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Sunday, December 29, 2019

St.Athan residents 2019

The following are current unless otherwise noted.
For movements at Horizon Aircraft Services, eCube Solutions and Cardiff Aviation see the top dropdown menu.
For 2012-2017 movements see the top dropdown menu.

University of Wales Air Squadron - callsign "UAWxx"
UWAS

G-BYVB/VB Grob G.115E Tutor (82112/E) ..arrived 02/03/17 ..departed 13/03/18 to Cranwell ..arrived back 26/03/18
G-BYVB

G-BYVO/VO Grob G.115E Tutor (82125/E) ..arrived 28/08/18 from Cranwell ..departed 13/09/18 back to Cranwell ..returned 26/11/18 from Cranwell ..departed 17/10/19 to Linton-on-Ouse ..arrived 16/12/19 from Cranwell

G-BYVW/VW Grob G.115E Tutor (82132/E) ..arrived 07/02/17 from Cranwell ..departed 20/05/19 to Cranwell ..arrived 29/07/19 from Wittering
G-BYVW
Picture credit Mark Pearce

G-BYWB/WB Grob 115E Tutor (82137/E) ..arrived 20/05/19 from Cranwell ..departed 23/07/19 to Boscombe Down

G-BYXD/XD Grob G.115E Tutor (82164/E) ..arrived 11/03/19 from Wittering

G-JPVA/XW289/73 BAC Jet Provost T.5A (EEP/JP/953) Gate Guard (on loan from Horizon Aircraft Services)
G-JPVA
Picture credit IanG

NPAS St Athan - callsign "Police 32"
https://twitter.com/NPAS_StAthan
Formerly South & East Wales Police Air Support Unit, became part of the National Police Air Service (NPAS) 01/02/15.
Helicopters from adjacent NPAS units, notably G-HEOI & G-CPAO, regularly visit or stand-in whilst NWOI is on maintenance.

G-NWOI Eurocopter EC.135P2+ (0887) ..arrived 18/09/15
G-NWOI
Picture credit Mark Pearce

Bristow Group - callsign "Coastguard/Rescue 187/188"
Bristow SAR
https://bristowsar.com/
Started operations on 04/10/15 from a new purpose-built hangar in the Southwestern corner of the airfield as part of the UK SAR contract. 
Two AgustaWestland AW189s replaced two AW139s in 08/18. 

G-MCGN Agusta-Westland AW189 (92001) ..arrived 15/04/19 from Lee-on-Solent ..departed 29/04/19 to Inverness

G-MCGP Agusta-Westland AW189 (92003) ..arrived 09/05/19 from Aberdeen ..departed 21/05/19 to Lee-on-Solent

G-MCGW Agusta-Westland AW189 (92009) ..arrived 28/08/18 from Lee-on-Solent ..departed 15/04/19 to Aberdeen for maintenance ..returned from Aberdeen 21/05/19
G-MCGW
Picture credit IanG

G-MCGX Agusta-Westland AW189 (92010) ..arrived 19/09/19 from Lee-on-Solent
G-MCGX
Picture credit StuC

Secure Site Warehousing Ltd
http://securesitewarehousing.co.uk/
Moved in to Building 868 on the Picketston site c2017.
A CAA known site with long and short term storage for freestanding, racked and palletised goods.  We have the capacity for container building (including open-tops) and container de-stuffing and repalletization.

Unregistered Stemme S6 (unknown) ..arrived 18/12/18 by road for storage


Lynx Storage

The following Lynx HMA.8SRU arrived in 2016/17 for storage in the UWAS hangar. All departed in 2018.

XZ255/DF-454 ..arrived 2016 from Yeovilton ..present  03/18, allocated to SAAE Lyneham ..departed late 18
XZ255/454 Lynx HMA8SRU
Picture credit Keith Morgan

XZ725/415 ..arrived 07/09/16 from Yeovilton ..present 03/18, allocated to Falkland Islands Museum ..departed late 18
XZ725



Special Forces Support Group 
SFSG


VN-A190 Boeing 737-4H6 (27383) ..fuselage only arrived late May/early June 2013 from Kemble for training purposes
VN-A190
Taken at Kemble, credit StuC 


Private Residents
Hangared with Horizon. Some spend time at Cardiff.

