30 April 2015

Thursday 30th April 2015

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Departed 02:41   ZZ332    A330   RRR2310     Royal Air Force
Departed 07:39   ZZ177    C17A   RRR6602     Royal Air Force
Departed 08:22   ZZ335    A330   MADRAS41    Royal Air Force
Departed 10:15   ZH875    C130   RRR207      Royal Air Force
Arrived  10:25   G-BULL   BDOG   GBULL     
Departed 10:55   ZM402    A400   RRR4016     Royal Air Force
Departed 11:03   ZZ178    C17A   RRR817      Royal Air Force
TouchnGo 13:20   QQ101    R1JH   TESYER102   QinetiQ
Departed 13:27   ZZ334    A330   MADRAS42    Royal Air Force
Arrived  18:10   ZZ171    C17A   RRR6489     Royal Air Force
Arrived  19:27   ZM402    A400   RRR4017     Royal Air Force
Arrived  20:30   ZZ334    A330   MADRAS42    Royal Air Force
Departed 21:00   ZH867    C130   JUKEBOX1    Royal Air Force
Departed 21:00   ZH868    C130   JUKEBOX2    Royal Air Force
Departed 23:31   G-VYGJ   A330   TOW2232     AirTanker Ltd     24HR Delay, BAD WX En-Route


Visitors on Base
NONE

29 April 2015

Wednesday 29th April 2015

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Arrived  07:52   G-VYGJ   A330   TOW2231    AirTanker Ltd
Departed 10:33   ZZ334    A330   TARTAN31   Royal Air Force
Departed 10:40   ZH872    C130   RRR5816    Royal Air Force
Departed 11:26   ZZ178    C17A   RRR817     Royal Air Force 
Departed 11:33   ZZ332    A330   RRR2302    Royal Air Force   
Departed 12:13   G-VYGK   A330   TOW123     AirTanker Ltd     to MAN/EGCC
Departed 12:35   ZZ331    A330   RRR2786    Royal Air Force
Departed 12:38   ZH889    C130   RRR5514    Royal Air Force
Arrived  14:05   ZZ178    C17A   RRR817     Royal Air Force
Arrived  15:34   ZZ334    A330   TARTAN31   Royal Air Force
Arrived  18:00   ZZ177    C17A   RRR6629    Royal Air Force
Departed 19:30   ZM402    A400   RRR463     Royal Air Force
Arrived  20:30   ZH872    C130   RRR5817    Royal Air Force
Touch&Go 22:10   ZM402    A400   RRR463     Royal Air Force
Touch&Go 22:20   ZM402    A400   RRR463     Royal Air Force
Arrived  22:30   ZZ332    A330   RRR2303    Royal Air Force
Arrived  22:37   ZM402    A400   RRR463     Royal Air Force


Visitors on Base
NONE

28 April 2015

Tuesday 28th April 2015

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Arrived  04:10   ZZ333    A330   RRR2779    Royal Air Force
Arrived  04:20   ZZ332    A330   RRR2781    Royal Air Force
Arrived  05:35   ZZ176    C17A   RRR6477    Royal Air Force
Departed 11:04   ZH872    C130   RRR5816    Royal Air Force
Departed 11:10   ZZ171    C17A   RRR6488    Royal Air Force
Departed 11:31   ZZ331    A330   RRR2802    Royal Air Force
Arrived  12:45   ZH872    C130   RRR5816    Royal Air Force
Departed 12:55   ZZ334    A330   MADRAS21   Royal Air Force
Arrived  15:20   LX-NAT   C56X   ??????     Luxaviation SA
Departed 16:15   ZZ177    C17A   RRR6628    Royal Air Force
Arrived  16:43   ZZ334    A330   MADRAS21   Royal Air Force
Departed 17:41   ZH870    C130   RRR5930    Royal Air Force
Arrived  18:20   ZZ331    A330   RRR2803    Royal Air Force


