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    Monday, 14 September 2009

    13/09/09 - Southend

    Day 3 of the trip involved an early morning visit to:

    Southend

    (5N-HHH)/G-FIRE BAC 1-11 401AK (64) Fire Service
    5N-MJB Boeing 737-322 (24360) Arik Air
    A2-ABF British Aerospace 146-100 (E1160) Air Botswana
    D-CCCC Swearingen SA.227AT Merlin IVC (AT-511) Bin Air
    EC-HZH Swearingen SA.227AC Metro III (AC-720B) Aeronova
    FAB-098 British Aerospace 146-100 (E1076) Dumped, Bolivian Air Force
    G-ATPN Piper PA-28-140 (28-21899)
    G-ATTK Piper PA-28-140 (28-21959)
    G-AVLI Piper PA-28-140 (28-23388)
    G-AVNO Piper PA-28-180 (28-4105)
    G-AVUU Piper PA-28-140 (28-24100)
    G-AXCA Piper PA-28R-200 (28R-35053)
    G-AYAR Piper PA-28-180 (28-5797)
    G-AYIM Avro 748 2A/270 (1687) Janes Aviation
    G-AZOZ Reims-Cessna FRA.150L (136)
    G-BACB Piper PA-34-200 (34-7250251)
    G-BBBN Piper PA-28-180 (28-7305365)
    G-BCIR Piper PA-28-151 (28-7415401)
    G-BFAI Rockwell Commander 114 (14304)
    G-BGAF Reims-Cessna FA.152 (349)
    G-BGBR Reims-Cessna F.172N (1772)
    G-BGLO Reims-Cessna F.172N (1900)
    G-BHUJ Cessna 172N (172-71932)
    G-BNFR Cessna 152 (152-82035)
    G-BNXD Cessna 172N (172-72692)
    G-BOLW Cessna 152 (152-80589)
    G-BOTF Piper PA-28-151 (28-7515436)
    G-BPME Cessna 152 (152-85585)
    G-BSZO Cessna 152 (152-80221)
    G-BVEV Piper PA-34-200 (34-7250316)
    G-BVOB Fokker F-27-500 (10366) Dumped, BAC Express
    G-BZAW British Aerospace 146-RJ100 (E3354)
    G-CCAV Piper PA-28-181 (28-8090353)
    G-CDEO Piper PA-28-180 (28-7405011)
    G-CDPV Piper PA-34-200T (34-8070086)
    G-CEBN British Aerospace 146-RJ100 (E3238)
    G-CFDH British Aerospace 146-200 (E2108)
    G-ECBI Schweizer 269C-1 (282)
    G-FLTA British Aerospace 146-200 (E2048)
    G-FLTB British Aerospace 146-200 (E2024)
    G-FLTC British Aerospace 146-300 (E3205)
    G-FLTF British Aerospace 146-200 (E2022)
    G-FLTZ Beech 58 (TH-1154)
    G-FMAM Piper PA-28-151 (28-7415056)
    G-HUFF Cessna 182P (182-64076)
    G-JEMX Short SD-360-200 (SH3715) Dumped, Emerald
    G-JETC Cessna 550 (550-0282)
    G-LSMI Reims-Cessna F.152 (1710)
    G-NTWK Aerospatiale AS.355F2 (5347) PDG Helicopters
    G-OCOV Robinson R22 (3217)
    G-OFMC British Aerospace 146-RJ100 (E3264)
    G-OSOE Avro 748 2A/275 (1697) Janes Aviation
    G-OVIN Rockwell Commander 112TC (13090)
    G-OZRH British Aerospace 146-200 (E2047)
    G-SMTH Piper PA-28-140 (28-26916)
    G-TBIC British Aerospace 146-200 (E2025)
    G-TCSM Bell Helicopters 206B-3 (3881)
    G-THSL Piper PA-28R-201 (28R-7837278)
    G-UTSY Piper PA-28R-201 (28R-7737052)
    G-VGAG Cirrus Design SR-20 (1572)
    G-VJET/XL426 Avro Vulcan B.2 (SET44) Preserved
    G-VVBE Robinson R22 (888)
    G-VVBL Robinson R44 (11606)
    HA-YAO Sukhoi Su-29 (N1001-001)
    LX-ART Mooney M.20M (27-0098)
    N189SA Piper PA-31-325 (31-7512045) Southern Aircraft Consultancy
    N2121T American Aviation AA-5B (1031)
    N228CX Socata TBM700A (84)
    N235PF Piper PA-28-235 (28-7410083) Southern Aircraft Consultancy
    N30FL Beech C90 (LJ-741)
    N60256 Beech C35 (D-3346)
    N691J Piper PA-28RT-201T (28R-8631003)
    (N748D) Avro 748 1/107 (1559)
    N748D Avro 748 2A/242 (1689)
    SE-DJY British Aerospace 146-RJ70 (E1224)
    SE-DJZ British Aerospace 146-RJ70 (E1225)
    SX-OAK Airbus A319-131 (3317) Olympic Airways
    SX-OAL Airbus A319-131 (3252) Olympic Airways
    TF-ELL Boeing 737-210C (20138) Stored
    VH-AHL Avro 748 2/228 (1606)
    VH-AMQ Avro 748 2/228 (1603)
    VP-BAJ Boeing 727-30 (18936)

    + a hangared Iceland Express B.737

    Essex County Show, Barleylands, Billericay - Pleasure Flights

    G-BVGA Bell Helicopters 206B-3 (2922)

    G-TCSM Bell Helicopters 206B-3 (3881)