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Header Picture: Superb looking Airbus ACJ318 Elite M-HHHH at Cardiff. The aircraft arrived from Vnukovo and is seen here departing to Basel 26/11/20 ...thanks to Global Trek for hosting this beauty ..picture credit IanG

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Monday, August 31, 2020

Log Monday 31/08/2020

Cardiff IAP Airport open as NOTAMed ..runway in use 12

Visitors
Parked on the GA apron is Cirrus SR20 N781CD ..departed at 16:02 to Church Fenton as "N781CD"
Landing at 01:05 from LDZA/Zagreb is ECA4C "Dark Knight 4C" Cessna 525A CitationJet CJ2 D-IWIR ..parking on the Cambrian apron D-IWIR
Picture credit IanG
Landing at 08:56 from Luton is EDC862E "Saltire 862E" Embraer EMB-550 Legacy 500 G-ESNA ..parking on the Cambrian apron ..departed at 10:15 to LIMF/Turin with the same c/s G-ESNA
Picture credit IanG

Landing at 10:04 from EHLW/Leeuwarden is "GKAXF" Hunter F.6A G-KAXF/N-294 ..parking on Golf (to reposition to St Athan on Wednesday) G-KAXF/N-294 Hunter F.6A
Picture credit Keith Morgan   
Landing at 10:33 from Doncaster is "GAZSF" PA-28R-200 Cherokee Arrow II G-AZSF ..parking on the GA apron ..departed at 11:20 to Gloucester G-AZSF
Picture credit Keith Morgan      
Landing at 12:06 from White Waltham is "G-BEMW" PA-28-181 Archer II G-BEMW ..parking on the GA apron ..departed at 12:55 on a local flight ..landed 13:17 and back to the GA apron ..departed at 15:59 back to White Waltham
Landing at 13:40 from North Weald is "GNWFC" Cessna 172P Skyhawk G-NWFC ..parking on the GA apron ..departed at 15:09 back to North Weald
Landing at 15:24 from Gloucester is "GBBXW" PA-28-151 Cherokee Warrior G-BBXW ..parking on the GA apron ..departed at 15:53 back to Gloucester

Training Flights & Flybys
Training today were:
OXF86 "Oxford 86" PA-34-220T Seneca G-OXFD ..go-rounds 10:09, 10:24 and departed back to Oxford
"GCTSN" DA40NG Diamond Star G-CTSN ..go-rounds 11:13, 11:32 ..landed 11:49 parking on the GA apron ..airborne 13:11 ..go-rounds 13:27, 13:44, 14:00 and departed back to Bournemouth via Exeter
OXF28T "Oxford 28T" PA-34-220T Seneca G-OXFC ..go-round 12:09 and departed back to Oxford
"GLDGF" DA42NG Twin Star G-LDGF ..go-rounds 14:10, 14:26 into a circuit and departed back to Oxford
OXF58 "Oxford 58" PA-34-220T Seneca G-OXFB ..go-rounds 15:19, 15:35 and departed back to Oxford
LJC1T "Little Jet 1T" C550 Citation Bravo G-IPLY ..go-round 17:25, landed 17:34 and taxied round ..departed at 17:51 back to Gloucester
PLC01 "Special 01" AW169 G-SASX ..go-round 30 19:41, 12 19:55 and departed back to Gloucester 

Based Aircraft Movements 
Residents active today: G-BBTYG-NICBG-WARO  

BAMC Happenings 
See BAMC 2020 link for current inmates (B747 x14, B777 x4)
Landing at 16:18 from Gatwick is BAW9172 "Speedbird 9172" B772 G-VIIX  
Departing at 17:41 to Gatwick is BAW9173 "Speedbird 9173" B772 G-YMMC 

St Athan Airfield  Airfield open 09:00-17:00 Weds-Sun & PPR ..runway in use 07
Residents active today: G-HEOI, G-MCGW  


Boards Monday 31/08/2020

Scheduled Arrivals

STAFlightCallsignFromTypeOperatorIdentityComments
09:15KL1059KLM 13NAmsterdamPH-EZD-
10:00FR4950Ryanair 6EWMalagaEI-DWV-
11:20FR9223Ryanair 9YVFaroEI-DAR-
12:15VY1241Vueling 12AVAlicanteEC-MVD-
15:40TOM487Tomjet 487DalamanG-TAWNFrame change
16:45KL1063KLM 51RAmsterdamPH-EXL-
19:20VY1242Vueling 12CWPalma MallorcaEC-MQB-
Scheduled Departures

