Golf Bravo Alpha Yankee Papa is a Cessna C150L (serial no. 150-74017). It started life in
1973 as N18651, and was soon imported to the UK and first registered
as G-BAYP on the 18th May 1973. It changed hands a number of times before
arriving at Popham in 1995.
The original group was established as Popham Pilots Flying Group
with 15 members. Membership now stands at 12, which is the group's ideal
size. The current name was established in 1998. Yankee Papa is an EASA aircraft maintained by
Wiltshire Aircraft Maintenance at Popham. In 2001 the engine was fully
reconditioned, with 4 new cylinders fitted May 2010 at 1500 hours. YP returned from Dunkeswell 21st March 2009 after a full strip and repaint. The repaint story is documented here. Equipment includes one Navcomm radio, to be updated in 2017, and a Mode 'S' transponder.
Yankee Papa once again participated in the annual Starlight Day in August 2016. You can view a short video here from an earlier event. There are some photos on the New Photos page.
April 2017- We have a share for sale! Please contact us if you are interested in joining the group.
£50 / month (includes saving for mandatory new radio) & £60 / hour wet.
Monthly includes all fixed costs - parking, annual, insurance; hourly includes all flying costs - fuel, 50 hour checks, contribution to engine fund. No hidden costs, no requests for additional funds. The group has a healthy engine fund. Excellent availability, online booking.
G - B A Y P
Serial No. 150-74017
First registered 1973
Original registration N18651
Membership - 12
YP at Paull Airfield 10 Jul 1977 by Steve Aubury
YP at Dunkeswell 2008
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Yankee Papa Flying Group
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