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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

    Wednesday, 11 March 2009

    11/03/09 Kemble, Innsworth, Staverton & Cheltenham

    IanG & StuC had a day out to the races


    G-ARDB Piper PA-24-250 (24-2166) Private
    G-AXTA Piper PA-28-140 (28-26301) Private
    G-BCUJ Reims-Cessna F.150M (1176) Private
    G-BCUS/60 Scottish Aviation SA.120-122 (373) Private
    G-BFDK Piper PA-28-161 (28-7816010) Private
    G-BHOZ Socata TB-9 (84) Private
    G-BHZT Scottish Aviation SA.120-1210 (412) Private
    G-BPMX ARV ARV-1 Super 2 (PFA 152-11128) Private
    G-BRAK Cessna 172N (172-73795) Private
    G-BSXS Piper PA-28-181 (28-7990151) Private
    G-BSZW Cessna 152 (152-81072) Private
    G-BYHI Piper PA-28-161 (28-8116084) Private
    G-CCJP British Aerospace 146-200 (E2066) Club Air
    G-CCYC Robinson R44 (10388) Private
    G-IIDI Extra EA.300/L (047) Power Aerobatics Ltd
    G-JEBV British Aerospace 146-RJ100 (E3236) all white
    G-JEMD British Aerospace ATP (2026) all white
    G-JEME British Aerospace ATPF (2027) all white
    G-MALA Piper PA-28-181 (28-8190055) Private
    G-MOND Boeing 757-2T7 (22960) Monarch, being dismantled
    G-OSTU American Aviation AA-5A (807) Private
    G-RNRS Scottish Aviation SA.120-101 (132) Private
    G-TSKY Beagle B121-150 (B010) Private
    G-UFCC Cessna 172S (172S-8611) Private
    N6081F Commander 114B (14681) Trustee

    N767HS/(S7)-EXL Boeing 767-204ER (24013) Air Seychelles,stored
    VT-EPX Boeing 747-337 (24160) Air India, being dismantled
    VT-EVW Airbus A310-304 (598) Air India, stored, next for dismantling
    VT-EVX Airbus A310-308 (695) Air India, stored
    "WB188"/(G-BZPB)/(WV256) Hawker Hunter GA.11 (41H/670762) Delta Jets, green
    "WB188"/(G-BZPC)/(XF300) Hawker Hunter GA.11 (HABL003061) Delta Jets, red
    WT722/(G-BWGN) Hawker Hunter T.8C (41H/670689) Delta Jets
    WV318/D/(G-FFOX) Hawker Hunter T.8C (41H/670792) Delta Jets
    XE665/VL:876/(G-BWGM) Hawker Hunter T.8C (HABL003008) Delta Jets
    XE689/864/(G-BWGK) Hawker Hunter GA.11 (HABL003032) Delta Jets
    XH131 English Electric Canberra PR.9 (SH1721) Delta Jets
    XH135 English Electric Canberra PR.9 (SH1725) Delta Jets
    "XJ771"/(G-HELV)/(U-1215) de Havilland DH-115 Vampire T.55 (975) Air Atlantique Classic Flight
    XK895/CU:19/(G-SDEV) de Havilland Sea Devon C.20 (04472) Air Atlantique Classic Flight
    XL577/(G-BXKF) Hawker Hunter T.7 (HABL003314) Delta Jets
    XL586 Hawker Hunter T.7 (41H/693736) Delta Jets
    XL592/Y Hawker Hunter T.7 (41H/693743) Delta Jets
    XM496 Bristol Britannia C.1 (13508) Bristol Britannia XM496 Preservation Society
    XP502 Folland Gnat T.1 (FL.517) Preserved by restaurant
    "XR991"/(G-MOUR)/(XS101) Folland Gnat T.1 (FL.596) Delta Jets
    XW433/(G-JPRO) BAC Jet Provost T.5A (EEP/JP/1055) Air Atlantique Classic Flight
    XX889 Blackburn Buccaneer S.2B (B3-05-73) Blackburn Buccaneer Society


