Wednesday 23/05/2012 (08:55-17:30L)

J.L. LAGARDERE flight line 23/05/2012.

[09:45] ..MSN 5166 first engine run [4/5].

Photos at: http://www.flickr.com/photos/a380spotter/sets/72157629013900187/

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.

A320-232 MSN 5132 N614NK NK

Wednesday 23/05/2012 (08:55-17:30L)

AIRBUS PLANT

A320 family
0001 320-211 F-WWBA Airbus S.A.S. Now minus ‘Sharklets’ with standard ‘CEO’ wing fences re-installed. St. Martin du Touch apron. Departed at 09:34 as ‘AIB32BA’ TLS-TLS, landing back at 14:20.
[0659 320-232 F-WWDB DLR – Deutsches Zentrum fuer Luft- und Raumfahrt. Not seen.]

5098 320-214/W F-WWIQ All-white colours. St. Martin du Touch apron. Towed to ZIEGLER DC, terminal-side, stand at 11:25. Noted back at St. Martin du Touch by 14:30.
5132 320-232 N614NK Spirit Airlines, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, rear.
5145 320-232 JA02JJ Jetstar Japan, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, terminal-side.
5147 320-214 F-WWBR Air Hong Kong, full colours. Inside open hangar ‘M96’.
5149 320-216 9M-AQM AirAsia, full colours. 100th AirAsia A320. ZIEGLER DC, rear.
5163 320-214 F-WWDI Interjet, full colours. Flight line, St. Martin du Touch.
5166 320-214 F-WWDJ Peach Aviation, full colours. Apron, St. Martin du Touch. Towed into BIKINI engine test cell at 09:30 for first engine run ups. No. 2 engine started at 09:44, No. 1 at 09:46.
5167 320-214 F-WWBV S7 Airlines, full colours. Flight line, St. Martin du Touch.
5168 320-232 F-WWDM China Southern Airlines, full colours. Station Carburant, then to flight line St. Martin du Touch by 14:20.
5172 320-214 F-WWDP Lucky Air, full (new) colours. ‘6943’ on nosewheel doors = B-6943. ‘Complete, with engines installed. Station Carburant’.

Additional frames which could not be read off:
5182 320-232 [F-WWBG?] Glimpsed in part-open General Finishing hangar.
5184? 320-214 [F-WW??] Standard (green) primer with full TAM Airlines tail colours. Noted under tow at St. Martin du Touch c. 14:20 and out of sight.
5190 320-232 [F-WW??] Glimpsed in part-open General Finishing hangar.

3 airframes were seen on the open A320 FAL, one had a full colours Wizz Air tail [5196?] the others were tailless.

Components:
5215 320-216 Front and rear sections, on transportation jigs outside Beluga unpack area. Believed to be destined for Indonesia AirAsia.
..a further set (front and rear sections were also present, but could not be identified.

A320-232 MSN 5145 JA02JJ GK

Airbus Corporate Jet Centre
4768 319-111 VP-CMJ All-white colours. Noted in open hangar.

A330/340 family
0001 340-311 F-WWAI Airbus S.A.S. C63 hangar.
0360 340-642 F-WWCA Airbus S.A.S. Vendee apron.

0886 340-542 F-WWTG Full Kingfisher Airlines colours. Towed ex-GF area at 09:50 to l’Abreuvoir and parked.
[0894 340-542 F-WWTH All white colours with red engines. Not seen.]
[0925 330-203 (MRTT) F-WWKB Low visibility (grey) scheme. Not seen.]
1175 330-243F F-WWKT Yangtze River Express, full colours. Engine covers on. ZIEGLER DC, terminal-side. Temporary storage?
1313 330-202 F-WWYM Alitalia, full colours. Named ‘IL TINTORETTO’. ZIEGLER DC, terminal-side. Left DC and taxiied to compass bay (near Airbus Development Flight Line), returning to original position at the DC at 11:35.
1314 330-343E F-WWKD Lufthansa, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, terminal-side. Taxiied off the DC and entered BIKINI engine test cell at 09:35 for engine runs. Arrived back at original position at the DC at 10:50.
1316 330-243 F-WWKJ Hawaiian Airlines, full colours. l’Abreuvoir, terminal-side. Noted in BIKINI performing engine run-ups at 14:45.
1317 330-342E F-WWKR Cathay Pacific, full colours. l’Abreuvoir, terminal-side. Departed at 15:30 on test flight, landing back at 16:43.
1318 330-323E F-WWYI Full (old, ‘new’) Malaysia Airlines colours. l’Abreuvoir, terminal-side.
1319 330-243 F-WWTE Virgin Australia, full colours. l’Abreuvoir, terminal-side.
1320 330-243F F-WWTG Air Hong Kong full (revised) colours. ‘LNW’ on nosewheel doors = B-LNW. l’Abreuvoir, plant-side.
1325 330-343E F-WWTL Standard (green) primer with full Hainan Group tail and engine colours. l’Abreuvoir, terminal-side. Believed to be destined for Hainan Airlines.
1329 330-343E F-WWTP Standard (green) primer with all-white tail colours. Engineless, ‘Stations 18’. Believed to be destined for Virgin Atlantic.
1331 330-243 [test reg. yet to be applied] Standard (green) primer with full China Eastern tail and winglet colours. Engineless, ‘Stations 18’.
1332 330-243F [test reg. yet to be applied] Standard (green) primer with full MNG Airlines tail colours. Engineless, ‘Stations 18’.
1333 330-243 [F-WW??] Standard (green) primer, tail could not be seen. ADER FAL, Poste 30D. Believed to be destined for Air China.
1337 330-323E F-WWTZ Primer with (old, ‘new’) Malaysia Airlines tail colours. Rolled-out of FAL (Poste 30A) during the morning, no winglets, radome or belly fairing. Engineless, ‘Stations 18’.

Additional frames which could not be read off:
1312 330-243 MRTT [F-WWYF] (Orange) storage primer. ZIEGLER DC, hangar.

1335 330-223 [F-WW??] Standard (green) primer with full China Southern tail colours. ADER FAL, Poste 30C?
13?? 330- [F-WW??] Standard (green) primer, tail could not be seen. ADER FAL, body-join, Poste 35A.

..plus an unknown all-white A330-200 was glimpsed in hangar ‘C63’.

Components:

A380-861 MSN 0096 F-WWAP KE

A380
0001 380-841 F-WWOW Airbus S.A.S. Production flight line (‘general testing’ side) at Aéroconstellation. Taxiied out at 10:35. Seen again departing at 15:25 as ‘AIB92OW’.
0002 380-841 F-WXXL Airbus S.A.S. Production flight line (‘flight testing’ side) at Aéroconstellation, stand A14.
0004 380-861 F-WWDD Airbus S.A.S. Vendee apron.

0093 380-841 F-WWAN Standard (green) primer with full Thai Airways International tail and engine colours. Production flight line (‘general testing’ side) at Aéroconstellation, stand A17.
0096 380-861 F-WWAP Standard (green) primer with full Korean Air tail and engine colours. Production flight line (‘flight testing’ side) at Aéroconstellation, stand A16.
0108 380-861 F-WWSI Standard (green) primer with full Emirates Airline tail and engine colours. Production flight line (‘flight testing’ side) at Aéroconstellation, stand A18.
0110 380-861 F-WWAE Standard (green) primer with full Emirates Airline tail and engine colours. Production flight line (‘general testing’ side) at Aéroconstellation, stand A19.

Additional frames which could not be read off:
0078 380-841 [F-WWSU/9M-MNA] Malaysia Airlines, basic ‘new’/A380 colours. ZIEGLER DC hangar.

Components:

A400M
[01 F-WWMT Not seen.]
003 F-WWMS Airbus Development flight line. Departed at 09:54 as ‘AIB26MS’.
[004 EC-404 Not seen.]

ATR Plant

‘La Raquette’ (ATR DC), terminal-side:
811 42-600 F-WWLY Full house scheme.
997 72-600 F-WWLV Caribbean Airlines, full colours.
1022 72-600 PR-PDA Passaredo Linhas Aéreas, full colours.
1023 72-600 F-WWLQ Air Nostrum/IBERIAregional, full colours.

La Raquette’ (ATR DC), plant-side:
1021 72-600 F-WWLO Caribbean Airlines, full colours.
1029 72-212A F-WWEL Primer with all-white tail colours. Believed to be destined for UTair Aviation.

St. Martin du Touch, ATR flight line:
989 72-600 F-WWLP Caribbean Airlines, full colours.
993 72-600 F-WWLS Caribbean Airlines, full colours. Noted being towed to the flight line ex. Raquette area at 14:35.