Visitors on Base
NONE

27 April 2015

Monday 27th April 2015

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Departed    00:04   G-VYGJ   A330   TOW2230      AirTanker Ltd
Arrived     03:20   ZZ331    A330   RRR2775      Royal Air Force
Departed    09:53   ZH867    C130   RR178        Royal Air Force
Departed    11:38   ZZ335    A330   RRR2782      Royal Air Force
Arrived     11:45   ZH842    EH10   NAVY580      Royal Navy
Departed    12:14   ZH842    EH10   NAVY580      Royal Navy
Departed    12:55   G-VYGK   A330   TOW123       AirTanker Ltd
Departed    13:07   ZZ178    C17A   RRR817       Royal Air Force
Departed    13:32   ZZ334    A330   TARTAN11     Royal Air Force
Arrived     14:44   G-VYGK   A330   TOW123       AirTanker Ltd
OverShoot   15:07   ZF511    TUCA   GAUNTLET59   QinetiQ   
Touch&Go    15:16   QQ101    B146   TESTER78     QinetiQ
Arrived     16:40   ZF117    S61    RENEGADE4    Royal Navy
Departed    16:55   ZF117    S61    RENEGADE4    Royal Navy
Arrived     17:12   XW213    PUMA   VORTEX340    Royal Air Force
Arrived     18:55   ZZ334    A330   TARTAN11     Royal Air Force
Departed    22:59   ZZ173    C17A   RRR6600      Royal Air Force


Visitors on Base
NONE






G-VYGK A330 TOW123 After a 2hr Air Test  © Keith Sutherland

26 April 2015

Sunday 26th April 2015

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Departed 11:23   ZZ332    A330   RRR2780   Royal Air Force   
Departed 11:59   69-033   C160   TuAF704   Turkish Air Force
Departed 12:56   ZH867    C130   RRR059    Royal Air Force
Arrived  13:??   ZH867    C130   RRR059    Royal Air Force
Departed 14:26   ZH872    C130   RRR060    Royal Air Force
Arrived  21:20   ZZ177    C17A   RRR6349   Royal Air Force


Visitors on Base
NONE


69-033 C160 Turkish AF Departing Brize (Retro Black'n'White) © Ollie Kearsey

25 April 2015

Saturday 25th April 2015

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Dep 06:50   ZZ177    C17A   RRR6348   Royal Air Force
Arr 07:37   G-VYGJ   A330   TOW2233   AirTanker Ltd
Dep 08:48   ZZ171    C17A   RRR6420   Royal Air Force
Dep 10:42   ZZ334    A330   RRR2300   Royal Air Force
Dep 12:35   ZZ332    A330   RRR2810   Royal Air Force
Dep 13:21   ZM400    A400   RRR4010   Royal Air Force
Arr 13:55   69-033   C160   TuAF704   Turkish Air Force
Arr 14:35   ZZ178    C17A   RRR6603   Royal Air Force
Dep 14:59   ZH872    C130   RRR058    Royal Air Force
Dep 15:28   ZH867    C130   RRR057    Royal Air Force
Dep 15:41   ZZ333    A330   RRR2778   Royal Air Force
Arr 18:00   ZZ332    A330   RRR2810   Royal Air Force
Arr 21:30   ZZ171    C17A   RRR6421   Royal Air Force
Arr 22:30   ZZ334    A330   RRR2301   Royal Air Force


Visitors on Base
69-033 C160 TUAF

24 April 2015

Friday 24th April 2015

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Arr 01:25   ZZ331   A330   RRR2773    Royal Air Force

Arr 05:40   ZZ171   C17A   RRR6365    Royal Air Force
Dep 08:33   ZZ417   B350   SNAKE047   Royal Air Force
Dep 10:10   ZZ333   A330   MADRAS51   Royal Air Force
Dep 10:45   ZZ176   C17A   RRR6476    Royal Air Force
Dep 10:55   ZH867   C130   RRR171     Royal Air Force
Dep 11:11   ZH872   C130   RRR5506    Royal Air Force
Dep 14:24   ZZ331   A330   RRR2774    Royal Air Force
T&G 14:44   QQ101   RJ1H   ETP78      QinetiQ
Arr 15:00   ZZ333   A330   MADRAS51   Royal Air Force
Dep 17:33   ZH867   C130   JACKDAW1   Royal Air Force
Dep 17:33   ZH870   C130   JACKDAW2   Royal Air Force
Arr 18:30   ZZ332   A330   RRR2311    Royal Air Force


Visitors on Base
NIL



QQ101 RJ100 QinetiQ  T&G at Brize © Keith Sutherland

23 April 2015

Thursday 23rd April 2015

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Arr 01:50   ZZ334   A330   RRR2831    Royal Air Force

