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Monday, May 31, 2021

Log Monday 31/05/2021

Cardiff IAP Airport open 09:00-18:00 & PPR ..runway in use 12

Visitors
Parked on stand is C-40A Clipper 166696 ..departed at 10:38 
166696-cardiff-31052021
Picture credit Matthew Blunt
Landing at 11:31 from Shoreham is "GBMIW" PA-28-181 Archer II G-BMIW ..departed at 14:04 back to Shoreham
G-BMIW-cardiff-30052021
Picture credit Matthew Blunt 
Landing at 19:00 from KPHL/Philadelphia is NJE446A "Fraction 446A" Bombardier Global 6000 CS-GLD ..parking on the Cambrian apron ..departed at 19:37 to Luton as NJE767P "Fraction 767P"
CS-GLD-cardiff-31052021
Picture credit Matthew Blunt

Training Flights/Flyby's
"Irish 281" PC-12 Spectre 281 ...go-round c.15:30 and departed to Baldonnel
281-cardiff-31052021
Picture credit Matthew Blunt

Ad Hoc Charters/One off Airliner movements
Stored on Golf are Wizz Air UK A320/A321s G-WUKC, G-WUKE, parked on Echo are G-WUKJ & G-WUKL  
Parked on stand 3 is TUI B738 G-FDZY (Sunwing tail)

BAMC Happenings 
See 
BAMC 2021 link for current inmates (B777 x6, B789 x1)

St Athan Airfield  Airfield open 09:00-17:00 ..runway in use 07
Residents active today:


Boards Monday 31/05/2021

Scheduled Arrivals

STAFlightCallsignFromTypeOperatorIdentityComments
09:55KL1059KLM 13NAmsterdamPH-EXW-
13:45T3831Eastflight 81BBelfast CityG-MAJA-
Scheduled Departures

STDFlightCallsignDestinationTypeOperatorIdentityComments
10:30KL1060KLM 14NAmsterdamPH-EXW-
10:45T3830Eastflight 80CBelfast CityG-MAJA-

Sunday, May 30, 2021

Log Sunday 30/05/2021

Cardiff IAP Airport open 09:00-18:00 & PPR ..runway in use 12

Visitors
Landing at 08:16 from Gloucester is "N750GF" Cessna 750 Citation X N750GF ..parking on the Cambrian apron ..departed at 09:00 to LPMA/Funchal
Landing at 22:21 is CNV4434 "Convoy 4434" Boing C-40A Clipper 166696 
Landing at 18:18 from EBOS/Ostend is LWG1563 Embraer EMB-505 Phenom 300 F-HLRS ..parking on the Cambrian apron ..departed at 22:03 to LFPB/Le Bourget as LWG1574 
F-HLRS-cardiff-30052021
Picture credit Matthew Blunt

Based Aircraft Movements 
Residents active today: G-CRIL  

Ad Hoc Charters/One off Airliner movements
Stored on Golf are Wizz Air UK A320/A321s G-WUKC, G-WUKE, parked on Echo are G-WUKJ & G-WUKL  
Parked on stand 3 is TUI B738 G-FDZY (Sunwing tail)

BAMC Happenings 
See 
BAMC 2021 link for current inmates (B777 x6, B789 x1)

St Athan Airfield  Airfield open 09:00-17:00 ..runway in use 07
Residents active today: G-OFTIG-NWOI  


Boards Sunday 30/05/2021

Scheduled Arrivals

STAFlightCallsignFromTypeOperatorIdentityComments
09:00VY1241Vueling 49TGAlicanteEC-MNZ-
09:55KL1059KLM 13NAmsterdamPH-EXS-
18:15T3837Eastflight 87BBelfast CityG-MAJA-
Scheduled Departures

STDFlightCallsignDestinationTypeOperatorIdentityComments
09:35VY1240Vueling 1240AlicanteEC-MNZ-
10:30KL1060KLM 14NAmsterdamPH-EXS-
15:15T3836Eastflight 86CBelfast CityG-MAJA-