Rear of St. Martin du Touch, close to hangars:
1032 72-600 F-WWEQ Air Nostrum/IBERIAregional, full colours.

ATR FAL:

ATR hangar (old A300 hall):
102? 72-600 (F-WWL?) AZUL Linhas Aéreas, full colours.

[Blagnac] GA ramp:
1024 72-212A PK-WFW Wings Abadi Air, full colours. Departed on test flight at 11:25, landing back at 14:47 and back to GA ramp. Departed later that afternoon on the first-leg of its delivery flight, routing TLS-PFO.

Latecoere Aeroservices
025 ATR 42-312 5N-BCS Overland Airways, full colours. Outside Airformation hangar.
396 ATR 72-202 PR-AZV ‘La Ville Rose’ Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras, full ‘Femama’ (cancer awareness) colours. Intact, gate area.

1068 319-112 F-GYFM All-white, ex CCM Airlines. Front apron.
1145 319-112 F-GYJM All-white, ex CCM Airlines. Front apron.
30684/1689 737-8Q8 F-WTAD Malév Hungarian Airlines (member of oneworld) full colours. Partially inside main hangar.

Additional frames which could not read-off/tied-up:
2 additional ATRs were noted on the rear storage ramp: an all-white ATR 72 and a mostly-white ATR 42.

Air Formation

Air France Industries
2213 319-115LR [F-GRXG] Air Côte d’Ivoire fcs (rear of AFI hangar).
3065 319-115LR F-GRXN Air France DEDICATE, full old colours, main apron.

Paint Hangar:
Closed.

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

ATR bay:
Closed.

Selected visitors
D-ASTY 319 GMI
EC-JYX 320 VLG
EC-LJR CRX ANE
EC-LJS CRX ANE
F-GZTB 733 FPO
F-HBNH 320 AFR
F-HBXC E70 RAE
F-HMLA CRX BZH
G-EZAX 319 EZY
G-EZBH 319 EZY
G-EZEV 319 EZY
G-EZIX 319 EZY
G-EZTG 320 EZY
G-EZTZ 320 EZY
OO-JBV 73H JAF
OO-TAS 146 TAY
OY-SRI 76F SRR
PH-EZR E90 KLC
S5-AAS 320 ADR
TC-JKO 73W THY

F-GGNO TB-20

A380spotter.

Wednesday 28/03/2012 (09:00-22:10L)

A320-214 MSN 5072 F-WWDK JD

A330-243 MSN 1293 F-WWYU DJ

Photos at: http://www.flickr.com/photos/a380spotter/sets/72157629013871887/with/6888959484/

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 28/03/2012 (09:00-22:10L)

AIRBUS PLANT

A320 family
0001 320-211/W F-WWBA Airbus S.A.S. St. Martin du Touch apron. Departed at 14:27 as ‘AIB03BA’ TLS-TLS.
[0659 320-232 F-WWDB DLR – Deutsches Zentrum fuer Luft- und Raumfahrt. Not seen.]

5053 320-232 B-6875 China Eastern Airlines, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, rear. Departed at 13:47 as ‘MU0299’ TLS-SVX-PVG on delivery.
5 063 320-214 B-6892 China Eastern Airlines, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, rear.
5072 320-214 F-WWDK Beijing Capital Airlines, ZIEGLER DC, rear.
5074 321-231 A9C-CB Gulf Air, full colours. Vendee ramp.
5075 320-232 F-WWIB Wizz Air, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, rear.
5080 320-232 F-WWIF IndiGo Air, full colours. Flight line, St. Martin du Touch. Departed at 14:29. Noted at rear of ZIEGLER DC by 18:40.
5098 320-214 F-WWIQ All-white colours. Complete, with engines installed, but minus both wing-fences. Flight testing probe attached to top of tail-fin. Understood to be the initial production ‘Sharklets’ retrofit proof of concept airframe. ‘Station Carburant’.
5102 320-214 F-WWIS StarFlyer, full colours. Flight line, St. Martin du Touch.
5106 320-214 F-WWIU S7 Airlines, full colours. Complete, with engines installed. ‘Station Carburant’.
5108 320-214 F-WWIV Spring Airlines, full colours. Complete, with engines installed. ‘Station Carburant’.
5112 320-214 F-WWIK Standard (green) primer with full GoAir tail and engine colours. Flight line, St. Martin du Touch. Taxied out at 09:42 and not seen again during the day.
5127 320-232 F-WWDT Standard (green) primer with full Qatar Airways tail colours. Engineless. St. Martin du Touch.

Additional frames which could not be read off:
5132 320-232 [F-WW??] Standard (green) primer with full Spirit Airlines tail colours. Engineless. St. Martin du Touch.

Components:
5149 320-216 Front and rear sections, on transportation jigs outside Beluga unpack area. Believed to be destined for Indonesia AirAsia.
5153 320-216 Front section (only), on transportation jig outside Beluga unpack area. Believed to be destined for AirAsia group.
..a further two front sections were also present, but could not be identified.

Airbus Corporate Jet Centre
4024 ACJ319-115X F-WHUF All-white Parked outside.
4470 ACJ319-115X 9H-ALX Comlux Malta, full colours. Parked outside.
..another all-white ACJ, was also parked outside.

[09:23] ..MSN 1310 positions from paint shop to general finishing bay [2/3].

A330/340 family
0001 340-311 F-WWAI Airbus S.A.S. Vendee ramp.
[0360 340-642 F-WWCA Airbus S.A.S. Not seen.]

[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 330-203 (MRTT) F-WWKB Low visibility (grey) scheme. Engineless, Vendee.
1175 330-243F F-WWKT Yangtze River Express, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, terminal-side.
1180 330-223F F- WWYR MASkargo, full colours. l’Abreuvoir, terminal-side.
1292 330-343E F-WWYQ Lufthansa, full colours. ‘KP’ fin i.d. = D-AIKP. l’Abreuvoir, plant-side.
1293 330-243 F-WWYU Virgin Australia, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, terminal-side. Noted in BIKINI performing engine run-ups at 08:55. Left BIKINI and to rear of ZIEGLER DC by 10:10. Taxied out at 17:35 and departed shortly after, landing back at 19:27 and back to DC.
1296 330-343E F-WWKF Virgin Atlantic, full colours. ZIEGLER DC hangar.
1297 330-223 B-6542 China Southern Airlines, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, terminal-side.
1299 330-343E VQ-BMX Aeroflot Russian Airlines, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, terminal-side.
1301 330-343E F-WWYL Aeroflot Russian Airlines, full colours. l’Abreuvoir, terminal-side.
1302 330-243 F-WWYO Hawaiian Airlines, full colours. Towed, ex. General Finishing to l’Abreuvoir, terminal-side, at 09:05.
1303 330-243 F-WWYS China Eastern Airlines, full colours. Noted in BIKINI performing engine run-ups at 08:55. Seen again taxiing ex. Compass Bay to ‘l’Abreuvoir, plant-side at 11:25.
1304 330-243 F-WWYT Air China, full colours. l’Abreuvoir, plant-side.
1305 330-343E F-WWYV Lufthansa, full colours. ‘KQ’ fin i.d. = D-AIKQ. Engineless, ‘Stations 18’.
1307 330-343E F-WWYX Turkish Airlines, full colours. l’Abreuvoir, plant-side.
1310 330-243 F-WWKN Hawaiian Airlines, full colours. Towed, engineless, from paint hall into General Finishing bay at 09:26.
1312 330-243 MRTT F-WWYF All-primer, with unpainted tail. Engineless, ‘Stations 18’.
1319 330-243 F-WWTE Standard (green) primer with full Virgin Australia tail and winglet colours. Engineless, ‘Stations 18’.

Additional frames which could not be read off:
1320 330-243F Believed to be destined for Yangtze River Express. ADER FAL, Poste 30A.
1321 330-343E Believed to be destined for AirAsia X. ADER FAL, Poste 30B or C.
1322 330-243 Believed to be destined for Hong Kong Airlines. ADER FAL, Poste 30B or C.

Components:

A380-861 MSN 0109 F-WWSN EK

A380
[0001 380-841 F-WWOW Airbus S.A.S. Not seen.]
0002 380-841 F-WXXL Airbus S.A.S. Production flight line (‘flight testing’ side) at Aéroconstellation, stand A14.
[0004 380-861 F-WWDD Airbus S.A.S. Not seen.]

