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Header Picture: By popular request I've been asked to put this one up ..Airbus A330-243 EI-FSE arriving at Cardiff from China via Moscow with a cargo of COVID PPE 26th March 2021 ..picture credit IanG

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Cardiff - Residents

Aeros Flight Training Cardiff - Website

Aeros have up to four PA-28/PA-38 plus a DA40 and DA42 based that change regularly. Current are G-BGBK, G-BOPC, G-BPES, G-SUEO, G-SUEM and G-WARO 

Cardiff Aviation Training Ltd   
Based in the Norman hangar, have various simulators ranging from S-61 to B747.

Dragonfly Executive Air Charter - Website

Use ICAO code CMB and callsign "Cambrian" from 12/14

G-BVMA Beech 200 King Air (BB-797) "Cambrian 99" ..sold to flyWales at Haverfordwest 30/09/20
G-BVMA - 1200
Picture credit Jac Osborne

G-MEGN Beech B200 King Air (BB-1518) "Cambrian 88"
Picture credit Paul Seymour

G-NICB Beech B200GT King Air (BY-352) "Cambrian 66" ..arrived 25/05/19 from Wichita
Picture credit Matthew Blunt

G-OLIV Beech B200 King Air (BB-1835)  "Cambrian 77" ..purchased 12/11/14, arrived 18/12/14 from cabin fitting at Exeter.
Picture credit Mark Pearce

G-SKBD Nextant 400XTi (RK-376) "Cambrian 56" ..owned by Sky Border Logistics Ltd and operated for them by Dragonfly from 04/16 ..departed to Oxford c07/20 on company receivership and sold 22/02/21
Picture credit IanG

Hangar by the Flying Club - The "Jodel" Hangar

G-ANFI/DE623 de Havilland DH.82A Tiger Moth (85577)
Picture credit Geoff Jones

G-AWMI Victa Airtourer T.2 (505) [dismantled]
Picture credit RichT

G-BRWR Aeronca 11AC Chief (11AC-1319)
Picture credit StuC

G-BUTF Aeronca 11AC Chief (11AC-1578) arrived by road 05/07/14 for rebuild, CofA expired 26/06/12. Moved sometime to owners home for protracted rebuild.
Picture credit StuC

Individual hangarettes on the Norman apron

G-BYCY III Sky Arrow 650T (PFA 298-13332)
Picture credit Mark Pearce

G-CISG Comco Ikarus C42 FB80 (1506-7397) ..arrived 11/08/15, spends most of the time at Upfield Farm, Newport.
Picture credit Mark Pearce

G-KSIR Stoddard-Hamilton Glasair IIS RG (2151)
Picture credit Mark Pearce

Outside Parking

Some spend time at St.Athan for maintenance/hangarage.

2-DITO Piper PA-46-500TP Malibu Meridian (4697244) ..arrived 13/05/18 from St Athan
Picture credit Matthew Blunt

G-ASUP Reims/Cessna F.172E (0071) ..arrived from St Athan 05/04/18 to be based for the Summer
Picture credit Mark Pearce

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

G-AZDJ Piper PA-32-300 Cherokee Six D (32-7140068)
Picture credit Jac Osborne

G-AZFM/333 Piper PA-28R-200 Cherokee Arrow (28R-7135218) ..arrived 30/11/18 ..departed 13/08/19 to St Athan
Picture credit IanG

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

G-BCVY Piper PA-34-200T Seneca II (34-7570022) ..arrived 16/12/14 ..Cardiff/St.Athan ..departed St.Athan to new home 12/07/17
Picture credit StuC

G-BHGO Piper PA-32-260 Cherokee Six (32-7800007) ..arrived 08/05/18 from St Athan
G-BHGO PA-32 Cherokee Six 260
Picture credit Keith Morgan

G-BXIF Piper PA-28-181 Archer II (28-7690404)
Picture credit Jac Osborne

G-CCYS Cessna F.182Q Skylane (0126) ..arrived from Swansea 22/04/19
Picture credit Mark Pearce

G-CRIL Rockwell Commander 112B (521)
Picture credit Mark Pearce

G-JANN Piper PA-34-220T Seneca III (3433133) ..Cardiff/St.Athan
Picture credit Mark Pearce

G-OPET Piper PA-28-181 Archer II (28-7690067)
G-OPET - 1024
Picture credit Jac Osborne

G-PLAZ Rockwell Commander 112A (345) St Athan 19/11/16
Picture credit Hugh Trainer

G-TSAS Piper PA-28-181 Archer II (28-8190055) ..arrived 15/02/19
Picture credit IanG

N464MA Cessna 182S (18280822) ..spends Summers at Cardiff and Winters at Swansea
Picture credit Mark Pearce

Fire Service Training Area

In the Southwestern corner of the airport are:

G-AVMT BAC 1-11 Srs.510ED (BAC.147) ..fuselage only arrived 14/11/04 by road from Bournemouth
Picture credit IanG

G-ESSX Piper PA-28-161 Cherokee Warrior II (28-8016261)
Picture credit IanG

RP-C8992 Airbus A320-232 (2137) ex AirAsia Zest ..rear fuselage arrived 22/04/16 from St Athan
RP-8992 rear fuselage.
Picture credit Hugh Trainer

XX304 British Aerospace Hawk T.1 (312129) ..fuselage section (probable identity)
Picture credit IanG

International Centre for Aerospace Training, Barry College

Located in the Airport Business Park, have some instructional airframes:

D-AGEG Boeing 737-35B (24237) ..forward fuselage, ex Germania. Arrived 14/11/12 by road from Kemble.
Fwd fuselage (D-AGEG)
Picture credit Hugh Trainer

XX487/CU-568 Scottish Aviation Jetstream T.2 (269) ..arrived 18/06/11 by road from Culdrose
XX487/568-CU68 Jetstream T.2
Picture credit Keith Morgan

XX687/F Scottish Aviation Bulldog T.1 (333) ..arrived 18/07/01 by road from Shawbury
XX687/F Bulldog T.1
Picture credit Keith Morgan

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: You are fully welcome to use information from our site, all we ask is that the South Wales Aviation Group are credited. Please don't copy whole sections of the blog for use on your own site. The site is produced by aviation enthusiasts for aviation enthusiasts and is not intended for official use in any way ..regards the SWAG team.

Editorial Information
: In the "Editors on Line" section on the sidebar you will see a list of the SWAG editors currently online, the star * next to one of their names denotes the editor who has primacy at the time and any emails/information should be directed to that person. The editors are: Stu, Phantom2, AndyD, and MikeyF (future events) ..contributing photographers are: StuC, IanG, RichT, Mark Pearce, Matthew Blunt, Hugh Trainer, Ginge Little, Angelo Harmsoworth, Keith Morgan and Phil Watkins

Please continue to send in your pics for use as the header. I would like them cropped to as near to 1600X500 as possible as this makes it easier for me to edit and fit on the site. I will try and change the picture every Sunday ..Regards IanG

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