Wednesday 24 /08/2011 (09:05-21:05L)

A330-202 MSN 1251 F-WWKK JQ

A380-861 MSN 0067 F-WWSQ AF

 

 

Photos at: http://www.flickr.com/photos/a380spotter/sets/72157627501403884/

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 24 /08/2011 (09:05-21:05L)

AIRBUS PLANT

A320 family
0001 320-200 F-WWBA Airbus. Noted at the rear of the hangar next to the A320 FAL.

0659 320-232 F-WWDB DLR Flugbetribe. Rolled out of development flight line hangar c. 09:40 and departed 32L at 09:51. Performed a single circuit of the field and landed back at 10:01. Noted departing again at 10:25 and 12:35, again on short test flights. Seen landing back for the final time at 17:43 and back to St. Martin du Touch.
4596 320-214 F-WWIX Afriqiyah Airways, full colours. St. Martin du Touch, now in storage configuration, i.e. cockpit and engines taped-up, wheels bagged, etc.
4623 320-214 F-WWBY Nouvelair Tunisie, full – revised – colours. St. Martin du Touch, now in temporary storage configuration, i.e. wheels bagged.

4800 320-214 F-WWIK Air France, full colours. Seen again at 15:30, now wearing delivery registration F-HBNH. ZIEGLER DC, rear.
4802 320-232 F-WWBC Qatar Airways, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, terminal-side. Taxied off the DC into BIKINI for engine run-ups at 17:40. Noted still there at 18:55, and back at original position on the DC by 19:25.
4807 320-216 F-WWBM Thai AirAsia, full colours. ‘ABU’ on nose wheel doors = HS-ABU. Flight line, St. Martin du Touch. Towed to rear of the ZIEGLER DC by 10:45, and then re-positioned to the DC Wash Station by 15:30.
4810 320-232 F-WWDI Qatar Airways, full colours. Noted in hangar next to the A320 FAL.
4812 320-232 F-WWDL Tiger Airways, full colours. Station Carburant. Re-positioned to the flight line, St. Martin du Touch by 14:30.
4814 320-214 F-WWDR Virgin America, full colours. Station Carburant.
4816 320-214 F-WWDX Standard (green) primer with full Spring Airlines tail. Inside A320 General Finishing. (Identified by MSN sticker/registration).
4828 320-233 F-WWIJ Standard (green) primer with full Volaris tail colours. Appeared on the apron, St. Martin du Touch before 14:30.
4833 320-214 F-WWIV Juneyao tail colours. Inside A320 General Finishing. (Identified by MSN sticker/registration).
4848 320-214 (F-WWIY) Standard (green) primer with full Air Arabia tail colours. A320 FAL, next aircraft to roll out.

Additional frames which could not be read off:
1. A further 3 examples were noted inside the open General Finishing hangar but these could not be read off and tails were in shadow.
2. A further 2 examples were noted behind MSN on the A320 FAL. These were tailless and impossible to read off.

Components:
4864 Un-mated rear section, and wing set, on transportation jigs outside Beluga unpack area. Believed to be destined for China Southern as a series -214.
4853 Basic (i.e. minus decal) Royal Jordanian colours tail seen in tail paint shed.

Airbus Corporate Jet
4228 ACJ319-115(X) VP-CMJ (All-white colours). Parked outside the main Airbus Corporate Jet hangar.
A second aircraft – with white tail featuring a red slash? – was glimpsed in partially open hangar but could not be positively identified.

'Stations 18' 24/08/2011 [2].

A330/340 family
0001 340-311 F-WWAI Airbus S.A.S. Vendee ramp.
0360 340-642 F-WWCA Airbus S.A.S. 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. Noted at l’Abreuvoir upon arrival but towed off into General Finishing hangar c. 09:30.
0925 330-200 F-WWKB Low visibility (grey) scheme. Seen, engineless, in big re-work hangar (C63) on ADER site.
1136 330-224F F-WWYZ MASKargo, full colours. l’Abreuvoir, terminal-side. Taxied out c. 15:00, to BIKINI for engine run-ups. Noted early evening back at original parking stand.
1148 330-224F Standard (green) primer with full Malaysia Airlines tail colours. For MASKargo. ADER FAL, Poste 30A.
1230 330-343(X) F-WWYR EgyptAir, full colours. Short-term? storage. ZIEGLER DC, plant-side.
1238 330-343E F-WWKI EgyptAir, full colours. l’Abreuvoir, plant-side.
1240 330-243 ‘Prestige’ F-WWKQ All off-white colours, incl. engines. For the Government of Turkey. l’Abreuvoir, terminal-side.
1244 330-223 F-WWYU China Southern Airlines, full colours. DC, terminal-side. Taxied out at 10:00, to BIKINI for engine run-ups. Returned to original stand on DC at 11:25.
1246 330-343E F-WWKY EgyptAir, full colours. General Finishing hangar.
1247 330-343E F-WWYQ Aeroflot Russian Airlines, full colours. Named ‘M. SHOLOKHOV. Note was wearing incorrect test reg. ‘F-WWQY’ on the right-hand side. l’Abreuvoir, plant-side.
1248 330-243MRTT EC-331 All yellow (storage) primer, including tail, with grey engines. DC, terminal-side.
1249 330-243 F-WWYH South African Airways, full colours. l’Abreuvoir, terminal-side.
1250 330-243MRTT F-WWYD All yellow (storage) primer, including tail, with grey radome and engines. ‘Vendee’ stands, midfield.
1251 330-202 F-WWKK Jetstar Airways, full colours. Rolled out of paint hangar at 09:50 and towed to l’Abreuvoir, terminal-side. First Jetstar Airways A330 with new monochrome titles.
1252 330-202 F-WWKP Alitalia, full colours. ‘JK’ fin i.d. = EI-EJK. l’Abreuvoir, plant-side.
1255 330-343E F-WWYM Standard (green) primer with full Hainan Group tail colours. l’Abreuvoir, terminal-side.
1259 330-243 F-WWYV Hawaiian Airlines, full colours. ‘384’ on nosewheel doors = N384HA. l’Abreuvoir, plant-side.
1261 330-243 F-WWKF Standard (green) primer with full Garuda tail and winglet colours Engineless, ‘Stations 18’.
1262 330-243 F-WWKT Standard (green) primer with full China Eastern tail colours Engineless, ‘Stations 18’.
1263 330-343E F-WWYC Standard (green) primer with full Thai Airways International tail colours Engineless, ‘Stations 18’.
1264 330-343E F-WWYT Standard (green) primer, tail colours could not be seen. For EgyptAir. ADER FAL, Poste 30B.
1265 330-323E Registration, if carried, could not be seen. To become F-WWKZ. Standard (green) primer with full Air Caraibes Atlantique tail colours. ADER FAL, Poste 30C
1266 330-223 Registration, if carried, could not be seen. To become F-WWKR. Standard (green) primer with unpainted tail. ADER FAL, Poste 35A (body-join).

