Toulouse-Francazal & Blagnac 08-08-2020

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LifelinerOne
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Toulouse-Francazal & Blagnac 08-08-2020

Post by LifelinerOne »

As Toulouse was only another hour away and sort of on the way back (well, not really :mrgreen:), I decided to head out there and see what I could see there.

First stop was Francazal Airport. Unfortunately the main barrier was closed and I could not gain entrance, but the road to the control tower was still open, which made the following (some heat-haze ruined) pictures possible.

1. This all-white ATR-72-600 F-WWEY was originally destined for Cubana, but that deal is off:
ImageATR72-ATR-FWWEY-FRC8aug20 by Anton Homma, on Flickr

2. Brand new ATR-42-600 c/n 1416 should get F-WWLQ as a test-registration and is destined for a Colombian airline:
ImageATR42-ATR-FWWLQ-FRC8aug20 by Anton Homma, on Flickr

3. Also present are two former Far Eastern Air Transport ATR-72s, like this 2-HOPY:
ImageATR72-FAT-2HOPY-FRC8aug20 by Anton Homma, on Flickr

4. Crappy shot of this former Jet Airways ATR-72, now registered M-IBAN:
ImageATR72-JET-MIBAN-FRC8aug20 by Anton Homma, on Flickr

5. And my second Ernest A320 of the day, this OE-IES:
ImageA320-ERN-OEIES-FRC8aug20 by Anton Homma, on Flickr

A frustrating visit as much more is present there.

Then it was on to Blagnac. As it was a Saturday nothing was happening, so I limited this visit only to the Aeroscopia Museum. I visited it back in 2017, but since then they have added a new apron outsice with the following planes:

1. The ATR-72-600 prototype, F-WWEY:
ImageATR72-ATR-FWWEY-TLS8aug20 by Anton Homma, on Flickr

2. The 2nd A380-prototype, F-WXXL:
ImageA388-AIB-FWXXL-TLS8aug20 by Anton Homma, on Flickr

3. The 1st A320, F-WWAI:
ImageA320-AIB-FWWAI-TLS8aug20 by Anton Homma, on Flickr

4. The 1st A340-600 prototype, F-WWCA:
ImageA346-AIB-FWWCA-TLS8aug20 by Anton Homma, on Flickr

5. And the very first ATR-42, F-WEGA:
ImageATR42-ATR-FWEGA-TLS8aug20 by Anton Homma, on Flickr

6. As a bonus I was able to capture this A350-900 F-WZGS, which is destined for Ethiopian. It is parked at the large production hangar near the museum across the road of the parking lot:
ImageA359-ETH-FWZGS-TLS8aug20 by Anton Homma, on Flickr

That's it for this very, very hot day! (44 C). Hope you enjoyed them.

Cheers! :wave:
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Re: Toulouse-Francazal & Blagnac 08-08-2020

Post by FNF Rafale »

Very nice Anton. Thanks.
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