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

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    Saturday, July 1, 2017

    Log Saturday 01/07/2017

    Cardiff IAP Runway in use 30

    Parked on the GA apron is PA-28R-201 Arrow III G-TEBZ ..departed at 14:34 ..landed 17:10, parking back on the GA apron 
    Landing at 10:24 is PA-28-181 Archer II G-BFDI ..parking on the GA apron ..departed at 14:55 ..landed 17:39, parking back on the GA apron
    Picture credit Phil Watkins 

    Landing at 13:26 is "Raven 6" Van's RV-8 G-SOUT ..parking on the Cambrian apron ..departed at 14:39 to Swansea
    Picture credit Phil Watkins 

    Due in at 13:40 from Coningsby is "Battle 1" BBMF Spitfire PR.XIX PS915/UM-G ..landed 13:22 after a run and break, parking on the Cambrian apron ..departed at 16:40 to display at Swansea ..landed 17:24, parking back on the Cambrian apron
    Picture credit Phil Watkins 

    Due in at 14:02 from Farnborough are the "Red Arrows" Hawk T.1/A XX219, XX227, XX232, XX242, XX244, XX245, XX278, XX311, XX319, XX323  ..landed 14:13-14:15, parking on Golf ..departed at 16:15 to display at Swansea (except XX245) ..landed 16:58-17:00, parking back on Golf
    Red Arrows
    Picture credit IanG

    Due in at 14:30 from Coningsby is "Battle 2" BBMF Hurricane IIc PZ865/EG-S ..landed 13:47 after a run and break, parking on the Cambrian apron ..departed at 16:40 to display at Swansea ..landed 17:25, parking back on the Cambrian apron
    Picture credit Angelo Harmsworth 

    Landing at 15:39 is "Shawbury 17" Squirrel HT.1 ZJ267/67 ..parking on Golf
    Picture credit Angelo Harmsworth

    Landing at 16:02 is Pioneer 400 G-CIMD ..parking on the GA apron ..departed at 17:05
    Landing at 16:45 from Exeter is PA-38-112 Tomahawk G-RVRL ..parking on the GA apron ..departed at 17:19 back to Exeter
    Picture credit Angelo Harmsworth

    Landing at 18:29 from Oxford is GMA726 "Gama 726" Challenger 604 G-RCAV ..parking on the Cambrian apron
    Picture credit Mark Pearce

    Training Flights & Flybys
    Training today was:
    OXF34 "Oxford 34" PA-34-220T Seneca G-OXFC ..go-round 12:35 and departed back to Oxford

    Ad Hoc charters/One off Airliner movements
    Due in at 08:25 from Manchester is TCX4600 "Kestrel 4600" A321 G-TCDB ..landed 09:40 parking on stand 13 for the delayed Palma sched ..departed at 17:26 to Birmingham as TCX4601 "Kestrel 4601

    Based Aircraft Movements
    Residents active today: G-BOPCG-BXIF, G-CJLI, G-CRIL, G-KSIR, G-OLIVG-SKBD 

    BAMC Happenings
    Landing at 15:25 from Heathrow is BAW9172 "Speedbird 9172" B744 G-CIVS
    G-CIVS - British Airways 747 @ Cardiff Airport 010717
    Picture credit Angelo Harmsworth

    Departing at 16:53 to Heathrow is BAW9173 "Speedbird 9173" B744 G-CIVR
    Picture credit IanG

    MOD St Athan Runway in use 25
    Residents active today: G-BRBHG-CILPG-EEKY, G-JANNG-NWOI 
    Parked at Horizon is Strikemaster Mk.82A G-SOAF ..departed at 15:15 to display at Swansea Bay c/s "Strike" ..landed 15:38, parking back at Horizon
    G-SOAF/425 BAC Strikemaster Mk.82A
    Picture credit Keith Morgan 

    Parked at Horizon is Vampire FB.6 LN-DHY/PX-K ..departed at 15:50 to display at Swansea Bay c/s "Vamp Blue" ..landed 16:28 parking back at Horizon
    Parked at Horizon is Vampire T.55 LN-DHZ/PX-M ..departed at 15:50 to display at Swansea Bay c/s "Vamp Blue" ..landed back 16:28 parking back at Horizon
    LN-DHY LN-DHZ St Athan 010717
    Picture credit IanG

    Departing at 13:34 to display at Swansea Bay is "MiG 15" SBLim-2 N104CJ ..landed 13:57, parking back at Horizon
    N104CJ Mig 15 SBLim-2
    Picture credit Keith Morgan

    Interesting OTT
    04:33 EB FL340 at CDF "Reach 459" C-17A 04-4132   

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