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Tuesday, August 31, 2021

Log Tuesday 31/08/2021

Cardiff IAP  ..runway in use 12

Visitors
Parked on the GA apron is PA-28-151 Cherokee Warrior G-BNNT 
Landing at 07:38 from Sleap is "N95VB" Beech C90GTi King Air N95VB ..parking on the Cambrian apron ..departed at 07:51 to Denham ..landed 17:53 from Denham ..parking on the Cambrian apron ..departed at 18:08 to Sleap
Landing at 10:12 from Doncaster is CGD26B "Coastguard 26B" PA-31-310 Navajo C G-UMMI ..parking on the Cambrian apron with Global Trek ..departed at 11:34 to the West
Landing at 13:08 from LDDU/Dubrovnik is HLR706 "Heli Bulgaria 706" Cessna 560XL Citation XLS LZ-CVA ..parking on the Cambrian apron ..departed at 16:24 to LDPL/Pula as HLR707 "Heli Bulgaria 707"
LZ-CVA
Picture credit IanG 
Landing at 14:26 from Coventry is "GGPMW" PA-28R-T201T Turbo Arrow IV G-GPMW ..parking on the GA apron ..departed at 15:00 back to Coventry 

Training Flights & Flybys
Training today were:
MLT346 "Maleth 346" A346 9H-PPE ..5 visits today from/to Bournemouth ..landed 10:36 ..departed 10:46 ..landed 11:38 ..departed 11:51 ..landed 12:42 ..departed 12:51 ..landed 13:43 ..departed 13:55 ..landed 14:45 ..departed 14:56 
9H-PPE
Picture credit IanG 
"Coastguard 187" AW189 G-MCGU ..go-round 16:57 to St Athan

Based Aircraft Movements 
Residents active today: G-BOPCG-SUEM  

Non-scheduled Airline Movements
Based are TUI Airways B738s G-TAWF & G-TAWO and Eastern Airways JS41 G-MAJA 
Parked on the 6-pack is B733 G-SWRD ..departed at 15:18 to EFHK/Helsinki as BRO21 "Broadsword 21

BAMC Happenings 
See 
BAMC 2021 link for current inmates (B777 x6 + 1x B789)
Departing at 17:19 to Heathrow is BAW9173 "Speedbird 9173" B788 G-ZBJK  

St Athan Airfield  Airfield open 09:00-17:00 ..runway in use 07
Residents active today: G-EECY, G-MCGP, G-MCGU    
Landing at 11:10 from Newquay is "GBHDX" Reims/Cessna F.172N G-BHDX ..parking at Horizon ..departed at 13:33 back to Newquay 
Landing c13:55 from the East is "GCDMY" PA-28-161 Warrior II G-CDMY ..parking at Horizon ..departed at 15:08 


Boards Tuesday 31/08/2021

Scheduled Arrivals
STAFlightCallsignFromTypeOperatorIdentityComments
08:00FR4588Ryanair 633GBarcelonaEI-EMJ-
08:10VY1260Vueling 89KFMalagaEC-MVD-
11:40TOM6233Tomjet 2MYPalma MallorcaG-TAWO-
16:40FR4950Ryanair 49NWMalagaEI-DHD-
22:35TOM6287Tomjet 1MLTenerife SurG-TAWO-

Scheduled Departures
STDFlightCallsignDestinationTypeOperatorIdentityComments
06:00TOM6232Tomjet 95APalma MallorcaG-TAWO-
08:25FR4589Ryanair 9WNBarcelonaEI-EMJ-
08:50VY1261Vueling 672JMalagaEC-MVD-
13:25TOM6286Tomjet 2BATenerife SurG-TAWO-
17:05FR4951Ryanair 69ZHMalagaEI-DHD-

Monday, August 30, 2021

Log Monday 30/08/2021

Cardiff IAP  ..runway in use 12

Visitors
Parked on the Cambrian apron is Cessna 525B CitationJet CJ3 D-CSCA ..departed at 08:11 to LFBZ/Biarritz as SCR378 "Silver Cloud 378"
Parked on the GA apron is PA-28-151 Cherokee Warrior G-BNNT 
Parked on the GA apron is PA-28-235 Cherokee G-CCBH ..departed at 15:08 to Thruxton as "GCCBH"
Landing at 10:08 from Kemble is "GELUE" PA-28-161 Warrior II G-ELUE ..parking on the GA apron ..departed at 10:20 to Oxford
Landing at 11:26 from Blackbushe is "GBEXW" PA-28-181 Archer II G-BEXW ..parking on the GA apron ..departed at 12:47 back to Blackbushe

