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

A380SPotter

TLS: Wednesday 23/02/2011 (09:55-21:50L)

A330-202 MSN VH-EBQ JQ

A380-841 MSN 0054? [F-WWxx] CZ

More photos at: http://www.flickr.com/photos/a380spotter/sets/72157625998993711/

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 23/02/2011 (09:55-21:50L)

AIRBUS PLANT

A320 family
0001 320-200 F-WWBA Airbus. Parked on the apron at St. Martin du Touch.

4561 320-232 F-WWBB Tiger Airways, full colours. Rear of the ZIEGLER DC, departing during the morning and back in original position by 14:00. Towed into DC hangar at 18:45.
4595 320-232 N607NK Spirit Airlines, full colours. ZIEGLER DC hangar, then positioned to rear stand by 15:40.
4596 320-214 F-WWIX Afriqiyah Airways, full colours. DC, rear.
4599 320-214 F-WWBQ AVIANCA Columbia, full colours. Flight line, St. Martin du Touch.
4601 320-214 F-WWID Air France, full colours. ZIEGLER DC hangar, then positioned to terminal-side DC stand circa 12:00. Noted back in DC hangar at 19:45.
4604 320-214 F-WWIE Air France, full colours. Flight line, St. Martin du Touch, then positioned to rear DC stand by early afternoon. Noted in DC hangar at 19:45.
4608 320-232 F-WWIK Tiger Airways Australia, full colours. Flight line, St. Martin du Touch.
4614 320-232 F-WWBF IndiGo, 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. Performed RTO on 32R at 12:05, then back to St. Martin.
4628 320-232 F-WWDH Wizz Air, full colours. Station Carburant.
4634 320-214 F-WWDV Primer with full – retro – Aer Lingus tail and white engines. St. Martin du Touch. Noted in BIKINI performing enhine runs circa 15:00.

Additional frames which could not be read off:
1. 320-232 Primer with full IndiGo tail. Noted in open hangar containing several unfinished ATRs. Then moved -after dark – to Station Carburant. Assumed to be MSN 4630 (F-WWDJ).
2. 320-200 Glimpsed in partially open A320 General Finishing, Poste E. Dark blue engines noted alongside – awaiting installation. Assumed to be MSN 4647 (F-WWDN) destined for jetBlue.

Bits and pieces:
1. Front and rear fuselage sections on trolley, in the open outside Beluga unpack. MSN stencil = 4668.
2. Unknown wingset alongside the above sections. MSN 4668?

A320-214 MSN 4623 F-WWBY BJ

A330/340 family
0001 340-311 F-WWAI Airbus. Glimpsed in big re-work hangar at ADER.
0360 340-642 F-WWCA Airbus. Parked mid-field.

