A royal visit! Dubai Air Wing at Gloucestershire Airport 05/07/17

Just last week, Gloucestershire Airport welcomed a very special visitor! Dubai Air Wing AugustaWestland AW-139 DU-141 visited the airport on the 5th of July, for a quick refuelling stop. By chance, I was spotting that day, as my friend had his first flying lesson :D

Here are some pictures from the day, taken with the usual Canon EOS 700D and EF 70-200mm f/4L IS USM.

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DU-141 taxiing in after landing


Shutting down on the main apron


Refuelling time!


The pilot making a quick walk around inspection


Off she goes, back to STN (I believe)

HERE’S SOME BONUS SHOTS


My friend on short final to Runway 27, in Aeros Flight Training Piper PA-28-161 Cadet G-EKIR


The Little Jet Company Cessna 550 Citation Bravo G-IPLY backtracking Runway 27 for a short hop to France.

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Thanks for reading :)

P.S. @nicochile2 I’ll post the rest of the BHX shots later!

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Nice. Interesting how the helicopter took off from the taxiway.
Waiting for those BHX photos though!

Nope, that’s how helicopters taxi :)

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Niiiiice, very nice. I see Gloucestershire and know its you! Love the lines of that beauty. Also the piper is pretty

Oh interesting. Learnt something new!

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I like the bonus shots… only because they’re planes 😁

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