2-DITO Piper PA-46-500TP Malibu Meridian (4697244) ..arrived 26/04/18 ..departed 13/05/18 to Cardiff
2-DITO-cardiff-13052018
Picture credit Matthew Blunt


G-AMZT Auster J/5F Aiglet Trainer (3107) ..arrived 08/11/19
G-AMZT
Pictured at Kemble in 07/11, credit StuC


G-APIK Auster J/1N Alpha (3375) ..arrived 28/03/19
G-APIK-shobdon-13032011
Pictured at Shobdon in 2011, credit Matthew Blunt


G-ASUP Cessna F.172E Skyhawk (F172-0071) ..arrived 15/110/12 from Cardiff ..St Athan/Cardiff
G-ASUP Cessna F.172E
Picture credit Keith Morgan


G-AZCZ Beagle B.121 Pup Series 2 (B121-167) ..St Athan/Cardiff
G-AZCZ
Picture credit Jac Osborne 



G-AZFM/333 Piper PA-28R-200 Cherokee Arrow (28R-7135218) ..arrived 13/08/19 from Cardiff
G-AZFM
Picture credit IanG

G-AZOF AESL Airtourer T5 Super 150 (A549) 
G-AZOF
Picture credit IanG


G-BBTY Beech C23 Sundowner (M-1525) ..St.Athan/Cardiff
G-BBTY
Picture credit RichT

G-BHGO Piper PA-32-260 Cherokee Six (32-7800007) ..arrived 09/03/18 ..departed 08/05/18 to Cardiff
G-BHGO PA-32 Cherokee Six 260
Picture credit Keith Morgan

G-BNPH/WV740 Percival Pembroke C.1 ..arrived 04/05/12

G-BNPH
Picture credit StuC


G-BVGH/XL573 Hawker Hunter T.7 (HABL-003360) ..arrived 15/12/11 ..departed 08/06/18 to Cosford by road for the RAF 100th Airshow ..returned by 09/18 ..to SWAM early 19
XL573 G-BVGH Hunter T.7
Pictures credit Keith Morgan


G-BYCT Aero L-29A Delfin (395142) ..arrived by road 22/02/12. Sold 06/08/12 and departed 04/09/14 to North Weald. Arrived back 03/12/14 ..departed to Coventry 23/02/18 ..arrived 06/11/2018 ...departed 28/03/19 to it's new home at North Weald 
G-BYCT L-29 Delfin
Picture credit Keith Morgan

G-JANN Piper PA-34-220T Seneca III (3433133) 
G-JANN
Picture credit Jac Osborne

G-MZMK AMF Microlight Chevvron 2-32C (040) ..arrived mid 01/15 by road. Not seen on subsequent visits. Active during 2018 and may be roaded in for flights or kept here in its trailer.
G-MZMK Chevron 2-32C
Picture credit Keith Morgan

G-NEEE Reims/Cessna F172M Skyhawk II (F17201350) ..arrived early 2017 from Bodmin as G-BCZM, re-reg 26/04/17

G-NEEE Cessna
Picture credit Keith Morgan

G-PRII/WT723/LM:692 Hawker Hunter PR.11 (41H-670690) ..arrived 15/12/11 

WT723/692-LM G-PRII Hunter PR.11
Picture credit Keith Morgan
 


G-WEFR Alpi Pioneer 200-M (218) ..arrived 21/09/12
G-WEFR
Picture credit Mark Pearce 


N2401Z Piper PA-23-250 Aztec F (27-8054034) ..arrived early 2012
N2401Z PA-23-350 Aztec F
Picture credit Keith Morgan



Horizon Aircraft Services (formally Hunter Flying Ltd, renamed 2013)
http://www.horizonaircraft.co.uk/
Moved in from Exeter in December 2011 and were based in one of the hangars nearest St.Athan village. The company moved to Hangar D1 on the West Orchard site in 11-12/17. They provide hangarage and maintenance support to based private a/c and carry out long/short term maintenance/restoration work.
The following are believed to be current on restoration, maintenance or storage only. See "St.Athan - Residents" tab for active a/c hosted by HAS.
For 2012-2018 movements see the top dropdwon menu.

