LOG:Toulouse Blagnac Wednesday 30/03/2011 (08:45-22:15L)

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The usual disclaimers apply: Brackets indicate assumed reg. from intelligence. No brackets = positive sighting. All times are French local.

All frames parked-up, unless noted.

Wednesday 30/03/2011 (08:45-22:15L)

J.L. LAGARDERE flight line 30/03/2011 [3] A330-323E MSN 1209 F-WWYO MH

AIRBUS PLANT

A320 family
0001 320-200 F-WWBA Airbus. Parked on the apron at St. Martin du Touch.
4596 320-214 F-WWIX Afriqiyah Airways, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, rear. Re-positioned to a terminal-side DC stand at 11:40.
4608 320-232 F-WWIK Tiger Airways Australia, full colours. Flight line, St. Martin du Touch.
4623 320-214 F-WWBY Nouvelair Tunisie, full – revised – colours now featuring ‘billboard’ titles. ‘NH’ on tail = TS-INH. St. Martin du Touch, now in storage configuration, i.e. wheels bagged.
4625 320-214 F-WWBZ Aeroflot, full colours. Flight line, St. Martin du Touch.
4630 320-232 VT-IED IndiGo Air, full colours. Towed out of DC hangar at 09:15 to rear DC stand.
4633 320-232 B-6749 Shenzhen Airlines, ‘Universiade SHENZHEN 2011’ special colours. Towed out of DC hangar at 09:15 to terminal-side DC stand.
4649 320-214 F-WWDP Aeroflot, full colours. Flight line, St. Martin du Touch. Departed on a test flight at 11:50 – VQ-BIV under wing. Noted back on flight line by 14:45.
4655 320-214 F-WWDS Virgin America, full colours. Flight line, St. Martin du Touch.
4668 320-214 F-WWBJ Frontier Airlines, full fuselage colours, green engines, with pre-decal all grey tail. Apron, St. Martin du Touch.
4670 320-232 F-WWBK Royal Jordanian full colours minus tail decal. Engines installed. Station Carburant.
4673 320-214 F-WWBM Swiss International Air Lines, full colours. ‘LQ’ nosewheel i.d. (= HB-JLQ). Engines installed. Station Carburant.
4688 320-214 F-WWIU Standard (green) primer with all grey tail. Engineless, Station Carburant.

Additional frames which could not be read off:
1. 320-232 JetBlue, full colours. Flight line, St. Martin du Touch. Gone by 14:30. Assumed to be MSN 4647 (F-WWDN).
2. 320-233 Standard (green) primer with full Yemenia tail colours. Appeared at rear of St. Martin apron circa. 18:00. Assumed to be MSN 4690 (F-WWBO).

Bits and pieces:
1. Rear fuselage section on trolley, seen being towed onto A320 FAL at 14:35. MSN stencil = 4709. Believed to be destined for China Eastern as a series -214.
2. Front and rear fuselage sections on trolley, in the open outside Beluga unpack. MSN stencil = 4714. Believed to be destined for Air France as a series -214.
3. Front and rear fuselage sections on trolley, in the open outside Beluga unpack. MSN stencil = 4716. Believed to be destined for Wizz Air as a series -232.

Airbus Corporate Jet
0764 320-214X(CJ) HZ-A3 Alpha Star, full corporate colours. Noted in BIKINI engine test cell performing engine runs at 15:15.
4470 319-115X ACJ 9H-ALX Comlux, full corporate colours. Noted in open ACJ hangar.

Additional frames which could not be read off:
1. 319-133X ACJ Deer Air, full colours. Noted in open ACJ hangar. Assumed to be MSN 4042, (D-AIDR).
2. 319-1xxX ACJ Unable to confirm 100% as at rear of the ACJ hangar – which was in darkness – but from glimpse of scheme assume MSN 3994, (F-WJKO/9H-ERO).

A330/340 family
0001 340-311 F-WWAI Airbus. Parked at rear of La Raquette.
0360 340-642 F-WWCA Airbus. Glimpsed in big re-work hangar (C63) at ADER.