0079 380-841 F-WWST Singapore Airlines, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, terminal-side. Departed at 15:12. Noted back on DC, in original position, by 21:50.
0106 380-861 F-WWAS Standard (green) primer with full Emirates Airline tail and engine colours. Production flight line (‘flight testing’ side) at Aéroconstellation, stand A12.
0107 380-861 F-WWSD Standard (green) primer with full Emirates Airline tail and engine colours. Production flight line (‘general testing’ side) at Aéroconstellation, stand A19.
0108 380-861 F-WWSI Standard (green) primer with full Emirates Airline tail and engine colours. Production flight line (‘general testing’ side) at Aéroconstellation, stand A15.
0109 380-861 F-WWSN Standard (green) primer with full Emirates Airline tail and engine colours. Production flight line (‘flight testing’ side) at Aéroconstellation, stand A18.

Additional frames which could not be read off:

Components:

A400M
001 F-WWMT Airbus Development flight line. Seen exiting BIKINI after engine run-ups at 11:55.
002 F-WWMS Airbus Development flight line. Departed at 14:00 as ‘AIB11MS’, landing back at 17:38.
004 EC-404 Airbus Development flight line. Departed at 10:09 as ‘AIB22C4’, performing a missed approach at 10:40 and landing back at 11:35.

ATR Plant

‘La Raquette’ (ATR DC), terminal-side :
098 72-600 F-WWEY Full house scheme.
811 42-600 F-WWLY Full house scheme.

993 72-600 F-WWLS Caribbean Airlines, full colours.
997 72-600 F-WWLV Caribbean Airlines, full colours. Seen taxiing out 11:50 for engine run-ups.

La Raquette’ (ATR DC), plant-side :
989 72-600 9Y-TTC Caribbean Airlines , full colours. Taxiied out to compass bay at 09:25.
994? 72-212A UR-UTH UTair Aviation, full colours.
996 72-600 PR-ATJ Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras, full colours.

St. Martin du Touch, ATR flight line :

Rear of St. Martin du Touch, close to hangars :
999 72-600 [F-WWL?] Air Nostrum/IBERIAregional, full colours.
1024 72-212A [F-WWE?] Wings Abadi Air, full colours. Tailless, and minus props.

ATR FAL :
1023 72-600 F-WWLQ Air Nostrum/IBERIAregional, full colours.

ATR hangar (old A300 hall) :
995 72-600 [F-WWLT] Air Nostrum/IBERIAregional, full colours.
998 72-600 (F-WWLW) TRIP Linhas Aéreas, full colours.

'La Ville Rose'.

Latecoere Aeroservices
025 ATR 42-312 5N-BCS Overland Airways, full colours. Main gate area, props and other parts missing.
145 ATR 72-201 F-GVZG Airlinair (all-white colours). Intact, rear apron, receiving attention.
177 ATR 72-202 F-GKPD Airlinair (all-white colours) Taxiied out and departed at 14:30.
396 ATR 72-202 PR-AZV ‘La Ville Rose’ Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras, full ‘Femama’ (cancer awareness) colours. Intact, rear apron.

1937 A320-214 I-EEZE Eurofly, full colours. Engineless and minus main gear doors and other parts. Front apron,

30684/1689 737-8Q8 F-WTAD Malév Hungarian Airlines (member of oneworld) full colours. Intact with engines and APU sealed, cockpit windows taped over. Front apron.

Additional frames which could not read-off/tied-up:

Air Formation

797 ATR 72-212A EI-REP Aer Arran: Aer Lingus Regional, full colours. Departed at 09:27.

Air France Industries
505 A330-243 5B-DBS Air Europa, full colours. Seen outside undergoing seat re-configuration (seats on scissor-lifts). Towed out to BIKINI engine test cell for engine run-ups at 16:50. Had left the test cell by 20:00.

Paint Hangar:
Closed.

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

ATR bay :
Closed.

Selected visitors
D-ASTY 319 GMI
D-ASTZ 319 GMI
EC-LAA 320 VLG
EC-LOX CRJ-X ANE
F-GLND Be9 TJT
F-GUME Be9 TJT
F-HBLD E90 RAE
F-HBLI E90 RAE
F-OSYD 77W REU
G-EZBO 319 EZY
G-EZDM 319 EZY
G-EZFZ 319 EZY
G-EZTH 320 EZY
G-EZUF 320 EZY
OO-JAH 73H JAF opf JFU
RA-76503 il76 VDA

D-EEAS Cessna P.210N
F-GBIX Robin DR.400

R-214 (coded ‘64-GN’) C-160R Armee de l’Air

A380spotter.

Wednesday 29/02/2012 (11:00-21:55L)

[17:44] 'CZ0138' TLS-PEK delivery flight [5/8].

Photos at: http://www.flickr.com/photos/a380spotter/sets/72157629487252385/

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 29/02/2012 (11:00-21:55L)

AIRBUS PLANT

A320 family
0001 320-211/W F-WWBA Airbus S.A.S. St. Martin du Touch apron. Departed at 15:28 as ‘AIB81BA’ TLS-TLS performing a missed approach at 16:38 before landing back at 17:31.
0659 320-232 F-WWDB DLR – Deutsches Zentrum fuer Luft- und Raumfahrt. St. Martin du Touch apron. Departed at 14:57 as ‘AIB48DB’.

3865 319-112 D-ABGS Air Berlin, full colours. Apron, St. Martin du Touch.

5006 320-214 B-6865 Tianjin Airlines, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, terminal-side.
5031 320-214 VQ-BRD S7 Airlines, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, rear.
5034 320-214 F-WWIP Virgin America, full colours. Arrived at 11:38 as ‘AIB03IP’ TLS-TLS and to ZIEGLER DC, terminal-side. Noted during the afternoon now with delivery registration: N853VA.
5037 320-214 HB-JLR Swiss International Air Lines, full colours but minus (new style) titles. ZIEGLER DC, terminal-side. Departed 15:50 as ‘LX5201’ TLS-ZRH on delivery.
5039 320-232 F-WWDG Jetstar Pacific, full colours. Flight line, St. Martin du Touch. Re-positioned to ZIEGLER DC, plant-side, before 16:40.
5042 320-232 F-WWDO Spirit Airlines, full colours. Flight line, St. Martin du Touch.
5047 320-214 F-WWDQ Primer with China Eastern tail and radome colours. Flight line, St. Martin du Touch. Departed at 15:39 as ‘AIB03DQ’ TLS-TLS, landing back at 17:09.
5050 320-233 F-WWDY Silk Air, full colours. Arrived at 21:55 as ‘AIB02DY’ XFW-TLS on ferry flight.
5058 320-214 F-WWBG Virgin America, full colours. Flight line, St. Martin du Touch.
5060 320-232 F-WWBQ JetBlue. full colours. Flight line, St. Martin du Touch. Departed at 15:10 as ‘AIB01BQ’ on first flight and ferry TLS-XFW. Performed a missed approach at 16:08.
5063 320-214 F-WWBT Standard (green) primer with full China Eastern Airlines tail colours. Complete, with engines installed. ‘Station Carburant’.
5067 320-214 F-WWBX Cebu Pacific Air, full colours. Complete, with engines installed. ‘Station Carburant’.
5069 320-214 F-WWDC Swiss International Air Lines, full colours but minus new-style titles. Complete, with engines installed. ‘Station Carburant’.
5076 320-232 F-WWBY IndiGo Air, full colours. Inside A320 General Finishing.
5080 320-232 F-WWIF Standard (green) primer with full IndiGo Air tail colours. Engineless. St. Martin du Touch apron
5084 320-214 F-WWII Air France, full colours. Inside A320 General Finishing.
5086 320-214 F-WWIJ SriLankan Airlines, full colours. Inside A320 General Finishing.

Additional frames which could not be read off:
5072 320-214 (F-WWDK) Beijing Capital Airlines, full colours. Noted about to roll out of open paint shop near Airbus Corporate Jet Centre.

Components:
5108 320-214 Rear section (only), plus wing set, on transportation jigs outside Beluga unpack area. Believed to be destined for Spring Airlines.
5112 320-214 Front section (only), on transportation jig outside Beluga unpack area. Believed to be destined for Go Air.

Airbus Corporate Jet Centre

A320-232 MSN 5039 F-WWDG BL

A330/340 family
0001 340-311 F-WWAI Airbus S.A.S. Vendee ramp.
0360 340-642 F-WWCA Airbus S.A.S. Noted under tow from Development flight line and out of sight c. 11:00.