Saturday, May 29, 2021

Log Saturday 29/05/2021

Cardiff IAP Airport open 09:00-18:00 & PPR ..runway in use 12

Visitors
Parked on the GA Apron is CZAW SportCruiser G-OCRZ ..departed at 16:10 to Leckhampstead
Landing at 13:50 from Biggin Hill is "N755JG" DAHER-SOCATA TBM-900 N755JG ..parking on the Cambrian apron ..departed at 14:37 to Bournemouth
N755JG-cardiff-29052021
Picture credit Matthew Blunt
Landing at 14:09 from Blackbushe is "GBJDW" Reims/Cessna F172M G-BJDW ..parking on the GA apron ..departed at 14:37 back to Blackbushe

Ad Hoc Charters/One off Airliner movements
Stored on Golf are Wizz Air UK A320/A321s G-WUKC, G-WUKE, G-WUKJ & G-WUKL  
Parked on stand 3 is TUI B738 G-FDZY (Sunwing tail scheme)
Landing at 00:36 from Shannon is RYR2004 "Ryanair 2004" B738 EI-DCZ ..parking on stand 10 ..departed at 01:09 to Bristol as RYR2005 "Ryanair 2005
Due in at 13:50 from Glasgow in LOG822 "Logan 822" E145 G-SAJF ..departed at 23:50 back to Glasgow as LOG823 "Logan 823
Landing at 19:37 from LPFR/Faro is BRO20 "Broadsword 20" B733 G-TGPG ..departed at 20:28 to Stansted as BRO20P "Broadsword 20P"
G-TGPG-cardiff-29052021
Picture credit Matthew Blunt 

Based Aircraft Movements
Residents active today: G-BGGEG-BOPC, G-VLTT  

BAMC Happenings 
See 
BAMC 2021 link for current inmates (B777 x6, B789 x1)

St Athan Airfield  Airfield open 09:00-17:00 ..runway in use 07
Residents active today: G-AXIR, G-EECYG-EEKY, G-OFTI  


Boards Saturday 29/05/2021

Scheduled Arrivals

STAFlightCallsignFromTypeOperatorIdentityComments
12:35VY1260Vueling 89KFMalagaEC-MJB-
Scheduled Departures

STDFlightCallsignDestinationTypeOperatorIdentityComments
13:15VY1261Vueling 4QMalagaEC-MJB-

Friday, May 28, 2021

Log Friday 28/05/2021

Cardiff IAP Airport open 09:00-18:00 & PPR ..runway in use 12

Visitors
Parked on the Cambrian apron is Gulfstream G280 N628G ..departed at 09:50 to CYUL/Montreal-Trudeau as "N628G"
Parked on the GA Apron is Cirrus SR22 LV-GQF ..departed at 13:10 to EHRD/Rotterdam as "LVGQF
Landing at 10:08 from Jersey is "N569JM" Cessna 414A Chancellor N569JM ..parking on the Cambrian apron ..departed at 10:43 back to Jersey 
Landing at 11:49 from Gamston is "N120MX" Cirrus SR20 N120MX ..parking on the GA apron ..departed at 13:00 back to Gamston 
Landing at 12:49 from Gamston is "GVLTT" DA42 Twin Star G-VLTT ..parking on the GA apron ..departed at 16:15 to Crosland Moor
Landing at 13:04 from the Firs Farm, Newbury is "GOCRZ" CZAW SportCruiser G-OCRZ ..parking on the GA apron 
Landing at 13:06 from Denham is "N392MA" PA-46-500TP Meridian M500 N392MA ..parking on the Cambrian apron ..departed at 13:21 to EIKY/Kerry 
Landing at 14:26 from Swansea is "GBGKY" PA-38-112 Tomahawk G-BGKY ..parking on the GA apron ..departed at 15:20 back to Swansea 

Training Flights & Flybys
Training today were:
"GJHPC" Cessna 182T G-JHPC ..go-rounds 09:27, 09:47 and departed back to Gloucester
"N147VC" Cirrus SR22 N147VC ..go-rounds 09:56, 10:26 ..landed 10:41 parking on the GA apron ..airborne 11:52 for more training approaches ..go-rounds 12:11, 12:31, 12:46 and departed back to Oxford
"GCTSX" DA40NG Diamond Star G-CTSX ..go-round 12:02 and departed back to Bournemouth
"Police 32" EC135P2+ G-NWOI ..go-round 12:26 to St Athan
"GCTCE" DA42 Twin Star G-CTCE ..go-rounds 14:21, 14:41 and departed back to Bournemouth
OXF52 "Oxford 52" PA-34-220T Seneca G-OXFB ..go-round 16:36 and departed back to Oxford 
"GCTCC" DA42 Twin Star G-CTCC ..go-round 17:18 and departed back to Bournemouth via the CDF hold

