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.
HAWKEYE magazine for December 2017 has been delivered, we hope you enjoyed the past 50 years!
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
23.12.17 AIRLINE NEWS-SWISS INTERNATIONAL opened their skiing series as expected today, and used both CS100 and CS300 types for the first time here.
21.12.17 AIRLINE NEWS-VIRGIN ATLANTIC will add three ex Air Berlin A330s to the fleet in due course to cover for the withdrawal of B787s for remedial work, and they may appear here at Gatwick. They will be registered G-VMIK, G-VMNK and G-VWND.
20.12.17 AIRLINE NEWS-AER LINGUS began their usual winter series of skiing charters today to Grenoble.
16.12.17 AIRLINE NEWS-BRITISH AIRWAYS have continued rearranging their Gatwick based minibus fleet, G-EUUJ was here 13th-17th December, G-EUUK arrived on 16th December. The two A319s which had carried the special 'golden' colour scheme since the London Olympics have been repainted into standard colours while on maintenance at Shannon, both G-DBCB and G-DBCD were completed during November.
12.12.17 AIRLINE NEWS-FINNAIR successfully began their short series of scheduled flights to Lapland as planned on 12th December.
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