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Tuesday 30 April 2013 - EMA

Ukraine Air Alliance Antonov 12BP UR-CGV was a morning arrival from Stavanger
later departing to Billund Photo: John Gregory

Saturday 27 April 2013 - Coventry

The end of an era! - Atlantic Airlines last airworthy Electra G-LOFC ferried from Katowice to Coventry in the
early hours of Saturday after operating their final Electra commercial flight from Leipzig on behalf of DHL

The aircraft has been sold to Buffalo Airways at Yellowknife and departed to Keflavik just after 1045....
.... Atlantic Airlines staff were out in force to wave it off and it received a water canon salute

.... as it taxied out to depart Coventry for the last time lining up on Runway 05 Photos: Mike Hollick

.... after taking off it made one final approach

.... and flyby along Runway 05 Photo: Mike Hollick

.... before climbing away en-route to it new home in Canada

A close up look at G-LOFC earlier in the morning when the sun was out

.... and a final look in the cockpit
.... and at those powerful Allison turboprops

"Buffalo Joe" - the owner of Buffalo Airways - was on hand to supervise the departure

A final sunny shot of Lockheed Electra G-LOFC which was the last airworthy Electra in Europe
Photos: James Ralph

Tuesday 23 April 2013 - East Midlands

Cargolux Boeing 747-8R7F LX-VCG was a lunchtime arrival from Bahrain....

.... bringing back "Formula1" racing cars and equipment after the recent Grand Prix

.... after unloading it positioned out to Luxembourg

Atlas Air Boeing 747-47UF N415MC also arrived from Bahrain positioning out to Barcelona 

Thomson Boeing 737-8K5 G-FDZE is now in their new "dreamliner" colour scheme
Photos: John Gregory

Thursday 18 April 2013 - RAF Shawbury

Four French Army Air Corps - ALAT - helicopters including Puma 1093/DCG visited RAF Shawbury
on a familiarisation flight around the UK as part on the ongoing development of interoperability
between the UK and French armed forces     

Also dropping in for fuel was Gazelle 3546/GJF....

.... Gazelle 3947/GAS

.... and Gazelle 4189/GCN all belonging to the 3rd Combat Helicopter Regiment and operating
out of Middle Wallop in Hampshire Photos: Mark Presswood

Tuesday 16 April 2013 - Wellesbourne

Embraer Phenom 300 PT-TOH was a lunchtime visitor on a demonstration flight Photo: Mark Presswood


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