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Wednesday, December 29, 2021

Horizon Aircraft Services 2021

Horizon Aircraft Services (formally Hunter Flying Ltd, renamed 2013)
Moved in from Exeter in December 2011 and were based in one of the hangars nearest St.Athan village. The company moved to Hangar D1 on the West Orchard site in 11-12/17. They provide hangarage and maintenance support to based private a/c and carry out long/short term maintenance/restoration work.
See "St.Athan - Residents" tab for active a/c hosted by HAS.
For 2012-2020 movements see the Archive on the sidebar.
The following are believed to be current on restoration, maintenance or storage. Reports from here are few and far between, and movements, especially by road, are often missed. 

801 Hawker Hunter T.66B centre fuselage only ..arrived c.01/12 ..stored on Bro Tathan Business Park, for sale 11/21
Hunter Flying 01/10/12
Picture credit Keith Morgan

A23-005 Pilatus PC-9A ..arrived 2021, stored on Bro Tathan Business Park

A23-013 Pilatus PC-9A ..arrived 2021, stored on Bro Tathan Business Park

N625PC/A23-033 Pilatus PC-9A ..arrived June 2020 ..repainted in grey c/s 09/20
Picture credit John Sparks

G-AKVF Chrislea CH.3 Super Ace Srs.2 ..arrived 03/07/20 from Coventry 15/05/18, for restoration to flight
Picture credit John Sparks

G-AWTS Beech A23-A19 Musketeer Sport ..arrived 22/06/17 from Swansea for maint, stored on Bro Tathan Business Park. De-registered 08/07/21
G-AWTS Beech A23-A19 Musketeer Sport
Picture credit Keith Morgan

G-AYIG Piper PA-28-140 Cherokee C ..registered with "No-Flight declaration" to John Sparks 21/01/19, stored on Bro Tathan Business Park
Pictured at Cardiff in 2014 by Mark Pearce 

G-BAHS Piper PA-28R-200 Cherokee Arrow II (28R-7335017) ..arrived 25/06/20 ..sold 08/21 and departed 23/11/21 to Sywell
Picture credit Keith Morgan

G-BMDP Partenavia P-64B Oscar 200 ..arrived by road circa 09/12/14, CofA expired 21/09/10
G-BMDP Partenavia P64B Oscar 200
Picture credit Keith Morgan

G-BSTO Cessna 152 ..arrived ?, stored on Bro Tathan Business Park, CofA revoked

G-BWGL/N-321 Hunter T.8C ..arrived 09/03/18 from Leeuwarden. De-registered as PWFU 12/07/21 and stored outside
G-BWGL/N-321 Hawker Hunter T.8C
Picture credit Keith Morgan

G-BXES/XL954 Pembroke C.1 ..arrived 14/12/21 from Weston, Ireland by road for restoration to fly

(G-CMGS)/ZH128/TP Grob Vigilant T.1 ..arrived by 05/21, stored on Bro Tathan Business Park
Picture credit "Munch"

(G-CMIA)/ZH249/UU Grob Vigilant T.1 ..arrived by 05/21, stored on Bro Tathan Business Park
Picture credit "Munch"

G-DACA/WF118/569 Percival P.57 Sea Prince T.1 ..arrived by road from Charlwood 05/09/12 ..sold 08/21 and moved to Perriss Aviation, Bro Tathan Business Park, St Athan
WF118/CU-569 Sea Prince C.1
Picture credit Keith Morgan

G-FLSH Aerostar Yak-52 (877409) ..arrived 20/11/18 by road from North Weald. De-registered 26/03/12
Picture credit StuC

G-GFIE Cessna 152 (152-81906) ..arrived 2014/2015 by road ..sold 2019 to Hungary as HA-BHR
G-GFIE Cessna 152
Picture credit Keith Morgan

G-HRLE Tecnam P.2008JC (1052) ..damaged in force landing Morgansfield 19/04/18 and de-registered 27/07/18
Picture credit StuC

