Sunday January 1st (11.20am -
11.25am) First visit of the new year saw Maltese Phenom 100 go in
the box... 9H-FAM arrived mid morning of the last day of 2016 from
Bournmouth as (LWG391), having stayed the night on stand 8 it departed back to
its origin as (LWG301) mid day..
Wednesday January 4th
(10.40am-13.50pm) Of interest today..... PH-KZK Fokker FK70 was on the
(KLM1533/1534) Amsterdam service, Cobham Falcon 20 G-FRAD arrived as (FRA78)
from Bournemouth, Pilatus PC12 3A-MIG routed Fairoaks/Saanen, also doing
some training in-between flights, and lastly a couple of semi residents in
nice light... Thales Be200 Super King Air G-FPLD departed and returned
from local sortie as (CBM188), while Cobham Falcon 20 G-FRAL departed to
Bournemouth as (FRA70).
Thursday January 5th
(09.50am -11.05am// 15.40pm -15.45pm) Two visits today... the
first for a classic!! Boeing 727-200 G-OSRB arrived as (BRO61T) from
Doncaster, departing back their after a short stay on stand 1. PH-KZI Fokker
Fk70 was operating the (KLM1533/1534) Amsterdam service, whilst a later
visit in the golden hour was Ce680 Citation Sovereign+ PH-HGT, which
arrived from Dundee, and headed off to Marseille the next morning..
Friday January 13th
(14.20pm - 15.40pm) Noteables on a bitterly cold afternoon...
Be200 Super King Air G-IASA departed to Newcastle as (MDI02), Ce560XL
Citation Excel G-IPAX arrived from Farnborough as (EDC017), and after
stopping the night departed to Dublin as (EDC940R), Eastern Airways
Saab 2000 G-CERZ positioned in from Leeds as (EZE935P) to take BORO FC down
to Luton as (EZE9353), and lastly Gulfstream G280 N280EX was sat on stand 1
after arriving from Antwerp lastnight, and was due back to its origin sat
Friday January 20th
(16.40pm - 18.20pm) A couple in the dark tonight.... PH-KZU Fokker
FK70 was on (KLM1537/1538) Amsterdam service. CityJet Sukhoi SU100-95B
Superjet arrived from London Stansted as (BCY365) with West Ham FC for their
game with the BORO FC tomorrow, having spent an hour on the deck it
positioned out to Dublin as (BCY366).
Saturday January 21st
(12.05pm - 13.40pm) More football flights today, 'unfortunately though in
very bad light' .. G-CHUI Ce560 Citation XLS+ routed from and to
London Stansted as (EDC840), Ce510 Citation Mustang N397CM arrived from
Jersey, and lastly Learjet 75 G-USHA routed from and to London Stansted as
Monday March 6th
(17.00pm - 17.25pm) Noteables just before dark this late afternoon...
NetJets Ce560 Citation XLS CS-DXZ arrived from St Gallen/Altenrhein as
(NJE5QJ), and after spending the night on stand 9 departed back their using
the same call sign early evening 7th. PH-KZI Fokker Fk70 was on the (KLM1537/15388) Amsterdam Service, and
lastly Fleet Air International Saab SF340AF HA-TAG "which was still in basic
Golden Air Colours who operated it over 10 years ago!!" routed from Birmingham
to Vitoria as (FRF300/301).
Friday March 10th
(18.50pm - 19.20pm) Two rare Eastern Airways Embraer's warranted a
late visit tonight... Firstly ERJ170 G-CIXV positioned in from
Newcastle as (EZE054P) and was due to take Manchester City FC out after
their game at Middlesbrough FC tomorrow (11th) as (EZE968P), while bringing
in Manchester City FC from Manchester was ERJ145 G-CISK as (EZE9677), it was
due out to Newcastle later as (EZE9678P).
Sunday 12th March
(15.50pm - 16.05pm) Bin Air Metro D-CNAC routed from Cologne to
Amsterdam as (BID5A/5B).
Friday 17th March (19.00pm - 19.45pm)
Be250 Super King Air M-OTOR routed from Cardiff to Humberside as (EZE08B/08C)..
Saturday 18th March (08.15am -
10.10am) Notables this morning included a couple of arrivals from lastnight
that didn't park well for shots, "hence why the early morning visit to get
them departing" EMB500 Phenom 9H-FAM arrived lastnight from
Gloucestershire and departed this morning to Oxford as (LWG302/393), Learjet
35 D-CEXP arrived from Tenerife South lastnight as (AYY110) and left to
Birmingham this morning.... resident Mooney M20 D-EKNA departed to
Leicester, and lastly operating the morning (KLM1533/1534) Amsterdam service
was PH-KZB Fokker FK70.
Sunday 19th March (14.10pm - 17.00pm)
Things spread out this afternoon so a longer than planned visit...
