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    Welcome to our Trip Report Blog.
    Here we will post logs and pictures taken on aircraft spotting trips.
    Any info can be used for personal use, if passing on or publishing please credit SWAG.
    If you can correct or add any information please contact me here.

    To visit our Flickr photo pages click StuC, RichT, IanG, MatthewB

    With luck we are intending to visit the following in 2018:
    Oshkosh/Florida, Finnish AF show, Sliac show, RIAT, Farnborough Airshow, Bastille Day Flypast, Belgian AF show

    Header Picture: MRTT041 Airbus A330-243MRTT Phenix (1735) in the Paris Bastille Day Flypast on 14/07/18

    Logs/pics - If you have any topical logs and pics from interesting places we could use on the blog please contact me here. Especially welcome would be any museums we haven't yet covered.

    18th Jan - Logs and 23 pics added for a January German trip
    22-25 Jan - Log and 182 pics for Zurich 01/18 added
    27th Jan - 41 more pics added to Zurich 21/10/17
    28th Jan - Logs and 155 pics added for Zurich WEF 26-27/01/18
    29th Jan - Log and 62 pics added for Chateau d'Oex Balloon Festival 28/01/18
    1st Feb - Log and pics added for South Korea's Gangneung Unification Park, 31 pics added to Zurich 27th Jan
    2nd Feb - Logs added for Zurich WEF 22-25/01/18, pics to follow
    11th Feb - 103 pics added for Longleat Balloon Safari 16/09/17
    27th Feb - 48 pics added to WEF Zurich 23/01/18
    04th Mar - 67 pics added to WEF Zurich 24/01/18
    08th Mar - 113 pics added to Tokyo-Haneda 26/05/17
    12th Mar - 81 pics added to WEF Zurich 25/01/18
    14th Mar - Logs & 69 pics added for Cheltenham HP & Gloucester 14/03/18
    26th Mar - Logs added for Aeroprints European Capitals Tour 17-24/03/18
    30th Mar - 125 pics added to Aeroprints European Capitals Tour 17-24/03/18
    31st Mar - 321 pics added to Japan 2017
    8th April - Logs and pics added for 03-04/04/18 - Zurich-Dubendorf-Stans-Alpnach-Emmen
    11th April - 75 pics added to Geneva 24/05/16
    22nd April - Logs added for Aero Expo Friedrichshafen tour
    7th May - Logs added for Istanbul & Antalya trip
    8th May - Logs added for Popham Microlight Fair
    9th May - Log added for BBML Inflation Day
    10th May - Log added for Verona 09/05 and log & pics added for Eurasia Airshow at Antalya 28/04 and Istanbul-Yesilkoy Museum 02/05/18
    31st May - Log added for EBACE Geneva
    1st-8th June - Logs added for Spain/Portugal tour
    22nd June - Logs added for Finland tour 14-17/06
    23rd June - Logs/pics added for Belarus tour 18-22/05
    24th June - Logs/pics added for Russia tour 16-23/04, log added for Old Warden Gyro Fly-in 09/06 and Charity Fly-in 23/06, pics added to BBML Inflation Day 28/04, log and pics added for Aero/Heli Expo Booker 15/06
    1st July - 110 pics added to Finland 14-15/06
    5th July - Logs added for French trip 27/06-01/07 inc Nancy Show. Logs started for Cyprus
    6th July - Logs added to Museum bar for 2018 visits to Finland, Russia and Belarus
    7th July - Log added for Yeovilton Air Day. Pics added to Luxembourg 28/07.
    18-19th July - Logs added for RIAT Fairford 13/07, Bastille Day Flypast 14/07, Flying Legends Duxford 15/07 and Farnborough Air Show 16/07

    Thursday, 19 July 2018

    16/07/18 - Farnborough Air Show

    Attended on the first trade day by Rich & Stu.


