Ed Force parked at Cardiff Airport (Image: TransportMedia UK)
General aviation news

Iron Maiden bids farewell to Ed Force One

In February this year the aviation communities eyes turned to Iron Maidens Ed Force One, The Boeing 747-400 (TF-AAK) that would be used to carry the band on their world tour. First stop for this jumbo jet was Cardiff International Airport (CWL/EGFF) where it would pick up the band and [read more]

Boeing 747-248 TF-AAK Ed Force One (Pic Credit: Nick Harding / Aviation Wales)
Cardiff Airport News

He’s here! Ed Force One arrives in Cardiff

A little later than planned but Ed Force One has arrived in Cardiff! The Boeing 747-428 TF-AAK touched down on Cardiff Airport’s runway 30 a little after 11pm this evening to a waiting crowd of aviation enthusiasts and iron maiden fans. The aircraft has been beautifully decorated in the Book [read more]

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Aviation engineering news

Maiden Flight for Book of Souls

Iron Maiden is flying a bunch of lucky fans out to Paris Beauvais (LFOB/BVA) today from Cardiff Airport (EGFF/CWL) on-board a chartered Boeing 737-400 (9H-VVB). The Flight, Maiden 666 which departs at 13:20 arrived earlier following a short hop from Cardiff Aviation’s MRO Facility at MOD Saint Athan to operate [read more]