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    Wednesday, 11 August 2010

    10/08/2010 - Sywell Microlights - Cranfield - Coventry - Luton

    StuC & IanG went to Sywell for the European Microlight Championships, with a visit to Cranfield for the Pakistani AF King Air and a couple of other places on the way

    Sywell

    Competitors, Comp No's as worn, types might not be 100% correct

    98 - LX-XIE Aeroprakt A.20 (33)
    LX-XIE
    101 - 86-EW Air Creation Racer/La Mouette (?)
    86-EW
    102 - 21-AFJ Cosmos (?)
    21-AFJ
    (103) - 63-ATM Titan Alize (?)
    63-ATM
    104 - G-MWXZ Aerial Arts Chaser S (CH.836)
    G-MWXZ
    105 - G-MWTI Solar Wings Pegasus (SW-WQ-0274)
    G-MWTI
    106 - OK-FZC 03 Junkers Profly FITI 1/Javrmil 10 (?)
    OK-FZC 03
    107 - OK-ZZF 11 Junkers Profly FITI2 (?)
    OK-ZZF 11
    108 - G-MYIL Aerial Arts Chaser S (CH.849)
    G-MYIL
    110 - I-1969 La Mouette (?)
    I-1969
    111 - OK-JZW 01 Junkers Profly FITI2 (?)
    OK-JZW 01
    112 - SP-MRAI Unknown (?)
    SP-MRAI
    114 - LY-SBV UL-04 ? (?)
    LY-SBV
    116 - (RA-0117G) Unknown (?)
    RA-0117G
    117 - (RA-0649G) Unknown (?)
    RA-0649G
    120 - SP-MKCD Kompol Jazz 2000 Mono (0102S31)
    SP-MKCD
    122 - EC-YIJ Air Creation Capotilo (33112)
    EC-YIJ
    201 - 86-JC Oryx 02B (?)
    86-JC
    202 - 42-MF Air Creation Tanarg (A10087-10077)
    42-MF
    203 - G-CENL P & M Aviation Quik (8267)
    G-CENL
    205 - LY-SCK Unknown (?)
    LY-SCK
    206 - G-CGOB P & M Aviation Quik (8517)
    G-CGOB
    207 - G-MCEL Solar Wings Pegasus (7858)
    G-MCEL
    208 - G-CDAX Mainair Pegasus (8068)
    G-CDAX
    209 - G-CBLD Mainair Blade (1306-1201-7)
    G-CBLD
    210 - (RA-0647G) Unknown (?)
    RA-0647G
    211 - D-MKLW High Tech Composites Eagle V (?)
    D-MKLW
    212 - OK-EZW 03 Antares MA.30 (?)
    OK-EZW 03
    214 - OK-OZC 10 Air Creation (?)
    OK-OZC 10
    216 - 22-56 Apollo (?)
    22-56
    217 - OK-ZZG 30 Mara Wing MW155 (?)
    OK-ZZG 30
    218 - (4X-HIQ) AirBorne Windsports Edge (582-127)
    219 - 4X-HIT AirBorne Windsports Edge (?)
    4X-HIT
    220 - I-7873 DTA Dynamic Diva (?)
    I-7873
    221 - LN-YVS Quik R (?)
    LN-YVS
    222 - OK-JZF 19 Pipistrel Twister/Aeros (?)
    OK-JZF 19
    223 - RA-1202G Unknown (?)
    RA-1202G
    224 - SP-MPOB Air Creation iXess ML-912 (205)
    SP-MPOB
    225 - SP-MTKI Air Creation Tanarg (A10096-10080)
    SP-MTKI
    226 - G-CFNX Air Creation Tanarg (BMAA/HB/569)
    G-CFNX
    230 - D-MEKW High Tech Composites Eagle V/Profi (unknown)
    D-MEKW
    301 - 02-ACK AutoGyro Europe Calidus 09 (C09F02)
    02-ACK
    401 - 54-AKL Super Gueppard (?)
    54-AKL
    402 - G-NOTS Best Off Skyranger (BMAA/HB/352)
    G-NOTS
    403 - G-XLAM Best Off Skyranger (BMAA/HB/460)
    G-XLAM
    404 - G-MLZZ Best Off Skyranger (BMAA/HB/557)
    G-MLZZ
    405 - G-ZHKF Just Aircraft Escapade 912[1] (BMAA/HB/415)
    G-ZHKF
    406 - I-5161 Unknown (?)
    I-5161
    407 - LN-YWZ Ikarus Comco C-42 (0709-6916)
    LN-YWZ
    408 - LN-YIG Ikarus Comco C-42 (0803-6956)
    LN-YIG
    409 - RA-0050G Unknown (?)
    RA-0050G
    410 - D-MNXT 3XTrim 3XLS (?)
    D-MNXT
    411 - EC-YMT Rans S.6 Coyote (94102)
    EC-YMT
    412/AD - RA-06529 Aeroprakt A.20 (18)
    RA-06529
    417 - EC-CX6 Rans S.6 Coyote (S-6A-149)
    EC-CX6
    420 - OK-OUS 09 PPHU Ekolot JK-05L (?)
    OK-OUS 09
    421 - OK-NUU 02 PPHU Ekolot JK-05 (?)
    OK-NUU 02
    422 - OK-ZUO 16 Rans S.6 Coyote (?)
    OK-ZUO 16
    424 - OK-MUI 28 Fantasy Air Allegro 2007 (?)
    D-MSAA Regal 912S/Eos 15 (?)
    D-MSAA
    D-MWUL AutoGyro Europe MTO (?)
    OK-9119 Aerotechnik L-13SE Vivat (890326)
    OK-9119
    70-IP ICP MXP-740 Savannah (08-01-51-6711)