    16703 CASA 295M (047) Portuguese Air Force/Esq 502
    168433/LD-433 Boeing P-8A Poseidon (40813) United States Navy/VP-10
    07-8609/RS Lockheed C-130J-30 Hercules (5623) United States Air Force/86th AW/37th AS
    08-05550 McD-D Helicopters AH-64D Apache (PVD550) United States Army/1-3rd AVN
    13-08436 Boeing-Vertol CH-47F Chinook (M.8436) United States Army/1-214th AVN
    16-010 TAI Anka (unknown) Turkish Aerospace Industries
    92-1535 Lockheed C-130J Hercules (5324) United States Air Force ..testbed for engine upgrade
    96-0205/LN McDonnell-Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle (E215) United States Air Force/48th FW
    A7-ANB Airbus A350-1041 (102) Qatar Airways
    A7-BEV Boeing 777-300(ER) (65303) Qatar Airways
    A7-BGB Boeing 747-8F (63199) Qatar Airways
    C-FFDO Airbus A220-300 (55002) Airbus
    C-GIAU Canadair Regional-Jet 900NG (15449) Bombardier
    CSX62280/41-02 ATR P-72A (970) Italian Air Force
    D-CSNC Dornier Do.328-110 (3015) 328 Support Services
    D-ETPQ Grob G.120TP-A (11103) Grob Aircraft
    EC-400 Airbus Industrie A400M (056) Airbus Military
    EI-GGK Boeing 737MAX 8 (64606) Air Italy
    ET-AVR de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402NG (4581) Ethiopian Airlines
    F-GCDP Dassault Falcon 8X (439) Dassault Aviation
    F-HDOR Dassault Falcon 900LX (309) Dassault Aviation
    F-WWKM Airbus A330-941N (1819) TAP Air Portugal
    G-BCIR Piper PA-28-151 Cherokee Warrior (28-7415401) AeroMobility
    G-BCUO Scottish Aviation SA.120 Bulldog 122A (BH.120-371) Cranfield University
    G-BEZL Piper PA-31-310 Navajo C (31-7712054) 2 Excel Aviation Ltd
    G-CLAB Boeing 747-83QF (60119) CargoLogicAir
    G-DONE Bell Helicopters 505 Jet Ranger X (65056) Simpson Heli Charters Ltd
    G-ETPG Airbus Helicopters AS.350B3 Squirrel (8476) QinetiQ
    G-MCGH Sikorsky S-92A (920234) Bristow/HM Coastguard
    G-NSYS Eurocopter EC135T1 (0115) Nova Aerospace Ltd
    G-OSRA Boeing 727-2S2FRE (22938) T2 Aviation Oil Response
    G-PICU AgustaWestland AW169 (69055) Specialist Aviation Services/Children's Air Ambulance
    G-UKCS Piper PA-31-310 Turbo Navajo B (31-7400984) 2 Excel Aviation Ltd
    HB-FXN Pilatus PC-12/47E (1764) Pilatus Flugzeugwerke AG
    HB-HZC Pilatus PC-21 (101) Pilatus Flugzeugwerke AG
    I-AWCU AgustaWestland AW189 (49039) Leonardo Helicopters
    JA23MJ Mitsubishi MRJ-90STD (10003) Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp
    LN-TRG Beech B200 King Air (BB-1936) Sundt Air A/S
    MT55229 Leonardo T-346A (7102/00070/B0020) Leonardo
    N1015B/S2-AJS Boeing 787-8 (40126) Bangladesh Biman
    N215CJ Cessna 525C CitationJet CJ4 (525C0215) Textron Aviation Inc
    N257JX Embraer ERJ-135LR (145314) JetSuiteX
    N3000B Raytheon T-6B 3000 Texan II (PH-1) Raytheon Aircraft Company
    N350EE Embraer EMB-505 Phenom 300 (50500450) Embraer Executive Aircraft Inc
    N350KF Beech 350 King Air (FL-954) Beechcraft Corp
    N404E de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402 (4067) L-3 Communications
    N405SV/F-WWEC ATR 42-600 (1403) Silver Airways
    N425EX Cessna 208B Caravan EX (208B-5425) Textron Aviation Inc
    N500AF Gulfstream G280 (2108) Gulfstream Aerospace Corp
    N505GD Gulfstream G500 (72005) Gulfstream Aerospace Corp
    N5103D Lockheed LM-100J Hercules (5818) Lockheed Martin
    N511GD Gulfstream G500 (72011) Qatar Executive
    N600G Gulfstream G600 (73005) Gulfstream Aerospace Corp
    N650ER Gulfstream G650ER (6306) Gulfstream Aerospace Corp
    N676EE Embraer EMB-550 Legacy 500 (55000076) Embraer Executive Aircraft Inc
    N7201S Boeing 737MAX 7 (42561) Boeing Company
    N8050U Air Tractor AT-802L Longsword (802-4030) L-3 Communications
    N808GL Bombardier Global 6000 (9808) Global Flight Inc
    (OE-EGA) Cessna 208B Caravan EX (208B-5405) Grob Training Academy GmbH
    OE-FAS Dassault-Breguet-Dornier Alpha Jet A (0090) The Flying Bulls GmbH
    OE-FTF Diamond DA 42NG Twin Star (42.N301) Diamond Aircraft
    OE-VGE Diamond Dart 450 (DART.003) Diamond Aircraft
    OE-VRX Diamond DA 42MPP Twin Star (42.M013) Diamond Aircraft
    OK-SGR Bell Helicopters 429 Global Ranger (57313) Blue Sky Service
    P.1HH-0001 Piaggio P.1HH Hammerhead (unknown) Piaggio
    P2 TAI T-129 Atak (P2) Turkish Aircraft Industries
    PR-ZGQ Embraer EMB-190 E2 (19020004) Embraer
    PT-ZNJ Embraer KC-390 (39000002) Embraer
    RA-82078 Antonov An-124-100 (9773054559153) Volga-Dnepr Airlines
    T7-ASG Piaggio P-180 Avanti EVO (3005) Al Sauf Group
    T7-RAS Honda HA-420 Honda Jet (42000099) Rheinland Air Service
    UR-EXP Antonov An-178 (001) Antonov Design Bureau
    WK035 Thales Watchkeeper (unknown) British Army
    WK040 Thales Watchkeeper (unknown) British Army
    XV666 Westland Sea King HU.5SAR (WA654) Heli Operations
    YL-CSI Airbus A220-300 (55034) Air Baltic
    ZA597/063 Panavia Tornado GR.4 (BS038) Royal Air Force/Marham Wing
    ZH965/(N-4004) Westland Super Lynx Mk.21B (381) Leonardo/Brazilian Navy
    ZK337 Eurofighter Typhoon FGR4 (BS098) Royal Air Force/2 (AC) Sqn
    ZZ105 AgustaWestland AW101 Mk.612 (50273) Leonardo/Royal Norwegian Air Force
    ZZ394 Westland Wildcat AH.1 (492) Royal Navy
    Unmarked Airbus VSR700 FSM (n/a) Airbus
    Unmarked BAE Tempest FSM (n/a) BAE Systems
    Unmarked Eurofighter Typhoon FSM (n/a) BAE Systems
    Unmarked Leonardo Falco EVO UAV FSM (n/a) Leonardo
    Unmarked Leonardo T-100 FSM (n/a) Leonardo
    Unmarked Saab Gripen E FSM (n/a) Saab
    Unmarked TAI Hurjet FSM (n/a) Turkish Aircraft Industries
    Unmarked TAI T625 FSM (n/a) Turkish Aircraft Industries

