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Header Picture: RAF Tornado Farewell flyby at Cardiff 20/02/19 ..Tornado GR.4s ZA587, ZD716 and ZD744 c/s "Tornado 1/2/3" seen here approaching Cardiff from the West on runway 12 IanG

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Thursday, March 17, 2016

Log Thursday 17/03/2016

Cardiff IAP Runway in use 12 30 20:50

Parked on the Cambrian apron is 4FTS Hawk T.2 ZK019/J 
Landing at 10:57 is Cessna 172S Skyhawk SP G-VOUS ..parking on the GA apron ..departed at 15:42 via Wenvoe  
Landing at 12:51 from the Northwest is Robinson R22 Beta II G-SLNW ..parking on the GA apron ..departed at 13:20  

Training Flights & Flybys
Training today were:
"Coastguard 187" AW139 G-CILN ..go-round 10:28 to St Athan
TCX321T "Kestrel 321T" A321 G-TCDX ..landed 10:45 and taxied round ..circuits with landing and crew change between each batch 11:19-12:17, 12:37-13:38, 13:59-14:29, 14:49-15:51, 16:07-16:35 and departed back to Gatwick
Picture credit Keith Morgan
"UAW 22" Tutor G-BYVW ..go-round 13:54 to St Athan
"Oxford 28" PA-34-220T Seneca G-OXFE ..go-round 16:52 and departed to Oxford

Based Aircraft Movements
Residents active today: G-AZCZ, G-BBTYG-BOPC, G-BXIFG-OOMA   

MOD St Athan Runway in use 08
Residents active today: G-BOPU, G-BYVBG-BYVSG-BYVWG-CILN, G-MCGPG-NWOI    
Departing at 14:09 on an airtest to the West is "Viper 1" Aero L-39 G-JMGP ..landed 14:45 and back to Horizon
G-JMGP Aero L-39ZO Albatros
Picture credit Keith Morgan

Interesting OTT
05:05 EB FL360 at DIKAS "Reach 611" C-17A 01-0189  
05:14 EB FL370 at DIKAS "Reach 645" C-17A 00-0182    
08:58 EB FL370 at DIKAS "Reach 456" C-17A 99-0166  
09:05 NB>WB FL400 at CDF F2TH F-WWMM  
10:41 EB FL330 at DIKAS "Reach 540" C-17A 10-0213

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