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    Welcome to our Trip Report Blog.
    Here we will post logs and pictures taken on aircraft spotting trips.
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    With luck we are intending to visit the following in 2019:
    WEF Zurich, Geneva Motor Show, Sun'n'Fun Florida, Air Expo Friedrichshafen, Rome, Paris Air Show, Kazakhstan/Kyrigistan, Scandinavia, Oshkosh/Florida, Hahnweide, Zeltweg Show

    Header Picture: NX7629C Grumman F7F-3 Tigercat suffering a tyre burst on landing at Oshkosh in 07/18 (credit Matthew Blunt)

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    Sunday, 22 February 2009

    18/02/09 UK day trip

    RichT & StuC had a day out to get the RA- Yak-42 at Birmingham.


    A6-EBL Boeing 777-31HER (32709) Emirates Airlines
    CS-DMR Beech 400XP (RK-516) NetJets Europe
    D-ABIL Boeing 737-530 (24824) Lufthansa
    D-ABIU Boeing 737-530 (24944) Lufthansa
    D-ACRE Canadair Regional-Jet 200LR (7607) Lufthansa Regional
    D-AVRP British Aerospace RJ85 (E2303) Lufthansa Regional
    EI-DAS Boeing 737-8AS (33553) Ryanair
    EI-DEK Airbus A320-214 (2399) Aer Lingus
    EI-DHZ Boeing 737-8AS (33583) Ryanair
    EI-DPT Boeing 737-8AS (35550) Ryanair
    EI-FXK Aerospatiale ATR 72-202F (256) Air Contractors
    EI-RJK British Aerospace RJ85 (E2348) Cityjet
    EI-RJR British Aerospace RJ85 (E2364) Cityjet
    F-GRJK Canadair Regional-Jet 100ER (7219) Air France
    G-BVKD Boeing 737-59D (26421) bmi Baby
    G-ECOG de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402 (4220) Flybe
    G-ECOW de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402 (4021) Flybe
    G-ERJA Embraer ERJ-145EP (145229) Flybe
    G-FBEB Embraer Emb-195-200LR (19000057) Flybe
    G-FBEH Embraer Emb-195-200LR (19000128) Flybe
    G-FBEI Embraer Emb-195-200LR (19000143) Flybe
    G-FBEN Embraer Emb-195-200LR (19000213) Flybe
    G-JECH de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402 (4103) Flybe
    G-JECM de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402 (4118) Flybe
    G-JECX de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402 (4155) Flybe
    G-JEDV de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402 (4090) Flybe
    G-JEDW de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402 (4093) Flybe
    G-JETO Cessna 550 (550-0441) Jet Options
    G-JOPT Cessna 560 (560-0159) Jet Options
    G-LGNN SAAB 340B (197) Loganair
    G-MAJB British Aerospace Jetstream 41 (41018) Eastern Airways
    G-MAJJ British Aerospace Jetstream 41 (41024) Eastern Airways
    G-NMAK Airbus A319-115 (2550) Twinjet Aircraft
    G-OBYE Boeing 767-304ER (28979) Thomson Airways
    G-OOBF Boeing 757-28A (33101) Thomson Airways
    G-OZBH Airbus A321-231 (2105) Monarch Airlines
    G-TCBA Boeing 757-2Q8 (28203) Thomas Cook Airlines
    G-TOYE Boeing 737-33A (27455) bmi Baby
    G-TOYF Boeing 737-36N (28557) bmi Baby
    G-TOYM Boeing 737-36Q (29141) bmi Baby
    HB-IAZ Dassault Falcon 2000 (30) TAG Aviation SA
    HB-JVC Fokker F-100 (11501) Helvetic Airways
    HB-JZI Airbus A319-111 (2245) EasyJet Switzerland
    N12116 Boeing 757-224ET (27558) Continental Airlines
    N85CL Dassault Falcon 900EX EASy (167) Corporate
    N904JK Bombardier 604 (5615) Corporate
    OO-DJR British Aerospace RJ85 (E2290) Brussels Airlines
    OO-DJS British Aerospace RJ85 (E2292) Brussels Airlines
    OY-RCB British Aerospace 146-200 (E2094) Atlantic Airways
    PH-BDY Boeing 737-406 (24959) KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
    PH-KZE Fokker F-70 (11576) KLM cityhopper
    RA-42423 Yakovlev Yak-42D (4520424216606) Centre Avia


