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USAF C17 and Cargo B744 – TF-AMU captured by Maurice, Sunday 19th Aug.

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The first visit of a USAF C-17 00183 arrived from McCloud AFB with some troops & half a dozen vehicles. Captured by Clive – 14th August 2018.

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Iberian Regional/ Air Nostrum CRJ-200 EC-MJE picking up Villa Real FC, and an LBA diversion Jet2 using Titan 757 G-POWH. Clive – 27th/28th July.

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GainJet B737 that arrived DSA 23rd July with Inter Milan FC onboard to play Sheffield United FC Tuesday 24th July – Clive Featherstone.

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Children’s Air Ambulance captured at DSA by Maurice Long – 17th July 2018



Sprint Air Saab 340 on an evening visit to DSA – captured by Clive 13th July.

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The Lourdes return flight, Friday 6th July, was delayed by well over an hour, but all were safely away home from the airport by 22:00hrs. Photos by Maurice and Clive.

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The FODSA Airport Ambassadors were once again on hand for an early 05:00am start to assist with the Hallam Lourdes flights – Sunday 1st July by VCF.






A busy day a DSA by Maurice Long – June 2018.

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NPAS Vulcanair SPA P68 Victor 487-R OE-FAD on a pre-acceptance testing mission. Clive, 20th June.

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Captured by Clive Featherstone 13th June2018 – Air Cargo Global from Nairobi and Oil Spill Response departure.

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Cargolux 747-800 LX-VCL in from Chicago – Maurice Long 5th June.




Four from Clive 21/22 May – Pacific Air Cargo B747, Kalitta Air B747, Alba Star 737 and FreeBird A320.

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Cargolux B744 LX-SCV – Arrived DSA this morning. Departing around 10ish for Ohare Chicago.

Maurice Long – 16th May 2018.

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More Cargo for DSA – Cargolux 744 – Maurice, 30th April 2018.

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Antonov 124 departs DSA for India – Maurice, 30th April 2018.

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FV of an ATR 72 from RAF-Avia’s fleet was YL-RAI – Clive 27th April.

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Foggy night at DSA.



Captured by Clive and Maurice on 4th April – Businesswings Dornier 228 and the departure of Air Atlanta  747.

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Recent visitor at DSA.



Genex Ltd AN-26B and Breadsall Aviation Citation 525. Captured by Clive – 23rd Mar.

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Breadsall Aviation CitationJet 525 CJ4 M-ICRO 23rd March 2018


Air Atlanta Icelandic B744 TF-AMP departing DSA for ARN (Stockholm) – Graham Vlacho, 11th March.

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Vulcan Bomber flies again – Unfortunately not the Vulcan bomber, but Vulkan Air An26 UR-CQE on approach from Malmo on Thurs 8th March 2018. Graham Vlacho.

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A selection from Clive 5th Feb 2018 – The two Jet 2’s where LBA diversions. Plus, 2Excel Piper PA 31, Beechjet 400 and a Citation 680 Sovereign.

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Beechjet 400 OK-BEE 5th March 2018 (1).JPG

Citation 680 Sovereign G-CFGB 5th March 2018.JPG


After about 45 hours on the ground at DSA, N411SN is de-iced at the end of the runway before departing to Liege – Graham Vlacho 1st March 2018.

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Today’s WGA MD11 flight, N411SN, from Cairo, heading south east overhead Bawtry, prior to returning on approach to 02. Graham Vlacho – 27th Feb.

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Three more from Clive at a snowy DSA – 26th Feb.

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2Excel Oil Spill Responce Boeing 727 G-OSRA 26th February 2018 (3).JPG

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Antonov Design Bureau A124 UR-82009 on approach from Dubai this afternoon. Graham Vlacho – 26th Feb.

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Two from under a clear blue sky,  Air Atlanta 747-400 and Air X Charter CRJ 200. Clive Featherstone – 25 Feb.

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Scottish Ambulance Service captured by Maurice – 23rd Feb.