[0886 340-542 F-WWTG Full Kingfisher Airlines colours. Not seen.]
0894 340-542 F-WWTH All white colours with red engines. l’Abreuvoir, terminal-side.
0925 330-203 (MRTT) F-WWKB Low visibility (grey) scheme. Engineless, l’Abreuvoir, plant-side.
1175 330-243F F-WWKT Yangtze River Express, full colours. l’Abreuvoir, plant-side.
1287 330-302E PH-AKA ‘Times Square – New York’ KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, plant-side. Departed at 17:54 as ‘KL7472’ TLS-AMS on delivery. Performed a wheels-down missed approach, and ‘wing-wave’ at 18:11.
1293 330-243 F-WWYU Virgin Australia, full colours. l’Abreuvoir, plant-side. Departed at 15:05 as ‘AIB02YU’ TLS-TLS, performing a missed approach at 17:17 and landing back at 17:35.
1294 330-303E F-WWKK KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, full colours. l’Abreuvoir, terminal-side.
1298 330-343E F-WWKG Turkish Airlines, full colours. l’Abreuvoir, terminal-side.
1299 330-343E F-WWKQ Aeroflot Russian Airlines, full colours. l’Abreuvoir, terminal-side.
1302 330-243 F-WWYO Hawaiian Airlines, full colours. ‘Stations 18’.
1305 330-343E F-WWYV Standard (green) primer with full Lufthansa tail colours. ‘KQ’ fin i.d. = D-AIKQ. Engineless, ‘Stations 18’.
1308 330-202 F-WWKH Standard (green) primer with full Alitalia tail colours. Engineless, ‘Stations 18’.
1309 330-223 F-WWKI Standard (green) primer with unpainted tail and China Southern Airlines winglet colours. Engineless, ‘Stations 18’.
1310 330-243 (F-WW??) Standard (green) primer) with full Hawaiian Airlines tail colours. Inside big re-work hangar (C63) on ADER site.

Additional frames which could not be read off:

Components:

A380-841 MSN 0087 F-WWAO TG

A380
0001 380-841 F-WWOW Airbus S.A.S. Airbus Development flight line, St. Martin du Touch. Departed at 11:53 as ‘AIB80OW’ TLS-TLS, landing back at 17:11.
0002 380-841 F-WXXL Airbus S.A.S. Production flight line (‘flight testing’ side) at Aéroconstellation, stand A18.
[0004 380-861 F-WWDD Airbus S.A.S. Not seen.]

0054 380-841 B-6138 China Southern Airlines, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, terminal-side. Departed at 17:44 as ‘CZ0138’ TLS-PEK on delivery.
0084 380-841 F-WWAD Standard (green) primer with full Malaysia Airlines tail and engine colours. Production flight line (‘flight testing’ side) at Aéroconstellation, stand A14.
0087 380-841 F-WWAO Standard (green) primer with full Thai Airways International tail and engine colours. Production flight line (‘flight testing’ side) at Aéroconstellation, stand A12. Pushed-back at 16:45, and taxiied out to enter BIKINI engine test cell at 17:10 for engine run ups. Taxiied out of BIKINI at 17:53 and back to LAGARDERE arriving back on stand A12 at 18:04.
0088 380-841 F-WWAR Standard (green) primer with full China Southern Airlines tail and engine colours. Production flight line (‘general testing’ side) at Aéroconstellation, stand A19.
0093 380-841 (unmarked) Standard (green) primer with full Thai Airways International tail colours. LAGARDERE FAL body-join, Poste 32A.
0106 380-861 F-WWAS Standard (green) primer with full Emirates Airline tail and engine colours. Production flight line (‘general testing’ side) at Aéroconstellation, stand A17.
0108 380-861 (unmarked) Standard (green) primer with full Emirates Airline tail colours. LAGARDERE FAL, Poste 30A.
0109 380-861 (unmarked) Standard (green) primer with full Emirates Airline tail colours. LAGARDERE FAL, Poste 30B. 2 engines on trolleys beside starboard wing. Noted performing rudder deflection tests at 14:40.

Additional frames which could not be read off:
0107 380-861 (unmarked?) Standard (green) primer with full Emirates Airline tail colours. LAGARDERE FAL.

Components:

A400M

ATR Plant

‘La Raquette’ (ATR DC), terminal-side:
098 72-600 F-WWEY Full house scheme.
811 42-600 F-WWLY Full house scheme.

970 72-600 F-WWLU Primer with all-white tail.
989 72-600 F-WWLP Caribbean Airlines, full colours. Noted having test registration sticker removed c. 11:20. Seen later with delivery registration 9Y-TTC.

La Raquette’ (ATR DC), plant-side:
992 72-600 PR-TKL TRIP Linhas Aéreas, full colours.
993 72-600 F-WWLS Caribbean Airlines, full colours. Noted in BIKINI engine test cell at 11:00 performing engine run-ups. Departed at 16:23.
994 72-212A F-WWEI UTair Aviation, full colours.

St. Martin du Touch, ATR flight line:

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

ATR FAL:
1022 (unmarked) 72-600 Primer with all-white tail.

ATR hangar (old A300 hall):
996 72-600 (F-WWLU) Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras, full colours.

Latecoere Aeroservices

Additional frames which could not read-off/tied-up:
A further two – tailess – ATR 72s were noted in the open production hall.

AIR FORMATION hangar 29/02/2012 [2].

Air Formation
025 ATR 42-312 5N-BCS Overland Airways, full colours. Inside open hangar.
369 ATR 72-212A N369AT American Eagle (tail logo partially painted out). Inside open hangar.
797 ATR 72-212A EI-REP Aer Arran: Aer Lingus Regional, full colours. Inside open hangar.

Air France Industries

Paint Hangar:
Closed.

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

ATR bay
Closed.

Selected visitors
D-AEBB E95 CLH
D-ASTZ 319 GMI
EC-JXJ 319 VLG
F-GRPI AT7 CCM
F-GTAX 321 AFR
F-GUME Be9 TJT
F-HBLG E90 RAE
F-HBNA 320 AFR
F-HBNB 320 AFR
G-EZAT 319 EZY
G-EZAV 319 EZY
G-EZBK 319 EZY
G-EZBW 319 EZY
G-EZDE 319 EZY
G-EZGI 319 EZY
G-EZIO 319 EZY
G-EZTA 320 EZY
G-EZTR 320 EZY
G-EZTV 320 EZY
G-EZTY 320 EZY
OO-JAH 73H JAF opf JFU
SU-BPU 320 MSC
TC-JPT 320 THY

LX-LAA Learjet 45

312740 (coded ‘93-CL’) C-135FR Armee de l’Air (flying missed approaches)

A380spotter.

Wednesday 25/01/2012 (09:55-21:40L)

[14:59] ..approaching the LAGARDERE flight line under her own power for the first time.

Photos at: http://www.flickr.com/photos/a380spotter/sets/72157629013833155/

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 25/01/2012 (09:55-21:40L)

AIRBUS PLANT

A320-216 MSN 4989 RP-C8191 PQ

A320 family
0001 320-200/W F-WWBA Airbus S.A.S. St. Martin du Touch apron. Departed 15:45 on a test flight.
0659 320-232 F-WWDB DLR – Deutsches Zentrum fuer Luft- und Raumfahrt. St. Martin du Touch apron. Performed a number of test circuits, featuring touch and goes, during the afternoon.

4989 320-216 RP-C8191 AirAsia Philippines, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, rear.
4993 320-214 F-WWBF Cebu Pacific Air, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, rear.
4996 320-232 F-WWBJ Spirit Airlines, full colours. Flight line, St. Martin du Touch. Noted at the ZIEGLER DC, terminal-side, before 17:00.
4999 320-214 F-WWBR Virgin America, full colours. Flight line, St. Martin du Touch.
5008 320-214 F-WWDR Beijing Capital Airlines, full colours. Flight line, St. Martin du Touch.
5010 320-232 F-WWDX Qatar Airways, full colours. Flight line, St. Martin du Touch. Performed an RTO on 14R at 14:28, then back to flight line.
5011 320-232 F-WWIA All-white colours. Complete, with engines installed. ‘Station Carburant’. Believed to be destined for South African Airways.
5026 320-214 F-WWBK Standard (green) primer with S7 Airlines tail and engine colours. Flight line, St. Martin du Touch. Noted in BIKINI engine test cell performing engine run-ups c. 21:40.
5029 320-232 F-WWBN Spirit Airlines, full colours. Complete, with engines installed. ‘Station Carburant’.
5034 320-214 F-WWIP Standard (green) primer with Virgin America tail colours. Engineless, St. Martin du Touch apron.

Additional frames which could not be read off:
4991 320-214 (F-WWBB) Virgin America, full colours. ZIEGLER DC hangar.

Components:
5058 320-214 Un-mated front and rear sections, plus wing set, on transportation jigs outside Beluga unpack area. Believed to be destined for Virgin America.
5060 320-232 Front section (only), on transportation jig outside Beluga unpack area. Believed to be destined for JetBlue.

Airbus Corporate Jet Centre
4768 ACJ319-115(X) VP-CMJ (All-white colours). Parked outside the main Airbus Corporate Jet hangar.

