Cessna 208 (208-00336) Holcombe Ltd
G-MICI Cessna 182S Skylane (18280546)
G-MRVP Van's RV-6 (PFA 181A-13403)
G-NIFE SNCAN Stampe SV.4A (156) Tiger Airways
G-NIHM Eurocopter EC135T2+ (0147) Babcock MCS Onshore
G-NIHM
G-NOIL Britten-Norman BN-2A-26 Islander (334) Aerospace Resources
G-NWAA Eurocopter EC135T2 (0427) Babcock MCS Onshore
G-NWEM Eurocopter EC135T2 (0270) Babcock MCS Onshore
G-OBZR Aerostyle Breezer B600 (019LSA)
G-OCAC Robin R.2112 Alpha (371)
G-OCAC
G-OEAT Robinson R22 Beta (0650) Leamington Hobby Centre Ltd
G-OGGM Cirrus Design SR-22 GTS (1382) Morson International
G-OGGM
G-OLFY Aerostyle Breezer B600 (028LSA)
G-OLSA Aerostyle Breezer (014LSA)
G-OMNI Piper PA-28R-200 Cherokee Arrow II (28R-7335130)
G-OMNI
G-OONK Cirrus Design SR-22 (1230)
G-OOUK Cirrus Design SR-22 (1463)
G-OPFA Alpi Aviation Pioneer 300 (PFA 330-14298)
G-OPSS Cirrus Design SR-20 (1458)
G-OPSS
G-OSPY Cirrus Design SR-20 GTS (1546)
G-OSPY
G-OVIV Aerostyle Breezer B600 (016LSA)
G-PATN Socata TB-10 Tobago (307)
G-PCOP Beech B200 King Air (BB-1860) Albert Bartlett & Sons (Airdrie) Ltd
G-PCOP
G-PLAY Robin R.2112 Alpha (170)
G-PROO Raytheon Hawker 4000 (RC-34) Executive Jet Management (Europe)
G-PROO
G-PTBA/466 Boeing Stearman PT-13A Kaydet (75-045)
G-RAWS Rotorway Exec 162F (6492)
G-RAYM Socata TB-20 Trinidad (2097) West Wales Airport Ltd
G-RDCO Jabiru J430 (PFA 325-14052)
G-RFAD Sportavia-Putzer RF-4D (4064)
G-RONS Robin DR.400-180 Regent (2088)
G-RRAK Enstrom 480B (5055)
G-SAUO Cessna A.185F Skywagon 185 (18502324)
G-SAZZ Piel CP.328 Super Emeraude (PFA 216-11940)
G-SCCA Cessna 510 Citation Mustang (510-0106) Gama Aviation
G-SCCA
G-SCPL Piper PA-28-140 Cherokee F (28-7725160)
G-SDRY Cessna 525C CitationJet CJ4 (525C0134) Flight Partner Ltd
G-SHCK Ikarus Comco C-42 FB80 (1510-7426)
G-SHED Piper PA-28-181 Archer II (28-7890068)
G-SHKI Ikarus Comco C-42 FB80 (1311-7292)
G-SHMI Evektor EV-97 TeamEurostar UK (3013)
G-SRBM Beech B350i King Air (FL-1072) Xclusive Jet Charter
G-SRBM
G-TALA Cessna 152 (15285134)
G-TALA
G-TDJN/313048 North American AT-6D Texan (121-42228)
G-TECB Tecnam P.2006T (122)
G-TMHK Piper PA-38-112 Tomahawk (38-78A0025)
G-TREE Bell Helicopters 206B-3 Jet Ranger III (2826) Heliflight (UK) Ltd
G-TRJB Beech A36AT Bonanza (E-2719)
G-TWSR Silence Aircraft Twister (PFA 329-14385)
G-TWTR Robinson R44 Raven II (13003) Excelerate Technology Ltd
G-VALY Socata TB-21 Trinidad TC (2081)
G-VPPL Socata TB-20 Trinidad (283)
G-VZIM Robin R.2160 Alpha 160A (160A-07012)
G-WENN Hoffmann H 36 Dimona (3672)
G-WENU Airbus Helicopters H145 (20112) Babcock MCS Onshore
G-WIZZ Agusta-Bell AB.206B Jet Ranger II (8540) Rivermead Aviation Ltd
G-WPIE Enstrom F280FX Shark (2012)
G-WROL Airbus Helicopters H145 (20115) Babcock MCS Onshore