Based Aircraft Movements 
Residents active today: G-BHGY, G-BOPC, G-BXIF, G-SUEMG-OLIV 

Non-scheduled Airline Movements
Based are TUI Airways B738s G-TAWF & G-TAWO and Eastern Airways JS41 G-MAJA 
Parked on the 6-pack is B733 G-SWRD 

BAMC Happenings 
See 
BAMC 2021 link for current inmates (B777 x6 + B788 x1)
Landing at 10:45 from Gatwick is BAW9172 "Speedbird 9172" B772 G-VIIJ  

St Athan Airfield  Airfield open 09:00-17:00 ..runway in use 07
Residents active today: G-AXIRG-EECY, G-MCGU, G-NWOIG-OFTI  
Landing at 10:43 from White Waltham is "GYAKJ" Yakovlev Yak-18T G-YAKJ ..parking at Horizon
Landing at 11:15 is "Police 01" EC135P2+ G-HEOI ..parking at NPAS


Boards Monday 30/08/2021

Scheduled Arrivals
STAFlightCallsignFromTypeOperatorIdentityComments
02:50TOM6757Tomjet 22BLarnacaG-TAWO-
10:45T3831Eastflight 81BBelfast CityG-MAJA-
11:20FR9223Ryanair 600HFaroEI-DHY-
15:50LM337Logan 9ECEdinburghG-SAJN-
16:20VY1242Vueling 1242Palma MallorcaEC-KDG-
16:45KL1063KLM 51RAmsterdamPH-EZN-
19:25VY1241Vueling 49TGAlicanteEC-MBE-

Scheduled Departures
STDFlightCallsignDestinationTypeOperatorIdentityComments
07:45T3830Eastflight 80CBelfast CityG-MAJA-
11:45FR9224Ryanair 98FCFaroEI-DHY-
16:20LM338Logan 338EdinburghG-SAJN-
16:55VY1243Vueling 25UKPalma MallorcaEC-KDG-
17:15KL1064KLM 72MAmsterdamPH-EZN-
20:00VY1240Vueling 13DGAlicanteEC-MBE-

Sunday, August 29, 2021

Log Sunday 29/08/2021

Cardiff IAP  ..runway in use 30 ..to 12 c13:40

Visitors
Parked on the Cambrian apron with Global Trek is Bombardier Challenger 650 2-TRVL ..departed at 10:20 to Jersey as VLZ275A "Volare 275A
Parked on the GA apron is PA-28-151 Cherokee Warrior G-BNNT ..local flights 09:57-10:58, 14:30-15:29 and back to the GA apron
Parked on the GA apron is PA-28-235 Cherokee G-CCBH 
G-CCBH
Picture credit IanG
Landing at 08:22 from Oxford is "GCSIX" PA-32-300 Cherokee Six G-CSIX ..parking on the GA apron ..departed at 09:26 to Jersey
Landing at 09:49 from Swansea is "GXALT" PA-38-112 Tomahawk G-XALT ..parking on the GA apron ..departed at 10:12 back to Swansea
Landing at 13:34 from Kemble is "GVICC" PA-28-161 Warrior II G-VICC ..parking on the GA apron ..departed at 13:47 back to Kemble
Landing at 18:20 from LEMD/Madrid-Barajas is SCR378 "Silver Cloud 378" Cessna 525B CitationJet CJ3 D-CSCA ..parking on the Cambrian apron
Landing at 19:34 from EDDH/Hamburg is AAB694 "Abelag 694" Cessna 525A CitationJet CJ2+ OO-KOR ..parking on the Cambrian apron ..departed at 20:14 to EBKT/Wevelgem with the same c/s

Based Aircraft Movements 
Residents active today: G-BBTY, G-BOPCG-OLIV, G-OPET, G-TSAS  

