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This website  was created on August 10, 2003.

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On this page are photo's of some of the club's aircraft that were used for parachuting. It also includes some photo's of aircraft that were hired in for various reasons and also the Swansea and Badminton club's aircraft.

                                                                                     

 

                   

Piper Tripacer - G-ARDU  The first photo taken at the airfield and the second taken at Hereford Racecourse (Andy Mann)

 

G-ASLH, Cessna 182  (Phil Ainsworth)

 

                

G-BMNZ - Cessna 206                         G-AXJY - Cessna 206  

 

G-BECJ - Partenavia P68B

 

        

G-BAGV - Cessna 206. Photo's taken off cine film. Date December 17, 1978 and its me climbing in, in the second photo - 1st jump.

This aircraft crashed at Strathallan Airfield on May 5, 2002. Click

HERE

to read the Department of Transport report  of the accident.

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The three aircraft above were on hire and visiting aircraft, they are.. G-ATJV -  Cherokee 6, G-STAT - Cessna 206 and G-AXYM - Britten Norman Islander.

 

G-STAT crashed at Strathallan Airfield, Perthshire on August 24, 2003..Click

HERE

to read the Department of Transport report  of the accident.

 

 

     

This aircraft is the Britten Norman Islander G-AXYM above but was bought and exported to Thailand by Ron Loveridge (far left, middle photo) for his Siam Air Sports club. It was re-registered as HS-RON and subsequently crashed on take-off from Pattaya, Thailand 14-Jan-03 with seven skydivers aboard and was written off. There were only slight injuries to the people on-board.

            

 

 

End of the day, Golf Victor

 

  Delta Tango, RIP!

Photo's Rich Howell

 

 

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OOP's, Clive Thomas

            

Juliet Yankee

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Aircraft from other clubs.

 

           

     G-PARA - Cessna 207 Swansea               G-AZLM - Cessna 172, Badminton

 

All photo's, Shaun McGuire except where stated

I would welcome any information or photo's that anyone could send to me about the club during the years that it operated.

Have you got a story about the club or any of its members? to tell? Please send them to me, although in some cases I may have to edit them a bit!