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Friday, July 31, 2020

Log Friday 31/07/2020

Cardiff IAP Airport open 08:00-18:00 & PPR ..runway in use 12 ..to 30 by 14:20

Visitors
Parked on the Cambrian apron is Bombardier Challenger 650 2-TRVL   
2-TRVL
Picture credit Phil Watkins
Landing at 08:49 from Luton is EDC635E "Saltire 635E" Cessna 560XLS Citation Excel + G-CKUB ..parking on the Cambrian apron ..departed at 10:28 to LEMG/Malaga with the same c/s
G-CKUB
Picture credit Phil Watkins
Landing at 14:23 from LFPB/Paris-Le Bourget is GAC056V "Dream Team 056V" Cessna 510 Citation Mustang OE-FOG ..parking on the Cambrian apron ..departed at 14:56 to Southampton as GAC056W "Dream Team 056W"
Landing at 14:38 from Biggin Hill is "GMOTI" Robin DR500/200i President G-MOTI ..parking on the GA apron ..departed at 15:32 back to Biggin Hill
Landing at 16:50 is Swansea weather diversion "GORMW" Comco Ikarus C42 FB100 G-ORMW ..parking on the GA apron

Training Flights & Flybys
Training today were:
PLC01 "Special 01" AW169 G-SASX ..go-rounds 10:46, 11:01 and departed back to Gloucester 
"GSATM" DA42M Twin Star G-SATM ..go-rounds 12:30, 12:40 and departed back to Gloucester
RHD58 "Redhead 58" EC145T2 G-SASN ..go-rounds 15:05, 15:24, 15:42 and departed to the Heliport
"GCTSV" DA42 Twin Star G-CTSV ..go-round 16:14 and departed back to Bournemouth
RHD58 "Redhead 58" EC145T2 G-SASN ..go-rounds 17:29, 17:47, 18:02 and departed to the North

Based Aircraft Movements
Residents active today: G-BRWRG-BXIF, G-CCYS, G-NICBG-OPETG-TSAS  
Arriving this afternoon from Gloucester to restart the Aeros operation were G-BGGIG-BOPC, G-BPES G-CEZI 

Ad Hoc Charters/One off Airliner movements
Landing at 13:14 from LGKR/Corfu is TOM6525 "Tomjet 5AW" B738 G-TAWD ..parking on stand 9 for the start of scheds tomorrow

BAMC Happenings
See BAMC 2020 link for current inmates (B747 x14, B777 x2, B787 x1)

St Athan Airfield  Airfield open 09:00-17:00 Mon-Fri & PPR ..runway in use 07 ..to 25 12:20
Residents active today: G-AXIRG-EECY, G-EEKY, G-MCGW, G-NWOIG-OFTI 
Landing at 10:47 from the South is "GPCAT" SOCATA TB-10 Tobago G-PCAT ..parking at Horizon ..departed at 14:51 to the South
Moved from Twin Peaks to Alpha Apron this morning was Boeing 737-33ASF 5X-GBT (ex F-GIXB)
5X-GBT
Picture credit StuC 


Boards Friday 31/07/2020

Scheduled Arrivals

STAFlightCallsignFromTypeOperatorIdentityComments
09:55FR4950Ryanair 6EWMalagaEI-DHD-
19:00FR9223Ryanair 9YVFaroEI-DWI-
Scheduled Departures

STDFlightCallsignDestinationTypeOperatorIdentityComments
10:20FR4951Ryanair 1DLMalagaEI-DHD-
19:25FR9224Ryanair 4UBFaroEI-DWI-

Thursday, July 30, 2020

Log Thursday 30/07/2020

Cardiff IAP Airport open 08:00-18:00 & PPR ..runway in use 12

Visitors
Parked on the Cambrian apron in Bombardier Challenger 650 2-TRVL  
Landing at 08:33 from Southampton is GAC056T "Dream Team 056T" Cessna 510 Citation Mustang OE-FAT ..parking on the Cambrian apron ..departed at 09:11 to LFPB/Le Bourget as GAC056U "Dream Team 056U"
Landing at 09:43 from Elstree is "GNOTE" PA-28-181 Archer III G-NOTE ..parking on the GA apron ..departed at 17:20 back to Elstree
Landing at 11:30 is "GBSVG" PA-28-161 Warrior II G-BSVG ..parking on the GA apron ..departed ?
Landing at 18:30 from LFPB/Paris-Le Bourget is IBJ830X "Ibertaxi 830X" Cessna 525 CitationJet CJ1 EC-MPN ..parking on the GA apron ..departed at 20:07 back to Le Bourget as IBJ830Y "Ibertaxi 830Y"

