Inverness Residents/Based/Regulars
UPDATED 05.01.19

Based and resident private/flying club aircraft: Hangar 1, (Historic) & 3, (Modern) although they sometimes move. Hangar 2 was demolished mid-June 2017 to make way for some additional car parking.

D-EIBR Piper PA-38-112 Tomahawk [38-81A0117] (fuselage in 2 parts with wings crated) (3)
G-ATVX Bolkow BO.208C Junior [615] (arrived 07/06/18) (3)
G-AWMT Cessna F150H [F150-0360] (stored arrived 21/02/17) (3)
G-AYPS Piper L18C Super Cub [18-2092] (1)
G-AZHK Robin HR.100/200B Royal [113] (arrived 11/12/18?) ()
G-AZWF SAN Jodel DR1050 Ambassadeur [130] (long term restoration) (1)
G-BKET PA-18 Super Cub 95 [18-1990] (returned by road 19/08/18 after some TLC) (1)
G-BKXO Rutan Long-EZ [PFA 074A-10580] (1)
G-BNHG Piper PA-38-112 Tomahawk [38-82A0030] (instructional, de-registered 27/09/17) (3)
G-BRLP Piper PA-38-112 Tomahawk [38-78A0011] (3)
G-BTCI Piper PA-17 Vagabond [17-136] (stored - last flew 06/08/05) (1)
G-BZDR Nielsen Tri-Kis [9403] (1)
G-CCTT Cessna 172S Skyhawk SP [172S8157] (3)
G-CGZG AutoGyro MTOsport [RSUK/MTOS/041 & 11 072S] (arrived 02/08/17) (3)
G-CKYT Rotorsport UK Cavalon [RSUK/CVLN/027] (arrived 25/08/18) (3)
G-ETBT Piper PA-38-112 Tomahawk [38-79A0299] (f/n as 08/08/17 x D-ETBT) (3)
G-EXAM Piper PA-28RT-201T Turbo Cherokee Arrow IV [28R-8431003] (1)
G-IMBI QAC Quickie 1 [484] (under restoration f/n 17/11/17) (3)
G-JPRO BAC 145 Jet Provost T5A [EEP/JP/1055] (arrived 06/12/17 marked XW433/124) (1)
G-KEVI Jabiru J400 [PFA 325-14321] (1)
G-LAZL Piper PA-28-161 Cherokee Warrior II [28-8116216] (new paint job by 01/06/18) (3)
G-NIPR Slingsby Nipper T.66 RA45 Series 3 [S108] (1)
G-TAMR Cessna 172S Skyhawk [172S8480] (1)
G-ZBEN IAV Bacau Yakovlev Yak-52 [822708] (arrived 28/09/17) (1)
PH-BEH Cessna 182P Skylane [18262728] (arrived 20/11/17) (3)

SCHEDULED AND OTHER SERVICES:

BRISTOW HELICOPTERS [ ‘’COASTGUARD/RESCUE 951 & 952’’]
Have 2 S-92A Helicopters, G-MCGF [920222] and G-MCGI [920235] based operating on behalf of the Marine and Coastguard Agency.  G-MCGG [920225] (arr 1411) swopped with G-MCGI [920235] (dep 1105) on 18 February 2018 for maintenance. G-MCGI (arr 1317) and G-MCGG (dep 1456) swopped back 16 March 2018.
Operate from a custom-built hangar by the control tower.

BRITISH AIRWAYS [SHT "SHUTTLE"]
Operate Airbus A319 /A320 aircraft from Heathrow.

DIRECT FLIGHT [WDG "WATCHDOG"] [DCT "AIRTASK"]
Have two Reims/Cessna F406 Caravan II aircraft, G-SMMA [F406-0094] “WDG64” and G-SMMB [F406-0095] “WDG65” (3) based to operate for the Scottish Environment Ministry on Fisheries protection flights. Both carry MarineScotland titles. Occasionally visiting are Reims/Cessna F406 Caravan II, G-MAFA [F406-0036] “DCT03” & G-MAFB [F406-0080] “DCT04” operating on behalf of Qinetic on danger area protection.

