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EGAD April 2018
« on: April 01, 2018, 09:47:00 AM »
01 April

Up and flying early today.  Then smudge looks at the clock and realises it's 10:00 already! :o


Residents:
Blade G-CBOO
COY2 G-CITH - botched my photos but it lives in the big black hangar
EV97 G-CENB up in the evening
P28A G-BNXU
R22 G-LHCB
R44 G-HWKS, passing Fosset's Circus which is in town.  Matching colours!

RV6 G-RVNI
RV7 G-CEID
RV8 G-WIKD
SKRA G-CCDG
TL20 G-CGLZ

Club:
C152 G-UFCO
C172 G-UFCE, CG, CI
« Last Edit: April 03, 2018, 10:44:46 AM by smudge »

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Re: EGAD April 2018
« Reply #1 on: April 01, 2018, 04:41:21 PM »
G-HWKS - was t/f Dungannon earlier and

G-UFCI t/f Oban (EGEO).

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Re: EGAD April 2018
« Reply #2 on: April 05, 2018, 02:02:11 PM »
05 April

PA27 G-CALL
11:52 arr
12:26 dep


AS55 G-NLSE
16:16 arr as PDG66 to stay overnight

C42 G-DMCI
16:45 arr
Local flight 17:10 to 18:00
18:15 dep



Residents:
AA5 G-BIAY
AP22 G-CWTD
BLADE G-CBOO
EFOX G-CIML

EV97 G-CESV
HN70 G-BZOI
JAB4 G-CNAB
P28A G-BNXU
R22 G-LHCB
R44 G-HWKS
RV7 G-CEID
RV8 G-JRVB
THRUSTER G-CBXG
THRUSTER G-CGFZ

C152 G-UFCN
C152 G-UFCO
C172 G-UFCE
C172 G-UFCG
C172 G-UFCI
« Last Edit: April 05, 2018, 10:09:16 PM by smudge »

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Re: EGAD April 2018
« Reply #3 on: April 05, 2018, 07:37:14 PM »
Excellent work Smudge,lovely day for it despite the very cold start this morning.

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Re: EGAD April 2018
« Reply #4 on: April 06, 2018, 12:11:39 AM »
Terrific pictures Smudge.  You'd think it was high Summer.

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Re: EGAD April 2018
« Reply #5 on: April 06, 2018, 09:20:12 AM »
06 April

AS55 G-NLSE
09:19 dep as PDG66.  Maintaining the 'Ospreys only fly in the rain' tradition...

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C172 G-UFCI
« Last Edit: April 06, 2018, 11:53:17 AM by smudge »

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Re: EGAD April 2018
« Reply #6 on: April 07, 2018, 11:31:25 AM »
07 April

Very low cloudbase today, couldn't see the top of Scrabo Hill for most of the day.

Residents:
DH82 G-ANDP did a couple of circuits
R22 G-LHCB
R44 G-HWKS
Thruster G-CGFZ

C152 G-UFCO
C172 G-UFCG
C172 G-UFCI
« Last Edit: April 07, 2018, 05:18:38 PM by smudge »

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Re: EGAD April 2018
« Reply #7 on: April 08, 2018, 10:42:33 AM »
08 April

Hard to believe we're starting to get heat-haze off the runways!

P28A G-BNOJ
10:35 arr
11:47 dep


SKRA G-CDWM
11:26 arr
12:20 dep

EC35 G-NIHM
16:12 arr as HLE23E
16:56 dep after refuelling



And a tasty Maserati Quattroporte in the car park



Residents:
AP22 G-CWTD
COY2 G-CITH
BLADE G-MZIT
BLADE G-CBOO
EV97 G-CENB
EV97 G-CESV
QUASAR G-MWJJ
P28A G-BNXU
PNR2 G-CGMW
R22 G-LHCB
R44 G-HWKS
RV6 G-RVNI
RV7 G-PYPE
RAPIER G-MZIM
SKRA G-CCDG
THRUSTER G-CGFZ
TL20 G-CGLZ
C172 G-UFCN
C152 G-UFCO
C172 G-UFCE
« Last Edit: April 08, 2018, 09:15:28 PM by smudge »

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Re: EGAD April 2018
« Reply #8 on: April 08, 2018, 11:58:12 AM »
G-BNOJ seems to headed up the Antrim coast (1157)............https://www.flightradar24.com/GBNOJ/10f8964
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Re: EGAD April 2018
« Reply #9 on: April 09, 2018, 09:50:48 AM »
09 April

AS65 EI-GJL
09:50 arr from EGAC
10:07 dep
Seemed to be doing some training
11:55 arr for more circuits
12:13 dep, to EGAC I think
Lovely coffee-shaking throb as it went overhead


PA27 G-CALL
13:49 arr
15:04 dep



Residents:
AP22 G-CWTD
C152 G-UFCO

EFOX G-CIML parked on the apron this morning.  Later moved into one of the eastern hangars. 
SKRA G-CCCK appears to have departed to new ownership.
« Last Edit: April 09, 2018, 07:37:59 PM by smudge »

