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    Header Picture: Irish Air Corps CN-235 100MPA 253 at Cardiff recently ..picture credit Mark "Ginge" Little

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    Saturday, July 11, 2015

    Log Saturday 11/07/2015

    Cardiff IAP Runway in use 30

    Parked on Golf are "Red Arrows" Hawk T.1/A XX177/204/219/227/232/242/310/319/322/323/325 ..9 departed at 12:16 to Yeovilton ..landed 13:00, parking back on Golf ..departed later ..landed back c17:00 to Golf
    Red Arrows
    Picture credit Jac Osborne
    Reds returning.
    Picture credit Hugh Trainer 

    Parked on the GA apron is Extra EA.230 G-EXTR ..departed at 18:19 to display with the others below at Penarth as "Global Stars..landed back 18:44 parking on the GA apron ..departed at 19:40 to Netherthorpe
    Picture credit Hugh Trainer 

    Landing at 09:19 from Shawbury is "Shawbury 20" Squirrel HT.1 ZJ274/74 ..parking on the Cambrian apron ..departed at 09:57 to Yeovilton as "Red 10" ..landed back c14:03 to the Cambrian apron ..departed c14:50 ..landed back c17:29 to the Cambrian apron
    11 july 2015 , EGFF
    Picture credit Jerzy Grzywaczewski 

    Landing at 11:12 is PA-28RT-201T Turbo Arrow IV G-GEHP ..parking on the GA apron ..departed at 12:54
    Landing c13:22 was PA-28-180 Cherokee C G-ATYS ..parking on the GA apron ..departed c16:11
    Picture credit Mark Pearce 

    Landing c14:24 were "Fighter" BBMF Spitfire IX MK356/5J-K and Spitfire XVI TE311/4D-V ..parking on the Cambrian apron ..departed c16:09 to display ..landed back c17:13 parking on the Cambrian apron ..departed at 17:58 as "Fighter" to Coningsby
    11 july 2015 , EGFF
    11 july 2015 , EGFF
    Pictures credit Jerzy Grzywaczewski 

    Landing c17:20 was Extra EA.300/SC G-IIHI ..parking on the GA apron ..departed at 18:19 to display at Penarth as "Global Stars" ..landed back 18:44 parking on the GA apron ..departed at 19:07 for a solo display ..landed 19:22 back to the GA apron ..departed at 19:44 to Wombleton
    Landing c17:20 was Extra EA.300/S G-EXIL ..parking on the GA apron ..departed at 18:19 to display at Penarth as "Global Stars" ..landed back 18:44 parking on the GA apron ..departed at 19:35 to Little Gransden
    Landing c17:20 was CAP 232 G-IITC ..parking on the GA apron ..departed at 18:19 to display at Penarth as "Global Stars" ..landed back 18:44 parking on the GA apron ..departed at 19:36 to Wombleton
    Landing at 17:28 is PA-23-250 Aztec N19CC ..parking on the GA apron

    Training Flights & Flybys
    Performing a flyby at 12:20 enroute to the Airshow in Swansea was "Vulcan" Vulcan B.2 G-VLCN (XH558)
    Picture credit Jac Osborne

    Hunter T.7 G-BVGH ..go-round 15:27 and departed to St Athan
    11 july 2015, EGFF
    Picture credit Jerzy Grzywaczewski

    Based Aircraft Movements
    Residents active today: G-ANFIG-BRWRG-BVMA, G-MEGN 

    BAMC Happenings
    Landing at 14:29 from Heathrow is BAW9173 "Speedbird 9173" B744 G-BNLK
    Departing at 16:39 to Heathrow is BAW9175 "Speedbird 9175" B744 G-CIVA
    G-CIVA B747 (Speedbird 9175 Depart)
    Pictures credit Keith Morgan 

    MOD St Athan Runway in use 26
    Residents active today: G-CPAS  
    Departing at 10:21 to the West is "Viper 1" L-29 Delfin ..landed 10:47 ..departed at 13:02 to the airshow at Swansea ..landed later
    Departing c15:00 to the airshow at Swansea is Hunter T.7 G-BVGH ..landed c15:30

    Interesting OTT
    04:56 EB FL350 at TOPRO "Sam 759" C-40B 01-0041  
    07:34 EB FL350 at TOPRO "Reach 207" C-17A 04-4130   
    10:06 EB FL380 at TALGA "Reach 645" C-17A 03-3117   
    10:08 EB FL320 at DIKAS "Sam 629" C-40B 01-0040     

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