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Header Picture: Royal Flight B77W VQ-BGL landing at Cardiff 3rd July 2020 loaded with PPE for COVID-19 key workers. "Royal Flight 602" came from Hefei, China via a short stop at Moscow-Sheremetyevo in Russia ..picture credit IanG

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St.Athan - Residents

The following are current unless otherwise noted.
For movements at Horizon Aircraft Services, eCube Solutions, GJD Services and Caerdav see the top dropdown menu.
For 2012-2019 movements see the top dropdown menu.

University of Wales Air Squadron - callsign "UAWxx"
UWAS

G-BYVB/VB Grob G.115E Tutor (82112/E)
G-BYVB

G-BYVO/VO Grob G.115E Tutor (82125/E)

G-BYVW/VW Grob G.115E Tutor (82132/E)
G-BYVW
Picture credit Mark Pearce

G-BYXD/XD Grob G.115E Tutor (82164/E)
G-BYXD
Picture credit RichT

G-JPVA/XW289/73 BAC Jet Provost T.5A (EEP/JP/953) Gate Guard (on loan from Horizon Aircraft Services)
G-JPVA
Picture credit IanG

NPAS St Athan - callsign "Police 32"
https://twitter.com/NPAS_StAthan
Helicopters from adjacent NPAS units, notably G-HEOI & G-CPAO, regularly visit or stand-in whilst NWOI is on maintenance.

G-NWOI Eurocopter EC.135P2+ (0887) ..arrived 18/09/15
G-NWOI
Picture credit Mark Pearce

Bristow Group - callsign "Coastguard/Rescue 187/188"
Bristow SAR
https://bristowsar.com/
Started operations on 04/10/15 from a new purpose-built hangar in the Southwestern corner of the airfield as part of the UK SAR contract. 
Two AgustaWestland AW189s replaced two AW139s in 08/18. 

G-MCGO Agusta-Westland AW189 (92002) ..arrived 08/07/20 from Lee-on-Solent

G-MCGS Agusta-Westland AW189 (92005) ..arrived 18/04/20 from Lee-on-Solent ..departed 19/06/20 to Lee-on-Solent

G-MCGW Agusta-Westland AW189 (92009) ..departed 15/04/20 to Lee-on-Solent ..returned 02/06/20 from Lee-on-Solent
G-MCGW
Picture credit IanG

G-MCGX Agusta-Westland AW189 (92010) ..departed 02/06/20 to Lee-on-Solent
G-MCGX
Picture credit StuC

Secure Site Warehousing Ltd
http://securesitewarehousing.co.uk/
Moved in to Building 868 on the Picketston site c2017.
A CAA known site with long and short term storage for freestanding, racked and palletised goods.  We have the capacity for container building (including open-tops) and container de-stuffing and repalletization.

Unregistered Stemme S6 (unknown) ..arrived 18/12/18 by road for storage, not seen since

Special Forces Support Group 
SFSG


VN-A190 Boeing 737-4H6 (27383) ..fuselage only arrived late May/early June 2013 from Kemble for training purposes
VN-A190
Taken at Kemble, credit StuC 


Private Residents
Hangared with Horizon. Some spend time at Cardiff.

2-DITO Piper PA-46-500TP Malibu Meridian (4697244) ..arrived 26/04/18
2-DITO-cardiff-13052018
Picture credit Matthew Blunt


G-AMZT Auster J/5F Aiglet Trainer (3107) ..arrived 08/11/19
G-AMZT
Pictured at Kemble in 07/11, credit StuC


G-APIK Auster J/1N Alpha (3375) ..arrived 28/03/19
G-APIK-shobdon-13032011
Pictured at Shobdon in 2011, credit Matthew Blunt


G-ASUP Cessna F.172E Skyhawk (F172-0071) ..arrived 15/110/12 from Cardiff ..St Athan/Cardiff
G-ASUP Cessna F.172E
Picture credit Keith Morgan


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



G-AZFM/333 Piper PA-28R-200 Cherokee Arrow (28R-7135218) ..arrived 13/08/19 from Cardiff
G-AZFM
Picture credit IanG

G-AZOF AESL Airtourer T5 Super 150 (A549) 
G-AZOF
Picture credit IanG


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

G-BHGO Piper PA-32-260 Cherokee Six (32-7800007) ..arrived 09/03/18 ..departed 08/05/18 to Cardiff
G-BHGO PA-32 Cherokee Six 260
Picture credit Keith Morgan

G-BNPH/WV740 Percival Pembroke C.1 ..arrived 04/05/12

G-BNPH
Picture credit StuC


G-JANN Piper PA-34-220T Seneca III (3433133) 
G-JANN
Picture credit Jac Osborne

G-MZMK AMF Microlight Chevvron 2-32C (040) ..arrived mid 01/15 by road. Not seen on subsequent visits. Active during 2018 and may be roaded in for flights or kept here in its trailer.
G-MZMK Chevron 2-32C
Picture credit Keith Morgan

G-NEEE Reims/Cessna F172M Skyhawk II (F17201350) ..arrived early 2017 from Bodmin as G-BCZM, re-reg 26/04/17

G-NEEE Cessna
Picture credit Keith Morgan

G-PRII/WT723/LM:692 Hawker Hunter PR.11 (41H-670690) ..arrived 15/12/11 

WT723/692-LM G-PRII Hunter PR.11
Picture credit Keith Morgan
 


G-WEFR Alpi Pioneer 200-M (218) ..arrived 21/09/12
G-WEFR
Picture credit Mark Pearce 


N2401Z Piper PA-23-250 Aztec F (27-8054034) ..arrived early 2012
N2401Z PA-23-350 Aztec F
Picture credit Keith Morgan


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