    FlyLight Hangar

    G-BZXP Air Creation Kiss (BMAA/HB/169)
    G-CCAZ Solar Wings Pegasus (7927)
    G-CCFT Mainair Pegasus (7961)
    G-CCIY Best Off Skyranger (BMAA/HB/250)
    G-CCPA Air Creation Kiss (BMAA/HB/334)
    G-CDFP Best Off Skyranger (BMAA/HB/431)
    G-CEAM Evektor EV-97 (2006-2729)
    G-CEAM
    G-CEWG Aerola Alatus-M (AS 01-011)
    G-CEWG
    G-CFAP Interplane ZJ-Viera (VIERAA14/09M)
    G-CFAP
    G-CFLN Best Off Skyranger (BMAA/HB/577)
    G-CFOS Flylight Airsports Dragonfly (017)
    G-CFXZ P & M Aviation Quik (8444)
    G-CGIE Flylight Airsports Dragonfly (051)
    G-CGJI Best Off Skyranger (BMAA/HB/582)
    G-CGJI
    G-CGPF Flylight Airsports Dragonfly (058)
    G-EGGZ Best Off Skyranger (BMAA/HB/544)
    G-IXES Air Creation Clipper (BMAA/HB/357)
    G-MNRD Ultraflight Lazair (81) ..solar-powered
    G-MNRD
    G-MYFO Aerial Arts Chaser S (CH.843)
    G-MYIV Mainair Gemini IIA (938-0393-7)
    G-MYOL Air Creation Fun (94/001)
    G-MYPN Solar Wings Pegasus (6727)
    G-MYVI Air Creation Fun (94/004)
    G-MYWL Solar Wings Pegasus (6995)
    G-MZIE Solar Wings Pegasus (7359)
    G-MZIJ Solar Wings Pegasus (7362)
    G-MZLW Solar Wings Pegasus (7440)
    G-OATE Mainair Pegasus (8064)
    G-OOLL Air Creation Tanarg (BMAA/HB/487)
    G-SEEE P & M Aviation Quik (8235)
    G-SLNT Flight Design CTSW (37535)
    G-SLNT
    G-SNOG Air Creation Kiss (BMAA/HB/219)
    G-TBJP Mainair Pegasus (8071)

