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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: MRTT041 Airbus A330-243MRTT Phenix (1735) in the Paris Bastille Day Flypast on 14/07/18

    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.

    Updates:
    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.
    18-19th July - Logs added for RIAT Fairford 13/07, Bastille Day Flypast 14/07, Flying Legends Duxford 15/07 and Farnborough Air Show 16/07

    Thursday, 23 September 2010

    22/09/10 - Boscombe Down - Middle Wallop - Thruxton

    StuC had a Middle Wallop visit with thanks to Norman the organiser.

    Boscombe Down - 09:30-10:30

    G-BYUH Grob G.115E Tutor (82093) Southampton UAS
    G-BYWW Grob G.115E Tutor (82157) Southampton UAS
    G-BYXJ Grob G.115E Tutor (82170) Southampton UAS
    XX154 British Aerospace Hawk T.1 (312001) QinetiQ
    XX162 British Aerospace Hawk T.1 (312009) QinetiQ/RAFCAM
    ZF510 Short Tucano T.1 (T125) ETPS
    ZF511 Short Tucano T.1 (T126) ETPS

    Middle Wallop - 11:00-15:30

    G-BFZV Reims-Cessna F.172M (1093)
    G-BNYM/35 Cessna 172N (172-73854)
    G-BYUL Grob G.115E Tutor (82097) 674 Sqn
    G-BYUL
    G-BYVA Grob G.115E Tutor (82111) 674 Sqn
    G-BYVA
    G-BYVU Grob G.115E Tutor (82130) 674 Sqn
    G-BYVY Grob G.115E Tutor (82134) 674 Sqn
    G-BYXF Grob G.115E Tutor (82166) 674 Sqn
    G-BYXF
    G-SKCI Rutan Vari Eze (PFA 074-12081) in hangar 1
    TW536/TS-V Auster AOP.6 (1925) AACHF
    WD325/N de Havilland Canada Chipmunk T.10 (C1/0263) AACHF
    WZ724 Auster AOP.9 (B5/10/50) Gate Guard
    XL812 Saunders-Roe Skeeter AOP.12 (S2/5097) AACHF
    XP820 de Havilland Canada Beaver AL.1 (1483) AACHF
    XP884 Westland Scout AH.1 (F.9485) AACHF stored
    XR244 Auster AOP.9 (B5/10/181) AACHF
    XR379 Sud Aviation Alouette AH.1 (1583) AACHF
    XT131 Agusta-Bell Sioux AH.1 (1540) AACHF
    XT151 Westland-Bell Sioux AH.1 (WA.310) AACHF stored
    XT626/Q Westland Scout AH.1 (F.9632) AACHF
    XT638/N Westland Scout AH.1 (F.9644) Gate Guard
    XT827/"XT123"/D Westland-Bell Sioux AH.1 (WA.589) Gate Guard
    XW847 Aerospatiale Gazelle AH.1 (1011) flightline
    XW849/G Aerospatiale Gazelle AH.1 (1016) GDSH
    XX381 Aerospatiale Gazelle AH.1 (1269) GDSH
    XX392 Aerospatiale Gazelle AH.1 (1302) Preserved at HQ
    XZ176/X Westland Lynx AH.7 (037) 671 Sqn
    XZ181 Westland Lynx AH.1 (056) Dump
    XZ196/T Westland Lynx AH.7 (098) 671 Sqn
    XZ205 Westland Lynx AH.7 (110) GDSH, outside
    XZ220 Westland Lynx AH.7 (146) GDSH
    XZ313 Aerospatiale Gazelle AH.1 (1582) GDSH, outside, cabin only
    (XZ327) Aerospatiale Gazelle AH.1 (1645) Recruiting Aid
    XZ645 Westland Lynx AH.7 (180) 671 Sqn
    XZ669 Westland Lynx AH.7 (230) 671 Sqn
    XZ675/H Westland Lynx AH.7 (240) GDSH
    XZ676/N Westland Lynx AH.7 (241) GDSH
    ZA766 Aerospatiale Gazelle AH.1 (1808) GDSH
    ZB683 Aerospatiale Gazelle AH.1 (1990) GDSH
    (ZB686) ? Aerospatiale Gazelle AH.1 (1995) Recruiting Aid, cab only
    ZB691/S Aerospatiale Gazelle AH.1 (2006) 671 Sqn
    ZB692/Y/C Aerospatiale Gazelle AH.1 (2007) 671 Sqn
    ZD277/U Westland Lynx AH.7 (290) 671 Sqn
    ZJ166 AgustaWestland Apache AH.1 (WAH01) 673 Sqn
    ZJ168 AgustaWestland Apache AH.1 (WAH03) 673 Sqn, departed AM
    ZJ170 AgustaWestland Apache AH.1 (WAH05) 673 Sqn
    ZJ192 AgustaWestland Apache AH.1 (WAH27) 673 Sqn
    ZJ194 AgustaWestland Apache AH.1 (WAH29) 673 Sqn
    ZJ206 AgustaWestland Apache AH.1 (WAH40) 673 Sqn
    ZJ210 AgustaWestland Apache AH.1 (WAH44) 673 Sqn
    ZJ211 AgustaWestland Apache AH.1 (WAH45) 673 Sqn, departed AM
    ZJ212 AgustaWestland Apache AH.1 (WAH46) 673 Sqn
    ZJ215 AgustaWestland Apache AH.1 (WAH49) 673 Sqn
    ZJ221 AgustaWestland Apache AH.1 (WAH55) 673 Sqn
    ZJ223 AgustaWestland Apache AH.1 (WAH57) 673 Sqn
    ZJ244/44 Eurocopter Squirrel HT.2 (3026) 670 Sqn DHFS
    ZJ245/45 Eurocopter Squirrel HT.2 (3028) 670 Sqn DHFS
    ZJ246/46 Eurocopter Squirrel HT.2 (3031) 670 Sqn DHFS
    ZJ248/48 Eurocopter Squirrel HT.2 (3037) 670 Sqn DHFS
    ZJ252/52 Eurocopter Squirrel HT.2 (3049) 670 Sqn DHFS
    ZJ253/53 Eurocopter Squirrel HT.2 (3052) 670 Sqn DHFS
    ZJ254/54 Eurocopter Squirrel HT.2 (3055) 670 Sqn DHFS
    ZK206 Bell Helicopters 212 AH.1 (30918) 671 Sqn