Training Flights & Flybys
"GCTCE" DA42 Twin Star G-CTCE ..go-round 11:39 and departed back to Oxford
"GRATV" PA-28R-T-201T Turbo Arrow IV G-RATV ..go-rounds 13:35, 14:09, 14:37   
"Police 32" EC135P2+ G-NWOI ..go-round 13:48 to St Athan
PLC99 "Special 99" AW169 G-SASX ..landed 14:31 ..airborne 14:33 ..go-round 14:55 and departed back to Gloucester   
"2PASB" DA40S Star 2-PASB ..go-rounds 14:50, 15:00 and departed back to Gloucester
PLC99 "Special 99" AW169 G-SASX ..go-round 16:20, 16:38 and departed back to Gloucester
"GCHJJ" Medway Clipper 100 G-CHJJ ..go-round 17:12 and departed

Based Aircraft Movements
Residents active today: G-BBTY, G-BOPC, G-BXIFG-CCYSG-CEZI, G-NICB, G-OPET, G-SKBDG-TSAS

BAMC Happenings 

St Athan Airfield open 09:00-17:00 Mon-Fri ..runway in use 07
Residents active today: G-AXIR, G-AZCZ, G-EEKY, G-MCGWG-NWOI, G-OFTIG-OKLY  
Landing at 08:42 from Yeovilton is "GBOIT" SOCATA TB-10 Tobago G-BOIT ..parking at Horizon ..departed at 14:46 back to Yeovilton 
Landing at 09:51 from Yeovilton is "GIIRG" Stoddard-Hamilton Glasair Super II-RG G-IIRG ..parking at Horizon ..departed c.12:30 back to Yeovilton 

Boards Thursday 30/07/2020

Scheduled Arrivals


STAFlightCallsignFromTypeOperatorIdentityComments
13:25VY1241Vueling 12AVAlicanteEC-MKO-
Scheduled Departures

STDFlightCallsignDestinationTypeOperatorIdentityComments
14:00VY1240Vueling 12YQAlicanteEC-MKO-

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Log Wednesday 29/07/2020

Cardiff IAP Airport open 08:00-18:00 & PPR ..runway in use 30

Visitors
Parked on taxiway Alpha is C-130H Hercules 88-4405 ..departed at 09:45 to ETAR/Ramstein as "Reach 621"
88-4405
Picture credit IanG
Parked on the GA apron is PA-38-112 Tomahawk G-BGRX ..departed at 11:00 to Dunkeswell
Landing at 10:33 from Jersey is VLZ864 "Volare 864" Bombardier Challenger 650 2-TRVL ..parking with Global Trek on the Cambrian apron 

Training Flights & Flybys
Training today were:
"GLDGF" DA42NG Twin Star G-LDGF ..go-round 10:16 and departed back to Oxford
"Police 32" EC135P2+ G-NWOI ..go-round 11:36 to St Athan
PLC01 "Special 01" AW169 G-SASX ..go-rounds 11:46, 12:02 and departed back to Gloucester
"GRBHF" AW139 G-RBHF ..go-rounds 12:11, 12:28 and departed back to Fairoaks
PLC01 "Special 01" AW169 G-SASX ..go-rounds 16:24, 16:37 and departed back to Gloucester
"Coastguard 187" AW189 G-MCGW ..go-round 16:42 to St Athan

Based Aircraft Movements
Residents active today: G-BBTYG-BRWR, G-BVMAG-BXIF, G-CEZI, G-NICBG-OPET   

BAMC Happenings
See BAMC 2020 link for current inmates (B747 x14, B777 x2, B787 x1)

St Athan Airfield  Airfield open 09:00-17:00 Mon-Fri & PPR ..runway in use 25
Residents active today: G-AXIR, G-EEKY, G-JANNG-MCGW, G-NWOIG-OFTI, G-OKLY   


Boards Wednesday 29/07/2020


:                                      No scheduled flights today.                                      :

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Log Tuesday 28/07/2020

Cardiff IAP Airport open 08:00-18:00 & PPR ..runway in use 30

Visitors
Parked on the Cambrian apron is Cessna 525A Citation Jet CJ2+ OO-AMR ..departed at 15:34 to EHAM/Amsterdam-Schipol as "OOAMR"
Landing at 14:27 from Oxford is "GLDGB" DA40NG Star G-LDGB ..parking on the GA apron ..departed at 14:47 back to Oxford
Landing at 15:33 from Shobdon is "GBNKC" Cessna 152 G-BNKC ..parking on Hotel ..departed at 15:37 back to Shobdon 
Landing at 18:08 from CYYT/St.Johns is RCH621 "Reach 621" C-130H Hercules 88-4405 ..parking on taxiway Alpha
88-4405
Picture credit IanG