    Elsewhere

    G-BTUW Piper PA-28-151 (28-7415066)
    G-BTUW
    G-BWNZ Agusta A-109C (7654)
    G-BZMW Solar Wings Pegasus (7720)
    G-BZMW
    G-CCTI Evektor EV-97 (2004-2009)
    G-CEGJ P & M Aviation Quik (8234)
    G-CEND Evektor EV-97 (2007-2916)
    G-CETF Flight Design CTSW (38510)
    G-CETF
    G-ESCP Just Aircraft Escapade Jabiru [1] (BMAA/HB/313)
    G-ESCP
    G-GLOC Extra 200 (1039)
    G-HOTA Evektor EV-97 (2008-3318)
    G-ISMO Robinson R22 (0870)
    G-ISMO
    G-KNIB Robinson R22 (3145)
    G-MTTN Skyrider Airsports Phantom (PH00100)
    G-NOTS Best Off Skyranger (BMAA/HB/352)
    G-OCHM Robinson R44 (1055)
    G-OCHM
    G-OFFO Extra 300LP (1226) The Blades
    G-OFFO
    G-OSHL Robinson R22 (1000)
    G-OSHL
    G-PSUK Thruster T600N 450 (0044-T600N-101)
    G-PSUK
    G-SARJ P & M Aviation Quik (8460)
    G-SARJ
    G-SBRK Aero AT-3R 100 (AT3-021)
    G-SBRK
    G-SWLL/46 Aero AT-3R 100 (AT3-012)
    G-SYEL Aero AT-3R 100 (AT3-019)
    G-SYWL/50 Aero AT-3R 100 (AT3-011)
    G-SYWL
    G-TBMR P & M Aviation Quik (8407)
    G-TBMR
    G-UPHI Best Off Skyranger (BMAA/HB/480)
    G-WCOM Robinson R44 (1917)
    G-WILG PZL-Okecie 104 Wilga 35A (62153)
    G-XPBI Letov LK-2M (PFA 263-13341)
    G-ZACE Cessna 172S (172S-8808)
    G-ZACE
    G-ZEXL Extra 300LP (1225) The Blades
    G-ZEXL
    G-ZXCL Extra 300LP (1223) The Blades
    G-ZXCL
    G-ZXEL Extra 300LP (1224) The Blades
    G-ZXEL

    Cranfield

    IAE Hangar

    927 Beech 200 King Air (BB-927) Pakistan Air Force
    D-EEAS Cessna P.210N (P210-00328)
    G-ASZU Cessna 150E (150-61152)
    G-EDEN Socata TB-10 (66)
    G-FLYP Beagle B.206S Srs.2 (B058)
    G-IREN Socata TB-20 (2161)
    G-RODD Cessna 310R (310R-0544)
    G-UKPS Cessna 208 (208-00423)
    N101UK Mooney M.20K (25-0631)
    N1540J Piper PA-28-140 (28-23942)
    N199PS Piper PA-34-220T (3449108)
    N28141 Bellanca 17-30A (80-30982)
    N340SC Cessna 340 (340-0363)
    N58AM Piper PA-31T1 (31T-1104005)
    N521LB Beech E90 (LW-249)
    N683GW Beech C90A (LJ-1683)
    N81052 Piper PA-32-301 (32-8206023)