801 Hawker Hunter T.66B centre fuselage only ..arrived c.01/12 ..stored. Not seen 11/15, 05/16, 09/17, 12/18.
Hunter Flying 01/10/12
Picture credit Keith Morgan

G-APXX/"VH-FDT" de Havilland DHA.3 Drover II ..arrived 05/08/13 from Wycombe Air Park, moved to SWAM 06/19
VH-FDT Drover (Really VH-EAS)
Picture credit Keith Morgan

G-AWTS Beech A23-A19 Musketeer Sport ..arrived 22/06/17 from Swansea for maint
G-AWTS Beech A23-A19 Musketeer Sport
Picture credit Keith Morgan

G-AYIG Piper PA-28-140 Cherokee C ..registered to John Sparks 21/01/19, not yet noted at St Athan
G-AYIG
Pictured at Cardiff in 2014 by Mark Pearce 

G-BMDP Partenavia P-64B Oscar 200 ..arrived by road circa 09/12/14
G-BMDP Partenavia P64B Oscar 200
Picture credit Keith Morgan

G-BMFG Dornier Do.27A-4 ..arrived 22/07/15 for maintenance ..departed 16/01/16 ..returned 04/05/16 ..departed 25/05/16 ..arrived 07/11/16 ..departed 22/06/18, sold to Russia 07/18
G-BMFG
Picture credit StuC

G-BWFT/XL602/VL Hawker Hunter T.8M ..sectioned fuselage/wings, arrived by road 16/01/12, stored. Rear fuselage only seen 11/15, 05/16, 09/17, 12/18
XL602
Picture credit James Thomas
XL602 G-BWFT Hunter T.8M Centre Section
Picture credit Keith Morgan
XL602 G-BWFT Hunter T.8M Tail Section
Picture credit Keith Morgan

G-BWGL/N-321 Hunter T.8C ..arrived 09/03/18 from Leeuwarden for maintenance
G-BWGL/N-321 Hawker Hunter T.8C
Picture credit Keith Morgan

G-CBFN Robin HR.100/200B Royal (112) ..arrived 10/01/19 from Germany for maintenance ..departed 29/10/19 back to Germany

G-CLAX Jurca MJ.5 Sirocco (PFA 2204) ..stored, uncompleted. Cancelled 27/02/12, restored to register 24/08/15. To SWAM 03/19.
Unidentified Sirocco
Picture credit IanG

G-CONY/N22746 BAe Jetstream 3101 ..arrived from Humberside by road on 25/10/14. Had arrived by air at Humberside on 04/09/12. Registration cancelled by CAA 27/02/17. to SWAM 08/19
G-CONY Jetstream
Picture credit Keith Morgan

G-DACA/WF118/569 Percival P.57 Sea Prince T.1 ..arrived by road from Charlwood 05/09/12
WF118/CU-569 Sea Prince C.1
Picture credit Keith Morgan

G-FLSH Aerostar Yak-52 (877409) ..arrived 20/11/18 by road from North Weald
G-FLSH
Picture credit StuC

G-GFIE Cessna 152 (152-81906) ..arrived 2014/2015 by road
G-GFIE Cessna 152
Picture credit Keith Morgan

G-HRLE Tecnam P.2008JC (1052) ..damaged in force landing Morgansfield 19/04/18 and cancelled
G-HRLE
Picture credit StuC

G-IUII Aerostar Yak-52 (9111604) ..arrived 13/05/18 from Gloucester
G-IUII
Picture credit StuC

G-JIBO BAe Jetstream 3102 AC Aviation Wales Ltd/ Links Air ..arrived 16/10/15 from Cardiff ..Links Air AOC suspended 21/10/15 ..EASA ARC expired 29/04/16 ..stored unmarked
G-JIBO
Picture credit RichT

G-JMGP Aero Vodochody L-39ZO (831125) ..arrived 17/12/18 by road from France

G-JPRO/XW433/124 BAC Jet Provost T.5A (EEP/JP/1055) ..arrived 24/01/19 from Coventry for maintenance

G-MWPZ Murphy Renegade Spirit UK (PFA 188-16631) ..arrived 31/10/18 by road for restoration to fly
G-MWPZ
Picture credit StuC

G-NADN Piper PA-23-250 Aztec F ..arrived 27/05/16 by road as G-XSFT, still marked as such 12/18
G-XSFT Piper PA-23-250 Aztec F
Picture credit Keith Morgan

G-OUGH Aerostar Yak-52 (877404) ..arrived 04/08/18 from Swansea ..departed 24/08/18 back to Swansea
G-OUGH
Picture credit StuC

G-PROV (104) Jet Provost T.52A (PAC/W/23905) ..arrived 15/02/19 from Nottingham ..departed 29/04/19 to Nottingham
Jet Provost T.52 XS228 (G-PROV)
Picture credit James Thomas

G-YAKH Aerostar Yak-52 (899915) ..arrived 20/04/18 from White Waltham ..departed 22/08/18 ..returned 14/11/18 ..departed 30/01/19
G-YAKH
Picture credit StuC