Additional frames which could not be read off:

Components:
1. Unattached full SkyTeam colours tail noted being trolleyed onto the ADER FAL. Had MSN sticker but this could not be read off, believed to be MSN 1270, a 330-343E destined for Aeroflot Russian Airlines.
2. 340-642 Fuselage barrel (on trolley) fully painted-up in South African Airways colours, titles and tail logo. Believed to be the long-term resident section of the written-off Etihad -600(HGW) frame MSN 0856.

A380 body-join.

A380
[0001 380-841 F-WWOW Airbus S.A.S. Not seen.]
0002 380-841 F-WXXL Airbus S.A.S. Appears to have been overpainted with basic Airbus house colours (i.e. solid blue band on tail and rear fuselage). Also features an ugly dark blue lozenge on forward fuselage covering the previous ‘Airbus A380’ titles. Pylons attached but still engineless. LAGARDERE FAL, Poste 30C.
0004 380-861 F-WWDD Airbus S.A.S. Airbus Development flight line.

0067 380-861 F-WWSQ Standard (green) primer with Air France tail and engine colours. Production flight line (‘general testing’ side) at A é roconstellation, A19.
0068 380-861 F-WWSJ Korean Air, full colours. Arrived back from XFW after dark, and seen parked at the DC at 20:55.
0073 380-841 (unmarked) Standard (green) primer with Lufthansa tail colours. ‘MJ’ fin id = D-AIMJ. Body-join poste.
0078 380-841 (unmarked) Standard (green) primer with full Malaysia Airlines tail. Engineless. LAGARDERE FAL, Poste 30A.
0082 380-841 F-WWSH Standard (green) primer with full Singapore Airlines tail and engine colours. Production flight line (‘flight testing’ side) at A é roconstellation, stand A14.
0098 380-861 F-WWAB Standard (green) primer with full Emirates Airline tail and engine colours. Production flight line (‘flight testing’ side) at A é roconstellation, stand A12.
0099 380-861 F-WWAF Standard (green) primer with Air France tail and engine colours. LAGARDERE FAL, Poste 30B.

Additional frames which could not be read off:
0079 380-841 (F-WWST) Standard (green) primer with full Singapore Airlines tail and engine colours. Re-work hangar.

Components:

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

Note: Two additional airframes were noted from the tour bus in big hangar at the centre of the main Airbus site but these could not be identified.

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 (MSN on sheet of paper taped below cockpit). Registration, if applied, could not be seen. Structurally complete, green primer with white-tail, plus props. Open ATR hall.
967 72-600 (MSN on sheet of paper taped below cockpit). Registration, if applied, could not be seen. Structurally complete, green primer with white-tail, plus props. Open ATR hall.
968 72-600 (MSN on sheet of paper taped below cockpit). Registration, if applied, could not be seen. Structurally complete, green primer with white-tail, plus props. Open ATR hall.

..at least 5 more white-tails were seen behind these identified aircraft.

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

St. Martin du Touch, ATR flight line:

Rear of St. Martin du Touch, close to hangars :
Two (green) primer, white-tailed aircraft were noted on landing at 09:05:
1. An ATR 72 – appeared to be -600 MSN 940 F-WWLN. Structurally complete, green primer with white-tail, and props. Had been hangared by 14:30.
2. An ATR 42 – structurally complete, with props installed, but minus tail-cone. Had been hangared by 14:30.

‘La Raquette’ (ATR DC) – plant-side :
964 72-212A PK-WFU Wings Abadi Air, full colours.

ATR hangar (old A300 hall):
Left to right as seen from the terminal:
1. 72-212A Firefly, full colours. Assumed to be either MSN 947 or 948.

Latecoere Aeroservices
542 42-500 F-GPYL Airlinair. Noted, at 17:10, performing engine run-ups on rear storage ramp.

27125/2415 737-3H6(SF) F-GIXR Europe Air Post, all-white colours. Outside main hangar.
28898/2906 737-39M(QC) F-GIXT Europe Air Post, full colours. In main hangar.

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
EC-JXJ 319 VLG
EC-LAC 733 SWT
EI-DSG 320 AZA
F-GIXB 733 FPO
F-GRPK AT7 CCM
F-HBXG E70 RAE
F-OREU 77W REU
G-CELV 733 EXS
G-EZAC 319 EZY
G-EZAD 319 EZY
G-EZDP 319 EZY
G-EZFL 319 EZY
G-EZTL 320 EZY
G-MAJY J41 EZE
OO-TAS 146 TAY
OY-SRG 762 SRR
TC-JRL 321 THY
TS-IEB 73W TAR TU0282 TUN-TLS

F-GJXF TB-10
F-GUKM G120A EADS, departed in formation with:
F-GUKN G120A and F-GUKS G120A

A380spotter.

Wednesday 27/07/2011 (08:55-21:00L)

ATR 72-600 MSN 940 F-WWLN Alenia Aeronautica

Heavily modified civilian A330-200 airframe.
Photos at: http://www.flickr.com/photos/a380spotter/sets/72157626905770497/

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 27 /07/2011 (08:55-21:00L)

AIRBUS PLANT

A320 family
0001 320-200 F-WWBA Airbus. Noted in open shared ATR/320 hall.
4596 320-214 F-WWIX Afriqiyah Airways, full colours. St. Martin du Touch, now in storage configuration, i.e. cockpit and engines taped-up, wheels bagged, etc.
4623 320-214 F-WWBY Nouvelair Tunisie, full – revised – colours now featuring ‘billboard’ titles. St. Martin du Touch, now in temporary storage configuration, i.e. wheels bagged.
4780 320-214 A9C-AL Gulf Air, full colours. DC, plant-side.
4782 320-232 B-6786 China Southern Airlines, full colours. DC, plant-side.
4784 320-232 F-WWDT Qatar Airways, full colours. Ferried back from XFW as ‘AIB02DT’ and noted on the flight line, St. Martin du Touch by dusk.
4786 320-232 F-WWDU Jetstar Asia Airways, full colours. Flight line, St. Martin du Touch. Towed to terminal-side stand at the ZIEGLER DC at 11:00 then into DC hangar by 17:50.
4789 320-214 (F-WWDV) Avianca, full colours. Inside A320 General Finishing. (Identified by MSN sticker).
4793 320-216 F-WWID AirAsia, full colours. Flight line, St. Martin du Touch.
4795 ACJ320-214(X) ‘Prestige’ F-WWIE Royal Air Force of Oman, full colours. Flight line, St. Martin du Touch. Departed, on first flight, to XFW as ‘AIB01IE’.
4800 320-214 F-WWIK Air France, full colours. Flight line, St. Martin du Touch. Departed, on first flight, to XFW as ‘AIB01IK’, performing the standard missed approach at 17:46.
4802 320-232 F-WWBC Qatar Airways, full colours. Flight line, St. Martin du Touch.
4805 320-214 F-WWBK Virgin America, full colours. Apron, St. Martin du Touch.
4812 320-232 F-WWDL Tiger Airways, full colours – with engines. Station Carburant.
4814 320-214 ‘F-WW’ (last 2 not yet applied). To become F-WWDR. Standard (green) primer with Virgin America tail colours, engineless. Apron, St. Martin du Touch.
4817 320-232 F-WWIA Standard (green) primer with basic (i.e. minus tail decal) Royal Jordanian tail colours. Note: standard colours were applied to the left hand-side, but non-standard or incomplete? colours on right hand-side. Station Carburant.