    Elsewhere

    CS-ARI Robin HR.100-210 (159)
    G-AXIO Piper PA-28-140 (28-25764)
    G-AXZP Piper PA-23-250 (27-4464)
    G-AZLH Reims-Cessna F.150L (0757)
    G-AZVG American Aviation AA-5 (0075)
    G-BCCC Reims-Cessna F.150L (1041)
    G-BCUO Scottish Aviation Bulldog 122 (371) Cranfield University
    G-BEZH American Aviation AA-5 (0566)
    G-BFSR Reims-Cessna F.150J (0504)
    G-BFUD Scheibe SF-25E (4313)
    G-BGGM Piper PA-38-112 (38-79A0170)
    G-BGOG Piper PA-28-161 (28-7916350)
    G-BGRX Piper PA-38-112 (38-79A0609)
    G-BHFE Piper PA-44-180 (44-7995324)
    G-BIFY Reims-Cessna F.150L (0829)
    G-BJNZ Piper PA-23-250 (27-7954099)
    G-BMSG SAAB A32A Lansen (32028)
    G-BMUT Piper PA-34-200T (34-7570320)
    G-BMVL Piper PA-38-112 (38-79A0033)
    G-BNFI Cessna 150J (150-69417)
    G-BNPM Piper PA-38-112 (38-79A0374)
    G-BNRP Piper PA-28-181 (28-7790528)
    G-BODS Piper PA-38-112 (38-79A0410)
    G-BOFM Cessna 152 (152-84730)
    G-BOZR Cessna 152 (152-84614)
    G-BTSZ Cessna 177A (177-01198)
    G-BWOH Piper PA-28-161 (2841061) Cabair Group
    G-CCGL Socata TB-20 (2187)
    G-DOVE Cessna 182Q (182-66724)
    G-ECGC Reims-Cessna F.172N (1850)
    G-ERIC Rockwell Commander 112TC (13010)
    G-GHOW Reims-Cessna F.182Q (0151)
    G-GHRW Piper PA-28RT-201 (28R-7918140)
    G-HIPO Robinson R22 (1719)
    G-HONI Robinson R22 (0871)
    G-KNYT Robinson R44 (0723)
    G-LICK Cessna 172N (172-70631)
    G-LUXE British Aerospace 146-301 (E3001) Cranfield University
    G-MRST Piper PA-28RT-201 (28R-7918068)
    G-OBAL Mooney M.20J (24-1601)
    G-OCCE Diamond DA 40D (D4.226) Cabair Group
    G-OCCF Diamond DA 40D (D4.229) Cabair Group
    G-OCCG Diamond DA 40D (D4.230) Cabair Group
    G-OCCK Diamond DA 40D (D4.234) Cabair Group
    G-OCCO Diamond DA 40D (D4.242) Cabair Group
    G-OCCP Diamond DA 40D (D4.245) Cabair Group
    G-OCCS Diamond DA 40D (D4.249) Cabair Group
    G-OCCT Diamond DA 40D (D4.250) Cabair Group
    G-OCCV Diamond DA 42 (42.010) Cabair Group
    G-OCCW Diamond DA 42 (42.154) Cabair Group
    G-OCCX Diamond DA 42 (42.155) Cabair Group
    G-OCCZ Diamond DA 42 (42.161) Cabair Group
    G-RAVL Handley-Page Jetstream 200 (208) Instructional Airframe
    G-ROVY Robinson R22 (2957) Cabair Group
    G-TILE Robinson R22 (1100)
    G-TWEL Piper PA-28-181 (28-8090290)
    G-TWIN Piper PA-44-180 (44-7995072)
    G-TZII Thorp T.211 (PFA 305-13285)
    G-VVIP Cessna 421C (421C-0699)
    N250CC Piper PA-24-250 (24-1931)
    N967LV Piper PA-32R-301T (3257481)
    N30593 Cessna 210L (210-59938)
    N4173T Cessna 320D (320D-0073)
    N816RL Beech E90 (LW-187)
    N925AK Dassault Falcon 2000EX EASy (123)
    XS458 English Electric Lightning T.5 (B/95018) Preserved