EMB500 Phenom D-IAAY routed from and to Luton as (AZE74P), Ce510
Citation Mustang N397CM routed from and to Jersey, Ce525A Citationjet CJ2
D-IMAX arrived from Geneva as (AWU919), departing to Birmingham as (AWU921)
on the 21st. Bin Air Metro D-CKPP routed from and
to Cologne as (BIN51/5P) and lastly operating the Eastern Airways (EZE15W)
Aberdeen service was Saab 2000 G-CDEA.
Friday 31st March (17.10pm - 17.20pm)
The first visit of a Ce680A Citation Latitude to DTV arrived late
afternoon... CS-LTA arrived from Le Bourget as (NJE2NS), and was due
to depart to Zurich as (NJE861Y) the following morning, while on the
(KLM1535/1536) Amsterdam service was PH-KZI Fokker FK70.
Saturday 1st April (13.10pm -13.30pm)
Jota Aviation BAe RJ85 G-JOTR positioned in from Southend as (EZE935P), and
then took BORO FC down to Cardiff for their game with Swansea tomorrow as (EZE9355).
Monday 17th April (10.30am - 11.30am)
Bringing in Arsenal from Luton for their game with BORO FC this afternoon
was Jota Aviation BAe RJ85 G-JOTR as (ENZ682). It was due to depart back to
Luton late evening as (ENZ683), Fokker Fk70 PH-KZU was on the
(KLM1533/1534) Amsterdam service, while new resident for Eden Flight
Training is PA38 Tomahawk PH-NRA, which arrived from the Eindhoven via
Norwich and is due to go on the UK register shortly....
Saturday 22nd April (14.20pm -
14.40pm) Noteables this afternoon.. Falcon 2000 EC-LGV arrived
from Barcelona on Thursday 20th as (EXU201), and was due back their
Sunday 23rd using the same callsign, while Be200 Super King Air
G-KVIP routed Lydd/Exeter as (EGL18).
Saturday 29th April (09.55am -
10.15am) A couple from this mornings visit... Ce560 Citation XLS G-ZENT
routed from Biggin Hill to Palma as (BZE04A/04B), while operating
(KLM1533/4) Amsterdam service was Fokker FK70 PH-KZP.
Friday 12th May (16.30pm - 18.15pm)
This afternoons visitors in dull conditions... VistaJet BD100 Challenger 350 9H-VCO routed From
Newcastle to Farnborough as (VJT449). 9H-MTF Boeing 737-300 arrived as
(MLT852) from Southampton with Southampton FC onboard for their game with
Middlesbrough FC tomorrow. KLM Fokker FK70 PH-KZL operated the (KLM1535/6)
Amsterdam Service, and lastly a mini invasion of Dutch and British light
aircraft all arriving from Cambridge, which inc PH-JBF
Cessna 172, and two PA28's PH-VFC and PH-DRT. They all departed to Coventry
mid Sat morning after a nightstop.
Saturday 13th May (09.30am -
09.50am//16.15pm -16.45pm) A couple of movements I've not shot
before resulted in two visits today....Firstly and routing from Milan Linate
to Barcelona was Zenith Aviation Learjet 75 G-ZNTH as (BZE07A/07B), whilst
the later visit inc the following.. Blink Ce510 Citation Mustang G-FLBK,
which arrived from Jersey as (BKK4D), departed back their after a nightstop
using the same callsign. PA28R Arrow N200GK routed from and to Stapleford
also stopping the night, while Ce525 Citationjet CJ2+
OE-FRS arrived from Billund as (MOZ413D), and was due out to Salzburg as
(MOZ414D) Sunday mid day, and lastly
9H-MTF Boeing 737-300 departed to Southampton with their football team as
Sunday 14th May (09.20am - 09.35pm)
Just the one of note this morning in not the best light.... G-GXLS
Ce560 Citation XLS routed from Luton to Deauville as (LNX96GX).
Wednesday 17th May (18.55pm -
19.05pm) Very brief visit tonight for the smart coloured Falcon 2000
M-CKSB which arrived from Palma, after spending two nights on stand 1 it
departed back to its origin.
Tuesday 23rd May (17.45pm - 18.10pm)
Two biz jets tonight... Arriving from Southampton as (XJC02) on the
(22nd) was Ce550 Citation 2 G-CGOA, and after spending three nights on stand
9 it departed back to Southampton as (XJC01A). While routing from Palma to Birmingham
was Learjet 35 D-CTWO as (AYY108).
Thursday 25th May (16.30pm - 16.45pm)
Noteables this late afternoon.. Enter Air Boeing 737-800 SP-ENZ
arrived from Lisbon as (ENT533P) to operate the Lourdes charter tomorrow
morning as (ENT501), BD100 Challenger 350 G-SCAR arrived from Geneva as
(APX2GP) and is apparently here for Saturdays Skylive Airshow in the
static, and lastly arriving from Ostend was D-EISU Pa28 Warrior, it
eventually departed back to Ostend after five nights on stand 1.