Additional frames which could not be read off:
4816 320-214 (F-WWDX) Spring Airlines, full colours. Noted in ‘shared’ hangar with ATRs.
4820 320-214 (F-WWIC) Standard (green) primer with Air France tail. Inside A320 General Finishing.
4821 320-214 (F-WWIF) Standard (green) primer with Avianca tail. Inside A320 General Finishing.
4823 320-214 (F-WWII) Standard (green) primer with basic Saudi Arabian Airlines tail colours. A320 FAL.
4828 320-233 (F-WWIJ) Standard (green) primer without tail. Believed to be destined for Volaris as a series -233. Behind MSN 4823 on the A320 FAL.

Components:
4851 Un-mated front and rear sections on trolleys outside Beluga unpack area. Believed to be destined for Virgin America as a series -214.

Airbus Corporate Jet
4319 ACJ319-132(X) (F-WHUE) Systems Capital Noted in open Airbus Corporate Jet hangar.

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

[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. Not seen.]
0980 330-203MRTT ‘MRTT 010’ Royal Saudi Arabia Air Force, full ‘low vis’ colours. Parked at Aeroconstellation on stand outside STTS Paint Hall. Departed, for Getafe, at 13:28 as ‘CASA338’.
1230 330-343(X) F-WWYR EgyptAir, full colours. Engine covers and markings on tyres which indicate short-term? storage. DC, plant-side.
1239 330-342E (F-WWKL) Cathay Pacific, full colours. ZIEGLER DC hangar.
1240 330-243 ‘Prestige’ F-WWKQ All white colours, incl. engines. For the Government of Turkey. l’Abreuvoir, terminal-side.
1241 330-243 F-WWYB Sichuan Airlines, full colours. DC, terminal-side. Taxiied out at 17:40, to BIKINI for engine run-ups. Returned to original stand on DC at 19:30.
1243 330-323E F-WWYP Malaysia Airlines, full colours. l’Abreuvoir, terminal-side. Departed at 11:35 as ‘AIB02YP’. Noted back on the trough by early afternoon.
1244 330-223 F-WWYU China Southern Airlines, full colours. l’Abreuvoir, plant-side.
1245 330-343E F-WWKU Etihad Airways, full colours but minus tail decal. l’Abreuvoir, terminal-side.
1246 330-343E F-WWKY EgyptAir, full colours. l’Abreuvoir, terminal-side.
1247 330-343E F-WWYQ Aeroflot Russian Airlines, full colours. l’Abreuvoir, plant-side.
1248 330-243MRTT F-WWYE All yellow (storage) primer, including tail. l’Abreuvoir, plant-side.
1258 330-202 F-WWYS Standard (green) primer with full Jetstar Airways tail and winglet colours. Engineless, ‘Stations 18’.
1260 330-243 F-WWYY Standard (green) primer with full Air China tail colours Engineless, ‘Stations 18’.
1261 330-243 F-WWKF Standard (green) primer with full Garuda tail colours Engineless, ‘Stations 18’.

Additional frames which could not be read off:
Unknown aircraft in body-join (Poste 35A) of the C. ADER FAL. Standard (green) primer tail.

Components:
340-642 Fuselage barrel (on trolley) fully painted-up in South African Airways colours, titles and tail logo. Also has ‘Airbus A340-600’ legend and even has cargo door warning/instruction decals applied! Destined for South Africa as a cabin trainer? Dents and creases still present on section would indicate that this is the long-term resident section of the written-off Etihad -600(HGW) frame MSN 0856.

A380
0001 380-841 F-WWOW Airbus. Glimpsed in re-work hangar at LAGARDERE.
[0002 380-841 F-WXXL Airbus. Not seen.]
0004 380-861 F-WWDD Airbus. Airbus Development flight line.

0054 380-841 F-WWAX Standard (green) primer with China Southern tail and engine colours. Rolled out of re-work hangar (alongside MSN 0001) at 17:00 and parked on stand A14 (flight test side) at Aeroconstellation.
0078 380-841 (unmarked) Standard (green) primer with full Malaysia Airlines tail. Engineless. LAGARDERE FAL, Poste 30A.
0082 380-841 F-WWSH Standard (green) primer with full Singapore Airlines tail and engine colours. Production flight line (‘general testing’ side) at Aeroconstellation, stand A17.
0098 380-861 F-WWAB Standard (green) primer with full Emirates Airline tail and engine colours. Production flight line (‘general testing’ side) at Aeroconstellation, stand A19.
0099 380-861 F-WWAF Standard (green) primer with full Air France tail colours. Engineless. LAGARDERE FAL, Poste 30B.

Note: LAGARDERE FAL, Poste 30C was empty.

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. Airbus Development flight line. Seen flying during the morning as ‘AIB31MS’.
[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. Open ATR hangar, visible from the road.

ATR 72-600 MSN 966 F-WW?? AD

844 42-600? (MSN on sheet of paper taped below cockpit). Registration, if applied, could not be seen. Structurally complete, white-tail, plus props. Open ATR hall.
947 72-212A F-WWEX Firefly, full colours. La Raquette, terminal-side.
948 72-212A F-WWEZ Firefly, full colours. ATR flight line.
954 72-212A F-WWEG Skywest Airlines in full (new) Virgin Australia colours. ATR flight line.
957 72-212A PK-WFS Wings Abadi Air, full colours. ATR flight line. Taxiied out at 20:05.
961 72-212A F-WWEN Wings Abadi Air, full colours. La Raquette, plant-side.
963 72-212A F-WWEP UTAir Aviation, full colours. La Raquette, plant-side. Noted performing taxi trials/engine runs (not in BIKINI) circa. 09:20.
965 72-212A F-WWER UTAir Aviation, full colours. La Raquette, terminal-side.
966 72-600 Registration, if applied, could not be seen. Structurally complete (minus radome), full AZUL colours, with props. Named ‘Azul Tango Romeo’. Open ATR hall. Noted outside the same hall circa. 17:00.
967 72-600 (MSN on sheet of paper taped below cockpit). Registration, if applied, could not be seen. Structurally complete, green primer with white-tail, plus props. Open ATR hall.
968 72-600 (MSN on sheet of paper taped below cockpit). Registration, if applied, could not be seen. Structurally complete, green primer with white-tail, plus props. Open ATR hall.
969 72-600 (MSN on sheet of paper taped below cockpit). Registration, if applied, could not be seen. Structurally complete, green primer with white-tail, plus props. Open ATR hall.
971 72-212A (MSN on sheet of paper taped below cockpit). Registration, if applied, could not be seen. Structurally complete, green primer with white-tail, plus props. Open ATR hall.
974 72-212A (MSN on sheet of paper taped below cockpit). Registration, if applied, could not be seen. Structurally complete (minus tail cone), green primer with white-tail, plus props. Open ATR hall.

