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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 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)

    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:
    5th Jan - Log & 52 pics added for the Icicle Refrozen Balloon Meet, Newbury 05/01/19
    10th Jan - Logs added to the top Events dropdown for Oshkosh 2018
    18th Jan - Logs and some pics added for RichT's 2018 South Africa trip. See the South Africa section on the Side Bar
    28th Jan - Logs added for Zurich WEF 21-26/01/19
    1st Feb - Pictures added for Zurich WEF 21-26/01/19
    2nd Feb - Logs and pictures added for Geneva, Bern & Stans 23-25/01/19
    9-10th Feb - 238 pics added to Finland tour 06/18, see the Finland box on the sidebar
    13th Feb - BAPC Register updated
    14th Feb - Logs/pics added for Dusseldorf, Mönchengladbach & Maastricht 13/02/19
    15th Feb - 453 pics added to Popham Microlight Fair 05-06/05/18, see "Microlight Fair" on the top Events bar
    16th Feb - 165 pics added to Waterkloof Airshow 22/09/18, Cape Town 26/09 & Johannesburg 26/09. See the South Africa section on the Side Bar.
    20th Feb - 190 pics added to Johannesburg 16-17/09, Grand Central 18/09 and two museums to the top bar.
    27th Feb - Museu do Ar, Sintra 19/05/18 added to Portugal section of top museums bar. Finished adding 424 pics to Spain/Portugal tour 2018.
    28th Feb - 71 pics added to Vienna 31/08/18.
    1st Mar - 100 pics added to Yeovilton Air Day 07/07/18.
    6th Mar - Added 418 pics to Germany tour 2018.
    11th Mar - Log and 86 pics added for 3-day Geneva trip.
    15th Mar - 268 pics added to Expo Friedrichshafen 2018, see the Germany tab on the top Events bar.
    22nd Mar - 96 pics added to Oshkosh 2018 Seaplanes & Amphibians & 37 pics added to current military
    22nd Apr - Log added for AERO Friedrichshafen 2019
    2nd May - Logs added for Germany/Switzerland tour 04/19
    5th May - Logs added for Popham Microlight Fair and Abingdon Show
    9th May - 53 pics added to Lanseria 19/08/18
    14th May - Logs & pics added for Toulouse trip 08-10/05, logs added for Rome trip 10-12/05
    15th May - 72 pics added to Abingdon Show 05/19, 79 pics added to Speyer Museum 15/04/19
    16th May - 70 pics added to Rome trip Museum & preserved. 42 pics added to Rome-Urbe.
    24th May - Logs added for Midlands Air Festival balloons 19/05 and EBACE Geneva 20-22/05
    6th June - Log added for "Daks over Duxford"
    17th July - Logs added for Kazakhstan/Kyrygystan tour
    22nd August - Logs added for Scandinavian tour
    31st August - Logs added for LAA Rally, Sywell
    17th September - Logs added for Old Timer Fly-In Hahnweide

    Saturday, 31 July 2010

    07/10 - Zante-Zakynthos

    Phil Woods had a family holiday on the Greek Island of Zante-Zakynthos. Here's a selection of his pics taken at the local airport between 17th and 21st July. Thanks Phil.