1240 ACJ330-243 ‘Prestige’ TC-TUR. Government of Turkey.

[13:28] ..naked A330 under tow to STTS for painting [2/6].

A330/340 family
[0001 340-311 F-WWAI Airbus S.A.S. Not seen.]
[0360 340-642 F-WWCA Airbus S.A.S. Not seen.]

0886 340-542 F-WWTG Full Kingfisher Airlines colours. l’Abreuvoir, terminal-side.
0894 340-542 F-WWTH All white colours with red engines. Inside big re-work hangar (C63) on ADER site.
[0925 330-200 (MRTT) F-WWKB Low visibility (grey) scheme. Not seen.]
1164 330-223F 9M-MUC MASkargo, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, terminal-side.
1175 330-200F ‘F-WW’ Standard (green) primer with full Yangtze River Express tail colours. Engineless, ‘Stations 18’.
1283 330-202 EI-EJL Alitalia, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, terminal-side.
1284 330-343E F-WWYA Aeroflot Russian Airlines, full colours. l’Abreuvoir, terminal-side, then to ZIEGLER DC, terminal-side, before 17:00.
1285 330-343E F-WWYE Cathay Pacific Airways, full colours. Noted in BIKINI performing engine run-ups c. 09:55. Seen leaving BIKINI at 11:15 and returning to l’Abreuvoir, plant-side.
1286 330-243 F-WWYH Hong Kong Airlines, full colours. l’Abreuvoir, plant-side.
1287 330-302E F-WWYP KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, full colours. l’Abreuvoir, plant-side.
1288 330-243 F-WWKL Garuda Indonesia, full colours. Towed out from the ADER plant to l’Abreuvoir, terminal-side, c. 10:05.
1290 330-343E F-WWKU Swiss International Air Lines, full colours but minus titles. l’Abreuvoir, plant-side.
1291 330-243 F-WWYB China Eastern Airlines, full colours. l’Abreuvoir, terminal-side.
1292 330-343E F-WWYQ Lufthansa, full colours. l’Abreuvoir, terminal-side.
1299 330-343E (unmarked) Standard (green) primer with full Aeroflot Russian Airlines tail and winglet colours. Engineless. Towed out from the ADER plant to the STTS paint shop at Aéroconstellation c. 13:30.
1300 330-302E (unmarked) Standard (green) primer with full KLM Royal Dutch Airlines tail colours. Engineless, ‘Stations 18’.

Additional frames which could not be read off:

Components:

A380
[0001 380-841 F-WWOW Airbus S.A.S. Not seen.]
0002 380-841 F-WXXL Airbus S.A.S. Production flight line (‘flight testing’ side) at Aéroconstellation, stand A14. Seen at 14:20 with starboard wing fence receiving attention. Seen again at 14:50 now minus its starboard wing fence.
[0004 380-861 F-WWDD Airbus S.A.S. Not seen.]

0092 380-841 F-WWSA Standard (green) primer with full Singapore Airlines tail and engine colours. Production flight line (‘flight testing’ side) at Aéroconstellation, stand A12. Pushed-back at 10:15, towed out to BIKINI engine test cell and performed engine first start at 11:00. Taxied out via compass bay, returning to stand A12 at 15:00.
0105 380-861 F-WWAK Standard (green) primer with full Emirates Airline tail and engine colours. Production flight line (‘general testing’ side) at Aéroconstellation, stand A17.

Additional frames which could not be read off:

Components:

A400M
001 F-WWMT Airbus Military Departed c. 10:10, landing back at 11:38.

ATR Plant
098 72-600 F-WWEY Full house scheme. La Raquette (ATR DC), terminal-side.
811 42-600 F-WWLY Full house scheme. La Raquette (ATR DC), terminal-side.

988 72-600 F-WWLO Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras, full colours. Arrived 12:20.

St. Martin du Touch, ATR flight line:

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

‘La Raquette’ (ATR DC) – plant-side:

ATR FAL:
Closed.

ATR hangar (old A300 hall):
Closed.
AIR FORMATION hangar 25/01/2012.

Latecoere Aeroservices
978 ATR 72-212A OY-CJU Nordic Aviation Capital A/S, all-white colours. Rear (storage) apron, receiving attention.
480 ATR 42-500 F-GPYB Airlinair, full colours. Rear (storage) apron. Noted performing engine run-ups during the late afternoon.

Additional frames which could not read-off/tied-up:

Air Formation
??? ATR 42-300 Overland Airways, full colours. Inside open hangar.
986 ATR 72-212A OY-CJV Nordic Aviation Capital A/S, all-white colours. Inside open hangar.

Air France Industries

Paint Hangar:
Closed.

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

ATR bay
Closed.

Selected visitors
D-AEBI E95 CLH
D-ASTA 319 GMI
D-ASTZ 319 GMI
EC-JXJ 319 VLG (Parked-up all day)
EC-JZT CR9 ANE
EC-LJR CRX ANE
EI-DVR CR9 CYL
F-GRPX AT7 CCM
F-GRZJ CR7 BZH
F-HBND 320 AFR
F-HBNI 320 AFR
F-HBXB E70 RAE
F-ONOU 77W REU
G-EZAK 319 EZY
G-EZDE 319 EZY
G-EZIO 319 EZY
G-EZTA 320 EZY
G-EZTH 320 EZY
G-EZTV 320 EZY
G-MAJL J41 EZE
OO-JAF 73H JAF opf JFU
TC-JLT 319 THY

D-ILAM C. 525A
F-HLJP Premier 1

F-GLFS TB-20
F-GTQB TB-20 (overshoot on 14L)

103 (coded ‘XI’) TBM-700 Armee de l’Air
106 (coded ‘MN’) TBM-700 CEV

A380spotter.

Wednesday 21/12/2011 (10:05-21:45L)

[12:11] ..MS3330 TLS-CAI is rolling.

Photos at: http://www.flickr.com/photos/a380spotter/sets/72157628494599541/

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 21/12/2011 (10:05-21:45L)

AIRBUS PLANT

A320 family
0001 320-200/W F-WWBA Airbus S.A.S. St. Martin du Touch apron.
0659 320-232 F-WWDB DLR – Deutsches Zentrum fuer Luft- und Raumfahrt. St. Martin du Touch apron.

4930 320-232 A7-AHQ Qatar Airways, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, rear. Departed 32L at 12:20 as QR3016 TLS-DOH, on delivery.
4942 320-214 PR-AVU Avianca Brasil, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, terminal-side.
4948 320-214 N847VA Virgin America. ZIEGLER DC, rear.
4959 320-214 N848VA Virgin America, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, terminal-side.
4980 320-216 F-WWIZ Thai AirAsia, full ‘billboard’ Skytrax WORLD’S BEST LOW COST AIRLINE colours. Complete, with engines installed. ‘Station Carburant’.
4983 320-214 F-WWIH Spring Airlines, full colours. A320 flight line, St. Martin du Touch. Pushed-back at 14:50 and into BIKINI engine test cell. Noted again at 18:45, still performing engine runs.
4985 320-214 F-WWIL Air China, full colours. ‘846’ on nosewheel door, i.e. B-6846. Complete, with engines installed. ‘Station Carburant’.
4999 320-214 F-WWBR Standard (green) primer with Virgin America tail. Engineless, ‘Station Carburant’.

Additional frames which could not be read off:
4951 320-232 (F-WWDI) Spirit Airlines, full colours. ZIEGLER DC hangar.
4989 320-216 (F-WWDU) Standard (green) primer with AirAsia tail. Destined for AirAsia Philippines. A320 flight line, St. Martin du Touch. Noted strobing at 10:05. Not seen again during the day (hangared?).

Components:
500? 320-200 Unknown wing-set, on transportation jigs outside Beluga unpack area.

Airbus Corporate Jet Centre
4768 ACJ319-115(X) VP-CMJ (All-white colours). Parked outside the main Airbus Corporate Jet hangar.
plus one other all-white example, assumed to be MSN 4228 VQ-BSF.

[1240 ACJ330-243 ‘Prestige’ TC-TUR. Government of Turkey. Not seen.]

A330/340 family
0001 340-311 F-WWAI Airbus S.A.S. Vendee apron. Departed at 10:30. Seen again at 12:05, performing an RTO on 32L, then back to Vendee and parked.
0360 340-642 F-WWCA Airbus S.A.S. Inside big re-work hangar (C63) on ADER site.

