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    Welcome to our Trip Report Blog.
    Here we will post logs and pictures taken on aircraft spotting trips.
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    With luck we are intending to visit the following in 2018:
    Friedrichshafen Expo, Spain/Portugal, Oshkosh/Florida, Antalya/Istanbul, Finnish AF show, Sliac show

    Header Picture: N104AZ Van's RV-10 (41226) at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2016

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    Wednesday, 8 April 2009

    05 & 06/04/09 Mildenhall - Norwich - Flixton

    StuC had a couple of days in Norfolk so took a look at the following:

    Mildenhall 05/04/09 (0900-0930)

    04-4135 McDonnell-Douglas C-17A Globemaster (P-135) 6th AS
    57-1456 Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker (17527) 77th ARS AFRC
    58-0036/D Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker (17781) 100th ARW
    58-0086/D Boeing KC-135T Stratotanker (17831) 100th ARW
    58-0093/D Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker (17838) 100th ARW
    58-0100/D Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker (17845) 100th ARW
    59-1486 Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker (17974) 22nd ARW
    60-0331/D Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker (18106) 100th ARW
    61-2667/OF bk Boeing WC-135W (18343) 55th SRW
    63-8025/D Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker (18642) 100th ARW
    64-14848/OF bl Boeing RC-135V (18788) 55th SRW
    69-0015 Lockheed C-5A Galaxy (500-046) 137th AS NY ANG
    69-0021 Lockheed C-5A Galaxy (500-052) 137th AS NY ANG
    69-5825 Lockheed MC-130P Hercules (4374) 352nd SOG
    69-5828 Lockheed MC-130P Hercules (4377) 352nd SOG
    69-5831 Lockheed MC-130P Hercules (4380) 352nd SOG
    69-5832 Lockheed MC-130P Hercules (4381) 352nd SOG
    87-0024 Lockheed MC-130H Hercules (5092) 352nd SOG
    88-0191 Lockheed MC-130H Hercules (5130) 352nd SOG

    Norwich 05/04/09 1200-1300

    EI-CNQ British Aerospace 146-200 (E2031) Leasing Company

    EI-WXB British Aerospace 146-RJ85 (E2311) Cityjet

    G-BABD Reims-Cessna FRA.150L (153) Private
    G-BGLA Piper PA-38-112 (38-78A0741) Private
    G-BIEJ Sikorsky S-76A+ (76-0097) Bristow Helicopters
    G-BISZ Sikorsky S-76A+ (76-0156) Bristow Helicopters
    (G-CBBR)/XX625/01 Scottish Aviation SA.120 Bulldog T.1 (290) Private
    G-CDMA Piper PA-28-151 (28-7415650) Private
    G-CEBK Piper PA-31-350 (31-7652056) Skydrift
    G-CEZR Diamond DA40D (D4343) Private
    G-CFLV SAAB 2000 (23) Eastern Airways
    G-CHCT AgustaWestland AB139 (31042) CHC Scotia
    G-GFLY Reims-Cessna F.150L (822) Private
    G-JELI Schweizer 269C-1 (164) Private
    G-OEMT MBB/Kawasaki BK117C-1 (7538) Air Ambulance
    G-PPLC Cessna 560 (560-0059) Sterling Helicopters
    G-VELA SIAI-Marchetti S.205-22R (4-149) Private
    N5880T Westland WG-30-100 (9) Offshore Fire & Survival Training Centre

    PH-KVG Fokker F-50 (20211) KLM cityhopper

    City of Norwich Aviation Museum 05/04/09

    (121) Dassault Mystere IVA (121)

    16718/TR-999 Lockheed T-33A Shooting Star (580-6050)

    (E-409)/XE683/G Hawker Hunter F.51 (41H/680268)

    (XG172)/XG168/10 Hawker Hunter F.6A (Unknown)

    (ZF592)/53-686 English Electric Lightning F.53 (95291)

    (G-ARBG ?) Tipsy Nipper Bare frame

    G-ASKK Handley-Page Herald 211 (161)

    G-BHMY Fokker F-27-200 (10196)

    G-BTAZ Evans VP-2 (PFA 063-11474)

    G-OVNE Cessna 401A (401A-0036)

    WH984 English Electric Canberra B.15 (SH1709) Cockpit only

    WJ633 English Electric Canberra T.17 (HP200B) Cockpit only

    WK654 Gloster Meteor F.8 (Unknown)

    WM267 Gloster Meteor NF.11 (Unknown) Cockpit only

    XM612 Avro Vulcan B.2 (SET76)

    XN967/233 Blackburn Buccaneer S.1 (B3-22-62) Cockpit only

    XP355 Westland WS.55 Whirlwind HAR.10 (WA.371)

    XP703 English Electric Lightning F.3 (95157) Cockpit only

    XV426 McDonnell-Douglas F-4M Phantom FGR.2 (3100) Cockpit only

    XW268 British Aerospace Harrier T.4N (212007) dismantled in car park

    XX109/GH SEPECAT Jaguar GR.1 (S-2)

    XX830 SEPECAT Jaguar T.2A (B-18) Cockpit only

    XZ375 SEPECAT Jaguar GR.1A (S-142) Cockpit only
    Unmarked Meggitt BTT-3 Banshee


    Norfolk & Suffolk Aviation Museum, Flixton 05/04/09

    (146289)/FG-289 North American AT-28D Trojan (252-52)