0886 340-542 F-WWTG Full Kingfisher Airlines colours. L’abrevouir, terminal-side.
0894 340-542 F-WWTH All white colours with red engines. Noted at ZIEGLER DC wash station being hosed and scrubbed clean all morning. Had left the area by dusk.
0925 330-203MRTT/KC-45A F-WWKB Not seen.
1195 330-343E G-VSXY Virgin Atlantic, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, terminal-side.
1196 330-342E B-LAK Cathay Pacific, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, terminal-side.
1198 330-202 VH-EBQ JetStar Airways, full colours. ZIEGLER DC hangar. Rolled out to stand, terminal-side by 14:40. Towed back into DC hangar at 18:30.
1201 330-343E F-WWKU Virgin Atlantic, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, plant-side. Noted in BIKINI test cell performing engine runs circa 15:00. Taxiied back to original DC position at 16:15.
1202 330-223 B-6528 China Southern, full SkyTeam colours. ZIEGLER DC, terminal-side. Departed on delivery at 11:52 as CZ0528 TLS-CAN.
1203 330-223 F-WWYE Korean Air, full colours. L’abrevouir, terminal-side. Departed on a test flight at 13:30. Performed a missed approach at 14:38 before landing at 14:42.
1206 330-343E F-WWYH China Airlines, full colours. Glimpsed in big re-work hangar (C63) on ADER plant, alongside prototype A340-300.
1209 330-323E F-WWYO Malaysia Airlines, full (new) colours. L’abrevouir, plant-side. Departed 32R on a test flight at 11:20. Performed a missed approach at 13:18 before landing shortly after.
1210 330-243 F-WWYS South African Airlines, full colours. Appeared on l’abrevouir, terminal-side after dark.
1211 330-323E F-WWYV Asiana Airlines, full colours. L’abrevouir, terminal-side. Noted in BIKINI test cell performing engine runs circa 15:00. Noted 17:20 in compass bay, engines running.
1215 330-343E F-WWKK China Airlines, full colours. Glimpsed in General Finishing hangar at the ADER site.
1217 330-243 “F-WW” (last 2 not yet applied). Standard (green) primer with full Hawaiian Airlines tail, winglet and engine colours. ‘Stations 18’.
1221 330-223 “F-WW” (last 2 not yet applied). Standard (green) primer, including tail. Engineless, ‘Stations 18’. Noted circa 18:00 on midfield stand close to General Finishing hangars. Believed to be for TAM Brasil.
1222 330-342E “F-WW” (last 2 not yet applied). Standard (green) primer, including tail with Cathay Pacific winglet colours. Engineless, ‘Stations 18’.
1223 330-243 “F-WW” (last 2 not yet applied). Standard (green) primer with partial South African tail and full South African winglet colours. Presumably engineless. Appeared on ‘Stations 18’ after dark.
1224 330-243 Any reg, if applied, could not be seen, but MSN sticker on base of tail was visible. Standard (green) primer with full AVIANCA tail. Noted on part-open ADER FAL after dark.
1227 330-243 F-WWYG Standard (green) primer, including tail. Rolled out of ADER mating jig at 15:35, minus winglets, radome and belly fairing. Believed to be for Oman Air.

Additional frames which could not be read off:

Bits and pieces:

A380
0001 380-841 F-WWOW Airbus. Parked on the Airbus Development test flight line, with engine covers on.
0002 380-841 F-WXXL Airbus. Not seen.
0004 380-861 F-WWDD Airbus. Not seen.

0031 380-841 F-WWSF Standard (green) primer with full China Southern Airlines tail and engine colours. Parked outside on the production flight line (flight test side) at Aeroconstellation, stand A12.
0036 380-841 (unmarked) Standard (green) primer with full China Southern Airlines tail. Engineless, although structurally complete and pylons attached. LAGARDERE FAL, Poste 30A.
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.
0068 380-861 F-WWSJ Standard (green) primer with full Korean Air tail and engine colours, delivery registration HL7614 clearly visible under taped-on test reg. Parked outside on the production flight line at Aeroconstellation, stand A17.
0076 380-841 F-WWSC Standard (green) primer with full Singapore Airlines tail colours, engineless. Parked outside on the production flight line at Aeroconstellation.
0080 380-861 (unmarked) Standard (green) primer with full Emirates tail. Engineless, although structurally complete and pylons attached. LAGARDERE FAL, Poste 30B.

Additional frames which could not be read off:
0054 380-841 (F-WW??) China Southern. Noted in the body-join station – with tail attached – on the ADER FAL. Unmarked and jigs obscuring the MSN stencils.

"Section 18/19": A380-861 MSN 0090 [F-WW??] EK

Bits and pieces:
0090 380-861 (F-WW??) “Section 18/19” fresh off the convoi, on transport jig outside at the Aéroconstellation (Jean-Luc LAGARDERE Logistique) Nord site. MSN 090 stencil.

A400M
0001 F-WWMT Airbus Military. Noted taxiing at 10:00, then seen on Airbus development flight line.
0002 EC-402 Airbus Military. Not seen.
0003 F-WWMS Airbus Military. Not seen.

ATR Plant
098 72-600 F-WWEY Full house scheme. Noted performing several test flight circuits during the morning.

811 42-600 F-WWLY Full house scheme. Not noted outside all day, although may have been the frame in the ATR FAL with house “-600” tail in amongst several new-builds (see below).