G-XXBH Agusta-Bell AB.206B-3 Jet Ranger III (8596) Temchu Ltd
G-ZZMM Enstrom 480B (5082) Fly 7 Helicopters Llp
G-ZZDD Schweizer 269C (S1294)
M-ATTI Socata TBM930 (1127) Vector Aircraft Leasing Ltd
M-WMWM Cessna 525A CitationJet CJ2 (525A0113) Standard Aviation
M-WMWM
M-WOOD Cessna 550 Citation Bravo (550-1042) Horizon Air Charter LLP
N22UB Cessna 525C CitationJet CJ4 (525C0182) Flight Partner Ltd
N71CW Cessna 180E (18051093)
N71UK Cirrus Design SR-22T Carbon (1002)
N71UK
N96FL Cirrus Design SR-22 (2899)
N96FL
N124CP Cirrus Design SR-22 (3040) ..wrecked fuselage
N141HT Cirrus Design SR-22 (2219)
N145DR Piper PA-34-220T Seneca V (3449240)
N150ZZ Cirrus Design SR-22 (2609)
N150ZZ
N192SR Cirrus Design SR-22 (2467)
N209DW Neico Lancair LC-41-550FG (41504)
N223KB Cirrus Design SR-22T (1186)
N223KB
N224RC Cirrus Design SR-22 (2919)
N225RB Cirrus Design SR-22T (0010)
N238KA Beech B200GT King Air (BY-238) Aerodynamics Worldwide Inc
N242CV Diamond DA 42NG Twin Star (42.N174)
N250MD Piper PA-31-310 Navajo B (31-742)
N264MC Cirrus Design SR-22 (4179)
N285AT Cessna T303 Crusader (T303-00005)
N285AT
N388AP Cirrus Design SR-22 (2440)
N388AP
N394SE Piper PA-46-350P Malibu Mirage (4636394)
N459PA Piper PA-34-220T Seneca V (3449459)
N459PA
N477PM Piper PA-31-310 Navajo B (31-7300956)
N477PM
N520DS Diamond DA 40 Diamond Star (40.620)
N520DS
N700EL Socata TBM700B (209) Air Twinlight Inc
N726KM North American T-6G Texan (SA079)
N750GF Cessna 750 Citation X (750-0244) Sporter Air Inc
N800VM Beech 76 Duchess (ME-318)
N820DL Beech B200 King Air (BB-1820) Beech 200 BB1820 Inc Trustee
N899DZ Beech B.99 (U-153) Skydive UK
N916CD Cirrus Design SR-22 (0318)
(N936CT [1]) Cirrus Design SR-22 (3111) ..wrecked fuselage
N936CT
N1502A Piper PA-20 Pacer (20-686)
N1502A
N2379C Cessna R.182 Skylane RG (R18200170)
N2379C
N3600X Cirrus Design SR-22T (0491)
N4480W Robinson R66 (0096) Sloane Helicopters
N4480W
N8181Y Piper PA-30-160 Twin Comanche (30-1298)
N8181Y
N8523Y Piper PA-30-160 Twin Comanche (30-1684)
N20249 Piper PA-28RT-201T Turbo Arrow IV (28R-7931117)


Cheltenham Racecourse Heliport - thanks to the Firemen for the walk-round

EI-WWI Robinson R44 Clipper II (11799) Ourville Ltd
EI-WWI
G-BIOA Hughes 369D (120-0880D) Ah Aviation
G-BIOA
G-BRVO Aerospatiale AS.350B Squirrel (2315) Rotorhire LLP
G-BRVO
G-BTNC Aerospatiale AS.365N2 Dauphin (6409) Multiflight Ltd
G-BTNC
G-BWNZ Agusta A-109C (7654) South Acre Aviation Ltd
G-BWNZ
G-CFOJ Eurocopter EC.155B1 (6852) Starspeed Ltd
G-CFOJ
G-CGGD Aerospatiale AS.365N2 Dauphin (6435) Multiflight Ltd
G-CGGD
G-CHAP Robinson R44 Raven (0326) Brierley Lifting Tackle Company Ltd
G-CHAP
G-CHFD AgustaWestland AW-109SP Grand New (22262) Flight Charter Services P/l
G-CHFD
G-DEUP Agusta A-109S Grand (22058) Castle Air
