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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.

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With luck we are intending to visit the following in 2018:
Friedrichshafen Expo, Spain/Portugal, Oshkosh/Florida

Header Picture: McDonnell-Douglas QF-4E Phantom IIs 73-1167 & 74-1638 of USAF/53rdWEG at Oshkosh 2016

Logs/pics - If you have any topical logs and pics from interesting places we could use on the blog please contact me at the address above. Especially welcome would be any museums we haven't yet covered.

Monday, 31 May 2010

28/05/10 - Staverton

RichT went on the Gloucester Airport Hangar Tour

EC-GPS Swearingen SA227AC Metro (AC-722) Euro Continental Air SL
EC-GPS
EI-BSL Piper PA-34 Seneca (34-8233041)
G-AVJJ Piper PA-30 Twin Comanche (30-1420)
G-AWLZ Sportavia Fournier RF.4D (4099)
G-AXEV Beagle B.121 Pup Srs 150 (B121-070)
G-AXVM Campbell Cricket Autogyro (CA/329)
G-AYWM AESL Airtourer Super 150/T4 (A534)
G-AZBE AESL Airtourer Super 150/T4 (A535)
G-BCBZ Cessna 337 Super Skymaster (337-0942)
G-BEPF Stampe & Vertongen SV.4C (424)
G-BFEK Reims Cessna F152 (F15201442)
G-BFOF Reims Cessna F152 (F15201448)
G-BGBA Robin R.2100A (133)
G-BGIB Cessna 152 (15282161)
G-BHCC Cessna 172M Skyhawk (17266711)
G-BHFG Stampe & Vertongen SV.4C (45)
G-BHPY Cessna 152 (15282983)
G-BIAX Taylor JT.2 Titch (PFA 3228)
G-BIMT Reims Cessna FA152 Aerobat II (FA1520361)
G-BIZE SOCATA TB-9 Tampico (209)
G-BKCC Piper PA-28-180 Archer (28-7405099)
G-BKDJ Robin DR.400/120 Petit Prince (1584)
G-BKDJ
G-BKGT SOCATA Rallye 110ST Galopin (3361)
G-BKIF Fournier RF.6B (3)
G-BOXT Hughes 269 (104-0367) Rotec Engineering Ltd
G-BPNI Robinson R-22 (0948) Heliflight (UK) Ltd
G-BPON Piper PA-34 Seneca (34-7570040) TGD Leasing Ltd
G-BPPE Piper PA-38-112 Tomahawk (38-79A0189)
G-BRBB Piper PA-28-161 Warrior II (28-8116030)
G-BRBF Cessna 152 (15281993)
G-BRBN Pitts S-1S Special (G.3)
G-BSBW Bell 206 Jetranger (03664) Heliflight (UK) Ltd
G-BSGK Piper PA-34 Seneca (34-7870331) Airlong Charter Ltd
G-BSOO Cessna 172F Skyhawk (17252431)
G-BSPI Piper PA-28-161 Warrior II (28-8116025)
G-BUUF Slingsby T.67M Firefly Mk.2 (2116)
G-BUZZ Bell 206 Jetranger (08178) Rise Helicopters
G-BWNM Piper PA-28R-180 Cherokee Arrow (28R-30435)
G-BXRV Vans RV-4 (PFA 181-12482)
G-BXSG Robinson R-22 (2789) Rise Helicopters
G-BXUC Robinson R-22 (0908) Rise Helicopters
G-BYZZ Robinson R-22 (3000) Casdron Enterprises Ltd
G-BZHU Wag-Aero Sport Trainer (AACA/351)
G-BZHU
G-BZNE Beechcraft King Air 350 (FL-286) Skyhopper LLP
G-CAHA Piper PA-34 Seneca (34-7770010) TGD Leasing Ltd
G-CDBS MBB BO-105 (S-738) Bond Air Services Ltd
G-CDGG Dyn Aero MCR Club (PFA 301A-14267)
G-CEMI Europa Aviation Europa XS (PFA 247-13989)
G-CGEI Cessna Citation II (550-0951)
G-CGGJ Schweizer 300 (0350) Patriot Aviation Ltd
G-CGGS Robinson R-44 II (12967) Oakfield Investments Ltd
G-CHPA Robinson R-22 (3442) Rise Helicopters
G-DJAE Cessna Citation I (500-0339) Kenmare Bay Homes Ltd
G-EELS Cessna 208B Caravan (208B0619) Glass Eels Ltd
G-EHAA MCD MD-900 Explorer (900-00079) Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance
G-EKMN Zlin Z-242L (0652)
G-ESTA Cessna Citation II (550-0127) Executive Aviation Services Ltd
G-FORC Stampe & Vertongen SV.4A (665)
G-GAME Cessna T303 Crusader (T30300098)
G-GEHP Piper PA-28RT-201 Arrow IV (28R-8218014)
G-GEZZ Bell 206 Jetranger (01301) Rise Helicopters
G-GFCA Piper PA-28-161 Cadet (2841100)
G-GJCD Robinson R-22 (0966)
