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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 2019:
    Paris Air Show, Kazakhstan/Kyrigistan, Scandinavia, Oshkosh/Florida, Hahnweide, Zeltweg Show

    Header Picture: UP-MI602 Mil Mi-26T (34001212133) Kazakhstan Emercom at Boraldai, Kazakhstan on 08/07/19 (credit StuC)

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    Monday, 8 March 2010

    08/03/10 - Sion - Sion town - Bex - Lausanne - Orbe - Estavaye le Lac - Payerne - Bern - Biel - Grenchen - Zurich

    RichT had a day travelling round, covering 640 km.

    Sion

    (1096) Aerospatiale Alouette III (1096) Stored (ex French Army)
    CS-DHB Cessna Citation II (550-1009) NetJets Europe
    CS-DHB
    CS-DXN Cessna Citation Excel (560-5685) NetJets Europe
    CS-DXW Cessna Citation Excel (560-5787) NetJets Europe
    CS-DXW
    F-GHLE Piper PA-28RT-201T Turbo Arrow IV (28R-8431012)
    F-GNHS SOCATA TB-200 Tobago XL (1761)
    (F-ZBAV) Aerospatiale Alouette III (2252) Stored (ex Securite Civile)
    (F-ZBFU) Aerospatiale Alouette III (5386) Stored (ex Securite Civile)
    G-DLOM SOCATA TB-20 Trinidad (1102)
    G-GALX Dassault Falcon 900EX (163) Charter Air Ltd
    G-GALX
    G-TGTT Robinson R-44 II (10023) London Helicopter Centres Ltd
    G-TGTT
    G-WJCJ Eurocopter EC-155 (6748) Starspeed Ltd
    HB-CNK Reims Cessna F152 (F15201445)
    HB-EYP Robin R.1180T Aiglon (222)
    HB-FCT Pilatus PC- 6 (637) Air-Glaciers SA
    HB-GIL Beech King Air 200 (BB-0194) Air Glaciers SA
    HB-GIL
    HB-GJI Beech King Air 200 (BB-0451) Air Glaciers SA
    HB-GJI
    HB-GJM Beech King Air 200 (BB-0255) Air Glaciers SA
    HB-HFH FFA AS-202 Bravo (108) Arsene Gigon
    HB-HFH
    HB-HOX Scottish Aviation Twin Pioneer (570) Dumped, Verkehrshaus Der Schweiz
    HB-KEX Robin DR.400/140B Major (2407)
    HB-KFJ Robin DR.400/500 President (0026)
    HB-LUS Piaggio Avanti (1196) Sunny Air AG
    HB-MTE Extra EA 300/SC (SC016)
    HB-ORN Piper PA-18-150 Super Cub (18-7514)
    HB-PMM Piper PA-18-150 Super Cub (1809052)
    HB-SFN Aero AT-3 R100 (AT3.010)
    HB-VNZ Cessna Citation II (550-0906) Jet Aviation Business Jets AG
    HB-VNZ
    HB-XCB Aerospatiale Lama (1259) Air Glaciers SA
    HB-XHN Aerospatiale Lama (1083/04) Stored, Air Glaciers SA
    HB-XHN
    HB-XJN Aerospatiale Lama (2609) Trans-Heli SA
    HB-XVL Aerospatiale Lama (2334) Air Glaciers SA
    HB-XVL
    HB-XZU Aerospatiale Lama (2522) Air Glaciers SA
    HB-ZEM Robinson R-22 (3389) Groupe Helicoptere Sion
    HB-ZES Eurocopter AS.350 Ecureil (3657) Eagle Helicopter AG
    HB-ZES
    HB-ZFW Robinson R-44 II (10396) Air Glaciers SA
    HB-ZGV Eurocopter AS.350 Ecureil (3426) Eagle Helicopter AG
    HB-ZGV
    HB-ZHH Robinson R-22 (1820) Groupe Helicoptere Sion
    HB-ZHV Eurocopter EC.120 Colibri (1158) Heli Rezia AG
    HB-ZIJ Eurocopter AS.350 Ecureil (4079) Heli-Alpes SA
    HB-ZIL Eurocopter AS.350 Ecureil (4602) Heli-Alpes SA
    HB-ZIL
    HB-ZIN Eurocopter EC-130 (3648) Heli Alpes SA
    HB-ZIN
    HB-ZJR Eurocopter AS.350 Ecureil (4182) Heli-Alpes SA
    HB-ZJR
    HB-ZJW Robinson R-44 II (12255) Heli-Alpes SA
    HB-ZKW Robinson R-44 II (12809) Heinz Immobilier SARL
    HB-ZKW
    HB-ZMB Eurocopter EC-130 (4643) Heli-Alpes SA
    HB-ZMB
    HB-ZOO Eurocopter AS.355 Ecureil 2 (5751) Heli-Alpes SA
    J-1080 De Havilland Vampire FB.6 (991 ?) Dumped
    J-1080
    J-1190 De Havilland Vampire FB.6 (00699) Displayed at gate, Sion Base Collection
    J-3057 Northrop F-5E (L1057) Swiss Air Force
    J-4100 Hawker Hunter F.58 (41H-697467) Displayed near gate, Eskistuna Flying Club
    J-4100
    J-5004 McDonnell Douglas FA-18C Hornet (1320) Swiss Air Force
    J-5010 McDonnell Douglas FA-18C Hornet (1345) Swiss Air Force
    J-5010
    J-5018 McDonnell Douglas FA-18C Hornet (1366) Swiss Air Force
    N154FN Piper PA-31-350 Chieftain (31-8152195) Joda LLC
    N525L Cessna CitationJet 3 (525B-0051) Lemoine Investments Inc
    N525L
    R-2114 AMD Mirage IIIR (1041) Displayed on ramp
    RA-3412K Yakolev Yak-52 (811213)
    RA-3537K Aero L-39 Albatross (831125)
    T-721 Beech King Air 350 (FN-01) Swiss Air Force
    T-721
    V-619 Pilatus PC- 6 (643) Swiss Air Force
    V-619
    VP-COM Cessna Citation I (500-0318) Colin McGill
    VP-COM
    VQ-BFE Beech King Air 350 (FL-083) Flagstone King Air Holdings
    VQ-BFE