0886 340-542 F-WWTG Full Kingfisher Airlines colours. Not seen.
0894 340-542 F-WWTH All white colours with red engines. Not seen.
0925 330-203MRTT/KC-45A F-WWKB Not seen.
1204 330-343X TC-JNL Turkish Airlines, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, terminal-side. Departed on delivery by 18:00.
1209 330-323E F-WWYO Malaysia Airlines, full (new) colours. DC, terminal-side. Departed 32R on a test flight at 10:37. Noted back on stand at DC late afternoon.
1213 330-223 F-WWKF TAM Brasil, full colours. DC, plant-side.
1214 330-243 F-WWKH Garuda Indonesia, full colours. L’abrevouir, terminal-side.
1215 330-343E F-WWKK China Airlines, full colours. L’abrevouir, plant-side.
1216 330-342E F-WWKP Air China, full colours. L’abrevouir, plant-side. Re-positioned to terminal-side at 14:55.
1217 330-243 F-WWKR Hawaiian Airlines, full colours. L’abrevouir, terminal-side. Departed on a test flight at 15:17.
1218 330-202 F-WWYT Alitalia, full colours. L’abrevouir, terminal-side.
1219 330-323E F-WWYX Malaysia Airlines, full (new) colours. L’abrevouir, plant-side. Towed into GF hangar at 09:05.
1220 330-223 F-WWKD China Southern Airlines, full colours. L’abrevouir, terminal-side.
1223 330-243 F-WWYL South African Airways, full colours. Towed out of GF C02/Poste ‘G’ to l’abrevouir – plant-side – at 14:50.
1224 330-243 F-WWKJ AVIANCA, full colours. Engineless, ‘Stations 18’.
1225 330-202 F-WWKV Alitalia, full colours. Noted in open GF C02/Poste ‘F’ from the tour bus.
1229 330-323E F-WWYJ Standard (green) primer with full Malaysia Airlines tail and winglet colours. Engineless, ‘Stations 18’.
1230 330-343E F-WWYR Standard (green) primer with full EgyptAir tail colours. Engineless, ‘Stations 18’.
1231 330-343E F-WWYA All standard (green) primer colours, including tail. Engineless, ‘Stations 18’.

Additional frames which could not be read off:

Bits and pieces:

'Stations 18' 30/03/2011 [2]A380-841 MSN 0002 F-WXXL Airbus SAS

A380
0001 380-841 F-WWOW Airbus. Parked on the Airbus Development test flight line.
0002 380-841 F-WXXL Airbus. Noted in re-work hangar, hoisted off the ground on jacks.
0004 380-861 F-WWDD Airbus. Not seen.

0036 380-841 F-WWAM Standard (green) primer with full China Southern Airlines tail. Engines installed, rollout imminent. LAGARDERE FAL, Poste 30C.
0054 380-841 (unmarked) Standard (green) primer with full China Southern Airlines tail. Complete, but engineless. LAGARDERE FAL, Poste 30A.
0062 380-842 (F-WWAQ) QANTAS Airways, full colours. ‘QJ’ fin i.d. = VH-OQJ. Noted in ZIEGLER DC hangar. Moved to outside stand by 14:30. Noted performing engine runs in BIKINI engine test cell circa. 17:00. Taxied back to DC stand at 18:10. Towed back into DC hangar at 19:40.
0063 380-842 F-WWSK Standard (green) primer with full QANTAS Airways tail and engine colours, ‘QK’ fin i.d. = VH-OQK. Parked outside on the production flight line (flight test side) at Aeroconstellation, stand A14.
0074 380-842 F-WWSL Standard (green) primer with full QANTAS Airways tail and engine colours, ‘QL’ fin i.d. = VH-OQL. Noted in open GF/Paint Hall at LAGARDERE.
0075 380-861 F-WWSS Standard (green) primer with full Korean Air tail and engine colours, delivery registration HL7615 clearly visible under taped-on test reg. Parked outside on the production flight line at Aeroconstellation, stand A15.
0080 380-861 F-WWSV Standard (green) primer with full Emirates tail. Parked outside on the production flight line at Aeroconstellation, stand A17.
0083 380-861 F-WWSZ Standard (green) primer with full Emirates tail. Complete, with number 3 engine attached. No. 4 on trolley beside the aircraft. Status of Nos. 1 & 2 unclear as these could not be seen from tour balcony. LAGARDERE FAL, Poste 30B.