    (3794)/1972 Mikoyan-Gurevich S-103 (MiG-15bis) (623794)

    79/2-EG Dassault Mystere IVA (79)

    384 Meggitt BTT-3 Banshee

    42196 North American F-100D Super Sabre (223-76)

    54433/TR-433 Lockheed T-33A Shooting Star (580-9877)

    (BAPC-115) Mignet HM.14 Pou-de-Ciel (EAG.1)

    (BAPC-147)/LHS-1 Bensen B.7 (LHS-1)

    (BAPC-239)/157/18 Fokker D.VIII 5/8 Scale Reproduction (Unknown)

    (BAPC-303) Goldfinch Amphibian (161)

    (BAPC-71)/P8140/ZP-K Large Model of Supermarine Spitfire (Unknown)

    (BGA1461) EoN Primary

    (BGA2384) Grunau Baby III (Unknown)

    (BGA4757) Colditz Cock Replica (Unknown)

    A-528 FMA IA.58A (28)

    BGA4002 Penrose Pegasus 2 Replica (1)

    G-ANLW Westland WS.51 Widgeon Mk.2 (WA/H/133)

    G-APUG Luton LA-5A Minor (PFA 1205)

    G-ASRF Jenny Wren (PFA 1300)

    G-BABY Taylor JT.2 Titch (PFA 3204)

    G-BDVS Fokker F-27-200 (10232) Cockpit only

    G-BFIP Wallis Wallbro Monoplane Replica (WA-1) Under restoration

    G-BJZC Thunder Ax7-65Z Basket and bagged envelope
    G-MBUD Skycraft Scout Mk.III/3/R (0432 R/3)

    G-MJSU MBA Tiger Cub 440 (SO.75/1)

    G-MJVI Lightwing Rooster 1 Srs.4 (4)

    G-MMWL Eurowing Goldwing (EW-91)

    G-MTFK Moult Trike/Flexiform (DIM-01)

    N16676 Fairchild F.24C-8F (3101)

    TD248/8Q-T Large Model of Supermarine Spitfire LF.XVIe (Unknown)

    VL349/V7-Q Avro Anson C.19 (34220)

    VX580 Vickers Valetta C.2 (432)

    WF128/HF-676 Percival P.57 Sea Prince T.1 (P57/26)

    WF643/P Gloster Meteor F.8 (Unknown)

    WG789 English Electric Canberra B.2 mod (Unknown) Cockpit only

    WH840 English Electric Canberra T.4 (71278)

    WV605/T-B Percival Provost T.1 (PAC/F/132)

    XA226 Slingsby T.38 Grasshopper TX.1 (859)

    XD857 Vickers Valiant BK.1 (Unknown) Cockpit only

    XG254/A Hawker Hunter FGA.9 (41H/680055)

    XG329 English Electric Lightning F.1 (95018)

    XG518 Bristol B.171 Sycamore HR.14 (13262)

    XG523/V Bristol B.171 Sycamore HR.14 (13377)

    XH892/J Gloster Javelin FAW.9 (Unknown)

    XJ482/VL-713 de Havilland DH-110 Sea Vixen FAW.1 (10009)

    XK624/32 de Havilland DH-115 Vampire T.11 (15781)

    XL160 Handley-Page Victor K.2 (HP80/63) Cockpit only

    XL445 Avro Vulcan K.2 (SET48) Cockpit only

    XM279 English Electric Canberra B.I.8 (71648) Cockpit only

    XN304/B-W Westland WS.55 Whirlwind HAS.7 (WA.284)

    XN500 BAC Jet Provost T.3A (PAC/W/10161)

    XN696 de Havilland DH-110 Sea Vixen FAW.2 (10104) Cockpit only

    XR485/Q Westland WS.55 Whirlwind HAR.10 (WA.417)

    ZA175 British Aerospace Sea Harrier F/A.2 (41H-912026)

    Unmarked Antonov C-14 Hangglider

    Unmarked Felixstowe F.5 Nose section only

    Unmarked Kicenuik Icarus II Hangglider

    Unmarked Wasp Falcon 4 Hangglider


    Mildenhall 06/04/09 0800-1700

    4040 General Dynamics F-16C (JC-1) Polish Air Force (Lakenheath approach)
    165351/RU-351 Lockheed C-130T Hercules (5409) VR-55

    06-6158 McDonnell-Douglas C-17A Globemaster (P-158) 60th AMW
    01-0188 McDonnell-Douglas C-17A Globemaster (P-88) 437th AW

    46+57 Panavia Tornado ECR (GS290) JBG-32 (Lakenheath approach)
    57-1456/D Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker (17527) 100th ARW
    58-0036/D Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker (17781) 100th ARW

    58-0100/D Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker (17845) 100th ARW
    63-7979/D Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker (18596) 100th ARW
    63-8008/D Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker (18625) 100th ARW
    63-8025/D Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker (18642) 100th ARW

    63-8879/D Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker (18727) 100th ARW

    64-14848/OF bl Boeing RC-135V (18788) 55th SRW

    69-0018 Lockheed C-5A Galaxy (500-049) 155th AS TN ANG
    69-5832 Lockheed MC-130P Hercules (4381) 352nd SOG

    77-0353/OK r Boeing E-3B Sentry (21553) 552 AW&CW

    87-0024 Lockheed MC-130H Hercules (5092) 352nd SOG

    99-0165 McDonnell-Douglas C-17A Globemaster (P-65) 62nd AW