    G-AMRA Douglas C-47B-15-DK (15290/26735) Air Atlantique Classic Flight
    G-ANAF Douglas C-47B-35-DK (16688/33436) Air Atlantique Classic Flight
    G-APSA Douglas DC-6A (45497) Atlantic Air Transport
    G-BTOC Robinson R22 (1801) Private
    G-BTPG British Aerospace ATPF (2014) Atlantic Airlines
    G-BTPJ British Aerospace ATPF (2016) Atlantic Airlines
    G-BTPL British Aerospace ATP (2042) Atlantic Airlines
    G-BUUP British Aerospace ATPF (2008) Atlantic Airlines
    G-BWDS BAC Jet Provost T.3A (PAC/W/9231) Air Atlantique Classic Flight
    G-CEGE Swearingen SA.226TC Metro II (TC-258) Blue City Aviation
    G-DRFC Aerospatiale ATR 42-320 (7) Skyblue Airways
    G-FIJV Lockheed L-188CF (1129) Atlantic Airlines
    G-HSLA Robinson R22 (1130) Private
    G-LOFB Lockheed L-188CF (1131) Atlantic Airlines
    G-LOFE Lockheed L-188CF (1144) Atlantic Airlines
    G-SCHO Robinson R22 (3833)
    G-STOB Beech 400XP (RK-502) Corporate
    G-WNAA Agusta A-109E (11090) Sloane Helicopters
    LN-FOL Lockheed L-188AF (1116) Fire Dump
    N2RK Lockheed L-188PF (2010) Atlantic Airlines
    N4HG Lockheed L-188PF (1140) Electra Airlines
    SE-MAN British Aerospace ATPF (2006) West Air Sweden
    WT711 Hawker Hunter GA.11 (41H/670678) Private

    Wellesbourne Mountford

    An arranged visit to Heli-Air produced the following:

    G-BVGS Robinson R22 (2389)
    G-CIDR Robinson R44 (12676) unmarked
    G-CRAY Robinson R22 (919)
    G-CRIB Robinson R44 (980)
    G-DCSE Robinson R44 (659)
    G-DCSG Robinson R44 (960)
    G-HIPO Robinson R22 (1719)
    G-HTEL Robinson R44 (1155)
    G-JHEW Robinson R22 (672)
    G-LAID Robinson R44 (11377) unmarked, N349AT reg removed
    G-MUFY Robinson R22 (1248)
    G-OTOY Robinson R22 (888) under rebuild
    G-PYPA Robinson R44 (11668)
    G-RAVN Robinson R44 (1022)
    G-SCHI Eurocopter AS.350B2 (3337)
    G-TGDL Robinson R44 (11746)
    G-TOMM Robinson R22 (3384)
    G-ZAPY Robinson R22 (788)
    ????? Robinson R44 (12651) still in delivery crate

    Elsewhere on the field were (lights not read off):

    G-BWZY Hughes TH-55A (378)
    G-DACC Cessna 401B (401B-0112)
    N70AA Beech 70 (LB-35)
    N575NR Cessna 560 (560-5759)

    At the Wellesbourne Military Museum were:

    RA-01378 Yakovlev Yak-52 (833004)
    WV679 Percival Provost T.1 (PAC/F/199)
    XA903 Avro Vulcan B.1 (PS15) Nose only
    XJ575 de Havilland DH-110 Sea Vixen (10057) Nose only
    XK590/V de Havilland DH-115 Vampire T.11 (15779)

    and, lastly, at the entrance was:

    XM655 Avro Vulcan B.2A (SET87)