Non-scheduled Airline Movements
Based are TUI Airways B738s G-TAWF & G-TAWO and Eastern Airways JS41 G-MAJA 
Landing at 08:00 from EDDH/Hamburg is HBN1471 "Finch 1471" CRJ-1000 EI-HBA ..parking on stand 6 ..departed at 09:08 to LSGG/Geneva as HBN1672 "Finch 1672
Landing at 14:35 from EVRA/Riga is BRO21P "Broadsword 21P" B733 G-SWRD ..parking on the 6-pack 

BAMC Happenings 
See 
BAMC 2021 link for current inmates (B777 x5 + B788 x1)

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


Boards Sunday 29/08/2021

Scheduled Arrivals
STAFlightCallsignFromTypeOperatorIdentityComments
00:35TOM6623Tomjet 2MLRhodesG-TAWO-
15:35LM337Logan 9ECEdinburghG-SAJF-
18:15T3837Eastflight 87BBelfast CityG-MAJA-

Scheduled Departures
STDFlightCallsignDestinationTypeOperatorIdentityComments
15:15T3836Eastflight 86CBelfast CityG-MAJA-
15:55TOM6756Tomjet 3JELarnacaG-TAWO-
16:05LM338Logan 338EdinburghG-SAJF-

Saturday, August 28, 2021

Log Saturday 28/08/2021

Cardiff IAP  ..runway in use 12 ..to 30 19:27

Visitors
Parked on the Cambrian apron with Global Trek is Bombardier Challenger 650 2-TRVL 
Parked on the GA apron is PA-28-151 Cherokee Warrior G-BNNT 
Landing at 14:17 from Thruxton is "GCCBH" PA-28-235 Cherokee G-CCBH ..parking on the GA apron

Training Flights & Flybys
Training today was:
"Helimed 67E" H145 G-WOBR ..go-rounds 20:40, 21:00, 21:14 and departed back to the Heliport

Based Aircraft Movements 
Residents active today: G-AZCZ, G-BBTY, G-BOPC, G-BXIFG-CRIL, G-OLIV, G-OPET    

Non-scheduled Airline Movements
Based are TUI Airways B738s G-TAWF & G-TAWO and Eastern Airways JS41 G-MAJA 
Landing at 19:48 from Liverpool is EZE9684 "Eastflight 9684" E175 G-CIXW ..parking on the Cambrian apron with Global Trek ..departed at 20:32 to Southampton as EZE964 "Eastflight 964"

BAMC Happenings 
See 
BAMC 2021 link for current inmates (B777 x5 + B787 x1)
Landing at 14:45 from Heathrow is BAW9178 "Speedbird 9178" B789 G-ZBKB 
Departing at 18:34 to Heathrow is BAW9179 "Speedbird 9179" B789 G-ZBKA 

St Athan Airfield  Airfield open 09:00-17:00 ..runway in use 07
Residents active today: G-AMZT, G-AXIR, G-EECY, G-MCGU, G-NWOIG-OFTI 


Boards Saturday 28/08/2021

Scheduled Arrivals
STAFlightCallsignFromTypeOperatorIdentityComments
09:15KL1059KLM 13NAmsterdamPH-EXT-
10:20FR4950Ryanair 49NWMalagaEI-DCX-
11:55TOM6635Tomjet 6EWPalma MallorcaG-TAWO-
12:00VY1241Vueling 49TGAlicanteEC-MJC-
19:15VY1260Vueling 89KKMalagaEC-JTQc/s change
20:15FR4588Ryanair 633GBarcelonaEI-EBE-

Scheduled Departures
STDFlightCallsignDestinationTypeOperatorIdentityComments
06:15TOM6634Tomjet 61JPalma MallorcaG-TAWO-
09:45KL1060KLM 14NAmsterdamPH-EXT-
10:45FR4951Ryanair 69ZHMalagaEI-DCX-
12:35VY1240Vueling 13DGAlicanteEC-MJC-
15:10TOM6622Tomjet 3EJRhodesG-TAWO-
19:55VY1261Vueling 672FMalagaEC-JTQc/s change
20:45FR4589Ryanair 9WNBarcelonaEI-EBE-

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