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Wednesday, December 29, 2021

St Athan Residents 2021

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 2012-2020 movements see the top dropdown menu.

University of Wales Air Squadron - callsign "UAWxx"

G-BYVB/VB Grob G.115E Tutor (82112/E)

G-BYVC/VC Grob G.115E Tutor (82112/E) ..arrived 30/11/21 from Wittering

G-BYVO/VO Grob G.115E Tutor (82125/E) ..departed 11/08/21 to Wittering

G-BYVW/VW Grob G.115E Tutor (82132/E) ..departed 06/10/21 to Wittering
Picture credit Mark Pearce

G-BYXC/XC Grob G.115E Tutor (82163/E) ..arrived 06/10/21 from Wittering

G-BYXD/XD Grob G.115E Tutor (82164/E) ..departed 05/07/21 to Yeovilton
Picture credit RichT

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

NPAS St Athan - callsign "Police 32"
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
Picture credit Mark Pearce

Bristow Group - callsign "Coastguard/Rescue 187/188"
Bristow SAR
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-MCGP Agusta-Westland AW189 (92003) ..arrived 10/06/21 from Lee-on-Solent ..departed 01/09/21 to Prestwick
Picture credit Mark Pearce

G-MCGU Agusta-Westland AW189 (92007) ..departed 06/06/21 to Lee-on-Solent ..arrived 30/07/21 back from Lee-on-Solent ..departed 07/10/21 to Lee-on-Solent 
Picture credit Matthew Blunt

G-MCGW Agusta-Westland AW189 (92009) ..arrived 19/10/21 from Lee-on-Solent

G-MCGX Agusta-Westland AW189 (92010) ..departed 20/07/21 to Lee-on-Solent ..arrived 09/09/21 back from Lee-on-Solent
Picture credit StuC

Secure Site Warehousing Ltd
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 

VN-A190 Boeing 737-4H6 (27383) ..fuselage only arrived late May/early June 2013 from Kemble for training purposes
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
Picture credit Matthew Blunt

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

G-APIK Auster J/1N Alpha (3375) ..arrived 28/03/19 ..sold 06/21 and departed to Dunkeswell
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
Picture credit Jac Osborne 

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

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

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

G-BHGO Piper PA-32-260 Cherokee Six (32-7800007) ..arrived 09/03/18 ..St Athan/Cardiff
G-BHGO PA-32 Cherokee Six 260
Picture credit Keith Morgan

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

Picture credit StuC

G-GBVX Robin DR.400/120A Petit Prince (1419) ..arrived 22/11/21 for local syndicate

G-JANN Piper PA-34-220T Seneca III (3433133) 
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 ..departed c17/09/21 to Birmingham for plinth mounted display

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

G-WEFR Alpi Pioneer 200-M (218) ..arrived 21/09/12. Sold 08/21 and departed to Co Durham
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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