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Header Picture: British Airways - RAF/72Sqn/4FTS Texan T.1s ZM326 & ZM330 visiting Cardiff 18th January 2021 ..picture credit IanG

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St.Athan - Horizon Aircraft Services

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.
See "St.Athan - Residents" tab for active a/c hosted by HAS.
For 2012-2020 movements see the Archive on the sidebar.
The following are believed to be current on restoration, maintenance or storage. Reports from here are few and far between, and movements, especially by road, are often missed. 

N625PC/A23-033 Pilatus PC-9A ..arrived June 2020 ..repainted in grey c/s 09/20
A23-033
Picture credit John Sparks

G-AKVF Chrislea CH.3 Super Ace Srs.2 ..arrived 03/07/20 from Coventry ..for restoration to flight
G-AVKF
Picture credit John Sparks

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-BAHS Piper PA-28R-200 Cherokee Arrow II (28R-7335017) ..arrived 25/06/20 

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


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


N235KK Gulfstream GIVSP (1458) ..arrived 20/09/18 from Stansted as a repossession, stored
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

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


XX312 BAe Hawk T.1W ..arrived by 07/20 from Norwich
XX312
Picture credit IanG

G-HAWC/XX342/2 BAe Hawk T.1 ..arrived c07/19 by road from Boscombe Down 
G-HAWC
Picture credit IanG



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. 
G-BHJF
Picture credit StuC

G-BOPU Grob G115 (8059) ..arrived 28/04/15. Landing accident 06/07/18 at Caen-Carpiquet, believed to still be there
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-EECY-st athan-20092020 Picture credit Matthew Blunt


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