A couple of shots of today’s MD11 flight from Cairo. Was a little concerned when it didn’t turn up yesterday, but when I found it on the ground at Nairobi last night, I assumed it would be on it’s way, via Cairo, today.  Graham Vlacho – 21st Feb 2018

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In rather grim weather, a RAF Voyager training this afternoon –  Graham Vlacho 14th Feb.

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Newly re-liveried Air Atlanta Icelandic B744 TF-AMP on approach from NBO-DSA, the second veg flight of the day – Graham Vlacho – 12th Feb 2018.




Two from Sunday 4th Feb – Enter Air B737 arriving DSA before departure to Enontekio, and Air Atlanta Icelandic B744 arriving from Nairobi – Graham Vlacho.

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Three Heavies from 23rd Jan – WGA MD11, Aerotrans 747 and Silkway 747 – Clive.

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Aerotrans Cargo 747-400 ER-BBJ 23rd January 2018

Silkway 747-400 4K-SW008 on new stand 501 23rd January 2018 (2)


I caught the 737 G-TGPG today in much better weather than the last time. The weather had changed though by the time it came back from HUY where it went training – Clive 17th Jan 2018.

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2Excel 737-300 G-TGPG 17th January 2018 (5)


A FV of type visit of a Falcon 8X F-HVIP. Eastern aircraft I imagine was on a footy flight, and a Citation 560XLS. Clive – 12th Jan 2018.

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Eastern Airways Embraer-170 G-CIXW 12th January 2018.JPG

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A murky start to the day, but cleared enough around midday to get this shot of AN12 cargo before her departure. 12th Dec 2018.




First visit of 2Excel/Tag Aviation’s recently acquired B737-300. Also a first visit for this fine looking Challenger 604. Captured by Clive Featherstone – 9th Jan 2018.

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Cavok was caught departing after its second visit, the FV being after dark a short time ago. Ruby Star was a FV as was the TB9 – Clive Featherstone 5th Jan.

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Ukraine Air Alliance AN12 departing DSA for Khartoum – captured by Graham Vlacho 29th Dec.

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Aerotrans B747 cargo captured by FODSA photographer Clive Featherstone.

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MD11 Cargo captured 22nd Dec.



Astral Air 747 captured by Clive 17th Dec.

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Another busy time for the cargo team – AeroVis Airlines, Antonov Airlines. Also captured by Clive – Enter Air 738 and Oil Spill 727 – Dec 12th.

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Enter Air 738 SP-ENG & Oil Spill's 727 G-OSRB 12th December 2017 (2).JPG


Mistral Air/PosteItaliane arriving from Budapest with cargo, then departing to Italy. Captured by Clive Featherstone FODSA photographer, 10th Dec.

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Interesting shot of Ant124 arriving at DSA from Kiev – Maurice Long 30th Nov.

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Another great shot of the recent B787 Dreamliner , this time captured by Clive.

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Tui B787 Dreamliner flight to Montego Bay fom DSA, captured by Maurice Long, 28th



Two weekend cargo visitors – Volga Dnepr Airlines Illyushin IL76TD-90VD captured by Clive, and Air Atlanta Icelandic 747-400 captured by Maurice -12th Nov.

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A FV of Singapore Airlines to DSA 747-400 9V-SFP arr. About 07:30 from New York & Dep. to Brussels about 10:10. Clive – 7th Nov.

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ASL BAe-146 arriving with equine cargo bound for Doncaster Race Course – Clive Featherstone 28th Oct.

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Rada Airlines IL62 and Ant 12, captured by Maurice Long 25th Oct.

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Two cargo aircraft from 20th Oct captured by Maurice Long – Ant 124 and B747-400


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Captured 15th Oct by Clive – Sprint Air ATR-12

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Beechjet 400, OK-PPP (for a minute I thought that said FODSA on the engine) – FOSFA, Federation of Oils, Seeds and Fats Associations. Also, B747 cargo captured by our very own Clive Featherstone – Oct 2nd.