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 :

ATR hangar (old A300 hall):
Left to right as seen from the terminal:
1. 72-600 Royal Air Maroc Express, full colours. Assumed to be either MSN 958 or 960.

Latecoere Aeroservices
112 42-300 OY-CIU Danish Air Transport, full colours. Rear ramp, engines receiving attention. Noted, at 17:00, performing engine run-ups.
192 72-202 F-WKVC AZUL, full colours. Noted departing (on delivery) circa 09:15.
29333/3084 737-33V F-GZTA Europe Air Post, full colours. In main hangar. Noted circa 17:00 performing engine run-ups on rear ramp. Seen again at dusk under tow to the cargo ramp.

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).
2456 319-115LR F-GRXJ Air France (new colours). Parked outside main hangar, complete.
??? 319-100 Stripped (bare metal) fuselage with white nacelles. Presumably Air France?
??? 320 Stripped (bare metal) fuselage with dark (blue/black?) nacelles.

Paint Hangar :
Closed.

Aero Technique Espace (ATE) paint shop
320 bay
4807 320-216 ‘F-WWMB’ (typo for F-WWBM) Thai AirAsia, full colours. ‘ABU’ on nose wheel doors = HS-ABU. Rolled-out by 18:20 and towed to St. Martin du Touch.

ATR bay
940 72-600 F-WWLN Structurally complete, green primer with white-tail, and props. Rolled out of ATE Paint Hall at 11:30, arriving back at St. Martin at 11:45.
967 72-600 (Unmarked) (MSN from small stencil on rear fuselage). No registration applied. Structurally complete, green primer with white-tail, plus props. Noted at rear of St. Martin by ATR hall am, then swapped with MSN 940 in the paint hall circa 11:45.

Selected visitors
CN-ROZ 73H RAM
EC-HTS EM2 SWT
EC-JXJ 319 VLG
EC-KVD 733 SWT
F-GIXB 733 FPO
F-GRPI AT7 CCM
F-GZTB 733 FPO
F-HBNB 320 AFR
F-ORUN 772 REU
G-CELA 733 EXS
G-EZAK 319 EZY
G-EZAM 319 EZY
G-EZDF 319 EZY
G-EZGN 319 EZY
G-MAJU J41 EZE
LZ-MDA 320 AEE
OO-TAS 146 TAY
OY-SRF 762 SRR
TC-JLU 319 THY

CS-DLT Da2T NJE
F-GPPF Da5
OY-EVO C.550
SE-LZU Rockwell 690A

A380spotter.

Wednesday 22/06/2011 (09:00-23:10L)

[11:18] ..passing the hill. 

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 22/06/2011 (09:00-23:10L)

AIRBUS PLANT

A320 family
0001  320-200  F-WWBA  Airbus. Not seen.

4596  320-214  F-WWIX  Afriqiyah Airways, full colours.  St. Martin du Touch, now in storage configuration, i.e. cockpit and engines taped-up, wheels bagged, etc.
4623  320-214  F-WWBY  Nouvelair Tunisie, full – revised – colours now featuring ‘billboard’ titles.  St. Martin du Touch, now in temporary storage configuration, i.e. wheels bagged.

4733  320-214  XA-ECO  Interjet, full colours.  DC, terminal-side.  Departed at 21:37, on delivery, as 4O2201 TLS-KEF-BGR-TLC.
4741  320-232  XA-VOX  All white colours, incl. engines.  DC, plant-side.
4742  320-216  EC-LML  Vueling Airlines, full colours – named ‘Vuelinizate’.  DC, terminal-side.  Departed at 17:49, on delivery, as VY0901D TLS-BCN.
4745  320-214  F-WWIS  Frontier Airlines, full colours minus tail decal.  Flight line, St. Martin du Touch, then to DC, plant-side, by 10:50.
4747  320-214  F-WWIT  Air France, full colours.  ‘NG’ on nosewheel door = F-HBNG.  DC, plant-side, then to DC wash-station by 10:50.  Back to original position on the DC after dark.

4750  320-214  F-WWIV  Spring Airlines, full colours.  Flight line, St. Martin du Touch.
4752  320-232  F-WWBG  IndiGo Air, full colours.  Flight line, St. Martin du Touch.
4757  320-232  F-WWBI  IndiGo Air, full colours.  Flight line, St. Martin du Touch.

 

4765  320-214  F-WWBV  China Eastern, full colours.  St. Martin apron, then to flight line by 14:55.
4767  320-214  F-WWBZ  LAN Airlines, full colours.  To BIKINI for engine first starts at 18:06 and 18:07 respectively.  Performed engine runs, taxiing out of engine cell at 19:06 and to the compass bay.  Finally back to flight line at 19:28.
4770  320-214  F-WWDC  Uzbekistan Airways, full colours – with engines.  Station Carburant.
4772  320-232  (F-WWDH)  JetStar Asia, full colours.  In open A320 General Finishing bay.
4775  320-214  F-WWDJ  Air China, full colours. ‘773’ on nosewheel doors = B-6773.  Engineless, Station Carburant.
Additional frames which could not be read off:

 

1.  320-200 with blue tail, glimpsed in large hangar shared with the ATRs.  Possibly MSN 4782 for China Southern?
2.  320-200  scheme, if applied, could not be seen.  Positioned behind the above frame.

 

Components:
4805  Un-mated front and rear sections on trolleys outside Beluga unpack area.  Believed to be destined for Avianca as a series -214.

4807  Un-mated front and rear sections on trolleys outside Beluga unpack area.  Believed to be destined for Thai AirAsia as a series -216.

4812  Un-mated rear section on trolley outside Beluga unpack area.  Believed to be destined for Tiger Airways as a series -232.
Airbus Corporate Jet

[19:12] CZ0531 TLS-LBG ('delivery' flight).

A330/340 family
0001  340-311  F-WWAI  Airbus.  In big re-work hangar (C63) at ADER.
0360  340-642  F-WWCA  Airbus.  Midfield ramp.

 

0886  340-542  F-WWTG  Full Kingfisher Airlines colours.  l’Abreuvoir, terminal-side.
0894  340-542  F-WWTH  All white colours with red engines.  l’Abreuvoir, terminal-side.
0925  330-200   F-WWKB  Low visibility (grey) scheme.  Glimpsed, still engineless inside big re-work hangar at ADER.
1092  330-243F  TC-JDP  Turkish Airlines Cargo, full colours, named ‘FIRAT’. ZIELGER DC, plant-side.    Departed at 18:54, on delivery, as TK6901 TLS-SAW.
1115  330-243F  F-WWKO  Hong Kong Airlines Cargo, full colours.  ‘LNX’ on nosewheel doors = B-LNX.   l’Abreuvoir, plant-side.
1169  330-202  VH-EBO  QANTAS Airways.  Parked midfield.  Had been moved/departed by late afternoon.
1226  330-343(X)  F-WWKM  Etihad Airways, full colours.  l’Abreuvoir, terminal-side.  Towed to DC wash station after dark.