STDFlightCallsignDestinationTypeOperatorIdentityComments
06:00TOM486Tomjet 486DalamanG-TAWD-
09:45KL1060KLM 14NAmsterdamPH-EZD-
10:25FR4951Ryanair 1DLMalagaEI-DWV-
11:45FR9224Ryanair 4UBFaroEI-DAR-
12:50VY1240Vueling 12YQAlicanteEC-MVD-
17:15KL1064KLM 72MAmsterdamPH-EXL-
20:00VY1243Vueling 34MEPalma MallorcaEC-MQB-

Sunday, August 30, 2020

Log Sunday 30/08/2020

Cardiff IAP Airport open as NOTAMed ..runway in use 30

Visitors
Parked on the GA apron is Cirrus SR20 N781CD 
Landing at 14:10 from EBBR/Brussels is ECA5C "Dark Knight 5C" Cessna Citation CJ2 D-ISUN ..parking on the Cambrian apron ..departed at 15:49 to EBLG/Liege with the same c/s
Landing at 16:27 from LEMD/Madrid is ATL4U "Air Bremen 4U" Cessna Citation CJ3 D-CUGF ..parking on the Cambrian apron ..departed at 17:03 to EDDW/Bremen with the same c/s

Training Flights & Flybys
Training today was:
WAD47 "Snake 47" Shadow R.1 ZZ417 ..go-round 18:10 and departed 

Based Aircraft Movements 
Residents active today: G-CCYSG-CEZI  

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

St Athan Airfield  Airfield open 09:00-17:00 Weds-Sun & PPR ..runway in use 07
Residents active today: G-AXIR, G-AZCZG-EECY, G-EEKY, G-HEOI, G-OFTI 
Landing at 10:49 from Elstree is "GBDNU" Reims/Cessna F.172M G-BDNU ..parking at Horizon ..departed at 13:03 back to Elstree 


Boards Sunday 30/08/2020

Scheduled Arrivals

STAFlightCallsignFromTypeOperatorIdentityComments
00:35TOM6623Tomjet 9YHRhodesG-TAWD-
16:45KL1063KLM 51RAmsterdamPH-EXM-
Scheduled Departures

STDFlightCallsignDestinationTypeOperatorIdentityComments
17:15KL1064KLM 72MAmsterdamPH-EXM-

Saturday, August 29, 2020

Log Saturday 29/08/2020

Cardiff IAP Airport open as NOTAMed ..runway in use 30

Visitors
Parked on the Cambrian apron is Embraer EMB-505 Phenom 300 D-CROG ..departed at 12:22 to EDDF/Frankfurt as AHO272B "Air Hamburg 272B"
Landing at 11:30 from Nottingham is "GNIAC" TL Ultralight TL-2000 String Carbon S4 G-NIAC ..parking on the GA apron ..departed at 14:07 back to Nottingham
Landing at 11:45 is "GMATZ" PA-28-140 Cherokee F G-MATZ ..parking on the GA apron ..departed ?
Landing at 12:09 from Gloucester is "GONET" PA-28-180 Cherokee E G-ONET ..parking on the GA apron ..departed at 13:13 back to Gloucester
Landing at 14:52 from Church Fenton is "N781CD" Cirrus SR20 N781CD ..parking on the GA apron
Landing at 16:56 from St Mary's, Isles of Scilly is "N120MX" Cirrus SR20 N120MX ..parking on the GA apron ..departed at 17:31 to Gamston

Training Flights & Flybys 
Training today were:
OXF28 "Oxford 28" PA-34-220T Seneca G-OXFB ..go-rounds 09:03, 09:19 and departed back to Oxford
OXF38 "Oxford 38" PA-34-220T Seneca G-OXFF ..go-rounds 10:13, 10:28 and departed back to Oxford  
"GLDGF" DA42NG Twin Star G-LDGF ..go-rounds 10:37, 10:52 and departed back to Oxford 
"Coastguard 187" AW189 G-MCGW ..go-round 11:30 to St Athan 
"GVPPL" SOCATA TB20 Trinidad G-VPPL ..go-rounds 12:01, 12:18 and departed back to Gloucester 
AOS99 "Aeros 99" DA42 Twin Star G-OCCX ..go-round 14:56 and departed back to Doncaster