823 42-500 F-WWLB NordStar Airlines, full colours. ATR Delivery centre, terminal-side. Entered BIKINI engine test-cell for engine runs at 10:30. Seen either landing or performing RTO at 15:33.
916 72-212A F-WWEN Finncomm Airlines, full colours. ATR flight line, storage configuration.
931 72-212A F-WWEG All-white colours. ATR Delivery centre, terminal-side.
944 72-212A F-WWET Cebu Pacific, full colours. ’58’ on nose wheel doors. ATR Delivery centre, terminal-side.
946 72-212A F-WWEW Wings Abadi Air, full colours. ATR Delivery centre, plant-side.
947 72-212A F-WWEX All-white colours. Complete with red props. Parked just outside ATR production line hangar.

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:

ATR DC – plant-side:

ATR hangar next to A320 FAL:
83x 42-500 (F-WWL?) Green primer – without tail.
949 72-212A (F-WWE?) Fly540, full colours.
950 72-212A (F-WWE?) Green primer with all-white tail.
951 72-212A (F-WWE?) Green primer, minus tail.

A300 hall:

Latecoere Aeroservices
010 42-300 Cargo LY-RUM DOT LT full colours. Parked on rear storage ramp, departing at 11:07.
041 42-320 9G-AAB Antrak Air, full colours. Engineless. Parked on rear storage ramp.
456 72-202F VT-DEB All white with red rudder, no titles. VT- reg taped over previous reg F-WKVG. For Deccan 360/Deccan Cargo. Parked on rear storage ramp.
826 72-212A D2-FLY Fly540, full colours. Parked on rear storage ramp.

0420 320-212 F-GSTS Strategic Airlines, full colours. Parked on taxiway that used to be the approach road.

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).
??? 320-200 Freshly painted all-white with brown paper masks taped over registration.

Paint Hangar:
Closed.

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

ATR bay
Closed.

Selected visitors
D-AOLC S20 OLT
D-AOLG 100 OLT
D-AOLH 100 OLT
EC-JBE EM2 SWT
EC-LAC 733F SWT
F-GRPJ AT7 CCM
G-EZEG 319 EZY
G-EZFB 319 EZY
G-EZID 319 EZY
G-EZIE 319 EZY
G-EZTM 320 EZY
G-EZTN 320 EZY
G-EZTV 320 EZY
OO-TAS 146F TAY
OY-SRF 762F SRR
PH-EZS E90 KLC

F-GJOB Citation
F-GNCP Citation

F-HBRU B200
F-HCPE P180

146 TBM700 French Air Force (Coded XR)

R.207 C. 160R French Air Force (Coded 64-GJ)

A380spotter.

Toulouse Blagnac – Wednesday 29/12/2010 (10:00-22:55L)

A380-861 MSN 0039 F-WWAZ KE

More photos at: http://www.flickr.com/photos/a380spotter/sets/72157625705420952/

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 29/12/2010 (10:00-22:55L)
AIRBUS PLANT

A320 family
0001 320-200 F-WWBA Airbus. Parked on the apron at St. Martin du Touch.
0659 320-232 F-WWDB DLR Flugbetriebe, full colours. St. Martin du Touch.

3243 319-115X(ACJ) D-ACBN DC Aviation, full colours. Parked (outside) at Airbus Corporate Jet centre.
4042 319-133X(ACJ) D-AIDR Deer Jet, full colours. Noted, strobing, beside BIKINI circa 10:00, then out of sight.

4543 320-233 F-WWIS LAN Airlines, full colours. Flight line, St. Martin du Touch.
4559 320-214 F-WWDY Virgin America, full colours. Flight line, St. Martin du Touch.
4573 320-214 F-WWBT Standard (green) primer with full Juneyao Airlines tail, engineless. St. Martin du Touch.
4576 320-233 F-WWBX Standard (green) primer with full LAN Airlines tail, engineless. Station Carburant.
4578 320-232 F-WWDZ Standard (green) primer with full jetBlue tail, engineless. Station Carburant.

Additional frames which could not be read off:

4569? 320-232 (F-WW??) Capital Airlines, full colours. Glimpsed in partially open A320 General Finishing, Poste A.
4571? 320-216 (F-WW??) Primer with AirAsia tail. Glimpsed in partially open A320 General Finishing, Poste B.
457? 320-232 (F-WW??) AirAsia tail (fuselage not seen). AirAsia engines noted on trolleys beside the airframe. Glimpsed in partially open A320 General Finishing, Poste E.

