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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.

    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.

    Monday, 15 June 2009

    14/06/09 - Husbands Bosworth - Birmingham - Bruntingthorpe - Leicester

    Day 2

    Strensham Services M5 Northbound

    G-HWAA Eurocopter EC135T2 (375) Bond Air Services/County Air Ambulance

    Birmingham - 09:00

    G-ECOG de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402 (4220) Flybe
    G-EDCJ Cessna 525 (525-0105) Air Charter Scotland
    G-FBEE Embraer Emb-195-200LR (19000093) Flybe
    G-FCDB Cessna 550 (550-0985) Eurojet Aviation
    G-JTNC Cessna 500 (500-0264)
    N19117 Boeing 757-224ET (27559) Continental Airlines
    OE-GVJ Learjet 60 (60-359) VistaJet
    OH-AFI Boeing 757-2K2 (26330) Air Finland
    OH-AFJ Boeing 757-2Q8 (26269) Air Finland
    OH-FIX Dassault Falcon 2000 (179) Airfix Aviation
    OY-CKJ Cessna 560 (560-0114) Corporate
    VP-BKZ Gulfstream G5 (602) Corporate

    Husbands Bosworth

    BGA3290/T21 Slingsby T.21B (MHL.007)

    G-ARMF de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk (C1/0394) Wings only
    G-BBNA de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk (C1/0491)
    G-BBSS de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk (C1/0520)
    G-BCOY de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk (C1/0212)

    G-BFID Taylor JT.2 Titch Mk.III (PFA 060-10311)

    G-CDPX/260 Schleicher ASH-25Mi (25256)
    G-CETB Robin DR.400180 (1369)
    G-CFNL/705 Schempp-Hirth Discus b (253)
    G-CFRH/634 Schleicher ASW-20CL (20740)
    G-CFWT/FWT PZL-Bielsko SZD-50-3 (B-1988)
    G-CFXO/FXQ PZL-Bielsko SZD-50-3 (B-2024)

    G-CGCC/GCC PZL-Bielsko SZD-51-1 (B-1928)
    G-CGDX/HBZ Schempp-Hirth Discus CS (023CS)

    G-CJGY/C3 Schempp-Hirth Standard Cirrus (333)
    G-CHLX/HLX Schleicher ASH-25 (25124)
    G-CHOV/HOV PZL-Bielsko SZD-51-1 (B-2139)

    G-CHUH/D31 Schempp-Hirth Janus (15)
    G-CHVX/F20 Schleicher ASW-20 F (20528)
    G-CHZM/UI Rolladen-Schneider LS-4A (4762)
    G-CJAR/P3 Schempp-Hirth Discus bT (417)
    G-CJCJ/C7 Schempp-Hirth HS.4 (434G)
    G-CJDX/HB2 Wassmer WA.28F (101)
    G-CJFF/JFF Schempp-Hirth Duo Discus (131)
    G-CJKN/790 Rolladen-Schneider LS-818 (8214)
    G-CJKR/JKR Schempp-Hirth Discus b (151)
    G-CJLY/JLY Schleicher ASW-27 (27111)
    G-CJNB/D1 Rolladen-Schneider LS-818 (8227)
    G-CJPA/IB1 Schempp-Hirth Duo Discus (201)

    G-CJUB/894 Schempp-Hirth Discus CS (268CS)

    G-CJUW/4T Schleicher ASW-19B (19074)
    G-CJWF/S27 Schleicher ASW-27B (27144)
    G-CKCE/24 Schempp-Hirth Ventus 2cT (85)
    G-CKGX/KGX Schleicher ASK-21 (21782)

    G-CKJM/7A Schempp-Hirth Ventus cT (394)
    G-CKMV/KMV Rolladen-Schneider LS-317 (3329)
    G-CKNR/KNR Schempp-Hirth Ventus 2cxT (181)
    G-CKNU/E1 Schleicher ASG-29E (29501)
    G-CKPP/KPP Schleicher ASK-21 (21824)
    G-CKLY/D6 DG-1000T (10-66T6)
    G-DCTU/501 Glasflugel H-201B (371)
    G-DDDA/DDA Schempp-Hirth HS.4 (532G)
    G-DEFT Flight Design CTSW (42558)

