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  1. elmdon74

    Nostalgia at BHX

    LOG/INFO BHX MAY 1991 Scheduled services, Air France continued to use TAT F28`s for their morning and lunchtimes services to Paris,with the same aircraft operating twice on any one day.Only 1 "new" aircraft F-GDUT was noted.The evening service is usually 737 operated with 727`s on Friday.3/5...
  2. elmdon74

    Nostalgia at BHX

    LOG/INFO BHX MAY 1981 Passenger figures for May were up by 1.8% on 1980 to 149,559.Air India are postponing their start date from 7th July to 22nd August as awaiting permission from the DOT.Eastern Airways service to Norwich finished on 12/5 (flown by PA31 G-BFDN),Titan PA31 was chartered on...
  3. elmdon74

    Nostalgia at BHX

    LOG BHX MAY 1971 BEA started a new all cargo service with Merchantman between BHX and Paris on 5th May.Wessex XS520 RN has been flying to and from Cannon Hill park during the International Festival. Visitors, 1/5 SE-DBN DC-9 SAS MAN-CPH,EC-BQQ CV990 also 16/5,I-DIKF DC-9 AZ MAN-MILAN also...
  4. elmdon74

    Nostalgia at BHX

    BHX LOG April 1991 Part 2 GA/Biz-jets/Military UK General Aviation G-ARYR PA28 CHEROKEE 23 G-ATNE CESSNA 150 28 G-ATXD PA30 T COMMANCHE 9 G-AVCM PA34 COMMANCHE 27 G-AVSF PA28 CHEROKEE 7 G-AVWA PA28 CHEROKEE 24 G-AWFC PA28 ARROW 22 G-AWSL PA28 CHEROKEE 25 G-AWWF...
  5. elmdon74

    Nostalgia at BHX

    BHX LOG/INFO April 1991 Part 1 Airliners Scheduled flights Early April saw the start of the Summer schedules in Europe and saw a lot of changes in BHX flights.Air France increased their frequency to 3 flights a day on weekdays.The new morning and earlier lunchtime flights are operated by...
  6. elmdon74

    Nostalgia at BHX

    BHX LOG/INFO April 1981 Pax figures for April 1981 were down by 7% to 111,525 mainly due to the recession and ATC disputes.The first sod of the new terminal development was cut on 10/4 by the trade minister and site work started in earnest on 30/4 with construction of the noise bund.New service...
  7. elmdon74

    Nostalgia at BHX

    BHX LOG April 1971 BOAC are changing the frequency of their Summer BHX-New York service from 23/5 to Sunday,Tuesday,Thursday and Saturday.Alitalia are now using DC-9F`s instead of DC-6`s. 1/4 I-DIKG DC-9 AZ MAN-Milan also 6/4,8/4,SE-DBN DC-9F MAN-CPH,XW614 SCOUT,N720F GULF 2 LHR-NCE,XT645...
  8. elmdon74

    Nostalgia at BHX

    BHX LOG/INFO March 1981, Pax figures for the month were 106,431 down 13.6% on 1980.GKN are making big cutbacks selling HS125-600B G-BGKN and King Air 90 G-AXPE after an appraisal by accountants.Their hangar is also to be given up with BE200 G-GKNB moving to hangar 1.BA will move into H2. March...
  9. elmdon74

    Nostalgia at BHX

    BHX LOG March 1971, 1/3 G-ATYC BEAGLE 206 LGW-SOU & 4/3,G-ATGL C310J LBA-LPL 2/3 LN-RLW DC9 SAS MAN-CPH & 4/3,G-AXYA PA31 F/T OXF 3/3 XP805 BEAVER F/T NETHERAVON,I-DIMB DC-6 MILAN-MAN,G-AYPU CHEROKEE ARROW,G-AYGO C172 4/3 F-BPJF BARON,F-BOJL C337 LILLE-EGBO,G-APDO COMET 4 F/T PMI,G-AXCP 1-11 F/T...
  10. elmdon74

    Weekend cargo hub operations

    Another lockdown project as I was interested to see the amount of aircraft that are on the ground during the weekend at the 4 major European mainland cargo hubs.Also helps me in planning any future trips to see the maximum amount of those elusive night freighters without having to stay up all...
  11. elmdon74