Landing at 18:37 from Dunkeswell is "GBGRX" PA-38-112 Tomahawk G-BGRX ..parking on the GA apron

Training Flights & Flybys
Training today were:
"GLDGB" DA40NG Star G-LDGB ..touch'n'go 09:13 and departed back to Oxford
"GLDGF" DA42NG Twin Star G-LDGF ..go-round 10:11 and departed back to Oxford
"Coastguard 187" AW189 G-MCGW ..go-round 10:33 and departed to the West
OXF45 "Oxford 45" PA-34-220T Seneca G-OXFF ..go-rounds 12:34, 12:50 and departed back to Oxford
OXF32 "Oxford 32" PA-34-220T Seneca G-OXFB ..go-rounds 13:55, 14:12 and departed back to Oxford

Based Aircraft Movements
Residents active today: G-BBTYG-BXIF  

BAMC Happenings
See BAMC 2020 link for current inmates (B747 x14, B777 x2, B787 x1)

St Athan Airfield  Airfield open 09:00-17:00 Mon-Fri & PPR ..runway in use 25
Residents active today: G-EECY, G-NWOIG-OFTIG-MCGW 
Landing at 12:30 is  "Rescue 924" Sikorsky S-92A G-MCGY ..parking at SAR ..departed at 12:49 to Newquay

Boards Tuesday 28/07/2020

Scheduled Arrivals

STAFlightCallsignFromTypeOperatorIdentityComments
14:20FR4588Ryanair 91KLBarcelonaEI-DYZ-
Scheduled Departures

STDFlightCallsignDestinationTypeOperatorIdentityComments
14:45FR4589Ryanair 8GKBarcelonaEI-DYZ-

Monday, July 27, 2020

Log Monday 27/07/2020

Cardiff IAP Airport open 08:00-18:00 & PPR ..runway in use 12 ..to 30 12:55

Visitors
Landing at 08:57 from EIDW/Dublin is AHO647E "Air Hamburg 647E" Embraer EMB-135BJ Legacy 650 D-AZUR ..parking on the Cambrian apron ..departed at 10:38 to LEPA/Palma with the same c/s
D-AZUR
Picture credit IanG
Landing at 15:49 from Manchester is "OOAMR" Cessna 525A Citation Jet CJ2+ OO-AMR ..parking on the Cambrian apron
Landing at 17:04 from Belfast is REV643 "Endurance 643" Cessna 402B G-NOSE ..parking on the Cambrian apron ..departed at 17:54 to East Midlands as REV643P "Endurance 643P"

Training Flights & Flybys
Training today were:
PLC38 "Special 38" AW169 G-SASX ..go-rounds 12:29, 12:46 and departed back to Gloucester  
"GLDGF" DA42 Twin Star G-LDGF ..go-round 13:19 and departed back to Oxford
"GCTCG" DA42 Twin Star G-CTCG ..go-round 13:48 and departed back to Oxford
"Ascot 468" Atlas C.1 ZM408 ..go-rounds 16:01, 16:11 and departed to Valley 

Based Aircraft Movements
Residents active today: G-MEGN, G-OLIV  

BAMC Happenings
See BAMC 2020 link for current inmates (B747 x14, B777 x2, B787 x1)

St Athan Airfield  Airfield open 09:00-17:00 Mon-Fri & PPR ..runway in use 07
Residents active today: G-EEKYG-MCGO  

Boards Monday 27/07/2020

Scheduled Arrivals

STAFlightCallsignFromTypeOperatorIdentityComments
10:00FR4950Ryanair 6EWMalagaEI-EBH-
11:20FR9223Ryanair 9YVFaroEI-DYY-
Scheduled Departures

STDFlightCallsignDestinationTypeOperatorIdentityComments
10:25FR4951Ryanair 1DLMalagaEI-EBH-
11:45FR9224Ryanair 4UBFaroEI-DYY-