 

1230  330-343(X)  F-WWYR  EgyptAir, full colours.  l’Abreuvoir, plant-side.  Noted landing back after a test flight, as AIB04YR at 17:16 and back to original parking position. Towed to General Finishing area of ADER plant, and out of sight, at 18:50.
1231  330-343E  F-WWYA  All-white colours, including engines.  ZIEGLER DC.  Towed out to a, terminal-side, position on the DC at 16:55, and parked.
1232  330-343E  VQ-BQX  Aeroflot Russian Airlines, full colours.  ZIEGLER DC, plant-side.
1233  330-223  B-6531  China Southern Airlines, full colours.  ZIEGLER DC, terminal-side.  Departed at 19:12, on ‘delivery’, as CZ0531 TLS-LBG.
1234  330-323E  F-WWYN  Malaysia Airlines, full colours.  ZIEGLER DC, terminal-side.  Pushed-back at 11:55 and taxied straight back to original position (??!) at 12:07 and parked.  Noted late afternoon, on original stand, now as 9M-MTD.
1236  330-243  F-WWKA  South African Airways, full colours.    l’Abreuvoir, terminal-side.
1237  330-243  F-WWKG  Air China, full colours.  l’Abreuvoir, plant-side.
1241  330-243  F-WWYB  Sichuan Airlines, full colours.  l’Abreuvoir, terminal-side.
1248  330-243MRTT  F-WWYE  All yellow (storage) primer, including tail.  Engineless, ‘Stations 18’.
1249  330-243  F-WWYH  Standard (green) primer with full South African Airways tail and winglet colours.  Engineless, ‘Stations 18’.  Noted again late afternoon now midfield close to General Finishing hangars.
1250  330-243MRTT  F-WWYD  Standard (green) primer, including tail.  Engineless, ‘Stations 18’.
1251  330-202  (no registration applied)  Standard (green) primer with full JetStar Airways tail and winglet colours.  Engineless, ‘Stations 18’.
1255  330-343E  F-WWYM  Standard (green) primer with full Hainan Group tail and winglet colours.  Engineless, ‘Stations 18’.

 

Additional frames which could not be read off:
1252  330-202  Standard (green) primer with full Alitalia tail colours.  ADER FAL, Poste 30A.
1254  330-302  Standard (green) primer with full EVA Air tail colours.  ADER FAL, in body-join.
Components:

A380-861 MSN 0098 [F-WW??] EK

A380
0001  380-841  F-WWOW  Airbus.  Not seen.
0002  380-841  F-WXXL  Airbus.  Not seen, but believed to still be on LAGARDERE FAL, Poste 30C.
0004  380-861  F-WWDD  Airbus.  Not seen.
0076  380-841  F-WWSC  Standard (green) primer with full Singapore Airlines tail and engine colours.  Production flight line (flight test side) at Aeroconstellation, stand A12.  Departed at 14:34, as AIB01SC, on first flight.
0082  380-841  F-WWSH  Standard (green) primer with full Singapore Airlines tail and engine colours.  Production flight line (‘general testing’ side) at Aeroconstellation, stand A17.
0086  380-861  F-WWSB  Standard (green) primer with full Emirates Airline tail and engine colours.  Production flight line (flight test side) at Aeroconstellation.  Departed at 11:24, as AIB02SB on ferry flight to XFW.
0090  380-861  F-WWSE  Standard (green) primer with full Emirates Airline tail and engine colours.  Production flight line (‘general testing’ side) at Aeroconstellation, stand A19.
0098  380-861  (F-WW??) Standard (green) primer with full Emirates Airline tail and engine colours.  At least one engine installed.  LAGARDERE FAL, Poste 30B.
Additional frames which could not be read off:

380-861  (F-WW??)  Primer with Air France tail, noted on LAGARDERE FAL, Poste 30  Either MSN 0067 or 0099 which are both currently on the FAL.
380-861  (F-WW??)  Noted, tail-less, in open body-join Poste on LAGARDERE FAL.  Believed to be MSN 0101 for Emirates Airline.  An unattached Emirates tail was noted under tow ex-Beluga area to Aeroconstellation plant early evening, which I believe was destined for this airframe.

Components:
A400M
[0001  F-WWMT  Airbus Military.  Not seen.]
[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, terminal-side.

947  72-212A  F-WWEX  Firefly, full colours.  ATR flight line.

949  72-212A  F-WWEB  Fly540, full colours.  La Raquette, plant-side.

 

952  72-212A  VQ-BLG  UTAir Aviation, full colours.  ATR flight line.

 

953  72-212A  VQ-BLH  UTAir Aviation, full colours.  La Raquette, terminal-side.
954  72-212A  F-WWEG  Skywest Airlines in full (new) Virgin Australia colours.  Noted in BIKINI engine test cell c. 14:45.  Departed on test flight at 16:04.  Landed back at 18:10.

 

957  72-212A  PK-WFS  Wings Abadi Air, full colours.  ATR flight line.

 

965  72-212A  F-WWER  UTAir Aviation, full colours.  Noted at 18:45 under tow from the paint shop (ATE or AFI?) back to St. Martin du Touch.
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:

72-212A  (unmarked on right-hand side) Firefly, full colours.  Assumed to be MSN 948.

 

ATR hangar (old A300 hall):
Left to right as seen from the terminal:
1.  72-xxx  Green primer, all-white tail.  Complete with props.
2.  72-xxx  Green primer with all-white tail.  Complete with props.
3.  72-xxx  Green primer.  Minus tail.  No props.
Latecoere Aeroservices
365  72-202  F-WKVB AZUL, special colours.  Noted departing at 09:06, landed back at 20:00.  Presumably after taking part in the Paris Salon 2011 at LBG.

 

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-AOLG  100 OLT
D-AOLH  100 OLT
EC-JYA  CR9  ANE
EC-JYV  CR9  ANE
EC-JXJ  319  VLG
EC-JXZ  CR9  ANE
EC-JZX  CR9  ANE
EI-DVS  CR9  CYL
F-GUME  Be9  TJT
F-HAPE  Be9  PEA
F-HBLJ  E90  RAE
F-HBXG  E70  RAE
F-HEPB  320  AFR
F-OMAY  772  REU
G-CELV  733  EXS
G-EZAL  319  EZY
G-EZET  319  EZY
G-EZTA  320  EZY
G-MAJW  J41  EZE
G-TOYH  733  BMI
LZ-MDA  320  AEE
OO-TAS  146  TAY
PH-EZN  E90  KLC
PH-EZS  E90  KLC
A380spotter.

