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Ards Movements August 2016
« on: August 02, 2016, 07:58:53 AM »
2016-08-01

Luscombe 8E G-CHJZ appeared at EGAD around 12:00, not sure when it arrived.

C42 G-CIIN arr 12:30

DR40 G-AWYL appeared out of a hangar for a while
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Re: Ards Movements August 2016
« Reply #1 on: August 02, 2016, 04:51:21 PM »
2016-08-02

09:10 AS55 G-NLSE arr as PDG66, dep 10:20

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Re: Ards Movements August 2016
« Reply #2 on: August 03, 2016, 10:31:47 PM »
A lot of smoke and flashing lights in the middle of the airfield today, when I drove past. Fire training or something else??

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Re: Ards Movements August 2016
« Reply #3 on: August 03, 2016, 10:45:36 PM »
Fire training

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Re: Ards Movements August 2016
« Reply #4 on: August 05, 2016, 07:15:47 AM »
2016-08-04

~14:30 C42 G-FLYM arr, dep about an hour later

23:30 Not sure where exactly around Ards it landed, but Gazelle ZB678 made a hellacious noise over my bedroom, sufficient  to waken me!  Mode-S has it down to <= 100ft at 23:39 and away again a couple of minutes later as AAC502.
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Re: Ards Movements August 2016
« Reply #5 on: August 05, 2016, 05:47:14 PM »
2016-08-05

15:50 I think B06 G-PHRS was in the area, may have landed

16:45 C172 M-BONO arr

17:40 CRUZ EI-EHV arr, dep 18:15

18:05 P28A G-BTAM arr, dep 20:50

18:10 P51 G-SIJJ arr from North Weald after a roaring run-in and break. Parked on apron with covers.



18:40 PTS2 G-EWIZ arr from Weston. Hangared for the night.

Interesting that both the Mustang and Pitts shut-off their Mode-S when passing down through ~ 3,500 ft.
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Re: Ards Movements August 2016
« Reply #6 on: August 06, 2016, 09:14:12 AM »
2016-08-06

09:00 B06 G-PSHR arr.  Dep 10:30
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Re: Ards Movements August 2016
« Reply #7 on: August 06, 2016, 12:24:00 PM »
I take it the Blenheim isn`t there? I couldn`t see it on the apron webcam.

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Re: Ards Movements August 2016
« Reply #8 on: August 06, 2016, 12:30:22 PM »
I take it the Blenheim isn`t there? I couldn`t see it on the apron webcam.

Correct, no Blenheim :(

12:40 Six RVs of Ravens arr.  They requested runway 22 ( 21 ) instead of 15 so smudge missed them all...  G-MAXV, G-RRVV, G-CIBM, G-SOUT, G-_, G-_.

13:00 EUPA G-LEBE arr from SE.  Dep 15:30

13:30 A109 G-STNS arr.  Dep 14:20 northbound

13:42 A109 G-SCII arr. Dep 14:40

13:45 CP23 G-IITC inbound, one of the Global Stars CAPs.  G-IIRP is its companion.

14:25 to 15:05 P51 G-SIJJ display at Newcastle & return as TIGER 7.



15:10 to 15:50 Ravens display at Newcastle & return with break down rw 15.  Parked-up on apron initially but then I lost sight of them, I don't think they've departed.  Aha - in the eastern hangars.

16:05 P51 G-SIJJ dep for home

16:10 E300 G-IHHI arr from south.  E260 G-EXTR had arrived earlier, possibly with the CAPs.

16:15 PTS1 G-EWIZ dep with a dramatic climb to head to Newcastle and then homeward.  Err nor, back to EGAD for a smoke-on rejoin at 17:10.

16:48 to 17:20 Global Stars display at Newcastle & return. E260 G-EXTR returned first and alone, will stay the night in hangar with engine woes.

