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by Guido
04 Feb 2017, 15:36
Forum: MST-Aviation Column
Topic: [COLUMN] 1986 Heavylift CL-44 Skymonster EI-BND
Replies: 2
Views: 693

[COLUMN] 1986 Heavylift CL-44 Skymonster EI-BND

In the summer of 1986 the Heavylift CL-44 Skymonster EI-BND was frequent visitor. This plane was a unique aircraft as the fuselage was expanded so it could pick up big and oversize loads. The swingtail, typical for a CL-44, made it also possible to load long loads. One day that summer Schreiner Airc...
by Guido
29 Jan 2017, 12:30
Forum: MST-Aviation Column
Topic: [COLUMN] 1998 Evergreen International B747-200F N485EV
Replies: 0
Views: 440

[COLUMN] 1998 Evergreen International B747-200F N485EV

Last week Turkish Cargo announced a new scheduled cargoflight from Nairobi to MST. Since 1998 this routing was flown by several airlines under CLX or TFS flightnumber. Ofcourse we all remember CLX wich is Cargolux. But not only Cargolux operated those flights. Evergreen International, Atlas Air, Tow...
by Guido
27 Jan 2017, 11:06
Forum: MST Pictures
Topic: [PICS] MST 27.01.2017
Replies: 9
Views: 1433

Re: [PICS] MST 27.01.2017

Well done, folks!
by Guido
22 Jan 2017, 10:51
Forum: MST-Aviation Column
Topic: [COLUMN] 1988 Malev IL-18 HA-MOI
Replies: 1
Views: 610

[COLUMN] 1988 Malev IL-18 HA-MOI

Back in 1988 Malev showed up frequently with one of their IL-18's to pick up a load of chicken for Burgas. And sometimes it even happen that a Tu-134 showed up on such flight. This time it was IL-18 HA-MOI who picked up the cargo and moved out on the double back up in the air as all those chicks hea...
by Guido
20 Jan 2017, 00:07
Forum: MST Info & News
Topic: [NEWS] MST - Maastricht Aachen Airport BV
Replies: 200
Views: 39515

Re: [NEWS] MST - Maastricht Aachen Airport BV

I'm convinced that all the scooters in the community of Meerssen create more finedust, and noise during a day as all the MAA flights...
Proven is that one scooter creates as much fine dust as 6 loaded trucks...

Something to think about...
by Guido
14 Jan 2017, 14:46
Forum: MST-Aviation Column
Topic: [COLUMN] 1989. After the first customer GPA/Expressair paintinghangar
Replies: 0
Views: 480

[COLUMN] 1989. After the first customer GPA/Expressair paintinghangar

Ryanair only, only Ryanair. It will change one day because after Lufthansa and a white Fokker Friendship GPA/Expressair's next customer was a golden oldie. Aero Lloyd Se-210 D-ABAK. Although Aero Lloyd was replacing the Caravelle by modern MD-83's, they found the need to repaint the 22 year old Sud-...
by Guido
07 Jan 2017, 13:44
Forum: MST-Aviation Column
Topic: [COLUMN] 1989. First customer GPA/Expressair paintinghangar
Replies: 0
Views: 599

[COLUMN] 1989. First customer GPA/Expressair paintinghangar

Last week MAAS, the succesor of GPA/Expressair opened a new hangar, next to the old one. A Ryanair B737-800 was the first plane who entered the hangar. In in the Ryanair livery, out in...the Ryanair livery. How spectacular... With the opening of the GPA/Expressair hangar in March 1989 the first cust...
by Guido
31 Dec 2016, 14:25
Forum: MST-Aviation Column
Topic: [COLUMN] 1990. Diversions. KLM B747-206B/SUD N1309E
Replies: 0
Views: 585

[COLUMN] 1990. Diversions. KLM B747-206B/SUD N1309E

As since 1986 the last B747 at MST had left the runway, it tooked almost four years before another 747 touched down runway 22 coming in from JFK while diverting from AMS. KLM B747-206B/SUD N1309E was the happy one on that grey and cold January the 14th. Fog in Amsterdam was the reason of this divers...
by Guido
24 Dec 2016, 14:48
Forum: MST-Aviation Column
Topic: [COLUMN] 1985. Hispania Se-210 EC-CIZ.
Replies: 1
Views: 587

[COLUMN] 1985. Hispania Se-210 EC-CIZ.