Bits and pieces:
1. Rear fuselage section on trolley, in the open outside Beluga unpack. MSN stencil = 4601.
2. Forward section on trolley, in the open outside Beluga unpack. MSN stencil = 4608.
3. Rear fuselage section on trolley, in the open outside Beluga unpack. MSN 46??. Obscured by 4601& 4608.
4. Forward section on trolley, in the open outside Beluga unpack. MSN 46??. Obscured by 4601& 4608.

A330-223 MSN 1203 F-WWYE KE

A330/340 family
0001 340-311 F-WWAI Airbus. Parked mid-field.
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.
0925 330-203MRTT/KC-45A F-WWKB Not seen. Has this frame re-entered the production cycle at last?

1187 330-343 F-WWYP Air China, full colours. L’abrevouir, terminal-side.
1188 330-343E F-WWYQ Swiss International Air Lines, full colours. L’abrevouir, plant-side.
1189 330-343E F-WWKA Saudi Arabian Airlines, full colours. L’abrevouir, terminal-side.
1190 330-343 F-WWKG Hainan Airlines, full colours. L’abrevouir, terminal-side.
1192 330-343E F-WWKO Saudi Arabian Airlines, full colours but minus tail logo. L’abrevouir, plant-side.
1195 330-343X F-WWYK Standard (green) primer fuselage, orange primer tail and all-white engine colours. Virgin Atlantic ntu? L’abrevouir, plant-side.
1200 330-223 F-WWKI, Korean Air, full colours, engineless. ‘227’ on nose wheel doors (i.e. HL8227). Stations 18.
1202 330-223 F-WWYB Now in full SkyTeam colours with China Southern titles, engineless. Stations 18.
1203 330-223 F-WWYE Standard (green) primer with all Korean Air pale blue tail (no logo or Korean flag applied), engineless. Stations 18.
1204 330-343X F-WWYF All standard (green) primer colours (incl. tail), engineless. For Turkish Airlines. Stations 18.
1208 330-243 F-WWYM Standard (green) primer with full Avianca tail colours, engineless. Stations 18.

Additional frames which could not be read off:
1178 330-343X F-WWKE or B-6527 Hainan Airlines, full colours. ZIEGLER DC hangar.

Bits and pieces:

A380
001 380-841 F-WWOW Airbus. Parked on the Airbus Development test flight line.
002 380-841 F-WXXL Airbus. Not seen.
004 380-861 F-WWDD Airbus. Not seen.

0031 380-841 F-WWSF Standard (green) primer with full China Southern Airlines tail. Engineless, although structurally complete and pylons attached. One engine noted alongside the aircraft on a trolley plus several (grey) cowling sections also awaiting installation. LAGARDERE FAL, Poste 30C.
0039 380-861 F-WWAZ Standard (green) primer with full Korean Air tail and engine colours. Parked outside on the production flight line (flight test side) at Aeroconstellation, stand A14.
0074 380-842 (unmarked) Standard (green) primer with full QANTAS Airways tail, ‘QL’ fin i.d. = VH-OQL. Engineless, although structurally complete and pylons attached. One engine noted between this aircraft and MSN 0031 so this may have been destined for either aircraft. LAGARDERE FAL, Poste 30B.
0076 380-841 (unmarked) Standard (green) primer with full Singapore Airlines tail. Engineless, although structurally complete and pylons attached. LAGARDERE FAL, Poste 30A.

Additional frames which could not be read off:
055 380-842 F-WWAP QANTAS Airways, full colours. ZIEGLER DC hangar.

A380-842 MSN 0055 F-WWAP QF

Bits and pieces:

A400M
0001 F-WWMT Airbus Military. Not seen.
0002 EC-402 Airbus Military. Not seen.
0003 F-WWMS Airbus Military. Not seen.

ATR Plant
098 72-600 F-WWEY Full house scheme. Not seen.

811 42-600 F-WWLY Full house scheme. ATR DC, terminal-side. Noted performing engine runs in BIKINI circa 14:25.