    G-DEUD/RT Schleicher ASW-20C (20734)
    G-DDNE/DNE Grob G102 Astir CS77 (1631)
    G-EKEY/KEY Schleicher ASW-20CL (20840)
    G-FAMH Zenair CH.701 (PFA 187-13301)

    G-HBOS Scheibe SF-25C (44574)

    G-IBFC Quad-City Challenger II LW (PFA 177B-13369)

    G-IXXI/X1 Schleicher ASG-29E (29543)
    G-KESY/983 Slingsby T.59D (1839)
    G-NYNE/9 Schleicher ASG-29E (29569)
    G-OSHK Schempp-Hirth SHK-1 (V-1)

    G-XOAR/XS Schleicher ASG-29E (29518)
    (XK790) Slingsby Grasshopper TX.1 (1036) Stored, dismantled


    22+57 Lockheed F-104G Starfighter (683-7138) Preserved

    85/8-MV Dassault Mystere IV (85) Preserved

    1018 TS-11 Iskra (1018) Preserved

    F-BTGV/1 Boeing 377SGT-201 (1) Preserved

    G-AYKA Beech 95-B55 (TC-523) Private, forward fuselage converted to car

    G-BAXX Reims-Cessna F.150L (960) Preserved

    G-CPDA de Havilland DH-106 Comet (6473) Preserved, 4-engines running

    J-4091 Hawker Hunter F.58 (41H/697458) Preserved

    N25XL Cessna 310Q (310Q-1076) Private

    SX-OAD Boeing 747-212B (21684) Preserved
    WL405 Gloster Meteor T.7 (Unknown) Preserved, centre fuselage with other parts

    (G-BVXC)/WT333 English Electric Canberra B(I).8 (R3/EA3/6649) Preserved

    XH136/W English Electric Canberra PR.9 (SH1726) Preserved, cockpit only

    XH592 Handley-Page Victor B.1A (HP80/33) Preserved, cockpit only

    XJ494/E:121 de Havilland Sea Vixen FAW.2 (10021) Preserved

    XL565 Hawker Hunter T.7 (41H/693716) Preserved, forward/centre fuselage only

    XM715 Handley-Page Victor K.2 (HP80/83) Preserved

    XN582/CF:95/H BAC Jet Provost T.3A (Unknown) Preserved

    XN584/E BAC Jet Provost T.3A (Unknown) Preserved

    XN650/456 de Havilland Sea Vixen FAW.2 (10082) Preserved, cockpit only

    XR728/JS English Electric Lightning F.6 (95211) Preserved

    XS904/BQ English Electric Lightning F.6 (95250) Preserved

    XV165 Blackburn Buccaneer S.2B (B3-06-65) Preserved, cockpit only

    XV328 English Electric Lightning T.5 (B/95021) Preserved, cockpit only

    XW544/Y Blackburn Buccaneer S.2B (B3-05-71) Preserved

    XX894/R:020 Blackburn Buccaneer S.2B (B3-03-74) Preserved

    XZ382 SEPECAT Jaguar GR.1 (S-147) Preserved


    G-AWYB Reims-Cessna FR.172F (75) Private
    G-AZNO Cessna 182P (182-61005) Private
    G-BFMK Reims-Cessna FA.152 (344) Private
    G-BGRR Piper PA-38-112 (38-78A0336) Private
    G-BHEN Reims-Cessna FA.152 (363) Private
    G-BKCE Reims-Cessna F.172P (2135) Private

    G-BKGW Reims-Cessna F.152 (1878) Private
    G-BMCV Reims-Cessna F.152 (1963) Private
    G-BREY Taylorcraft BC-12-D (7299) Private