G-GOWF Eurocopter EC-135 (0785) Bond Air Services Ltd
G-GOWF
G-GREY Piper PA-46 Malibu (4636155)
G-GYMM Piper PA-28R-200 Cherokee Arrow B (28R-7135049)
G-GYTO Piper PA-28-161 Warrior III (2842082)
G-HEVN SOCATA TB-200 Tobago XL (2013)
G-HITM Raj Hamsa X Air (BMAA/HB/112 & 445)
G-IASL Beechcraft 60 Duke (P-021)
G-IDAB Cessna Citation II (550-0917) EASSDA Ireland Ltd
G-IGZZ Robinson R-44 II (12192) Rise Helicopters
G-ILET Robinson R-44 II (10789) Carisson Properties Ltd
G-IPAX Cessna Citation Excel (560-5228) Eurojet Aviation (Ireland) Ltd
G-JTNC Cessna Citation I (500-0264) Eurojet Aviation Ltd
G-LEZE Rutan Long-EZ (PFA 074A-10702)
G-LNTY AS.355 Ecureuil 2 (5300) Sky Select Ltd
G-LUKY Robinson R-44 (0357)
G-MAXI Piper PA-34 Seneca (34-7670150)
G-NIFE Stampe & Vertongen SV.4C (156)
G-OASH Robinson R-22 (0761) Bristol Helicopters
G-ODHB Robinson R-44 II (10985) Rise Helicopters
G-OGJP Hughes 369 (0512E) MJ Church Plant Ltd
G-OHAM Robinson R-44 II (10743) Hamsters Wheel Productions Ltd
G-OJBB Enstrom 280 Shark (2084) Pendragon (Design & Build) Ltd
G-OMNI Piper PA-28R-200 Cherokee Arrow II (28R-7335130)
G-OPSS Cirrus SR-20 (1458)
G-OSFS Reims Cessna F177RG Cardinal RG (F177RG0082)
G-OSPY Cirrus SR-20 (1546)
G-OTWO Rutan Defiant (114)
G-PASX MBB BO-105 (S-814) Sussex Police Helicopter Unit
G-PBYY Enstrom 280 Shark (2077)
G-PRDH AS.355 Ecureuil 2 (5367) EZ-International Ltd
G-PRDH
G-PROS Vans RV-7A (PFA 323-14146)
G-RAFT Rutan Long-EZ (PFA 074A-10734)
G-RCOM Bell 206 Longranger (51599) Tiger Helicopters Ltd
G-RCWK Cessna 182T Skylane (18281982)
G-RONS Robin DR.400/180 Regent (2088)
G-RYZZ Robinson R-44 II (11418) Rise Helicopters
G-SHAA Enstrom 280 Shark (1011)
G-SHED Piper PA-28-181 Archer II (28-7890068)
G-SHMI Evektor EV-97 TeamEurostar UK (3013)
G-TFYN Piper PA-32RT-300 Lance II (32R-7885128)
G-VALY SOCATA TB-21 Trinidad TC (2081)
G-VBPM Cirrus SR-22 (3173)
G-WIZZ Bell 206 Jetranger (08540) Rise Helicopters
G-YPRS Cessna Citation II (550-0935) Executive Aviation Services Ltd
G-ZZTT Schweizer 269 (S-1884)
M-WOOD Cessna Citation II (550-1042) Horizon Air LLP
M-YAKW Cessna 208B Caravan (208B1059)
N145DR Piper PA-34 Seneca (3449240) Cleevewood Aviation Inc Trustee
N147LD Cirrus SR-22 (0937)
N147LK Cirrus SR-22 (1687)
N206MX Cessna 206H Stationair (20608149)
N206MX
N209DW Lancair 400 (LC-41-550FG) (41504)
N215DS Diamond Aircraft DA40 Star (40.829)
N224CJ Cessna Citationjet (525-0224) Janabeck Ltd
N2445V Cessna 182S Skylane (18280699)
N250MD Piper PA-31 Navajo (31-742) Oilsearch Aviation Inc Owner Trustee
N25PR Piper PA-30 Twin Comanche (30-1511) PSL Aviation Inc
N278SA Cessna 177RG Cardinal RG (177RG0571)
N3540U Cessna 172S Skyhawk SP (172S8952)
N364AB Beech B36TC Bonanza (EA-519)
N400UK Lancair 400 (LC-41-550FG) (41062)
N46WK Piper PA-46 Meridian (4697090) Skypark Holding Inc Trustee
N482CD Cirrus SR-22 (1482)
N525DT Cessna Citationjet 2 (525A-0003) Cleevewood Holdings Inc, Trustee
N525DT
N542CD Cirrus SR-22 (1186)
N666LG Cirrus SR-22 (3429)
N719CD Cirrus SR-22 (0051)
N750GF Cessna Citation X (750-0244) Sporter Management Ltd
N787RP Piper PA-46 Malibu (4636350)
N808RW Cirrus SR-22 (3039)
N816RL Beechcraft King Air 90 (LW-187)
N818MJ Piper PA-23 Aztec (27-2486) Retail Management Associates
N8523Y Piper PA-30 Twin Comanche (30-1684) Leadbolt Inc Trustee
N96JL Cessna 421 Golden Eagle (421C0627) Millfore Aviation Inc Trustee
OH-KOG DHC-6 Twin Otter (642) Malmilento

Saturday, 29 May 2010

Malta - Malta Aviation Museum Ta'Qali - 24/05/10

Visited by RichT on 03/03/14.