G-IUII Aerostar Yak-52 (9111604) ..arrived 13/05/18 from Gloucester. Permit to Fly expired 29/08/19
Picture credit StuC

G-JIBO BAe Jetstream 3102 AC Aviation Wales Ltd/ Links Air ..arrived 16/10/15 from Cardiff ..Links Air AOC suspended 21/10/15 ..EASA ARC expired 29/04/16 ..stored unmarked
Picture credit RichT

G-JMGP Aero Vodochody L-39ZO (831125) ..arrived 17/12/18 by road from France. De-registered 30/09/19 and stored
L-39 G-JMGP 25 Mar 15
Picture credit James Thomas

G-RNFA/ZH803/03 BAe Sea Harrier FA.2 ..arrived 08/08/17 from Culdrose as ZH803 
Picture credit StuC
Picture credit Mark Pearce

G-RNTB/ZD990/T90 BAe Harrier T.8 ..arrived 15/08/17 from Culdrose as ZD990
Picture credit StuC 

N235KK Gulfstream GIVSP (1458) ..arrived 20/09/18 from Stansted as a repossession, stored ..departed 21/08/21 to Miami
Picture credit Rob Hughes

N60554 Cessna 182T Skylane ..arrived 09/17 by road for spares use after crash landing in Hampshire 29/08/17, not seen 11/18, status unknown

XX237 BAe Hawk T.1 ..arrived c15/10/19 by road from Bournemouth ..departed 2021 to Qatar for GIA at the Qatar Air Force Technical School, still in RA scheme
Picture credit IanG 

XX312 BAe Hawk T.1W ..arrived by 07/20 from Norwich ..repainted grey and marked as "QT1001", departed 2021 to Qatar for GIA at the Qatar Air Force Technical School
Picture credit IanG

G-HAWC/XX342/2 BAe Hawk T.1 ..arrived c07/19 by road from Boscombe Down 
Picture credit IanG

Horizon Flight Training
Horizon Flight Training is a fully approved flight school formed in late 2014. Offers training for EASA PPL, EASA LAPL and Night Rating. Also offer Trial Flight Experiences and pleasure flights.

G-AXIR Piper PA-28-140B Cherokee (28-25795) ..arrived 15/01/17 from Dunkeswell
Picture credit Geoff Jones

G-BBBY Piper PA-28-140 Cherokee F (28-7325533) ..arrived 10/21

G-BHJF SOCATA TB10 Tobago (83) ..arrived by road 08/08/18 from Rochester. Sold 12/21 to Ukrainian owners, presume departed 
Picture credit StuC

G-BOPU Grob G115 (8059) ..arrived 28/04/15. Landing accident 06/07/18 at Caen-Carpiquet, believed to still be there, CofA expired 22/05/19 but still registered
Picture credit StuC

G-BRBH Cessna 150H (15069283) ..arrived Summer 2014 from RAF Henlow. Sold 05/19, departed to Denham and re-registered G-DAVH
G-BRBH Cessna 150H
Picture credit Keith Morgan

G-CERD/"WK640" OGMA DHC-1 Chipmunk T.20 (OGMA 7) ..arrived 16/03/21
Picture credit Mark Pearce

G-EEKY Piper PA-28-140 Cherokee B (28-25422) ..arrived 12/10/15
Picture credit Geoff Jones

G-OFTI Piper PA-28-140 Cherokee F (28-7325201) ..arrived 15/05/19 from Halfpenny Green
G-OFTI : Piper PA-28-140 Cherokee at St Athan.
Picture credit Richard E Flagg

G-OKLY Reims/Cessna F.150K (F15000577) ..arrived 20/04/15 from Cardiff by road as G-ECBH
Picture credit Mark Pearce

G-EECY Piper PA-28-140 Cherokee F (28-7725094) ..arrived 19/03/18 by road from Waterford as EI-CMB, owned by GJD Services. Seen painted as "G-EECI" 11/18. Registered G-OLPH to John Sparks 30/01/19. Registered G-EECY to John Sparks 10/06/19.
G-EECY-st athan-20092020
Picture credit Matthew Blunt

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