[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 330-200 F-WWKB Low visibility (grey) scheme. Seen, engineless, in big re-work hangar (C63) on ADER site.
1246 330-343E SU-GDV EgyptAir, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, rear. Departed 32L at 12:11 as MS3330 TLS-CAI, on delivery.
1255 330-343E B-6539 Hainan Airlines, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, terminal-side. Departed 32L at 15:20 on delivery TLS-HAK, using registration as its callsign.
1276 330-343E F-WWYI Swiss International Air Lines, full colours but minus titles and ‘box’ logo on engine cowlings. Presumably awaiting new-style titles. Vendee ramp.
1277 330-243 F-WWYJ Hong Kong Airlines, full colours. l’Abreuvoir, terminal-side.
1278 330-302 F-WWYK China Airlines, full colours. l’Abreuvoir, terminal-side.
1279 330-243 F-WWYN Avianca, full colours. l’Abreuvoir, plant-side. Noted again at 21:40 moved to a rear stand at the ZIEGLER DC.
1281 330-323E F-WWKO Malaysia Airlines, full colours. l’Abreuvoir, plant-side.
1282 330-243 F-WWKS Air China, full colours. l’Abreuvoir, plant-side.
1283 330-202 F-WWKA Alitalia, full colours. l’Abreuvoir, terminal-side.
1288 330-243 F-WWKL Garuda Indonesia, full colours. Engineless. ‘Stations 18’.
1292 330-343E F-WWYQ Standard (green) primer with full Lufthansa tail colours. Engineless. ‘Stations 18’.
1293 330-243 F-WWYU Standard (green) primer with full Virgin Australia tail colours. Engineless. ‘Stations 18’.

Additional frames which could not be read off:

Components:

A380-841 MSN 0081 F-WWAJ MH

A380
[0001 380-841 F-WWOW Airbus S.A.S. Not seen.]
[0002 380-841 F-WXXL Airbus S.A.S. Not seen.]
[0004 380-861 F-WWDD Airbus S.A.S. Not seen.]

0081 380-841 F-WWAJ Standard (green) primer with full Malaysia Airlines tail colours. Production flight line (‘general testing’ side) at Aéroconstellation, stand A17.
0084 380-841 F-WWAD Standard (green) primer with full Malaysia Airlines and engine colours. LAGARDERE FAL, Poste 30C.
0087 380-841 (unmarked) Standard (green) primer with full Thai Airways International tail colours. Engineless. LAGARDERE FAL, Poste 30A.
0103 380-861 F-WWAL Standard (green) primer with full Emirates Airline tail and engine colours. Production flight line (‘general testing’ side) at Aéroconstellation, stand A19.
0105 380-861 F-WWAK Standard (green) primer with full Emirates Airline tail and engine colours. #3 & #4 engines installed. Unable to confirm if others also in place. LAGARDERE FAL, Poste 30B.

Additional frames which could not be read off:

Components:

A400M
Unable to read off this visit due to the poor visibility.

ATR Plant
098 72-600 F-WWEY Full house scheme. La Raquette (ATR DC), terminal-side.
811 42-600 F-WWLY Full house scheme. La Raquette (ATR DC), terminal-side. Noted landing at 11:27.

978 72-212A OY-CJU Nordic Aviation Capital (all-white colours). La Raquette (terminal-side).
984 72-212A VQ-BMB UTair Aviation, full colours. La Raquette (terminal-side).
986 72-212A F-WWEG/OY-CJV (dual-reg’d). Nordic Aviation Capital, all-white colours. Entered BIKINI engine test cell at 10:55 for engine runs. Taxiied out at 11:05, and out of sight. Not seen again, so presumably hangared?

St. Martin du Touch, ATR flight line:
unknown full colours UTair Aviation ATR 72-212A. This had gone by 14:30, assume this was MSN 984 VQ-BMB.

Rear of St. Martin du Touch, close to hangars:
970 72-600 F-WWLU Standard (green) primer with white tail.

‘La Raquette’ (ATR DC) – plant-side:
982 72-212A TC-YAF Borajet, full colours.
985 72-212A PK-WFV Wings Abadi Air, full colours.

ATR FAL:
Closed.

ATR hangar (old A300 hall):

Latecoere Aeroservices

Additional frames which could not read-off/tied-up:

Air France Industries
[0115 320-211 F-GHQE Air France (old colours). Not seen. No longer parked outside main hangar].
4490 320-214 5A-LAJ Libyan Airlines, full colours. Parked outside the main hangar.

Paint Hangar:
Closed.

Aero Technique Espace (ATE) paint shop
320 bay
Closed

ATR bay
Closed

Selected visitors
CN-ROL 73H RAM
CN-RPF 73H JFU
D-AEBH E95 CLH
D-ASTY 319 GMI
D-ASTZ 319 GMI
F-ONOU 77W REU
G-EZAU 319 EZY
G-EZDI 319 EZY
G-EZIY 319 EZY
HB-JZW 319 EZS
I-AIRX Do3 RVL
TC-JPC 320 THY

F-GDNE TB-20

A380spotter.

Wednesday 23/11/2011 (10:15-21:40L)


17:41 Birth of an A380: descent in progress.

Photos at: http://www.flickr.com/photos/a380spotter/sets/72157628126072231/

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 23/11/2011 (10:15-21:40L)

AIRBUS PLANT

A320 family
[0001 320-200 F-WWBA Airbus S.A.S. Not seen].

4623 320-214 F-WWBY Nouvelair Tunisie, full colours. Main apron, St.
Martin du Touch. No longer in storage configuration, i.e. tape around door
seals & cockpit removed. Both front doors open, as was the cargo hold.
Work underway inside.
4906 320-233 F-WWDE TACA International, full colours. St. Martin flight
line.
4908 320-214 F-HBNJ Air France, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, rear.
4909 320-214 B-6851 Spring Airlines, full colours. ZIEGLER DC hangar,
then to rear stand by 15:00.
4912 320-232 F-WWBQ China Southern Airlines, full colours. ZIEGLER DC,
terminal-side. Taxiied out at 10:15, departing as ‘AIB03BQ’. Landed-back
at 11:40 and to original position at the DC.
4913 320-214 F-WWDA Avianca Brasil, full colours. St. Martin flight
line.
4915 320-214 F-WWDC SriLankan Airlines, full colours. ZIEGLER DC,
terminal-side.
4918 320-232 F-WWDN Tiger Airways, full colours. St. Martin flight line.
4920 320-232 F-WWIB Shenzhen Airlines, full colours. St. Martin flight
line.
4927 320-214 F-WWBH Cebu Pacific, full colours. Main apron at St. Martin.
Departed at 13:35 as ‘AIB01BH’ on first flight and ferry to XFW.
4930 320-232 F-WWBI Qatar Airways, full colours. St. Martin flight line.
Noted in BIKINI engine test cell at 15:00 performing engine run-ups.
Taxiied out at 15:10 and back to flight line.
4934 320-232 F-WWBP Etihad Airways, full colours (but minus tail decal).
Complete, with engines installed. ‘Station Carburant’.
4936 320-214 F-WWBU Peach Air (Japan), full colours. Complete, with
engines installed. ‘Station Carburant’.
4939 320-214 F-WWBN Standard (green) primer with Avianca tail. Inside
A320 General Finishing.
4948 320-214 F-WWDH Virgin America. Inside A320 General Finishing.
4959 320-214 (unmarked) Standard (green) primer with Virgin America tail
colours. Engineless. ‘Station Carburant’.

Additional frames which could not be read off:
1. Hainan Group tail colours. Inside the A320 General Finishing hall.
Assumed to be MSN 4970, a –214 destined for Hong Kong Airlines.

Components:
4985 320-200 Un-mated forward and rear fuselage sections plus wing set, on
transportation jigs outside Beluga unpack area. Believed to be destined
for Air China.

Airbus Corporate Jet Centre
4319 ACJ319-132(X) P4-RLA System Capital Management. Parked outside the
main Airbus Corporate Jet hangar.
4470 ACJ319-115(X) 9H-ALX Comlux Malta. Parked outside the main Airbus
Corporate Jet hangar.
4768 ACJ319-115(X) VP-CMJ (All-white colours). Parked outside the main
Airbus Corporate Jet hangar.
4822 ACJ319-115(X) F-WHUL All-white colours with small Emirates Airline
decal near forward pax door. Delivery registration ‘A6-CJE’ visible under
tape. Parked outside the main Airbus Corporate Jet hangar.

1240 ACJ330-243 ‘Prestige’ TC-TUR. All off-white colours, incl. engines.
Government of Turkey. Parked outside the main Airbus Corporate Jet hangar.

A330/340 family
[0001 340-311 F-WWAI Airbus S.A.S. Not seen.]
[0360 340-642 F-WWCA Airbus S.A.S. Not seen.]