Friday 26th May (14.00pm - 16.45pm)
Nearly three hours here this afternoon hoping for some arrivals for the
Skylive Airshow.... EI-PRO Eurocopter AS365 was in for some crew
training from and to Leeds as (Yorkair3T), Pilatus PC12 OO-PCJ arrived from
Brussels Charleroi and headed back their after a nightstop. For the
Airshow were RAF Shorts Tucano ZF205 which arrived from Linton as (LOP42),
and was due back their Tuesday morning, also G-BURR (WZ706) Auster A0P.9 which
arrived from a private site in the Midlands, departing to Tatenhill Sunday
morning. Operating KLM1535/6) service to Amsterdam was Fokker Fk70 PH-KZC,
and lastly N397CM Ce510 Citation Mustang routed from and to Jersey.
Saturday 27th May (19.50pm - 20.00pm)
Skylive Airshow day.. 'Nothing of interest to me so stayed away' and if im
honest glad i did...."shambolic as usual!!" plus had more important aircraft
to catch up with at Doncaster with the departure of the Ilyushin IL62...
anyway popped in to see the only worthy visitor on the way back from my day
out, which was Shorts SC7 Skyvan C-FARA, which was a drop machine for the
RAF Falcon parachute team and arrived from Duxford and after a nightstop
departed back to its base at Brize Norton.
Sunday 28th May (16.15pm - 17.15pm)
Air Horizont Boeing 737-400 9H-ZAZ positioned in from Newquay to operate a
charter to Verona as (HAT782P/4782).
Friday 2nd June (14.10pm -
16.00pm/18.35pm - 18.45pm) Noteables this afternoon during two visits...
CityJet Sukhoi SU100-95B Superjet EI-FWA routed from and to Lourdes/Tarbes
as (BCY9551/9552), Learjet 45 G-SOVB routed from and to Biggin Hill as
(BZE02A/02B). Piaggio P180 Avanti M-GCAP arrived from Gloucestershire and
left engines running while dropping passengers off then headed to Inverness.
Whilst later... routing from Lourdes/Tarbes to Barcelona was Alba Star
Boeing 737-400 EC-LAV as (LAV8741/956P).
Monday 5th June (17.35pm - 17.45pm) Only the
one visitor this early evening in the rain...D-CDOC Learjet 45 routed from
Malta to Frankfurt Hahn (JCL2).
Friday 9th June (18.45pm - 19.30pm)
Ce560 Citation XLS+ OE-GWS arrived from Southampton as (AOJ274) lastnight
and left back to its origin under the same callsign Sunday evening 11th..
Blink Ce510 Citation Mustang G-LEAC routed from Biggin Hill to Luton as
(BKK24X), and lastly operating one of the Monarch's training flights was
Boeing 737-800 G-ZBAV, which routed from Prestwick to Birmingham as
Tuesday 13th June (18.45pm - 19.15pm)
First type visitor for DTV tonight in the shape of a Challenger 650
the NetJets machine arrived from Republic/Farmingdale, and after spending
the night on stand 1 headed off to London Luton the next day.
Saturday 17th June (16.00pm - 18.00pm)
A one off charter was the
highlight from today's visit.. Air Bucharest Boeing 737-300 YR-TIB
positioned in from Norwich to operate a charter to Naples as (BUR613P/614).
Tuesday 20th June (17.00pm - 17.25pm)
Finally caught up with KLM Cityhopper Fokker FK70 PH-KZU 'which has been
specially painted in 90 Years of Fokker service titles' as it operated the
(KLM1535/1536) Amsterdam service, another special scheme in the shape of
Royal Air Force Be200 Super King Air ZK459, as it operated three touch and
go's as (CWL69) while operating from Cranwell, and lastly Learjet 31 D-CGGG
routed from Alicante to Cologne as (JCL3).
Saturday 24th June (10.45am -
11.45am) The return from last weeks Naples charter was operated by CSA Czech
Airlines Airbus A319 OK-OER as (CSA6740), after dropping its passengers off
it headed to Cork as (CSA6741). Cirrus SR22 N147LK arrived from Blackbushe
yesterday (23rd), and returned back their Sunday afternoon.
Saturday 1st July (10.00am - 10.35am)
KLM's (KLM1533/66H) service was operated by Fokker FK70 PH-KZB, while
stopping for the weekend and routing from and to Bournemouth was the
colourful TBM-900 N755JG.
Saturday 15th July (10.50am) Atlantic
Airlines Boeing 737-300F G-JMCL arrived back from the midweek trip to Le
Bourget as (NPT225H) 'in the murk' and after dropping its cargo of horses
off it departed to Birmingham as (NPT226H).
Sunday 16th July (09.30am - 09.50pm)
Learjet 45 D-CSOS arrived lastnight from Frankfurt as (JCL1), also arriving
lastnight was Agusta A109 G-KLNH as (SXN10), while on the (KLM1533/66H)
Amsterdam service was Fokker FK70 PH-KZP.