Friday, 29 May 2020

WEEKLY SUMMARY DURING LOCKDOWN 29th May - 04th Jun

Credits for all movements and photos that are supplied on the blog pages go to each of our kind members on the YS email group.

Until things improve it is our intention to summarise the week in a basic bullet point format owing to the low level of activity at the airport, we still appreciate every input from our members and this will be added to this page as the week unfolds. Thank you as ever for your continued support. Stay safe Mark & Danny

Monthly review in motion 2020 selected highlights only

LBA will now only be open on Tuesday and Wednesdays and alternate Fridays from 0800-1600. Helicopter movements will be allowed from Multiflight from 0700-1900. All other times PPR via ATC.

Friday 29th -G-BTII Grumman AA5 mada an approach and go arouns at 1530

Saturday 30th - Jet2 dispatched B738 G-JZBL EXS053B to Stansted departing Leeds at 1058 this morning.

Sunday 31st - The following all made approaches at Leeds but did not land. PA28 G-BODE at 1210, G-BEKO at 1255 and Ikarus G-MPHY at 1305

Monday 1st -Nil

Tuesday 2nd - RAF Atlas ZM419  C/.S Comet 452 joine the hold at 1055 and proceded to conduct 4 approaches until its departure at around 1150. Light visitors included PA28 G-HIZZ at 1130 and Chopper G-HIZZ a Robinson R22 FROM 1515 to 1545. Jet2 flew B733 G-GDFK on an airtest as EXS051B departing at 1143 and returning at 1227. Running down the ILS but not landing were G-AXZD PA28 at 1220 and C172 G-ASMJ at 1400. 


ZM419 captured by Stuart F on his Mobile Phone
ZM419 over Guiselely By Jeff

Atlas A400 ZM419 By Jeff

Wednesday 3rd - A pretty good day for smaller Jets with yet another visit from Belgian FA7X OO-LUM c/s BAF94 visiting us between 1015-1035 arriving  from Brussels and leaving for Shannon. Citation 525 G-TWOP arrivedas CLF373 from Toulouse at 1146. And another 525 from France in the form of F-HAJD c/s VLJ40AV arrived at 1235 from Angoulmere and left at 1330 for Marseille. 3 Jet2 movements today as G-JZBN left us for Stansted at 1110 as EXS055B and in the opposite direction  G-GDFR EXS051B and G-JZHV EXS059B  arrived at 1430 & 1457 respectively.

Thursday 4th -Whilst G-TWOP remained with us today it was joined by another C525 when M-OLLY arrived at 0900 from Memmingham. G-GDFU made its way to Leeds from Stansted as EXS051B arriving here at 1212. Something somewhat smaller and considerabbly faster than the usal transporter when the RAF presented us with a visit by Typhoon ZJ929 as it slid down the approach at 1520 as Triplex 71 before roaraing off into the distance.


Current Storage at Leeds
B738 G-DRTZ remains at Leeds as inactive undergoing service entry maintenance and arrived here on 7th Dec 2019.

Reg
Type
Date Arrived
Date Departed
From
To
G-GDFB
B733
15/03/2020

Faro

G-GDFN
B733
17/03/2020

Amsterdam

G-GDFO
B733
16/03/2020

Nice

G-GDFK
B733
19/03/2020

Manchester

G-GDFM
B733
21/03/2020

Faro

G-GDFV
B738
21/03/2020

Alicante

G-JZHJ
B738
21/03/2020

Leeds

G-JZHT
B738
21/03/2020

Antalya

G-JZBM
B738
21/03/2020
03/06/2020
Gran Canaria
Stansted
G-DRTC
B738
21/03/2020

Lanzarote

G-GDFT
B733
21/03/2020

Faro

G-JZHV
B738
03/06/2020
Stansted
G-LSAJ
B752
21/03/2020

Fuerteventura

G-JZHK
B738
21/03/2020

Malaga

G-JZHC
B738
23/03/2020

Newcastle

G-GDFL
B738
26/05/2020

Dublin
G-GDFRB73803/06/2020
Stansted







Friday, 22 May 2020

WEEKLY SUMMARY DURING LOCKDOWN 22nd - 28th  May

DUE'S TUE 26TH with credit to Del B

D-IBAR BE20 0900/1130
OO-LUM FA7X 1000/1030 BAF90
C-FEMC LJ45 1130/-
G-SICB BN2P 1330/-    DCT02


Credits for all movements and photos that are supplied on the blog pages go to each of our kind members on the YS email group.

Until things improve it is our intention to summarise the week in a basic bullet point format owing to the low level of activity at the airport, we still appreciate every input from our members and this will be added to this page as the week unfolds. Thank you as ever for your continued support. Stay safe Mark & Danny

Monthly review in motion 2020 selected highlights only

LBA will now only be open on Tuesday and Wednesdays and alternate Fridays from 0800-1600. Helicopter movements will be allowed from Multiflight from 0700-1900. All other times PPR via ATC.

