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Now in its 51st year providing for aviation enthusiasts in the Gatwick area.

The monthly magazine Hawkeye is now no longer in production, having completed 50 years of publication. To find out what has been happening at Gatwick over the last few days, click the 'movements' tab above, then 'daily listings' in the drop-down, and enter the relevant date. For more general news items see below. Other activities include regular slide shows, an annual International Enthusiasts Fair and aviation publications.

 

HB-ILD, a Balair Cargo DC-4 pictured way back when...

Image from Pierre-Alain Petit via Tom Singfield.

HAWKEYE magazine for December 2017 has been delivered, we hope you enjoyed the past 50 years!

01.01.18 AIRLINE NEWS-AIR BALTIC will open a new route in March from Tallinn twice weekly, their website claims that 737s will operate it;

From Tuesday 27th March, BT649, STA1700, Tallinn, B733

From Saturday 29th March, BT649, STA1755, Tallinn, B733

23.12.17 AIRLINE NEWS-SWISS INTERNATIONAL opened their skiing series as expected today, and used both CS100 and CS300 types for the first time here.

21.12.17 AIRLINE NEWS-VIRGIN ATLANTIC will add three ex Air Berlin A330s to the fleet in due course to cover for the withdrawal of B787s for remedial work, and they may appear here at Gatwick. They will be registered G-VMIK, G-VMNK and G-VWND.

20.12.17 AIRLINE NEWS-AER LINGUS began their usual winter series of skiing charters today to Grenoble.

16.12.17 AIRLINE NEWS-BRITISH AIRWAYS have continued rearranging their Gatwick based minibus fleet, G-EUUJ was here 13th-17th December, G-EUUK arrived on 16th December. The two A319s which had carried the special 'golden' colour scheme since the London Olympics have been repainted into standard colours while on maintenance at Shannon, both G-DBCB and G-DBCD were completed during November.

12.12.17 AIRLINE NEWS-FINNAIR successfully began their short series of scheduled flights to Lapland as planned on 12th December.

Scroll down to see details of 'Survivors'

 
MOVEMENTS LOG STATUS

 

 
Latest Log is for 31st August 2017
 
 
50 years - Complete historic movements for 1958-67 (members only)
 
SP-KHK Cessna 510 Citation Mustang 
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G-VIIB Boeing 777-236ER British Airways
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LATEST SITE ADDITIONS
 
20th Jul 2016 Winter 2017 Slideshow Schedule posted
     
7th Jan 2014 John Dyer's Annual Review for 2014 added
     
20th Jul 2016 Initial Autumn Slideshow schedule published
 
 

Gatwick Aviation Watch

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Anti Terrorist Hotline on 0800 789 321

Gatwick Police control room - 0845 60 70 999 (non-emergency information)

 
NEW FROM GAS & ROY BLEWETT
 
THE LATEST EDITION OF SURVIVORS
 
 
  • A new edition of this well regarded series


  • Once more compiled by Roy Blewett


  • A directory of surviving classic types


  • Many illustrations


  • An invaluable reference source

 

 

e-mail gatwickaviationsociety@gmail.com

 

     
 
 

Attention! Many copies of 'Survivors' have a fault on page 256, which is a repeat of page 201.

We can send you a copy of the correct page 256 as a pdf if you wish.

E-mail gatwickaviationsociety@gmail.com for details

 

Please note that some of this material is for members only.

If you have suitable material which you would like included in our site or any other input, please EMail gatwickaviationsociety@gmail.com

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