916 72-212A F-WWEN Finncomm Airlines, full colours. ATR Delivery centre, terminal-side.
931 72-212A F-WWEG All-white colours. ATR Delivery centre, terminal-side.
939 72-212A VN-B240 Vietnam Airlines, full colours. ATR Delivery centre, terminal-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:

ATR DC – plant-side:

ATR hangar next to A320 FAL:
??? All-green primer ATR42-500/600 with white tail.
??? White tailed ATR72-212A.

Original A300 hall:

Latecoere Aeroservices
041 42-320 9G-AAB Antrak Air, full colours. Engineless.
826 72-212A F-WKVD (ex F-WWEU) Fly540, full colours. Still wearing ‘826’ on nose wheel doors and reg. D2-FLY visible under white tape.

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

Air France Industries

Paint Hangar:
Closed.

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

ATR bay
Open (but empty) and being cleaned.

Selected visitors
EC-IMX EM2 SWT
F-GIXI 733 FPO
F-HBXJ E70 RAE
F-OPAR 772 REU
G-EZAA 319 EZY
G-EZDI 319 EZY
G-EZEZ 319 EZY
G-EZIM 319 EZY
G-EZMH 319 EZY
G-EZTP 320 EZY
PH-EZK E90 KLC
RA820xx An124 POT (arrived after dark)

G-HFAA 390 Premier

513 C. 310Q French Air Force (Coded BE)

A380spotter.

Toulouse Blagnac Saturday 27/11/2010 (09:30-17:05L)

H. ZIEGLER DC 27/11/2010

'Stations 18': a.m. [2] 27/11/2010

More photos at: http://www.flickr.com/photos/a380spotter/sets/72157625354662919/ and http://www.flickr.com/photos/digitalairliners/sets/72157625355125551/

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.

Saturday 27/11/2010 (09:30-17:05L)
AIRBUS PLANT

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

4417 320-214 F-WWDM Uzbekistan Airways, full colours. Rear of the ZIEGLER DC.
4484 320-214 HZ-AS22 Saudi Arabian Airlines, full colours. ZIEGLER DC hangar.
4493 320-232 9V-TAS Tiger Airways, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, rear apron.
4496 320-232 A7-AHF Qatar Airways, full colours. ZIEGLER DC hangar.
4501 320-214 F-WWIM Saudi Arabian Airlines, full colours. Flight line, St. Martin du Touch. Then into hangar at ADER.
4505 320-232 B-6726 Capital Airlines, full colours. ZIEGLER DC hangar.
4526 320-214 F-WWDO Libyan Airlines, full colours. Station Carburant.
4531 320-232 F-WWDQ Shenzhen Airlines, full colours. Station Carburant.

Additional frames which could not be read off:

3974 320-214 (F-WWIT) Air Blue, full colours. Parked on the apron at St. Martin du Touch in storage configuration.
4513 320-232 (F-WWBM) Capital Airlines, full colours. Flight line, St. Martin du Touch.
4524 320-214 (F-WWDK) Air Arabia, full colours. Apron, St. Martin du Touch.
4532 320-232 (F-WW??) Tiger Airways, full colours. Engineless. Apron, St. Martin du Touch.
4535 320-232 (F-WW??) IndiGo Air, full colours. Station Carburant.

A320-232 MSN 4493 9V-TAS TR

Bits and pieces:
1. Un-mated front and rear fuselage sections on trolleys, in the open outside Beluga unpack. MSN 45xx.
2. Rear fuselage section on trolley, in the open outside Beluga unpack. MSN 45xx.
3. Rear fuselage section on trolley, in the open outside Beluga unpack. MSN 45xx.

A330/340 family
0001 340-311 F-WWAI Airbus. Parked mid-field.
0360 340-642 F-WWCA Airbus. Parked mid-field.

0925 330-203MRTT/KC-45A F-WWKB Not seen. Has this frame re-entered the production cycle at last?