Friday 22nd - For a change it was just that little bit busier with Austrian Cessna Mustang OE-FZB making the first of two visits arriving from Geneva at 0815 c/s GAC589U and departing 25 minutes later to Lille using GAC478V. PA28 G-THKE departed at 0925 to Eshott near Alnwick. Beech 90 M-TSRI arrived shortly after 10am from Newcastle and remained here until 1605 when it left for Chester Hawarden. RAF C17 ZZ171 joined the hold above Leeds at 1345 it stayed with us until 1425 making only 1 full ILS approach at 1420. OE-FZB completed the days events with its second visit ariving as GAC478W from Lille and an hou later departing to Paris Le Bourget.
RAF C17 ZZ171 over Horsforth By Neil
Globemaster ZZ171 Backlit over the LBA By Jeff

In the hold above the airport RAF C17 ZZ171 By Jeff

Saturday 23rd -Nil

Sunday 24th -Nil

Monday 25th -Nil

Tuesday 26th - A Bumper day here at Leeds.
Morning The first inbound movement of today was King Air D-IBAR arriving from Dusseldorf at 0910. Jet2s PA31 G-IFIT departed at 0815 to Dublin and returned later at 1255 prior to an engineering fleet arrival mentioned later in todays news. Another King Air in the form of G-IASB c/s MDI8 made the short hop down from Durham at 0915 and took off againat 1010 on a local area flight before landing once again at 1035. Next up joining the overhead at approximately 1025 was Belgian Air Force FA7X OO-LUM c/s BAF90 conducting some hold patterns before landing at 1042 and taking off at 1110 for Newquay. As the morning wore on SR22 N590SD left Multiflight engineering at 1050 toward Sherburn and  G-IASB departed at 1130 back to Durham and at 1135 the German King Air D-IBAR departed back to Dusseldorf.





Afternoon Midday saw the arrival of the Canadian Learjet 40 C-FEMC from Keflavik. Jet2 made a couple of swaps as recorded in the fleet list below, but one addition was B733 G-GDFL EXS051F returning to us from Dublin landing at Leeds at 1349. Another fine example of a Britten Norman Islander arrived from Aberdeen as G-SICB touched down at 1415. PA28 G-LTFB made an ILS approach at 1530 before heading to Leeds East. Finally French Citation 525 F-HBTV c/s ASJ724 was our final caller arriving from Le Bourget at 1540 and departed in the opposite direction at 1605.
FA7X OO-LUM By Ian S
King Air G-IASB By Ian S
Wednesday 27th -Quite another busy day for Leeds as first out of the blocks was Canadian Learjet C-FEMC leaving for Keflavik at 0950. Cessna 404 G-BWLF arrived from East Midlands at 1010 and returned there leaving us at 1420 c/s REV4LF. For a second day in a row Belgian FA7X arrived at 1020 for a brief stop departing at 1040 for Dublin c/s BAF91. Islander G-SICB took to the skies at 1150 and remained in the local zone for a short time before heading towards Gamston, it later returned to Leeds landing around 1335.
A number of g/a movements included G-ROLY C172 arriving from Netherthorpe at 1300, DA42 G-HAKA departing Leeds to Gamston at 1310 c/s DCT07 and a couple of touch and goes at 1500 and 1510 by PA28's G-AVRK  and G-BODE respectively.
FA7X OO-LUM departing By Mark Dobson

OO-LUM taxies for Multiflight by Mark Dobson

Thursday 28th -Nil


Current Storage at Leeds
B738 G-DRTZ remains at Leeds as inactive undergoing service entry maintenance and arrived here on 7th Dec 2019.

Reg
Type
Date Arrived
Date Departed
From
To
G-GDFB
B733
15/03/2020

Faro

G-GDFN
B733
17/03/2020

Amsterdam

G-GDFO
B733
16/03/2020

Nice

G-GDFK
B733
19/03/2020

Manchester

G-GDFM
B733
21/03/2020

Faro

G-GDFV
B738
21/03/2020

Alicante

G-JZHJ
B738
21/03/2020

Leeds

G-JZHT
B738
21/03/2020

Antalya

G-JZBM
B738
21/03/2020

Gran Canaria

G-DRTC
B738
21/03/2020

Lanzarote

G-GDFT
B733
21/03/2020

Faro

G-JZBL
B738
21/03/2020

Alicante

G-LSAJ
B752
21/03/2020

Fuerteventura

G-JZHK
B738
21/03/2020

Malaga

G-JZHC
B738
23/03/2020

Newcastle

G-GDFZ
B738
13/05/2020
26/05/2020

Stansted
G-GDFL
B738
26/05/2020

Dublin

Friday, 15 May 2020

WEEKLY SUMMARY DURING LOCKDOWN 15th - 21st  May

Credits for all movements and photos that are supplied on the blog pages go to each of our kind members on the YS email group.

Until things improve it is our intention to summarise the week in a basic bullet point format owing to the low level of activity at the airport, we still appreciate every input from our members and this will be added to this page as the week unfolds. Thank you as ever for your continued support. Stay safe Mark & Danny

Monthly review in motion 2020 selected highlights only

LBA will now only be open on Tuesday and Wednesdays from 0800-1600. Helicopter movements will be allowed from Multiflight from 0700-1900.