Based Aircraft Movements 
Residents active today: G-BOPCG-BXIF, G-TSAS, G-WARO  

Ad Hoc Charters/One off Airliner movements
Stored on Golf are Wizz Air UK A320/A321s G-WUKC, G-WUKE, G-WUKJ & G-WUKL  
Parked on stand 3 is TUI B738 G-FDZY (Sunwing tail scheme)
Landing at 10:16 from Bristol is RYR2002 "Ryanair 2002" B738 EI-DCZ ..parking on stand ? ..departed at 10:55 to EINN/Shannon as RYR2003 "Ryanair 2003"
EI-DCZ
Picture credit IanG 
Due out at 14:00 to Belfast City is EZE9624 "Eastflight 9624" ..Cancelled

BAMC Happenings 
See 
BAMC 2021 link for current inmates (B777 x6, B789 x1)

St Athan Airfield  Airfield open 09:00-17:00 ..runway in use 07
Residents active today: G-AXIR, G-EEKY, G-MCGUG-NWOI  
Landing at 09:35 from Bodmin is "GBYNK" Robin HR.200-150 Acrobin G-BYNK ..parking at Horizon ..departed at 15:23 back to Bodmin 


Boards Friday 28/05/2021

Scheduled Arrivals

STAFlightCallsignFromTypeOperatorIdentityComments
20:55T3837Eastflight 87BBelfast CityG-MAJA-
Scheduled Departures

STDFlightCallsignDestinationTypeOperatorIdentityComments
17:55T3830Eastflight 80CBelfast CityG-MAJA-

Thursday, May 27, 2021

Log Thursday 27/05/2021

Cardiff IAP Airport open 09:00-18:00 & PPR ..runway in use 30 to 12 12:45

Visitors
Parked on the Cambrian apron is Gulfstream G280 N628G ..
N628G-cardiff-27052021
Picture credit Matthew Blunt
Landing at 08:17 from Southampton is "N95VB" Beech C90GTx King Air N95VB ..parking on the Cambrian apron ..departed at 08:24 to Belfast ..landed back from Belfast 17:14 parking on the Cambrian apron ..departed at 17:20 to Southampton 
Landing at 09:16 from Shoreham is "GJRSH" Cirrus SR22T G-JRSH ..parking on the GA apron ..departed at 15:37 back to Shoreham  
Landing at 11:15 is "GAREI" Taylorcraft-Auster AOP.III G-AREI ..parking on the GA apron ..departed at 12:08 to the South
G-AREI
Picture credit IanG 
Landing at 11:18 from Jersey is "GATLT" Cessna U.206A Super Skywagon G-ATLT ..parking on the GA apron ..departed at 12:00 back to Jersey 
Landing at 13:14 from the North is "GBRFM" PA-28-161 Warrior II G-BRFM ..parking on the GA apron ..departed at 14:30 
Landing at 15:55 from Cumbernauld is "LVGQF" Cirrus SR22 LV-GQF ..parking on the GA apron
LV-GQF
Picture credit IanG 

Training Flights & Flybys
Training today were:
"GLHXC" DA42NG Twin Star G-LHXC ..go-round 09:22 and departed back to Bournemouth via the CDF hold
"GSABA" PA-28R-201T Turbo Arrow III G-SABA ..go-round 11:28 to St Athan 
"GCTCH" DA42 Twin Star G-CTCH ..go-round 12:28 and departed back to Bournemouth via the CDF hold
"GLHXC" DA42NG Twin Star G-LHXC ..go-round 13:11 and departed to Bournemouth via the CDF hold
"GCTCH" DA42 Twin Star G-CTCH ..go-round 16:20 and departed back to Bournemouth via the CDF hold

Based Aircraft Movements 
Residents active today: G-BOPCG-CCYS, G-CRILG-OLIVG-SUEMG-WARO 

