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    NEW EDITOR - Welcome aboard to new BLOG Editor Pete Harrison. Pete will try to fill in when Stu and myself are away

    Header Picture: Hunter T.8C G-BWGL/N-321 arriving at St Athan from Leeuwarden 9th March 2018 (Keith Morgan)

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    Thursday, October 23, 2014

    Log Thursday 23/10/2014

    Cardiff IAP Runway in use 30

    Parked on the Cambrian apron is Nextant 400XTi N426FL ..departed at 17:20 to Norwich
    Picture credit Hugh Trainer 

    Parked on the Cambrian apron is Cessna 560XL Citation XLS LX-INS ..departed at 16:37 to Luxembourg-Findel as LXA1A "Red Lion 1A"
    Picture credit Hugh Trainer 

    Parked on the Cambrian apron is AS.355F1 Ecureuil II G-BPRI
    Picture credit Hugh Trainer 

    Landing at 11:34 from Birmingham is Bombardier Global 5000 N468GH ..parking on Golf ..departed at 12:35 to Paris-Le Bourget
    Picture credit Mark Pearce 

    Landing  at 11:38 from Birmingham is Boeing 737-73T/W BBJ1 N500LS ..parking on Golf ..departed at 12:55 to KCMH/Port Columbus
    Picture credit Mark Pearce
    Landing at 12:12 is "Starspeed 92" Sikorsky S-92A G-LAWX ..parking on Golf ..departed at 12:59 to a site near Stratford-on-Avon
    Picture credit Hugh Trainer 

    Landing at 12:53 is Cessna 172N Skyhawk II G-GZDO ..parking on the GA apron ..departed at 15:21 via the BCN
    Landing at 13:43 from Northolt is Bombardier Global Express N3PC ..parking on Golf 

    Training Flights
    Training today were:
    "Exam 01" DA42 Twin Star G-CTCC ..go-round 12:39 and departed to Bournemouth
    "Navy 848" Hawk T.1A XX281 ..go-round 15:51 and departed to the Southeast
    DA42 Twin Star G-CTCB ..go-round 17:25 and departed to Bournemouth

    Based Aircraft Movements
    Residents active today: G-BVMA, G-MEGN, G-PLAZG-VLTT 

    MOD St Athan Runway in use 26
    Residents active today: G-WONN  
    Parked on the Metro is Merlin HC.3 ZJ122/F ..operating local sorties from 10:35 to 12:15 as "Vortex 299" ..departed at 13:52 to the East as "Vortex 308"
    Parked (on the Metro) is Merlin HC.3 ZJ127/L (may have departed yesterday)

    Cardiff Heliport Runway in use 20
    Visiting this morning was S-76C G-PACO, whilst a brief late afternoon visitor was AS.365N3 EI-GJL 

    Interesting OTT
    06:10 WB FL360 at NUMPO "Reach 694" KC-10A 84-0190    
    06:10 EB FL280 at VLN "Reach 651" C-17A 98-0054    
    07:31 EB FL360 at DIKAS "Reach 170" C-17A 04-4138   
    07:38 EB descending at NUMPO "Spar 27" C-37B 01-0028   
    07:47 EB FL350 at DIKAS "Reach 240" C-17A 04-4133   
    07:48 EB FL350 at BCN "Reach 462" C-5B 86-0019    
    08:47 EB FL350 at DIKAS "Reach 542" C-17A 07-7174   
    09:40 EB FL370 at NUMPO "Reach 394" C-17A 94-0067   
    13:47 WB FL300 at EXMOR "Reach 268" C-17A 02-1104   
    13:57 EB FL350 at DIKAS "Reach 243" C-17A 05-5148   
    17:17 WB FL340 at EXMOR "Reach 216" C-17A 08-8202  

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