17:35 A109 G-STNS in and out

17:43 PTS1 G-EWIZ dep for home

18:25 E300 G-IHHI and CP23s G-IITC & G-IIRP dep for home
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Re: Ards Movements August 2016
« Reply #9 on: August 06, 2016, 08:26:01 PM »
Your other two Ravens were G-EGRV & G-VFDS smudge  :)

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Re: Ards Movements August 2016
« Reply #10 on: August 06, 2016, 08:47:15 PM »
Ta!  My notekeeping wasn't keeping up with events by then :D

Formation numbers to reg were therefore:

1 MAXV
2 VFDS
3 EGRV
4 CIBM
5 RRVV
6 SOUT
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Re: Ards Movements August 2016
« Reply #11 on: August 06, 2016, 09:16:32 PM »
Ta!  My notekeeping wasn't keeping up with events by then :D

you were to busy snoozing on the grass on sea wall

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Re: Ards Movements August 2016
« Reply #12 on: August 07, 2016, 11:09:38 AM »
Register update: R44 G-JKAY, formerly of Mr Jamiroquai and then our local Mr DMG, officially transferred back the mainland on 2016-08-01 into the care of DYDB Marketing Ltd, London ( "Does Your Dog Bite", apparently ) which is associated with Chandos Properties.  I'm definitely in the wrong business.

Last log I have of it is departing from Ards 2016-05-31 and heading SE to IoM.

2016-05-07

11:10 Ravens departing.

16:10 RF6 G-SKYO arr, dep 16:25 heading SE

16:35 Yesterday's stay-over E260 G-EXTR dep

17:15ish C172 M-BONO dep back to Ronaldsway
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Re: Ards Movements August 2016
« Reply #13 on: August 08, 2016, 06:16:23 PM »
2016-08-08

18:05 DA42 G-DGPS arr as VOR42. 



Just struck me how they build their callsigns... VOR31 for the PA31s and VOR42 for the DA42.  Doh smudge.
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Re: Ards Movements August 2016
« Reply #14 on: August 09, 2016, 10:31:51 AM »
2016-08-09

09:45 DA42 G-DGPS dep as VOR42 to EGAC.

09:50 smudge arr at EGAD anticipating 10:00 departure  :(

10:50 P28A G-BTAM arr.  Dep around 20:10.

11:15 P28R G-OKEN arr.  1977 ( a good year! ) PA-28R-201T, so that's a low-tail and tapered wing making a Turbo Arrow III.  Dep 17:50.

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Re: Ards Movements August 2016
« Reply #15 on: August 10, 2016, 07:50:49 PM »
2016-08-10

A couple of PDG helos through today, missed them both

14:45 arr EC35 G-GLAB  as PDG71.  15:20 dep northbound.

15:30 arr AS55 G-BYZA as PDG67.  16:25 dep.
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Re: Ards Movements August 2016
« Reply #16 on: August 13, 2016, 03:46:55 PM »
13-08-2016

If I've picked up the callsign correctly, out of Ards for Derryoge, Kilkeel:

G-BCOI - DHC-1 Chipmunk 22 c/n C1/0759 - marked as WP870/12.


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Re: Ards Movements August 2016
« Reply #17 on: August 13, 2016, 04:56:43 PM »
If G-INFO is up to date then G-BCOI is from Essex-nice looking aircraft in it`s silvergrey/orange scheme.

I borrowed a pic from forumairshows.uk Full credit to them.


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Re: Ards Movements August 2016
« Reply #18 on: August 13, 2016, 05:47:09 PM »
Ach pooh, the smudges were away in Grabby looking at tractors today.  And waving at passing Robbos...

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Re: Ards Movements August 2016
« Reply #20 on: August 13, 2016, 07:16:29 PM »
Affirm!

I remembered to change into a less obvious jacket soon after.

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Re: Ards Movements August 2016
« Reply #21 on: August 13, 2016, 07:58:17 PM »
2016-08-13

12:00 C172 G-BEZV arr.  Full ADS-B but thinks it's in Kansas.
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Re: Ards Movements August 2016
« Reply #22 on: August 13, 2016, 11:44:38 PM »
13-08-2016

If I've picked up the callsign correctly, out of Ards for Derryoge, Kilkeel:

G-BCOI - DHC-1 Chipmunk 22 c/n C1/0759 - marked as WP870/12.

Alas no Chipmunks noted at Kilkeel today smudge - more likely G-BZOI Nicollier HN. 700 Menestrell II that you heard which arrived at Kilkeel at 16:09

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Re: Ards Movements August 2016
« Reply #23 on: August 14, 2016, 12:15:24 AM »
Thanks for the update NISPOT.  I was close, what's a c or z here or there.

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Re: Ards Movements August 2016
« Reply #24 on: August 14, 2016, 12:23:53 AM »
I haven`t seen that one for ages-I have a pic from Feb 2006 taken at Ards.