Toulouse: Blagnac – Saturday 01/05/2010

Saturday 01/05/2010 (17:30-22:00L)

AIRBUS PLANT
EK407 Tail Stike - A6-ERG A340-541 MSN 608 Emirates

Surprise of the day! Original rear tail section from A6-ERG (reg still visible under red sticker) which was damaged following a tail strike at Melbourne while operating EK407 on the 20th March 2009. The aircraft was flown back to Toulouse on the 19th June 2009 for repairs. The repairs are reported to have cost $80 million with the rear tail section replaced. As can be seen by the primer tail section in this photo.A6-ERG returned to service on 1st December 2009.

A320 family

3974  320-214  F-WWIT  Air Blue, full colours. Parked at the ZIEGLER DC, terminal-side.
4023  320-232  F-WWDN  Dragonair, full colours.  Parked on the apron at St. Martin du Touch in storage configuration.
4119  320-216  EI-DTM  Air One/Alitalia, full colours.  Rear of ZIEGLER DC.
4195  320-216  F-WWIL  Air One/Alitalia, full colours.  ‘IA’ fin i.d. = EI-EIA.  Parked on the apron at St. Martin du Touch.
4247  320-232  F-WWDV  Dragonair, full colours.  Parked on the apron at St. Martin du Touch in storage configuration.
4249  320-216  F-WWDX  Air One/Alitalia, full colours.  ‘IB’ fin i.d. = EI-EIB. Parked on the apron at St. Martin du Touch .
4263  320-216  9M-AHX  AirAsia, full colours.  Rear of ZIEGLER DC.
4273  320-214  HZ-AS32 Saudi Arabian Airlines, full colours.  Rear of ZIEGLER DC.
4278  320-216  F-WWID  Thai AirAsia, full colours. Rear of ZIEGLER DC.
4281  320-214  F-WWIN  Avianca Colombia, full colours.  Inside ZIEGLER DC hanger
4290  320-232  (F-WWIX)  Standard (green) primer with full China Southern tail.  On flight line at St. Martin.
4303  320-232  (F-WWDY)  JetStar Airways, full colours.  Station Carburant
4308  320-232  F-WWIG  Wizz Air full colours.  Station Carburant
4310  320-232  (F-WWII)  Air Arabia (tail only seen).  Station Carburant
4317  320-232  F-WWIG  Air China.  Standard (green) primer with full Air China tail. Noted at the rear of the St. Martin apron.
4320  320-232  (F-WWDT)  Wizz Air (tail only seen).  Noted at the rear of the St. Martin apron.
Bits and pieces:
2 (unmated) front and aft fuselage sections in open by Beluga unpack.
A330/340 family

0886  340-542  F-WWTG  Kingfisher Airlines, full colours. Final A345 in KFR colours.  External storage at the J.L.LAGARDERE plant.
0925  330-203  F-WWKB  Low visibility scheme, engineless.    External storage at the J.L.LAGARDERE plant.
1031  330-223  F-WWKF  All-white with blue engines.   Parked at corner of l’abreuvoir.
1034  330-223  F-WWKS  All-white with white engines.  Parked on midfield ramp, in storage.
1039  330-223  F-WWYO  All (yellow) storage primer, with white engine colours.  Parked on midfield ramp in storage configuration.
1054  330-223  F-WWYC  All (yellow) storage primer.  Parked on midfield ramp in storage configuration.
1059  330-223  F-WWKV  All (yellow) storage primer.  Parked, engineless, on midfield ramp in storage configuration.
1102  340-542  “F-WW”  Standard (green) primer, including tail with Kuwait Airways winglet colours.  Engineless.  Stations 18. Final A340 to be built?
1108  330-343E  F-WWKZ  Saudi Arabian Airlines, full colours.  Parked at l’abreuvoir, plant-side.
1110  330-343  F-WWYG  Air China, full colours.  Parked at ZIEGLER DC (terminal-side).
1112  330-223  F-WWYJ  TAM Brasil, full colours.  Parked at ZIEGLER DC (terminal-side).
1116  330-223  F-WWKJ  China Southern Airlines, full colours.  Parked at l’abreuvoir, terminal-side.
1123  330-202  F-WWKY  Air One/Alitalia, full colours.  Parked at l’abreuvoir, terminal-side.
1124  330-343E  F-WWYK  Singapore Airlines, full colours.  Parked at l’abreuvoir, plant-side.
1126 330-343E AirAsia X, full colours. Parked at l’abreuvoir, plant-side.
1127  330-343E  F-WWYP  Standard (green) primer with partial Saudi Arabian Airlines tail.  Parked at l’abreuvoir, plant-side.
1130  330-243  (F-WWKN)  Air China, full colours.  Engineless.  Stations 18.

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A380

002  380-841  F-WXXL  Airbus.  Now stored – partially-cocooned – outside at J.L.LAGARDERE.
004  380-861  F-WWDD  Airbus, back in full (standard) house colours.  Parked on the Airbus Development flight line.
047  380-842  F-WWAD  Standard (green) primer with full QANTAS tail. ‘QG’ fin i.d. = VH-OQG.  Complete, with engines.  Stand A16 at the Aeroconstellation flight line.
048  380-841  F-WWAK  Standard (green) primer with full Lufthansa tail.  ’MD’ fin i.d. = D-AIMD.  Complete, with engines.  Stand A14 at the Aeroconstellation flight line.
056  380-861  F-WWAR  Standard (green) primer with full Emirates Airline tail.  Complete, with engines.  On the Aeroconstellation flight line.
062  380-842  (unmarked)  Standard (green) primer with full QANTAS tail. ‘QJ’ fin i.d. = VH-OQJ.  Engineless and very unfinished.  On the Aeroconstellation flight line.
065  380-841  (unmarked)  Standard (green) primer with full Singapore Airlines tail.  Engineless and very unfinished.  On the Aeroconstellation flight line.

ATR Plant
098  72-600  F-WWEY  Full house scheme.  Parked at the ATR DC, terminal-side.
905  72-212A  F-WWEV  Wings Abadi, full colours.  Parked at the ATR DC, terminal-side.

911  72-212A  F-WWEE  Trip Linhas Aereas, full colours.   Parked at the ATR DC, terminal-side.

913  72-212A  (F-WWEI)  Air Algerie, full colours.  Noted at the rear of the ATR DC during takeoff on the 2nd May
Selected Visitors
D-AHFU    Boeing 737-8K5(WL)    TUIfly
EC-IMX    Embraer 120ER Brasilia    Swiftair
EI-IRE    CL604 Challenger    Starair (Ireland) Inc
EI-JJJ    Beechcraft Hawker    Airlink Airways Ltd
EI-RJN    BAe RJ85        Cityjet
EI-RJV    BAe RJ85        Cityjet
M-JCPO  HS.125-700A
N999AM  Cessna 500 Citation I    Xentrapharm Aviation Inc Trustee
OO-TAJ  BAe 146-300QT        TNT Airways
SU-BPU  Airbus A320-214        Air Cairo

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