Friday 15th - Nil

Saturday 16th - Nil

Sunday 17th - Nil

Monday 18th - Nil

Tuesday 19th - Transporter Tuesday once more with Ascot 815 an  RAF C17 ZZ174 joining the holing circuit around 1515 it remained so for just under an hour and shot the ILS on runway 32 twice during its visit.



Wednesday 20th - A couple of local movers included SR22 N347DC through the day and GA visitors included a visit from PA28 G-LVRS arriving from Elstree around 1140 this morning before heading back the other way around 1600. Cessna F406 G-SMMB c/s MB1692 arived from Inverness at approx 1110 this mornin. Meanwhile Islander G-HEBS which has been at LBA from the 5th May went out on what appeared to be a grand tour of Yorkshire departing shortly after Midday and landing back at Leeds at 1545. The purpose of the flight didi not become apparent until a review on FR24 playback revealed a huge NHS written above the North Yorks and lower Peak District areas. G-HEBS subsequenly departed back to Oban leaving us around 1720. PA31 G-IFIT appeared to make a welcome return to Leeds arriving back from Lasham at 1500, the aircraft had been based at Leeds East earlier during the lockdown.
Islander G-HEBS drawing NHS in the sky

Thursday 21st - Nil


Current Storage at Leeds
B738 G-DRTZ remains at Leeds as inactive undergoing service entry maintenance and arrived here on 7th Dec 2019.

Reg
Type
Date Arrived
Date Departed
From
To
G-GDFB
B733
15/03/2020

Faro

G-GDFN
B733
17/03/2020

Amsterdam

G-GDFO
B733
16/03/2020

Nice

G-GDFK
B733
19/03/2020

Manchester

G-GDFM
B733
21/03/2020

Faro

G-GDFV
B738
21/03/2020

Alicante

G-JZHJ
B738
21/03/2020

Leeds

G-JZHT
B738
21/03/2020

Antalya

G-JZBM
B738
21/03/2020

Gran Canaria

G-DRTC
B738
21/03/2020

Lanzarote

G-GDFT
B733
21/03/2020

Faro

G-JZBL
B738
21/03/2020

Alicante

G-LSAJ
B752
21/03/2020

Fuerteventura

G-JZHK
B738
21/03/2020

Malaga

G-JZHC
B738
23/03/2020

Newcastle

G-GDFZ
B738
13/05/2020

Stansted







Friday, 8 May 2020

WEEKLY SUMMARY DURING LOCKDOWN 8th - 14th May

Credits for all movements and photos that are supplied on the blog pages go to each of our kind members on the YS email group.

Until things improve it is our intention to summarise the week in a basic bullet point format owing to the low level of activity at the airport, we still appreciate every input from our members and this will be added to this page as the week unfolds. Thank you as ever for your continued support. Stay safe Mark & Danny

Monthly review in motion 2020 selected highlights only

LBA will now only be open on Tuesday and Wednesdays from 0800-1600. Helicopter movements will be allowed from Multiflight from 0700-1900.

Friday 8th - Nil

Saturday 9th -Nil

Sunday 10th - Nil

Monday 11th -Nil

Tuesday 12th - PC12 G-NBCA departed this morning and went North toward Bagby, it returned later in the afternoon after a flight to Biggin Hill but is thought to have gone direct to Bagby once more.

Wednesday 13th - DA42 G-HAKA c/s DCT07 joined the circuit a few times this morning  after a short transit up from Gamston and laned here at 1125. TBM940 N940PS was another arrival at 1235 from Biggin Hill and departed back there at 1410. Jet2s B738 G-GDFZ returned from Stansted as EXS53 after leaving Leeds on 30th Apr.

Thursday 14th - Nil

Current Storage at Leeds
B738 G-DRTZ remains at Leeds as inactive undergoing service entry maintenance and arrived here on 7th Dec 2019.

Reg
Type
Date Arrived
Date Departed
From
To
G-GDFB
B733
15/03/2020

Faro

G-GDFN
B733
17/03/2020

Amsterdam

G-GDFO
B733
16/03/2020

Nice

G-GDFK
B733
19/03/2020

Manchester

G-GDFM
B733
21/03/2020

Faro

G-GDFV
B738
21/03/2020

Alicante

G-JZHJ
B738
21/03/2020

Leeds

G-JZHT
B738
21/03/2020

Antalya

G-JZBM
B738
21/03/2020

Gran Canaria

G-DRTC
B738
21/03/2020

Lanzarote

G-GDFT
B733
21/03/2020

Faro

G-JZBL
B738
21/03/2020

Alicante

G-LSAJ
B752
21/03/2020

Fuerteventura

G-JZHK
B738
21/03/2020

Malaga

G-JZHC
B738
23/03/2020

Newcastle

G-GDFZ
B738
13/05/2020

Stansted