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Cargojet B763 captured by Clive Featherstone – 23rd September

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An early morning visitor – Qatar Cargo A330 arriving from Nairobi, captured by Clive – 22nd Sept.

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Another Cargo, An12 Motor Sich, captured 8th Sept by Clive.

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First Visit (FV) of Saab 340 YL-RAH. Captured by Clive, 6th Sept.

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FV of the French Puma for a fuel stop on its way to Edinburgh. Clive Featherstone, 4th Sept.



Returning Weston Global MD11, plus a rare visitor, 1942 Boeing Stearman 441. Captured by Maurice Long, Aug 29th.

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Western Global MD11 – N454JN captured by Maurice Long, 22nd Aug.

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Bye….Air Atlanta Icelandic B744 departing DSA for Hahn – captured by Clive Featherstone.

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On approach this afternoon from Nairobi – Air Atlanta Icelandic B744 – captured by Graham Vlacho – 13th Aug.

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UAE Air Force 1326 Global Express captured by Clive – 10th Aug.

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Atlas Air B747 arriving from Nairobi, and Norwegian Air B737 arriving on a very wet runway. Both captured by Clive – 8th Aug.

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Chinook HC4 ZA675 captured by Maurice, 21st July.

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Maurice captured these two today 18th July – Vista Jet & MD11.

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Two from today captured by our very own FODSA photographer Clive Featherstone – 11th July.

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Tornado ZG750 11th July 2017 (4)


Lourdes Pilgrimage return flights captured by Clive, 7th July.


An124 departing DSA for Saudi Arabia – captured by Graham Vlacho, 6th July.

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Captured 3rd July by Clive – 2x Atlas Air 747s and CityJet Sukhoi Super Jet 100.

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Three great shots captured by Maurice Long 21st June – Qatar Air Force C17, RAF AS65 Heli’s and Antonov 124.

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Welcome Air, Dornier 328 OE-LIR captured by Clive Featherstone 9th June.

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Rada Airlines captured by Maurice Long 26th May.

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Thomas Cook B757-300 training – Clive Featherstone 21st April.

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When FODSA members got an invite to the cockpit of a B747-800. March 15th 2017.
First shot shows Keith and Maurice in the hot seats. Second shot shows Keith, Maurice and Clive with John, an engineer from Stanstead.

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DSA Cargo Logic Air 747-800 15th March 2017 (257)
Then there were two! captured by Clive Featherstone 23rd March.

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CargoLogicAir B747-800 captured 15th February by FODSA member Clive Featherstone. You can see more photos here – Finningley Gallery

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RAF A330 Voyager circuit training, captured by Clive Featherstone 6th March.

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Runway Resurfacing: The aim of the project is to refurbish the current surface (approx. 25 years old) by removing 25mm x 2350m of the existing asphalt surface and replacing with 50mm area increasing the strength of the runway and the overall life span of the runway surface for present and future operations.





Maurice Long captured these two cargo aircraft arriving today, 1st Feb at DSA – MD11 N-512JN and Ant124 RA-82078.

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12th Dec 2016.



Antonov UR82027 captured by Maurice, 23rd Nov 2016.

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Recent Cargo aircraft captured by Clive Featherstone – The IL-62 was something I never thought I’d see at DSA so Rada Airlines was a new Airline and Aircraft Type. Southern Air was a second visit for the Airline, but a 777 was a new type for them. Aero Logic was a new Airline. Bluebird Cargo was a second visit by them, but the Aircraft was a FV. DHL The A-300 was a new type for them here and the 757 was a FV. Cavok AN-12 was a FV. Motorsich AN-12 was a FV and a first of type by them. 2016

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Aero Logic Boeing 777 D-AALF 6th November 2016 (1).JPG

Bluebird Cargo 737 TF-BBF 13th November 2016 (1).JPG


Motorsich Airlines AN-12 UR-11316 30th October 2016 (3).JPG


Aviastar Cargo TU-204, captured by Clive Featherstone 16th Oct 2016.

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