Ad Hoc Charters/One off Airliner movements
Stored on Golf are Wizz Air UK A320/A321s G-WUKC, G-WUKE, G-WUKJ & G-WUKL  
Landing at 09:35 from Bournemouth is TOM924P "Tomjet 924P" B738 G-FDZY ..parking on stand 3

BAMC Happenings 
See 
BAMC 2021 link for current inmates (B777 x6, B789 x1)

St Athan Airfield  Airfield open 09:00-17:00 ..runway in use 25
Residents active today: G-AMZTG-AXIR, G-CERDG-EECYG-EEKY, G-MCGUG-MCGX, G-NWOIG-OKLYOM-GEX (engine runs)
Landing at 11:30 from Lee-on-Solent is "GSABA" PA-28R-201T Turbo Arrow III G-SABA ..parking at Horizon ..departed at 16:54 to the East along the coast
Landing at 14:05 is "GFOXA" PA-28-161 Cadet G-FOXA ..parking at Horizon ..departed at 15:28 to the North 


Boards Thursday 27/05/2021

Scheduled Arrivals

STAFlightCallsignFromTypeOperatorIdentityComments
09:55KL1059KLM 13NAmsterdamPH-EXH-
12:10VY1241Vueling 49TGAlicanteEC-MNZ-
13:45T3831Eastflight 81BBelfast CityG-MAJA-
Scheduled Departures

STDFlightCallsignDestinationTypeOperatorIdentityComments
10:30KL1060KLM 14NAmsterdamPH-EXH-
10:45T3830Eastflight 80CBelfast CityG-MAJANew c/s
12:45VY1240Vueling 1240AlicanteEC-MNZ-

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Log Wednesday 26/05/2021

Cardiff IAP Airport open 09:00-18:00 & PPR ..runway in use 30

Visitors
Landing at 13:52 from Bournemouth is "N755JG" DAHER-SOCATA TBM900 N755JG ..parking on the Cambrian apron ..departed at 14:30 to Exeter
N755JG
Picture credit IanG 
Landing at 19:25 from CYUL/Montreal-Trudeau is "N628G" Gulfstream G280 N628G ..parking on the Cambrian apron 

Training Flights & Flybys
Training today were:
"GSAJM" DA42 Twin Star G-SAJM ..go-rounds 09:09, 09:32 and departed back to Gloucester
LDG11 "Edge 11" DA42NG Twin Star G-LDGF ..go-rounds 11:18, 11:50 and departed back to Oxford 

Based Aircraft Movements 
Residents active today: G-BOPC, G-CCYS, G-CRILG-NICB, G-SUEMG-WARO  

Ad Hoc Charters/One off Airliner movements
Stored on Golf are Wizz Air UK A320/A321s G-WUKC, G-WUKE, G-WUKJ & G-WUKL  
Landing at 15:55 from Humberside is EZE033P "Eastflight 033P" JS41 G-MAJA ..parking on stand 1 with Global Trek

BAMC Happenings 
See 
BAMC 2021 link for current inmates (B777 x6, B789 x1)

St Athan Airfield  Airfield open 09:00-17:00 ..runway in use 25
Residents active today: G-AXIR, G-CERDG-EECYG-EEKY, G-MCGXG-NWOI, G-OKLY
Landing at 11:36 from Curry Rivel-Moortown Lane is "GPCAT" SOCATA TB10 Tobago G-PCAT ..parking at Horizon ..departed at 14:10 back to Curry Rivel


Boards Wednesday 26/05/2021


:                                      No scheduled flights today.                                      :

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

Log Tuesday 25/05/2021

Cardiff IAP Airport open 09:00-18:00 & PPR ..runway in use 30

Visitors
Landing at 12:05 is "GUKAL" Reims/Cessna F406 Caravan II G-UKAL ..parking on the Cambrian apron ..departed at 13:25
Landing at 15:31 from Gloucester is "GBASJ" PA-28-180 Cherokee G-BASJ ..parking on the GA apron ..departed at 16:12 back to Gloucester