Dep 02:20   ZZ332   A330   RRR2310    Royal Air Force
Dep 07:41   ZZ178   C17A   RRR6602    Royal Air Force
Dep 10:15   ZZ333   A330   TARTAN43   Royal Air Force 
Dep 10:30   ZZ334   A330   TARTAN41   Royal Air Force
Arr 12:07   ZZ417   B350   SNAKE47    Royal Air Force
Dep 13:48   ZZ417   B350   KNIGHT47   Royal Air Force
Arr 14:24   ZH889   C130   OMEN51     Royal Air Force
Arr 15:14   ZZ333   A330   TARTAN43   Royal Air Force
Arr 15:16   ZZ334   A330   TARTAN41   Royal Air Force
Arr 17:53   ZZ417   B350   KNIGHT47   Royal Air Force
Arr 18:24   ZM400   A400   RRR4007    Royal Air Force
Arr 19:59   ZH870   C130   RRR5819    Royal Air Force
Dep 20:03   ZH889   C130   OMEN51     Royal Air Force
Dep 20:05   ZH867   C130   RRR218     Royal Air Force
Arr 21:14   ZH889   C130   OMEN51     Royal Air Force


Visitors on Base

ZZ417 SHADOW RAF

22 April 2015

Wednesday 22nd April 2015

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Arr 00:10   ZZ332    A330   TARTAN22   Royal Air Force
Dep 00:12   ZG997    BN2T   AAC533     Army Air Corps
Dep 06:44   NZ7572   B757   KIWI301    Royal New Zealand Air Force
Arr 07:40   G-VYGJ   A330   TOW2231    AirTanker Ltd
Dep 08:48   ZZ332    A330   MADRAS33   Royal Air Force
Dep 10:50   ZZ333    A330   RRR2302    Royal Air Force
Dep 11:25   ZM400    A400   RRR4980    Royal Air Force
Arr 12:30   ZZ417    B350   SNAKE47    Royal Air Force
Arr 14:45   ZZ178    C17A   RRR6629    Royal Air Force
Dep 15:05   ZZ331    A330   RRR2772    Royal Air Force
Arr 15:40   ZZ332    A330   MADRAS33   Royal Air Force
Dep 18:40   ZZ171    C17A   RRR6364    Royal Air Force
Arr 19:45   ZM400    A400   RRR4981    Royal Air Force
Arr 22:20   ZZ333    A330   RRR2303    Royal Air Force
Dep 23:50   G-VYGJ   A330   TOW2232    AirTanker Ltd  


Visitors on Base

NIL

21 April 2015

Tuesday 21st April 2015

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Dep 08:45   ZZ333    A330   RRR2886    Royal Air Force
Dep 08:50   ZZ174    C17A   RRR6430    Royal Air Force
Arr 09:50   F-RARF   A330   CTM1275    Armée de L'Air
Dep 10:10   F-RARF   A330   CTM1275    Armée de L'Air
Dep 11:30   ZZ335    A330   TARTAN23   Royal Air Force
Dep 12:25   ZZ178    C17A   RRR6628    Royal Air Force
Arr 15:15   ZZ333    A330   RRR2887    Royal Air Force
Arr 16:20   ZZ335    A330   TARTAN23   Royal Air Force
Arr 16:40   ZZ331    A330   RRR2835    Royal Air Force
Arr 18:30   ZZ176    C17A   RRR6601    Royal Air Force
Dep 20:20   ZZ332    A330   TARTAN22   Royal Air Force
Dep 22:12   ZH872    C130   RRR155     Royal Air Force
Arr 23:30   ZZ177    C17A   RRR6355    Royal Air Force
Arr 23:35   ZH872    C130   RRR155     Royal Air Force
Arr 23:40   ZZ171    C17A   RRR6487    Royal Air Force


Visitors on Base

NZ7572 B757 KIWI


F-RARF A330 CTM1275 Armée de L'Air Departing  © Keith Sutherland

Monday 20th April 2015

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Dep 07:25   ZZ176   C17A   RRR6600    Royal Air Force
Dep 10:30   ZM402   A400   RRR409     Royal Air Force
Dep 10:35   ZZ335   A330   MADRAS13   Royal Air Force
Dep 11:35   ZZ331   A330   RRR2834    Royal Air Force
Arr 14:20   ZZ174   C17A   RRR6505    Royal Air Force
Arr 15:45   ZZ335   A330   MADRAS13   Royal Air Force
Dep 18:42   ZZ333   A330   MADRAS12   Royal Air Force 


Visitors on Base

NZ7572 B757 KIWI


ZZ176 C17A Departing Brize -- Keith Sutherland






19 April 2015

Sunday 19th April 2015

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Dep 07:47   ZZ417     B350   SERPENT17   Royal Air Force
Dep 12:10   ZZ334     A330   RRR2380     Royal Air Force
Dep 13:20   ZZ331     A330   RRR2814     Royal Air Force
Dep 13:50   A41-209   C17A   ASY476      Royal Australian Air Force
Dep 15:10   ZZ171     C17A   RRR6486     Royal Air Force
Arr 18:25   ZZ331     A330   RRR2815     Royal Air Force
Dep 23:45   G-VYGJ    A330   TOW2230     AirTanker Ltd