    Sion town

    0856 Mikoyan MIG-21UM (08695156) Displayed, Military Megastore (ex Poland)
    0856
    J-1154 De Havilland Vampire FB.6 (00663) Displayed, SEAT Car Dealership
    J-1154

    Bex

    HB-KBX Robin DR.400/120 Petit Prince (1843)
    HB-MIP Bucker Bu.133C Jungmeister (11)
    HB-OXX Piper PA-18-150 Super Cub (18-6300)
    J-1627 De Havilland Venom FB.50 (837) Displayed, Bex Airfield Collection

    Lausanne

    HB-FPY Pilatus PC-12 (685) Momentum Value Management SA
    HB-GJH Beech King Air 90 (LJ-0972) Flying Devil SA
    HB-GJP Beech King Air 350 (FL-477) BergAir SA
    HB-OSM Piper L-4H Cub (12252)
    HB-PND Piper PA-28-181 Archer III (2843006)

    Orbe
    This company has 9 stores, 6 of which have MiG-21s displayed !

    5210 Mikoyan MIG-21MF (965210) Stored, Military Megastore (ex Czech)
    5210
    5305 Mikoyan MIG-21MF (965305) Displayed, Military Megastore (ex Czech)
    5305

    Estavaye le Lac

    J-2332 AMD Mirage IIIS (1031) Displayed, Restoroute Rose De La Broye
    J-2332

    Payerne

    A-932 Pilatus PC-7 (340) Swiss Air Force
    A-933 Pilatus PC-7 (341) Swiss Air Force
    A-933
    A-934 Pilatus PC-7 (342) Swiss Air Force
    HB-FOG Pilatus PC-12 (134) Swiss Air Force
    J-2324 AMD Mirage IIIS (1014) Musee De L'Aviation Militaire 'Clin D'Ailes'
    J-2334 AMD Mirage IIIS (1024) Displayed at viewing area
    J-4003 Hawker Hunter F.58 (41H-679916) Stored on airfield
    J-5002 McDonnell Douglas FA-18C Hornet (1315) Swiss Air Force
    J-5002
    J-5003 McDonnell Douglas FA-18C Hornet (1319) Swiss Air Force
    J-5003
    J-5023 McDonnell Douglas FA-18C Hornet (1372) Swiss Air Force
    J-5023
    J-5232 McDonnell Douglas FA-18D Hornet (1308) Swiss Air Force
    J-5233 McDonnell Douglas FA-18D Hornet (1311) Swiss Air Force
    J-5237 McDonnell Douglas FA-18D Hornet (1339) Swiss Air Force
    T-361 Eurocopter EC.135 (0728) Swiss Air Force
    T-361
    V-620 Pilatus PC- 6 (644) Swiss Air Force