    C-FTDW Boeing 737-808 (34704) Viking Airlines 4P971/East Midlands
    C-FTDW
    D-ABBG Boeing 737-86J (32918) Air Berlin AB3258/Frankfurt
    D-ABBG
    G-CPEU Boeing 757-236 (29941) Thomson Airways TOM4746/Gatwick
    G-CPEU
    G-KKAZ Airbus A320-214 (2003) Thomas Cook Airlines TCX544/Stansted
    G-KKAZ
    G-OZBO Airbus A321-231 (1207) Monarch Airlines ZB1216/Manchester
    G-OZBO
    G-TCBA Boeing 757-28A (28203) Thomas Cook TCX745/Birmingham
    G-TCBA
    LN-RRH Boeing 737-883 (34546) SAS Scandinavian Airlines SK7633/Stockholm
    LN-RRH
    LY-SKR Boeing 757-23N (30233) Aurela SK7717/Copenhagen
    LY-SKR
    OE-LEK Airbus A319-132 (3019) flyniki HG2362/Vienna
    OE-LEK-1200-1
    OE-LNK Boeing 737-8Z9 (28178) Lauda Air NG9015/Vienna
    OE-LNK
    OE-LNS Boeing 737-8Z9 (34262) Austrian Airlines OS9065/Vienna
    OE-LNS
    OK-SWV Boeing 737-522 (26696) Smart Wings QS1118/Prague
    a-OK-SWV-1200-1
    OK-TVB Boeing 737-8CX/W (32362) Travel Service Airlines OK6526/Prague
    OK-TVB
    OM-CCA Boeing 737-31S (29058) Central Charter Airlines ?/Slovakia
    OM-CCA
    OO-JBG Boeing 737-8K5 (35142) Jetairfly JAF2632/Kerkyra
    OO-JBG
    OY-PSB Boeing 737-8Q8 (30722) Primera Air Scandinavia Medical emergency divert
    OY-PSB
    PH-AAX Airbus A320-231 (430) Amsterdam Airlines 1L351/Stockholm
    PH-AAX
    PH-TFA Boeing 737-8FH (35100) TUI Airlines Nederland OR207/Amsterdam
    PH-TFA
    PH-XRZ Boeing 737-7K2 (33462) Transavia HV283/Amsterdam
    PH-XRZ-1200-1
    SE-RDN Airbus A321-231 (2211) Novair 1L355/Gardermoen
    SE-RDN
    SE-RDP Airbus A321-231 (2410) Novair 1L347/Gothenberg
    SE-RDP
    SE-RHS Boeing 737-86N (28617) Viking Airlines 4P975/Bristol
    SE-RHS
    SE-RHV Boeing 737-36N (28567) Viking Airlines 4P177/Gatwick
    SE-RHV
    SP-LLC Boeing 737-45D (27157) LOT Polish Airlines LO6425/Warsaw
    SP-LLC
    SP-LLG Boeing 737-45D (28753) LOT Charters LO6577/Warsaw
    SP-LLG
    SP-LLK Boeing 737-4Q8 (25740) LOT Charters LO6423/Warsaw
    SP-LLK
    SX-ABZ Piper PA-28-151 (28-7615333) Private
    SX-ABZ
    SX-BIU de Havilland Canada DHC-8-402Q (4152) Olympic Air OA644/Athens
    SX-BIU
    SX-KIP Cessna 182S (182-80827) Private
    SX-KIP-1200-1
    SX-SEB British Aerospace Jetstream 41 (41070) Sky Express Airlines ZF672/Athens
    SX-SEB
    SX-UBE TL Ultralight TL-2000 Sting (Unknown) Private
    SX-UBE-1024-1
    YR-BIB Boeing 737-8AS (29926) Blue Air
    YR-BIB

    Sunday, 25 July 2010

    24 and 25/07/2010 - Weston Helidays

    RichT went on Saturday and StuC on Sunday

    Saturday & Sunday

    89+54 Westland Seaking Mk.41 (WA.758) MFG-5 German Navy
    89+54
    89-26208/LN Sikorsky HH-60G Pave Hawk (70.1439) 56thRQS US Air Force
    89-26208
    G-AWDU Brantly B-2B (481) N J M Freeman
    G-AWDU
    G-BARP Bell 206B Jetranger (967) WPD Helicopter Unit "Chukka 17"
    G-BARP
    G-BAXS Bell 47G-5 (7908) RK Helicopters
    G-BAXS
    G-BXTV Cope Bug (BUG.2) B R Cope
    G-BXTV
    G-CBGZ Westland Gazelle HT.2 (1923) D Weatherhead Ltd
    G-CBGZ
    G-NDAA MBB BO-105DBS-4 (S-914) Great Western Air Ambulance "Helimed 65"
    G-NDAA
    G-OAPR Brantly B-2B (0446) Elfan ap Rees
    G-OAPR
    H-23 Agusta A109BA (3023) Belgian Air Component
    H23
    H-28 Agusta A109BA (3028) Belgian Air Component
    H28
    ZH541/V Westland Seaking HAR.3A (WA.1007) Royal Air Force "SRG170"
    ZH541
    ZJ703 Bell Griffin HAR.2 (36296) DHFS
    ZJ703
    ZR322 Agusta A109E (11664) 32(TR)Sqn
    ZR322
    BAPC-264 Benson B8M (n/k) International Helicopter Museum
    B8M

    Saturday only

    G-CDSU Robinson R-22 (3464) Pelican Air Ltd
    G-CDSU
    G-JANI Robinson R-44 (0110) JT Helicopters Ltd
    G-JANI
    G-OASH Robinson R-22 (0761) Bristol Helicopters
    G-OASH
    G-OHAM Robinson R-44 (10743) Hamsters Wheel Productions Ltd
    G-OHAM
    G-PBYY Enstrom 280FX Shark (2077) B Morgan
    G-PBYY
    G-SAMP Agusta A109E (11673) Dean Foods Ltd
    G-SAMP
    N2742Y Hughes 369HS (0389S) Crestband Inc
    N2742Y

    Sunday only

    G-DORS Eurocopter EC135T2 (0517) Dorset & Somerset Air Ambulance "Helimed 10E"
    G-DORS
    G-IGHH Enstrom 480 (5034) Raw Sports Ltd
    G-IGHH
    G-OJAZ Robinson R-44 (11216) P C Twigg
    G-OJAZ
    G-OTJS Robinson R-44 (12305) TJS Hire Ltd
    G-OTJS
    G-TRUE Hughes 500 (0490E) N E Bailey
    G-TRUE
    G-WCAO Eurocopter EC135T2 (0204) Western Counties Police "Police 01"
    G-WCAO
    ZH544 Westland Seaking HAR.3A (WA.1010) Royal Air Force "SRG169"
    ZH544