Sunday, July 26, 2020

Log Sunday 26/07/2020

Cardiff IAP Airport open 08:00-18:00 & PPR ..runway in use 30

Training Flights & Flybys
Training today were:
"Coastguard 187" AW189 G-MCGW ..approach cancelled and tasked to the Gower at 10:00 as "Rescue 187"
"GLDGF" DA42 Twin Star G-LDGF ..go-round 10:23 and departed back to Oxford
"DEKCC" PA-46-350P Malibu Mirage D-EKCC ..go-rounds 11:43, 11:59 and departed back to Kemble
"GLDGF" DA42 Twin Star G-LDGF ..go-round 13:50 and departed back to Oxford
"GOPSS" Cirrus SR20 G-OPSS ..go-rounds 13:56, 14:15 and departed back to Kemble
"Police 32" EC135P2+ G-NWOI ..go-round 16:45 to St Athan 

Based Aircraft Movements
Residents active today: G-BVMAG-BXIFG-MEGN, G-NICB, G-OLIV 

BAMC Happenings
See BAMC 2020 link for current inmates (B747 x14, B777 x2, B787 x1)

St Athan Airfield  Airfield open 09:00-17:00 Mon-Fri & PPR ..runway in use 25
Residents active today: G-MCGOG-MCGW, G-NWOI  


Boards Sunday 26/07/2020


:                                      No scheduled flights today.                                      :

Saturday, July 25, 2020

Log Saturday 25/07/2020

Cardiff IAP Airport open 08:00-18:00 & PPR ..runway in use 30

Visitors
Landing at 08:00 from Luton is LNX05AL "Lonex 05AL" Cessna 560XL Citation XLS+ G-GAAL ..parking on the Cambrian apron ..departed at 16:24 back to Luton with the same c/s
G-GAAL
Picture credit IanG
Landing at 13:03 from LEIB/Ibiza is AUJ451 "Air Jet Sul 451" Bombardier Learjet 45 CS-TFQ ..parking on the Cambrian apron ..departed at 14:20 to Biggin Hill with the same c/s
CS-TFQ-cardiff-25072020
Picture credit Matthew Blunt

BAMC Happenings
See BAMC 2020 link for current inmates (B747 x14, B777 x2, B787 x1)
Departing at 17:08 to Heathrow is BAW9171 "Speedbird 9171" B772 G-YMMU ..ex storage
G-YMMU-cardiff-25072020
Picture credit Matthew Blunt

St Athan Airfield  Airfield open 09:00-17:00 Mon-Fri & PPR ..runway in use 25
Residents active today: G-MCGO  


Boards Saturday 25/07/2020


:                                      No scheduled flights today.                                      :

Friday, July 24, 2020

Log Friday 24/07/2020

Cardiff IAP Airport open 08:00-18:00 & PPR ..runway in use 30

Visitors
Landing at 09:26 from Gloucester is "N750GF" Cessna Citation X N750GF ..parking on the Cambrian apron ..departed at 20:12 to LEPA/Palma
Landing at 09:32 from Edinburgh is NJE605C "Fraction 605C" Cessna Citation 680A Latitude CS-LTN ..parking on the Cambrian apron ..departed at 12:37 to Liverpool as NJE7FV "Fraction 7FV"
CS-LTN
Picture credit InaG
Landing at 15:51 from LSGG/Geneva is NJE830A "Fraction 830A" Cessna 680A Citation Latitude CS-LTJ ..parking on the Cambrian apron ..departed at 18:39 to Edinburgh as NJE362L "Fraction 362L"
CS-LTJ
Picture credit IanG

Training Flights & Flybys
Training today were:
"GCTCF" DA42 Twin Star G-CTCF ..go-round 08:56 and departed back to Bournemouth 
"Comet 456" Atlas C.1 ZM417 ..go-rounds 10:33, 10:48 and departed to Newquay
ZM417
Picture credit IanG  
PLC01 "Special 01" AW169 G-SASX ..go-round 12:15, 12:31 and departed back to Gloucester
"Helimed 67E" EC135T2+ G-WASC ..go-round 12:53 and departed to the Heliport
EXM91 "Exam 91" PA-34-220T Seneca G-OXFC ..go-round 13:30 and departed back to Oxford
"GCIRI" Cirrus SR20 G-CIRI ..landed 14:15 ..departed at 14:32 back to Turweston 

Based Aircraft Movements
Residents active today: G-BBTY  

BAMC Happenings
See BAMC 2020 link for current inmates (B747 x14, B777 x3)
Departing at 22:14 to Heathrow is BAW9172 "Speedbird 9172" B77W G-STBB 

St Athan: Airfield  Airfield open 09:00-17:00 Mon-Fri & PPR ..runway in use 25
Residents active today: G-AXIRG-EECY, G-MCGWG-NWOI  
Landing at 13:03 from the North is Reims/Cessna F.172H G-ZEVS ..parking at Horizon ..departed at 12:28 to Pembrey
Departing at 13:07 on an air test is "GPROV" Jet Provost T.52 G-PROV ..landed c.13:30 parking back at Horizon ..departed again c.15:10 to Tollerton