    Bern

    D-EABG Reims Cessna FR172F Rocket (FR1720084)
    D-HMIM Schweizer 269 (S-1637) SP Helicopter Service GmbH
    EC-HGI Cessna Citation II (550-0596) Helicopteros Del Sureste
    F-GPYF ATR-42 (495) Air France
    G-NCCC Canadair Challenger 605 (5734) TAG Aviation (UK) Ltd
    HB-2377 Hoffman HK.36TTC Super Dimona (36726)
    HB-AES Dornier 328 (3021) Sky Work Airlines
    HB-CGI Reims Cessna F172P Skyhawk (F17202129)
    HB-HER FFA AS-202 Bravo (011) Alp-Air Bern AG
    HB-HES FFA AS-202 Bravo (012) Alp-Air Bern AG
    HB-HES
    HB-KCH Robin DR.400/180S Regent (1900)
    HB-KEZ Robin DR.400/500 President (0012)
    HB-OLP Piper PA-28-140 Cherokee (28-20495)
    HB-PBA Piper PA-18-150 Super Cub (18-4922)
    HB-SRA Aero AT-3 R100 (AT3.051)
    HB-VOH Cessna Citation II (550-0864) Sky Work AG
    HB-VOI Raytheon 390 Premier I (RB-152) Share Plane AG
    HB-VOS Raytheon 390 Premier I (RB-187) Ahrenkiel Consulting Services
    HB-VOU Cessna Citation Excel (560-5070) Sky Work AG
    HB-XPQ Bell 206 Jetranger (08606) Schweizerise Helikopter AG
    HB-XPQ
    HB-XSL Bell 206 Jetranger (01516) Helitrans AG
    HB-XYL Schweizer 269 (S-1648) Heliswiss
    HB-XYL
    HB-ZCA Eurocopter EC.120 Colibri (1092) BOHAG
    HB-ZGM Robinson R-44 II (10735) Mountain Flyers 80 Ltd
    HB-ZGO Robinson R-22 (3830) Mountain Flyers 80 Ltd
    HB-ZIX Eurocopter EC.120 Colibri (1593) Europavia (Suisse) SA
    HB-ZKY Eurocopter AS.350 Ecureil (2825) Heliswiss Schweizerische Helicopter AG
    HB-ZLA Eurocopter EC.120 Colibri (1618) Europavia (Suisse) SA
    HB-ZPJ Agusta A109 (11756) Swiss-Jet AG
    N138CR Cirrus SR-22 (1584)
    N310GJ Gulfstream 450 (4078) Londers Property SA
    N963JG Eclipse Aviation 500 (000028) Aircraft Guaranty Title Corp, Trustee
    T-312 Eurocopter AS.332M Super Puma (2224) Swiss Air Force

    Biel

    HB-EDY SOCATA MS.880B Rallye Club (207)

    Grenchen

    D-IBSG Beech King Air 90 (LJ-1760)
    HA-ABA Antonov AN-2 (1G234-23) AVS - Antonov Verein Schweiz
    HB-CGU Reims Cessna F172P Skyhawk (F17202194)
    HB-CKL Reims Cessna F182Q Skylane (F18200109)
    HB-KBV Robin DR.400/120 Petit Prince (1819)
    HB-KDV Robin DR.400/140B Major (2240)
    HB-KIY Robin DR.400/140B Major (2135)
    HB-PBH Piper PA-28-181 Archer II (28-7790151)
    HB-PKS Piper PA-46 Malibu (4636180) Jetag AG
    HB-SCS HOAC DV.20 Katana (20.131)
    N446MM Piper PA-46 Malibu (4608006) Aircraft Guaranty LLC Trustee

    Zurich

    4X-DFZ Cessna Citation Mustang (510-0090)
    4X-DFZ
    CS-DMA Beechjet 400 (RK-401) NetJets Europe
    CS-DRL HS/BAE/Raytheon 125 (258770) NetJets Europe
    D-BLDI Cessna 750 (750-0218) Avangard Malz
    D-CLUX Learjet 40 (45-2061) DC Aviation
    D-IDAK Beech King Air 90 (LJ-0647) Transavia Lufthfahrtunternehmen GmbH
    D-IRKE Cessna CitationJet (525-0123) VHM Schul & Charterflug GmbH
    HB-HEH FFA AS-202 Bravo (004) Urs Bernegger
    HB-JIG Cessna Citation Sovereign (680-0280) CAT Aviation
    HB-LUV Cessna T303 Crusader (T30300058) 303 Flyers AG
    HB-VMU Cessna Citation Excel (560-5066) Jetclub AG
    HB-VON Cessna Citation Excel (560-5528) Jetclub AB
    HB-VOW Cessna CitationJet 3 (525B-0209) TAG Aviation SA & Mathys Aviation Ltd
    HB-VOZ Learjet 60 (60-148) Jetclub AG
    HB-VWD Cessna Citation Excel (560-6021) Lufthansa Private Jet
    HB-VWD
    HB-XPA Bell 206 Jetranger (08364) Skymedia AG
    HB-ZHS MBB BO-105 (S-606) Skymedia AG
    HB-ZIM Agusta A109 (11151) Skymedia AG
    HB-ZUS Agusta A119 Koala (14707) Air Engiandia AG
    HB-ZUV Agusta A139 (31236) Air Engiadina
    LX-AAA Canadair Global Express (9133) Global Jet Luxembourg SA
    M-AMND Dassault Falcon 2000EX (114) Doha Capital Inc
    N761XP HS/BAE/Raytheon 125 (258761) Wells Fargo Bank Northwest, Trustee
    N782XJ Cessna Citation X (750-0282) XoJet
    OE-GCO Cessna Citation III (650-0012) Comtel-Air Luftverkehrs GmbH
    OE-GZK Cessna Citation Excel (560-5668) Jetalliance Flugbetriebs AG
    OY-CKK Cessna Citation Excel (560-5757) Air Alsie AS
    P4-ALA Raytheon Hawker 900XP (HA-0020) Capital Energy SA
    S5-BBD Cessna Citation Excel (560-5058) GIO Business Aviation
    SX-BMI Cessna Citation Sovereign (680-0204) Interjet
    SX-BMI
    VP-CAD Cessna CitationJet (525-0297) Reynard Motorsports Ltd