Additional frames which could not be read off:

Bits and pieces:

A400M
0001 F-WWMT Airbus Military. Noted on apron at St. Martin du Touch. Departed at 17:34.
0002 EC-402 Airbus Military. Not seen.
0003 F-WWMS Airbus Military. Airbus Development flight line. Departed at 11:07, landing back at 12:18.
0004 EC-404 Airbus Military. Not seen.

ATR Plant
098 72-600 F-WWEY Full house scheme. La Raquette (ATR DC) terminal-side. Departed at 17:34.
811 42-600 F-WWLY Full house scheme. La Raquette, terminal-side. Noted landing at 19:38.

827 42-500 F-WWLC NordStar Airlines, full colours. La Raquette, terminal-side.
916 72-212A F-WWEN Finncomm Airlines, full colours. La Raquette, plant-side. Was seen in storage configuration on the ATR flight line last visit. Delivery finally imminent?
931 72-212A F-WWEG All-white colours. ATR flight line. Stored?
942 72-212A F-WWER UT Air, full colours. ‘BLC’ (= VQ-BLC) on nosewheel door. Seen at La Raquette (plant-side) at 15:00. Noted on terminal-side stand circa 18:30.

Additional frames which could not be read off due to position were:

St. Martin du Touch, flight line:

Rear of St. Martin du Touch, close to hangars:

‘La Raquette’ (ATR DC) – plant-side:
??? 42-500 F-WNUB NordStar Airlines, full colours. MSN 823 ex. F-WWLB?

ATR hangar next to A320 FAL:

A300 hall:

Latecoere Aeroservices
041 42-320 9G-AAB Antrak Air, full colours. Engineless. Parked on rear storage ramp.
455? 72-202F VT-DEA All white with red rudder, no titles. For Deccan 360/Deccan Cargo. Parked outside main hangar.

0420 320-212 F-GSTS Strategic Airlines, full colours. Glimpsed inside main hangar.
0436 320-212 F-GSTR Strategic Airlines, full colours but minus (Solomons) titles. Still wearing Solomon Islands flag wing-fence colours. Parked on taxiway that used to be the approach road.

Additional frames which could not read-off/tied-up:
??? 72-??? Fly540, full colours. Glimpsed in partially-open side hangar. MSN 949 F-WWEB?

Air France Industries
0115 320-211 F-GHQE Air France (old colours). Parked outside main hangar, minus right-hand engine (although nacelle still attached).
37235 737-7GL/W EZ-A009 Turkmenistan Airlines. Parked, engine covers on.

Paint Hangar:
Closed.

Aero Technique Espace (ATE) paint shop
320 bay
Closed.

ATR bay
Closed.

Selected visitors
D-AOLG 100 OLT
D-AOLH 100 OLT
D-AWUE 142 WDL
EC-JHK 73H AEA UX0988 TLS-PMI
EC-JZT CR9 ANE
EC-JZV CR9 ANE
EC-LJS CRX ANE IB8771 TLS-MAD
F-GIXB 733 FPO
F-GIXC 733 FPO
F-GIXS 733 FPO
F-GRYL Be9 TJT
F-GUME Be9 TJT
F-HAPL AT7 CCM AF5604 TLS-NCE
F-HBNA 320 AFR
F-HBNC 320 AFR AF156AB (6256) ORY-TLS
F-HBXE E70 RAE
F-HBXF E70 RAE
F-OPAR 772 REU
G-EZBE 319 EZY
G-EZDD 319 EZY
G-EZGG 319 EZY U25338 TLS-LGW
G-EZID 319 EZY
G-EZII 319 EZY
G-EZIJ 319 EZY
G-EZTA 320 EZY
G-EZTB 320 EZY
G-EZTV 320 EZY
G-MAJY J41 EZE
OO-TAH 146F TAY
OY-SRK 762F SRR
PH-EZD E90 KLC

F-HCRT Citation
F-HLJP Premier
G-TAYC G450
M-TNTJ LJ55
N556TT G550

F-GGNY TB-20

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