G-DEUP
G-DMPI Agusta A-109E Power (11011) DE & MC Pipe Partnership
G-DMPI
G-EMHD Agusta A-109S Grand (22027) Burton Aviation
G-EMHD
G-EMHE Agusta A-109S Grand (22182) East Midlands Helicopters
G-EMHE
G-GBMM Agusta A-109S Grand (22009) Hadleigh Partners LLP
G-GBMM
G-HITI Airbus Helicopters AS.350B3e Squirrel (8239) Elstree Ink Ltd
G-HITI
G-HOLM Eurocopter EC135T2+ (0574) Capital Air Services
G-HOLM
G-HRDB Agusta A-109S Grand (22031) FreshAir UK Ltd
G-HRDB
G-HWAA Eurocopter EC135T2 (0375) Babcock MCS Onshore
G-HWAA
G-IDEB Aerospatiale AS.355F1 Twin Squirrel (5192) MW Helicopters
G-IDEB
G-IVIP Agusta A-109E Power (11208) Castle Air
G-IVIP
G-JBCB Agusta A-109E Power (11168) Castle Air
G-JBCB
G-KLNH AgustaWestland AW-109SP Grand New (22364) Saxonair Charter Ltd
G-KLNH
G-LBDC Bell Helicopters 206B-3 Jet Ranger III (3806) Heli Logistics Ltd
G-LBDC
G-LCFC Agusta A-109S Grand (22137) Ceilo Del Ray Co Ltd
G-LCFC
G-LITO Agusta A-109S Grand (22015) Castle Air
G-LITO
G-LONE Bell Helicopters 206L-1 Long Ranger (45729) Central Helicopters
G-LONE
G-MCAN Agusta A-109S Grand (22021) Cannon Air Llp
G-MCAN
G-NSYS Eurocopter EC135T1 (0115) Nova Aerospace Ltd
G-NSYS
G-OALI Aerospatiale AS.355F1 Twin Squirrel (5115) Atlas Helicopters Ltd
G-OALI
G-OLCP Eurocopter AS.355N Twin Squirrel (5580) GB Helicopters
G-OLCP
G-OMEM Eurocopter EC120B Colibri (1006) Go Exclusive Ltd
G-OMEM
G-OPAH Eurocopter EC135T2+ (0635) GB Helicopters
G-OPAH
G-PIFZ AgustaWestland AW-109SP Grand New (22355) Alba Aviation Limited Partnership
G-PIFZ
G-POTR Agusta A-109E Power (11043) Sundorne Products Ltd
G-POTR
G-ROON Sikorsky S-76C-2 (760781) Rooney Air Ltd
G-ROON
G-SELY Agusta-Bell AB.206B-3 Jet Ranger III (8740) Mark David Tracey
G-SELY
G-SENS Eurocopter EC135T2+ (0833) Capital Air Services
G-SENS
G-TATS Aerospatiale AS.350BA Squirrel (1905) Helitrain Ltd
G-TATS
G-TGGR Eurocopter EC120B Colibri (1224) Messiah Corporation Ltd
G-TGGR
G-TGRZ Bell Helicopters 206B-3 Jet Ranger III (2288) Tiger Helicopters
G-TGRZ
G-TIPR Eurocopter AS.350B3 Squirrel (4474) Thames Materials Holdings Ltd
G-TIPR
G-TRMP Sikorsky S-76B (760362) DT Connect Europe Ltd
G-TRMP
G-TRNG Agusta A-109E Power (11156) G Walters (Leasing) Ltd
G-TRNG
G-URSA Sikorsky S-76C++ (760699) Capital Air Services
G-URSA
G-VGMC Eurocopter AS.355N Twin Squirrel (5693) GB Helicopters
G-VGMC
G-WDCL Agusta A-109E Power (11710) Wickford Development Co Ltd
G-WDCL
G-XXEB Sikorsky S-76C-2 (760753) The Queens Helicopter Flight
G-XXEB
M-ERRY Sikorsky S-76B (760356) Trustair Ltd
M-ERRY
M-ONTY Sikorsky S-76C++ (760696) Trustair Ltd
M-ONTY
M-YMCM Bell Helicopters 429 Global Ranger (57107) TJ Morris Ltd
M-YMCM
N109TF Agusta A-109A-2 (7328) Chestham Park Inc Trustee
N109TF
N119SX Agusta A-119 Koala (14037) Petrel Inc
N119SX