    Army Air Corps Museum

    70-15990 Bell AH-1F Cobra (20934)
    0-15990
    (8378M)/"T9707" Miles M.14A Magister (1995)
    T9707
    (8381M)/P-5 Hafner Rotachute III (P-5)
    P-5
    (AE-409)/"656" Bell UH-1H Huey (13205)
    AE-409
    (BAPC-163)/B-415 AFEE 10/42 Rotabuggy Replica (Unknown)
    B415
    (BAPC-185)/243809 Waco CG-4A Hadrian (Unknown)
    243809
    (BAPC-261)/HH268/H General Aircraft Hotspur II Replica (Unknown)
    HH268
    (BAPC-80)/KJ351 Airspeed Horsa II (Unknown)
    KJ351
    (BGA285)/G285/E Kirby Kite (247A)
    G285
    (G-ABOX)/"N5195" Sopwith Pup (Unknown)
    (G-AKOW)/TJ569 Auster 5 (1579)
    TJ569
    (G-APXW)/"XM819" Lancashire Aircraft EP.9 Prospector (43) composite
    XM819
    (G-ARYD)/WJ358 Auster AOP.6 (Unknown)
    WJ358
    G-AXKS Westland-Bell 47G-4A (WA.723)
    G-AXKS
    (N33600)/111989 Cessna L-19A Bird Dog (22303)
    111989
    TK777 General Aircraft GAL.59 Hamilcar I (Unknown)
    TK777
    WG432/L de Havilland Canada Chipmunk T.10 (C1/0506)
    WG432
    WZ721 Auster AOP.9 (B5/10/46)
    WZ721
    XG502 Bristol Sycamore HR.14 (13247)
    XK776 ML Utility Mk.1 (2)
    XK776
    XL813 Saunders-Roe Skeeter AOP.12 (S2/5098)
    XL813
    XP821/MCO de Havilland Canada Beaver AL.1 (1484)
    XP821
    XP822 de Havilland Canada Beaver AL.1 (1486)
    XP822
    XP847 Westland Scout AH.1 (F.9473)
    XP847
    XP910 Westland Scout AH.1 (F.9513)
    XP910
    XR232 Sud Aviation Alouette AH.1 (1503)
    XT108/U Agusta-Bell Sioux AH.1 (1571)
    XT108
    XV127 Westland Scout AH.1 (F.9702)
    XV127
    XX153 Westland Lynx AH.1 (2/11)
    XX153
    XZ795 Northrop MQM-36A Shelduck D.1 (Unknown)
    XZ795
    ZA209 Short MATS-B (Unknown)
    ZA209
    ZA737 Aerospatiale Gazelle AH.1 (1806)
    ZA737
    Unknown Airspeed Horsa II (Unknown) forward fuselage only
    Horsa II
    Unknown Airspeed Horsa II (Unknown) forward/centre fuselage only
    Horsa II

    Thruxton - 16:00-16:30

    D-EGHW Bolkow Bo.209 150FV (170)
    G-AZTA Bolkow Bo.209 150FF (190)
    G-BAAI Socata MS.893A (10705)
    G-BBDM American Aviation AA-5 (0407)
    G-BFIB Piper PA-31-310 (31-684)
    G-BGZJ Piper PA-38-112 (38-79A0999) fuselage on dump
    G-BHXK Piper PA-28-140 (28-21106)
    G-BILK Reims-Cessna FA.152 (0372) fuselage on dump
    G-BOPO Edgley OA.7 Optica (021)
    G-BOTP Cessna 150J (150-70736)
    G-BTFT Beech 58 (TH-979)
    (G-BXSL/XW799) Westland Scout AH.1 (F.9762) wreck on dump
    G-BZRS Eurocopter EC135T2+ (0166) Hampshire Air Ambulance
    G-BZRS
    G-CDEF Piper PA-28-161 (2841341)
    G-CFTZ Evektor EV-97 (LAA 315-14857)
    G-DDGJ American Champion 8KCAB (1049-2007)
    G-JAJB American Aviation AA-5A (0590)
    G-MELT Reims-Cessna F.172H (0580)
    G-OKEY Robinson R22 (2004)
    G-SIGN Piper PA-39-160 (39-8)
    G-TICH Taylor JT.2 Titch (PFA 3213)
    N2299L Beech F33A (CE-677)
    N4422P Piper PA-23-160 (23-1936)
    N666GA American Aviation AA-5B (1136)
    N6920B Piper PA-34-220T (34-8533025)
    (G-BGKP) MBB Bo.105S (S.212) Hants & IoW Air Ambulance fund raiser
    Bo.105