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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)

    See after the Logs and Boards for contact and editorial info.

    Misc SW Movements

    Movements at other airfields within the South Wales area (edited by Mike Freshney)

    EGFH Swansea 
    Jan 11 - G-RIDA AS.355
    Jan 12 - G-MCAN A.109, N464MA C182.
    Jan 22 - ZM415 Atlas C.1 Brize Wing overflew c/sign "Comet431"
    Jan 26 - G-DEWI Rotorsport
    Jan 30 - ZH878 Hercules C.4 [Brize Wing] overflew around 2000ft

    Pembrey Range
    Jan 10 - ZD980 Chinook HC.2
    Jan 30 - ZH868 Hercules C.4 [Brize Wing] - tactical night landings on sand

    Usk Valley and Sennybridge Range Area
    Jan 7 - Jet Provost Crickhowell-Llangynidr-south to St Athan 11am (XN637/G-BKOU)
    Jan 10 - ZH867/882 two x Hercules C.4/5 low level c/signs Jigsaw 1/2
    Jan 11 - unknown Hercules [Brize Wing] Brecon-west bound 1335L
    Jan 17 - ZK037 Hawk T2 4 Sqdn/Valley low level Brecon-Crickhowell 1435L
    Jan 22 - Unknown Hercules [Brize Wing] Crickhowell-Brecon 0945L
    Jan 24 - ZA542/ and ZA553/ Tornado GR4 x 2 Marham Wing c/sign "Voodoo 1/2" Talgarth-Brecon-Sennybridge 1440L
    Jan 25 - Unknown DHFS Griffin HT.2 "Shawbury" over Crickhowell heading east 1148L
    Jan 29 - Unknown 4 Sqdn/Valley Hawk T2 Abergavenny-westbound 1415L (ZK029)

    Shobden Visitors back in December 
    Dec 1 G-HDIX Shark,  G-NEVE  C42, G-OFTI  Pa28
    Dec 2 G-HLCM A.109
    Dec 3 G-SHRT  R.44
    Dec 16 G-BASJ Pa28, G-CGLR Czaw, G-OHJE P300
    Dec 18 G-BASJ Pa28, G-BRHY Luscombe, G-CDWK R.44, G-HDIX Shark, G-WPDE  EC135
    Dec 23 G-BFUB Pa32, G-OHWK  LongRanger
    Dec 28 G-ARNJ Pa22, G-BLXH RF3, G-BZRV RV6, G-CJHF EFox, G-ESCP Escapade,
               G-FOXU EFox, G-MZLZ Blade and G-OAWM SR20
    G-HDIX is currently based with Tiger Helicopters pending sale

    With grateful thanks to Derek Flewin, the members of the Facebook pages of Friends of Swansea Airport and Swansea and Gower Aviation enthusiast and also Gareth Williams and the members of the Facebook page of the Usk Valley Aircraft Movements. Shobden movements are courtesy of Peter Phillips

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