Based Aircraft Movements  
Residents active today: G-ANFI, G-BBTYG-BGGIG-BOPC, G-BRWRG-CEZIG-NICB, G-OLIVG-OPET, G-TSASG-WARO  

Ad Hoc Charters/One off Airliner movements 
Tech
on stand 11 is Ryanair B738 EI-DYO ..departed at 13:44 to Dublin as RYR46 "Ryanair 46"
Landing at 11:03 from Dublin is RYR45 "Ryanair 45" B738 EI-EFH ..parking on stand 9 for the Barcelona schedule

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

St Athan Airfield  Airfield open 09:00-17:00 Weds-Sun & PPR ..runway in use 07
Residents active today: G-AXIRG-EECY, G-EEKY, G-MCGW, G-OFTI 
Landing at 10:03 from Lee-on-Solent is "Coastguard GX" AW189 G-MCGX ..parking at SAR 
Landing at 10:09 from Heathrow is BAW9178 "Speedbird 9178" B772 G-ZZZB ..parking on the disused for eCube Solutions 
Departing at 10:43 to Lee-on-Solent is "Coastguard GO" AW189 G-MCGO  

Boards Saturday 29/08/2020

Scheduled Arrivals

STAFlightCallsignFromTypeOperatorIdentityComments
08:50FR4588Ryanair 91KLBarcelonaEI-DYOTech
12:35VY1260Vueling 60ABMalagaEC-MKM-
16:45KL1063KLM 51RAmsterdamPH-EZH-
23:50TOM6685Tomjet 9AKKosG-TAWA-
Scheduled Departures

STDFlightCallsignDestinationTypeOperatorIdentityComments
09:15FR4589Ryanair 8GKBarcelonaEI-EFHLate, 11:44
13:15VY1261Vueling 1261MalagaEC-MKM-
14:40TOM6684Tomjet 3LWKosG-TAWA-
15:10TOM6622Tomjet 2TMRhodesG-TAWD-
17:15KL1064KLM 72MAmsterdamPH-EZH-

Friday, August 28, 2020

Log Friday 28/08/2020

Cardiff IAP Airport open as NOTAMed ..runway in use 30

Visitors
Landing at 10:17 from Dublin is VOR9 "Flightcal 09"  DA62 G-TACN ..parking on the Southside ..airborne 12:05 to calibrate the ILS ..landed 13:37 parking Southside with Global Trek ..departed at 14:51 to Shoreham 
Landing at 10:55 is "GZEVS" Reims/Cessna F.172H G-ZEVS ..parking on the GA apron ..departed at 11:29 to the West
Landing at 11:44 from Sywell is BRO46 "Broadsword 46" PA-3B-310 Turbo Navajo G-RHYM ..parking on the Cambrian apron with Global Trek ..departed mid afternoon back to Sywell with the same c/s
Landing at 17:44 from LEMG/Malaga is AHO247A "Air Hamburg 247A" Embraer EMB-505 Phenom 300 D-CROG ..parking on the Cambrian apron  

Based Aircraft Movements 
Residents active today: G-BGGIG-BPESG-WARO  

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

St Athan Airfield  Airfield open 09:00-17:00 Weds-Sun & PPR ..runway in use 25
Residents active today: G-EECYG-MCGW, G-HEOI, G-OFTI, G-ZZZA (engine runs)

PA-28 G-OFTI suffered a mishap and landed short of 25 near the golf course due to engine failure. Both occupants thankfully are fine and didn't receive any injuries. The aircraft has been recovered and will return to flying status soon.
G-OFTI
Photographer unknown


Boards Friday 28/08/2020

Scheduled Arrivals

STAFlightCallsignFromTypeOperatorIdentityComments
00:40TOM695Tomjet 695AntalyaG-TAWA-
01:40TOM675Tomjet 675DalamanG-TAWD-
09:55FR4950Ryanair 6EWMalagaEI-EVE-
16:45KL1063KLM 51RAmsterdamPH-EZT-
19:00FR9223Ryanair 9YVFaroEI-DWA-
22:15TOM6507Tomjet 6VJCorfuG-TAWA-
Scheduled Departures

STDFlightCallsignDestinationTypeOperatorIdentityComments
10:20FR4951Ryanair 1DLMalagaEI-EVE-
14:30TOM6506Tomjet 5LGCorfuG-TAWA-
17:15KL1064KLM 72MAmsterdamPH-EZT-
19:25FR9224Ryanair 4UBFaroEI-DWA-

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