 

 

 

 

 

TLS: Wednesday 25/05/2011 (09:05-22:10L)

[11:37] ..the 'AIB02SS' is airborne.

Photos at: http://www.flickr.com/photos/a380spotter/sets/72157626684186339/
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 25/05/2011 (09:05-22:10L)

AIRBUS PLANT

A320 family
0001 320-200 F-WWBA Airbus. Noted at rear of large hangar next to the A320 FAL.

4596 320-214 F-WWIX Afriqiyah Airways, full colours. St. Martin du Touch, now in storage configuration, i.e. cockpit and engines taped-up, wheels bagged, etc.
4623 320-214 F-WWBY Nouvelair Tunisie, full – revised – colours now featuring ‘billboard’ titles. St. Martin du Touch, now in temporary storage configuration, i.e. wheels bagged.

4690 320-232 F-WWBO Yemenia, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, plant-side.
4700 320-232 A7-AHH Qatar Airways, full (revised) colours. ZIEGLER DC, terminal-side. Noted entering BIKINI engine test cell at 09:39 for engine runs. Back to the DC at 10:05. Departed later as QR3016 on delivery.
4707 320-232 F-WWBE Sichuan Airlines, full colours. Flight line, St. Martin du Touch.
4712 320-214 VQ-BKT Aeroflot, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, plant-side.
4714 320-214 F-HBNF Air France, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, terminal-side. Entered BIKINI c. 10:30. Noted back at DC by lunchtime. Noted entering BIKINI for a second time c. 19:00.
4716 320-232 HA-LWK Wizz Air, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, plant-side.
4718 320-214 F-WWBX China Eastern Airlines, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, plant-side.
4720 320-214 (F-WWDF) Starflyer, full colours. Noted in open hall next to the A320 FAL.
4721 320-214 G-EZUI easyJet Airline, reverse colours. Ferried in from XFW c. 18:40 as U28001 on delivery flight and ’200th Airbus’ delivery ceremony. Then into ZIEGLER DC hangar before dark.
4723 320-214 F-WWDG China Eastern Airlines, full colours. Flight line, St. Martin du Touch.
4725 320-232 F-WWDY British Airways, full colours. Flight line, St. Martin du Touch.
4736 320-232 F-WWIO Wizz Air, full colours. Flight line, St. Martin du Touch.
4738 320-214 F-WWIP Spring Airlines, full colours. Flight line, St. Martin du Touch.
4741 320-232 F-WWIQ All white colours, incl. engines. Station Carburant.
4742 320-216 F-WWIR Vueling Airlines, full colours. Station Carburant.
4745 320-214 (F-WWIS) Frontier Airlines, full colours minus tail decal. Noted in part-open A320 General Finishing bay.
4747 320-214 (F-WWIT) Predominantly white fuselage, tail obscured by shadow. Noted behind the Frontier in General Finishing.
4754 320-232 F-WWDA Standard (green) primer with full (revised) Qatar Airways tail colours, engineless. Station Carburant.

4762 320-232 (F-WWBQ) Standard (green) primer with full IndiGo Air tail colours. Noted at the final poste of the A320 FAL. Believed to be the same airframe that had rolled out to St. Martin du Touch at dusk.

4763 320-214 (F-WWIU) Standard (green) primer in poste behind 4762 on the FAL.
Additional frames which could not be read off:

Components:
1. Rear fuselage section on trolley, going onto A320 FAL. MSN stencil = 4777. Believed to be destined for Airphil Express as a series -214.
2. Front and rear fuselage sections on trolley, in the open outside Beluga unpack. MSN stencil = 4780. Believed to be destined for Gulf Air as a series -214. Front and rear sections for two other airframes were noted alongside this but could not be read off.
Airbus Corporate Jet
3994 319-115X ACJ A7-MHH Noted in open hangar.
2 other aircraft were noted behind 3994, but these were in shadow and the scheme, if any, could not be seen.
A330/340 family
0001 340-311 F-WWAI Airbus. Noted through open door in big re-work hangar (C63) at ADER.

0360 340-642 F-WWCA Airbus. Midfield ramp. Noted departing on test flight at 14:34, seen back on stand by 18:00.

[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. ‘Stations 18′, i.e. stands outside ADER FAL.
1092 330-243F F-WWKS Turkish Airlines Cargo, full colours, named ‘FIRAT’. l’Abreuvoir, plant-side.
1115 330-243F (F-WWKO) Primer with Hainan Group tail. ADER General Finishing, Poste 20E.
1205 330-343(X) F-WWKN Etihad Airways, full colours. Noted in BIKINI performing engine runs at 09:05. Then to ZIEGLER DC, terminal-side.
1226 330-343(X) F-WWKM Etihad Airways, full colours – minus tail logo. l’Abreuvoir, terminal-side.

1227 330-243 A4O-DG Oman Air, full colours. DC, terminal-side. Towed into DC hangar by 10:00, then back out to original position at 10:26. Noted lining up on 32L for delivery flight (WY0024 TLS-MCT) at 22:10.
1229 330-323E F-WWYJ Malaysia Airlines, full colours. l’Abreuvoir, terminal-side.
1230 330-343(X) F-WWYR EgyptAir, full colours. l’Abreuvoir, plant-side.
1232 330-343E F-WWYI Aeroflot, full colours. l’Abreuvoir, plant-side.
1234 330-323E (F-WWYN) Malaysia Airlines, full colours. ADER General Finishing, Poste 20F.
1235 330-203MRTT F-WWKE Now in all yellow (storage) primer with grey engines. l’Abreuvoir, plant-side.
1244 330-223 ‘F-WW’ Standard (green) primer, including tail basic China Southern winglet colours. Engineless, ‘Stations 18′.
1245 330-343(X) F-WWKU Standard (green) primer with basic (i.e. minus logo) Etihad Airways tail. Engineless, ‘Stations 18′.