Visitors on Base

NZ7572 B757 KIWI


A41-209 C17A Departing Brize  © Keith Sutherland

18 April 2015

Saturday 18th April 2015

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Arr 00:09   ZM400    A400   RRR402      Royal Air Force  
Arr 08:04   G-VYGJ   A330   TOW2233     AirTanker Ltd
Dep 10:18   ZH872    C130   RRR212      Royal Air Force  
Dep 11:07   ZZ174    C17A   RRR6504     Royal Air Force  
Dep 11:26   ZZ333    A330   RRR2300     Royal Air Force  
Dep 11:36   ZZ334    A330   RRR2816     Royal Air Force  
Dep 12:04   ZZ417    B350   SCARAB47    Royal Air Force  
Dep 12:53   ZH868    C130   OMEN51      Royal Air Force  
Dep 12:53   ZH870    C130   OMEN52      Royal Air Force 
Dep 12:54   ZH877    C130   OMEN04      Royal Air Force 
Dep 12:54   ZH875    C130   OMEN03      Royal Air Force 
Arr 16:28   ZZ417    B350   SERPENT17   Royal Air Force
Arr 20:47   ZZ334    A330   RRR2817     Royal Air Force 
Arr 22:27   ZZ333    A330   RRR2301     Royal Air Force 


Visitors on Base
NZ7572  B757 KIWI
A41-209 C17A ASY



Airbus 330-243 MRTT ZZ334 Departing BZZ  © Keith Sutherland

17 April 2015

Friday 17th April 2015

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Arr 00:09   ZZ173     C17A   RRR6350    Royal Air Force  
Arr 06:58   N618WF    GLEX   CSUNKN     Meadow Park Estates
Dep 09:22   N618WF    GLEX   CSUNKN     Meadow Park Estates
Dep 09:14   ZZ332     A330   TARTAN51   Royal Air Force
Dep 09:44   ZH889     C130   RRR305     Royal Air Force
Dep 09:48   ZZ335     A330   TARTAN52   Royal Air Force
Dep 10:53   ZZ334     A330   RRR2806    Royal Air Force
Dep 11:47   ZH870     C130   RRR306     Royal Air Force
Dep 11:48   ZH867     C130   CSKNWN     Royal Air Force
Dep 12:03   ZH872     C130   RRR211     Royal Air Force
Dep 12:13   ZZ171     C17A   RRR832     Royal Air Force
Arr 13:53   ZZ335     A330   TARTAN52   Royal Air Force
Dep 14:26   ZH867     C130   RRR141     Royal Air Force
Arr 14:57   ZZ332     A330   TARTAN51   Royal Air Force
Dep 15:47   ZM400     A400   RRR4020    Royal Air Force
Arr 18:25   ZZ331     A330   RRR2311    Royal Air Force
O/S 18:36   XW214     PUMA   WARLOCK1   Royal Air Force
Arr 18:40   ZZ176     C17A   RRR6603    Royal Air Force
Arr 18:45   ZZ334     A330   RRR2807    Royal Air Force
Arr 21:45   ZZ171     C17A   RRR6389    Royal Air Force
Arr 22:35   A41-209   C17A   ASY476     Royal Australian Air Force   N/S   