[0886 340-542 F-WWTG Full Kingfisher Airlines colours. Not seen.]
[0894 340-542 F-WWTH All white colours with red engines. Not seen.]
0902 340-542 TS-KRT Government of Tunisia. Performed a missed-approach
on 32L at 14:44, as ‘AIB25RT’. Did not land.
0925 330-200 F-WWKB Low visibility (grey) scheme. Seen, engineless, in
big re-work hangar (C63) on ADER site.
1230 330-343E SU-GDT EgyptAir, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, rear.
1238 330-343E SU-GDU EgyptAir, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, terminal-side.
1246 330-343E F-WWKY EgyptAir, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, rear.
1255 330-343E B-6539 Hainan Airlines, full colours. ‘Stations 18’.
Engines covers on. Temporary storage?
1265 330-323E F-HPTP AIR CARAÏBES Atlantique, full colours. ZIEGLER DC,
wash station/compass bay.

1266 330-223 F-WWKR Vietnam Airlines, full colours (i.e. tail now
painted). Noted in BIKINI engine test cell at 10:15 performing engine
run-ups. Left BIKINI and back to ZIEGLER DC, terminal-side at 10:35.
1267 330-243 F-WWKH China Eastern Airlines, full ‘SkyTeam’ colours.
l’Abreuvoir, plant-side.
1268 330-302 F-WWKN EVA Air, basic colours. ZIEGLER DC, terminal-side.
1269 330-343E F-WWKV Thai Airways International, full colours.
l’Abreuvoir, terminal-side.
1270 330-343E F-WWYG Aeroflot Russian Airlines, full colours.
l’Abreuvoir terminal-side. Departed at 16:03 as ‘AIB02YG’ on a test flight.
1272 330-302E F-WWKD China Airlines, full colours. l’Abreuvoir,
terminal-side.
1274 330-302E F-WWKE EVA Air, basic colours. l’Abreuvoir, terminal-side.
1275 330-243MRTT F-WWKJ Yellow (storage) primer. l’Abreuvoir, plant-side.
1276 330-343E F-WWYI Swiss International Air Lines, full colours. l’Abreuvoir,
terminal-side.
1284 330-343E F-WWYA Standard (green) primer with Aeroflot Russian
Airlines tail colours, engineless. ‘Stations 18’.

Additional frames which could not be read off:
1287 330-302E (F-WWYP) Standard (green) primer with full KLM Royal Dutch
Airlines tail colours. C. ADER FAL, Poste 30B.
1288 330-243 (F-WWKL) Standard (green) primer with full Garuda Airlines
tail colours. C. ADER FAL, Poste 30D.
1289 330-343E (F-WWKP) Standard (green) primer with tail attached.
Scheme could not be seen due to position in hangar. Believed to be for Thai
Airways International. C. ADER FAL, Poste 35A (body-join).

Components:

A380
0001 380-841 F-WWOW Airbus S.A.S. Airbus Development flight line, St.
Martin du Touch.
0002 380-841 F-WXXL Airbus S.A.S. LAGARDERE FAL, Poste 30C. Now with an
engine (No. 3 engine installed). Another engine seen on trolley alongside
the aircraft.
0004 380-861 F-WWDD Airbus S.A.S. Airbus Development flight line, St.
Martin du Touch.

0063 380-842 F-WWSK QANTAS Airways, full colours. ZIEGLER DC hangar.
Rolled out to, terminal-side, stand by 15:30. Seen departing at 19:21 as
‘AIB07SK’.
0073 380-841 F-WWSP Standard (green) primer with Lufthansa tail colours.
‘MJ’ fin id = D-AIMJ. Production flight line (‘flight testing’ side) at
Aéroconstellation, stand A16. Towed out, and entered BIKINI engine test cell
at 12:00. See again at 12:30 undergoing engine first-starts. Performed
engine run-ups until 15:15 before taxiing out to the (St. Martin) compass
bay for further engine run-ups. Finally taxiied back to original parking
position at the LAGARDERE flight line at 16:45.
0075 380-861 F-WWSS Korean Air, full colours. ZIEGLER DC hangar.
0085 380-841 F-WWAH Standard (green) primer with full Singapore Airlines
tail colours. Production flight line (‘general testing’ side) at
Aéroconstellation, stand A17.
0092 380-841 (unmarked) Standard (green) primer with full Singapore
Airlines tail colours. Final A380 for SIA. LAGARDERE FAL, Poste 30B.
0103 380-861 F-WWAL Standard (green) primer with full Emirates Airline
tail and engine colours. LAGARDERE FAL, Poste 30A. Rolled out at 18:10 and
towed to Production flight line (‘general testing’ side) at
Aéroconstellation, stand A19.

Additional frames which could not be read off:

Components:

A400M
[0001 F-WWMT Airbus Military. Not seen.]
[0002 EC-402 Airbus Military. Not seen.]
0003 F-WWMS Airbus Military. Airbus Development flight line.
[0004 EC-404 Airbus Military. Not seen.]

ATR Plant
098 72-600 F-WWEY Full house scheme. La Raquette (ATR DC),
terminal-side.
811 42-600 F-WWLY Full house scheme. La Raquette (ATR DC),
terminal-side.

979 72-212A F-WWEX Skywest Airlines, full Virgin Australia colours. La
Raquette (terminal-side). Departed on test flight at 11:25.
981 72-212A F-WWEB UTair Aviation, full colours. La Raquette
(terminal-side).

St. Martin du Touch, ATR flight line:
971 72-600 PR-TKJ TRIP Linhas Aéreas , full colours.

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

‘La Raquette’ (ATR DC) – plant-side:
969 72-600 F-WWLT Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras, full pink colours.
980 72-212A VQ-BLM UTair Aviation, full colours.

ATR FAL:
984 72-212A Primer with all-white tail. Believed to be destined for
UTair Aviation.
987 72-600 Primer with all-white tail. Believed to be destined for Air
Lease Corp.
989 72-600 Primer with all-white tail. Believed to be destined for
Caribbean Airlines.

??? F-WWLU Primer with all-white tail. Possibly not MSN 970 which
recently carried this registration as this airframe was unfinished and did
not have props.

ATR hangar (old A300 hall):

Latecoere Aeroservices

Additional frames which could not read-off/tied-up:

Air France Industries
0115 320-211 F-GHQE Air France (old colours). Parked outside main
hangar, minus right-hand engine (although nacelle still attached).

Paint Hangar:
Closed.

Aero Technique Espace (ATE) paint shop
320 bay
Closed

ATR bay
Closed

Selected visitors
D-AEBA E95 CLH
D-AOLG 100 OLT
D-ASTY 319 GMI
D-ASTZ 319 GMI
EC-HTS EM2 SWT
F-GIXE 733 FPO
F-GIXI 733 FPO
F-GIXL 733 FPO
F-GRPK AT7 CCM
F-GVZB AT5 RLA
F-HBLA E90 RAE
F-HBXA E70 RAE
F-HBXE E70 RAE
F-OREU 77W REU

G-EZBE 319 EZY
G-EZBR 319 EZY
G-EZEP 319 EZY
G-EZTC 320 EZY
G-EZTW 320 EZY
OO-JAM 734 JFU

OY-SRP 762 SRR
PH-EZF E95 KLC

F-GCAG Robin R.1180T
F-GJFC B200
F-HDAP DA.42

F-HLJP Premier 1

R218 Transall C.160R (Coded 61-ZX)

A380spotter.

Wednesday 09/11/2011 (10:25-21:55L)

ZIEGLER DC from the hill 09/11/2011.

Photos at: http://www.flickr.com/photos/a380spotter/sets/72157627969615036/

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 09 /11/2011 (10:25-21:55L)

AIRBUS PLANT

A320 family
0001 320-200 F-WWBA Airbus S.A.S. Noted at the rear of the hangar next to the A320 FAL.
4639 320-214 F-WWBN Afriqiyah Airlines, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, rear.
4833 320-214 B-6768 Juneyao Airlines, full colours. Main apron, St. Martin du Touch.
4884 320-232 ZK-OJR Air New Zealand. ‘Crazy About Rugby’/All Blacks colours. ZIEGLER DC, rear.
4891 320-214 F-WWIS Avianca Brasil, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, rear. Departed on test flight at 10:27, landing back at 11:46. Wearing PR-AVP under wing.
4894 320-214 N846VA Virgin America, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, rear.
4899 320-232 F-WWBS Jetstar Airways, full colours. St. Martin flight line.
4902 320-232 F-WWBT Spirit Airlines, full colours. Big hangar, St. Martin du Touch.
4904 320-232 F-WWBX jetBlue Airlines, full colours. St. Martin flight line.
4912 320-232 F-WWBQ China Southern Airlines, full colours. Departed at 11:42 as ‘AIB01BQ’ on ferry flight TLS-XFW.
4913 320-214 F-WWDA Avianca Brasil, full colours. St. Martin flight line. Performed RTO, on 14R, at 11:40.
4915 320-214 F-WWDC SriLankan Airlines, full colours. St. Martin flight line.
4918 320-232 F-WWDN Tiger Airways, full colours. Station Carburant.
4920 320-232 F-WWIB Shenzhen Airlines, full colours. St. Martin flight line.
4922 320-232 F-WWIK Jetstar Asia, full colours. A320 General Finishing.
4926 320-232 (F-WWIT) Air New Zealand, full colours. Big hangar, St. Martin du Touch.
4927 320-214 (F-WWBH) Full Cebu Pacific tail colours (fuselage colours could not be discerned). A320 General Finishing.
4939 320-214 (unmarked) Standard (green) primer with full Avianca tail colours. A320 FAL.
4942 320-214 (unmarked) Standard (green) primer with full Avianca (Brasil) tail colours. A320 FAL.

