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  Shots around the UK in UK Trips 2017

  Leeds Bradford 22/07/17 (15.10pm - 20.00pm)  With not much wind at Leeds today arrivals/departures were using both ends of the runway which made things difficult for decent landing shots, so i decided to stay at the mid point until the arrival of the Trade air FK100 later which was on runway 14....  anyway Thomson/TUI changed the Sunwing Boeing 737-800 to C-FEAK which arrived from Palma as (TOM3619), "five from Jet2" Boeing 737-300s first G-GDFH from Naples as (EXS366), G-CELF arrived from Palma as (EXS230), G-CELG arrived from Jersey as (EXS176) and G-CELK departed to Faro as (EXS247) while Boeing 757 G-LSAB arrived from Faro as (EXS252), two Embraer executives in were, D-CASH Phenom 300 which headed to Durham Tees Valley as (AHO297A) and arriving from Kos was Legacy 500 N721EE, Balkan Holidays Airbus A320 LZ-BHG routed from and to Bourgas as (BHH5569/70), and Trade Air Fokker Fk100 9A-BTD arrived from Innsbruck as (TDR103), and lastly in the Ryanair/Dreamliner/Boeing house colours was Boeing 737-800 EI-DCL departing to Dublin as (RYR157)..


   Newcastle 06/08/2017 (14.00pm - 15.15pm) Showing signs of its ex operator Dniproavia, Enhance Aero Group Embraer ERJ145 F-HFKC arrived from Verona yesterday as (SVB480) with Hellas Verona FC who were playing Newcastle United today. BD700 Global 5000 N103ZZ arrived lastnight from Beijing. Jet2 Boeing 737-300 G-GDFE arrived from Malaga as (EXS558). Easyjet (Venezia Livery) Airbus A319 G-EZDW arrived from Bristol as (EZY566). Emirates Boeing 777-300 A6-EBH operated the (UAE036) Dubai service and lastly Jet2 Boeing 737-300 G-CELX arrived from Rome as (EXS538).



 ...........and recent visits to Durham Tees Valley in (DTV 2017)

  Sunday 13th August (16.50pm - 19.30pm)  Well.. the grouse season started with a bang as a trio of smart American machines arrived early evening... N2FD CL604 Challenger arrived from Béziers Cap d'Agde, N988S Falcon 2000 arrived from Farnborough, while Embraer ERJ135 Legacy N810TD arrived from Westhampton (NY) as (JM810), all looking good for a night stop,  others of note were.. Ce510 Citation Mustang G-LEAC arrived from Blackbushe as (BKK24X), and left after a nightstop to East Midlands. Eurocopter EC135 G-SENS arrived as (WDK37), while on the Eastern Airways (EZE15W/16W) Aberdeen-Humberside-Aberdeen service was Saab 2000 G-CIEC.


 Tuesday 15th August  (16.50pm - 18.10pm) Businesswings Dornier 228-100 D-IROL arrived from Mannheim as (JMP421) and after a refuel headed off to Skavsta as (JMP422), Blink Ce510 Citation Mustang F-HERE arrived lastnight (14th) from Edinburgh as (BKK12L) and departed to Farnbrough this evening and lastly operating the (KLM1535/6) was KLM Cityhopper Fokker FK70 PH-KZK.


 Wednesday 16th August (17.25pm -19.20pm) Noteables tonight...  A couple from Netjets, Hawker 800XP CS-DRN arrived from Ibiza as (NJE454E), while Ce560 Citation XLS CS-DXI routed from Salzburg to Malaga as (NJE9LH/385U). London Executive Ce560XL Citation Excel G-CIEL routed from and to Luton as (LNX97CE). SprintAir Saab SF340 SP-KPZ arrived from Warsaw as (SRN030), and left to Stavanger as (SRN031) with some Scania parts, and lastly RC114 2-LAND arrived from Guernsey.


 Friday 17th August (15.00pm - 15.50pm)  More executives today....D-CFHZ EMB505 Phenom 300 arrived yesterday (16th) from Hamburg, Vistajet Challenger 350 9H-VCN arrived lastnight from Biaritz as (VJT437), and after a nightstop departed to Zurich under the same callsign, while routing from Berne to Deauville as (XJC02) was Ce550 Citation Bravo G-SPRE.


  Sunday 20th August (16.30pm - 18.45pm)  Quite a busy Sunday early evening in the dull conditions....... starting proceedings was Jetfly Pilatus PC12 LX-JFN, which routed from Denham to Bournemouth as (JFA35R/18A). Eastern Airways Saab 2000 G-CDKB as (EZE15W) and ERJ170 G-CIXV as (EZE9264) were operating Aberdeen-Humberside service and arrived from Friedrichshafen respectively, Blink Ce510 Citation Mustang F-HERE arrived from Blackbushe as (BKK12L). Ce680 Citation Sovereign+ PH-RLG routed from Le Bourget to Geneva, NetJets BD100 Challenger 350 CS-CHE arrived as (NJE271L) from Islay, and routed back their after a nightstop as (NJE971Q). OO-PCK Pilatus PC12 routed from Brussels Charleroi to Gloucestershire, Ce525A Citationjet CJ2+ D-IMHA arrived from Vienna as (MHV200) and lastly Exclusive Jet Ce550 Citation Bravo routed Deauville/Oxford Killington as (XJC2).







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      Well hello!

    I'm Ian Ellington, a keen aircraft photographer from the north east of the UK! I started taking photos in the late 70's with a instamatic camera but moved quickly onto SLR's with a Zenith E in 1979, I then settled with a Cannon SLR mid 80's of which I've had several up to the present day! I started prints but moved onto slides in 1991, eventually starting the digital era in late 2003! I have a keen interest in the older types of transport aircraft but unfortunately not many visit my local airport (Durham Tees Valley) "better known now as Teesside'  

     I am currently scanning all of my negatives/prints & slides from my collection, with the aim being to try and get all of my collection digitalized!

        I also have a keen interest in Radio Controlled model aircraft and have several which I fly on a regular basis at my local club.

    Anyway here's some shots taken from over the years from my collection.  Any Comments, or if I can be of any help then please feel free to contact me on propsmoke@googlemail.com


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