    3B-SSD Bombardier Challenger 300 (20126) Corporate
    A6-DJL Gulfstream G450 (4123) Corporate
    CS-DFL Dassault Falcon 900EX EASy (97) NetJets Europe
    CS-DKE Gulfstream G550 (5094) NetJets Europe
    CS-DMI Beech 400XP (RK-437) NetJets Europe
    CS-DNZ Cessna 560 (560-5235) NetJets Europe
    CS-DRK Hawker-Siddeley 125-800XPi (258765) NetJets Europe
    CS-DSA Dassault Falcon 7X (30) NetJets Europe
    CS-DUB Hawker-Siddeley 125-750 (HB-5) NetJets Europe
    D-AJJK Gulfstream G550 (5191) Windrose Air
    EI-GDL Gulfstream G550 (5068) Westair Aviation
    G-CTEN Cessna 750 (750-0281) Corporate
    G-FCAP Cessna 560 (560-5793) Corporate
    G-KALS Bombardier Challenger 300 (20106) London Executive Aviation
    G-NGEL Cessna 510 (510-0076) London Executive Aviation
    G-ODCM Cessna 525B (525B-0153) Air Charter Scotland
    G-RRAZ Embraer ERJ-135BJ (14500954) London Executive Aviation
    G-SPUR Cessna 550/551 (550-0714) London Executive Aviation
    G-XONE Bombardier 604 (5426) Corporate
    HB-JEL Embraer ERJ-135BJ (14500933) Comlux Aviation
    HB-JEP Gulfstream G550 (5070) Corporate
    HB-VON Cessna 560 (560-5528) Corporate
    N125XP Hawker-Siddeley 125-800XP (258485) Corporate
    N411QS Gulfstream G4SP (1311) NetJets
    N450XX Gulfstream G450 (4062) Corporate
    N454QS Gulfstream G4SP (1454) NetJets
    N498YY Cessna 525 (525-0498) Corporate
    N662CP Gulfstream G550 (5107) Corporate
    N671WB Dassault Falcon 7X (29) Corporate
    N800LR Hawker-Siddeley 125-800XP (258415) Corporate
    N887WS Bombardier Global Express (9120) Aero Toy Store
    OE-HJA Cessna 750 (750-0261) Jet Alliance
    OO-DIF Airbus A300B4-103F (148) DHL Worldwide Courier Express
    VP-BVS Embraer ERJ-135BJ (14500979) Corporate
    VP-CBX Gulfstream G5 (511) Corporate
    VP-CSF Gulfstream G4SP (1390) Corporate
    VP-CVU Bombardier Global 5000 (9257) Corporate
    VP-CVV Bombardier Global Express (9272) Corporate
    VT-SMI Gulfstream G5 (525) Corporate

    London Heathrow

    7O-ADQ Boeing 737-8Q8/W (30730) Yemenia Airways
    9A-CTI Airbus A319-112 (1029) Croatia Airlines
    A6-ECF Boeing 777-31HER (35574) Emirates Airlines
    A7-ACF Airbus A330-202 (638) Qatar Airways
    B-6115 Airbus A330-243 (909) Air China
    B-HOP Boeing 747-467 (23815) Cathay Pacific Airways
    CN-ROA Boeing 737-8B6 (33059) Royal Air Maroc
    CS-TEI Airbus A310-304 (495) Oman Air
    D-ABEL Boeing 737-330 (25415) Lufthansa
    D-ABIF Boeing 737-530 (24820) Lufthansa
    EC-FCB Airbus A320-211 (158) Iberia
    EC-HQI Airbus A320-214 (1396) ClickAir
    EC-IEG Airbus A320-214 (1674) Iberia
    EC-IEI Airbus A320-214 (1694) Iberia
    EC-JGS Airbus A321-211 (2472) Iberia
    F-GTAD Airbus A321-211 (777) Air France
    G-MPSB Eurocopter EC145C-2 (9068) Metropolitan Police
    G-RJXA Embraer ERJ-145EP (145136) bmi Regional
    G-RJXB Embraer ERJ-145EP (145142) bmi Regional
    G-RJXJ Embraer ERJ-135ER (145473) bmi Regional
    HL7495 Boeing 747-4B5 (28096) Korean Air
    I-BIKA Airbus A320-214 (951) Alitalia
    I-BIXQ Airbus A321-112 (586) Alitalia
    JA710J Boeing 777-246ER (33395) Japan Airlines
    JY-AYH Airbus A321-231 (2793) Royal Jordanian Airlines
    LN-ROR Douglas MD82 (49385) SAS Scandinavian Airlines
    LZ-HVB Boeing 737-3S1 (24834) Bulgaria Air
    N659UA Boeing 767-322ER (27114) United Airlines
    N784UA Boeing 777-222ER (26951) United Airlines
    OE-LVK Fokker F-100 (11397) Austrian Arrows
    OH-BLC Douglas MD90-30 (53459) Blue1
    OH-LVI Airbus A319-112 (1364) Finnair
    PH-BXH Boeing 737-8K2 (29597) KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
    S2-ADK Airbus A310-324 (594) Bangladesh Biman
    SP-LLD Boeing 737-45D (27256) Centralwings
    TC-JGM Boeing 737-8F2 (34411) THY Turkish Airlines
    VP-BYJ Boeing 737-524 (28923) Transaero
    ZK-OKB Boeing 777-219ER (34376) Air New Zealand
    ZS-SLA Airbus A340-212 (8) South African Airways
    ZS-SNI Airbus A340-642 (630) South African Airways