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    NEW EDITOR - Welcome aboard to new BLOG Editor Pete Harrison. Pete will try to fill in when Stu and myself are away

    Header Picture: Hunter T.8C G-BWGL/N-321 arriving at St Athan from Leeuwarden 9th March 2018 (Keith Morgan)

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    St.Athan - Horizon Aircraft Services

    Horizon Aircraft Services (formally Hunter Flying Ltd, renamed 2013)
    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 2012-2017 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.
    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
    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-BKOU/XN637 Jet Provost T.3 ..arrived 07/01/18 from North Weald for maintenance
    G-BKOU(XN637)-st athan-07012018
    Picture credit Matthew Blunt

    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
    Picture credit StuC

    G-BRFC/WP321 Percival Sea Prince T.1 ..arrived 28/05/12 by road
    Picture credit James Thomas  

    G-BVEZ/XM479 BAC Jet Provost T.3A ..arrived 27/05/15 ..departed 29/08/17 to Newcastle ..arrived 27/10/17
    XM479 G-BVEZ Provost T.3A
    Picture credit Keith Morgan

    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
    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-CLAX Jurca MJ.5 Sirocco (PFA 2204) ..stored, uncompleted. Cancelled 27/02/12, restored to register 24/08/15.
    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.
    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-GFIE Cessna 152 (152-81906) ..arrived 2014/2015 by road
    G-GFIE Cessna 152
    Picture credit Keith Morgan

    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
    Picture credit RichT

    G-KAEW/XL500 Fairey Gannet AEW.3 ..arrived by road 04/02/12, under restoration to fly
    XL500 G-KAEW Gannet AEW.3
    Picture credit Keith Morgan

    G-KAXF Hawker Hunter F.6A (S4/U/3361) ..arrived 19/03/18 from Leeuwarden

    G-PROV/104 Jet Provost T.52 (PAC/W/23905) ..arrived 16/12/17 for servicing ..departed 20/03/18 to Nottingham
    104/G-PROV BAC Jet Provost T.52A
    Picture credit Keith Morgan

    G-NADN Piper PA-23-250 Aztec F ..arrived 27/05/16 by road as G-XSFT, still marked as such 09/17
    G-XSFT Piper PA-23-250 Aztec F
    Picture credit Keith Morgan

    G-RNAC Yakovlev Yak-52 (888912) ..arrived 30/01/2018 from Lee-on Solent ..departed 20/02/18 back to Lee-on-Solent
    G-RNAC IDA Bacau Yakovlev Yak-52
    Piicture credit Keith Morgan

    N60554 Cessna 182T Skylane ..arrived 09/17 by road for spares use after crash landing in Hampshire 29/08/17

    XK885 Percival Pembroke C.1 ..arrived 25/09/13 from Charlwood via Booker
    XK885 Pembroke C.1 (Arrived 25/09/13)
    Picture credit Keith Morgan

    XL472/R:044 Fairey Gannet AEW.3 ...arrived 01/09/13 from Charlwood as a spares source and restoration to static display condition
    XL472/044-R Gannet AEW.3
    Picture credit Keith Morgan

    XX175 BAe Hawk T.1 ..arrived 14/08/17 by road from Shawbury
    XX175 Hawk T.1
    Picture credit Keith Morgan 

    XX226 BAe Hawk T.1 ..arrived 17/08/17 by road from Shawbury
    XX226/226 Hawk T.1
    Picture credit Keith Morgan 

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

    ZD990/T90 Harrier T.8 ..arrived 15/08/17 from Culdrose
    Picture credit StuC 

     Sea Harrier FA.2 ..arrived 08/08/17 from Culdrose  
    Picture credit StuC

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

    Horizon Flight Training 
    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
    Picture credit Geoff Jones

    G-BOPU Grob G115 (8059) ..arrived 28/04/15
    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
    Picture credit Geoff Jones

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

    Tyro Aviation

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

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