G-YYAK Aerostar Yak-52 (878101) ..arrived 17/07/18 from France ..departed 23/02/19 to France via Goodwood
G-YYAK
Picture credit StuC

N235KK Gulfstream GIVSP (1458) ..arrived 20/09/18 from Stansted
N235KK
Picture credit Rob Hughes

N60554 Cessna 182T Skylane ..arrived 09/17 by road for spares use after crash landing in Hampshire 29/08/17, not seen 11/18

OK-MJA Aero Vodochody L-39ZA Albatross  (633913) arrived 31/07/19 from Prague via Siegen and Ostend ..re-registered G-SHMB 14/08/19
OK-MJA
Picture credit IanG


XK885 Percival Pembroke C.1 ..arrived 25/09/13 from Charlwood via Booker ..departed 03/12/19 by road to Newquay
XK885 Pembroke C.1 (Arrived 25/09/13)
Picture credit Keith Morgan

XX175 BAe Hawk T.1 ..arrived 14/08/17 by road from Shawbury ..noted outside 22/09/18
XX175 Hawk T.1
Picture credit Keith Morgan 


XX226 BAe Hawk T.1 ..arrived 17/08/17 by road from Shawbury ..noted outside 22/09/18
XX226/226 Hawk T.1
Picture credit Keith Morgan 


XX237 BAe Hawk T.1 ..arrived c15/10/19 by road from Bournemouth 

XX290 BAe Hawk T.1 ..arrived 11/08/17 by road from Shawbury ..noted outside 22/09/18
XX290 Hawk T.1W
Picture credit Keith Morgan 


XX342/2 BAe Hawk T.1 ..arrived c07/19 by road from Boscombe Down

ZD990/T90 BAe Harrier T.8 ..arrived 15/08/17 from Culdrose ..registered G-RNTB 07/08/19
ZD990
Picture credit StuC 


ZH803/03
 BAe Sea Harrier FA.2 ..arrived 08/08/17 from Culdrose ..registered G-RNFA 07/08/19
ZH803
Picture credit StuC
ZH803
Picture credit Mark Pearce


ZK534 BAe Hawk Mk.53 ..arrived 30/03/17 by road from Bentwaters
ZK534
Picture credit Mark Pearce


Horizon Flight Training 
http://www.horizonflight.co.uk/index.html/
Horizon Flight Training is a fully approved flight school formed in late 2014. Offers training for EASA PPL, EASA LAPL and Night Rating. Also offer Trial Flight Experiences and pleasure flights.

G-AXIR Piper PA-28-140B Cherokee (28-25795) ..arrived 15/01/17 from Dunkeswell
G-AXIR
Picture credit Geoff Jones

G-BHJF SOCATA TB10 Tobago (83) ..arrived by road 08/08/18 from Rochester. Purchased 20/12/18 from GJD Services.
G-BHJF
Picture credit StuC

G-BOPU Grob G115 (8059) ..arrived 28/04/15. Not seen since 06/07/18
G-BOPU Grob G115
Picture credit Keith Morgan

G-BRBH Cessna 150H (15069283) ..arrived Summer 2014 from RAF Henlow
G-BRBH Cessna 150H
Picture credit Keith Morgan

G-EEKY Piper PA-28-140 Cherokee B (28-25422) ..arrived 12/10/15
G-EEKY
Picture credit Geoff Jones

G-OFTI Piper PA-28-140 Cherokee F (28-7325201) ..arrived 15/05/19 from Halfpenny Green

G-OKLY Reims/Cessna F.150K (F15000577) ..arrived 20/04/15 from Cardiff by road as G-ECBH
G-OKLY
Picture credit Mark Pearce

G-EECY Piper PA-28-140 Cherokee F (28-7725094) ..arrived 19/03/18 by road from Waterford as EI-CMB, owned by GJD Services. Seen painted as "G-EECI" 11/18. Registered G-OLPH to John Sparks 30/01/19. Registered G-EECY to John Sparks 10/06/19.
G-EECI
Picture credit StuC
G-OLPH
Picture credit StuC



Tyro Aviation
Tyro


G-TYRO AutoGyro Europe MTOSport (RSUK/MTOS/056) ..based at Yeovilton, but occasionally visits for training/familiarisation/pleasure flights, first visit 06/05/16
G-TYRO AutoGyro Europe MTOSport
Picture credit Keith Morgan

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