Training Flights & Flybys
Training today were:
OXF61 "Oxford 61" Cessna 182T Skylane G-MPLE ..go-round 11:44 and departed back to Oxford
"Stingray 01" Poseidon MRA.1 ZP805 ..go-rounds 12:16, 12:27, 12:36, 12:48, 12:59 from Brize Norton via training at Newquay and departed back to Brize Norton
CWL36 "Cranwell 36" Phenom 100 ZM333 ..go-round 14:55 from Cranwell and departed to the West
"GLHXB" DA42NG Twin Star G-LHXB ..go-round 15:05 and departed back to Bournemouth
OXF61 "Oxford 61" Cessna 182T Skylane G-MPLE ..go-round 15:43 and departed back to Oxford 
IRL283 "Irish 283" Pilatus PC-12 Spectre 283 ..touch'n'go 15:52 from ELLX/Luxembourg and departed to EIME/Baldonnel
"GCTCH" DA42 Twin Star G-CTCH ..go-round 16:34 and departed back to Bournemouth

Based Aircraft Movements 
Residents active today: G-BOPC, G-NICBG-SUEM, G-TSASG-WARO 

Ad Hoc Charters/One off Airliner movements
Stored on Golf are Wizz Air UK A320/A321s G-WUKC, G-WUKE, G-WUKJ & G-WUKL  

BAMC Happenings 
See 
BAMC 2021 link for current inmates (B777 x6, B789 x1)

St Athan Airfield  Airfield open 09:00-17:00 ..runway in use 25
Residents active today: G-AXIR, G-MCGX, G-NWOI 
Landing at 11:38 from Blackbushe is "IFELC" Cirrus SR22 GTS I-FELC ..parking at Horizon ? ..departed at 13:54 back to Blackbushe


Boards Tuesday 25/05/2021


:                                      No scheduled flights today.                                      :

Monday, May 24, 2021

Log Monday 24/05/2021

Cardiff IAP Airport open 09:00-18:00 & PPR ..runway in use 30

Visitors
Parked on the Cambrian apron is EMB-505 Phenom 300 D-CHIC ..departed at 08:50 to LIMP/Parma as AHO246H "Air Hamburg 246H
Parked on the Cambrian apron is Nextant 400XT OK-EAS ..departed at 09:31 off 12 to Cambridge as TIE491Y "Time Air 491Y"
Landing at 20:36 from LPCS/Cascais is "MMRBB"  Learjet 45 M-MRBB ..parking on the Cambrian apron with Global Trek ..departed at 21:09 to Birmingham

Training Flights & Flybys
Training today were:
LDG11 "Edge 11" DA42NG Twin Star G-LDGA ..go-rounds 09:56, 10:10 and departed back to Oxford
"N265KJ" Cirrus SR22T N265KJ ..go-rounds 10:57, 11:20 from Denham ..landed 11:43 parking on the GA apron ..departed at 13:38 back to Denham
LDG16 "Edge 16" DA42NG Twin Star G-LDGF ..go-rounds 13:09, 13:23 and departed back to Oxford

Based Aircraft Movements 
Residents active today: G-BOPC, G-NICB, G-SUEMG-TSAS, G-WARO  

Ad Hoc Charters/One off Airliner movements
Stored on Golf are Wizz Air UK A320/A321s G-WUKC, G-WUKE, G-WUKJ & G-WUKL  
Landing at 08:53 from Stansted is BRO20P "Broadsword 20P" B733 G-TGPG ..parking on stand 3 ..departed at 13:40 to LPFR/Faro as BRO20 "Broadsword 20"

BAMC Happenings 
See 
BAMC 2021 link for current inmates (B777 x6, B789 x1)

St Athan Airfield  Airfield open 09:00-17:00 ..runway in use 25
Residents active today: G-AXIRG-MCGX, G-NWOI  


Boards Monday 24/05/2021

Scheduled Arrivals

STAFlightCallsignFromTypeOperatorIdentityComments
09:55KL1059KLM 13NAmsterdamPH-EXGLanded 09:41
16:30VY1242Vueling 1242Palma MallorcaEC-JYXLanded 16:19
Scheduled Departures

STDFlightCallsignDestinationTypeOperatorIdentityComments
10:30KL1060KLM 14NAmsterdamPH-EXGDep 10:16
17:05VY1243Vueling 25UKPalma MallorcaEC-JYXDep 17:06

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