Additional frames which could not be read off:
1. Tail-less A320 at end of 320 FAL. Assumed to be MSN 4944, a –233 destined for TACA International.

Components:
4968 320-232 Un-mated forward and rear fuselage sections plus wing set, on transportation jigs outside Beluga unpack area. Believed to be a –232 destined for Qatar Airways.

Airbus Corporate Jet Centre
4768 ACJ319-115(X) VP-CMJ (All-white colours). Parked outside the main Airbus Corporate Jet hangar.

1240 ACJ330-243 ‘Prestige’ TC-TUR. All off-white colours, incl. engines. Government of Turkey.

A330/340 family
[0001 340-311 F-WWAI Airbus S.A.S. Not seen.]
0360 340-642 F-WWCA Airbus S.A.S. Vendee ramp. Departed at 11:20, landing back at 11:48. Departed again at 11:59, performing a touch & go on 14R at 12:45, landing back at 12:50.

[0886 340-542 F-WWTG Full Kingfisher Airlines colours. Not seen.]
0894 340-542 F-WWTH All white colours with red engines. l’Abreuvoir terminal-side.
0925 330-200 F-WWKB Low visibility (grey) scheme. Seen, engineless, in big re-work hangar (C63) on ADER site.
1148 330-224F F-WWYL MASkargo, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, rear. Departed on a test flight at 15:52.
1230 330-343E SU-GDT EgyptAir, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, terminal-side.
1238 330-343E F-WWKI EgyptAir, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, terminal-side.
1246 330-343E F-WWKY EgyptAir, full colours. Vendee ramp. Engine covers on. Temporary storage?
1255 330-343E B-6539 Hainan Airlines, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, rear.
1258 330-202 VH-EBS Jetstar Airways, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, terminal-side. Towed into DC hangar at 17:15.
1261 330-243 PK-GPN Garuda, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, terminal-side.
1262 330-243 F-WWKT China Eastern Airlines, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, terminal-side.
1263 330-343E F-WWYC Thai Airways International, full colours. Named ‘AMNAT CHAROEN’. ZIEGLER DC, rear.
1264 330-343E F-WWYT Aeroflot Russian Airlines, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, terminal-side.
1265 330-323E F-WWKZ AIR CARAÏBES Atlantique, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, terminal-side.
1266 330-223 F-WWKR Vietnam Airlines, full fuselage colours with unpainted tail. l’Abreuvoir plant-side.
1267 330-243 F-WWKH China Eastern Airlines, full ‘SkyTeam’ colours. l’Abreuvoir, terminal-side.
1268 330-302 F-WWKN EVA Air, basic colours. l’Abreuvoir, terminal-side.
1269 330-343E F-WWKV Thai Airways International, full colours. l’Abreuvoir, terminal-side.
1270 330-343E F-WWYG Aeroflot Russian Airlines, full colours. l’Abreuvoir plant-side.
1271 330-243 F-WWYX South African Airways, full colours. l’Abreuvoir plant-side.
1275 330-243MRTT F-WWKJ Yellow (storage) primer. l’Abreuvoir plant-side.
1280 330-243 F-WWKM Standard (green) primer with China Eastern Airlines tail colours, engineless. ‘Stations 18’.
1282 330-243 (F-WWKS) Standard (green) primer with Air China tail colours, engineless. C. ADER FAL, Poste 30A.
1284 330-343E (F-WWYA) Standard (green) primer with Aeroflot Russian Airlines tail colours, engineless. C. ADER FAL, Poste 30B.
1285 330-343E (F-WWYE) Standard (green) primer with unpainted tail Believed destined for Cathay Pacific. C. ADER FAL, Poste 30C.

Additional frames which could not be read off:

Components:
1287 330-302E (F-WWYP) Tail (on transportation jig) in full KLM colours noted in open storage shed near to Beluga unpack. First A330-300 destined for KLM Royal Dutch Airlines.
1290 330-343E (F-WWKU) Unmated rear fuselage section on transportation jig outside the ADER FAL, body-join Poste 35B. Believed to be destined for Swiss International Air Lines.

[10:58] ..MSN 0072 first engine run [2/6].

A380
0001 380-841 F-WWOW Airbus S.A.S. Noted in part-open re-work hangar at A é roconstellation.
[0002 380-841 F-WXXL Airbus S.A.S. Not seen, believed to still be on the FAL].
0004 380-861 F-WWDD Airbus S.A.S. Production flight line (‘general testing’ side) at A é roconstellation, stand A17.

0063 380-842 F-WWSK QANTAS Airways, full colours. Production flight line (‘flight testing’ side) at A é roconstellation, stand A12. Taxiied out at 12:45, stopping at the holding-point for 14R at 12:53. Noted back on flight line at 13:25.
0072 380-841 F-WWSR Standard (green) primer with Lufthansa tail colours. ‘MI’ fin id = D-AIMI. Production flight line (‘flight testing’ side) at A é roconstellation, stand A18. Towed out to BIKINI engine test cell at 10:50. No. 2 engine first start at 10:58. No. 4 engine first start at 11:01, then performed engine run-ups. Noted back at flight line by 13:25.
0073 380-841 F-WWSP Standard (green) primer with Lufthansa tail colours. ‘MJ’ fin id = D-AIMJ. Production flight line (‘general testing’ side) at A é roconstellation, stand A19.

Additional frames which could not be read off:

Components:

A400M
0001 F-WWMT Airbus Military. Airbus Development flight line.
[0002 EC-402 Airbus Military. Not seen.]
[0003 F-WWMS Airbus Military. Not seen.]
[0004 EC-404 Airbus Military. Not seen.]

ATR Plant
098 72-600 F-WWEY Full house scheme. La Raquette (ATR DC), terminal-side.
811 42-600 F-WWLY Full house scheme. La Raquette (ATR DC), terminal-side.

849 42-500 HC-CMB TAME Ecuador, full colours. La Raquette (terminal-side). Departed at 12:47 on first leg of delivery flight, TLS-ACE.
968 72-600 9Y-TTA Caribbean Airlines, full colours. La Raquette (terminal-side).
979 72-212A F-WWEX Skywest Airlines, full Virgin Australia colours. Parked St. Martin du Touch nearby ATR flight line.

St. Martin du Touch, ATR flight line:
976 72-212A VQ-BLL UTair Aviation, full colours.

Rear of St. Martin du Touch, close to hangars :
969 72-600 (F-WWLT) Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras, full pink colours.

‘La Raquette’ (ATR DC) – plant-side :
971 72-212A F-WWLV TRIP Linhas Aéreas , full colours.
977 72-212A F-WWEV All-white colours. Performed missed approach on 14R at 11:43, touch and go at 11:50, landing back at 11:57. Destined for flyBe Nordic.
980 72-212A F-WWEZ UTair Aviation, full colours.

ATR hangar (old A300 hall):

Latecoere Aeroservices

Additional frames which could not read-off/tied-up:

Air France Industries
0115 320-211 F-GHQE Air France (old colours). Parked outside main hangar, minus right-hand engine (although nacelle still attached).

Paint Hangar :
Closed.

Aero Technique Espace (ATE) paint shop
320 bay
Closed

ATR bay
Closed

Selected visitors
D-ASTY 319 GMI
D-ASTZ 319 GMI
EC-LAC 733 SWT
F-GRPJ AT7 CCM
F-GUME Be9 TJT
F-HBAL 319 AAF
F-HBLJ E90 RAE
F-HBXE E70 RAE
F-OREU 77W REU
G-EZIG 319 EZY
G-EZPG 319 EZY
OO-JAM 734 JFU
OO-TAS 146 TAY
TC-JLZ 319 THY
TS-IEB 73W TAR

CN-TAX Beech C90
F-BRPS Cessna FR.172F

D-CLLL Citation 560XL BF Goodrich

R217 Transall C.160R (Coded 64-GQ)

A380spotter.