Boards Friday 24/07/2020

Scheduled Arrivals

STAFlightCallsignFromTypeOperatorIdentityComments
09:55FR4950Ryanair 6EWMalagaEI-DHG-
19:00FR9223Ryanair 9YVFaroEI-DWI-
Scheduled Departures

STDFlightCallsignDestinationTypeOperatorIdentityComments
10:20FR4951Ryanair 1DLMalagaEI-DHG-
19:25FR9224Ryanair 4UBFaroEI-DWI-

Thursday, July 23, 2020

Log Thursday 23/07/2020

Cardiff IAP Airport open 08:00-18:00 & PPR ..runway in use 30

Training Flights & Flybys
Training today were:
"GCTSM" DA40 Star G-CTSM ..go-rounds 11:07, 11:26 and departed back to Bournemouth
"GCTCF" DA42 Twin Star G-CTCF ..go-round 11:51 and departed back to Bournemouth

Based Aircraft Movements
Residents active today: G-NICB  

BAMC Happenings
See BAMC 2020 link for current inmates (B747 x14, B777 x4)

St Athan Airfield  Airfield open 09:00-17:00 Mon-Fri & PPR ..runway in use 25
Residents active today: G-MCGWG-NWOI, G-VAST (engine runs)
Landing at 11:09 is "Police 09" EC135P2+ G-CPAS ..parking at NPAS ..departed at 12:46

Boards Thursday 23/07/2020

Scheduled Arrivals


STAFlightCallsignFromTypeOperatorIdentityComments
13:25VY1241Vueling 12AVAlicanteEC-KJD-
Scheduled Departures

STDFlightCallsignDestinationTypeOperatorIdentityComments
14:00VY1240Vueling 12YQAlicanteEC-KJD-

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Log Wednesday 22/07/2020

Cardiff IAP Airport open 08:00-18:00 & PPR ..runway in use 30

Visitors
Landing at 02:55 from Haverfordwest is PYN04 "Poyston 04" Beech B200 King Air G-FLYK ..parking on the Cambrian apron ..departed at 09:09 with the same c/s
Landing at 09:54 from Shoreham is "GJKPF" Cessna 172S G-JKPF ..parking on the GA apron ..departed at 14:20 back to Shoreham
Landing at 10:07 from the Northeast is SHF233 "Vortex 233" Puma HC.2 ZJ956 ..parking on the Cambrian apron ..departed at 11:29 to the East with the same c/s 
Landing at 13:25 is SHF233 "Vortex 233" Puma HC.2 (XW214)..parking on the Cambrian apron ..departed at 13:40 with the same c/s
Landing at 14:32 is "GAXMA" PA-24-180 Comanche G-AXMA ..parking on the GA apron ..departed at 15:57 to the Northeast 

Training Flights & Flybys
Training today were:
PLC01 "Special 01" AW169 G-SASX ..go-rounds 11:15.11:32 and departed back to Gloucester
"N147VC" Cirrus SR-22 N147VC ..go-rounds 11:22, 11:36, 11:51 and departed to Kemble
"GCTCF" DA42 Twin Star G-CTCF ..go-round 14:45 and departed back to Bournemouth
AOS50 "Aeros 50" DA42 Twin Star G-SUEM ..go-round 15:07 and departed back to Gloucester
"GCTCB" DA42 Twin Star G-CTCB ..go-round 15:48 and departed back to Bournemouth
"Helimed 67" EC135T2+ G-WASC ..go-round 17:30 to the Heliport

Ad Hoc charters/One off Airliner movements
Parked on the Cambrian apron is E145 G-CHMR ..departed at 23:30 to Humberside as EZE9508 "Eastflight 9508"

Based Aircraft Movements
Residents active today: G-BBTY, G-BXIFG-NICBG-OPET, G-TSAS  

BAMC Happenings
See BAMC 2020 link for current inmates (B747 x14, B777 x4)
Landing at 13:45 from Heathrow is BAW9171 "Speedbird 9171" B788 G-ZBJI

St Athan Airfield  Airfield open 09:00-17:00 Mon-Fri & PPR ..runway in use 25
Residents active today: G-AMZT, G-AXIR2-DITO, G-NEEEG-NWOI, G-OFTI  
Landing at 09:18 from White Waltham is "GYAKJ" Yakovlev Yak-18T G-YAKJ ..parking at Horizon ..departed at 15:19 back to White Waltham

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