1102 340-542 F-WWTZ State of Kuwait, full colours (incl. tail). L’abrevouir, terminal-side.
1168 330-343 B-6520 Hainan Airlines, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, rear apron.
1170 330-343E F-WWKZ Turkish Airlines, full colours. ZIEGLER DC hangar.
1172 330-343E F-WWYK Turkish Airlines, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, terminal-side.
1178 330-343X B-6527 Hainan Airlines, full colours. Stations 18.
1183 330-203MRTT F-WWKN Primer with brown primer tail. Glimpsed in big re-worker hangar at C. ADER.
1184 330-243 F-WWKT Garuda Indonesia, full colours. L’abrevouir, terminal-side. Noted being towed into hangar at ADER site circa 15:10.
1186 330-243MRTT F-WWYL Orange (storage) primer, incl. tail. L’abrevouir, plant-side.
1196 330-343X F-WWYD Standard (green) primer, incl. tail. For Cathay Pacific. Stations 18.
1199 330-343 F-WWYU Standard (green) primer with full Air China tail and winglet colours. Stations 18.
1202 330-223 “F-WWBY” on left side and “F-WWDY” on right! Standard (green) primer with full SkyTeam colours tail. For China Southern Airlines. Stations 18.

A330-343(X) MSN 1196 F-WWYD CX

Additional frames which could not be read off:
1174 330-202 (F-WWKS) QANTAS Airways, full colours. Glimpsed in big re-worker hangar at C. ADER.
1181 330-343E (F-WWKM) Swiss International Air Lines, full colours. Glimpsed in big re-worker hangar at C. ADER.

Bits and pieces:

A380
001 380-841 F-WWOW Airbus. Not seen.
002 380-841 F-WXXL Airbus. Not seen.
004 380-861 F-WWDD Airbus. Not seen.

Additional frames which could not be read off:
047 380-842 F-WWAD/VH-OQG QANTAS Airways, full colours. ZIEGLER DC hangar.

Bits and pieces:

A400M
0001 F-WWMT Airbus Military. Not seen.
0002 EC-402 Airbus Military. Not seen.
0003 F-WWMS Airbus Military. Not seen.

ATR Plant
098 72-600 F-WWEY Full house scheme. Not seen.

811 42-600 F-WWLY Full house scheme. ATR DC, terminal-side.

921 72-212A F-WWET Air Mauritius, full colours. ATR flight-line.
931 72-212A F-WWEG All-white colours. ATR Delivery centre, plant-side.
932 72-212A F-WWEH Jet Airways, full colours. ATR Delivery centre, terminal-side.
933 72-212A F-WWEI Jet Airways, full colours. ATR Delivery centre, plant-side.
934 72-212A F-WWEJ Firefly, full colours. ATR Delivery centre, terminal-side.

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

St. Martin du Touch, flight line:
826 72-212A F-WWEU Fly540, full colours.
916 72-212A F-WWEN Finncomm, full colours.

Rear of St. Martin du Touch, close to hangars:
2 x ATRs in primer with white tails.

ATR DC – plant-side:

ATR hangar next to A320 FAL:

Original A300 hall:

Latecoere Aeroservices
579 42-500 F-OIJB All-white colours.

Additional frames which could not read-off/tied-up:
An all-white ATR was noted taxiing from the GA ramp to Latecoere circa 15:30. Possibly ATR72-202 MSN 455 F-WKVH.

Air France Industries
EZ-A009 73W TUA

2279 319-115(LR) (CJ) F-GRXI All-white colours.

1059 330-223 F-WJKF Hong Kong Airlines, full colours. ‘LNF’ on nosewheel door = B-LNF. Appeared outside AFI hangar, late afternoon.

F-WJKF / B-LNF A330-223 MSN 1059 Hong Kong Airlines

Paint Hangar:
Closed.

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

ATR bay
Closed.

Selected visitors
7T-VJQ 736 DAH
C-FDAT 313 TSC
D-AOLG 100 OLT
EI-FXB AT4 ABR
F-GRPZ AT7 CCM
F-HBII 320 AAF
F-HBXE E70 RAE
F-HBXH E70 RAE
F-HMTO AT4 Safaire
F-ORUN 772 REU
G-EZAO 319 EZY
G-EZBA 319 EZY
G-EZDC 319 EZY
G-EZEB 319 EZY
G-EZIT 319 EZY
PH-EZH E90 KLC
PH-KZB F70 KLC
TS-ISA CR9 SEN

F-GJOB C551
G-HFAA 390 Premier

513 C. 310Q French Air Force (Coded BE)

A380spotter.