Additional frames which could not be read off:

Components:

A380
0001 380-841 F-WWOW Airbus. Noted in open re-work hangar at Aeroconstellation.
0002 380-841 F-WXXL Airbus. LAGARDERE FAL, Poste 30C. Aircraft is still in full (old) Airbus House colours, but has had doors (primer) and windows replaced. Emergency exit chutes not installed. Engineless but with pylons installed. Final stages of re-work prior to handover to Corporate Jet completion centre?
0004 380-861 F-WWDD Airbus. Airbus development flight line. Departed 32L as AIB31DD at 09:53, returning at 11:05. Aircraft is now in (very) basic Airbus house colours, i.e. all-white tail and devoid of any titles. Blue rear stripe still intact. About to be repainted into revised House colours?
0035 380-861 F-WWAT Korean Air, full colours. DC, terminal-side.
0075 380-861 F-WWSS Standard (green) primer with full Korean Air tail and engine colours. Production flight line (flight-test side) at Aeroconstellation, stand A12. Pushed-back at 11:20, departing 32L at 11:37 as AIB02SS. Landed back c. 13:00 and back to stand A12.
0076 380-841 F-WWSC Standard (green) primer with full Singapore Airlines tail and engine colours. Production flight line (‘general testing’ side) at Aeroconstellation, stand A17.
0079 380-841 F-WWST Standard (green) primer with full Singapore Airlines tail colours, pylons installed but engineless. LAGARDERE FAL, Poste 30B.
0082 380-841 (unmarked) Standard (green) primer with full Singapore Airlines tail colours, pylons installed but engineless. LAGARDERE FAL, Poste 30A.
0083 380-861 F-WWSZ Standard (green) primer with full Emirates Airline tail and engine colours. Production flight line (flight-test side) at Aeroconstellation, stand A14. Towed in ‘BIKINI 2′ engine test cell at 10:15 and noted performing engine run-ups. Noted under tow back to stand A14 at 14:30.
0086 380-861 F-WWSB Standard (green) primer with full Emirates Airline tail and engine colours. Production flight line (‘general testing’ side) at Aeroconstellation, 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. 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, terminal-side.

945 72-212A VQ-BLD UTAir Aviation, full colours. La Raquette, terminal-side. Performed engine runs on taxiway near Airbus development flight line at 10:30. Departed later in the day on delivery.

947 72-212A F-WWEX Firefly, full colours. ATR flight line.

948 72-212A F-WWEZ All-white colours. ATR flight line.
949 72-212A F-WWEB Fly540, full colours. La Raquette, plant-side.
950 72-212A VQ-BLE UTAir Aviation, full colours. ATR flight line.

951 72-212A F-WWED (right side)/VQ-BLF (left side) UTAir Aviation, full colours. La Raquette, terminal-side. Noted in BIKINI engine test cell at 09:05. Departed on test flight at 10:37. Noted back at La Raquette c. 14:45.

957 72-212A F-WWEJ Wings Abadi Air, full colours. Ex-BIKINI at 15:15 to La Raquette, plant-side.

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:

ATR hangar (old A300 hall):
Left to right as seen from the terminal:
1. 72-600 RAM Express, full colours. Complete with props.
2. 42?-xxx Green primer with all-white tail. Complete with props.
3. 72-xxx All-white, including tail. Complete with props.
4. 72-212A UTAir Aviation, full colours. Complete with props.
Latecoere Aeroservices
[041 42-320 9G-AAB Antrak Air, full colours. Not seen.]
0420 320-212 LX-STC Strategic Airlines. Front apron.

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).

10089 CRJ700 F-GRZH Brit Air (old Air France colours). Parked outside main hangar.
Paint Hangar:
Closed.

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

Selected visitors
CN-RNQ 73W RAM
D-AOLG 100 OLT
D-AOLH 100 OLT
EC-JTS CR9 ANE
EC-JTU CR9 ANE
EC-JXJ 319 VLG
F-GIXB 733 FPO
F-GIXI 733 FPO
F-GIXS 733 FPO
F-GRPY AT7 CCM
F-HBNB 320 AFR
F-HBNE 320 AFR
F-HBXG E70 RAE
F-HBXI E70 RAE
F-HEPA 320 AFR
F-OREU 77W REU
G-EZAT 319 EZY
G-EZDR 319 EZY
G-EZDU 319 EZY
G-EZEW 319 EZY
G-EZFN 319 EZY
G-EZIS 319 EZY
G-EZIX 319 EZY
G-EZMS 319 EZY
G-EZTG 320 EZY
G-EZTM 320 EZY
G-EZTT 320 EZY
G-MAJW J41 EZE
OO-TAE 146 TAY
OO-TAF 146 TAY
OY-SRF 762F SRR
TC-FBF 320 FHY
TS-IOH 735 TAR
EC-GBB B200
F-GMQG TB-20
F-GNSG Beech 58
LN-LJJ PA-18 A380 production flight line (flight-test side) at Aeroconstellation, stand A18!!!! Departed at 18:28.
A380spotter.

LOG: Toulouse 20/04/2011 (08:55-22:30L)

Photos at: http://www.flickr.com/photos/a380spotter/sets/72157626433397303/ 

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 20/04/2011 (08:55-22:30L)

 

AIRBUS PLANT

A320 family

[0001 320-200 F-WWBA Airbus. Not seen.]

 

4596 320-214 F-WWIX Afriqiyah Airways, full colours. St. Martin du Touch, now in storage configuration, i.e. cockpit and engines taped-up, wheels bagged, etc.

4623 320-214 F-WWBY Nouvelair Tunisie, full – revised – colours now featuring ‘billboard’ titles. St. Martin du Touch, now in temporary storage configuration, i.e. wheels bagged.

4625 320-214 F-WWBZ Aeroflot, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, plant-side.

4645 320-232 VH-FJR Tiger Airways Australia, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, plant-side.

4653 320-214 F-WWIA Yemenia, full colours. St. Martin flight line, then towed into ZIEGLER DC hangar at 17:15.

4658 320-214 F-WWIM Freebird Airlines, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, plant-side. Departed at 10:13, landing back at 11:56, and back to original position.

4666 320-232 F-WWBC Shenzhen Airlines, full – special (red and yellow) – colours. Apron, St. Martin du Touch.

4668 320-214 F-WWBJ Frontier Airlines, full fuselage colours. In ZIEGLER DC hangar, rolling out circa. 15:00 and parked on stand, terminal-side.

4670 320-232 F-WWBK Royal Jordanian full colours. Flight line, St. Martin.

4673 320-214 HB-JLQ Swiss International Air Lines, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, terminal-side. Had departed on delivery by late afternoon.

4675 320-214 F-HBAP Aigle Azur, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, plant-side.

4678 320-214 F-WWDR Aer Lingus, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, terminal-side. Noted in BIKINI engine test cell c. 17:30 performing engine runs. Taxiied out at 17:50, and back to original stand at the DC.

4681 320-216 F-WWDX Vueling Airlines, full colours. Named ‘Be happy be Vueling’. Flight line.

4683 320-323 F-WWIF Wizz Air, full colours. St. Martin flight line.

4686 320-232 F-WWIJ West Air, full colours. Arrived from XFW at 18:15 and parked on the flight line.

4692 320-214 F-WWDI Aeroflot, full colours. St. Martin flight line. Departed mid morning, performing a traditional missed-approach at 12:32 before heading off to XFW.

4694 320-214 F-WWDK Sri Lankan Airlines, full colours. Flight line, St. Martin. Pushed back and taxied off stand at 15:06. Was not in BIKINI engine test cell at 15:30. Test flight? Seen taxiing back to flight line at 17:35.

4696 320-232 F-WWDM China Southern Airlines, full colours (with engines). Apron, St. Martin. Noted moved to the flight line c. 17:40.

4699 320-214 F-WWDO Standard (green) primer with all-white tail. Engineless, Station Carburant.