Visitors on Base
NZ7572  B757 KIWI
A41-209 C17A ASY



Airbus A330-243 MRTT Departing BZZ  © Keith Sutherland

59-1513 KC-135 USAF OTT BZZ  © Keith Sutherland

15 April 2015

Thursday 16th April 2015

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Dep 01:18   G-VYGJ    A330   TOW2232    AirTanker Ltd
Dep 02:11   ZZ331     A330   RRR2310    Royal Air Force
Dep 07:32   ZZ176     C17A   RRR6602    Royal Air Force
Dep 07:48   ZH865     C130   RRR5880    Royal Air Force
Dep 09:14   09-0525   C37A   SAM721     United States Air Force
Dep 09:40   ZH889     C130   RRR133     Royal Air Force
Dep 10:19   ZZ335     A330   MADRAS43   Royal Air Force
Dep 10:38   ZH872     C130   RRR210     Royal Air Force
Dep 10:50   A41-208   C17A   ASY472     Royal Australian Air Force
Dep 11:35   ZZ333     A330   MADRAS41   Royal Air Force
Dep 11:52   ZH881     C130   RRR213     Royal Air Force
Dep 12:21   A41-209   C17A   ASY476     Royal Australian Air Force 
Dep 12:27   ZM400     A400   BDN89      Royal Air Force
Dep 12:58   ZH875     C130   RRR132     Royal Air Force
Dep 13:36   ZZ177     C17A   RRR6354    Royal Air Force
Arr 14:00   ZH889     C130   RRR133     Royal Air Force   
Arr 15:12   ZM400     A400   BDN89      Royal Air Force
Arr 16:00   ZZ333     A330   MADRAS41   Royal Air Force
Arr 16:25   ZZ335     A330   MADRAS43   Royal Air Force
Arr 17:08   NZ7572    B757   KIWI301    Royal New Zealand Air Force
Arr 17:15   ZH872     C130   RRR210     Royal Air Force
Arr 19:13   ZZ334     A330   RRR2761    Royal Air Force
Dep 20:58   ZH875     C130   ZORRO1     Royal Air Force
Dep 20:58   ZH889     C130   ZORRO2     Royal Air Force  



Visitors on Base
NZ7572 B757 KIWI

Wednesday 15th April 2015

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Arr 02:30   ZZ175     C17A   RRR6503      Royal Air Force
Arr 07:59   G-VYGJ    A330   TOW2231      AirTanker Ltd
Arr 09:10   09-0525   C37A   SAM721       United States Air Force
Dep 10:18   ZH875     C130   OMEN51       Royal Air Force
Dep 10:19   ZH870     C130   OMEN52       Royal Air Force
Dep 10:39   ZZ333     A330   TARTAN33     Royal Air Force
Dep 10:45   ZZ332     A330   RRR2302      Royal Air Force
Dep 11:44   ZZ331     A330   TARTAN31     Royal Air Force
Dep 12:55   ZH872     C130   RRR209       Royal Air Force
Dep 13:11   ZZ334     A330   RRR2760      Royal Air Force
Arr 13:??   ZK452/L   B200   CRANWELL79   Royal Air Force
Dep 14:19   ZZ176     C17A   RRR815       Royal Air Force
Dep 14:59   ZK452/L   B200   CRANWELL79   Royal Air Force
Arr 15:10   ZZ331     A330   TARTAN31     Royal Air Force
Arr 15:38   ZZ333     A330   TARTAN33     Royal Air Force
Dep 18:50   ZH870     C130   OMEN52       Royal Air Force
Dep 18:52   ZH875     C130   OMEN51       Royal Air Force
Arr 19:15   ZM402     A400   RRR400       Royal Air Force
Arr 19:20   ZZ171     C17A   RRR6629      Royal Air Force
Dep 20:40   ZH870     C130   RRR130       Royal Air Force
Arr 21:55   ZZ335     A330   RRR2303      Royal Air Force


Visitors on Base
A41-208 C17A ASY   BAY35
A41-209 C17A ASY   BAY6
09-0525 C37A USAF

14 April 2015

Tuesday 14th April 2015

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Dep 09:17   ZH883     C130   RRR124       Royal Air Force
Dep 09:53   ZZ333     A330   RRR2884      Royal Air Force
Dep 10:06   ZZ331     A330   MADRAS23     Royal Air Force
Dep 10:27   ZH870     C130   RRR050       Royal Air Force
Dep 11:28   ZH870     C130   RRR050       Royal Air Force
Dep 12:44   ZZ334     A330   MADRAS24     Royal Air Force
Arr 13:43   ZK452/L   B200   CRANWELL79   Royal Air Force
Dep 14:08   ZH875     C130   JUKEBOX2     Royal Air Force
Dep 14:11   ZH870     C130   JUKEBOX1     Royal Air Force
Dep 14:16   ZM402     A400   RRR4002      Royal Air Force
Dep 15:10   ZK452/L   B200   CRANWELL79   Royal Air Force
Dep 15:13   ZZ171     C17A   RRR6628      Royal Air Force
Arr 15:41   A41-209   C17A   ASY476       Royal Australian Air Force
Arr 16:51   ZZ334     A330   MADRAS24     Royal Air Force
Arr 17:50   A41-208   C17A   ASY472        Royal Australian Air Force
Arr 19:15   ZZ334     A330   MADRAS24     Royal Air Force
Arr 19:20   ZZ177     C17A   RRR6601      Royal Air Force
Arr 19:50   ZZ332     A330   RRR2705      Royal Air Force
Arr 20:55   ZZ333     A330   RRR2885      Royal Air Force


Visitors on Base
A41-208 C17A ASY  BAY35
A41-209 C17A ASY  BAY6


A41-208 C17A ASY  © Keith Sutherland