Beek always had some summercharters. By the time I started my spottingcareer Transavia, Aviaco, and Spantax were the main holidaycharter airlines. Lateron JAT started operating charterflights to the former Yugoslavia. So with Transavia B737-200 ( PMI 2x, AGP 1x ), Spantax DC-9-15, DC-8, CV-990, DC-1...
by Guido
18 Dec 2016, 13:05
Forum: MST-Aviation Column
Topic: [COLUMN] 1986 Diversions: People Express B747-200 N609PE
Replies: 0
Views: 557

[COLUMN] 1986 Diversions: People Express B747-200 N609PE

May 1986 was a month of conflicts between the Belgian Government as employer and the air traffic controllers at Brussels. On several days that month they had strikes. Not like 24h strike but in a way of working 15 minutes, whereafter they were 15 minutes on strike. Ofcourse that occured a lot of air...
by Guido
11 Dec 2016, 13:45
Forum: MST-Aviation Column
Topic: [COLUMN] 1989. Military matters. AFCENT charter ATA L-1011 N191AT
Replies: 0
Views: 561

[COLUMN] 1989. Military matters. AFCENT charter ATA L-1011 N191AT

Thanks to the presence of the AFCENT headquarters in Brunssum MST received several militairy charters from the US. In the winter of 1989 an American Trans Air Lockheed L-1011 TriStar appeared on a militairy charter with new US troops for the AFCENT HQ. The N191AT was not the only one that day. There...
by Guido
03 Dec 2016, 14:17
Forum: MST-Aviation Column
Topic: [COLUMN] Turkish Cargo. After the B727: A310-300F
Replies: 2
Views: 792

[COLUMN] Turkish Cargo. After the B727: A310-300F

After phasing out their B727 freighters THY Cargo start using converted Airbus A310-300's. They had a fleet of 4 A310-300F's wich was not enough as they leased several freighters from other Turkish cargo Airlines like ULS. All their A310 freighters are now replaced by the A330-200F. https://s14.post...
by Guido
26 Nov 2016, 18:22
Forum: MST-Aviation Column
Topic: [COLUMN] 28 and 29 November 1986. Mother of all diversions at MST
Replies: 3
Views: 1003

[COLUMN] 28 and 29 November 1986. Mother of all diversions at MST

28 and 29 november 1986 were great days for us MST spotters as huge parts of Europe suffered fog. The South of Limburg was a sunny ilse in the sea of fog. So in the early Fridayafternoon of November the 28th most of the field was full with diversions, mostly coming in from AMS. KLM, NLM, Martinair, ...
by Guido
20 Nov 2016, 12:29
Forum: MST-Aviation Column
Topic: [COLUMN] 1984/1990. Beginnings. Alia Royal Jordanian/Royal Jordanian Airlines
Replies: 0
Views: 577

[COLUMN] 1984/1990. Beginnings. Alia Royal Jordanian/Royal Jordanian Airlines

1984... In January 1984 Alia Royal Jordanian Airlines started new regular cargoflights between Amman and Maastricht. They appeared twice a week with one of their freighter 707's, wich was, as far as I was informed the JY-AEC during that short time they operated cargoflights from MST. A short time? W...
by Guido
12 Nov 2016, 18:08
Forum: MST Pictures
Topic: [PICS] MST 12.11.2016
Replies: 11
Views: 1914

Re: [PICS] MST 12.11.2016

Some pics of the afternoon... MNG A332F TC-MCZ left empty, but still I like the result... https://s18.postimg.org/xs8szloax/IMG_9807.jpg https://s13.postimg.org/ek9l4rbiv/IMG_9814.jpg https://s18.postimg.org/h5r8qivd5/IMG_9821.jpg And Turkish Cargo A332F TC-JOY. https://s18.postimg.org/vq8blcqbt/IMG...
by Guido
12 Nov 2016, 17:47
Forum: MST-Aviation Column
Topic: [COLUMN] 1995. Beginnings...Turkish Cargo.
Replies: 2
Views: 843

[COLUMN] 1995. Beginnings...Turkish Cargo.

On the day I wrote this Turkish Cargo had 4 flights inbound to MST. A week earlier even a ACT Cargo 747 was found as charter and en route to Beek on behalf of Turkish Airlines. It all begun in the summer of 1995 with 2 Boeing 727-200's, converted to freighter. TC-JCA and JCB were the first ones, lat...
by Guido
06 Nov 2016, 16:16
Forum: MST-Aviation Column
Topic: [COLUMN] 1990. Cubana IL-62's
Replies: 0
Views: 509

[COLUMN] 1990. Cubana IL-62's

A very hot spotting destination this weekend must have been Ostend Airport because of the visit of the IL-62 of Rada Airlines. IL-62's used to be a common sight on most European airports long ago. Even Maastricht had a bunch of IL-62's on visit, starting in October 1987 as Interflug IL-62 DDR-SEU wa...
by Guido
02 Nov 2016, 16:24
Forum: MST Info & News
Topic: [NEWS] MST - Maastricht Aachen Airport BV
Replies: 200
Views: 39515

Re: [NEWS] MST - Maastricht Aachen Airport BV

My pleasure.
As long as they need dry cement in bulk I'm able to. Thereafter it is up to others...
by Guido
01 Nov 2016, 21:16
Forum: MST Info & News
Topic: [NEWS] MST - Maastricht Aachen Airport BV
Replies: 200
Views: 39515

Re: [NEWS] MST - Maastricht Aachen Airport BV

Update cargo apron East taken 01-11-2016...







by Guido
01 Nov 2016, 05:55
Forum: Aviation Worldwide
Topic: [PICS] Zurich - Kloten 28 - 30.10.16
Replies: 13
Views: 1902

Re: [PICS] Zurich - Kloten 28 - 30.10.16

Very nice, guys.

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