(5N-BBP) BAC 1-11 518FG (230) ..cockpit only
5N-BBP

9H-ACB Cessna L-19E Bird Dog (305M-0029)
9H-ACB

9H-ADX RP Kestrel (001 & PFA 262-12665)
9H-ADX

(9H-RAF)/DE730 De Havilland DH.82A Tiger Moth (85660)
DE730

9H-UMH Denney Kitfox Mk.3 (3982)
9H-UMH

AS7201 Agusta-Bell 47G-2 (225)
AS7201

(C-FITH) Douglas C-47A-90-DL (20228)
C-FITH

"D-HAQO"/PNC-181/(65-10135) Bell UH-1H Iroquois (5179)
65-10135

"D-HAQU"/(66-0749) Bell UH-1D Iroquois (5232)
66-0749

EN199/R-B Supermarine Spitfire LF.IXc (CBAF.IX-3677)
EN199

(G-LFOR) Piper L-4H Grasshopper (11876) ..frame only
G-LFOR

(HS491) Fairey Swordfish II (HS491) ..fuselage only

"JC-XXX" Callus Centaur 2000 (unknown)
JC-XXX

"MM6377"/(MM6387)/2-11 Fiat G.91R/1B (181)
MM6387

(N495F) Beech C-45H Expeditor (AF-888)
N495F

PH-455 Schleicher K.8B (8948)
PH-455

(T9-ABC) Douglas C-47B-30-DK (16187/32935)
T9-ABC

(VZ962) Westland WS-51 Dragonfly HR.1 (WAH-021) ..dismantled
VZ962

(WJ325) Handley Page Hastings C.4 (HP94/3) ..cockpit only
WJ325

(WJ328) Handley Page Hastings C.2 (HP67/129) ..cockpit only
WJ328

"WF914"/(WK914) Gloster Meteor F.8 (WK914)
WK914

(WL345) Gloster Meteor T.7 (WL345) ..forward fuselage
WL345

(WL360) Gloster Meteor T.7 (WL360) ..stored, dismantled
WL760

WS774/D Gloster Meteor NF.14 (WS774)
WS774

WV826/O-161 Hawker Sea Hawk FGA.6 (AW.6071)
WV826

WZ550/HF-599 De Havilland DH.115 Vampire T.11 (15109)
WZ550

WZ816 Slingsby T.38 Grasshopper TX.1 (797) ..composite with XA227

XG691/J De Havilland DH.112 Sea Venom FAW.22 (121110) ..stored, dismantled
XG691

XN769 English Electric Lightning F.2 (95122) ..cockpit only
XN769

Z3055/HA-E Hawker Hurricane IIa (Z3055)
Z3055

(Z3571) Hawker Hurricane IIc (Z3571) ..forward fuselage frame
Z3571

unmarked Mignet HM.14 Pou-du-Ciel Replica (n/a)
HM14

unmarked Northrop BQM-74 Chukar (unknown) ..wreckage
MQM74



Visited by Andy Dunnett on 24/05/10.

(T9-ABC) Douglas C-47B-30-DK Dakota (16187/32935)
041

(5N-BBP) BAC 1-11 518FG (202) cockpit only
040

9H-ACB Cessna L-19E (305M-0029)
032

AS7201 Agusta-Bell 47G-2 (225)
044

C-FITH Douglas C-47A-90-DL Dakota (20228)
036

(G-ANFW)/DE730 de Havilland DH-82A Tiger Moth (85660)
042

EN199/R-B Supermarine Spitfire LF.IXc (3677)
043

(HS491) Fairey Swordfish II (Unknown) wreck
035

(MM6387)/MM6377/2-11 Fiat G-91R/1B (191) MM6387 fitted with tail from MM6377
038

N495F Beech C-45H (AF-888)
037

Unmarked Henri Mignet HM.14 Pou de Ciel Replica (Unknown)
030

WL360/G Gloster Meteor T.7 (Unknown) dismantled
033

WS774 Gloster Meteor NF.14 (Unknown)

WV826/O-161 Hawker Sea Hawk FGA.6 (AW.6071)
031

WZ550/HF-599 de Havilland Vampire T.11 (15109)
039

XG691/J de Havilland Sea Venom FAW.22 (121110) dismantled
034

(XN769) English Electric Lightning F.2 (95122) cockpit only

Z3055/HA-E Hawker Hurricane IIa (Unknown)
045