EASYJET [EZY "EASY"]
Operate Airbus A319 /A320 aircraft from Bristol, Gatwick and Luton. An A319 night stops from/to Gatwick occasionally an A320.

FLYBE [BEE "JERSEY"]
Operate scheduled flights from Belfast City, and Birmingham using Dash Eight aircraft. On rare occasions, usually from Birmingham, an E175 or E195 may operate

KLM [KLM “KLM”]
Operate a daily schedule from Amsterdam with an Embraer E175/E190 and occasionally Boeing
737-7 aircraft.

LOGANAIR [LOG “LOGAN"]
Operate scheduled flights to Benbecula, Kirkwall, Stornoway and Sumburgh using SAAB 340B aircraft which are in the process of being restored to the Loganair colour scheme. An Embraer EMB-135ER G-SAJB [145473] operates on the Bergen, Dublin and Manchester services and can be considered based. A SF340 and E135 both night stop. SAAB 2000 are no longer based but occasionally appear.
Loganair fly overnight mail services with their own SAAB 340F’s G-GNTB [340A-082], G-GNTF [340A-113], G-LGNM [340B-187] & G-LGNN [340B-197] between Inverness, Aberdeen, East Midlands and Edinburgh. Daytime mail flights operate to Stornoway/Benbecula/Kirkwall/Sumburgh and three are usually based at Inverness. G-LGNM & G-LGNN are in the new Loganair colour scheme.

SCOTTISH AMBULANCE SERVICE
(Operated by Babcock Mission Critical Services)
Base an Airbus MBB BK117 D-2 (Eurocopter H145) at Inverness callsign "HLE (HELIMED) 02".
Currently operates from a custom-built hangar by the control tower.
G-SASN [20025].
Cover during periods of maintenance is usually but not always with G-SPHU EC135 T2+ [0245]. This also now seems to be based when not required elsewhere.
(Operated by GAMA Aviation)
Have two Beech B200C King Airs G-SASC and G-SASD which visit frequently on patient transfer flights along with Beech B200 G-GMAE.
They all use callsign "GMA (GAMA) ***"

PLM DOLLAR GROUP [PDG "OSPREY"]
Although not based at the airport, they are regular visitors from their base "across the fence" in the Dalcross Industrial Estate and may be seen coming and going from there. Other main bases are at Cumbernauld and Halfpenny Green, Wolverhampton. The 2 x P68 are more likely to be seen at Halfpenny Green.
They use fixed callsigns, as below:
PDG 50 G-DCDB B407 (Based in Ireland)
PDG 53 G-ORKY AS350B2
PDG 54 G-PDGI AS350B1
PDG 55 G-PDGF AS350B2
PDG 56 G-PDGR AS350B2
PDG 57 G-BXGA AS350B2
PDG 58 G-PLMH AS350B2
PDG 60 G-PDGP AS355F2
PDG 61 G-BPRJ AS355F1
PDG 62 G-NETR AS355F1
PDG 63 G-NTWK AS355F1
PDG 64 G-PDGT AS355F2
PDG 65 G-NLDR AS355F2 
PDG 66 G-NLSE AS355F2 
PDG 67 G-BYZA AS355F2 
PDG 68 G-PDGN SA365N
PDG 69 G-PDGO AS365N2
PDG 70 G-GLAA EC135 T2+
PDG 71 G-GLAB EC135 T2+
PDG 75 G-PDGV Vulcanair P68C-TC
PDG 76 G-PDGX Vulcanair P68C-TC
G-XBLD B105DB


HIGHLAND AVIATION MUSEUM Ltd
Also located "across the fence" in the Dalcross Industrial Estate alongside the airport. 4 noses were moved over to Morayvia in Kinloss village early 2018.
WT660 Hawker Hunter F1 [n/k]
XK532/632 LM Blackburn Buccaneer S1 [B3-06-60]
XV254/54 HS Nimrod MR2 [8029] (forward fuselage)
ZA362/AJ F Panavia Tornado GR1 [043/BT012/3023]

XW419/125 Jet Provost T5A [EEP/JP/1041] kept in a front garden at a private house in Tore on the A832 Tore to Muir of Ord road also belongs to the owner of the museum.

Compiled by Gilmar Green.