Air Pictorial 1994-08
R.Jackson - Airport Movements
The French Navy Breguet 1050 Alize 76, accompanied by 11, visited RAF Turnhouse, the military side of Edinburgh Airport, for an exercise briefing on 15/6/94. The three seat Rolls-Royce Dart powered carrier-capable aircraft is used for Anti-Submarine duties
The Quebec Government Canadair CL-215 water-bomber C-FYWQ which passed through Prestwick on its way from Canada to Italy on 15/6/94 was followed by the Government of Saskatchewan example C-FAFP on 25/6/94
Qatar Airways' Airbus A310-222 A7-ABA, c/n 267 ex 9K-AHA, inaugurated the airline's new twice weekly Doha-Gatwick scheduled service on 16/6/94 with A7-ABB being used on 18/6.94. Livery is white and maroon.
ChallengAir's DC-10-30 OO-JOT, c/n 46850 ex F-BTDB, has been based at Manchester since 6/6/94, operating Britannia Airways flights when required. The aircraft first visited Gatwick on 15/6/94. Livery is white with red and grey titles and logo
Cessna 210L N127S "Harmony" was used by 12 year old Vicki Van Meter to achieve her aim of becoming the youngest person to pilot an aircraft across the atlantic. Accompanied by her instructor, Curt Arnispiger, Vicki safely completed the final leg from Reykjavik to Glasgow on 7/6/94. After an overnight rest the pair flew on to Biggin Hill on 8/6/94