4704 320-214 F-WWDQ Standard (green) primer with grey tail (white rudder). Engineless, Station Carburant.

4707 320-232 F-WWBE Standard (green) primer with full Sichuan Airlines tail. Engineless, St. Martin du Touch.

4714 320-214 “F-WW” Standard (green) primer with full Air France tail. Engineless, Station Carburant. Towed off Carburant at 17:55 to enter paint shop (Airbus plant) at 18:00.

 

Additional frames which could not be read off:

Components:

1. Front and rear fuselage sections on trolley, in the open outside Beluga unpack. MSN stencil = 4738. Believed to be destined for Spring Airlines as a series -214.

2. Front and rear fuselage sections on trolley, in the open outside Beluga unpack. MSN stencil = 4741. Believed to be destined for Wizz Air as a series -232.

 

Airbus Corporate Jet

Closed.

 

 

A330/340 family

0001 340-311 F-WWAI Airbus. Parked at rear of La Raquette. Departed at 10:34, performed a series of missed approaches flown with lots of (heavy) roll inputs on finals. Landed back at 11:48. Departed again at 15:37, landing back at 17:53.

[0360 340-642 F-WWCA Airbus. Not seen.]

 

0886 340-542 F-WWTG Full Kingfisher Airlines colours. l’Abrevouir, terminal-side.

0894 340-542 F-WWTH All white colours with red engines. l’Abrevouir, terminal-side. Noted taxiing off stand at 15:28.

[0925 330-203MRTT/KC-45A F-WWKB Not seen.]

1219 330-323E F-WWYX Malaysia Airlines, full (new) colours. L’abrevouir, plant-side.

1220 330-223 F-WWKD China Southern Airlines, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, terminal-side.

1221 330-223 F-WWKT TAM Brasil, full colours. L’abrevouir, plant-side.

1222 330-342E F-WWYC Cathay Pacific, full colours. L’abrevouir, plant-side.

1223 330-243 F-WWYL South African Airways, full colours. L’abrevouir, terminal-side.

1224 330-243 F-WWKJ AVIANCA, full colours. L’abrevouir, plant-side.

1225 330-202 F-WWKV Alitalia, full colours. L’abrevouir, plant-side.

1227 330-243 F-WWYG Oman Air, full colours. L’abrevouir, terminal-side.

1235 330-203MRTT F-WWKE Standard (green) primer with primer tail and white winglets. Engineless, ‘Stations 18’.

1236 330-243 F-WWKA Standard (green) primer with full South African Airways tail and winglet colours. Engineless, ‘Stations 18’.

 

Additional frames which could not be read off:

 

Bits and pieces:

 

 

A380

0001 380-841 F-WWOW Airbus. Airbus Development test flight line. Departed at 09:51, performed a missed approach at 13:22, noted back on the development flight line c. 17:30.

[0002 380-841 F-WXXL Airbus. Not seen.]

[0004 380-861 F-WWDD Airbus. Not seen.]

 

0036 380-841 F-WWAM Standard (green) primer with full China Southern Airlines tail. Production flight line (‘general testing’ side) at Aeroconstellation, stand A15.

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. Production flight line (‘general testing’ side) at Aeroconstellation, stand A17.

0080 380-861 F-WWSV Standard (green) primer with full Emirates tail. Production flight line (flight-test side) at Aeroconstellation, stand A12.

 

Additional frames which could not be read off:

 

Bits and pieces:

 

 

A400M

0001 F-WWMT Airbus Military. Airbus Development flight line. Departed at 10:23. Noted again at 14:30 on the rear St. Martin apron.

[0002 EC-402 Airbus Military. Not seen.]

0003 F-WWMS Airbus Military. Airbus Development flight line.

[0004 EC-404 Airbus Military. Not seen.]

 

..an additional aircraft was glimpsed from the tour bus in a large hangar on main site – with some props removed. MSN 002 or 004.

 

 

ATR Plant

[098 72-600 F-WWEY Full house scheme. Not seen.]

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

 

942 72-212A VQ-BLC (worn on both sides of the aircraft) UT Air, full colours. La Raquette, terminal-side.

947 72-212A F-WWEX All-white colours. La Raquette, terminal-side.

948 72-212A F-WWEZ All-white colours. La Raquette, terminal-side.

 

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

 

St. Martin du Touch, flight line:

823 42-500 F-WNUB NordStar Airlines, full colours. Stored?

827 42-500 F-WNUC NordStar Airlines, full colours. Stored?

916 72-212A F-WWEN Finncomm Airlines, full colours. Back in storage?

 

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

839 42-500 F-WWLF NordStar Airlines, full colours, Complete with props.

957 72-212A F-WWEJ Wings Abadi Air, full colours. Complete, with props.

 

‘La Raquette’ (ATR DC) – plant-side:

835 42-500 F-WWLE NordStar Airlines, full colours. Noted taxiing back to this area of the plant circa. 15:10.

 

ATR hangar next to A320 FAL:

 

A300 hall:

 

 

Latecoere Aeroservices

[041 42-320 9G-AAB Antrak Air, full colours. Not seen.]

484 42-500 F-GPYC Noted on rear (storage) ramp c. 12:00. Seen again, at St. Martin du Touch from tour bus c. 14:30.

 

 

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

??? 320-??? White fuselage. Glimpsed in partially-open side hangar.

 

 

Air France Industries

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

2456 319-115(LR) F-GRXJ Air France ‘Dedicate’ (full old colours) Parked outside the main hangar, complete.

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-AMGL 142 WDL

D-AOLG 100 OLT

D-AOLH 100 OLT

EC-JNB CR9 ANE

EC-JZU CR9 ANE

EI-DRJ CR9 CYL AZ0367 TLS-FCO

F-GFJH AT4 DGAC

F-GIXL 733 FPO

F-GIXR 733 FPO

F-HBNB 320 AFR AF6156 ORY-TLS

F-HBNE 320 AFR AF6115 TLS-ORY

F-HBXE E70 RAE

F-HBXI E70 RAE

F-HBXJ E70 RAE

F-HMTO AT4 SAFIRE

F-OREU 77W REU UU0946 TLS-MRS-RUN

G-EZAS 319 EZY

G-EZDF 319 EZY

G-EZDP 319 EZY

G-EZFI 319 EZY

G-EZIZ 319 EZY

G-EZTK 320 EZY

G-EZTM 320 EZY

G-EZTR 320 EZY

G-MAJW J41 EZE

OY-SRG 762F SRR

PH-EZB E90 KLC

PH-EZH E90 KLC

PH-EZL E90 KLC

TC-JPR 320 THY new service IST-TLS

 

D-CAJK Citation XLS

F-HCCC Beech 350

 

160 TBM 700B French Army

378/F-ZVMP CN212

CH-13 C-130H BAF

 

 

A380spotter.

 

 

 

 

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

More photos at: http://www.flickr.com/photos/a380spotter/sets/72157626273340755/

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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