    Far Side

    91-0417/SP General Dynamics F-16CJ Fighting Falcon (CC-115) United States Air Force/52nd FW
    96-0080/SP General Dynamics F-16CJ Fighting Falcon (CC-202) United States Air Force/52nd FW
    F-WLXV Airbus A350-1041 (65) Airbus Industries
    F-WTTE Airbus A330-941N (1813) Airbus Industries
    G-NFLA British Aerospace Jetstream 3102 (637) Cranfield Institute of Technology
    G-OFFO/2 Extra 300LP (1226) 2 Excel Aviation Ltd/The Blades
    G-ZEXL/1 Extra 300LP (1225) 2 Excel Aviation Ltd/The Blades
    G-ZXCL/3 Extra 300LP (1223) 2 Excel Aviation Ltd/The Blades
    G-ZXLL/4 Extra 300L (1319) 2 Excel Aviation Ltd/The Blades
    N6123C North American B-25J Mitchell (108-47647) The Flying Bulls GmbH
    OE-AGT Grob G.120TP-A (11108) Grob Training Academy GmbH
    OE-XSY/XG545 Bristol B.171 Sycamore Mk.52 (13475) The Flying Bulls Gmbh
    VA.1B-27/01-917 McDonnell-Douglas EAV-8B+ Harrier (N279/E16) Spanish Navy/Esc 009
    VA.1B-37/09-925 McDonnell-Douglas EAV-8B+ Harrier (SR3) Spanish Navy/Esc 009
    VH-PPJ Dornier Do.328-110 (3059) AeroRescue

    Opening Flypast

    9x Hawk T.1/A Royal Air Force/Red Arrows
    PS915 Supermarine Spitfire PR.XIX (6S.585121) Royal Air Force/BBMF
    ZK318 Eurofighter Typhoon FGR4 (BS079) Royal Air Force/29 Sqn
    ZM145 Lockheed F-35B Lightning II (BK-11) Royal Air Force/617 Sqn