    VW453/Z Gloster Meteor T.7 (unknown) Gate Guard


    G-AWFC Piper PA-28R-180 (28R-30670) Private
    G-BBJY Reims-Cessna F.172M (1075) Private
    G-BGBA Robin R.2100A (133) Private
    G-BKDJ Robin DR.400-120 (1584) Private
    G-BKIF Fournier RF-6B-100 (3) Private
    G-BLGV Bell Helicopters 206B-2 (982) Corporate
    G-BMTR Piper PA-28-161 (28-8116119) Private
    G-BPMR Piper PA-28-161 (28-8416119) Private
    G-BRBP Cessna 152 (152-84915) Private
    G-BUUF Slingsby T.67MII (2116) Private
    G-BXRV Van's RV-4 (PFA 181-12482) Private
    G-HIVA Cessna 337A (337-0429) Private
    G-IMAR Agusta A-109E (11703) Corporate
    G-IPAX Cessna 560 (560-5228) Eurojet Aviation
    G-JANN Piper PA-34-220T (3433133) Private
    G-KVIP Beech 200 Super Kingair (BB-487) Capital Air Charter Ltd
    G-LENI Aerospatiale AS.355F1 (5311) Corporate
    G-LNTY Aerospatiale AS.355F1 (5300) Corporate
    G-MACL Cirrus Design SR-22 (2710) Private
    G-NDAA Bolkow Bo-105DBS-4 (S-135/914) Bond Air Services
    G-NETB Cirrus Design SR-22 (1548) Private
    G-OPFA Pioneer 300 (PFA 330-14298) Private
    G-ORED Britten-Norman BN-2T Islander (2142) Fly BN Ltd
    G-PRDH Aerospatiale AS.355F2 (5367) Corporate
    G-RONS Robin DR.400-180 (2088) Private
    G-RYZZ Robinson R44 (11418) Rise Helicopters
    G-STDL Phillips ST2 Speedtwin (PFA 207-12674) Speedtwin Developments
    G-VALY Socata TB-21 (2081) Private
    G-WIZZ Agusta-Bell AB.206B-2 (8540) Rise Helicopters
    G-YPRS Cessna 550 (550-0935) Executive Aviation Services
    G-ZZTT Schweizer 269C (S 1884) Private
    N10MC Cirrus Design SR-22 (1084) Private
    N116KY Piper PA-32-301FT (3232021) Trustee
    N139PG Cirrus Design SR-20 (1910) Private
    N224CJ Cessna 525 (525-0224) Corporate
    N249SR Raytheon BAE.125-800A (258249) Corporate
    N278SA/72 Cessna 177RG (177RG-0571) Southern Aircraft Consultancy
    N27UB Cessna 525B (525B-0225) Corporate
    N308CJ Cessna 208B (208B-1116) Corporate
    N4422P Piper PA-23-160 (23-1936) Trustee
    N8258F Beech B36TC (EA-513) Private
    N843SR Cirrus Design SR-22 (2790) Private
    N982CD Cirrus Design SR-22 (1853) Private
    WF784 Gloster Meteor T.7 (Unknown) Stored

    WH364 Gloster Meteor F.8 (Unknown) Gate Guard North
    WK126/843 English Electric Canberra TT.18 (Unknown) Stored, dismantled
    WL349 Gloster Meteor T.7 (Unknown) Stored
    WS807/N Gloster Meteor NF.14 (Unknown) Stored, dismantled
    XD506 de Havilland DH-115 Vampire T.11 (15271) Stored, dismantled
    XD616 de Havilland DH-115 Vampire T.11 (15441) Stored, nose only
    XH903/G Gloster Javelin FAW.9 (Unknown) Gate Guard East

    XM569 Avro Vulcan B.2 (SET50) Stored, nose only

    Cheltenham Racecourse

    EI-MLY AgustaWestland AW139 (31123) Corporate
    G-BBCA Bell Helicopters 206B-2 (1101) Corporate
    G-BEWY Bell Helicopters 206B (348) Corporate
    G-BURS Sikorsky S-76A+ (76-0040) Premiair Aviation Services
    G-BYZA Eurocopter AS.355F2 (5518) Corporate
    G-CEYU Aerospatiale AS.365N1 (6298) Multiflight
    G-CFVX Cameron C-80 (11283) Betfair, registered 20/03/09
    G-CGRI Agusta A-109S (22003) Corporate
    G-CUDY Enstrom 480B (5087) Corporate
    G-DEVL Eurocopter EC120B (1273) Corporate
    G-DIGG Robinson R44 (11904) Private

    G-EMHC Agusta A-109E (11721) East Midlands Helicopters
    G-EMHH Aerospatiale AS.355F2 (5169) East Midlands Helicopters
    G-EURT Eurocopter EC.155B1 (6764) Corporate
    G-HDTV Agusta A-109A-2 (7266) Castle Air Charters
    G-IVJM Agusta A-109E (11154) Air Harrods
    G-LHMS Eurocopter EC120B (1442) Corporate
    G-MDPI Agusta A-109A-2 (7393) Corporate
    G-MLTY Aerospatiale AS.365N2 (6431) Multiflight
    G-OAMI Bell Helicopters 206B (464) Corporate
    G-OHLI Robinson R44 (10832) Private
    G-ONEL Agusta A-109C MAX (7630) Cheshire Helicopters
    G-PIDG Robinson R44 (678) Private
    G-PWIT Bell Helicopters 206L-1 (45193) Corporate
    G-SAMP Agusta A-109E (11673) Corporate
    G-TGDL Robinson R44 (11746) Private
    G-TGRA Agusta A-109A (7201) Tiger Helicopters
    G-VONC Sikorsky S-76B (76-0354) Premiair Aviation Services
    G-VONE Eurocopter AS.355N (5572) Premiair Aviation Services
    G-WENA Aerospatiale AS.355F2 (5260) Multiflight
    G-WJCJ Eurocopter EC.155B1 (6748) Starspeed Ltd
    G-WOFM Agusta A-109E (11678) Corporate
    G-ZIZZ Agusta A-109A-2 (7390) Corporate
    M-ERIT AgustaWestland AW139 (31102) Corporate
    M-IDAS Agusta A-109E (11112) Corporate
    M-ONTY Sikorsky S-76C++ (76-0696) Corporate
    N109TT Agusta A-109C (7632) Corporate
    N5120 Bell 430 (49095) Corporate
    N91TH Agusta A-109E (11651) Corporate