    Nostalgia at BHX

    BHX LOG/Residents list February 1981, Passenger figures for Feb 1981 were 87,163 down 13% due to the recession and 1980 was a leap year. Residents list, Hangar 1 G-AYZN,BFKN AZTEC CENTRAL A/S G-BHTT CITATION LUCAS G-BDPH OLEE,OWAC,OWAK C152/172 WARWICKSHIRE AERO CLUB G-ARBN APACHE G-ATGY GY-80...
  12. elmdon74

    Nostalgia at BHX

    BHX LOG February 1971, 2/2 N8283F C402 & 4/2,G-AWKX QUEEN AIR,LN-RLW DC9 SK & 4,9,16,23,27/2.SE-DBN 6,13,18/2 3/2 G-AXMR PA31,G-ATJR AZTEC 4/2 G-ASFF APACHE 235,G-ATPL 1-11 DA 5/2 XP805 BEAVER AAC,G-AWDI AZTEC,G-ATWO CHEROKEE,G-AVXV C172 7/2 G-ATSI BOLKOW JUNIOR,G-AWAW C152 8/2 D-ILKA...
  13. elmdon74

    Nostalgia at BHX

    BHX LOG/INFO 40 Years ago January 1981 January pax figures were 84,734 up 6.1%.1980 movements were 81,522 up 15.5%,of which 31,731 were Air Transport(1.7% down).Mail was 1,134 tonnes and cargo 2,921 tonnes Movements, 01/01 G-FOUR HS125 SEN-Aalborg 05/01 EI-BGL RC690B F/T DUB,G-AVXI HS748 AND...
  14. elmdon74

    Nostalgia at BHX

    BHX LOG 50 Years ago January 1971. 02/01 G-AWYR,G-AWYT,G-AWWX 1-11 BCAL LGW DIV,PLUS 4 BEA 1-11,2 TRIDENTS,2 VANGUARDS,G-AVGP 1-11 CAMBRIAN,EI 737 EI-ASF,9G-ABO VC10 GHANA A/W.LHR divs.G-ASYJ TRAVEL AIR 04/01 D-AMOR 1-11 GERMANAIR,G-ASXT GULF 1 FORD,G-ATPD HS125 SHELL,PH-MOA DC-3 WELLTRADE F/T...
  15. elmdon74

    BHX Movements and Heads Up

    Aircraft is Gulfstream G550 N73M owned by 3M Inc. It visits quite often,big manufacturer of PPE and have a large office in Atherstone.Regards,Simon.
  16. elmdon74

    Nostalgia at BHX

    BHX LOG 40 Years ago December 1980, Passenger total for 1980 was 1,603,085 compared to 1,609,246 in 1979,0.4% down. 1979 included 70,000 for Manchester diversions in September so if this is discounted it becomes an increase of 4.3%. Diversions, 1/12 G-BCKM CIT COV 11/12 G-BSVT E110 LTN G-WTVA...
  17. elmdon74

    Nostalgia at BHX

    BHX LOG/Residents list 50 Years ago December 1970 Movements for December 1970 were, 1/12 EI-AUK DOVE 6,LN-RLW DC9 SAS F/T CPH 2/12 S-FBI C421,G-AWRI JETRANGER 3/12 D-ILKA BE90,N8803T C182 4/12 G-AWLD C172H,G-AYII CHEROKEE ARROW 5/12 G-AYGY KA100 7/12 D-IELB C411 and 18/12 9/12 G-AEML DRAGON...
  18. elmdon74

    Nostalgia at BHX

    Yep, correct! Hadn't read the magazine correctly.Says cat II then ultimately III.Thanks,Simon.
  19. elmdon74

    Nostalgia at BHX

    BHX LOG 40 Years ago November 1980, Pax figures for the month were 93,134 making a total so far for the year of 1,525,552 down 1% on last year.RVR measuring equipment has been installed on runway 15/33 to permit CAT III operations.BMA were awarded a BHX/BFS-New York licence by the CAA but...
  20. elmdon74

    Nostalgia at BHX

    BHX LOG 50 Years ago November 1970, The joint BEA/SAS freight service to CPH began this month.DC9F used were SE-DBN 3,7/11,LN-RLW 5,10,14,17,19,21/11.There was also a big increase in freight flights to CGN and DUS for car parts,aircraft used included DC3 G-AMHJ,AMRA BUA,G-APBC,AMYJ...
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