Glasgow Airport Movements 2015
Noteworthy visitors to Glasgow International during August were Cessna 560XLS Citation Excel CS-DXF, Cessna 525A Citation CJ2 G-SONE and British Airways 787-8 Dreamliner G-ZBJE which declared a medical emergency during a flight from Heathrow to Austin, Texas (1st); Cessna 560XLS Citation XLS LX-INS and Donald Trump`s Sikorsky S-76B G-TRMP (2nd); Airbus A320-231 OY-RUP Danish Air Transport and Boeing 737-82R(WL) TC-AMP Pegasus (3rd); Airbus A340-313X CS-TQZ Hi Fly, Boeing 767-324(W) I-NDDL Neos, Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner A6-PFC and Learjet 35A D-CGRC (4th); Embraer 145 PH-DND FlyDenim, ATR72 EC-KUL Air Europa and Cessna 525A CitationJet CJ2 G-PEER (5th); Challenger 350 9H-VCB, Gulfstream 4SP N450MB and Hawker Beechcraft 750 CS-DUC (8th); Sikorsky S-92A G-MCGI HM Coast Guard `Rescue 951` (9th); Bombardier CL-600-2B16 Challenger 605 D-ASHY (10th); Beech 400A OK-EAS (11th); BAE146-2 WDL D-AMGL, Beech 350 M-SPEQ and N935EU (12th); Cessna 560XLS Citation XLS G-GXLS, Airbus A321-211 OE-LEW Niki and Challenger 605 OE-INN (13th); Dassault Falcon 900EX EI-ZMA (14th); Boeing 787-8 A6-PFC and Cessna 560XL Citation Excel S5-BDG (16th) BAe146-RJ85 SE-DJO Malmo Aviation (18th)...
Bringing Swedish fans to Glasgow for the Celtic v Malmo FF game were Boeing 737-4C9 SP-ENF Enter Air, Boeing 737-8Q8W OY-PSE Primera and Airbus A320-231 OY-JRZ Danish Air Transport, plus Beech 400A Beechjet OK-EAS, Dassault Falcon 7X M-CELT and Challenger 350 9H-VCI (19th); Airbus A321 OE-LES Niki and Air Charter Scotland`s Cessna Challenger 300 G-KALS (20th); PA-31 Navajo Chieftain G-IFIT (21st); Boeing 747-4Q8 G-VBIG Virgin Atlantic, Airbus A319-114 D-AIBA Lufthansa and Cessna 525A CitationJet CJ2 G-TWOP (22nd); ATR 72-500 EC-KVI Air Europa and Challenger 350 9H-VCA (23rd); Airbus A320-231 OY-LHD Danish Air Transport, Learjet 45 G-SOVB (24th); Cessna 510 Citation Mustang G-LEAA, Learjet 35A G-JMED and Cessna 310 G-EGLT (25th); Airbus A320-214 9A-CTJ Croatia Airlines, Airbus A340-313X CS-TQM Hi Fly (26th); Cessna 560XLS Citation Excel CS-DXF and Citation Mustang G-FFFC (29th); D-AILE A319-114 Lufthansa and a couple of all-white first time visitors - United Nations DHC8-314 Dash 8 C-FEXZ call sign "VAL800" which arrived around 1700hrs and Boeing 737-73WBBJ VP-BOP (29th); Cessna 510 G-FBKB and Cessna 560XLS G-CHUI (30th); Challenger 300 G-KALS and Embraer EMB-505 CS-PHC (31st).
Biz-Jets & General Aviation
You don`t see many Australian-registered aircraft in Scotland. This is Bombardier, BD-700-1A10 Global Express XRS VH-IQR which arrived around 1330hrs on Thursday 20th. It`s pictured here parked on Taxiway `Yankee` the following morning.
Military visitors during the month were C-160D Transall 50+40 German Air Force (6th); Sea King ZA130(19) RN `Rescue 177` (12th). Army Air Corps Britten-Norman BN-2T Defender AL.2 ZG997 arrived around 1615hrs on Friday 21 and stayed for an hour. Beech 200GT ZK460 RAF "CWL17" overshot runway 23 around 1120hrs on Friday 28 August.
AgustaWestland AW-109E Power Elite ZR322 (above) of No. 32 (The Royal) Squadron, using the call-sign "Kitty 99", landed at 1815hrs on Sunday 30 August and night stopped. This lightweight, twin-engine, eight-seat multi-purpose helicopter is the first all-Italian helicopter to be mass-produced and has been in continuous production for 40 years. The improved AW109E and SP-Grand New versions are regularly used by the RAF to transport members of the Royal Family.