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Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Log Wednesday 22/10/2014

Cardiff IAP Runway in use 30

Parked on the Cambrian apron is Cessna 550 Citation Bravo M-WOOD ..departed at 15:39 to Dusseldorf
Picture credit Hugh Trainer 

Landing at 09:50 was Vulcanair P68 Observer 2 G-TERA ..parking on the GA apron ..departed at 16:16 to the North
Picture credit Hugh Trainer 

Landing at 11:19 is Aviat A-1C-180 Husky G-OGGI ..parking on the GA apron ..departed at 15:35 to Truro
Landing at 12:26 from Carlisle is Nextant 400XTi N426FL ..parking on the Cambrian apron
Landing at 12:42 from Northolt is NJE891Y "Fraction 891Y" Cessna 560XL Citation XLS CS-DXT ..parking on the Norman apron ..departed at 18:40 to Aberdeen as NJE523P "Fraction 523P"
Landing at 13:06 from Paris-Le Bourget is LXA1A "Red Lion 1A" Cessna 560XL Citation XLS LX-INS ..parking on the Cambrian apron
Landing at 15:57 from the Northeast is "Powerline 03AS.355F1 Ecureuil II G-BPRI ..parking on the Cambrian apron
Landing at 17:49 from the Northeast is "Gambit" Chinook HC.2 ZA682 ..parking on stand 6 ..departed at 19:55 to Valley via Caerwent as "Gambit"
Landing at 19:26 from the Northeast is "Vortex 454" Chinook HC.2 ZA720 ..parking on stand 6 ..departed at 19:55 to Valley via Caerwent as "Gambit"

Training Flights
Training today were:
"Marham 61" Tornado GR.4 ZA553 ..go-round 17:18 and departed to Marham
"Vortex 278Merlin HC.3 ZJ122/F ..circuits from 19:25 ..departed at 19:52 on a navex to the Northeast
"VYT 87" Hawk T.2 ZK012 ..go-round 20:14 and departed to Valley

Ad Hoc charters/One off Airliner movements
Departing at 10:21 to Cranfield is LNQ100T "Fastlink 100T" JS31 G-JIBO ..landed back at 14:46 as LNQ101T "Fastlink 101T" to stand 8

Based Aircraft Movements
Residents active today: G-BXIFG-MEGN, G-OPETG-VLTT   

MOD St Athan Runway in use 26
Residents active today: G-BSSBG-BYWDG-WONN  
Parked on taxiway Charlie is Merlin HC.3 ZJ122/..departed at 07:15 to the East as "Rapier 1" ..landed back 10:42 parking on the Metro ..departed at 13:26 to the North as "Vortex 308" ..landed back 16:28 to the Metro ..airborne at 18:59 into the circuit as "Vortex 278" ..departed at 19:23 to Cardiff for circuits ..landed back 21:16 and to the Metro
Parked on taxiway Charlie is Merlin HC.3 ZJ127/L ..departed at 13:51 to the East before turning to the Northwest as "Vortex 295" ..due back later
Landing at 12:10 from the West is "Vortex 222" Puma HC.2 ZA936 ..parking on the Metro ..departed at 12:56 to Benson

Cardiff Heliport 
Visiting during the morning was Agusta A-109E Power Elite G-IVJM

Interesting OTT
07:12 EB FL350 at TOPRO "Reach 641" C-17A 92-3292   
07:19 EB FL350 at DIKAS "Reach 953" C-5B 87-0033   
09:10 EB FL340 at DIKAS "Reach 216" C-17A 96-0002   
10:37 EB FL270 at DIKAS "Reach 225" C-130J 01-1462   
11:23 EB FL330 at DIKAS "Reach 431" C-17A 99-0170   
12:55 WB FL320 at EXMOR "Reach 649" C-17A 06-6164   
13:00 WB FL320 at TOPRO NAF46 KDC-10 T-235   
13:00 EB FL350 at EXMOR "Reach 585" C-17A 07-7180   
13:05 WB FL320 at EXMOR "Reach 806" C-17A 99-0058   

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