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Re: EGAD April 2018
« Reply #10 on: April 09, 2018, 06:30:52 PM »
10 April

Apron webcam is working again :D

Residents:
R44 G-HWKS
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Re: EGAD April 2018
« Reply #11 on: April 11, 2018, 11:37:46 AM »
11 April

AS50 G-LEOG
13:37 arr, refuelling
14:09 dep eastbound



Residents:
C172 G-UFCE
C172 G-UFCG
C172 G-UFCI
DH82 G-ANDP
PNR2 G-CGMW
R44 G-HWKS
« Last Edit: April 11, 2018, 08:12:21 PM by smudge »

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Re: EGAD April 2018
« Reply #12 on: April 11, 2018, 06:15:28 PM »
G-CE and G-CG currently looking very naked! Getting some new decals fitted by the looks of it

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Re: EGAD April 2018
« Reply #13 on: April 12, 2018, 12:06:04 PM »
12 April

On 03 this morning so not near Smudge Manor

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C152 G-UFCN
C172 G-UFCG
NIPR G-AVKK
R44 G-HWKS
THRUSTER G-CGFZ
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Re: EGAD April 2018
« Reply #14 on: April 13, 2018, 03:08:29 PM »
13 April

Still on 03 today

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EV97 G-CESV
QUIK G-WBLY
R44 G-HWKS back from overnighting elsewhere
THRUSTER G-CGFZ
TL20 G-CGLZ
VEZE G-KENZ
« Last Edit: April 13, 2018, 07:01:11 PM by smudge »

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Re: EGAD April 2018
« Reply #15 on: April 14, 2018, 02:25:03 PM »
14 April

Started very foggy this morning and still quite hazy this afternoon.

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R22 G-LHCB
R44 G-HWKS
THRUSTER G-EVEY

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Re: EGAD April 2018
« Reply #16 on: April 14, 2018, 04:22:01 PM »
Mrs AT and I went to EGAD today,and diddly squat happening as Mr.Smudge said,disappointing with the weather meant to be bright,but no sign of it at Newtownards. :-(
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Re: EGAD April 2018
« Reply #17 on: April 14, 2018, 04:32:42 PM »
Mrs AT and I went to EGAD today,and diddly squat happening as Mr.Smudge said,disappointing with the weather meant to be bright,but no sign of it at Newtownards. :-(

I played a bit of football. Not much else happened.

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Re: EGAD April 2018
« Reply #18 on: April 14, 2018, 04:36:50 PM »
Mrs AT and I went to EGAD today,and diddly squat happening as Mr.Smudge said,disappointing with the weather meant to be bright,but no sign of it at Newtownards. :-(

I played a bit of football. Not much else happened.


Yes,I saw you doing a bit of a tidy up of the footballs,and you didn`t get caught in the offside trap.  :-)

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Re: EGAD April 2018
« Reply #19 on: April 14, 2018, 04:50:59 PM »
Sun's out now!


C172 M-BONO
17:40 arr
« Last Edit: April 14, 2018, 06:21:35 PM by smudge »

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Re: EGAD April 2018
« Reply #20 on: April 14, 2018, 07:33:23 PM »
Slap on the Factor 50 at once young sir!

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Re: EGAD April 2018
« Reply #21 on: April 16, 2018, 11:53:16 AM »
16 April

C172 M-BONO
14:10 dep



EC35 G-PSNI UKP441
Operating over Ards 2,000ft 10:25 to 10:45ish


Residents:
C152 G-UFCN
C172 G-UFCE
« Last Edit: April 16, 2018, 02:42:10 PM by smudge »

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Re: EGAD April 2018
« Reply #22 on: April 17, 2018, 06:29:10 PM »
17 April

AS50 N330MG
11:15ish arr
12:00 dep

That's all I noticed today, very windy.  Club Cessnas didn't even come out of their hangar.

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Re: EGAD April 2018
« Reply #23 on: April 18, 2018, 05:55:09 PM »
18 April

GAZL ZB678 as AAC502
Couple of touch-and-goes on the triangle:
11:53
22:20

R44 G-CDCV
16:56 arr per post in Overflights
Hangaring overnight, due out early on 19 April
« Last Edit: April 19, 2018, 08:26:20 AM by smudge »

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Re: EGAD April 2018
« Reply #24 on: April 19, 2018, 10:50:17 AM »
19 April

R44 G-CDCV
09:44 dep, seems to be working around Ballywalter.  And then homewards I think.  Nope still fluttering around NI this afternoon.
16:11 arr, another night of Ards hospitality perhaps?

C150 G-BEMY
15:15 arr
Usually goes to Woodgate for its annual

C150 G-FFEN
15:57 arr
16:40 dep heading SW



Residents:
AP22 G-CWTD dusk circuits
C152 G-UFCN
C152 G-UFCO
C172 G-UFCE
HN70 G-BZOI
P28A G-BNXU
R44 G-HWKS
THRUSTER G-CBXG
« Last Edit: April 20, 2018, 01:54:42 PM by smudge »