    Coventry

    C-FIJX Lockheed 188C (2010) Buffalo Airways Ltd
    G-ANAF Douglas C-47B-35-DK Dakota (16688/33436) RVL Aviation
    G-AORG de Havilland DH-114 Heron (14101) Air Atlantique Classic Flight
    G-APSA Douglas DC-6A (45497) Preserved
    G-BDBU Reims-Cessna F.150M (1174)
    G-BNXE Piper PA-28-161 (28-8116034)
    G-BORW Cessna 172P (172-74301)
    G-BTPG British Aerospace ATPF (2014) Atlantic Airlines
    G-BTPL British Aerospace ATP (2042) Atlantic Airlines
    G-BVHM Piper PA-38-112 (38-79A0313)
    G-BVWC/WK163 English Electric Canberra B.6 mod (71399) Preserved
    G-BZPB/WB188 green Hawker Hunter GA.11 (41H/670762) Preserved
    G-COVA Piper PA-28-161 (2842217)
    G-COVB Piper PA-28-161 (2842234)
    G-DHDV/VP981 de Havilland DH-104 Devon (4205) Preserved
    G-DHVM/WR470 de Havilland DH-112 Venom FB.50 (752) Preserved
    G-FIJR Lockheed L-188CF (1138) Atlantic Airlines
    G-FIJV Lockheed L-188CF (1129) Atlantic Airlines
    G-FIND Reims-Cessna F.406 (F406-0045) RVL Aviation
    G-HAFT Diamond DA 42 (42.057) Atlantic Flight Training
    G-HANG Diamond DA 42 (42.026) Atlantic Flight Training
    G-JEMC British Aerospace ATP (2032) Leasing Company
    G-JMCL Boeing 737-322F (23951) West Atlantic
    G-LOFB Lockheed L-188CF (1131) Preserved
    G-MANC British Aerospace ATPF (2054) Leasing Company
    G-OBWP British Aerospace ATPF (2051) Leasing Company
    G-PIKK Piper PA-28-140 (28-22932)
    G-RSCU Agusta A-109E (11777) Sloane Helicopters
    LN-FOL Lockheed L-188AF (1116) Dump
    N350DG Neico Lancair LC-42-550FG (42074)
    N440GC Piper PA-44-180T (44-8107065)
    N4HG Lockheed L-188PF (1140) Dump
    N65MJ Beech 58P (TJ-487)
    WR963 Avro Shackleton AEW.2 (Unknown) Preserved
    XV232 Hawker-Siddeley Nimrod MR.2 (8007) Preserved

    Luton

    9H-AFC Bombardier 605 (5713)
    9K-AKD Airbus A320-212 (2046) Kuwait Government
    C-GKTO Bombardier Challenger 604 (5396)
    CS-DXE Cessna 560 (560-5578) NetJets Europe
    G-HARK Bombardier Challenger 604 (5646) Twinjet Aircraft
    G-IRSH Embraer ERJ-135BJ (14501048) Jet Options
    G-ODAG Cessna 525A (525A-0397)
    HZ-SPAH Dassault Falcon 7X (87) Saudia Private Aviation
    M-FROG Raytheon 390 (RB-165)
    M-RURU Dassault Falcon 900B (140)
    M-SAIR Dassault Falcon 900B (141)
    N125XP Hawker 800XP (258485)
    N17JK Gulfstream G4 (1235)
    N257H Gulfstream G4 (1223)
    N288Z Bombardier Global Express (9228)
    N474D Gulfstream G4SP (1445)
    N4T Bombardier Global Express (9195)
    N540CH Bombardier Global Express (9055)
    N75RP Gulfstream G5 (528)
    N77FK Gulfstream G4SP (1357)
    N818HK Gulfstream G550 (5109)
    N898JS Embraer ERJ-135BJ (14501071)
    N957P IAI Galaxy G200 (62)
    OY-GBB Bombardier Challenger 605 (5732) Execujet Europe
    P4-PET Hawker 900XP (HA-0035)
    TR-AFJ Dassault Falcon 900 (46)
    VP-BHR Gulfstream G3 (346) Saudi Oger
    VP-BJM Bombardier Challenger 604 (5593)
    VP-BRA Dassault Falcon 2000LX (133)
    VP-CNK Bombardier 604 (5621) Twin Jet
    VQ-BGN Gulfstream G550 (5218)
    VT-JSK Bombardier Global 5000 (9214)

    Lutterworth - roundabout on A426

    BAPC-284 Gloster E.28/39 FSM (n/a) Preserved