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Now in its 51st year providing for aviation enthusiasts in the Gatwick area.

The monthly magazine Hawkeye is now no longer in production, having completed 50 years of publication. To find out what has been happening at Gatwick over the last few days, click the 'movements' tab above, then 'daily listings' in the drop-down, and enter the relevant date. For more general news items see below. Other activities include regular slide shows, an annual International Enthusiasts Fair and aviation publications.

 

HB-ILD, a Balair Cargo DC-4 pictured way back when...

Image from Pierre-Alain Petit via Tom Singfield.

Come to the LGW2018 convention on Sunday 22nd April. Click on 'events' above to see the flyer.

08.02.18 AIRLINE NEWS-BRITISH AIRWAYS acquired the slots once used by the now defunct Monarch Airlines, but does not have enough spare aircraft to occupy them. Consequently Titan Airlines 737 G-POWS and Germania A319 D-ASTR arrived today to work for BA, and they were joined by BA/CityFlyer EMB-190 G-LCYR on 9.2.18.

18.01.18 AIRLINE NEWS-AEROFLOT have revealed that their daily service will move to Heathrow on 25th March 2018 after slots have been found to accomodate it there. It remains unclear whether they will return here next winter.

17.01.18 AIRLINE NEWS-VIRGIN ATLANTIC received ex-Air Berlin A330 D-ALPA at Gatwick today when it ferried in from Manchester in Virgin colours, it will join the British register here. Also arriving, though all white, has been A340 G-VNAP, which came in from Manila on 27.01.18 and moved on to Manchester on 5.2.18. Then on 3.2.18 A330 G-VMIK arrived from Cambridge in full scheme, and carried out a test flight on 9.2.18.

14.01.18 AIRLINE NEWS-AUSTRIAN AIRLINES began their short series of skiing flights today;

From Sunday 14th January, OS9591, STA1040, Innsbruck, A319 Sundays only

From Saturday 20th January, OS9591, STA0815, Innsbruck, A319 Saturdays only

01.01.18 AIRLINE NEWS-AIR BALTIC will open a new route in March from Tallinn twice weekly, their website claims that 737s will operate it;

From Tuesday 27th March, BT649, STA1700, Tallinn, B733

From Saturday 29th March, BT649, STA1755, Tallinn, B733

Scroll down to see details of 'Survivors'

 
MOVEMENTS LOG STATUS

 

 
Latest Log is for 31st October 2017
 
 
50 years - Complete historic movements for 1958-67 (members only)
 
CS-DHJ Cessna 550 Citation Bravo Netjets Europe
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G-CJMD Embraer EMB135BJ Legacy Corporate Jet Management Ltd
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LATEST SITE ADDITIONS
 
20th Jul 2016 Winter 2017 Slideshow Schedule posted
     
7th Jan 2014 John Dyer's Annual Review for 2014 added
     
20th Jul 2016 Initial Autumn Slideshow schedule published
 
 

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NEW FROM GAS & ROY BLEWETT
 
THE LATEST EDITION OF SURVIVORS
 
 
  • A new edition of this well regarded series


  • Once more compiled by Roy Blewett


  • A directory of surviving classic types


  • Many illustrations


  • An invaluable reference source

 

 

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