    G-BRPX Taylorcraft BC-12-D (6462) Private

    G-BSDD Denney Kitfox (PFA 172-11797) Private
    G-BUTG Zenair CH.601 (PFA 162-12225) Private

    G-BVCS Aeronca 7AC (7AC-1346) Private
    G-BVOX Taylorcraft F-22 (2208) Private

    G-CAPX Mudry CAP-10B (280) Private

    G-CDFL Zenair CH.601 (PFA 162A-14309) Private
    G-CHER Piper PA-38-112 (38-82A0004) Private
    G-FOXA Piper PA-28-161 (2841240) Private
    G-IIDY Christen S-2B Special (5000) Private

    G-IIIL Pitts S-1T Special (8) Private

    G-IIIV Pitts S-11 Super Stinker 260 (PFA 273-13005) Private

    G-JUGE Evektor EV-97 (1709) Private

    G-LEAM Piper PA-28-236 (28-8011061) Private
    G-LOOP Pitts S-1C Special (850) Private

    G-MZHF Thruster T600N (9067-T600N-012) Private

    G-ODEE Van's RV-6 (PFA 181A-13173) Private
    G-OERS Cessna 172N (172-68856) Private
    G-OSDI Beech 58 (TH-1111) Private
    G-PJSY Van's RV-6 (PFA 181-13107) Private

    G-PTTS Aerotek S-2A Special (2179) Private

    G-RIAM Socata TB-10 (85) Private
    G-XVOM Van's RV-6 (PFA 181A-12894) Private

    N104PF Cessna 172R (172-80313) Private

    N147KA Cirrus Design SR-22 (1944) Private

    Birmingham - 13:25 - 14:55

    A6-EBH Boeing 777-31HER (32707) Emirates Airlines
    AP-BHV Boeing 777-340ER (33778) Pakistan International Airlines
    B-18717 Boeing 747-409F (30769) China Airlines - OTT out of Manchester
    D-ABBG Boeing 737-86J (32918) Air Berlin
    D-ABIN Boeing 737-530 (24938) Lufthansa
    EI-DCV Boeing 737-8AS (33814) Ryanair
    EI-DEA Airbus A320-214 (2191) Aer Lingus
    EI-DHO Boeing 737-8AS (33578) Ryanair
    EI-DLH Boeing 737-8AS (33590) Ryanair
    EI-DPP Boeing 737-8AS (33613) Ryanair
    EI-EDS Airbus A320-214 (3755) Aer Lingus
    G-BVKD Boeing 737-59D (26421) bmi Baby
    G-BYAD Boeing 757-204 (26963) Thomson Airways
    G-ECOG de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402 (4220) Flybe
    G-ECOI de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402 (4224) Flybe
    G-FBEE Embraer Emb-195-200LR (19000093) Flybe
    G-FCLC Boeing 757-2Q8 (28166) Thomas Cook Airlines
    G-JECN de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402 (4120) Flybe
    G-JECP de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402 (4136) Flybe
    G-JECY de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402 (4157) Flybe
    G-JMCF Boeing 757-28A (24369) Thomas Cook Airlines
    G-MARA Airbus A321-231 (983) Monarch Airlines
    G-OZBN Airbus A321-231 (1153) Monarch Airlines
    G-OZBN Airbus A321-231 (1153) Monarch Airlines
    G-OZBP Airbus A321-231 (1433) Monarch Airlines
    G-TOYC Boeing 737-3Q8 (26312) bmi Baby
    G-TOYG Boeing 737-36N (28872) bmi Baby
    G-TOYK Boeing 737-33R (28870) bmi Baby
    HB-JVC Fokker F-100 (11501) Helvetic Airways
    OH-AFI Boeing 757-2K2 (26330) Air Finland
    TC-JPD Airbus A320-232 (2934) THY Turkish Airlines
    ZF573 Britten-Norman BN-2T (2034) Northolt Station Flight