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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: TCSG-505 Agusta-Bell 412EP (SAR) on coastal patrol off Antalya on 29/04/18

    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.

    Updates:
    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.
    18th July - Log added for RIAT Fairford 13/07

    Monday, 30 March 2009

    30/03/09 - Yeovilton

    StuC went down for the 100 Years of Naval Aviation Flypast rehearsal. (many thanks to Glyn Coney for serial/code tie-ups)
    In order of flypast:

    ZH827/80/Arthur Merlin HM.1 824 NAS
    ZH839/83/Guinevere Merlin HM.1 824 NAS
    ZH846/CU:81 Merlin HM.1 824 NAS
    ZH861/84/Gawaint Merlin HM.1 824 NAS

    XV697/181 Seaking ASaC.7 849 NAS

    ZE418/186 Seaking ASaC.7 849 NAS

    ZA130/19/Clubs Seaking HU.5SAR 771 NAS

    XZ693/304 Lynx HAS.3S 815 NAS
    XZ248/308 Lynx HMA.8 815 NAS
    ZD265/643 Lynx HMA.8DAS 702 NAS
    ZF562/645 Lynx HMA.8 702 NAS
    ZF124/L Seaking HC.4 845 NAS
    ZA291/N Seaking HC.4 848 NAS

    XV676/ZE Seaking Mk.6CR 845 NAS
    ZE425/- Seaking HC.4 848 NAS

    ZD282/- Lynx AH.7 847 NAS
    ZJ256/56 Squirrel HT.1 DHFS
    ZJ257/57 Squirrel HT.1 DHFS
    ZJ267/67 Squirrel HT.1 DHFS
    ZJ268/68 Squirrel HT.1 DHFS
    XX481/CU:560 Jetstream T.2 750 NAS

    XX488/CU:562 Jetstream T.2 750 NAS
    ZA110/CU:563 Jetstream T.2 750 NAS

    ZA111/CU:565 Jetstream T.2 750 NAS
    WK608/906 Chipmunk T.10 RNHF
    G-BYVF/VF Grob Tutor 727 NAS
    G-BYVK/VK Grob Tutor 727 NAS
    G-BWXA/A T-67M Firefly DEFTS
    G-BWXB/B T-67M Firefly DEFTS
    G-BWXC/C T-67M Firefly DEFTS
    G-BWXV/V T-67M Firefly DEFTS
    G-FRAD Falcon 20E FRADU

    G-FRAK Falcon 20DC FRADU

    XX205/- Hawk T.1A FRADU
    XX261/- Hawk T.1A FRADU

    XP924/E:134/(G-CVIX) Sea Vixen FAW.2


    Others noted were:

    XZ728/326 Lynx HMA.8DSP Gate Guard
    ZD578 Sea Harrier FA.2 Gate Guard
    XS513 Wessex HU.5 Dump
    XW630 Harrier GR.3 Dump
    G-BYWM/WM Grob Tutor 727 NAS
    G-BYXS/XS Grob Tutor 727 NAS
    XZ730/632 Lynx HAS.3S 702 NAS
    XZ233/634 Lynx HAS.3S 702 NAS
    XZ234/630 Lynx HAS.3S 702 NAS
    XZ726/302 Lynx HMA.8 815 NAS acted as Flypast photo ship
    ZD565/312 Lynx HMA.8DAS 815 NAS
    XZ736/642 Lynx HMA.8DAS 702 NAS
    ZD268/697 Lynx HMA.8DAS 815 NAS
    ZA293/A Seaking HC.4 845 NAS
    ZA297/W Seaking HC.4 846 NAS
    ZD625/P Seaking HC.4 846 NAS
    ZF116/WP Seaking HC.4 848 NAS
    ZF121/T Seaking HC.4 846 NAS
    ZB507/F Seaking HC.4 845 NAS
    XV700/ZC Seaking Mk.6CR 845 NAS